I The Role of Humanism in Society 55 Albany Street. Edinburgh. 7.30pm. Robin Wood leads this latest in a series of discussions on ‘Humanism Today'. organised by the Edinburgh Humanist Forum. For further details please call Bill Farrer on 031 334 8372.


I Aromatherapy Well Woman Centre. St Bride‘s Community Centre. Orwell Terrace. Edinburgh. 031 337 5543. 7.30pm. A session on learning to relax using smelling oils. Bring a towel.

I Benefit Cabaret Night Calton Studios. Calton Road. Edinburgh. Doors open 8pm; cabaret starts 9pm. £4 (£2) Tickets available from Virgin in advance. A benefit evening for the Unemployed Workers Centre in Cranston Street. Food and a late bar. plus a wide selection ofacts including Lyndsay Johns ofCatalyst Dance. puppets. stand-up Gerry Sadowitz. the ex-Merry Mac Fun duo Wackhead.


I Edinburgh Bisexual Group Regular Meeting Lesbian and Gay Centre. 58a Broughton Street. Edinburgh. 031 337 55-13. 7.30pm. Tonight‘s regular meeting is a special newcomers' night. dedicated to discussing the ideas and problems of

I The Life of a Dinosoar: from Egg to Fossil Museum Lecture Theatre. Lothian Street. lidinburgh. 7.30pm. L.B. Hals‘tead. Reader in Zoology and Geology at Reading University gives a lecture.

I Amino Acid Therapy for Anxiety and Depression Ava Natural Health Centre. 17 Oueensfcrry Street. Edinburgh. 7.30pm. A talk by Annette Lillig.


I The Second Edinburgh Peace Festival takes place at the Assembly Rooms. George Street. Tickets are available as appropriate in advance from the Usher Hall Box Office. Lothian Road. Mon—Sat1oam—5pm. 031 228 1155. Full information from Bay Newton. 031 5561083 or Kate Craik.0312253614.

The Peace Festival is listed as diary.


I Festival Opening Foyer. Noon. The lestiy al will be declared open by Richard Demarco. the Iidinburgh art entrepreneur w ho has jttst returned from a tripto Yugoslavia w ith a group of artists.

I CND Videos West Drawing Room. 12.30 5pm. Videos presented by the (‘ampaign for Nuclear Disarmament -— a full timetable will be on show in the Assembly Room Foyer.

I Music with your Lunch Supper Room. 12.30 2.30pm.

I The Journey West Drawing Room.

5 7 . 30an This film will also be shown at the Edinburgh Filmhouse. in full. on Sats 5. 1‘). and 26 March. 11.30am—5pm witha ~10 mitt interval. Shown today: Part 1—3 of Peter Watkins ‘Film for Peace'.

I Peace and War— Poetry Beading Scott Room. 7—9pm. £1 (50p) at door. Poets Angus Calder. Sandy Hutchinson. Davy King and John 'l‘aylor read theirown works and appropriate poems from poets of the past.

I Scottish Environment: Safe in Whose Hands? Wildman Room 7pm. More a matter of ecology than peace perhaps. but a matter of concern nevertheless: under discussion the Government's hints ofthe possibility of privatising the country‘s nature reserves. Speakers include Friends of the liarth (Scotland)co-ordinator. Xanthe Jay and Roger Smith. Editorof


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I Night for Peace- Concert and Dance Music Hall 7.30pm—lam. Late Bar. £4.Concert with a Folk theme: Dick Gaughan. Janet Russell. Tam White. Peadar Long and Jim Woodland. Valencia. The Deadly Serious Sisters.

Mike 1 lcron and Deaf Heights Cajun Aces.

I Piece Time Cabaret Supper Room. 9pm—1am. £2 (£1 ) at door. (Late Bar). Cabaret alternative to the Dick (iaughan et al. with Melanie O'Reilly and Intermezzo Jazz. Quartet. The Alexander Sisters. Psychoblue. and Jim Ferguson.


I Conference: One People. One World. Our Common Future Music i fall. . 10. 15am-8pm. (Continued. Sunday.) £5 (£1 ) for both days. with advance registration to David Stewart. 18 Fettes Row. Edinburgh. recommended. Doors open for Registration 9am: Creche opens 9.30am. Conference Welcome 10.15am. Opening address from Lothian Region MEP. David Martin; CND Chairperson Bruce Kent takes the chair for the conference. Keynote Addresses: 10.30—11.30am. 1)r1]lriclil.oening. Reader in Zoology. Edinburgh University. is the Director and founderof the Centre for Human licology. He talks on The Brunt/and Report: an ()t‘t’fl‘lt’lt'Uf the .lrlilt'tary and Non-.1! ilitary 'l "lireats. Scilla McLean. Founder of thc ( )xford Research Group talks on [he Roleof Women in Decision .llaktng andftnally at the end oft/iefirs! Ital/ofthe tltemorning session. Ian Fraser oft/re Scottish ( ‘liureltes Courier/gives an address on lico/ogy: Its 'l‘lteologt'ealSignificance. 1 1 .30am- 12 noon. Coffee. 12 lpm. three more addresses. Journalist Duncan Campbell. recently named investigative journalist of the year. talks on Civil Liberties andtlte .N’tu‘learState. Campbell Christie. ( ieneral Secretary of the STL'( '. in an address entitled Sustainable Development. looks at the role for trade unions in the relationship between the [K and the developing world.

After lunch and the march for a Nuclear Free Scotland (see below). the conference continues with a seminar session (2.30-5.30pm) on Peace. Ecology and related topics.

I CND Videos 10.30 4.30pm. west Drawing Room. Videos presented by the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament a full time table will be on show in the Assembly Room Foyer.

I Poetry Readings Wildman Room 511p (25p) at door for each session. noon—12.35pm. Mary McCann. Liz Burns and Thelma (iood; 12.40— 1 . 15pm. ‘Pomergranate'. Womens Writers ( iroup: Josephine Sumner. Susan Matasovska and Margaret Christie: 1.30—2pm. John Jordan and Jim C Wilson.

I Geminae Supper Room. 12.30—2.30pm. Violin. Flute and Piano.

I March for a Nuclear Free Scotland March starts at 1.40pm at the Assembly Rooms and proceeds to a Rally at The Mound. Returns 2.30pm.

I Building for Peace and a Green planet Edinburgh Suite. 2—3.3f)pm. First ofthe week's theatre workshop meetings. at which all are welcome. aimed toward a performance on Saturday 2" Feb. The workshops are organised by Spirit House. I The Journey WDR. 5—7.30pm. Parts 4—6. See Mon.

I Grand Ceilidh Music i {all £4 (£2). Danny Kyle MC. ZL'T. . . La Chutc‘.Christine Kydd and Andy Thorburn. Davy Steele. Sileas. The Sirens. The Stilletoes. Zydeco Ceilidh Band.

I Radical Cabaret Supper Room. 9pm—lpm. £2 (£1 ). John Edgar and David Stephen. oft seen on Channel Four. make their first visit to Scotland. They are joined by Delta Blues from: Jiveass— (Alan ‘Coolbreezc‘ Jones and ‘lnverary' Grant McTavish. ). Felix Barroeata -

Chilean singer songwriter. guitarist and


I Conference: One People. One World. Our Common Future Music Hall. 10.30am—5pm. Registration begins at 10am.) l0.30am-l2.30pm. Workshops expanding on the issues raised by yesterday's speakers and seminars. After lunch. 1.30—3pm. a new session of Workshops asking WhatAetion Can We Take. 3.30—5pm. general meeting drawing together conclusions followed by the closing remarks from Bruce Kent.

I Poetry Readings Wildman Room. Noon— 1 pm: Chris Cherry. Gerogc Gunn and Jim Spence.

1.30—2.30pm: Ros Brackenburgy and others.

3-44pm: John MacDonald and others. in Scots.

Admission 50p (25p) at door.

I Run for Peace The Meadows.

12.30pm: Registration for the Run For Peace at the Meadows.

12.435pm: Well-known runner will leave the Assembly Rooms with Olympic-style torch to the Meadows.

lprn: The Run For Peace in the Meadows at the north end ofJawbonc Walk. One mile races for runners of all standards. abilites. ages and sex with medals forthe fist even in each category. All Welcome. Come along and run for fun and Peace! I The Journey West Drawing Room. 5--7.3(lpm. Parts 7—9.

I Chernobyl Aftermath Wildman Room. Begins 7.30pm. Dr Frank Boulton. Director the Blood Transfusion Unit. Organised by Morningside Justice & Peace Group.

I Disco For Chile Supper Room.

Spm— lam. £2.50 (£1 .50). With Latin-American DJ. Salsas. Cumbias. Soul. Blues with Live Latin Funk from After Eight Mince.


I Building for Peace and a Green Planet Edinburgh Suite. 10am—4pm. Spirit House Theatre workshop continues see Saturday.

I Lunch and Live Music Supper Room. Noon—2.30pm.

I CND Videos West Drawing Room. Noon—5pm. Videos presented by the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament a full time table will be on show in the Assembly Room Foyer.

I The Journey WDR. 5—7.30pm. Parts 10—12.Sce Mon.

I Scotland a Nuclear Dump? Wildman Room 7.30—9.30pm. Lindsay Stevenson. Convener SAND Steering Commttee with Janet Alty. Co-chair Green Party. Lorraine Mann RAD. Kerr McGregor. SNP energy Spokesman. and Pete Roche also of the SAND Steering Committee. in a open meeting.

I The Importance of Being Honest Music Hall 7.30—l0pm. £3(£2). New playby Wildcat see Theatre List.

I Blues Cabaret Supper Room.

1 lpm—Midnight. £2 (£1) at the door. Psychoblue plus the Delta Bluesof Jiveass. Bulb Cormorant and Poems by Sun One.


I Exhibition: Homage to Che Guevara Supper Room. All day.

I Building for Peace and a Green Planet Edinburgh Suite. 10am—4pm. Spirit House Theatre Workshop continues see Saturday.

I Videos West Drawing Room. 10.30am~5pm. Video reports from. El Salvador. Guatemala. Chile. Peru and Nicaragua. Full details in Assembly Room foyer.

I Nicaragua East Drawing Room. llam—Noon. The 1988 British Coffee Brig'ttie Andrew Medley. just back from

Nicaragua. gives a talk and shows slides. I Whose Promised Land? East Drawing Room. Noon—2pm. Alastair llulbert of SCAWD talks about Palastine and Israel today.

I Peru - My Homeland Wildman Room 2—3pm. Talk by Jorge Aliaga.

I Nicaragua Wildman Room 3—4pm. Repeat of talk given earlier in the day.

I Human Rights in Chile West Drawing Room. 6.30—7.30pm. Exiled Chilean Trades Unionist. Jose Ceron shows a video and gives a talk.

I Wild Goose Worship Group Wildman Room 6.30—7. 15pm. An Ecumenical Service.

I The Politics of Food Wildman Room. 7.30—9.30pm. Chaired by Dr Anthony Clayton ofthe Centre for Human Ecology. Also taking part in this discussion. Janet Alty of the Green Party. Esther Breitenbach of SEAD. Kevin Dunion from ()XFAM. and SNP International Relations Spokesperson. Alan McCartney.

I Latin American Pena Supper Room. S—Midnight. £1 (50p) at door. Bar plus Latin American food.

I No Nuke Outrage Music 1 1a118.30—1pm. £3 (£2) The major rock input intothe Festival see Rock for details of the new line up which now features The Wedding Present. The concert is designed to raise money toward the second Edinbugh Chernobyl Day Rally Fund.


I Stalls Ballroom and Upper Foyer. Frontline products on sale from 10.30am-6pm.

I Building for Peace and a Green planet Edinburgh Suite. 10.30am—4pm. Spirit House Theatre Workshop continues - see Saturday.

I Frontline Seminars East Drawing Room. 11am—5pm. A series ofshort seminars from residents or natives of trouble hit parts of the world: Ham—Noon. Tanzania with Marianne Hughes ofCampaign Coffee. Scotland: Noon— 1 pm. Mozambique with lain Gray ofOXFAM in Scotland; 1—2pm. Botswana with Ms Pidi Masimerge. 1st Secretary ofthe Botswana High Commission; 2—3pm. Zambia with Mathew Miti. a student at Moray House College; 3—4pm. Zimbabwe with Margaret Ling ofAnti-Apartheid Enterprises: and 4—5pm. Angola with Marques Sebastiao. student at Moray House College.

I Poetry Reading Wildman Room

12. 15—1 .15pm. 50p(25p) at door. In honour ofJaek Mapanje by Angus Calder and Aonghas MacNeacail.

I Sounds of Freedom Supper Room. 1—3pm. Song and dance from Southern Africa. performed by students.

I Fun For Children Wildman Room 2—4.30pm. Games. art. crafts and dancing for children drop in anytime.

I The Journey West Drawing Room. 5—7.30pm. Parts 13-15. See Mon.

I Poetry reading Wildman Room 6.30—8.30pm. 50p (25p) at door. Hamish Henderson introduced by Angus Calder. I Miro Supper Room. (1.30—8.30pm. Music from the folk band.

I Namibia A Violation of Trust Wildman Room 7.30pm. A meeting with the intention ofhighlighting the problems faced by the people of Namibia because of South Africa's colonial domination ofthe country. Speakers include Peter Manning. information officer in Europe for SWAPO. Ursula Eid of the West German Green Party. David Martin MEP forthe Lothians. and Sian Moore. Co Chair ofthe Namibia Support Committee.

I SWAPO Benefit Disco Music Hall 8pm—lam. £3 (£1.50). Reggae and African music with proceeds going towards the current tour of Scotland by members of the Namibian National Students Organisation and the SWAPO Youth League.