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Northerners Photography Exhibition

Northerners Exhibition' is an entirely new collection of portraits from a cross section of Northern Celebrities, Sports Personalities, Actors, Politicians and people encountered. Featuring Sittings with Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart..

Calumet Photographic Manchester

Tue 21 Oct

Free / 0161 274 0500

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 0161 274 0500

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0161 274 0500

…and 25 more dates until 21 Nov

Northerners Celebrity Portrait Photography Exhibition

Rory's 'Northerners Exhibition' is an entirely new collection of portraits from a cross section of Northern Celebrities. Featuring Sittings with Sir Ian McKellen, Sir Patrick Stewart, Ian McShane, Emma Rigby, Claire Sweeney and many others.

Calumet Photographic, London NW1

Mon 24 Nov

Free

Tue 25 Nov

Free

Wed 26 Nov

Free

…and 32 more dates until 2 Jan 2015

Caroline Hepburne-Scott

Detailed bird and botanical drawings and landscape paintings. Also on show is a selection of taxidermy by Colin Scott.

Flaubert Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 14 Nov

Free / 0131 225 5007

Sat 15 Nov

Free / 0131 225 5007

Sun 16 Nov

Free / 0131 225 5007

…and 3 more dates until 19 Nov

Stephen Murray: The Comedown

Glasgow-based sculptor Stephen Murray builds a velodrome as a response to the Commonwealth Games.

The Briggait, Glasgow

Tue 21 Oct

Free / 0141 553 5890

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 0141 553 5890

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0141 553 5890

…and 9 more dates until 1 Nov

The Airdrie Boys

Paintings by Dan Ferguson and John Cunningham.

RGI Kelly Gallery, Glasgow

Tue 21 Oct

Free / 0141 248 6386

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 0141 248 6386

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0141 248 6386

…and 7 more dates until 1 Nov back to top

The Collaborator’s Exhibition

Preview Friday 12th September 7-9pm. Celebrating a year of the Collaborators: the collective comes together as one.

The Exchange, Penzance

Tue 21 Oct

Free / 01736 363715

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 01736 363715

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 01736 363715

…and 8 more dates until 1 Nov

Danie Mellor: Primordial – SuperNaturalBayiMinyjirral

Work by the acclaimed contemporary Australian artist, whose work is informed by a deep knowledge of art history and a willingness to engage with issue related to his own indigenous and European heritage.

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Tue 21 Oct

Free / 0300 123 6789

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 0300 123 6789

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0300 123 6789

…and 31 more dates until 23 Nov

Easel Sketching in the Gallery

If you feel inspired enough by the masterpieces in the gallery to try your hand at a bit of sketching, come along for a session led by artist Damian Callan. There's a different subject each month, and sometimes a live model.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0131 624 6200

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0131 624 6200

Thu 20 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6200

…and 3 more dates until 12 Dec

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

Alasdair Gray: From the Personal to the Universal

A major retrospective to mark the 80th birthday of one of Scotland's most revered artists. More than 100 works are on display, many loaned from private collections, featuring pieces from Gray's student days to the present.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Tue 21 Oct

£5 (£3; under 16s free) / 0141 276 9599

Note: some content may not be suitable for under 16s. Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Wed 22 Oct

£5 (£3; under 16s free) / 0141 276 9599

Note: some content may not be suitable for under 16s. Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Thu 23 Oct

£5 (£3; under 16s free) / 0141 276 9599

Note: some content may not be suitable for under 16s. Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

…and 122 more dates until 22 Feb 2015 back to top

Animal Art Exhibition

Images of animals.

Glass & Thompson, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 0131 557 0909

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0131 557 0909

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 0131 557 0909

…and 45 more dates until 24 Dec

Another Athens Symposium

A one-day symposium inviting speakers to investigate the city and how people interact with it.

Forest Centre +, Edinburgh

Thu 4 Dec

Free / 0131 229 4948

Antony R James: Contrast

Exhibition of work by landscape and coastal artist and photographer consisting of photography, paintings in acrylic and some printmaking including transfer monotypes in oil pastel.

The Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre, Monkton Heathfield, Taunton

Tue 21 Oct

Free / 01823 414141

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 01823 414141

Arabella Dorman: Before the Dawn

Subtitled An Artist's Journey through Afghanistan, these paintings and drawings of local Afghan people and British soldiers were made over a period of five years, during which the artist was sometimes an official war artist and sometimes an independent traveller.

La Galleria Pall Mall, London SW1Y

Wed 5 Nov

Free / 020 7228 9954

Thu 6 Nov

Free / 020 7228 9954

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 020 7228 9954

…and 8 more dates until 15 Nov

Carol Kidd

Paintings by Carol Kidd, who's better known as one of Scotland's top jazz singers.

iota, Glasgow

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0141 338 6052

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0141 338 6052

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0141 338 6052

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Exhale-In

Joran Rapa Manche presents a solo exhibition at Asylum in Peckham. Eight sculptures contracting by the suction of standard vacuum cleaners and expanding to six metres by the force of gravity.

Asylum, London SE15

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 07796 684834

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 07796 684834

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 07796 684834

…and 3 more dates until 28 Oct

International Model Boat Show

Marine modelling with club displays, demonstrations and suppliers.

Warwickshire Exhibition Centre, Leamington Spa

Fri 7 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01926 614101

Sensory Rooms: Designing Interventions To Support Dementia Care

A contemporary exhibition showcasing the results of research based around multisensory stimulation for people with dementia.

Somerset House, London WC2R

Tue 21 Oct

Free / 020 7845 4600

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 020 7845 4600

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 020 7845 4600

…and 2 more dates until 25 Oct

Simon Pritchard: New Vintage Visions & Re-imaginings Of Cult Movie Poster Art

Canvas and poster art based on Rock and Roll music and pop culture from artist Simon Pritchard.

The Forum, Norwich

Tue 21 Oct

Atrium

Free / 01603 727950

Wed 22 Oct

Atrium

Free / 01603 727950

Thu 23 Oct

Atrium

Free / 01603 727950

…and 3 more dates until 26 Oct

Stuart Semple: Anxiety Generation

Post-YBA artist Stuart Semple, whose following includes the likes of Debbie Harry, Uri Geller and Noel Gallagher, opens a new show at the brand new Mayfair premises of Delahunty Fine Art this November.

Delahunty Fine Art, London W1J

Wed 12 Nov

Free / 020 7493 1613

Thu 13 Nov

Free / 020 7493 1613

Fri 14 Nov

Free / 020 7493 1613

…and 23 more dates until 7 Dec back to top

Adorn

Contemporary Jewellery Showcase Reflecting the idea of jewellery as 'wearable sculpture', Quercus Gallery's first solo jewellery show presents creative, statement jewellery that is bold and well-crafted, beautiful objects made to be worn.

Quercus Gallery, Bath

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 07738 929089

  • 10:30 – 20:00 Adorn Quercus Gallery, Bath

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 07738 929089

  • 10:30 – 17:30 Adorn Quercus Gallery, Bath

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 07738 929089

  • 10:30 – 17:30 Adorn Quercus Gallery, Bath
…and 6 more dates until 15 Nov

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

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 02077 135097

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 02077 135097

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 02077 135097

…and 33 more dates until 20 Dec

Ai Weiwei At Blenheim Palace

A major exhibition featuring over 50 artworks in various media, created by the Chinese artist over the last 30 years.

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock

Tue 21 Oct

£22.50 Palace, Park & Gardens; £18 advance; £13.50 Park & Gardens Only (£10.20; Children £6.60; £36) / 01993 810530

Wed 22 Oct

£22.50 Palace, Park & Gardens; £18 advance; £13.50 Park & Gardens Only (£10.20; Children £6.60; £36) / 01993 810530

Thu 23 Oct

£22.50 Palace, Park & Gardens; £18 advance; £13.50 Park & Gardens Only (£10.20; Children £6.60; £36) / 01993 810530

…and 39 more dates until 14 Dec

Aikaterini Gegisian: Is This Why I Cannot Tell Lies?

The first solo-show by Greek-born Aikaterini Gegisian in the UK.

Tintype, London N1

Wed 19 Nov

Free / 07946 545 978

Thu 20 Nov

Free / 07946 545 978

Fri 21 Nov

Free / 07946 545 978

…and 13 more dates until 13 Dec

Amalia Pica

Works include installation, photography, drawing and performance, with a specific focus on sculpture, and which look at language and modes of communication.

MOSTYN, Llandudno

Sat 15 Nov

Free / 01492 879201

Sun 16 Nov

Free / 01492 879201

Tue 18 Nov

Free / 01492 879201

…and 89 more dates until 1 Mar 2015 back to top