Morning events, Talks & lectures

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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

Sat 28 Mar

Exhibition Gallery 1

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

Sun 29 Mar

Exhibition Gallery 1

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

Mon 30 Mar

Exhibition Gallery 1

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

…and 21 more dates until 20 Apr

Science and Magic of Light the Universe and Everything

A tour of our universe with eminent scientists and a professional magician.

University of Edinburgh

Sat 28 Mar

Free / 0131 650 1000

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

Sunday Assembly Edinburgh

A secular congregation meeting to hear talks and sing songs.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sun 29 Mar

Free / 0131 560 1581

Raising Confident Girls Workshop

An interactive workshop with First Psychology Scotland, designed to equip parents, carers and educators of girls aged seven to 16 with an understanding of development issues.

First Psychology, Edinburgh

Sat 28 Mar

£49 / 0131 668 1440

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House Family and Staff: The Country House During World War One

An exploration of how country houses were affected by the onset of war.

Copped Hall, Epping

Poethical Readings / Intuiting the Political – Reading Sessions

Valentina Desideri and Denise Ferreira da Silva offer alternative ways of reading complex situations by means of palm reading, Tarot, astrology, philosophy and the invented techniques of Fake and Political Therapy. Booking is essential.

Tramway, Glasgow

Thu 16 Apr

Free / 0845 330 3501

Fri 17 Apr

Free / 0845 330 3501

Part of ARIKA15.

Sat 18 Apr

Free / 0845 330 3501

Part of ARIKA15.

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.

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.

Community Room, Bristol

Sat 28 Mar

Free donations accepted. / 01202 772121

Priory Rooms Meeting & Conference Centre, Birmingham

Sat 28 Mar

Free donations accepted / 01202 772121

The Scotch Whisky Training School

An intensive one-day course in the tasting, blending, serving and history of scotch whisky, with a 'Certificate of Expertise' at the end.

Scotch Whisky Experience, Edinburgh

Tue 31 Mar

£195 Includes lunch and refreshments / 0131 220 0441

Thu 16 Apr

£195 Includes lunch and refreshments / 0131 220 0441

Thu 14 May

£195 Includes lunch and refreshments / 0131 220 0441

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Shipwrecked with Vincent Deary

Talk from cognitive behavioural psychotherapist about the power of habit and the difficulty of change.

Conway Hall, London WC1R

Sun 29 Mar

£20 / 0207 833 1010

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.

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

BBC Good Food Show Spring

A large-scale food festival including food tastings, cooking demonstration, local producers and famous foodie faces including Mary Berry, Paul Hollywood and The Hairy Bikers.

Harrogate International Centre

Fri 10 Apr

£18.50–£65 (Children £3–£16.50 under 5s free) / 01423 537230

Sat 11 Apr

£18.50–£65 (Children £3–£16.50 under 5s free) / 01423 537230

Sun 12 Apr

£18.50–£65 (Children £3–£16.50 under 5s free) / 01423 537230

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.

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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.

Business of Software Europe

A chance for those in the business sector to work on improving their companies.

Robinson College, Cambridge

Wed 24 Jun

£650–£1500

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.

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

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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

Decoding Space

Technology exchange.

Hannah Maclure Centre, Dundee

Mon 30 Mar

Free / 01382 308324

Tue 31 Mar

Free / 01382 308324

Wed 1 Apr

Free / 01382 308324

…and 7 more dates until 10 Apr

Discover The Benefits Of Being Online

A five-week course for those with limited or no computer experience, talking about why it's good to get online and helping you get started.

Action Resource Centre (ARC), Swansea

Thu 1 Oct

Free / 01792 516900

The Eco Technology Show

Environmental technology conference.

American Express Community Stadium, Brighton

Thu 11 Jun

Free / 01273 957726

Fri 12 Jun

Free / 01273 957726

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.

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