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An Evening of Movies and Musicals

An evening of movie music featuring Lorna Luft (sister of Liza Minnelli), X Factor winner Joe McElderry and Britain's Got Talent winner Jai McDowell.

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 19 Apr

£20–£60 / 0131 629 6003

  • 19:30 – 21:30

BBC SSO: Modern Times

Charlie Chaplin's 1936 classic features Chaplin's own score, as personally hummed by him to a professional orchestrator, played live here by the BBC SSO. It's been restored and is conducted by Timothy Brock; among its pleasures are the tune that would later become Chaplin's only hit song, 'Smile'.

City Halls, Glasgow

Thu 12 Jun

Grand Hall

£16 / 0141 353 8000

Neu! Reekie!

Avant-garde spoken word, film and music fusion night describing itself as 'playing host to the sinister and the sanguine'.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 25 Apr

£8.50 / 0845 874 3001

This edition, Michael Pedersen and Kevin Williamson host Fife folktronica act the Pitctish Trail; poet and short story writer Salena Godden; and the launch of a collection from the late Tom McGrath, read by 'assorted cultural bigwigs'; plus more names to be announced.

Subject Area: Artist's Film Screenings

A selection of artist's films curated by students from the Art Politics Transgression master's programme at Glasgow Uni, introduced by Dominic Paterson. The films are: Tom Varley – Violence. Silence.; Maja Borg – On Your Back Woman! (by Wolf Madame); Rachel Sharpe – Interzone; Anne-Marie Copestake – And Under That.

CCA, Glasgow

Fri 9 May

Over-16s only

Free / 0141 352 4900

  • 18:00

Brassed Off

  • Written by: Paul Allen

Musical adaptation of the popular film, here directed by Damian Cruden.

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Wed 23 Apr

£15.50–£30.25 (£10.50–£28.25) / 02476 553055

Thu 24 Apr

£15.50–£30.25 (£10.50–£28.25) / 02476 553055

Fri 25 Apr

£15.50–£30.25 (£10.50–£28.25) / 02476 553055

Sat 26 Apr

£15.50–£30.25 (£10.50–£28.25) / 02476 553055

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Tue 29 Apr

£14–£29.50 / 0131 529 6000

Wed 30 Apr

£14–£29.50 / 0131 529 6000

Thu 1 May

£14–£29.50 / 0131 529 6000

…and 2 more dates until 3 May

Freeze Frame Film Club

A classic film club to satiate your desire for black and white cinematography, impeccably stylish wardrobes and actors with excellent elocution. The menu at the OOTB cafe is inspired by the evening's film.

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 18 Apr

Free (two-course meal £12) / 0131 555 7101

  • 21:00

La Freak's Smut Cinema

Looking for a new naughty cinematic experience? Well, La Freak'll help you out there, with a reel of spliced and edited glamoursmut taken from the web, with the option to buy some boring old popcorn or a much more interesting sounding 'O' bag. Ages 18+, natch.

The Macbeth, London N1

Mon 26 May

£10–£15 / madame@lafreak.co.uk

  • 20:00 – 00:00

Mon 28 Jul

£10–£15 / madame@lafreak.co.uk

  • 20:00 – 00:00

Final Year Student Film Screening

Third year students from Portsmouth University’s School of Creative Arts, Film and Media present their final year film projects in this showcase of short films.

Kings Theatre, Portsmouth

Wed 21 May

£3–£4 / 02392 828282

  • 19:30

Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard – Making 20,000 Days on Earth: A Masterclass

The British filmmaking duo share their insights into creating a feature documentary for the big screen.

Hackney Picturehouse, London E8

Fri 18 Apr

0871 902 5734

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In the Deep Workshops and Screening

Lock Up Your Daughters is co-hosting a filmmaking workshop with writer, director, and producer Joseph A Adesunloye, covering visual storytelling, working with actors and camera techniques. Followed by several episodes of In the Deep, drinks and networking.

CCA, Glasgow

Sun 29 Jun

Clubroom

£5 (£4) / 0141 352 4900

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Southside Film Festival

A super-local festival that brings an eclectic programme of films and workshops to 'pop up' cinemas in various Southside venues (cafes, pubs, clubs, schools, libraries, parks, even a boat shed). Film choices are often site specific or engage audiences by producing an event around the film.

Southside, Glasgow

Sun 11 May

£6–£5

  • 19:30

Bedwyr Williams: The Starry Messenger

The artist gives a presentation on his work at the Venice Biennale, following a screening of Starry Messenger and its outtakes.

Glasgow Film Theatre

Sat 19 Apr

£8 (£6.50) / 0141 332 6535

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 18:15

Chorale – A Sam Shepard Roadshow

A unique roadshow extolling the talents of American playwright Sam Shepard. Featuring three plays, two films, a workshop and a night of music.

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 30 May

£15.50 (£8–£12.50) / 0131 228 1404

Double bill featuring feature film Savage/Love and new play The Animal (You).

  • 19:30

Free Cinema

Monthly event where participants talk around the themes, content and messages of film and its meaning in the wider world. Featuring alternative works that challenge the conventional form. Ages 18+.

Deptford Lounge, London SE8

Thu 17 Apr

Free

  • 18:30 – 21:30

Thu 15 May

Free

  • 18:30 – 21:30

Thu 19 Jun

Free

  • 18:30 – 21:30
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John Wilson & the John Wilson Orchestra

  • Directed by: John Wilson (cond)

John Wilson's orchestra celebrates the history of Hollywood from the dawn of the talkies right through to the 60s.

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Mon 17 Nov

£27.50–£46 / 0844 907 9000

  • 19:30

Brighton Dome

Mon 10 Nov

£31.50–£47.50 / 01273 709709

  • 19:30

Colston Hall, Bristol

Sun 9 Nov

£28.49–£48.38 / 0117 922 3686

  • 19:30

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LeithLate

LeithLate is one huge art opening, with multiple free events – from music, to film, to poetry – taking place simultaneously over a number of art spaces and local businesses on and around Leith Walk, all within the space of just a few hours on the same evening. An afterparty runs from 10pm on Sat 21 June.

Various Venues, Edinburgh

Sat 21 Jun

Free

  • 17:00 – 22:00

Pixelate Film Festival

Film festival encompassing fiction, documentary and experimental narratives from first and second year students at the outset of their careers.

The Poly, Falmouth

Thu 19 Jun

Free / 01326 319461

  • 18:00 – 23:00

Fri 20 Jun

Free / 01326 319461

  • 18:00 – 23:00

Sat 21 Jun

Free / 01326 319461

  • 18:00 – 23:00

Saltbush

An interactive journey through the culture and landscape of Aboriginal Australia where children are invited to explore, play and dance with the performers. Ages 4–8.

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Thu 15 May

£5–£7 / 01475 723723

  • 19:00

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Thu 8 May

The Studio

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets available Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 19:00

Sing-a-Long-a Grease

Get dolled up as a T-bird or a Pink Lady for this fully interactive sing-along to the classic film, with dancing in the aisles.

Bristol Hippodrome

Sun 15 Jun

£15 / 0844 847 2325

Milton Keynes Theatre

Sun 21 Sep

£15 / 0844 871 7652

New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Sat 10 May

£15 / 0870 607 7533

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Those Were The Days My Friend

Traditional songs, performed live, are interspersed with cine films showing life in Wiltshire up to the 1970s.

Wyvern Theatre, Swindon

Fri 25 Jul

£15–£11 (£13–£9) / 01793 524481

  • 19:30

Where You're Meant To Be

A collaboration between lo-fi pop raconteur Aidan Moffat (Arab Strap) and filmmaker Paul Fegan as they tour Scotland documenting their journey. These live shows will be part ceilidh, part poetry recital, part gig featuring local guests along the way.

Barrowland, Glasgow

Sat 17 May

Free (ticketed) / 0141 552 4601

Blue Lamp, Aberdeen

Fri 25 Apr

Free (ticketed) / 01224 641122

The Caves, Edinburgh

Sun 27 Apr

Free (ticketed) / 0131 557 8989

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Film Lover & Cake Fiend

Free Cinema is a film club that aims to encourage conversation around the themes, content and message of film and its greater social reflection. We will explore themes such as sex, violence, morality and boredom.

Deptford Lounge, London SE8

Thu 17 Apr

Free

  • 18:30 – 21:30

Thu 24 Apr

Free

  • 18:30 – 21:30

Thu 1 May

Free

  • 18:30 – 21:30
…and 11 more dates until 17 Jul

Burnley Youth Theatre

Mon 21 Apr

Phone for prices / 01282 427767

  • 18:00 – 19:30

Mon 28 Apr

Phone for prices / 01282 427767

  • 18:00 – 19:30

Mon 5 May

Phone for prices / 01282 427767

  • 18:00 – 19:30
…and 8 more dates until 30 Jun

Flying High: Aviation on Film

View some rediscovered films that capture Scotland's early aviation history, with Ruth Washbrook of the Scottish Screen Archive and Moya MacDonald from Another Orkney Production. Booking is essential.

National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh

Wed 28 May

Free / 0131 623 3734

  • 18:00
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