Evening events, Visual art

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Ortonandon: Toot Sweet Suit Suite

Ortonandon help you customise your business suit using office supplies in this 'exhibition of alteration'. Email to take part.

Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 16 Aug

Free / 0131 650 2210

Part of Generation & Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 18:00 – 21:00

SoftBox Photography Collective At The Rag Factory

SoftBox Photography Collective is returning to centre of London this July to showcase a diverse collection of work from Edinburgh College of Art Graduating members.

The Rag Factory, London E1

Fri 25 Jul

Free / 020 7183 3048

  • 19:00 – 22:00

Vintage Glasgow

Hemingway Design bring their Vintage Festival format to Glasgow, featuring music, fashion, film, design and dance that celebrates British creativity from the 1920s to 1980s. In the evening time, things get fancy dress with Vintage Nightclubs themed Soul Casino on Saturday and the Torch Club on Sunday.

The Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow

Sat 26 Jul

£22 / 0844 395 4000

Soul Casino curated by Eddie Piller (Acid Jazz) for a night of uplifting soul from DJs Mark Linton, Wayne and Jack Hemingway.

Sun 27 Jul

£25 / 0844 395 4000

Retro 1940s themed Torch Club curated by Snowboy with DJ Bryan Webb and The Bratislava Hot Serenaders (live).

Wild Cabaret & Wicked Lounge, Glasgow

Sun 27 Jul

£10 / 0844 395 4000

Keb Darge presents The Devil's Music with a night of debauched rock, disco, surf and garage with guests Martin Compston, Mark Linton and Kris Funk (aka Monkeyboy).

Kunydiamond: The Beauty Is in Your Head

Exploration of visual perception through macro photography from Kunydiamond (aka Sara Mendez).

The Outhouse, Edinburgh

Wed 23 Jul

Free / 0131 557 6668

  • 17:00 – 00:30

Thu 24 Jul

Free / 0131 557 6668

  • 17:00 – 00:30

Fri 25 Jul

Free / 0131 557 6668

  • 17:00 – 00:30
…and 2 more dates until 27 Jul

M&P Italian Art Exhibition: Foreign Bodies – Corpi Estrani

Performance art, contemporary dance and food, in this month-long Monticelli & Pagone residency.

Alpha Art Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 8 Aug

Free / 0131 226 3066

  • 18:00 – 20:00
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Augusto Corrieri and Vincent Gambini

New performance work considering the ideas of magic and misdirection.

Pilrig St Paul's Church, Edinburgh

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0131 553 1876

Performance entitled This is not a magic show!

  • 19:00

Above & Below

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

Common, Manchester

Tue 22 Jul

Free / 0161 832 9245

  • 18:00 – 02:00

Wed 23 Jul

Free / 0161 832 9245

  • 18:00 – 02:00

Thu 24 Jul

Free / 0161 832 9245

  • 18:00 – 02:00
…and 37 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

Janie Nicoll: Rough Edit

New installation inspired by current events.

Interviewroom 11, Edinburgh

Fri 25 Jul

Free

  • 17:00 – 20:00

Paul Carter: Icaro Menippus (x2)

Work by the late influential artist and teacher Paul Carter (1970–2006), including pieces drawn from Icaro Menippus and Edge of Darkness.

Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 0131 551 4490

Opening reception.

  • 18:00 – 20:00
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Calum Colvin: The Magic Box

An archaeology of the artist's created practice, featuring image transparencies going back to the 1980s and new commissioned work.

Edinburgh Printmakers

Sun 31 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 557 2479

Artist talk and gallery tour. Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 18:00 – 19:00

Cargo, Camera … Action!

A preview of specially commissioned artist collaborations. Featuring short films and live music, with, throughout the day, Gypsy Romania (2pm), Golden Teacher (3.45pm), Halfrican (5.15pm), Mungo's Hi-Fi (6.45pm) and Capone & the Bullets (8.15pm).

Glasgow Film Theatre

Sat 26 Jul

Free / 0141 332 6535

Part of Festival 2014.

  • 18:45
  • 20:15

Current Exchanges: Curator's Tour

Curator Ben Divall leads this tour of the exhibition and discusses the links between Dovecot Studios and the Australian Tapestry Workshops.

Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh

Wed 13 Aug

Free / 0131 550 3660

John Timberlake: We Are History

An installation from John Timberlake, exploring the relationship between diorama and early photography.

Beaconsfield, London SE11

Sun 27 Jul

020 7582 6465

Opening event. Part of SLAM Fridays.

  • 18:00 – 20:30

Islington Arts Factory, London N7

Wed 23 Jul

£10 (£5) / 020 7607 0561

  • 18:30 – 21:00

Wed 30 Jul

£10 (£5) / 020 7607 0561

  • 18:30 – 21:00

Wed 6 Aug

£10 (£5) / 020 7607 0561

  • 18:30 – 21:00
…and 3 more dates until 27 Aug

Pyramid & Parr Hall, Warrington

Mon 28 Jul

Pyramid

£8 / 01925 442345

  • 18:45 – 20:45

Mon 4 Aug

Pyramid

£8 / 01925 442345

  • 18:45 – 20:45

Mon 11 Aug

Pyramid

£8 / 01925 442345

  • 18:45 – 20:45
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Love Kills

Performance artist Cradeaux Alexander performs this solo work, a play about ambition, power struggles, sexual revolution and romantic love, inspired by The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant, by Rainer Fassbinder.

Chelsea Theatre, London SW10

Tue 29 Jul

£12 (£10) / 020 7352 1967

  • 19:30

Wed 30 Jul

£12 (£10) / 020 7352 1967

  • 19:30

Ray Lee: Chorus

A sound and light installation in three different locations by the artist, composer and performer.

The Hub, Milton Keynes

Wed 23 Jul

Free

  • 17:00 – 19:00

2020Vision

A show combining visuals, stories and narrative to put forward ideas to rebuild our natural home.

The Macdonald Marine Hotel, North Berwick

Wed 6 Aug

£11

Part of Fringe by the Sea.

20th Century Perspectives: City Spaces & Strings

Immersive experience combining specially curated sets of 20th century music for strings with the present and sometimes polarising environment of Glasgow’s 20th-century architecture. The event location will be announced when booking. Booking is essential.

Secret Location: Glasgow

Fri 12 Sep

£15 / 0141 352 4900

  • 18:30

Sat 13 Sep

£15 / 0141 352 4900

  • 18:30

4 Corners

The Others curates and hosts a diverse range of both emerging and established contemporary art. NOW bringing brand new East London Artists to The Others, handpicked from the cream of London's bountiful crop.

The Others, London N16

Thu 24 Jul

Free / 020 8802 3755

  • 19:00 – 00:00

Fri 25 Jul

Free / 020 8802 3755

  • 19:00 – 00:00

Sat 26 Jul

Free / 020 8802 3755

  • 19:00 – 00:00

Thu 31 Jul

Free / 020 8802 3755

  • 19:00 – 00:00
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5x15

Hosted by 5x15 Five speakers, 15 minutes, one high-octane evening of enlightening, and inspirational spoken word cabaret. Join 5x15 for their signature event, bringing speakers from diverse backgrounds to reveal their most innovative ideas and abiding passions. Tickets include one delightful cocktail.

Hendrick's Carnival of Knowledge, Edinburgh

Fri 8 Aug

The Odditorium

£12

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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

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

Ambiente Family Art

An evening of images and songs, past and present, exile in lyrics, videos and music.

The InSpiral Lounge, London NW1

Thu 31 Jul

Free / 020 7428 5857

  • 20:00 – 00:00

Amour En Cage

Art exhibition exploring natural forms and figures: encased, wrapped, confined, caged - exploring the idea of clothing as a prison, traumatic bonding, visual oxymoron.

Off The Wall, Cardiff

Wed 23 Jul

Free / 02920 554469

  • 18:00 – 20:00
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