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Classic Mountaineering Tiso Glasgow ()utdoor Experience. 50 (‘ouper Street. 'l'ownhead. 55‘) 5450. 7—‘)pm. £70. A mountaineering course for those who want to brush up on their technique.
Introduction to Rock Climbing Tiso Glasgow ()utdoor Experience. 50 Couper Street. Townhead. 55‘) 5450. 7—‘)pm. £47. Learn the rock clitnbing basics frotn how to move around the rock-face to the equipment that you need to buy.
Navigation in Summer Tiso Glasgow ()utdoor Experience. 50 (.‘ouper Street. Townhead. 55‘) 5450. 7—‘)pm. £38. An introduction to the ‘micro‘ navigation techniques on Friday night with a fttll days coaching on the mountains on Satttrday. (‘ome and learn everything you'll ever need to know to find your way in the hills.
Antiques for Everyone Sli(‘(‘. Finnieston Quay. 08700404000.
1 lam—7pm. £6. Browse or buy from a wide selection of antiques and collectibles.
Alain de Botton Borders Books. 283 Buchanan Street. 222 7700. 6pm. The author of (‘UIts'ululiuns‘ (ifl’ltilnsulthy leads a discussion of his latest work. The Art of'l‘rut'cl. in which he turns his enquiring mind onto the subject of travel.
Classic Mountaineering Tiso Glasgow ()utdoor Experience. 50 (‘ouper Street. 'l‘ownhead. 55‘) 5450. ‘)am-4.30pm. £70. See Fri 23. Introduction to Rock Climbing Tiso Glasgow ()tttdoor Experience. 50 Couper Street. 'l‘ownhead. 55‘) 5450. ‘)am»—4.30pm. £47. See Fri 23. Navigation in Summer Tiso Glasgow ()utdoor Experience. 50 Couper Street. 'l‘ownhead. 55‘) 5450. ‘)am—4.30pm. £38. See Fri 23. Partick Thistle v Celtic Firhill. 80 Firhill Road. 57‘) 1971. 3pm. £15 (£8). SPL football match.
Beck’s Futures Gallery Talk (‘(‘A. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 352 4‘)00. 3pm. Free. ((‘(‘A 2). Vivienne Gaskin. head of the artistic programme and education at the (‘(‘A gives an informal tour of the exhibition.
Antiques for Everyone Sti(‘(‘. Finnieston Quay. 0870 0404000.
1 lam—6pm. £6. See Fri 23.
The Glasgow Show Victoria Park. Victoria Park Drive. Whiteinch. 0870 1610122. ‘).30am—6pm. £7 (£2); family £15. A fun day for all the family with floral exhibits. competitions. art and children's entertainment. including kiddies‘ favourites Bill and Ben. crafts and more.
Memorabilia 2002 SIZC‘C. Finnieston Quay. 08700404000. 10am. £5 (£3). A wide selection of memorabilia from music. film. TV and popular culture.
Water under the Bridge l’ollok Country Park. Pollokshaws Road. 632
‘)2‘)‘). 1.30- 3.30pm. Free. Find ottt what lurks in and around the White (’art Water with a range of watery activities. Butterfly Conservation Scottish Wildlife Trust. New Lanark. ()1555 665 262. 3pm. £2.50. Book in advance for the purple hairstreak search.
Evening All l)rumbreck Marsh. Kilsyth. ()141 204 4400. 7.30pm. Free. What is it that goes bttmp in the night'.’ The mysteries of Drumbreck Marsh are revealed.
Walk in the Park 2002 Ronald McDonald Hottse. 61 listnond St. 201 ()653. Noon. Sponsorship required for entry. Six mile sponsored walk in aid of the Ronald McDonald Hottse. Rangers v Aberdeen lbrox Stadium. Edmiston Drive. ()870 600 l‘)‘)3. 3pm. £19 £22 (£1 1 ). SP1. football match.
Antiques for Everyone SIi(‘(‘. Finnieston Quay. 0870 040 4000.
l lam 6pm. £6. See Fri 23. Memorabilia 2002 Sli(‘(‘. Finnieston Quay. 08700404000. 1 lam. £5 (£3). See Sat 24.
The Glasgow Show Victoria Park. Victoria Park Drive. Whiteinch. 0870 1610122. 10am 5pm. £7 (£2); family £15. See Sat 24.
Water under the Bridge Pollok ('ountry Park. Pollokshaws Road. 632 ‘)2‘)‘). 1.30 43.30pm. Free. See Sat 24. Charity Abseil Glasgow l‘niversity Tower. l'niversity Ave. 41‘) 1707. ‘)am. Free. Join Epilepsy Action Scotland in this abseil down the l77ft Glasgow l'niversity 'l‘ow'et'.
Country Fayre National Maseum of Scottish (‘ountry Life. Kittochsidc. East Kilbride. ()1355 224181. 10am 5pm. £3 (£1.50). Step back in time with this day of traditional crafts and farming. See photo caption.
Canals and Coppers Barleybank (‘ar Park & Kirkintilloch Police Station. High 'l'ownhead. Kirkintilloch.
Noon 4pm. Free. A fun day out for all the family with music. canal boats. police-dog displays. the Scottish (‘laymore (‘heerleaders and army displays.
10 Minute Talks llttnterian Museum. l'niversity Avenue. 330 4221. 1pm. Free. Professor Lawrence Keppie discusses how an important antiquity from Scotland. the (‘hicago Stone. was shipped off to America.
Beck’s Futures Artists Talks (‘(‘A. 350 Sattchiehall Street. 352 4‘)00. 6.30pm. Free. ((’(‘A 4). Winner of the third Beck‘s Futures award. Toby Paterson discusses his work with Will Bradley. a Glasgow-based writer on contemporary art.
Trees in the Botanics (ilasgow Botanic Gardens. 730 Great Western Road. 334 2422. Free. A guided tour of the gardens taking in the major ornamental hardy trees.
Moths, Bats and Owls (ilasgow Botanic Gardens. 730 Great Western Road. 334 2422. 8pm. £1 (children free). Explore the gardens after closing time and track down its night-time fauna.
Oriental Art and the Country House l’ollok Hottse. l’ollok (‘otintry Park. 21160 l’ollols'sltaws Road. 616 6410. 2.30pm. £5 (£3.75). A themed tour of this Edwardian country house.
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What country life? Get down with some good country lovin' folk as
traditional farming life is put on display for all to see.
What like potato picking and cow milking? Nothing that strenu0us This day-long event shows how life was lived back in the good ol' days when there was no computerised machinery and you had to work the land with your own
So should I pack my wellies? Nope. this is a civilised affair. Expect craft demonstrations with weaving. lace-making and spinning as well as blacksmiths. dry stone dyking and falconry. You can even learn how to make a walking stick. watch a chainsaw carving demo or see an observation beehive.
Surely you can’t top that? Yes you can — there's loads more on offer. Machinist enthusrasts and novices alike can eye up all the vintage tractors and machinery on display or you can watch the Kittochside Open Sheepdog Trial if that's more your bag. A fun day out for all the family is ever there was one.
I Country Fayre. National Museum of Scottish COL/nify Life, Kittochs/‘de. East Kilbride. 0737 247 4374. Sun 25 Aug. 70am—5pm. £3 (£7.50).
Ron Butlin Borders Books. 283 Buchanan Street. 222 7700. 7pm. Free. The author discusses his contemporary Scottish classic. The Sound ()fMy l’bit't'.
Public Talk: Atelier Vision The l.ighthouse. 11 Mitchell Lane. 221 6362. 7.30pm. Free. In association with the [luring 'I'lu' (’mu‘ugc ()fYnm‘ Perceptions exhibition. this talk brings together speakers from the field of visual perception including Proflan Koenderink. Pl) 1)r Rainer Wolf and John Jupe.
Cycle to Falkirk Bell’s Bridge. Finnieston Quay. 07‘)32 460093. 10am. Free. A 40 mile roundtrip for the more experienced cyclist. Heading via the Forth and (‘lyde (‘anal to Falkirk then
joining the Spokes ride from Edinburgh
then back along the canal to Glasgow. Bobath Bicycle Bonanza Sii(‘(‘. Finnieston Quay. ‘)50 2922. l lam. £5 (£3). A family cycle fttn run from Glasgow to Loch l.omond in aid of Bobath Scotland to help children with cerebral palsy. Refreshments will be handed out en route and entertainment. food and drink will be at the finishing line. Transport will also be available to take you and your bike home. Motherwell v Hibernian Fir Park. Firpark Street. Motherwell. 016‘)8 333333. 3pm. £11-£16(£5—£7). SP1. football match.
Auction Sale Great Western Auctions Ltd. 2‘)—37 ()tago Street. 33‘) 32‘)(). Noon. An auction of works by l‘)th and 20th century and contemporary artists including Peter How-son. John Bellany and Adrian Wis/,niew'ski.
Mugdock Craft Fair Weekend
Mugdock (‘ountry Park. (‘raigallian
Road. Milngavie. ‘)56 6100. Noon—4.30pm. Free. Local craft traders offer a selection of their unusual and hand crafted gifts.
Celtic v Livingston (‘eltie Park. Kerrydale Street. Parkhead. 551 8653. 3pm. £21 (£12). SP1. football match.
Mugdock Craft Fair Weekend Mugdock Country Park. (‘raigallian Road. Milngavie. ‘)56 6100. Noon 4.30pm. Free. See Sat 31.
Body and Soul Psychic and Healing Fair Royal (‘oncert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. Body and Soul Healing Fair to ease you into the autumnal months.
Biodiversity Bonanza Scottish Wildlife Trust. New Lanark. 01555 665262. Noon—4pm. £2.50. A day of events as part of Scottish Biodiversity Week.
Caié Flicker Glasgow Media Access Centre. 3rd Floor. 34 Albion Street. 553 2620. Free. 7.30pm. (‘afe Flicker is a chance for film makers to screen their short films and create a platform for debate. The films can include anything frotn music and animation to documentary. Happening on the first Wednesday of every month. you cart bring your own alcohol and join in the discussions and debates. ()r. if you fancy yourself as a film maker — hand your tapes in three days before screening.
Psychical Research Boyd ()rr Building. L'niversity of Glasgow. University Avenue. 330 543‘). 7.30pm. £3. Dr Richard Wiseman. of TV programme IItrt’siiguIing Ghosts: Hum/mm (our! and lat/tubing]: 12ml! gives a talk on psychical research.
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