above). 7.30pm.

0 Hamilton v Meadowbank Douglas Park (as above). 7.30pm.

0 Partlck Thistle v Kllmamock Firhill (as above). 7.30pm.

Wednesday 28


0 Celtic v Falkirk Celtic Park (as above). 7.30pm.

0 Hibs v Dundee Utd Easter Road (as above). 7.30pm.

Monday 19

0 Hamilton Park Flat meeting at the Lanarkshire track (access from both M74 and M8 at Hamilton). Club £8, Paddock £4. First race 2.15pm.

Wednesday 28

0 Edinburgh Flat meeting at Musselburgh Racecourse (8 miles from Edinburgh on the A1). Club £7, Paddock £3.50. First race 1.45pm.

ICE HDC EY Saturday 17

o Ayr Bruins v Durham Wasps Ayr Ice Rink, Limekilns Road, Ayr (0292 263024). 7.15pm. £2.50(£1.50). Heineken League.

0 File Flyers v Whitley Warriors Kirkcaldy Ice Rink, Kirkcaldy (0592 52151). 7.15pm. £3 (£1.75). Heineken League.


o Murraytield Racers v Dundee Rockets Murrayfield Ice Rink, Riversdale Crescent, Edinburgh (031337 6933). 6.30pm. £2.80 (£1.70). Heineken League.

Saturday 24

o Ayr Bruins v Nottingham Panthers Ayr Ice Rink (details as above). Heineken League.

0 File Plyers v Strealham Redskins Kirkcaldy Ice Rink (details as above). Heineken League.

Sunday 25

o Murraylleld Racers v Nottingham Panthers Murrayfield Ice Rink (details as above). Heineken League.

LACROSSE Tuesday 27

0 Home Scots \l USA Helenvale Sports Complex, Parkhead, Glasgow. 6pm. Opening match of USA Under-23 tour. Technically, the US is the home of the sport, which originated in its early form among the indigenous American Indian population.

Thursday 29

0 Scottish Universities v USA Peffermill, Peffermill Road, Edinburgh. 7pm. Details on both matches from Scottish Lacrosse Association , 0360 22391.



Saturday 17

o Boroughmuirv Watsonians

Meggetland, Colinton Road, Edinburgh. 2.30pm.

0 West at Scotland v Selkirk Burnbrae, Glasgow Road, Milngavie. 2.30pm.

0 Edinburgh Acads v Glasgow Acads New Anniesland, Helensburgh Drive, Glasgow. 2.30pm.

0 Heriots FP v Hawick Goldenacre, Inverleith Row, Edinburgh. 2.30pm.

Saturday 24

o Stewart-Melville FP v Boroughmuir Inverleith, Ferry Road, Edinburgh. 2.30pm.

0 Watsonians v Kllmarnock Myreside, Myreside Road, Edinburgh. 2.30pm.

0 Musselburgh v West oi Scotland Stoneyhill, Edinburgh. 2.30pm.

0 Glasgow Acads v Heriots FP New Anniesland, Helensburgh Drive, Glasgow. 2.30pm.

Sunday 25

O Falkirk CID Halt-Marathon Falkirk. This event is the final ofthe inaugural Scottish Road Race Championship, and will be contested by those runners who have amassed most points over the 30 or so races which have counted toward it.

STOCK CARS Saturday 17/Saturday 24

o Newtongrange Victoria Park, Newtongrange. 7pm. £2.50 (£1). Regular action at the sweeping track on the outskirts of Edinburgh.


o Stakis International Swim Meeting Dundee Swim and Leisure Centre, Dundee. Not our area, but this event is the richest swimming meeting ever staged in Britain, and has attracted participants from Europe and America, as well as British stars like Adrian Moorhouse, Nick Gillingham and Mark Foster.

Saturday 24—Sunday 25

0 West District Championship Tryst Sports Centre, Cumbernauld. 10am.

Friday 16—Sunday 18

0 Scottish Junior Indoor Championships These were to have been played at the as yet incomplete tent facility at Meadowbank, but will now be switched to a Glasgow venue. Details from Scottish Lawn Tennis Asociation, 031 225 1284.


0 British Under 18 Championships Meadowbank Sports Centre , London Road, Edinburgh. 9.30am.



o Protessional Wrestling Forum, Almondvale West, Livingston.

7.30pm. £3, £2.50. File under comedy.

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0 Science Fiction Exhibition James Moir Hall, Mitchell Theatre, Granville Street, Glasgow. 1-9pm. Free.

0 Edinburgh Bisexual Group Conference 60 The Pleasance, Edinburgh. A two-day conference



To mark the seventieth anniversary at the Russian Revolution this November a one-day conterence on Scotland and the Russian Revolution will take place in Edinburgh (City Chambers, High Street) on Sat 31 Oct. Organised by the Scottish Labour History Society, the conterence is open to anybody Interested general public, trade unionists, members at political parties, school pupils, university students, societies, libraries, museums etc. Talks cover Scotland and the Russian Revolution generally, John MacLean, the 19208 Communist Party, the Communist Party in Britain, the Press and the Russian Revolution and Women and the Russian Revolution. Coliee and tea will be available and the tee is £2 (£1 tor the unwaged). Fees should be sent HOT LATER THAN WED 21 OCT to DrJ.H.

Treble, Treasurer, Scottish Labour History Society, Dept oi History, University at Strathclyde, McCance Building, 15 Richmond Street, Glasgow Gl 1X0.


organised by the Edinburgh Bi-Sexual Group (see also Sun 18, below). Registration is at 10.30am on Saturday. For details contact 031 557 3620.


0 Edinburgh Bi-Sexual Group Two Day Conierence 60 The Pleasance, Edinburgh. See Sat 17 Oct, above. 0 Talk- Soutra, the Medieval Hospital and the Medieval Research Project Edinburgh Theosophical Centre, 28 Great King Street, Edinburgh. 2.30pm. Dr Brian Moffat gives a talk on the ancient art of healing— medieval medical practice -— as new light is cast on the subject by the project taking place at the Soutra Hospital Site, 17 miles south of Edinburgh.

0 Itlnerant Poets Reading Transmission Gallery, Chisholm Street, Trongate, Glasgow. 3pm. Poets Graham Fulton, Bobby Christie, Ronald McNeil and Jim Ferguson read from ‘Tower of Babble.‘


o The Debt Crisis (or Credit to the Rich?) One World Cafe, St John’s Church Vaults, Lothian Road, Edinburgh. 7.30pm. A talk by Kevin Dunion, Campaigns Organiser for Oxfam, followed by an open meeting organised by the Edinburgh Branch of the World Development Movement.


0 Book Sale James Moir Hall, Mitchell Theatre, Granville Street, Glasgow. 2—7pm. Free. A two day long book sale organised by Glasgow District Council Libraries. See also Saturday 24, below.


0 Peace Mile Fun Run Glasgow Green, Glasgow. Noon—3pm. A Fun Run organised by Scottish CND. For details contact Kay Caldwell on 041 332 5750.

0 Book Sale James Moir Hall, Mitchell Theatre, Granville Street, Glasgow. 9.30am-4pm. The second day of the book sale see also Fri 23 Oct, above.

0 Glasgow Citizens’ Theatre Society Talk on Schiller's Jean at Arc Citizens’ Theatre Foyer, Gorbals, Glasgow. 5pm. Tickets £7.50 (incl. buffet, talk and theatre ticket). Enquiries 041 339 8056. Discussion and talk about Joan of A re, Schiller’s play being given a new translation and production at the Citizens’ Theatre. See also Theatre Listings.

48 The List 16— 29 October