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SATURDAY 21 Edinburgh

0 Midsummer Celebration Yoga Day The Salisbury Centre. 2 Salisbury Road. 667 5438. mam—4.30pm. {ti/£4.50. For those who have attended yoga classes and who wish to explore the Midsummer energies through more prolonged asana practice. Bring food to share.

0 Solstice Celebration The Salisbury Centre. 2 Salisbury Road. 667 5438. 8pm. Celebrating Midsummer through meditation. chanting and sacred dance.

SUNDAY 22 Edinburgh i

o Vipassana Meditation 'I'he Salisbury Centre. 2 Salisbury Road. 667 5438. 10am—5pm. £10. lnsight meditation and gentle movement experienced through awareness of breath. Beginners welcome.

MONDAY 23 Glasgow

0 Astrology: A Moment In Time Glasgow Astrology Group. 17 Queen‘s Crescent. 7.30—l0pm.

£1 .50. A talk by Lynne Ewart on the nature and practical value of a birth chart.

WEDNESDAY 25 Edinburgh

0 Saturn Through Scorpio Astrological Association of Scotland. 28 Great King Street. 7.30pm. 75p. A talk by Anne Whittaker.

0 Power Edinburgh Bisexual Group. 16 Hart Street. first floor. 7.30pm. A discussion of power in relationships. real or stylised. power and the lack of it in society. straight. lesbian and gay.

SATURDAY 14 Dounreay

o Vulcan Anti-Trident Event Buses leaving Glasgow and Edinburgh the previous evening. Contact Scottish CND. 0-1] 331 2878. Speakerand demonstration calling attention to the links between civil and militarv nuclear power. '


SUNDAY 15 Glasgow

0 Sponsored Walk Pollok Park. l-5pm. Proceeds to go to the ANC Solomon Mahlangu Freedom College in ’l‘anzania. Part of a week ofevents organised in protest against apartheid. For details of entry please tel Ann McManus on 041 357 2076.

MONDAY 16 Glasgow

0 Renaming oi St George's Place (7pm) followed by a Public Meeting City Chambers (7.30pm). As part of the protests against apartheid. St George's Place (off Buchanan Street). the street on which the South African Consul is. will be renamed Nelson Mandela Place at a ceremony with the Lord Provost and the ANC. The Public Meeting at the City Chambers follows at 7.30pm commemorating the tenth anniversary of the Soweto L'prising. Speakers include Iissop l’ahad from the ANC. Lohmeier Angula from SWAP() and Brian Filling from the Glasgow Anti Apartheid Movement.


0 Anti-Apartheid Paint-In the Mound Alldayon l6. l7tk lb‘iune. Aspart of the Action against Apartheid. students from Edinburgh Art College will be creating a 25' by 9' mixed media mural on the theme of economic oppression. and inviting the public to come and help them.

0 Showing ol Anti-Apartheid Videos Assembly Rooms. George Street and Central Library. (ieorge l\' Bridge. ‘l'el: Edinburgh District Council. Recreation Dept.. 225 242-1 forfurther details.

THURSDAY 19 Edinburgh

0 The Case for Sanctions against South Africa Mandela 'l‘heatre. Abbeymount. 7.30pm. Free. As part of a week of protest against apartheid. this public meeting will include speakers from the AN( and SWAPO.



0 Songs lorFreedom Mandela Theatre. Abbeymount. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Folk singers from Aberdeenshire give a concert as one of the protest events against apartheid in South Africa.

SATURDAY 21 Edinburgh

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fortnight ofevents organised by Edinburgh Pride Committee for Lesbians. Gays and Bisexuals. Events start with a Cabaret at the Assembly Rooms. George Street. 7.30pm. £31] .50. Bar. Tickets available from Lavendar Menace. Key West. the Laughing Duck and Ripping Records. or on the door. Acts appearing include Nervous Circus, Ashes and Diamonds, The Iron Brotherhood, Hook ‘n’ Pull Gang, Theatre International, Camera Shy, Miles and Arthur and Tina.

0 Stop Apartheid Executions 'I‘hc

Mound. 2pm. A rally with music and speakers.

TUESDAY 24 Edinburgh

0 Tuesdays Pride Night Bermuda Triangle. 3 West 'l‘ollcross. l0pm——2am. With Marsha Raven and Disco Deva Queen. WEDNESDAY 25


0 South Africa Freedom Day Folk

Concert Moir l lall. Mitchell Theatre.

7.30pm. 'l‘iekets £2.50'£1 .50 from 'l‘ieket Centre. Candleriggs. Sponsored by the Glasgow District Council in conjunction with the Anti-Apartheid Movement.


0 Key West Pride Event 2h .lamaica Street. 8.30pm to midnight. Free. Masked Ball.

THURSDAY 26 Edinburgh

0 South Africa Freedom March and


Rally Leaves from Market Cross.


0 South Africa Freedom March and

Rally March leaves from City Chambers 7pm and arrives at 'l‘he Mound at Spm. where there will be a rally. Speakers to include Mark

'3 Lazarowicz. David Martin. MEP.

Brian Filling of Glasgow Anti Apartheid .‘vlovement and Sandra Walsh. Music from Left 'l'urns.

SATURDAY 14 Glasgow

0 Feminist Book Fortnight Changes Bookshop. 340 West Princes Street. 2pm. £1 (50p). ()pen to all women. Michele Roberts. novelist and poet. will read from her work followed by a discussion. Also reading will be Aileen La 'l‘ourette.


0 Women's Book Week Lister llousing Co-op. 36 Lauriston Place. Creche available with advance notice. Organised by Scottish Women‘s Book Week. First of May Bookshop. Lavender Menace Bookshop.


11am: Playwriting. Using experiences as theatrical material. A practical workshop led by Amy Hardie, author oi Precarious Living.

1pm: Writing on the Wall. Creating a poetry mural, bring your own poems, or

; write one at the workshop.

3pm: Poetry. A writing workshop led by Edinburgh poet Valerie Gillies. Children’s Events:

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