Classes. ASSEMBLY ROOMS 53 George Street. 225 3614. Info. from Kate Craik.

Dance Classes The very popular dance classes started last year. pick up for a new season. The range this year is even more varied you can dance Flamenco one Wednesday and Afro-Caribbean the next Thursday. Each class costs £2 (£1) which is very good value and begins at (1pm. good for those who work. Thurs 1 ()ct Afro Caribbean with Andy Smith; Mon 5 ()ct Contemporary class with Common (iround. particularly accessible for those with a hearing impairment; Tue (1 ()ct - Adult Ballet with Marilyn Williams; Wed 7 ()ct Contemporary with Common (iround; Thurs 8 ()ct Tai Chi with Ian Cameron; Mon 12 Get High Energy Contemporary with Pat Eckersley; Tue 13 - Jazz with Raymond Kaye; Mon 1‘) ()ct High Energy with Pat Eckcrsley; Tue 211 ()ct Contemporary with (ireg Nash. Classes continue until Tue 15 [)ec.

Greg Nash Group - Dance Workshop Mon 1‘)—Wed 21 ()ct. Free btit you must register in advance by phoning 225 2424 ext ooo4 or completing the form available from the Assembly Rooms.

Greg Nash, Kate Dalton and Rosina Bonsu invite you to join them for three days and then perform in their new show No Dogs .\'o Cycles. Both experienced and beginners welcome. Wear loose clothing. You must be committed for the three days.

Performance 0 ASSEMBLY ROOMS 54 (ieorgc

Street. 225 3614.

Tea Dance Wed 7 ()ct. 3pm. Tickets 75p includes refreshments. Dance to the sound of the Douglas Wyllie Trio in the Ballroom.

Tea Dance Wed 21 ()ct. 3pm. Tickets 75p includes refreshments. The Tommy Mitchell Duo take the stand in the Ballroom.

0 NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE 43 High Street 55(1‘)57‘).

The Nethcrbow begin a Festival of Mime and Mask on Tue 13()ct with Le Colporteur in La Deuxieme Nuil 7.311pm. £311.21

Black Mime Theatre Fri 16 ()ct. 8pm. {2.511(£1.511). Mantrail.

Black Mime Theatre Sat 17 ()ct. 8pm. 122.5111“ .511). Personal Relations.


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and volunteers giving information about Artlink‘s activities and access to venues. Day. 111am—4pm. Brunton Hall. Mttsselburgh. Artlink requires volunteers in East l.othian. Contact: 1131 557 34‘)11.

0 EDINBURGH BISEXUAL GROUP Thurs 8 Oct Setting up a pen-pal scheme. than 15 ()ct. Social Night. All meetings are at 8pm in the Lesbian and (Say Centre. (111 Broughton Street. Edinburgh. 1131 557 36211. 7.311pm—-‘).311pm every Thurs evening. The Edinburgh Bisexual (iroup urgently need donations to cover running costs of the Phoneline. Send arty contributions to the above address. 0 SCOTTISH PARENTS ENQUIRY

A sell-help group made up of parents whose son or daughter is homosexual. SPE welcomes any contact from parents either by writing to: Scottish parents Enquiry, PO Box 169. Edinburgh, EH1 3UU, orby telephoning 031556 4040, Wed 7.30—10pm.


0 GLASGOW BUDDHIST CENTRE Full-Day Retreat. Sat 111()ct. 1(1am. The day will include several periods of meditation as well as talks. discussion groups and other activities. (il.asgow Buddhist Centre. 32‘) Sauchiehall Street. 1141 33311524.

0 YWCA Randolph Place. Edinburgh. 1131 225 437‘). Touch for Health 3 and4()ct. and 17 and IS ()ct. S.311am—-5pm. Two weekends

taking a holistic approach to working

with the body’s natural healing processes to promote physical and emotional well-being. Reflexology Starting (i()c1. (I weeks ofclasses. 7.311pmv—‘)pm. Learn to Relax Starting 7 ( )ct. o-week course exploring relaxation techniques. 7.311—‘)pm. Slimnastics Starting 7 ()ct. 111 weeks

of exercise classes. part of the British

Slimnastics Movement fitness programme. ‘)._‘s(1am—l 1am.



Offers the chance to learn new skills under professional tuition. Workshops in puppetry. mime and

drama begin week commencing 5 ()ct. Springwell House. Commttnity Education Office. Ardrnillan Terrace. Edinburgh El 11 1 2.11.. 1131 337 I‘)71.

O EDINBURGH UNEMPLOYED WORKERS CENTRE (EUWC) Meeting place for all on benefits. offering facilities such as word processors and videos. study groups. and the chance to share and learn skills. Cranston Street. Edinburgh. 55711718. Mon—Fri l11am—4.311pm.

0 WELL BEING FOR UNEMPLOYED PEOPLE For those unemployed who would like to improve their well being and have some fun. Starting 8 ()ct for 111 weeks. 2-~4pm. no charge. South Side Commtmity Centre. 117 Nicolson Street. Edinburgh. 1131 (m7 11484.


o WILKIE HOUSE PLAYGROUP/CRECHE All under lives welcome. Donationsofjunk. scrap material urgently needed. Mon--—Fri 9am—4pm. 37 ( iuthrie Street. Edinburgh. 1131 225 2117‘).

O WOMEN AND YOUNG CHILDREN A 111-week discussion group for women with young children to look at some of the problems and issues we lace. Starting 15 October. Nocharge; creche facilities. South Side CommunityCentre. 117 Nicolson Street. Edinburgh. 1131 (1(17 11484.

0 WOMEN CELEBRATE 3»-4 ()ct. Assembly Rooms. 54 ( ieorge Street. Edinburgh. 1131 228 I 155. Weekend of workshopsoffering a varictyof cventsand activities. covering arts and crafts. the opportunity to air your thoughts and develop self confidence. Two days {11151118 unwagcd. CB4“. ()AP); one day. £7.511(£2).

Craig’s Close 2 9 Cockbum Street Edinburgh

Reservations 0313.26 3537 ;'

Pimpernel is French Country Cooking, is Charcoal Grills, is Fresh Fish, is Restaurant, is Bar with Bistro Food (£2.60 for 2-course Lunch), is owned and personally run by Peter and Irene.



o ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE SOCIETY OF SCOTLAND Fenland Romanesque Lecture by Professor Eric Fernie. Thurs 15 ()ct. 8pm. held in the Royal Society of Edinburgh. 22 (ieorgc Street. Edinburgh. Non-members welcome. Al lSS members £1.25 (students 511p): non-members £21111.

0 GAY SCOTLAND Sept “Oct edition now available. £1. Further information. contact 58A Broughton Street. Edinburgh Elll 3SA.1131 557 2625.

0 GORGlE-DALRY WRITERS WORKSHOP First Friday: Poems and Pints An evening of poetry. prose and song featuring Annamarie McRury. Thelma (iood and Pomegranate. Fri 2 ()ct. West End Hotel. Palmerston Place. Edinburgh. 8pm. 511p.

o HUMANIST FORUM Comparative Ethics on TV Discussion led by ProfessorJP. Mackay. Part ofseries of discussions held on Mondays at 7.3(1pm at 55 Albany Street. Edinburgh. Further information. 1131 33 s372.



musicians. visual artists. dancers. performance artists. poets etc. to collaborate on structured and free Improvisations aiming for performances on Fri 13 November. 7--—l 1pm. at the Assembly Rooms. Edinburgh (entrance free). Contact Paul. (131 22‘) 511‘)7.


evenings‘ entertainment with a range g of poetry and music from such artists 3

as .lohn Mc(iauchie. Jeannie Rocks and Forth Dimension Barbershop. Thurs 8. Fri ‘). Sat 111()ct. 7.311pm. the Netherbow Theatre. 43 High Street. Edinburgh. 1131 225 2424.


l.og chalets to Barratt homes on view at the Scottish Exhibition Centre. 3—-1S’()ctober. 1pm—111pm16pm Suns). ()ver 1511exhibitors for £2 (511p) £5 family ticket.

0 YOUNG PEOPLE AND HOUSING Marking the beginning of Youth Month in the Year of the Homeless. St .Iohn’s Church. West End. noon~5pm. 3 ()ct. Free.

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