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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

Panopticon - Are We Losing Our Identity In Today’s Orwellian Reality?

An interactive art installation by Leo Reitzell, with live audio and visual performance, investigating how our identity and privacy are being eroded through the rise of the internet and social media networks.

Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 01223 460 008

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 01223 460 008

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01223 460 008

…and 3 more dates until 2 Nov

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

Vaults Of Terror

TV Horror comes to life through drawing, screen printing and sculpture this Halloween. 21 Artists pay homage to small screen terror through screen printing, drawing and sculpture whilst The Vaults are themselves become a ghastly wonderland.

The Vaults, London SE1

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 020 7401 9603

Alice Rawsthorn: Hello World – Where Design Meets Life

Design critic Alice Rawsthorn delivers a talk on the influence design has on our lives and where it may take us in the future.

Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 01382 381296

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Architecture Meets Art Gala Dinner

Gala dinner in aid of the GSA fire fund.

The Arches, Glasgow

Thu 30 Oct

£110 includes welcome reception, three-course dinner, half a bottle of wine, liqueurs and tea/coffee, entertainment / 0141 565 1000

Out of Hours: Show Two

Exhibition inspired by West Yorkshire place names, featuring interactive installations.

Bates Mill, Huddersfield

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 01484 430 528

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 01484 430 528

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01484 430 528

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

Alex Chinneck: Take my Lightning but Don’t Steal my Thunder

The master architectural trickster makes a section of the Market Building hover above the Piazza.

East Piazza, London WC2E

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 020 3047 4087

Carol Kidd

Paintings by Carol Kidd, who's better known as one of Scotland's top jazz singers.

iota, Glasgow

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0141 338 6052

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Clay Sinclair: Welcome To Utopia

Paintings inspired by the theme of Utopia.

Woolff Gallery, London W1T

Thu 6 Nov

Free / 0207 631 0551

Gloria Zein: Sculptures to be sung at

Musicians perform at sculptures made from waste left over from the artist's previous work.

The Royal British Society Of Sculptors Galleries, London SW7

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 020 7373 8615

The performance will start at 6.30pm and last for approximately 1 hour with each musician conversing with the sculptures for between 12–20 minutes.

557 Reasons: A Tribute To Life

This art exhibition is to honour the 557 people who have their final home between the walls of the Crypt and pay a tribute to their lives. 24 artists from different countries give a highly personal interpretation of the joys of life.

St Pancras Church, London NW1

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 020 8558 6982

Angela Davidson

A chance to see the paintings of Angela Davidson, Aberdeenshire-based animal and bird artist.

George Pirie Modern, Edinburgh

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 0131 454 3648

Black & Blue – Artists In Conversation

Discussion with artists Penny Clayden and Chris Day, chaired by Alice Kettle.

Free Space Gallery, London NW5

Fri 12 Dec

Free / 07950 695699

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Celebrabis Vitae Skull Art Exhibition

Skull Appreciation Society invite you to pay tribute to and celebrate the lives of past friends and family members at Celebrabis Vitae, their upcoming skull art exhibition.

Herrick Gallery, London E1

Fri 31 Oct

£10 / 020 7739 9723

Christmas Show

Purchase artworks from Scottish artists, including postcards and small framed works.

Coal Aston Village Hall, Dronfield

Sat 20 Dec

£6

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

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0131 557 8969

Part of Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 557 8969

Part of Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.

Science Meets Art

George Donald talks through his drawing of a life model.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Mon 3 Nov

Free / 0141 552 4267

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

Mon 1 Dec

Free / 0141 552 4267

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

Mon 5 Jan 2015

Free / 0141 552 4267

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

Mon 2 Feb 2015

Free / 0141 552 4267

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

After Hours: Look200

An evening of art and music exploring the ideas behind Look200, an art meets science project by artist Lucy Burscough. Look200 celebrates and illustrates 200 years of life-changing research into vision, undertaken right here in Manchester.

The Manchester Museum

Thu 6 Nov

Free / 0161 275 2634

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Art for Youth North 2014

Contemporary, affordable art from new and established artists.

Queen Mary's School, Thirsk

Fri 24 Oct

£15; £12 adv / 01845 575 000

Sat 25 Oct

£15; £12 adv / 01845 575 000

Athenaeum Winds: Pilgrim of Curiosity

A new work by Scottish composer Oliver Searle in collaboration with light artist Trent Kim.

CCA, Glasgow

Sun 26 Oct

£4–£6 / 0141 352 4900

The Case Of The Curious Cocktail

Foodie futurologists the Robin Collective present a cocktail-making hunt through the galleries after dark, culminating in the creation of your very own drink.

Museum Of London, EC2Y

Tue 16 Dec

£36 / 020 7001 9844

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

Hand Composition And Letterpress Printing Course

Learn how to create your own work using letterpress, includes induction to the workshop, health and safety, explanation of hand setting and introduction to the presses.

St Bride Foundation, London EC4Y

Mon 27 Oct

£195 (£175) / 020 7353 3331

Mon 3 Nov

£195 (£175) / 020 7353 3331

Mon 17 Nov

£195 (£175) / 020 7353 3331

Mon 1 Dec

£195 (£175) / 020 7353 3331

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