practice thesis project. Contact: Kaye or tel: 0131 554 9605.

Have you been unsuccessful in an

application for grant funds from the Scottish Arts Council or National Lottery?

Was/is you project Edinburgh based?

Voice you opinion as part of a cultural policy and

I DANCE WITH ATTITUDE Streetdance & Dance Excercise classes. Saturdays at 11am & 12 noon respectively @ Northcote Scout Hall, 4 Victoria Circus, Hyndland (enter by stairs on Kensington Road). Fusion of Jazz, Hip Hop, African & Contemporary styles. Wear train- ers & loose clothing. Bring a mat or towel. Beginners welcome - no need to book a place - just come along! Price £4/£3.50. More info? Karen Pasi 0141 339 4193/karen@

I Learn to Lindy Hop with The Edinburgh Swing Dance Society! Lindy the original part- ner dance from the ‘Swing’ Era is still going strong. After a summer break, sessions will recommcnce with an Absolute Beginners Course from 26th September, (through Dancebase 0131 225 5525): Thursday, Beginners Plus from 14th September. Monthly Saturday Dances and Sunday Workshops 9th/ 1 (1th September. For further information on these or Lindy Hop in general please contact us on 0131 661 6027.


I Rock/pop guitarist seeks a lonely songwriter/band to create music and play with. Best point of reference: Simple Minds/UZ/Fhe Police. Call Gian on 0131 343 1452.

I (Swordfish) Trombonist wanted or other brass/reed to replace band member. Original material. Weekly rehearsals, monthly gigs. Influences: Weill, Waits & Brel. Songwriters wel- come, cmpitence rather than vir- tuosity. Tel Colin 0141 248 1026.

I Singer available looking to get involved with bands/pro- jects/session work. Lots of expe- rience. Keen to gig/record and conquer world. Ring Bon 0131 229 7806.

I Glasgow based band ‘Suckle’ seek a talented musician with keyboard skills (Rolland Jupiter6), imagination and sense of humour. Contact Frances c/o Kemical Underground on 0141 550 1919.





idays but close for Christmas/New Year.


the month. 8.00pm 'till 12.15am.


- Modern Jive classes - Learn to dance the easy way. ° Learn to dance to any music, Jive, Latin, Charts etc . . .

0 Come alone or with friends (no need to bring a partner).

0 Complete beginners welcome every week at all nights.


Wednesdays: Glasgow Uni Union,

32 University Avenue, West End. Tuesdays and Thursdays:

St Stephens Hall, St Stephens Street (bottom of Howe St). Stockbridge. 'NE W (Free opening Wednesday 29th Maneh):' Wednesdays @ The Tartan Club, Fountainbridge Brewery, Fountainbridge. Wednesdays: Craig Tay Hotel,

101 Broughty Ferry Road. Thursdays:

Palace Nightclub,

Bridge Place (off Bridge St). For all classes doors open at 7.15. Beginners class at 7.30pm. (Aberdeen only

Beginners class 7.15pm). Admission is £5.00 (£4.00). Membership is £1.00 payable on first night. Classes and parties run throughout the year including summer and bank hol<

- EDINBURGH Marco's. 55 Grove Street. last Saturday of the month. 8.00pm 'till 1.008m. - GLASGOW Partick Burgh Halls. second Saturday of


- REGULAR week~end workshops for all levels. including complete beginners. Spend a day learning the basics of Ceroc. No partner required. Workshops available throughout Scotland. phone or email for

Tel: 01324-613 209 - E-mail:


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RECORD PRODUCER looking for female vocalists to work with newly formed production company. Should be: serious, ambitious & talented! Contact: The Rainmaker 01563 535999.

I Sinatra-style singer looking for trio/quartet (or full orches- tra!) to perform with. Like the man, can’t read music but pos- sess sound knowledge of 500- 600 standards and keen to get started. Contact Todd Gordon on 0131 667 2998.

I Hear James Curran's blazing guitar and sax improvistions, ambient synth textures and ten- der acoustic moods at

BE COOL Develop your creativity by learning guitar at the Edinburgh Guitar Studio. Satisfaction and

results guaranteed. Bookings: 0131 553 1617


WANTED TAG-ALONG TRAILER BIKE for 4-10 years. Phone 0131 229 7228

CRUELTY-FREE SHOES Good quality, breathable, non- leather shoes at affordable prices. Shop Eco, open Fridays and Saturdays, 10am - 5pm or Phone 0131 530 9070 120 Duke Street, Leith, Edinburgh


IS YOUR LIFE THIS EVENTFUL? Trips & Holidays, Horse-riding, Hill-walking, Ceilidhs, Sailing, Tennis, Meals, Concerts, Badminton, Microlighting, Parties, Theatre, Dancing, Archery, Cinema and lots of other activities too numerous to mention! It could be with IVC a self-run club for go-ahead people who want to get the most out of life. Membership costs less than £20 a year. Give it a try for a month or two with no obligation to join but we’re sure you’ll want to! Details from . . .

Glasgow Call Karen 07050 248164

Edinburgh 0131 332 1342

Dundee 01382 737839

evenings and weekends


THE CLUB FOR ALL SEASONS Join now for the best in skiing, boarding, sports and social events all year round. Non-skiers and boarders welcome!

We meet every Tuesday from 9pm downstairs in Fibber Magees,

24 Howe Street, Edinburgh. For more information contact: Edinburgh Ski Club,

2 Howe Street, Edinburgh Tel: 0131 220 3121


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I Comfortable little, old house entrancingly perched in mountain village (Granada 90 mins). Dramatic scenery, 50 mile views. Two bedrooms, kitchen/livingroom, (traditional fireplace), shower room, terrace, porch. Offers over £42,000. Tel 0034 958 763 104.


I Bed and Breakfast Kilmelford, near Oban, quiet vil- lage, large garden, relaxed atmosphere, spacious accommo- dation, three rooms available, full breakfast, guest lounge, pri- vate parking, also fully equipped self catering. 01852 200348.



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We we once again seeking

quality central flats to accomodate professional Festival participants for

I, 2, 3, 4, week lets dialing


Enquiries to and information from: Carol Smith/Anne Gon'ng Tel: 01620 810620. 3 Linkylea cottages, Gifford, East Lothian EH41 4PE.

ROOMS AVAILABLE to rent on a nightly basis in luxu- ry flat, free use of all facilities, warm and spacious, very clean. Free tea and coffee etc. Just a 30 second walk onto Princes Street. Non-smoking women/couples only please. £30 per night, couples £35 per night. Please call Jenny on 0131 558 1793 or 07980 346470

I Single room gay-friendly, n/s, £15 per day, £85 per week. 0131553 7601.

I Spacious, well furnished 2/3 bedroom flat. Sleeps 3 to 5. Leith/Trinity area. Spectacular City and Castle views. Avail 5 Aug. £200 pw. Tel 020 889 09678.

I First floor three bedroom flat sleeps 5/6, very comfort- able, 5 mins walk Princes Street. £50 per day or £300 per week. 0131 220 0483.

I Large double room (with own lounge area) and full use of flat facilities, women/couples only. Single £30, couples £40 per night. Off Leith Walk. Phone Jane on 0131 554 4186 or 07901 701805.

I Central one bedroom flat available for short-term let over the Festival period. Avail immed - duration neg. £150 pw + dep. Please contact 206 on 07771 930 735 or Janis on 0131 667 3900. I Attractive central flat n/s, 2/3 bedrooms, dining kitchen, large lounge, bath/shower, well equipped. Tel: 0131 229 0468 or 07790 797573.

I Double room avail in lovely flat, during the Festival. Central, cooking facilities etc. Handy for local amenities. £30 single, £40 couple per night. Tel Rachel 0131 550 7598.

Let out your flat/spare room this festival!

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