brochure and tickets.

I LOW PORT CENTRE Linlithgow. 843121 . ext 2193.

A New World Creative Arts Project Mon 20-Fri 24 Jul. l0am—4pm. £20 (£5). In conjunction with the Scottish (‘hamher Orchestra. a week of workshops in drama. dance. music and mask-making. The theme is A New World and there will be a performance at the end of the week. (8—12).

I REGAL RESOURCE CENTRE 24—34 North Bridge Street. Bathgate. 0506630017. Multi Media Making Workshops Mon 20 Jul—Fri 24 Jul. Create a show using tapes.

music. vision and slides. Workshops led by

the Magic Lantern Project.

I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 226 5425.

Creative Dance Sessions Saturdays from 18 Jul. 10am. £2. Music movement and fun. Duncan Williamson Wed 22 Jul. 12.30pm and 2.30pm. Kids £2; adults £3. Storytelling for all ages.


I BATHGATE SPORTS CENTRE 557 2480. The Clean-Up Calypso Wed 22 Jul. 1pm. £1. A lively musical show by popular children‘s entertainers. The Runaway Train.

Mr Boom Mon 27 Jul. 10am. £1 . Singalong fun with this fabulous one man band.

I BRIGHTON PARK Portobello. 4-12 2201. The Wild Man oi the Woods Wed 29.1111. 10.30am. Free. Jack Drum presentsa green panto with music. comedy and surprises.


Cry Witch Wed 22—Fri 24 Jul. 7.30pm. Kids £1 .50: adults £2.50. The West Lothian Youth Theatre in a production about the Calder Witches.


The Wild Man oi the Woods Thurs 3(lJul. 3pm.


The Wild Man of the Woods Wed 291ul. 3pm.

I MURIESTON PARK (iorgie ’l)alry. 557 2480.

The Wild Man oi The Woods Thurs 30Jul.

3 m.

I THE NETHERBOW 43—451“in Street. 556 9579.

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Edinburgh Pupp

e opany presen The Girl From The Sea

Puppet Summer Season Until Fri 31 Jul. Kids£l .50; adults £2.50. All performances at 2.30pm unless otherwise stated.

Princess Klischandra Mon 20 and Fri 24Jul. The Lempen Puppets in a Swiss tale. Puppet Workshop Tuc 21-Fri 24Jul. 10.30am. Make your own puppet and learn how to bring them to life. The Magic Berry Tue 21 and Thurs 23Jul. See Paisley Arts Centre. Glasgow.

The Coloured Land Wed 22 Jul. Adventures in a rainbow land.

Aladdin Mon 27 Jul. lan Turbitt Puppets star in this Far Eastern tale.

Peter and the Wall Tue 28 Jul. A traditional and exciting story.

Reynard the Fox Wed 29 Jul. The adventures of the craftiest fox in the world.

Puss In Boots Thurs 30 Jul. The famous feline with the groovy footwear.


The Wild Man oi the Woods Thurs 301u1. 10.30am. See above.

I THE ROSS Princes Street Gardens. 220 4348.

Mt Boom Mon 20—Fri 24. 2.30pm. Kids£l; adults £2. A lunar show from this one-man hand. Bring along an instrument and join


King Arthur and his Square Table Fri l7Jul. 3pm. The wonderful Arthurian legend performed by Ticklish Allsorts includes puppets. music. songs and sound effects. I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 l lamilton Place. 226 5425.

The Haggis That Lost Its Glen Thurs 23Jul.

l l . 15am. Kids £2: adults £3. A moving Scottish story by the Pictish puppets. Oiito Kintail Sat 25 Jul. 1 lam and2pm. Kids £1.50; adults £2.50. Magic. mystery and the chance to get in on the action in this Play scheme Show.


I FILMHOUSE 88 Lothian Road. 228 2688. £2.

The BFG Sat 18 Jul. 2.30pm. The adventures ofSophie and her friend. the awesome Giant.

Charlotte's Web Sat 25 Jul. 2.30pm. The animated tale of a pig who is rescued from the prospect of the frying pan byan ingenious spider.




10am: 3-5 years




1.30pm: 8-10 years

11.30am: 6-7 years All tickets £2


11am & 2pm £2.50 (£1.50)



TEL: 031 - 226 5425


This section covers events not included elsewhere in the magazine. All submissions should be accompanied by a contact telephone numberfor our Iniorrnatlon. Open Listings compiled by Thom Dibdln.


I CANALATHON Sat 18, noon. Spier’s Warf, Forth and Clyde Canal. 041 332 9115. Free. Sponsored stroll to the Kelvin Viaduct in aid of Telethon.

I CONT AGION Sat 18—Mon 20. Central Hotel. 041 221 9680. £30. Beam me up Scottie: it's Trekkie convention time again! With a personal appearance from George Takei (that’s Mr 8qu to you).

I SUNDAY WALK Sun 19. Ranger’s Centre, Pollok Country Park. 041 632 9299. Free. A walk specially geared towards the first time visitor.

I DEMOCRACY FOR SCOTLAND - NOWI Sun 19, 5pm. City Halls, Candlen'ggs. Free. Mass meeting organised by Scotland United to kick off their ‘summer of discontent’..Creche available.

I WILDLIFE AND LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY Sat 25, 10am. Lecture room, Pollok Country Park. 041 632 9299. Free. The problems and pleasures experienced when photographing the environment, with David Bell and Ian Ledgerwood of the Glasgow Zoological Gardens.

I STREET CARNIVAL Sun 26, 2.30pm. The Forge and Glasgow City Centre. 041 550 2104. Free. Mardi Gras mayhem comes to central Glasgow with over 1000 masqueraders, street entertainers, buskers and dancers taking to the streets. Procession leaves the Forge at 2.30pm, arriving in Clyde Street at about 4pm for an afternoon of madness!

I ANIMAL CONCERN Wed 29, 7.30pm. Griffin Bar, Elmbank Street. 041 334 6014. Free. Open meeting of Animal Concern to discuss their future activities. I BEEKEEPING FOR FUN AND PRODUCTIVITY Thurs 30, 7.30pm. Lecture room, Pollok Country Park, 041 632 9299. Free. ‘Beekeeping is bee-coming increasingly popular,‘ says Ken Williams of the Paisley Beekeepers.


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

I FLEAMARKET Fri 17/Sat 18 and weekly, noon-6an] lam—5pm. The Centre, 103 Broughton Street. 031 557 0718. Free. Clothing, books, trinkets, household goods and most excellent food.

I DAY 100 of the Vigil for a Scottish Parliament, Sat 18. Reading of the ‘Declaration of Calton Hill’ at 1pm in Parliament Square followed by signing on Calton Hill at 2pm. Also: public meeting in the City Chambers on the High Street at 8pm. Contact the Vigil on RegentTerrace for details.

I STOCKBRIDGE FESTIVAL Sat 18—Sun 26 July. Its bigger, its better, its the second Stockbridge Festival: expanded from the annual Charity Duck Race. Highlights listed in other sections include THE concert with Aly Bain and Leonard

Friedman, kids’ puppetry events at the Theatre Workshop who are hosting an exhibition by local artists, free jazz, folk and rock in local pubs. comedy from the Funny Farm and dance from Vestris. Tickets and free programme from: Theatre Workshop, 34 Hamilton Place, 031 226 5425.

Big 2-Day Event Sat 18/Sun 19. 11am—7pm/noon—6pm. Jubilee Park. Saunders Street. 50p (25p). The opening event, with live music most of the day, stalls of all kinds, Punch and Judy, children‘s fancy dress competition (Sat, 12.30pm, free entry for contestants) and that all-important candy floss stall.

Wine Tasting Tue 21, 7—9pm. Glencairn Hotel, Royal Circus. £4.

Charity Fashion Show Wed 22, 7pm. Stockbridge House, Cheyne Street. 031 332 0361. £3.50. Choreographed fashion show to ‘suit all age groups‘. In aid of the Stockbridge Day Centre.

Street Party Day Sat 25, 10am—6pm. St Stephen Street. Free. St Stephen Street will be closed to all traffic leaving you free to enjoy the buskers, entertainers, stalls, pubs and restaurants in tranquility.

Duck Race Sun 26, 2.30pm. TSB, Stockbridge. Free, but please buy a duck for charity. lt‘s ‘Ducks away’ at 3pm,with 1,000 bath toys getting their taste of freedom. About time too.

I SOUTH AFRICA Thurs 23, 7.30pm. The Centre, 103 Broughton Street. Free. Lothian Campaign Against Racism and Fascism organised public meeting with a speaker from Anti-Apartheid.

I PARADE OF NATIONS Fri 24, 2pm. Princes Street. Free. The expected 2500 participants from the F 1M motorbike rally at lngliston finish off the event with a ride through town.

I HUNT SABS SOCIAL Fri 24, 8.30pm-late. The Centre, 103 Broughton Street. £2 (£1). lts BYOB to this disco in aid ofthc Hunt Saboteurs.

I CRAFT FAIR Sat 25, 10am—4pm. Assembly Rooms, George Street. 60p (30p). Get Uncle Hamish that hand-carved indigenous oak spirtle he always wanted.

I COVENANTING TIMES Sat 25/Sun 26. Lauriston Castle, Cramond Road South. Free (carpark £1). The Sealed Knot Society re-enact warfare and other ‘aspects of everyday life' in the Scotland of the 16405.

I GAY OUTDOOR CLUB Sat 25/Sun 26. Cycling trips in the Edinburgh area. Easy/moderate pace and distances. For more details phone 031 553 5910.


I AT THE ROYAL COURT OF MARY STUART Sat 18/Sun 19 and Sat 25/Sun 26, 2.15pm, 3.15pm and 4.15pm. Linlithgow Palace. Normal admission charge for palace. The Linlithgow players bring the palaces ancient walls to life with re-enactments of Mary Stuart’s return to her ‘palace of pleasaunce’.

I SHEEP AND WOOL DAY Sun 26. noon-5pm. Traquair House, lnnerleithen, Peeblesshire. 0896 830 323, £3 (£1.50). Baaah Humbug! It's a day devoted to sheep, llamas, alpacas and their wools, with spinning, weaving. dyeing and Sheepdog trials.

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