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Miracle On 34th Street

A theatrical adaptation of the Christmas classic, where a bearded man claiming to be Father Christmas makes a miracle happen.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Sat 6 Dec

Prices vary / 01383 740384

Pilates: Workshop

Fitness session.

Jerwood DanceHouse, Ipswich

Thu 27 Nov

£5 (£4) / 01473 295230

Thu 4 Dec

£5 (£4) / 01473 295230

Thu 11 Dec

£5 (£4) / 01473 295230

The Spring, Havant

Fri 28 Nov

£36 per 6 weeks (£32.40 per 6 weeks) / 023 9247 2700

Reading Group: The Poets' Wives by David Park

Discussing the month's chosen book, David Park's The Poets' Wives.

The Linen Hall Library, Belfast

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 028 9032 1707

Robin’s Winter Adventure (Over 4s)

Robin's Winter Adventure is a magical and heart warming theatrical experience for children aged four and upwards. Telling an uplifting tale of a boy's courage as he faces his fears of moving from his cosy village to the hustle and bustle of London.

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Sat 6 Dec

£6 / 0116 242 3595

Gulbenkian, Canterbury

Sun 8 Feb 2015

£7.50 (Children £1 under 1s) / 01227 769075

Nuffield Theatre, Southampton

Sat 7 Feb 2015

£6 / 023 8067 1771

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The Snow Queen

  • Written by: Georgia Pritchett (adaptation)

The Snow Queen kidnaps a young boy named Kai and his friend Gerda sets out to find him and gathers a collection of friends along the way. The adaptation features songs written for the play and humour throughout.

Nuffield Theatre, Southampton

Sat 29 Nov

£10–£22 / 023 8067 1771

Sun 30 Nov

£10–£22 / 023 8067 1771

Tue 2 Dec

£10–£22 / 023 8067 1771

…and 17 more dates until 4 Jan 2015 back to top

Treasure Island

Classic swashbuckling panto action starring Johnny Mac, Stephen Purdon and Michelle McManus.

Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 29 Nov

£17.50–£22.50 / 0141 332 1846

Wed 3 Dec

£17.50–£22.50 / 0141 332 1846

Sat 6 Dec

£17.50–£22.50 / 0141 332 1846

…and 22 more dates until 14 Jan 2015

Aladdin

Tickets - £10.00, Family of 4 - £35.00, Groups - Buy 10 get 1 free Family of 4 and Group offer can be booked at box office only It’s panto time again – oh yes it is! This year our story is set in the Far East… Naw, not Fife! CHINA! There’s trouble brewing in Old Peking… Abanazar, the world’s slimiest sorcerer…

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Sat 29 Nov

The Beacon Theatre

£10 / 01475 723723

Sat 6 Dec

The Beacon Theatre

£10 / 01475 723723

Freak Show

A one-man show by Florin Piersic Jr.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Sun 25 Jan 2015

£20 ( £12.50) / 0844 873 3433

  • 17:00 Freak Show Leicester Square Theatre, London

The Holly And The Ivy

  • Written by: Wynyard Browne

Reverend Martin Gregory's family gather for Christmas, including his faithful daughter, her estranged sister, the army son and two augmentative aunts. Everyone ensures that this Christmas will certainly never be forgotten. Wynyard Browne's 1947-set drama featuring Stuart McGugan and Hildegard Neil.

Buxton Opera House

Wed 26 Nov

£20 (£18) / 0845 127 2190

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An Ideal Husband

  • Directed by: Rachel Kavanaugh
  • Written by: Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde's witty expose of the deceptions at work in 19th century London society, featuring Chichester favourite Patricia Routledge as Lady Markby.

Chichester Festival Theatre

Wed 26 Nov

£10 preview / 01243 781312

Sat 29 Nov

£10 preview / 01243 781312

Wed 3 Dec

£10 preview / 01243 781312

…and 3 more dates until 13 Dec

Milkshake! Live

An entertaining, musical version of the popular Channel 5 television show, featuring songs new and well-known and energetic dance routines, as well as the opportunity to join in the fun.

The Elgiva, Chesham

Sat 21 Mar 2015

£13 (Children £11; £44) / 01494 582900

Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Sun 8 Feb 2015

£13.50 (Children £11.50 under 16s; £48; £44 early bird) / 01322 220000

Rotherham Civic Theatre

Tue 17 Feb 2015

£12.50 (£10.50; £42)

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The Seagull Youth Theatre (Ages 5-8)

Develop performing arts skills in drama, dance and musical theatre through exercises, games and script and improvisational work, plus technical theatre lighting and sound, stage management, costume and props.

Seagull Theatre, Lowestoft

Wed 26 Nov

Phone for prices / 01502 589726

Wed 3 Dec

Phone for prices / 01502 589726

Wed 10 Dec

Phone for prices / 01502 589726

Wed 17 Dec

Phone for prices / 01502 589726

Seagull Theatre, Lowestoft

Wed 26 Nov

Phone for prices / 01502 589726

Wed 3 Dec

Phone for prices / 01502 589726

Wed 10 Dec

Phone for prices / 01502 589726

Wed 17 Dec

Phone for prices / 01502 589726

The Balloon Seller And Other Tragedies, Featuring The Last Supper- New Work By Giles Walker

Black Rat Projects are delighted to present 'The Balloon Seller and Other Tragedies', a new body of work by kinetic scrap artist Giles Walker at Gallery 223. The show will take place from 4th-14th December 2014 at the Lower Marsh space.

Gallery 223, London SE1

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Christmas At The Cove

Listen to the Skipton Brass Band playing seasonal favourites.

National Trust: Malham Tarn Estate, Settle

Sat 6 Dec

Free, plus normal admission / 01729 830416

Christmas Decoration Workshop

Join the workshop and create a beautiful angel made of beads to hang from your tree.

National Trust: Croome Park, Severn Stoke, Worcester

Wed 26 Nov

£5 / 01905 371006

Wed 3 Dec

£5 / 01905 371006

Christmas in the City

STV Glasgow's The Riverside Show presenters Jennifer Reoch and David Farrell host a charity Christmas lunch featuring a catwalk-based show telling the story of Christmas in Glasgow as well as performances from Carrie Mac and the Bay City Rollers. Funds raised go to the STV Appeal and Kilbryde Hospice.

Thistle Glasgow Hotel

Fri 5 Dec

£950 per table of ten / 01698 459966

Cocktail Masterclass

Our expert mixologists will teach you all the techniques used to mix up some of our luscious libations using dry ice, liquid nitrogen, smoke and foam to name a few.

Rubi, Surbiton

Fri 28 Nov

£30 / 020 8399 5055

The Feastival of St Andrew

Some top-notch Scottish street food, music, spoken word and street art at this feastival in honour of St Andrew's Day.

SWG3, Glasgow

Sun 30 Nov

£5 (free before 2pm; children free all day) / 0141 357 7246

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Merchant Square Craft Fair

Arts and crafts market, with everything from cupcakes to candles.

Merchant Square, Glasgow

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0141 552 3038

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 0141 552 3038

Sun 14 Dec

Free / 0141 552 3038

…and 2 more dates until 28 Dec

Michael Portillo: Life: A Game Of Two Halves: Talk

The broadcaster and former politician discusses and answers questions about his career.

The Atkinson, Southport

Sun 1 Feb 2015

£16 (£14) / 01704 533333

Pilates

A relaxing pilates class.

Cowdray Hall, Midhurst

Mon 1 Dec

Main Hall/Chapel

Phone for prices / 01730 815 152

  • 13:00 – 14:00 Pilates Cowdray Hall, Midhurst

Mon 8 Dec

Main Hall/Chapel

Phone for prices / 01730 815 152

  • 13:00 – 14:00 Pilates Cowdray Hall, Midhurst

Mon 15 Dec

Main Hall/Chapel

Phone for prices / 01730 815 152

  • 13:00 – 14:00 Pilates Cowdray Hall, Midhurst

The Flavel, Dartmouth

Mon 1 Dec

Phone for prices / 01803 39 530

  • 12:45 – 13:45 Pilates The Flavel, Dartmouth

Mon 8 Dec

Phone for prices / 01803 39 530

  • 12:45 – 13:45 Pilates The Flavel, Dartmouth

Mon 15 Dec

Phone for prices / 01803 39 530

  • 12:45 – 13:45 Pilates The Flavel, Dartmouth

Middleton Arena, Manchester

Wed 26 Nov

£4.10–£4.25 per session, adv booking essential / 0844 855 4020

  • 13:30 – 14:15 Pilates Middleton Arena, Manchester

Fri 28 Nov

£4.10–£4.25 per session, adv booking essential / 0844 855 4020

  • 12:30 – 13:15 Pilates Middleton Arena, Manchester

Wed 3 Dec

£4.10–£4.25 per session, adv booking essential / 0844 855 4020

  • 13:30 – 14:15 Pilates Middleton Arena, Manchester
…and 5 more dates until 19 Dec

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Snow White

Written by Alan McHugh with Music by Karen McIver and Directed by Jonathan Stone. Written, directed and produced by the Team that brought you last year's enchanting Pinocchio and 2012's magical Hansel and Gretel, Snow White promises to be the perfect Christmas outing - full of the traditional Carnegie Hall festive…

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Sat 29 Nov

£14.50 (£11.50; Children £11.50; Family £11) / 01383 602302

Sun 30 Nov

£14.50 (£11.50; Children £11.50; Family £11) / 01383 602302

Sat 6 Dec

£14.50 (£11.50; Children £11.50; Family £11) / 01383 602302

…and 9 more dates until 24 Dec

The 39 Steps

  • Directed by: Maria Aitken
  • Written by: John Buchan (book)

Patrick Barlow's adaptation of John Buchan's spy novel.

Criterion Theatre, London W1V

Wed 26 Nov

£28.50–£65 / 0844 847 1778

Sat 29 Nov

£28.50–£65 / 0844 847 1778

Wed 3 Dec

£28.50–£65 / 0844 847 1778

…and 33 more dates until 28 Mar 2015 back to top