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Race for Life

Join the UK's largest women-only fundraising event and walk, run, jog or dance 5 or 10k to raise money for Cancer Research UK. The 5k event is suitable for all levels of ability and Race For Life provide you with a training plan and sponsorship pack to get you started.

Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool

Sun 21 Jun

£14.99; free under 6s free (Children £10) / 0845 600 6050

5k and 10k distances

Bught Park, Inverness

Sun 24 May

£14.99; under 6s free (Children £10) / 0845 600 6050

5k and 10k distances

Holyrood Park, Edinburgh

Sun 14 Jun

£14.99; under 6s free (Children £10) / 0845 600 6050

5k and 10k distances

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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 24 Apr

£100 (£93) / 028 9024 2338

Fri 1 May

£100 (£93) / 028 9024 2338

Fri 8 May

£100 (£93) / 028 9024 2338

…and 31 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 23 Apr

£76 / 028 9024 2338

Thu 30 Apr

£76 / 028 9024 2338

Thu 7 May

£76 / 028 9024 2338

…and 31 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 24 Apr

£105 (£99) / 028 9024 2338

Fri 1 May

£105 (£99) / 028 9024 2338

Fri 8 May

£105 (£99) / 028 9024 2338

…and 31 more dates until 11 Dec

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 19 Apr

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

Sun 26 Apr

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

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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

Farnborough Sixth Form College

Tue 28 Apr

Free / 01252 688200

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You know what I believe in John? The grey area. The bit between. To any difficult problem, there is never a right solution, there is only ever the best solution. Nothing on Earth is completely pure. I prefer complexity, difficulty, balance. Good and evil? No. Childrens words. * Ruth, *13 A group of Londoners are…

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Fri 5 Jun

£9–£16 / 0141 552 4267

Sat 6 Jun

£9–£16 / 0141 552 4267

Brentwood Theatre

Sat 7 Nov

£12–£15 / 01277 200305

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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17-A Performance By Off The Ground & Yep

A cast of young people describe what life is like as 17-year-old in 2015.

The Bluecoat, Liverpool

Sun 3 May

Free, adv booking is required / 0151 702 5324

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

1940s Social Dance Basic & Basic Plus: Workshop

Transport yourself back to the swinging world of the 1940s and learn the dance sensations that took the era by storm. No partner necessary.

Pavilion Dance, Bournemouth

Fri 24 Apr

Garden Studio

£5

Fri 1 May

Garden Studio

£5

Fri 8 May

Garden Studio

£5

…and 3 more dates until 29 May

1940's Tea Dance

Afternoon tea followed by famous war-time and singalong songs brought to life by the Five Star Swing band.

Painshill Park, Cobham

Sun 14 Jun

£175 7 people, adv booking required; £25 adv booking required (£22.50 adv booking required) / 01932 868113

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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)

1st Royal London ODI: England Vs New Zealand

A One-Day International match.

Edgbaston, Birmingham

Tue 9 Jun

£25–£40 (Children £5–£20 under 16s) / 0121 4464422

2 Funky Breakdancing Classes (Age 6-15)

Energetic breakdancing classes for children.

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Sat 18 Apr

Phone for prices, adv booking available / 0116 242 3595

Sat 25 Apr

Phone for prices, adv booking available / 0116 242 3595

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
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20 Dancers For The XX Century

Performed throughout Tate Modern's galleries, this is a collection of solo works (some acclaimed, some forgotten) including gestures from Modern Dance pioneers to Charlie Chaplin and Voguing.

Tate Modern, London SE1

Fri 15 May

Free / 020 7887 8888

Sat 16 May

Free / 020 7887 8888

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

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

2015 Frow Lecture - Frances O'Grady

Frances O'Grady, TUC General Secretary, will give the sixth annual Frow Lecture. Her topic is 'The future of the left - where next for Labour, trade unions and the working class?'

The University Of Salford

Sat 16 May

Free / 0161 295 5223

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