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action iii this women's international starts on Friday at 6.30pm. with Saturday seeing a 1.3(1pni commencement. Tickets and other information are available from the \emie on (11-11 357 2525.


Race Meeting Thurs 1(1. 2.2(1pin. llatnilton Park Racecourse. Bothwell Road. Hamilton. More details are ayailable from the course if you nag them etiougli on (11698 283806.

Scottish Junior Championships Sun 6. Grangemoutli Sports Centre. Grangenioutli. More details can be thrown your way with a call to this number »- (1131 317 7270.


Scottish Championship Sun (1. 1pm. Kiiockliill Racing C‘ircuit. by l)unfermline. The opening eyent of Knockliill's 1997 season features Scottish l-"orniula l-'ord. Tarmac XR Challenge and high speed Formula licosse Single Sealers. For further information. giye the circuit a bun. on (1133.1 7233.17.

Hot Hatch Owners Track Day Sun 1.1. 9.3(1ani. Kiiockliill Racing Circuit. by l)uiiferniliiie. Bring your own hot hatch along atid try it on the touring car circuit. Sounds saucy. ('all the venue on (11383 723337 for more details.


Sunday 6


Boroughmuir v Stirling County Meggetland. (‘oliiiton Road. lidinbutgh.

Dundee HSFP v Hawick Linden Mayfield. Arbroath Road. Dundee. 3pm. Edinburgh University v Kirkcaldy Peffermill. Iidinburgh. 3pm.

Gala v Watsonians Netherdale. Nether Road. Galashiels. 3pm.

Glas ow Southern v West of

Scot and Braidliolm. Glasgow. 3pm. Heriot’s FP v Berwick Goldenacre. Baiigholni Terrace. lidinburgh. 3pm. Melrose v Kelso The (it't‘cny'ilrtls. Mclrose. 3pm.

Peebles v Kilmarnock Gytcs Leisure Centre. Peebles. 3pm.

Balliemore Cup Final Sat 5. For details call the organiser on (11599 534167.

Friday 4


Edinburgh Monarchs v Glasgow Tigers Arniadale Stadium. lidiiiburgh. 7.3(1pm.

Friday 11


Edinburgh Monarchs v Hull Vikings Armadale Stadium. lidinburgh. 7.3(1pm.


Commonwealth Championships Mon l4~Sllll 2(1. Kely in Hall. Glasgow. liighteen men‘s and sixteen women‘s teams are competing in the thirteenth (‘otiinioiiwealtli Championships. Nations include New /.ealand. Pakistan. South Africa and Mauritius. as well as Barbados for the first time. The Scottish Table Tennis Association liaye more details on (1131 317 81177.


Royal Bank of Scotland Plate Finals Sat 12. Call the Scottish Volleyball Association on (1131 556 «1633 for detailsThis section gives details of

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special selected events taking place within Edinburgh and Glasgow and around the Central Belt this fortnight. Listings are compiled by date, lace and then event. Listings compiled by Brian Donaldson.

FRIDAY 4 Edinburgh I Edinburgh International Science 1 Festival Various yenues. info: 22(1622(1. l‘ntil Stiti 6. This science shindig is the world‘s largest public eyent deyoted to all matters scientific and you liaye just three days left to get a lasle of 11. See photo caption.


Renfrew 500 Various \eiiues. info: (11-11 SS6 1997. l'ntil 31 Dec. .-\ _\cai'~loni~' celebration to mark Renfrew ‘s status as a Royal Burgh will see the good people of the town sharing many platforms with \arious artistes iii celebration of their owti talents. acliieyements and heritage. Among this fortnight‘s happenings are lnto Africa Willi l.alage (Tue S) w itli Professor l.alage Brown who receiyed ati ()Bli for her work iii A friea and here she will discuss literary projects iii l'ganda; Renfrew 600 Bridge 'l‘ouriiament (Thurs 1(11 will see members and friends of the Renfrew l.eisure (‘entie Bridge Club battling it out iii the game which ()mar Sharif is dead good at. atid Six (‘enturies of Guitar Music (Hi 1 l 1 when Scottish classical guitarist Alan .‘straye w ill perform a recital from iiiedieyal through to present day coiiiposttions.


Battle of Stirling Bridge 700th Anniversary \"arious yenues. info: (11786-101297. l'ntil 9(1ct. September sees the 7(1(1tli aniiiyersary of William Wallace‘s yiclory at Stirling Bridge. The series of events and exhibitions in and around Stirling will reach a feyered


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height on the actual anniyersary date. 11 September. A mix of sport. colour. music. theatre. noise and fun will conclude with an outdoor spectacular arid a stunning new exhibition exploring the legend of Wallace himself.



African Caribbean Carnival Night St James Place. info: 229 7771. 7pni-»late. £5 (£41Aniglii ofcarniyal fun arranged by the African (‘aribbean (‘ultural Organisation with fashion. dance. drama. food and music including a li\ e performance from A fridonia.

Edinburgh International Science Festival See l’ri 4.


Edinburgh International Science Festival See l'ifl '1.


The Scottish CD and Record Fair Stakis ('ity llotel. Market Street. info: (11-11 951(1931. 10am 5pm. £1. This massiye roadshow has collectors. dealers and fans from across liurope gettitig their kicks (111 discoyering or selling that elusiye rarity. liyery genre is represented front 5(1s rockabilly to Britpop imports.



Morningside Justice and Peace Group Open Door. Morningside Road. .145 1(i2S/229 1020. 10.30 -I 1.3(1atii. 511p. During the autumn and spring months. this group meet eyery Wednesday morning as an open forum to discuss issues of local. national arid international importance. (‘all for details of this week's tlchalc.

Edinburgh Greenpeace Campaigning Group Baiinerman‘s Bar. ('owgate. info: 557 52(14. Spin. free. With current catiipaigiis on the go such as the proposed .\'irex nuclear waste dump at Sellafteld. the introduction of Genetically Modified ()rganisnis and the deyelopiiient of solar power industry in the I'K. the group will be happy to greet new members.

6220. Until Sun 6. This science shindig is the world’s largest public event devoted to the celebration of all the things that most kids hated at school. Now though, you can visit a Doll Disease Clinic, attend talks on road rage, sex, crime and cancer or discover the secrets of the theatre. Emphasis is placed on children, and Magic Bob, the StarLab and Space Show and the Science Playcentre are sure to keep them fascinated. Many events and exhibitions are free, with others starting at just £1.


Floral Art Demonstration Rothes Hall. Rothes Square. (11592 611101. 7.3(1pm. £3.50. Top Scottish demonstrator Brian White has proved extremely popular with Glenrothes audiences in the past and the Flora] Arts Club proudly present him again. Tonight the theme is ‘C‘hronology'.

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Glas ow Buddhist Centre Open

Wee end Glasgow Buddhist ('entre. Sauchiehall Street. 333 (152-1.

1 l.3(1am~-5pm. free. Open to all. irrespective of beliefs. this open weekend allows you to enjoy the centre all day with video demonstrations on many related topics noon —2pm and led meditations 1---3pm.



Glas ow Buddhist Centre Open Wee end See Fri 1 1.


Picking Something Off The Page And Throwmg It On The Stage 'l‘rayerse 'l‘heatre. (‘ambridge Street. 22S 14(14. llaiii-~1.3(1pm.£5(£35111. Playwright Bryony l.ayery. whose (hi/tum finishes its run at the 'l‘rayerse today. conducts a workshop for wi iters of the experienced and budding Variety. The emphasis is on exploring the relationship between the text and physicality. and all that is required is paper. your presence and an exceptionally open mind.


The Scottish CD and Record Fair Rothes llall. Rothes Square. See Sun 6.

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Glas ow Buddhist Centre Open Wee end See liri 11.


Fashion, Craft and Design Show Sheraton Grand Hotel. l’estiy'al Square. info: (1142s 68-1494. 6—S.3(1pm. £4 (senior citizens £3; children free). Over 9(1 professional craftsmen and women will be showing off the colours. textures atid styles of their 1997 designs. This yenue offers luxurious surroundings iii which to browse atid chat to the top UK talent. As aii added bonus. if you buy four tickets you get a fifth free.


A Walk In Helensburgh 11111 House. Sinclair Street. info: (11-11 776 .3347. 2pm. free. The Scottish Wildlife Trust continue their campaign to encourage the public iti affairs of the countryside. With over 15.000 members across Scotland. there are ttiatiy groups raising funds and dealing with local and national issues which affect the environment. Today. the walk will take you along llelensburgh's upland way froin Sinclair Street to Torr liarin iii Rliti. returning along the same route.


Glasgow Glas ow Buddhist Centre Open Wee end See Hi 11.


Fashion, Craft and Design Show 9.3(1am-S.3(1pm. See Stiii l3.



Fashion, Craft and Design Show 9.3(1am -5pm. See Stiti 13.



Edinburgh Greenpeace Campaigning Group See Wed 9.