5507. Mon—Fri 9am—8.30pm; Sat 9am—1pm.

Fast Forward Leith Until 3 July. Leith and its history is the subject ofa programme made by the Film Workshop for Channel 4 which should be broadcast early next year. A group of l l year-olds from Bonnington Primary have made their own contribution with an impression ofwhat Leith will look like in the future and have made an animated film oftheir ideas under the guidance ofJessica Langford from the Film Workshop. Their work is on view in this interesting exhibition.


0 FILMHOUSE Lothian Road 228 2688. All seats are £1 and are bookable in advance.

NB The following film will be the last children's Saturday matinee until after the Edinburgh Film Festival in August.

Thunderbird 6 (U) (UK. 1968) 90 mins. Sat 27. 2pm. Black Phantom sabotage! Lady Penelope in peril! Thundering to the rescue are Gerry Anderson’s ever reliable crew. Based on the highly successful TV series.

ODEON Clerk Street. 667 7331. Tickets £2 (cones £1.50) for perfs commencing before 6pm: £2.70 (cons £2) for perfs commencing after 6an

Living Daylights The latest Bond issue with Timothy Dalton as Britain's most suave spy. See also Glasgow.


0 CRAIGLOCKHART SPORTS CENTRE 177 Colinton Road. 443 0101.

Play Sessions (i—3l July. Mon—Fri. 10am—6pm. 30p. For under 10s. Sports School 6—31 July. Mon—Fri. 2—3pm. £2.50 for week. For 10—l6years. Courses in badminton. tennis and canoeing. Book in advance.

0 LOCAL SWIMMING POOLS (ilenogle. Infirmary Street. Portobello. Leith and Dalry. Info

tel. 667 721 1.

Swimming Lessons and Play Sessions 6—31 July.

0 JACK KANE SPORTS CENTRE Niddric Mains Road. 669 0404. 6 July—14 August. 10am~12noon and 2pm—4pm.

Playsessions Lots of activities including treasure hunts and bouncing on Marvin the Inflatable Monkey. For 5— 14 years.

Gymnastic courses and Aerobic classes For girls over 12 years.

0 ROYAL COMMONWEALTH POOL Dalkeith Road. 667 7211. Swimming. diving. judo and fencing lessons and play sessions with inflatable. 6July to 15 Aug. Various times. Check with venue.

O SAUGHTON SPORTS COMPLEX Stevenson Road. 444 0422.

Athletics coaching (+— 10 July. 2—4pm. £2.50. Book in advance.

Theatre 0 MAJOR MUSTARD The story of

‘Little Ern‘. a baby teapot born into a Royal Family. Using his puppet theatre show. Major Mustard will be at the following venues:

West Princes Street Gardens Mon (T July. 10.30am.

Pilrig Park Mon 6. 3pm.

Inch Park Tue 7. 10.30am.

Gorgie Memorial Hall Tue 7. 3pm. Balerno High School Wed 8. 10.30am. Braidburn Valley Park Wed 8. 3pm. Brighton Park Thurs l). 10.30am.

Jack Kane Centre Thurs l). 3pm. Davidson’s Mains Park Fri 10. 10.30am.

Saughton Park Fri 10. 3pm.


Nae Trust tae the Custocks Thurs 2. Fri 3. Sat 4 July. 7.30pm. Tickets from Theatre Workshop Box Office 226 5425 £2 (£1 ).

For their first ever show combining members of all three Theatre Workshop Youth Theatres an ambitious. atmospheric and lively historical drama has been chosen which tells the story of the iniquitious 18th-century slave trade.

No price increase in 1987!

that admits you to all these attractions.

Thrills of cinema 180' 50p extra.

available at reduced prices if paid In advance

Set out on Safari

Set out now on Safari to Blair Drummond on an inclusiveticket Game Reserves, Pets' Farm, Performing Sea-Lion Show, Giant

Astraglide, Jungle Cruise, Adventure Playground, Picnic and Barbecue Areas, Car Parks and lots of other attractions

Open Daily until 5 Oct 198710am,|astadm155ion 4.30pm. Party bookings

Blair Drummond Safari and Leisure Park, nr Stirling. Tel (07861841456

-) Exit 10 off M9— A84




,OUAKER MEETING HOUSE 8. COURTYARD, THE PLEASANCE - y a. 3. 4 JULY 1987 at 7.30pm £2.00 (£1.00)



o The Open List is a free listings service tor all cultural, educational, political and other events that do not iall into The Llst's other listings categories.


0 Summer Festival of Peace and Freedom Palace of Art. Bellahouston Park. Paisley Road West. Glasgow. 11.30am~5.30pm £2 (£1 ) Children accompanied by an adult free. The Festival for all those ‘sick of the Arms Race. the dole queues and the Tories”. Labour Party Scottish Chairman. Bill Spiers will outline his party‘s plans for challenging the Conservatives' right to rule Scotland. while Arkadi .‘vlaslennikov. l’ruvdu‘s London Correspondent. will give the Soviet view of disarmament. Also speaking will be MP for Leith Ron Brown. CNI) Scottish Chairwoman Nancy Dangerfield. John Brannan shop steward’s Convenor at the Caterpillar works and others. The entertainment will be provided by Dick (iaughan. Dave Anderson and Arthur Johnstone in the evening concert. Fifty exhibition stalls will highlight issues ofinternational poilitical concern. The event is organised by the Morning Star newspaper. o IYSH Festival Day St Bride‘s Community Centre. ()rwell Terrace (off Dalry Road) Edinburgh. 1—5pm (free) and 8pm till late (£2.50/1.50 conc). A day of festivities in aid of International Year ofShelter for the Homeless. In the morning. information on the problems ofthe homeless plus children‘s games. live music. a cafe and a bookstall. In the afternoon. music from Rod Paterson ofthe Easy Club. Miro. Christine Kydd. Junior Brother and others compered by Danny Kyle. Bar with late licence.

0 Edinburgh to St. Andrews Cycle Ride Leaves from Foot ofthe Mound.

8.45am. The annual charity/fun ride takes place this weekend. See panel.


o Hermitage oi Braid: Guided Walk Hermitage of Braid. Information Centre. Braid Road. Edinburgh. 2pm. Information: 031 447 7145. The theme of this walk is ‘Wild Flowers‘.


o Alterthe Election, What Now? 60 The Pleasance. Edinburgh. 7.30pm. Free. A meeting organised by the Revolutionary Communist Party with its British Chairman, Frank Richard. giving a talk which will be followed by an open discussion.


0 Edinburgh Bisexual Group Lesbian and Gay Centre. 58A Broughton Street. Edinburgh. 8pm. Information 031 557 3620. Newcomer’s night.


0 Edinburgh Bisexual Group Lesbian and Gay Centre. 58A Broughton Street. Edinburgh. 8pm. Information 031 557 3620. Healthy Loving is the theme of tonight‘s discussion meeting.


Over 800 cyclists of all shapes and sizes, with machines to match, strike out for St. Andrews on Sat 27 June. The 65 miles will be covered at varying speeds by boy racers, experienced tourers and novice grannies, and while many of the participants in this annual event will be sponsored to raise money for Lepra, others will just be along iorthe ride. The well-worn route has been chosen to keep to the back roads where possible, and is well supplied with refreshment stops. A mobile (motorised) repair service will deal with any mechanical problems— though a basic check is advisable beiore setting on. A ceilidh will be held in St Andrews to remove the last ounces of energy, and the night can be spent in accommodation ranging from the very cheap (sleeping bag on the floor) to the reasonably cheap. The return journey can be made with the help at British Rail extra luggage space will be available on trains on Saturday and Sunday. Though there are those who turn round and cycle straight back!

The ride starts from the Foot of the Mound at 8.45am. Further details from Edinburgh Bicycle Co-Op, 5 Alvanley Terrace, 031 2281368.

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