Bennets Bennets. ‘)0 (ilassford Street. 552 5761. 11pm 3.30am. £3 (£2). Weekly. DJ Sara with an upfront dance
Natalie’s Games Night Delmonicas. 68 Virginia Street. 552 4803. ‘)pm. Free. Weekly.
QUIZ Sadie i‘ir()s[s. X-»l() “est (ieorge Street. 332 8005. ‘)pm—midnight. Free. Weekly.
Fluid Polo Lounge. 84 Wilson Street. 553 I221. l0pm~lam. Free. Weekly.
Poets and Writers LGBT Centre. 1 1 Dixon Street. 221 7203. 7.30pm. Wed 16 May. Monthly.
Body Positive 3 Park Quadrant. 332 5010. Support and adv ice for those affected by HIV/AIDS.
Centre for Women’s Health 2 Sandyford Place. 21 1 6700. Offering a range of information and services to women and specific services for lesbians. “(ilasgow Lesbian Line [’0 Box 686. G3 7'l‘l.. 552 3355. (iiving advice and support either on the phone or by SAE. Glasgow Women’s Library 10‘) Trongate. 552 8345. Open Tue—Fri l--6pm; Sat 2—5pm. A library full of women's literature as well as the lesbian archive. This is also the ideal place to find otit about women's events happening across Scotland.
Phace West 4‘) Bath Street. 332 3838. The main service in the West of Scotland for people who are affected by HIV/AIDS.
Steve Retson Project 2 Sandyford Place. 221 8601. Open Tue & Thu 5»8.30pm. Sexual health advice and counselling for gay men.
Strathclyde Lesbian & Gay Switchboard PO Box 38. (12 ZQE. 332 8372. Open 7-l0pm daily. Confidential advice for all gay men and lesbians.
Bi-G-Les C/() LGBT. 1 1 Dixon Street. 221 7203. Group offering befriending and support network for lesbians. bisexuals and gay men under 25.
C.C. Blooms C.C. Blooms. 23—24 Greenside Place. 556 ‘)33 l. 10.30pm—3am (bar from 6pm). Free. Weekly. Trip the light fantastic to Hi- .\'R(i dance action.
3 Piece Sweet The Cocteau Lounge. Picardy Place. 478 7434. l lpm—3am. £2. Thu 10 & Thu 24 May. Fortnightly. Keen to please party girls Trendy Wendy. Sally F and Nicci allow entry at a cheap rate. have a 'no music policy' that never fails to astound and amaze. some ultra-cheap drinks promos and free makeovers from Ms B. Smart.
Gay Outdoor Club Call 556 8705. Thu 10 May. Monthly. Social meeting. call for more information.
Gay Dads Group [.68 Centre. 58a Broughton Street. 478 706‘). Free. Thu 24 May. Monthly.
Tap Dogs Playhouse. 18—22 Greenside Place. ()870 606 3424. Wed l6—Sat 1‘) May. 8pm (Sat matinee 5pm). £8—£l‘).50 (£5—£ 1 6.50 matinee). These boys keep tapping sexy. fast and fabulous. See Gay preview and Theatre preview.
C.C. Blooms C.C. Blooms. 23—24 Greenside Place. 556 ‘)331.
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The Broken Hearts Club, Filmhouse, Edinburgh from Fri 11 May,
10.30pm—3am (bar from 6pm). Free. Weekly. DJ Ally does the decks duty with a selection of disco classics.
Breakfast at Tiffany’s The Lumiere. Royal Museum. Chambers Street. 247 421‘). Fri 18 May. 4.30pm. £4.50 (£2.50). As the cute and kooky Holly Golightly. Audrey Hepburn sparkles as she organises swinging parties. rich bedfellow and some retail therapy.
West Side Story Playhouse. 18—22 Greenside Place. 08706063424. Thu 10—Sat 12 May. 7.30pm (Sat matinee 2.30pm). £5—£22.50. Bernstein's powerful score and Jerome Robbins flawless choreography join the updated Romeo and Juliet narrative. as the Sharks and the Jets go head to head on the streets of New York. See preview.
Tap Dogs Playhouse. 18—22 Greenside Place. 0870606 3424. Wed 16—Sat I‘) May. 8pm (Sat matinee 5pm). £8—l‘).50 (£5—£16.50 matinee). See Fri.
C.C. Blooms C.C. Blooms. 23—24 Greenside Place. 556 9331. 10.30pm-3am (bar from 6pm). Free. Weekly. DJ Ally is back again with more of her trademark high-camp-to-house decknical expertise.
Divine Dlvas The Venue (top floor). Calton Road. 557 3073. 10pm—3am. £6 (£4). Sat 12 May. Monthly. The divas celebrate their fourth birthday in style with special guest DJ Trendy Wendy. Joy Ego. Picardy Place. 478 7434. 10.30pm—3am. £10 (£8). Sat 12 May. Fortnightly. Maggie and Alan serve up some good solid. meaty house in the main room while Trendy Wendy and Sally Finlay stir up a saucy mix ofchart. pop. and garage in the downstairs suite. Mingin’ Studio 24 (upstairs). Calton Road. 558 3758. 10.30pm—3am. £5. Sat 1‘) May. Fortnightly. No-nonsense clubbing where it's the hard house and sexy trance from the residents Brian Dempster and Alan Joy that matter. Luvely Honeycomb. 15—17 .\'iddry Street. 530 5540. 10pm—3am. £10 (£8). Sat 1‘) May. Monthly. Funky to hard house in the tnain rootn with some slick. vocal house through the back at Edinburgh's outrageously hedonistic weekend party.
Oxygen Studio 24. Calton Road. 558 3758. 10pm—3am. Members £8 before midnight. £10after: non-members £10 before midnight. £13 after. Sat 19 May. Fortnightly. Residents Johan and Sarah G (Sundissential) work the wildly hedonistic. glammed-up crowd into a hard house frenzy.
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The Claremont The Claremont. 133—135 East Claremont Street. 556 5662. Free. Sat 1‘) May. (lay night organised by MSC and The Bears with a dress code as wild as you dare. gay.com Habana. Greenside Place. 558 1270. Free. Weekly.
Ms Demeanour Phoenix Cellar Bar. 48 Broughton Street. Sat 1‘) May. Monthly. An evening exclusively for transvestites and transsexuals.
Medea The Lumiere. Royal Museum. Chambers Street. 247 421‘). Sat 1‘) May. 4.30pm. £4.50 (£2.50). Maria Callas in a non-singing role stars in Pier Paolo Pasolini’s 196‘) film.
West Side Story Playhouse. 18—22 Greenside Place. 0870 6063424. Thu 10—Sat 12 May. 7.30pm (Sat matinee 2.30pm). £5—£22.50. See Fri.
Tap Dogs Playhouse. 18—22 Greenside Place. 0870 606 3424. Wed 16—Sat 1‘) May. 8pm (Sat matinee 5pm). £8—£1‘).50 (£5—£ 16.50 matinee).
C.C. Blooms C.C. Blooms. 23—24 Greenside Place. 556 ‘)33 1. 10.30pm—3am. (Bar from 8pm). Free. Weekly.
Taste The Honeycomb. 15—17 .\'iddry Street. 5305540. 1 lpm—3am. £8 (£6). Weekly. Fisher 8; Price will be living it up in the main room with garage and uplifting to hard house and back room support comes from Marco Smith and Martin Valentine.
Lush Ego. Picardy Place. 478 7434. 10.30pm—3am. £3. Sun 20 May (first and third Sun of each month). Fortnightly. Commercial dance and pop courtesy of Craig Dempster and Dale Wilkinson.
Trivia Quiz Hotstuff. Rose Street. 225 7651. 4.30pm. Free. Weekly.
Taste The Gilded Saloon. Cow'gate. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Damn convenient pre-club session to the main event at the Honeycomb. hosted by the one. the only Martin Valentine.
Breakfast at Tiffany’s The Lumiere. Royal Museum. Chambers Street. 247 421‘). Sun 20 May. 2pm. £4.50 (£2.50). See Fri.
Les Voleurs The Lumiere. Royal Museum. Chambers Street. 247 421‘). Sun 20 May. 4.30pm. £4.50 (£2.50). Set in Lyon. this is a tale of sibling rivalry across the cop/criminal divide.
C.C. Blooms (3C. Blooms. 23 24 (ii‘ccllsltlc Place. 550 0.3.5 l.
10.30pm 3am (bar from 6pm ). Free Weekly.
Planet Out (i1‘cc11\ltlc Place. 524 0061. ‘)pm lam. Free. Weekly. 'l‘rendy Wendy of Tackno fame plays every fortnight with his doing their stuff on the weeks in betvveen.
Gay Men’s Swimming Group Call 226 4476. 8pm. Weekly. ltifoi‘iiial swimming \C\\lt)11.
C.C. Blooms C.C. Blooms. 23 24 (ireenside Place. 550 9331.
10.30pm 3am that front 6pm ). Free. Weekly.
CDT on Tuesday The Stand Comedy Club. 5 York Place. box office 0131 558 7272. Doors open 7.30pm. show starts ‘)pm. £5/£4. ()()T Tue 15 May. Host Craig llill introduces Clare Summerskill 'I'lit' /¢'\/’f(lll lit‘turiit Wood (R4 Woman's Hour) with support from Sally Holloway and Jill Peacock as (‘illa in the gay Blind Date competition. See preview.
Bars Quiz Planet ()ut. (ireeitside Place. 524 0061. 8.30pm. Free. Weekly.
C.C. Blooms C.C. Blooms. 23 24 (ireenside Place. 556 ‘)33 l. 10.30pm—3am (bar from 6pm 1. Free. Weekly.
Karaoke Hotstuff. Rose Street. 225 7651. ‘)pm. Free. Weekly. Titty (ialore plays host for the evening encouraging you to take the mic and do whatever comes naturally.
Women’s Group Drop-In 1.01% Centre. 60 Broughton Street. 478 706‘). 7pm. Free. Weekly. An informal drop in group for women.
Edinburgh Gay Women’s Group Nextis. Broughton Street. 557 8847. 7pm. Weekly. Social group.
Tap Dogs Playhouse. 18—22 (ireenside Place. 0870 606 3424. Wed l6—Sat 1‘) May. 8pm (Sat matinee 5pm). £8~£1‘).50 (£5—£l6.50 matinee).
Dykes Night Out PO Box 16‘). 15111 3LL'. lnforrnal get togethers and social evenings for women.
Stonewall Youth Project PO Box 4040. 556 4040. Regular meetings and social events for lesbians. gay men and bisexuals under the age of 26.
Gay Men’s Health ()asis Drop In Centre. 10a L'nion Street. 558 ‘)444. Free advice and counselling for gay and bi men as well as those questioning their sexuality.
LGBT Police Link LOB Centre. 60 Broughton Street. Mon 6—7pm. Weekly. Call 620 5138. 620 5140 ifyou want a chat with your community officer. Lothian Gay & Lesbian Switchboard 556 404‘). 7.30—10pm every day. Gay and lesbian helpline giving all types of advice including sexual health and HIV/AIDS. Lesbian Line 557 0751. Mon 6; Thu 7.30—10pm. Helpline.