Evening events, Visual art

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SEEP II: Mirrors & Mires

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

Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 19 Sep

Free

  • 19:00 – 22:00

Sun 28 Sep

£2–£3

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

  • 18:00 – 20:00

'Photo Invasion' Invades Shoreditch

A celebration of the art of image making. Lucas Levitan 'steals' images and makes his mark on them.

Sclater Street, London E1

Thu 4 Sep

Free

  • 20:00 – 23:00

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

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
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Fire Garden By Caraboose

Battersea Power Station will be transformed into a spectacular display of fire and light by internationally renowned French artists, Carabosse.

Battersea Power Station, London SW8

Fri 5 Sep

Free

  • 18:30 – 22:30

Sat 6 Sep

Free

  • 18:30 – 22:30

Introduction to Printmaking

A ten-week course providing you with a wide range of practice in various forms of contemporary printmaking.

Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts Centre

Mon 8 Sep

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 1 Sep–10 Nov 2014.

  • 18:30 – 21:00

Mon 15 Sep

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 1 Sep–10 Nov 2014.

  • 18:30 – 21:00

Mon 22 Sep

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 1 Sep–10 Nov 2014.

  • 18:30 – 21:00
…and 6 more dates until 10 Nov

John Volynchook: Your Time

Photographs by the winner of the Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival 2013 Photography Open.

Pyramid & Parr Hall, Warrington

Fri 5 Sep

Pyramid

Free / 01925 442345

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Laydeez Do Comics

A worldwide graphic novel forum led by women, open to all, with a focus on topics of the domestic and the everyday.

Pearce Institute, Glasgow

Mon 10 Nov

£2 / 0141 445 6007

  • 18:30 – 21:00

Pin Drop

A weekly story reading event, brought to you by Simon Oldfield and Elizabeth Day. Each time, a new line-up of authors, artists, actors and cultural commentators read aloud from contemporary and classic literature.

Simon Oldfield Gallery, London W1K

Tue 2 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7404 0884

This week it's Roshi Fernando, author of Homesick and shortlister for the EFG Sunday Times Short Story Prize, 2011.

  • 18:30 – 20:00

Wed 3 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7404 0884

This week it's Roshi Fernando, author of Homesick and shortlister for the EFG Sunday Times Short Story Prize, 2011.

  • 18:30 – 20:00

Thu 4 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7404 0884

This week it's Roshi Fernando, author of Homesick and shortlister for the EFG Sunday Times Short Story Prize, 2011.

  • 18:30 – 20:00
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Science Meets Art

George Donald talks through his drawing of a life model.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Mon 6 Oct

Free / 0141 552 4267

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Mon 3 Nov

Free / 0141 552 4267

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Mon 1 Dec

Free / 0141 552 4267

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 19:00 – 21:00
…and 2 more dates until 2 Feb 2015

Amanda Jackson: To Build A Home

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

Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan

Mon 8 Sep

Phone for prices / 01239 621 200

  • 17:00 – 20:00

Mon 15 Sep

Phone for prices / 01239 621 200

  • 17:00 – 20:00

Mon 22 Sep

Phone for prices / 01239 621 200

  • 17:00 – 20:00

Mon 29 Sep

Phone for prices / 01239 621 200

  • 17:00 – 20:00

Fractured Visions: To See Again

Artist Tamiko Thiel and Dr. Dominic ffytche, neuropsychiatrist (KCL Institute of Psychiatry) will create a smartphone digital installation, accessible at the KCL Guy's campus, depicting the effects of a visual perceptual disorder called palinopsia.

Bovey Tracey, Newton Abbot

Fri 5 Sep

Prices vary

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Lorraine Clarke: Spectre of Abandonment

Sculpture accompanied by performances of poetry.

Candid Arts Galleries, London EC1V

Tue 9 Sep

Free / 07789 862011

  • 18:00 – 21:00

On Transience: The University of Westminster MA Photographic Degree Show

The University of Westminster is delighted to announce On Transience, the 2014 edition of its critically acclaimed MA Photographic Studies postgraduate exhibition.

Ambika P3, London NW1

Tue 2 Sep

Free / 020 7911 5876

  • 18:00 – 20:00
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Poetry Meets Art

Poetry and spoken word event raising awareness of the situation in the Congo but also featuring rap, spoken word, poetry quizzes, hip hop and music.

Passing Clouds, London E8

Tue 9 Sep

£5 before 9pm, £7 after / 07596 940536

  • 19:00 – 23:30

Tue 14 Oct

£5 before 9pm, £7 after / 07596 940536

  • 19:00 – 23:30

Tue 11 Nov

£5 before 9pm, £7 after / 07596 940536

  • 19:00 – 23:30

Tue 9 Dec

£5 before 9pm, £7 after / 07596 940536

  • 19:00 – 23:30

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

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 11 Sep

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

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

  • 18:30 – 21:00

Thu 18 Sep

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

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

  • 18:30 – 21:00

Thu 25 Sep

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

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

  • 18:30 – 21:00
…and 7 more dates until 20 Nov

Above & Below

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

Common, Manchester

Tue 2 Sep

Free / 0161 832 9245

  • 18:00 – 02:00

Wed 3 Sep

Free / 0161 832 9245

  • 18:00 – 02:00

Thu 4 Sep

Free / 0161 832 9245

  • 18:00 – 02:00
…and 25 more dates until 29 Sep

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

Tue 2 Sep

£38 / 01506 777666

  • 17:30 – 19:00

Wed 3 Sep

£38 / 01506 777666

  • 17:30 – 19:00

Thu 4 Sep

£38 / 01506 777666

  • 17:30 – 19:00
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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

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Andrea Zucchini: Alchemical Studies

For Tenderpixel's 2014 summer break, we turned over the gallery space to Andrea Zucchini, London-based artist. As a result of the residency he presents his work in a solo exhibition, Alchemical Studies, from 6 to 20 September.

Tenderpixel Gallery, London WC2N

Fri 5 Sep

Free / 020 7379 9464

  • 19:00 – 21:00

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

Art & Life: The Paintings of Beryl Bainbridge: Representing History, Panel Discussion

The panel will discuss the selection of etchings, drawings and paintings, archival material from the British Library, and visual screenings which are included in the current Bainbridge exhibition.

King's College, London WC2R

Thu 25 Sep

£5 ( £3) / 020 7836 5454

  • 18:30 – 20:30
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