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Saturday 20 December

Southbank Centre, London SE1 Free 0844 875 0073
Florita's, Newcastle upon Tyne Phone for prices 0191 230 4114
Twenty Twenty Two, Manchester Free 0161 237 9360

Resident DJ Bucky is joined by guests to spin house, disco and pop.

Cafe 1001, London E1 Free 020 7247 9679

House and techno, hip hop, dub, reggae and funk across two rooms courtesy of DJs Andi, Dragos Ungureanu, Rejam Soundsystem, Ash, Bryn Critchard and more.

Floripa, London EC2A £10; £5 before 10pm 020 7613 4228

Funk, soul, R&B, hip-hop and more with DJ Ross Clarke, plus Latin dancing.

Re-Play, Glasgow £8 (Students £6) 0845 166 6029

Sunday 21 December

The Dancehouse, Manchester £15 (£8; £25–£30) 0161 237 9753
IMT, London E2 Free 020 8980 5475
Upper Hall at University Of London Union, WC1E £5 ( £4)
Stonham Barns Leisure & Retail Complex, Stonham Aspal £14 (Children £12) 01449 711111
Ebrington Square, Londonderry Free 028 7126 4455
Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow £30 (under 12s £15) 0141 240 3700
CADW: Conwy Castle £4.99 01492 592358
National Trust: Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve Children £6.95 adv booking essential 01353 720274
Holiday Inn Reading £19.95–£23.95 0118 944 0444
Cornerhouse, Manchester Free 0161 200 1500
Freud Museum, London NW3 £7 (£4; £5; £4; £4) 020 7435 2002
BALTIC 39, Newcastle Free 0191 261 3830
Hang Up Gallery, London N16 Free 020 3667 4550
Olympia, London W14 £15–£61 0871 230 5580

This year’s headline acts include the Ukrainian Cossack Stunt Team and the Mounted Branch of the Metropolitan Police plus the Shetland Pony Grand National, the Kennel Club Dog Agility and the Alltech Christmas Puissance competition.

National Trust: The Vyne, Basingstoke £19.95 plus admission £10.90, child £5.40, family £27.20, adv booking required 01256 881337/883858
Southbank Centre, London SE1 Donations welcome free 0844 875 0073
Colchester Zoo Phone for prices 01206 331292
Olympia Grand at Olympia, London W14 Phone for prices 02073 851200
Colchester Zoo Phone for prices 01206 331292
Gallery 2 at Aberystwyth Arts Centre Free 01970 623 232
Square Chapel Arts, Halifax £11–£13 01422 349422
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Lyric Theatre, London W1D £12–£21.25 0844 482 9674
National Trust: Biddulph Grange Garden, Biddulph, Stoke-on-Trent Free, plus admission £7.50, child £3.77, family £18.77 01782 517999
Colchester Zoo Phone for prices 01206 331292
BALTIC 39, Newcastle Free 0191 261 3830
National Trust: Croft Castle, Leominster Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £19.50 01568 780246