I The Open List is a free listings servicetor all cultural. educational. political and other events that do not lall into The List's other listings categories.


IWeir's Way Around Scotland(nu-ineligim School. (ilasgow. 7.45pm. £2. A rare illustrated talk by Tom Weir. now over seventy. about his travels round the Highlands.

I Women's Adventure Trekking in Nepal Room 625 (Women's Studies). Livingstone Tower. Strathclyde University. Richmond Street. (ilasgow. 8pm. Free. A slide show and talk about trekking in the Himalayas andcontacts with developments in Nepal. All welcome. For further details please call 031 (161 I959.

I After Raphael: Mannerist and Baroque Art Royal Museum of Scotland. ('hambers Street. Edinburgh. 1 lam ck 2.30pm. Godfrey Evans gives the second in a series of talks on Highlights ufliumpmn Arr 1200-1800. For further details please call 031225 753-1. ext 206.

I Crown otThorns liast Kilbride Village Theatre. Maxyvell Drive. liast Kilbride. 035 52 4866‘). 7.30pm & 9pm. All seatsil.


lwo show ings of a short play. lookingat the last few hours before the button is pressed. presented by Iiast Kilbride (ND in association with the Phoenix Theatre (iroup. l-‘or further details please call Ann ls'elman on 035 52 27910.

I Eastwood CND Annual Burns Supper Rhuallan l louse. iiastwood. 7.30pm. £3.50 The Rev. Maxwell (‘raig will propose the toast. For further details please contact Martin Baillie on ()41 (s38 38‘)”.

I Byron and Scotland (‘ollege (‘lub. l'niversity Avenue. University of (ilasgow. 2.45pm-‘l45pm. A celebration. organised by the ()pen l'niversity of Scotland. of By ron's two hundredth anniversary . taking the form of a two-day conference. This evening's talks come from Angus ('alder of the ()pen L'niversity on "fire Island'; Paul iidwards

ofthe L'niversity of lidinburgh on ‘Byron.

Yeats and (irierson' and Jon (‘urt ofthe University of iidinburgh on ‘Byron: 'l’he Iidinburgh Re-Review'. There will be sherry from 530-6. 15pm for those enrolling for the whole course. Fees are {Ill ( £5) for the whole conference ; £3

(12 l .5”) for individual sessions. l‘ees

include tea and coffee on Saturday . but i I Talk liruiimurkci (iullcry; 3‘) Market

Peter (iilmour. The ()pen l'niversity in Scotland. ()0 Melville Street. lidinburgh. See also Sat 23rd Jan.


I Byron and Scotland Conlerence

Hunterian Art (iallery Lecture Theatre. Hillhead Street. (ilasgoyv. lllam-S. l5pm. The second part of a two-day conference l to celebrate the two hundredth birthday of Byron. Today's talks include Bill ' Donnelly of the ()pen l'niversitv on ‘Byron and (‘atholicism‘ ( ltlam )i'. Andrew Noble of Strathclyde l 'niversity on ‘Byron's Response to Romanticism' and David ('raig of Lancaster l‘niversitvon 'Byron the Radical‘( l l.15am); Margery .‘\1c(‘ullochofthe ( )pen l'niyersity on ' "l'he Provost and his I .ord' and Drummond Bone of the [hive rsity of (ilasgow on ‘Byrott. Scott and Scottish Romanticism‘ (2.30pm); Douglas Dunn

on 'Byron and Lord lilgin' (-1.3llpm l. For details of fees see 22 .lan . above.

I Byron and Scotland: Conlerence ( ‘ollegc (‘lub. L'niversity Avenue. l'niyersity of (ilasgow. 7.3ll-‘).3llpm. l-‘inal part of the conference to celebrate By ron'stwo hundredth birthday: Douglas Dunn and Sheena Blackhall give a poetry reading.

For details of fees and other eventssec above.

I Talk on the Alexander Technique 30 York Place. Iidinburgh. lpm. John ('asey gives

a talk on the famous breathing technique

not lunch. Payments should be made to i

to raise money for the charity Action Aid. Donations of £1 would be appreciated.

I Soto Zen Retreat Salisbury Centre. 2 Salisbury Road. Newington. Iidinburgh. 031667 5-138. 9am-2pm. Introduction to Soto Zen meditation led by a priest from ’I'hrossel llole Priory . followed by an informal lunch. Iinquiries to.\'eil Russwell. 03] 052 I403.





Edinburgh 23rd tOSOth Jan. Sat.23rd—50p Wed. 27th—no perf, Thurs. 28th—Charity perf.

22.50/2025/200 Box office 031 225 9893 /667 3704

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Street. lidinburgh. b.15pm. Free. Stuart Morgan. editor of.‘lr!scribe. talks about Boyd Webb's unique style of photography.


I Municipal Development—What's in itlor Young People? (ioethe Institute. Lower Medway Building. 7-1 \‘ictoria (‘rescent Road. (ilasgow. (MI 334 bl lb. Dr I lerman (ilaser. Director of liducation and ('ultural Activities in the City ofNurnberg gives a talk (in linglish) on municipal

dey elopments in industry. education. lionsing and culture and their interrelation w ith the cultural behaviour ofvoung people. I

I Movement as lnlormation Salisbury (‘entre. 2 Salisbury Road. lidinburgh. 03] oh" 5433. l2-(rpm. {l2 (£0). (Plusb’ eveningclasses. £33 £27). Kedzic Penfield leads a dance movement therapy workshop to help you learn about yourself. Please bring food toshare.


I Scottish Silver: The Lovable Cratt Roval Museumof Scotland. ()ueenStreet. ' lidinburgh. l2,-15pm. (ieorge Dalgleish gives a gallery talk as part of the seriesof talks, visits, workshops and demonstrations on the subject ofScottish Silver. organised by the National MuseumsofScotland.


I Impressions of the Pyramids— The Forging otthe Oldest Nation Lecture Theatre 2. Boyd ( )rr Building. l'niversity ol (ilasgow. 1.15pm. A lunchtime talk by Dr Ii.\\‘. MacKie ofthe l lunterian Museum.


IAbortion: AWoman‘s Right To Choose (‘ity l lalls. (Door [5) Albion Street.

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