listings Gay

I f Glasgow Tuesdays .

. by Gail Sellars (Acetate). Brett King


Edinburgh Thursdays

Glasgow Mondays

Cinema I Ignorant Fairies GFT. Rose Street. 332 8128. 6pm. £3.75—£4.75 (£2—£3.50). Mon 5 Aug. Tale of love. i loss and deception revolving around the growing fascination between a bereaved wife and her husband‘s male lover.


Performance Group LGBT Centre. 1 1 Dixon Street. 221 7203. 7.30pm. Free. Weekly. Meeting for anyone interested in theatre and music skills. Holistic Healing Group LGBT Centre. 11 Dixon Street. 221 7203. 7.30—10pm. Free. Weekly. Contact 423 5952 for more information.


Bi-G-Les Youth Group LGBT Centre. 11 Dixon Street. 221 7203. 7—10pm. Free. Weekly. Meeting for LGBT up to the age of 25. lcebreakers Sadie Frost‘s. 8—l0 West George Street. 332 8005. 8—9.30pm. Free. Tue 6 Aug. Monthly. See Sun. 3

Glasgow Wednesdays


Bi-Glasgow LGBT Centre. ll Dixon Street. 221 7203. 7.30pm. Free. Wed 7 Aug. Monthly. Regular meeting of the bisexual group.


Cabaret Filmhouse. 88 Lothian Road. 228 2688. 8.15pm. £3.50—£5.50 (£2—£4). Thu 1 Aug. Bob Fosse's masterpiece about Weimar Germany is brilliantly performed. and the choreography dazzles. Look out for the Liza Minnelli cameo.

Edinburgh Fridays


Woman’s Own Club Java. 3 Commercial Street. Leith. 555 5622.

10pm—2am. £5 before midnight: £7 after. Fri 2 Aug. Monthly. Women-only club with resident DJ Roz. As an added bonus taxi fares of up to £5 can be claimed

back by groups of live when paying into

the club and showing a valid receipt. UP Studio 24. Calton Road. 558 3758. 10.30pm—3am. £8 (£7). Fri 2 Aug. Monthly. DJs Michelle. Adrian Davenport and Nic Cavendish dole out a heady mix of progressive house and tribal trance.

Lube Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 10.30pm—3am. £8 (£6). Fri 2 Aug. Monthly. Hedonistic mix of hard. uplifting house and filthy trance provided

(Mingin'). Brian Dempster. Dav Solari and Pete Owen.


Juice Solas. 2/4 Abbeymount. 661 0982. 2—4pm. Free. Weekly. Social group for gay men affected by HIV/AIDS.

Edinburgh Saturdays


Claremont 133—135 East C larcmont Street. 556 5662. 8pm. Free. Sat 3 Aug. Fortnightly. MSC and The Bears organise the night with the dress code as wild as you like.


Joy Ego. Picardy Place. 478 7434.

10.30pm-3am. £10 (£8). Sat 3 Aug. Fortnightly. Residents Maggie and Alan

are joined by Cocteau Lounge residents Trendy Wendy and Sally F and guest DJ

Praha to celebrate Joy‘s ninth birthday.

? Eye Candy Club Mercado. 36—39

Market Street. 226 4224. l lpm—3am. £10 (£8): £6 in fancy dress. Sat 3 Aug. Fortnightly. Residents Graeme Popstar.

BBC Big Band with Special

V growing up make up Bruce Weber‘s self

Contact LGBT Youthline on 0845 1 I3 0005 (Tue 7.30—9pm). Weekly. Call or

Nejat Barton and Neil Crookston host their infamous. glam house party. Blast Club Mercado. 36—39 Market Street. 226 4224. I lpm—3am. £10 (£8). Sat 10 Aug. Fortnightly. Gay-friendly night with residents Huggy and Markell serving up uplifting vocal house and dirty funky grooves.

Luver The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 10.30pm-3am. £6. Sat 3 Aug. Monthly. Exuberant house party.


TransAlba Nexus. Broughton Street. 557 8847. 3pm. Weekly. Drop-in transsexual support group.


Guest Ann Hampton Callaway Queens Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 8.30pm. £1 l.50—£|6.50. Sat 3 Aug. The American jazz diva makes her Edinburgh debut

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Chop Suey Filmhouse. 88 Lothian Road. 228 2688. 6.15pm (Sun & Mon). 8.45pm (Tue). £3.50—£5.50 (£2—£4). Sun 4—Tue 6 Aug. Images of semi-nude male beauty interspersed with ruminations on

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Clubs Taste The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. l Ipm-3am. £8 (£6). i

Weekly. Tasty brew of house and garage

with DJs Fisher & Price.

Groups Stonewall Youth Go 4 it Summer Sports Programme

email for more details on this sports programme open to LGBT young people aged between

13—21. Runs until Sun 11 Aug and includes football. basketball and other sports/leisure activities.

Edinburgh Mondays

Cinema Chop Suey Sun 4-Tue 6 Aug. See Sun.


TI‘endy Wendy Planet Out. Greenside Place. 524 0061. 10.30pm-3am (bar from 6pm). Free. Fortnightly. DJs every week with Trendy Wendy every fortnight (Mon 5 Aug).

Groups Gay Men’s Swimming Group Call 226 4476. 8pm. Weekly. Informal.

Edinburgh Tuesdays

Cinema Chop Suey Sun 4—Tue 6 Aug. See U".


Vibe Ego. Picardy Place. 478 7434.

I lpm-3am. £2. Weekly. James Longworth provides the sounds at this sparkly. charty party. Sun 18 Aug is a Big White Summer Affair with the dress

a code strictly virginal white.


Indigo Girls Queens Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £17.50. Tue 6 Aug. American lesbian folk duo sing their stuff.

Edinburgh Wednesdays

Groups 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



Bennet’s 90 Glassford Street. 552 5761. l [pm—3.30am. £3—£6 (£2—£5). Spirited dance action Wed to Sun while Thu is student night.

Cube 34 Queen Street. 226 8990.

l l.30pm—3am. £3 (£2 with flyer). Both 3 gay nights. Mon (Passionality) and Tue (F.U.N.). feature chart with a cheesy I flavour.

Polo Lounge 84 Wilson Street. 553 I 1221. 10pm—3am. £5. Downstairs in the Polo is the place to be for dancing with club nights Fresh. Lush and Carry on

Polo. Fri to Sun.


Candle Bar 20 Candleriggs. 564 1285. 9pm. Free. Lively bar with a disco tang on Wed. Fri and Sat with an intriguing mix of gossip. trivia and karaoke with AngieO on Sun.

Court Bar 69 Hutcheson Street. 552 2463. 6.30—10pm. Free. Popular traditional bar where you can chill all week. listen to live music on a Sat afternoon and join in the karaoke on Sun.

Delmonica’s 68 Virginia Street. 552

' 4803. 9pm. Free. DJs on Fri. Sat. Mon.

on Sun.

Tue and Wed. quiz on Thu and karaoke

LGBT Centre I 1 Dixon Street. 221 7203. llam—midnight. Free. The LGBT E cafe/bar is not only perfect for coffees. food and drink but also has karaoke from Fri to Sun.

Polo Lounge 84 Wilson Street. 553 1221. 10pm—lam. Free. Entertainment from Mon to Thu with laid-back sounds and live music frotn Torn and Marj at the ' beginning of the week and funk. disco and requests nearer the weekend. Revolver 6a John Street. 553 2456. 8.30pm. Free. Weekly. Popular bar

which hosts arcade game and quiz nights I on Sat afternoons. has DJs on the first 1 Fri of the month and boasts a free jukebox crammed with over 5000 top tunes.

Sadie Frosts 8—1() West George Street. 332 8(X)5. Noon—midnight. Free. DJs (Fri. Sat and Mon). karaoke (Thu and Sun) and quiz (Wed). Tue combines the lot and comes up with quizoke. while Sun is women only in the Blue Room. Waterloo Waterloo Street. 229 5891. Noon—midnight. Well known gay bar.


Clone Zone 45 Virginia Street. 553 2666. Mon—Sat l lam—9pm: Sun noon—9pm. Brand spanking new premises stocking a wide range of clothing. videos. magazines and toys.

GLASGOW onoups

Beyond Barriers LGBT. Dixon Street. 574 0242. Challenging homophobia through training. information and education. More infortnation or Bi-G-Les C/O LGBT. l 1 Dixon Street. 221 7203. Support for LGBT under 25. Body Positive 3 Park Quadrant. 332 5010. Support for those affected by HIV/AIDS.

Centre for Women’s Health 2 Sandyford Place. 21 l 6700. Infortnation for women and specific services for lesbians.

Glasgow Lesbian Line PO Box 686. G3 7TL. 552 3355. Advice and support.

Glasgow Women’s Library I09 Trongate. 552 8345. Open Tue—Fri l-6ptn: Sat 2—5pm. Women's literatttre and the lesbian archive.

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

Scotland for those affected by HIV/AIDS.

Steve Hetson Project 2 Sandyford Place. 21 l 8601. Open Tue & Thu 5.30-8.30pm. Sexual health advice and counselling for gay men. Strathclyde Lesbian 8: Gay Switchboard PO Box 38. 02 20E. 332 8372. Open 7—10pm daily. Confidential advice.



CC Blooms 23—24 Greenside Place. 556 9331. 10.30pm—3am (bar from 6pm). Free. A bar and club with a playlist of high catnp and disco classics.


Blue Moon care I Barony Street. 557 091 l. Mon—Fri 1 latn—l 1.30pm. Sat & Sun 9pm-12.30am. Free. Edinburgh‘s longest running gay cafe.

Nexus 60 Broughton Street. 478 7069.

l lam-I 1pm. Free.

The LGB Centre’s cafe.

CC Blooms 23—24 Greenside Place. 556 9331. 10.30pm—3am (bar from 6pm). Free. See Clubs.

Habana Greenside Place. 558 1270. Noon—lam. Free. Popular drinking and mingling spot.

Flashback 9 Hope Street. 226 090]. 4pm—latn. 70s and 80s feel with cheesy disco and pop Mon to Sun.

Frenchies Rose Street. 225 7651. lpm-latn. Free. Popular chill ‘n‘ chat spot with a trivia quiz Sun and karaoke l with Titty Galore Wed.

The Gilded Saloon 233 Cowgate. 226 6550. 9pm-lam. Free. Every Sun the Saloon holds the pre-club session for Taste at the Liquid Room.

The Laughing Duck 24 Howe Street. I 220 2376. Mon—Thu l lam-l lptn. Fri &

Sat 1 lam—lam. Sun 1 l.30am—l 1pm.

Stylish. comfy bar. conducive to chatting and merrymaking. while downstairs has open mic. goth and rock sessions.

New Town Bar Dublin Street. 538 7775. Mon—Thu noon—lam. Fri & Sat noon—2am. Sun 12.30pm—Iam. Gay cruise bar attracting a slightly older crowd. Sexy underground club at weekends.

Planet Out Greenside Place. 524 0061. Mon—Fri 4pm-lam. Sat & Sun 2pm—lam. Free. Fine bar with DJs every Mon night. a quiz on Tue. Trendy Wendy (Tackno) doing her stuff every second Mon and DJs Craig and Dale (Lush)

every Sat.


Out of the Blue Barony Street. 478 7048. Mon—Fri l lam-7pm. Sat

1 lam—6pm. Sun noon-6pm. Books. mags. toys and videos.

Bobbie’s Bookshop 220 Morrison Street. 538 7069. Mon-Sat 10am-5.30pm. Stocks a wide selection of gay magazines from the UK and abroad.


A.D. Contact 556 4049. For lesbians over 40. Meets monthly to plan social events. Call for more details.

Dykes Night Out PO Box I69. EHl 3LU. Social evenings for women. Lesbian Line 557 ()75I. Mon & Thu 7.30—10pm. Helpline.

LGBT Police Link LGB Centre. 60 Broughton Street. Mon 6—7pm. Weekly. Call 620 5138/62() 5140 if you want a

, chat with your community officer.

Lothian Gay and Lesbian Switchboard 556 4049. 7.3()-l()pm every day. Helpline.

Stonewall Youth Project Contact

622 2266 (Office) or 0845 l 130 005 (Youthline). Social events for LGBT under 26.

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