listings Gay

Edinburgh Saturdays continued

Joy ligo. Picardy Place. 478 7434. 10.30pm—3am. £10 (£8). Sat 29 Sep. Fortnightly. Maggie and Alan‘s meaty house institution of hands-in-the-air hedonism with residents including Trendy Wendy. with Sally Finlay's saucy mix of chart. pop and garage in the downstairs suite.

Eye Candy (‘1th Mercado. 36—39 Market Street. 226 4224. 1 1pm -3am. £10 (£8); £6 in fancy dress. Sat 29 Sep. Fortnightly. Residents Graeme Popstar. Nejat Barton and Neil Crookston host their infamous. glam house party.


The Claremont The Clarentont. l33—-135 East Claremont Street. 556 5662. 8pm. Free. Sat 22 Sep. Fortnightly. MSC and The Bears organise the night with a dress code as wild as you dare.


The Broken Hearts Club The Lumiere. Royal Museum. Chamber Street. 247 4219. 4.40pm. £4.50 (£2.50). Fri 21 & Sat 22 Sep (Fri showing at 7.30pm). See Fri.

Gohatto Filmhouse. 88 Lothian Road. 228 2688. £3.50—£5.50 (£2—£4). See Fri.


Scottish TV/TS Group [.08 Centre. 58a & 60 Broughton Street. 478 7069. 8pm. Sat 29 Sep. Monthly.

Edinburgh Sundays


Tackno Club Mercado. 36 39 Market Street. 226 4224. 10.30pm—3am. £3 £6. Sun 29 Jul. Monthly. Trendy Wendy consolidates her domination of Edinburgh's club scene at her tnost celebrated showcase. Tackno.


Palladium Nights - Starring Danny La Rue King's Theatre. 2

[even Street. 529 6000. 7.30pm.


Bennets 90 (ilassford Street. 552 5761. llpm—3.30am. £3—£6 (£2 £5). Glasgow‘s longest running gay club open five nights a week with some damn fine dancing Wed to Sun. Thu night is student night.

Polo Lounge 84 Wilson Street. 553 1221. l()pm--3am. £5. Downstairs in the Polo is the place to dance with club nights Fri to Sun with Fresh. Lush and Carry on Polo.

Cube 34 Queen Street. 226 8990.

1 lpm—3am. £3 (£2 with flyer). Formerly known as Planet Peach this revamped club holds gay nights on Mon and Tue with Passionality and FUN. both playing cheesy chart and handbag house.


Sadie Frosts 8--10 West George Street. 332 8005. Free. Something for everyone throughout the week with DJs (Fri. Sat and Mon). karaoke (Thu and Sun) and quizzes (Tue and Wed). To be a little bit different Tue blends the quiz and karaoke and comes up with quizoke while Sun is women only iii the Blue Room.

Delmonlcas 68 Virginia Street. 552 4803. 9pm. Free. Dels has a week packed full of things to keep you amused with [Ms on Fri. Sat. Mon and Tue. a quiz on Thu. karaoke on Sun and a games night on Wed.

LGBT Centre 1 1 Dixon Street. 221 7203. Free. The bar/cafe in the LGBT not only serves coffees. food and drink but also has karaoke from Fri to Sun.

Polo Lounge 84 Wilson Street. 553 1221. l()pm—lam. Free. Entertainment from Mon to Thu with everything front

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Omnipresent party-ster DJ Trendy Wendy

£10 £14 (£7 £1 I). I.ook ottl fora severe sequin shortage as the inimitable Danny La Rue brings ltis variety extravaganza to town.


Gohatto Filmhouse. 88 Lothian Road. 228 2688.13.50 £5.50 (12- £4). See Fri.

laid-back sounds and live music from Tom and Marj at the beginning of the week to funk. disco and requests nearer the weekend.

Revolver 6a John Street. 553 2456. 8.30pm. Free. Weekly. Popular new bar which hosts arcade game and quiz ttights on Sat afternoons and also has a superb free jukebox.

Court Bar 69 Htttcheson Street. 552 2463. 6.30 l()pm. Free. A popular traditional bar where you can chill all week apart front Sun when there is karaoke.

Waterloo Waterloo Street. 229 5891. One of Glasgow's best known gay bars. Candle Bar 20 (‘andleriggs. 564 1285. 9pm. Free. This lively bar has a disco flavour on Wed. Fri attd Sat. with gossip/trivia/karaoke in the company of Angie() on a Sun.


Body Positive 3 Park Quadrant. 332 5010. Support and advice for those affected by HIV/AIDS.

Centre for Women’s Health 2 Sandyford Place. 2| 1 6700. ()ffering a range of information and services to women and specific services for lesbians. Glasgow Lesbian Line Po Box 686. G3 7T1..552 3355. (iiving advice aitd support either on the phone or by SAP.

Glasgow Women’s Library 109 Trongate. 552 8345. ()pen Tue Fri 1-6pm; Sat 2-‘5pm. A library ftill of women's literature as well as the lesbian archive. This is also the ideal place to find out about women's events happening across Scotland.

Phace West 49 Bath Street. 332 3838. The main service in the West of Scotland

Edinburgh Mondays


Trendy Wendy Planet ()ut. (ireenside Place. 5240061.

10.30pm 3am (bar front 6pm). Free. Fortnightly. DJs every week aitd 'l'rently Wendy doing lter thing every fortnigltt (Mott 1 ()ct).

for people who are affected by HIV/AIDS.

Steve Retson Project 2 Sandyford Place. 221 8601. ()pett Tue & Thu

5 8.30pm. Sexual health advice and counselling for gay men.

Strathclyde Lesbian & Gay Switchboard 1’() Box 38. (12 201-2. 332 8372. ()pen 7 10pm daily. (‘onlitlential advice for all gay men and lesbians.

Bi-G-Les (‘/() l.(iBT. l 1 Dixon Street. 221 7203. (irotip offering befriending aitd support network for lesbians. bisexuals and gay men under the age of 25.



C.C. Blooms 23 24 (ireenside Place. 556 9331. 10.30pm 3am (bar front 6pm). Free. A bar and club with a whole host of high caittp and disco classics.

The Honeycomb 15 I7 Niddry Street. 530 5540. llpm 3am. £8 (£6). livery Stiit The Honeycomb plays ltost to Taste. a night of hard house aitd hedonism with I).ls Fisher & Price aitd guests.


C.C. Blooms 23 24 (it'eenside Place. 556 9331. 10.30pm 3am (bar front 6pm). Free. A bar and club with a whole host of high camp aitd disco classics.

Habana (ireenside Place. 558 1270. Free.

Frenchies Rose Street. 225 765 I. Free. A place to drink and chat or wait until Sun for the trivia qtii/ or Wed for karaoke with Titty (ialorc.

Blue Moon Cafe 1 Barony Street. 557 091 1. Free. lidinbtirgh's longest running gay cafe.


Gay Men’s Swimming Group (‘alt 2264476. 8pm. Weekly. Informal swimming session. (‘all for ntore information.

Film Gohatto Filnthouse. 88 Lothian Road. 228 2688. £3.50» £5.50 (£2~£4). See Fri.

Edinburgh Tuesdays Film The Monkey’s Mask Cameo. 38 Home Street. 228 4141. 6.40pm. £3.50~£5.20 (£3.50). Tue 2 ()ct. Dark and sexy lesbian thriller with Kelly Mc(iil|is as a bisexual poetry teacher who could hold the key to the mysterious disappearance of a young woman. Gohatto Filmhouse. 88 Lothian Road. 228 2688. £3.50—£5.50 (£2-£4). See Fri.


Spend Spend Spend Festival Theatre. 13/29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.30pm. £8—£24 (£5—£2l). Tue 2—Sat 6 ()ct. Musical about Viv Nicholson. the infamous 1961 pools winner starring the Olivier-award winning Barbara Dickson.

Edinburgh Wednesdays


Women’s Group Drop-In [.08 Centre. 60 Broughton Street. 478 7069. 7pm. Free. Weekly. Informal drop in group for women.

Edinburgh Gay Women’s Group Nexus. Broughtott Street. 557 8847. 7pm. Free. Weekly. Social group.


Spend Spend Spend Festival Theatre. l3/29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.30pm. £8 £24 (£5---£2l ). Tue 2 Sat 6 ()ct. See Tue.


Gohatto Filmhouse. 88 Lothian Road. 228 2688. 13.50-15.50(£2.00~-£4.(X)). See Fri.

Nexus 60 Broughton Street. 478 7069. This cafe/bar is part of the l.(iB (‘entre and serves up good food as well as being a great place to find otit what is happening.

Planet Out (ireens‘ide Place. 524 ()061. Mon Fri 4pm lam. Sat & Sun 2pm 1am. Free. A darn fine bar with DJs every Mon night. a quiz on Tues and Trendy Wendy of Tackno fame doing her stttff every fortnight.

The Gilded Saloon (‘owgate 9pm lam. Free. livery Sun the Saloon holds the very convenient pre-club session for Taste at the Honeycomb.


Dykes Night Out PO Box 169. liHl 3|.U. lnformal get togethers and social evenings for women. Stonewall Youth Project (‘ontact 622 2266 (Office) or 0845 1 130005 (Youthline). Regular meetings aitd social events for lesbians. gay men. bisexuals and the transgendered under the age of 26.

Gay Men’s Health ()asis Drop lit Centre. l()a Union Street. 558 9444. Free advice and counselling for gay and bi men as well as those questioning their sexuality.

LGBT Police Link [.08 Centre. 60 Broughton Street. Mon 6—7pm.

’eekly. (‘all 620 5138. 620 5140 if you want a chat with your community officer.

Lothian Gay & Lesbian Switchboard 556 4049. 7.3()~10pm every day. (iay aitd lesbian helpline giving all types of advice including sexual health and HIV/AIDS. Lesbian Line 557 0751. Mon & Thu 7.30 10pm. Helpline.