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The Electric Gardens

A walking tour through the Botanic Gardens for adults, children and groups, with dramatic lighting, sound effects and music.

Glasgow Botanic Gardens

Tue 27 Jan

£6–£10 / 0333 666 3366

Wed 28 Jan

£6–£10 / 0333 666 3366

Thu 29 Jan

£6–£10 / 0333 666 3366

…and 16 more dates until 15 Feb

Dreamboats and Miniskirts

  • Written by: Maurice Gran

Musical sequel to Dreamboats And Petticoats written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, which follows an aspiring vocal duo, who must adapt their style to succeed during the advent of the Beatles and the Mersey sound. Featuring the hits 'Twist & Shout', 'Handy Man', 'Pretty Woman' and 'One Fine Day'.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Mon 9 Mar

£9.75–£44.50

Tue 10 Mar

£10–£44.50

Wed 11 Mar

£10–£44.50

…and 3 more dates until 14 Mar

Embassy Theatre, Skegness

Mon 11 May

£15–£30 / 0845 674 0505

Tue 12 May

£15–£30 / 0845 674 0505

Wed 13 May

£15–£30 / 0845 674 0505

…and 3 more dates until 16 May

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Mon 13 Apr

Ashcroft Theatre

£23.25–£31.25 / 020 8688 9291

Tue 14 Apr

Ashcroft Theatre

£23.25–£31.25 / 020 8688 9291

Wed 15 Apr

Ashcroft Theatre

£23.25–£31.25 / 020 8688 9291

…and 3 more dates until 18 Apr

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Rally & Broad

A literary-flavoured cabaret night, boasting spoken word, 'live literature', new music and dancing into the wee small hours. Hosted by Jenny Lindsay and Rachel McCrum.

The Bongo Club, Edinburgh

Fri 20 Feb

£5 / 0131 558 8844

Oh Bondage! Up Yours! With Salena Godden, Kirsty Law & Band, Kevin Williamson, Graeme Hawley and Liz Cronin.

Fri 20 Mar

£5 / 0131 558 8844

Dance While The Sky Crashes Down, with RM Hubbert, Alan Bissett, Lynsey May, Elyssa Vulpes and the newly crowned Scottish Slam Champion.

Kathryn Joseph

Captivating Scottish singer-songwriter/pianist.

Blue Lamp, Aberdeen

Mon 26 Jan

Prices to be confirmed / 01224 641122

With Amy Sawers.

Hootananny Ceilidh Cafe Bar, Inverness

Tue 27 Jan

£8 / 01463 233651

  • 19:30 – 23:00 Kathryn Joseph Hootananny Ceilidh Cafe Bar, Inverness

One Man Breaking Bad

  • 3 stars

One man. Sixty minutes. Sixty episodes. Shedloads of knowledge. Miles Allen brings TV smash Breaking Bad to life, all by himself.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Tue 3 Mar

£18.50 / 01727 844488

CAST, Doncaster

Fri 20 Mar

£17 / 01302 303959

Cheltenham Town Hall

Sun 29 Mar

£20 / 0844 576 2210

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Cirque Berserk

A large-scale family circus show with jugglers, acrobats, aerialists, dancers, musicians and stuntmen. Highlights include Hercules the strongman, award-winning clown Tweedy and a hair-raising motorcycle routine from Globe of Death.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Sat 7 Feb

£28 (£24) / 01892 530613

Sun 8 Feb

£28 (£24) / 01892 530613

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Wed 11 Feb

£17–£23 (£18–£20; Children £16.50 under 16s) / 020 8561 8371

Thu 12 Feb

£17–£23 (£18–£20; Children £16.50 under 16s) / 020 8561 8371

Fri 13 Feb

£17–£23 (£18–£20; Children £16.50 under 16s) / 020 8561 8371

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Thu 19 Mar

£18.50–£30 / 0121 236 4455

Fri 20 Mar

£18.50–£30 / 0121 236 4455

Sat 21 Mar

£18.50–£30 / 0121 236 4455

Sun 22 Mar

£18.50–£30 / 0121 236 4455

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Burns Night Supper

A traditional Burns supper (with vegetarian haggis available) and music.

Whiski, Edinburgh

Sun 25 Jan

£30 / 0131 556 3095

Whiski Rooms, Edinburgh

Sun 25 Jan

£35 / 0131 225 7224

Family Disco Ceilidh

Traditional ceilidh dancing set to hits from the 70s right up to the latest chart tunes. Bring your own drinks and nibbles and dance up a storm with the kids.

Hyndland Community Hall, Glasgow

Sat 21 Feb

£2–£5

St Silas Episcopal Church, Glasgow

Sat 21 Mar

£5 (Children £2; under 5s free) / 0141 337 2276

Filter's Macbeth

Filter’s radical version of The Scottish Play fuses Shakespeare’s thriller with innovative sound and music.

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Tue 27 Jan

£12.50 / 0141 429 0022

Wed 28 Jan

£13–£17 (£2; Students £9; Children £9) / 0141 429 0022

Thu 29 Jan

£13–£17 (£2; Students £9; Children £9) / 0141 429 0022

…and 2 more dates until 31 Jan

Alvvays

Canadian fuzz-pop quintet.

The Bodega, Nottingham

Mon 26 Jan

£8 / 0845 413 4444

Hare & Hounds, Birmingham

Tue 27 Jan

£8 / 01214 442081

Manchester Academy

Thu 10 Sep

£12 / 0161 275 2930

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Emmy the Great

Lo-fi London anti-folk songstress.

The Green Door Store, Brighton

Wed 28 Jan

£12.50 / 07944 693214

Oslo, London E8

Tue 27 Jan

£15 / 0115 941 5840

Rough Trade East, London E1

Tue 27 Jan

Free / 020 7792 3490

A Night at the Regal: Lost Map, Joe McAlinden, British Sea Power

Glasgow Film Festival celebrates the history of the venue previously known as the ABC Regal and now cried the O2 ABC. On the bill are Lost Map artists eagleowl and Monoganon investigating the relationship between sound and the moving image; directors of the recent Nick Cave documentary Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard…

O2 ABC, Glasgow

Thu 19 Feb

£16 (£14.50) / 0141 332 2232

Part of Glasgow Film Festival.

That'll Be the Day

Step back in time with a brand new edition of the popular touring show, and hear rock'n'roll hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 31 Jan

£24.50 / 01256 844244

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tue 2 Jun

£23–£40

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Thu 30 Apr

£24.50 / 0844 854 2776

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American Wrestling Presented by W3L

Big characters and bigger body slams at this family friendly American-style wrestling show featuring stars from the World Wide Wrestling League.

Albert Halls, Stirling

Fri 27 Feb

£9.25–£13 / 01786 473544

Carnegie Leisure Centre, Dunfermline

Sat 28 Feb

£8.75–£12 / 01383 602304

Dirty Dancin In Le Shebeen

The dust has settled in the estate after the shenanigans of Maggie's last adventure and now she and her buck-eejit sidekick, Big Sally-Ann are planning a birthday party in the Shebeen.

The Burnavon Arts Centre, Cookstown

Sat 7 Feb

£15 / 02886 769949

Down Arts Centre, Downpatrick

Fri 6 Feb

£17 / 028 4461 5283

The Island Arts Centre, Lisburn

Sat 31 Jan

£18 / 028 9250 9509

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Moscow City Ballet: Swan Lake

  • Directed by: Natalia Ryzhenko
  • Written by: Natalia Ryzhenko

Tchaikovsky's romantic tragedy about the Prince Siegfried, his love Odette, and the evil spell cast upon them by Von Rothbart and Odile. Directed by Natalia Ryzhenko and Victor Smirnov-Golovanov.

Jersey Opera House

Fri 27 Feb

£29.50–£47.50 ( £27.50–£45.50; £27.50–£45.50) / 01534 511115

Sat 28 Feb

£29.50–£47.50 ( £27.50–£45.50; £27.50–£45.50) / 01534 511115

Opera House, Manchester

Fri 27 Mar

£20–£39.50 / 0844 847 2275

Sat 28 Mar

£20–£39.50 / 0844 847 2275

Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

Sun 8 Feb

£16.50–£34 / 0115 989 5555

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Jurassic Adventures

Fun family show about dinosaurs and the people that study them.

Buxton Opera House

Sat 14 Mar

£16 (Children £14) / 0845 127 2190

The Castle, Wellingborough

Sat 21 Feb

Phone for prices / 01933 270007

Floral Pavilion Theatre, New Brighton

Sun 22 Feb

£17 (£15; £58) / 0151 666 0000

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The Beehive Comedy Club

Ben Verth presents a weekend packed full of top local and visiting comedians to tickle your funny bone in an entirely appropriate way.

Beehive Inn, Edinburgh

Fri 30 Jan

£9 / 0131 225 7171

Sat 31 Jan

£9 / 0131 225 7171

Fri 6 Feb

£9 / 0131 225 7171

…and 49 more dates until 25 Jul

The Rat Pack Vegas Spectacular Show

The return of the UK's finest Rat Pack tribute night, with classic tunes including 'Under My Skin' and 'Come Fly with Me' and plenty of entertaining between-song patter.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Sat 11 Apr

£17–£23

Burnley Mechanics

Fri 13 Mar

£20 / 01282 664400

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Fri 6 Nov

£17–£23 / 08441 717620

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Roy Chubby Brown

Blue comedy from man branded 'too rude for television'. Never mind the comedy, that patchwork jacket is hardly fit for public consumption.

Alnwick Playhouse

Sat 11 Apr

£22.50 / 01665 510785

Altrincham Garrick Playhouse

Thu 11 Jun

£20 / 0161 928 1677

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Thu 5 Mar

£20 / 01892 530613

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The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

This unique event draws crowds (and performers) from all over the world with massed pipes and drums, massed military bands, display teams, dancers and the haunting lament of the Lone Piper set against the magnificent backcloth of Edinburgh Castle.

Castle Esplanade, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

Sat 8 Aug

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

Mon 10 Aug

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

…and 17 more dates until 29 Aug

Jack And The Beanstalk: The Lowestoft Players

A New Year pantomime treat for the whole family as Jack, Simple Simon, Dame Trott and Daisy the Cow do battle with the evil Giant Blunderbore. Special effects, slapstick and audience participation.

Marina Theatre, Lowestoft

Wed 28 Jan

£8–£14.50 (£12.50) / 01502 533200

Fri 30 Jan

£8–£14.50 (£12.50) / 01502 533200

Sat 31 Jan

£8–£14.50 (£12.50) / 01502 533200

Russian State Ballet: Swan Lake

  • Directed by: Sergei Bobrov
  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

Tchaikovsky's magical score accompanies this tale of mystery and romance with spellbinding ballet dancing from the Russian State Ballet.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 21 Feb

£32–£36.50 / 01256 844244

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Wed 28 Jan

£25.50–£45.50 / 08441 717620

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Sun 1 Mar

£30.50–£37.50 / 01702 351135

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CircuSkool

Run by Edinburgh-based fire troupe PyroCeltica, these workshops teach modern day circus skills including poi, juggling, diablo and unicycling. Under 16s welcomed if accompanied by an adult.

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Sun 1 Feb

£4 / 0131 555 7100

  • 18:00 – 22:00 CircuSkool Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Sun 8 Feb

£4 / 0131 555 7100

  • 18:00 – 22:00 CircuSkool Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Sun 15 Feb

£4 / 0131 555 7100

  • 18:00 – 22:00 CircuSkool Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh
…and 5 more dates until 22 Mar

Hairspray: Ballywillan Drama Group

  • Directed by: Brian Logan

A performance of the blockbuster Broadway musical, a sanitised version of the original story by self-professed filmic purveyor of filth, John Waters.

Riverside Theatre, University Of Ulster, Coleraine

Mon 26 Jan

Phone for prices / 028 7032 3232

Tue 27 Jan

Phone for prices / 028 7032 3232

Wed 28 Jan

Phone for prices / 028 7032 3232

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