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Laure Prouvost: Wantee

A film which celebrates the artist's fictional grandfather's connection with the refugee artist Kurt Schwitters, accompanied by an installation featuring possessions crafted the artist's true grandfather.

Museum Of Lakeland Life, Kendal

Fri 28 Nov

£5 / 01539 722464

Sat 29 Nov

£5 / 01539 722464

Mon 1 Dec

£5 / 01539 722464

…and 17 more dates until 20 Dec

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

Live Stand Up + Monty Python And The Holy Grail

Brave (and not so brave) Knights of the Round Table! Gain shelter from the vicious chicken of Bristol as we gather to bear witness to this 100% factually accurate retelling of King Arthur's quest to find the Holy Grail. Preceded by live stand-up.

The Cube Microplex, Bristol

Sat 20 Dec

£5; £4 adv / 0117 907 4190

Lucy Skaer

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

Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery, Glasgow

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 0141 330 4221

  • 10:00 – 17:00 Lucy Skaer Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery, Glasgow

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0141 330 4221

  • 10:00 – 17:00 Lucy Skaer Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery, Glasgow

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0141 330 4221

  • 11:00 – 16:00 Lucy Skaer Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery, Glasgow
…and 30 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Luminate: Scotland's Creative Ageing Festival

Luminate, a new kid on the festival block, celebrates our creative lives as we age by offering a wide range of inspirational arts activities with and for older people, as well as events for audiences and participants across the generations.

Various venues, Scotland

Thu 1 Oct 2015

Times & prices vary / 0131 668 8066

Fri 2 Oct 2015

Times & prices vary / 0131 668 8066

Sat 3 Oct 2015

Times & prices vary / 0131 668 8066

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Lux Film Days

Annual film competition promoting different views on social and political issues. Featuring screenings of Class Enemy, Girlhood and Ida. Booking is essential.

The Belmont, Aberdeen

Wed 3 Dec

Free / 01224 343500

Thu 4 Dec

Free / 01224 343500

Fri 5 Dec

Free / 01224 343500

Perth Playhouse

Wed 10 Dec

Free / 01738 623126

Thu 11 Dec

Free / 01738 623126

Fri 12 Dec

01738 623126

Manipulate Visual Theatre Festival

Puppet Animation Scotland collates a collection of world class animation and puppetry and related performing arts of all styles and techniques and through its master classes also provides learning opportunities.

Venue TBC

Fri 30 Jan 2015

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 228 1404

Sat 31 Jan 2015

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 228 1404

Sun 1 Feb 2015

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 228 1404

…and 6 more dates until 7 Feb 2015

The Maths Behind the Imitation Game

A panel discussion featuring experts talking about the work of Alan Turing. Chaired by the University of Edinburgh and followed by a Q&A.

Filmhouse, Edinburgh

Sun 14 Dec

Free / 0131 228 2688

NT Live: Behind The Beautiful Forevers

Meera Syal (The Kumars, Goodness Gracious Me, Rafta Rafta at the National) returns to the National Theatre, directed by Rufus Norris (Broken, London Road). Pulizter Prize-winner Katherine Boo spent three years in Annawadi recording the lives of its residents. From her uncompromising book, winner of the National Book…

The Bacon Theatre, Cheltenham

Thu 12 Mar 2015

£16 (£14) / 01242 258002

SpArC Theatre, Bishops Castle

Thu 12 Mar 2015

£7–£11

The Witham, Barnard Castle

Thu 12 Mar 2015

£14 / 01833 631107

Open Bethlehem

  • 90 min

The journey of film director Leila Sansour, as she returns to her home town of Bethlehem.

Cinema City, Norwich

Thu 18 Dec

0871 902 5724

City Screen Picturehouse, York

Sat 6 Dec

0871 902 5726

Filmhouse, Edinburgh

Thu 11 Dec

0131 228 2688

Followed by a Q&A with the director.

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Paddington Tour

Starting from Marylebone and ending at Paddington, this tour takes in a visit to Mr Gruber's antique shop, Windsor Gardens, Portobello Market and the Brown family home. Private tours are available.

London Marylebone Railway Station, NW1

Sun 8 Feb 2015

£17–£27 / 0844 247 1007

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£17–£27 / 0844 247 1007

Sun 15 Feb 2015

£17–£27 / 0844 247 1007

…and 90 more dates until 27 Dec 2015

Patrick Staff: The Foundation

Chisenhale Gallery presents a new film by London-based artist Patrick Staff, co-commisioned with Spike Island Bristol.

Chisenhale Gallery, London E3

Fri 20 Feb 2015

Free / 020 8981 4518

Sat 21 Feb 2015

Free / 020 8981 4518

Sun 22 Feb 2015

Free / 020 8981 4518

…and 30 more dates until 5 Apr 2015

Portobello Film Club

Film screening followed by a discussion. Plus – free popcorn.

The Skylark, Edinburgh

Wed 3 Dec

Free / 0131 629 3037

Wed 7 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 629 3037

Wed 4 Feb 2015

Free / 0131 629 3037

Wed 4 Mar 2015

Free / 0131 629 3037

Portrait of Britain 1949–61: Community and Leisure

  • 60 min

A look at life in Britain in the years 1949–1961, told through a programme of films. Come Saturday (1949) gives an insight into the weekend past-times of the time, Local Newspaper (1952) explores the workings of a regional newspaper, and Looking At Britain: National Parks (1961) examines the development of the country's…

Arts Picturehouse, Cambridge

Wed 17 Dec

0871 902 5720

Q Pootle 5

Animated alien happenings from children's author Nick Butterworth.

Arts Picturehouse, Cambridge

Mon 15 Dec

0871 902 5720

Wed 17 Dec

0871 902 5720

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Revealing/Unravelling

  • 92 min

: Experimental This eclectic collection of highly innovative and original works incorporates a wide array of themes and forms brought together by an overriding concern with staging and setting, and with the unravelling of enigmatic spaces, elusive moods and timelessness. Delving into worlds both familiar and strange…

Forum Cinema, Hexham

Sun 30 Nov

01434 601144

Richard DeDomenici: The Redux Project

Short recreations of iconic films by artist Richard DeDomenici.

Norwich Arts Centre

Wed 3 Dec

£8 (£6) / 01603 660352

Includes post show talk hosted by NAC.

ROH: Andrea Chenier

David McVicar directs a new production of Umberto Giordano’s passionate drama of liberty and love in the French Revolution. Andrea Chenier presents a fictionalized account of the last years of the French poet Chenier, guillotined during the Reign of Terror in 1794. It is the greatest of Giordano's operas, and shows why…

SpArC Theatre, Bishops Castle

Thu 29 Jan 2015

£8–£12

ROH: Der Fliegende Holländer

Bryn Terfel returns to the lead role in Tim Albery's acclaimed modern-dress staging of Wagner's first masterpiece. As sea captain Daland sails home in a powerful storm, he encounters a ghostly ship. On board is the Flying Dutchman who, having inadvertently made a pact with Satan, finds himself cursed to sail the seas for…

SpArC Theatre, Bishops Castle

Tue 24 Feb 2015

£8–£12

Royal Ballet: Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

Christopher Wheeldon's full-length ballet based on Lewis Carroll's book is an exuberant piece of storytelling featuring an instantly recognizable cast of characters, among them a tap-dancing Mad Hatter, a tetchy White Rabbit and a raucously bad-tempered Queen of Hearts. While regular ballet goers can appreciate nods to…

SpArC Theatre, Bishops Castle

Tue 16 Dec

£8–£12

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Royal Ballet: Swan Lake

Swan Lake, surely the greatest of all Romantic ballets, is the captivating story of a beautiful woman transformed into a swan, and a heart-rending tribute to the power of love. From the earliest days of the Vic-Wells Ballet, Swan Lake has been one of The Royal Ballet's signature works. In creating this production, Anthony…

SpArC Theatre, Bishops Castle

Tue 17 Mar 2015

£8–£12

RSC: Love's Labour's Lost

Summer 1914. In order to dedicate themselves to a life of study, the King and his friends take an oath to avoid the company of women for three years. No sooner have they made their pledge than the Princess of France and her ladies-in-waiting arrive, presenting them with a severe test of resolve. Shakespeare’s sparkling…

SpArC Theatre, Bishops Castle

Wed 11 Feb 2015

£7–£11

The Witham, Barnard Castle

Wed 11 Feb 2015

01833 631107

RSC: Love's Labour's Won (Or Much Ado About Nothing)

Autumn 1918. A group of soldiers return from the trenches. The world-weary Benedick and his friend Claudio find themselves reacquainted with Beatrice and Hero. As memories of conflict give way to a life of parties and masked balls, Claudio and Hero fall madly, deeply in love, while Benedick and Beatrice reignite their own…

SpArC Theatre, Bishops Castle

Wed 4 Mar 2015

£7–£11

Scifi Wales

North Wales' premier science fiction event features a line-up of celebrity guests, exclusive talks, cosplay, a retro arcade and more.

Venue Cymru, Llandudno

Sat 5 Sep 2015

£10–£150 / 01492 872000

Screenplay

Shetland’s annual film festival curated by film critics Linda Ruth Williams and Mark Kermode features screenings, lectures and panel discussions involving national and international film industry professionals and film academics while still maintaining a commitment to local film makers of all ages. This years festival…

Mareel, Lerwick

Fri 28 Aug 2015

Times & prices vary / 01595 743843

Sat 29 Aug 2015

Times & prices vary / 01595 743843

Sun 30 Aug 2015

Times & prices vary / 01595 743843

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