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Friday 31 May On display at The Royal Photographic Society is an exhibition titled Living Apart – South Africa under Apartheid.

Friday 31 May

On display at The Royal Photographic Society is an exhibition titled Living Apart – South Africa under Apartheid. This major retrospective of Ian Berry’s work coincides with the launch of a book of the same name published by Phaidon, price 45. Until 21 July.

Venue: The Royal Photographic Society, The Octagon, Milsom Street, Bath BA1 1DN.

Details: 01225 462841.

Saturday 1 June

For all you Giacometti fans the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art is holding a major exhibition of his work. On display will be a variety of his surrealist sculptures, drawings and his famous standing figures. Until 22 September.

Venue: Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Belford Road, Edinburgh EH4 3DR.

Details: 0131-556 8921.

Sunday 2 June

Recently published by John Wiley & Sons is Bucky Works: Buckminster Fuller’s ideas today by J. Baldwin, price 22.50. The book marks Fuller’s centenary, his ideas and work.

Monday 3 June

Pop into Tap Ruffle and Shave, an interactive installation designed to stimulate and challenge the senses, ideal for sensory-impaired people.

Visitors can experience ice zones, heat chambers and explore a variety of tactile surprises. Until 7 July.

Venue: Main Foyer, Royal

Festival Hall, London SE1.

Details: 0171-921 0600.

Monday 3 June

Or how about a visit to Degas: Beyond Impressionism? This is the first major exhibition of late work by Degas. Both public and private collections are brought together to present a coherent picture of Degas in his later life. Until 26 August.

Venue: The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London WC2.

Details: 0171-839 3321.

Thursday 4 June 9.30am

Organised by the Design Business Association, this one-day course titled Design and the CDM Regulations on guidelines for the construction industry takes place today.

Venue: Congress Centre, 23-28 Great Russell Street, London WC1.

Details: 0171- 3123.

Wednesday 5 June 7.30pm BBC On the box tonight is the first of the 1996 BBC Design Awards programmes, which looks at the shortlisted entries in product design. The two following programmes – on architecture and environments and graphics – are to be screened later this month, presented by Janet Street-Porter.

Future Dates

Tuesday 11 June 7pm

Book now for the Chartered Society of Designers’ lecture by Dale Russell called Underground to Overground – an event which focuses on sub culture, colour and design.

Venue: The Leisure Lounge, 121 Holborn, London EC1.

Details: 0171-831 9777.

Wednesday 12 June 7.15pm

Continuing the British Design and Art Direction President’s Lectures, tonight Dave Stewart – songwriter, musician and photographer – is speaking.

Venue: The Royal Geographical Society, Kensington Gore,

London SW7.

Details: 0171-582 6487.

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