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Alasdair Gray at 80

An exhibition to mark the 80th birthday of one of Scotland's most revered artists. Showcasing more than 100 of his works, Gray also hopes to finish three major works he began in the 1960s.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Mon 1 Sep

Free / 0141 276 9599

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 2 Sep

Free / 0141 276 9599

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 3 Sep

Free / 0141 276 9599

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 58 more dates until 31 Oct

Social In The Square

A two day festival of creative activities, cookery demos and live music and dance. There's food and products to buy, all provided by Edinburgh's social enterprises.

St Andrew Square, Edinburgh

Fri 12 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 13 Sep

Free

  • 11:00 – 18:30

EH1 Festival

Big house and trance event with Paul van Dyk, John O'Callaghan, Mark Knight, Tall Paul, Genix, Jeremy Healy, Seb Fontaine and more.

Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 6 Sep

Over-18s only

£51.75 / 0131 335 6200

Charity Car Boot Sale

Charity car boot sale in aid of Epsom Medical Equipment Fund. Features toilets, catering and on-site parking for buyers.

Epsom General Hospital

Sun 7 Sep

£10–£20 / 020 8337 8181

  • 07:30 – 12:30

£10–£20; free Buyers by donation / 020 8337 8181

  • 08:00 – 12:30

Sun 21 Sep

£10–£20 / 020 8337 8181

  • 07:30 – 12:30

£10–£20; free Buyers by donation / 020 8337 8181

  • 08:00 – 12:30

Sun 5 Oct

£10–£20 / 020 8337 8181

  • 07:30 – 12:30

£10–£20; free Buyers by donation / 020 8337 8181

  • 08:00 – 12:30

Sun 19 Oct

£10–£20; free Buyers by donation / 020 8337 8181

  • 08:00 – 12:30

Life as a Cheap Suitcase (Pandrogeny & A Search for a Unified Identity)

  • 4 stars

Genesis and Lady Jaye Breyer P-Orridge's first British exhibition in 11 years is as avant-garde and shocking as expected, featuring attacks on nuclear families, Big Society and the royals.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Mon 1 Sep

Free / 0131 560 1581

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Tue 2 Sep

Free / 0131 560 1581

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Wed 3 Sep

Free / 0131 560 1581

  • 11:00 – 18:00
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Truckfest South East

The new event for 2014 is a return visit to the wonderful Detling Showground in Kent for the last Truckfest of the season.

Kent Showground, Maidstone

Sat 13 Sep

£12 (Children £5; £30) / 01622 630975

  • 09:00

Sun 14 Sep

£12 (Children £5; £30) / 01622 630975

  • 09:00

Marsh Gibbon Beer Festival

Marsh Gibbon's first Beer Festival and Family Fun-Day.

Marsh Gibbon Village Hall, Bicester

Sat 13 Sep

Free / 01869 278 203

  • 12:00 – 23:00

Holywell Music Room, Oxford

Sun 14 Sep

£12 (£11) / 01865 305305

  • 11:15

CAMRA's National Breweriana Auction

The Campaign for Real Ales is behind this auction offering 150 lots related to beer: mirrors, trays, bottles, books, etc. This year there is a Marston's snuff box and a bust of Manchester's JW Lees up for grabs.Viewing beings at 11am, while the bidding is set to go at 12.30pm (postal biddings also accepted). Of course…

Town Hall, Burton-on-Trent

Sat 27 Sep

£2.50–£3.50 / 01923 211654

  • 11:00

Dinosaur Zoo

Dinosaurs aren't extinct! They're just hiding out on the other side of the world. Dinosaur Zoo takes its Jurassic creations on tour with an opportunity for children to get right up close.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Wed 19 Nov

£12.50–£15 ( £10) / 01892 530613

  • 10:30

Dundee Rep

Wed 24 Sep

£12.50–£15.50 (Students £5) / 01382 223530

  • 10:30

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Thu 13 Nov

£13–£15.50 / 01792 475715

  • 10:30

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Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

'Sybil', 'Basil' and 'Manuel' recreate the chaotic John Cleese sitcom experience, while you enjoy a three course dinner. Nope, doesn't sound very safe to us, either. Booking is essential.

Wales Millennium Centre / Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru, Cardiff

Sat 20 Sep

£42–£45; £55 / 0131 556 6040

  • 12:00

Sat 27 Sep

£42–£45; £55 / 0131 556 6040

  • 12:00

Largs Viking Festival

On the anniversary of the Battle of Largs meet King Alexander of Scotland and King Haakon of Norway with living history installations in two educational villages. Following craft demonstrations, a farmers' market and aerobatic displays, the festival culminates with a re-enactment of the Battle of Largs, the burning of a…

Various Venues, Largs

Mon 1 Sep

£5 (£2)

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Tue 2 Sep

£5 (£2)

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Wed 3 Sep

£5 (£2)

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 4 more dates until 7 Sep

Rowheath Pavilion, Birmingham

Mon 1 Sep

Terrace Room

Children £1 / 0121 458 1711

  • 10:00 – 23:45

Mon 8 Sep

Terrace Room

Children £1 / 0121 458 1711

  • 10:00 – 23:45

Mon 15 Sep

Terrace Room

Children £1 / 0121 458 1711

  • 10:00 – 23:45
…and 2 more dates until 29 Sep

Synology 2015: DSM And Product Launch

Synology has announced that the next developments in its award-winning DiskStation Manager (DSM) operating system are just weeks away with a public invitation for end users and channel partners to attend the London launch event on 18th September.

Altitude, London SW1P

Thu 18 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Craft Beer Rising

Sample 200 beers from over 45 breweries as Craft Beer Rising comes to Scotland for the first time. Plus, a music line-up curated by Kiltr, headlined by electro funk DJ Greig Wilson.

Drygate Brewing Co., Glasgow

Sat 20 Sep

£20 per session / 0141 212 8810

Sun 21 Sep

£20 per session / 0141 212 8810

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Crouch End Car Boot and Indoor Market

Buy and sell vintage clothes, toys, books and more at this car boot sale, and help raise funds for Weston Park School.

Weston Park Primary School, London N8

Sun 28 Sep

Free / 020 8347 5000

  • 09:00 – 13:00

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 020 8347 5000

  • 09:00 – 13:00

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 020 8347 5000

  • 09:00 – 13:00

Sun 28 Dec

Free / 020 8347 5000

  • 09:00 – 13:00

Dogs Don't Do Ballet

  • Written by: Anna Kemp (book)

Biff loves the moonlight and music and walking on tiptoes. That's because he doesn't think of himself as a dog. Biff thinks he's a ballerina. A mix of puppetry, classical music and comedy, in David Duffy and Andrea Sadler's adaptation of Anna Kemp's book, illustrated by Sarah Ogilvy. Ages 2–6.

Harlow Playhouse

Sat 11 Oct

£14 / 01279 431945

  • 11:00

New Wolsey Studio, Ipswich

Wed 3 Dec

£8.50 (Children £5 under 16s) / 01473 295 900

  • 11:00

Thu 4 Dec

£8.50 (Children £5 under 16s) / 01473 295 900

  • 11:00

Fri 5 Dec

£8.50 (Children £5 under 16s) / 01473 295 900

  • 11:00
…and 21 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

Fit for a Queen

Margaret Tudor, the Queen Dowager, is coming to stay, and the castle is a-buzz with activity.

Doune Castle

Sun 7 Sep

Included in admission / 0131 668 8885

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Gingerbread Man

Join Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre for this charming puppet show telling the story of a brave little gingerbread man. A tremendously popular story with younger audiences, Gingerbread Man's journey takes us through an ever changing world from kitchen to fields to mountains and finally to the river. Can the Gingerbread Man…

Arts Centre & Theatre Aberdeen

Sat 6 Sep

Free / 01224 641122

  • 10:30 – 11:15

Meet Grayson Perry

At this special event the Turner Prize winning artist will sign copies of his new book Playing to the Gallery.

Waterstones, Walthamstow, London E17

Wed 10 Sep

Free / 020 8521 3669

  • 11:00 – 12:00
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Moleskine City Stories

Moleskine in collaboration with the London Graphic Centre pay homage to the rise of urban sketching with a series of workshops, exhibitions & more right in the heart of Covent Garden.

Moleskine, London WC2E

Sat 6 Sep

Free

  • 11:30 – 17:00

SEEP II: Mirrors & Mires

Visual art, poetry, performance and hair-cutting in this multi-disciplinary event.

Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Mon 22 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 3 more dates until 29 Sep

VIP Music Fair

Trading fair selling rare and cheap records, CDs and music-related memorabilia.

The Custard Factory, Birmingham

Sat 11 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0121 693 6333

  • 10:00 – 15:30

Sat 6 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0121 693 6333

  • 10:00 – 15:30

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Sat 13 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 353 8000

  • 10:00 – 15:30

Sun 14 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 353 8000

  • 10:00 – 15:30

National Indoor Arena, Birmingham

Sat 6 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 945 6000

  • 10:00 – 15:30

Sat 1 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 945 6000

  • 10:00 – 15:30

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What The Ladybird Heard

  • Written by: Julia Donaldson

The Ladybird has a plan to prevent a prize cow from being stolen. Based on Julia Donaldson's popular children's book.

Courtyard, Hereford

Sat 27 Sep

£11 (£10) / 01432 340555

  • 11:00

Sun 28 Sep

£11 (£10) / 01432 340555

  • 12:00

Gatehouse Theatre, Stafford

Mon 22 Sep

£11 / 01785 254653

  • 10:30

The Lowry, Salford

Thu 4 Sep

£13.50 / 08432 086000

  • 11:00

Sat 6 Sep

£13.50 / 08432 086000

  • 11:00

Sun 7 Sep

£13.50 / 08432 086000

  • 11:00

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A+DS and RIAS Scottish Student Awards for Architecture

The best work in various categories produced by students at all of Scotland's six architecture schools.

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Mon 1 Sep

Free / 0141 276 5365

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Tue 2 Sep

Free / 0141 276 5365

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Wed 3 Sep

Free / 0141 276 5365

  • 10:30 – 17:00
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