Five for Families: Five best things to do on Mother's Day

Do something different this Mother's Day (March 30).

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Cocktails and a movie?

Mothers everywhere will be grateful....

1 Cocktails and Moulin Rouge anyone?

Treat your mum to an Emily Emily cocktail, a bag of popcorn and a movie at The Corinthian in Glasgow this Mother's Day.

The venue is also putting on a special Mother's Day Menu - three courses for £20 per person, available between 12 noon and 10pm in the Brasserie - if you want to make a day of it.

Book now on 0141 552 1101 or visit

2 Take tea and a tour of Glasgow

The Willow Tea Rooms has teamed up with City Sightseeing to offer a special two-day Glasgow tour and afternoon tea ticket.

(A special children's menu is also available).

After discovering the delights of Glasgow as a tourist for a change, you can exchange your ticket for traditional afternoon tea at the Charles Rennie Mackintosh-designed tearooms in Sauchiehall Street, or in the sister restaurant on Buchanan Street.

It costs £21 per adult and £11 per child. Find our more at

3 Adventures in Art

Join the team at Kelvingrove for an arty weekend of family activities inspired by the museum's wonderful collection of paintings, sculpture and objects.

Free workshops take place on March 29 and 30, between 1.30pm and 4pm. More details at

4 Card-making at Whitelee

Visit the windfarm at Whitelee, on the Eaglesham moors, and blow your mum away with a handmade card….

The visitor centre is running free cardmaking workshops on Saturday and Sunday, from 11am until 12 noon. Card, pens, pencils, and maybe even some glitter provided! And afterwards, you can take a stroll around the turbines or have lunch in the café. Call 0141 568 5480 for more details or visit

5 Glasgow's newest gallery

Is your mum an art-lover? 516 The Gallery on Great Western Road is welcoming mums with a glass of Prosecco on Sunday. Marvel at some of Scotland's best artists, chat to owners Frances and Lorna, and soak up the atmosphere. It's open on Mother's Day from 12 noon until 5pm. Call 0141 328 5419 or visit for more details.

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