Afternoon events, Visual art

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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

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0141 553 5890

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0141 553 5890

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 0141 553 5890

…and 5 more dates until 1 Nov

City Observatory Installation

Installation by the Institute of Future Cities, showing how city data helps us to understand urban centres, and to plan better cities for the future. (Tip: if you want to avoid traffic deadlock, don't build all your high-density housing on the outskirts.)

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0141 276 5365

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0141 276 5365

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 0141 276 5365

…and 5 more dates until 14 Dec

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

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0141 552 7080

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0141 552 7080

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 0141 552 7080

…and 37 more dates until 19 Dec

Daren Callow V Nazi Robots At The Kitchen Window Gallery

Daren Callow v Nazi Robots is the next show in The Kitchen Window Gallery, the newest and smallest gallery - measuring just 129 x 105 x 25 cm - in South London. Aged 7, Callow commenced writing a story he has been obsessed with since.

The Kitchen Window Gallery, London SE14

Sun 26 Oct

Free

Sun 2 Nov

Free

Sun 9 Nov

Free

…and 2 more dates until 23 Nov back to top

The House Of Peroni

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

The House Of Peroni, London WC2A

Fri 24 Oct

Free

Sat 25 Oct

Free

Mon 27 Oct

Free

…and 4 more dates until 31 Oct

Easel Sketching in the Gallery

If you feel inspired enough by the masterpieces in the gallery to try your hand at a bit of sketching, come along for a session led by artist Damian Callan. There's a different subject each month, and sometimes a live model.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Thu 20 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6200

Fri 21 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6200

Thu 11 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

Fri 12 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

Jeremy Deller

Work from the English artist, whose English Magic installation was one of the hits of the 2013 Venice Biennale.

The Modern Institute, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0141 248 3711

Printmaking: Workshop

Experiment with techniques including collage, mono print, linocut and woodcut.

Core Arts, London E9

Fri 31 Oct

Phone for prices / 020 8533 3500

Fri 7 Nov

Phone for prices / 020 8533 3500

Fri 14 Nov

Phone for prices / 020 8533 3500

…and 2 more dates until 28 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

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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

Buried Memory, Shared Ground

A memory-based art exhibition installed in a disused cellar of a Folkestone Harbour pub. The space has been transformed into a labyrinth of ghostly lit spaces between dim and dark corners. Part of the 2014 Folkestone Triennial Fringe.

The True Briton, Folkestone

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 01303 258907

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01303 258907

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 01303 258907

…and 4 more dates until 2 Nov

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

Duncan Campbell

Films that look at the representation of people and events, questioning the authority, integrity and intentions behind the information presented.

The Common Guild, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0141 428 3022

Part of Generation.

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 30 Oct

Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Thu 13 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6200

An artist's talk from Ross Sinclair and a site-specific DJ set from Loops Haunt. Part of Generation.

Thu 11 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

Julie Roberts talks about how institutional constraints on the female body affect her work. Part of Generation.

Thu 8 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

Ciara Phillips, Claire Barclay and Kate Davis discuss their work. Part of Generation.

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You Are Here

You Are Here is an experience-based art project that will take place at Kingsgate Gallery and independent shops, cafes and public spaces along Kilburn High Road during October and November 2014.

Kingsgate Workshops, London NW6

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 020 7328 7878

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 020 7328 7878

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 020 7328 7878

…and 6 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

Aleana Egan: There Are All Sorts of Lives

Sculptural, video and graphic work by Dublin-born artist.

Mary Mary, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0141 226 2257

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0141 226 2257

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 0141 226 2257

…and 3 more dates until 1 Nov

All The Wrong Places

'All the Wrong Places' is an exhibition of observational drawings by Anna Magnowska.

Nancy Victor Gallery, London W1T

Mon 24 Nov

Free / 020 7813 0373

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 020 7813 0373

De/coding the Apocalypse

This exhibition will use the latest technology to investigate our fascination with the Book of Revelation.

Somerset House, London WC2R

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 020 7845 4600

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 020 7845 4600

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 020 7845 4600

…and 40 more dates until 19 Dec back to top

The Doorway Gallery

The Doorway Gallery will exhibit in a unique pop-up gallery at The Chart Gallery, 62 Old Church Street, London SW3 6DP, for one week only.

Chart Gallery, London SW3

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 020 7323 1109

Flocks

Work by young people aged 18–25 with mental health problems, curated by Project Ability.

Trongate 103, Glasgow

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0141 276 8380

Part of Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.

  • 12:00 – 17:00 Flocks Trongate 103, Glasgow

Gregor Wright: Dinosaur Expert I'm Feeling Lucky

New work from the Glasgow-based artist with an interest in chance processes.

CCA, Glasgow

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0141 352 4900

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0141 352 4900

Jan Kempenaers: Enjoy The Process

Jan Kempenaers: Enjoy the Process is a substantial mid-career survey of Kempenaers' new and recent work. BREESE LITTLE will present a focus on the Antwerp-based artist's output, introducing the breadth of Kempenaers' work beyond his renowned images.

Breese Little, London EC1V

Sat 25 Oct

Free

The John Ruskin Prize 2014: Recording Britain Now

The 23 artists short-listed for the John Ruskin Prize use a wide range of techniques to explore what we are doing to our cities and countryside in the 21st century.

Trinity Buoy Wharf, London E14

Thu 13 Nov

Free / 0207 515 7153

Fri 14 Nov

Free / 0207 515 7153

Sat 15 Nov

Free / 0207 515 7153

…and 11 more dates until 30 Nov back to top