Monday for 4 weeks starting 27 July. Thev will all be based around the theme of Mary Queen of Scots and for the first one. on period dancing. some 20th century gym shoes should be taken along. Make-up and Jewellery 3 August. 10.30am-12noon. Free. Mary was a great lover of rich and elaborate jewellery. and. in an age not especially given to washing. some of her beaded necklaces contained much-needed perfume. 0 ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mr Woods Fossils and Discovery Room. See Art Listings. 0 STILLS GALLERY 105 High Street. 557 1140. Children's Workshops See Art Listings. 0 YOUTH RENDEZVOUS South Bridge Resource and Education Centre. during July and August. An international youth centre for young people of all nationalities. Cafe. lounge. day and evening performances by local bands. drama groups. ceilidhs. multi-cultural and folk evenings. 0 WILKIE HOUSE Cow-gate. 225 2079 Youth Orama Classes fivery Tues and Thurs 4pm-o.30pm and Saturdays 10am-4pm. Approx 30pence per session. For 8- 15 year olds. and will gradually work towards another show. (probably for Christmas). New members welcome. Creche Mon-Sat 9am-4.30pm. Nominal charge. For children up to approx 7 years.

Exhibitions 0 CITY ART CENTRE Market Street.

225 2424. Mon-Sat 10am-6pm. Child‘s Play [fruit 5 September. £1 (25pence) all proceeds go to Save The Children.

Activities free with entrance to the exhibition first come. first served. Playtrac Demonstrations 27-31 July. Demonstrations all day.

Modern Day Magic Lantern 3-5 August. 10.30am-12.30p.. 2pm-4pm.

Craft Activities 'l‘hurs (i and Fri 7 August. 10am-12noon. 2pm-4pm.


0 CANNON [-othian Road. 229 3030. An American Tail (t3 ) (Don Bluth. L'S. 198(3). 81 mitts. Check with venue for times. Disney-style animation is back with a vengeance. with super-producer Spielberg leading the way. It combines first class technique with a fairly sentimental tale full ofstandard American virtues about a group of Russian mice emigres who go in search of their rodent fortune in America with a nice line in characterisation including a vegetarian cat called Tiger.

0 FILMHOUSE1-othian Road 228 2688. All seats are £1 and are bookable in advance.

Children's Saturday matinees will re-start after the Edinburgh Film

Festival ends in August. for details of

Mary Queen of Scots ( PU) (UK. 1971). 128 mins. Tues 28 2.45pm. £1.20 (75p) see Film listings. OOEON Clerk Street. 667 7331. Tickets £2 (cones £1.50) for perfs

commencing before 6pm. £2.70 (cons £2) for perfs commencing after 6pm.

Living Daylights ( PG) (John Glen. UK. 1987) until mid

August. 10.30am (all seats £1.50). 1.45pm. 5pm. 8pm. Spying made chic. suave and sophisticated Bond is back.

The Aristocrats ( US. Wolfgang Reitherman. 1970) 78mins. Voices of Maurice Chevalier and Eva (iabor. 'l‘ill beginning ofAugust. 1.30pm (not Sun). 3.50pm. (1pm. 8.20pm. Disney classic in which the feline fraternity of a household is threatened with losing its inheritance. but right prevails!


0 LOCAL SWIMMING POOLS (ilenogle. Infirmary Street. Portobello. Leith and Dalry. lnfo tel. (167 7211.

Swimming programme Until 15 Aug. 0 MEADOWBANK SPORTS CENTRE London Road. (ml 5351. Until 13 August.

Sports Play Sessions 10am-12noon. plus the special super soft play equipment on 'l‘uesdays and 'l'hursdays. 50pence per session. Coaching Afternoons. Athletics. badminton. basketball. fencing. judo. table tennis and trampoling. For 10-15 years olds (except judo. open to all over (i) 50 pence each session.

0 JACK KANE SPORTS CENTRE Niddrie Mains Road. 6690404. Until 14 August.

10am-12noon and 2pm-4pm. Playsessions Lots of activities including treasure hunts and bouncing on Marvin the inflatable Monkey. For 5- 14 year olds. Also treasure hunts and face painting. 10p under 10s. 20p over 10s and gymnastics (for girls) and aerobics classes for the over 12s.

Gymnastic courses and Aerobic classes For girls over 12 years.

0 ROYAL COMMONWEALTH POOL Dalkeith Road. (167 7211.

Ring for details of Inflatables (at all swimming centres. including Sundays at RCP 10am-12noon and 2pm-4pm). Learn to Swim (RCP Mon-Fri 9.15am-1D.1Sam; Dalry Mon-Fri 9am-1lam and Portobello Mon-Fri Sam-11am, adults 12noon-5pm) and, at the RCP Diving (9.15am); judo ( 10am-12noon) and tencing ( 1pm-3pm).


0 BRUNTON HALL Musselburgh. Woodie Winsthe Day July 28. 29 30. 7.30pm. £2 (£1.50). A new play by Shiona Liddle. author ofthe first class The Magic Whistle seen at the Netherbow Arts Centre last July and Christmas. This play by a newly-formed group of professionals and amateurs. the Nonamae Theatre Company. tells the tale ofAngus' quest for the precious Ruby ofJoy. With a little help from Woodie the Hoodie.

0 ALL DAY SUCKERS Don Quixote for tots! Using live action and puppets. For 5 to 12 year olds. At the following venues:

Mon 27 July West Princes Street Gardens. 10am and Pilrig Park. 3pm.

Tues 28 Inch Park 10.30am and Brighton Park. 3pm. Wed 29 Davidson's Mains Park.

10.30am and Saughton Park. 3pm.

0 THE AMAZING MR BONES Tues4 Gorgie Memorial Hall. 10.30am.

Wed 5 Jack Kane Centre. 3pm.

Fri 31 Royal Commonwealth Pool.


Mon 3 New Kirkgate Shopping Centre. 10.30am and South Queensferry Community Centre. 2.30pm.

Wed 5 Wester 1 lailes Shopping

Centre. 10.30am.

0 MAGIC BOB Fun and mystery for 5 years and over with lots of audience participation required.

Thurs 30 Gorgie Memorial Hall. 10.30am.

Fri 31 Royal Commonwealth Pool. 10.30am and Cameron Toll Shopping Centre. 3pm.

0 PAVLA’S PUPPETS In a mysterious tale about a Gingerbread House for the over 43!

Mon 5 Pilrig Park. 3pm.

Thurs 6 Inch Park. 10.30am.



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18July - 5 September CHILD’S PLAY Reflecting all aspects of children's play - past. present and future. A \‘ll’ section will include playthings lent by members of the Royal Family. politicians and foreign statesmen. Admission: Adults £1 . Children 25p. to raise money for the Save the Children Fund.

25 July - 5 September LACQUER “'ORK FROM PALEKH Lacquered enamel work painted on miniature boxes. jewel cases. caskets and brooches which include scenes front Russian folk life. legends. history and literature. This is the first major exhibition of this material to be staged in the (LR. . contributing to the Russian theme of the 1987 Festival.

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