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 your project Edinburgh based?

Voice your opinion as part of a cultural policy and


I Rock/pop guitarist seeks a lonely songwriter/band to create music and play with. Best point of reference: Simple Minds/UZ/The 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, competence rather than virtuosity. Tel Colin 0141 248 1026.

I Singer available looking to get involved with bands/pro- jects/scssion 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 musi- cian with keyboard skills (Rolland lupiter6), imagination and sense of humour. Contact Frances c/o Kemical Underground on 0141 550 1919.

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 lames 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.

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I Mini Marquees 10ft x 20ft. Can deliver, can erect. £80 per day, £130 built. Ideal weddings, bbqs etc. Phone Hugo at Oakleaf Co 0131 229 9933 aft 3pm.



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Friendly full-time Dependable

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IS YOUR LIFE TI'IIS 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

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evenings and weekends



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




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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.



Est: 1986 We are once again seeking quality central flats to accommodate professional Festival participants for I, 2, 3, 4, week lets during August.

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

I Two large, sunny rooms £150 pw. Morningside. Call Caroline on 0777 3487867.

I Festival 3 bedroom flat avail 7 Aug - 3 Sep. Central, bright and spacious exc rate neg. 0131 200 5076 (day) or 0131 555 3923 (eve).

I Twin room in shared flat. £100 pw. Phone Hugo at Oakleaf Co. 0131 229 9933 aft 3pm.

I New Town 3 bedroom base- ment flat. Avail Festival let with garden. £400 pw. Newly refurb. Call Tim 0780 259896.

I Large room in Leith, close to Britannia, suit couple or single for Festival. £120 pw or £200 per room pw. Call Isabelle on 0131 553 3083.

I Excellent. quiet Festival flat adj Holyrood Park, suit couples only. £400 pw. ()131 661 9317.

ROOMS AVAILABLE to rent on a nightly basis in lux- ury 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. Lcith/I‘rinity area. Spectacular City and Castle views. Avail 5 Aug. £200 pw. Tel ()20 889 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 2200483.

I Large double room (with own lounge area) and full use of flat facilities, women/couples only. Single £30, couples £40 per night. Off Lcith Walk. Phone lane on ()131 554 4186 or ()7901 701805.

I Central one bedroom flat available for short-term let over the Festival period. Avail immed - duration neg. £150 pw + dep. Please contact Zoe 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: ()131 229 0468 or 07790 797573.



I Double room avail in lovely flat, during the Festival. (.‘entral. cooking facilities etc. Ilandy for local amenities. £30 single. £40 couple per night. 'I'el Rachel ()131 554 7598.

I Royal Mile friendly accom- modation, £20 - £25 per person per night, twin/double. Tel ()131 558 3167.

I One bedroom restored (.1900 flat available in Newington area. King size bed & mod cons. Tel Deanna 0131 667 6804/65] 2030.

I Southside Festival flats (2). 2 double bedrooms, sleeps 4. £300 pw, 1 double + box bed- room, sleeps 3. £250 pw, free parking. city centre 15 mins by bus. ()1875 823289.

I Festival let available in love-- Iy spacious, very central flat (Rose Street) sleeps 2-3 with large living room. kitchen, dou- bIe bedroom and bathroom. Phone Katherine on ()131 556 7934 or 07710 741220.

I Leith Walk 15 min walk city centre. Fully furnished. 2 double bedrooms. All mod cons. Linen towels provided. N/s. Ample free parking. £350 pw. Phone Jane ()7718265806. Iimail: jane_peden(u

I Two large, sunny rooms £150 pw. Morningside. (‘all Caroline on 0777 3487867.

Find a place to stay during the Festivall‘ Let out your flat/spare room this Festival!

0131 476 1501




I West End flat 2 double bed- rooms, lovely large bay window lounge, full fitted kitchen, GCH, shower. Peaceful location, profs pref. £525 pcm based on 2 shar- ing. Tel 07990 582 921.

I Southside flat to let, very bright & airy. All mod cons, secure close, near underground. £250 pcm + bills. Suit single or couple. Call: 0141 400 7571.

I Comfortable Southside flat for rent. Dble bedroom, living, kitchen/dining room. Freshly decorated, all mod cons. 10 mins to city centre, close to bus and train routes. Would suit prof cou- ple/2 sharing. £430 pcm excl bills. Call Paula 0141 564 2900 (day), ()141 424 1929 (eve).

I Byres Road close to Ashton Lane, Uni etc. One/two bedroom flat, very spacious, fully fur- nished, GCH, recently decorated. £550 pcm + Cl‘ + bills. Phone ()141 243 2388.

I West End modern, luxury flat, fully furnished, 2/3 bed rooms, en suite bath, GCH, DC. Close to trans. Avail now. £650 pcm. 01360 312201.

I Woodlands quality two bed- room flat, huge kitchen, lounge, GCII, beautifully decorated, stripped floors, all mod cons. suit profs, n/s. Avail Aug. £580 pcm, dep, refs. 0141 332 2649 (eves).

I One bedroom modern, spa- cious flat. West End/Finnieston, 6 month lease. Dec ‘00, Jun ‘01 possible extension. Fully furn. GCH, shower, double bed, sep kit. £400 pcm + CT. Suit prof, n/s couple. Tel Janie 0141 226 4889 apply ASAP.

I Hyndland flat to let, lounge, two bedrooms, fitted kitchen, bathroom, cooker, micro, wash- er, dryer, fridge, storage heaters and gas fires. Redecorated. Suit two profs/couple. £495 pcm. 01415761659.


I Central. large double bed- room excellent shared facilities, suit couple. 0131 452 8727 or mobile (1780 8297812.

I Spacious one bedroom flat near Broughton Street. Large bedroom, large, sunny sitting room and WM, WMH, bath, electric shower, part-furnished. Small garden. Available from end of August. Suit couple £450. (031-226-5257 f: 0131-220- 4205 ezjothiedfringecom

I Central rooms available throughout year in shared flats with excellent facilities. Suit couples or singles, flexible dura- tion of stay, variety of prices. ()131 452 8727, mobile 0780 829 7812.

I Garden flat Two bedrooms in lnverleith Row. Fully furn. Avail Sep. £625 pcm. 0131 558 3303. I First floor flat Northumberland Street. Semi- furn. Two large bedrooms,

I kitchen, living room, bathroom.

I £050 pcm incl bills. 0131 558

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