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The King's Peace: Realism and War

Work by photographers and filmmakers revitalising realist strategies in order to illuminate the ties between conflict and peace.

Stills, Edinburgh

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0131 622 6200

Part of Generation.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

The Lion King

  • Directed by: Julie Taymor
  • Written by: Julie Taymor (lyrics)

It's Hamlet … with lions! Julie Taymor's puppet-powered stage version of Disney's spectacular tale of a dead king and an errant son is a feast of exuberant theatre for the whole family, with show-stopping visual effects, gripping drama and plenty of laughs. The arrival of this touring production in Edinburgh makes…

Lyceum Theatre, London WC2E

Sat 30 Aug

£35–£125 / 0844 871 3000

Poetry for the Palace: Poets Laureate from Dryden to Duffy

An exhibition looking at the role of the Poet Laureate across the centuries and celebrating the work of the current Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, at the midpoint of laureateship. With presentation volumes, original manuscripts and images of poets including Dryden, Wordsworth, Tennyson, Betjeman and Hughes, among others, it's…

The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 30 Aug

Included in admission / 0131 556 5100

  • 09:30 – 18:00

Ross Sinclair: 20 Years of Real Life

  • 4 stars

New work as well as a look back at the career of an artist concerned with identity – personal, collective, cultural, national and international. It also inaugurates a project whereby Sinclair will work with new bands whose members have been born in the last 20 years.

Collective Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0131 556 1264

Part of Edinburgh Art Fair.

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks

Since dissolving the much-loved Pavement, Malkmus has concentrated on The Jicks, who are now on their fourth album Mirror Traffic.

Kazimier, Liverpool

Sat 30 Aug

£18 / 0141 357 6200

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Tamsyn Challenger: Monoculture

Installation that links themes of digital culture – such as the 'digital face' typically used in selfies – with large scale cultural homogenisation, such as the cultivation of oil seed rape with pesticides linked to Colony Collapse Disorder and pseudo-sexual torture exerted on women attempting to express their…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0131 560 1581

  • 11:00 – 18:00