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The Weekend’s Top 5

Looking for something to do this weekend? Look no further.

Photo: EMI.

Alison Wonderland plays the Electric Daisy Carnival tomorrow. Photo: EMI.

What: Electric Daisy Carnival
Location: The National Bowl, Milton Keynes
When: Saturday
Cost: £60
Returning to the UK for another explosion of colour, sound and light, EDC’s endless world tour dances its way back to the National Bowl with the best DJs from around the world. From the scenic stages and cutting-edge audiovisual production to the fully immersive world of costumed performers, art installations, carnival rides and fireworks, EDC offers an unforgettable electronic feast for the eyes, ears and soul.
Tell me more:  http://uk.electricdaisycarnival.com/experience/

printsWhat: Sheffield Print Fair
Where: The Millennium Gallery, Sheffield
When: Saturday
Cost: £1 entry
In celebration of the Year of Making, this one-off specialist fair is showcasing the very best artist printmakers. Browse the many different print techniques on display and watch how the pieces are made at the selection of demonstrations taking place throughout the day.
Tell me more: http://www.museums-sheffield.org.uk/whats-on/events/2016/7/sheffield-print-fair-at-millennium-


Charlotte BronteWhat: Celebrating Charlotte Brontë 1816-1855
Location: The National Portrait Gallery, London
When: All weekend (closes 14 Aug)
A major display of personal items, original manuscripts and works of art to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charlotte Brontë, author of Jane Eyre.
Cost: Free
Tell me more: http://www.npg.org.uk/whatson/display/2016/celebrating-charlotte-bronte-1816-1855.php




Aw, remember how good nostalgia is? Lovely stuff.

What: The Story of Children’s Television From 1946-Today
Where: M Shed, Bristol
When: All weekend
From the earliest days of Muffin the Mule to the multi-channel world of today, this exhibition traces the fascinating history of children’s television, bringing together seven decades of objects, memorabilia, merchandise, clips and images.
Cost: Adults £5, children under 16 free.
Tell me more:  https://www.bristolmuseums.org.uk/m-shed/whats-on/childrens-television/

huts – ideal

Hut hunting? This show is ideal.

What: The Ideal Hut Show
Where: Dundee Botanic Garden, Dundee
When: All weekend (on for the duration of July)
Cost: Free
Standard model garden sheds transformed by leading architects, artists and designers from Scotland and abroad.
Tell me more: http://www.dundee.ac.uk/botanic/news/2016/article/ideal-hut-show-to-open-at-the-university-of-dundee-botanic-garden.php

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