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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.

100 Essential Things You Didn't Know About Maths And The Arts: Lecture

Book launch supported by the publishers Bodley Head with a talk about mathematics and the arts. Refreshments are available.

Gresham College, London EC1N

Thu 13 Nov

Free / 020 7831 0575

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

101

Classic rock and pop-influenced trio from the North East.

The Turbinia, Newton Aycliffe

Sat 15 Nov

Free / 01325 313034

  • 21:00 101 The Turbinia, Newton Aycliffe

101 Proof

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

Angel Inn, Yarwell

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 01780 782582

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

Sat 20 Dec

Free / 01780 782582

  • 21:00 – 00:00 101 Proof Angel Inn, Yarwell
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10th Anniversary Firework Extravaganza

The 10th annual fireworks extravaganza will feature food stalls, games and activities for the whole family, followed by a disco.

The Dusty Miller, Chesterfield

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 01246 810 507

Junction, Goole

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 01405 763652

1968

The four-piece band who hail from Cheshire performs its own take on heavy rock.

Telford's Warehouse, Chester

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 01244 390090

  • 21:00 1968 Telford's Warehouse, Chester

The British Library, London NW1

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 0843 208 1144

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 0843 208 1144

Mon 3 Nov

Free / 0843 208 1144

The 2014 Panizzi Lectures - Lecture 2

Christopher de Hamel looks at the Winchester Bible which is still in the cathedral where it was commissioned, doubtless by Henry of Blois, bishop of Winchester 1129-71. This year the manuscript is being rebound in preparation for exhibition in New York and eventual installation in a new display gallery in Winchester…

The British Library, London NW1

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 0843 208 1144

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The 2014 Panizzi Lectures - Lecture 3

Christopher de Hamel looks at the Lambeth Bible. One volume of the vast Lambeth Bible has been in the library of Lambeth Palace since its foundation in 1610. The long-lost second volume is owned by All Saints' Church in Maidstone and is on permanent display at the Maidstone Museum. Despite its fame and quality of…

The British Library, London NW1

Mon 3 Nov

Free / 0843 208 1144

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

Wed 26 Nov

Free tbc / 01563 554902

Part of Book Week Scotland.

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 18 Nov

Free / 020 7664 4859

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

25 Years After The End Of The Cold War: Its Legacy In A New World Order: Talk

Speakers Professor Beatrice Heuser, Dr Andrew Monaghan, and Professor Vladislav Zubok discuss how the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Cold War have shaped the world today.

London School Of Economics, WC2A

Mon 27 Oct

New Theatre, East Building

Free / 020 7955 6043

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The 286, Diversion

For one night only, The 286 brings their unique orchestral rock sound to Wimbledon for an exclusive showcase of the brand new songs form their upcoming album.

Colour House Theatre, London SW19

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 020 8542 5511

3 Eyed Fox

Folk-rock courtesy of the East Midlands based trio.

The Fish Pond, Matlock

Fri 7 Nov

The Bar

Free / 01629 760 240

3 Legged Cat

The foursome performs rock covers from 1970s.

The Lion, Nottingham

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0115 960 3450

4 Day Weekend: Interiors + Kat Flint and the Shipwreckers

Acoustic music night at The Oval Tavern in Croydon featuring two fantastic acoustic bands: Interiors and Kat Flint & the Shipweckers.

The Oval Tavern, Croydon

Thu 6 Nov

Free / 020 8686 6023

5 November Fireworks

A pyrotechnic display will be synchronised to music from popular films such as Frozen, Rocky and Star Wars.

Waltham Forest, London E17

Wed 5 Nov

Free

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50th Anniversary Debate

A debate about Welfare Reform with the Rt Hon. Frank Field MP and Nick Timmins (senior fellow, The King's Fund).

St Mary-Le-Bow Church, London EC2V

Mon 27 Oct

Free but ticketed / 020 7248 5139

6-A-Side Men's Football

New Seasons Kicking Off In The Next Few Weeks, Played On The All New 3g Pitches At St. Peters Academy

Fenton Manor Sports Centre, Stoke-on-Trent

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 01782 233222

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01782 233222

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 01782 233222

…and 8 more dates until 4 Nov

7th National Showcase of Excellence

The Scottish Centres of Excellence in Music are proud to present the 7th National Showcase of Excellence. Pupils from Aberdeen City Music School, The City of Edinburgh Music School, The Music School of Douglas Academy and the National Centre of Excellence in Traditional Music will perform a varied programme of solo and…

Perth Concert Hall

Fri 21 Nov

Free / 01738 621031

The 88

Live Nation Presents:

White Swan, St. Albans

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 01727 830998

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

Sat 27 Dec

Free / 01727 830998

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

The Bedroom Bar, London EC2A

Wed 12 Nov

Free / 020 7739 5706

DJs spin electronica and techno.

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