After 5pm, Visual art

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The Female Muse

A group show reflecting various interpretations of the title, from artists including Lys Hansen, June Carey, Ashley Cook, Suzanne Enterkin-Grogan, Karen Strang and Lesley McDermott, among others.

The Stirling Arcade

Fri 17 Oct

ARC Gallery

Free / 01786 450719

  • 19:00

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 2 Oct

Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Thu 9 Oct

Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Thu 16 Oct

Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

  • 17:00 – 19:00
…and 2 more dates until 30 Oct

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Thu 9 Oct

Free / 0131 624 6200

Graham Fagen discusses his charmingly titled 1998 installation Peek-a-Jobby, and there's a DJ set from A La Fu Part of Generation.

  • 17:00 – 19:00

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.

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Thu 8 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

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

  • 17:00 – 19:00

The Power Of U

An exhibition in Leverndale Hospital exploring the power theme using a variety of mediums, including crafts, photography and live music with a focus on empowerment, resilience and recovery.

Leverndale Hospital, Glasgow

Mon 6 Oct

Free

Part of Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.

  • 18:15 – 21:15

Tempting Failure

Immersive performance installations exploring the notion of impossible feats, using the cells, exercise yard, showers, tunnels, holding spaces and isolation rooms of the former police station.

The Island, Bristol

Fri 7 Nov

Over-18s only

£20–£30 (Students £15–£20) / 01173 763457

Sat 8 Nov

Over-18s only

£20–£30 (Students £15–£20) / 01173 763457

Rook & Raven Present Rupert Newman's 'Altered Perspectives' At House Of St. Barnabus

Rook & Raven present a site-specific light & sound installation by Rupert Newman in The Chapel of House of St. Barnabas. Using innovative projection mapping, Newman will overlap multicoloured prismatic structures with his pure pattern designs.

The House of St Barnabas, London W1D

Mon 6 Oct

Free / 020 7437 1894

  • 18:00 – 21:00
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Dirt Nonet Ensemble Perform:Summer Garden Photograph

An International project-based collaboration of artists working together to create live musical-visual performances.

Cafe Oto, London E8

Sat 11 Oct

£10; £8 adv / 020 7923 1231

  • 20:00

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 11 Oct

£10–£14 Admits One (Students £7–£10 with valid student card; Members £6–£10 Membership via website) / 0141 221 7705

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Sun 12 Oct

£10–£14 Admits One (Students £7–£10 with valid student card; Members £6–£10 Membership via website) / 0141 221 7705

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Fools Ball

An immersive and otherworldly evening of live music, DJs and performance art that will seduce, surprise and astound and leave you thinking and talking about it for weeks afterwards.

The Cube, Malvern

Sat 25 Oct

£10

  • 19:00 – 00:00

Freud and Eros: Love, Lust and Longing - Curator's Talk

Part of a season of talks and events accompanying the exhibition 'Freud and Eros: Love, Lust and Longing'.

Freud Museum, London NW3

Tue 28 Oct

£10 (£7; £7; £7) / 020 7435 2002

  • 19:00 – 20:30

Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair

The GNCCF line-up includes over 160 selected designer-makers-many first time makers and the best emerging graduates.New for 2014 is Ornament, a curated selling exhibition of high-end collectible craft by some of the UK's most eminent practitioners.

Old Granada Studios, Manchester

Thu 9 Oct

£5–£10

  • 18:00 – 21:30
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Jen Bradley: Classified

New work by the recent Gray's School of Art graduate.

Grampian Hospitals Art Trust, Aberdeen

Tue 30 Sep

Free / 01224 552429

  • 00:00 (Wednesday morning)

Wed 1 Oct

Free / 01224 552429

  • 00:00 (Thursday morning)

Thu 2 Oct

Free / 01224 552429

  • 00:00 (Friday morning)
…and 43 more dates until 14 Nov

Joshua Payne: Out of Body

An immersive psychedelic experience (but without drugs); visitors wear special visors and headphones, and explore the space in this journey through the interior of the mind. Not suitable for sufferers from motion sickness.

CCA, Glasgow

Thu 2 Oct

Free / 0141 352 4900

Intimate performance experience with limited capacity; visitors are admitted every 30 minutes. Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 20:00 – 22:00

Life Drawing In The Keeper's House

The sessions will be run by the painter and teacher Michael Kirkbride.

Royal Academy of Arts, London W1J

Thu 30 Oct

Sir Hugh Casson Room, The Keeper's House

£12 booking required / 020 7300 8000

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Thu 27 Nov

Sir Hugh Casson Room, The Keeper's House

£12 booking required / 020 7300 8000

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Thu 18 Dec

Sir Hugh Casson Room, The Keeper's House

£12 booking required / 020 7300 8000

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Lighthouse Late

A fabulous celebration of design, music and cinema sprawling across all five floors of the Lighthouse. Performers include folk from Fife's James Yorkston, singer-songwriter Ella the Bird and DJ sets from the like of Sons & Daughters, Admiral Fallow and the Phantom Band. There's also a selection of short films from…

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Fri 24 Oct

£15 / 0141 276 5365

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NVA's Speed of Light

Three short films reflecting on NVA's celebrated public art event Speed of Light.

SWG3, Glasgow

Sat 1 Nov

£10–£12 / 0141 357 7246

  • 20:00 – 02:00

Postcards From…

Now in its 4th year, ‘Postcards From…’ invited 200 artists to create postcard-size artworks, exploring people’s perceptions of mental health. Artists have submitted an eclectic mix of work for this open exhibition, showcasing different themes, mediums,

the gallery on the corner, Edinburgh

Tue 30 Sep

Free / 0131 557 8969

Part of Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Wed 1 Oct

Free / 0131 557 8969

Part of Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Thu 2 Oct

Free / 0131 557 8969

Part of Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.

  • 18:00 – 20:00
…and 23 more dates until 25 Oct

Reconnect Group Show

The culmination of an exciting visual arts workshop with adults aged 18-25 who experience poor mental health. This exhibition explores the role visual arts can play in recovery and emotional health and wellbeing.

Trongate 103, Glasgow

Thu 2 Oct

Free / 0141 276 8380

Part of Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 0141 276 8380

Part of Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Sat 4 Oct

Free / 0141 276 8380

Part of Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.

  • 18:00 – 20:00
…and 27 more dates until 31 Oct

Richard James & R Seiliog: In Place Of Fear

A collaborative immersive installation called Sonic Clock Tower made up of seven sound pieces that capture noises from the city of Cardiff mixed with audio from Aneurin Bevan speeches.

Cardiff Castle

Sat 4 Oct

Free, plus admission / 029 2087 8100

  • 17:00

The Speculative Bookshop Presents …

An evening of speculative fiction, in a variety of forms, with a different line-up each time.

The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 07794 808097

This event is Holy Moly, featuring Adam Murphy, John Lees, Leo Glaister, Hal Duncan and Chris Kelso.

  • 19:30
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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

  • 17:00 – 23:00

Upholstery – Beginners

Take an beat-up chair from a tired old frame to spiffy new piece de resistance of your dining room. Create a seat pad, add some fluffy stuff and cover it all with a lovely piece of fabric. Of course it's all more involved than that, but that's why pro crafter Eve Hynd is there to show you the ropes.

Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts Centre

Thu 2 Oct

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: this course 11 Sep–20 Nov 2014, with no session on 9 Oct.

  • 18:30 – 21:00

Thu 16 Oct

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: this course 11 Sep–20 Nov 2014, with no session on 9 Oct.

  • 18:30 – 21:00

Thu 23 Oct

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: this course 11 Sep–20 Nov 2014, with no session on 9 Oct.

  • 18:30 – 21:00
…and 4 more dates until 20 Nov

Aby Watson & Alexander Horowitz: There's No Point Crying Over Spilt Milk

A collaboration between composer Alexander Horowitz and performance-maker Aby Watson exploring the difference between childhood ambition and adult reality through live music, choreography and multimedia.

The Arches, Glasgow

Thu 2 Oct

£8 (£6) / 0141 565 1000

Part of ArchesLIVE.

Fri 3 Oct

£8 (£6) / 0141 565 1000

Part of ArchesLIVE.

Acrylic & Soft Pastel: A Fusion In Landscape Paintings: Course

Combine and layer acrylic paint with soft pastel to create landscapes. Course led by figurative fine artist and historian Dr Patrick Oates. Suitable for all abilities.

Higham Hall College, Cockermouth

Sun 19 Oct

£292 Residential; £196 Non-residential / 01768 776276

  • 18:30

Mon 20 Oct

£292 Residential; £196 Non-residential / 01768 776276

  • 18:30

Tue 21 Oct

£292 Residential; £196 Non-residential / 01768 776276

  • 18:30

Wed 22 Oct

£292 Residential; £196 Non-residential / 01768 776276

  • 18:30

After school arts

Develop your creative skills in this fun and practical class which uses a variety of different media and techniques. Learn to paint like the masters, illustrate a story or go mad with mixed media. Please wear protective clothing. All materials provided. Age 7 - 12

Howden Park Centre, Livingston

Tue 30 Sep

£38 / 01506 777666

  • 17:30 – 19:00

Wed 1 Oct

£38 / 01506 777666

  • 17:30 – 19:00

Thu 2 Oct

£38 / 01506 777666

  • 17:30 – 19:00
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