Dance performances and classes are listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Dance Listings compiled by Mark Fisher.

I CRAWFURD THEATRE Jordanhill College. 76 Southbrae Drive. 950 3437/3438. [Access: PPA. 1.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: A. AA] Aileen Degnan Dance School Fri 1 l—Sat 12 Jun. 7.15pm. Youth dance display. Oklahoma Mon 14—19 Jun. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2). Tickets on 959 1897. Wild West musical for Jordanhill School‘s annual roduction. I KING’S THEATRE Bath Street. Box Office. Mon—Sat noon—6pm. 4 bars. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above. [Accessz PPA. L. Facilities: WC. W8, H. G. C. Help: A. AA] llomeo and Juliet Tue 8—Sat 12 Jun. 7.30pm. Wed mat 1.30pm. Sat mat 3pm. £6—£l9. London City Ballet dances to Prokofiev's score with choreography by Ben Stevenson in this interpretation of Shakespeare‘s romantic tragedy. I MERCAT THEATRE Mercat House. Drumchapel. 944 9022. [Accessz PPA. 1.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W5. G. C] Mulholland School of Dance Mon 7 Jun. 7.15pm. Youth dance display. Western Dance School Wed l6—Thurs 17 Jun. 7pm. Another youth dance display. I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive. 227 5511. (Access: P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C] Funk D" Green Thurs 17—19 Jun. 8pm. £5 (£3). Liz Ranken and Alan Scott- Moncrieff work with six professional models in a intriguing study of gender which makes use of fine art. movement and music. See preview.


I ASSEMBLY ROOMS 54 George Street. 220 4348. Ticket line: 220 4349. [Access: PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8. G] Peopleltlnd Dance Company Mon 14 Jun. 1.30pm and 7pm. £4 (£2). Disabled and able-bodied dancers present a newly devised work based on poetry written by company members.

I KING’S THEATRE 2 Leven Street. 229 1201. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am-8pm. Bar. [Accessz R. L. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. Help: AA]

Les Sylphides, The Witcbboy and Donlaettl Variations Fn‘ 4-Sat 5 Jun. 7.30pm. Sat mat 2.30pm. £7—£15.50. London City Ballet rounds off its week in Edinburgh with a triple bill ranging from the charming to the demanding.

CABARET Illmmmnll

Cabaret ls listed by date, then by city. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Cabaret Listings compiled by Mark Fisher.



I Theatresporta Bedlam Theatre. 2a Forrest Road. 225 9893. 10pm. £1.50 (£1). Weekly improvisational student comedy.



I Cate loco Arches Theatre. Midland Street. 221 9736. llpm—3.30am. Glasgow‘s popular theatrical nightclub throws in cabaret. live music and performance theatrics between the records.

I Fools Paradise Old Athenaeum Theatre. 179 Buchanan Street. 332 2333. 10.30pm. £6 (£4). Phil Kay hosts the final Fools Paradise gig of the current run. a magnificent all-Scottish helping of baldy bastard Fred MacAulay and also-thinning Bruce Morton


I Scabaret Cumbernauld Theatre Studio. Kildrum. ()236 732887. 9.45pm. £4 (£2). Weekly comedy club established by Stu Who? presents a mix of headline and support acts. open mic spots and joke competitions.


I Fools Paradise Music Box. Victoria Street. 225 2564 (Tickets also available from Queen‘s Hall Box Office 668 2019). 8pm. £6 (£4). Same as Glasgow gig above.



I The Laugh Shack Harley’s Bar. Hamilton. 9.30pm. Free. John Gillick introduces Jeremy Herrin and the Three Men Trio Brothers Troupe in the new fortnightly cabaret slot.

THURSDAY 10 Edinburgh

I Thea Vidale Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 3456. 8pm. CANCELLED.

FRIDAY 11 Edinburgh

I Theatresporls Bedlam Theatre. 2a Forrest Road. 225 9893. 10pm. £1.50 (£1). Weekly improvisational student comedy.



I Cafe Loco Arches Theatre. Midland Street. 221 9736. 11pm—3.30am. Glasgow's popular theatrical nightclub throws in cabaret. live music and performance theatrics between the records.


I Scabaret Cumbernauld Theatre Studio. Kildrum. 0236 732887. 9.45pm. £4 (£2). See Sat 5.


“I .\>\.‘ .... x I Chr Lynarn Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 221 9736. 9pm. £5 (£3). Expect the unexpected from the man who once stripped naked and stuck a fire-work up his burn for a laugh. Other talents include tight rope walking and being able to play eight instruments at the same time. An experience.


Events are listed by city, then alphabetically by activity. lllds Listings compiled by Beatrice Colin.

Activities and Fun

I AIRDRIE TOWN CENTRE ()236 441438. Airdrie Fair Day Sat 12 Jun. 10am—4.30pm. A spectacular line-up including Puppetstuff. Macumba. stilt- walkers. bands and a tae kwon do display. I BELLSHILL CULTURAL CENTRE John Street. 0698 267515.

The Big Draw Mondays. 4—5.30pm. £1. Painting. mask making. murals and photography (7+).


Coatbridge Fair Day Sat 5 Jun. Mam—4.30pm. Hours of fun including performances by Puppetstuff. Bill Stewart. Stevie the Clown. Brodini: the walkabout magician. bands. majorettes and a parade of floats at 1.45pm.


Youth Performance Group Sundays. Noon—3pm. 50p. Games. warm-up exercises and the chance to make up and learn new dance pieces. No experience required (8—14).


I NELVINGROVE ART GALLERIES AND MUSEUM 357 3929. Mon—Sat 10—5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. Butterflies - Who Cares? Until 20 Jun. Why are butterflies becoming an endangered species? Find out why. and what conservationists are doing to prevent this. in an illustrated exhibition. I HUNTERIAN MUSEUM University of Glasgow, 330 4221. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5pm. Free. Earth . . . Life Fossils. amoebas. dinosaurs . . . A new show which explains the history of the planet and its inhabitants. I MUSEUM OF EDUCATION Scotland Street Museum. 429 1202. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Renovated school. originally designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh. which now houses period classrooms. I JOHN SMITH 252 Byres Road. 334 2769. Geraldine Sinltie Tue 10 Jun. 7pm. Readings and advice to parents on kids’ reading.


I CUMBERNAULD THEATRE Kildrum. 0236 732887.

Just lllddlng Event Sun 6 Jun. 2pm. Free. The kick-off to two weeks of fun for children. This promises to be a fun-filled afternoon of magic. puppets and music from Alkazam. Stu Who? and Mr Magic. as well as candy floss. face painting. stalls and a bouncy castle.

Whale Fri 4—Sat 5 Jun. Kids £3.50; adults £5; family £14. A musical production telling the true tale of the international rescue Operation mounted in 1988 to free three whales trapped beneath the ice in North Alaska. An enthralling. suspense- filled story. directed by Liz Carruthers. The Singing Kettle In World Tour Sat 12 Jun. 11am and 2.30pm. Kids £4; adults £5. Songs from around the globe with

tilla. Artie and Gary as they go in search of exotic kettles filled with clues. Come dressed as a world tourist.

Grandpa’s Duiet Day Mon 7—Tue 8 Jun. 11am and 1.30pm. £2.50. For younger children. a production which mixes live action. puppets. humour and storytelling and looks at a small boy‘s fear of starting school

Rapunzel Mon 14 Jun. 11am and 1.30pm. £2.50. Another show for 3—7-year-olds by Clydebuilt Puppets.

I LANGSIDE HALLS 5 Langside Avenue. 334 2000. Kids 50p; adults £1.

Magic Bob Sat 5 Jun. 11am. Action Stations fun with magic tricks unlimited. Sparkle Sat 12 Jun. 11am. Juggling. clowning and stilt-walking.

I PARTICK BURGH HALL 9 Burgh Hall Street. 334 2000. Kids 50p; adults £1. Alfreda Abbott’s lost Voice Sat 5 Jun. 11am. Visible Fictions’ brand new drama set in the Lost Voices Department. involving some hilarious mistakes.

A Box of Secrets Sat 12 Jun. 1 lam. Worldwide songs and stories with Talking Drum.

Activities and Fun

I DEEP SEA WORLD North Queensferry. Fife. 0383 411411. Daily 9am—6pm. Kids £3; adults £4.50 (under 4s free). Cafe. [D]. Brand new aquarium with a moving walkway to take you along the world’s largest underwater viewing tunnel.

I MEADOWS FESTIVAL The Meadows. 229 9108. Sat 5-Sun 6 Jun. loam—5.30pm. Huge festival with music. a fancy dress competition at 11am. stalls. 5-a-side football. games and competitions. I NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE 43 High Street. 556 9579.

Poetry Factory Fri 4 Jun. 3.15—6pm. Kids £1.50; adults £2.50. As part of the M0th Music Festival workshops in pictures and poems. rhymes and rhythms and story poems.


I CITY ART CENTRE 2 Market Street. 225 2424. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.

Land of the Dragon: Dinosaurs from China Until 26 Jun. Kids £1; adults £2. Six huge fossilised skeletons including a 70ft-long Mamenchisaurus.

light of the llorth Until 3 Jul. An exhibition about the life and legacy of St Margaret who was Queen of Scotland 900 years ago. It includes a reconstructed dwelling of the period. manuscripts and Celtic artefacts.

I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High Street. 225 2424. Mon-Sat lOam—Spm. Every object connected with childhood you can think of displayed on five floors. I MUSEUM OF FLIGHT East Fortune. nr Haddington. 062 088308. Daily 10.30am—4.30pm. Kids £1; adults £2. Standing on a former RAF airfield. this museum has a range of aircraft including a Spitfire and a Vulcan bomber and a mock Air Traffic Control tower.

I SCOTTISH NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Photographing Children Until 3 Oct. See Art listings.

56 The List 4-17 June 1993