Kids listings

Outside the cities continued

Magic Weekend Sat 17 Sun 18 Aug. Sat 10am-6pm; Sun 1 5pm. £7 (£3-£5.25). Falkland Palace. High Street. (‘upar. 01337 857397. Magicians from around the world converge on Falkland for a vveekend of magical stories. vvi/ards. \vitches. fire-eaters and cloyvns. Children’s Environmental Extravaganza Sat 17 Sun 18 Atig. 10am-4pm. Scottish Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre. the Falls of (‘lyde Reserve. Nevv Lanark. 01555 665262. A vveekend of activities aimed at children inclttding pond dipping. mini-beast hunts. fun and games.

Fun Day Sttn l8 Atig. 1.30—5pm. Linlithgovv (‘anal ('entre. (‘anal Basin. Manse Road. Linlithgovv. 01506 843194. A fun day for all the family featuring boat trips. water activities. cardboard boat race. bouncy castle. stalls and much more.


The Dream Concert Summertime Special Wed 21 Attg. 7pm. £6.50. Magnum Theatre. Harbourside. Irvine. (11294 278381. Boogie on dovvn to the sounds of Kylie. Britney. S (‘1ub. Robbie. Will and (iareth at this summer tribute extravaganza.


Great Scot Thu 15 Aug. 2.30-330an £5 (£4). Byre Theatre. Abbey Street. St Andrevvs. 01334 475000. Ages 5 1 l. Meet many famous Scots throughout history vvith Arkeen Theatre Company. Honk! Thu 15~Sat 17 Aug. Mon 19 Thu 22 Aug. 8pm; Sat 2.30pm & 8pm.

£9.50- £15.50 (£7.50 £8.50). Byre Theatre. Abbey Street. St Andreyvs. (11334 475000. Ayvard-vvinning musical comedy based on llans (‘hristian Andersen's much loved classic. The (fie/y Duckling.

Yew Wood Wouldn’t You Thu

15 Fri 16 Aug. 8pm. £8 (£6). Wynd Theatre. Buccleueh Street. Melrose. ()1896 823854. liamily drama set dovvn in Yeyv Wood as the trees give their vievvs on preservation.

The International Purves Puppets Biggar Puppet Theatre. Broughton Road. 01899 220631. £5 (£4): family tickets £23 & £36. Book in advance as times are subject to change. Reductions for parties of live or more. Shovvs on offer over the next two vveeks

Pips and Panda in Circusland Thu 15. Sat 17. Tue 20 Aug. 2pm. Ages up to 7. An unusual basket sets off a mysterious chain of events for this famous duo as they encounter Jiffy and Jaffy the funny geese and Sugar the dancing horse when they spend a day at the circus.

Nessie Meets Morag Mon 19 Aug. 2pm. Ages over 7. Nessie the Loch Ness monster hears rumours of a strange intruder with a red beard and sets off on an adventure to uncover the truth.

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Athletic Superpowers

Who’s a superpower? It's the world's leading; athletes from Great Britain, the

USA and Russia.

What are they doing? They are competing against each other in this annual

international athletics challenge.

Who’s competing? The British team has stars from the Olympics and the Commonwealth Games soch as Colin Jackson. .Jamie Quarry. Kelly Holmes and

Jonathan Edwards.

Anything else? As well as seeing the triple Jump. hurdles and 400m races it could also be your last chance to see Colin Jackson and Jamie Quarry before

they retire from athletics.

I Norwich Union Challenge Match USA v GBR v Russia. Scolstoun / e/sure Centre, Danes Drive. Scotstoun, 0870 444 4440. Sun 18 Aug. 2/)/n~:3..'i()p/n.

We welcome submissions for this section, but cannot guarantee inclusion. Please send details to our offices at least ten days before publication. Glasgow life listings compiled by Jane Hamilton.

Book events

Louise Wener Borders Books. 283 Buchanan Street. 222 7700. 7pm. The former front vsoman of Sleeper talks about her debut novel. (foot/nigh! Slew .llt‘QllH’ll about an emotionally illiterate young man chasing overdue pop fame.


Face of Edwards 2002 l'niil Wed 21 Aug. 110 114 West (ieorge Street. 332 9724. Free. If you think you've got vvhat it takes to be the face of lidvsard's 2002 and win a modelling contract with Storm Model Agency then head dovvn to lidvyard's bar vv ith tvvo photographs (one head and shoulders. one full length) and fill otit an application form. lidvvard's and Storm talent scouts vvill also be hitting the streets to find the person with the X factor. Minoan True Exhibition and Auction (ilasgovv School of Art. The Mackintosh (iallery. 167 Renfrevv Street. 353 4500. lidinburgh-bascd artist Keith Maclssac presents this exhibition and auction to help fund his latest video art project. Artists stich as Laurence Werner. John Baldcssari. (iiinter liorg and Robert l.oiigo feature in the sliovv, plus vvorks by Scottish-based artists Keith l‘arquhar. l.ucy McKen/ie. .\'eil Mulholland and Keith Maclsaac. The auction takes place at 7pm.


Celtic v Dundee United (‘eltic Park. Kerrydale Street. l’arkhead. 551 8653. 3pm. £21 (£12). Sl’l. football match.

Kilmarnock v Motherwell Rugby l’ark. Rugby Road. Kilmarnock. ()1563 54.5300. 3pm. £17 (£10). Sl’l. football match.

Partick Thistle v Livingston I’irhill. 801’ii‘hill Road. 579 1971. 3pm. £15 (£8). Sl’l. football match.


Making Journeys: Quilt Seminar (‘ollins (iallery. l'niversity of Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street. 548 2558. 10am 3pm. £10 £15. A one day seminar vvith illustrated lectures by Inge llueber and Helen Joseph as u ell as discussion yvith Anne Keith and Veronica 'l‘ogneri examining litiropcan quilt making over the last ten years.

Meet the Scientist (ilasgovx Science (’enti'e. 50 Pacific Quay. 420 5010. 10am 6pm. Alison Blackwell explains vvhy the midges are magic at this scientific extravagan/a.

Beck’s Futures Gallery Talk ('(‘A. 350 Saucliiehall Street. 352 4900. 313m. Free. ((‘(‘A 2). Art critic Moira Jeffrey discusses the vvork in the Beck‘s l-‘utures exhibition in relation to current contemporary art practice.

Other events

Weekend Street Theatre and Music ('ity (l‘tttt'e‘. 287 3888. Noon. liree. Lively street theatre and music to brighten tip the shopping precincts as part of Summer in the (’ity.

Jumble Sale llillheail Library. Bytes Road. lpiti. lirec. Have a rummage for a bargain atid support the Scottish Wildlife l’i'otcction (iroup.

Sunday 18


Norwich Union Challenge Match - USA v GBR v Russia Scotstoun Leisure ('entre. l)anes l)ri\e. Scotstoun. 0870 444 4440. 2 5.30pm. A selection of the \vorld's leading athletes compete to the delight of local fails. See photo caption.


Meet the Scientist (ilasgoyx Science ('entre. 50 Pacific Quay. 420 5010. 10am 6pm. Sec Sat 17.

Other events

Weekend Street Theatre and Music ('ity (‘entrc. 287 3888. Noon. l’t'cc. See Sat 17.

RSAC Veteran, Vintage and Classic Car Run (‘iiy (‘t-iiii'e. 2(14 4400. 10am 4.30pm. l‘rce. Road run for classic \cliiclcs from throughout tltc )t‘al's.

Gala Open Day Bellaliousioii Park. 16 l)umbrcck Road. 427 (1558.

Noon 5pm. free. A family day otit vyitli face painting aitd stalls as vvcll as ski and snovvboarding taster sessions.

Parklife l'cstiyal Park. 287’ 3888. 1.30pm. l‘rce. Meet at the entrance (‘DDUsllL‘ lltL‘ (ilasilou Scieticc (.L‘llll'L‘ for a closer look at one of(ilasgo\\ ‘s youngest parks and its \yildlifc inhabitants.

Tuesday 20


10 Minute Talks llttiiterian .\lusciim. l'niversity Avenue. 330 4221. 1pm. l-‘rcc. l)i' Donal Batcson disctisscs "l‘hc (iold limpcrors‘. the rulers of Rome portrayed in gold.

Wednesday 21


Scotland v Denmark llalltptlcll Park. The National Stadium. l.ct11erby Drive. 616 6000. 8pm. £10 £15. Berti \‘ogts' men play their final vyarm up match before the limo 2004 qualifiers begin.


10 Minute Talk on the Scottish Colourists lltmtcrian Art (iallcry. l'niyci'sity of(ilasgoyy. 82 llilllicad Street. 330 5431. 1pm. l‘i‘ce. A ten minute talk on the Scottish (‘olourists exhibition. Intimate I‘l'i'i'm/v.

Other events

Big Word Performance Poetry \icc'ii'Slea/y. 421 Sauchichall Street. 333 0900. 9pm. £4 (£3). Bristol novelist l.ucy linglisli. \yord play dynamo Rob (ice. l’aul l.ya|ls aiid (ilasgoyy 's 'l't'acy l’atrick join in vs ith the poetic musings.

Ex Britpop babe and lead singer with Sleeper has changed roles from musician to writer with her debut novel Goodnight Steve McQueen.

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