Events are listed by city, then type. Submit listings at least 14 days before publication to email@example.com for sport or firstname.lastname@example.org for all other events. Listings compiled by Laura Ennor. ✽✽ Indicates Hitlist entry
Activities & Events Bridgeton Bus Garage Open Day Sun 10 Oct, 10am. £5 (£3; family ticket £12). Bridgeton Bus Garage, 76–136 Fordneuk Street, 587 0418. Annual open day, with free rides on some lovely vintage models. FREE Be Halal Sun 10 Oct, noon–7pm. Glasgow Central Mosque, Mosque Avenue, 429 3132. Entertainment, activities and exhibitions for all the family at a day designed to show off the best of Halal products and suppliers. FREE Torrance Tales Tue 12 Oct, 2–4pm. Mugdock Country Park, Craigallian Road, Milngavie, 956 6100. A wildlife walk with the countryside ranger. Meet at the war memorial on Main Street. Stars Over the Botanics Tue 12 Oct, 7.30pm. £4 (children £2). Glasgow Botanic Gardens, Queen Margaret Drive, 276 1614. A star-gazing session with the Astronomical Society of Glasgow. Fright Nights Tue 12–Fri 15 Oct, 9.30pm. £8 (£5). Mugdock Country Park, Craigallian Road, Milngavie, 956 6100. Fizzgig and Grubb hosts some spooky theatre walks. Photography Walk Sun 17 Oct, 10am–4pm. £20 (£10). Mugdock Country Park, Craigallian Road, Milngavie, 956 6100. Advice and encouragement from experienced photographer David Palmar. Booking essential. Off the Page Wed 20 Oct, 2–4pm. Four sessions £20. Citizens Theatre, 119 Gorbals Street, 429 0022. Informal, participatory play reading. FREE Chinese Traditional Storytelling: A Yangzhou Master Thu 21 Oct, 6–8.15pm. St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art, 2 Castle Street, 553 2557. Sample the art and traditions of Chinese storyteller Ma Xiaolong. Part of the Scottish International Storytelling Festival on Tour. FREE Unsettled Objects: A Debate Thu 21 Oct, 6.15–7.15pm. Gallery of Modern Art, Royal Exchange Square, 287 3050. GOMA’s World Cultures and Contemporary Art curators discuss whether photography can ever be objective. Fairs FREE Supermercado Sat 9 & 16 Oct, 10.30am–5pm. Barras Market, Gallowgate, 552 4601. Brand new weekly indie marketplace from stylish crafting collective Made in the Shade. See picture caption, right. The Scottish Wedding Show Sat 9 & Sun 10 Oct, 10am–6pm. £9–£12. SECC, Finnieston Quay, 587 6088. Tips and products for the blushing bride, including catwalk shows. FREE Scottish Graduate Fair Tue 12 & Wed 13 Oct, Tue 2–7pm; Wed 11am–4pm. SECC, Finnieston Quay, 0844 395 4000. The biggest graduate recruitment event in Scotland.
Sport Scotland v Wales Sat 9 Oct, 2.30pm. £5–£10 (£2–£5). Old Anniesland, Crow Road, 950 1222. Alitalia European Cup match. UEFA European Championship: Scotland v Spain Tue 12 Oct, 8pm. SOLD OUT. Hampden Park, Letherby Drive, 616 6000. Qualifying match for Euro 2012.
✽✽ Scotland’s Ski, Snowboard + Xtreme Show Sat 16 & Sun 17 Oct, Sat 10am–10pm; Sun 10am–5pm. £15. SECC, Finnieston Quay, 0844 395
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4000. Snow and extreme sports exhibition including a talk from ski jump legend Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards. See hitlist. of Strathclyde, 950 3000. Dr Pete Edwards of the University of Durham talks physics.
Talks FREE Prinzhorn Collection Lecture Fri 8 Oct, 11am–12.30pm. Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street, 332 6535. A talk on the huge collection of art created by mental health patients amassed by Dr Hans Prinzhorn. Part of the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.. Trio a Pressured / Where’s the Passion / Chair-Pillow Fri 8 Oct, 7.30pm. £16 (£12); with pre-show film £17 (£13). Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, 0845 330 3501. Three part event featuring a live lecture by Yvonne Rainer sandwiched between two dance performances. State of Play: Art and Culture in Scotland Today Sat 9 Oct, 10am–5pm. £10 (£5). Gilmorehill G12, 29 University Avenue, University of Glasgow, 204 1740. Sam Ainsley, David Harding and Sandy Moffat, aka AHM, present a symposium as part of their two-year residency at Glasgow Sculpture Studios. FREE Hole in my Pocket: HIMP Sunday Service Sun 10 Oct, 1–2.30pm. The Arches, 253 Argyle Street, 565 1000. Worship at the altar of creative arts with artistic duo Hole in my Pocket. FREE No Sex in our City Tue 19 Oct, 9pm. CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, 352 4900. A debate about representations of the body, gender and sexuality. Part of Glasgay!. Meetings for Curious Minds Wed 20 Oct, 7.30pm. £tbc. Strathclyde University, 107 Rotten Row East, 548 3444. Lecture entitled ‘The 1970s in Historical Perspective’ organised by the Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow. Stuart Boreham: Single-Minded, Single-Handed Wed 20 Oct, 7.30pm. £8 (under 18s/students/RSGS members free). University of Glasgow Boyd Orr Building, University Gardens, 01738 455050. Hear about the sporting adventures of Boreham, who has cerebral palsy. FREE Hidden Gems Thu 21 Oct, 6.30pm. Glasgow Women’s Library, 15 Berkeley Street, 248 9969. Talk on some rare and fascinating gems from the national lesbian archive. Part of Glasgay!. FREE Bringing the Universe Down to Size Thu 21 Oct, 7.30pm. University Supermercado
Workshops FREE Yvonne Rainer: Feelings are Facts Sat 9 Oct, noon. Glasgow Women’s Library, 15 Berkeley Street, 07783 975044. Influential filmmaker Yvonne Rainer reads from her book Feelings Are Facts: A Life. Booking required. FREE Craft Workshop with Mugdock Makkers Sun 10, Tue 12 & Thu 14 Oct, 2–4pm. Mugdock Country Park, Craigallion Road, Milngavie, 956 6100. Try your hand at some easy crafts with the Mugdock Makkers. There may be a small charge for materials. Introduction to Crochet Mon 11 Oct, 10.30am–noon. £15. Biscuit, 17 Skirving Street, email@example.com. Meet the fine folk at Ladies, Get Your Balls Out, who can equip you with everything you need to get started with crocheting. Make a Frock Mon 11 & 18 Oct, 6.30–9.30pm. £180. Made in the Shade, The Barras Centre, Gallowgate, firstname.lastname@example.org. Start of a six-week course with Leah Halliday enabling you to make your own fifties-style frock (from a vintage Vogue pattern), just in time for party season. Sexy Scarflette Tue 12 Oct, 6.30–8.30pm. £25 for two sessions. Go Slow Cafe, 452 Victoria Road, email@example.com. Let the crochet fiends at Ladies Get Yer Balls Out take you through the steps to make a lovely little scarf. Price includes materials and tuition. Suitable for beginners.
✽✽ FREE The £45 Billion Question Tue 12 Oct,
6.30–8.30pm. Renfield St Stephen’s Church, 260 Bath Street, 332 2826. Have your say on how the money used to bail out RBS could have been better spent. See caption, page 35. Part of the Take One Action Film Festival. FREE Speak Up: Developing Confidence Through Drama Tue 12 & Wed 13 Oct, 7–9pm. Eastwood Park, Eastwood Park, Rouken Glen Road, Giffnock, 577 4970. Confidence-boosting drama workshop over two evenings. Part of SMHAFF. FREE GoMA Bites: Experimental Drawing Sun 17 Oct, 1–3pm. Gallery of Modern Art, Royal Exchange Square, 287 3059. Free taster workshop for adults.
FREE Positive Strokes Mon 18 Oct, 7–9pm. Eastwood Park Theatre, Eastwood Park, Rouken Glen Road, Giffnock, 577 4970. Try out various painting and drawing styles. Part of SMHAFF. FREE Something to Say with Magi Gibson Tue 19 Oct, 1–3.15pm. Clarkston Library, Clarkston Road, Clarkston, 577 4972. Welcoming workshop encouraging literary expression. Part of SMHAFF. Scarf & Gloves Class Tue 19 Oct, 6.30–8.30pm. £30 for two sessions. Go Slow Cafe, 452 Victoria Road, firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn how to make a scarf and some fingerless gloves. Suitable for beginner and intermediate hookers (that’s a crocheting term, ok?). EDINBURGH
Activities & Events ✽✽ FREE The Big Draw – Your Edinburgh Sat 9 Oct, 1–4pm.
Royal Scottish Academy Library, Royal Scottish Academy Building, The Mound, 225 6671. Create your own Edinburgh landscape based on the style of Richard Demarco’s line drawings. See hitlist. FREE Cafe Scientifique: Mushrooms & Myths Mon 11 Oct, 7.30–9pm. John Hope Gateway Centre, Royal Botanic Garden, Arboretum Place, 552 7171. Enter a world of shamans and hippies, psychiatrists, poets and international bankers with Andy Letcher, author of Shroom: a Cultural History of the Magic Mushroom. James Duncan: An Enlightened Victorian Mon 11 Oct, 7.30pm. £5 (members £3). Royal Botanic Garden, 20a Inverleith Row, 552 7171. Art historian Andrew McDonald Watson discusses the life of the landscape artist responsible for much of Benmore Botanic Gardens. FREE Meet VSO Tue 12 Oct, 6.30–9pm. The Melting Pot, 5 Rose Street, 243 2626. Informal evening offering the lowdown on volunteering abroad. FREE Fungi: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly Thu 14 Oct, 7.30–9pm. Royal Botanic Garden, 20a Inverleith Row, 552 7171. Delve into the incredible diverse world of fungi with the President of the British Mycological Society.
✽✽ FREE Six Ways to Make a Change Sat 16 Oct, 11am–1pm.
Augustine’s, 41 George IV Bridge, email@example.com. Interactive workshop on volunteering with the VSO
Oh, Made in the Shade, how we enjoy your sense of occasion. Now based indoors, in the cobbled courtyard of the new Barras Centre, this new Saturday bun-fight should please design and fashion followers no end, heartened as they’ll be that this vintage posse has found a new home, setting up stall with their brand, spanking new marketplace. Expect a deliciously eclectic mix of home wares, thrift, fashion and craft, with some food and drink thrown in, and we doubt there’ll be room for disappointment. ■ Barras Market, Gallowgate, 552 4601, Sat 9 & 16 Oct.