Events are listed by city, date, then type. Submit listings at least ten days before publication to glasgowOlist.co.ult, by post or by tax on 0141 353 2803. Listings are compiled by Jane Hamilton.

Glasgow Thursdays


Giggles Mercury Lounge. I42 Bath Lane. 248 I777. 9pm» 3am (Show starts at 9.30pm). £4. Weekly. Janey (iodley comperes this weekly comedy club introducing Reg ‘Voodoo' Anderson and Kirsty Moss on Thu l3 Feb while Alan Anderson takes in er on Thu 20 Feb presentng All xlur/it'llt't‘ it'll/l I’t'lt'l' (at Full stage show from catnp cabaret star Peter 'l'ennant).

Glasgow Fridays


Lick It Mercury Lounge. I42 Bath Lane. 248 I777. l0pm 3am. Free before I |.3()pm; £4 after. Weekly. Some mischievous lattglts and erotic tnale twrlormers are promised.

St Valentine’s Night Party Bennel's. 90 (ilassford Street. 552 576]. Fri l4 Feb. I lpttt 3.30am. £3: £6


I Harem Suare From the

director of homo-erotic features Turkish Bath and Ignorant Fairies. See Film listings.

I The Hours StOry of Virginia Woolf with Nicole Kidman and Meryl Streep. See Film preview and review. pages 24 and 25.

I Madame Sata Lazaro Ramos plays gay performer Madame Sata. bandit. transvestite and father to seven adopted children. See Film listings.

I Scottish National Jazz Orchestra Play the Hare Music of Billy Strayhom Airing for gay composer and cohort of Duke Ellington. See Jazz listings panel, page 57.

I Fassbinder in Focus Selection of Rainer Werner Fassbinder plays including lesbian piece The Bitter Tears of Petra Von Kant. See Theatre. page 61.

I Present Laughter Rik Mayall stars in this semi-autobiographical Noel Coward play. See Theatre, page 60.

I The Prime ot Miss Jean Brodie Lesbian school crushes. See Theatre listings.

(£2r—£5). With U] Annie and a chance to win a tnountain bike.

Abnormals Anonymous (ilasgow School of Art. 167 Renfrew Street. 332 069l. Fri l4 Feb. I lpm—3am. £tbc. Return of this eclectic clttb with the AA I)Js Hushpuppy and Mooncat taking over the downstairs bar. free Valentine's Day makeovers on offer and a quirky. queer performance by David Ledtly and companions.

Glasgow Saturdays


Liteboy Mercury Lounge. I42 Bath Lane. 248 I777. Sat l5 Feb. l0pm 3am. Free before I l.30pm; £5 after. Weekly (not Sat 22 Feb). Night of cutting edge dance music.

Luvely: 7th Heaven Mercury Lounge. I42 Bath Lane. 248 I777. Sat 22 Feb. l0.30pm--3am. £8 (£7 members/if dressed as a saittt or angel). Luver heads over frottt the capital to celebrate its 7th birthday with I)Js Tommy Kay. (icorge ((il’) Paterson. Jared attd Newton and Stone. There are free Luvely (‘l)'s for the first 70 people and the dress code says as ntttch wltite/gold/silver as you like. Bennet’s ()0 (ilassford Street. 552 576|. Sat 22 Feb. I lpm~ 3.30am. £3 -£6 (£2-—£5). Live PA froin boy band Flesh.

Glasgow Mondays

Film Camp, Trash and Gimmicks without Guilt (il'T. l2 Rose Street.


Candle Bar 20 (‘andleriggs. 564 I285. 9pm. Free. Lively bar.

Court Bar 69 lltttclteson Street. 552 2463. 6.30ul0pm. Free. Popular traditional bar.

Delmonica’s 68 Virginia Street. 552 4803. 9pm. Free. I)Js. quiz and karaoke. LGBT Centre I l Dixon Street. 22! 7203. l lam~midnight. Free. (‘afe/bar. Mercury Lounge l-t2 Bath Lane. 248 I777. Bar open from 5pm. Free. Polo Lounge 84 Wilson Street. 553 l22l. l0pmv-lam. Free. lintertainment from Mon—Thu and a lively bar at weekends.

Revolver 6a John Street. 553 2456. 8.30pm. Free. Weekly. Popular bar. Sadie Frosts 8- It) West (ieorge Street. 332 8005. Noon—midnight. Free. I)Js. karaoke and qttiues.

Waterloo Waterloo Street. 229 5891. Ntmh»-tttidttight. Well known gay bar.


Bennet’s 9t) (ilassford Street. 552 5761. llpm~3.30am. £3—£6 (£2 -£5). lixcellent dattce action Wed—Sttn with a student night on Thu.

Cube 34 Queen Street. 226 8990.

l l.3()pm—3am. £3 (£2 with llyer). (‘heesy chart gay nights on Mon (Passionality) and Tue (FUN). Mercury Lounge I42 Bath Lane. 248 I777. Bar open from 5pm: (‘lub l0pm—3am. Free. ()pen late Tue—Sun with I)Js. drag acts. occasional theme nights and a weekly comedy clttb (Thu). Polo Lounge 84 Wilson Street. 553 l22l. l0pm—3am. £5. Fresh. Lush and Carry on Polo. Fri—Sun.

Health and support

Body Positive 3 Park Quadrant. 332 50l0. Support for those affected by HIV/AIDS.

Centre for Women’s Health 2 Sandy'ford Place. 2| l 6700. Info for women and specific services for lesbians.

Glasgow Lesbian Line PO Box 686. G3 7TL. 847 0547. Advice. Glasgow Women’s Library 109 Trongate. 552 8345. Open Tue-Fri l-6pm; Sat 2—5pm. Women's literature and the lesbian archive. also host to

332 8l28. Mon 24 Feb. 6.45pm. £4.90 (£3.50). A compilation of short films highlighting all things camp from lid Wood to Jayne Mansfield and froin B- inov ies to Hollywood.

Glasgow Tuesdays


Pink Pound Mercury Lounge. I42 Bath Lane. 248 I777. |0pm ~3am. Free before I l.30pm; £l alter. Weekly. £l drink promos and DJ Michelle.


Lesbian Health and Wellbeing Open Meetings Sandyford Initiative. 6 Sandyford Place. 2| l 6700. Tue l8 Feb. 78.30pm. Free. Weekly. Last in a series of women-only discussions addresses the theme of younger lesbians.

Edinburgh Saturdays


Eye Candy Massa. 36—39 Market Street. 226 4224. llpm- 3am. £I0 (£8). Weekly. Residents (iraeme Popstar. Nejat Barton and Neil (‘rookston host their infamoUs. glam house party.

Men Only (‘Iaremont. 133- I35 liast (‘laremont Street. 556 5662. Sat l5 Feb. 8pm. Free. Fortnightly. MSC and the Bears organise this men-only night with a dress code as wild as you like. Mingin’ Studio 24 (upstairs). ('alton Road. 558 3758. Sat 22 Feb. l0.30pm -

meetings of the LIPS group for lesbians and bisexual women under 25 (fortnightly).

Homophobic Crime Reporting Contact 847 0647. Open 7-— l0pm daily. Phace Scotland 49 Bath Street. 332 3838. The tnain service in the West of Scotland for those affected by HIV/AIDS.

Sandyford Initiative Sattchiehall Street. 21 l 6700. 5.30~-8pm. A range of services including a weekly lesbian health clinic (Thu) and Sandy-ford Lesbian l'ser (iroup (Tue 25 Feb

7 8.30pm). at free feedback session discussing the lnitiative‘s services for lesbians.

Steve Retson Project 2 Sandyt'ord Place. 2l l 860l. ()pen Tue & Thu 5.30—8.30pm. Sexual health advice and counselling for gay men. Strathclyde Gay and Lesbian Switchboard PO Box 38. (i2 2Qli. 847 0447. ()pen 7--l0pm daily. (‘onlidential advice.


LGBT Centre I l Dixon Street. 22l 7203. Main gay centre hosting Beyond Barriers (challenging homophobia). Steve Retson gay men's sexual health advice (Thu 5.30—8.30pm). Holistic Healing (iroup (Mon 7.30— l0pm). Performance (iroup (Mon 7.30pm). OLGA social group for older lesbians (monthly). Icebreakers for those new to the scene (monthly. also at Sadie Frost's). Bi-(ilasgow (monthly). (‘rosslynx (iroup (monthly). Out on Sunday informal group for all LGBTs (monthly). LlC lesbian social group (monthly) and Speakeasy poet and writers group (monthly).



Blue Moon Cate I Barony Street. 557 09] l. Mon—Fri l lam-l L30pm; Sat—Sun 9pm—l2.30am. Free. Gay cafe. CC Blooms 23—24 (ireenside Place. 556 933 l. l0.30pm—3am (bar from 6pm). Free. Hosts lcebreakers (monthly) for those new to the scene. Bar and club.

Habana Greenside Place. 558 l270. Noon—lam. Free. DJs every Fri and Sat and quizoke on Thu.

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3am. £5 before midnight; £6 after. Fonnightly. (Bay-friendly clubbing with residents Brian Dempster and Alan Joy. Joy ligo. Picardy Place. 478 7434. Sat l5 Feb. I lpm-3atn. £l0 (£8). Monthly. Residents Maggie and Alan are joined by Brett King in the main hall while Trendy Wendy and Sally F welcome guest I” Dale in the (‘octeau Lounge. The Switchboard Ball The Assembly Rooms. 54 (ieorge Street. 220 4349. Sat 22 Feb. 8pm— lam. £|5 (£l2). The Lothian (iay and Lesbian Switchboard hosts it's annual soiree with the Black Rose (‘eilidh Band getting the kilts birling in the Music Hall while Trendy Wendy I)Js in the Ballroom.

Edinburgh Sundays


Taste The Liquid Rootn. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. I lpm~3am. £5 before I l.30pm: £8 (£6 members) after; £ l0 non-members on guest |)J nights. Weekly. Tasty brew of house and garage. Tackno Massa. 3639 Market Street. 226 4224. Stilt 22 Feb. l0.30pm 3am. £3 £6. Monthly. Trendy Wendy mixes it at her most celebrated showcase. Tackno.

Edinburgh Tuesdays


Vibe ligo. Picardy Place. 478 7434.

l lpm» 3am. £2. Weekly. James Longworth provides the sounds at this popular. sparkly. charty party.

Flashback 9 Hope Street. 226 mm. 4pm—lam. (‘heesy disco and pop. Frenchies Rose Street. 225 765l. lpm— I atn. Free. Popular.

The Laughing Duck 24 Howe Street. 220 2376. Mon-Thu

l lam—l lpm: Fri & Sat I latn— lam: Stm l |.30am—l lpm. Stylish. comfy bar. New Town Bar Dublin Street. 538 7775. Mon --Thu noon~lamz Fri—Sat noon 2am; Sun l2.30pm——lam. (iay cruise bar and underground club. Planet Out (ireenside Place. 524 006|. Mon~Fri 4pm—Iam; Sat~Sun 2pm--lam. Free. I)Js including Trendy Wendy (Mon). quiz/es and bingo.

Health and Support

Lesbian Line 557 ()75l. Mon & Thu 7.3040 in. Helpline.

LGBT olice Link LGB Centre. 60 Broughton Street. Mon 6—7pm. Weekly. (‘all 620 5l38/620 5 I40 if you want a chat with your community officer. Lothian Gay and Lesbian Switchboard 556 4049. 7.30—-l0pm every day. Helpline.

Stonewall Youth Project (‘ontact 622 2266 (Office) or 0845 l I30 005 (Youthline). Social events for LGBT under 26.

Waverley Care Solas. 2/4 Abbeymount. 66l 0982. Free. VarioUs services including Juice. a weekly social group for gay men affected by HIV/AIDS (Fri 2—4pm).


AD Contact 556 4049. For lesbians over 40. Meets monthly to plan social events.

Dykes Night Out PO Box I69. EH1 3LU. Social evenings for women.

LGB Centre 60 Broughton Street. 478 7069. Important gay centre hosting the Women’s Group Drop-In (Thu). Gay Dads Scotland (monthly) as well as Bi- Edinburgh. the social/support group for bisexuals and those questioning their sexuality (monthly).

Nexus 60 Broughton Street. 478 7069. l lam—l lpm. Free. Cafe hosting the Transalba drop-in transsexual support group (Sat) and the Edinburgh Gay Women's Grou (Wed).

Scottish TV 8 Group The Phoenix Cellar Bar. 46 Broughton Street. 557 0234. Monthly.

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