Events

23rd February 1996 at 00:00
UNTIL APRIL 28. BONNIE PRINCE CHARLIE: FACT AND FICTION. It is 250 years since Prince Charles Edward Stuart fled from Scotland after the destruction of his army at Culloden by the Duke of Cumberland's forces. This exhibition at the National Army Museum, Chelsea, London SW3, explores the context of this dramatic episode. Entrance is free and exhibits include: the woman's shoes the Prince wore when escaping disguised as Betty Burke, and the bloodstained banner of the Appin Stewarts, one of the defeated clans. Details: 0171 730 0717 ext. 2210.

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

A-LEVEL APPEALS

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

BULLYING WORKSHOPS

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.

MARCH 1

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

IL CAMPIELLO

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.

MARCH 8

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.

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