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Enterteasement: Comedy! Magic! Burlesque

A spell-binding mix of comedy, magic and burlesque.

The Hold (Underneath The Admiral Bar), Glasgow

Sat 13 Jul

£10–£14 admits one to venue. / 0141 221 7705

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Sat 10 Aug

£10–£14 admits one to venue. / 0141 221 7705

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Sat 14 Sep

£10–£14 admits one to venue. / 0141 221 7705

  • 20:00 – 22:30
…and 3 more dates until 14 Dec

Everybody Razzle Dazzle

Take a ride on a ‘dazzling’ new artwork by the Godfather of British pop art

Tate Liverpool

Fri 21 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0151 702 7400

Sat 22 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0151 702 7400

Sun 23 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0151 702 7400

…and 582 more dates until 31 Jan 2021

Focus on Fashion

Special exhibition showcasing items from the museum's rarely seen collection of ladies' costumes spanning over 250 years.

Stockwood Discovery Centre, Luton

Fri 21 Jun

Friday Late: Food for Thought

Our personal and cultural relationships to food help shape what and how we eat, and our food-based traditions sustain a sense of community and shared heritage. Yet the way we eat is also having a significant impact on the environment. How can we preserve our emotional connections to food while protecting the planet? This…

Victoria & Albert Museum, London SW7

Fri 28 Jun

Free / 020 7942 2000

Fringe Film Festival

C presents CtheFilm Returning for its 14th season, C’s critically acclaimed curated programme showcases silver screen shorts and contemporary filmmakers all day, every day. Pop in for a quirky short, or linger longer for a moving moment. Features work from UK, Europe, America, Asia and worldwide. The destination for…

C South, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

foyer

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

foyer

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

foyer

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 24 more dates until 26 Aug

Furniture Chalk Paint Workshop (Level 1)

Learn how to transform a small piece of furniture in this one-day workshop. Perfect for beginners and intermediates.

Grappenhall Community Centre

Fri 21 Jun

£59 includes afternoon tea / 01925 268633

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Sat 13 Jul

£59 includes afternoon tea / 01925 268633

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Fri 19 Jul

£59 includes afternoon tea / 01925 268633

  • 10:00 – 15:00
…and 8 more dates until 8 Nov

Rainford Village Hall, St. Helens

Sat 6 Jul

£59 includes afternoon tea / 07568 171 394

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Tue 9 Jul

£59 includes afternoon tea / 07568 171 394

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Fri 12 Jul

£59 includes afternoon tea / 07568 171 394

  • 10:00 – 15:00
…and 12 more dates until 1 Nov

The Gardeners of Salonika: Britain's War in the Balkans, 1915-18

Friendly lecture morning with historian and military conflict specialist David Clarke.

Lauriston Castle, Edinburgh

Mon 1 Jul

£9 / 0131 228 1155

Glasgow Life Drawing and Sketching

A group for anyone who likes to draw.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Sat 22 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 276 9599

Sketching and drawing Meetup at Kelvingrove Gallery Packed Lunch Area

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Sat 29 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 276 9599

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Sat 6 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 276 9599

  • 10:00 – 12:00
…and 5 more dates until 10 Aug

The Greatness of Silence

Miami Mohsin's three-dimensional sculptures represent The Greatness of Silence. Many people are interested in searching for a hidden meaning, exploring the idea of a story, or understanding the reason behind an event. The more mysterious a piece, the greater the interest it can create. Searching for meaning, information…

Perth Business Centre

Fri 21 Jun

Free

Part of Refugee Festival Scotland.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 22 Jun

Free

Part of Refugee Festival Scotland.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 23 Jun

Free

Part of Refugee Festival Scotland.

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 3 more dates until 26 Jun

Grete Marks: An Intimate Portrait

Grete Marks – also known as Margret Marks or Margarete Heymann – was one of the earliest female students of the Bauhaus School. This exhibition celebrates a lesser known aspect of the artist’s creative practice through a series of intimate portrait paintings and drawings from the 1920s and 1930s. Marks is best known for…

Pallant House Gallery, Chichester

Wed 26 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 01243 774557

Thu 27 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 01243 774557

Fri 28 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 01243 774557

…and 104 more dates until 27 Oct

Have a H'Art Fundraiser

Silent auction on contemporary art pieces in support of the feminist non-profit Sweet 'Art.

Vout-O-Reenee's, London E1

Fri 21 Jun

Stash Gallery

Free

  • 18:00 – 23:00

Ifeoma U. Anyaeji

Ezuhu ezu – In(complete) Ifeoma U. Anyaeji makes sculptures and installations from discarded bottles and non-biodegradable plastic bags.

BALTIC, Gateshead

Fri 21 Jun

Free / 0191 478 1810

Sat 22 Jun

Free / 0191 478 1810

Sun 23 Jun

Free / 0191 478 1810

…and 91 more dates until 22 Sep

Illuminated River Exhibition

Exhibition of architectural drawings and works from the Guildhall Art Gallery's collection.

Guildhall Art Gallery, London EC2P

Thu 20 Jun

Times & prices to be confirmed / 020 7332 3700

Fri 21 Jun

Times & prices to be confirmed / 020 7332 3700

Sat 22 Jun

Times & prices to be confirmed / 020 7332 3700

…and 70 more dates until 31 Aug

In Conversation: Darren McGarvey and Lynsey Hanley

Authors Lynsey Hanley and Darren McGarvey discuss themes of class and social inclusion in contemporary British society

Tate Liverpool

Wed 26 Jun

£5 / 0151 702 7400

International Model Boat Show

Marine modelling with club displays, demonstrations and suppliers.

Warwickshire Event Centre

Sat 9 Nov

£3–£10 / 01926 614101

Sun 10 Nov

£3–£10 / 01926 614101

Warwickshire Exhibition Centre, Leamington Spa

Sat 9 Nov

£9 (£8; Children £3) / 01926 614101

Sun 10 Nov

£9 (£8; Children £3) / 01926 614101

Ivon Hitchens: Space Through Colour

Anne Goodchild, curator of the current Ivon Hitchens retrospective, presents a fresh perspective on one of Sussex’s favourite adopted sons. 6-7pm Anne Goodchild, who guest curated Ivon Hitchens: Space through Colour, was the Curator of Art at the Graves Art Gallery in Sheffield before working freelance. Her most…

Pallant House Gallery, Chichester

Thu 22 Aug

£8 / 01243 774557

Kevork Mourad - Seeing Through Babel

The Ismaili Centre, in partnership with the Aga Khan Museum, Toronto, is delighted to announce Seeing Through Babel, a solo exhibition by the Syrian-Armenian artist Kevork Mourad. In the Old Testament story of Babel, mankind is punished for attempting to construct a tower to heaven, an act of hubris that led God to…

Ismaili Centre, London SW7

Mon 1 Jul

Free / 020 7581 2071

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Tue 2 Jul

Free / 020 7581 2071

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Wed 3 Jul

Free / 020 7581 2071

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 31 more dates until 15 Aug

Kippford Art Exhibition

Original paintings by local artists on display and for sale.

Kippford Village Hall, Dalbeattie

Sat 27 Jul

Free / 01556 620211

  • 10:30 – 17:30

Sun 28 Jul

Free / 01556 620211

  • 10:30 – 17:30

Mon 29 Jul

Free / 01556 620211

  • 10:30 – 17:30
…and 5 more dates until 3 Aug

Landscape Photography Workshop

Learn how to capture a landscape using photography filters like polarisation, neutral density and more under the tutelage of Anna Henly. Wear warm clothing and sensible shoes, and bring a tripod if you have one.

Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Visitor Centre, Alexandria

Sun 30 Jun

Laughing Matters: The State of a Nation

Through over 30 objects, ranging from costumes to scripts, from puppets to music, this display unpicks the punchlines to discover what humour since the Victorian era – whether subversive, surreal, mocking or celebratory – can tell us about what it means to be British today. Look out for the Lunchtime Lecture on 1 May…

Victoria & Albert Museum, London SW7

Fri 21 Jun

Clore Study Area, Room 55

Free / 020 7942 2000

Sat 22 Jun

Clore Study Area, Room 55

Free / 020 7942 2000

Sun 23 Jun

Clore Study Area, Room 55

Free / 020 7942 2000

…and 277 more dates until 29 Mar 2020

Learning Disabilities Night Club Event

Nightclub event for people with learning disabilities or learning difficulties, offering a safe environment to meet new friends and have fun.

Religion, Walsall

Wed 26 Jun

£4 / 07919921430

  • 18:30 – 21:15

Wed 31 Jul

£4 / 07919921430

  • 18:30 – 21:15

Wed 28 Aug

£4 / 07919921430

  • 18:30 – 21:15
…and 16 more dates until 23 Dec 2020

Leonardo - Opera performance and panel discussion

Leonardo is the much-anticipated second opera from acclaimed composer Alex Mills, exploring the life of one of the world’s most celebrated and extraordinary polymaths. This 60 minute work is inspired by Leonardo da Vinci’s fascinating notebooks, five of which are in the V&A’s permanent collection, and marks the 500th…

Victoria & Albert Museum, London SW7

Fri 8 Nov

The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre

£25–£30 / 020 7942 2000

Lunchtime Lecture: Donne Buck: A lifetime in Children’s Adventure Playgrounds

Donne Buck has been a playleader and campaigner for children’s right to play since the 1950s. A significant figure in the history of play. In his long career Donne has established and run adventure playgrounds in London, Stevenage and Peterborough. He has been an active campaigner for children’s rights and promoted the…

Victoria & Albert Museum, London SW7

Wed 3 Jul

The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre

Free / 020 7942 2000

Lunchtime Lecture: Donne Buck: A lifetime in Children’s Adventure Playgrounds

Donne Buck has been a playleader and campaigner for children’s right to play since the 1950s. A significant figure in the history of play. In his long career Donne has established and run adventure playgrounds in London, Stevenage and Peterborough. He has been an active campaigner for children’s rights and promoted the…

Victoria & Albert Museum, London SW7

Fri 5 Jul

Hochhauser Auditorium

Free / 020 7942 2000

Lunchtime Lecture: The Age of Great Cities: The Town Halls of Victoria and Albert

The Victoria era was known as The Age of Great Cities, as the booming industrial conurbations of Manchester, Liverpool and Birmingham sought to translate their wealth into civic pride and confident urban architecture. At the aesthetic and cultural core of the 19th century city was the Town Hall: designed as a testament to…

Victoria & Albert Museum, London SW7

Wed 2 Oct

The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre

Free / 020 7942 2000