0 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.


GLASGOW: Wednesdays: Glasgow Uni Union, 32 University Avenue, West End. EDINBURGH: Tuesdays and Thursdays:

St Stephens Hall, St Stephens Street (bottom of Howe St), Stockbridge. 'NEW (Free opening Wednesday 29th March):‘ Wednesdays @ The Tartan Club, Fountalnbridge Brewery. Fountainbridge.

DUNDEE: Wednesdays: Craig Tay Hotel, 101 Broughty Ferry Road. ABERDEEN: 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 hoi«

ldays but close fur Christmas/New Year.


the month. 8.00pm ‘1lll 12.15am.



- EDINBURGH Marco's. 55 Grove Street. last Saturday of the month. 8.00pm ‘tlll 1.00am. - GLASGOW Partlck Burgh Halls, second Saturday of


o 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: hi@cerocscotland.com

Web: http://www.cerocscotland.com

I learn to Lindy Hop with The Edinburgh Swing Dance Society! Lindy the original partner dance from the ‘Swing’ Era is still going strong. After a summer break, sessions will recommence 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/10th September. For further information on these or Lindy Hop in general please contact us on 0131 661 6027. Email: info.esds@virgin.net



Non-Competitive Band Active social programme Monday Eve Practices

Contact Ian:

0131 558 1858

Perfect for Touring

Mercedes 308D Van, Taxed and MOT, deadlocked scaled back for equipment, windowed middle with 4 seats & table, 2 plus driver in front, cassette player, immobiliser, well looked after - for immediate sale.

Tel: 0131 556 0804

I Rock/pop guitarist seeks a lonely songwriter/band to create music and play with. Best point of reference: Simple Minds/UZ/I‘ he Police. Call Gian on 01313431452.

I Singer available looking for band or keyboard player for weddings, clubs etc. Have a wide musical repertoire. Contact Christine on 01357 523227.

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/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 musi- cian with keyboard skills (Rolland Jupiter6), 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 James Curran's blazing guitar and sax improvistions, ambient synth textures and ten- der acoustic moods at www.mp3.com/JamesCurran

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

CRUEL‘I’Y-FREE SHOES Good quality, breathable, non- leather shoes at affordable prices. Shop Eco, open Fridays and Saturdays, 10am - 5pm or Phone 0131 S30 9070 120 Duke Street, Leith, Edinburgh

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.


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 lVC - 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 www.glasgowivc.org.uk helloOglasgowiveorg.uk Edinburgh 0131 332 1342 elvc@blgfoot.com Dundee 01382 737839 dm160st-andrews.ac.uk evenings and weekends


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I Comfortable little, old house entrancineg perched in mountain village (Granada 90 mins). Dramatic scenery, 50 mile views. No 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 village, large garden, relaxed atmosphere, spacious accommo- dation, three rooms available, full breakfast, guest lounge, pri- vate parking, also fully equipped self catering. 01852 200348.


HOLIDAY/ FESTIVAL FLAT to let. George St. two double bedrooms. large lounge,

Castle VIOWS. kitchen/(liner, bathroom. TelTony 0I3l 225 9767, 07989 074|33

I Central furnished flat two double bedrooms, bathroom & kitchen with WM. Suit 4-5. £300 pw. tel 07718 719301.

I Balgreen 10 mins by bus to West End. £25 per night, £120 per week. 0131 443 6568 ask for Craig.

I Central flat one double, one single overlooking park. 10 mins Royal Mile. All mod cons. £100 pppw. Hilary 07733 325232.

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I Double room available in lovely flat. Central, cooking facilities etc. Handy for local amenities. £30 single, £40 cou- ple per night. Tel 0131 554 7598.

I No 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 Mn 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 07801 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. 0131 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. 0131 553 7601.

I Spacious, well furnished 2/3 bedroom flat. Sleeps 3 to 5. Leith/I‘rinity 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 lane 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 554 7598.

I Royal Mile friendly accom- modation, £20 - £25 per person per night, twin/double. Tel 0131 558 3167.

I One bedroom restored (.1900 flat available in Newington area. King size bed & mod cons. Tel Deanna 0131 667 6804/651 2030.

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