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1940s Social Dance Basic & Basic Plus: Workshop

Transport yourself back to the swinging world of the 1940s and learn the dance sensations that took the era by storm. No partner necessary.

Pavilion Dance, Bournemouth

Fri 9 Jan 2015

Garden Studio

£5

Fri 16 Jan 2015

Garden Studio

£5

Fri 23 Jan 2015

Garden Studio

£5

Fri 30 Jan 2015

Garden Studio

£5

101 Dalmatians (Over 6s)

Dodie Smith's much-loved book told with creative storytelling, original live music and a lot of laughs.

Tobacco Factory, Bristol

Mon 22 Dec

£8 preview; £15; £19; £8 (£11; £15; £45; £60) / 0117 902 0344

Tue 23 Dec

£8 preview; £15; £19; £8 (£11; £15; £45; £60) / 0117 902 0344

Fri 26 Dec

£8 preview; £15; £19; £8 (£11; £15; £45; £60) / 0117 902 0344

…and 11 more dates until 11 Jan 2015

3 Little Pigs: Stuff And Nonsense Theatre Company

The classic children's fairytale transformed into a feast of comical puppetry.

Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

Mon 22 Dec

£12 (£10) / 0161 833 9833

Tue 23 Dec

£12 (£10) / 0161 833 9833

Fri 26 Dec

£12 (£10) / 0161 833 9833

…and 5 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

035: Adult Life Drawing And Painting (Long Pose): Workshop (Over 16s)

Work on one painting or drawing or numerous ones in a life drawing workshop led by Dr Mary Cosgrove. Participants are required to provide their own materials and equipment. Suitable for participants over the age of 16.

Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

Fri 26 Dec

£100 (£93) / 028 9024 2338

Fri 2 Jan 2015

£100 (£93) / 028 9024 2338

Fri 9 Jan 2015

£100 (£93) / 028 9024 2338

…and 48 more dates until 11 Dec 2015

062: Creative Development For Kids: Workshop (Ages 5-7)

Take part in individual and group projects in drawing, painting, papercraft and book making. Suitable for children aged five to seven.

Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

Thu 25 Dec

£76 / 028 9024 2338

Thu 1 Jan 2015

£76 / 028 9024 2338

Thu 8 Jan 2015

£76 / 028 9024 2338

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082: Painting Continuation: Workshop (Over 18s)

Daniela Balmaverde leads a painting workshop focusing on experimenting with mixed media. Materials are provided. Suitable for participants over the age of 18. Not suitable for beginners.

Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

Fri 26 Dec

£105 (£99) / 028 9024 2338

Fri 2 Jan 2015

£105 (£99) / 028 9024 2338

Fri 9 Jan 2015

£105 (£99) / 028 9024 2338

…and 48 more dates until 11 Dec 2015

100 Days: The Rwandan Genocide Twenty Years Later

Photographs, videos and multimedia installations exploring one of Africa's darkest periods, which saw the murder of 800,000 people and the rape of 500,000, following the assassination of the Rwandan and Burundian president Cyprien Ntaryamira.

The Herbert, Coventry

Sun 28 Dec

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

Sun 4 Jan 2015

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

Sun 11 Jan 2015

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

…and 15 more dates until 26 Apr 2015

100% House - Vol 5 Boxing Day Showcase

House and garage across two rooms courtesy of Denney, Pioneer, Funk Butcher, Lee Onyx, Ian Justo and many more, with an exclusive two-hour set from Mark Radford b2b Carnao Beats.

Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes, London WC1H

Fri 26 Dec

£7–£20; £25 VIP / 020 7183 1979

13: GSA

  • Directed by: Sean McNamara
  • Written by: Mike Bartlett

GSA present this urgent and forceful play from Mike Bartlett and director Sean McNamara about capitalism, politics and untamed military adventurism.

Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

Sat 14 Mar 2015

£13 / 01483 440000

  • 14:30 13: GSA Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

13: Llandudno Youth Music Theatre

High energy musical production with an unforgettable rock score from Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown.

Venue Cymru, Llandudno

Sat 7 Feb 2015

£12.50; £10.50 (Children £10.50) / 01492 872000

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1898: One Week Contemporary Dance Festival

  • Written by: Mbulelo Ndabeni

A week-long choreographic festival in which four short works, celebrating the year in which The Coronet was built, are both developed and performed.

The Print Room At The Coronet, London W11

Sat 28 Feb 2015

£25; £10 (£17; £17) / 020 3642 6606

18th Century Drawing Collections And Charles Rogers FRS FSA (1711 To 1784)

Michael Liversidge explores the live of the artist Charles Rogers and the collection of drawings he assembled in the later past of the 18th Century.

Plymouth City Museum And Art Gallery

Wed 18 Mar 2015

£6.60 (£4.50) / 01752 304774/264878

1914: War And Money

Discover the financial effect of the war through an exhibit of coins, medals, banknotes and government bonds to see the desperate measures put in place to maintain a supply of money.

Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

Sun 28 Dec

Flowers Gallery (17)

Free / 01223 332900

Sun 4 Jan 2015

Flowers Gallery (17)

Free / 01223 332900

Sun 11 Jan 2015

Flowers Gallery (17)

Free / 01223 332900

…and 2 more dates until 25 Jan 2015

The 2014 Belfast Tattoo

A showcase of some of the finest regimental, pipe and flute bands, together with The Belfast Tattoo Highland Dance Troupe and a major display from 24 champion drum majors.

Odyssey Arena, Belfast

Sat 5 Sep 2015

£25–£42.50 / 028 9073 9074

2014 British FIM Speedway Grand Prix

Brit World Champion Tai Woffinden is up against three riders with six World Championships between them in Greg Hancock, Nicki Pedersen and Chris Holder. Also in action is fellow Brit Chris Harris, having been handed a permanent Wild Card for this year's series.

Millennium Stadium, Cardiff

Sat 4 Jul 2015

£29–£100 / 08442 777 888

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2015 Brant International Piano Competition

A contest fro student pianists.

Birmingham Town Hall

Sat 4 Jul 2015

£9.50–£20 ( £9.50–£19; Children £4.75–£10 under 16s) / 0121 345 0600

2015 Calendars: Workshop

Create a calendar in time for the New Year, taking inspiration from the museum.

New Walk Museum And Art Gallery, Leicester

Tue 30 Dec

£2.50 for activities / 0116 225 4900

20th-Century Collectors And Modern Decorative Arts: Talk

A gallery talk by Helen Ritchie of the British Museum.

British Museum, London WC1B

Fri 13 Feb 2015

Room 2

Free / 020 7323 8181

A 21st Century Tea Dance

Swing into summer with not one, but two opportunities to experience our unique, all-ages cabaret, where cake meets comedy and tea pots brew poetry.

The Albany, London SE8

Tue 26 May 2015

£5 1pm; £7 7pm / 020 8692 4446

The 24 Hour Sponsored Play Reading

A group of actors from the Chameleon's Web Theatre Company perform as many readings of plays as they can over a 24 hour period.

Headgate Theatre, Colchester

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£2 / 01206 366000

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28th Banbury Blues, Roots, And Acoustic Music Festival

Performances by a variety of bands and singers, including The Kokomo Kings, the Spikedrivers, the Red Butler Band, Steve Morrison, Peter Price and Matt Woosey.

The Mill Arts Centre, Banbury

Sat 21 Mar 2015

£11 Afternoon; £21 Evening / 01295 279002

2funky Breakdancing (Ages 6-15)

A fun, active break-dancing session with Peter Cuvala (B-Boy Tek) and other local dancers.

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Sat 10 Jan 2015

Phone for prices / 0116 242 3595

Sat 17 Jan 2015

Phone for prices / 0116 242 3595

Sat 24 Jan 2015

Phone for prices / 0116 242 3595

Sat 31 Jan 2015

Phone for prices / 0116 242 3595

3 Daft Monkeys

Alternative folk material from this three piece group from Cornwall.

The Atkinson, Southport

Sat 14 Feb 2015

Studio

£10 / 01704 533333

30 Years Of The Future

A selection of works in various disciplines by emerging artists who have been nominated by leading curators, thinkers and established artists, celebrating the Manchester gallery's 30-year history. Among the artists selected are Josh Bitelli and Felix Melia, John Henry Newton, Kathryn Elkin, Finbar Ward and Thomas Yeomans.

Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

Wed 24 Dec

Free / 0161 832 8034

Thu 25 Dec

Free / 0161 832 8034

Fri 26 Dec

Free / 0161 832 8034

…and 27 more dates until 1 Feb 2015

32Red Day

National Hunt racing.

Sandown Park Racecourse, Esher

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£18–£25; £16.20–£22.50 adv / 01372 464348

  • 12:30 32Red Day Sandown Park Racecourse, Esher
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