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JAM Festival

Just About Movies (JAM) is a film festival that offers all the extra elements usually associated with a music festival, camping, bars, food, on-site entertainment, but instead of music stages there's multiple pop up cinemas. The event is set in the grounds of the 17th century, privately owned Tullibole Castle and…

Tullibole Castle, Kinross

Fri 29 Aug

£45–£55 for full weekend, £30 for Saturday only / 07918 176058

  • 12:00 – 01:30

Sat 30 Aug

£45–£55 for full weekend, £30 for Saturday only / 07918 176058

  • 10:00 – 01:30

Sun 31 Aug

£45–£55 for full weekend, £30 for Saturday only / 07918 176058

  • 10:00 – 14:00

Dalziel + Scullion: Tumadh | Immersion

  • 4 stars

Work from the celebrated environmental artists, exploring relations between mankind and the natural world, shown at An Lanntair in Stornoway and Dovecot in Edinburgh.

An Lanntair Arts Centre and Cinema, Isle of Lewis

Thu 21 Aug

Free / 01851 708480

Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 23:00

Fri 22 Aug

Free / 01851 708480

Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 23:00

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 01851 708480

Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 23:00
…and 8 more dates until 31 Aug

Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Free / 0131 550 3660

Part of Edinburgh Art Fair.

  • 10:30 – 18:30

Fri 22 Aug

Free / 0131 550 3660

Part of Edinburgh Art Fair.

  • 10:30 – 18:30

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 0131 550 3660

Part of Edinburgh Art Fair.

  • 10:30 – 18:30
…and 20 more dates until 13 Sep

National Theatre Live: A Streetcar Named Desire

  • UK
  • 2014 min
  • Written by: Tennessee Williams
  • Cast: Gillian Anderson, Ben Foster, Vanessa Kirby

The heat and passion of Stanley and Stella's love and the tragedy of poor, fading Blanche DuBois, beamed live from London.

Cameo Cinema, Edinburgh

Tue 23 Sep

0871 902 5723

City Screen Picturehouse, York

Tue 30 Sep

0871 902 5726

Curzon Chelsea

Sun 21 Sep

0330 500 1331

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40 Years of Star Wars: Changes in Film Technology

An epic exploration of 40 years of Star Wars and the magic behind its making. Investigate the scientific development of visual effects production and the scientific possibilities offered up by the series' science fiction originations, as experts examine the science of Star Wars across a past, present and a future not too…

Muirhead Tower, Birmingham

Sat 6 Sep

Free

Part of British Science Festival.

50 Things To Do Before You're 11¾: Go Bird Watching

See how many birds you can spot around the garden and parkland, including wrens, swans, kingfishers, woodpeckers and a tawny owl.

National Trust: Sheffield Park Garden, Uckfield

Thu 21 Aug

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Fri 22 Aug

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Sat 23 Aug

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

  • 10:30 – 16:00
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Adult Screen Summer School: Making a Short Film

Intensive three week course for those who are passionate about film-making, and who want to develop their understanding and skills in the industry. Suitable for beginners and those with previous experience. Ages 17+.

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow

Thu 21 Aug

£1300 / 0141 270 8303

Fri 22 Aug

£1300 / 0141 270 8303

Sat 23 Aug

£1300 / 0141 270 8303

…and 13 more dates until 5 Sep

Aesthetica Short Film Festival

A cinematic adventure across 15 iconic venues in historic York, ASFF celebrates short film from across the world. Masterclasses from industry professionals at BAFTA, Film4 and more offer further tuition and special screenings also take place.

The Little Theatre Cinema, Bath

Thu 21 Aug

Kids

0871 902 5735

Batuke! 2014 Festival

Batuke! Is a 4 day multicultural arts festival in London, offering an immersive experience of Luso-Afro culture. Music and dance workshops, seminars, dance and theatre performances, film screenings, social dance, and the Notting Hill Carnival.

Great Portland Street, London W1W

Sat 23 Aug

£89 Full Pass; £54 Day Pass; £34 Party Pass / 07766 331 238

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sun 24 Aug

£89 Full Pass; £54 Day Pass; £34 Party Pass / 07766 331 238

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Mon 25 Aug

£89 Full Pass; £54 Day Pass; £34 Party Pass / 07766 331 238

  • 10:00 – 17:00

The Big Screen in the City

Catch the summers sporting events live on the big screen at City Exchange Square with The World Cup, Indian Cricket Tour of England, Wimbeldon, Tour de France, The Open Championship and the Commonwealth Games all being screened.

Exchange Square, London EC2A

Fri 22 Aug

Free

  • 08:00

Mon 25 Aug

Free

  • 08:00

Tue 26 Aug

Free

  • 08:00
…and 8 more dates until 5 Sep

Brighton Mini Maker Faire

Art and crafts get comfy with science and technology as this family friendly festival of all things creative.

Brighton Dome

Sat 6 Sep

£8; £6 adv / 01273 709709

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Corn Exchange, Brighton

Sat 6 Sep

£6 in advance; £8 on the door (Children free) / 020 7284 3444

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Edinburgh College of Art Degree Show 2014

New work by more than 400 students of art and design.

Edinburgh College of Art

Thu 21 Aug

Free / 0131 221 6000

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Fri 22 Aug

Free / 0131 221 6000

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 0131 221 6000

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sun 24 Aug

Free / 0131 221 6000

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Gladstone's Library, Hawarden

Mon 3 Nov

£252–£282 / 01244 532350

  • 09:00 – 20:00

Tue 4 Nov

£252–£282 / 01244 532350

  • 09:00 – 20:00

Wed 5 Nov

£252–£282 / 01244 532350

  • 09:00 – 20:00

Fringe Film Festival

C film Returning for its tenth season, the critically acclaimed curated programme showcases silver screen shorts and contemporary filmmakers all day, everyday. Pop in for a quirky short or linger longer for a moving moment - fabulously fresh innovation to discuss. Features work from UK, Europe, America, Asia, and…

C nova, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

studio 4

Free / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

studio 4

Free / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

studio 4

Free / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

Glitterball

Quite possibly the most endearing Children's Film Foundation entry, this low-budget charmer sees an alien left behind on a very 1970s Planet Earth, with only two young boys for company. While this alien comes in the very pocketable form of a little silver ball, it will eat through anything – which is why local thief…

Cinema City, Norwich

Sat 6 Sep

Kids

0871 902 5724

City Screen Picturehouse, York

Sat 6 Sep

Kids

0871 902 5726

Clapham Picturehouse, London SW4

Sat 6 Sep

Kids

0871 902 5727

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Gladstone's Library, Hawarden

Mon 8 Dec

£252–£282 / 01244 532350

  • 10:00 – 21:30

Tue 9 Dec

£252–£282 / 01244 532350

  • 10:00 – 21:30

Wed 10 Dec

£252–£282 / 01244 532350

  • 10:00 – 21:30
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Four Corners, London E2

Fri 5 Sep

£50 / 020 8981 6111

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Les Miserables: The Web Film Series Audition

Audition for a chance to take part in this crowdfunded internet film series.

Jasmyn House, Paignton

Sat 27 Sep

Free / 07855 090589

  • 11:00 – 18:00

LIAF Amazing Animations

  • Directed by: various

A selection of animated short films for ages 0–6.

Filmhouse, Edinburgh

Sun 31 Aug

0131 228 2688

  • 11:00

Literature Talk and Film with Dr Jane Mackay: Daphne du Maurier's The Birds

Discuss Du Maurier's short story, which made into a film version by Alfred Hitchcock.

Lincoln Drill Hall

Fri 29 Aug

£6.50 for the talk only (talk and film £10) / 01522 873894

  • 12:00

Literature Talk and Film with Dr Jane Mackay: Henry Miller's The Colossus of Maroussi

Discuss the works of 'scandalous' writer Henry Miller and watch the biopic Henry and June starring Uma Thurman and Richard E Grant.

Lincoln Drill Hall

Fri 26 Sep

£6.50 for the talk only (talk and film £10) / 01522 873894

  • 12:00
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Literature Talk and Film with Dr Jane Mackay: Lord Lytton's Last Days of Pompeii

Investigate the work of Lytton before checking out a film adaptation of his book.

Lincoln Drill Hall

Fri 28 Nov

£6.50 / 01522 873894

  • 12:00

Literature Talk and Film with Dr Jane Mackay: Louisa May Alcott's Little Women

Discuss Alcott's beloved novel before hunkering down for the 1949 film version starring Elizabeth Taylor.

Lincoln Drill Hall

Fri 24 Oct

£6.50 for the talk only (talk and film £10) / 01522 873894

  • 12:00

Lucy Skaer

A drawing, a film and two wooden sculptures, influenced by the maverick English surrealist Leonora Carrington.

Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery, Glasgow

Thu 21 Aug

Free / 0141 330 4221

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 22 Aug

Free / 0141 330 4221

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 0141 330 4221

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 115 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Milos Tomic

The Serbian artist presents a series of art films. In Musical Diaries we see Tomic improvising on various instruments and everyday objects, whilst Small Professors Of Music takes a humorous look at musically talented children and young teenagers' attempts to teach adults their skills.

Oriel Plas Glyn Y Weddw, Pwllheli

Thu 21 Aug

Free / 01758 740763

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 22 Aug

Free / 01758 740763

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 01758 740763

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 25 more dates until 21 Sep

National Paralympic Day featuring Mayor of London’s Liberty Festival

Watch Paralympic athletes compete in boccia, goalball, swimming and wheelchair basketball. You can try out the Paralympic sports for yourself and attend Q&A sessions and autograph signings with the athletes. Free in the Park, the Liberty Festival have the cultural side covered with a programme of deaf and disability…

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London E20

Sat 30 Aug

Free (sporting sessions £5)

  • 12:00 – 18:00
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