Events

7th March 1997 at 00:00
UNTIL APRIL 20 TATE ST IVES PROJECT.

More than 40 schools and colleges in Devon were supplied with a stretched canvas on which to produce work in any medium such as paint, textiles, relief sculpture, collage, print or montage. They also constructed a life-size figure. The resulting exhibition is open to the public at the Tate Gallery, Cornwall, and moves on to newspaper offices in Plymouth and Exeter. The initiative was organised by Devon Curriculum Advice and backed by The Tate and Northcliffe Newspapers in Education. Details: 01736 796226.

UNTIL JUNE 1 A HOME OF SIGNS AND WONDERS: PHOTOGRAPHS BY OWEN LOGAN

Striking images of Nigeria taken by the leading Scottish photographer are on display at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh. The exhibition brings together the themes of evangelical Christianity and "traditional" religion in a political and economic context, and questions the nature of post-colonial society in southern Nigeria. Meanwhile, "Lucian Freud: Early Works" runs at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art until April 13. Free admission. Details: 0131 556 8921.

UNTIL JULY 27 THE CUTTING EDGE:50 YEARS OF BRITISH FASHION

More than 250 outfits and accessories feature in this exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London SW7. It is divided into four themes: romantic (ballgowns, wedding dresses, evening wear); tailoring; Bohemian (ethnic, classical and medieval dress); and country (hunting, shooting, fishing clothes) and includes designs by Sir Hardy Amies, Mary Quant, Zandra Rhodes, Antony Price, Vivienne Westwood and Savile Row tailors. There is a special tribute to Jean Muir, formerly a V A trustee. Details: 0171 938 8500.

MARCH 11 ALIENATION OR PARTICIPATION: AFTER THE ELECTION, WHAT NEXT FOR YOUNG PEOPLE?

"The Point is to Change It" debate during which Tim Brighouse, chief education officer for Birmingham, Gavin Hills, contributing editor on The Face magazine, and other speakers will answer audience questions. Venue: Birmingham Rep, 7.30pm. Sponsor: Living Marxism magazine. Tickets: Pounds 7.50, Pounds 5 unwaged, Pounds 2.50 school and college students. Details: Janet Bowman, 0121 235 3223.

MARCH 17-23 SCIENCE WEEK

The National Museum of Photography, Film and Television, Bradford, is running practical photography workshops for key stage 2-3 pupils, fee Pounds 2. Meanwhile, morning screening events focusing on science fiction and special effects will be run for school groups in the museum's Pictureville Cinema, which is hosting the third Bradford Film Festival. Fee: Pounds 1.50. Details: 01274 725347.

MARCH 22-APRIL 6 EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE FESTIVAL

A chance to visit Edinburgh's first Doll Disease Clinic and the Classic Plastic Clinic or head to the Assembly Rooms for the Science Works extravaganza, which includes shows on the secrets of special effects in movies , elastic and plastic, the StarLab inflatable planetarium, Space Show, and, for young children, a science playcentre and a character called Magic Bob. There will also be talks on road rage, catastrophic events such as killer comets and earthquakes, sex (meet a creature with 13 different sexes), crime, health and the truth behind The X-Files. Details: 0131 220 3977; e-mail: esf@scifest.demon.co.uk

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