I Edgars 10pm-3am. £2. Alldrinks tonight and Sunday are 60p. [A]

I Neutron at Oblomov. 10pm—3am. £1 .50. New venue for the mix of electro. new beat and indie dance styles.

I The Revival at Shady Ladies. 10.30pm-3am. £1.50. Pretty self-explanatory really. Rock'n'Roll sounds from the 50s. 60s and 70s.

I Rock Night at (‘hambers Street I louse. 8pm—lam (Happy Hour 8—9pm ). 50p. Predictable rock disco but popular nonetheless. [S]

I Shag at the Mission. llpm-- 3am. £1. Kitsch sounds still pulling in the crowds.



I The Alhambra 31 Waterloo Street. 221 3260.

I Bonnets 90 Glassford Street. 552 5761. I The Choice 21 Royal Exchange Square. 221 5323.

I Cleopatras Belmont Lane. Kelvinbridge. 334 0560.

I Cotton Club 5 Scott Street. 3320712.

I FOIIIBS 193 Pitt Street. 332 7322 7522. I Fury Murrys 96 Maxwell Street. 221 6511.

I Henry Alrikas 13/15 York Street. 221 6111.

I Hollywood Studios 9 Brown Street. 248 6606

I Joe Paparazzi 520 Sauchiehall Street. 331 2111.

I Knightsbrldge SW1 48 (‘arlton Place. 428 5559.

I Mardi Gras 73 Dunlop Street. 221 3623. I Maytair 474 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3872.

I MT 0': Kilmarnock Road. 632 2411.

I Panama Jax (‘ustom I louse Quay. 22 l 0865.

I Peggy Sue's 46 West George Street. 332 3000.

I Rattles 15 Benalder Street. Partick (.‘ross. 334 5321.

I Boonops 92 Sauchiehall Street. 332 5883.

I Savoy Savoy (‘entre. Sauchiehall Street 3320751.

I Sub Club 22 Jamaica Street. 2484600.

I Tin Pan Alley 39 Mitchell Street . 221 5275.

I Venue 474 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3872. I Warehouse 85 Dunlop Street. 221 3623.


I The Amphitheatre 31 Lothian Road. 229 7670.

I Bermuda Triangle in ('oasters ( ‘omplex. I Buster Browns 25—27 Market Street. 226 4224.

I Cale St James 25 St James (‘entre. 557 2631.

I Chambers Street House 16 (‘hambers Street.

I Clnderellas Rockenellas 99 St Stephen Street. 5560266.

I Coasters Complex 3 West Tollcross. 22s 3252.

I Edgars 96a Rose Street North Lane.

I Finsbury Park 3—5 South St Andrew Street. 556 1020.

I Grindlay Street Union 30 (irindlay Street. 229 3574.

I Liberty's Greenside Place. 557 3807.

I Madisons Greenside Place. 557 3807. I Millionaires Niddric Street. 5566050. I The Mission Victoria Street. 225 6569. I Oblomov 1113 North Bank Street. 220 0054.

I Outer Limits in (‘oasters Complex.

I Potterrow Student Centre House Bristo Street.

I Shady Ladies Cowgate. 225 6569.

I Teviot How House Bristo Square.

I Venue Calton Road. 557 3073.

I White Swan Morrison Street. 228 1949. I Wilkie House (‘owgate

I Zenatec 56 Fountainbridge. 229 7733.

I Kids aims to provide into about events in and around Edinburgh and Glasgowlor children and young people. Please send details not later than 10 days before pubhcauon.


Activities and Fun

I EAST KILBRIDE LIBRARIES Calderglen Country Fair4 June. Last year over 800 kids visited the libraries‘ activity tent. Happenings include face-painting and making and painting model animals. As part of the East Kilbride Arts Festival the libraries are hosting two visits by children‘s writer and illustrator Aileen Paterson. ‘Maisie the kitten‘ will be appearing at the following venues: Greenhills Library Sat 3 June 11am; St Leonards Library Sat 3 June 2.30pm. Places are limited to 40 per session. Free tickets for the talks which are suitable for 5— 10 year olds are available from both libraries from Thurs 1 Jun. I GROSVENOR CINEMA Ashton Lane. llillhead. 339 4298. Kids' Stult Every Saturday afternoon. 1.45pm. Games. competitions and a film. suitable for 6—13 year olds; parents welcome too. Kids£1 .20: Adults£l .70. Renovation work may cause alterations to programmes; phone before trekking along. I HAGGS CASTLE St Andrews Drive. Pollokshields. 427 2725. Free afternoon activities every Saturday. 2. 15pm. No booking— just turn up. Pancakes (6—9 years) 3 Jun. Tile Making (7—12 years) 1()Jun. I JUST KlDDING (‘umbernauld Theatre. 0236 732887. lntemational Festival at Theatre tor Children 1 l—24 Jun. A fortnight ofmusic. drama. folklore. puppets and circus from here and there. On both Saturdays during the festival. artistes including Mr Boom. Magic Bob. Mr Bones. Lempen Puppets and Jugglers Wild will be out and about at various venues in the area. Many performances are given during mornings or early afternoons. aimed at school groups. Listed below are those given outwith school hours. Booking for all events at the Theatre. Openers (‘umbernauld Field. 1 1 Jun. 2.30pm. Starts with a competition. ‘Forest Firsts'. Entrants should meet at Cumbernauld llouse. dressed as a tree or any kind of plant. in a bid to becomethe leader ofthe ‘Green Gang'. Followthe clues in the Mystery Trail to . .. Albertthe Idiot (‘umbernauld Theatre. 12 Jun. 7pm. Albert‘s antics get the ball rolling at the start ofthe festival. (Under 12s) Free. Maisie and the Space Invader Cumbernauld Theatre. 19Jun. 7pm. Lookahead Theatre Co bring you Maisie. Mrs McKitty and a feline alien. (4—7 year olds). Maisie visits two other venues: Kilmardinny House Arts Centre. Bearsden 21 Jun. 7pm; Paisley Arts Centre 22 Jun. 7pm. Booking for Bearsden: Cumbernauld Theatre or call at Kilmardinny l louse between 9am and 1pm; Booking for Paisley: phone 887 1010.

Paradise Island ('umbernauld Theatre. 17 Jun. 7pm. Merseyside Young People‘s Theatre present the English translation of the play by Netherlands writer Ade de Bont. A sensitive tale of how people experience loss or death in different ways. Suitable for over 7s. Kids £1.75; Adults £2.

Snapdragon Circus The Big Top at (‘umbernauld Town (‘entre (please check when booking for exact location). 14—17 Jun. 7pm. Don't expect a Dumbo show at this circus. A magical combination of dance. mime and traditional circus skills. Suitable for all ages. Kids £2: Adults £2.50.

Circus Workshop The Big Top at (‘umbernauld Town Centre. 17 Jun. 2pm. Snapdragon host workshops suitable for over 7s. Numbers limited to 30per workshop. Kids £1 .75; Adults £2.50. Yetundee 13Jun. 7pm. Kids£1 .75; Adults £2. Glove puppets by French company Smala and (‘o. African folktale about witch doctors and magic. Suitable for age 5 and over.

I SCOTTISH BALLET 261 West Princes Street. 331 2931.

Junior Contemporary Classes Tuesday evening classes. Open to anyone. aged 12 arid over. of any standard. 6—7pm.

I WATERSTONE’S BOOKSHOP Gordon Street. 221 0890.

Crime Workshop 18 Jun. 3pm. Turning over a new leaf? Phone lordetails.


I HAGGS CASTLE St Andrews Drive. Pollokshields. 427 2725.

Behind the Scenes Until 20 Aug. Everything you ever wanted to know about museum work but were afraid to ask. Quizzes and competitions too.

I MUSEUM OF TRANSPORT Kelvin llall (entrance from Bunhouse Road). 357 3929.

Mon—Sat Ill—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Wheel appeal; if it moved it‘s here.


I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. Saturday films. Kids 50p; Adults£l.

Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo ( U) 3Jun. 1.30pm. Some get tummy bugs in foreign parts. llerbie the Volkswagen getsa diamond in his tank . . .

The Dirt Bike Kid (PG) 10 Jun. 1.30pm. Evil Banker and bikers versus young boy and his flying Yamaha.


I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. Paisley. 887 I010.

The Smartest Travelling Fun Fair Show Fri 9 Jun. 7pm. Black Box PuppetTheatre present an old-fashioned fairground. with ghost train and mind-reading Madame Zorow. Kids £1 ; Adults £2; Family£5.


Activities and Fun

I AMERICAN THREE RING CIRCUS Murrayfield Ice Rink. Riverside Crescent. Until 11 Jun. 5pm;7.30pm daily; Sat and Sun. 2.30pm; 6pm. Kids

from £3.50; Adults from £4.50. Tickets from leading travel agents or phone 346 ,. 7853. Said to be the only travelling 3-ring circus in Great Britain.

I CIRCUS ROMANO Stoncyhill. Musselburgh. Until I 1 Jun. 4pm and 7pm daily (3pm Suns). Kids from £2; Adults from £4. Tickets available at Sibbald Travel Agents and Site Box Office. Focus your gaze on the ONE big ring at this

I COASTERS 3 West Tollcross, 228 3252. Disco Every Saturday 6.30—10pm. £1.50. Under 18s. alcohol-free.

I EDINBURGH BUTTERFLY AND INSECT WORLD Melville Nurseries. Lasswadc, 663 4932. Walk amongst butterflies fluttering in an indoor rainforest complete with pools and waterfalls. Stick . insects. praying mantis. scorpions and tarantulas can be safely observed at close quarters. Picnic area and children‘s adventure playground outdoors. Open seven daysaweck until310ctober. 1()am-5.30pm. Kids£1.15; Adults£1.95. Family ticket. 2 adults plus up to4 children £5.75.

I EDINBURGH DANCE ATTIC King‘s Theatre. Leven Street.

Edinburgh Dance Attic Classes Informal classes run by Sheridan Nicol aimed at all ages and levels of ability. N0 advance booking. just turn up 15 minutes before the start of classes decked out in loose togs. Kids £1 ; Adults £2.

Monday 5.30—7pm; Contemporary; 5—7pm.

Tuesday 5.30—7pm; Jazz.

Wednesday 5.30—7pm; Jazz.

Thursday 5 .30—7pm; Jazz for complete beginners.


Guided Walks Throughout the summer the Ranger Service are giving a series of guided walks. each based on a theme relating to the environment within the Hermitage of Braid. Admission free. no booking. just turn up.

Llle in a Pond 11 Jun. 2pm. Meet at Blackford Pond.

Summer Flowers 25 J on. 2pm. Meet at the Information Centre.

I LITTLE MARCO'S Marco‘s Leisure Centre. 51-59 Grove Street. 228 2141. Play Sessions 9. 30am—8pm daily. Drive round in the roller derby. fight your way through the ball swamp or slide down the bumpy slides. all part ofthe fun—- exhausting and noisy! One-and-a-haIf-hour play session for non-members‘ children. £3.

I THINS BOOKSHOP 53-59 South Bridge. 556 6743.

Saturday Club Every Saturday

10.30-1 1.30am. Free. Open to all (age range approx 2—13 years). Activities and competitions as well as story-telling for younger children.

I VENUE Calton Road. 557 3073.

The Ram Jam Club Every Saturday. 8—11.30pm. £2. Under-18s alcohol-free disco. playing soul and hip-hop.


I CENTRAL LIBRARY STAIRCASE Central Library. George [V Bridge. Until 6Jun, Mon—Fri. 9am—8.30pm; Sat 9am— 1 pm. Free. Not a big enough exhibition to make a special trip for but if you're inthe Central Library area take a peek at the display of book and comic cartoon characters. past and present.

I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High Street. Mon-Sat. 10am—5pm. Admission free. Five galleries with all kinds oftoys including marionettes. slot machines. a nickelodeon. large display of dolls and dolls houses. Video presentations and activity area.


I FILM HOUSE Lothian Road. 228 2688 Children's Saturday Matinees 2pm. All seats bookable in advance. £1.

Great American Chase (U) 3 Jun. The best of Road Runner and Bugs Bunny. Also

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