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Big Wave

House music from Lil' Louis, with support from resident DJs Miles Simpson and Jacob Manders.

The Yard Theatre, London E9

Fri 5 Dec

£18

  • 22:00 – 04:00 Big Wave The Yard Theatre, London

The Detached Collective

The three-piece band who originate from Birmingham, performs hard-edged alternative rock.

The Actress & Bishop, Birmingham

Sat 29 Nov

£5 adv / 0121 236 7426

Jack And The Beanstalk

Written by Alan McHugh and Directed by Jonathan Stone With the fabulous Panto Dame Billy Mack! Fife's Favourite Pantomime gets GIGANTIC! Help Jack make the right decisions on his way to market with a very special friend to help. Filled with music, gigantic laughs and more than a few surprises, Jack and the…

Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy

Tue 9 Dec

£12 / 01592 583302

Wed 10 Dec

£12 / 01592 583302

Thu 11 Dec

£17 (£13; Family £12; Children £13) / 01592 583302

…and 21 more dates until 10 Jan 2015

Julie Murphy and Diane Cannon

Having first emerged as a member of Welsh folk innovators Fernhill, Julie Murphy is now winning rapturous praise as a solo singer-songwriter, with a voice that weaves between eerily spectral and darkly sensuous. Soon to release the follow-up to her stunning 2012 album A Quiet House, she performs here with Ceri Owen Jones…

The National Piping Centre, Glasgow

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£13 / 0141 353 0220

Part of Celtic Connections.

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Killer Rhapsody: Queen Tribute

Covers band pay tribute to one of the world's greatest bands.

The Shire Hall, Howden

Fri 5 Dec

Phone for prices / 01430 432510

Mistletoe And Crime

  • Directed by: Dan Gordon

Dan Gordon directs Marie Jones's comedy drama about two WPCs, an old hand and a newbie, trying to keep order amongst the mayhem that is a Belfast Christmas.

Lyric Theatre, Belfast

Tue 25 Nov

£14–£22.50 / 028 9038 1081

Wed 26 Nov

£14–£22.50 / 028 9038 1081

Thu 27 Nov

£14–£22.50 / 028 9038 1081

…and 39 more dates until 11 Jan 2015

New Year's Eve At Paramount

See in the New Year in style at sky-high restaurant Paramount with a champagne reception, five-course meal and a party until 4am with Paramount's live DJ all with stunning views of the capital.

Paramount, London WC1A

Wed 31 Dec

£250 / 020 7420 2900

Norton Players

Regular meetings of the amateur dramatics group.

Coal Aston Village Hall, Dronfield

Wed 26 Nov

Phone for prices

Sun 30 Nov

Phone for prices

Paul Montague and friends

Bluesy sounds from Paul Montague and friends.

Pilgrim, Edinburgh

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0131 557 3768

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A Piping Hot Christmas

A festive party in aid of Breast Cancer Care with performances from Voice of the Town, Three Little Words and magician Ryan Davidson. There is also a hot buffet and DJs to get you up on the dance floor.

The National Piping Centre, Glasgow

Sun 21 Dec

£20 / 0141 353 0220

Smash & Grab

Weekly mash-up of deep house, electro and rock anthems by DJ Mike Young.

Pilgrim, Edinburgh

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 0131 557 3768

Thu 4 Dec

Free / 0131 557 3768

Thu 11 Dec

Free / 0131 557 3768

…and 18 more dates until 16 Apr 2015

Accrington Peter Pan Club

A social club for adults with learning difficulties.

Poplar Social Club, Accrington

Thu 27 Nov

Phone for prices / 01254 231280

Agatha Christie's Black Coffee

  • Written by: Agatha Christie

Christie's first play for the stage features the now-iconic Hercule Poirot and a typical crime plot.

Derby Theatre

Mon 24 Nov

£11–£26.50 / 01332 593939

Tue 25 Nov

£11–£26.50 / 01332 593939

Wed 26 Nov

£11–£26.50 / 01332 593939

…and 3 more dates until 29 Nov

Aladdin

Shaun Williamson stars as the evil Abanazaar, with Paul Laidlaw as Widow Twankey in a fabulous pantomime that has more Eastern promise than a box of Turkish Delight!

Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage

Fri 28 Nov

£15.50–£22 / 01438 363200

  • 19:00 Aladdin Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage

Sat 29 Nov

£15.50–£22 / 01438 363200

  • 17:00 Aladdin Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage

Sun 30 Nov

£15.50–£22 / 01438 363200

  • 17:00 Aladdin Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage
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Another Party presents: Ibadan Records 20th Anniversary: Kerri Chandler, Joe Claussell, Jerome Sydenham & More

Another Party's final event of the year sees the popular London based promoters bring a stellar line up of American house legends in the form of Jerome Sydenham, Joe Claussell & Kerri Chandler on December plus a secret special guest.

Pulse, London SE1

Fri 5 Dec

£19; £25 second release; £15 early bird; £40 VIP / 020 7403 9643

Bar366 New Years Eve

This year it is all about the Red carpet and feeling like a celebrity.

Bar 366 Earlsfield, London SW18

Wed 31 Dec

£20 / 020 8944 9591

Edinburgh Quartet

Scotland's premier string quartet was founded in 1960 and maintains close relationships with composers all over the UK, as well as playing dozens of concerts a year in venues all over the world.

City Halls, Glasgow

Tue 17 Mar 2015

Recital Room

£15 / 0141 353 8000

Stravinsky: Three Pieces for String Quartet; Elgar: String Quartet in E Minor Op 83; Bartok: String Quartet No 2 Op 17, in a concert to commemorate the centenary of WW I.

Tue 26 May 2015

Recital Room

£15 (£12; Students £5; accompanied children free) / 0141 353 8000

Works by composers at the beginnings of their careers, featuring the world premiere of a new work by Tom Harrold; Mendelssohn: String Quartet No 2 in A minor Op 13; Webern: Langsamer Satz; Beethoven: String Quartet Op 18 No 3.

Cottiers Theatre, Glasgow

Thu 12 Feb 2015

£10 (Members £9; student & children £1) / 0141 357 4000

Mendelssohn: Quartet Op 44 No 2; Schumann: String Quartet No 3 in A Major, Op 41.

Thu 2 Apr 2015

£10 (Members £9; Students and children £1) / 0141 357 4000

Mendelssohn: Tema con Variazoni & Scherzo Op 81; Beethoven: String Quartet Op 18 No 2.

Thu 11 Jun 2015

£7 in advance, £9 on the door (Students £5) / 0141 357 4000

Haydn: String Quartet Op 54 No 2; Mendelssohn: Capriccio Op 81; Shostakovich: String Quartet No 7. Part of Cottier Chamber Project.

King's College Chapel, Aberdeen

Thu 29 Jan 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 01224 641122

Mendelssohn: Quartet Op 44 No 2; Elgar: String Quartet in E Minor Op 83.

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Lau

Aidan O'Rourke (fiddle), Kris Drever (guitar and vocals) and Martin Green (accordion) drawing together traditional music from Orkney, west Scotland and the north-east of England.

Epstein Theatre, Liverpool

Sat 16 May 2015

£19.68 / 0844 888 4411

Komedia Brighton

Wed 20 May 2015

£16.87 / 08452 938480

With Special Guests.

Perth Concert Hall

Fri 15 May 2015

£15 / 01738 621031

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The Firestation, Windsor

Sun 30 Nov

£10 / 01753 866 865

Sun 7 Dec

£10 / 01753 866 865

Sun 14 Dec

£10 / 01753 866 865

The Melbourne Centre, York

Tue 25 Nov

Phone for prices / 01904 638885

Tue 2 Dec

Phone for prices / 01904 638885

Tue 9 Dec

Phone for prices / 01904 638885

Tue 16 Dec

Phone for prices / 01904 638885

The West Faversham Community Centre

Mon 24 Nov

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Mon 1 Dec

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Mon 8 Dec

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Miracle On 34th Street

A theatrical adaptation of the Christmas classic, where a bearded man claiming to be Father Christmas makes a miracle happen.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Thu 4 Dec

Prices vary / 01383 740384

Fri 5 Dec

Prices vary / 01383 740384

Sat 6 Dec

Prices vary / 01383 740384

Neu! Reekie!

Avant-garde spoken word, film and music fusion night describing itself as 'playing host to the sinister and the sanguine'.

Pilrig St Paul's Church, Edinburgh

Fri 28 Nov

£8 / 0131 553 1876

The End of Year Bash with Honeyblood (solo), Kirsty Logan, Loki with Becci Wallace, Duglas T Stewart (spoken word slot) and Moon Hop (DJ Whisky Stephen with FOUND).

  • 19:00 – 23:00 Neu! Reekie! Pilrig St Paul's Church, Edinburgh

Orpheus Sinfonia

  • Directed by: Toby Purser
  • Written by: Stravinsky

The Orpheus Sinfonia is the performance ensemble of the Orpheus Foundation, which supports emerging classical musicians as they move from the academy into professional life.

St George's Church, London W1S

Thu 27 Nov

£5–£25 / 0207 629 0874

The orchestra plays Beethoven's breakout masterpiece, the Symphony No 3 'Eroica'.

Pilates: Workshop

Fitness session.

Astor Community Theatre, Deal

Tue 25 Nov

Phone for prices / 01304 370220

Doncaster Dome

Mon 24 Nov

£5.50; £5 Off Peak / 01302 370777

Galtres Centre, Easingwold

Mon 24 Nov

Phone for prices / 01347 822472

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Run

Engaging with these bright new minds and some of our greatest classical and contemporary thinkers,Engineer Theatre presents an honest and visceral exploration of what drives our natural desire for more.

The New Diorama Theatre, London NW1

Tue 25 Nov

£14.50 (£12.50) / 0844 209 0344

  • 19:30 Run The New Diorama Theatre, London

Wed 26 Nov

£14.50 (£12.50) / 0844 209 0344

  • 19:30 Run The New Diorama Theatre, London

Thu 27 Nov

£14.50 (£12.50) / 0844 209 0344

  • 19:30 Run The New Diorama Theatre, London
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