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0 Scottish CND Weekend oi Women's Actions at Coulport Contact Faslane Peace Camp on 0436 820901.

0 Beneiit lor Benetit Part Two Transport Hall. 2 Annandale Street, Edinburgh. 7.30pm till late. £4 waged (£2 unwaged). Advance tickets from Virgin Records. An evening ofcabaret presented by Lothians Oppose Social Security and The List.


0 Open Lyceum: A Public Debate Royal Lyceum Theatre. Grindlay Street, Edinburgh. 031 229 9697. 10.30am-4pm (Please arrive 10am). A public debate on the role of theatre in the community.

0 The Feldenkrais Method - A weekend course The Salisbury Centre, 2 Salisbury Road, Edinburgh. 031 667 5438. 10am-5pm both today and tomorrow. £35 for the weekend -

book in advance. Garet Newell leads an explanation of the Feldenkrais Method. a technique evolved over forty years and linking moving with thinking. It is a method often used by actors and dancers as well as those with neuro-muscular problems. but can also benefit anyone who is looking for a way of decreasing tension in their lives. 0 Hungry lor Change-Dxtam Bytes Road, Glasgow. Throughout the day. As part ofOxfam National Fast Weekend (30 Oct 1 Nov). members ofthe Glasgow North ‘Hungry for Change’ group will be in Byres Road leafletting and discussing the reasons for continued world starvation. Possible street theatre. Money raised will go to help Kampuchea rebuild the Phomn Penh Waterworks. As part ofthe campaign the Grosvenor Cinema. Ashton Lane. Hillhead. will show ‘The Killing Fields‘ on Fri 6 & Sat 7 Nov. See below. 0 Women Reclaim The Night on Hallowe’en Meet Middle Meadow




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A cosy wholefood vegetarian coffee-house

;% situated in the Grassmarket, at the back of an unusual shop, filled to bursting with intriguing gifts and craft materials and a unique selection of alternative books.

A new manager has come to the coffee-house, who is dedicated to improving both the service and quality of the food and expanding our already extensive menu. We are confident that even if you are not a vegetarian you can find something to suit your palate, whether it be pasta with cream and wine sauce or wheat berry stew, vegan orange cake or luscious chocolate gateau. Choose from soup or pate, savoury loaf or quiche, some of our many salads, or just coffee and cake.

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0 Women’s Cabaret tor Hallowe’en Shakespeare Street Youth Club, Maryhill, Glasgow. 7.30pm. £1.50 (£1). Women only. BYOB. Busy Cow Theatre Co-op presents an evening ofwomen’s cabaret for Hallowe‘en music, folk dancing. poetry readings. disco and food. Contact Judy Legg on 041 339 6185 for further details.


o The Feldenkrais Method -A Weekend course The Salisbury Centre. 2 Salisbury Road, Edinburgh. 031 667 5438. See above, Sat 31 Oct.

0 Scottish CND - Visiting RDC Bunkers Contact Kristin Barrett on 0250 4594.

0 Lecture on Contemporary Italian Design Fruitmarket Gallery, 29 Market Street, Edinburgh, 031 225 2383. Free. As one of the series of lectures organised by the Fruitmarket Gallery. Julian Gibb, Head of MA Design at Glasgow School of Art. will talk on aspects of contemporary Italian design.

0 Beyond Stress - Peace oi Mind Roxburghe Suite. Roxburghe Hotel. Charlotte Square. Edinburgh. 7pm. Free. A public talk given by Jan de Vries about reducing stress in your life.


o The Use and Eitect oi Weapons: The Scottish Experience National Museum ofScotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh. 2 pm. Free. Further details on 031 225 7534 ext.206. David Caldwell gives this latest in the Museum’s series of lectures on The Scottish Soldier. See also Mon 9 Nov.

0 Foxhunting West Room, McLennan Galleries, Sauchiehall Street, 7.30pm. A public meeting organised by Clydeside Hunt Saboteurs to tie in with the beginning ofthe foxhunting season. There will be talks on the group’s campaigns to save wild animals and a discussion on the topic of hunting with hounds.

o Springwell Youth Project Springwell House, 2 Ardmillan Terrace, Gorgie, Edinburgh. 031 337 1971. Anybody aged between 14 and 18 and interested in getting involved in putting on a theatre production at whatever level: set design, acting, stage management etc with this newly formed youth theatre group is welcome to go along. The group will meet regularly, working towards a show around Christmas time whose theme will be ‘Young People at War‘, starting from the idea that in 1914 many youth club age people would be fighting in the trenches. For any further details call George Williamson on 031 337 1971.

o Positively Unemployed: Drama Springwell House, Ardmillan Terr, Edinburgh 031 337 1971. Part of Springell House’s ‘Positively Unemployed‘ programme. Ian St Clair Shaw leads Mon and Thurs workshops in techniques of voice production, movement, improvisation, acting and performance skills every Mon and Thurs. Open to all.

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Astronomy Royal Observatory, Blackford Hill, Edinburgh. 8pm. Coffee available from 6.45pm. Women only. Edinburgh Women's Science Forum present a talk by Jocelyn Bell Burnell.


0 AIDS: The Facts and the Fiction Boyd Orr Building, Lecture Theatre 2, University ofGlasgow, Glasgow. 1.15-1.55pm. Free. Continuing the University’s series of Lunch Hour Lectures on Tuesdays, Dr E.A.C. Follett from the Regional Virus Laboratory. Ruchill Hospital talks about AIDS.

0 Gallery Talk: Picturing Northern Ireland Stills Gallery, 105 High Street. Edinburgh. 031 557 1140. 7.30pm. Free. Declan McGonagle, Director of the Orchard Gallery in Londonderry, will look at the exhibition of Paul Graham’s photos ofNorthern Ireland at present being shown in Stills in relation to other representations of Northern Ireland in the media.


o The Russian Revolution 70 Years On Copthorne Hotel, George Square. Glasgow. 7.30pm. A public meeting organised by the Socialist Workers’ Party to commemorate the seventieth anniversary of the Russian Revolution. The speaker will be Martin Donkin.

0 Friends oi the Earth Regular Meeting 16 Newton Terrace (back entrance from garden gate in lane), Edinburgh. 7.30pm.


o Fireworks Display Meadowbank Sports Centre, Meadowbank, Edinburgh. 7pm. Doors open 6pm. £1.25 stand; 50p ground. A fireworks display organised by Edinburgh District Council so you can enjoy the rockets and bangers without fear for your safety.

0 Positively Unemployed: Drama Springwell House, Ardmillan Terr, Edinburgh 031 337 1971. 1.30—4pm. See Mon 2.

0 Positiver Unemployed: Puppets Springwell House, Ardmillan Terr, Edinburgh 031 337 1971. 10.30am—1.30pm. See Tue 3.


0 First Friday: Poems and Pints West End Hotel, Palmerston Place, Edinburgh. 8pm. 50p. Gorgie-Dalry Writers’ Workshop hold their regular first Friday ofthe month meeting an evening of readings and music with John D. Taylor, John McGauchie and Falkirk Writers’ Circle. Audience readers are welcome.

0 An introduction to the Nei Jing The Salisbury Centre, 2 Salisbury Road, Edinburgh. 031 667 5438. £2. Jane Chisolm gives a talk on this classic text ofChinese Medecine, written in question and answer form from the Yellow Emperor to his physician Chi Po.

0 Positively Unemployed: Mime Springwell House, Ardmillan Terr, Edinburgh 031 337 1971. 2—4pm.

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