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Neu! Reekie!

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

Pilrig St Paul's Church, Edinburgh

Fri 30 May

£7 in advance; £9 on the door / 0131 553 1876

This time 'round Neu! Reekie! offers up hip hop/funk act Bang Dirty; TS Eliot and Costa Prize nominated poet Helen Mort; electroacoustic sounds from Wolf (aka Kim Moore, formerly of Zoey Van Goey); an animation showcase from John Davide; and more to be announced. Plus all ye good people get a free pint of Heverlee.

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.

a small story: eine kleine geschichte

Starcatchers and Theater o.N. present a world of objects and visual storytelling for 2–4 year olds.

Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh

Tue 6 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets on sale Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 13:30
  • 15:00

Wed 7 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets on sale Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 09:30
  • 11:30

Thu 8 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets on sale Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 13:30
  • 15:00
…and 2 more dates until 10 May

Eden Court Theatre, Inverness

Wed 21 May

£6 / 01463 234234

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Thu 22 May

£6 / 01463 234234

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Fri 23 May

£6 / 01463 234234

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Sat 24 May

£6 / 01463 234234

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

Wed 14 May

£7.70 / 01224 642230

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Thu 15 May

£7.70 / 01224 642230

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Fri 16 May

£7.70 / 01224 642230

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Sat 17 May

£7.70 / 01224 642230

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

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Polish Film Festival Exhibition

Film posters by the great post-WWII Polish graphic designer Henryk Tomaszewski, whose centenary is celebrated this year and who revolutionised postwar graphic design with his iconic posters for films, theatre productions and other cultural events.

Riverside Studios, London W6

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 02082 371111

  • 08:30 – 23:00

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 02082 371111

  • 08:30 – 23:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 02082 371111

  • 10:00 – 23:00
…and 7 more dates until 3 May

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
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Olly the Little White Van

Follow the adventures of CITV's wee white van.

City Screen Picturehouse, York

Fri 25 Apr

0871 902 5726

Hackney Picturehouse, London E8

Sat 26 Apr

0871 902 5734

Phoenix Picturehouse, Oxford

Thu 24 Apr

0871 902 5736

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RSA 188th Annual Exhibitions 2014: Focus on Film

The Royal Scottish Academy's 188th annual exhibition has a special focus in 2014 on artists whose work incorporates the moving image. Featured artists include Margaret Tait Award winners Stephen Sutcliffe and Rachel Maclean, as well as Margaret Tait herself and other artists whose work includes film, such as John Byrne…

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 8 more dates until 4 May

How to Make a Micro Budget Film and Sell It

One-day film masterclass in the art of the micro budget – going from screenwriting all the way to marketing. From Intense Productions.

The Comedy Store Manchester

Mon 5 May

£79–£99 (Students £79) / 0870 593 2932

The Corinthian Club, Glasgow

Mon 28 Apr

£79–£99 (Students £79) / 0141 552 1101

Goldsmiths, University Of London, SE14

Sat 3 May

£79–£99 (Students £79) / 020 7919 7171

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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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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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Brassed Off

  • Written by: Paul Allen

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

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

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

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.

Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy

Sun 18 May

£6 (£4.50) / 01592 583302

  • 14:00

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Thu 15 May

£5–£7 / 01475 723723

  • 13:00
  • 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.

  • 13:30
  • 19:00

Fri 9 May

The Studio

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets available Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 10:30

Sat 10 May

The Studio

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets available Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 11:30
  • 15:00
…and 2 more dates until 12 May

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Sci-Fi-London Film Festival

Science fiction film festival, now in its 14th year. Featuring a number of world and UK premiers, the directors' cuts of all four Alien films and more.

Stratford East Picturehouse, London E15

Thu 24 Apr

£10–£40 / 0871 902 5740

  • 09:00

Fri 25 Apr

£10–£40 / 0871 902 5740

  • 09:00

Sat 26 Apr

£10–£40 / 0871 902 5740

  • 09:00
…and 8 more dates until 4 May

A Few Good Men

The Nomad Theatre present this witty courtroom drama.

Greenside, Edinburgh

Sun 3 Aug

Studio One

£12 (£10) / 0131 557 2124

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Studio One

£12 (£10) / 0131 557 2124

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

Studio One

£12 (£10) / 0131 557 2124

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 9 Aug

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

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Breakin' Convention

  • Written by: Jonzi D

Sadler's Wells plays host to the annual international festival of hip hop dance theatre. 2010 marks the seventh year of the festival, which features an array of dance including lockers, poppers, b-boys/girls and house dancers. The festival is hosted by artistic director and MC Jonzi D, and attracts dancers from all over…

CAST, Doncaster

Sat 10 May

£16; £8 under 26s (£12) / 01302 303959

  • 19:30

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.

Acorn Arts Centre, Penzance

Fri 6 Jun

£12; £10 / 01736 365520

  • 19:30

The Bussey Building/CLF Art Cafe, London SE15

Mon 16 Jun

£5–£20 / 020 7732 5275

  • 19:30 – 21:00

Tue 17 Jun

£5–£20 / 020 7732 5275

  • 19:30 – 21:00

Wed 18 Jun

£5–£20 / 020 7732 5275

  • 16:00 – 17:30
  • 19:30 – 21:00
…and 10 more dates until 29 Jun

The Dugdale Centre, Enfield

Thu 3 Jul

£12–£15 / 020 8807 6680

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Fri 4 Jul

£12–£15 / 020 8807 6680

  • 20:00 – 22:30

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Cinematography: On Location

Short course for adult students to get to grips with cinematography on the Isle of Skye.

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow

Mon 23 Jun

£490 / 0141 332 5057

Please note: This course runs 23–27 Jun 2014.

Tue 24 Jun

£490 / 0141 332 5057

Please note: This course runs 23–27 Jun 2014.

Wed 25 Jun

£490 / 0141 332 5057

Please note: This course runs 23–27 Jun 2014.

…and 2 more dates until 27 Jun

Cult Movie Mondays

Weekly screenings of movies that people go mad for.

Sofi's, Edinburgh

Mon 28 Apr

Free / 0131 555 7019

  • 19:30

Mon 5 May

Free / 0131 555 7019

  • 19:30

Mon 12 May

Free / 0131 555 7019

  • 19:30
…and 7 more dates until 30 Jun

Digital Scratch: Riding over Blinkity Blank

Inspired by Normal McLaren's film Blinkity Blank, filmmaker Pierre Hebert and musician/composer Andrea Martignoni present an evening of live animation, music and performance. Booking is essential.

CCA, Glasgow

Sun 1 Jun

Free / 0141 352 4900

Part of McLaren.

  • 19:00
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Dolina McLennan – A Continuing Renaissance

Directed by Mike Alexander of Pelicula Films Ltd for BBC Alba,  Dolina  (2012) is an archive-rich, hour-length celebration of the career of Dolina MacLennan, singer, actor, writer and Gaelic activist. Followed by  An Ceasnachadh (1999) which recreates, in searingly dramatic form, the ordeal of a police questioning in the…

Teviot, Edinburgh

Sun 11 May

£7 (£5) / 0131 650 4673

Part of TradFest.

A Dream of Stirling: Norman McLaren’s Scottish Dawn

Exhibition on the life and work of Stirling-born award-winning filmmaker Norman McLaren.

Smith Art Gallery & Museum, Stirling

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 01786 471917

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 01786 471917

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 01786 471917

  • 10:30 – 17:00
…and 49 more dates until 22 Jun

Dundead Horror Film Quiz

Test your knowledge of horror films and see if you can win some 'dead' good prizes.

Dundee Contemporary Arts

Thu 1 May

£2 / 01382 909900

Part of Dundead.

  • 18:30

Edible Flicks Presents…Grease

Ed's Easy Diner proudly present the first ever Ed'ible Flicks at Everyman Cinema Maida Vale on Sunday 25th May - combining everyone's favourite, feel-good musical Grease with all-American dishes straight from the diner! It's gonna be electrifyin'!

Everyman Maida Vale, London W9

Sun 25 May

£35 / 0871 906 9060

  • 18:00 – 21:00

Family Film Favourites 2

Autism Concern presents Northampton Concert Band in.

Spratton Hall School, Northampton

Sat 21 Jun

£10

  • 19:00 – 21:30
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