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Credible Likeable Superstar Role Model

Performance artist Bryony Kimmings presents a solo show in which she sets out to create, with the help of her nine year old niece Taylor, a positive role model for young people.

MAC (Midlands Arts Centre), Birmingham

Fri 20 Jun

£13 (£10) / 0121 446 3232

  • 20:00

Quarterhouse, Folkestone

Sat 3 May

£10 (£8) / 01303 858500

  • 19:30 – 20:30

The Quarterhouse, Folkestone

Sat 3 May

£10 (£8)

  • 19:30

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Bruce Munro: Field of Light

Installation artist Bruce Munro sets up 9500 glass spheres and then turns on the lights to make us all ohh and ahh.

St Andrew Square, Edinburgh

Mon 21 Apr

Free

  • 01:00 (Tuesday morning)

Tue 22 Apr

Free

  • 01:00 (Wednesday morning)

Wed 23 Apr

Free

  • 01:00 (Thursday morning)
…and 3 more dates until 26 Apr

Hunt & Darton Cafe

Fully functioning cafe that blends art with the everyday.

London Canal Museum, N1

Thu 24 Apr

£15 (Students £8) / 020 7713 0836

  • 19:00

Norwich Arts Centre

Thu 22 May

Pay what you can / 01603 660352

  • 22:30 – 02:00

Fri 23 May

Pay what you can / 01603 660352

  • 22:30 – 02:00

Sat 24 May

Pay what you can / 01603 660352

  • 22:30 – 02:00

Egle Mei: Heart Variations for String Quartet

  • Written by: Egle Mei

Artist Egle Mei carried out a series of workshops in hospitals during which she recorded heart electrocardiographs (ECGs) of the participants. These were encoded as music and turned into works for string quartet by composers Meike Holzmann and Ian Stephens, performed here by the Liverpool String Quartet.

Burnley Mechanics

Sat 14 Jun

£10 (Children £9) / 01282 664400

  • 19:30 – 22:30

Marine Hall, Fleetwood

Sat 3 May

£10 (Children £9) / 01253 887693

  • 19:30 – 22:30

Playhouse Theatre, Preston

Fri 25 Apr

£10 (Children £9) / 01772 252288

  • 19:30 – 22:30

Glasgow Open House Art Festival

Emerging and established contemporary artists that inhabit Glasgow open the doors of the city's domestic and disused spaces to reveal a program of exhibitions, performances and events.

Various venues: Glasgow

Mon 21 Apr

Times & prices vary

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Anne Lang: Watercolours

Paintings of the landscapes of North Yorkshire and the Lake District.

Helmsley Arts Centre, York

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 01439 771700

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 01439 771700

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 01439 771700

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 01439 771700

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Ancient/Modern - Platform For Emerging Arts II

Leyden Gallery is proud to present their second Platform for Emerging Arts show. Bringing the work of four emerging artists together for this exhibition enables a dialogue to emerge around the trope of Ancient/Modern in which the medium is painting.

The Latin Groove Lounge Club, London N19

Sat 3 May

£10; £8 adv

  • 22:00 – 04:00

Sat 17 May

£10; £8 adv

  • 22:00 – 04:00

Sat 31 May

£10; £8 adv

  • 22:00 – 04:00

Leyden Gallery, London E1

Wed 30 Apr

Free

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Thu 1 May

Free

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Fri 2 May

Free

  • 11:00 – 19:00
…and 6 more dates until 10 May

Hampstead's Village People: Portraits of Cultural Icons

Portraits of famous residents of Hampstead.

Fenton House, London NW3

Wed 23 Apr

Included in admission / 020 7435 3471

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Thu 24 Apr

Included in admission / 020 7435 3471

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Fri 25 Apr

Included in admission / 020 7435 3471

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 47 more dates until 29 Jun

Fenton House And Gardens, London NW3

Wed 23 Apr

£6.50 joint ticket with 2 Willow Road entry £9 (Children £3 joint ticket with 2 Willow Road entry £9; £16 joint ticket with 2 Willow Road entry £9) / 020 7435 3471

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Thu 24 Apr

£6.50 joint ticket with 2 Willow Road entry £9 (Children £3 joint ticket with 2 Willow Road entry £9; £16 joint ticket with 2 Willow Road entry £9) / 020 7435 3471

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Fri 25 Apr

£6.50 joint ticket with 2 Willow Road entry £9 (Children £3 joint ticket with 2 Willow Road entry £9; £16 joint ticket with 2 Willow Road entry £9) / 020 7435 3471

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 47 more dates until 29 Jun

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

The largest arts festival in the world and the greatest show on earth. Every year thousands of performers take to a multitude of stages all over Edinburgh to present shows for every taste. From big names in the world of entertainment to unknown artists looking to build their careers, the festival caters for everyone and…

Various venues, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 226 2000

Sat 2 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 226 2000

Sun 3 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 226 2000

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Welcome To The Neighbourhood

The World Photography Organisation and Hotel Indigo touring photography exhibition showcases work inspired by the local 'neighbourhood stories' of eight cities across the UK.

Hotel Indigo, Birmingham

Tue 22 Apr

Times to be confirmed / Free

Wed 23 Apr

Times to be confirmed / Free

Thu 24 Apr

Times to be confirmed / Free

…and 2 more dates until 26 Apr

Hotel Indigo Tower Hill, London EC3N

Wed 30 Apr

Times to be confirmed / Free

Thu 1 May

Times to be confirmed / Free

Fri 2 May

Times to be confirmed / Free

…and 5 more dates until 7 May

Somerset House, London WC2R

Thu 1 May

Times to be confirmed / Free / 020 7845 4600

Fri 2 May

Times to be confirmed / Free / 020 7845 4600

Sat 3 May

Times to be confirmed / Free / 020 7845 4600

…and 15 more dates until 18 May back to top

Anthea Hamilton and Nicholas Byrne: Love

Suspended and free-standing inflatable sculptures fill Govanhill Baths, in a re-imagining of a work originally seen in Poplar Baths in London during the 2012 Olympics.

Govanhill Baths, Glasgow

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 0141 433 2999

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Falkirk & District Art Club Exhibition

Annual exhibition and sale of club members art work. Vote for your favourite piece and purchase a raffle ticket for the chance to win a framed painting or drawing.

Falkirk Town Hall

Tue 20 May

Free / 01324 506850

Part of Tryst Festival.

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Wed 21 May

Free / 01324 506850

Part of Tryst Festival.

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Thu 22 May

Free / 01324 506850

Part of Tryst Festival.

  • 11:00 – 20:00
…and 3 more dates until 25 May

Jenny Mann: Omneity

Landscape paintings and abstract soundscapes by the Redditch-based artist.

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Mon 21 Apr

Phone for prices / 01527 577330

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Tue 22 Apr

Phone for prices / 01527 577330

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Wed 23 Apr

Phone for prices / 01527 577330

  • 10:00 – 16:00
…and 3 more dates until 26 Apr

Richard Mcilwraith

Abstract painting (intense and visually eloquent) that rises above the ordinary; potentially stirring cerebral storms as it engages with our limited, tidy and often inadequate minds.

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Wed 18 Jun

Free / 01527 577330

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Thu 19 Jun

Free / 01527 577330

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Fri 20 Jun

Free / 01527 577330

  • 10:00 – 16:00
…and 19 more dates until 12 Jul

Sara Lofwander: Dinosaraus

Join us at Stour Space this April for DINOSARAUS, the debut exhibition from photographer Sara Lofwander.

Stour Space, London E3

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 020 8985 7827

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 020 8985 7827

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 020 8985 7827

  • 17:00 – 19:00
…and 5 more dates until 28 Apr back to top

Berlinbilder

Photographs of Berlin taken by HND photography students of Reid Kerr College in Glasgow on a recent trip to Germany, as well as some images of Glasgow taken by students who couldn't make it to Berlin.

Goethe Institut, Glasgow

Fri 16 May

Free / 0141 332 2555

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Wed 21 May

Free / 0141 332 2555

  • 00:00 (Thursday morning)

Thu 22 May

Free / 0141 332 2555

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 10 more dates until 13 Jun

Fleur Grenier & Simeon Smythe

Contemporary metalwork by the Sussex Guild members.

National Trust: Standen, East Grinstead

Mon 21 Apr

Free, plus admission £9.50, child £4.75, family £23.75 / 01342 323029

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Tue 22 Apr

Free, plus admission £9.50, child £4.75, family £23.75 / 01342 323029

  • 13:30 – 16:00

Wed 23 Apr

Free, plus admission £9.50, child £4.75, family £23.75 / 01342 323029

  • 11:00 – 16:00
…and 4 more dates until 27 Apr

Jason Adams

Paintings considering an alternate universe in which economic stability is the key factor in being able to undertake gardening activities.

Kings Theatre, Portsmouth

Mon 21 Apr

Phone for prices / 02392 828282

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Trevor Burgess: Life In the City

Paintings from the artist.

Free Space Gallery, London NW5

Thu 15 May

Free

  • 09:00 – 18:00
  • 18:00 – 21:00

Fri 16 May

Free

  • 09:00 – 18:00

Mon 19 May

Free

  • 09:00 – 18:00
…and 19 more dates until 13 Jun

Confidence With Colour II

Jewellery, prints and lustreware by members of the Sussex Guild.

National Trust: Standen, East Grinstead

Fri 27 Jun

Free, plus admission £8.90, child £4.45, family £22.27 / 01342 323029

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sat 28 Jun

Free, plus admission £8.90, child £4.45, family £22.27 / 01342 323029

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sun 29 Jun

Free, plus admission £8.90, child £4.45, family £22.27 / 01342 323029

  • 11:00 – 16:00
…and 21 more dates until 20 Jul back to top

Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva: HA[SOFT]RD

Permanent outdoor sculptural installation by artist who often works with natural materials such as offal and precious metals.

mima – Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 01642 726720

  • 00:00 (Thursday morning)

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 01642 726720

  • 00:00 (Friday morning)

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 01642 726720

  • 00:00 (Saturday morning)
…and 981 more dates until 31 Dec 2016

James Park: Silverdale

Contemporary landscape photography.

The Heron Theatre, Milnthorpe

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 01539 564283

  • 10:00 – 13:00
  • 18:45 – 19:30

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 01539 564283

  • 10:00 – 13:00
  • 18:45 – 19:30

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 01539 564283

  • 10:00 – 13:00
  • 18:45 – 19:30
…and 21 more dates until 30 May

Maria Morgan: Returned

An exhibition of the artist's landscapes using paint and mixed media.

The Market Place Theatre, Armagh

Fri 2 May

Free / 02837 521821

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Sat 3 May

Free / 02837 521821

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Mon 5 May

Free / 02837 521821

  • 09:30 – 16:30
…and 15 more dates until 22 May

Richard Mosse: The Enclave

Video installation based on footage shot in Democratic Republic of Congo by the artist and cinematographer Trevor Tweeten, using infrared film to give an unreal, Technicolor effect.

The Vinyl Factory Soho, London W1F

Tue 22 Apr

Free

  • 11:30 – 17:30

Wed 23 Apr

Free

  • 11:30 – 17:30

Thu 24 Apr

Free

  • 11:30 – 17:30
…and 2 more dates until 26 Apr

Sue Morris: Up The Garden Path

The installation consists of a series of mixed media works, including drawings, photographs and photomontages, supported by a sound piece with three elements: birdsong, the human voice and an electronic wall clock.

The Market Place Theatre, Armagh

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 02837 521821

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 02837 521821

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 02837 521821

  • 09:30 – 16:30
…and 3 more dates until 26 Apr back to top