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Leith will quite literally be packed during the fottr days of the Tall Ships event and parking spaces w ill be at a premium. To counter the problem Lothian Regional ('ottneil have set up park and t'ide/ park and walk facilities
in the lnverleith area. the Seafield area and at (‘iy le Park on the (_iltl\:_'(l\\ road. 5 If you must take yottr ear follow the yellow .»\.-\ signs to the park and ride sites. There will also be a bus service running every fifteen minutes from Waverley Bridge down to the docks.
The Kwik-Fit Stage »- Zone 3
Cafe Beck‘s — Zone 4
The Hawks and Spencer Family Stage — Zone 4
The Events Arena — Zone 7
All the other [()llc‘s contain a mix of catering. souvenir stalls. street theatre and. of course. toilets.
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On-going quayside entertainment
Lt- Street Theatre Keep your eyes skinned for freaks. w'eirdos. extroveits and headjobs throughout the four days — and there will be street performers as well. Occasionally the boundaries between the two categories will be blurred: performers from The Natural ’JTheatre Company will be easy to spot on account of their penchant for wearing cone heads. Meanwhile. Sparky. champion of the 1991 European Juggling (.‘ottvention L'nieyele Iigg and Spoon Race. will astound with his ‘Amazing Vanishing I] Vegetable'. Big Rory and Wee Malky do a classic funny men double act ~ one Mr Nice. one Mr Nasty and one set of
Renaissance. [Edinburgh’s Michael Angelo will demonstrate his skills in juggling. unicycling. stiltwalking and
Zsas. although presutnably not all four at and fauna from the humble balloon.
the satne time. The Fairly Famous Family present Karaoke Cabs which
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blends cabaret. karaoke and juggling while Max from Fool’s Gold has his very own ‘l’ole Show". Don't ask. Captain Coat-Hanger and his Pirate Crew aka Hatrick and Friends will be
. docking fora spot of pillage while The
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Grand Theatre at Lemmings will not be flinging thetnselves off cliffs. The Avanti Display feature the mis-
moniket'ed Mr Lucky who is followed
by his personal cloudburst. and Douglas 2 Tue 9;tlll-ll()()ll.
I Street Music and Marching Bands 3 Throughout the festivities and across the docks Joe Public can swing his slacks and stamp his boots to the
and Daniel blend juggling. humour and
' the absurd. Be warned: these people
ltave access to all areas and will be
around at all times.
I The Marks and Spencer Family
l Garden Smack bang in the centre of it all in Zone -1 is a kiddies' paradise , bagpipes. Still fresh 400 years after the
complete with face painting. tnagic
show s. storytelling. a soft play area for
the under eights and the chance to w ateh performers make sausage dogs and other weird and wonderful flora
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Freaks. weirdos, xtroverts
sounds of Macumba. the ever popular Edinburgh Samba School and the military brass and beats of The Royal Marines, the Scots Guards, The Lowland Band and we'll have no jokes about the wind section of the Scottish Gas Pipe Band.
I Ships’ nations Zones l. 4. 6. 7 and 8
will be well stocked with delicacies
from all corners of the globe to ensure that scurvy is kept at bay and there I won‘t be a hard tack biscuit in sight.
From ice cream to Japanese Yakitori I and noodle bars you can eat your ﬁll.
The truly ravenous can get stuck into a | sizzling hog roast.
I Keelhauling and Other Events
Alright. there's not really arty l keelhauling but the Rollerblade Rink in
Zone 7 should prove a worthy | substitute. Having done that. those with inexhaustible energy supplies can I
tackle the Royal Navy and Royal
Marines Clitt Assault Course. May the force be with you. fools. Those of a I more gentle disposition will prefer the static displays. exhibitions and roadshows from Forth FM, HM Coastguard, The RNLI, HM Customs and Excise, Scottish Nuclear, K’Nex, Shell (don‘t mention Brent Spar). Discovery Point and the Army. From lOam Sat and Sun and a horrendous 8am on Tue. the brave can lose their breakfasts on the Funralr in Zone 2. One word of wanting: don't bring any I pets. Ifthey get on board the ships. they’ll be put in quarantine which will I cost you oodles of money.
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