2pm: Storytelling. Told by Norah Montgomery. author and editor of Scottish children‘s stories and rhymes.

3pm: Circus. Juggling and unicycling by Nervous Circus.

Cabaret 8pm. Comedy and music. BYOB.

SATURDAY 21 Edinburgh

0 Women, Race and Writing (ill The Pleasance. 10am—4pm. £3/£1.5(). Register in advance for creche with Womanzone. Partial wheelchair access. Women only. Sharan Jeet

' Shan will be reading from her autobiography My Own .Vame. Workshops on Anti-Racist Education. Race in Children‘s Books. Between Two Cultures. Multi-lingualism. Race Awareness Training. Poetry Reading. There will be a cabaret and disco in the evening with Liz Lochbead reading poetry. For more details contact Womanzone. 667 2926. o Womanzone Benelit Cabaret and Disco (ill The Pleasance. 7.30pm—lam. Women Only. £3 waged. £1.50 Unwaged and Students. Cabaret includes Liz [-ochhead. Elaine C. Smith and Rona Munro. Late bar.

FRIDAY 13 Edinburgh

0 Alrica The World of Ancestors Lecture Theatre. National Museum. Chambers Street. 1 lam. Free. A talk given by a member of the museum staff.

MONDAY 16 Edinburgh

0 Behind the scenes in the Geology Department Lecture Theatre. National Museum. Chambers Street. 2pm. Free. A talk given by a member of the museum staff.

TUESDAY17 Edinburgh

0 Bats in Britain Lecture Theatre. National Museum. Chambers


The JCB Display team will be one at the attractions at the Royal Highland Show on Sunday 15 at the Edinburgh Exhibition and Trade Centre at lngliston. The display has been seen all overthe world, and includes a ‘growing rose’ lormation and musical manoeuvres. The other events include show jumping, flower shows, pipe bands, sheepdog trials, sheep


shearing, shiniy and an aerobatic display. The events are throughout the day, the Showground opening from 8am-8pm (9pm on other days). For more information contact The Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland, lngliston, Newbridge, Midlothian EH28 8NF. Tel 031 333 2444. The show runs until Wed 18.

Street. 2pm. Free. A talk by a member ofthe museum staff.

WEDNESDAY 18 Edinburgh

0 Designing Museum Exhibitions

Lecture Theatre. National Museum.

Chambers Street. 2pm. Free. A talk given by a member of the museum staff.

THURSDAY 19 Edinburgh

0 Bats Abroad Lecture Theatre. National Museum. Chambers Street. 2pm. Free. A talk given by a member ofthe museum staff.

FRIDAY 20 Edinburgh

0 Africa the Maasai Lecture Theatre. National Museum. Chambers Street. 11am. Free.



0 The Glasgow Tongue University of

Strathclyde. McCance Building. 16

Richmond Street. 10.3(iam—4pm.

£15. To book. contact the university. A one-day conference on the dialect of Glasgow Scots. with Speakers Douglas Gifford. Jack McLean and Bill Findlay.

MONDAY 23 Edinburgh

0 Why Curale Insects? Lecture Theatre. National Museum. Chambers Street. 2pm. Free.


0 Scottish Suri Show ’86 Moir Exhibition Hall. Mitchell Theatre.

Sat 1 1am—6pm. Sun 1 lam—4pm. Free. The exhibition is aimed at newcomers as well as experienced boardsailors and has a special ‘Welcome to Windsurfing feature designed to give all the necessary advice and information to get the newcomer on a board for the first time. Also fashion. sails. technique and a children's rig. and someone from the Scottish Met Office to tell

| you how to judge the days weather before it happens.



: o Wester Hailes Sentinel Fun Run Two

runs: one often miles and one of three miles. At the latter. there will be Fancy Dress Prizes donated bv

the Sentinel. For further details please tel. Wester l lailes .S'eniine/on

4-12 4588.



0 Wester Hailes Festival: It‘s a Knockout Wester llailes Education Centre Swimming Pool. (1.30pm. Tickets avail. WI 1 Festival Association. Tel 442 3063. The theme of this year's WI 1 Festival Association (iala is ‘Roman (iames’. come and see the aquatic version!

SATURDAY 21 Rosyth

o Rosyth Naval Base Open Day Sat and Sun. Assault ship I lMS Intrepid and 14 other ships will be open to visitors from 12 noon until 5pm each day. Also flying display of i larriers and helicopters. Bands. Stalls. Refreshments.


SATURDAY 28 Edinburgh

0 The Edinburgh to St Andrews Annual Cycle Ride Leave from the Mound at 8.45am. A fun day out. plenty of lunch. tea. and ice cream stops. Ceilidh at St Andrews in the evening. The idea is to have fun and raise money for LEPRA. 3() Walker Street.


When you buy your bike you need the right advice for your requirements, and at a realistic price. Nowhere else will you find the ‘Edinburgh Bicyclo' Collection. or the staff willing tospend the time to help you.


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