UNTIL FEBRUARY 16
Last few days of an exhibition of works by 10 adults with learning disabilities at Camberwell College of Arts, Peckham Road, London SE5. It is the culmination of a project involving the Tate, South London and Dulwich picture galleries during which participants imagined themselves as characters in pictures by artists such as David Hockney, William Blake, Canaletto, Marc Chagall and Poussin. Free admission.
HALF TERM AT DERBY MUSEUMS
Children aged eight upwards can design and make their own galactic costumes at Pickford's House Museum (places bookable on 01332 255363) and children aged four to seven and their carers can drop into "Watch the Birdy" sessions at the Museum and Art Gallery. In addition, the Industrial Museum is hosting Derby Museums' annual design technology competiiton - anyone aged six to 16 can drop in to make a "tottering tower" and test it for height, strength and stability. Programmes available from museums, libraries and Tourist Information Centre.
THEY COME NOT SINGLE SPIES
Seven to 14-year-olds are invited to enter a top secret world of espionage at the Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, London SE1, this half term. Assume a false identity and carry a fake passport to follow a dangerous trail of coded messages leading to an enemy nuclear weapons plant. Disguise your voice by speaking into a telephone scrambler machine and send classified information by Morse Code. Details: 0171 416 5313.
FEBRUARY 14-APRIL 11
BETWEEN TWO WORLDS: PIONEERING BRITISH WOMEN PHOTOGRAPHERS
Works by 19th and 20th-century women photographers are on show at Huddersfield Art Gallery as part of Yorkshire's Year of Photography and the Electronic Image. Images include portraits of such famous people as George Bernard Shaw, Thomas Hardy, Alfred Tennyson, Virginia Woolf, John Ruskin, Clive Bell, Duncan Grant (taken by Vanessa Bell), Maurice Chevalier and Sir John Gielgud. The exhibition then tours to Nottingham University, Harrogate and the Royal Photographic Society, Bath. Details: 01484 221964.
Launch of The Centre for British Teachers' West London careers event for students from Years 11-13 at Brunel University and Twickenham Rugby Ground respectively, 9.30am-4.30pm. It will include seven career conferences comprising presentations by various industries, educational institutions and training providers. Details: 0181 814 6306.
REAL FACES AND PROPER NAMES: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF RECOGNISING PEOPLE
Inaugural lecture by Timothy Valentine, professor of psychology, at Goldsmiths College, New Cross, London SE14, 5.30pm. Free admission. Open to the public. Details: 0171 919 7970.
TAKE YOUR GIRLIE TO THE MOVIES (IF YOU CAN'T MAKE LOVE AT HOME)
Illustrated talk at The Museum of the Moving Image, South Bank, London SE1, 7.30pm, looking at the upturned faces of ordinary filmgoers from the 1890s to 1940s. Admission: Pounds 5.75, Pounds 4.75 National Film Theatre members. Sessions for key stage 4 students include: "Making television news", February 25, 10.30am-1pm, Pounds 4 per student; and "Film and revolution", February 26 and 27, 9.15am-12.15pm (workshops with the museum's Actors Company questioning the uses of film and graphic images as political propaganda during the Russian Revolution and civil war), Pounds 120 for up to 30 students. Details: 0171 928 3232; 0171 620 2025 (minicom).