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Three Chimneys Borders Books. 283 Buchanan Street. 222 7700. 6pm. Shirley Spear demonstrates some of her recipes used in the world famous Skye restaurant. the Three ('Iiimiievs.
Glasgow on Ice (ieorge Square. 226 6550. 10am 10pm. £4 £5 (£3 £4): family ticket £15. (‘hristmas market. bars and cafes with an open air ice rink at its centre. right in the heart of (ilasgow.
Talks Café Philosophiques Alliance
lirattcaise de (ilasgow. 7 Bowmont (iardens. 33‘) 4281. 4-6pm. £5 (£3). French discussion group that asks some philosophical questions.
Glasgow on Ice (ieorge Square. 226 6550. 10am 11pm. £4~£5 (£3 £4): family ticket £15. See Thu 12.
Artist Talk Free (iallery. 31 ('hisholm Street. 552 7100. 7pm. Free. Sylvaine (‘hassay and Mark Melvin are in conversation with Australian artist and critic (‘raig l’elusey.
Free @ Last (ilasgow (‘aledonian l'niversity. Asylum. 70 (‘owcaddens Road. 331 3873. 7.30pm. £10 (£7). Robert Brown was wrongfully convicted in 1‘)77. 25 years later he‘s been released. ('ome and celebrate with him courtesy of M()J() (Miscarriages of Justice ()rganisation Scotland). See preview.
Glasgow on Ice (ieorge Square. 226 6550. 10am 11pm. £4» £5 (£3 £4); fatnin ticket £15. See Thu 12.
30/20 Craft 8. Design Fair Roy-a1 (’oncert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 10.30am 5pm. £1.20 (80p): under 12s free. Special two-day ('hristnias event of contemporary craftwork sold direct by the makers.
Xmas Spin Paisley (‘ross. Paisley. 88‘) 071 l. 1 lam. Free. lierguslie Park Radio team bring music and fun to the town centre.
Craft Fair llolmwood House. 61 63 Netherlee Road. (‘athcarL 637 212‘). Noon 5pm. 5()p. Display and sale of local crafts.
Garden Walk (ireenbank (iarden. l-‘lenders Road. (’larkston. 63‘) 3281.
Art Gallery & Mon—Thu & Sat Museum, 10am—Spin; Fri & Sun Kelvingrove 1 lam—5pm. Free. Sir
Argyle Street. 287 2699. Mon—Thu & Sat 10am—53pm; Fri 8 Sun 11am—6pm. Free. This fine example of late Victorian architecture houses a permanent collection of work by such names as Rembrandt. Botticelli.
Whistler and Cadell, plus numerous historical artefacts and animal
Burrell Collection 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 287 2550.
William Burrell's world famous collection of beautiful art ObJCCIS from around the globe. housed in a specially designed. award- wntning building. Glasgow Cathedral Castle Street, 552 8198. Mon—Sat 9.30am-1pin
2.30pm. £3 (£2). A series of walks round the beautiful gardens of (ireenbank llouse. focusing on different parts of the garden on each occasion.
Glasgow on Ice George Square. 226 6550. 10am- 10pm. £4 £5 l£3 -£4): family ticket £15. See Thu 12.
30/20 Craft 8: Design Fair Royal (‘oncert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 10.30am 5pm. £1.20 180p); under 12s free. See Sat 14.
Craft Fair llolmwood House. 61 63 Netherlee Road. (‘athcarL 637 212‘). Noon 5pm. 5()p. See Sat 14.
Antique & Collectors Fairs Moit' llall. Mitchell Theatre (‘omple.\. (iranville Street. 01764 654555.
10am 4pm. £1 (liree). Browse or buy from a wide selection of antiques and collectibles.
Becoming Small Renl'ielil St Stephen‘s (‘hurch (’entre. 260 Bath Street. 332 2826. 7pm. l"ree. Take part in the monthly lloly ('ity day and use the time to contemplate faith in city life today.
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Glasgow on Ice (ieorge Square. 226 6551). 10am-10pm. £4~<£5 (£3-£4): family ticket £15. See Thu 12.
Film Quiz (‘afe Cosmo. (il'vl‘. 12 Rose Street. 332 8128. 8.45pm. Free. Join quiz. masters liric and l-‘ergus in the cafe and test your film knowledge with trivia and brain teasers.
Glasgow on Ice (ieorge Square. 226 6550. 10am 10pm. £4 £5 (£3 £4): family ticket £15. See Thu 12. Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror Writing Group Borders Books. 283 Buchanan Street. 222 7700. 8pm. Free. Writer‘s group.
Cafés Litteraires Alliance 1"rzittcziise de (ilasgow. 7 Bowmont (iardens. 33‘) 4281. 6pm. Free. Informal book discussion group.
The Baker’s Tale Borders Books. 283 Buchanan Street. 222 7700. 6pm. (‘atherine Brown and Jimmy Burgess demonstrate recipes from their book.
Glasgow on Ice George Square. 226 6550. 10am -10pm. £4 £5 (£3 £4); family ticket £15. See Thu 12.
Other events Glasgow on Ice (ieorge Square. 226
& 2—(Spm; Sun 2—5pm. Free. A stone-built church has stood on this site since 1 136 and the lower church contains the shrine of St Mungo. who died around 612; however most of the present building dates from the 13th or 15th centuries.
Glasgow School of Art
The Mackintosh Gallery, 167 Renfrew Street. 353 «1500. Glasgow School of Art is Charles Rennie Mackintosh‘s greatest achievement and it continues to intrigue and
5 REASONS TO GO SEE . . .
AND NEW YEAR CARNIVAL
1 It's like eating turkey on Christmas Day — it's a Glasgow festive tradition. An ideal time to grab your mates and head to the SECC for a day of childlike
2 There’s brilliant rides for ma, pa and the bairns with everything from the gentle mini dodgems and Spinning teacups for the little 'uns to hair raising. stomach churning rides for the grown ups.
3 When else can you pay to eat too much candy floss. get turned upside down and thrown from side
to side until you throw it all back up
again . . . and all in the name of
4 There's a brand new ride this
year: the high speed. white knuckle Wild Mouse as well as the ever popular and fear inducing hits of last year such as Superspin,
Superbob and the Wave Swinger.
5 You only have to pay once for your all day wristband. then you can go on as many rides as you want as often as you want. Or until you can't walk in a straight line any more.
I /rn—Bru Christmas and New Year
Carnival, SECC, Finn/esfon Quay, 0870 040 4000. Sat 27 Dec-Sun
Usual List rules apply.
WIN TICKETS FOR THE CARNIVAL! We have four family passes (two adults and two kids) to give away for the lrn-Bru Christmas and New Year Carnival. To enter. just send an email to i)roiiiotionsfa>list.co.uk by Friday 20 December and if your name is pulled out of the hat. youre a winner. Please include a daytime telephone number.
6550. 10am 10pm. £4 £5 (£3 £4): family
ticket £15. See Thu 12.
Christmas Continental Market Argyle Street. 10am 6pm. 1’ree. Scotland's largest continental market returns to (ilasgow with cheeses. oliyes. breads. wines and crafts from across litirope.
Glasgow on Ice (ieorge Square. 226 6550. 10am 11pm. £4 £5 (£3 £4): family
ticket £15. See Thu 12.
Christmas Continental Market Argyle Street. 10am 6pm. liree. See Thu
inspire Visitors from all over the world. Glasgow Science Centre
:30 PaCific Ouay. 420 5000. Daily 10am—(3pm. 57560-8714 (STA—S710). Situated on the site of the 1088 Garden Festival. Glasgow's £75 million Visitor attraction is a mine of information on science and technology. Glasgow Zoopark Calderpark. Uddingston, 771 1 1853. Daily 9.30am—fipm. £11.00 (£2.70). /\ popular haunt on school trips. Glasgow Zoopark
Glasgow on Ice (‘ieorge Square. 226 6550. 10am-1 1pm. £4 --£5 (£3 —£4): family ticket £15. See Thu 12. Christmas Continental Market
Argyle Street. 10am-6pm. Free. See Thu
Irn-Bru Christmas and New Year Carnival Sli(‘(‘. l'innies'ton
Quay. (1870114114001). Noon 10pm. £2 £15.50; children £3.50-—£1 1. Almost
as much of a (‘hristmas institution as
boasts a varied collection of animals. from lions to guinea pigs. as well as a well- stocked reptile house. Hunterian Museum University Avenue. 330 4221. Mon—Sat OSOam—Spin. Free. Dating from 1807, the Hunterian Museum is Scotland's oldest public museum. Wander around and appreciate the eclectic array on display.
Museum 01 Transport
KeIVIn Hall, 1 Btii‘nhouse Road. 287 2720.
Father (‘hristmas himself. the annual carniyal rolls back into town. See
Mon—Thu 8. Sat 10am—5pm; Fri & Sun 11am—5pm. Free. A museum crammed With buses. trams. fire engines. ships and other paraphernalia. devoted to the histOry of hanspon
People’s Palace 8. Winter Garden Glasgow Green, 554 0223. Mon—Thu & Sat 10am—5pm; Fri 8. Sun
1 1am—5pm. Free. Glasgow's best-loved institution has recently undergone a major facelift to celebrate its centenary year. >
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