o The Open List is a tree listing: service tor all cultural, educational, political and other events that do not tall into The Liat'a other listings categories.



0 Friends of the Earth, local groups meeting Glasgow University Student Chaplaincy. 65 Oakfield Avenue. Information from Glasgow Friends ofthe Earth. 16 Newton Terrace. Glasgow. Day One (second part tomorrow) of all day session of talks and workshops. Primarily intended for members but with discussion of topics ofgenerai interest Day One has Ken Collins (Member ofthe European Parliament) and Friends of the Earth's Andy Kerr ask what should the Green Issues for the next General Election be‘.’ On Day Two there is a talk on the tropical rainforest campaign. 0 Poetry: Aonghas Mac Neacail and Ian Stephen Third Eye Centre. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521.3pm. £2 (£1). Poetry from Aonghas Mac Neacail. whose collection ofpoems in Gaelic An Scac/madlz has recently

Theatre. Chambers Street. 1.55pm. Free. Information: Department of Public Affairs. 225 7534 ext 206. Jenni Calder with the latest in the museum's autumn lecture series on the theme of ‘Festivals‘.

TUESDAY 18 Glasgow

0 Liz Lochhead Cumbernauld Theatre. Cumbernauld. 02367 732887. 8pm. £1. The popular and talented poet and playwright brings back some of her inimitable poetry and ‘personalities’. In the theatre bar.


0 Lesbian Magazines Lavender Menace. 11a Forth Street. Edinburgh. 556 ()079. 8pm. Free. Three journalists who contribute to gay magazines. Kate Fearnley of Gay Scotland. Anne Weddell of Contact and Jane Carnall of the gay science fiction magazine Touched talk about the requirements for and from lesbian magazines.



.A URDY 22 Glasgow

0 Poetry lrom Sorley Maclean and Iain Crichton Smith Third Eye Centre, 35( Sauchiehall Street, 332 7251. 3pm. £2 (£1). Part of the Third Eye‘s As An Fhearann season (see Sat 15). Sorley Maclean. renowned Gaelic poet, 75 this year, and Iain Crichton Smith. poet, novelist and playwright. read from their work.

0 Ceilidh with the Desperate Danz Band Shakespeare Street Youth Club, Maryhill. 8pm—midnight. Fundraising event organised by Green City Workers Co-op. Bring your own drink there‘s no bar.

MONDAY 24 Edinburgh

0 Fire Festivals National Museums of Scotland, Lecture Theatre. Chambers Street. 1.55pm. Free. Information from Department of Public Affairs. 225 7534 ext 206. Gavin Sprott continues the ‘Festivals‘ theme.

TUESDAY 25 Edinburgh

0 The Walk This Way Fashion Show The Amphitheatre, 31 Lothian Road. 229 7670. 10pm—3am. £2.50 (Tickets from Virgin Record Shop. Princes Street, the Nationwide Building Scoeity and the Amphitheatre). A charity fashion show by Montage, proceeds to go to the Children in Need appeal. Includes dance cabaret acts.

0 Women and Socialism Trades Council, 14 Picardy Place. 8pm. Meeting of Socialist Party of Great Britain. Speaker will be Janie Percy Smith, lecturere in Politics at Bristol University. Everyone welcome.

0 Poetry: Ian Stephen Ryries Bar. Haymarket. Edinburgh. 337 7582. 7.45pm. Admission 20p. Ian Stephen reads his own work.

0 Tollcross Writers Workshop Tollcross Community Centre. Tollcross Primary School. Fountainbridge, Edinburgh. Information from George Mackin. 031 346 1089. 7.30pm. Workshop for anyone interested in poetry, prose or short stories. New writers welcome.



0 The Earth Belongs Unto the Lord: Highland Croiiers ol the 1880s Third Eye Centre, 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. 7.30pm. £1 (50p). A talk by Dr Ann Matheson. Keeper of Printed Books at the National Library of Scotland. on crofters‘ lives and attitudes before and after the Crofting Act period.

0 Poetry: Charles Ashton/Jim Katy 27 George Square, Edinburgh. 7.30pm. £3 (Annual membership included). Organised by the Scottish Association for Speaking ofVerse. Information from Robin Bell. 031 334 5241.

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been published and Ian Stephen. whose poetry and stories combine traditionalelements with contemporary imagesoinghland life. Part ofthe Third Eye Centre’s As An Fhearamz (From the Land) season commemorating the centenary ofthe (,‘rofting Act. The season includes exhibitions. music and theatre as well (see relevant sections).


Womanzone Disco Wilkie House. Cowgate. Edinburgh. 9.30pm—2am. £2.50 (£1.50). Women only (children welcome). [D]



9 Sangha Day Glasgow Buddhist Centre. 329 Sauchiehall Street. Glasgow. 333 0524. Centre opens at 11.30am. Celebration ofthree main Buddhist Festivals— the Buddha, the Dharma and Sangha. plus Buddha‘s Parinirvana and Padmasambhava

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o The Crotters’ World: Art and Society Third Eye Centre. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. 7.30pm. £1 (50p). A talk by Dr John Mclnnes. Senior Lecturer in Scottish Ethnology at Edinburgh University. on how the traditional tales. poems, songs and

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Children‘s Festivals in the Far East National Museums of Scotland. . , Available directly from all good health food shOps.

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Lecture Theatre. Chambers Street. .. Edinburgh. 1.55pm. Free. L Information 225 7534 ext 206. Jane Wilkinson on Far East Festivals.

0 introduction to Transcendental Meditation Edinburgh Theosophical Centre. 28 Great King Street. Edinburgh. Talk by Rebecca Smillie.


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Edinburgh Eginburgh. 5560079. 8pm. Free. s 1 . egay )‘t rd i hit t‘st

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Theosophical Society. 28 King Street. 7.30pm. A talk by Archie McPherson about the girl who heard voices.

MONDAY 17 Edinburgh

0 Old and New Years National Museums of Scotland, Lecture

books too. Wine will be served.

0 Joint Charities Christmas Hypermarltet Assembly Rooms. Edinburgh. 10am—6pm. Continues on Fri 21 and Sat 22 Nov (10am—4pm). Full details from Alan Rees. 031 225 4606. l 10 local and national charities in the annual sale ofChristmas items.


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