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An Evening with Julian Lloyd Webber

Julian Lloyd Webber talks about his distinguished musical career, with musical support from Jiaxin Lloyd Webber (cello) and Pam Chowhan (piano).

Alban Arena, St Albans

Sun 24 May

Prices to be confirmed / 01727 844488

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Tue 5 May

Prices to be confirmed / 01284 758000

The Beehive, Honiton

Sat 9 May

Prices to be confirmed / 01404 384 050

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Experiments and Explorations: Thomas Hicks

A programme of films from Thomas Hicks, along with a selection of international animation which has inspired him.

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 31 Jan

£8 (film pass £25) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Manipulate.

The FinTech Innovation Awards 2015

Global financial and payments technology industry awards show presented by PaymentEye and bobsguide.

The Brewery, London EC1Y

Wed 18 Mar

£300 / 0208 0809 368

The First Object of the Theosophical Society: To Form A Nucelus Of The Brotherhood Of Man

A discussion on the first object of theosophy, with host Alistair Smith.

Theosophical Society, Edinburgh

Thu 2 Apr

£3 (Members £2)

Freeborn English Liberties: The Early Modern Invention of the Magna Carta 1508-1762

Prof Justin Champion talks about the ways in which the Magna Carta was interpreted during the early modern period.

Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth

Tue 24 Feb

£6.60 (£4.50) / 01752 585050

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French Conversation with Yakety Yak Language Cafe

Improve your French conversation in a small group with an experienced tutor.

28 York Place, Edinburgh

Mon 26 Jan

£8 / 07826 555134

Mon 2 Feb

£8 / 07826 555134

Mon 9 Feb

£8 / 07826 555134

…and 24 more dates until 27 Jul

Henderson's Vegetarian Restaurant, Edinburgh

Wed 28 Jan

£8 / 07826 555134

Wed 4 Feb

£8 / 07826 555134

Wed 11 Feb

£8 / 07826 555134

…and 24 more dates until 29 Jul

Friday Late: Design in Motion

V&A Dundee's first Friday Late is a unique chance to explore the heritage of Scottish design, ahead of a national tour. Meet the designers, enjoy live music, projections and a pop-up bar.

V&A Museum of Design, Dundee

Fri 13 Feb

Free / 01382 305665

George Galloway: My Life in Five Games

George Galloway In conversation with award-winning journalist Graham Spiers. Respect MP George Galloway extols his love of football and the many ways it has mirrored and meshed with his political and campaigning life. Selecting the five matches that had a profound impact upon him and the political scene at the time…

Birnam Arts & Conference Centre

Fri 6 Feb

£12–£14 / 01350 727674

GlobalGiving UK Field Evaluation Event: How to Do it Well and Make it Count

Hear stories from GlobalGiving UK's 2014 Field Evaluation Programme, learn what NGOs need most, and how to truly make a difference in development.

University College London, WC1E

Wed 28 Jan

Free / 020 7679 2540

Introduction to the World of Wine

This eight-week course serves as an introduction to the world of wine. Journey across the globe, visiting a variety of wine-making countries, tasting everything from Chianti Classico to Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc.

Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow

Tue 27 Jan

£175 / 0141 447 0446

Please note: This course runs 20 Jan–10 Mar, 2015.

Tue 3 Feb

£175 / 0141 447 0446

Please note: This course runs 20 Jan–10 Mar, 2015.

Tue 10 Feb

£175 / 0141 447 0446

Please note: This course runs 20 Jan–10 Mar, 2015.

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Introduction to Wine Tasting

Learn how taste like a professional by identifying aromas and flavours, learning about how climate affects wine, exploring the wine making process and learning principles of food and wine matching. Of course, there's a chance to taste wines from around the globe.

Jurys Inn Glasgow

Thu 19 Feb

£22.50 / 0141 447 0446

Wed 25 Mar

£22.50 / 0141 447 0446

Tue 14 Apr

£22.50 / 0141 447 0446

…and 4 more dates until 10 Dec

Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow

Thu 21 May

£22.50 / 0141 447 0446

Tue 22 Sep

£22.50 / 0141 447 0446

The Fourth Anniversary of the Tohoku (East Japan) Earthquake

A short film screening of Japan Desk Scotland's third documentary on Fukushima, plus the singing of a hymn written for the victims of the tsunami by Rev David Sinclair.

Wellington Church, Glasgow

Wed 11 Mar

Free / 0141 334 0454

Jay Rayner: My Dining Hell

Restaurant critic Jay Rayner discusses people's love for reading bad reviews, reads from his own catalogue of bad reviews and covers some of his worst experiences.

Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Sun 8 Mar

£15 / 01539 725 133

The Stand, Newcastle upon Tyne

Mon 30 Mar

£12 / 0844 693 3336

Sundial Theatre, Cirencester

Fri 24 Apr

£15 / 01285 654228

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John Julius Angerstein (1735–1823): Patron and Promoter of British Art in 18th-Century London

Dr Susanna Avery-Quash talks about the legendary patron and promoter of British art, 38 of whose whose pictures formed the nucleus of the National Gallery collection.

Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth

Thu 12 Feb

£6.60 (£4.50) / 01752 585050

John Muir: University Of The Wilderness

Billed as a 'narrative concert' as actor Thomas Clyde Mitchell reads from the writings of naturalist John Muir over live music from American ensemble Chance.

Aros Centre, Isle of Skye

Tue 21 Apr

£6–£12 / 01478 613750

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Sun 19 Apr

£12 (£10) / 0131 665 2240

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John Singer Sargent's People

A two hour walk, telling the stories of the people painted by John Singer Sargent.

National Portrait Gallery, London WC2H

Thu 19 Feb

£7.50–£10 / 020 7312 2463

Jon Ronson: An Evening of Public Shaming

An evening of examining the behaviour of others: why do people say things on Twitter that don't come out right? Why do people on Twitter turn mob-like over people who say things that don't come out right? Ronson technically hasn't done anything wrong, but he's been studying people who have and this evening is a powerful…

The Citadel, St Helens

Sat 23 May

£15 / 01744 735436

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Fri 20 Mar

£15 (£12) / 0141 429 0022

Jonah And The Whale: Redemption From The Gutter With Yoram Inspector

A look at redemption, taking as a base the story of Jonah and the Whale.

West London Synagogue, W1H

Kazuo Ishiguro

The Man Booker Prize winner talks his new work, The Buried Giant.

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 5 Mar

£12 (£10) / 0131 248 4848

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Love and the Romans

Some historical Romans sitting in a tree, K-I-S-S-I-N … you know how it ends. Hear a selection of Roman love poetry from Makar WN Herbery, followed by live music performances and some Valentine's nibbles.

McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum

Sat 14 Feb

Free / 01382 307200

Lucy Adlington: Votes For Women!

Lucy Adlington and Meridith Towne of History Wardrobe present this historical-themed evening, which uses costumes, readings and a recreated Victorian street to bring the struggle of the suffragettes to life.

Yorkshire Museum

Fri 6 Feb

£10 / 01904 687687

Manna And Quails: When Food Gets Too Much With Susie Orbach

Susie Orbach explores the notion of food and what to do when it becomes too much.

West London Synagogue, W1H

Wed 25 Mar

Mark Hutchinson: Is a ‘Christian Businessman’ an Oxymoron?

A talk by Mark Hutchinson, in which he shares his own personal perspective on the theology of work.

St Mary-Le-Bow Church, London EC2V

Wed 28 Jan

Free / 020 7248 5139

Maum Meditation Special Seminar

Introductory seminar on Maum meditation. Learn about the human mind, how to expand it, and how to rid it from burden and stress.

London Meditation Center, SW19

Tue 27 Jan

Free / 020 8715 1601

Tue 3 Feb

Free / 020 8715 1601

Tue 10 Feb

Free / 020 8715 1601

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