I Minus One at The Carlton Highland Hotel. £2.50. See Fridays.

I Sex Machine at The Venue. 10.30pm-3am. £4 (£3). 5 May only. Monthly. Chocker with the cream of Edinburgh's hip hop and funk DJs; A- One. AJ. DJ K001 and Dave.

I Shag at The Rocking Horse. 11pm—3am. £2.50. Popular student club. noteworthy for its truly appalling playlist and free chocolate.

I Tribal Funlttlon at The Venue. 11pm-3am. £4 (£3). 28 Apr only. Fortnightly. Tip-top well orchestrated house upstairs. rockin’ hip-hop and funk downstairs. Keeps on truckin’.


I Blltz at The Institute. Paisley. Thursdays. 9pm—2am. £4 (£2). DJ Ian playing everything in between The Rolling Stones and M-People (ie most of the history of western pop music). Forthcoming live bands include Huggy Bear and Mambo Taxi.

I Club Renaissance at The Institute. Paisley. Sundays. 9pm—2am. £5. Fashion

shows and upfront club sounds.

I Contra Room at the Outhouse. Bridge of Allan. Stirling. 9pm-late. £2. Friday 29 April. An eclectic mix of dub drenched grooves, hip hop, deep house. acid, experimental techno and sporadic guitar mayhem.

I Cool Lernon at The Outhouse. Stirling. Saturdays. 10.30pm—2am. £5 (£3). DJs lain Paterson and Trevbr Price playing the best in sexy underground house sounds. I Joylul llolse at Area, 22 Bridge Street. Paisley. Thursdays. 10pm-2.30am. £3 (£2). Student-orientated music and drinks promos.

I The ‘Une’ at Area. 22 Bridge Street. Paisley. Fridays. 10pm-2.30am. £1. All drinks £1. A miscellaneous selection of rap. soul. house, garage and funk from DJs Bob and Derek.

I Absolute at Area. 22 Bridge Street. Paisley. Saturdays. 10pm—2.30am. £6 (£4). Upfront dance from Jamie. Raymond and Bob plus occasional PAs from the likes of Reel to Real.

I Paradise Park at Paradise Park, Croft Street, Kilmarnock. Saturdays. lOpm—3am. Price tbc. Very good reports coming from this new club. Some fine guests appearing alongside resident DJs Kevin Wilson and Scott Gibson.


All clubs listed above take place at one oi the following venues, which can be contacted tor further details.

I The Arches Midland Street (off Jamaica Street). 221 9736. I Baby Grand 3 and 7 Elmbank Gardens, 248 4942. I Banus 23 Royal Exchange Square. 041 221 3002. I Bar IO 10 Mitchell Lane (off Mitchell Street. 221 8353. I Bar Miro 36 Kelvingrove Street. 353 0475. I Bennet’s 80—90 Glassford Street. 552 5761. I Blacktriars Underground (below Blackfriars) 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. I Cate Clnl 81 Renfield Street. 353 2807. I The Cathouse 9 Brown Street. 248 6606. I Caledonlan University Union 70 Cowcaddens Road. 332 0681. I Club Inter (formerly Circa) Custom House Quay. 221 0865. I Cleopatra’s. 508 Great Western Road. Kelvinbridge. 334 0560. I Club Xchange 25 Royal Exchange Square. 204 4599. I Cotton Club 5 Scott Street, 332 0712. I Eruption 474 Sauchiehall Street. 353 1927. I Floozy’s Bonkers. 67 Hope Street. 248 5884. I Fury Murry's 96 Maxwell Street. 221 651 l. I The Garage Sauchiehall Street. 332 l 120. I Glasgow School of Art 167 Renfrew Street. 332 0691. I The Hive Glasgow University Union. 32 University Avenue. 339 8697. I October Cate Top floor. Princes Square (off Buchanan Street). 221 0303. I Power Station Cheapside Street. 248 1710. I Reds Upstairs at Nico‘s, 379 Sauchiehall Street. 331 1635. I Rhapsody 240 Bath Street. 353 2306. I R.C.'8 73 Queen Street. 204 0953. Slsgoottops 92 Sauchiehall Street. 332

3. I Strathclyde University Union 90 John

Street. 552 1895.

I Sub Club 22 Jamaica Street. 248 4600. I Sunset Boulevard 1710 Great Western Road. Clydebank, 0389 980000.

I Toto’s High Street. 552 2135.

I The 13th llote 80 Glassford Street. 553. 1638.

I The Tunnel 84 Mitchell Street. 204 1000.

I The Tuxedo Princess Anderston Quay. Broomielaw. 204 1150.

I Underground (formerly Johnny Rockets) Cambridge Street. 332 3437.

I Under Ventura 50—60 King Street. 552 1388.

I The Volcano 15 Benalder Street, 337

1 100.


I Buster Browns 25—27 Market Street. 226 4224.

I The Calton Calton Road. 558 3758.

I Carwash The Mound.

I Cavendish West Tollcross. 228 3252. I Century 20!” 31 Lothian Road. 229 7670.

I The Citrus Club 40—42 Grindiay Street. 229 6697.

I The Cooler (Under The Venue) Calton Road, 557 3073.

I The Edge 37b George Street. 226 3111. I EX-S 12 Shandwick Place. 226 2266. I Rerlot Watt Student Unlon Riccarton. 451 5333.

I La Belle Angelo ll Hasties Close. 225 2774.

I Legends (lormerly The Phoenix Club) 71 Cowgate. 225 8382.

I Minus One (Carlton Highland Hotel) North Bridge. 556 7277.

I Moray Rouse Holyrood Road. 556 5184.

I The Music Box 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564.

I The Pelican 235 Cowgate. 225 5413. I Potterrow Student Union Bristo Square. 650 8090.

I Red Hot Pepper Club 3 Semple Street. Tollcross. 229 7733.

I The Rocking Horse (formerly The Mission/Shady Lady’s) Cowgate. 225 3326.

I The Shack (Napier Union) Kings Stables Road, 229 2234.

I The Subway Cowgate. 225 6766.

I Tevlot Row Student Union Bristo Square, 650 4673.

I The Vaults 15—17 Niddry Street. 556 0001.

I The Venue Calton Road. 557 3073.

I The Wee Red Bar at Edinburgh College Of Art. Lauriston Place. 229 1442.

I Wilkle House Cowgate. 226 2151.





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Visitor Centre on 0555 661345.

I RAILWAY KINGDOM Daily, 11am-5pm. Mechanics Workshop, New Lanarlt, Lanarlt. £1.75 (95p). 0555 666601. This new attraction at law Lanarlt is reckoned to be Scotland’s biggest 00 scale public model railway layout with tourteen trains running around the 48ft by 7ft layout. Visitors are invited to bring their own locomotives to run around the track and several tracks are visitor operated tor those kids of all ages. llew Lanarlt has a wealth or day-out attractions, from the Falls or Clyde to the exhibition about Robert Owen‘s model town. Further details from the New Lanarlt

This section gives details or selected events taking place in and around the Central Belt of Scotland this tortnlght. Events are listed by area and then alphabetically. All submissions should be accompanied by a contact phone number tor our information. Days Out compiled by Thom nlbdln.


I HORSE SALES Sat 23. 9.30am—2.30pm. Springwood Park. Kelso. Free. Look the gift horses in the mouth at this annual sale of ponies and horses of all classes. First under the hammer are the tack and saddlery at 9.30am followed by the horses at noon. then the ponies and finally the horse boxes at 2pm. Besides the selling ring, there is plenty to see and do with several stands and a restaurant.

I NORWEGIAN ARTISTS From Fri 29. 1.30-5pm. Traquair House. Innerieithen. Peebleshire. £3.50 (kids £1.50). 0896 830323. Scotland’s oldest inhabited house has added a new gallery to show modem and contemporary an. The first exhibition is by the Norwegian Jan Eric Willgohs while Benthe Norheim's sculptors will be exhibited around the grounds. Traquair is an excellent venue for a day out. with the grounds only ticket (£1.50/£1) allowing access to the very excellent tea room (licensed to sell the heady Traquair Ale: not for drivers!)

I PIRELLI INTERNATIONAL RALLY Sat 23/Sun 24. Kielder Forest (signposted from the Kielder Reservoir). Northumberland and Kershope Forest. (signposted from Newcastleton). Free. See photo ca tion.

I SEABI O CITY Tue 3. 2—5pm. St Abbs Head. Nature Reserve Carpark. Northfreld Farm, St Abbs. £2. (Also every Tuesday in May). During May the cliffs of St Abbs Head are thick with nesting seabirds as they gather at one of Europe‘s biggest

mainland seabird colonies. Tile sight is quite spectacular. Bring strong footwear and binoculars if you have them for this ranger lead walk.


Sat 30—Mon 2. 10.30am—5.3()pm. Strathspey Steam Railway (Aviemore-Boat of Ganen). £4 (£2). 0479 810725. Thomas himself won‘t be there. as he'll be off working his branchline with Annie and Clarabel, but his pals Cairngorm. Sulzer and Diesel will be pulling trains over the weekend.


I UIROHY OAWOLE Sun 24. 1 lam—2pm. Union Canal. Harrison Park. Harrison Road. Edinburgh. Free. Bring a boat. any boat. be it a bathtub. canoe. inflatable. steamer. ocean-going liner or rowing boat. just so long as it is less than 16ft by 5ft 6in and has no more than 2ft draft. for this gentle cruise organised by the Edinburgh Canal Society. Boats will leave Harrison Park. where there is a free slipway. proceed westwards to the Siateford Aquaducts. then as far as Kingsknowe and return to Harrison Park. The Society

72 The List 22 April—5 May 1994