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Gay listings

Glasgow Mondays continued


A Waste Of Make-Up RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.15pm. £6 (£4). Mon 1 I & Tue 12 Feb. Adrian Howells. a regular at the Citizens'. works with dratna students to explore the glam- rock. cross-dressing phenomenon that is David Bowie. See preview.

Glasgow Tuesdays


Bi-G-Les Youth Group LGBT Centre. 11 Dixon Street. 221 7203. 7—10pm. Free. Weekly. For under 255. lcebreakers Sadie Frost’s. 840 West George Street. 332 8005. 8-9.30pm. Free. Tue 5 Feb. Monthly. Social group.


A Waste 01' Make-Up RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. 7.15pm. £6 (£4). Mon 11 & Tue 12 Feb. See Mon.

year with its annual St Valentine‘s party.

Expect drinks promos aplenty.

Habana Greenside Place. 558 1270. l2pm—lam. Free Thu 14 Feb. Valentine‘s quiz night and karaoke followed by a game

of Blind Date.

Edinburgh Fridays

Groups Juice Solas. 2/4 Abbeymount. 661 0982. 2—4pm. Free. Weekly. Social group for gay

men affected by HIV and AIDS.

Theatre The Dearly Departed Traverse

Theatre. Cambridge Street. 529 6000.

8pm. £8 (£4). Fri 1 & Sat 2 Feb. Alan

~ Greig's experimental dance company has

previously explored ‘cottaging‘. but now

he turns his considerable choreographic

Glasgow Wednesdays '


Bi-Glasgow LGBT Centre. It Dixon Street. 221 7203. 7.30pm. Free. Wed 6 Feb. Monthly. Bisexual group. Crossiynx Group LGBT Centre. I 1 Dixon Street. 221 7203. 7—10ptn. Wed 13 Feb. Monthly.


COT In Glasgow The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. 0870 600 6055. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). Wed 13 Feb. Monthly. The Stand‘s monthly dose of camp humour and gay friendly giggles. Host Craig Hill introduces Scott Capuro while Jill Peacock oversees the campest link competition.

Edinburgh Thursdays


Gay Dads Scotland LGB Centre. 58a & 60 Brottgltton Street. 478 7069. 8pm. Free. Thu 31 Jan. Monthly.


Frenchies Rose Street. 225 7651. lpm--lam. Free. Thu 14 Feb. Frenchies celebrates the tttost passionate night of the

talents to death and mortality.

' Edinburgh Saturdays

; Clubs

Saturday Social Club Java. Commercial Street. 555 5622. 9pm—2am.

Free before 10pm: £6 (£4) after. Sat 9 Feb.

Fortnightly. A mix of party hits from DJ

Dale (Lush). drinks promos and a free

shuttle service running every 30 mins after 9 m from Broughton Street.

filngln’ Studio 24 (upstairs). Calton Road. 558 3758. 10.30pm—3am. £5. Sat 9

2 Feb. Fortnightly. No-nonsense. gay- ' friendly clubbing with hard house and

sexy trance from the residents Brian Dempster and Alan Joy.

Joy Ego. Picardy Place. 478 7434. 10.30pm—3am. £10 (£8). Sat 2 Feb. 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 Club Mercado. 36—39 Market Street. 226 4224. l lpm—3am. £10 (£8); £6 in fancy dress. Sat 2 Feb. Fortnightly. Residents Graeme Popstar. Nejat Barton and Neil Crookston host their infamous glam house party.

Angel Delight The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 10pm-3am. £6 (£4). Sat

5 9 Feb. Monthly. A Valentine‘s special at

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Bennet’s 90 Glassford Street. 552 5761. l lpm—3.30am. £3—£6 (£2—£5). Open five nights a week with excellent dance action Wed to Sun and a student night on Thu. Cube 34 Queen Street. 226 8990.

l l.30pm--3am. £3 (£2 with flyer). Gay nights on Mon and Tue with Passionality and FUN. both playing cheesy chart. Polo Lounge 84 Wilson Street. 553 1221. l0pm~3am. £5. If you‘re tip for a dance. downstairs in the Polo is the place to be with clttb nights Fresh. Lush and Carry ()n Polo Fri to Sttn.


Candle Bar 20 Candleriggs. 564 1285. 9pm. Free. This lively bar has a disco flavour on Wed. Fri and Sat. with an intriguing mix of gossip. trivia and karaoke in the company ofAngie O on a Sun. Court Bar 69 llutcheson Street. 552 2463. 6.30—l0pm. Free. Traditional bar apart from Sun when it’s karaoke frenzy. Delmonica’s 68 Virginia Street. 552 4803. 9pm. Free. DJs on Fri. Sat. Mon and Tue. a quiz on Thtt. karaoke on Sun and games on Wed.

GBT Centre I 1 Dixon Street. 221 7203. l lam-Al2am. Free. The perfect venue for coffee. food and drink and karaoke from Fri to Sun.

Polo Lounge 84 Wilson Street. 553 1221. lOpm—lam. Free. Entertainment from Mon to Thu.

Revolver 6a John Street. 553 2456. 8.30pm. Free. Weekly. Arcade game and quiz nights on Sat aftemoons and a free jukebox with over 5000 top tunes.

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Sadie Frosts 8—1() West George Street.

. 332 8005. l2pm—l2am. Free. DJs (Fri. Sat ; and Mon). karaoke (Thu and Sun) and

quizzes (Tue and Wed). Just to be different ; Tue blends the quiz and karaoke and

comes up with quizoke while Sun is

. women-only in the Blue Room.

v Glasgow Groups

Waterloo Waterloo Street. 229 5891. lme—l2am. One of Glasgow's best known gay bars.


Clone Zone LGBT Centre. Dixon

Street. 221 7203. Mon—Sat l lam—9pm. Sun l2pm-—9pm. Videos. mags and toys.

Bl-G-Les C/O LGBT. l 1 Dixon Street.

221 7203. For LGBT under 25.

Body Positive 3 Park Quadrant. 332 5010. HIV/AIDS support.

: Centre for Women’s Health 2 . Sandyford Place. 21 l 6700. Information for women.

Glasgow Lesbian Line PO Box 686. G3 7TL. 552 3355. Advice and support. Glasgow Women’s Library 109 Trongate. 552 8345. Open Tue—Fri 1—6pm; Sat 2—5pm. Women‘s literature.

Phace West 49 Bath Street. 332 3838. The main service in the west of Scotland for people affected by HIV/AIDS.

Steve Retson Project 2 Sandyford Place. 211 8601. Open Tue & Thu 5.30—8.30pm. Sexual health advice. Strathclyde Lesbian a. Gay Switchboard PO Box 38. (i2 2QE. 332 8372. Open 7—10pm daily. Confidential advice for gay men and lesbians.

this just launched superclub for women.


The Claremont 133—135 East Claremont Street. 556 5662. 8pm. Free. Sat 2 Feb. Fortnightly. MSC and The Bears organise the night with a dress code as wild as you dare.


The Dearly Departed Fri 1 & Sat 2 Feb. See Fri.

Edinburgh Sundays


Lube Ego. Picardy Place. 478 7434. 10.30pm—3am. £10. Sttn 10 Feb. Fortnightly. New fortnightly clttb promising the best of underground dance.

Edinburgh Mondays


Gay Men’s Swimming Group 226

4476. 8pm. Weekly. lnforrnal.

Diverse Drinkers Holyrood 'l'avern.

9 Holyrood Road. 556 5044. 8pm. Free.

Mon 4 Feb. Drinking of a real ale variety

in gay friendly surroundings.


Trendy Wendy Planet ()ut. Greenside

Place. 524 0061. 10.30pm-3am (bar from 6pm). Free. Fortnightly. DJ’s every week

and Trendy Wendy doing her thing every

fortnight (Mon 4 Feb).

Edinburgh Scene


C.C. Blooms 23—24 Greenside Place. 556 9331. 10.30pm—3am (bar from 6pm). Free. ('amp and disco classics.

The Honeycomb 15» I7 Nititlry Street. 530 5540. l lpm---3am. £8 (£6). Every Sun the Honeycomb hosts Taste. a night of hard house and hedonism.


Blue Moon Cafe 1 Barony Street. 557091 I. Mon—Fri l lam—l 1.30pm. Sat—Sun 9pm»-l2.3()am. Free. Edinburgh's longest running gay cafe. Nexus 60 Broughton Street. 478 7069. 1 lam—l lpm. Free. This café/bar is part of the LOB Centre.

C.C. Blooms See Clubs above. Habana Greenside Place. 558 I270. lme—lam. Free. A popular place to go fora drink and a mingle.

Frenchies Rose Street. 225 7651. 1pm~lam. Free. A place to chat and

chill or wait until Sttn for the trivia quiz or Wed for karaoke with Titty

Galore. The Gilded Saloon 233 Cow-gate. 226 6550. 9pm—lam. Free. livery

1 Sunday the Saloon holds the oh so

convenient pre-club session for Taste at the Honeycomb.

The Laughing Duck 24 llovvc

Street. 220 2376. Mon- Thu

llam—l lpm. Fri & Sat 1 lam- Iain. Sun ' 1.30am—l lpm. Stylish. comfy

bar. conducive to chatting and

merrymaking. Downstairs club for open mic. goth and rock sessions.

Gay desire in Gohatto, Tue 5 Feb, Cameo, Edinburgh

Edinburgh Tuesdays


Gohatto Cameo. Cinema. 38 Home Street. 228 4141. 6.40pm. £3.50—£5.20 (£1.00 £3.50). Tue 5 Feb. A smouldering exploration of gay desire set among Japanese military recruits in 1865.


OOT On Tuesday The Stand. 6 York Place. 558 7272. 7.30pm. £5 (£4). Tue 12 Feb. .\lonthly. The Stand’s night of camp drollery featuring Scott (‘apurro and (‘raig Hill with Bruce Devlin compering and Jill Peacock hosting the quiz show.

Edinburgh Wednesdays


Women’s Group Drop-In LGB Centre. 60 Broughton Street. 478 7069. 7pm. Free. Weekly. Informal. Edinburgh Gay Women’s Group Nexus. Broughton Street. 557 8847. 7pm. Free. Weekly. Social group. icebreakers (‘(‘ Blooms. 23—24 (ireenside Place. 5569331. 8—9.15pm. Free. Wed 13 Feb. Monthly. For LGBT.


Southern Comfort Filmhousc. 88 Lothian Road. 228 2688. 8.45pm. £3.50--.£5.50 (£2.00 £4.00). Wed 13 Feb. Kate Davis‘ tender documentary about a transgender community in the deep south.

New Town Bar Dublin Street. 538 7775. Mon Thu l2ptn lain. Fri—Sat 12pm 2am. Sttn 12.30pm lam. (iay cruise bar attracting a slightly older crowd. t'nderground club at weekends. Planet Out (ireensidc Place. 524 006i. Mon Fri 4pm lain. Sat~-Sun 2pm~latn. Free. A darn line bar with I)Js every Mon. a quiz. on Tue and Trendy Wendy of ’l‘ackno fame doing her stuffevery fortnight and l.ttsh DJ‘s (‘raig and Dale doing their thing every Sat night.


Out Of The Blue Barony Street. 478 7048. Mon Fri llam-v-7pm. Sat

1 lam-6pm. Sun 12pm 6pm. (lay and Lesbian shop.

Bobbie’s Bookshop 220 .Vlorrison Street. 538 7069. Mon Sat

10am 5.30pm. Stocks a wide selection of gay magazines.

Edinburgh Groups

Dykes Night Out [’0 Box (69. [£111 311'. Social evenings for women. Lesbian Line 557 0751. Mon & Thu 7.30 -l0pnt. Helpline.

LGBT Police Link l.(iB Centre. 60 Broughton Street. Mon 6 7pm. Weekly. (‘all 620 5 l 38. 620 5 I40 if you want a chat with your conununity ofliccr. Lothian Gay 8. Lesbian Switchboard 556 4049. 7.3()---l()ptti every day. (lay and lesbian helpline. Stonewall Youth Project (‘ontact 622 2266 (Office) or ()845 I l3() ()(l5 (Youthlinc). Social ctcnts for LGBT under 26.