0 HAGGS CASTLE 100 St Andrews Drive. Pollokshields. 427 2725. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2-5pm. Far Round the World Until 17 Nov. The museum's extensive collection ofcostume dolls. representing most major countries. on display for the first time. Children can crawl into the teepee of a North American Indian chief and dress—up themselves in costumes provided. Free quiz sheets and competitions on request. Mary Queen at Scots A semi-permanent exhibition designed primarily for children. Aspects of Mary's dramatic life are highlighted in 3-dimensiona1 reconstructions which include her childhood in France. the pulpit ofJohn Knox. James VI enthroned. Mary imprisoned and her execution. Activities such as wearing masks. playing musical instruments. making ~ a rubbing of coins. sewing embroidery and dressing up as John Knox. James VI or his court jester form an integral part of the exhibition.

0 ART GALLERY 8t MUSEUM KELVINGROVE 357 3919. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm. Sun 2—5pm. Medal

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Winners irom 81st Annual School Children's Art Competition Until 27 Oct. From the museum‘s inception in 1902. an area in the south balcony was reserved. for the summer. in which children could draw. The idea for an annual competition for children working within the museum was established shortly after and the competition. now in its 81st year. continues the tradition of the museum to promote and encourage children‘s art within the building itself. The museum‘s archives record an increasingly enthusiastic and growing response and entries have snowballed from approximately 100 to over 6.000 in recent years. The form. though not the objective. of the competition has changed to include the opportunity to work in 3 of the other major Glasgow museums as well as Kelvingrove (Pollok House. People‘s Palace Museum and the Museum of Transport) and the children are now free to choose their own subject. Certain subjects consistently reappear - the always popular young badger rolling on its back. for example. given a delightful free and spontaneous treatment here by 10-year old Gillian Fairley. The work on display is of an impressively high standard; all of it is figurative

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and mostly the approach - a detailed and searching observation scrupulously recorded is similar. although the media vary. Amongst the joys of the exhibition however. is the opportunity it affords to wander round the museum‘s collection and then see it observed and recorded by the children. such as 16-year old David Lee‘s Red Deer Stags with locked antlers and 16-year old Nicholas Rodgers colourful interpretation of the staircase and interior.

0 Earth irom Space Until 24 Oct. A touring exhibition from the Commonwealth Institute of photographs from space.

0 The Thistle and the Crown Until 20 Oct. Centenary ofthe Scottish Office; includes a Victorian classroom reconstructed from original materials.


O GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE Washington Street. 221 4526. Mon—Sat 9.30—5pm & 6.30— ltipm. Sun 1.30—5pm. Enquiries Mon—Fri 9am—4.30pm. (Thildren‘s term membership £3.


Fridays 4.45—6.30pm Woodwind Group.

Saturdays 9.30—1.30'1‘he children‘s music project includes the following groups: Junior Orchestra. Brass Ensemble. Woodwind Group. Junior and Senior String Groups and Recorder Groups.


Tuesdays 4.30pm Anderston Children's Theatre workshops for children.

Fridays 7.30—9.30pm Youth Theatre.

Saturday Club

10am—12.30pm Art classes for children include art. drama. weaving. puppets. model making and crafts.

0 GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART Just starting and unfortunately now fully (indeed over) subscribed. are the Saturday morning art classes in the Mackintosh Building. Such is the demand for. and response to these classes. open to any child in education between 10—18 years. that a small portfolio of work has to be submitted and there was space for

only 140 children from 400 applications. There will be an exhibition of work next March.

0 HAGGS CASTLE 100 St Andrews Drive. Pollokshields 427 2725. Sat 26 Oct. Masks for Hallowe‘en age 6+. 2. 15pm. No booking. Junior devilment isthe topical theme of current activities at Haggs Castle (booking necessary). Also SOC PimCl for The List Hallowe'en Competition.

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10am Spell-binding Storytime and Drawing age 4—7.

1 lam Enchanting Storytime and Drawing age 4-7. ' 2.15pm Dressing up and Dancing age 7+.

2.15pm Magical Masks age 5+. Fnday18

10. 15am Haunting Hallowe’en Hats age 6—9.

.15pm Bewitching Decorations age —8. . 15pm Dr Diabolo‘s Moving Picture Show age 8+.


10am Warlock's Wonderful Sweets age 4—7.

1 lam Happy Hallowe‘en Sweets age 4—7.

2.15pm Witches‘ Herb Bags age 6+. 2.15pm Special Spicy Biscuits age 5—7.

llaggs Castle Museum: Children dressing up in some at the costumes specially made or the Mary Queen of Scots centenary exhibition. Dressing up in these costumes is available to groups who book in.

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