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Animation from the Scottish Screen Archive

Dip into a century of Scottish animation with this collection, including work by famed Orkney filmmaker Margaret Tait, and award-winning filmmaker Norman McLaren.

Glasgow Film Theatre

Sun 4 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 332 6535

Part of McLaren.

  • 15:00

The Art of Drawn Movements: Animation Films by GSA Alumni

A varied selection of animated films by GSA alumni, from Norman McLaren’s own abstract classic Lines Horizontal to recent graduate Ross Hogg’s The Man Who Mistook his Wife for a Hat.

Glasgow Film Theatre

Sat 3 May

0141 332 6535

Introduced by Dr Sarah Smith and followed by a short Q&A with some of the included filmmakers. Part of McLaren.

  • 13:45

Diefenbaker’s 1950s Highland Hop: Dinner and Film Premiere

Step back in time with this 1950s-style gala evening and buffet inspired by the life of John Diefenbaker, former Canadian PM. There is a feast of traditional and retro food inspired by Scotland’s trans-Atlantic ancestral connections – the tantalising tastes of Scotland and Canada combined! The meal is followed by the film…

Timespan Museum, Helmsdale

Sat 17 May

£6

Part of Festival of Museums.

  • 18:30 – 20:30

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

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.

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Albert’s Band: Movie Magic

Albert's band, the Royal Albert hall's resident orchestra, present an interactive performance of popular film soundtracks. Concerts are held in the Hall's Elgar Room, with an area reserved for children to sit in front of the stage so they can get close to the action.

Royal Albert Hall, London SW7

Tue 27 May

Elgar Room

£8.14 (Children £5.08; under 2s free) / 020 7589 8212

Analogue Adventures: Children's Direct-Animation Workshop

A chance for kids to make abstract animations on 16mm celluloid filmstrips. Learn how to draw, paint, etch and collage directly onto the celluloid to create a moving image. Ages 7–11. Booking is essential.

Stills, Edinburgh

Sat 7 Jun

Free / 0131 622 6200

  • 14:00

Animation in Context: Screening and Discussion

An afternoon of screenings, discussions and guest speakers exploring the medium of animation. Celebrating Norman McLaren's centenary, this is the result of research and discussion between members of the group aiming to highlight issues of relevance for moving image practitioners, artists, writers and spectators alike.

CCA, Glasgow

Sat 7 Jun

Free / 0141 352 4900

Part of McLaren.

  • 14:00

Art Village

Art Village returns to Shawlands Arcade with the first of a series of monthly that will stretch right across the summer and into the autumn. Contemporary original art, craft and design, short films activities and workshops open all through the summer holidays. We’re back by popular demand, find out why!

Shawlands Arcade, Glasgow

Fri 9 May

Free / 0141 636 8550

Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sat 10 May

Free / 0141 636 8550

Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 11 May

Free / 0141 636 8550

Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 17 more dates until 31 May

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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Beyond Zero: 1914–1918

A combination production from the Kronos Quartet, Serbian composer Aleksandra Vrebalov and filmmaker Bill Morrison, who uses rare and partial destroyed archive images to create his pieces.

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Mon 18 Aug

£15 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

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

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

Celluloid Tweed

Screening of a biking feature film, followed by a series of shorts on the theme of bikes, chosen from an open entry contest.

Eastgate Theatre & Arts Centre, Peebles

Thu 29 May

£8 / 01721 725777

Ceol's Craic

Monthly Gaelic club and platform for Gaelic art and culture. Children under 14 welcome until 10pm.

CCA, Glasgow

Sat 31 May

£10 (£8) / 0141 352 4900

This New Collaborations night features Margaret Nicolson (na h-Òganaich), Calum Martin, Ceitlin Smith, Innes Strachan (Niteworks), Ian Smith (Trail West) and Alasdair Whyte, plus Julian Corrie (Miaoux Miaoux) and Niteworks.

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Choose Your Own Documentary By Nathan Penlington

A found diary, a film crew, and an incredible true story. With 1500 versions and multiple endings, where will the story lead? You decide. An immersive theatre piece from CYOD Limited.

Komedia Brighton

Wed 28 May

£12 (£10) / 08452 938480

  • 20:30

Thu 29 May

£12 (£10) / 08452 938480

  • 20:30

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.

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

Cult Movie Mondays

Weekly screenings of movies that people go mad for.

Sofi's, Edinburgh

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 0131 555 7019

Tonight, Black Dynamite continues April's blaxploitation theme.

  • 20:00

Mon 28 Apr

Free / 0131 555 7019

  • 19:30

Mon 5 May

Free / 0131 555 7019

  • 19:30
…and 8 more dates until 30 Jun

Dash Cafe: Joseph Brodsky And The Art Of Translation

An evening of poetry, prose, music, discussion and film exploring and celebrating the work and life of Russian poet and Nobel Prize-winner.

Rich Mix, Bethnal Green

Wed 7 May

Free / 020 7613 7498

  • 19:30

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

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 01786 471917

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 01786 471917

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 01786 471917

  • 10:30 – 17:00
…and 52 more dates until 22 Jun

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

Eurovision 2014 At Nordic Bar

Watch all the Eurovision festivities across our three big screens and sing karaoke with us till 2am!

Nordic Bar, London W1T

Sat 10 May

Free / 020 7631 3174

  • 17:00 – 02:00

Falmouth University Animation Open Studios

A look at the work of Falmouth University animation students.

Falmouth University, Penryn

Mon 9 Jun

Animation Studios

Free / 01326 370400

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 10 Jun

Animation Studios

Free / 01326 370400

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 11 Jun

Animation Studios

Free / 01326 370400

  • 10:00 – 17:00
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