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Game Masters

Massive touring exhibition celebrating the varied history of computer gaming. With more than 125 playable games to work your way through, get stuck into arcade games, physical games (think Dance Battle et al), consoles, PCs and many more. On top of this, there's also displays of concept art, interactive displays and…

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Tue 23 Dec

Exhibition Gallery 1

£10 (£8; Children £6.30; under 5s free; Family £23–£28; Students £5 on Tue) / 0300 123 6789

Wed 24 Dec

Exhibition Gallery 1

£10 (£8; Children £6.30; under 5s free; Family £23–£28; Students £5 on Tue) / 0300 123 6789

Fri 26 Dec

£10 (£8; Children £6.30; under 5s free; Family £23–£28; Students £5 on Tue) / 0300 123 6789

…and 115 more dates until 20 Apr 2015

Skinhead - An Archive

Ditto and The Mott Collection are proud to announce the launch of a landmark new publication and exhibition, exploring Skinhead culture. The publication is designed by Jamie Reid and published by Ditto, with printed material curated by Toby Mott.

Ditto Press, London N1

Tue 23 Dec

Free

Wed 24 Dec

Free

Thu 25 Dec

Free

…and 18 more dates until 15 Jan 2015

Bigger Than God

A group show, featuring selected bodies of work from Harry Borden, Ian Davies, Grant Fleming, Chris Floyd, Pat Pope and Graeme Robertson, all works are curated by theprintspace team.

Hoxton Gallery At The Arch, London E2

Mon 22 Dec

Free

Tue 23 Dec

Free

The 'Aeolian Light'

Aeolian Light is a monolithic, immersive & interactive light installation in the heart of The Quays that visualises the wind as an illuminated, chaotic force. The free experience will sit on the Plaza from 18 December 2014 until 7 January 2015.

The Lowry Outlet Mall, Salford

Mon 22 Dec

Lowry Plaza

Free / 0161 848 1850

Tue 23 Dec

Lowry Plaza

Free / 0161 848 1850

Wed 24 Dec

Lowry Plaza

Free / 0161 848 1850

…and 14 more dates until 7 Jan 2015

The Carpet Forest

Art installation for kids.

The Cube, Malvern

Tue 23 Dec

Free

Sat 27 Dec

Sun 28 Dec

…and 2 more dates until 30 Dec back to top

Paul Simonon - Wot No Bike

Wot no Bike is a series of new paintings by artist, musician, and biker Paul Simonon that depict his own personal effects including biker paraphernalia such as jackets, boots, helmets, and gloves, alongside his packets of cigarettes and books.

ICA, London SW1Y

Wed 21 Jan 2015

Free / 020 7930 3647

Thu 22 Jan 2015

Free / 020 7930 3647

Fri 23 Jan 2015

Free / 020 7930 3647

…and 12 more dates until 6 Feb 2015

Framing Perceptions

Introduced by the charity Sightsavers, this solo exhibition featuring portraiture by the Guardian's photographer Graeme Robertson, presents stories of people with disabilities living in developing countries.

Oxo Tower, London SE1

Wed 14 Jan 2015

Free / 020 7021 1686

Thu 15 Jan 2015

Free / 020 7021 1686

Fri 16 Jan 2015

Free / 020 7021 1686

…and 2 more dates until 18 Jan 2015

Cedar Lewisohn: Plywood Transmission

Cedar Lewisohn presents a series of woodblocks and woodcut prints, featuring characters and scenes.

Cock 'n' Bull Gallery, London EC2A

Mon 22 Dec

Free

Tue 23 Dec

Free

Wed 24 Dec

Free

…and 16 more dates until 9 Jan 2015

Cockburn Street Cinema

Stills' open air cinema has become something of a festive tradition in recent years. Artists' films and video works are beamed out into Cockburn Street from the outer window of the gallery - this year it's the turn of Rob Kennedy, with A dyslexic man walks into a bra … and Happy the believers.

Stills, Edinburgh

Tue 23 Dec

Free / 0131 622 6200

Wed 24 Dec

Free / 0131 622 6200

Thu 25 Dec

Free / 0131 622 6200

…and 10 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Idil Sukan: This Comedian

Images of comedians and other performers by highly-rated photographer, whose backstage image of actor Celia Imrie is now part of the collection of the National Portrait Gallery.

Embassy Tea Gallery, London SE1

Fri 20 Feb 2015

Free

Sat 21 Feb 2015

Free

Sun 22 Feb 2015

Free

…and 8 more dates until 2 Mar 2015 back to top

Mould Making Porcelain And Slip Casting: Course

Create pot and sculptural pieces using press moulding and slip casting techniques.

MAC (Midlands Arts Centre), Birmingham

Fri 9 Jan 2015

£104 ( £84; £84) / 0121 446 3232

Treasure: A Christmas Exhibition of Arts and Crafts

Craft works and art objects from artists and makers all over Scotland.

John Gray Centre Museum, Haddington

Tue 23 Dec

01620 820690

Fri 26 Dec

01620 820690

Sat 27 Dec

01620 820690

…and 15 more dates until 17 Jan 2015

Peter Potter Gallery, Haddington

Tue 23 Dec

Free / 01620 822080

Wed 24 Dec

Free / 01620 822080

Thu 25 Dec

Free / 01620 822080

…and 20 more dates until 17 Jan 2015

Angela Palmer's 'Adrenalin'

A collection of works by the sculptor and installation artist, following a unique access to the world of Formula 1, including a glass re-creation of the Renault V8 engine and its exhaust systems.

The Fine Art Society, London W1S

Tue 23 Dec

Free / 020 7629 5116

Jim Campbell

Work by highly-regarded American new media artist, interested in how light becomes material.

Dundee Contemporary Arts

Tue 23 Dec

Free / 01382 909900

Wed 24 Dec

Free / 01382 909900

Sat 27 Dec

Free / 01382 909900

…and 24 more dates until 25 Jan 2015

Nick Berkeley: The Wild Ones: The Official Suede Exhibition

A selection of limited edition prints of the 1990s Brit pop group, taken from their Spring 1993 concert at the Brixton Academy.

The Strand Gallery, London WC2N

Mon 22 Dec

Free / 020 7839 4942

Tue 23 Dec

Free / 020 7839 4942

Wed 24 Dec

Free / 020 7839 4942

Sun 4 Jan 2015

Free / 020 7839 4942

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Philip Watkins & Rhisiart Dafys: Welshscape

Exhibition of drawings and paintings with the common theme of the built environment, often stark and always devoid of people but there the similarity ends as each artist has a unique and characteristic approach to the subject.

St Donats Arts Centre, Llantwit Major

Wed 7 Jan 2015

Free / 01446 799100

Thu 8 Jan 2015

Free / 01446 799100

Fri 9 Jan 2015

Free / 01446 799100

…and 14 more dates until 29 Jan 2015

Walter Waygood

An exhibition in two parts, featuring the work of acclaimed Welsh photographer Walter Waygood. Comprising 'The Merthyr Photographs' and 'Santa Claus: The Photographs', this is an intriguing blend of realism and humour.

Red House, Merthyr Tydfil

Tue 23 Dec

Free / 01685 384 111

Wed 24 Dec

Free / 01685 384 111

Thu 25 Dec

Free / 01685 384 111

…and 5 more dates until 31 Dec

Alexander Millar: Homecoming Scotland 2014

Over 30 pieces from the artist, inspired by Glasgow's past.

Scotland Street School Museum, Glasgow

Tue 23 Dec

Free / 0141 287 0500

Wed 24 Dec

Free / 0141 287 0500

Thu 25 Dec

Free / 0141 287 0500

…and 21 more dates until 18 Jan 2015

Alexander Millar: Working Man – The Homecoming

Twee paintings of working men and women of Glasgow, intended to pay homage to the industrial heritage of the region.

Scotland Street School Museum, Glasgow

Tue 23 Dec

Free / 0141 287 0500

Sat 27 Dec

Free / 0141 287 0500

Sun 28 Dec

Free / 0141 287 0500

…and 50 more dates until 27 Feb 2015

FBA Futures

Exhibition by outstanding art graduates featuring a mix of degree show and newly commissioned work, some especially made for the exhibition.

Mall Galleries, London SW1Y

Tue 27 Jan 2015

THE THREADNEEDLE SPACE

Free / 020 7930 6844

Wed 28 Jan 2015

THE THREADNEEDLE SPACE

Free / 020 7930 6844

Thu 29 Jan 2015

THE THREADNEEDLE SPACE

Free / 020 7930 6844

…and 2 more dates until 31 Jan 2015 back to top

Hidden: Britain's Invisible Young Carers

Portraits telling the story of Britain's child carers, from award-winning photographer, Max Alexander.

Oxo Tower, London SE1

Thu 12 Feb 2015

The Gallery

Free / 020 7021 1686

Fri 13 Feb 2015

The Gallery

Free / 020 7021 1686

Sat 14 Feb 2015

The Gallery

Free / 020 7021 1686

…and 9 more dates until 23 Feb 2015

Katy Moran - Solo Exhibition At Parasol Unit

Parasol unit is delighted to present a solo exhibition of works by London-based painter, Katy Moran. It will be her first major exhibition in a public London institution and presents a survey of her work from the 10 years of her practice.

Parasol Unit, London N1

Thu 15 Jan 2015

Free / 020 7490 7373

Fri 16 Jan 2015

Free / 020 7490 7373

Sat 17 Jan 2015

Free / 020 7490 7373

…and 43 more dates until 8 Mar 2015

Liza Lou: Solid/Divide

No further information available.

White Cube Bermondsey, London SE1

Tue 23 Dec

Free / 020 7930 5373

Wed 24 Dec

Free / 020 7930 5373

Thu 25 Dec

Free / 020 7930 5373

…and 21 more dates until 18 Jan 2015

Make Your Mark Visual Arts & Film Class

Classes exploring the work of a range of artists, directors and approaches to film and the visual arts. No previous experience or knowledge is necessary. All materials provided.

The Belmont, Aberdeen

Sun 18 Jan 2015

£70–£85 / 01224 343500

Sun 25 Jan 2015

£70–£85 / 01224 343500

Sun 1 Feb 2015

£70–£85 / 01224 343500

…and 5 more dates until 8 Mar 2015

20th Century Ceramics Exhibition

Hand built ceramics dating from the 1950s to the 1980s from nine acclaimed ceramic artists.

Erskine, Hall & Coe Ltd, London W1S

Tue 23 Dec

Free / 020 7491 1706

Wed 24 Dec

Free / 020 7491 1706

Thu 25 Dec

Free / 020 7491 1706

…and 25 more dates until 23 Jan 2015 back to top