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Paisley Fireworks Display

Outdoor fireworks display featuring live music.

Town Centre, Paisley

Sat 1 Nov

Free

Alasdair Gray: A Life in Print and Posters

New screenprints from the artist/author, based on his illustrations from Lanark but reimagined in full colour and created in collaboration with GPS's Master Printers. There's also a selection of Gray's poster work.

Glasgow Print Studio

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0141 552 0704

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0141 552 0704

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 0141 552 0704

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

…and 11 more dates until 16 Nov

Crafts For Christmas

Designers and makers from the UK present a variety of products including fashion, accessories, bags, belts, jewellery, skincare, candles, cakes, wines, cheese, chutneys and more

Kent Showground, Maidstone

Sat 1 Nov

£6 ( £5) / 01622 630975

Sun 2 Nov

£6 ( £5) / 01622 630975

Hallowe'en Pumpkin Trail

See if you can find the pumpkins hidden along the trail.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Sat 1 Nov

£1 / 0131 248 2909

Sun 2 Nov

£1 / 0131 248 2909

The Voice Thief

  • Directed by: Gill Robertson
  • Written by: Rob Evans

Catherine Wheels presents a new promenade production about the mysterious ‘Voice Facility’ which removes the voices of ‘troublesome’ girls. Ages 9+.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sun 2 Nov

£12 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

Sun 9 Nov

£12 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

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The Sooty Show

Sweep, Soo and Richard join the loveable bear to celebrate his birthday party – where things don't seem to be going to plan.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 9 Apr 2015

£15–£30

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Mon 30 Mar 2015

£15 / 020 8561 8371

Blackfriars Arts Centre, Boston

Sat 1 Nov

£12 (Children £10) / 01205 363108

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Out of the Blue Flea Market

Bargain buys including furniture, clothes, music, bric-a-brac and more.

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0131 555 7100

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0131 555 7100

Sat 27 Dec

Free / 0131 555 7100

Portobello Farmers' Market

Held in Brighton Park, five minutes’ walk from Portobello’s High Street, the market sells a range of local and organic vegetables and fruit in season, meat, fish, baking, and local crafts. Stallholders vary, but regulars include Windsheil Farm’s organic beef, lamb, mutton, Tamworth pork and eggs; Supernature Oil…

Brighton Park, Edinburgh

Sat 1 Nov

Free

Sat 6 Dec

Free

A Play, a Pie and a Pint: Flying With Swans

Three friends reunite for a simple trip to Arran, which becomes the journey of a lifetime. Written by Jack Dickson.

Gaiety Theatre, Ayr

Wed 12 Nov

£12 / 01292 288235

Thu 13 Nov

£12 / 01292 288235

Excalibur Computer Fairs

Computer and technology fair.

The National Motorcycle Museum, Solihull

Sat 8 Nov

£4 ( £2.50; £2.50; £2) / 01675 443311

Sat 22 Nov

£4 ( £2.50; £2.50; £2) / 01675 443311

Sat 6 Dec

£4 ( £2.50; £2.50; £2) / 01675 443311

Sat 20 Dec

£4 ( £2.50; £2.50; £2) / 01675 443311

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Gifts For Mother Mnemosyne Exhibition

Stroud-based artist Emily Joy presents a series of contemporary sculptures created from earth.

Museum In The Park, Stroud

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 01453 763394

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 01453 763394

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 01453 763394

…and 5 more dates until 9 Nov

Stroud Valleys Artspace

Thu 6 Nov

Free / 01453 751440

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 01453 751440

Thu 13 Nov

Free / 01453 751440

…and 5 more dates until 28 Nov

Merchant Square Craft Fair

Arts and crafts market, with everything from cupcakes to candles.

Merchant Square, Glasgow

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0141 552 3038

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0141 552 3038

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0141 552 3038

…and 15 more dates until 28 Dec

Hallowe'en Pumpkin Hunt

Come to the Garden, buy a trail map for £1 from the John Hope Gateway and set off on a journey to find our hidden pumpkins. There will be a tasty treat in store at the Terrace Cafe for each child completing his or her trail. There will also be two for one adult entry to the Glasshouses on the date the trail has been…

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Sun 2 Nov

From John Hope Gateway

£1 / 0131 248 2909

Science-Fiction Fun Day & Doctor Who Auction

Sci-Fi and Doctor Who event in aid of The Little Buds Fund which supports the maternity and Special Care Baby Unit at Darent Valley Hospital).

Old Town Hall, Gravesend

Sat 1 Nov

£3; £2 auction (Children £1) / 01474 550025

Stephen Murray: The Comedown

Glasgow-based sculptor Stephen Murray builds a velodrome as a response to the Commonwealth Games.

The Briggait, Glasgow

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0141 553 5890

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Aladdin

A traditional family pantomime based on the ever-popular fairy tale about the boy with the magic lamp.

The Civic Hall, Bedworth

Wed 3 Dec

£14.50 (£12.50; £12.50; £45) / 024 7637 6707

  • 10:00 Aladdin The Civic Hall, Bedworth

Thu 4 Dec

£14.50 (£12.50; £12.50; £45) / 024 7637 6707

  • 10:00 Aladdin The Civic Hall, Bedworth

Fri 5 Dec

£14.50 (£12.50; £12.50; £45) / 024 7637 6707

  • 10:00 Aladdin The Civic Hall, Bedworth
…and 8 more dates until 17 Dec

Holly Hagan: Not Quite a Geordie

Geordie Shore star Holly Hagan signs copies of her book, Not Quite a Geordie.

WHSmith, Manchester

Sun 2 Nov

0161 834 8300

Kevin Bridges: We Need to Talk About …

The Glaswegian comedian signs copies of his new book, We Need To Talk about … Kevin Bridges.

WHSmith, North West England

Fri 19 Dec

Free / 0151 707 6606

Saddleworth Creative Network Winter Gift and Craft Festival

Over 50 stalls hosting creative products perfect for early bird Christmas shoppers.

Uppermill Civic Hall, Oldham

Sun 2 Nov

Free

Alasdair Gray: From the Personal to the Universal

A major retrospective to mark the 80th birthday of one of Scotland's most revered artists. More than 100 works are on display, many loaned from private collections, featuring pieces from Gray's student days to the present.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Sat 1 Nov

£5 (£3; under 16s free) / 0141 276 9599

Note: some content may not be suitable for under 16s. Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Sun 2 Nov

£5 (£3; under 16s free) / 0141 276 9599

Note: some content may not be suitable for under 16s. Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Mon 3 Nov

£5 (£3; under 16s free) / 0141 276 9599

Note: some content may not be suitable for under 16s. Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

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Beckenham Rock Choir

The Beckenham Rock Choir is led by Kent based musician Rebecca Clegg. The choir is for all ages and all the local Kent and south east London branches of Rock Choir, like ours come together to do incredible events like Flash Mobs and also our numerous Guinness World Record attempts (The Rock Choir members have got 3 world…

Beckenham Cricket Club

Tue 4 Nov

£25 a month, free taster

Tue 11 Nov

£25 a month, free taster

Tue 18 Nov

£25 a month, free taster

…and 21 more dates until 30 Jun 2015

Ben And Holly's Little Kingdom

  • Directed by: Richard Lewis
  • Written by: Mani Svavarsson (music)

Richard Lewis' adaptation of the award-winning television animation set in a miniature world of fairies, elves and insects. The production features original music by Mani Svavarsson, with original lyrics by Matt Lewis.

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Sun 26 Jul 2015

£14.50–£16.50 / 08441 717620

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Sat 11 Apr 2015

£13.50–£15.50 (Children £11.50–£13.50; £54) / 020 8688 9291

Sun 12 Apr 2015

£13.50–£15.50 (Children £11.50–£13.50; £54) / 020 8688 9291

Grand Opera House, Belfast

Sun 17 May 2015

£13.50–£18.50 / 028 9024 0411

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Brick Wonders

Architectural gems in Lego, created by Warren Elsmore.

Paisley Museum & Art Gallery

Sat 1 Nov

£4 (£3; Family £12) / 0300 300 1210

Sun 2 Nov

£4 (£3; Family £12) / 0300 300 1210

Mon 3 Nov

£4 (£3; Family £12) / 0300 300 1210

…and 95 more dates until 10 Feb 2015

Edinburgh parkrun

An informal weekly 5k run along the promenade at Cramond. Everyone is welcome, no matter how fast or slow (you're welcome to walk the route, bring your dog or push a buggy), so you can use it as a one-off fitness test, a chance to get some fresh air or come every week to try to beat your personal best time. It's friendly…

Cramond Promenade, Edinburgh

Sat 8 Nov

Free

Sat 15 Nov

Free

Sat 22 Nov

Free

…and 5 more dates until 27 Dec

National Trust: Baddesley Clinton, Solihull

Sat 1 Nov

£2 plus admission £9.60, child £4.80, family £24 / 01564 783294

  • 11:00 – 15:30 Family Fun Day National Trust: Baddesley Clinton, Solihull

Sun 2 Nov

£2 plus admission £9.60, child £4.80, family £24 / 01564 783294

  • 11:00 – 15:30 Family Fun Day National Trust: Baddesley Clinton, Solihull

Northcott Theatre, Exeter

Sat 1 Nov

Phone for prices / 01392 493493

Wyvern Theatre, Swindon

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 01793 524481

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