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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.

SoftBox Photography Collective At The Rag Factory

SoftBox Photography Collective is returning to centre of London this July to showcase a diverse collection of work from Edinburgh College of Art Graduating members.

The Rag Factory, London E1

Fri 25 Jul

Free / 020 7183 3048

  • 19:00 – 22:00

Vintage Glasgow

Hemingway Design bring their Vintage Festival format to Glasgow, featuring music, fashion, film, design and dance that celebrates British creativity from the 1920s to 1980s. In the evening time, things get fancy dress with Vintage Nightclubs themed Soul Casino on Saturday and the Torch Club on Sunday.

The Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow

Sat 26 Jul

£22 / 0844 395 4000

Soul Casino curated by Eddie Piller (Acid Jazz) for a night of uplifting soul from DJs Mark Linton, Wayne and Jack Hemingway.

Sun 27 Jul

£25 / 0844 395 4000

Retro 1940s themed Torch Club curated by Snowboy with DJ Bryan Webb and The Bratislava Hot Serenaders (live).

Wild Cabaret & Wicked Lounge, Glasgow

Sat 26 Jul

£15 / 0844 395 4000

Let it Rock! a 50s rock'n'roll, rockabilly and R&B bop and jive club with live music from Miss Mary & The Mr Rights and The Fretones plys DJs Keb Darge, Tojo and Snowboy.

Sun 27 Jul

£10 / 0844 395 4000

Keb Darge presents The Devil's Music with a night of debauched rock, disco, surf and garage with guests Martin Compston, Mark Linton and Kris Funk (aka Monkeyboy).

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

The Artist at Arta: A Scottish Perspective

Fun, Scottish-themed paintings from J M Fulton.

Arta, Glasgow

Fri 25 Jul

Free / 0141 552 2101

  • 12:00 – 22:00

Sat 26 Jul

Free / 0141 552 2101

  • 12:00 – 22:00

Sun 27 Jul

Free / 0141 552 2101

  • 12:00 – 22:00
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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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Designer Sample Sale

Get your hands on pieces by Alistair Dearie, Fun Makes Good, Garnet McCulloch, Katy West, Laura Spring and Lovely Pigeon, with prototypes of mugs, lights, homewares, stationery and more. On Friday there's also a BBQ, refreshments and a collage workshop from Katy West.

Grey Wolf Studios, Glasgow

Fri 25 Jul

Free

  • 17:00 – 20:00

Sat 26 Jul

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

The Generator

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

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 25 Jul

Clore Education Centre

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:30

Sat 26 Jul

Clore Education Centre

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:30

Sun 27 Jul

Clore Education Centre

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:30
…and 21 more dates until 17 Aug

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

MASH

'Meaningful interesting contemporary relevant thought-provoking challenging powerful ground-breaking the stuff of dreams' art, according to the organisers. Featuring works by Darren Nisbet, Ewan Johnston, Liam Walker, Stephen Kernaghan and John Brown.

Space Club, Edinburgh

Fri 25 Jul

Free

  • 13:00 – 18:00
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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

The Summer Isles Festival

The third Summer Isles Festival organised by Mairearad Green and featuring live performances from Halcyon, Hunter & the Bear, Rura & Adam Holmes and harpist Rachel Newton (The Shee). There's also the annual ceilidh dance alongside music workshops, crafts, art and cookery demonstrations.

Coigach Community Hall, Achiltibuie

Sat 30 Aug

£20 (£15; Children £5)

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Art Late South

See what sort of amazing artistic things are happening on Edinburgh's south side, including a performance from the Little Kicks, and visits to exhibitions at Edinburgh College of Art, New Media Scotland, Dovecot Studios, Summerhall and Talbot Rice Gallery. Presented in partnership with The List. Booking is essential.

Various venues, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

Cargo, Camera … Action!

A preview of specially commissioned artist collaborations. Featuring short films and live music, with, throughout the day, Gypsy Romania (2pm), Golden Teacher (3.45pm), Halfrican (5.15pm), Mungo's Hi-Fi (6.45pm) and Capone & the Bullets (8.15pm).

Glasgow Film Theatre

Sat 26 Jul

Free / 0141 332 6535

Part of Festival 2014.

  • 14:00
  • 15:45
  • 16:15
  • 18:45
  • 20:15

Gillian Wearing: We Are Here

A new single-screen video work by the renowned British photographer and film-maker.

The New Art Gallery Walsall

Sun 27 Jul

Floor 4

Free / 01922 654400

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 3 Aug

Floor 4

Free / 01922 654400

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 10 Aug

Floor 4

Free / 01922 654400

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 9 more dates until 12 Oct back to top

Jerwood Gallery, Hastings

Tue 5 Aug

£15 / 01424 728377

  • 14:30 – 16:30

Jimmie Durham: Traces And Shiny Evidence

A new installation that covers the entire gallery space of the foundation. While the installation on the ground floor is vivid, physical and colourful, the installation on the first floor is sedate, ethereal, and black and white.

Parasol Unit, London N1

Sun 27 Jul

Free / 020 7490 7373

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 020 7490 7373

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Kunydiamond: The Beauty Is in Your Head

Exploration of visual perception through macro photography from Kunydiamond (aka Sara Mendez).

The Outhouse, Edinburgh

Fri 25 Jul

Free / 0131 557 6668

  • 17:00 – 00:30

Sat 26 Jul

Free / 0131 557 6668

  • 17:00 – 00:30

Sun 27 Jul

Free / 0131 557 6668

  • 17:00 – 00:30

Ben Uri Gallery, London NW8

Sun 27 Jul

Free / 020 7604 3991

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Mon 28 Jul

Free / 020 7604 3991

  • 13:00 – 17:30

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 020 7604 3991

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 18 more dates until 5 Oct

Tessa Lynch: Artist Talk

A discussion on the place of sculpture, debated by a panel put together by Lynch.

Jupiter Artland, Wilkieston

Sat 23 Aug

Included in admission / 01506 889900

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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

Sun 27 Jul

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 10 Aug

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 14 more dates until 16 Nov

Adam Knight: TANK

A series of performances and installations from Adam Knight, based on his script The Canetti Reading Group.

Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop

Fri 22 Aug

Free / 0131 551 4490

Opening reception.

  • 18:00 – 20:00

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

Batoul S'Himi: World Under Pressure

Sculptures made from potentially hazardous domestic objects which convey a pressure on the world and suggest it's near exploding point.

Rose Issa Projects, London W1W

Fri 25 Jul

Free / 020 7602 7700

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Tue 29 Jul

Free / 020 7602 7700

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Wed 30 Jul

Free / 020 7602 7700

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 10 more dates until 15 Aug

Billboard for Edinburgh: Charles Avery

The Ingleby's 25th artist to take part in their art-for-all public installation is Charles Avery, with We Don't Stay Here Because of Gravity.

Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh

Tue 29 Jul

Free / 0131 556 4441

  • 00:00 (Wednesday morning)

Wed 30 Jul

Free / 0131 556 4441

  • 00:00 (Thursday morning)

Thu 31 Jul

Free / 0131 556 4441

  • 00:00 (Friday morning)
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