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Alasdair Gray: A Life in Print and Posters

New screenprints from the artist/author, based on his illustrations from Lanark but reimagined in full colour and created in collaboration with GPS's Master Printers. There's also a selection of Gray's poster work.

Glasgow Print Studio

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0141 552 0704

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0141 552 0704

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 0141 552 0704

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

…and 11 more dates until 16 Nov

Brick Wonders

Architectural gems in Lego, created by Warren Elsmore.

Paisley Museum & Art Gallery

Sat 1 Nov

£4 (£3; Family £12) / 0300 300 1210

Sun 2 Nov

£4 (£3; Family £12) / 0300 300 1210

Mon 3 Nov

£4 (£3; Family £12) / 0300 300 1210

…and 95 more dates until 10 Feb 2015

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

A–Z: An Alphabetical Tour of Scottish Art

An overview of Scottish art from the 17th century to the present day, featuring artists from William Allan to Aleksander Zyw.

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0131 529 3993

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0131 529 3993

Mon 3 Nov

Free / 0131 529 3993

…and 13 more dates until 16 Nov

Poetry for the Palace: Poets Laureate from Dryden to Duffy

An exhibition looking at the role of the Poet Laureate across the centuries and celebrating the work of the current Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, at the midpoint of laureateship. With presentation volumes, original manuscripts and images of poets including Dryden, Wordsworth, Tennyson, Betjeman and Hughes, among others, it's…

The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 1 Nov

Included in admission / 0131 556 5100

Sun 2 Nov

Included in admission / 0131 556 5100

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Modern Metros Exhibition

Explore the subterranean world of metros through interactive exhibits, photography, film and visualisations. The exhibition is a snapshot of the contribution Arup has made to some of the world's great metro projects. Free admission.

Arup, London W1T

Mon 3 Nov

Free

Tue 4 Nov

Free

Wed 5 Nov

Free

…and 12 more dates until 21 Nov

Deptford Stories: Art. Theatre. Music. History.

The 'Deptford Stories' event brings together art, theatre, music and history to celebrate the past and the future of Anthology Deptford Foundry, the former site of Arklow Road Trading Estate, open to the public.

Arklow Trading Estate, London SE14

Sat 1 Nov

Free

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

Sat 8 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01926 614101

Sun 9 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01926 614101

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

ELIA NEU/NOW Festival

The European League of Institutes of the Arts (ELIA) NEU/NOW Festival is spending its sixth year in Glasgow. The festival provides an international platform for graduating/graduate artists from across Europe and beyond, and features emerging talent in fields such as visual art, music, film, animation theatre and dance.

Reid Building, Glasgow

Thu 13 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 353 4500

Fri 14 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 353 4500

Sat 15 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 353 4500

Sun 16 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 353 4500

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Walter Waygood

An exhibition in two parts, featuring the work of acclaimed Welsh photographer Walter Waygood. Comprising 'The Merthyr Photographs' and 'Santa Claus: The Photographs', this is an intriguing blend of realism and humour.

Red House, Merthyr Tydfil

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 01685 384 111

Mon 3 Nov

Free / 01685 384 111

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 01685 384 111

…and 49 more dates until 31 Dec

Looking at World War I

Paintings and sculpture from the collection.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0141 276 9599

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0141 276 9599

Mon 3 Nov

Free / 0141 276 9599

…and 250 more dates until 12 Jul 2015

Stephen Murray: The Comedown

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

The Briggait, Glasgow

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0141 553 5890

The Airdrie Boys

Paintings by Dan Ferguson and John Cunningham.

RGI Kelly Gallery, Glasgow

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0141 248 6386

David A Pinegar: Wall Of Colour

Stemming from an idea that began taking shape 11 years ago, David's new series of photographs introduce a new way of seeing. Through the discovery of a new method of intensifying colour and light, his pictures present an original view of reality.

60 Threadneedle Street Gallery, London EC2R

Sat 1 Nov

Free

Sun 2 Nov

Free

Mon 3 Nov

Free

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Lacemakers

An exhibition of contemporary examples of an ancient and delicate craft, which is being reinvented by fashion designers and artists.

The Stables Gallery, Twickenham

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 020 8831 6000

  • 13:00 – 16:30 Lacemakers The Stables Gallery, Twickenham

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 020 8831 6000

  • 14:00 – 16:30 Lacemakers The Stables Gallery, Twickenham

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 020 8831 6000

  • 13:00 – 16:30 Lacemakers The Stables Gallery, Twickenham
…and 76 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

The Naked & The Nude

Exhibition featuring strikingly different images of the unclothed human figure, with works made between 1500 and 1914 by Durer, Van Dyck and Matisse, among others.

The Barber Institute Of Fine Arts, University Of Birmingham

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0121 414 7333

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0121 414 7333

Mon 3 Nov

Free / 0121 414 7333

…and 27 more dates until 30 Nov

Nigeria @ 100: Transforming A British Experiment?

The Nigeria Art Society UK will be exhibiting their pieces at the WAC Gallery. From September 29th to November 1st, 11am to 6pm daily, some of Nigeria's best nurtured talent will collectively be on display to mark Nigeria @ 100.

Waterloo Millennium Green, London SE1

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 020 7403 3393

Simon Carroll: Expressionist Potter

A retrospective of contemporary ceramics.

Victoria & Albert Museum, London SW7

Sat 1 Nov

Ceramics, Room 146

Free / 020 7942 2000

Tue 4 Nov

Ceramics, Room 146

Free / 020 7942 2000

Wed 5 Nov

Ceramics, Room 146

Free / 020 7942 2000

…and 40 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

Alasdair Gray: Spheres of Influence II

A review of the work of Alasdair Gray as seen through the prism of work by other artists, but also featuring a selection of pieces from Gray's personal archive.

Reid Building, Glasgow

Sat 22 Nov

Reid Gallery

Free / 0141 353 4500

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Sun 23 Nov

Reid Gallery

Free / 0141 353 4500

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Mon 24 Nov

Reid Gallery

Free / 0141 353 4500

Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

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Apart Gallery Winter Exhibition

From Pakpoom Silaphan's sublime Coca-Cola images, to Russell Young's diamond dusted Marilyn's, we at the Apart Gallery aim to give you a varied delight, of the cream of the contemporary art world.

Apart Pop-Up Gallery, London W8

Sat 1 Nov

Free

Sun 2 Nov

Free

Mon 3 Nov

Free

…and 12 more dates until 15 Nov

Laura Oldfield Ford: Seroxat, Smirnoff, THC

A reversal has taken place; the suburb is the new inner city argues British artist and psychogeographer Laura Oldfield Ford in a solo exhibition of new work that's concerned with issues surrounding contested space, landscape, architecture and memory.

Stanley Picker Gallery, Kingston upon Thames

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 02084 174074

Mon 3 Nov

Free / 02084 174074

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 02084 174074

…and 22 more dates until 29 Nov

Manuel Chavajay & Rebecca Wilcox: This Might Be a Place for Hummingbirds

Work by two artists with apparently little in common: Guatemalan painter and sculptor Chavajay and Glasgow-based video artist Wilcox.

CCA, Glasgow

Fri 14 Nov

Free / 0141 352 4900

Sat 15 Nov

Free / 0141 352 4900

Sun 16 Nov

Free / 0141 352 4900

…and 54 more dates until 18 Jan 2015

Metalwork Photography: A Survey / Works by Andrew Levitas

Metalwork Photography: A Survey / Works by Andrew Levitas at London - Phillips.

Phillips, London W1J

Sat 1 Nov

Free

Sun 2 Nov

Free

Mon 3 Nov

Free

…and 13 more dates until 16 Nov back to top