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Lab Notes

A natural selection of statistically significant comedy songs from geek songstress Helen Arney, science troubadour Jonny Berliner and actual cosmologist Andrew Pontzen. As individuals they’ve been heard on BBC Radio 4’s* Infinite Monkey Cage, *The Guardian’s Science Weekly podcast and in Festival of the Spoken Nerd, but…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sun 12 Apr

£8 (£6) / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

LateLab: Beauty by Design

Discussions of the Beauty by Design exhibition.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 17 Apr

£10 (£8) / 0131 624 6200

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Legends Live

Muscle promotions present a body building event with Tom Platz, Shawn Ray and Samir Bannout.

O2 Guildhall Southampton

Sat 18 Apr

£35 / 023 8063 2601

Leicester Rock Choir

The Leicester Rock Choir is led by singer/pianist Sarah Stephens. We support a number of local charities, raising money and awareness around Leicestershire and as a choir we also join up with other branches of Rock Choir to support national charities such as Missing People and both Comic and Sport Relief with flash mobs…

Oadby Trinity Methodist Church, Leicester

Thu 23 Apr

£25 a month, free taster / 0116 2712404

Thu 30 Apr

£25 a month, free taster / 0116 2712404

Thu 7 May

£25 a month, free taster / 0116 2712404

…and 7 more dates until 2 Jul

The Living Brain

How does your brain change throughout your lifetime? How do scientists study the ageing brain? Should we focus on ageing or living? Comedian  Susan Morrison will be joined by Dr Susie Shenkin, Dr Stuart Ritchie and filmmaker  Anne Milne to tackle these questions. Hear how Edinburgh scientists are leading the way in…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Thu 9 Apr

£8 (£6) / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

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Lutterworth Rock Choir

Your local Lutterworth choir is run by vocal teacher Sarah Stephens. The local men and women who have joined the choir who live in Lutterworth and further afield in Leicestershire often have never sung before or had any vocal tuition. Once you join the choir you will find you learn the songs by rote from a brilliant set…

Lutterworth Town Hall

Tue 21 Apr

Hansom Room

£25 a month, free taster / 01455 554009

Tue 28 Apr

Hansom Room

£25 a month, free taster / 01455 554009

Tue 5 May

Hansom Room

£25 a month, free taster / 01455 554009

…and 7 more dates until 30 Jun

Milton Keynes Rock Choir

Your local Milton Keynes choir is run by singer/pianist Lottie Greenhow. A local community choir first and foremost, we are also part of the national Rock Choir network, which provides some unequalled performances for choir members. Members of Rock Choir have had the chance to meet and sing in front of many celebrities…

Christian Centre, Milton Keynes

Thu 23 Apr

Discovery Suite

£25 a month, free taster / 01908 670655

Thu 30 Apr

Discovery Suite

£25 a month, free taster / 01908 670655

Thu 7 May

Discovery Suite

£25 a month, free taster / 01908 670655

…and 7 more dates until 2 Jul

Minerva Scientifica

Immerse yourself in an music-theatre programme reflecting stories of British women scientists told through the music of the British women composers. Miriam, for solo voice and bass clarinet, by Karen Wimhurst in association with Peter Smithers and Dr Ruth Gilbert, celebrates the eminent entomologist Miriam Rothschild.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Wed 8 Apr

£10 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Ministry Of Science Live

Interactive science show exploring the inventors and engineers who have shaped the modern world we live in.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Mon 25 May

£14.50 (Children £12.50 under 16s) / 01727 844488

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Thu 21 May

£12.50–£14.50 / 0844 854 2776

Capitol, Horsham

Thu 14 May

£14 / 01403 750 220

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The Mix In

A evening of networking for those involved in the food & drink and creative industries and demonstrations on creating memorable experiences, branding, digital skills and merging food and art. Speakers include Kitchen Press founder, Emily Dewhurst, LovSushi founder, Ross Brown, Do Something Delicious Director, Liz…

The Byre at Inchyra, Perth

Tue 5 May

Free (ticketed)

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Move More Circuit Class

An exercise class from Macmillan Cancer Support, designed to help adopt and maintain a healthier, more active lifestyle after a cancer diagnosis. The class lasts an hour and includes a warm up, ten circuit stations and a cool down.

St Francis Centre, Glasgow

Tue 31 Mar

Free / 0141 287 0241

Tue 7 Apr

Free / 0141 287 0241

Tue 14 Apr

Free / 0141 287 0241

…and 36 more dates until 22 Dec

A Night For Damilola

A night of DJs, live music and spoken word aiming to raise £10,000 for the Damilola Taylor Trust. The line-up includes Phil Tangent, Industry Standard, Jon1st, Mark Grist and Blizzard.

Egg, London N7

Fri 10 Apr

£10 in advance; £15 on the door / 020 7619 7879

North Leeds Charity Beer Festival

Beer festival, now in its fourth year. This years theme is 'North v South' with 18 Leeds beers taking on 18 London beers.

North Leeds Cricket Club

Fri 27 Mar

£2; CAMRA / SPBW card carrying members free / 0845 0176 088

Oktoberfest

Party like you're in Bavaria, minus the plane fare. Drink the beer, eat the bratwurst, wear the lederhosen and party the night away, stein in hand. There's even a family-friendly Sunday lunch for the kinder.

West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

Sat 10 Oct

Free on Wed; £5 Thu & Sun; £10 Fri & Sat / 07435 428290

Part of Oktoberfest.

Perth Rock Choir

A chance to sing pop, rock and Motown songs.

Tulloch Institute Club, Perth

Wed 22 Apr

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Wed 29 Apr

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Wed 6 May

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

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Peter Higgs in Conversation

Prof Peter Higgs  returns to The Queen's Hall in conversation with particle physicist and science writer  Prof Frank Close  as they explore the idea of bringing science to the masses, and the masses to science. How do the scientists doing great things best communicate their findings to engage and inspire the public? How…

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

Wed 8 Apr

£10 (£8) / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Pioneer

It’s 2029. The first human mission to Mars disappeared without a trace. A reclusive Indian billionaire has funded Ghara I, a new attempt to achieve this dream. Follow two Russian brothers travelling across Siberia, a Dutch marine biologist on the bottom of the Pacific Ocean and two astrobiologists on the surface of Mars.

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 2 Apr

£16 (£13) / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Fri 3 Apr

£16 (£13) / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Sat 4 Apr

£16 (£13) / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

PizzaExpress' 'Live Knead' Pizza

If you knead more pizza in your life, come along to the 'Live Knead' event, which sees online trending topics transformed into a one-day special.

Pizza Express, London WC2H

Fri 27 Mar

Free

Mon 30 Mar

Free

Tue 31 Mar

Free

…and 5 more dates until 7 Apr

Prescribing: Is it time for patients to regain control?

The average number of NHS prescriptions has risen over the last decade. Medicines are no longer only short-term lifesavers but long-term preventative ‘lifestyle’ drugs, such as statins, aspirin, high blood pressure and osteoporosis treatments, and antidepressants. Do they help otherwise active people to live longer…

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Tue 14 Apr

£8 (£6) / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Pub Quiz

A pub quiz described as 'unusual'.

The Skylark, Edinburgh

Thu 2 Apr

Free / 0131 629 3037

  • 20:00 – 22:00 Pub Quiz The Skylark, Edinburgh

Thu 9 Apr

Free / 0131 629 3037

  • 20:00 – 22:00 Pub Quiz The Skylark, Edinburgh

Thu 16 Apr

Free / 0131 629 3037

  • 20:00 – 22:00 Pub Quiz The Skylark, Edinburgh
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Redditch/Studley Rock Choir

Your friendly local Redditch/Studley choir is run by singing teacher Christa Hugo. Over the past few years Rock Choir has entered British people's hearts with its unique mix of en-masse singing, fundraising, television appearances, and emphasis on supporting local communities. With performances at prestigious national…

Studley Sports Centre

Wed 22 Apr

Function Room

£25 a month, free taster

Wed 29 Apr

Function Room

£25 a month, free taster

Wed 6 May

Function Room

£25 a month, free taster

…and 7 more dates until 1 Jul

Salsa Sabrosa

Salsa dancing with live percussion and tapas to start your evening off in suitably hot and spicy style.

La Bodega Tapas Bar, Glasgow

Fri 27 Mar

Free / 0141 581 3401

Fri 3 Apr

Free / 0141 581 3401

Fri 10 Apr

Free / 0141 581 3401

…and 34 more dates until 4 Dec

The Science of Storytelling

Science sparks stories, and brings a fresh inspiration to writers who love science. Explore this relationshop with three of Scotland's most talented new writers from the Scottish Book Trust New Writers Awards programme: Lucy Ribchester (Simon & Schuster), 2014 Manchester Fiction Prize winner Martin MacInnes, and…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Wed 15 Apr

£8 (£6) / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Scots Music Group Ceilidh

Fundraising ceilidh of traditional music and dancing.

St Bride's Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 28 Mar

£8 in advance; £10 on door (£6 in advance; £8 on door) / 0131 346 1405

with Da Hooley

Sat 2 May

£8 in advance; £10 on door (£6 in advance; £8 on door) / 0131 346 1405

with Canongate Cadjers

Sat 30 May

£8 in advance; £10 on the door (£6 in advance; £8 on the door) / 0131 346 1405

with Portobello Ceilidh Band.

Sat 20 Jun

£8 in advance; £10 on door (£6 in advance; £8 on door) / 0131 346 1405

with The Occasionals

Secrets of Artistic Expression

A six-day course aiming to help you unlock your inner creativity.

AWOL Studios, Manchester

Mon 20 Apr

£144.50 / 0161 637 7004

Note: this course runs Mon 20 Apr–Mon 25 May 2015.

Mon 27 Apr

£144.50 / 0161 637 7004

Note: this course runs Mon 20 Apr–Mon 25 May 2015.

Mon 4 May

£144.50 / 0161 637 7004

Note: this course runs Mon 20 Apr–Mon 25 May 2015.

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