Walls are Talking: Artists wallpaper Whitworth Gallery Manchester until 3 May Free
Artists include Sarah Lucas, Andy Warhol and David Shrigley
Deluxxe Fluxx/Faile Retrospective at Lazarides Greek St and Rathbone in Soho *private view 11 Feb 6-10pm* then until 20 March Free
New work at Greek St, and a Faile retrospective at Rathbone - prints, collages etc.
Art Speed Dating at the Arcola Theatre 13 February
Thinking and Drinking: Life Drawing with Stephen Morris The Book Club Leonard St Shoreditch 16 Feb £5 with a glass of wine
Lots on here all the time but this looks like a probably deceptively genteel introduction. Nice website too.
Irving Penn Portraits at the National Portrait Gallery 18 Feb - 6 June £10
Photography legend's retrospective
Kenneth Anger at Spruth Magers Dover St *private view 18 Feb 6-8pm* then until 27 March, free.
First exhibition for a few years from massively influential avant garde film maker of the 1960s
Ceramic Art London 2010 Royal College of Art 26 - 28 Feb £12/£25 for weekend pass
All the work will be for sale from 75 ceramic artists
When Central Met St Martins: CSM is 21 Lethaby Gallery Central St Martins Southampton Row until 26 March Free
21 years of work from CSM students
Pick Me Up at Somerset House 23 April - 3 May £5
Graphic Arts Fair and exhibition including Rob Ryan (paper cutting genius) open studio
Roundhouse Circusfest 2010 various dates in April, various prices
Amazing, with lots of different companies presenting work - try and see at least one if you can.
and don't forget from previous entries there's some brilliant things coming up at Battersea Arts Centre, Chris Ofili at the Tate, 1001 Inventions at the Science Museum, Anthony Gormley at Sadlers Wells
Finally I have to mention The School of Life Sermon program, kind of a lecture series on a topic by an authority on that topic - for instance Gluttony spoken about by a chef - with music and tea and cake in the beautiful Conway Hall in Holborn. Tickets £12.50. This School of Life do all sorts though. And apparently not as culty as it sounds.
Ponyo (thanks to Matt - by the guy who did Spirited Away and lots of other Japanese manga films)
Tony (about a Dalston based serial killer)
Tom Ford's A Single Man (out Friday 12th)