10.30pm-3am. £2. Still easily Edinburgh‘s most popular ‘alternative' club
I Bigeird at Wilkie House. llpm—4am. £2.50. Christmas Eve Party with admission negotiable as it's goingto charity . Tasteful selection of music with an anything goes feeling — good atmosphere. good club.
I Buster Browns I lpm—4am. £3.75. Worthwhile night with steady youthful crowd. Buster Browns‘ L'nder- 18s disco. 8—1 lpm. See Fri. [A]
I Cate St James See Fri for details. Christmas Disco open till 12.30am. £2. Hogmanay Party Night open till 12.30am. £2. [N1)][NT]
I Chaplins at Finsbury Park's Night Club. 1 1.30pm—6am. See Fri. Christmas Eve
Celebrations run right through till 4am. Buffet laid on to keep you going. llogmanay is no exception with late late licence till 4am. Both nights £5. [A] [NT] I Cinderellas Rockerlellas 9pm—3am. £2.50; £2 before 1 lpm. lmmensely popular mainstream club. DJs Rick Baker and (lary (ilover host the “biggest party in town.‘ I Club Sandino at Liberty’s. 7 Jan only: 10pm—3am. £2.50 (£1 .50). Shake offthe festive ﬂab with the usual superlative mix of Latin. jazz and soul. I coaSlBTSh.3iip— 10pm. £1.50. L'nder 18s. I Edgars 10pm—4am. £2 before midnight; £3 after. Membership forms for the suitably impressed available at the door. I Hangover Repair Club at the Kasbar. 1.30pm—10pm. Another Weekendo afternoon club. lots of cheap drink and ‘adult-orientated party games‘. 31 Dec only: 10pm—7am. £5. Relaxed Allweekcndo l logmanay piss-up with competitions. prizes and guest comedians — sublime and ridiculous from Edinburgh. Glasgow and London. I Hard Rock Cale at the Venue. 9pm—2.30am. 24 Dec only: Christmas Party with Lixx live. I The Hooch at Coasters. 10.30pm—4am. £2.50. Yogi with Acid House. soul and jazz. I Kangaroo Club at The Mission. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Very popular soul hip hop funk venue where vanity takes on a sweaty exterior. I Metro at the Music Box. 10pm—3am. £2. New club from the Spanish Harlem cats. so should be high in quality. Note: Metro shut on 24 Dec. Hogmanay Party in conjunction with Spanish Harlem — two venues. two parties at either venue. I Millionaire‘s 10pm—6am. £2 (£1 before 12). See Fri. I Outer Limits at Coasters. 10.30pm—4am. £2 before 11pm: £3.50 after. Christmas and llogmanay £4 on the door. £1 drink voucher. 10.30pm—4am. Party atmosphere on the Olympic-sized sprung dance ﬂoor. [NT] I Plantasia at Liberty's. 24 Dec only: input—4am. £2.50. £1,5(ltt-nmickc1, Second in a series of imaginative one-offs from the Dream Team with (iuest DJs and a special atmosphere promised. I Guenlin's 9pm—3am. £2.50. See Fri. I War at the Venue. 10pm—3am. 31 Dec only: See panel for details. I Zenatec 10pm—4am. £2.50before 11.30pm: £4 after. Very comfortable upmarket joint. A relaxed night out. 24 Dec only: Christmas Party. £7 in advance: £8 at door. Meet Santa. lots ofparty fun. special guests and prizes. 31 Dec only: Hogmanay Party. £6 in advance: £7 at door. A spectacular night is planned. [A]
I The Alhambra 31 Waterloo Street. 221 3260. 8—11pm. Free. Cheap drinks and free mixers!
I The Batcaveat Henry Afrika‘s (continued). . . 11pm-3.30am. £2 before 11.30pm; £3 after. Like all good Batman
stories the Batcave now comes in parts! Look out for the various drink promotions as well.
I Bennets l [pm-4am. £2. Mainly gay with Hi-NRG sounds to fit. 25 Deconly: Christmas Night White Night Party. £4. 1 Jan only: New Year's Night Party.£3.
I Club 9 at the Sub Club. 1 lpm-3.30am. £1 admission and £1 all drinks. Thiscould prove to be Nightlife's saviour: an acid-free zone! Only soul music is allowed at Club 9. so remember no smiley T-shirts. lAl
I Fresh 88 at The Cotton Club. llpm-3.30am. £3.50. Glasgow‘s two best DJs Segun and Colin Barr. will be playing ‘Total acid house‘ amd ‘Balearic beats'. Sounds fun! [A]
I Follies 1 lpm—3am. £3. Cheap drinks.
I Fuddruititers at Cleopatras. 10.30pm—2.30am. £1. Anything goes tonight in the West End‘s best (well.it's only) nightclub. Presented by Bennets' DJ Craig Davis. [A]
I Fury Murrys l lpm-3.30am. £1 . All drinks £1 . Cheap drink and a wide range of music make this one of my favourite clubs!
I The Kennel Club at Tin Pan Alley. llpm—3am. Soul club night. Beer at 60pa pint. spirits. 40p.
I Knightsbridge SW1 1 1pm-3.30am. 25 Dec only: Real Christmas style. £2 admission and 75p drinks. 1 Jan only: New Year Ding-Dong. £2 before midnight. DJ Raymond will be playing the best sounds of '88. [NT] [A]
I Night Shift at the Warehouse. 11pm-3.30am. £3.50. House music and the soul chart. Canned beers all 80p and spirits 60p.
I Palomino Club 9pm—3am.
£2. See Fri.
I Panama Jax 10.45pm—3.30am. £3. Sunday Splash with resident DJs Tommy Arnold or Raymond Davren. 50p lager. heavy. whisky. vodka and gin. Note: there will be no Sunday Splash on 1 Jan. but on 25 Dec there is the Christmas Day Bash. £5.
I Rattles 10.30—2am. £2.50. Disco sounds with DJ Roddy Stewart. Vodka and lager 60p. For limited period only. the admission at Rafﬂes is reduced to a measly £1 . [A]
I Savoy 1 1pm—3am. £2. Sundays at the Savoy with lager only 85p and vodka 65p. IA]
I Sub Club 25 Dec and 1 Jan only: there
will be a free party at the Sub Club with drinks at £1 each. The Catch? Well. you have to go to either the Friday orthe Saturday before to collect your free ticket. Good idea though.
I Wicked Sunday at Follies. 11pm—3am. Vodka. Gin. Whisky and lager— all 40p.
I Zico's 10pm—3am. £2. Chart based disco sounds - but watch out for the planned 705‘ night.
I The Amphitheatre 10pm—3am. £2. Half price before 11pm. Popular night at leading mainstream venue. [ND]
I Bustererowns 10pm-4am. £2.25. Half price admission and drinks before 11pm. Worth a visit on Sunday if you’ve not been before.
I Edgars 10pm-3am. £2. Trial run for drinks at 60p — can't be bad.
I Outer Limits at Coasters. 10.3()pm—3.3()am. £1 before 11pm;£2 after. DJs Stuart Lewis and James Mowbray supplying up to the minute sounds. [NT]
I Viscount Linley's Hangover Repair Club at Casbah. 1.30—8pm. Toffee-nosed argumentative drinking with the viscount . ably assisted by Hotel reformed characters. ln-house cinema. tea. coffee. and hot rolls. Developing its own brand of house music ‘Windsor House'.
I Sunday Obsession at Cinderellas Rockerfellas 10pm—2am. £2 before 11pm; £2.50 after. 80p drinks. Seven years on. Cinderellas proving as popular as ever for
a large scale night club with a new Sunday angle. [A] [ND] [NT]
I The Alhambra 31 Waterloo Street. 221 3260. 8.30pm—midnight. Free. 605 and 705 sounds. Cheap vodka.
I Club Africa at Henry Afrika‘s.
l lpm—3.30am. £1. Various sounds.
I House and Garage Club at Tin Pan Alley. 11pm—3am. £1 with ticket available from the club and surrounding pubs. Cheap Schlitz and Southern Comfort.
I Jeans and T-shirt Night at Cleopatras. 10.30pm-3am. £2 (£1 with ticket). The popular Jeans and T-Shirt night makes its way west from the Cotton Club to Cleo‘s. I Savoy 11pm—3am.£2. Over 25s' night with cheap drinks to entice you along: lager 85p and vodka 65p. [A] I Streetbeat at the Warehouse.
1 1pm—3.30am. £4. David Walters with the latest chart and beat sounds. I Palomino Club 9pm—3.30am. £2. See Fri. I Panama Jax 1 1 .30pm—3.30am. Boxing Day Special — not the Craig Davis night! Show olde Craigy Baby you still like his music by turning up at Panamas tonight. £1 .50 for two. 2 Jan: Fling Yer Dong! (pardon?) A special night on the first Monday of Panama Jax‘s 10th year. £1 .50 for two.
I Big Bird at Wilkie House. 26 Deconly: llpm—3am. £2. A Boxing Day Special with the usual broad sweepof ﬂoor-shaking sounds.
I Millionaire‘s 10pm-4am. £2 (£1 before 12). See Fri.
I Quentin's 9pm—3am. £1 . See Fri.
I The Alhambra 31 Waterloo Street. 221
3260. Free. 805‘ disco sounds. Cheap drinks.
I Club Africa at Henry Afrikas. 11pm—3.30am. £1. Various sounds again. I Chinese Night at Mardi Gras. 11pm—3.30am. Free before 1am and £2 after. Disco night for the Chinese community.
I Country and Western Night at Rooftops. 9pm—3am. £2. Look out for live bands plus all your favourite C&W records.
I Jo-Jo’s Gay Night at Tin Pan Alley. 10.30—3am. 50p with ticket. £1 without. Eurobeat and Hi-NRG music. Cheap vodka.
I Palomino Club 9pm—3am. £2. See Fri. I The Shimmy Club at Bennets. 10.30pm—3am. £1 . All drinks 75p before midnight. lfyou're bored on a Tuesday and are looking for an eventful evening. then a trip to Bennets is a must. 27 Dec only: the New Year Shimmy Club Party £2. With the irrepressible Craig Davisof course!
I Streetbeat at the Warehouse. 11pm-3.30pm. £4. David Walters with the latest chart and beat sounds.
I Quentin's 9pm—3am. £1 . See Fri.
I The Alhambra 31 Waterloo Street. 221 3260. 8-12pm. Free. Club and chart night. I Cotton Club 11pm—3am. £3. One ofthe best clubs on a Wednesday. designed for solid dancing.
I The Drop at the Warehouse.
1 1pm—3.30am. £1.50. but 50p tickets are available at Academy. Gossip and a host of other shops. for this new acid house night.
I Fury Murry: 11 Jan only: Armenian Benefit Night. Lots of live music and dancing with Macumba. Dawson and special guests.
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