After 6am, Workshops

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Swing Saturday

An evening of all things swing, including swing dance classes, an evening of jumping and jiving and a live show from the Drury St Swing Band

Drury Street, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0141 204 2929

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0141 204 2929

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0141 204 2929

…and 3 more dates until 29 Nov

CircuSkool

Run by Edinburgh-based fire troupe PyroCeltica, these workshops teach modern day circus skills including poi, juggling, diablo and unicycling. Under 16s welcomed if accompanied by an adult.

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

£4 / 0131 555 7101

  • 18:00 – 22:00 CircuSkool Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Sun 2 Nov

£4 / 0131 555 7101

  • 18:00 – 22:00 CircuSkool Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Sun 9 Nov

£4 / 0131 555 7101

  • 18:00 – 22:00 CircuSkool Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh
…and 19 more dates until 22 Mar 2015

An Fhèis Mhòr: Scotland's Festival Of Paddlesport

Celebrate the diversity of paddlesport (that's canoeing and kayaking, mostly) at this watery festival featuring the Canoe Polo tournament and Pool Slalom competitions. There's also the thrilling Tay Descent race to watch as its competitors journey down the rapids to Perth, and the National Indoor Kayak Championships…

Various venues, Perth

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 317 7314

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0131 317 7314

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

Peebles Wood Market

If you're after a unique piece of wooden furniture or hand crafted timber toy this is the place to get it. As well as wood products direct from the makers there is the chance to try your hand at wood craft and to watch chainsaw artists at work.

Peebles Community Centre

Sat 25 Oct

Free

Sun 26 Oct

Free

English Conversation Classes

Learn how to speak English and engage in an English spoken conversation.

Westminster Reference Library, London WC2H

Mon 27 Oct

Free, adv booking required / 020 7641 1300

Mon 3 Nov

Free, adv booking required / 020 7641 1300

Mon 10 Nov

Free, adv booking required / 020 7641 1300

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Introduction to Dressmaking

If you've always wanted to make your own dresses, this course gives you the chance to learn the necessary sewing techniques (including those tricky zips and sleeves) and know-how in adapting patterns to make your very own couture masterpiece. With instructor Hazel Lethaby.

Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts Centre

Sat 25 Oct

£200 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs Saturdats, 6 Sep–8 Nov, 2014.

Wed 29 Oct

£200 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs Wednesdays, 3 Sep–5 Nov, 2014.

Sat 1 Nov

£200 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs Saturdats, 6 Sep–8 Nov, 2014.

…and 2 more dates until 8 Nov

Nordic Walking

Nordic Walking is a specific fitness technique that enhances everyday walking with the use of poles. This adds two massive benefits to your walking, the use of poles tones the upper body muscles and abdominals as well as the legs and bottom all while burning 20% more calories than ordinary walking. Nordic walking is great…

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

Meet at the East Gate

£55 Booking essential, telephone the education office on 0131 248 2937. (Members £49.50) / 0131 248 2909

Sun 26 Oct

Meet at the East Gate

£55 Booking essential, telephone the education office on 0131 248 2937. (Members £49.50) / 0131 248 2909

Mon 27 Oct

Meet at the East Gate

£55 Booking essential, telephone the education office on 0131 248 2937. (Members £49.50) / 0131 248 2909

…and 180 more dates until 25 Jun 2015

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 20 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6200

Fri 21 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6200

Thu 11 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

Fri 12 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

Qigong Class for Health and Relaxation

Learn Qigong for strength and relaxation under the experienced guidance of Hazel Moffatt.

Christ Church, Edinburgh

Mon 27 Oct

£68 for nine weeks / 07990 582921

Please note: this course runs 22 Sep–17 Nov 2014.

Mon 3 Nov

£68 for nine weeks / 07990 582921

Please note: this course runs 22 Sep–17 Nov 2014.

Mon 10 Nov

£68 for nine weeks / 07990 582921

Please note: this course runs 22 Sep–17 Nov 2014.

Mon 17 Nov

£68 for nine weeks / 07990 582921

Please note: this course runs 22 Sep–17 Nov 2014.

Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School

Burlesque art class with a relaxed atmosphere, music, drinks and interesting models.

Stereo, Glasgow

Sun 9 Nov

£7 (£5) / 0141 222 2254

Sun 14 Dec

£7 (£5) / 0141 222 2254

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Early Years Drama: 5–8 year Old Workshop

Youngsters are introduced to drama through games, activities and creative play. Ages 5–8.

Merry-Go-Round, Glasgow

Fri 31 Oct

Children £2.50 / 0141 423 2299

Fri 7 Nov

Children £2.50 / 0141 423 2299

Fri 14 Nov

Children £2.50 / 0141 423 2299

…and 6 more dates until 26 Dec

Fakenham Rock Choir

The local Fakenham choir is run by Norfolk-based musician Mike Tandy. We are the local community choir with the national reputation - join the Fakenham Rock Choir and experience the singing phenomenon that actor Will Smith described as 'fantastic'. Whilst retaining our community spirit, we come together en masse for…

Salvation Army, Norwich

Thu 6 Nov

£25 a month, free taster / 01603 724400

Thu 13 Nov

£25 a month, free taster / 01603 724400

Thu 20 Nov

£25 a month, free taster / 01603 724400

…and 21 more dates until 2 Jul 2015

Glasgow/Giffnock Rock Choir

Your local Glasgow (Giffnock) choir is run by singing teacher Elaine Williamson. Rock Choir is unequalled in the opportunities we can offer our members - from performing at top music and arts venues like Wembley Arena and Eurodisney to raising money for some of the UK's best-loved charities like Missing People, Sport…

Giffnock United Reformed Church

Mon 27 Oct

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Mon 3 Nov

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Mon 10 Nov

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

…and 22 more dates until 22 Jun 2015

Polwarth Parish Church, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Guided Meditation

Enjoy guided meditation commentaries to music.

Inner Space Glasgow Meditation Centre

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0141 552 7446

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0141 552 7446

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0141 552 7446

…and 14 more dates until 21 Dec

The Makers Workshop Taster Workshops

Spend an afternoon at Art Village with resident jewellers Eilidh and Ishbel and design and hand craft a piece of unique silver jewellery. Designed for beginners the four hour workshop teaches fundamental techniques such as piercing, soldering, polishing, forming and doming. All tools and materials are provided.

Art Village, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

£45–£50 / 0141 632 1680

Make a silver pendant

Sat 8 Nov

£45–£50 / 0141 632 1680

Make a silver ring

Sun 30 Nov

£45–£50 / 0141 632 1680

Make a silver bangle for Christmas

…and 3 more dates until 20 Dec back to top

Scottish Drum Fair

A drummy good afternoon, featuring appearances from Steve White, who has played alongside the likes of Paul Weller and The Style Council, Hungarian drumming sensation Gabor Dornyei and UK drummer Robin Guy. There's also a trade display area with some big names from the world of drums and percussion.

St Mungo's High School, Falkirk

Sun 2 Nov

£10 / 01324 628202

Shape-Note Singing Workshop

Have a go at joining in this traditional form of singing from the American South.

Quaker Meeting House, Edinburgh

Sat 1 Nov

£7 suggested donation / 0131 225 4825

Stargazers

A show in the planetarium exploring the night sky. Learn how to find your way around the sky using the stars, spot seasonal constellations and identify other naked-eye objects. Best for under 7s.

Glasgow Science Centre

Sat 25 Oct

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

Sun 26 Oct

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

Mon 27 Oct

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

…and 3 more dates until 30 Oct

Worthing Rock Choir

The local Worthing choir is run by West Sussex based musician Victoria Hewitt. It's our privilege to take a minute to tell you about our mysterious choir flash mobs around the country for Comic Relief, our sell-out performances at venues like the O2 or our hit ITV documentary, but at Rock Choir we know it's not just about…

Heene Community Centre, Worthing

Thu 6 Nov

£25 a month, free taster

Thu 13 Nov

£25 a month, free taster

Thu 20 Nov

£25 a month, free taster

…and 21 more dates until 2 Jul 2015

Wentworth Leisure Centre, Hexham

Thu 30 Oct

Small Pool

£9.30 (Children £5.50; £7) / 01434 611754

Thu 6 Nov

Small Pool

£9.30 (Children £5.50; £7) / 01434 611754

Thu 13 Nov

Small Pool

£9.30 (Children £5.50; £7) / 01434 611754

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Baby Hand And Footprint Keepsakes: Workshop

Capture an impression of your child's hand or footprint onto ceramics or into clay to create a keepsake or present.

This Art Of Mine, Maidstone

Thu 6 Nov

£12 ceramic shapes; £25 clay impressions; £5 workshop deposit / 01622 735312

Thu 13 Nov

£12 ceramic shapes; £25 clay impressions; £5 workshop deposit / 01622 735312

Thu 20 Nov

£12 ceramic shapes; £25 clay impressions; £5 workshop deposit / 01622 735312

Chester Rock Choir

The Chester Rock Choir is led by local musician Kathryn Davies. A local community choir first and foremost, we are also part of the national Rock Choir network, which provides unrivalled opportunities to sing live. Members of Rock Choir have had the chance to meet and sing in front of many celebrities and public figures…

Forum Studio Theatre, Chester

Thu 6 Nov

£25 a month, free taster

Thu 13 Nov

£25 a month, free taster

Thu 20 Nov

£25 a month, free taster

…and 21 more dates until 2 Jul 2015

Queen's Park High School, Chester

Tue 11 Nov

Main Hall

£25 a month, free taster / 01244 981500

Tue 21 Apr 2015

Main Hall

£25 a month, free taster / 01244 981500

Tue 28 Apr 2015

Main Hall

£25 a month, free taster / 01244 981500

St Mary's Centre, Chester

Tue 4 Nov

£25 a month, free taster / 01244 304618

Tue 18 Nov

£25 a month, free taster / 01244 304618

Tue 25 Nov

£25 a month, free taster / 01244 304618

…and 17 more dates until 30 Jun 2015

Curtain Making Workshop

A workshop that teaches you window measuring; how to calculate fabric quantities, attach linings and heading tapes; and how to hem and arrange pleats? This means curtains for you. Booking is essential.

Remade in Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

£22 (£18) / 0131 261 5904

10% early bird booking discount until Sun 5 October with booking code EB10.

Dorchester Rock Choir

Your local Dorchester/Weymouth choir is run by singer/pianist Stacey Hobday. Our choir is made up of many locals who never thought they could sing or hadn't found the right outlet for their secret singing in the car or shower. I don't think any of us expected to make the huge number of great friends we have along the way…

Sunninghill Community Hall, Dorchester

Tue 4 Nov

£25 a month, free taster

Tue 11 Nov

£25 a month, free taster

Tue 18 Nov

£25 a month, free taster

…and 21 more dates until 30 Jun 2015

United Church, Dorchester

Thu 6 Nov

£25 a month, free taster

Thu 13 Nov

£25 a month, free taster

Thu 20 Nov

£25 a month, free taster

…and 21 more dates until 2 Jul 2015

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 11 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

Julie Roberts talks about how institutional constraints on the female body affect her work. Part of Generation.

Thu 8 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

Ciara Phillips, Claire Barclay and Kate Davis discuss their work. Part of Generation.

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