After 5pm, Visual art

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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.

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

Art Late North

A chance to get a bit physical activity in with your art, on this guided crawl comprising late openings, performances, talks and music. The evening includes a performance from Woven Tents, and takes in exhibitions at Collective, Ingleby Gallery, The Fruitmarket Gallery, GARAGE, Old Ambulance Depot, Inverleith House…

Various venues, Edinburgh

Thu 14 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

Enterteasement: Comedy! Magic! Burlesque

A spell-binding mix of comedy, magic and burlesque. No tracksuits, sportswear or hats – smart casual and smarter. Doors open 7.15pm. Ages 18+.

The Hold (Underneath The Admiral Bar), Glasgow

Sat 9 Aug

£14 (Students £10 with valid student card) / 0141 221 7705

Featuring Michael Redmond, Billy Kirkwood, Graham Mackie, Gary Dunn, Vendetta Vain and Daiquiri Dusk.

  • 20:00 – 22:30

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
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New Artist Fair: Summer Exhibition

Exhibiting over 60 emerging and recently established artists, New AF gives the visiting public the chance to buy directly from the artists.

The Old Truman Brewery, London E1

Fri 5 Sep

Free / 020 7770 6100

  • 18:00 – 21:00

Brixton Craft: Seascapes And Landscapes

This month we're bringing you a chance to explore your creativity with the wonderful medium of watercolour! Try your hand at re-imagining a stormy seascape with ceramics, collage and much more.

Upstairs At The Ritzy, London SW2

Mon 25 Aug

Free / 0871 704 2065

  • 19:00 – 23:00

Calum Colvin: The Magic Box

An archaeology of the artist's created practice, featuring image transparencies going back to the 1980s and new commissioned work.

Edinburgh Printmakers

Sun 31 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 557 2479

Artist talk and gallery tour. Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 18:00 – 19:00

Christopher Breward and Mairi MacKenzie: Home / Away

A talk on traditional and contemporary sportswear in Scotland, from tweed to tracksuits. Presented by Christopher Breward and Mairi MacKenzie.

SWG3, Glasgow

Thu 31 Jul

Free / 0141 357 7246

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Magic Box – Gallery Discussion

Calum Colvin, Tom Normand, Rab Wilson, Alan Spence and Janice Galloway – practitioners of art, academics, poetry and writing – respond the Colvin's Magic Box exhibition.

Edinburgh Printmakers

Fri 5 Sep

Free (ticketed) / 0131 557 2479

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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

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

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

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.

Arts on a Shoe String

Cultural triple bill featuring an album launch from Tom Harris, a book launch with artist and writer Jacob Louise Beaney and a sculpture exhibition from William Pettipher.

Kunst Kiosk, Nottingham

Thu 31 Jul

Free / 07860 376254

  • 18:00 – 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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Electric-Hogg's Dada Garden of Dark Delights

Electric-Hogg and Matt T Woodward / Free Festival An original multi-media performance, this could be one of the oddest hours of your life. Come with an open mind, leave with a broken one. @electricdada. Anyone with a ticket must be there 10mins before show, otherwise seats may be given to people on the door.

Laughing Horse @ The Three Sisters, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Maggie's Chamber

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Maggie's Chamber

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Maggie's Chamber

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

Laydeez Do Comics

A worldwide graphic novel forum led by women, open to all, with a focus on topics of the domestic and the everyday.

Pearce Institute, Glasgow

Mon 11 Aug

£2 / 0141 445 6007

  • 18:30 – 21:00

Mon 10 Nov

£2 / 0141 445 6007

  • 18:30 – 21:00

Lucid Interval

Performance piece inspired by our most private places. Comprised of physical theatre, film and photography.

The Arches, Glasgow

Fri 1 Aug

£7 (£5) / 0141 565 1000

Part of Surge Festival.

  • 18:00

Sat 2 Aug

£7 (£5) / 0141 565 1000

Part of Surge Festival.

  • 18:00

Postcards From The Edge

An exciting exhibition of art in miniature. A challenging global experiment that even involves the postal service.

Juxtaposed Gallery, London NW1

Fri 8 Aug

Free

  • 17:00 – 21:00
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Science Meets Art

George Donald talks through his drawing of a life model.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Mon 4 Aug

Free / 0141 552 4267

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Mon 1 Sep

Free / 0141 552 4267

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Mon 6 Oct

Free / 0141 552 4267

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 19:00 – 21:00
…and 4 more dates until 2 Feb 2015

The Artist at Arta: Meet J M Fulton

Meet Glasgow School of Art-trained artist J M Fulton.

Arta, Glasgow

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 0141 552 2101

  • 20:00 – 22:00

The Object Lesson

Aurora Nova presents Geoff Sobelle Do you have what you need? Do you need what you have? With boxes stacked to the ceiling, award-winning actor-illusionist-inventor Geoff Sobelle unpacks our relationship to everyday objects - a hilarious, heartbreaking solo performance installation. You encounter a massive, meaningful…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Tech Cube 1

£9 / 0131 560 1581

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Tech Cube 1

£14 (£12) / 0131 560 1581

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Tech Cube 1

£14 (£12) / 0131 560 1581

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 24 Aug

Toilet Project

We are pleased to invite you to Meekyoung Shin's exhibition at sketch London which will start from July. This will be a great opportunity for you to view and interact with these meticulously sculpted soap sculptures by the Korean-born artist.

The Gallery At Sketch, London W1S

Thu 31 Jul

Free / 0870 770 4488

  • 18:30 – 02:00

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 0870 770 4488

  • 18:30 – 02:00

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0870 770 4488

  • 18:30 – 02:00
…and 59 more dates until 30 Sep

Villa Design Group: The House of Adelaida Ivanovna

An exhibition of sculptural and scenographic objects, which are the set for a production of a new version of Nikolai Gogol's play The Gamblers.

Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 0131 555 8888

  • 18:00 – 21:00
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