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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

Wed 3 Dec

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

Fri 5 Dec

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

Sat 6 Dec

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

…and 24 more dates until 11 Jan 2015

1984

  • Directed by: Robert Icke
  • Written by: Robert Icke (adapt)

Comrade Winston Smith starts a diary and falls in love. And all the while, Big Brother is watching. George Orwell's seminal novel is adapted by Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan, for Headlong Theatre.

Cambridge Arts Theatre

Sat 25 Oct

£15–£27; £15–£25 / 01223 503333

  • 14:30 1984 Cambridge Arts Theatre

004: Baby Ballet Improvers: Workshop (Ages 3-6)

Children will develop dance skills learnt in a previous course and develop confidence, coordination, balance, flexibility and musicality. Suitable for ages three to six.

Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

Sat 25 Oct

£66 / 028 9024 2338

Sat 1 Nov

£66 / 028 9024 2338

Sat 8 Nov

£66 / 028 9024 2338

…and 5 more dates until 13 Dec

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 31 Oct

£100 (£93) / 028 9024 2338

Fri 7 Nov

£100 (£93) / 028 9024 2338

Fri 14 Nov

£100 (£93) / 028 9024 2338

…and 56 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 30 Oct

£76 / 028 9024 2338

Thu 6 Nov

£76 / 028 9024 2338

Thu 13 Nov

£76 / 028 9024 2338

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063: Drawing And Painting For Teens: Workshop (Ages 13-16)

Daniela Balmaverde leads a drawing and painting workshop. The workshop covers composition, sketching, figure drawing, journals, and painting methods and techniques. Materials are provided. Suitable for ages 13 to 16.

Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

Sat 25 Oct

£93 inc materials / 028 9024 2338

Sat 1 Nov

£93 inc materials / 028 9024 2338

Sat 8 Nov

£93 inc materials / 028 9024 2338

…and 5 more dates until 13 Dec

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 31 Oct

£105 (£99) / 028 9024 2338

Fri 7 Nov

£105 (£99) / 028 9024 2338

Fri 14 Nov

£105 (£99) / 028 9024 2338

…and 56 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 26 Oct

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

Sun 2 Nov

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

Sun 9 Nov

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

…and 24 more dates until 26 Apr 2015

100 Years On

Around 160 children from across 10 of Leicester's special schools perform in this show which explores the events from both the first and second world wars.

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Tue 4 Nov

£4–£8 ( £2–£6; Children £2–£6 under 16s) / 0116 242 3595

115: Breakdance: Workshop (Over 8s)

Step-by-step breakdancing and bodypoppin' programme. Suitable for those over the age of eight.

Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

Thu 30 Oct

£78 (£72; Children £66 under 16s) / 028 9024 2338

Thu 6 Nov

£78 (£72; Children £66 under 16s) / 028 9024 2338

Thu 13 Nov

£78 (£72; Children £66 under 16s) / 028 9024 2338

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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

14 Cousins

The quartet performs a range of country and blues covers.

Grey Horse, Kingston upon Thames

Sun 14 Dec

Free / 020 8541 4328

  • 16:00 14 Cousins Grey Horse, Kingston upon Thames

The Guildhall, Leicester

Sun 14 Dec

Free / 0116 253 2569

Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

Wed 5 Nov

Seminar Room

Free / 01223 332900

1940s Concert

Listen to and join in with classic tunes from the 1940s. Ticket includes tea and biscuits. £10 per person.

Bexley Hall Tourist Information Centre

Thu 13 Nov

£10 / 01322 526574

  • 14:00 – 16:00 1940s Concert Bexley Hall Tourist Information Centre
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Reeth Memorial Hall, Richmond

Sat 15 Nov

Phone for prices / 01748 884759

Sun 16 Nov

Phone for prices / 01748 884759

2-Minds Learning Solutions

A Key Stage Two Maths and English homework club.

Inspire Centre, Manchester

Sat 25 Oct

£7.50 per session / 0161 850 5717

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

The 2014 Birmingham International Tattoo

The event brings together marching bands, exciting displays and culminating in the spectacular Grand Finale featuring all the performers in a spectacle of pomp and pageantry.

National Indoor Arena, Birmingham

Sun 30 Nov

£17.20–£28.20 / 0871 945 6000

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

2071

  • Directed by: Katie Mitchell
  • Written by: Chris Rapley CBE

A drama about climate change and how to protect future generations, written by Duncan Macmillan and Chris Rapley, Professor of Climate Science at UCL. Directed by Katie Mitchell.

The Royal Court Theatre, London SW1W

Thu 13 Nov

Jerwood Theatre Downstairs

£12–£32; £10; £17–£27 / 020 7565 5000

  • 15:30 2071 The Royal Court Theatre, London

Sat 15 Nov

Jerwood Theatre Downstairs

£12–£32; £10; £17–£27 / 020 7565 5000

  • 15:30 2071 The Royal Court Theatre, London

A 21st Century Tea Dance

Hail back to decades gone by at this family dance, comedy and theatre event, with regular host Ida Barr.

The Albany, London SE8

Tue 4 Nov

£5 / 020 8692 4446

22nd Official London Madonna Fan Party - Like A Virgin Celebration

Join hundreds of Madonna fans from all over the world for the 22nd London Madonna Fan Party as it returns to G-A-Y Late for over 8 hours of Madonna music, remixes and Madonna giveaways - nothing but Madonna!

G-A-Y Late, London WC2H

Sat 15 Nov

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