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Arts Open Day Sat 11 Jul. llam—Spm. Free. A chance to get behind the scenes in Edinburgh's new culture triangle the Royal Lyceum. the Usher Hall and the new Traverse as all three buildings open their doors and their props cupboards to the world. Among the attractions at the Traverse will be presentationsof shortextracts from forthcoming productions.

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This section lists shows that are touring the Central Belt. There is a phone numbertor each company should you require more inlonnation. Unless otherwise specified, the number alter each venue listed isthe telephone number for ticket enquiries tor that particular evening (please note. this is notalways the venue number).

I Scream! Theatre OffThe Fence. a new company made up of Glasgow University graduates. presents Deirdre lleddon‘s comic and topical play about a woman's attempts to come to terms with her childhood. An informal discussion will follow each performance. More details on I ()41 337 3363.

Maryhill Community Central Hall Mon 13 Jul. 2pm. 041 33291 15.

Castlemilk Contmunity Education Centre Tue 14Jul. 2pm. (141 634 2233.

Mercat Theatre. Drumchapel Wed 15Ju1. 7.30pm. 041 944 9022.

Tour continues.

I To Another chance to see Vincent Friell and Blythe Duff(of Taggart fame)in Cumbcrnauld's successful production of Jim Cartwright's bar-room comedy. The two actors play a breath-taking total of fourteen characters. Recommended. Details on 0236 732887.

Cumbernauld Theatre L'ntil Fri 3 Jul. 7.45pm. £3.75/£5 (£1.75'£2.50). 0236 732887.

Village Theatre. [fast Killirirle Sat 4] ul. 7.30pm. 03552 48669.

Dundee Rep Theatre Mon 6--Tue 7J ul. 7.30pm. 0382 2353i).

Brunton Theatre. Mame/burgh Wed 8—Thurs 9 Jul. 7.30pm. ()31 665 2240. Paisley Arts Centre Fri 10 Jul. 8pm. 041


Cabaret is listed by date, then by city. Shows will be listed. provided that details reach our

ottices at least ten days belore publication. Cabaret Listings compiled by Mark Fisher.

SATURDAY 4 1 Glasgow .

I Cate Loco The Arches. Midland Street. 2219736. 11pm. £5. Primarilya music 3 club. Cafe Loco intersperses its mix of dance and garage music with bizarre acts. guest bands and performance theatrics ' from Ian Smith and friends. I The Comic Club Blackfriars. 45 Albion : Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. 9pm. | £4.50 (£3.50). Prime site to see local 1 stand-ups on an intimate scale. Phil Kay ' will bring his own peculiar sense oforder l

to an evening that includes fast-talking Parrot and the transglobal Three Men Trio Brothers Troupe. Recommended.

SUNDAY 5 Greenock

I Rico's Comedy Church Tobago Street. 0475 83705. 8.30pm. £2.50 (£2). lt‘sthe last gig of the season before asummer break until Sunday 6 September. so expect a bit of a party. lleadlining are Parrot and Fred MacAulay who‘ll be improvising.

wisecracking and generally clowning around. supported by the multi-national Three Men Trio Brothres Troupe. There’s also a general invite to the Scottish comics who‘ve appeared in the Comedy Church‘s successful first season. Much mayhem is predicted.

TUESDAY 7 Glasgow

I Words of Pride and Passion Arches Theatre. Midland Street. 221 9736. 8pm. Terry Neason is accompanied by Alasdair Nicolson for a week of song and poetry. The Glasgow chanteuse will be giving her all to the songs of Edith Piaf. Jaques Brel

j and others. and for light reliefshe‘ll be

reciting her favourite verses from Ivor Cutler. Brian Patten and John Hegley.



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Theatre. Midland Street. 221 9736. 8pm. SeeTuc 7.



I Words of Pride and Passion Arches Theatre. Midland Street. 221 9736. 8pm. See Tue 7.

FRIDAY 10 Glasgow

I Words of Pride and Passion Arches Theatre. Midland Street. 221 9736. 8pm. Sec Tue 7.

SATURDAY 11 Glasgow

I Cale Loco The Arches. Midland Street. 2219736. 11pm. £5. See Sat4.

I The Comic Club Blackfriars. 45 Albion Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. 9pm. £4.50 (£3.50). More local comedy at close quarters. Acerbie poet Jill Peacock is tonight's compere and she‘ll be introducing Tony Mendoza and new triple-act Pretty Vacant.

I Comedy at Cul de Sac Ashton Lane. 334 4749. Midnight—2am. £12 inclusive. Third in a series of Cabaret Supper Evenings (although somewhat later than most people‘s idea ofan evening) features genial jester Kenny Harris. who‘s always worth catching.

I Words of Pride and Passion Arches Theatre. Midland Street. 221 9736. 8pm. See Tue 7.

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I Carroll and Cool Theatre Royal. llope Street. 332 9000. 7.30pm. A non-stop evening alternating every twenty minutes or so between sets from Brummie raconteur Jasper Carrott and elastic-faced mimic Phil Cool. The evening culminates

in a question and answer session as the two '

comics take to the stage together. See preview.



This section covers events not included elsewhere in the magazine. All submissions should be accompanied by a contact telephone number tor our information. Open Listings compiled by Thom Dibdin.


I DOME OF DISCOVERY Sat 4/Sun 5. 9.45am—4pm. South Rotunda. 1()()Govan ? Road. £2.50 (£1.50). 041 427 1792. The Liquid Nitrogen Show: experiments to examine the changes to materials when they reach very low temperatures. See flowers as hard as iron!

I LOOKALILKE COMPETITION Sat 4. 2pm. Sauchiehall Street. Details: 071 387 1440. Calling all Leon Brittan lookalikes. your mug could be worth a grand! Sun-Pat sponsored competition to find the best lookalike. With peanut butter sarnies. 50s automobiles and Radio Clyde DJs. (Can you spot the difference?)

I DOME OF DISCOVERY Sat ll/Sun 12. 11am—4pm. South Rotunda. 100 Govan Road. £2.50(£l .50). 041 427 1792. Smokcbusters! All you wanted to know about smoking but were afraid to ask. Including ‘hands on' displays and materials.

I SAY OUTDOOR CLUB Thurs 16. 7.45pm. North Woodside Swimming Pool. Contact: 041 848 6643. Informal meeting followed by social at Squires. West Campbell Street.


I DEMOCRACY FOR SCOTLAND 24 hours a day. every day. The Parliament Building. Regent Terrace. Permanent vigil by the non—party political campaign for a referendum on the establishment ofa Scottish Parliament. All welcome.

I FLEAMARKET Fri 3 and weekly. Noon—4pm. The Centre. 103 Broughton Street. 031 5570718. Free. Clothing. books. trinkets. household goods and wonderful food.

I ANTI-NAZI CEILIDH Sat 4. 7.30pm. St Brides, Orwell Terrace. £5 (£3). The Ceilidh Collective provide the music and the Anti-Nazi League provides the politics

Victoria Terrace. Contact: 071 7004888.

atthis ANL benefit.

I ANTI-APARTREID Wed 8. Phone 031 447 8673 for details. Following the Boipatong massacres. Anti-Apartheid are starting up again.

I GAY OUTDOOR CLUB Thurs 9. 6.30pm. Infirmary Street Baths. Contact 031 667 7853. Informal meeting followed by social.

I STOP PRIMATE RESEARCH Mon 13. 7.30pm. Friends Meeting House. 7

Free. A British Union Against Vivisection undercover investigator will give an eye witness account ofworking inside a laboratory and secretly filmed video footage will be shown.


I GAME CONSERVANCY FAIR Sat 4/Sun 5. 9.30am—6pm. Scone Palace. Perth. £5 (£1). Free car park. Bizarre mix ofthe modern (helicopter rides. go-karts and trampolines) and the traditional (huntin'. shootin‘. fishin‘ and falconry).

I MARY STUART AFTERNOON Sun 5. 2—6pm. Falkland Palace. Falkland. 0337 57397. £2 (£1) entry to garden. but free for everyone called Mary. It's time tochange your name for an afternoon ofeostumed entertainment to celebrate the 450th anniversary of the birth of Mary Queen of Scots. with archery. Real tennis. falconers and musicians.

I CRAFT FAIR Sat ll/Sun12. 10am—5pm/2—5pm. Falkland Palace orchard. ()337 57397. 50p. Stock up with Christmas presents for Aunty Madge.

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