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Kevin Bridges: We Need to Talk About …

The Glaswegian comedian signs copies of his new book, We Need To Talk about … Kevin Bridges.

Waterstones, Yeovil

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 01935 479832

WHSmith, North West England

Fri 19 Dec

Free / 0151 707 6606

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

In Conversation With Russell Brand

Russell Brand talks to the Guardian's Owen Jones.

Cineworld Northampton

Thu 23 Oct

0871 200 2000

Waterstones Liverpool One

Tue 11 Nov

Free / 0151 709 9820

Damien Hirst - Iconoclasm

The highly influential, Turner Prize-winning conceptual artist presents a new work which seeks to question contemporary belief systems.

Rise Gallery, Croydon

Fri 24 Oct

Free

Sat 25 Oct

Free

Tue 28 Oct

Free

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Billy Smart's Circus

This all human performance includes a trapeze act, acrobats, jugglers, aerialists and a fire tricks, all soundtracked by a live band.

Ealing Common, London W5

Sun 26 Oct

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Suffolk Skills Show

Get information, advice and guidance from employers and hear first-hand about their experiences.

Trinity Park, Ipswich

Wed 22 Oct

Phone for prices / 01473 707121

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

A–Z: An Alphabetical Tour of Scottish Art

An overview of Scottish art from the 17th century to the present day, featuring artists from William Allan to Aleksander Zyw.

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 0131 529 3993

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0131 529 3993

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0131 529 3993

…and 23 more dates until 16 Nov

United Nations Association Edinburgh International Peace Conference

Two day conference on the theme of 'Sustainable Peace: Rights, Reconciliation and Restoration'.

Moray House Campus, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

£20 (Students £10; one day ticket £12; one day student ticket £6)

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The Voice Thief

  • Directed by: Gill Robertson
  • Written by: Rob Evans

Catherine Wheels presents a new promenade production about the mysterious ‘Voice Facility’ which removes the voices of ‘troublesome’ girls. Ages 9+.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sun 2 Nov

£12 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

Bookbug Session

Rhymes, stories and songs to stimulate and delight wee ones. Suitable for under threes. Booking is essential.

Balerno Library, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0131 529 5500

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0131 529 5500

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 0131 529 5500

…and 4 more dates until 5 Dec

Blackhall Library, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0131 529 5595

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0131 529 5595

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 0131 529 5595

…and 4 more dates until 5 Dec

Colinton Library, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0131 529 5603

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0131 529 5603

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 0131 529 5603

…and 4 more dates until 5 Dec

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Emily Brown and the Thing

  • 5 stars

Emily and Stanley the rabbit's sleep is interrupted by the curious 'Thing' outside.

Blackwood Miners' Institute

Wed 26 Nov

£6.50 / 01495 227206

Brighton Dome

Sun 9 Nov

Studio Theatre

£7 (£5; £22) / 01273 709709

Jacksons Lane Theatre, London N6

Sat 6 Dec

£12.95 / 020 8340 5226

Sun 7 Dec

£12.95 / 020 8340 5226

Tue 9 Dec

£12.95 / 020 8340 5226

…and 21 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

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Stonham Barns Traditional Car Boot Sale

Grab yourself a bargain at this large car boot sale. Featuring covered and uncovered pitches on hard ground.

Stonham Barns Leisure & Retail Complex, Stonham Aspal

Sun 26 Oct

£5–£10 / 07817 539168

Sun 2 Nov

£5–£10 / 07817 539168

Sun 9 Nov

£5–£10 / 07817 539168

…and 3 more dates until 30 Nov

BodyWorks

An exhibition all about how your body works, with the chance to perform a virtual autopsy, run in a giant hamster wheel and become a 'snot ninja' (lovely). Compare your physiological stats with other visitors and find out about all the latest scientific research into your very own body.

Glasgow Science Centre

Wed 22 Oct

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00 BodyWorks Glasgow Science Centre

Thu 23 Oct

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00 BodyWorks Glasgow Science Centre

Fri 24 Oct

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00 BodyWorks Glasgow Science Centre
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Brighton Records & CD Fair

Music record and CD fair, attracts thousands of worldwide music fans and dealers.

Brighton Centre

Sun 16 Nov

Foyer And Hewison Hall

£2 / 0844 847 1515

Crafts For Christmas

Designers and makers from the UK present a variety of products including fashion, accessories, bags, belts, jewellery, skincare, candles, cakes, wines, cheese, chutneys and more

Kent Showground, Maidstone

Fri 31 Oct

£6 ( £5) / 01622 630975

Sat 1 Nov

£6 ( £5) / 01622 630975

Sun 2 Nov

£6 ( £5) / 01622 630975

Edinburgh Farmers' Market

The award-winning Edinburgh Farmers' Market takes place at Castle Terrace under the imposing backdrop of Edinburgh Castle. Over 60 specialist producers regularly attend the market, the majority primary producers, growing what they sell. A quarter offer meat products, including specialities such as venison (Hubertus Game…

Castle Terrace, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 220 8580

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0131 220 8580

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0131 220 8580

…and 7 more dates until 23 Dec

The House Of Peroni

A stylish celebration of the culturally diverse Italian city of Rome.

The House Of Peroni, London WC2A

Wed 22 Oct

Free

Thu 23 Oct

Free

Fri 24 Oct

Free

…and 6 more dates until 31 Oct

Little Shwop of Horrors

This Hallowe'en, Marks & Spencer are launching their Little Shwop of Horrors pop-up store in collaboration with Oxfam. Bring along unwanted clothes to donate (or shwop) and Oxfam will see them re-sold, re-used or recycled. Joanna Lumley is opening the proceedings, so let the shwopping commence.

Marks & Spencer, London W1C

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 020 7935 7954

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 020 7935 7954

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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
…and 40 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Aladdin

A traditional family pantomime starring Jake Canuso (Mateo from ITV's Benidorm) as Abanazar and Brennan Reece as Aladdin.

The Forum Theatre, Billingham

Sat 20 Dec

£14–£17.50 (£14.50) / 01642 552663

  • 11:00 Aladdin The Forum Theatre, Billingham

Wed 24 Dec

£14–£17.50 (£14.50) / 01642 552663

  • 11:00 Aladdin The Forum Theatre, Billingham

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

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.

Thu 23 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.

Fri 24 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 121 more dates until 22 Feb 2015

Beyond Tics: An Art-Neuroscience Exhibition On Tourette's Syndrome

London Brain Project is delighted to announce 'Beyond TICS'. This exhibition and series of events showcase a variety of works that have been produced by a unique collaboration between neuroscientists, artists and people with Tourette's syndrome.

Lumen, London WC1H

Wed 22 Oct

Thu 23 Oct

Fri 24 Oct

…and 5 more dates until 31 Oct

Bounce And Rhyme

Drop in session with action songs, rhymes and stories that help children’s literacy and numeracy. Suitable for under 3s.

Anniesland Library, Glasgow

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0141 276 1622

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0141 276 1622

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 0141 276 1622

Fri 14 Nov

Free / 0141 276 1622

Bridgeton Library, Glasgow

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0141 276 0870

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0141 276 0870

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0141 276 0870

…and 5 more dates until 18 Nov

Cardonald Library, Glasgow

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0141 882 1381

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0141 882 1381

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 0141 882 1381

Fri 14 Nov

Free / 0141 882 1381

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