This section covers events not included elsewhere in the magazine. All submissions should be accompanied by a contact telephone number for our intonnatlon. Open listings compiled by Thom Dibdin.
I PRINCE’S TRUST CEILIDH Sat 31. 7—11pm. Community Central Hall. 304 Maryhill Road. Maryhill. £3.50 from Prince’s Trust Ofﬁce. 041 332 9115.
I WWF SUPPORTERS GROUP Mon 2. 7.30pm. Renﬁeld St. Stephens Church. Free. Monthly meeting of the World Wide Fund for Nature. Details from E. Murray on 041 959 5009.
I AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL Mon 2. 7.30pm. Unitarian Centre. 72 Berkely Street. Free.
I GREENPEACE Tue 3 and weekly. 7.30pm. Blytheswood Bar. Hope Street. Free. New members and volunteers always welcome to these local Greenpeace Supporters‘ Group Meetings. Make new pals and save the planet. Contact E. Marshall on 041 644 5436. I FRIENDS OF THE EARTH Wed 4. 7.30pm. 30 Hillhead Street. Free.
Business meeting for the local Glasgow group of FoE (Scotland). All welcome. Contact S. Berry on 041 334 1050.
I AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL Wed 4. 7.30pm. St John‘s Church Hall. Swinton Road. Baillieston. Free.
I GREENPEACE PUBLIC TALK Tue 10. 7.30pm. Hillhead Library. 348 Byres Road. Free. Stan Blackley. a campaigner with Advocates for Animals. addresses this open Greenpeace meeting. He will talk about the protection of animals from cruelty. the prevention of the inﬂiction of
_ suffering and the abolition of vivisection.
. I WORKERS AID FOR BOSNIA Wed 1 1.
Time and venue to be conﬁrmed: phone 031 556 3111 for details.
I AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL Thurs 12. 7.30pm. Hall of St Mary’s Cathedral. 300 Great Western Road. Free.
I GLASGOW CYCLING CAMPAIGN Thurs Aug 12. 7.30pm. 53 Cochrane Street. south east corner of George Square. Free. Monthly meeting of the campaign to make sure that the cyclist's interests are considered in the City of Cars. All cyclists welcome. Contact N. McDonald on 041 337 2871.
I GREEN DIARY CSV Green Action. makers of the very excellent Green Diary of environmentally-sound events taking place in and around Glasgow. have asked us to point out that the £4 price we listed in the last issue of The List is for a whole year‘s worth of monthly diaries. Send £4 with your name. address and postcode to CSV Green Action. 236 Clyde Street. Glasgow 01 41H.
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 CLAYMORE ’93 Sat 31. 10am-4.30pm.
Adam House. Chambers Street. £1. Wargames exhibition. with public participation and fantasy role-playing games. modelling and painting competitions and a bring and buy sale as well as trade stands.
I TIMEX DEMO Mon 9. 6am. Timex Works Dundee. Bus leaves Waterloo Place at 4.30am. £3 (£1). Information from 031 556 0903. Support the 343 striking Timex workers. sucked on February 17 for ﬁghting to defend wages and conditions. It could be yourjob next. Edinburgh Timex Support Group meets every Tuesday at The Centre. 103 Broughton Street. 7.30pm.
I AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL Mon 9. 7.30pm. Catholic Chaplincy Centre. 23 George Square. Free.
I SAY NO TO WORKFARE! Tue 10. 10am. High Riggs Unemployment Beneﬁt Ofﬁce. Tollcross. Free. Information from 031 557 0718. Resist compulsory Jobplan Workshops. inﬂicted on the long-term unemployed in April. Jobplan is simply
extra harrassment for those who are already living on the poverty line.
I WORKERS AID FOR BOSNIA Tue 10. 8pm. Unemployed Workers' Centre. 103 Broughton Street. Free. Public meeting with speakers from the convoy of supplies to the besieged town of Tuzla. Bosnia. The convoy is collecting durable foodstuffs. medical supplies and babycare items (not clothes) for Tuzla and campaigning against Serbian oppression of this multi-ethnic mining city. Donations can be left at the Unemployed Workers‘ Centre. noon—4pm. Mon—Fri.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES
I DUMBARTON PEACE WEEKEND Fri 6—Mon 9. Free:
Hiroshima nay Fri 6. 10pm. Dumbarton Quay. Ecumenical service: Light a candle for peace.
Peace Fayre Sat 7. lOam-4pm. Concord Centre. Stalls and workshops.
Ceilidh Sat 7. Spin-late. Concord centre. £1 donation.
Walk against the Convoy Sun 8. noon. Helensburgh carpark. Walk to Faslane for a picnic for peace at the base.
Blockade the Clyde Submarine Base Mon 8. Nagasaki Day. More information from Les on 0389 56228 or Faslane Peace Camp on 0436 820 901.
For the period of the Edinburgh Festival. the Open Listings are being put on ‘hold’. But we will be back! Keep that infomiation on your local political and campaigning groups ﬂowing in. Please include a description of the campaign/event and a contact phone number. Remember. over half The List ’s readers consult the Open section! Normal operations will resume in September.
Events are listed by city, then alphabetically by activity. Kids Listings compiled by Beatrice Colin.
Activities and Fun
I FORTH AND CLYDE CANAL Firhill Basin. 332 91 15.
Splash Sun 1 Aug. 2pm. Your chance to try out a variety of watersports with the help of qualiﬁed instructors.
I MOTHERWELL CIVIC CENTRE 0698 267515.
Sunbusters Until 15 Aug. £1.20 (60p). An extensive programme throughout the Motherwell district of play activities. art and writing workshops. sports and karaoke. To join bring along £1 and a passport-size photo and receive a badge. comic. attendance record and membership card.
I HUNTERIAN MUSEUM University of Glasgow. 330 4221. Mon—Sat 9.30—5pm. Free.
Earth . . . lite Fossils. amoebas. dinosaurs if . . . A 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. Bags containing old fashioned games like peevers. marbles and skipping ropes are available.
Back to School Experience Sat 31 Jul. Sun 1. Tue 3-Thurs 5 Aug. 1.30pm and 3pm. Kids 50p; adults 75p. Go back in time with a Victorian teacher.
I THE KING’S THEATRE Bath Street. Box Ofﬁce Mon—Sat noon—6pm. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511.
Robin Hood Until Sat 31 Jul. 7.30pm and Thurs 2.30pm. Kids £3.50—£4.50; adults £7—£9. A musical version suitable for all
I THE MITCHELL THEATRE Granville Street. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. 227 551 1.
Kids Summer Season Until 9 Aug. £4.
So You Wanna be a Singer Until Fri 30 Jul. 10.30am—3.45pm. Learn songs. movement and performance with Scottish Opera For All.
So You Wanna be a Cuddy Scots language and magic with the Baldy Bane Theatre Company. Also activity sessions in the Moir Hall 4—6pm. £2. Relatives or friends wishing to see performances 50p.
I THE OLD ATHENAEUM 179 Buchanan Street. 332 2333.
Peter Pan Wed 4—Sat 7 Aug 7.30pm; Thurs and Sat 2.30pm. Kids £2.50; adults £5. J.M. Barrie’s classic adventure set in Neverland. Join Peter. Wendy. and Captain Hook in a magical production by the Scottish Youth Theatre.
I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. 887 1010.
Cheeko the Clown Sat 31 Jul. 1pm and 3pm. Kids £1.25; adults £1.75. An hour of songs. magic. competitions and fun.
The Magical Entertainer Mon 2 Aug. 1pm. Kids £1.25; adults £1.75. Scott Lovat with his Punch and Judy show which includes magic. balloon modelling and games.
Uncle Jimmy's Punch and Judy Magic Show Sat 7 Aug. lpm. Kids £1.25; adults £1.75.
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. Here. you can observe sharks. conger eels. lobsters and octopuses close-up.
I PORTOBELLO SWIM CENTRE Bellﬁeld Street. 669 4077.
Summer Holiday Sessions Play sessions in the pool and short swimming courses.
I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lnverleith Row. 552 7171.
Summer Activity Sessions Tuesday sessions for families and Wednesdays for children (8—14). 10.30pm—2.30pm. £2.50. Bun Wriggle and llop Tue 3-Wed 4 Aug. Discover beasties. bugs and insects living in the gardens and have a go at making a bug mask.
Plants from the Past Tue 10-Wed 1 I Aug. How have plants evolved and what do dinosaurs eat? Find out and make a prehistoric plaster cast.
I CITY ART CENTRE 2 Market Street, 225 2424. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.
Happy Birthday Peter Rabbit Sat 17
J u1—25 Sept. To celebrate 100 years of Beatrix Potter's most famous creation. an exhibition of watercolours. drawings. letters and manuscripts which examine the author‘s life. and plot the rise to fame of that lovable nibbler. Also activities on Thurs 5 and Thurs 12 Aug. Ham—noon. Free. Full details on 529 4052/4598.
I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High Street. 225 2424. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Every object connected with childhood you can think of and displayed on ﬁve ﬂoors.
The Girls Brigade - Reaching Out Tue 3 Aug—20 Sept. To mark the centenary celebrations of the Brigade. an exhibition of costume. photographs. awards and many other items which chart the organisation's histo .
I MUSEUM OF FLIGHT East Fortune. nr Haddington. 062 088308. Daily 10.30am—430pm. Kids £1; adults £2. Standing on a former RAF airﬁeld. this museum has a range of aircrafts 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.
I NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE 43 High Street. 556 9579. Box Ofﬁce 10am—4.30pm.
Ian Turbitt’s Puppet Theatre Summer Season Until Fri 30 Jul. 2.30pm. Kids £1.75; adults £2.50. Using live music. a cast of colourful puppets and some imaginative sets. a different folk tale including Peter and the Wolf Puss in Boots and The Princess and the Giant will spring to life each day.
L .. 45 The List 30 July—l2 August 1993