Evening events, Visual art

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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

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

Enterteasement: Comedy! Magic! Burlesque

A spell-binding mix of comedy, magic and burlesque. No tracksuits, sportswear or hats – smart casual and smarter.

The Admiral, Glasgow

Sat 8 Nov

£14 (£10) / 0141 221 7705

Sun 9 Nov

£10 (£5) / 0141 221 7705

Sat 13 Dec

£14 (£10) / 0141 221 7705

The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 0141 222 2254

Wed 5 Nov

Free / 0141 222 2254

Scott Methven: Plagued – A view of Leith

Intricate India ink drawings by Leith-based artist.

Woodland Creatures, Edinburgh

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0131 629 5509

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0131 629 5509

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0131 629 5509

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By Ourselves

Toby Jones, Iain Sinclair and Andrew Kotting made a five-day walk from Epping Forest to Helpston in Northamptonshire, following in the footsteps of the poet John Clare, documented using pin-hole photography and video. This has now been edited to form the backdrop for a series of live art performances by Jem Finer, the…

Battersea Arts Centre, London SW11

Mon 8 Dec

£12 (£9) / 020 7223 2223

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

Ceramic Forms: Natural Inspirations: Course

Artist Sue Dyer teaches basic techniques and decorative ceramics techniques in a course exploring natural forms and the history of ceramics.

MAC (Midlands Arts Centre), Birmingham

Tue 6 Jan 2015

£104 ( £84; £84) / 0121 446 3232

Creative Painting With Hazel Lale: Course

International artist Hazel Lale leads a course in painting and drawing confidently, choosing colour, and sourcing materials.

Higham Hall College, Cockermouth

Sat 1 Nov

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

Sun 2 Nov

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

Festival De Mole

A celebration of the sauces and recipes from each Mexican estado, or state. This week-long festival also coincides with the Dia de Muertos, and Mestizo's will feature a specially-created installation, for the 'dear departed'.

Mestizo Restaurant & Tequila Bar, London NW1

Sun 2 Nov

Booking required, phone for prices / 020 7387 4064

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Neu! Reekie!

Avant-garde spoken word, film and music fusion night describing itself as 'playing host to the sinister and the sanguine'.

Pilrig St Paul's Church, Edinburgh

Fri 28 Nov

£8 / 0131 553 1876

The End of Year Bash – line up TBC.

  • 19:00 – 23:00 Neu! Reekie! Pilrig St Paul's Church, Edinburgh

Sam Burford Solo Exhibition / Redux / 3+1

A multimedia installation from the artist, which seeks to deconstruct cinematic ideals and format to give an unusual expression of time and space.

Fiumano Fine Art, London W2

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 020 7402 6241

Tue 11 Nov

Free / 020 7402 6241

Tempting Failure

Immersive performance installations exploring the notion of impossible feats.

The Island, Bristol

Mon 3 Nov

£15–£30 / 0117 376 3457

Wed 5 Nov

£15–£30 / 0117 376 3457

Thu 6 Nov

£15–£30 / 0117 376 3457

…and 2 more dates until 8 Nov

The Island, Bristol

Fri 7 Nov

£20–£30 (£15–£20) / 01173 763457

Sat 8 Nov

£20–£30 (£15–£20) / 01173 763457

Transmission Gallery Artist Talks

A series of talks by gallery artists.

Transmission Gallery, Glasgow

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 0141 552 7141

A talk by artist Patrick Cole.

Wed 12 Nov

Free / 0141 552 7141

A talk by artist Kathryn Elkin.

Pathfoot Building, Stirling

Sun 2 Nov

£15 recommended donation / 01786 450971

Auction items are exhibited at The Pathfoot Building, University of Stirling from 19 Oct–2 Nov. Items also displayed at www.artlinkcentral.org from October. Bids can be made in advance via email or telephone until 2pm on Friday 2 Nov. Please phone Fiona Taylor at Artlink Central offices for more details.

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Dream Tree Album Launch

To launch the album Dream Tree by Vroni Holzmann, Kirsteen Davidson Kelly (piano) plays a selection of her work. Also artwork by Roni Horn.

Reid Concert Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 22 Nov

Free / 0131 651 4336

Drill: Brighton

Music, films, talks and exhibitions with guest acts including Wire, Swans, Toy and Spectres.

Various venues: Brighton

Thu 4 Dec

prices vary

Fri 5 Dec

prices vary

Life Drawing Class

A mixed-ability life drawing class using a variety of techniques including pencil, paint, charcoal and mixed media.

Ruthrieston Community Centre, Aberdeen

Tue 4 Nov

£55 per block / 01224 611160

Please note: This course runs 23 Sep–25 Nov, 2014.

Tue 11 Nov

£55 per block / 01224 611160

Please note: This course runs 23 Sep–25 Nov, 2014.

Tue 18 Nov

£55 per block / 01224 611160

Please note: This course runs 23 Sep–25 Nov, 2014.

Tue 25 Nov

£55 per block / 01224 611160

Please note: This course runs 23 Sep–25 Nov, 2014.

On The Street Where You Live

Works in various media depicting inner city living.

Will's Art Warehouse, London SW15

Mon 3 Nov

Free / 020 7371 8787

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 020 7371 8787

Wed 5 Nov

Free / 020 7371 8787

…and 5 more dates until 13 Nov

Suspended Bodies - Closing event

The last event to celebrate our exhibition Suspended Bodies exploring our subjective view of inhabiting our own bodies.

Free Space Gallery, London NW5

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 07950 695699

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Treehouse

Exhibition of photographic work, illustrations and paintings, and live performances ranging from monologues, acoustic music and spoken word.

Rich Mix, Bethnal Green

Mon 1 Dec

£8 (£5) / 020 7613 7498

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 6 Nov

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

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

Thu 13 Nov

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

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

Thu 20 Nov

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

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

108 Fine Art & New Light

108 Fine Art, Harrogate is giving everyone a chance to find out more about Emerson Mayes.

108 Fine Art, Harrogate

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 01423 709108

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

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

Dance performance 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

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