P441 Teletext 449 Oct16 21:00:40     ——————— National —————  ——— BELFAST BELFAST FESTIVAL AT QUEEN'S Various Venues. 01232 665577. Big, bold, three-week arts festival encompassing every art form, this year including a Belfast Festival Fringe and a special look at New York artists. Nov 12-29. Various prices. BIRMINGHAM BBC GOOD FOOD SHOW National Exhibition Centre. 0121 767 4000. Mammoth display of culinary delights and kitchen products, with demonstrations by celebrity chefs. Nov 25-29. £11.50-£14.50. ——————————————————————————————————1/19— Family Fun 443 On Stage 450 Cinema 460 NOW IT'S EVEN EASIER TO FIND LOVE: TELETEXT DATING ITV p390 Art Fun Community Total Ent
P441 Teletext 449 Oct16 21:01:00     ——————— National —————  ——— BIRMINGHAM BBC NETWORK EAST LIVE MEGA MELA National Exhibition Centre. 0121 767 4000. A showcase and celebration of everything that is good from the Indian subcontinent, ranging from films to music, sport to weddings, fashion to food, with a Wedding pavilion and personal appearances by Bollywood stars. Nov 27-29. £10, £7 children. ——————————————————————————————————2/19— Family Fun 443 On Stage 450 Cinema 460 TOTAL ENTERTAINMENT p400 FULL GUIDE Art Fun Community Total Ent
P441 Teletext 441 Oct16 21:01:11     ——————— National —————  ——— BIRMINGHAM BIG BASH '98 National Exhibition Centre. 0121 767 4000. An event hosted by Children's BBC presenters and pop stars featuring a giant mountain bike course, basketball league and personal appearances by Pingu, Postman Pat and Noddy. Nov 26-29. £9, children £6. BRITISH INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SHOW National Exhibition Centre. 0121 767 4455. Display of new cars and innovations. Oct 23-31, 9.30am-7pm, Nov, 1 9.30am-5.30pm. Adults £10, children £5. ——————————————————————————————————3/19— Family Fun 443 On Stage 450 Cinema 460 TOTAL ENTERTAINMENT p400 FULL GUIDE Art Fun Community Total Ent
P441 Teletext 441 Oct16 21:01:10     ——————— National —————  ——— BIRMINGHAM DIVE 98 National Exhibition Centre. 0181 977 9878. The showcase of the sub-aqua industry. Over 180 exhibitors with a whole host of diving equipment, boats, clothing and holidays. There will also be an opportunity for novices to experience 'try dives' and a talk with the cinematographer of 'Titanic'. Oct 18. £7.50, £5 in adv. ——————————————————————————————————4/19— Family Fun 443 On Stage 450 Cinema 460 TOTAL ENTERTAINMENT p400 FULL GUIDE Art Fun Community Total Ent
P441 Teletext 441 Oct16 21:26:05     ——————— National —————  ——— BIRMINGHAM INTERNATIONAL MOTOR CYCLE SHOW National Exhibition Centre. 01203 251 515. The most exciting things with two wheels in the world, plus products and accessories. Nov 14-22, 10am-6pm. Adults £12, children £5, 10 and under free, concs. NATIONAL CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW National Exhibition Centre. 121 767 4767. The largest classic car show in the UK features hundreds of classic cars, displays and accessories. Nov 7-8. £8 adults, £6 OAP's, 4-16 yrs £3. ——————————————————————————————————5/19— Family Fun 443 On Stage 450 Cinema 460 TOTAL ENTERTAINMENT p400 FULL GUIDE Art Fun Community Total Ent
P441 Teletext 441 Oct16 21:20:25     ——————— National —————  ——— BIRMINGHAM OUR HOUSE National Exhibition Centre. 0121 767 4114. A show about homes and how to improve them, by creating the perfect lounge/ bedroom/ kitchen. Oct 28-Nov 1, 9am-6pm. £8, children £4. SUPREME CAT SHOW National Exhibition Centre. 01278 427575. A feline version of Crufts dedicated to the most beautiful, self-reliant, resourceful creatures in the world. Nov 21, 10.30am-5pm. £6, children £4. ——————————————————————————————————6/19— Family Fun 443 On Stage 450 Cinema 460 TOTAL ENTERTAINMENT p400 FULL GUIDE Art Fun Community Total Ent
P441 Teletext 441 Oct16 21:20:44     ——————— National —————  ——— BRISTOL BRISTOL POETRY FESTIVAL Various venues. 0117 942 6970. Launching on the same day as National Poetry Day, the festival includes book launches, children's events, dance, theatre and workshops. Oct 8-31. Phone for prices. CANTERBURY CANTERBURY FESTIVAL Spadesbourne Hall. 01227 455600. Music, drama and the arts festival. Oct 10-24. Phone for prices. ——————————————————————————————————7/19— Family Fun 443 On Stage 450 Cinema 460 TOTAL ENTERTAINMENT p400 FULL GUIDE Art Fun Community Total Ent
P441 Teletext 441 Oct16 21:21:04     ——————— National —————  ——— CARDIFF CREATIVE STITCHES AND CRAFTS ALIVE The International Arena. 01425 272711. A wide range of demonstrations and events. Oct 30-Nov 1, 9.30pm-5.30pm, 5pm Sun. £5.20, concs. GWYL FFILM RYNGWLADOL CYMRU (WELSH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL) Various venues. 01222 490034. Films from around the world, guests, discussions, and more, including the top ten films of festival patron Julie Christie. Nov 13-22. Phone for details. ——————————————————————————————————8/19— Family Fun 443 On Stage 450 Cinema 460 TOTAL ENTERTAINMENT p400 FULL GUIDE Art Fun Community Total Ent
P441 Teletext 441 Oct16 21:01:01     ——————— National —————  ——— CHELTENHAM CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL OF LITERATURE Various venues. 01242 227979. Huge programme of events including talks, music, readings and more, with appearances by Steven Berkoff and Quentin Blake. Oct 9-18. Prices vary. CUMBRIA POWERBOAT RACING: HNDERMERE RECORD AT @MPTS Low Wood Watersports Centre, Windermere. 015394 42595. See attempts to break national and world speed records on Lake Windermere, with all kinds of water craft. Oct 19-25. Free. ——————————————————————————————————9 08— —lhly Fun 443 On Stage 450 Cinema 460 TOTAL ENTERTAINMENT p400 FULL GUIDE Art Fun Community Total Ent
P441 Teletext 449 Oct16 21:01:00     ——————— National —————  ——— EDINBURGH EDINBURGH'S HOGMANAY Various venues. 0131 557 3990. Britain's biggest street party rings in the New Year with live lpsic, street theatre, carnival, and more. Dec 28-Jan 1. Prices vary. GLASGOW CRAFTS ALIVE FOR CHRISTMAS SE & CC. 01425 272711. Demonstrations, displays and sale of all types of crafts from over 200 craftspeople, from pottery to glassware, jewellery to textiles. Oct 23-25. Prices vary. ——————————————————————————————————10 19 Family Fun 443 On Stage 450 Cinema 460 TOTAL ENTERTAINMENT p400 FULL GUIDE Art Fun Community Total Ent
P441 Teletext 441 Oct16 21:00:02     ——————— National —————  ——— HUDDERSFIELD HUDDERSFIELD CONTEMPORARY MUSIC FESTIVAL Various venues. 01484 425082. Internationally renowned festival of opera, dance, music and film, featuring the world premiere of a new opera by Simon Holt, The Nightingale's To Blame. Nov 18-29. Prices vary. HULL HULL FAIR Walton Street F—hrground, Hull. 01482 615625. Europe's largest travelling fun-fair. Oct 9-17, excluding Sunday, 2pm-11pm. Various charges for rides. ——————————————————————————————————10 08 Family Fun 443 On Stage 450 Cinema 460 TOTAL ENTERTAINMENT p400 FULL GUIDE Art Fun Community Total Ent
P441 Teletext 449 Oct16 21:00:01     ——————— National —————  ——— LANCASTER LITFEST '98 Various Venues. 01524 62166. Literary festival with a distinct international flavour. Those scheduled to appear include Benjamin Zephaniah with performance poetry; storytellers Val Bloom and Megan Lloyd; cabaret, workshops and exhibitions all relating to literature. Until Oct 25. Prices vary. ——————————————————————————————————12 08 Family Fun 443 On Stage 450 Cinema 460 TOTAL ENTERTAINMENT p400 FULL GUIDE Art Fun Community Total Ent
P441 Teletext 441 Oct16 21:00:06     ——————— National —————  ——— LONDON ALEXANDRA PALACE ANTIQUE AND COLLECTORS FAIR Alexandra Palace. 0181 883 7061. Huge antique and collectors fair, with over 700 stands. Nov 15, 11.30pm-5pm. £3. INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF CHOCOLATE Royal Agricultural Halls. 01634 296005. A huge exhibition devoted to chocolate and all kinds of products derived from chocolate. Nov 27-29. Prices vary. ——————————————————————————————————13/19 Family Fun 443 On Stage 450 Cinema 460 TOTAL ENTERTAINMENT p400 FULL GUIDE Art Fun Community Total Ent
P441 Teletext 441 Oct16 21:00:05     ——————— National —————  ——— LONDON LONDON INTERNATIONAL CAJUN MUSIC FESTIVAL Cecil Sharp House, Camden. 01708 558128. Festival of Louisiana roots music drawing performers and teachers from as far afield as Norway, Australia and the US. Nov 6-8. Phone for details. OLYMPIA INTERNATIONAL SHOWJUoPING CHAMPIONSHIPS Olympia Exhibition Centre. 0171 373 3113. Annual international horse competition. Dec 17-21. £10-£32. ——————————————————————————————————14/19 —ljly Fun 443 On Stage 450 Cinema 460 TOTAL ENTERTAINMENT p400 FULL GUIDE Art Fun Community Total %ot
P441 Teletext 449 Oct16 21:01:01     ——————— National —————  ——— LONDON ORIS LONDON JAZZ FESTIVAL Various venues. 0171 405 5974. Ten days of world class jazz entertainment spread all over London, featuring Lester Bowie and Chick Corea among many. Nov 6-15. Prices vary. RAC LONDON TO BRIGHTON VETERAN CAR RUN Hyde Park. 01753 681736. This event, which is a run not a race, attracts over 300 veteran car owners from all over the world, beginning in Hyde Park. Nov 1. Free. ——————————————————————————————————15 19 Family Fun 443 On Stage 450 Cinema 460 TOTAL ENTERTAINMENT p400 FULL GUIDE Art Fun Community Total Ent
P441 Teletext 441 Oct16 21:01:00     ——————— National —————  ——— LONDON THE 3RD DAILY TELEGRAPH/BOARD X SNOW & SKATEBOARD SHOW Battersea Park. 0171 490 4707. Over 20,000 visitors are expected for the UK's biggest snowboarding experience, to sample the products, the lifestyle, the vibe, and the sport itself. Nov 13-15. £7-£9. THE CHELSEA CRAFTS FAIR Chelsea Town Hall. 0171 255 2292. The largest fair of arts and handmade crafts in the country. Oct 13-25. Phone for prices. ——————————————————————————————————16/19 Family Fun 443 On Stage 450 Cinema 460 TOTAL ENTERTAINMENT p400 FULL GUIDE Art Fun Community Total Ent
P441 Teletext 441 Oct16 21:05:00     ——————— National —————  ——— LONDON TURNER PRIZE EXHIBITION Tate Gallery. 0171 887 8000. An exhibition of work by the shortlisted artists, which is bound to be newsworthy. Oct 28-Jan 10. £1.50. WELL INFORMED WOMAN Business Design Centre. 0181 502 5502. The aim of this event is to act as an information centre for women. Hence it covers a whole range of themes including personal development, lifestyle and health and fitness. Nov 20-Nov 22. Phone for availability. ——————————————————————————————————17 08 Family Fun 443 On Stage 450 Cinema 460 TOTAL ENTERTAINMENT p400 FULL GUIDE Art Fun Community Total Ent
P441 Teletext 441 Oct16 21:00:10     ——————— National —————  ——— MAIDSTONE LEEDS CASTLE GRAND FIREWORK SPECTACULAR Leeds Castle. 01622 880008. A spectacular laser and music show followed by a firework display will turn night to d—x in the Garden of England. Nov 7. £9 adults, £4 children, (booking from Oct 1). NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE NEWCASTLE COMEDY FESTIVAL Various venues. 0191 232 2660. England's biggest comedy festival brings a smile to the mouth of the Tyne. Nov 6-22. Phone for prices. ——————————————————————————————————18 19 Family Fun 443 On Stage 450 Cinema 460 TOTAL ENTERTAINMENT p400 FULL GUIDE Art Fun Community Total Ent
P441 Teletext 440 Oct16 21:00:20     ——————— National —————  ——— SOUTHPORT SOUTHPORT 'FEKENDER Pontins Holiday Centre. 01207 549244. Huge event welcoming revellers and musical professionals to enjoy soulful house, jazz, latin and much more. Nov 6-8. Phone for prices. SWANSEA SWANSEA FESTIVAL OF MUSIC & THE ARTS Various venues. 01222 765412. Celebrating its 50th birthday, the festival hosts music, film, art and theatre events with a passionate Italian theme. Oct 3-24. Phone for prices. ——————————————————————————————————19/19 Family Fun 443 On Stage 450 Cinema 460 TOTAL ENTERTAINMENT p400 FULL GUIDE Art Fun Community Total Ent