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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

Wed 22 Oct

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

Thu 23 Oct

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

Fri 24 Oct

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

…and 2 more dates until 26 Oct

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

Wed 22 Oct

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

Thu 23 Oct

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

Fri 24 Oct

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

…and 7 more dates until 31 Oct

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

Fri 24 Oct

Free

Sat 25 Oct

Free

Tue 28 Oct

Free

…and 19 more dates until 22 Nov

Lighthouse Late

A fabulous celebration of design, music and cinema sprawling across all five floors of the Lighthouse. Performers include folk from Fife's James Yorkston, singer-songwriter Ella the Bird and DJ sets from the like of Sons & Daughters, Admiral Fallow and the Phantom Band. There's also a selection of short films from…

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Fri 24 Oct

£15 / 0141 276 5365

Glasgay!

Celebrating its 21st anniversary this year, the massive celebration of queer culture boasts impressive programme of theatre, comedy, music, clubs and visual art events.

Various venues: Glasgow

Wed 22 Oct

Times & prices vary / 0141 552 7575

Thu 23 Oct

Times & prices vary / 0141 552 7575

Fri 24 Oct

Times & prices vary / 0141 552 7575

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Creative Mackintosh Festival

Festival celebrating the creative genius of Charles Rennie Mackintosh by allowing everyone to unleash their own creativity through workshops and activities. There are also exhibitions, walking tours and more to make sure you are thoroughly versed in the 'Glasgow Style'.

Various venues: Glasgow

Wed 22 Oct

Times & prices vary

Thu 23 Oct

Times & prices vary

Fri 24 Oct

Times & prices vary

…and 7 more dates until 31 Oct

International Model Boat Show

Marine modelling with club displays, demonstrations and suppliers.

Warwickshire Exhibition Centre, Leamington Spa

Fri 7 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01926 614101

A–Z: An Alphabetical Tour of Scottish Art

An overview of Scottish art from the 17th century to the present day, featuring artists from William Allan to Aleksander Zyw.

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0131 529 3993

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0131 529 3993

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 529 3993

…and 22 more dates until 16 Nov

Parallax Art Fair

The biggest Parallax Art Fair yet.

Chelsea Old Town Hall, London SW3

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 020 7254 4054

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 020 7254 4054

Alasdair Gray: From the Personal to the Universal

A major retrospective to mark the 80th birthday of one of Scotland's most revered artists. More than 100 works are on display, many loaned from private collections, featuring pieces from Gray's student days to the present.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Thu 23 Oct

£5 (£3; under 16s free) / 0141 276 9599

Note: some content may not be suitable for under 16s. Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Fri 24 Oct

£5 (£3; under 16s free) / 0141 276 9599

Note: some content may not be suitable for under 16s. Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Sat 25 Oct

£5 (£3; under 16s free) / 0141 276 9599

Note: some content may not be suitable for under 16s. Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

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The House Of Peroni

A stylish celebration of the culturally diverse Italian city of Rome.

The House Of Peroni, London WC2A

Wed 22 Oct

Free

Thu 23 Oct

Free

Fri 24 Oct

Free

…and 6 more dates until 31 Oct

Postcards From…

Now in its 4th year, ‘Postcards From…’ invited 200 artists to create postcard-size artworks, exploring people’s perceptions of mental health. Artists have submitted an eclectic mix of work for this open exhibition, showcasing different themes, mediums,

the gallery on the corner, Edinburgh

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0131 557 8969

Part of Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0131 557 8969

Part of Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 557 8969

Part of Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.

Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre

Sharmanka's kinetic sculptures come to life with a magical music and light show to accompany the mechanical wonder. Buy a ticket for a long or short performance, or view the sculptures at rest in the gallery at any other time. Ages 5+.

Trongate 103, Glasgow

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0141 552 7080

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0141 552 7080

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0141 552 7080

…and 39 more dates until 19 Dec

Stephen Murray: The Comedown

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

The Briggait, Glasgow

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0141 553 5890

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0141 553 5890

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0141 553 5890

…and 7 more dates until 1 Nov

The Mansion London Halloween Ball

A decadent Halloween party hosted in a secret location in W2 with two dance floors a one-off art exhibition on the vintage book sculptures of Christina Mitrentse. Fabrizia Corsi spins electro on one floor and DJ Femi Fem supplies groove, funk, disco and soul on the other. There's also Sam Baw's on African Bongo, a live…

Holburn Station, London WC2B

Sat 1 Nov

£16.90–£25

http://halloweenball2014.eventbrite.com/?aff=kk

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Art for Youth North 2014

Contemporary, affordable art from new and established artists.

Queen Mary's School, Thirsk

Thu 23 Oct

£15; £12 adv / 01845 575 000

Fri 24 Oct

£15; £12 adv / 01845 575 000

Sat 25 Oct

£15; £12 adv / 01845 575 000

Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School

Burlesque art class with a relaxed atmosphere, music, drinks and interesting models.

Stereo, Glasgow

Sun 9 Nov

£7 (£5) / 0141 222 2254

Sun 14 Dec

£7 (£5) / 0141 222 2254

John Thackara: Creativity and Innovation – Making a Difference

John Thackara, founder of Doors of Perception and author of In The Bubble: Designing In A Complex World, delivers a talk on creativity and making a difference.

Òran Mór, Glasgow

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 01382 381296

Laydeez Do Comics

A worldwide graphic novel forum led by women, open to all, with a focus on topics of the domestic and the everyday.

Pearce Institute, Glasgow

Mon 10 Nov

£2 / 0141 445 6007

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Matthew Barney: Crown Zinc

New works by the distinctive American artist, who works in sculpture, photography, film and drawing.

Sadie Coles, London W1B

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 020 7493 8611

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 020 7493 8611

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 020 7493 8611

…and 35 more dates until 13 Dec

Alexander Brodsky And Ilya Utkin

An exhibition of works by two artists who became known as The Paper Architects, their elaborate, and impossible designs an oblique form of architectural criticism within the Soviet Union. Curated by Juliet Bingham.

Tate Modern, London SE1

Thu 23 Oct

Level 2: Room 6

Free / 020 7887 8888

Fri 24 Oct

Level 2: Room 6

Free / 020 7887 8888

Sat 25 Oct

Level 2: Room 6

Free / 020 7887 8888

…and 64 more dates until 31 Dec

Beyond Tics: An Art-Neuroscience Exhibition On Tourette's Syndrome

London Brain Project is delighted to announce 'Beyond TICS'. This exhibition and series of events showcase a variety of works that have been produced by a unique collaboration between neuroscientists, artists and people with Tourette's syndrome.

Lumen, London WC1H

Thu 23 Oct

Fri 24 Oct

Mon 27 Oct

…and 4 more dates until 31 Oct

The Little Black Gallery, London SW10

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 020 7349 9332

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 020 7349 9332

Saturday Life Drawing Class

Artist Graham Flack leads this drawing workshop; learn how others have portrayed the human figure, and then practise drawing from a life model yourself. Materials are supplied; suitable for all levels of experience. Booking is essential.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 15 Nov

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

Sat 13 Dec

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

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