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The Object Lesson

  • 5 stars

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

Thu 21 Aug

Tech Cube 1

£14 (£12) / 0131 560 1581

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Tech Cube 1

£14 (£12) / 0131 560 1581

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Tech Cube 1

£14 (£12) / 0131 560 1581

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Tech Cube 1

£14 (£12) / 0131 560 1581

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Art Late South

See what sort of amazing artistic things are happening on Edinburgh's south side, including a performance from the Little Kicks, and visits to exhibitions at Edinburgh College of Art, New Media Scotland, Dovecot Studios, Summerhall and Talbot Rice Gallery. Presented in partnership with The List. Booking is essential.

Various venues, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

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

Thu 21 Aug

Space 1

Free / 0131 629 5509

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Space 1

Free / 0131 629 5509

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Space 1

Free / 0131 629 5509

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Space 1

Free / 0131 629 5509

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

'Photo Invasion' Invades Shoreditch

Levitan creates a surprising partnership with other users by 'stealing' their images. He doesn't ask for permission which gives both, photographer and illustrator, autonomy and respect each one's role in the process.

Sclater Street, London E1

Thu 4 Sep

Free

  • 20:00 – 23:00

Tatcon Blackpool

Blackpool's very first tattoo convention promises a long weekend of artist appearances, stalls, merch, live music and entertainment including Shoot the Poet, Tony Auton Band, Full Fat Boogie Band and Boomville.

Norbreck Castle Hotel, Blackpool

Fri 22 Aug

£15 for a weekend ticket; £8.50 for Sat or Sun only / 08712 220 031

Sat 23 Aug

£15 for a weekend ticket; £8.50 for Sat or Sun only / 08712 220 031

Sun 24 Aug

£15 for a weekend ticket; £8.50 for Sat or Sun only / 08712 220 031

Mon 25 Aug

£15 for a weekend ticket; £8.50 for Sat or Sun only / 08712 220 031

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Amanda Jackson: To Build A Home

Photographer Amanda Jackson launches her new exhibition To Build A Home.

Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan

Mon 25 Aug

Phone for prices / 01239 621 200

  • 17:00 – 20:00

Mon 1 Sep

Phone for prices / 01239 621 200

  • 17:00 – 20:00

Mon 8 Sep

Phone for prices / 01239 621 200

  • 17:00 – 20:00
…and 3 more dates until 29 Sep

Kathy Hinde: Tipping Point

Audio-visual installation in which microphones feeding back inside water-filled vessels respond to the constantly changing water levels.

Woodend Barn Arts Centre, Banchory

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 01330 825431

Part of sound-scotland.

  • 18:00 – 19:15

myBearpaw Craft Club

A sewing bee with tea/coffee (bring your own mug) and cake.

myBearpaw, Edinburgh

Tue 26 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 228 6377

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Commonwealth Lecture: Hamburg City Park

Frank-Pieter Hesse and Heino Grunert, who both work in development and planning for the City of Hamburg, discuss the centenary year of Hamburg City Park.

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Wed 3 Sep

£5 donation; GCHT members free / 0141 552 1331

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Deal Life Drawing: Workshop

A life drawing sessions specifically for professional artists and students and amateurs with experience in the field.

Astor Community Theatre, Deal

Wed 27 Aug

£6 per session / 01304 370220

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Wed 3 Sep

£6 per session / 01304 370220

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Wed 10 Sep

£6 per session / 01304 370220

  • 19:00 – 21:00
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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 21 Aug

Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Thu 28 Aug

Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Thu 4 Sep

Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

  • 17:00 – 19:00
…and 18 more dates until 8 Jan 2015

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Fri 12 Sep

Sold out / 0131 624 6200

Optimo spin the decks, and there's live performance from afro-disco collective Golden Teacher. Part of Generation.

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Ryan Van Winkle and Dan Gorman: ViewMaster

  • 4 stars

Collaborative, interactive performance piece involving a set of viewmaster slides, some poetry reading and a live soundtrack.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Fri 22 Aug

Sat 23 Aug

Sun 24 Aug

SEEP II: Mirrors & Mires

Visual art, poetry, performance and hair-cutting in this multi-disciplinary event.

Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 28 Sep

£2–£3

Writing, performance poetry and acoustic open mic session featuring Liz Cronin.

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Sonic Vision

High energy music combines with vivid 3D graphic environments in this unique experience in Scotland's only 360 degree dome film theatre.

Our Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

£5 / 0131 550 7800

  • 19:30 – 20:00

Sat 23 Aug

£5 / 0131 550 7800

  • 19:30 – 20:00

Sun 24 Aug

£5 / 0131 550 7800

  • 19:30 – 20:00
…and 5 more dates until 30 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 21 Aug

Free / 0870 770 4488

  • 18:30 – 02:00

Fri 22 Aug

Free / 0870 770 4488

  • 18:30 – 02:00

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 0870 770 4488

  • 18:30 – 02:00
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Tribal Art London

The UK's only tribal art fair showcasing period ceremonial artefacts and modern tribal art.

Mall Galleries, London SW1Y

Wed 10 Sep

Free / 020 7930 6844

  • 18:30 – 21:30

Women Against Fundamentalism: Book Launch

The aunch of new book by Sukhwant Dhaliwal and Niral Yuval Davis, Women Against Fundamentalism: Stories of Dissent and Solidarity. The event features speakers Pragna Patel, Director of Southall Black Sisters and Natalie Bennett, leader of the Green Party. Also The Cult of Comedy presents performances by Sameena Zehra…

Rich Mix, Bethnal Green

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 020 7613 7498

  • 19:00

Aberdeen Art Fair Preview Evening

A preview of the highly regarded AAF, featuring work from local and national galleries and artists. Booking is essential.

Music Hall, Aberdeen

Fri 5 Sep

£13.20 / 01224 641122

Above & Below

'Above & Below' is a collection of all new work from Rob Bailey.

Common, Manchester

Thu 21 Aug

Free / 0161 832 9245

  • 18:00 – 02:00

Fri 22 Aug

Free / 0161 832 9245

  • 18:00 – 02:00

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 0161 832 9245

  • 18:00 – 02:00
…and 7 more dates until 30 Aug

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
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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

Wed 27 Aug

£38 / 01506 777666

  • 17:30 – 19:00

Thu 28 Aug

£38 / 01506 777666

  • 17:30 – 19:00

Fri 29 Aug

£38 / 01506 777666

  • 17:30 – 19:00
…and 47 more dates until 15 Oct

Alfred Emslie's Dinner at Haddo House

Alfred Emslie's 1884 painting Dinner at Haddo House depicts what looks like a convivial evening with high Victorian society, including then-PM William Ewart Gladstone – but if you want an explanation for Gladstone's scowl, look no further than the piper blasting away in a corner. Simon Welfare talks about the painting.

Haddo House, Ellon

Tue 7 Oct

£15 (under 26s £8) / 0844 493 2179

Part of Haddo Arts Festival.

The AniMotion Show

Scottish percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie and Russian visual artist Maria Rud collaborate in an evening of live art and live music.

Marischal College (University of Aberdeen)

Tue 9 Sep

Free / 03000 266600

  • 17:30 – 21:25

Anne Wright & Jan Dayton

The mediums present an evening of clairvoyance and spirit portrait art, as they bring messages and sketched portraits from the life beyond.

The Hawth, Crawley

Fri 3 Oct

Studio

£13.50 ( £12.50) / 01293 553636

  • 19:30

The Arab Quarterly

An informal evening of music and dance as The Arab Quarter band perform live with performances from belly dancers.

Islington Assembly Hall, London N1

Wed 17 Sep

£25; £20 adv / 020 7527 2000

  • 19:30 – 22:30
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