Morning events, Days out, Exhibition

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Brick Wonders

Architectural gems in Lego, created by Warren Elsmore.

Riddle's Court, Edinburgh

Fri 18 Apr

£2–£4 / 0131 220 1232

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sat 19 Apr

£2–£4 / 0131 220 1232

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sun 20 Apr

£2–£4 / 0131 220 1232

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 16:00

The King, the Queen and the Vicious Strumpet

Delve into the archives and learn about the characters that populated history.

John Gray Centre Museum, Haddington

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 01620 820695

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 01620 820695

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 01620 820695

  • 10:00 – 16:00
…and 3 more dates until 23 Apr

On The Map

A collection of maps from the 17th century including works by Ortellius, Speed and Senex & Dunne.

The Bowman Gallery, Richmond

Fri 18 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 020 8940 1119

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Tue 22 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 020 8940 1119

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Wed 23 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 020 8940 1119

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 2 more dates until 25 Apr

Colchester Town and Country Show

Birds of prey, Newfoundland dogs and terrier racing, plus arts, crafts and activities for all the family.

Lower Castle Park, Colchester

Sat 26 Apr

£6 (£5; Children £3; Family £17)

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 27 Apr

£6 (£5; Children £3; Family £17)

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Bring it all Home: The Exhibition

An exhibition of artefacts owned by Gerry Rafferty.

Paisley Museum & Art Gallery

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0300 300 1210

Part of Bring it All Home.

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0300 300 1210

Part of Bring it All Home.

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0300 300 1210

Part of Bring it All Home.

  • 11:00 – 16:00
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Compton Verney's 10th Birthday Party

Celebrate the past, look forward to the future and join in all the fun party games and activities.

Compton Verney, Warwick

Mon 5 May

Prices to be confirmed / 01926 645500

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Exhibit B

A modern look at racism.

Old College, Edinburgh

Sat 16 Aug

£14 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sun 17 Aug

£14 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sat 23 Aug

£14 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sun 24 Aug

£14 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Good Parenting Show Scotland

Information, shopping and entertainment for the whole family, specifically curated with those with children aged 0–12 in mind.

Hampden Park, Glasgow

Sat 17 May

£10 (Children free) / 0845 459 0775

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Sun 18 May

£10 (Children free) / 0845 459 0775

  • 10:00 – 16:30

In Another World: Creative Responses to Europe's Dying Villages by Tom Pow

A display of works made in response to Tom Pow's book, In Another World, in collaboration with artists including Elizabeth Waugh, Archie McCall and Lizze Farey.

National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0131 623 3734

  • 10:00 – 20:00

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0131 623 3734

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 0131 623 3734

  • 10:00 – 20:00
…and 60 more dates until 30 Jun

The Motorhome and Caravan Show

See what's new and fresh in the world of motorhomes and caravans before heading off into the camping sunset yourself.

Kent Showground, Maidstone

Sat 31 May

£7 / 08712 307145

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Sun 1 Jun

£7 / 08712 307145

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Newark Showground

Sat 6 Sep

£7 / 08712 307145

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Sun 7 Sep

£7 / 08712 307145

  • 09:00 – 17:00
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Scottish Gold

A major new exhibition looking at Scottish gold and gold mining, bringing together gold nuggets and examples of the worked metal, from torcs found at Law Farm in Moray in 1857 to Scottish coinage, medals and racing cups.

Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery, Glasgow

Fri 18 Apr

£5 (£3) / 0141 330 4221

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 19 Apr

£5 (£3) / 0141 330 4221

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 20 Apr

£5 (£3) / 0141 330 4221

  • 11:00 – 16:00
…and 48 more dates until 15 Jun

1066 Game and Country Fayre

Displays of equine, clay pigeon shooting, dog show, agility and herding and other country pursuits. Plus music, crafts, stalls and activities for the whole family.

Normanhurst Estate, Battle

Sat 16 Aug

£8 (Family £20; under 17s £4; under 5s free; Seniors £5) / 07942 878107

  • 09:00 – 17:00

40 Years of Scottish Publishing: 1974–2014

Publishing Scotland (previously the Scottish Publishers Association) turns 40 this year, and this exhibition celebrates all the highs of Scotland's publishing history. In conjunction with Napier University and Dundee University.

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 16 May

Free / 0131 556 9579

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sat 17 May

Free / 0131 556 9579

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Mon 19 May

Free / 0131 556 9579

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 17 more dates until 7 Jun

Adventurers

See and learn about the machines which have been the choice mode of transport for rebels, hellraisers and anyone wanting to annoy their mother.

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0141 287 2660

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0141 287 2660

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0141 287 2660

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 327 more dates until 13 Mar 2015

Airsoft Expo

An expo dedicated entirely to the sport of airsoft. Trade stands include; distributors, manufacturers and retailers of airsoft equipment; magazine distributors and airsoft sites. There are also gaming and demonstration areas for some live action.

Warwickshire Exhibition Centre, Leamington Spa

Sat 20 Sep

£10–£12 (Children £6–£8) / 01926 614101

  • 10:00 – 17:00
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Alford SpeedFest

Day of racing and speed-based events for classic sports, performance and competition cars built post-1955.

Grampian Transport Museum, Alford

Sun 29 Jun

£10 (£7; Children £5; Family £25) / 019755 62292

  • 11:00 – 17:00

An Fhèis Mhòr: Scotland's Festival Of Paddlesport

Celebrate the diversity of paddlesport (that's canoeing and kayaking, mostly) at this watery festival featuring the Canoe Polo tournament and Pool Slalom competitions. There's also the thrilling Tay Descent race to watch as its competitors journey down the rapids to Perth, and the National Indoor Kayak Championships…

Various venues, Perth

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 317 7314

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0131 317 7314

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Badges of Honour

An exhibition of women's badges, from suffragette brooches to Pride pins and dancing medals, with the stories that accompany them.

Glasgow Women's Library

Thu 1 May

Free / 0141 550 2267

  • 09:30 – 17:00

Fri 2 May

Free / 0141 550 2267

  • 09:30 – 17:00

Mon 5 May

Free / 0141 550 2267

  • 09:30 – 17:00
…and 11 more dates until 23 May

BBC Gardeners’ World Live

Expert advice, nursery growers, demos, talks and more at this gardener's delight. With appearances from Monty Don, Diarmuid Gavin, Carol Klein and Joe Swift.

NEC, Birmingham

Thu 12 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 020 3405 4286

  • 09:00 – 18:00

Fri 13 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 020 3405 4286

  • 09:00 – 18:00

Sat 14 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 020 3405 4286

  • 09:00 – 18:00

Sun 15 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 020 3405 4286

  • 09:00 – 18:00

Best Dressed Cycle Parades & Competition

Decorate your bicycle and yourself and try to win the accolade of 'best dressed' at the museum's cycle parade. There is also the chance to learn about cycling through the ages and to take part in a variety of transport themed activities. The parade is suitable for children, families and adults and will take place outdoors.

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0141 287 2660

Bicycle parade starts at 2pm.

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 0141 287 2660

Bicycle parade starts at 2pm.

  • 12:00 – 16:00
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The Best in Scotland

Some of the most interesting things from Aberdeen City's archives.

The Tolbooth, Aberdeen

Sat 17 May

Prices to be confirmed / 01224 621167

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 19 May

Prices to be confirmed / 01224 621167

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 20 May

Prices to be confirmed / 01224 621167

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 70 more dates until 9 Aug

The Birmingham Cruise Show

A travel exhibition dedicated to finding the perfect cruise trip. Featuring an array of destinations to and cruise styles from the major and specialist companies.

NEC, Birmingham

Sat 20 Sep

£10; £6 adv / 0121 780 4141

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 21 Sep

£10; £6 adv / 0121 780 4141

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Body Worlds Vital: The Original Exhibition Of Real Human Bodies

Pioneering interactive display by Dr Gunther Von Hagens following the human body as it grows, peaks and finally wanes.

Centre For Life, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 17 May

£12 (£9.50; Children £7.50; under 2s free; Family £29.50) / 0191 243 8210

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 18 May

£12 (£9.50; Children £7.50; under 2s free; Family £29.50) / 0191 243 8210

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Mon 19 May

£12 (£9.50; Children £7.50; under 2s free; Family £29.50) / 0191 243 8210

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 167 more dates until 2 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

Fri 18 Apr

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 19 Apr

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 20 Apr

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 255 more dates until 31 Dec

Britain from Above

An exhibition exploring the UK's first aerial photography company.

Royal Air Force Museum, London NW9

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 020 8205 2266

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 020 8205 2266

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 020 8205 2266

  • 10:00 – 18:00
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