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0 Massage and Relaxation Workshops The Gallery. Saltire Society, Saltire

' House. 13 AthoIICrescent. : 7.30—9.30pm. Free Donations to

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Women Live. Workshops continue

TUESDAY 28 Edinburgh

0 Theatre Skills and Voice Work Workshops Tollcross community Education Centre, Tollcross Primary. Fountainbridge. 1—3pm. Free Donations to Women Live. Creche provided. Workshops continue on Tuesdays to 4 December.

THURSDAY 30 Edinburgh

0 Dance Tollcross Community Education Centre. Tollcross Primary. Fountainbridge. 2—4pm. Free Donations to Women Live. Creche provided. A group for women who would like to begin to dance. Classes continue on Thursdays to 4 December.

FRIDAY17 Edinburgh

0 Scottish Clockmaking and Clockmakers Royal Museum, Queen Street. 10.55am. Free. A talk by George Dalgleish.

FRIDAY 24 Edinburgh

0 The Times Literary Supplement Poetry Tour 60 The Pleasance (The Highland Room) 4pm. 50p. Craig Raine. Hugo Williams, and

the Edinburgh University Poetry Society.

0 Scottish Jewellery: a taste of the National Museum’s collections Royal Museum. Queen Street. 10.55am. Free. A talk by Elizabeth Wright.

MONDAY 20 Edinburgh

0 The Loaves and the Fishes: the growth at the Scottish Fisheries Museum Lecture Theatre, Royal Museum, Chambers Street. 1.55pm. Free. A talk by Garth Sterne of the Scottish Fisheries Museum.

WEDNESDAY 22 Edinburgh

0 Heritage in Action: the Highland Folk Museum Lecture Theatre, Royal Museum. Chambers Street. 1.55pm.

Highland Folk Museum.

. Edinburgh

0 It All Started with an Elephant: early

days and new developments in Dundee

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Museums Lecture Theatre. Royal Museum, Chambers Street. 1.55pm. Free. A talk by Chris Dingwall of Dundee Art Galleries and Museums.

0 lllustratlons for Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Kay’s Bookshop. 390 Morningside Road. Until Sat 8 Nov. Display ofHarry Horse’s illustrations for the centenary edition of The Strange Case ofDr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevension (Canongate). First in a series ofevents. exhibitions and readings in bookshops during Scottish Book Fortnight (27 October—8 Nov).

TUESDAY 28 Glasgow

0 Publishing in Scotland Book TRust. 15a Lynedoch Street. Glasgow. 7.30—9.30pm. An author. a publisher and a bookseller discuss the advantages and drawbacks of Scottish publication. Part of Scottish Book Fortnight.


0 Nanny and Barnaby Kay‘s Bookshop. 390 Morningside Road. 10.30—11.30am. Nanny and Barnaby. the popular children‘s characters in costume: readings by the author, Mary Lightbody.

0 At Scotland's Edge Edinburgh Bookshop. 57 George Street.

7—8. 15pm. Keith Allardyce, photographer and ex-lighthouse keeper. and writer Evelyn Hood on Scotland‘s spectacular lighthouses. o Saltire atthe Netherbow Netherbow Arts Centre, 43 High Street. 8pm. Aftermath: The Bruce by RS. Silver and The Bull Calves by Naomi Mitchison. Part ofScottish Book Fortnight.

WEDNESDAY 29 Glasgow

0 Billy Kaylohn Smith & Son. St Vincent Street. 7.30—9pm. An evening ofentertainment on the Scots language. Admission by free invitation. Scottish Book Fortnight.


, 0 Scotland Street School: the changing

fortunes at 0.8. Mackintosh’s famous school Lecture Hall, Royal Museum, Chambers Street. 1.55pm. Free. A talk by Stewart Coulter ofGlasgow Museums.

0 Iseabail Macleod Bauermeisters. George [V Bridge. Noon—1pm. Iseabail Macleod (Concise Scots Dictionary and The Pocket Guide to Scottish Words) on Words.

0 Maisie Stockbridge Bookshop. North West Circus Place. 1.30pm. Maisie and her author Aileen Paterson meet parents and pupils of Craigmuir Primary School, West Pilton Park. Edinburgh.

0 Saltire atthe Netherbow Netherbow Arts Centre, 43 High Street. The Scottish Postbag: Edith McArthur and John Sneddon with a fascinating miscellany of Scottish letters and letter writers.

THURSDAY 30 Glasgow

0 Scottish Evening Homes McDougall, 30 Clydeholm Road.

Clydeside Industrial Estate. Glasgow. 7pm. Scottish Book Fortnight.

0 Neil Gunn Evening John Smith 8; Son. Byres Road. 7.30pm. Diarmid Gunn. nephew of the writer John B. Pick and Douglas Gifford discuss Gunn. the man and his work. Scottish Book Fortnight.


0 Readings by Sorley Maclean Bauermeisters. George [V Bridge. 6. 15pm. Scotland's leading poet (and Aoenghas MacNeacil. Iain Crichton Smith to be confirmed). Signings ofthe first book ofcritical essays on his work.

0 Saltire atthe Netherbow Netherbow Arts Centre. 43 High Street. 8pm. The Scottish Postbag: Edith McArthur and John Sheddon with a

fascinating miscellany of Scottish letters and letter writers.

0 Scots: The MitherTongue

I Waterstones. 114 George Street. I 8—9.30pm. Celebrations ofthe Scots language in words and music with

Billy Kay. writer and TV personality and Rod Patterson ofJock Tamson‘s Bairns and The Easy Club.

0 Music as She is Spoke Museum Lecture Theatre (Lothian Street). 7.30pm. Free. A lecture by Fritz Spiegl. musician. writer and broadcaster.




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