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2015 Heriot-Watt Chaplaincy Annual Public Lecture

Professor Alister McGrath gives a talk on 'God, Science and Faith: Richard Dawkins versus CS Lewis on the Meaning of Life'; given that Prof McGrath is the author of The Dawkins Delusion, no prizes for guessing whose side he's going to come down on. Booking is essential.

Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh

Mon 9 Feb 2015

Free / 0131 449 5111

Attendees must arrive before 6.15pm.

2|1|4|1 Members' Show

Member's show and end of year party from the artist-led collective: Alexander 'Twig' Champion, Brian Cheesewright, Catriona Meighan, Frances Lightbound, Jack Farrell, Kirsty Macleod, Kenneth Davidson, Lauren McGlaughlin, Rachael Gallacher, Rachel Sharpe, Rosie Roberts and Silja Strom.

The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 0141 222 2254

11 Mitchell Lane

Analogue Social provide a location and opportunity for local makers and designers to have a public spot in Gallery 4 of the Lighthouse. All items are for sale at this ‘Ulterior’ design show that aims to engage audiences with design and designers in a way which differs from more traditional design markets or showrooms.

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Fri 5 Dec

Free / 0141 276 5365

2funky 2sing Workshops (Ages 16-19)

Workshops are led by professional songstress Mellow Baku, with musical styles including urban, soul and R&B.

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 0116 242 3595

Fri 5 Dec

Free / 0116 242 3595

Fri 12 Dec

Free / 0116 242 3595

…and 5 more dates until 30 Jan 2015

1000 Planets

The Swindon-based hard rock outfit performs its self-penned material plus covers.

St George's Hall, Bradford

Sat 10 Jan 2015

Free / 01274 432000

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101 Proof

Country rock band covering the likes of Eagles and Tom Petty.

Angel Inn, Yarwell

Sat 20 Dec

Free / 01780 782582

  • 21:00 – 00:00 101 Proof Angel Inn, Yarwell

Junction, Goole

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 01405 763652

120: Spitalfields Nippers: Talk

Discover more about the photographs taken of some of the poorest people in the East End by Horace Warner in which he created relaxed, intimate images that gave dignity to his subjects and produced great photography that are without parallel in his era.

Bishopsgate Institute, London EC2M

Fri 5 Dec

Free, adv booking required / 020 7392 9200

The 1914 Christmas Truce: Talk

Author and humanitarian, Don Mullan, talks about the 1914 Christmas Truce which took place on the Western Front, where soldiers met in No Man's Land to play football, sing Christmas carols, exchanged gifts and helped to bury fallen friends.

Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre, Limavady

Thu 18 Dec

Free / 028 77760650


The group performs a selection of classic punk covers.

Three Tuns, Gateshead

Fri 5 Dec

Free / 0191 487 0666

  • 21:00 1977 Three Tuns, Gateshead
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The 2014 Prendergast And Sutcliffe Lecture: Ron Noon & Sam Davies

A talk about the remarkable stonemason and activist Fred Bower, whose 1936 autobiography The Rolling Stonemason is to be republished by Merlin Press this year. Presented in association with North West TUC.

The Bluecoat, Liverpool

Wed 17 Dec

Free / 0151 702 5324

21 Revolutions: Exhibition of Writings

Glasgow Women's Library celebrates its 21st birthday by commissioning 21 women writers to make new work inspired by GWL’s library, archive and museum artefacts.

Dick Institute Museum and Art Gallery, Kilmarnock

Thu 27 Nov

Free tbc / 01563 554902

Part of Book Week Scotland.

Fri 28 Nov

Free tbc / 01563 554902

Part of Book Week Scotland.

21st Century Historical Fiction Seminar

The Open University/Institute of English Studies are running three free seminars on 21st century fiction at Senate House. We'll be hearing from writers and publishers about new directions in the genre. Open to all, free of charge, no need to book.

Senate House, London WC1E

Tue 2 Dec

Free / 020 7664 4859

2210 (Cowley) Air Cadets Intake Recruitment Night

Open evening for those interested in joining the Air Cadets or finding out more. The Air Cadets are open to 12 to 17 year olds and for adult volunteers from the age of 20.

2210 (Cowley) Squadron, Royal Air Force Air Cadets, Oxford

Mon 8 Dec

Free / 01865 777055

Mon 12 Jan 2015

Free / 01865 777055

Mon 9 Feb 2015

Free / 01865 777055

…and 2 more dates until 13 Apr 2015

2nd Anniversary Of Pokfulam Rd Productions + UK Premiere New Play The 38th Parallel

To celebrate the last two years of Pokfulam Rd Productions, we're having a proper knees-up! Oh and we'll be combining it with a rehearsed reading of a new play on North Korea and the media.

Arcola Theatre, London E8

Fri 30 Jan 2015

Free, donations welcome / 020 7503 1646

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80s & 90s Club Music Revival Night

Resident DJs spins 80s and 80s pop and disco.

Verwood Hub

Sat 10 Jan 2015

Free / 01202 828740

The 88

Four-piece indie rock'n'roll covers band.

White Swan, St. Albans

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 01727 830998

  • 21:00 The 88 White Swan, St. Albans
  • 21:00 The 88 White Swan, St. Albans

Sat 27 Dec

Free / 01727 830998

  • 21:00 The 88 White Swan, St. Albans

A 90s Christmas Eve

Enjoy a 90s throwback Christmas Eve with DJ Mike TV playing 90s music all night from 7pm until late.

Horse & Jockey, Manchester

Wed 24 Dec

Free / 0161 860 7794

A Sycamore Sings: Danny Miller and Ancuta Nite-Doyle

Danny Miller (violin) plays music evocative of the First World War and the Edwardian period, on the Wilfred Owen Violin. He will be accompanied on piano by Ancuta Nite-Doyle. The violin was made in Edinburgh in 2014 as a tribute to Owen and that generation and as an envoy for peace and reconciliation. The wood for the…

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Thu 8 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

Aafghanistan: Mission Accomplished? The Legacy Of 14 Years Of War: With Maya Evans

After 14 years British forces have officially concluded their war in Afghanistan, but what is the legacy of the conflict?

Housmans Bookshop, London N1

Wed 10 Dec

Free / 020 7837 4473

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About Them Shoes

A performance by the Norfolk-based rock band.

The Brickmakers, Norwich

Tue 23 Dec

Free / 01603 441118

Bootleggers, Kendal

Sun 14 Dec

Free / 01539 723824

  • 18:00 – 22:00 Absolva Bootleggers, Kendal

Accelerate Europe: The Geographical Imaginaries Of Accelerationism: Lecture

Dr Noys will critically explore the geographical imaginaries of Accelerationism.

London School Of Economics, WC2A

Thu 4 Dec

Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building

Free / 020 7955 6043

Access And Community Programmes Artistic Presentation: Talk

An opportunity to hear a talk from disabled artists and creative people at risk of exclusion from the art world sharing their practice in a warm and welcoming environment.

Royal Academy of Arts, London W1J

Fri 5 Dec

Free / 020 7300 8000

Accordion And Fiddle Club

Accordion and fiddle club, meet every Tuesday.

Seghill Comrades Club, Cramlington

Tue 2 Dec


Tue 9 Dec


Tue 16 Dec


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