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UNTIL JANUARY 5 WILLIAM KLEIN: NEW YORK

Gritty, hard-edged, black and white street photographs shot in New York by photographer and film maker, William Klein, during 1954 and 1955 are featured in this exhibition at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh. Admission: Pounds 2.50, Pounds 1.50 concessions. Details: 0131 624 6200.

NOVEMBER 7 MARIE CURIE CANCER CARE CONCERT

The pupils of St Mary's Hall, Brighton, are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Marie Curie charity with a programme of verse, drama and music in St Peter's Church, Brighton, 7.30pm. Tickets are Pounds 3 adults, Pounds 1. 50 concessions on the door. Details: Susan Meek, 01273 606061.

NOVEMBER 7-DECEMBER 5 "A CHRISTMAS CAROL"

Bristol Old Vic is staging Dickens's classic tale of Scrooge, the man who has sacrificed the joys of life in his greed for money, but becomes a reformed character after being shown terrifying visions by three ghostly visitors on Christmas Eve. Details: 0117 987 7877.

NOVEMBER 14 QUIZ NIGHT AND KWANZAA MARKET

Test your knowledge of history, geography, arts and sports and buy your Christmas presents at the same time at the African Caribbean Centre, Ive Farm Sports Ground, Leyton, London E10. Books, African clothes, art and craft and food will be on sale. Tickets: Pounds 3, Pounds 1.50 concessions. Details: Rita Joseph, The Lydiard Group, 0181 220 1915.

NOVEMBER 14-15 LONDON CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY FAIR

The work of UK and European photographers displayed at the Strand Palace Hotel, Covent Garden, London WC2. Original, mounted prints will be on sale from between Pounds 30 and Pounds 2,000. Details: 0171 930 1904.

NOVEMBER 16 LITERACY: WHO CARES?

Talk and poetry reading by Michael Rosen at Barclay Hall, Green Street, London E7, 7pm. Tickets are Pounds 3 from: Newham Parents' Centre Bookshop, 745 Barking Road, E13 9ER, 0181 552 9993.

NOVEMBER 17-18 CAREERS ON SHOW

Leeds Career Guidance event at the Royal Armouries for young people in Leeds' schools. Supported by Leeds Training and Enterprise Council, it will be attended by local employers offering high quality training, colleges, universities and training suppliers. Details: Keith Jackson, LCG, 0113 2259000.

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