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Graeme Stephen’s Sextet
Time 8 pm Tickets £12/£10
One of Scotland’s rising stars - Guitarist Graeme Stephen’s music
fuses jazz with folk, classical and rock influences to create mighty grooves!

Some special one-off workshops/activity for one day only
Limited places - book quickly. ALL FREE
                                                                                Stirling Libraries
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Get Involved - enjoy life in Stirling
                                                                                Hear Stirling Makar and Seriously Sassy author, Maggi Gibson, at Dunblane
Creative Writing Workshop (adults), 10 am - 12 noon
                                                                                Library on Saturday morning from 10.30 – 11.30 am. Children, especially girls                                                                                                   Saturday 27 February 2010
                                                                                from 9 – 13 years of age, will delight in hearing about Maggi’s eponymous
led by Gill Bastock, an Adult Learning event
                                                                                heroine and her friends.

Junk Music (children 7 - 12), 11 am - 1 pm                                      Tickets are available from Dunblane Library.
Come and build your own instrument, led by Sarah Kenchington
                                                                                Laura Marney will be giving a talk on her writing at Bridge of Allan Library
Art Workshop (children 7 - 12), 2 - 4 pm                                        on Saturday afternoon from 2 – 3.30 pm. Laura’s talks are always lively and
led by Lori Anderson                                                            she is making a welcome return to Stirling.

Song Workshop (adults), 3 - 5 pm                                                Tickets are available from Bridge of Allan Library.
led by Kim Edgar - for all levels
                                                                                Central Library is holding a Scene of Crime Day from 10 am to 2 pm. Bring
We have regular classes which run through the year. For this day the classes    along a crime-themed book to exchange, visit the Library’s Crime Section
will be ‘open’ - drop in to see our tutors in action.                           and see the body laid out there and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee while
                                                                                discussing crime novels with other fans of the genre. This is an opportunity
Fiddle (children) 10 am - 12 noon                                               to sign up for the crime-themed Reading Group, which is being planned.
Drama (children) 10.30 am - 3 pm

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                                                                                More information on this is available from Central Library on 01786 432107
Harmonica (all ages) 11 am - 12.30 pm
During the Harmonica class you can ‘come and try’ the moothie

Tolbooth building tours: 11 am and 1 pm (lasts 1 hour)
Music in the cafe/bar: 12 noon - 2 pm
Juggling, balloons and face painting through the day

The Changing Room
Local artist Gillian Cooper’s exhibition - ‘37 steps’
Galllery open 10 am - 9.30 pm

Textile Workshop (adults), 2 - 4 pm
led by Gillian Cooper - for all levels
Get Involved – enjoy life in Stirling!                                          macrobert
                                                                                Come and visit macrobert to experience a typical busy day - see one of our
                                                                                                                                                                         Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum
                                                                                performances, take part in activities with your wee ones or relax with a coffee or a     Walking and Talking about the History of Stirling
Saturday the 27 February 2010 is a celebration of Stirling’s rich cultural
                                                                                bite to eat.
life. Come along, get involved – be inspired!                                                                                                                            A Walk about Zion 11 am
                                                                                FebFest                                                                                  “Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, is Mount Zion, on the sides of
To celebrate the launch of Stirling’s Cultural Strategy a range of activities   Saturday is the last day of a festival of performances inspired by Shakespeare and       the north, the city of the great King…..
has been organised                                                                                                                                                       Walk about Zion, and go round about her: tell the towers thereof. Mark ye
                                                                                performed by the young people of macrobert’s youth groups.
                                                                                                                                                                         well her bulwarks, consider her palaces; that ye may tell it to the generations
                       Enjoy a historical walk                                  Illyria                                                                                  Psalm 48
                                                                                Two of Shakespeare’s best loved and most enchanting comedies – Much Ado About
                    Enjoy music at the Tolbooth                                                                                                                          Meet at the South African War Memorial on the Castle Esplanade for a tour of Zion
                                                                                Nothing and Twelfth Night - come together in an innovative new production from
                  See what macrobert has to offer                               macrobert’s Young Company. The performance will start at 6 pm with new dance             or Jerusalem, as created by William Drummond in the Valley Cemetery in 1857. The
                                                                                pieces created by macrobert’s Young Dance Company and Adult Dance Group.                 Valley Cemetery was restored with Heritage Lottery support in 2009.
                  See the University’s Art collection
                                                                                Time 6 pm        Tickets £6 full/£4 concessions
                                                                                                                                                                         The tour, led by Elspeth King of the Stirling Smith, lasts 90 minutes.
VENUE INFORMATION - for booking and information                                 Cinema                                                                                   Tour of the King’s Park 11 am
                                                                                Enjoy popular recent films in macrobert’s Norman McLaren Filmhouse
Stirling University Art Collection      Tolbooth/The Changing Room                                                                                                       Tour the ancient hunting grounds and gardens of the Stewart monarchs, see the
                                                                                New Moon (12A)            1:30 pm
Pathfoot Concourse Gallery              Jail Wynd, Stirling                                                                                                              new improvements and hear about the future developments in the King’s Park .
                                                                                Invictus (TBC)            5:15 pm
University of Stirling Campus           Box office: 01786 274000                Sherlock Holmes (12A)     8:15 pm                                                        The tour led, by Dorothy Wilson and Lidia Becci of the Friends of Kings Park starts at
01786 466050                                                                                                                           the Smith, finishes in the Park and lasts 90 minutes.                 Backstage Tours
                                                                                See what happens behind the scenes @ macrobert with a guided tour with one               Stirling Smith Tours 1 pm
                                                                                of our technical staff. The tour will last approximately 1 hour. The tour is free but
macrobert                                                                                                                      What makes Stirling Stirling, and how does it differ from other Scottish cities? Explore
                                                                                spaces are limited and should be booked through macrobert Box Office.
University of Stirling Campus                                                                                                                                            the Stirling Story with the Stirling Smith Gallery Guides. See the Stirling Jug or Scots
                                                                                                                                                                         Pint, the oldest curling stone in the world, and the oldest football. Meet William
Box Office: 01786 466666                Dunblane Library 01786 823125           Treehouse Open Afternoon                                                                 Wallace, Bonnie Prince Charlie and Helen Duncan, the last woman to be accused                      Bridge of Allan       01786 833680      Come and join in the fun with your little ones at Treehouse, our creative play crèche.   of witchcraft in Britain. Marvel at the material of the wedding dress of 1742, worn by
                                                                                There will be lots of fun activities including, facepainting, arts and craft, tattoo     the Provost’s daughter, or the rough coat, worn by the executioner who beheaded                       Central Library       01786 432107                                                                                               the Radical Weavers in 1820.
                                                                                application, playdough, dressing up and storytelling to name just a few!
                                                                                                                                                                         The tours last an hour.
                                                                                Time 2 pm – 5 pm Free – no booking required
Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum
                                                                                                                                                                         A Ramble round the Raploch 2 pm
Dumbarton Road, Stirling                                                        Stirling University Art Collection
01786 471917                                                                    The curator of The University Art Collection will be giving tours on Saturday            Meet at the Old Bridge for a tour of the new walkway created by the Raploch Urban
                                                                                27th February from 1 - 3.00 pm.                                                          Regeneration Company, visiting buildings of interest in the area.. An hour long
                                                                                                                                                                         session, with a gentle walk, looking at Stirling history from the Raploch point of view,                                                 The collection contains some of the finest Scottish Contemporary Art and includes        with Elspeth King from the Stirling Smith. [Parking available Laurencecroft Road or
                                                                                sculpture, paintings and prints.                                                         Sainsbury’s]
                                                                                Tours will start from the Pathfoot reception.
                                                                                Come along and be inspired.                                                              To book a place, contact Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum

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