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ARIKA14 Episode 6: Make a Way Out of No Way

2014's series of experimental events from Arika (who were behind the Instal and Kill Your Timid Notion festivals). Each installment is designed to explore a particular theme through screenings, performances and debate.

Tramway, Glasgow

Fri 26 Sep

Times & prices vary / 0131 556 0878

A three-day exploration of performances, screenings and discussion exploring black and/or queer social forms of life and their potential for survival and resistance.

Sat 27 Sep

Times & prices vary / 0131 556 0878

A three-day exploration of performances, screenings and discussion exploring black and/or queer social forms of life and their potential for survival and resistance.

Sun 28 Sep

Times & prices vary / 0131 556 0878

A three-day exploration of performances, screenings and discussion exploring black and/or queer social forms of life and their potential for survival and resistance.

…and 3 more dates until 9 Nov

Beyond Borders International Festival of Literature and Thought

Writers, speakers, artists, politicians and performers come together for this two-day festival of thought to discuss and debate current affairs, with a programme that spans literary walks, live music and bike rides.

Traquair House, Innerleithen

Sat 23 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 557 7775

Sun 24 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 557 7775

Durham Book Festival

Book events for both children and adults at this two-week festival, with over 70 writers appearing in 2014. Highlights include Kate Tempest, Dennis Skinner MP and Stuart Maconie.

Various Venues: Durham

Mon 6 Oct

Prices vary / 0300 026 6600

  • 10:00 – 21:00

Tue 7 Oct

Prices vary / 0300 026 6600

  • 10:00 – 21:00

Wed 8 Oct

Prices vary / 0300 026 6600

  • 10:00 – 21:00
…and 10 more dates until 18 Oct

Just Festival

Formerly known as the Festival of Spirituality and Peace. Just Festival offers a programme to help people explore their spirituality by engaging with others and promoting peace with live music, talks, dance shows and exhibitions.

Various venues, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 228 4249

Sat 23 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 228 4249

Sun 24 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 228 4249

Mon 25 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 228 4249

Talking Peace Festival

A festival of events taking place around International Peace Day. Featuring talks, comedy, art, food and more, all promoting the importance of dialogue in resolving conflict.

Bernie Spain Gardens By Oxo Tower Wharf, London SE1

Thu 18 Sep

Free

  • 08:00

Fri 19 Sep

Free

  • 08:00

Sat 20 Sep

Free

  • 08:00
…and 9 more dates until 29 Sep

Shoreditch Village Hall, London N1

Mon 8 Sep

Free / 020 3542 6421

  • 18:00 – 22:00