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Stephen Murray: The Comedown

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

The Briggait, Glasgow

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0141 553 5890

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 0141 553 5890

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0141 553 5890

…and 4 more dates until 1 Nov

Walk On

An insight into the recent art practice of nearly 40 artists, a number of whom have crossed countries and continents, making epic journeys along historic sites, or leaving traces of their movements on the land. Others have explored the possibilities of walking and how the way we walk shows the world who we are.

Plymouth Arts Centre

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01752 206114

  • 16:00 – 20:30 Walk On Plymouth Arts Centre

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 01752 206114

  • 16:00 – 20:30 Walk On Plymouth Arts Centre

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 01752 206114

  • 16:00 – 20:30 Walk On Plymouth Arts Centre
…and 4 more dates until 7 Dec

The House Of Peroni

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

The House Of Peroni, London WC2A

Sat 25 Oct

Free

Mon 27 Oct

Free

Tue 28 Oct

Free

…and 3 more dates until 31 Oct

Hrafnhildur Halldorsdottir: Natural History

New work examining form and process from the starting point of tapestry.

CCA, Glasgow

Sun 26 Oct

Intermedia Gallery

Free / 0141 352 4900

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Jill Ashforth, David Bain and Wendy Baillie: Art in Nature

Paintings, photographs and poetry inspired by nature.

Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

Free

Mon 27 Oct

Free

Tue 28 Oct

Free

…and 5 more dates until 2 Nov

Adult Art Afternoons

Free classes to help you unleash your inner art beast. Booking is essential.

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0141 287 3050

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0141 287 3050

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 0141 287 3050

…and 4 more dates until 7 Dec

Accord Hospice Art Exhibition

A hundred original works by local artists for sale. All profits go to the Accord Hospice.

Anchor Mill, Paisley

Sun 26 Oct

Free

Alan Michael

Paintings from artist influenced by Pop art and Photorealism.

Tramway, Glasgow

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0845 330 3501

Part of Generation.

Alasdair Gray: A Life in Print and Posters

New screenprints from the artist/author, based on his illustrations from Lanark but reimagined in full colour and created in collaboration with GPS's Master Printers. There's also a selection of Gray's poster work.

Glasgow Print Studio

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0141 552 0704

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0141 552 0704

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 0141 552 0704

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Sun 16 Nov

Free / 0141 552 0704

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

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Belle: The Art Of Junko Mizuno

A retrospective solo exhibition from celebrated Japanese artist Junko Mizuno. Bringing together a collection of works from throughout her esteemed career, "Belle" is the first ever showing of the cult manga artist's work in London. Not to be missed!

Atomica Gallery, London WC2H

Sun 26 Oct

Free

Mon 27 Oct

Free

Tue 28 Oct

Free

The Colourful World of Kaffe Fassett

The knitwear and textile designer celebrates 50 years in the industry with a retrospective of his most creative works.

The American Museum In Britain, Bath

Tue 28 Oct

£9 (Children £5; £8; £8; £25) / 01225 460503

Wed 29 Oct

£9 (Children £5; £8; £8; £25) / 01225 460503

Thu 30 Oct

£9 (Children £5; £8; £8; £25) / 01225 460503

…and 2 more dates until 1 Nov

Glasgow Society of Women Artists

Works by Scottish women artists are featured in this year's exhibition, in media from oil and watercolour to ceramics, glass and jewellery.

Lillie Art Gallery, Glasgow

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0141 956 5536

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 0141 956 5536

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 0141 956 5536

…and 6 more dates until 7 Nov

Introduction to Bookbinding

A ten-week introductory course in the basics of bookbinding.

Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts Centre

Sat 1 Nov

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 6 Sep–15 Nov, 2014, with no session on Sat 11 Oct.

Sat 8 Nov

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 6 Sep–15 Nov, 2014, with no session on Sat 11 Oct.

Sat 15 Nov

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 6 Sep–15 Nov, 2014, with no session on Sat 11 Oct.

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

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0141 552 7080

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 0141 552 7080

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 0141 552 7080

…and 36 more dates until 19 Dec back to top

Stray Dogs in Focus: A Photographic Exhibition

Taking place at the Menier Gallery, London. Showcasing a collection of photographs by animal photographer Jo Sax, including celebrities with their beloved rescue dogs, as well as highlighting the struggles of stray dogs in the UK and Romania.

Menier Gallery, London SE1

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 0207 407 3222

3AM: Wonder, Paranoia And The Restless Night

In this exhibition, curated by Angela Kingston, over 20 UK and international artists explore various themes related to 3 am. It demonstrates how this particular nocturnal hour has captured the imagination of artists

Ferens Art Gallery, Hull

Sun 26 Oct

Galleries 8 & 9

Free / 01482 613902

Sun 2 Nov

Galleries 8 & 9

Free / 01482 613902

Sun 9 Nov

Galleries 8 & 9

Free / 01482 613902

…and 5 more dates until 14 Dec

Ben Callaghan: Semi-Functional Works

Quasi-usable furniture and other items (including an angled coaster), invented by the artist to highlight what happens when design becomes antagonistic or otherwise troublesome for the person using it.

Rhubaba Gallery & Studio, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

Free

Fri 31 Oct

Free

Sat 1 Nov

Free

…and 7 more dates until 16 Nov

'How Does The Group Function?' Group Exhibition

'How Does The Group Function?' is both the title and the area of investigation for LUX13's group show at Enclave. The exhibition includes many new works and a comprehensive publication that expands on this central, unifying theme.

Enclave, London SE8

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 020 8694 1644

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 020 8694 1644

Wed 5 Nov

Free / 020 8694 1644

…and 11 more dates until 22 Nov

Huw Jones: Moments Caught In Time

Exhibition of work by Huw Jones.

Pontardawe Arts Centre

Wed 5 Nov

Free / 01792 863722

Thu 6 Nov

Free / 01792 863722

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 01792 863722

…and 15 more dates until 28 Nov back to top

Loving The 70s Exhibition

A showcase the decade through a collection of 1970s memorabilia, photographs, documents, films and recordings: from the wonders of sherbet flying saucers, the beauty of tie dye and the fun of the Muppets, to rare 70s Ipswich Town Football club memorabilia and an original 70s computer with games.

Moyse's Hall Museum, Bury St. Edmunds

Sun 26 Oct

£4 (£2; Children £2) / 01284 706183

Sun 2 Nov

£4 (£2; Children £2) / 01284 706183

Sun 9 Nov

£4 (£2; Children £2) / 01284 706183

Noemie Goudal

New work by young French artist interested in the clash of the human and natural worlds.

Edel Assanti, London SW1V

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 07786 453544

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 07786 453544

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 07786 453544

…and 12 more dates until 15 Nov

Stars On Canvas: Exhibition

Stars on Canvas is an exciting project in which well known names create their own artwork and auction them for charity.

The Hub, London W1B

Thu 20 Nov

Free / 01707 259 777

Fri 21 Nov

Free / 01707 259 777

Sat 22 Nov

Free / 01707 259 777

Sun 23 Nov

Free / 01707 259 777

Totteridge Fireworks Night

North London's spectacular bonfire and fireworks to music on Friday 7th November 2014.

Totteridge Millhillians Cricket Club, London N20

Fri 7 Nov

£5–£7 / 020 8445 5331

Work Christmas Party

Exhibiting at Columbia Road Arts Club, London from 26 November - 7 December, Work Christmas Party is a celebration of contemporary British illustration and the creative minds behind it.

Columbia Road Arts Club, London E2

Wed 26 Nov

Free

Thu 27 Nov

Free

Fri 28 Nov

Free

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