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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

Mon 20 Oct

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

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

Tue 21 Oct

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

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

Wed 22 Oct

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

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

…and 123 more dates until 22 Feb 2015

Stockbridge Market

Taking place next to the Water of Leith every Sunday (and Thursdays 2.30-7.30pm in June, July & August), the market’s combination of top quality artisan producers, farmers and takeaway food stalls made it an instant hit when it started in 2011. Regular stallholders include Au Gourmand’s artisan bread and…

Saunders Street, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0131 551 5633

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0131 551 5633

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 0131 551 5633

…and 7 more dates until 28 Dec

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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…and at 14 other places

Stephen Murray: The Comedown

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

The Briggait, Glasgow

Mon 20 Oct

Free / 0141 553 5890

Tue 21 Oct

Free / 0141 553 5890

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 0141 553 5890

…and 10 more dates until 1 Nov

The Edgeley Park Stadium Antiques, Collectors and Vintage Fair

Antique and collectors fair featuring up to 100 stalls with a huge variety of goods, set in a lavish suite in Stockport County's iconic stadium.

Edgeley Park, Stockport

Sun 9 Nov

£2 (£1.50; Children free) / 07816 220136

Sun 7 Dec

£2 (£1.50; Children free) / 07816 220136

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In Conversation With Russell Brand

Russell Brand talks to the Guardian's Owen Jones.

Cineworld Northampton

Thu 23 Oct

0871 200 2000

Charlie And Lola’s Extremely New Play

Everyone's favourite brother and sister duo are back with a brand new play about friendship.

Northern Stage, Newcastle upon Tyne

Tue 28 Oct

£12.50 (Children £9.50) / 0191 230 5151

Wed 29 Oct

£12.50 (Children £9.50) / 0191 230 5151

Thu 30 Oct

£12.50 (Children £9.50) / 0191 230 5151

Norwich Playhouse

Sat 29 Nov

£11.50 / 01603 598598

Sun 30 Nov

£11.50 / 01603 598598

Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry

Sat 1 Nov

Theatre

£12.50 (£10) / 02476 524524

Anna Somerville and Ross MacGregor: Motion in Paint

Joint exhibition in which two artists explore painterly abstraction and collage techniques.

Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

Wed 22 Oct

Free

The Beatroot and Lace Bazaar

A vintage fair with highly creative flair, with artists and musicians, vintage sellers, artisan makers and more.

The Art School, Glasgow

Sat 8 Nov

£tc / 07787 404268

Sat 13 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 07787 404268

Record Factory, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 07787 404268

Sat 22 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 07787 404268

Sat 20 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 07787 404268

Cheeki Monkey's Big Baby and Children’s Market

Pre-loved and handmade kids and baby market.

Fareham Academy

Sat 25 Oct

£10; £1 (Children free) / 0845 634 1875

Richard Taunton Sixth Form College, Southampton

Sun 26 Oct

£1 (Children free) / 0845 634 1875

Roffey Millennium Hall, Horsham

Sun 26 Oct

£1 (Children free) / 0845 634 1875

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Brilliant Colour

An exhibition of experimental abstract art.

Falmouth Art Gallery

Mon 20 Oct

Free / 01326 313863

Tue 21 Oct

Free / 01326 313863

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 01326 313863

…and 27 more dates until 22 Nov

Brick Wonders

Architectural gems in Lego, created by Warren Elsmore.

Paisley Museum & Art Gallery

Mon 20 Oct

£4 (£3; Family £12) / 0300 300 1210

Tue 21 Oct

£4 (£3; Family £12) / 0300 300 1210

Wed 22 Oct

£4 (£3; Family £12) / 0300 300 1210

…and 107 more dates until 10 Feb 2015

Lindsey Brown

Line drawings of animals and birds. Especially owls.

Red Door Gallery, Edinburgh

Mon 20 Oct

Free / 0131 477 3255

Tue 21 Oct

Free / 0131 477 3255

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 0131 477 3255

…and 15 more dates until 6 Nov

London Sports Writing Festival 2014

Legendary sports personalities discuss their literary works, with readings and discussions by Roy Keane, Gareth Thomas, Trevor Brooking and many more.

Lord's Cricket Ground, London NW8

Sat 25 Oct

£10 Single Session; £35 Masterclass

Sun 26 Oct

£10 Single Session; £35 Masterclass

Cathcart Model Railway Exhibition

Model railway show with working layouts, displays, societies, traders and a buffet.

Pollokshaws Burgh Halls, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

£4.50 (£4; Children £2; Family £11) / 0141 632 5811

Sun 26 Oct

£4.50 (£4; Children £2; Family £11) / 0141 632 5811

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The Chester Antiques, Collectors & Vintage Fair

Craft, vintage, retro and handmade goods for sale at over 100 stalls.

Northgate Arena Leisure Centre, Chester

Sat 25 Oct

£2 (£1.50; Children free) / 07816 220136

Sat 29 Nov

£2 (£1.50; Children free) / 07816 220136

Holly Hagan: Not Quite a Geordie

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

WH Smith, Leeds

Sat 1 Nov

0113 277 2990

WHSmith, Manchester

Sun 2 Nov

0161 834 8300

WHSmith, Nottingham

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0115 947 0772

International Model Boat Show

Marine modelling with club displays, demonstrations and suppliers.

Warwickshire Exhibition Centre, Leamington Spa

Fri 7 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01926 614101

Ouseburn Open Studios 2014

Open Studios showcase featuring original high quality works of art and design from some of the best practitioners in the region.

The Cluny, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0191 230 4474

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0191 230 4474

Stick Man

  • Directed by: Sally Cookson
  • Written by: Benji Bower (music)

A show about a family of stick people. Presented by Scamp Theatre. Ages 3+.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Sat 8 Nov

£12–£19.50 ( £50–£60) / 0844 873 3433

  • 10:30 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London

Sun 9 Nov

£12–£19.50 ( £50–£60) / 0844 873 3433

  • 10:30 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London

Wed 12 Nov

£12–£19.50 ( £50–£60) / 0844 873 3433

  • 10:30 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London
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Christmas At Kingston Lacy

We have had to change our Christmas plans following some emergency conservation work in the house. Watch this space for our new plans.

National Trust: Kingston Lacy, Wimborne Minster

Mon 1 Dec

Free, plus admission £12.50, child £6, family £31 / 01202 883402

Tue 2 Dec

Free, plus admission £12.50, child £6, family £31 / 01202 883402

Wed 3 Dec

Free, plus admission £12.50, child £6, family £31 / 01202 883402

…and 21 more dates until 24 Dec

The Gallery at Sculpture: 'Drawn' Exhibition

Sculpture by the Lakes launches its latest venture, The Gallery with DRAWN, a selling exhibition curated by leading British sculptor and owner, Simon Gudgeon.

Sculpture By The Lakes, Dorchester

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 01305 853 100

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 01305 853 100

Mon 10 Nov

Free / 01305 853 100

…and 21 more dates until 16 Dec

Mum2Mum Market

This pop up baby and children's market features stalls manned by mums selling to other mums. Buy and sell children's clothes and maternity wear, equipment, toys and prams.

St John's Hall, Eastbourne

Sat 25 Oct

£2 on the door / 01323 722338

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Thomas Wall Centre, Sutton

Sat 25 Oct

£2 before 12.30pm; free after / 020 8642 0803

Sat 15 Nov

£2 before 12.30pm; free after / 020 8642 0803

Sat 6 Dec

£2 before 12.30pm; free after / 020 8642 0803

Swords of the Righteous

Partially dramatised explanation of how and why Cromwell's army came to lay siege to Edinburgh Castle, and how it was successful.

Edinburgh Castle

Mon 20 Oct

included in admission price / 0131 225 9846

Mon 27 Oct

included in admission price / 0131 225 9846

Aladdin: Polka Dot Pantomines

A traditional pantomime that will take you on a whirlwind of magic, mystery and adventure into a land of lamps, genies and princesses.

Secombe Theatre, Sutton

Wed 17 Dec

£14.50 (Children £12.50; £50) / 020 8770 6990

Thu 18 Dec

£14.50 (Children £12.50; £50) / 020 8770 6990

Sat 20 Dec

£14.50 (Children £12.50; £50) / 020 8770 6990

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