Wednesday 30

I Scottish 021 v Combined Services 021 Murrayfield. Edinburgh. 6pm. Representative Match.

Saturday 26

I Royal Mail Letters National Road Relay Championships Town Centre. Livingston. 12 noon. Men.

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I World Junior Men’s Squash Championships Edinburgh Sports Club. 7 Belford Place. Edinburgh. Season ticket £30 for two weeks; tickets from £1 to £5 for specific events. Available in advance through Administration ()ffice (031 225 6629) or Squash Rackets Association (031 225 2505). and are going fast. It is hoped that Jansher Khan and England‘s Del Harris. the current British Senior Champion. but young enough to qualify for this event. will lead the international field for the first world championship ever to be held here in this sport. See picture caption.

TENNIS Sunday27

I Scottish Short Tennis Championships lsels 111 Hall Sports Arena. .-\rgy le Street. (ilasgmetul 35" 25‘5 ‘1 30am -l 30pm

Wednesday 30-Monday4

I Ballantyne’s Craighelen Junior Invitation Tournament Craighelen. Helensburgh. The sponsorship guarantees this will be the richest ever Junior event in this country. with an entry ofover 300 anticipated. including participants from France. England and Wales. Separate titles for four age groups. from 12 to 18. I Whitecraigs Easter Tournament Whitecraigs Tennis Club. 22 Roddinghead Road. Giffnock. Glasgow. 041 639 2744.


I Lothian and Borders Championships Lasswade High School Sports Complex. Eskvale Drive. Bonnyrigg. and Meadowbank Sports Centre. London Road. Edinburgh. 10am.

WATER POLO Friday 25—Saturday 26

I Four Nations Contest Wishaw Swimming Pool. Wishaw. Fri 7pm: Sat 9am. 2pm. 50p per session. Round-Robin home international tournament. opened by Scotland v Wales and England v Ireland; Saturday morning session has Ireland v Wales and the Scots against England. with the remaining pairings in the afternoon. Scotland are quietly confident of regaining the title they lost narrowly to England last year. while Dunfermline‘s Allan Campbell will win his 100th Senior capfor the home nation. an impressive achievement in any sport.


I Scottish Senior Closed Championships Venue still to be announced. Check with Scotish Amateur Wrestling Association (041334 3843) for details.

I The Open List is a tree listings servicelor all cultural. educational, political and other


I Exploring the Energies of Chakras: Three Day Workshop Salisbury Centre. 2 Salisbury Road. Newtngton. Edinburgh. 7.30pm. £33 for three days. Ruth White leads a workshop around the nature and functioning of chakra energies. including guided imagery. drawing. small group sharing and discussion. Bring crayons and paper for drawing and recording. food to share. and a rug or cushion if y ou like to 'lie out‘ for exercises.

I Central America Week: Meeting Mitchell Theatre. Granville Street. Glasgow. 7.30pm. As part of the events ofCentral America week -a public meeting with trade unionists from Guatemala and David Martin. MEP. speaking.

I Central America Week: Coltee Tasting St John‘s Church. Princes Street. Edinburgh. 11am-2pm. As part of the Central America Week: a chance to try Nicaraguan coffee. free.

I Beer Festival Glasgow I 'niversity Union. l'nivcrsity Avenue. (ilasgow. 8pm- lam. £2.50. I.ive ‘Bicr Keller' music. Wide range of strong (ierman beers and lagers at promotional prices. Students only with 11).


I Women’s Hidden Contribution: A Conference City Chambers. Iligh Street. Edinburgh. 10am-4pm. £3 waged. 50p unwaged. Free creche. A conference organised as part of the programme celebrating International Women's Week. with speakers from the Icelandic Women‘s Alliance. Labour and Conservative Parties and the E.O.C. and workshops on differing contributions from women. women and the economy and women as primary health carers. For more information please contact Edinburgh District Council Women's Unit on 031 225 2424 ext 5090/5091.

I Exploring the Energies ol the Chakras: Three Day Workshop Salisbury Centre. 2 Salisbury Road. Newington. Edinburgh. 10am-5pm. See above. Friday 18.


The Lesbian and Gay Centre in Broughton Street is planning to publish in November an anthology of lesbian and gay writing by Scots. Editors Toni Davidson and Emma Healey paticularly want to encourage new and unpublished work and will consider both fiction and non liction. ‘Submissions are welcome in a wide variety ol genre including biography, oral history, poetry, short story and short dramatic prose,’ say the editors. Contributions should be a maximum of 5000 words in length and should be sent care oi Toni Davidson/Emma Healey, to the Scottish Anthology, Lesbian and Gay Centre, 58A Broughton Street, Edinburgh EH1 SSA, to arrive belore 31 June.

I Jumbo Jumble Sale Edinburgh College of Art (Canteen ). Lauriston Place. Edinburgh. 1.30pm. A jumbosalc organised by the Right To Work Campaign.

I Central America Week: Cotlee Tasting St John's ( ‘hurch. Princes Street. Edinburgh 11am-3pm. As part of Central America Week. a chance to sample Nicaraguan coffee. free.

I Central America Week: Benelit Holy Cross. Rugby Club. Arboretum Road. Edinburgh. 7.30pm-1am. £1 (50p). A disco. bands. food and music. organised by l.eith labour Party as part ofCentral America Week.

I Evening lor Central America Cale Jananti. St Stephen Street. Edinburgh. 1; I . Wine. food and music as part of the Central America Week.


I Exploring the Energies ol the Chakras Salisbury Centre. 2 Salisbury Road. Newington. Edinburgh. 10am-5pm. See above. Friday 18th.


I Sell-Relaxation Techniques Well Woman Centre. St Brides CommunityCentre. ()rwell Terrace. Edinburgh. 031 337 5543. 9.30atn-13noon. Mairi Robertson will lead a session in learning self-relaxation and self-hypnosis.


I Women and Politics Well Woman Centre. St Brides Community Centre. Orwell Terrace. Edinburgh. 031 3375543. A guest speaker will lead a session. incorporating an open discussion. on women in politics past and present.

I Central America Week: Public Meeting Satinwood Room. City Chambers. George Square. Glasgow. 7.30pm. Dr Richard Watson. who worked in Nicaragua. and Christine Winford. producer of Into .N'rcaragaa documentaries (transmitted on Channel 4 on 14 and21 March)are the speakers.

I Central America Week: Public Meeting Trades Council. Picardy Place. Edinburgh. 7.30pm. The speaker will be Maria Emilia (iarcia (ofthe Guatemalan support group for relatives ofdisappeared persons).

I Burial Customs in the 21st and 22nd Dynasties as Illustrated by the Royal Tombs olTanis David Hume Tower. George Square. Edinburgh. 7pm. A lecture given by Dr Ill. Taylor from the University of Birminhghatn to complement the Gold of the Pharaohs exhibition at the City Art Centre


I Edinburgh Bisexual Group: Regular Meeting Lesbian and (iay Centre. 58a Broughton Street. Edinburgh. 8pm. The Edinburgh Bisexual Group's regular meeting. Tonight the topic for discussion is sex. The Bisexual Phoneline is open from 730-9. 30pm every Thursday: 031 557 3620.

I Central America Week: TorchlltVigil Catholic Chaplaincy. 23 George Square. Edinburgh. 7.30—9pm. A torchlit vigil to mark the anniversary of the assassination

of Archbishop Romero of El Salvador. Father Basil Posselthw aite (who has been working in Honduras) will lead the vigil.


I Poetry Reading Netherbow Theatre. High Street. Edinburgh. 8pm. 50p. Contributors to (iraffi'm magazine give a poetry reading.


I The Rid Rid Rotten Revue Admiral Pub. Downstairs Lounge. Waterloo Street. Glasgow. 2-5pm. Free. An afternoonof social satire with sketches and songs. Organised by the Socialist Party oI'Cireat Britain. ('I‘wo previous meetings organised by the Socialist Party have incorrectly been attributed to the Socialist Workers Party. Apologies to all concerned!)

I Stress: A Survival Guide North British Ilotel. Princes Street. Edinburgh. 10am-6pm. Day course. includinglunch. costs £47.50. The second of two day long seminars. organised by the lnstittttc of Stress Management. aimed at helping those in stressful situations and with high-pressure jobs to keep healthy and learn to relax quickly. The speaker will be Mike Holohan. Director ofthe lnstittttcol Stress Management. I’orfurthcr information please contact John Naughtonor104194616760r041956 2163.

I Opening Our Hearts: Two Day Workshop Salisbury Centre. 2 Salisbury Road. Newington. Edinburgh. 031 667 5438. 10am-5pm. £30120. Nick Totton and Em Edmondson lead a two day workshop into discovering more about your heart feeling and opening up to yourselfand others.


I Opening Our Hearts: Two Day Workshop Salisbury Centre. 2 Salisbury Road. Newington. Edinburgh. l0am-5pm. See above. Sat 26th.


I Humanism Today: Review 01 Series 55 Albany Street. Edinburgh. 7.30pm. Tonight. the final meeting in a series of meetings organised by the Edinburgh Humanist Forum on ‘1 lumanism Today". looks back over the series and the issues discussed.

I Wild Open Spaces: Annual Conference David Hume Tower (Lecture Hall A). University of Edinburgh. George Square. EDinburgh. 6.30pm. £1 .50 (incl. refreshments). A conference to discuss the protective designations applied to areas of rural land. Speakersinclude Roger Smith. Editor of Environment Now; Richard Cameron. Director of Planning of the Highland Regional Council; Richard Ferguson ofthe Countryside Commission for Scotland and James McCarthy. Dcpute Director ofthe Nature Conservancy Council.


I Israel/Palestine - Is There a Socialist Solution? Tollcross Community Centre. Tollcross. Edinburgh. 7.30pm. A public meeting organised by the Edinburgh South Branch of the Socialist Workers Party.


I Edinburgh Bisexual Group: Regular Meeting Lesbian and Gay Centre. 58a Broughton Street. Edinburgh. 8pm. The Edinburgh Bisexual Group‘s regular meeting. Tonight there will be a guest speaker from Scottish Aids Monitor at the meeting.

I Stop Torness Disco Claremont Hotel. 7 Claremont Crescent. Edinburgh. 8pm-1am. £2 waged. £1 unwaged. Be there or die of radiation poisoning! isthe message.

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