SATURDAY 31 Faslane
o The Yellow Action Sit Down Blockade ofthe Trident Construction Work. 31 May—2 June. Bring camping gear, including a water-container. wellies and a ground-sheet. There will be a ceilidh on Saturday night. and workshops on NVDA on Sunday. There will be a sit-down blockade of the construction site on 2 June. everybody taking part must have received some training in NVDA (Non-Violent Direct Action).
0 An Alternative EEC lain Lawson Saltire House. 13 Atholl Crescent. 7.30pm. A talk by Iain Lawson who. after quitting the Tories over the Gartcosh closure. has now joined the SNP. Organised by the Scottish
Anti-Common Market Council.
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0 Spanish Civil War 50th Anniversary Rally McLellan Galleries. Sauchiehall Street. 1.30—Spm. £1/50p. Disabled access. creche.
- Speakers—Santiago Alvarez (Spanish CP), and Ian McKay (National Organiser of British CP.
3 plus International Brigade veterans. There will be displays on Scotland‘s involvement and performance spots by 7:84 (Scotland). Wildcat. and folksinger ArthurJohnson.
. 0 Drugs The Edinburgh Bisexual
_ Group. 16 Hart Street. 1st floor.
. 7.30pm. A meeting with a speaker 2 on drugs.
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. 0 Exercise with Extras Sighthill Community Centre. 1(1am—3pm. Free. Creche. A combination of
exercise and benefits advice for women. organised by Edinburgh District Council Women‘s Committee and the Recreation Dept. Activities (with instructors)
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIl YELLOW PERIL
The third non-violent direct-action attempt of the Rainbow Campaign to Stop Trident— ‘Yellow Action’ — is on 2nd June (see listings). There will be a sit-down blockade of the entrances to the construction site. preceded by a week-long daily vigil, explaining to the workers why it is felt that direct
action is necessary. Further information: Faslane Peace Camp, Shandon, Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire, 0436 820901.
include keep fit, football. trampolining. self-defence, dance. There will be welfare rights and housing benefits advisors available all day.
0 Exercise with Extras Craiglockhart Sports Centre. 10am—3pm. Free. Creche. See above. Activities include canoeing. squash. tennis volleyball. For further information ring 225 2424 ext 5090.
SATURDAY 7 Glasgow
0 Women-Only Day Changes Bookshop. 340 West Princes Street. 1(1am—6pm. Women authors. wine. and discussion.
0 Women and Rape and Incest Women‘s Centre. 48 Miller Street. 7.30pm.75p/5(1p. A meeting ofthe Women in Health Group. aimed
primarily for women working in the NHS.
IDEEIEIIIIIIIIIIII SUNDAYl Edinburgh
0 Round the World in Search 01 Steam Portobello Town Hall. £2/£1. An audio-visual show presented by railway photographer Colin Garratt. From the sub-zero Manchurian winter to the steamy jungles of West Africa, Colin Garratt has been
searching for working steam engines.
Further information and tickets from Edinburgh District Council Recreation Dept, 225 2424 ext 6672.
0 A Day in the Lite oi the National Museums oi Scotland Lecture Theatre, Royal Museums of Scotland. Chambers Street. 2pm. Free. A talk by a member of the Museum staff.
WEDNESDAY 4 Edinburgh
l o Communicating with People Lecture 2 Theatre, Royal Museums Chambers 1 Street. 2pm. Free. A talk by a : member ofthe Museum staff.
0 Brushing Oil the Dust Lecture Theatre. Royal Museums. Chambers Street 2pm. Free. A talk by a member of the Museums staff.
0 Young Museum Activities Lecture Theatre. Royal Museums, Chambers Street. 2pm. Free. A talk by a member of the Museums staff.
i SATURDAY31 E Edinburgh
0 Meadows Festival All day. Free. Over a hundred stalls (crafts. clothes. bric-a-brac and more). 11am: Drumming (bring your own drums).
i l l i 12—1 pm: Prize Fancy Dress Parade l l
Meet at theatre.
1—5pm: Live Bands Alice House. Sanity Clause, The Crows. Red Smithereens.
1.30pm: Pandemonium Puppets
Rumpelstiltskin. Snow White. Juggling. Fire Eating. Games and Songs.
2pm: Miles and Arthur Alternative comic singing duo.
2.30pm: Nervous Circus Juggling and tricks.
3pm: Clog Dancing. . 3.30pm: Peristalsis Brothers GI Swing ; combo. 4pm: Pandemonium Puppets.
0 Antique and Collectors‘ Fair. The Village, 92—98 St John’s Road, Corstorphine. 9.3Dam—5pm. Free. Collee Shop.
0 Seabird Count Scottish Omithologists Club. Fieldtrip to
Bass Rock. Meet North Berwick Harbour. at 9.30am. Bring lunch and tea. Also on Sunday. for further information ring Liz Leven. 557
. 0 Meadows Festival All day. Free. Taylors Funfair and Shows. plus the
item: Fun Run 2 miles. Start from the Pavilion. No fee. Certificates for all. no club runners please.
1pm: Sealed Knot Society for the Re-enactment of the Civil Wars on Parade.
1pm: Leaping Tiger Stories and Circus.
5 1-6pm: Live Bands'ram White.
Reverend Brothers. Rod Paterson. DeafHeights, Cajun Aces. 1.3me: Spring Dance Group.
2pm: Edinburgh Puppet Company Spectre Inspector, hauntings and ghosts.
2.30pm: Bingham Junior Pipe Band. 3pm: Dog show Entries on field by 2.30pm. Classes: Dog most like its owner; Fancy dress with dog and owner; Dog with waggliest tail; Dog in best condition; Handling classes (child).
3pm: Leaping Tiger.
3.30pm: Miles and Arthur.
4pm: Nervous Circus.
SATURDAY 7 Edinburgh
0 Antique and Collectors’ Fair'l‘he Village, 92—98 St John‘s Road. 9.30am—5pm. Free. See Sat 31.
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