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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

…and 2 more dates until 24 Nov

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

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

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0131 624 6200

Thu 20 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6200

Fri 21 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6200

…and 2 more dates until 12 Dec

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

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 24 Oct

Children £2.50 / 0141 423 2299

Fri 31 Oct

Children £2.50 / 0141 423 2299

Fri 7 Nov

Children £2.50 / 0141 423 2299

…and 7 more dates until 26 Dec

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.

Sat 1 Nov

£200 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

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

Sat 8 Nov

£200 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

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

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

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

Willow Workshops

Learn to make willow structures and basket forms for inside or gardens.

Welney Wetland Centre, Wisbech

Sat 8 Nov

£55 / 01353 860 711

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Aberdeen Rock Choir

The local Aberdeen choir is run by Aberdeenshire based musician Chris Mutch. Our No.1 Album gave ordinary people the chance to become chart-topping singers, and Rock Choir is continually giving our members bigger and better opportunities to achieve things they never thought they could do - from supporting national…

Bon Accord Golf Club, Aberdeen

Wed 29 Oct

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Wed 5 Nov

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Wed 12 Nov

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

…and 22 more dates until 24 Jun 2015

Adult Art Afternoons

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

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0141 287 3050

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0141 287 3050

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 0141 287 3050

…and 4 more dates until 7 Dec

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.

Beer Making Workshop

Learn to make beer in a hands on class in Brixton.

London Beer Lab, SW9

Sat 25 Oct

£120 / 07948 160953

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

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Early Years Drama Classes: Pre-School Workshop

Youngsters are introduced to drama through games, activities and creative play.

Merry-Go-Round, Glasgow

Fri 31 Oct

£2.50 / 0141 423 2299

Fri 7 Nov

£2.50 / 0141 423 2299

Fri 14 Nov

£2.50 / 0141 423 2299

…and 6 more dates until 26 Dec

Exploring Celtic Traditons with David Campbell

David Campbell leads a workshops in the Celtic storytelling traditions.

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Thu 30 Oct

£15 / 0131 556 9579

Life Drawing from Alison Glithero

Untutored life drawing sessions with experienced life model Alison Glithero.

The Drawing Room, Chesterfield

Mon 27 Oct

£10 in advance, £12 on door / 0790 187 3636

Only ten places, check availability. Pre-booking recommended.

Mon 3 Nov

£10 in advance, £12 on door / 0790 187 3636

Only ten places, check availability. Pre-booking recommended.

Mon 10 Nov

£10 in advance, £12 on door / 0790 187 3636

Only ten places, check availability. Pre-booking recommended.

…and 4 more dates until 8 Dec

Maidstone Rock Choir

The Maidstone Rock Choir is led by local musician Katie Hockley. 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 the unique…

Maidstone Baptist Church

Thu 6 Nov

Small Hall

£25 a month, free taster

Thu 13 Nov

Small Hall

£25 a month, free taster

Thu 20 Nov

Small Hall

£25 a month, free taster

…and 21 more dates until 2 Jul 2015

Marcia Farquhar: Day of the Dead doll making workshop

A doll-making workshop inspired by the Mexica Dia de Muertos holiday, from the artist whose Larger Than Life exhibition is running concurrently at the gallery.

Grand Union, Birmingham

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0121 643 9079

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Newton Mearns Rock Choir

The Newton Mearns Rock Choir is led by singer/pianist Elaine Williamson. Our record-breaking hit album gave ordinary people the chance to become chart-topping singers, and Rock Choir is continually giving our members bigger and better opportunities to achieve things they never thought they could do - from supporting…

Newton Mearns Parish Church of Scotland

Tue 28 Oct

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Tue 4 Nov

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Tue 11 Nov

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

…and 22 more dates until 23 Jun 2015

October Half Term At Discover

Join us every day over October Half Term for our new exhibition, favourite Oliver Jeffers stories, test your skills at our Great Goth Girl Bake Off and don't miss our author and illustrator guests.

Discover Children's Story Centre, London E15

Mon 27 Oct

£5 (£4.50; £18) / 020 8536 5555

Tue 28 Oct

£5 (£4.50; £18) / 020 8536 5555

Wed 29 Oct

£5 (£4.50; £18) / 020 8536 5555

…and 2 more dates until 31 Oct

Photography Workshops

Hope aboard the boat and take photos on a short canal trip, with feedback on the images you snap.

Peccadillo Barge, Glasgow

Sun 26 Oct

£30 (includes tea and sail) / 07779 787122

Sun 30 Nov

£30 (includes tea and sail) / 07779 787122

Sun 28 Dec

£30 (includes tea and sail) / 07779 787122

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

Sun 26 Oct

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

Sun 2 Nov

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

Sun 9 Nov

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

…and 3 more dates until 30 Nov

Shrewsbury Rock Choir

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The Boathouse, Shrewsbury

Wed 5 Nov

£25 a month, free taster / 01743 231658

Wed 12 Nov

£25 a month, free taster / 01743 231658

Wed 19 Nov

£25 a month, free taster / 01743 231658

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