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5x15

Hosted by 5x15 Five speakers, 15 minutes, one high-octane evening of enlightening, and inspirational spoken word cabaret. Join 5x15 for their signature event, bringing speakers from diverse backgrounds to reveal their most innovative ideas and abiding passions. Tickets include one delightful cocktail.

Hendrick's Carnival of Knowledge, Edinburgh

Fri 8 Aug

The Odditorium

£12

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Ortonandon: Toot Sweet Suit Suite

Ortonandon help you customise your business suit using office supplies in this 'exhibition of alteration'. Email to take part.

Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 16 Aug

Free / 0131 650 2210

Part of Generation & Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 18:00 – 21:00

Where Do I End and You Begin

A major exhibition of contemporary art from around the world, selected by five curators from Commonwealth countries and investigating the ideas and myths underpinning the notion of 'commonwealth' itself.

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Sun 3 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 529 3993

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 10 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 529 3993

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 17 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 529 3993

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 9 more dates until 19 Oct

Bark

Rush Productions The Enchanted Forest rope sculptures of visual artist Garth Knight provide the immersive backdrop to Bark's festival programme. Collaborating with a host of innovative artists from the UK and overseas, Bark is proud to present unique live performances nightly in addition to installations, workshops and…

Woodland Creatures, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Space 1

Free / 0131 629 5509

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Space 1

Free / 0131 629 5509

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Space 1

Free / 0131 629 5509

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 24 Aug

Painting Workshops for Young Artists

Put on your painting smock and get to work painting with real artist acrylics and brushes, with a focus on creating magical and fantastical landscapes.

Stockbridge Library, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

£15 / 0131 529 5665

  • 15:30 – 16:30
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Death Shanties

Death Shanties takes free jazz (Alex Neilson on drums and Sybren Renema on alto/baritone sax) and mixes it up with paintings and projections (Lucy Stein) to create a wildly unique live experience.

Dundee Contemporary Arts

Sat 2 Aug

Free Part of continue without losing / 01382 909900

  • 20:00 – 21:00

The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow

Mon 4 Aug

0141 222 2254

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Puzzle Hall Inn, Sowerby Bridge

Fri 15 Aug

Free / 01422 835547

  • 21:00

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Scotland In Our Eyes

An Art Exhibition and charity event in the heart of Covent Garden London An exciting celebration of Scotland through Art, With an evening of Scottish Culture with Live Highland Dancing, Gaelic choir and Music from an upcoming Scottish band.

Crown Court Church of Scotland, London WC2B

Fri 1 Aug

Free

  • 19:00 – 23:00

Fri 8 Aug

Free

  • 19:00 – 23:00

Art Late Central

Get guided around the art festival exhibitions in the centre of the city with music, drinking and merrymaking thrown in for good measure. With performances from Craig Coulthard and Chris Devotion & the Expectations, and a look at the work at the Old Royal High School, Trinity Apse and City Art Centre. Presented in…

Various venues, Edinburgh

Thu 7 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

Assemble: An International Print Workshop

An exhibition with participatory aspects spanning two venues, with the chance for the whole family to get hands on with printing by designing a flag. Aritst Rachel Barron leads the proceedings. Note: aprons are provided, as the dye may stain clothes.

Govanhill Baths, Glasgow

Sat 9 Aug

Free / 0141 433 2999

Closing event. Part of Festival 2014.

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Festival Detours: Eilidh MacAskill

A performance straddling theatre and performance art from Fish and Game founder Eilidh MacAskill, against the backdrop of the Where do I end and you begin exhibition. Presented in partnership with The List.

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Wed 6 Aug

£4 (Family £10) / 0131 529 3993

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

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Jack Irving: Enigma

Central St Martins graduate Jack Irving makes use of digital mapping - the art form hot on everyone's lips - in his new exhibition ENIGMA, which Alfies Antique Market is proudly hosting for two weeks from Friday 25th July.

Alfies Antique Market, London NW8

Thu 31 Jul

Free / 020 7723 6066

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 020 7723 6066

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 020 7723 6066

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 5 more dates until 9 Aug

Kaffe Fassett 50 Years in Colour

Celebrating the remarkable 50 year career of knitwear and textile designer, Kaffe Fassett, Aberdeen Art Gallery hosts the first major solo exhibition of his work in Scotland.

Aberdeen Art Gallery

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 01224 523700

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 10 Aug

Free / 01224 523700

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 17 Aug

Free / 01224 523700

  • 14:00 – 17:00
…and 5 more dates until 21 Sep

Kevin Harman: Open Studio

A chance to discuss the methods and thinking behind the artist's unconventional and often provocative work – one 2009 work consisted of Harman telling a gallery that it had been selected for a project called Brick, and then turning up with a scaffolding pole and breaking a gallery window.

Old Ambulance Depot, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 0131 558 5400

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0131 558 5400

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Wed 6 Aug

Free / 0131 558 5400

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 11 more dates until 31 Aug

Poetry Meets Art

Poetry and spoken word event raising awareness of the situation in the Congo but also featuring rap, spoken word, poetry quizzes, hip hop and music.

Passing Clouds, London E8

Tue 12 Aug

£5 before 9pm, £7 after / 07596 940536

  • 19:00 – 23:30

Tue 9 Sep

£5 before 9pm, £7 after / 07596 940536

  • 19:00 – 23:30

Tue 14 Oct

£5 before 9pm, £7 after / 07596 940536

  • 19:00 – 23:30
…and 2 more dates until 9 Dec

Das Kunst Kollective - Art & Vinyl DJ's

To begin the celebrations for 25 yrs since the fall of the Berlin Wall the urban art collective "Das Kunst Kollective" have a one night only show with the best vinyl DJ's spinning the tunes. 1st August at 5th Base Gallery, Heneage Street, E1 5LD

5th Base Gallery, London E1

Fri 1 Aug

Free

  • 18:30 – 21:30
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The Drawing Theatre At Heal's

An exploration of the human figure through this workshop combining performance, movement, light and sound, as well as mixed media. Led by the artists of London Drawing.

Heal's, London W1T

Wed 13 Aug

£25 booking required, includes materials and light refreshments / 020 7636 1666

  • 18:30 – 20:30

Flowers from the Desert

Galerie Mirages Textiles from Western India. A magnificent exhibition selling printed and embroidered textiles from Western India. From the 17th century, Indian textiles have greatly influenced British fashion and design. This exhibition presents the beauty of floral decoration in traditional and modern textiles. Wall…

Galerie Mirages, Edinburgh

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0131 315 2603

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 10 Aug

Free / 0131 315 2603

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 17 Aug

Free / 0131 315 2603

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 31 Aug

Generation by Night

Early evening talks, demonstrations, hands-on art-making sessions, live music and other creative responses to the Generation art programme.

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Thu 7 Aug

Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Thu 14 Aug

Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

  • 17:00 – 19:00
…and 21 more dates until 8 Jan 2015

The Generator

An art lab for kids aged 4+. Feel free to explore and imagine the art of the future.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Clore Education Centre

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:30

Fri 1 Aug

Clore Education Centre

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:30

Sat 2 Aug

Clore Education Centre

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:30
…and 15 more dates until 17 Aug

Group Show: Tour

Learn about the exhibition with a guest speaker.

The Old Blind School, Liverpool

Sat 9 Aug

Free, ticketed / 0151 709 7444

  • 14:00

Sat 27 Sep

Free, ticketed / 0151 709 7444

  • 14:00

Sun 19 Oct

Free, ticketed / 0151 709 7444

  • 14:00
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Islam Festival Edinburgh

Edinburgh Central Mosque A dynamic experience of knowledge and art, opening a window onto Muslims' faith and culture. Free admission, refreshments, literature and Mosque tours, everyone is welcome!

Edinburgh Central Mosque

Sat 9 Aug

Exhibition Hall

Free / 0131 667 1777

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 10 Aug

Exhibition Hall

Free / 0131 667 1777

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 11 Aug

Exhibition Hall

Free / 0131 667 1777

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 28 Aug

Lomography X Nixon Photo Exhibition Soho

Lomography France recently collaborated with Nixon and gave some top surfers a bundle of our cameras to document the Nixon Surf Challenge event in Russia.

Lomography Gallery Soho, London W1F

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 020 7434 2420

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 10 Aug

Free / 020 7434 2420

  • 12:00 – 17:00

M&P Italian Art Exhibition: Foreign Bodies – Corpi Estranei

Performance art, contemporary dance and food, in this month-long Monticelli & Pagone residency.

Alpha Art Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 8 Aug

Free / 0131 226 3066

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Sun 10 Aug

Free / 0131 226 3066

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 17 Aug

Free / 0131 226 3066

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 3 more dates until 7 Sep

Stockbridge Library, Edinburgh

Fri 8 Aug

0131 529 5665

  • 16:00 – 18:00

Alice Corder And Jessica Quinn

The contemporary artists present brand new artworks showcased for the first time.

Tobacco Factory, Bristol

Wed 30 Jul

Free / 0117 902 0344

  • 12:00 – 23:00

Thu 31 Jul

Free / 0117 902 0344

  • 12:00 – 23:00

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 0117 902 0344

  • 12:00 – 00:00
…and 25 more dates until 30 Aug

Colin McPherson: A41 Project

Artist Colin McPherson charts Britain's growing poverty gap through photography.

Free Space Gallery, London NW5

Thu 21 Aug

Free / 07950 695699

  • 18:00 – 21:00
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