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SEEP II: Mirrors & Mires

Visual art, poetry, performance and hair-cutting in this multi-disciplinary event.

Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

Wed 24 Sep

Free

  • 14:00 – 20:00

Thu 25 Sep

Free

  • 14:00 – 20:00

Fri 26 Sep

Free

  • 14:00 – 20:00
…and 3 more dates until 29 Sep

Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School

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

Stereo, Glasgow

Sun 12 Oct

£7 (£5) / 0141 222 2254

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 9 Nov

£7 (£5) / 0141 222 2254

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 14 Dec

£7 (£5) / 0141 222 2254

  • 13:00 – 15:00

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 27 Sep

£200 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

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

Sat 4 Oct

£200 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

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

Sat 11 Oct

£200 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

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

…and 4 more dates until 8 Nov

Amplifier Project (Ages 11-25)

Bryan Hall and Matt Shepherd lead a session looking at playing instruments, vocals, songwriting, improvisation and stagecraft.

The Cut, Halesworth

Thu 25 Sep

Phone for prices / 0845 673 2123

  • 17:00 – 20:30

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 25 Sep

Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Thu 2 Oct

Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Thu 9 Oct

Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

  • 17:00 – 19:00
…and 3 more dates until 30 Oct

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Thu 9 Oct

Free / 0131 624 6200

Graham Fagen discusses his charmingly titled 1998 installation Peek-a-Jobby, and there's a DJ set from A La Fu Part of Generation.

  • 17:00 – 19:00

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.

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Thu 11 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

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

  • 15:00 – 17:00

Thu 8 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

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

  • 17:00 – 19:00
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Adult Art Afternoons

Free classes to help you unleash your inner art beast. Booking is essential.

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

Sun 28 Sep

Free / 0141 287 3050

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 0141 287 3050

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 12 Oct

Free / 0141 287 3050

  • 13:00 – 15:00
…and 8 more dates until 7 Dec

Joseph Leckie Academy, Walsall

Thu 25 Sep

£3.50 per lessons

  • 17:00 – 18:30

Codsall Village Hall, Wolverhampton

Mon 29 Sep

£2 / 01902 843412

  • 12:00 – 13:00

Lakes Leisure Kendal

Tue 30 Sep

£2.60 / 01539 729702

  • 14:00 – 15:00
  • 15:00 – 16:00

Monkey Drama

Fun and developmental classes for little ones, based on the notion that enjoying drama and the creative arts is good for children's social and emotional well-being. Suitable for ages 2–5.

Juniper Green Parish Church Hall, Edinburgh

Mon 29 Sep

£6 per session; block of five £27.50; block of ten £50

  • 15:30

Mon 6 Oct

£6 per session; block of five £27.50; block of ten £50

  • 15:30

Mon 13 Oct

£6 per session; block of five £27.50; block of ten £50

  • 15:30
…and 11 more dates until 29 Dec

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Fit Lab 24, Northampton

Wed 24 Sep

Free / 01604 699 139

  • 17:00 – 20:00

Thu 25 Sep

Free / 01604 699 139

  • 17:00 – 20:00

Fri 26 Sep

Free / 01604 699 139

  • 17:00 – 20:00
…and 7 more dates until 3 Oct back to top

Middleton Arena, Manchester

Wed 24 Sep

£4.10 per session, adv booking essential / 0844 855 4020

  • 12:30 – 13:15

Bookbinding Class – Japanese Stab Binding

Learn about this simple but pretty bookbinding technique at a taster class suitable for beginners. Booking is essential.

Remade in Edinburgh

Sun 12 Oct

£26 (£21) / 0131 261 5904

  • 15:30 – 18:30

Edible Gardening: Seasonal Advice

A drop-in session on the seasonal aspects of edible gardening, with activities, produce tasters and a chance to get advice from the team.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Mon 29 Sep

Demonstration Garden

Free / 0131 248 2909

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Tue 30 Sep

Demonstration Garden

Free / 0131 248 2909

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Mon 6 Oct

Demonstration Garden

Free / 0131 248 2909

  • 13:00 – 15:00
…and 21 more dates until 24 Feb 2015

Introduction to Bookbinding

A ten-week introductory course in the basics of bookbinding.

Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts Centre

Sat 27 Sep

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 6 Sep–15 Nov, 2014, with no session on Sat 11 Oct.

Sat 4 Oct

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 6 Sep–15 Nov, 2014, with no session on Sat 11 Oct.

Sat 18 Oct

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 6 Sep–15 Nov, 2014, with no session on Sat 11 Oct.

…and 4 more dates until 15 Nov

Largs Rock Choir

The Largs Rock Choir is led by vocal teacher Jennifer Sim. The choir is for all ages and all the local Ayrshire branches of Rock Choir, like ours come together to do incredible events like the 20,000 seat O2 Arena and Guinness World Record attempts (the choir members have 3 world records!) and community events too like…

St Columba's Scottish Episcopal Church, Largs

Tue 30 Sep

Church Hall

£25 a month, free taster

Tue 7 Oct

Church Hall

£25 a month, free taster

Tue 21 Oct

Church Hall

£25 a month, free taster

…and 25 more dates until 23 Jun 2015 back to top

Pilates

A relaxing pilates class.

The Flavel, Dartmouth

Mon 29 Sep

Phone for prices / 01803 39 530

  • 12:45 – 13:45

Measham Leisure Centre, Swadlincote

Wed 24 Sep

£4 wed / 01530 274061

  • 16:15 – 17:15

Middleton Arena, Manchester

Wed 24 Sep

£4.10–£4.25 per session, adv booking essential / 0844 855 4020

  • 13:30 – 14:15

Fri 26 Sep

£4.10–£4.25 per session, adv booking essential / 0844 855 4020

  • 12:30 – 13:15

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Poetry Workshop with John Glenday

A workshop of words from the prize-winning poet.

McDonald Road Library, Edinburgh

Mon 29 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 529 5636

  • 13:00

Sands Centre, Carlisle

Wed 24 Sep

Phone for prices / 01228 633766

  • 12:15

Sattva Karate - Harrow Goju Ryu Karate Do

Karate classes in harrow for children and adults, we are family friendly so everyone can get involved.

Harrow Arts Centre, Pinner

Sat 27 Sep

£20 per month, discounts for families / 020 8428 0124

  • 14:00 – 15:00

Saturday Life Drawing Class

Artist Graham Flack leads this drawing workshop; learn how others have portrayed the human figure, and then practise drawing from a life model yourself. Materials are supplied; suitable for all levels of experience. Booking is essential.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 18 Oct

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sat 15 Nov

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sat 13 Dec

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

  • 14:00 – 16:00
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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

Wed 24 Sep

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 15:00

Thu 25 Sep

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 15:00

Fri 26 Sep

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 13:00
  • 15:00
…and 12 more dates until 8 Oct

Writing Fiction: Course

Andrew Killeen discusses aspects of writing fiction, including plot, characterisation, dialogue, beating writer's block and getting published. Suitable for those interested in fictional writing.

MAC (Midlands Arts Centre), Birmingham

Sat 10 Jan 2015

Phone for prices / 0121 446 3232

  • 14:00

004: Baby Ballet Improvers: Workshop (Ages 3-6)

Children will develop dance skills learnt in a previous course and develop confidence, coordination, balance, flexibility and musicality. Suitable for ages three to six.

Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

Sat 27 Sep

£66 / 028 9024 2338

  • 13:00 – 14:00

Sat 4 Oct

£66 / 028 9024 2338

  • 13:00 – 14:00

Sat 11 Oct

£66 / 028 9024 2338

  • 13:00 – 14:00
…and 9 more dates until 13 Dec

035: Adult Life Drawing And Painting (Long Pose): Workshop (Over 16s)

Work on one painting or drawing or numerous ones in a life drawing workshop led by Dr Mary Cosgrove. Participants are required to provide their own materials and equipment. Suitable for participants over the age of 16.

Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

Fri 26 Sep

£100 (£93) / 028 9024 2338

  • 17:00 – 18:45

Fri 3 Oct

£100 (£93) / 028 9024 2338

  • 17:00 – 18:45

Fri 10 Oct

£100 (£93) / 028 9024 2338

  • 17:00 – 18:45
…and 61 more dates until 11 Dec 2015

062: Creative Development For Kids: Workshop (Ages 5-7)

Take part in individual and group projects in drawing, painting, papercraft and book making. Suitable for children aged five to seven.

Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

Thu 25 Sep

£76 / 028 9024 2338

  • 15:30 – 16:30

Thu 2 Oct

£76 / 028 9024 2338

  • 15:30 – 16:30

Thu 9 Oct

£76 / 028 9024 2338

  • 15:30 – 16:30
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