UNTIL MARCH 16
THE LIFE OF GALILEO
The Library Theatre, Manchester, is presenting the first showing outside London of David Hare's translation of Brecht's play. The plot turns on the fateful moment when Galileo looks at the stars through his telescope for the first time and realises there is no room for heaven in the galaxy. Details: 0161 236 7110.
FEBRUARY 29 AND MARCH 19
The Independent Appeals Authority for School Exams is hearing A-level history appeals at Newcombe House, 45 Notting Hill Gate, London W11, at 1.30pm, February 29, and at 10am, March 19. Details: 0171 243 9245.
MARCH 1,6,7,15, APRIL 26 AND MAY 1
Kidscape is running workshops on topics such as introducing peer counselling for pupils, self-esteem, and the circle time approach at 152 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1. Fee: Pounds 75. Details: Jane Kilpatrick, 0171 730 3300.
WEAR JEANS TO SCHOOL DAY
Cystic fibrosis is just one of more than 5,000 disorders caused by a faulty or missing gene. The Jeans for Genes Appeal aims to raise Pounds 2 million to fund research and help build a Gene Therapy Centre. Organised by Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital Fund and three other charities, the appeal invites staff and pupils to wear jeans to school and contribute Pounds 1. Fundraising schools receive a free science pack. Details: 01245 706543.
MARCH 5,7,9 AND 11
Opera students from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama are staging Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari's sentimental comedy at the Guildhall School Theatre, London EC2, 7pm. Directed by Tim Carroll, former assistant director, English Shakespeare Company, it centres on one day in the life of a Venetian piazza's colourful community. Tickets: Pounds 12, Pounds 8 concessions. Details: Barbican box office, 0171 638 8891.
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY LECTURE
In its 90th birthday year, Eltham Hill school, London SE9, is celebrating International Women's Day with a free lecture at 2.15pm by Anna Coote, deputy director, Institute of Public Policy Research and producer of a number of Channel 4 documentaries. Details: 0181 859 2843.