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

I INTERNATIONAL ACTION CAMP From Thurs 1. Pollok Park (next to Pollok House on the opposite side of the river Cart near the big waterfall). Free. The camp has been established to focus action against the destruction of the greenbelt and Pollok Estate. The organisers also hope to teach peOple respect for the environmental and cultural heritage via discussion. art. music. poetry. folklore and theatre. Bring a tent and sleeping bag. musical instruments. good vibes and party!

I BUNGEE JUMP ON THE GREEN Sat 3. Glasgow Green. Contact 041 633 3323 for details. Bungee jumping for charity anyone? The Terminal Relief Foundation. "provides welfare grants to pay for essential household equipment. clothing and short breaks for families denied support by the DSS.‘ Go on. stand on the edge and Spruing.’ Yes. you can make that jump. .

; I HANDS OFF OUR WATER Sat 3. 11.30am

A onwards. George Square. Speakers. live

music. entertainment. a bouncy castle and face painting are promised on this

' demonstration against water privatisation.

‘Bring the kids: drown the Tories‘ seems to be the slogan for today: ‘No compromise. no private water'. I GREENPEACE MEETING Tue 6 and weekly. 7.30pm. The Corn Exchange. Gordon Street. Free. Contact Gordon Reid on 041 337 3121. Note new venue. Volunteers and new members always welcome to these weekly Greenpeace Supporters’ Group meetings.


; Thurs 8. 7pm. Community Central Hall. 304 Maryhill Road. lfyou can‘t make it along to this meeting organised by the

' Forth and Clyde Canal Community

Project but want more information about

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Shauna MacMillan on 041 332 9115.

I THE RONNIE BANKS OF lOCH LOMOND Thurs 8. 7.30pm. Pollok Country Park. Lecture room. Free. Further details from the ranger service on 041 632 9299. Current proposals for development of Loch Lomond could present problems in the future. John Cameron looks at the changes to the natural history of the area over the last 300 ears.

I CYCLING CAMPAIGN Thurs 8. 7.30pm. 53 Cochrane Street. Contact Neil McDonald on 041 337 2871. The Glasgow cycling campaign meet on the second Thursday of every month. All cyclists are invited. Cycle parking inside.


i 1pm—2am. Bennet's. Glassford Street. £3.50. Get on those cool shorts and shades for a fun night out for the benefit of Glasgow’s Gay and Lesbian Centre.

I VEGAN NETWORK Sat 10. 6.30pm for 7pm. Bay Tree Restaurant. Monthly meeting of the contact group for people interested in health issues. the environment and social events. All welcome.

I RALEIGH UK BIKE RIDE Mon 12—Wed 14. Contact Sustrans on 041 552 8241. The ride will arrive in Glasgow along the Loch Lomond Cycle Path on Mon 12. and spend one day working with Sustrans on Tues 13. to build part of the missing link at Edlerslie. On the Wed 14 they start from Glasgow to cycle South. provisionally as an event to officially open the Glasgow to Paisley route and the Elderslie Link Path.

I THE MERCHANT CITY OF GLASGOW Tue 13. 6.30pm. Meet in front ofthe City Chambers. George Square. A stroll through the Empire‘s Second City with buildings conservation expert David Martin.

I WAYS AND TECHNIQUES OF ENLIGHTENMENT Thurs 15. 7pm. Hillhead Library. 348 Byres Road. £2. Yoga. alchemy. meditation. martial arts and shamanism are all systems for reaching a state known as ‘Enlightenment'. This talk by the New Acropolis School of Philosophy looks at the characteristics which distinguish these systems and the ones they have in common. Finally. the talk asks ifenlightenment exists. and if so. is it attainable.

I GLASGOW FOR PEOPLE Thurs 14. 7.30pm. 53 Cochrane Street. Monthly meeting of the group which lobbies for

.the people who live in the city. rather than

the companies and institutions which (ab)use it.


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 GREENPEACE HOUSE TO HOUSE COLLECTION Sat 3. Fri 9. Volunteers needed. contact Simon on 031 557 5204 if you can lend a hand.

I STOP HINOCAUST DENIAL Sun 4. 3pm. Assembly Rooms. George Street. Free. Rally against French fascist Le Pen. who is attempting to hold a meeting of his far- right cronies in Edinburgh. Speakers

include Esther Brunstein who survived the Lodz Ghetto. Auschwitz and Bergen- Belsen concentration camps and the French Journalist Paul Elie-Levy who Le Pen unsuccessfully sued for slander for calling Le Pen the ‘spiritual son of Hitler. Mussolini and Petain'. See Agenda for more details.

I RAINBOW FUN Mon 5. 1.30—4pm. Royal Botanic Gardens. 20a lnverleith Row. £4. Advance booking essential on ()31 552 7171. Adults only afternoon at the Botanics (Families: Tue 6; Kids: Wed 7. both 1().3()am—l .30pm). Explore the colourful world of plants with the new hands-on plant exhibition. Find out which colours attract pollinating insects and try out some plant dyes.

I BAN lE PEN Mon 5. 5.30pm. Waterloo Place. Free. March to Festival Square for 6pm. where there will be a rally against Le Pen (See Sun 4 and Agenda). Bring placards and banners.

I GREENPEACE MEETING Wed 7 and weekly. 7.30pm. Bannerman's Bar. Cowgate. Free. Volunteers and new members always welcome to these weekly Greenpeace Supporters‘ Group meetings. I ROUNDABOUT CENTRE WOMEN’S SUMMER PROJECT Thurs 8—Thurs 29 (weekdays only). 1—3pm. Drummond Community High School. Cochran Terrace. 031 556 1168. Creche and Playscheme facilities. Ati opportunity for black and minority ethnic women to participate in a wide range of activities. Information available in Arabic. Bengali. Chinese. English. Spanish and Punjabi. Registration: Tue 6. 1()am-noon and I—3an

I GAELIC CONVERSATION Thurs 8 and weekly. 7.30—9.30pm. The Clubrooms. 16 North St Andrews Square. 50p (includes tea and biscuits). Contact Rob McEwan on ()31 333 3448. A chance for Gaelic speakers of all levels to have a chat in that tongue.



I lIVlNG WITHOUT CRUELTY Fri 9-Sun ll. 10am—6pm. £1. 03] 225 6039. Major exhibition with over 50 different stands from green and environmentally sound organisations. Films from Greenpeace. ethical investment advice. cruelty-free cosmetics. vegan and vegetarian food and booze. cookery demonstrations and ethically produced products. Organised by Advocates for Animals and Animal Aid. Also includes:

CRUELTY-FREE CEILIDH Sat 10. 8pm—1am. Assembly Rooms. George Street. £7 (£5). Tapsilteerie get more than the toes tapping at this benefit for the Living Without Cruelty exhibition.

I ADVENTURE TREK Mon 12. 1.30—4pm. Royal Botanic Gardens. 20a lnverleith Row. £4. Advance booking essential on ()31 552 7171. Adults only afternoon at the Botanics (Families: Tue 13; Kids Wed 14. both l().3()am—1.30pm). Become a famous plant hunter for the day and write your own expedition diary. Discover how plants came to the botanics from foreign climes.


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LIVING WITHOUT CRUELTY (TE/LII)!!! Saturday IIJth July 1993 , 8pm til Late in the Ballroom at the Assembly Rooms. Tickets £7 (£5) from The Assembly Rooms. Virgin Records and at the Exhibition


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