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Haruki Murakami: Book Signing

Haruki Murakami signs his latest book Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki And His Years Of Pilgrimage which is due to be released in August.

Waterstones, London W1J

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 020 7851 2400

  • 11:00

An Evening With Tony Jacklin: Talk

The Lincolnshire-born golfer discusses his career from captaining the European Ryder Cup team to appearing on BBC One's Strictly Come Dancing.

Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne

Wed 8 Oct

£21 / 0191 261 2606

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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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 30 Aug

Free / 0131 555 7100

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Sat 27 Sep

Free / 0131 555 7100

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 555 7100

  • 10:00 – 15:00
…and 2 more dates until 27 Dec

St Oswald's Car Boot Sale

Sell your wares or pick up a bargain at this car boot sale.

St Oswald’s Hospice, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 27 Sep

£0.50 (Traders £10) / 0191 246 8126

  • 09:00

Sat 25 Oct

£0.50 (Traders £10) / 0191 246 8126

  • 09:00
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Augusto Corrieri and Vincent Gambini

New performance work considering the ideas of magic and misdirection.

Rhubaba Gallery & Studio, Edinburgh

Sat 30 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 31 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Boxsmall and Airpuddle

Taste, discover, bounce! A revolutionary, interactive play experience for children has bounced into Edinburgh! This magical giant airshell is a main feature at BOXSMALL, an innovative architecturally designed family market and street food destination at Festival Square this summer. The market aims to showcase the very…

Festival Square, Edinburgh

Sat 30 Aug

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 31 Aug

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

National Trust: Ickworth House, Park

Explore acres of parkland and woodland on waymarked walks. Relax amidst the idyllic parkland and seasonal beauty of the park, gardens and historic Pleasure Grounds.

National Trust: Ickworth House, Park And Garden, Bury St Edmunds

Sat 30 Aug

£12 £4, child £1; £5 Park and Garden Only, £4, child £1; £3.10 Park and Garden onluy - Winter, £4, child £1 (Children £2.20 £4, child £1; £6.30 £4… / 01284 735270

  • 08:00 – 20:00

Sun 31 Aug

£12 £4, child £1; £5 Park and Garden Only, £4, child £1; £3.10 Park and Garden onluy - Winter, £4, child £1 (Children £2.20 £4, child £1; £6.30 £4… / 01284 735270

  • 08:00 – 20:00

Mon 1 Sep

£12 £4, child £1; £5 Park and Garden Only, £4, child £1; £3.10 Park and Garden onluy - Winter, £4, child £1 (Children £2.20 £4, child £1; £6.30 £4… / 01284 735270

  • 08:00 – 20:00
…and 121 more dates until 31 Dec

The Chester Antiques, Collectors & Vintage Fair

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

Northgate Arena Leisure Centre, Chester

Sat 30 Aug

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

  • 09:00 – 15:30

Sat 27 Sep

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

  • 09:00 – 15:30

Sat 25 Oct

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

  • 09:00 – 15:30

Sat 29 Nov

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

  • 09:00 – 15:30

The Elf By Herself

Festive show about the elf who grew tall. Ages 3–6.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 29 Nov

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

  • 10:15

Sun 30 Nov

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

  • 10:15

Mon 1 Dec

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

  • 10:15
…and 30 more dates until 31 Dec back to top

John Byrne: Sitting Ducks

A long-overdue, full-scale overview of John Byrne's long career as one of the best-loved and most individual visual artists in the country, focusing on his portrait work and gathering 50 key works from drawings to large-scale paintings, including iconic paintings of Tilda Swinton, Robbie Coltrane and of course Byrne…

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 31 Aug

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 1 Sep

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 48 more dates until 19 Oct

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

Sat 30 Aug

£5 (£2)

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sun 31 Aug

£5 (£2)

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Mon 1 Sep

£5 (£2)

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 6 more dates until 7 Sep

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

Ashburton Library, Croydon

Tue 2 Sep

Phone for prices / 020 8726 6900

  • 11:00 – 11:30

Tue 9 Sep

Phone for prices / 020 8726 6900

  • 11:00 – 11:30

Tue 16 Sep

Phone for prices / 020 8726 6900

  • 11:00 – 11:30
…and 2 more dates until 30 Sep

Denbigh Library, Museum And Art Gallery

Wed 3 Sep

Phone for prices / 01745 816313

  • 09:30
  • 11:00

Wed 10 Sep

Phone for prices / 01745 816313

  • 09:30
  • 11:00

Wed 17 Sep

Phone for prices / 01745 816313

  • 09:30
  • 11:00

Wed 24 Sep

Phone for prices / 01745 816313

  • 09:30
  • 11:00

Country Fair

Watch country skills demonstrations including farriery, beekeeping, spinning, dry stone dyking and green woodworking then find out which clever collie will win the sheepdog trials. Enter the rural games ring and try your hand at sheaf tossing, welly throwing and the sack race.

National Museum of Rural Life, East Kilbride

Sun 31 Aug

£8 (£7; Children £4.50; under 5s free; Family £23) / 0300 123 6789

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European Market - Masham

The town centre will come alive with the tastes, smells and products of Continental Europe.

Ripon Market Place

Sun 31 Aug

Free / 01765 605 508

  • 09:00 – 17:00

The National Motorcycle Museum, Solihull

Sat 13 Sep

£4 ( £2.50; £2.50; £2) / 01675 443311

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Happy Ears

Live interactive music classes, for ages 0–3 and their parents, with lots of instruments and no pre-recorded music. Saturday classes are drop-in and there's no extra cost for twins or other siblings.

Calton Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 30 Aug

£5 / 07778 117333

  • 10:00 – 10:50

Sat 13 Sep

£5 / 07778 117333

  • 10:00 – 10:50

Sat 20 Sep

£5 / 07778 117333

  • 10:00 – 10:50
…and 10 more dates until 20 Dec

Jim Lambie

A solo exhibition of the Glasgow-born installation artist and sculptor, including his iconic 1999 work ZOBOP.

Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0131 225 2383

Part of Generation.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sun 31 Aug

Free / 0131 225 2383

Part of Generation.

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Mon 1 Sep

Free / 0131 225 2383

Part of Generation.

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 48 more dates until 19 Oct

National Trust: Montacute House

Sat 27 Sep

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £25 / 01935 823289

  • 10:00 – 14:00

Sat 25 Oct

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £25 / 01935 823289

  • 10:00 – 14:00

Sun 26 Oct

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £25 / 01935 823289

  • 10:00 – 14:00
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London Biennale of Art 2015

London Biennale of Art is an exhibition of contemporary art that will take place in the historic building Old Town Hall, in Chelsea. There will be 140 artists representing approximately 40 nations,from paintings to sculptures and drawings.

Chelsea Old Town Hall, London SW3

Tue 20 Jan 2015

Free / 020 7254 4054

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Wed 21 Jan 2015

Free / 020 7254 4054

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Thu 22 Jan 2015

Free / 020 7254 4054

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 3 more dates until 25 Jan 2015

Weald of Kent Craft & Design Show

Over 250 skilled crafts people showcase their handmade gifts and treats.

Penshurst Place and Gardens, Tonbridge

Fri 5 Sep

£5.50–£7.50 (Seniors £4.50–£6.50; Children £3; accompanied under 16s free) / 01425 277988

  • 09:30 – 17:00

Sat 6 Sep

£5.50–£7.50 (Seniors £4.50–£6.50; Children £3; accompanied under 16s free) / 01425 277988

  • 09:30 – 17:00

Sun 7 Sep

£5.50–£7.50 (Seniors £4.50–£6.50; Children £3; accompanied under 16s free) / 01425 277988

  • 09:30 – 17:00

The Wonder Of Birds

The Wonder of Birds will explore the cultural impact of birds upon mankind. Eliciting a wide range of emotions from awe to fear, and from pleasure to cruelty, birds have intrigued humanity since the earliest of times.

Norwich Castle Museum And Art Gallery

Sat 30 Aug

£6.50; Children £5.20; £14–£21 / 01603 493625

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 1 Sep

£6.50; Children £5.20; £14–£21 / 01603 493625

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 2 Sep

£6.50; Children £5.20; £14–£21 / 01603 493625

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 10 more dates until 13 Sep

The World History of Rashid al-Din, 1314: A Masterpiece of Islamic Painting

University of Edinburgh This festival exhibition highlights the Jami' al-Tawarikh (World History or Compendium of Chronicles) of Rashid al-Din, one of the masterpieces of medieval Islamic manuscripts. Celebrating the 700th anniversary of its production (1314/2014), the exhibition features approximately 15 folios from…

Main Library, Edinburgh

Sat 30 Aug

Exhibition Gallery

Free / 0131 650 3384

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

399 Days: Rachel Kneebone

The largest and most ambitious single installation Rachel Kneebone has created to date - '399 Days' is composed of highly detailed porcelain tiles, constructed to form a towering architectural sculpture.

White Cube Bermondsey, London SE1

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 020 7930 5373

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 31 Aug

Free / 020 7930 5373

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Tue 2 Sep

Free / 020 7930 5373

  • 10:00 – 18:00
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