Gay listings

Glasgow Tuesdays continued

LIC Social Group I.(iB'I’ (‘entre. II l)i\on Street. 22l 72(13. 7pm. Tue 26 Mar. Monthly. Regular meeting.

Glasgow Wednesdays


Speakeasy I.(;B'I‘(‘entre II Dixon Street. 221 7203. 7.30pm. Wed 20 Mar. Monthly lhis month's theme is Mad March.

Edinburgh Thursdays


A Streetcar Named Desire Royal Lyceum 'l‘heatre. (irindlay Street. 248 4848. 7.45pm. £7 £l7.50 (£1 £15.50). Thu 14 & Fri 15 Mar. ls Blanche l)uBois a man in drag‘.’ the ultimate gay play about losing yourself in anonymous sex.


Gay Outdoor Group (‘ontact 556 8705. Thu 14 Mar. Monthly. Social meeting.

Edinburgh Fridays


Juice Solas. 2/4 .-\hhe_\ iiiotiiit. 66l 0982. 2 4pm. Free. Weekly Support. and information for gay men affected hy HIV and AIDS.


What’s Cooking? l‘ilmhouse. 88 Lothian Road. 228 2688. 6.15pm.

£3.50 £5.50 (£2 £4). l'ri l5 Mar. .\ portnianteau niov ie including a touching leshian episode.

Edinburgh Saturdays


Mingin’ Sttidio 24 (upstairs). ('alton Road. 558 3758. l0.30pm 3am. £5. Sat l6 Mar. liortnightly. (iay—friendly cluhhing with hard liouse and sexy trance from residents Brian I)empster and Alan Joy.



Bennet’s ‘)()(i1ass(‘urt1 Street. 552 576|. llpm 3.30am. £3 £6(£2 £5). ’l‘wenty years young and open for fttii five nights a week.

Cube 34 Queen Street. 226 3990. 11.30pm 3am. £3 (£2 with flycr). (Say nights on Mon (Passionality) and Tile (lit '..\'.) playing cheesy chart.

Polo Lounge 84 Wilson Street. 553 1221. 10pm 3am. £5 Downstairs in the Polo is the place to he ifyou're tip for a dance with club nights l‘resh. lush and ('arry ()n l’olo Hi to Stiii.


Candle Bar 20 ('andleriggs. 564 1285. ‘)pm. liree. Lively har with a disco flavour on Wed. Fri and Sat. with an intriguing mix of gossip. trivia and karaoke with Angie() on Sun.

Court Bar 6‘) llutcheson Street. 552 2463. 6.30 10pm. l’ree. Popular traditional bar where you can chill all week escept Stin w hen it's karaoke time. Delmonica’s 68 Virginia Street. 552 4803. 9pm. l‘ree. [)els has got the lot to keep you amused with |)Js on l'ri. Sat. Mon and 'l'ue. a tiui/ on Thu. karaoke on Stiii and a games night on Wed.

LGBT Centre It l)i.\on Street. 22] 7203. l lam l2am. liree. Bar/cafe all week and karaoke from Hi to Sun.

Polo Lounge 84 Wilson Street. 55.3 l22l. 10pm lam. l‘ree. lintertainment from Mon to 'l‘hu.

Revolver 6a John Street. 553 2456. 8.30pm. l-‘ree. Weekly. l’opular bar which hosts arcade game and tiui/ nights on Sat afternoons and also has a free jukebox with over 5000 top tunes to choose from. Sadie FfOStS 8 ll) \Vesl (ieorgc Street. 332 8005. l2pm l2am. l"ree. l)Js (l‘ri.

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Joy ligo. l’icardy Place. 478 74.34. l0.30pm 3am. £10 (£8). Sat l6 Mar. l‘ortnightly. Residents Maggie and Alan whoop it tip in the main hall while l)ale (l.ush)joins (‘octeau lounge residents 'l‘rendy Wendy and Sally l" at this fortnightly shot of hands-in—the-air hedonism.

Eye Candy (‘Iuh Mercado, 36 3‘) Market Street. 226 4224. llptn 3am. £10 (£8): £6 in fancy dress. Sat 16 Mar. l‘ortnightly. Residents (iraeme l’opstar. Netiat Barton and Neil (’rookston host their infamous. glam house party. MsDemeanour l’hoenix ('cllar Bar. 48 Broughton Street. 557 0234. Sat 16 Mar. Monthly. livening e\clusively for transvestites and transsexuals.

Sat arid Mon). karaoke (Tim and Sun) and titiiI/cs ('l’ue and Wed 1. 'l'tie combines the lot and comes tip with tiui/oke while Stiii is women only in the Blue Room. Waterloo Waterloo Street. 22‘) 58‘) I. l2pm l2am. ()ne of(i|asgow ‘s hest known gay bars.


Clone Zone [.(iB'l‘ (‘entre. l)i\on Street. 22l 72(13. Mon Sat llam ‘)pm: Stiii l2pm ‘)pm. Wide range of videos. maga/ines and toys.


Bi-G-Les ('/() l.(iB'l‘. ll l)i\on Street. 22l 7203. Support network for l.(iB'I' under 25.

Body Positive 3 Park Quadrant. 332 5010. Support and adv ice for those affected hy HIV/AIDS.

Centre for Women’s Health 2 Sandyford l’lace. 2| 1 6700. Information for women and specific services for lesbians.

Glasgow Lesbian Line Pt) Bo\ 686. (i.3 7'lil.. 552 355.5. Support either on the phone or by S.-\li.

Glasgow Women’s Library 10‘) 'l'rongate. 552 8345. Open 'l‘ue liri

1 6pm; Sat 2 5pm. A library full of women’s literature as well as the lesbian archive.

Phace West 4‘) Bath Street. 332 3838. The main service in the west of Scotland for people who are affected by lll\'/.'\ll)S. Steve Retson Project 2 SantIyI'or-tt l’lace. 2| l 86111. Open ‘l'ue (v 'l'hu

5.30 8.30pm. Sexual health advice for gay men.

Strathclyde Lesbian & Gay Switchboard l’() Bo\ 38. (i2 2Qli. 332 8372. Open 7 l0pm daily. (‘onlitlential adv ice.

A Streetcar Named Desire at the Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh


The Claremont I33 I35 Iiasi ('laremont Street. 556 5662. 8pm. l‘ree. Sat 16 Mar. l-‘ortnightly. MS(‘ and the Bears organise the night with a wild dress code.

Edinburgh Sundays


Taste The Liquid Room. ‘)c Victoria Street. 225 2564. £8 (£6). Weekly. Sun 17 Mar. Taste celebrates its 400th night of house and garage with His l’isher & Price. Lube ligo. l’icartly Place. 478 7434. 10.30pm 3am. £10. Stiii 24 Mar. liortnightly. New cluh promising the very best of underground dance.



C.C. Blooms 23 24 (ireenside Place. 556 ‘)33 l. 10.30pm 3am that" from 6pm ). l’ree. .\ bar and club playing high camp and disco classics.


Blue Moon Cafe 1 Barony Street. 557 ()‘)l 1. Mon Fri llam ll.30pm. Sat Stiii ‘)pm l2.30ani. l-‘ree. lidinhurgh's longest running gay cafe. Nexus 60 Broughton Street. 478 706‘). l lam l lpm. l‘ree.

Part of the l.(}B (‘entre and serving tasty food.

C.C. Blooms 2.3 24 (it'CCllSlth l’lace. 5569331. l0.30pm ~3am (bar from 6pm). Free. A bar and club playing high camp and disco classics. Habana (irecnside Place. 558 I270. l2pm lam. l-‘ree. A popular drinking and mingling spot.

Flashback ‘) llope Street. 2260901. 4pm lam. l‘ormerly Flares. this new gay venue promises a 70s and 80s feel with cheesy disco & pop Mon to Stiii. Frenchies Rose Street. 225 7651. Ipm lam. liree. .~\ place to chat and chill or wait until Sun for the trivia quiz or Wed for karaoke with Titty (ialore.

The Gilded Saloon 233 (’owgate. 2266550. ‘)pm lam. l‘rec. livery Stiii the Saloon lioltls the oh so convenient pre-cluh session for 'l'astc at the Liquid Room.

The Laughing Duck 24 llowe Street. 320 2376. Mon Tim

I lam llpm. liri & Sat 1 lam lam. Stiii l 1.30am llpm. Stylish. comfy har. conducive to chatting and meri'ymaking while downstairs is for open mic. goth and rock sessions.


The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes The Lumiere. Royal Museum. ('hamhers Street. 247 42l‘). l.30pm. £4.50 (£2.50). Stiii 24 Mar. Spot the gay subtext hetween Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson in Billy Wilder‘s exploration of continued hachelorhood‘.

Edinburgh Mondays


Gay Men’s Swimming Group ('all 226 4476. 8pm. Weekly. Informal swimming session.


Trendy Wendy Planet ()ut. (ireenside Place. 524 006l.

l0.30pm 3am (bar from 6pm). liree. l-‘ortnightly. l).ls every week with 'l‘rendy Wendy every fortnight (Mon 18 Mar).

Edinburgh Tuesdays


Fairy Liquid l.oca. 235 (‘owgate. 225 5413. 10pm 3am. £3 (£2 with student ID). Weekly. Newish gay night promising uplifting chart and dance.


Sagitario l’ilmhousc. 88 Lothian Road. 228 2688. 6.15pm. £3.50 £5.50 (£2 £4). Tue 1‘) Mar. Story of the friendship and search for romance shared by divorced painter. Rosa. and her gay confidante Jaime through the cityscape of Madrid.


Women’s Group Drop-In 1.01) ('entre. 60 Broughton Street. 478 706‘). 7pm. Free. Weekly. Informal group. Edinburgh Gay Women’s Group Nexus. Brotighton Street. 557 8847. 7pm. Free. Weekly. Social group.

New Town Bar Dublin Street. 53's 7775. Mon 'l'hu l2pm lam. Fri Sat l2pm 2am. Stiii l2.30pm lam. (lay cruise har attracting a slightly older crowd. Sexy underground club at weekends.

Planet Out (ireenside Place. 524 006]. Mon Fri 4pm lam. Sat Sun

2pm lam. l'ree. l-‘ine bar with [Us every Mon night. a quiz on Tue. 'l’rendy Wendy t'l'ackno) doing her stuff every fortnight and l)Js ('raig and Dale (l.ush) every Sat.


Out Of The Blue Barony Street. 478 7048. Mon l-‘ri l laiii -7pm. Sat

1 lam 6pm. Sun I2pin--6pin. Stocking hooks. mags. toys and videos. Bobbie’s Bookshop 220 Morrison Street. 538 706‘). Mon Sat

10am 5.30pm. Wide selection of gay magazines from the ['8' and abroad.

Edinburgh Groups

A.D. (‘ontact 556 404‘). (iroup for lesbians over 40. Meets monthly to plan social events. Newcomers welcome. (all for more tletztils.

Dykes Night Out PO Box 16‘). till] 31.l'. Informal get togethers for

Lesbian Line 5570751. Mon & 'I'Iiu 7.30 10pm. Helpline.

LGBT Police Link l.(iB Centre. 60 Broughtoii Street. Mon 6 7pm. Weekly. (‘all 620 5 l 38. 620 5l40 if you want a chat with your community officer. Lothian Gay & Lesbian Switchboard 556 4114‘). 7.30 lllptn every day. (lay and leshiaii helpline. Stonewall Youth Project ('ontact 62.2 2266 (Office) or ()845 l l3() ()(l5 (Youthline). Regular meetings and social events for l.(‘rB'l‘ under 26.