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Erotica Show 2014

The consumer lifestyle show and exhibition with an opportunity to purchase adult toys and romantic gifts, fashionwear and jewellery, books and magazines, and meet glamour models or adult film performers, view a stage show and attend seminars, discussions and workshops, on all things erotic. Not suitable for ages below 18.

Tobacco Dock, London E1W

Fri 3 Oct

Times to be confirmed / Cancelled

Sat 4 Oct

Times to be confirmed / Cancelled

Sun 5 Oct

Times to be confirmed / Cancelled

Oktoberfest

Party like you're in Bavaria, minus the plane fare. Drink the beer, eat the bratwurst, wear the lederhosen and party the night away, stein in hand. There's even a family-friendly Sunday lunch for the kinder.

Glasgow Green

Thu 16 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

Fri 17 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

Sat 18 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

…and 5 more dates until 26 Oct

West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

Wed 1 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 16:00 – 23:00

Thu 2 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 16:00 – 23:00

Fri 3 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 16:00 – 23:00
…and 7 more dates until 12 Oct

Bad Boy Pub Quiz

The Bad Boy Pub Quiz: an evening of fun and frolics, musical statues, pass the pineapple, and the chance to win 'hunners' of money. Loads of great prizes to be won, and plenty of crap ones too!

Cargo, Edinburgh

Wed 24 Sep

Free / 0131 659 7880

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Wed 1 Oct

Free / 0131 659 7880

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Wed 8 Oct

Free / 0131 659 7880

  • 18:00 – 20:00
…and 64 more dates until 30 Dec 2015

Home, Glasgow

Mon 22 Sep

Free / 0141 552 1734

  • 21:00 – 00:00

Mon 29 Sep

Free / 0141 552 1734

  • 21:00 – 00:00

Mon 6 Oct

Free / 0141 552 1734

  • 21:00 – 00:00
…and 64 more dates until 28 Dec 2015

Sloans, Glasgow

Thu 25 Sep

0141 221 8886

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Thu 2 Oct

0141 221 8886

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Thu 9 Oct

0141 221 8886

  • 19:00 – 21:00
…and 64 more dates until 31 Dec 2015

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Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

'Sybil', 'Basil' and 'Manuel' recreate the chaotic John Cleese sitcom experience, while you enjoy a three course dinner. Nope, doesn't sound very safe to us, either. Booking is essential.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Thu 25 Sep

£36 / 0131 556 6040

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Fri 26 Sep

£36 / 0131 556 6040

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Sat 27 Sep

£36 / 0131 556 6040

  • 19:00 – 21:00
…and 3 more dates until 30 Sep

The Brindley, Runcorn

Sat 29 Nov

£42 / 0131 556 6040

  • 19:00

The Charing Cross Hotel, London WC2N

Sat 27 Sep

£50 / 0131 556 6040

£57 / 0131 556 6040

Sun 28 Sep

£50 / 0131 556 6040

Sat 4 Oct

£50 / 0131 556 6040

£57 / 0131 556 6040

…and 128 more dates until 30 Aug 2015

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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.

Addington Park, Croydon

Wed 1 Oct

£10–£18 / 0844 4155 228

  • 12:30 – 21:30

Thu 2 Oct

£10–£18 / 0844 4155 228

  • 12:30 – 21:30

Fri 3 Oct

£10–£18 / 0844 4155 228

  • 12:30 – 21:30
…and 2 more dates until 5 Oct

Danson Park, Bexleyheath

Tue 7 Oct

£10–£18 / 0844 4155 228

  • 12:30 – 21:30

Wed 8 Oct

£10–£18 / 0844 4155 228

  • 12:30 – 21:30

Thu 9 Oct

£10–£18 / 0844 4155 228

  • 12:30 – 21:30
…and 3 more dates until 12 Oct

People's Park, Jersey

Wed 24 Sep

£12–£26 (Children £10–£18) / 0844 4155 228

  • 16:45
  • 19:30

Thu 25 Sep

£12–£26 (Children £10–£18) / 0844 4155 228

  • 16:45
  • 19:30

Fri 26 Sep

£12–£26 (Children £10–£18) / 0844 4155 228

  • 16:45
  • 19:30
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Stockfest

Stockbridge gets their party hats on for this week-long festival, including ceilidhs, food & drink markets, poetry readings, workshops, cookery demos and one big closing party.

Various venues, Edinburgh

Mon 22 Sep

Times & prices vary

Tue 23 Sep

Times & prices vary

Wed 24 Sep

Times & prices vary

…and 3 more dates until 27 Sep

Twenty Eight – The Collective Pop-up

A Stockbridge-based pop-up shop featuring work from designers, artists, poets, milliners, dressmakers, illustrators, ceramicists and other creative types.

Twenty Eight, Edinburgh

Tue 23 Sep

Free

  • 10:00 – 18:30

Wed 24 Sep

Free

  • 10:00 – 18:30

Thu 25 Sep

Free

  • 10:00 – 18:30
…and 31 more dates until 31 Oct

Edinburgh's Christmas

Six weeks of winter wonderland in Edinburgh, with the west side of Princes Street transformed by a fairground, ice rink, a host of colourful lights and the fabled German Christmas market with dozens of stalls selling traditional trinkets and crafts as well as delicious Teutonic treats (and, of course, glühwein).

City Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 21 Nov

Times & prices vary

Sat 22 Nov

Times & prices vary

Sun 23 Nov

Times & prices vary

…and 42 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Glasgow Skeptics

A biweekly event where speakers expound on science, pseudoscience, politics and policy to increase public understanding and engagement of these issues.

The Admiral, Glasgow

Mon 22 Sep

Free / 0141 221 7705

Today: 'After the Referendum: What Now?' – A panel discusses the repercussions of the Referendum, whichever way it goes. With Scottish politics expert Dr Neil McGarvey; journalist and commentator Lesley Riddoch; and Spectator blogger and libertarian Alex Massie. Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 19:00 – 21:30

Brick Wonders

Architectural gems in Lego, created by Warren Elsmore.

Paisley Museum & Art Gallery

Fri 10 Oct

£4 £12 family (£3) / 0300 300 1210

  • 00:00 (Saturday morning)
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Bright Club: Glasgow

Bright Club features its usual intoxicating blend of comedy and academia as lecturers from the city's universities turn their studies into entertaining stories.

The Stand, Glasgow

Mon 22 Sep

£5 / 0844 335 8879

  • 20:30

Tumble Tots

Kids can enjoy climbing, balancing, forward rolls, songs and plenty of fun in these classes for children from walking confidently to 5 years old.

Cluny Church Centre, Edinburgh

Mon 29 Sep

£6.50 / 0131 447 6745

Ages 2–3.

  • 10:40 – 11:25

£6.50 / 0131 447 6745

Ages 3–5.

  • 09:45 – 10:45

£6.50 / 0131 447 6745

Ages 3–5

  • 13:00 – 13:45

£6.50 / 0131 447 6745

Walking to 2 years.

  • 11:35 – 12:20

Mon 6 Oct

£6.50 / 0131 447 6745

Ages 2–3.

  • 10:40 – 11:25

£6.50 / 0131 447 6745

Ages 3–5.

  • 09:45 – 10:45

£6.50 / 0131 447 6745

Ages 3–5

  • 13:00 – 13:45

£6.50 / 0131 447 6745

Walking to 2 years.

  • 11:35 – 12:20

Day of the Dead Glesga

Slip into some fresh facepaint and practice your spooky dance – it's Día de los Muertos! Expect a Mexican fiesta with live Mariachi music courtesy of Rapido Mariachi, DJs Tigerbeat and Jill Mingo spinning Latin beats and dance floor bangers, choreographed dance from burlesque troupe the Femme Fatales and of course mucho…

Stereo, Glasgow

Sat 1 Nov

£10–£10 / 0141 222 2254

  • 20:00 – 03:00

Hispanic Festival

The Hispanic Festival celebrates its tenth year with a month of events showcasing Spanish and Latin American culture, curated by people who are authentically Spanish and Latin American. Watch out for the Flamenco performances, for which this festival is renowned.

Various venues, Edinburgh

Mon 22 Sep

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

Tue 23 Sep

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

Wed 24 Sep

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

…and 37 more dates until 31 Oct

An Evening with Sir Roger Moore

Interviewed by Gareth Owen, Hollywood legend, knight and raconteur Sir Roger Moore candidly discusses his life and career, from The Saint and The Persuaders to his stint as 007 and beyond. Followed by an audience Q&A.

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Thu 2 Oct

£26 / 08441 717620

Floral Pavilion Theatre, New Brighton

Sun 5 Oct

£26 (£24) / 0151 666 0000

  • 19:30

Grand Opera House, York

Wed 24 Sep

£26 / 0844 871 3024

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From Subjection to Subjection

The US population represents only 4.44% of the population of the globe, but, since the US has the highest incarceration rate in the world, its prison population is about 25% of the global prison population. Activist Reina Gossett, academic Saidiya Hartman and Charlene Sinclair, Director of the Centre for Race, Religion…

Tramway, Glasgow

Sun 28 Sep

£6 for a Sunday pass; £14 for a weekend pass / 0845 330 3501

Part of ARIKA14 Episode 6: Make a Way Out of No Way.

The Waterloo Action Centre, London WC2B

Tue 23 Sep

Phone for prices / 020 7405 4433

  • 12:15 – 17:00

Tue 30 Sep

Phone for prices / 020 7405 4433

  • 12:15 – 17:00

Tue 7 Oct

Phone for prices / 020 7405 4433

  • 12:15 – 17:00
…and 3 more dates until 28 Oct

Charity Car Boot Sale

Charity car boot sale in aid of Epsom Medical Equipment Fund. Features toilets, catering and on-site parking for buyers.

Epsom General Hospital

Sun 5 Oct

£10–£20 / 020 8337 8181

  • 07:30 – 12:30

£10–£20; free Buyers by donation / 020 8337 8181

  • 08:00 – 12:30

Sun 19 Oct

£10–£20; free Buyers by donation / 020 8337 8181

  • 08:00 – 12:30

First World War Series: Front Line Nurses: British Nurses Of The First World War

Front line nurses: British nurses of the First World War.

The Royal College Of Nursing Library And Heritage Centre, London W1G

Tue 23 Sep

Free / 0345 337 3368

  • 09:00 – 19:00

Wed 24 Sep

Free / 0345 337 3368

  • 09:00 – 19:00

Thu 25 Sep

Free / 0345 337 3368

  • 09:00 – 19:00
…and 187 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

After the Referendum: What Now?

Glasgow Skeptics presents a panel discussion to ask what happens now the votes are in. Chaired by journalist and broadcaster David Torrance with panelists Lesley Riddoch, Alex Massie, Stephen Paton and Duncan Hothersall.

The Admiral, Glasgow

Mon 22 Sep

Free / 0141 221 7705

  • 19:00 – 21:00
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Edinburgh International Wedding Exhibition

A brand new wedding fair on the scene, gathering together over 200 industry experts under one roof. offering products, seminars and demonstrations.

EICC, Edinburgh

Sat 11 Oct

£8.50; £13.50 Exhibition plus Bridal & Band Showcase; £25 VIP Priority Pass / 0131 611 0330

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Glorious 12: Rare Whisky and Game Tapas

Those on the hunt for flavour can feast on rare single cask society whiskies, which have all been matched to Scottish game tapas.

The Dining Room, Edinburgh

Wed 24 Sep

£25 / 0131 220 2044

Price includes access to Members' lounge bar

  • 18:30 – 19:30

Thu 25 Sep

£25 / 0131 220 2044

Price includes access to Members' lounge bar

  • 18:30 – 19:30

Fri 26 Sep

£25 / 0131 220 2044

Price includes access to Members' lounge bar

  • 18:30 – 19:30
…and 5 more dates until 4 Oct

Scotch Malt Whisky Society, Edinburgh

Wed 24 Sep

£25 / 0131 554 3451

Price includes access to Members' lounge bar

  • 18:30 – 19:30

Thu 25 Sep

£25 / 0131 554 3451

Price includes access to Members' lounge bar

  • 18:30 – 19:30

Fri 26 Sep

£25 / 0131 554 3451

Price includes access to Members' lounge bar

  • 18:30 – 19:30
…and 5 more dates until 4 Oct

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society, London EC1N

Thu 25 Sep

£25 / 020 7831 4447

  • 18:30 – 19:30

Fri 26 Sep

£25 / 020 7831 4447

  • 18:30 – 19:30

Sat 27 Sep

£25 / 020 7831 4447

  • 18:30 – 19:30
…and 4 more dates until 4 Oct

OktoberWEST

Running since 2006, this year's Oktoberfest celebration at the brewery promises to be bigger and better than ever. Food, music, beer! Booking is essential.

WEST Brewery, Glasgow

Fri 3 Oct

£22.95 includes two-course Bavarian traditional dinner / 0141 550 0135

  • 17:30 – 01:00

Fri 10 Oct

£22.95 includes two-course Bavarian traditional dinner / 0141 550 0135

  • 17:30 – 01:00

Fri 17 Oct

£22.95 includes two-course Bavarian traditional dinner / 0141 550 0135

  • 17:30 – 01:00
…and 2 more dates until 31 Oct

Scotcampus Freshers' Festival

Entertainment and information for new students, with free buses running to and from the event in the SECC. Find out all about work and play with over 140 exhibitors presenting info on fashion, health, lifestyle and employment as well as live DJs, exclusive discounts and freebies.

SECC, Glasgow

Thu 2 Oct

Free / 0141 221 6241

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 0141 221 6241

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Swing Out: London Swing Dance Society

The London Swing Dance Society takes boogie lovers from the Twenties to the Twist. The evening kicks off with beginners and Intermediate dance classes. It continues with a live band, top swing DJs, a vintage dance cabaret and competitions.

The London Wonderground Spiegeltent, SE1

Mon 22 Sep

£12.50 / 0844 545 8282

  • 19:45 – 20:30
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