Evening events, Visual art

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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.

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

American Impressionism: A New Vision - An International Symposium

A conference presenting some of the latest research in American Impressionism, to go with the American Impressionism: A New Vision show.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Thu 2 Oct

Hawthornden Lecture Theatre

£15 (£10) / 0131 624 6200

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.

Thu 9 Oct

Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

Thu 16 Oct

Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

…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.

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.

Thu 8 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

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

Knitwear: Chanel to Westwood

Inspirational vintage fashion knitwear from the 20th century. Highlights include 1920s Chanel jersey, 1930s woollen swimwear, 1970s Bill Gibb and conceptual garments from Comme des Garcons, Vivienne Westwood and Julien MacDonald.

Fashion And Textile Museum, London SE1

Thu 9 Oct

prices vary / 020 7407 8664

Thu 16 Oct

prices vary / 020 7407 8664

Thu 23 Oct

prices vary / 020 7407 8664

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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

Mamoru Iriguchi: 4D Cinema

Set in a cinema and featuring both classic film clips and newly-filmed footage, this performance art piece explores a world where new technology blurs both actual and virtual reality.

Chelsea Theatre, London SW10

Wed 26 Nov

£10 (£5) / 020 7352 1967

Thu 27 Nov

£10 (£5) / 020 7352 1967

Teachers’ Evening with Donna Wilson

Join British textile designer Donna Wilson for a private viewing of 'KNITWEAR: Chanel to Westwood'.

Fashion And Textile Museum, London SE1

Thu 2 Oct

£12 / 020 7407 8664

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

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.

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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

Mon 20 Oct

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

Tue 21 Oct

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

Wed 22 Oct

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

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

Thu 2 Oct

£38 / 01506 777666

Fri 3 Oct

£38 / 01506 777666

Sat 4 Oct

£38 / 01506 777666

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After the Flash: Photography from the Atomic Archive

Images of the bomb, from the archives of Canadian art historian John O'Brian, exploring the ways in which the development of nuclear weapons has been both recorded by the camera and produced by the camera, with high-speed photography helping bomb engineers understand what goes on during explosions.

Work Gallery, London WC1X

Thu 9 Oct

Free / 02077 135097

Opening event.

Agit Disco

Stefan Szczelkkun is the DJ for an Agit Disco at the Cafe Gallery in Southwark Park. Everyone is invited to make their own playlist following the preview of FOLLES DE LEUR CORPS / CRAZY ABOUT THEIR BODIES.

Cafe Gallery Projects, London SE16

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 020 7237 1230

  • 17:00 – 18:00 Agit Disco Cafe Gallery Projects, London

Alan Aldridge

Described by John Lennon as “His Royal Master of Images to Their Majesties The Beatles”, Alan Aldridge’s earlier life was a far cry from his later creative success, as he discusses with Paul Blezard.

The Salon, Cheltenham

Tue 7 Oct

£8

Part of Cheltenham Literature Festival.

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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

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.

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

Annual SSHoP Lecture: Paul Seawright

Photographer Paul Seawright talks about his illustrious career.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Wed 22 Oct

Hawthornden Lecture Theatre

Free / 0131 624 6200

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

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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

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

Art As Therapy: Exhibition And Private View

The annual Art as Therapy exhibition will give emphasis to eco subjects as part of the IMAGINE festival. Participating groups include SCOLA and the Sutton Mental Health Foundation.

Sutton College of Learning for Adults (SCOLA)

Mon 13 Oct

Free

Art At The Alex

Thur Oct 2nd The Alex will be launching an exhibition of local artists Yana Stajno and Alan Wolfson. The event coincides with National Poetry day so there will be performances from local poets acts Mel Jones and Alan Wolfson with guest Jessie Pie.

The Alex, London N8

Thu 2 Oct

Free

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

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