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Easter Egg Hunt

Follow the Easter trail around the garden to find the hidden clues and receive a treat to take home.

Port Eliot, Saltash

Sun 20 Apr

£8 house and garden; £5 garden only (Children £2)

  • 14:00

Italia 'n' Caledonia

Mike Maran Productions. By Mike Maran and Philip Contini with music by David Vernon (accordion). The joyful, tearful, and hugely successful heart-warming story about Alfonso Crolla, founder of Valvona & Crolla, and the Italian community in Scotland. Meraviglioso! All ages.

Valvona & Crolla Caffè Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Valvona & Crolla

£12 (£10) / 0131 556 6066

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

  • Directed by: Jethro Compton
  • Written by: Dorothy M. Johnson (book)

The short story by Dorothy M. Johnson which was famously made into a film starring John Wayne, James Stewart and Lee Marvin, is adapted for the stage by Jethro Compton.

Park Theatre, London N4

Sat 17 May

Park200

£15 preview; £19.50 (£12–£16) / 020 7870 6876

  • 15:00

Sun 18 May

Park200

£15 preview; £19.50 (£12–£16) / 020 7870 6876

  • 15:00

Sat 24 May

Park200

£15 preview; £19.50 (£12–£16) / 020 7870 6876

  • 15:00
…and 9 more dates until 22 Jun

Morecambe Bay Talks

Discover a variety of species including cod, pollock, ballan wrasse, cuckoo wrasse and turbot which inhabit the Bay.

Aquarium Of The Lakes, Newby Bridge

Sun 20 Apr

Phone for prices / 01539 530153

  • 13:45

Mon 21 Apr

Phone for prices / 01539 530153

  • 13:45

Tue 22 Apr

Phone for prices / 01539 530153

  • 13:45
…and 39 more dates until 31 May

Music Hall Memories – The Most Vintage Show in Town

Music hall variety show harking back to the good ol' days, with music, magic, comedy, sing-a-longs and novelties.

Britannia Panopticon Music Hall, Glasgow

Sat 31 May

Free (donations welcome) / 0141 553 0840

  • 13:00 – 14:00
  • 15:00 – 16:00

Sat 28 Jun

Free (donations welcome) / 0141 553 0840

  • 13:00 – 14:00
  • 15:00 – 16:00

Sat 26 Jul

Free (donations welcome) / 0141 553 0840

  • 13:00 – 14:00
  • 15:00 – 16:00
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Northern Soul & Motown Night

DJs play soul and Motown.

Blackpool Tower

Sat 3 May

Ballroom

£20 per person, adv booking required / 0871 222 9929

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 4 May

Ballroom

£20 per person, adv booking required / 0871 222 9929

  • 14:00 – 00:00

Obscura

Christian Cagigal A teeny-tiny magic show, performed live on a big screen! Join magician Christian Cagigal, as he weaves fairy tales, dark fables and strange happenings into an intimate and engaging evening fraught with wonder, mystery and imagination. Cagigal has been regaling diverse audiences with his unique hybrid…

Gryphon Venues at the Point Hotel, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Gryphon 1

£6 (£5) / 07531 392 327

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Gryphon 1

£6 (£5) / 07531 392 327

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Gryphon 1

£6 (£5) / 07531 392 327

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 12 more dates until 16 Aug

Easter Duck Race

Duck races over the Easter weekend to help raise money for the Scottish Wildlife Trust.

Falls of Clyde Wildlife Reserve – Scottish Wildlife Trust, New Lanark

Sun 20 Apr

£2 per duck / 01555 665262

  • 15:00 – 15:15

Mon 21 Apr

£2 per duck / 01555 665262

  • 15:00 – 15:15

Fleur Grenier & Simeon Smythe

Contemporary metalwork by the Sussex Guild members.

National Trust: Standen, East Grinstead

Tue 22 Apr

Free, plus admission £9.50, child £4.75, family £23.75 / 01342 323029

  • 13:30 – 16:00

Get Organised: John Kitchen

Recital from organist John Kitchen on the amazing Usher Hall organ, featuring guest performers.

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Mon 28 Apr

£3 / 0131 228 1155

  • 13:10

Mon 5 May

£3 / 0131 228 1155

  • 13:10

Mon 12 May

£3 / 0131 228 1155

  • 13:10
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Habeas Corpus: Hebden Bridge Little Theatre

  • Directed by: Richard Brook
  • Written by: Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett's witty comedy set in Brighton during the 1960s.

Hebden Bridge Little Theatre

Sat 26 Apr

£5–£9 / 01422 843907

  • 14:30

Oliver!: TWODS

An amateur production based on the famous Charles Dickens novel.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Wed 23 Apr

Phone for prices / 01892 530613

  • 14:30

Sat 26 Apr

Phone for prices / 01892 530613

  • 14:30

Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield

Sat 31 May

£12 / 01246 345222

  • 14:30

Spring Lamb Talks

Learn about rearing sheep and how they are essential to the estate.

National Trust: Arlington Court, Barnstaple

Sun 20 Apr

Free, plus admission £8.80, child £4.45, family £13.90 & £22.70 / 01271 850296

  • 15:00 – 15:30

Mon 21 Apr

Free, plus admission £8.80, child £4.45, family £13.90 & £22.70 / 01271 850296

  • 15:00 – 15:30

Stories About Love, Death and a Rabbit

Stories and comedy about a lonely librarian.

Dragonfly, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Function Room

Free / 0131 228 4543

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Function Room

Free / 0131 228 4543

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Function Room

Free / 0131 228 4543

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 23 Aug back to top

Sunday Lunch

Enjoy a relaxing Sunday Lunch at our Molten's Restaurant.

Mercure Milton Keynes Abbey Hill Hotel

Sun 20 Apr

£15.99 / 01908 561 666

  • 12:30 – 14:30

Sun 27 Apr

£15.99 / 01908 561 666

  • 12:30 – 14:30

Sun 4 May

£15.99 / 01908 561 666

  • 12:30 – 14:30
…and 33 more dates until 21 Dec

Wacky Walk: May Madness

A walk through the gardens is interrupted by Morris dancers, May flies and other characters making the most of the time of year.

Sewerby Hall And Gardens, Bridlington

Thu 29 May

Phone for prices / 01262 673769

  • 13:00 – 13:45
  • 14:30 – 15:15

Wild Art In The Garden

Create a variety of outdoor pictures using natural materials.

National Trust: Dunham Massey Is The Stamford Military Hospital, Altrincham

Wed 6 Aug

Free, plus admission £10.35, child £5.20, family £25.90 / 0161 941 1025

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Wed 13 Aug

Free, plus admission £10.35, child £5.20, family £25.90 / 0161 941 1025

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Wed 20 Aug

Free, plus admission £10.35, child £5.20, family £25.90 / 0161 941 1025

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Woodland Art Exhibition

Paintings of trees and woodland landscapes, drawing on their magical, enchanted qualities.

National Trust: Standen, East Grinstead

Mon 20 Oct

Free, plus admission £9.50, child £4.75, family £23.75 / 01342 323029

  • 13:30

Tue 21 Oct

Free, plus admission £9.50, child £4.75, family £23.75 / 01342 323029

  • 13:30

Zumba

Zumba with Kat and Suz.

The Cut, Halesworth

Mon 21 Apr

Phone for prices / 0845 673 2123

  • 14:00 – 15:00

Mon 28 Apr

Phone for prices / 0845 673 2123

  • 14:00 – 15:00

Mon 5 May

Phone for prices / 0845 673 2123

  • 14:00 – 15:00
…and 3 more dates until 26 May

Middleton Arena, Manchester

Mon 21 Apr

£4.10–£5.30 per session, adv booking essential / 0844 855 4020

  • 13:30 – 14:15

Tue 22 Apr

£4.10–£5.30 per session, adv booking essential / 0844 855 4020

  • 12:30 – 13:15

Sat 26 Apr

£4.10–£5.30 per session, adv booking essential / 0844 855 4020

  • 12:30 – 13:15
…and 15 more dates until 31 May

Wentworth Leisure Centre, Hexham

Mon 21 Apr

Studio 4

£8.90 ages 18-59 (£3.30–£6.65; £6.65; £2.50–£5 mems) / 01434 611754

  • 13:00 – 13:45

Mon 28 Apr

Studio 4

£8.90 ages 18-59 (£3.30–£6.65; £6.65; £2.50–£5 mems) / 01434 611754

  • 13:00 – 13:45
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50 Things: Go Bird Watching

Go bird watching with local expert Hillary Rowberry and tick off number 44 of your '50 things'.

National Trust: Standen, East Grinstead

Sun 25 May

Children £2 plus admission £8.90, child £4.45, family £22.27 / 01342 323029

  • 12:30 – 14:00
  • 14:00 – 15:30

Abbots Evergreens

Indoor short mat bowling session for Senior Citizen's.

Abbots Langley Community Centre

Thu 24 Apr

Phone for prices

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Fri 25 Apr

Phone for prices

  • 15:00 – 16:00

Adventures With The Forest Fairy By Rusticus Theatre Arts

Make the most of the wooded areas and join in with a host of activities with the Queen Of The Fairies.

Sewerby Hall And Gardens, Bridlington

Tue 22 Apr

Phone for prices / 01262 673769

  • 12:30 – 13:15
  • 13:30 – 14:15
  • 14:30 – 15:15

Mon 26 May

Phone for prices / 01262 673769

  • 12:30 – 13:15
  • 13:30 – 14:15
  • 14:30 – 15:15

Tue 27 May

Phone for prices / 01262 673769

  • 12:30 – 13:15
  • 13:30 – 14:15
  • 14:30 – 15:15

Annie: St Albans Operatic Society

The famous musical about Annie, a poor but kind and determined little orphan in 1930s New York, has only one dream: to find her real parents. With songs including It's A Hard Knock Life and Easy Street.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Wed 30 Apr

£17.50 / 01727 844488

  • 14:00

Sat 3 May

£17.50 / 01727 844488

  • 14:00

Archaeology Identification Afternoon

Bring along archaeological finds, coins and medals to be identified and recorded by Finds Liaison Officer Amy Downes.

Museums Sheffield: Weston Park

Wed 30 Apr

Free / 0114 268 6196

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Tue 15 Jul

Free / 0114 268 6196

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Tue 25 Nov

Free / 0114 268 6196

  • 14:00 – 16:00
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