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Erotica Show 2014

The consumer lifestyle show and exhibition with an opportunity to purchase adult toys and romantic gifts, fashionwear and jewellery, books and magazines, and meet glamour models or adult film performers, view a stage show and attend seminars, discussions and workshops, on all things erotic. Not suitable for ages below 18.

Tobacco Dock, London E1W

Fri 28 Nov

Times to be confirmed / Cancelled

Sat 29 Nov

Times to be confirmed / Cancelled

Sun 30 Nov

Times to be confirmed / Cancelled

Hispanic Festival

The Hispanic Festival celebrates its tenth year with a month of events showcasing Spanish and Latin American culture, curated by people who are authentically Spanish and Latin American. Watch out for the Flamenco performances, for which this festival is renowned.

Various venues, Edinburgh

Mon 20 Oct

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

Tue 21 Oct

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

Wed 22 Oct

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

…and 9 more dates until 31 Oct

Wolverhampton Bonfire and Fireworks Night

Family friendly bonfire night celebrations with a display just for the kids at 7pm, bonfire at 7:30pm and the main fireworks event at 8:30pm.

West Park, Wolverhampton

Sat 1 Nov

£4.95 (Children £3.30) / 0870 320 7000

Balkanarama

A blend of klezmer, Balkan, gypsy punk and electronic beats featuring live music, bellydancing, VJs and a live jam session.

Glasgow School of Art

Sat 25 Oct

£9 in advance; £10 on the door / 0141 353 4500

Featuring Smash Kafana.

Potterrow, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

£9 in advance; £10 on the door / 0131 650 4673

Featuring Smash Kafana.

Dunfermline Fireworks Display

This years display is superhero themed with a fireworks spectacular set to superhero theme songs. Music is supplied by the Kingdom FM roadshow as well as samba and pipe bands.

Pittencrieff Park, Dunfermline

Sat 8 Nov

Free

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Fireworks Extravaganza

To keep up with audience demand there are two fireworks displays at George Watson's Rugby Stadium. Both shows feature a full programme of entertainment, including Delighters Fire Circus Theatre, rock choir and pipe band. Plus plenty of hot food and drink. Book online via the SLA charity website; early booking advised.

George Watson's Rugby Stadium, Edinburgh

Sun 2 Nov

£6.50–£7.50 (Family £24–£26; under 2s free) / 0131 629 9112

Jersey Boys

The electrifying true life story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 26 May 2015

£18–£53.50 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 27 May 2015

£18–£53.50 / 0844 847 2325

Thu 28 May 2015

£18–£53.50 / 0844 847 2325

…and 14 more dates until 13 Jun 2015

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Tue 17 Feb 2015

£34.50–£56.50; £34.50–£56.50 concs available / 01702 351135

Wed 18 Feb 2015

£34.50–£56.50; £34.50–£56.50 concs available / 01702 351135

Thu 19 Feb 2015

£34.50–£56.50; £34.50–£56.50 concs available / 01702 351135

…and 8 more dates until 28 Feb 2015

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Tue 21 Oct

£18–£53.50 / 0844 871 3014

Wed 22 Oct

£18–£53.50 / 0844 871 3014

Thu 23 Oct

£18–£53.50 / 0844 871 3014

…and 2 more dates until 25 Oct

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Jersey Boys

  • Directed by: Des McAnuff
  • Written by: Bob Crewe (lyrics)

Musical drama about the career of Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons.

The Green Room, Liverpool

Fri 7 Nov

£15 / 0151 922 7771

Hull New Theatre

Tue 11 Nov

Times to be confirmed / £19–£48.50 / 01482 226655

Wed 12 Nov

Times to be confirmed / £19–£48.50 / 01482 226655

Thu 13 Nov

Times to be confirmed / £19–£48.50 / 01482 226655

…and 9 more dates until 22 Nov

Piccadilly Theatre, London W1D

Tue 21 Oct

£22.50–£85 / 0844 871 7627

Wed 22 Oct

£22.50–£85 / 0844 871 7627

Thu 23 Oct

£22.50–£85 / 0844 871 7627

…and 98 more dates until 15 Feb 2015

David O'Doherty Has Checked Everything

Armed with a teeny keyboard and an incredible wit, David presents his latest solo show of comedy and songs, the ledge.

The Core At Corby Cube

Fri 31 Oct

£15.50

Exeter Corn Exchange

Sun 9 Nov

£15 / 01392 665938

The Glee Club, Cardiff Bay

Wed 12 Nov

£15 / 0871 472 0400

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Billy Connolly: High Horse

The Big Yin of Scottish stand-up takes a break from all that globe-trotting and acting for a Scottish stand-up tour. A rare chance to see live what made him famous. Connolly's talent for spinning a great yarn began back in his 1960s folkie days, when his sets veered off from music to storytelling. Since then, he's…

SECC, Glasgow

Wed 22 Oct

Clyde Auditorium

£28–£30 / 0141 248 3000

Thu 23 Oct

Clyde Auditorium

£28–£30 / 0141 248 3000

Fri 24 Oct

Clyde Auditorium

£28–£30 / 0141 248 3000

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The Curing Room

  • 4 stars

Spring 1944: seven Soviet soldiers have been captured by the Nazis, stripped naked and abandoned in the locked empty cellar of a monastery in southern Poland. Deprived of all ties to their world, the prisoners redefine their concepts of order and human nature. In order to survive the men resort to murder and cannibalism.

Pleasance Theatre, London N7

Tue 21 Oct

£13–£15 / 020 7609 1800

Wed 22 Oct

£13–£15 / 020 7609 1800

Thu 23 Oct

£13–£15 / 020 7609 1800

…and 17 more dates until 9 Nov

Wokingham Charity Fireworks Spectacular

Torchlight procession from the town centre at 6pm led by St Sebastian's Band. Fireworks start at 7.30pm followed by a bonfire.

Cantley Park, Wokingham

Sat 8 Nov

£4–£6

Hot Dub Time Machine. Best. Party. Ever.

An all night long mashup of instantly recognisable tunes from the 60s to the present day, presented against a video backdrop.

St Andrew Square, Edinburgh

Wed 10 Dec

£18.50–£20.50 (£17.50–£19.50)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Thu 11 Dec

£18.50–£20.50 (£17.50–£19.50)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Fri 12 Dec

£18.50–£20.50 (£17.50–£19.50)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

…and 5 more dates until 17 Dec

Burntisland Bonfire & Fireworks Display

Traditional bonfire and fireworks display, with live music and fairground rides.

The Links, Burntisland

Wed 5 Nov

Free / 01592 872164

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Meadowbank Annual Fireworks Display

Fun for all the family at Edinburgh's only official fireworks display, which kicks off at 7.30pm.

Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh

Wed 5 Nov

£6.50 / 0844 8700 887

Happy Birthday Sunita

  • Written by: Harvey Virdi

Harvey Virdi's comedy drama suitable for all ages follows The Johals, who can't find birthday girl Sunita. As the preparations for her birthday meal are being made, family conflict begins to surface.

Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Tue 21 Oct

£10–£19.50 / 01206 573948

The Woodville, Gravesend

Fri 24 Oct

£16; £50 group of four (£12) / 01474 337774

Sat 25 Oct

£16; £50 group of four (£12) / 01474 337774

Dreamboats And Miniskirts

  • Written by: Maurice Gran

Musical sequel to Dreamboats And Petticoats written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, which follows an aspiring vocal duo, who must adapt their style to succeed during the advent of the Beatles and the Mersey sound. Featuring the hits Twist & Shout, Handy Man, Pretty Woman and One Fine Day.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Mon 9 Mar 2015

£9.75–£44.50

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£10–£44.50

Wed 11 Mar 2015

£10–£44.50

…and 3 more dates until 14 Mar 2015

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Mon 10 Nov

£22.75–£33.25 / 02476 553055

Tue 11 Nov

£22.75–£33.25 / 02476 553055

Wed 12 Nov

£22.75–£33.25 / 02476 553055

…and 3 more dates until 15 Nov

Hull New Theatre

Mon 2 Mar 2015

£12–£31 / 01482 226655

Tue 3 Mar 2015

£12–£31 / 01482 226655

Wed 4 Mar 2015

£12–£31 / 01482 226655

…and 3 more dates until 7 Mar 2015

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Oktoberfest

Party like you're in Bavaria, minus the plane fare. Drink the beer, eat the bratwurst, wear the lederhosen and party the night away, stein in hand. There's even a family-friendly Sunday lunch for the kinder.

Glasgow Green

Thu 23 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

Fri 24 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

Sat 25 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

Sun 26 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

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Night in the Garden

As darkness descends, follow a magical trail of light through the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Some of the Garden's favourite features, like the Pond and the Victorian Palm House, will be used as the backdrop for extraordinary light effects.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Thu 30 Oct

Outdoors

£12.50 Online bookings at www.rbge.org.uk/botaniclights Phone 0844 573 8455 or in person at The Fringe Shop, 180 High Street, Edinburgh / 0131 248 2909

Fri 31 Oct

Outdoors

£12.50 Online bookings at www.rbge.org.uk/botaniclights Phone 0844 573 8455 or in person at The Fringe Shop, 180 High Street, Edinburgh / 0131 248 2909

Sat 1 Nov

Outdoors

£12.50 Online bookings at www.rbge.org.uk/botaniclights Phone 0844 573 8455 or in person at The Fringe Shop, 180 High Street, Edinburgh / 0131 248 2909

…and 22 more dates until 23 Nov

Alasdair Gray: From the Personal to the Universal

A major retrospective to mark the 80th birthday of one of Scotland's most revered artists. More than 100 works are on display, many loaned from private collections, featuring pieces from Gray's student days to the present.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Tue 21 Oct

£5 (£3; under 16s free) / 0141 276 9599

Note: some content may not be suitable for under 16s. Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Wed 22 Oct

£5 (£3; under 16s free) / 0141 276 9599

Note: some content may not be suitable for under 16s. Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Thu 23 Oct

£5 (£3; under 16s free) / 0141 276 9599

Note: some content may not be suitable for under 16s. Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

…and 122 more dates until 22 Feb 2015

ABBA Mania

Celebrating decades of golden hits with a recreation of the live Abba show.

Altrincham Garrick Playhouse

Fri 3 Jul 2015

£18 (£16) / 0161 928 1677

Boisdales Of Canary Wharf, London E14

Wed 31 Dec

£110–£185 / 020 7715 5818

  • 21:30 ABBA Mania Boisdales Of Canary Wharf, London

Bristol Hippodrome

Sat 10 Jan 2015

£14.50–£18.50 / 0844 847 2325

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…and at 7 other places

Extreme Stunt Show

Motorbikes and BMXs compete for your attention with crashing monster trucks Lil Devil and Extreme in this stunt show.

Cheltenham Racecourse

Thu 30 Oct

£6–£12 / 01242 513014

City of Manchester Stadium

Fri 31 Oct

£6–£12

Haydock Park Racecourse, Newton-le-Willows

Sat 25 Oct

£6–£12 / 01942 725963

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe

The largest arts festival in the world and the greatest show on earth. Every year thousands of performers take to a multitude of stages all over Edinburgh to present shows for every taste. From big names in the world of entertainment to unknown artists looking to build their careers, the festival caters for everyone and…

Various venues, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug 2015

Times & prices vary / 0131 226 2000

Sat 8 Aug 2015

Times & prices vary / 0131 226 2000

Sun 9 Aug 2015

Times & prices vary / 0131 226 2000

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