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and schools. The inclusion ofsome ‘racey‘ books on the list is already causing some controversy. Teen Read is organised by The Book MarketingCouncil ofthe Publishers' Association.


0 KING'S 2 Leven Street. 22‘) 1201. Box office Mon—Sat 10am-8pm. Bar. Rest. [D]

Peter Pan Fri 10 and Sat 11.7.30pm. Matson Fri l0and Sat l 1.2.30pm. Prices: {4—9; 10. Concessions: Sat that (only) all seats £5. Tue 7. Wed 8 and Thurs ‘). ()AP.Child. Student. LIBJO hall price. Bonnie Langford is Peter Pan in a masieal version of .l.M. Barrie's classic novel of Never Never Land. those who believe in fairies and the clock-eating crocodile.

0 THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 l lamilton Place. 225 79-12.

Schools Revues'l'liurs 16. 2pm. Free. Pupils from primary and secondary schools all over Lothian have a chance to present their self-scripted revues in a professional context and drama workers from Theatre Workshop went out to the schools to help with the production. Approx fifteen schools take part in ten minute slots.


.The Other Side oi the Clyde Edited by David Drever and Liam Stewart. (£1.95 Puffin) T/tt’ ()l/It’I'SIt/U ()fI/tt' Clyde offers good value for money. alternating short stories and poems and offering an impressive range of writers. It includes works (not all written specifically for young people) by Liz Lochhead. Douglas Dunn. James Kelman and Edwin Morgan. Taking mostly contemporary situations and firtnly set in the west of Scotland. the contributors touch on familiar disilltisions and aspirations with dry humour and well observed sometimes painful detail. An attractive collection for 1-1 years+. oThe Very Hungry Caterpillar Eric Carle (El .9‘) l lamish llamilton)'1‘he wholly delightful and prize-winning Very l lungry Caterpillar is now available in Very Small Size. It is a very simple story of the life of a caterpillar. engagineg told. and will make an excellent stocking-filler. For the very young and above.

+ Princess Smartypants Babette Cole (£5.95 llamish l lamilton) In attractive illustration and large clear print. Babette Cole makes Princess Smartypants ( Ms) cunnineg reverse the familiar tale of marriageable princesses and fairy tale lore. l lRll S. P is not about to let another generation of youngsters be brought up on any frogs-to-princes saving princesses nonsench And it still makes a good read. For approx 5 years upwards.


Whatto do in the Edinburgh HaliTerm holidays.

Fun Factorylor Kids atthe Theatre Workshop.


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o The Open List is a tree listings service tor all cultural, educational, political and other events that do not tell into The List’s other listings categories.


0 Anti-Apartheid Movement Picket oi the South Airican Consulate Stock Exchange Building. Nelson Mandela Place. Every Fri l—2pm.

SATURDAY4 Edinburgh

0 Illustrated talk Room 4. 33 Melville Street. 2.30pm. Free. A talk by Peter Duncan of the Vegetarian. Cycling and Athletics Club.

SUNDAY 5 Glasgow and Edinburgh

0 Arms Around Scotland 3pm. Your chance to join in potentially the biggest anti-nuclear demonstration so far in Scotland. At 3pm a human chain will link up along a route stretching from (irangemouth to Glasgow Green. For details and to get involved please tel Arms A round Scotland. 0-11 332 530‘).

WEDNESDAY 8 Edinburgh

0 Women In The World Scottish Education and Action for Development. 2‘) .\'icolson Square. ()(17 0120. Six week course. 7.30—9.30pm. L5 L2. Detailsand registration from SEAD. ()pen to men and women. the cottrse highlights the links between Scottish and Third World women. and also looks at Health. Women and Work. .‘ylultinationals and Agriculture. Women and International Migration. It offers practical action for those who want to be active in the development movement.

THURSDAY9 Edinburgh

0 Coming Out Edinburgh Lesbian and Gay Community Centre. 58a Broughton Street. 7.30pm. A discussion meeting of the lidinburgh Bisexual Group.

SATURDAY 11 Glasgow

0 Sanctions Now! Against Apartheid South Africa Demonstration. Assemble 10.30am at junction Kelvinway Sauchiehall Street move


off 1 lam. Rally in City l lalls. Candleriggs. ANC and SWAPO speakers. music. stalls. Organised by the Scottish Committee Anti-Apartheid Movement.

THURSDAY 16 Edinburgh

0 Sexuality and Youth Liberation Edinburgh Lesbian and Gay Community Centre. 58a Broughton Street. 7.30pm. A discussion meeting of the Edinburgh Bisexual Group.


FRIDAYS Edinburgh

0 New Creation The Salisbury Centre. 2 Salisbury Road. (167 5-138. Fri. 7pm; Sat and Sun 10am-6pm. £30. A workshop designed to help participants discover new inspiration. purpose and direction using psychosynthesis. paired sharing. new games. drama and meditation.

SATURDAY4 Edinburgh

0 One Earth The Salisbury Centre. 2 Salisbury Road. 067 5438. 8pm.

£2 L I. An evening with (iuboo'l‘ed 'l'homas. an Aboriginal Elder involved in protecting the sacred sites ofAustralia.

SUNDAY5 Edinburgh

0 The Dreaming 'l'he Salisbury Centre. 2 Salisbury Road. 667 5-138. 3—8pm. £5. Walking and listening to nature with (iuboo Ted Thomas (see above). Sunset and humming bee meditations. sacred chants. the Aboriginal way oflooking at Mother Earth.


0 Transcendental Meditation Public Library. George [V Bridge. 12.30. 5.30 and 7.30pm. Free. Introductory talk with video.

SATURDAY 11 Edinburgh

0 Fundamentals oiMovement’I‘he Salisbury Centre. 2 Salisbury Road. 667 5438. 10am—5pm. £15 £10. A workshop led by Kedzie Penlield. a freelance therapist and teacher. that deals with problemsof alignment 5 and general aches and pains using i gentle exercisesasa tneansof ' initiatingmovement.

SUNDAY 12 Edinburgh

0 Massage Day The Salisbury Centre. 2 Salisbury Road. 10am—5pm. £15’£i(l. Gentle exercise and massage techniques.

TUESDAY? Edinburgh

0 Women’s Night Guildford Arms (Upstairs Bar). 8—] lpm. Women Only. Every 'I’uesday.

THURSDAY!) Edinburgh

0 Women and Peace Issues University of Edinburgh Women‘s Group. Sommerville Room. The Pleasance. 7pm. ()pen to all women whether connected to the University or not. Videos on Nuclear-free Pacific women and Faslane.

THURSDAY16 Edinburgh

0 Women and Violence University of Edinburgh Women's Group. Sommerville Room. The Pleasance. 7pm. ()pen to all women. There will be a speaker frotn Women‘s Aid. followed by a visit to Edinburgh Women’s Aid.


THURSDAY9 Edinburgh

0 Norwegian Wood Prestonfield House. ()ne-day conference on the creative use oftimber jointly organised by the Royal Norwegian Consulate General and the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland as part of the Norwegian Autumn in Scotland‘ events. For more information ring Barbara McLaren (RIAS) 22‘) 7205.

SATURDAY 11 Edinburgh

0 Village Aid Balerno High School. 10am—4pm. £1. All proceeds to ()xfam water supply projects. A number ofcelebrities will be present includingJimmjy Mack. Jimmy MacGregor. Walter McCorrisken. Seannachie. and Sprangeen. Also craft stalls. Pilton Children’s Circus. wholefood and ethnic food. competitions. games. theatre.


SATURDAY 18 Glasgow

0 A Woman‘s Place is in the World Renfield Street. St Stephen's Church Centre. 260 Bath Street. 10.30am—4pm. Free entry. lunch at reasonable cost. Organised by SEAD. Speakers include Pat Devlin from Glasgow and Anita Patel from Kenya.



0 Organic Farming Lecture Theatre 4. Appleton Tower. George Square.