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The Big Swing Dance On the Gardens

Featuring a large vintage market and food trucks, daily swing dance lessons and the World's only Art Deco 78 rpm DJ sound system, spinning the hottest swing in a truly wonderful spot for a dance, back dropped by the river Thames in all it's glory!

Cutty Sark Gardens, London SE10

Sat 23 May

Free

Sun 24 May

Free

Mon 25 May

Free

Authentic Curry Masterclass

Learn how to cook up a curry from scratch.

Tennent's Training Academy, Glasgow

Sun 31 May

£90 / 0141 553 0010

Circus Alba

Learn circus skills including juggling with Circus Alba.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Thu 28 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 560 1581

Ages 2–5.

Thu 4 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 560 1581

Ages 2–5.

Thu 11 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 560 1581

Ages 2–5.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Jun

Beginning Botanical Illustration (Monday Mornings)

This class introduces students to techniques in botanical painting. Students will develop drawing skills, learn to use watercolours and pen and ink effectively and create work inspired by fresh material from the garden. Please note this is an 8 week course due to bank holidays

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Mon 25 May

Patrick Geddes Room

£79.20 Booking required. Please phone the Education Office on 0131 248 2937. (Members £71.18) / 0131 248 2909

Mon 1 Jun

Patrick Geddes Room

£79.20 Booking required. Please phone the Education Office on 0131 248 2937. (Members £71.18) / 0131 248 2909

Mon 8 Jun

Patrick Geddes Room

£79.20 Booking required. Please phone the Education Office on 0131 248 2937. (Members £71.18) / 0131 248 2909

…and 3 more dates until 29 Jun

Bookbinding: Orpheus & Eurydice – Lover's Pair

Learn how to case bind with leather, which means the cover is made separately and then attached to the text block. All the tips, tricks and necessary tools are provided for you to make two fancypants handbound books.

Owl & Lion, Edinburgh

Sun 24 May

£150 / 0131 221 0818

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Botanical Art Weekend at Logan

A fun weekend workshop suitable for all levels of artist. Using pencil, coloured pencil, or watercolour techniques come along and sketch, draw or paint Logan’s finest plant collections. Taught by Sharon Bradley.

Logan Botanic Garden, Stranraer

Sat 6 Jun

£120 Booking required. Please call the education office on 0131 248 2937 to book. (Members £108) / 01776 860231

Sun 7 Jun

£120 Booking required. Please call the education office on 0131 248 2937 to book. (Members £108) / 01776 860231

Botanical Artistry: Bees at the Botanics - Ali McLeod

Meet the colony of bees that live at the Botanics and the plants that they pollinate. Over five weeks we will use miniature paintbrushes and watercolour to create an exquisitely detailed illustration of a bee and flowers from RBGE, whilst learning about the essential role these insects play in all our gardens.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Wed 27 May

Teaching Lab

£60 Booking required. Please call the education office on 0131 248 2937 to book. (Members £54) / 0131 248 2909

Thu 28 May

Teaching Lab

£60 Booking required. Please call the education office on 0131 248 2937 to book. (Members £54) / 0131 248 2909

Fri 29 May

Teaching Lab

£60 Booking required. Please call the education office on 0131 248 2937 to book. (Members £54) / 0131 248 2909

…and 26 more dates until 24 Jun

Brentford Food Festival

Enjoy a series of culinary workshops, demonstrations, tastings and more taking part across four-days this half term.

St Paul's Church, Brentford

Tue 26 May

Free / 07854 031 133

Wed 27 May

Free / 07854 031 133

Thu 28 May

Free / 07854 031 133

Fri 29 May

Free / 07854 031 133

Floristry Workshops

Floristry workshops in North Berwick for anyone looking to make their own stunning bouquet in just two hours. Kids workshops are also available, as are a series of jewellery making classes.

The School of Floristry, North Berwick

Sat 23 May

Prices vary / 01620 895138

Sun 24 May

Prices vary / 01620 895138

Mon 25 May

Prices vary / 01620 895138

…and 213 more dates until 24 Dec

Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham

Mon 17 Aug

£15–£60 / 01159 589312

Tue 18 Aug

£15–£60 / 01159 589312

Wed 19 Aug

£15–£60 / 01159 589312

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Tip Top Circus

Circus skills workshop for children aged 2–5.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Thu 28 May

£7 / 07894 343341

Thu 4 Jun

£7 / 07894 343341

Thu 11 Jun

£7 / 07894 343341

…and 43 more dates until 7 Apr 2016

The Big Glasgow Comic & Craft Fair

The Big Glasgow Comic Page presents a day of assorted geekery complete with 17 vendors selling back issues, graphic novels, original art, fan art, toys, t-shirts, jewellery, crafts, cupcakes and loads more. Cosplay/fancy dress encouraged with a competition for under and over 16s.

The Arches Café Bar & Restaurant, Glasgow

Sat 6 Jun

Free / 0141 565 1035

Sat 5 Sep

Free / 0141 565 1035

Walkabout, Glasgow

Sat 18 Jul

Free / 0141 332 8209

Over 18s

Sat 31 Oct

Free / 0141 332 8209

Over 18s

Thu 5 Nov

Free / 0141 332 8209

Over 18s

Feel Now Yoga: Workshop

A sensible and sensitive approach to yoga that promotes health and well being and is suitable for beginners and improvers alike.

Brantwood, Coniston: Home Of John Ruskin

Sat 23 May

£45 per person / 01539 441396

Milngavie/Bearsden Rock Choir

The Milngavie Rock Choir is led by singing teacher Jennifer Sim. We are the local community choir with the national reputation - join the Milngavie Rock Choir and experience the singing phenomenon that Will Smith described as 'Fantastic'. Whilst retaining our community spirit, we come together en masse for national and…

Virgin Active, Glasgow

Thu 28 May

£25 a month, free taster, Virgin Active membership not required / 01252 714276

Thu 4 Jun

£25 a month, free taster, Virgin Active membership not required / 01252 714276

Thu 11 Jun

£25 a month, free taster, Virgin Active membership not required / 01252 714276

…and 2 more dates until 25 Jun

Virgin Active, Milngavie

Thu 28 May

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Thu 18 Jun

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Thu 25 Jun

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

…and 20 more dates until 24 Mar 2016

Aberdeen Rock Choir

The local Aberdeen choir is run by Aberdeenshire based musician Chris Mutch. Our No.1 Album gave ordinary people the chance to become chart-topping singers, and Rock Choir is continually giving our members bigger and better opportunities to achieve things they never thought they could do - from supporting national…

Bon Accord Golf Club, Aberdeen

Wed 27 May

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Wed 3 Jun

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Wed 10 Jun

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

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Adults Scriptwriting Workshop with Sergio Casci

An introduction to screen-writing for film and television. Learn how to write effective dialogue and create memorable characters. Suitable for adults only.

An Lanntair Arts Centre and Cinema, Isle of Lewis

Sat 30 May

£28–£35 / 01851 708480

Aldridge Rock Choir

The Aldridge Rock Choir is led by West Midlands based musician Sonia Eyre. The Aldridge branch is part of the unique national singing family that is Rock Choir. Whilst retaining our focus on Aldridge and Walsall community causes and events, all the local West Midlands choirs come together in regional and even national…

Aldridge Community Centre, Walsall

Wed 3 Jun

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Wed 10 Jun

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Wed 17 Jun

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

…and 25 more dates until 11 May 2016

Big Big Sing Day

Big Big Sing is a UK-wide singing project that aims to inspire thousands of people through singing. Join a choir of hundreds for an evening of song, including workshops with inspirational choirmasters. No experience needed.

Caird Hall, Dundee

Sun 31 May

£5 (Free) / 01382 434940

Music Hall, Aberdeen

Sat 30 May

£5 (Free) / 01224 641122

Bodyblitz: Workshop

Fitness class.

Hermitage Leisure Centre, Coalville

Sun 24 May

Phone for prices / 01530 811215

Sun 31 May

Phone for prices / 01530 811215

Sun 7 Jun

Phone for prices / 01530 811215

…and 3 more dates until 28 Jun

Camp Indy – Summer Camp in Glasgow

A summer camp where kids aged 6–14 can receive tuition in sport, art, dance and performing arts with all-camp activities including carnivals, campfires and colour wars.

Kelvinside Academy, Glasgow

Mon 27 Jul

£150 per week (Children £35 per day)

Tue 28 Jul

£150 per week (Children £35 per day)

Wed 29 Jul

£150 per week (Children £35 per day)

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Ceramics: Open Studio

Artist Tutor Sue Dyer will be on hand to offer help and guidance, allowing you to explore your own projects and ideas to extend your ceramic knowledge or simply spend a relaxing day being creative in the Ceramics studio.

MAC (Midlands Arts Centre), Birmingham

Tue 26 May

Pottery Studio

£19–£26 / 0121 446 3232

Tue 21 Jul

Pottery Studio

£19–£26 / 0121 446 3232

Tue 28 Jul

Pottery Studio

£19–£26 / 0121 446 3232

…and 2 more dates until 11 Aug

Chanting: Workshop

Chanting workshop with Caroline Harper.

Cowdray Hall, Midhurst

Mon 25 May

Chapel

Phone for prices / 01730 815 152

Derby Rock Choir

The Derby Rock Choir is led by singing teacher Jennie Harwood. Rock Choir is unequalled in the opportunities we can offer our members - from performing at top music and arts venues like the Royal Albert Hall and on top of the BT Tower to raising money for some of the UK's best-loved charities like Comic Relief, Sign2Sing…

Mickleover Community Centre, Derby

Tue 16 Jun

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Tue 23 Jun

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Tue 30 Jun

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

…and 23 more dates until 10 May 2016

Eastbourne Rock Choir

The Eastbourne Rock Choir is led by choir leader Charlotte Fane. You may know about our unique sellout O2 arena event in 2013 and our secret singing flash mobs around country for Comic Relief (just search 'Great British flash mob' on YouTube!), but at Rock Choir we know it's not just about the unique huge events, it's…

St Elisabeth's Church, Eastbourne

Wed 10 Jun

Church Centre

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Wed 17 Jun

Church Centre

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Wed 24 Jun

Church Centre

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

…and 24 more dates until 11 May 2016

Encaustic Jewellery: Workshop

Textile artist Sue Chisnall shows how to make pendants, earrings or brooches using coloured wax.

Arthouse Gallery, Southport

Sat 23 May

£40

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