purchasing this magnificent medieval manuscript of the early 14th century, keeping the book in Scotland. The price £550.000.

O NETHERBOW 43 High Street. 556 9579.

Christmas Exhibition Until Wed 24 Dec. Work by Ella Neustein. Cathy Outram and Suzy Shearer.

O NICHOLSON GALLERY 8 St Mary‘s Street. 556 5059. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.

Barbara Balmer Tue 2—Wed 24 Dec. Cool looks from this well-known Scottish artist. now settled in the historic village of Stamford.

0 OPEN EYE GALLERY 57 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm. Sat 10am-4pm. [D] Helen Firth Paintings and Anne nghtwood Ceramics Until Fri 5 Dec. On a Small Scale Sat 6—Wed 24 Dec. Paintings, ceramics and glass from contemporary British artists.

0 PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 5568921. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2-5pm.

The great Scots of the past and present are collected here in a gallery of faces and figures.

0 PRESCOTE GALLERY 369 High Street. 225 2652. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.

O PRINTMAKERS' WORKSHOP GALLERY 23 Union Street. 557 2479. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Capital Prints Until Sat 20 Dec. Prints of Edinburgh. The Workshop will be holding a benefit party once a month. Only costing £1. there are prizes to be won as well as having a good time. Contact Printmakers for details.

0 OUEEN'S HALL Clerk Street. 668 3456. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm and concert evenings (ticket holders only).

The Landscape Watercolours oi Johh Carmel-Crossley Until Sun 30 Nov. Watercolours and Oils by Victoria Farris Mon l—Tue 23 Dec.

0 RIAS GALLERY 15 Rutland Square. 229 7205. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm. Work Places Until Fri 5 Dec. Scottish commercial and industrial buildings in the Eighties.

Architects as Artists Mon 8—Rue 23 Dec. Work in various media by Scottish architects.


Over the winter period (until April) Inyerleith House will be open only over weekends. The three summer exhibitions John Hope 18th century gardener and enlightened figure, Margaret Stonais exqusite watercolours and Heather Angel‘s colour photographs. will be continued during this time.

0 ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm. There are many interesting talks, lectures and films being held at the museum this autumn and winter. (See Open section). Contact the information desk for details.

0 ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Queen Street. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm.

Scotland‘s antiquities share premises with the Portrait Gallery.


6 Howard Street, 556 6337. Mon—Sat 10am—4pm. Sun 2-4pm.

0 SCOTTISH CRAFT CENTRE 140 Canongate. 556 8136. Mon-Sat 10am—5.30pm. Special Sun Opening 7.14 and 21Dec1—5pm.

A permanent showcase for the crafts of Scotland.

The craftsmen and women of Scotland gather their work together

here for sale. Knitwear. ceramics.etc. I

Nairn Pottery Until Sat 29 Nov. An exhibition to celebrate 25 years of the Nairn Pottery run by Muriel and Gordon McIntyre.

Christmas Crackers Until Wed 24 Dec. Crafts for sale with Christmas in mind.

0 THE SCOTTISH GALLERY 94 George Street. 225 5955. Mon-Fri 9am—5.30pm. Sat 9.30am—1pm. Christmas Exhibition Until Wed 31 Dec (closed 25—28 Dec). Small paintings by gallery artists together with Decorated Pots. Prices from £5—£500.

0 THE SCOTTISH MINING MUSEUM Lady Victoria Colliery. Newtongrange. Midiothian. 663 7519. Tue-Fri 10am—4.30pm. Sat/Sun Noon—5pm.

Prestongrange (between Prestonpans and Musseiburgh) Tue—Fri 10am—4pm. Sat/Sun Noon—5pm. Visitor Centre. Historic Cornish Beam Engine and displays showing coal-mining through the ages.

0 THE SHORE GALLERY 59 Bemard Street. Leith. Mon—Fri 11am—4pm. The next exhibition at The Shore will be Recent Flower Paintings by Agnes Kindberg from Mon i—Fri 12 Dec.

0 STILLS GALLERY 105 High Street. 557 1140. Tue—Sat. noon—6pm.

The Britons Sat 29 Nov—Sat 10.lan. 20in x 24in colour polaroids by Neal Slavin.

O TALBOT RICE ART CENTRE Old College, University of Edinburgh. 667 1011 ext 4308. Mon—Sat. 10am—5pm.

Prints lrom Peacock Until Sat 13 Dec. An exhibition selected from Peacock‘s output over the past ten years.

0 THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 225 7942. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.

Actors, Dancers and Musicians Until Sat 29 Nov. Originally a student of music. Douglas Wright has become a photographer by profession. specialising in the arts.

Christmas Exhibition During Dec. The theme illustrates children in Russia to coincide with the seasonal show Baba Yaga and the Magic Doll. The Image Machine First meeting Mon 5 Jan at 7.30pm. An early announcement for the 1987 community production which will be run jointly by Theatre Workshop and The Slide Workshop. They will be looking for people who are interested in working with photography and film to take part in creating the images.

0 TORRANCE GALLERY 29b Dundas Street. 5566366. Mon-Fri 11am—6pm. Sat 10.30am—4pm.

O 369 GALLERY 209 Cowgate, 225 3013. Mon—Sat noon—5.30pm.

Alan Watson Sat 29 Nov—Sat 20 Dec. New work.

Small Pictures for Christmas Sat 29 Nov—Wed 24 Dec. An exhibition held in the Board Room.

The Collective Gallery

57-54 I itgh Street. [.titnbUtgh I III I 113 031-556 2600

RICHARD WOTHERSPOON Recent Work November 28th December 17th

CHRISTMAS AUCTION I Saturday 13th December, 2.30pm A fund raising auction ofwork from artists. I members and non-members.

Crawford Centre for the Arts


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The Centre will be closed for the Christmas break from Monday 22 December until Sunday 4 January.

Subs;d/sed by the Scottish Arts Comet!

93 North Street. St Andrews (0334) 76161 extension 591

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Christmas Exhibitions

by Ella Neustein BATIKS ~ PAINTINGS PRINTS and WILDLIFE ETCHINGS STUDIES by by Cathy Outram Kenny Armand


26 November— 24 December Galleries open mam—4.30pm Mon—Sat, 43 High Street, Edinburgh

The List 28 Nov -11 Dec 33