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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

Postcards From…

Now in its 4th year, ‘Postcards From…’ invited 200 artists to create postcard-size artworks, exploring people’s perceptions of mental health. Artists have submitted an eclectic mix of work for this open exhibition, showcasing different themes, mediums,

the gallery on the corner, Edinburgh

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0131 557 8969

Part of Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0131 557 8969

Part of Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 557 8969

Part of Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.

Art for Youth North 2014

Contemporary, affordable art from new and established artists.

Queen Mary's School, Thirsk

Thu 23 Oct

£15; £12 adv / 01845 575 000

Fri 24 Oct

£15; £12 adv / 01845 575 000

Sat 25 Oct

£15; £12 adv / 01845 575 000

John Thackara: Creativity and Innovation – Making a Difference

John Thackara, founder of Doors of Perception and author of In The Bubble: Designing In A Complex World, delivers a talk on creativity and making a difference.

Òran Mór, Glasgow

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 01382 381296

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

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Vaults Of Terror

TV Horror comes to life through drawing, screen printing and sculpture this Halloween. 21 Artists pay homage to small screen terror through screen printing, drawing and sculpture whilst The Vaults are themselves become a ghastly wonderland.

The Vaults, London SE1

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 020 7401 9603

Brainwash

An evening of video art, photography and paintings by Latin American video artist Jose Maria Martinelli and others, with drinks and cakes available.

The Things We Love, London N1

Thu 13 Nov

Free / 0744 8223856

  • 18:00 – 23:00 Brainwash The Things We Love, London

Clay Sinclair: Welcome To Utopia

Paintings inspired by the theme of Utopia.

Woolff Gallery, London W1T

Thu 6 Nov

Free / 0207 631 0551

Returning Autumn Visitors

New paintings from Tom Sutton Smith, Melanie Williamson, Stanley Bird, Chris Brook and Jenny Martin.

Bon Papillon, Edinburgh

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0131 538 2505

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0131 538 2505

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 538 2505

…and 17 more dates until 19 Nov

Scott Methven: Plagued – A view of Leith

Intricate India ink drawings by Leith-based artist.

Woodland Creatures, Edinburgh

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 0131 629 5509

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0131 629 5509

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0131 629 5509

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Perth Festival of the Arts

Music, comedy, theatre, dance and visual arts are all up for grabs at this festival. Highlights include English Touring Opera's new production of La Boheme, world-class choir The Sixteen and Artay the contemporary art marquee full of contemporary Scottish Art.

Perth Concert Hall

Thu 21 May 2015

Prices vary / 01738 621031

Fri 22 May 2015

Prices vary / 01738 621031

Sat 23 May 2015

Prices vary / 01738 621031

…and 8 more dates until 31 May 2015

Thomas Heatherwick at the Royal Geographical Society

Designer Heatherwick talks about his latest projects.

Royal Geographical Society (With The Institute Of British Geographers), London SW7

Thu 23 Oct

£25 / 020 7591 3000

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

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 23 Oct

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

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

Thu 30 Oct

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

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

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.

…and 2 more dates until 20 Nov

557 Reasons: A Tribute To Life

This art exhibition is to honour the 557 people who have their final home between the walls of the Crypt and pay a tribute to their lives. 24 artists from different countries give a highly personal interpretation of the joys of life.

St Pancras Church, London NW1

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 020 8558 6982

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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

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 23 Oct

Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

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.

In Another Light

During the coming dark months, Meadow Arts and National Trust present In Another Light, a contemporary art programme incorporating live events and exhibited artworks at Croft Castle, revealing hidden dimensions of this ancient place.

National Trust: Croft Castle, Leominster

Sat 1 Nov

£3.50–£9.50 / 01568 780246

Sat 8 Nov

£3.50–£9.50 / 01568 780246

Sat 15 Nov

£3.50–£9.50 / 01568 780246

…and 18 more dates until 21 Mar 2015

Life Drawing And Painting: Workshop

Develop your painting and drawing skills to produce a life portrait.

MAC (Midlands Arts Centre), Birmingham

Fri 9 Jan 2015

£104 ( £84; £84) / 0121 446 3232

Out of Hours: Show Two

Exhibition inspired by West Yorkshire place names, featuring interactive installations.

Bates Mill, Huddersfield

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 01484 430 528

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 01484 430 528

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01484 430 528

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RWA Autumn Art Party in the Presence of Sir Peter Blake

On 23rd October the RWA is holding its Annual Art Party. Set in the RWA's spectacular galleries, with the 162nd Annual Open Exhibition as a backdrop, guests can mingle with the likes of Sir Peter Blake RA, RWA (Hon), who is this year's guest artist.

Royal West Of England Academy, Bristol

Thu 23 Oct

£25 / 0117 973 5129

Sweet 'Art: Guilty Pleasures

Work from quirky art collective Sweet 'Art.

Juno, London E1

Mon 3 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7729 2660

Tue 4 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7729 2660

Wed 5 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7729 2660

…and 25 more dates until 30 Nov

Tale From The Deep - A Graphic Novel Anthology

'The next day, none of the fishermen would be able to agree on just what the stranger had looked like.' For one night only visit Hackney Pirates for the launch of this graphic novel anthology, brought to life by the illustrators of Drawn Chorus.

Hackney Pirates, London E8

Thu 20 Nov

Free

Tempting Failure

Immersive performance installations exploring the notion of impossible feats.

The Island, Bristol

Fri 7 Nov

£20–£30 (£15–£20) / 01173 763457

Sat 8 Nov

£20–£30 (£15–£20) / 01173 763457

William Morris Gallery Late: Obsession

Inspired by the Pre-Raphaelites' infatuation with models such as Jane Morris and Lizzie Siddal, this free late event celebrates the intense relationship between artists and their muses with specially selected art, music, poetry, food and drink.

William Morris Gallery, London E17

Thu 6 Nov

Free / 020 8496 4390

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