Evening events, Visual art

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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

Neu! Reekie!

Avant-garde spoken word, film and music fusion night describing itself as 'playing host to the sinister and the sanguine'.

Pilrig St Paul's Church, Edinburgh

Fri 28 Nov

£8 / 0131 553 1876

The End of Year Bash – line up TBC.

  • 19:00 – 23:00 Neu! Reekie! Pilrig St Paul's Church, Edinburgh

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 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.

Returning Autumn Visitors

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

Bon Papillon, Edinburgh

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 0131 538 2505

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0131 538 2505

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0131 538 2505

…and 12 more dates until 19 Nov

Scott Methven: Plagued – A view of Leith

Intricate India ink drawings by Leith-based artist.

Woodland Creatures, Edinburgh

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 0131 629 5509

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0131 629 5509

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0131 629 5509

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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

Murray Ballard Live Lecture

NEoN Festival presents a one off talk on a documentary photographer based in Brighton. Murray Ballard's art - which has also addressed the offshore renewables industry and the genetic modification of foodstuffs – walks a gorgeous line between documentary and science communications. To celebrate the theme of this year's…

Dundee Science Centre

Fri 7 Nov

Free Booking required / 01382 868608

Part of Dundee Science Festival.

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

Ron Athey: Incorruptible Flesh: Messianic Remains

The final in Athey's Incorruptible Flesh series explores enlightenment and death.

The Arches, Glasgow

Tue 11 Nov

£11 (£10) / 0141 565 1000

Part of Glasgay!.

Wed 12 Nov

£11 (£10) / 0141 565 1000

Part of Glasgay!.

Algo__Rhythm

A project specially curated to explore the relationship between sonic and visual art practices. There are four live performances from musicians who use analogue hardware to make music accompanied by a live AV installation.

The Art School, Glasgow

Thu 27 Nov

Free

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Altamont Presents - Andrew Reynolds ‘Polaroids’

Iconic skateboarder Andrew Reynolds' rarely-seen Polaroids and 35mm prints go on display for the first time in Europe. The personal photos document his life - from his childhood driveway ramp to touring with Tony Hawk, Willy Santos and Ocean Howell.

71A Gallery, London EC2A

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 020 7729 3675

Angela Davidson

A chance to see the paintings of Angela Davidson, Aberdeenshire-based animal and bird artist.

George Pirie Modern, Edinburgh

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 0131 454 3648

The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 0141 222 2254

Wed 5 Nov

Free / 0141 222 2254

Celebrabis Vitae Skull Art Exhibition

Skull Appreciation Society invite you to pay tribute to and celebrate the lives of past friends and family members at Celebrabis Vitae, their upcoming skull art exhibition.

Herrick Gallery, London E1

Fri 31 Oct

£10 / 020 7739 9723

Colin Prior: The Journey So Far

Top notch landscape photographer Colin Prior discusses his work, touching on his current projects in Scotland and Pakistan's Karakoram mountains.

Eastgate Theatre & Arts Centre, Peebles

Thu 30 Oct

£10 / 01721 725777

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I Died In Hell: (They Called It Passchendaele)

Video art combined with spoken and written word brings war poetry to life and reveals new European perspectives on the First World War.

The Bloomsbury Theatre, London WC1H

Tue 4 Nov

£10 (£5) / 020 3108 1000

People Show: 124 Fallout

An interdisciplinary work that explores the themes of isolation, media-induced fear, mass extinction and football, post-game discussion in a freefall mix of performance, video and live music.

Toynbee Studios, London E1

Fri 28 Nov

£5; £15 See both for (£11) / 020 7650 2350

Sat 29 Nov

£5; £15 See both for (£11) / 020 7650 2350

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 11 Nov

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

Tue 9 Dec

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

Alice Rawsthorn: Hello World – Where Design Meets Life

Design critic Alice Rawsthorn delivers a talk on the influence design has on our lives and where it may take us in the future.

Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 01382 381296

Brown Bag Bingo

Play bingo and win art in this charity evening.

Block 336, London SW9

Fri 14 Nov

£37.50 Tickets are inclusive of your bingo card / 020 7998 8337

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Charity Evening: Walking with the Wounded

A charity evening for the injured veterans' charity Walking with the Wounded, with star military guests, held to coincide with the exhibition Before the Dawn, consisting of paintings by Arabella Dorman of British soldiers and Afghan people.

La Galleria Pall Mall, London SW1Y

Thu 6 Nov

£36 / 020 7228 9954

This evening features General Sir Nick Parker, former commander of British Land Forces in Afghanistan, and special guest Sir Richard Stagg, Her Majesty's Ambassador to Afghanistan.

Tue 11 Nov

£36 / 020 7228 9954

This evening's guest is Baron Richards of Herstmonceux, who as General Sir David Richards was commander of the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan between 2006 and 2008.

Dyslexia Awareness Week 2014

Dyslexia Awareness Week runs from November 3 to November 9 and we have a number of events during the week including a mentoring and entrepreneur's event, and an author's event with Tom McLaughlin and Sally Gardner at the Bloomsbury Institute.

Tottenham Court Road Station, London W1D

Wed 5 Nov

£10 ( £6; Children £6) / 07584 319263

Thu 6 Nov

£10 ( £6; Children £6) / 07584 319263

Koen Vanmechelen: Darwin's Dream – Panel Discussion

Panel discussion with the artist, curators James Putnam and Jill Silverman van Coenegrachts and Belgian geneticist Em. Prof. Jean-Jacques Cassiman, a longterm collaborator of the artist. Places are limited. Booking is essential.

St Pancras Church, London NW1

Fri 14 Nov

Free / 020 8558 6982

MA/MFA Choreographing Live Art: The Famous Lauren Barri Holstein

This is going to be the cheapest, crappiest piece of garbage you will ever see on stage. This will literally be a pile of crap. A pile of shit, of shit-covered people, of money-covered shit.

Lincoln Performing Arts Centre

Sat 1 Nov

£7 (£5) / 01522 882000

Skull Paradise: The Gravehounds Of Bone Street

Visual art on themes of hoodlums, ruffians and general ne'er-do-wells.

Common, Manchester

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 0161 832 9245

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0161 832 9245

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0161 832 9245

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