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Game Masters

Massive touring exhibition celebrating the varied history of computer gaming. With more than 125 playable games to work your way through, get stuck into arcade games, physical games (think Dance Battle et al), consoles, PCs and many more. On top of this, there's also displays of concept art, interactive displays and…

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Fri 6 Mar

Exhibition Gallery 1

£10 (£8; Children £6.30; under 5s free; Family £23–£28; Students £5 on Tue) / 0300 123 6789

Sat 7 Mar

Exhibition Gallery 1

£10 (£8; Children £6.30; under 5s free; Family £23–£28; Students £5 on Tue) / 0300 123 6789

Sun 8 Mar

Exhibition Gallery 1

£10 (£8; Children £6.30; under 5s free; Family £23–£28; Students £5 on Tue) / 0300 123 6789

…and 43 more dates until 20 Apr

1715 and The Northumbrian Jacobites

Exhibitions and talks tracing the stories of local families who supported the Jacobite cause in 1745.

Berwick Town Hall, Berwick-upon-Tweed

Sat 10 Oct

Free / 01289 330900

Part of Berwick 900.

Sun 11 Oct

Free / 01289 330900

Part of Berwick 900.

Come and Meet Brian Murphy and Linda Regan

Malcolm Jones hosts a talk with husband and wife actors Brian Murphy and Linda Regan.

Clarendon Hotel, London SE3

Wed 18 Mar

£20 (Members £15)

The Eco Technology Show

Environmental technology conference.

American Express Community Stadium, Brighton

Thu 11 Jun

Free / 01273 957726

Fri 12 Jun

Free / 01273 957726

Elite Business Conference and Exhibition

Two-day conference with speakers, seminars and networking opportunities for those looking to grow their business or start one up.

The Old Truman Brewery, London E1

Wed 18 Mar

Free / 020 8214 1066

Thu 19 Mar

Free / 020 8214 1066

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Glasgow Comic Con

Indulge your love of all things graphic at this fiesta of films, comics and fandoms. There's also book dealers, toy sellers, indie comic publishers and comic creators – everything your comic-loving heart desires. Special guests tbc.

The Art School, Glasgow

Sat 4 Jul

£8–£20 (tbc) / 0141 352 4900

CCA, Glasgow

Sat 4 Jul

£8–£20 (tbc) / 0141 352 4900

1970s Vintage Scent Session

Treat yourself with some vintage 1970s scents in this smelling session.

Les Senteurs, London W1H

Sat 18 Apr

£35 / 020 7730 2322

Berwick and the First World War

Explore Berwick's contribution to WW I.

Berwick Town Hall, Berwick-upon-Tweed

Sat 25 Apr

Free / 01289 330900

Part of Berwick 900.

Sun 26 Apr

Free / 01289 330900

Part of Berwick 900.

Berwick at War 1939–45

An exploration of WW II, marking the 70th anniversary of VE Day.

Barracks and Main Guard, Berwick-Upon-Tweed

Sun 10 May

Free / 08703 331181

Part of Berwick 900.

Berwick Town Hall, Berwick-upon-Tweed

Sat 9 May

Free / 01289 330900

Part of Berwick 900.

Sun 10 May

Free / 01289 330900

Part of Berwick 900.

Berwick's Garrison Story

A celebration of the military heritage of Berwick-upon-Tweed.

Barracks and Main Guard, Berwick-Upon-Tweed

Sat 27 Jun

Free / 08703 331181

Part of Berwick 900.

Sun 28 Jun

Free / 08703 331181

Part of Berwick 900.

Berwick Town Hall, Berwick-upon-Tweed

Sat 27 Jun

Free / 01289 330900

Part of Berwick 900.

Sun 28 Jun

Free / 01289 330900

Part of Berwick 900.

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Bygone Borderlands

Exhibition and talks about life in the bordlerlands.

Berwick Town Hall, Berwick-upon-Tweed

Sat 2 May

Free / 01289 330900

Part of Berwick 900.

Sun 3 May

Free / 01289 330900

Part of Berwick 900.

Connected Giving: Global Trends in Digital Charitable Giving

A conference exploring the digital challenges and opportunities faced by charities.

Senate House, London WC1E

Wed 11 Mar

£349 (Streaming Admission £149) / 020 7664 4859

Thu 12 Mar

£349 (Streaming Admission £149) / 020 7664 4859

Creative Circles

Casual meet-up for creative people to chat, exchange ideas and share stories. Hosted by Creative Edinburgh's Director Janine Matheson.

Argyle House, Edinburgh

Tue 7 Apr

Free

Tue 5 May

Free

Tue 2 Jun

Free

…and 6 more dates until 1 Dec

Gayfield Creative Spaces, Edinburgh

Tue 7 Apr

Free

Tue 5 May

Free

Tue 2 Jun

Free

…and 6 more dates until 1 Dec

Dance Show LIVE

Whether you're an up-and-coming dancer, a seasoned pro or a flat-footed newbie, there's something for everyone at this festival of dance, featuring performances, workshops and talks. Featuring Perri and Jordan from Diversity, Luke McFarlane (winner of Got to Dance) and many more.

SECC, Glasgow

Sun 30 Aug

£16.50 (Family £54.50; Children £14.50) / 02920 799199

Digital Mindfulness: Exploring the Impact of Practical Wisdom & Digital Technology

A conference exploring themes linking technology and practical wisdom.

Senate House, London WC1E

Wed 18 Mar

£349 (Streaming Ticket £199) / 020 7664 4859

Thu 19 Mar

£349 (Streaming Ticket £199) / 020 7664 4859

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Family History Festival

A series of exhibitions, talks and performances bringing to life stories of families associated with the communities of Berwick-upon-Tweed, Tweedmouth and Spittal from across the centuries. The Festival aims to foster links with families from the UK and beyond that have historical connections with the town.

Berwick Town Hall, Berwick-upon-Tweed

Sat 3 Oct

Free / 01289 330900

Part of Berwick 900.

Sun 4 Oct

Free / 01289 330900

Part of Berwick 900.

The Folio Prize Fiction Festival

Featuring some of the world's leading literary figures in addition to the shortlisted authors, the three festival opens with a new initiative for 2015: The Folio Society Lecture, delivered by internationally acclaimed author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

The British Library, London NW1

Sat 21 Mar

£40 (£28; Seniors £32 for weekend passes) / 0843 208 1144

Part of Folio Prize Fiction Festival.

Sun 22 Mar

£40 (£28; Seniors £32 for weekend passes) / 0843 208 1144

Part of Folio Prize Fiction Festival.

For King, Empire and Themselves

An exploration of families that influenced commerce and banking in the past.

Copped Hall, Epping

Wed 12 Aug

£25

Free Learning Lunchtime Talks

A series of free lunchtime talks on current affairs and local issues. No booking required.

Forest Centre & Millennium Country Park, Bedford

Mon 9 Mar

Free / 01234 767037

Paul Heley tells the story of the siege of Bedford Castle in the 13th century.

Mon 16 Mar

Free / 01234 767037

Derek Nieman tells the story of a group of WWII POWs who formed a birdwatching group while in camp.

Mon 23 Mar

Free / 01234 767037

Age UK: Avoiding Scams. Becky Ireland gives expert advice on how to maintain piece of mind, by spotting and avoiding financial scams.

Front Line Nursing: Then and Now

An exhibition marking the contribution of professional nurses between 1914 and 1918.

The Royal College Of Nursing Library And Heritage Centre, London W1G

Thu 5 Mar

Free / 0345 337 3368

Fri 6 Mar

Free / 0345 337 3368

Sat 7 Mar

Free / 0345 337 3368

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GCU Research Day

Talks, meet the expert events and interactive displays for GCU Research Day.

The Arc, Glasgow

Fri 5 Jun

Free / 0141 331 8633

George Campbell Hay Centenary Celebration Concert

A concert and an art exhibition in honour of the centenary of the birth of Scottish poet George Campbell Hay.

Tarbert Village Hall

Sat 5 Dec

£5–£10

Ticket includes exhibition entry.

Half Day Course: Choosing Peace

A course for complete beginners to help them on the path to a peaceful life.

Jangchub Ling Buddhist Centre, Cradley Heath

Sat 14 Mar

£12 (£7) / 01384 569956

Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening

A lecture looking at spiritual healing and the teachings of Bruno Groening.

Priory Rooms Meeting & Conference Centre, Birmingham

Sat 14 Mar

Donations welcome / 0121 236 2317

House and Garden – A Picture In Poetry

Margaret Cuthbert leads a session on poetry that explores man-made environments.

Copped Hall, Epping

Tue 21 Jul

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