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Jack And The Beanstalk: Trowbridge Players

A traditional family pantomime based on the ever-popular fairy tale about the boy who grows a gigantic beanstalk from magic beans.

Arc Theatre, Trowbridge

Thu 15 Jan 2015

£6–£9 / 0845 299 0476

Fri 16 Jan 2015

£6–£9 / 0845 299 0476

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£6–£9 / 0845 299 0476

…and 3 more dates until 24 Jan 2015

James And The Giant Peach

  • Written by: Roald Dahl

James and six enormous garden-bugs fly across the Atlantic inside a giant peach, finally landing in New York City.

West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Sat 27 Dec

£15–£18 / 0113 213 7700

Mon 29 Dec

£15–£18 / 0113 213 7700

Fri 2 Jan 2015

£15–£18 / 0113 213 7700

…and 9 more dates until 24 Jan 2015

The Katet

Talented piano player/vocalist Mike Kearney leads this funk/blues five-piece.

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Jan 2015

£5 (£4) / 0131 220 4298

Wed 7 Jan 2015

£3 (£2) / 0131 220 4298

Wed 14 Jan 2015

£3 (£2) / 0131 220 4298

…and 2 more dates until 28 Jan 2015

Kathryn Joseph

Captivating Scottish singer-songwriter/pianist.

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Sun 25 Jan 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 623 3030

Blue Lamp, Aberdeen

Mon 26 Jan 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 01224 641122

With Amy Sawers.

The Pipe Factory, Glasgow

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£10 includes a 'bite and a bevvy'

With Gerry Campbell.

Special guest Marcus Mackay (Diving Bell Lounge, The Zephyrs, Reindeer Section) will accompany Kathryn on drums and bass at this album launch show.

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Ken's Ceilidh

Ken Gourlay calls this regular evening of traditional Scottish dancing, with different ceilidh bands each night. Soft drinks are £1 and alcoholic drinks £3, and you're requested not to wear stilettos or high heels.

Lauriston Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 23 Jan 2015

£8 in advance; £10 on the door / 0131 339 5374

Burns ceilidh with HLI.

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£8 in advance; £10 on the door / 0131 339 5374

Burns ceilidh with Flaming Heather.

Mixed Up Mondays

Two rooms of requests be it chart, cheese, indie, rock, pop punk or 90s hits.

The Hive, Edinburgh

Mon 22 Dec

Free / 0131 556 0444

Mon 29 Dec

Free / 0131 556 0444

Mon 5 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 556 0444

…and 4 more dates until 2 Feb 2015

Momentum - New Year's Eve 2015

DJs Tate, Triple M, Shaker HD and Chris Vee spin funk-heavy African beats and world music.

Mayfair Exchange, London W1K

Wed 31 Dec

£15

Oliver!

Much loved musical about a young orphan taken in by a gang of mischievous pick pockets and featuring catchy tunes 'Food Glorious Food', 'Consider Yourself' and 'You’ve Got to Pick a Pocket or Two'.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Tue 3 Mar 2015

£15–£19 / 0131 529 6000

Wed 4 Mar 2015

£15–£19 / 0131 529 6000

Thu 5 Mar 2015

£15–£19 / 0131 529 6000

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Omid Djalili

The British-Iranian comedian and star of stage and screen brings his new show to an adoring public.

Burnley Mechanics

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£23 / 01282 664400

Buxton Opera House

Sun 18 Jan 2015

£26 / 0845 127 2190

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Fri 30 Jan 2015

£23 / 01223 357851

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Peter Pan: Westovian Production

  • Written by: Philip Meeks (adaptation)

A traditional family pantomime based on J M Barrie's famous tale about the boy who never grew up.

Pier Pavilion, South Shields

Fri 23 Jan 2015

£9 (Children £7 under 12s) / 0191 456 0980

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£9 (Children £7 under 12s) / 0191 456 0980

Sun 25 Jan 2015

£9 (Children £7 under 12s) / 0191 456 0980

…and 6 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

Puppetry Of The Penis

A comedy show featuring what might politely be termed the ancient art of genital origami, featuring such wonders as The Hamburger, the Wristwatch and the Windsurfer. Not suitable for under 18s.

Harlow Playhouse

Fri 27 Mar 2015

£15.50–£18.50 / 01279 431945

Saturday Night Fever

  • Directed by: Ryan McBryde

New stage production of the 70s John Travolta film featuring songs by the Bee Gees. Choreographed by Andrew Wright; directed by Ryan McBride.

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Wed 11 Feb 2015

£15.50–£32.50; premium £36.50 / 0131 529 6000

Thu 12 Feb 2015

£15.50–£32.50; premium £36.50 / 0131 529 6000

Fri 13 Feb 2015

£15.50–£32.50; premium £36.50 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£15.50–£32.50; premium £36.50 / 0131 529 6000

Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Tue 17 Feb 2015

£26.50–£29.50 (£23.50–£26.50) / 01253 290190

Wed 18 Feb 2015

£26.50–£29.50 (£23.50–£26.50) / 01253 290190

Thu 19 Feb 2015

£26.50–£29.50 (£23.50–£26.50) / 01253 290190

…and 2 more dates until 21 Feb 2015

Hall For Cornwall, Truro

Tue 13 Jan 2015

£19–£39; £17–£35; £14–£26; £21–£41 / 01872 262466

Wed 14 Jan 2015

£19–£39; £17–£35; £14–£26; £21–£41 / 01872 262466

Thu 15 Jan 2015

£19–£39; £17–£35; £14–£26; £21–£41 / 01872 262466

…and 2 more dates until 17 Jan 2015

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Scared To Dance

Indie, 1960s pop, new wave and lo-fi.

Moustache Bar, London N16

Wed 31 Dec

£13 / 07507 152 047

New Year's Eve special.

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Scrooge: The Panto

Pantomime adaptation of Charles Dickens' ghostly novella A Christmas Carol.

The Library Theatre, Sheffield

Wed 7 Jan 2015

£8 (under 14s £6) / 0844 870 0887

Thu 8 Jan 2015

£8 (under 14s £6) / 0844 870 0887

Fri 9 Jan 2015

£8 (under 14s £6) / 0844 870 0887

Sat 10 Jan 2015

£8 (under 14s £6) / 0844 870 0887

Sheffield City Centre Rock Choir

The Sheffield City Centre Rock Choir is led by singing teacher Kate Threlfall. Rock Choir is unequalled in the opportunities we can offer our members - from performing at top music and arts venues like Wembley Stadium for Saracens v Harlequins in 2012 and Eurodisney to raising money for some of the UK's best-loved…

St Mary's Church, Sheffield

Wed 14 Jan 2015

The Nave

£25 a month, free taster

Wed 21 Jan 2015

The Nave

£25 a month, free taster

Wed 28 Jan 2015

The Nave

£25 a month, free taster

…and 17 more dates until 1 Jul 2015

Sister Act

Edinburgh's major amateur theatre company returns to the King's Theatre after a five year absence with Whoopie Goldberg’s smash hit comedy.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Wed 18 Feb 2015

£15–£19 / 0131 529 6000

Thu 19 Feb 2015

£15–£19 / 0131 529 6000

Fri 20 Feb 2015

£15–£19 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 21 Feb 2015

£15–£19 / 0131 529 6000

The Shoreham Centre, Shoreham-by-Sea

Wed 24 Dec

Room 3

£4.95 Weekly fee / 01273 454686

Wed 31 Dec

Room 3

£4.95 Weekly fee / 01273 454686

Townsend Hall, Shipston-on-Stour

Wed 7 Jan 2015

Phone for prices / 07800 771 368

Wed 14 Jan 2015

Phone for prices / 07800 771 368

Wed 21 Jan 2015

Phone for prices / 07800 771 368

Wed 28 Jan 2015

Phone for prices / 07800 771 368

Wickham Centre, Fareham

Wed 7 Jan 2015

Phone for prices / 01329 833 688

Wed 14 Jan 2015

Phone for prices / 01329 833 688

Wed 21 Jan 2015

Phone for prices / 01329 833 688

Wed 28 Jan 2015

Phone for prices / 01329 833 688

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Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs

A traditional family pantomime starring Nicky Stevens and Bobby Bennett.

The Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne Minster

Fri 26 Dec

£15; £12.50 under 16s; £15 concs available; £12.50 concs available / 01202 885566

Sat 27 Dec

£15; £12.50 under 16s; £15 concs available; £12.50 concs available / 01202 885566

Mon 29 Dec

£15; £12.50 under 16s; £15 concs available; £12.50 concs available / 01202 885566

…and 2 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

STREETrave New Years Eve

The ultimate warehouse party with a stellar line-up of DJs including N-Joi (Anthem), K-Klass (Rhythm Is A Mystery), Shades of Rhythm (Sound of Eden), Together (Hardcore Uproar), Davos (Piano Legend) and Altern-8.

SWG3, Glasgow

Wed 31 Dec

£20 / 0141 357 7246

Summerhall Hogmanay –Signed, Sealed and Delivered

All aboard the Groove Train for a night of Motown, disco, funk and soul to bring in the New Year. DJ NormaJean, DJ Afro and DJ Ruffin will be spinning classics from the 70s and 80s, there's live performances from the Harmonettes, disco dancing girls, a Soul Train Dance Off and prizes for best dancers and best Disco/Motown…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Dec

£22.50 early bird until Dec 14; £27.50 after; groups of five for £100 until Dec 14. / 0131 560 1581

ABBA Mania

Celebrating decades of golden hits with a recreation of the live Abba show.

Altrincham Garrick Playhouse

Fri 3 Jul 2015

£18 (£16) / 0161 928 1677

Boisdales Of Canary Wharf, London E14

Wed 31 Dec

£110–£185 / 020 7715 5818

  • 21:30 ABBA Mania Boisdales Of Canary Wharf, London

Bristol Hippodrome

Sat 10 Jan 2015

£14.50–£18.50 / 0844 847 2325

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