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Events are listed by date, then type. Submit listings at least ten days before publication to, by post or by fax on 0141 353 2803. Listings are compiled by Jane Hamilton.

Book events

The Quest for Nine Maidens Borders Books. 28.3 Buchanan Street. 222 7700. 6pm. l'ree. Writer. lolklorist and historian. Stuart McHardy. reads lrotn his new book about prophetic women across the centuries who w c'l'L‘ linked with the sacred number 9.

Friday 28

Book events

Mother Tongue Launch Borders Books. 283 Buchanan Street. 222 7700. 6pm. Free. lidwin Morgan and Michael Keriiis host this event translating two poems into 42 languages in celebration of our multi-cultural society.


BBC Radio 3’s ‘Hear and Now’ Meet the Composers RSAMI). 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. Free. (iordon McPherson. the RSAMD's Head of (‘omposition chairs a discussion before a concert by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. featuring new music from (ireece and Scotland.

Other events

Careers, Jobs and Enterprise 2003 SF.('(‘. Finiiieston Quay. 0870 040 4000. 10am 4pm. Free. Are you leaving school or college. looking for a change in career or wanting to start up your own business? If so. this is the place for you with advisors and companies on hand to give the best

adv ice.


Scottish Green Party 'I‘ron Theatre. (‘hisholm Street. 552 8587. 12.30 2pm. Free. Take part in this monthly meeting of the (ireen Party and bring along your ideas for future campaigns.


Discovering the Sikh Faith Si Mungo Mitseum of Religious Life and Art. 2 ('astlc Street. 553 2557.

10.30am l2.30pm. Free. A workshop looking at the Sikh faith with a talk from Raviiider Kaur Nijjar and a \ isit to the ('entral (iurdw‘ara Singh Sablia. Roundtable Discussion 'l‘ron Theatre. 63 'l‘rongate. 552 4267. 4pm. Free. Audiences get to vote and talk about the plays performed in the international Platform programme and decide which is the most appropriate for the Scottish stage.

Other events

Careers, Jobs and Enterprise 2003 Sli(‘(‘. Finnieston Quay. 0870 040 4000. 10am—4.30pm. Free. See Fri 28.

Scottish Computer Fair Kelvin Hall International Sports Arena. 1445 Argyle Street. 357 2525. l0am~3piii. £2 (£1.50). Help. advice and a chance to browse and buy from a wide selection of computers and accessories.

Other events

Careers, Jobs and Enterprise

2003 SE(‘(‘. Finiiieston Quay. 0870

040 4000. 10am—4.30pm. Free. See Fri 28.

Big Word Performance Poetry

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Slam \ice'n'Slea/y. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 09110 Split £4 it. 31 Around 15 poets battle it out to be crowned (ilasgow ‘s tliiid slain chaiiip

Book events

Carol Craig “alclsloncis. l53 l5- Saucliieliall Street. 332 9105 "pin 1 ice from the branch. llie author discusses her new book llli’ M III\ ( ills: \ wt (ion/it/wii (' w itli (ieiry llassan


Orange Index Debates l'nnersny ol (ilasgow. (iilbert Scott Building. 07974 3780336. 6pm. Free. ‘Drugs \L‘L‘L‘ssal'} l’rotcclion o1 (‘olittol' ls the illlc oi lllls debate. part ol .1 st't'lcs ()1 national debates run by the lndes ol ('ensorsliip to raise awareness o1 censorship Issues

Democracy Forum Royal laculiy ol Procuratois in (iltlsgow. 12 Nelson Mandela Place. For tickets. contact by fa\ (1131 47" S502 oi llansardScotlandm ao|.coiii.

6.30 8.30pm. l-ree. A loruiii looking at the reason why young people don't vote and radical strategies to change llllS. 'liiliilll} Sheridan chairs the forum with talks by Simon Hraunliolt/ (MURI 1. Alan Mc(‘|osky ll.ecturer in (‘iti/enshipl. Raini ()kaslia t.\'l 'Si and Sean Mcl.oug1i1in «Scottish Youth Parliament l.

Tuesday 4


Greenpeace Mono. Kings (‘ourL Kings Street. 7.30pm. Free. .loiii in the monthly (ireenpeace meetings and do your bit for the planet.

Other events

International Women’s Week Celebrations (ilasgow women‘s Library. 109 'l‘rongatc. 552 8345. l'ntil Sat 3 Mar. Free. :\ week of L‘clcbl';tiol'.\ esents including lifelong learning opportunities and group actiy ities including the launch of an adult learning literacy and numeracy service for women and a new book group.

Wednesday 5


Friends of the Earth lirientls of the Farth Scotland. 30 Hillliead Street. 334 1050. 7.30pm. Free. Help to look after the planet and join in the monthly Friends of the liarth meetings. (‘all to find out more about them.

Mustagh Atha: Skiing China’s Ice Mountain Mitchell 'l'lieaire. (s (iranville Street. 0845 330 3501. 7.30pm. Free. Dr Hellen Fallon. an expert on the medical aspects of high altitude expeditions. takes to the high peaks of (him w ith an international team of ski mountaineers.

Other events

Cafe Flicker (ilasgow Media Access (‘entre. 34 Albion Street. 553 2620. 7.30pm. £1 donation. Submit your finished film to the (iMA(' and they will show it at this liscly evening of film. discussion. adv ice and debate.


Sheena McDonald Theatre Royal. 282 Hope Street. 332 9000. lpm. £4.50 11:31. Broadcaster McDonalddiscusses her thoughts on the ‘fifteen minutes of fame' phenomenon.

Silent Key Project (‘(‘.»\. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 352 4900. 8pm. £8 i£6). A 90 minute performed

essay /1ecture by Dayid lillis which investigates the lesser known history of shortwa\ e radio enthusiasts.

IviAKiiiié ‘édi’éfié’i FUN

According to the kids. science is cool. So there’s great excitement that National Science Week is just around the corner. allowing all budding scientists to dust off their lab coats and get their hands dirty.

Glasgow Science Centre is embracing the festival and putting on a week full of events for kids and adults alike. A combination of educational shows for schools, public shows, interactive events and workshops make this an ideal event for all ages of Tomorrow’s World enthusiast.

The educational shows in the multimedia theatre look at the weather and the power of nature with one show including a very painful looking bed of nails. The Scottish Power space theatre, on the other hand, holds the public shows with talks by Dr Bonnie Steves, Dr Lyndsay Fletcher and Dr Martin Hendry. These include “Fire from the Sky’ and ‘The Runaway


At the weekends there is a chance to roll up your sleeves and get involved with a variety of shows covering everything from physical challenges and fossil fun to space exploration and nature. You can get involved (and messy) at the Make Your Own Toothpaste event or take part in Survival: Nature’s Reality Gameshow. So go on, get out your Bunsen burner, slip on your safety goggles and prepare to be a mad scientist for

the week. (Jane Hamilton)

I fiat/coal Science Week, G/asgow Science Centre, 50 Pacific Oua/ 420 5000,

Sat 8—3:." 76 Mar.


Silent Key Project Workshop (‘(‘A. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 352 4900. .\'oon 6pm. £35 l£25l. Paddy ('ollins and Pia (iambadella lead this workshop on shortwave and coiiiposition/sound theories and practice plus demonstrations.

Other events

Fab Pad Women’s Open Day The Arthouse. 319 ('raigpark Drive. 341 0024. 10am 3pm. Free. An open day for vulnerable young women to participate in practical and creative workshops related to improving their home em ironment.

Saturday 8

Other events

International Women’s Day Celebrations l.(iB'l‘ Centre. 11 Dixon Street. 221 7203. 11am—6pm. Free. An event in partnership with (ilasgow Lesbian Mothers (iroup where you can enjoy a day of pampering. relaxation. drama. creative writing and art in celebration of this important day for women across the world.

International Women’s Day Weekend Event Maryhill (‘ommunity ('entral Halls. 304

Mary hill Road. 357 4696. 11am—5pm. Free. A variety of celebrations and workshops to bring women of a diverse range of backgrounds together for the weekend. Frock ()n will provide 12 workshops from self-defence and art to feminism and health to inspire and educate the women involved.

National Science Festival (ilasgow Science (’entre. 50 Pacific Quay. 420 5010. £6.50 11450). A week of special science shows and workshops. See preview.

Camcorder Ouerilla's Weekend (ilasgow Media Access Centre. 34 Albion Street. 553 2620. An introduction to camcorder activism with workshops happening all weekend at (SMAC and MONO by Paul ()'(‘onnor from L'ndercurrents and filmmakers Franny Armstrong. Katerina ('izec. Judith Helfand and Daniel Gold. Find out how to work a camera. edit and output the material onto tape or disc.

Farmers Market Mansfield Park. Hyndland Street. 287 2000. 10am-3pm. Free. A chance to buy fresh produce direct from the farmers.

Make your Own Kind of Music DACF. L'niversity of (ilasgow. St Andrew‘s Building. 1 Park Drive. 10am—4pm. £50. Paragon Education in association with (ilasgow University Department of Adult and Continuing Education host a two-day series of workshops introducing essential concepts in composition giving participants the chance to work directly with Paragon players.

Scotland’s Exclusive Wedding Event Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 11.15am—445pm. £4.50. With over 90 suppliers and designer fashion shows each day there‘s bound to be something that” take your fancy for the big day. Plus free champagne/wine tasting. live bands and string uartets. International omen’s Day Anti War Protest Leuchars Air Base. North East Fife. Contact

grscotland@ yahoocouk or 07791