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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.

That'll Be the Day

Step back in time with a brand new edition of the popular touring show, and hear rock'n'roll hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Thu 13 Nov

£24.50 (£22.50) / 01727 844488

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£24.50 / 01256 844244

Assembly Hall, Worthing

Sun 28 Dec

£24 / 01903 206206

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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

Debdale Park Bonfire and Firework Night

Traditional Bonfire Night celebration with funfair, bonfire and firework display. Fireworks begin at 7.30pm.

Debdale Park, Manchester

Sun 26 Oct

Free

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

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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

Halloween Street Party

Hallloween party old town high street Hemel Hempstead on Sunday 26th October 2014.

The Old Town Hall Arts Centre, Hemel Hempstead

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01442 228 091

Your Questions Discussed In The Light Of Spiritual Science: Talk

Discussion with Adrian Hotten about using the tool of the outlook of Anthroposophy to better understand what is really happening in the world around us.

Rudolf Steiner House, London NW1

Wed 29 Oct

£3.50 (£1) / 020 7723 4400

Wed 12 Nov

£3.50 (£1) / 020 7723 4400

Wed 26 Nov

£3.50 (£1) / 020 7723 4400

Wed 10 Dec

£3.50 (£1) / 020 7723 4400

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

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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Cathcart Model Railway Exhibition

Model railway show with working layouts, displays, societies, traders and a buffet.

Pollokshaws Burgh Halls, Glasgow

Sun 26 Oct

£4.50 (£4; Children £2; Family £11) / 0141 632 5811

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

London Sports Writing Festival 2014

Legendary sports personalities discuss their literary works, with readings and discussions by Roy Keane, Gareth Thomas, Trevor Brooking and many more.

Lord's Cricket Ground, London NW8

Sun 26 Oct

£10 Single Session; £35 Masterclass

Willenhall Bonfire & Firework Display

Bonfire and fireworks display with food stalls and children's rides for added entertainment. Bonfire lit at 7pm, fireworks at 8pm.

Willenhall Memorial Park

Sat 1 Nov

£4 (Children £1; under 5s free)

Gandey's Thrill Circus

A fabulous October treat for the Midlands schools half term. GANDEY'S - the country's largest Big Top entertainment organisation - returning to the West Midlands with a super-charged action-packed, all human circus of THRILLS!

Intu Merry Hill, Brierley Hill

Sun 26 Oct

£8–£26

Mon 27 Oct

£8–£26

Tue 28 Oct

£8–£26

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Out of the Blue Flea Market

Bargain buys including furniture, clothes, music, bric-a-brac and more.

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0131 555 7100

Sat 27 Dec

Free / 0131 555 7100

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

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

Manchester City FC - Car Park H

Fri 31 Oct

£14; £6 adv (Children £7) / 07708 568 279

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Bilston Bonfire & Fireworks Display

Bonfire Night celebrations complete with spectacular fireworks displays for all the family. A special children's display starts at 7pm before a bonfire at 7.30pm and the main fireworks at 8:30pm.

Hickman Park, Bilston

Fri 31 Oct

£4.95 (Children £3.30) / 0870 320 7000

Shrek The Musical

  • Written by: David Lindsay

Parker & Snell Company presents a show based on the award-winning DreamWorks animation film, this year's must-see show for all the family.

Gaiety Theatre, Douglas

Sun 26 Oct

£22 / 01624 694555

Mon 27 Oct

£22 / 01624 694555

Tue 28 Oct

£22 / 01624 694555

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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

Sun 26 Oct

£13–£15 / 020 7609 1800

Mon 27 Oct

£13–£15 / 020 7609 1800

Tue 28 Oct

£13–£15 / 020 7609 1800

…and 12 more dates until 9 Nov

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

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

…and 22 more dates until 31 Aug 2015

Martyn Joseph

Cult singer-songwriter, described as the 'Welsh Springsteen', making social and spiritual comment through his acoustic songs.

The Brook, Southampton

Sun 16 Nov

£18; £16 adv / 023 8055 5366

Bush Hall, London W12

Sun 30 Nov

£16 / 020 8222 6955

Colston Hall, Bristol

Sun 7 Dec

The Lantern

£16 / 0117 922 3686

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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

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