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100 Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland

National Galleries Scotland Director-General John Leighton discusses his new book, which features a hundred of the galleries' best-loved masterpieces.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Tue 26 May

Hawthornden Lecture Theatre

Free / 0131 624 6200

Glasgow Film Theatre

Sat 28 Feb

£9 (£7; Children £5) / 0141 332 6535

Part of Glasgow Film Festival.

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 6 Mar

£100 (£93) / 028 9024 2338

Fri 13 Mar

£100 (£93) / 028 9024 2338

Fri 20 Mar

£100 (£93) / 028 9024 2338

…and 38 more dates until 11 Dec

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 5 Mar

£76 / 028 9024 2338

Thu 12 Mar

£76 / 028 9024 2338

Thu 19 Mar

£76 / 028 9024 2338

…and 38 more dates until 10 Dec

082: Painting Continuation: Workshop (Over 18s)

Daniela Balmaverde leads a painting workshop focusing on experimenting with mixed media. Materials are provided. Suitable for participants over the age of 18. Not suitable for beginners.

Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

Fri 6 Mar

£105 (£99) / 028 9024 2338

Fri 13 Mar

£105 (£99) / 028 9024 2338

Fri 20 Mar

£105 (£99) / 028 9024 2338

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100 Days: The Rwandan Genocide Twenty Years Later

Photographs, videos and multimedia installations exploring one of Africa's darkest periods, which saw the murder of 800,000 people and the rape of 500,000, following the assassination of the Rwandan and Burundian president Cyprien Ntaryamira.

The Herbert, Coventry

Sun 1 Mar

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

Sun 8 Mar

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

Sun 15 Mar

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

…and 6 more dates until 26 Apr

The Star Inn, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 8 Mar

Free / 0191 261 4343

  • 17:00 101 The Star Inn, Newcastle upon Tyne

12:one: Just Theatre

Issues such as the death penalty, the failures of society and the courage to stand alone are covered in this dynamic courtroom drama about a teenager accused of murdering her father.

Chickenshed, London N14

Fri 13 Mar

£10 (£8) / 020 8292 9222

Sat 14 Mar

£10 (£8) / 020 8292 9222

Sun 15 Mar

£10 (£8) / 020 8292 9222

13: GSA

  • Directed by: Sean McNamara
  • Written by: Mike Bartlett

GSA present this urgent and forceful play from Mike Bartlett and director Sean McNamara about capitalism, politics and untamed military adventurism.

Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

Sat 14 Mar

£13 / 01483 440000

  • 14:30 13: GSA Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

The 13th Dream Of Dr. Sardonicus - Fruits Der Mer Festival Of Psychedelia

AFTER 2014'S AMAZING CRABSTOCK FESTIVAL WHAT COULD WE DO NEXT YEAR TO TOP IT? ANSWER: MAKE IT BIGGER, BETTER AND LONGER! THREE DAYS OF FDM GOODNESS. WEEKEND 7/8/9 AUGUST AT THE CELLAR BAR IN CARDIGAN, WALES. BEVIS FROND / SENDELICA / ASTRALASIA

Castle Cafe, Cardigan

Fri 7 Aug

£60 / 07818 056 599

Sat 8 Aug

£60 / 07818 056 599

Sun 9 Aug

£60 / 07818 056 599

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16/15

16/15 is an exhibition of sixteen postgraduate artists.

The Muse Gallery, London W11

Sat 28 Feb

Free / 020 7792 8588

  • 12:00 – 18:00 16/15 The Muse Gallery, London

Sun 1 Mar

Free / 020 7792 8588

  • 12:00 – 18:00 16/15 The Muse Gallery, London

1898: One Week Contemporary Dance Festival

  • Written by: Mbulelo Ndabeni

A week-long choreographic festival in which four short works, celebrating the year in which The Coronet was built, are both developed and performed.

The Print Room At The Coronet, London W11

Sat 28 Feb

£25; £10 (£17; £17) / 020 3642 6606

18th Century Drawing Collections And Charles Rogers FRS FSA (1711 To 1784)

Michael Liversidge explores the live of the artist Charles Rogers and the collection of drawings he assembled in the later past of the 18th Century.

Plymouth City Museum And Art Gallery

Wed 18 Mar

£6.60 (£4.50) / 01752 304774/264878

18th SCI/RSC Medicinal Chemistry Symposium

This meeting will focus on first disclosures and new strategies in medicinal chemistry and pharmaceutical research. The theme of the conference will be 'Drugging the undruggable'

Churchill College, Cambridge

Sun 13 Sep

£550; £460 early bird (£445; £370 early bird; £235 NUS; £195 early bird NUS) / 01223 336000

Mon 14 Sep

£550; £460 early bird (£445; £370 early bird; £235 NUS; £195 early bird NUS) / 01223 336000

Tue 15 Sep

£550; £460 early bird (£445; £370 early bird; £235 NUS; £195 early bird NUS) / 01223 336000

Wed 16 Sep

£550; £460 early bird (£445; £370 early bird; £235 NUS; £195 early bird NUS) / 01223 336000

1940s Felt Brooch Workshop.

Liz Tregenza hosts a workshop showing you how to make authentic looking 1940s felt brooches.

Whitehall, Cheam, Sutton

Sat 18 Apr

£4 adv booking essential / 020 8643 1236

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1940S Variety Show - Matinee

45 min Matinee Variety Show/Concert Party featuring all the famous artists from the 40s. The full show is on Saturday night

Brighouse Civic Hall

Sat 6 Jun

£6

1st AfroAsia Week 2015

A business and culture showcase with fashion shows, an exhibition of products, the Miss AfroAsia contest and much more.

UK Centre for Carnival Arts, Luton

Fri 14 Aug

£1–£15 (£5 adv)

Sat 15 Aug

£1–£15 (£5 adv)

2 Funky Breakdancing Classes (Age 6-15)

Energetic breakdancing classes for children.

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Sat 28 Feb

Phone for prices, adv booking available / 0116 242 3595

Sat 7 Mar

Phone for prices, adv booking available / 0116 242 3595

Sat 14 Mar

Phone for prices, adv booking available / 0116 242 3595

…and 6 more dates until 25 Apr

2 Rude

The seven-piece band performs ska, punk and reggae covers.

The Globe, Cardiff

Sun 3 May

£10; £6 earlybird / 07590 471888

  • 15:00 2 Rude The Globe, Cardiff

The 2014 Belfast Tattoo

A showcase of some of the finest regimental, pipe and flute bands, together with The Belfast Tattoo Highland Dance Troupe and a major display from 24 champion drum majors.

Odyssey Arena, Belfast

Sat 5 Sep

£25–£42.50 / 028 9073 9074

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2014 British FIM Speedway Grand Prix

Brit World Champion Tai Woffinden is up against three riders with six World Championships between them in Greg Hancock, Nicki Pedersen and Chris Holder. Also in action is fellow Brit Chris Harris, having been handed a permanent Wild Card for this year's series.

Millennium Stadium, Cardiff

Sat 4 Jul

£29–£100 / 08442 777 888

2015 Brant International Piano Competition

A contest fro student pianists.

Birmingham Town Hall

Sat 4 Jul

£0–£20 / 0121 345 0600

A 21st Century Tea Dance

Swing into summer with not one, but two opportunities to experience our unique, all-ages cabaret, where cake meets comedy and tea pots brew poetry.

The Albany, London SE8

Tue 26 May

£5 1pm; £7 7pm / 020 8692 4446

28th Banbury Blues, Roots, And Acoustic Music Festival

Performances by a variety of bands and singers, including The Kokomo Kings, the Spikedrivers, the Red Butler Band, Steve Morrison, Peter Price and Matt Woosey.

The Mill Arts Centre, Banbury

Sat 21 Mar

£11 Afternoon; £21 Evening / 01295 279002

2funky Breakdancing (Ages 6-15)

A fun, active break-dancing session with Peter Cuvala (B-Boy Tek) and other local dancers.

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Sat 28 Feb

Phone for prices / 0116 242 3595

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