Open List is designed to cover public events not covered elsewhere in the magazine. We welcome submissions, which will be included subject to space, to reach our Edinburgh ottice not later than seven days before publication.

F STIVALS Thursday 14-Sunday 24

I Scottish Norwegian Week Various venues around Glasgow. For film. music. theatre and dance events sec appropriate sections. lnfo: Ketil3390913/Magnar3321589. Annual. student-led. Nordic cultural gathering.

Opening Ball Thurs 14. Hospitality lnn. Cambridge Street. 332 331 1. 7pm. £20. Car-Quiz Race Sun 17. beginning at Templeton Business Centre. Glasgow Green. 2pm. Includes Prawn Party at Lord Todd. Strathclyde University. 6pm. £3. Scots and Norwegians Around the World Sun 17. Room K235. John Anderson Building. Strathclyde University. 552 4400. 2pm. £2.50.

Environmental Seminar Mon 18. BP Exploration. 301 St Vincent Street. 204 2525. 9am. £3.50.

Tourism and Business Exhibition Opens Mon 18. Assembly Hall. Strathclyde University. 552 4400. 2—5pm (and daily until Fri 22 10am-5pm). Free.

Beer Festival Sat 23. Glasgow University Union. University Avenue. 3398697. 8pm. £2. Featuring Glasgow‘s Cottonfield Band.

Final Party Level 8. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 4400. 8pm. £3.50. Featuring Small Paul and the Addicts.


I Death, Dying and the Process oi Creation Salisbury Centre. 2 Salisbury Road. Edinburgh. 667 5438. 10.30am—6pm. £25 (£15). Jungian psychologist Amy Porter and resident dream group leader Gelda MacGregor lead a workshop to explore the ‘death impulse‘ as a source ofcreative energy. The work will focus on the lnuit Raven myth. which suggest that creation stems from ‘feelings ofanxiety and loneliness. akin to despair'.


I Ancient Dairiada: The Story oi the Stones Theosophical Centre. 17 Queens Crescent. Glasgow. 332 4924. 7.30pm. Free. Marianna Lines discusses Scotland‘s prc-Cambrian rock formations and the ancient Highland kingdom Dalriada.

I Massage Day Salisbury Centre. 2 Salisbury Road. Edinburgh. 667 5438. 10am—5pm. £18 (£12). Joanna Legard leads one of her regular workshops for complete beginners and those with some experience. Bring a large towel and some massage oil.

Starting Monday 11

I Maryhill Arts Centre Spring Workshops Maryhill Burgh Hall. Gairbraid Avenue. Glasgow. 945 3995. No previous experience is required for any ofthese

Figure Drawing Mondays. 7—9pm. £2.50 (£1 .50).

Drama and Writing Mondays. 7—9pm. £1 .50 (50p).

Drawing and Painting Tuesdays. 7—9pm;


Radio Forth’s new Media Action campaign is geared to the one in tour oi us who are aiiected by mental health problems. Tune in daily at10.30am, 1.30pm, 3.30pm and 4.30pm on 97.3 mNz FM; or11.1Dam and 2.10pm on 1548 kHz AM.

Thursdays. 10.45am—lpm. £1 .50(50p).

Community Tiles Tuesdays. 7—9pm. £1 .50 (50v).

Needlecrait Tuesdays. 7—9pm. £2 ( 1 ). Creative Writing Wednesdays.

10.45am— 1 pm. £ 1 .50 (50p).

Mosaic and Clay Project Wednesdays. 11am—4pm. Free.

Drama and Video Thursdays 2—4pm. £1 .50 (50p).

Tuesday 12

I Valuation and Auctioneering Conference Room. Central Library. Edinburgh. 225 5584. 7—8pm. Free tickets available from 6.45pm. Aidan lletherington of Phillips Scotland discusses his craft.

Wednesday 13

I The Workings oi Government and How to lniluence Them National Trtist for Scotland. 5 Charlotte Square. Edinburgh. info (eves only): 556 8913 4474931. 7.30pm. Meal and drink with speaker at Maitland l lotel. 33 Shandwiek Place from 6pm. Admission to talk (followed by informal discussion) £1 (BANCmembcr 50p). (iari Donn of Edinburgh L'nivcrsity gives an interesting-sounding talk on behalf ofthe British Association ofNature Conservationists.

I An Aguarian Evening The Meeting House. 7 Victoria Terrace. Edinburgh. 7.30pm. £2. Billed as ‘a unique and enigmatic experience for those born under the sign of Aquarius'. this event organised by limin Scotland is open to all those born between 21 January and 19Fcbruary.who are requested to bring their birth certificates.

Thursday 14

I Bisexuality and Monogamy Scottish Centre for Lesbians. Gays and Bisexuals. 58a Broughton Street. Edinburgh. 8—9.30pm. Free. A Valentine's night discussion oftwo apparently incompatible sexual lifestyles at Edinburgh Bisexual

Group‘s regular weekly meeting. ' Friday 15

'; I Creative Papier-MAche Maryhill Arts

Centre. Maryhill Burgh Hall. Gairbraid Avenue. Glasgow. 945 3995. 10.45am—1pm. £2 (£1 ). First ofthree weekly workshops. during which participants can design. create and decorate an item of their choice. Bringa plate. bowl or other object for a mould.

Saturday 16

I Some Crait Techniques From Ancient Egypt Education Centre. Royal Museum of Scotland. Chambers Street. Edinburgh. 225 7534 ext 219. 2—4pnt. Free. but booking essential. Ceramicist Linda Worden demonstrates some techniques employed by the Egyptians to make faience good luck charms and jewellery. I Get To Yes! Salisbury Centre. 2 Salisbury Road. Edinburgh. 667 5438. 10am-5pm. £30 (£20). A session led by Terry Gower. who leads the Centre‘s regular Neuro—Linguistic Programming and Sglf— Management workshops. According to Gower. the workshop will ‘show you how to get what you really want. help your relationships grow. negotiate agreements without giving in. and reach your high performance statesas and when you need them.‘

Tuesday 19

I Arts Administration Conference Room . Central Library. Edinburgh. 225 5584. 7—8pm. Free tickets available from 6.45pm. Robert Livingston ofthe Scottish Arts Council speaks as part of the library‘s programme of talks on careers in the arts.

Wednesday 20

I The Tarot oi Frown Strong The Meeting House. 7 Victoria Terrace. Edinburgh. 7.30pm. £2. Emin Scotland presentsa discussion of the relevance ofthe Tarot in 1991 .

Thursday 21

I Erogenous Zones - Genital or General? Scottish Centre for Lesbians. Gays and Bisexuals. 58a Broughton Street. Edinburgh. 8—9.30pm. Free. Doesthc tired old assumption that men‘sscxual response is exclusive to the genital area still hold any water?

I That Strange. Mysterious. Almost Unknown Shore: The Architecture oithe Eastern Adriatic Royal Society of Edinburgh. 22 George Street. Edinburgh. Info: 225 9724. A talk by Dr Frank A. Walker of Strathclyde University. organised by the Architectural i} leritage Society of Scotland.

I The Land oi the Golden Fleece: Greeks and Romans in the Caucasus Boyd ()rr Building. Glasgow University. 7.30pm. Dr David Brand of Exeter University gives a lecture organised by the Glasgow Archaeological Society.

DPEN EXTRA Wednesday 13

I Camp America Recruitment Fair Assembly Rooms. George Street. Edinburgh. 225 2424. 3—8pm. Offering ' information on working holidays in the States.

BEE- Daily

I Meditation lor Peace Salisbury Centre. 2 Salisbury Road. Edinburgh. 667 5438. 4.30—5pm. A time to sit quietly. pray. meditate or think.

I Prayers ior Peace St John‘s Church. Princes Street/Lothian Road. Edinburgh. 229 7565. 12.30—1pm.

Every Weekday

I Silent Vigil George Square. Glasgow. 5.30—6pm.

I Picket at Glendouglas Navy Base Meet Faslane Peace Camp. 0436 820 901. 7pm.

Friday 15

I Why You Should Dppose the WarThc Meeting House. 7 Victoria Terrace. Edinburgh. Public meeting with speaker Paul Foot.


I No Blood For Oil Vigil The Mound. Edinburgh. Noon—1pm. With speakers.

Saturday 16

I Die-in Protest George Square. Glasgow. Noon.


I Picket at Holy Loch US Navy Base Info: Faslane Peace Camp 0436 820901. Noon—4pm.

I Edinburgh Women's Action For Peace: Weekly Meeting Women‘s Centre. 61a Broughton Street. Edinburgh. 7.30pm.


I Living Marxism Dayschool: The GuliCrisis - Made in the West Committee Rooms. Queen Margaret Union. University Gardens. Glasgow. 339 9784. info: 071 375 1702. 2—7pm. £4 (£2). A dayof discussion and debate relevant to the war. featuring guest speakers from the Middle East. 2—7pm. (Transport from Haymarket. Edinburgh at 12.30pm.£3 return).


I Edinburgh Campaign Against War in the Gull: Weekly Meeting Trades Council. 12 Picardy Place. Edinburgh. 7.30pm. All Welcome.


I Leaiieting outside the Royal Air Force Careers lniorrnatlon Centre. 21 Hanover Street. Edinburgh. 1-2pm.

I Silent Procession with Body Bag and Cruise Missile From US Consulate. 3 Regent Terrace to The Mound. Edinburgh. 5.30pm. Bring a candle in ajat and wear black. ‘Not a shouting demo. just an hour to think about what is happening in the Gulfand remind others‘.

DO The List 8— 21 February 1991