After 5pm, Visual art

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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

Thomas Heatherwick at the Royal Geographical Society

Designer Heatherwick talks about his latest projects.

Royal Geographical Society (With The Institute Of British Geographers), London SW7

Thu 23 Oct

£25 / 020 7591 3000

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

John Thackara: Creativity and Innovation – Making a Difference

John Thackara, founder of Doors of Perception and author of In The Bubble: Designing In A Complex World, delivers a talk on creativity and making a difference.

Òran Mór, Glasgow

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 01382 381296

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

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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

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


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.

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

Life Drawing And Painting: Workshop

Develop your painting and drawing skills to produce a life portrait.

MAC (Midlands Arts Centre), Birmingham

Fri 9 Jan 2015

£104 ( £84; £84) / 0121 446 3232

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Out Of Hours: Show Two

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

Bates Mill, Huddersfield

Fri 24 Oct


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

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

Agony Art: Sex, Lies and Dance Works as part of Open Clusters

Sex, Lies and Dance Works as part of Open Clusters featuring works by Charlie Ashwell, Hamish MacPherson & Maria Sideri and Jia-Yu Corti

Chisenhale Dance Space, London E3

Fri 28 Nov

£8; £7 adv / 020 8981 6617

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

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Alfred Drury Exhibition

Smaller-scale, sculptural works by one of the leading artists of the late Victorian and Edwardian period including Griselda, The Age Of Innocence and Lilith.

Leeds University

Fri 14 Nov

Free / 0113 343 2778


A project specially curated to explore the relationship between sonic and visual art practices. There are four live performances from musicians who use analogue hardware to make music accompanied by a live AV installation.

The Art School, Glasgow

Thu 27 Nov


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

Altamont Presents - Andrew Reynolds ‘Polaroids’

Iconic skateboarder Andrew Reynolds' rarely-seen Polaroids and 35mm prints go on display for the first time in Europe. The personal photos document his life - from his childhood driveway ramp to touring with Tony Hawk, Willy Santos and Ocean Howell.

71A Gallery, London EC2A

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 020 7729 3675

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

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Anthi Kettirou & Emilios Theofanous

A performance installation exploring the deformation of our darkest actions through limitations imposed on the body. A collaboration between a dancer and a visual artist.

Lincoln Performing Arts Centre

Sat 1 Nov

£5 / 01522 882000

The AOP Photography Awards & Expo 2014

The most prestigious and highly respected competition for professional photographers worldwide, this year's AOP Photography Awards introduces some exciting changes and new additions for 2014.

Business Design Centre, London N1

Thu 11 Dec

Free / 020 7288 6272

Art Demo: Expressive Lakeland Mountains: Pastel On Watercolour Paper: Course

Artist in Residence Robert Dutton demonstrates using pastels experimentally.

Higham Hall College, Cockermouth

Mon 27 Oct

£6 / 01768 776276

Art Demo: Expressive Landscape In Black And White: Course

Artist in Residence Robert Dutton demonstrates the use of black and white media in paintings, exploring tone, light, shape, composition, design, and texture.

Higham Hall College, Cockermouth

Thu 30 Oct

£6 / 01768 776276

Art Demo: Expressive Moorland Landscape: Acrylic On Canvas: Course

Artist in Residence Robert Dutton demonstrates acrylic on canvas. Watch as he uses colour, texture, and different effects and techniques to create a painting of the high Pennines.

Higham Hall College, Cockermouth

Wed 29 Oct

£6 / 01768 776276

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