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'ANT|~APARTNEID CONCERT: Many visitors to last year's
'DLD AND NEW FRIENDS: Along with the Skiffle Bunch steelband, this year’s Commonwealth Music Show brings London’s papular Grand Union Orchestra back to Edinburgh and introduces Scottish audiences to new performers such as the irrepressible Langas & Managniyars from Rajasthan and the visually stunning masked theatre group Purulia Chhau
through The Usher Hall in Lothian Street, as are places in the tree workshops. Tickets for Dance Round The World are also available from the St Bride’s Centre, Orwell Terrace, Haymarket, 031 346 1405. Tickets for Friday's Anti-Apartheid Concert and Sunday's concert by Grand Union in Princes Street Gardens are not bookable in advance and will go on sale one hour before the performances. Ticket concessions are open to OAPs, children under16, students and U840 holders.
DAY BY DAY DIARY OF EVENTS
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‘WORKSROPS: Special free workshops are planned for the Music ‘
Show, one on percussion instruments and a second on Indian folk arts. “WENT”
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be held at The Assembly Rooms, George Street, Princes Street Gardens S‘ﬁﬂbam
and St Bride’s Community Centre, Orwell Terrace, Haymarket. ce'Mh Band Assembly Rooms:
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Malaysian GameIan Orchestra
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MUSIC SHOW FRIDAY: SATURDAY: SUNDAY: . 3 JULY 4 JULY 5 JULY ° PICNIC couceers: On Saturday, 4 July and Sunday, 5 July at :gpéggt‘mmn 3°"? coeum gct'ccﬁr'cm 12.30pm. Special lunchtime performances in Princes Street Gardens. alays'a" 8mm" ",m'a 3“ Admission free. Snack lunches will be on sale. Skiffle Bunch O'Fhewa. Sk'me Bunch . I 8“de Raiasthani Folk Steelbaond “COMMONWEALTH CEILIDN: One of the hit events of last years R . h , Folk Group Malaysmn Gamaian Commonwealth Arts Festival brought together Trinidad's Skiffle Bunch “a” 3'" Tanzania Music 3. orchestra steelband and a Scottish Ceilidh group for an unforgettable night of 6'0"" , . can“ _ music and dance. Skiffle Bunch are back this year and will be joing a “mum” Mus“: 8‘ , P'mc” 5': Scots band for a repeat/Me fun and games at The Assembly Rooms 08"“ , PM”: St 123,09” on Saturday. Come along and dance 'til you drop! . Plus: 390m“ 123.0?” Adm'ssm" Fm Guest Artists Admissron Free onANCE AROUND THE WORLD: St Bride’s Centre, Haymarket, plays . Pd St 7 30 you Ants host to a special Commonwealth Music Show event on Friday night . ° W“ pmcussmu woaxsnop featuring dance and music from Scotland and around the world. Plenty kam- [2 WORKS"0P _ of music, dance, food and drink. I“ “"3, PM“ Chm"
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Show performers will be taking part in another special Anti-Apartheid 03W“: 3' Musmam
concert in Princes Street Gardens from 7.30pm. Tickets, price £2 (it St 3m” com": Assembly Rooms: co" 1
concs) will only be available from Princes Street, one hour before the 9”. 3P". _ . 5"
show. Tickets: £2.50 Admission Free Grand Union (£1.50 concs) Orchestra
Princes St: 7.30 pm Tickets: £2 ([1 concslt
tALL WORKSHOP SPACES ARE LIMITED: CONTACT USHER HALL TO RESERVE
A FREE SPACE
tNO ADVANCE BOOKING: TICKETS AVAILABLE ON OOOR ONE HOUR BEFORE
The ergeriisers reserve the right to amend programme deteils.
COMMONWEALTH MUSIC SHOW
Edinburgh 1st- 5th July 1987
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