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Hispanic Festival

The Hispanic Festival celebrates its tenth year with a month of events showcasing Spanish and Latin American culture, curated by people who are authentically Spanish and Latin American. Watch out for the Flamenco performances, for which this festival is renowned.

Various venues, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

Mon 27 Oct

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

Tue 28 Oct

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

…and 3 more dates until 31 Oct

Twenty Eight – The Collective Pop-up

A Stockbridge-based pop-up shop featuring work from designers, artists, poets, milliners, dressmakers, illustrators, ceramicists and other creative types.

Twenty Eight, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

Free

Tue 28 Oct

Free

Wed 29 Oct

Free

…and 2 more dates until 31 Oct

Stephen Murray: The Comedown

Glasgow-based sculptor Stephen Murray builds a velodrome as a response to the Commonwealth Games.

The Briggait, Glasgow

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0141 553 5890

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 0141 553 5890

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0141 553 5890

…and 4 more dates until 1 Nov

The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 0141 222 2254

Wed 5 Nov

Free / 0141 222 2254

Alasdair Gray: A Life in Print and Posters

New screenprints from the artist/author, based on his illustrations from Lanark but reimagined in full colour and created in collaboration with GPS's Master Printers. There's also a selection of Gray's poster work.

Glasgow Print Studio

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0141 552 0704

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0141 552 0704

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 0141 552 0704

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

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Exhale-In

Joran Rapa Manche presents a solo exhibition at Asylum in Peckham. Eight sculptures contracting by the suction of standard vacuum cleaners and expanding to six metres by the force of gravity.

Asylum, London SE15

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 07796 684834

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 07796 684834

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 07796 684834

Rhythms of Land and Sea

Pictures and objects celebrating Orkney, to mark the 30th anniversary of Wilhelmina Barns-Graham's trip to the islands. Featured artists include Barns-Graham herself, Stanley Cursiter, Fiaz Elson, Grace Girvan, Diana Leslie, Peter McLaren, Frances Priest, Fred Schley, Edward Teasdale, Frances Walker, James & Tilla…

The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 0131 558 1200

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0131 558 1200

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 0131 558 1200

Thomas Mailaender, Cyanotypes Exhibition

A new exhibition by French mixed-media artist Thomas Mailaender, showcasing a series of his cyanotypes, along aside a new publication designed by Ditto Press. Focusing on his archive of absurd and anonymous pictures pulled from the web.

Ditto Press, London N1

Sun 26 Oct

Free

Mon 27 Oct

Free

Tue 28 Oct

Free

…and 16 more dates until 13 Nov

Brian May: Diableries: Stereoscopic Adventures In Hell

French devil tissue stereoscopic images discovered and researched by the London Stereoscopic Company.

The British Library, London NW1

Sun 26 Oct

£10; £8 over 60s (£7) / 0843 208 1144

Half Term Activities The Big Draw

An opportunity to discover different drawing techniques and contribute to an exciting collaborative artwork that responds to the Artes Mundi 6 Exhibition as it grows throughout the week.

National Museum Cardiff

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 029 2039 7951

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 029 2039 7951

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 029 2039 7951

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Mixed Media Textiles: Workshop

Learn a wide range of textile techniques.

Arthouse Gallery, Southport

Mon 27 Oct

Phone for prices

Mon 3 Nov

Phone for prices

Mon 10 Nov

Phone for prices

…and 2 more dates until 24 Nov

Photography Workshops

Hope aboard the boat and take photos on a short canal trip, with feedback on the images you snap.

Peccadillo Barge, Glasgow

Sun 26 Oct

£30 (includes tea and sail) / 07779 787122

Sun 30 Nov

£30 (includes tea and sail) / 07779 787122

Sun 28 Dec

£30 (includes tea and sail) / 07779 787122

Scott Methven: Plagued – A view of Leith

Intricate India ink drawings by Leith-based artist.

Woodland Creatures, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0131 629 5509

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 0131 629 5509

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0131 629 5509

…and 19 more dates until 16 Nov

Ten Artists Exhibition

Exhibition of over 100 paintings by 10 well known local artists. 19th annual exhibition.

Baslow Village Hall, Bakewell

Sun 26 Oct

£1 / 07876 661 325

Angie Lewin & Carry Akroyd

Prints including lithographs, serigraphs, wood engravings and linocuts.

Cambridge Contemporary Art

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01223 324222

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Archie Forrest: Ensemble

New paintings, consisting of still lifes and works inspired by the artist's travels in France and Portugal.

The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

Mon 3 Nov

Free / 0131 558 1200

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 0131 558 1200

Wed 5 Nov

Free / 0131 558 1200

…and 18 more dates until 26 Nov

Art Day: Outdoor Painting: Watercolour, Gouache & Pastel On Watercolour Paper: Course

Create a painting from an impressionistic pastel study. Led by Artist in Residence Robert Dutton.

Higham Hall College, Cockermouth

Tue 28 Oct

£50 inc lunch & refreshments / 01768 776276

Art Exhibition

Works by gallery artists.

Platform One Gallery, Todmorden

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01706 816070

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 01706 816070

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 01706 816070

…and 30 more dates until 21 Dec

The Art of Golf: The Story of Scotland's National Sport

A major overview of the role of golf in Scotland's national life, which by a complete coincidence is on view before, during and immediately after the 2014 Ryder Cup tournament in Gleneagles. Many classic images of the game are present, including Charles Lees' The Golfers (1847), and pictures by Rembrandt, Sir Henry…

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

The Bad Shepherd

An exhibition featuring works by Pieter Brueghel II, Nicole Eisenman, Jeff Koons, Sarah Lucas, Peter Doig, Jan Brueghel I, and others, celebrating the significance of works created by the Brueghel family, as well as the importance of works from Christie's post-war and contemporary art divisions.

Christie's Mayfair, London W1S

Mon 27 Oct

Free

Tue 28 Oct

Free

Wed 29 Oct

Free

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Brick Wonders

Architectural gems in Lego, created by Warren Elsmore.

Paisley Museum & Art Gallery

Sun 26 Oct

£4 (£3; Family £12) / 0300 300 1210

Mon 27 Oct

£4 (£3; Family £12) / 0300 300 1210

Tue 28 Oct

£4 (£3; Family £12) / 0300 300 1210

…and 101 more dates until 10 Feb 2015

Curtain Making Workshop

A workshop that teaches you window measuring; how to calculate fabric quantities, attach linings and heading tapes; and how to hem and arrange pleats? This means curtains for you. Booking is essential.

Remade in Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

£22 (£18) / 0131 261 5904

10% early bird booking discount until Sun 5 October with booking code EB10.

Damien Hirst - Iconoclasm

The highly influential, Turner Prize-winning conceptual artist presents a new work which seeks to question contemporary belief systems.

Rise Gallery, Croydon

Tue 28 Oct

Free

Wed 29 Oct

Free

Thu 30 Oct

Free

…and 17 more dates until 22 Nov

Daniel Guzman: Chromosome Damage

An exhibition of 30 drawings by Daniel Guzman, his first solo exhibition in a public gallery in the UK. Guzman's oeuvre is steeped in the context of Mexican and pre-Hispanic imagery.

Drawing Room, London SE1

Sat 13 Dec

Free / 020 7394 5657

Tue 16 Dec

Free / 020 7394 5657

Wed 17 Dec

Free / 020 7394 5657

…and 48 more dates until 21 Feb 2015

The Enchanted Forest

A stunning sound and light show that transforms Faskally Wood using dazzling visuals and innovative design set against an original music score.

Faskally Wood, Pitlochry

Sun 26 Oct

Times vary / £15–£17.50 (Children £8; under 3s free; Family £41–£46) / 08712 887655

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