Gay listings

Glasgow Thursdays


Rocky Horror Show King's Theatre. Bath Street. 240 l l 1 1. Mon—Thu 7.30pm: Fri & Sat 6pm & 8.45pm. £7.50—-£15. Thu 17-- Sat 19 Oct. Time to give the stockings and suspenders an airing with Richard O'Brien‘s mucous campfest with Rhona Cameron back from the wilds as the narrator.

The Trials of Oscar Wilde Citizen‘s Theatre. 1 19 Gorbals Street. 429 0022. 7.30pm. £12 (£4). Wed 23 Oct—Sat 16 Nov. The life. times and trials of the ultimate gay

Kiss of the RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. Wed—Fri 7.30pm; Sat 2.30 & 7.30pm. £6 (£4). Wed 23.Sat 26 Oct. Manuel Puig's heady two- hander about the enforced friendship between a gay window-dresser and a Buenos Aires political activist.

Glasgow Fridays


Burly The Big Joint. South Street. 954 6999. 10pm—2am. £6. Fri 25 Oct. Monthly. New club with a rubber/uniform/leatherftndustrial dresscode. See preview.


Rocky Honor Show Thu l7—Sat 19 Oct. See Thu.

The Trials of Oscar Wilde Wed 23 Oct—Sat 16 Nov. See Thu.

Kiss of the Spiderwoman Wed 23—Sat 26 Oct. See Thu.

Glasgow Saturdays


Robert Wallace Lecture Tron Theatre. 63 Trongate. 552 4267. 5pm. £3. Sat 19 Oct. Leading gay lecturer gives a talk about Canadian theatre.


Rocky Horror Show Thu 17—Sat 19 Oct. See Thu.

In on It CCA. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 352 4900. 8pm. £8 (£6). Sat 19 & Sun 20 Oct. Toronto favourite Da Da Kamera deconstructs the relationship between two gay lovers in this witty drama.

The Trials of Oscar Wilde Wed 23 Oct—Sat 16 Nov. See Thu.

Kiss of the Spiderwoman Wed 23—Sat 26 Oct. See Thu.


Bennet’s 90 Glassford Street. 552 5761.

l lpm—3.30am. £3—£6 (£2—£5). Excellent dance action Wed to Sun and a student night on Thu.

Cube 34 Queen Street. 226 8990.

l 1.30pm—3am. £3 (£2 with (Tyer). Cheesy chart gay nights on Mon and Tue.

Polo Lounge 84 Wilson Street. 553 1221. 10pm—3am. £5. Club nights Fresh. Lush and Cany on Polo. Fri to Sun.


Candle Bar 20 Candleriggs. 564 1285. 9pm. Free. Lively bar which is a disco delight on Wed. Fri and Sat. AngieO hosts an cabaret karaoke on Sun while Chris Miller takes the reins on a Thu.

Court Bar 69 Hutcheson Street. 552 2463. 6.30—10pm. Free. Popular traditional bar. Delmonica's 68 Virginia Street. 552 4803. 9pm. Free. Dls on Fri. Sat. Mon. Tue and Wed. quiz on Thu and karaoke on Sun. LGBT Centre 11 Dixon Street. 221 7203. l lam—Midnight. Free. The LGBT cafe/bar has karaoke from Fri to Sun.

Polo Lounge 84 Wilson Street. 553 1221. 10pm—lam. Free. Entertainment from Mon to Thu.

Revolver 6a John Street. 553 2456. 8.30pm. Free. Weekly. Popular bar with [Ms on the first Fri of the month.

Sadie Frosts 8 10 West (icorgc Street. 332 8005. Noon midnight. Free. DJs (Fri and Sat). karaoke (Thu) and dull. (Wed). Tue combines the lot and comes up w ilh qui/oke.

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Glasgow Sundays '

Theatre In on It Sat 19 & Sun 20 Oct. See Sat.

Glasgow Tuesdays

Theatre TheTrialsotOscarWilde Wed23 Oct-Sat 16 Nov. See Thu.

Glasgow Wednesdays


Heavenly Seventh Heaven. 15 Elmbank Gardens. 221 2772. 9.30pm. £5. Weekly. New gay night with a different theme for every week of the month. See preview.


The Trials of Oscar Wilde Wed 23 Oct—Sat 16 Nov. See Thu.

Kiss of the Spiderwoman Wed 23—Sat 26 Oct. See Thu.

Edinburgh Thursdays Cinema The Closet Filrnhouse. 88 Lothian Road. 228 2688. 2.15 & 9pm. £3.50—£5.50 (£2—£4). Tue 22—Thu 24 Oct. Delightful French farce about Daniel Auteuil discovering the joys of coming out.


Pop Idol Planet Out. Greenside Place. 524 0061. 8pm. Free. Weekly during October. Planet Out's search fora pop idol reaches its

Waterloo Waterloo Street. 229 5891. Ntxm--midnight. Well known gay bar with [Ms Thu—Sun.


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.


Beyond Barriers LGBT. Dixon Street. 574 0242. Challenging homophobia through education.

Body Positive 3 Park Quadrant. 332 5010. Support for those afTected by HIV/AIDS.

Centre for Women’s Health 2 Sandyford Place. 21 l 6700. lnfonnation for women and specific services for lesbians. Glasgow Lesbian Line PO Box 686. G3 7TL. 552 3355. Advice and support. Glasgow Women’s Library 109 Trongate. 552 8345. Open Tue—Fri l—6pm: Sat 2—5pm. Women's literature and the lesbian archive.

Phace West 49 Bath Street. 332 3838. For those affected by HIV/AIDS.

Steve Retson 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 33. (12 201i. 332 8372. Open 7 10pm daily. ('onlidential advice.

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The Rocky Honor Show Festival Theatre. 13-29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. Mon—Fri 8pm; Sat 6pm & 8.45pm. £13.50. Mon 2l-Sat 26 Oct. See Glasgow Thu.

Edinburgh Fridays


' Velvet Chains Laughing Duck. 24 Howe Street. 220 2376. 8pm—lam. £3 (£1). Fri 18

Oct. Every six weeks. Night for goths. gay S&M and leather bears where the dress code says strictly no streetwear.

Theatre The Rocky Honor Show Mon 2l—Sa1

26 Oct. See Glasgow Thu.

Edinburgh Saturdays


Claremont 133—135 East Claremont Street.

556 5662. 8pm. Free. Sat 19 Oct. Fortnightly. MSC and the Bears organise the men only night.

Mingin’ Studio 24 (upstairs). Calton Road. 558 3758. 10.30pm—3am. 5 before midnight; £6 after. Sat 19 Oct. Fortnightly. Gay-friendly clubbing with residents Brian Dempster and Alan Joy.

Blast Club Mercado. 36—39 Market Street.



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


Blue Moon Café l Barony Street. 557 ()91 l. Mon—Fri l lam—l 1.30pm; Sat—Sun 9pm-l2.30am. Free. Edinburgh's longest running gay cafe.

Nexus 60 Broughton Street. 478 7069.

1 lam—1 lptn. Free. The LGB Centre's cafe. CC Blooms 23—24 Greenside Place. 556 9331. 10.30pm—3am (bar front 6pm). Free. See Clubs.

Habana Greenside Place. 558 1270. Noon—1am. Free. DJs every Fri and Sat and quizoke on Thu.

Flashback 9 Hope Street. 226 0901. 4pm—1am. 70s and 80s feel with cheesy disco and pop Mon to Sun.

Frenchies Rose Street. 225 7651. lpm—lam. Free. Popular chill'n'chat spot. The Gilded Saloon 233 Cowgate. 226 6550. 9pm—1am. Free. Every Sun the Saloon holds the pre-club session for Taste at the Liquid Room.

The Laughing Duck 24 Howe Street.

220 2376. Mon—Thu l 1am~l 1pm; Fri & Sat 1 lam-lam: Sun 1 1.30am—1 1pm. Stylish. comfy bar. conducive to chatting and merrymaking. hosts the goth‘n'S&M night. Velvet Chains. every six weeks.

New Town Bar Dublin Street. 538 7775. Mon Thu Noon 1am; Fri & Sat noon 2am:

226 4224. l lpm—3am. £10 (£8). Sat 19 Oct. Fortnightly. Gay friendly night with dirty funky grooves. Eye Candy Club Mercado. 36—39 Market Street. 226 4224. l lpm-3am. £10 (£8): £6 in fancy dress. Sat 26 Oct. Fortnightly. Glam house party.

nour Phoenix Cellar Bar. 48 Broughton Street. 557 0234. 8.30pm—2.30am. £5 (£4 for T—girls). Sat 19 Oct. Monthly. livcning exclusively for transvestites and transsexuals.

Joy ligo. Picardy Place. 478 7434.

10.30pm—3am. £10 (£8). Sat 26 Oct. Fortnightly. Residents Maggie and Alan whoop it up with guest DJ Kev Wright (ex Sublime). while Dale (Lush) joins residents Trendy Wendy and Sally F.


a The Rocky Horror Show Mon 2l—Sat : 26 Oct. See Glasgow Thu.

Edinburgh Sundays


Taste The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. l lpm—3am. £10 (£8). Weekly. Tasty brew of house and garage.

Tackno Club Mercado. 36—39 Market

Street. 2264224. 10.30pm—3am. £3-£6. Sun

27 Oct. Monthly. Trendy Wendy mixes it at her tnost celebrated showcase.

Edinburgh Mondays

i Theatre The Rocky Horror Show Mon 21-Sat ' 26 Oct. See Glasgow Thu.

Edinburgh Tuesdays


The Closet Tue 22—Thu 24 Oct. See Thu.

i Clubs j Vibe ligo. Picardy Place. 478 7434.

l lpm--3am. £2. Weekly. James lxmgworth provides the sourtds at this popular. sparkly. chatty party.

Edinburgh Wednesdays

Cinema The Closet Tue 22—Thu 24 ()ct. See Thu.

7 Theatre ; The Rocky Honor Show Mon 21—Sat

26 Oct. See Glasgow Thu.

Sun 12.30pm-1am. Gay cruise bar attracting a slightly older crowd.

Planet Out Greenside Place. 524 ()061. Mon—Fri 4pm—1am; Sat & Sun 2pm—lam. Free. Fine bar with DJs every Mon night. a quiz on Tue and Trendy Wendy doing her stuff every second Mon. and bingo hosted

. by lma Hoore every Wed.

Shopping Out of the Blue Barony Street. 478

7048. Mon—Fri 11am—7pm: Sat 11am-6pm;

Sttn 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 front the UK and abroad.


AD Contact 556 4049. For lesbians over 40. Meets monthly.

Dykes Night Out PO Box 169. liHl 3LU. Social evenings for women. Lesbian Line 5570751. 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 otlicer.

Lothian Gay and Lesbian

Switchboard 556 4049. 7.30-10pm ' daily. Helpline.

Stonewall Youth Project (‘ontact 622

2266 (Office) or 0845 1 130005

(Youthlinc). Social events for LGBT under