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Cockenzie House Book Festival

The first of its kind in Cockenzie and Port Seton, this book festival features international and East Lothian authors from a variety of genres and styles.

Cockenzie House & Gardens

Sat 1 Nov

£10–£35 / 01875 819456

Colin Riches & Lydia Fulleylove: The River And The Sky

Works of art, poetry and diary observations charting the passage of a year on the Western Yar estuary.

Dimbola Museum & Galleries, Freshwater Bay

Sat 25 Oct

£4.50 (£4; £4) / 01983 756814

Sun 26 Oct

£4.50 (£4; £4) / 01983 756814

Mon 27 Oct

£4.50 (£4; £4) / 01983 756814

…and 69 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Communication And Creativity: Session 3 Making Poems: One To One And Group Creative Sessions

John Killick leads a training programme based on spoken word and communication with people with dementia. The sessions are aimed at practitioners, carers and those with an interest in the field.

Courtyard, Hereford

Wed 14 Jan 2015

£5; £15 all 4 sessions / 01432 340555

Communication And Creativity: Session 4 Reflective Writing: Ways Of Deepening Responses To Work

John Killick leads a training programme based on spoken word and communication with people with dementia. The sessions are aimed at practitioners, carers and those with an interest in the field.

Courtyard, Hereford

Wed 25 Mar 2015

£5; £15 4 sessions / 01432 340555

Communities Of Experience? A Symposium On Autobiographical Comics By Jewish Women

The exhibition Graphic Details is complemented by the one day symposium, which provides a forum for sharing ideas, research and artwork: a space for dialogues both on and off the page, in both text and image.

JW3, London NW3

Wed 12 Nov

£15 (£7.50) / 020 7433 8988

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Community Reading Groups

Social group for participants to share their favourite books and poems.

Plymstock Library, Plymouth

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 01752 306606

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 01752 306606

Tue 11 Nov

Free / 01752 306606

…and 2 more dates until 25 Nov

Conducting Open Day

A chance for prospective students to gain insight into the art of conducting, with an introduction from Head Of Conducting Sian Edwards and demonstrations by current students.

Royal Academy Of Music, London NW1

Sun 16 Nov

Free / 020 7873 7300

Constantinople Through Francis Bedford's Camera: Talk

This short talk by Louise Pearson, Collection Online Assistant, explores some of Francis Bedford's photographs of Constantinople, a city where religious architecture shaped the landscape.

Buckingham Palace, London SW1A

Thu 15 Jan 2015

The Queen's Gallery

Free, plus normal admission £9.75, OAP/NUS £8.95, under 17s £4.95, under 5s free, family £24.45 / 020 7766 7300

Conversations In The Gallery

Explore artworks in the gallery and handle objects with an artist or art historian, with the chance to talk and socialise. Suitable for older visitors and those living with dementia.

The Lightbox, Woking

Wed 3 Dec

£2 adv booking required / 01483 737800

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Conversion Conference

The conference is dedicated to anyone wanting to achieve max ROI from online campaigns.

Olympia, London W14

Wed 29 Oct

£1095 / 02073 851200

Thu 30 Oct

£1095 / 02073 851200

Cool Comic Creations

The Etherington Brothers, sometimes referred to as cool comic book creators yo, discuss their work Long Gone Don, Baggage and Monkey Nuts.

St Andrews Library

Wed 26 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01334 659378

CPE Bach at 300: Talk

Dr Rachel Chaplin delivers two talks about aspects of the composer, son of the more well-known JS Bach. The first considers the relationship between performer and notation, and the second, delivered jointly with Head of Historical Performance Margaret Faultless, is an orchestral workshop on one of CPE Bach's symphonies…

Royal Academy Of Music, London NW1

Thu 13 Nov

Henry Wood Room

Free / 020 7873 7300

Creating A Happy City Seminar

John Worthington and Phil Martin discuss how urban design can encourage mental wellbeing.

Anne Knight Building, Chelmsford

Thu 30 Oct

Free, ticketed

Creating Identity: Medieval Storytelling 1

Nela Schloma-Mason and Simon Thomson perform Old Norse story with Celtic elements and the story of Grendel from Beowulf.

University Of Cambridge Faculty Of English

Sat 25 Oct

Free

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The Creative Forum: Andy Warhol: Workshop

An opportunity to display and discuss works created by participants, with each receiving a one to one evaluative discussion with an arts industry professional.

Tate Liverpool

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0151 702 7400

Creative Whispers: Talk

Actor and writer Laura Lindsay talks about her three days training with Liz Lerman on the Critical Response Technique and gives a demonstration of how it works.

Derby Theatre

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 01332 593939

Crawley Library

Sat 25 Oct

Phone for prices / 01293 651751

Sat 8 Nov

Phone for prices / 01293 651751

Sat 22 Nov

Phone for prices / 01293 651751

Crofton Community Centre, Fareham

Fri 31 Oct

Phone for prices / 01329 662821

Fri 7 Nov

Phone for prices / 01329 662821

Fri 14 Nov

Phone for prices / 01329 662821

…and 2 more dates until 28 Nov

Otter Gallery, University Of Chichester

Wed 26 Nov

£3 per session / 01243 816098

Creative Writing Course

A one-day course in creative writing with Edinburgh-based writer Regi Claire.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Wed 10 Dec

Clore Education Centre

£30 (£25) / 0131 624 6560

Wed 21 Jan 2015

Clore Education Centre

£30 (£25) / 0131 624 6200

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Creative Writing for Beginners

Helen Boden and Mary Paulson-Ellis lead this four-week course in creative writing, inspired by some of the works in the gallery collection. Booking is essential.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Thu 6 Nov

Clore Education Centre

£60 for four weeks (£55) / 0131 624 6560

Please note: this course runs from 6–27 Nov 2014.

Thu 13 Nov

Clore Education Centre

£60 for four weeks (£55) / 0131 624 6560

Please note: this course runs from 6–27 Nov 2014.

Thu 20 Nov

Clore Education Centre

£60 for four weeks (£55) / 0131 624 6560

Please note: this course runs from 6–27 Nov 2014.

Thu 27 Nov

Clore Education Centre

£60 for four weeks (£55) / 0131 624 6560

Please note: this course runs from 6–27 Nov 2014.

Creative Writing for Beginners Taster Session: Prose

Learn the basics of creative writing using this practical session.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Thu 30 Oct

Clore Education Centre

£15 Booking essential (£23) / 0131 624 6200

Creative Writing with Sheena Wilkinson

Award winning Author Sheena Wilkinson will be taking up residence at An Creagan to offer a series of creative writing workshops for adults.

An Creagan Visitor Centre, Omagh

Sat 1 Nov

£40; £25 day ticket / 028 8076 1112

Sun 2 Nov

£40; £25 day ticket / 028 8076 1112

Creative Writing Workshop: The Unblinking 'I'

Colette Bryce and Gill Hart lead a workshop focusing on Rembrandt's late self-portraits. Explore self-portraiture in words through reading and discussion and create poem-portraits.

The National Gallery, London WC2N

Sat 29 Nov

Sainsbury Wing Conference Room 2

£60 (£50) / 020 7747 2885

Cryptic Crosswords: How To Solve Them!

Learn how to unlock cryptic clues in this brain-fizzing Beginners workshop! With backgrounds in neuroscience and psychology, Crossword Tutors teach you how to use this classic pastime to develop your memory, communication, and problem-solving skills.

Conway Hall, London WC1R

Sat 25 Oct

£25 (£20) / 020 7242 8032

Sun 26 Oct

£25 (£20) / 020 7242 8032

Sat 1 Nov

£25 (£20) / 020 7242 8032

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