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Moscow Ballet La Classique: Swan Lake

  • Directed by: Elik Melikov
  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

Crisp white tutus and heartbreaking romance from the Moscow Ballet, performing the most popular of all classical ballets to Tchaikovsky's familiar score.

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Wed 28 Jan 2015

£27.50–£41.50 / 08441 717620

Ferneham Hall, Fareham

Wed 25 Mar 2015

£22–£23 (Children £19.50–£20.50 under 16s) / 01329 231942

London Coliseum, WC2N

Wed 7 Jan 2015

£10–£79 / 0871 911 0200

Thu 8 Jan 2015

£10–£79 / 0871 911 0200

Fri 9 Jan 2015

£10–£79 / 0871 911 0200

…and 6 more dates until 17 Jan 2015

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Northern Soul Nights

Resident DJs play Northern soul.

St Dominic's Catholic Club, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 25 Oct

Phone for prices / 0191 232 9315

OktoberWEST

Running since 2006, this year's Oktoberfest celebration at the brewery promises to be bigger and better than ever. Food, music, beer! Booking is essential.

WEST Brewery, Glasgow

Fri 24 Oct

£22.95 includes two-course Bavarian traditional dinner / 0141 550 0135

Over 30s Singles Club

Meet new friends.

Taffs Well Ex-Servicemen's Club, Cardiff

Tue 28 Oct

£4 / 029 2061 2021

Peatbog Faeries

The Skye-based band fuses traditional Scottish pipe and fiddle tunes with jazz, hip hop, reggae and electronic influences.

Burnley Mechanics

Fri 24 Oct

£16 / 01282 664400

Cornerstone Arts Centre, Didcot

Fri 7 Nov

£17 (£15) / 01235 515144

The Flower Pot, Derby

Thu 6 Nov

£16.50

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Perms, Manicures and Tints

A play about a group of beauticians working in a backstreet Glasgow salon.

East Kilbride Arts Centre

Wed 22 Oct

£9 (£7) / 01355 261000

Thu 23 Oct

£9 (£7) / 01355 261000

Fri 24 Oct

£9 (£7) / 01355 261000

Sat 25 Oct

£9 (£7) / 01355 261000

Scottish Opera: La Cenerentola

Kind and generous Angelina is forced to work for her nasty stepsisters. One day the word comes that Prince Ramiro will be having a spectacular ball; the stepsisters are delighted, but when they get to the ball, who's this mysterious veiled lady? Yes, La Cenerentola is Rossini's non-supernatural take on the Cinderella…

Eden Court Theatre and Cinema, Inverness

Tue 4 Nov

£24.50–£54 / 01463 234234

Wed 5 Nov

£24.50–£54 / 01463 234234

Thu 6 Nov

£24.50–£54 / 01463 234234

…and 2 more dates until 8 Nov

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Thu 13 Nov

£10–£80.50 / 0131 529 6000

Wed 19 Nov

£10–£80.50 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 22 Nov

£10–£80.50 / 0131 529 6000

Her Majesty's Theatre, London SW1Y

Thu 30 Oct

£18.50–£55 / 0844 412 4648

Sat 1 Nov

£18.50–£55 / 0844 412 4648

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Shouting Back: Laura Bates On Everyday Sexism

Laura Bates will discuss her ground-breaking book and project 'Everyday Sexism', examining sexism in the 21st century and the importance of fourth-wave feminism.

Waterstones Hampstead, London NW3

Wed 22 Oct

£5; £3 with Waterstones Card / 0843 290 8361

Retro Bar, Manchester

Sat 25 Oct

£5 / 0161 274 4892

DJs Malc and (dead)Matty play goth, industrial, synth-pop, punk, EBM and alternative 80s.

The Solid Silver 60s Show 2014

Relive the nostalgic sounds of 60s pop in the company of Vanity Fare, Chris Montez, Chris Farlow and Brian Poole & the Tremelos.

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 31 Mar 2015

£25–£30 / 0844 847 2325

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Wed 22 Apr 2015

£25.50–£29.50 / 0844 871 3014

Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Sun 22 Mar 2015

£25.50–£29.50 / 01253 290190

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STFU Electronic Festival

Open collective of electronic musicians and visual artists.

The Flying Duck, Glasgow

Sat 8 Nov

£5 (Students £3) / 0141 564 1450

Wee Red Bar, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Nov

£5 (Students £3) / 0131 651 5859

Teh Internet Is Serious Business

  • Directed by: Hamish Pirie
  • Written by: Tim Price

A modern tale about computer hacking and government forces, written by Tim Price and directed by Hamish Pirie.

The Royal Court Theatre, London SW1W

Wed 22 Oct

Jerwood Theatre Downstairs

£12–£32; £10; £17; £27 / 020 7565 5000

Thu 23 Oct

Jerwood Theatre Downstairs

£12–£32; £10; £17; £27 / 020 7565 5000

Fri 24 Oct

Jerwood Theatre Downstairs

£12–£32; £10; £17; £27 / 020 7565 5000

Thanasis Papakonstantinou

Greek singer-songwriter.

KOKO, London NW1

Sun 15 Mar 2015

£25.87 / 0870 432 5527

Troubadour Tuesday Sessions

Weekly acoustic singer-songwriters sessions with live comedy on the mezzanine.

Beresford Lounge, Glasgow

Tue 28 Oct

Free

Tue 4 Nov

Free

Tue 11 Nov

Free

…and 7 more dates until 30 Dec

Tuesday Jamnastics with Lewis Gibson

An open but orchestrated jam night hosted by Lewis Gibson of The Mighty Midas Touch.

Nobles Bar, Edinburgh

Tue 21 Oct

Free / 0131 629 7215

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0131 629 7215

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 0131 629 7215

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Vamos! Day Of The Dead

Move over Halloween as VAMOS! present on NOVEMBER 1ST a huge FANCY DRESS themed 'Day of the Dead' extravaganza. Come dressed in your scariest and utterly ghoulish outfit in order to win prizes or create your own masks on the day!

The Boiler Shop, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 1 Nov

£8; £6 adult with child (Children £4)

The Vaults Halloween Raveyard

In the late nineteenth century the Vaults underground tunnels were used as a grizzly morgue facility for rotting corpses before they were transported to vast graveyards in Surrey at the end of the Necropolis Line. In the damp depths of Waterloo some have remained, and they're ready to party. Halloween attire a must, only…

The Vaults, London SE1

Thu 30 Oct

£11.50 / 020 7401 9603

Fri 31 Oct

£11.50 / 020 7401 9603

Sat 1 Nov

£11.50 / 020 7401 9603

Warwick Town Bonfire

Annual event to celebrate Bonfire Night with the traditional bonfire and fireworks, as well as children's bouncy castle and hot refreshments. Fireworks start at 6:30pm. For more information please contact via email, please do not use Warwick Racecourse phone number.

Warwick Racecourse

Sat 8 Nov

£5 in advance, £6 on gate; children free in advance, £2 on gate; under 3s free / 0844 579 3013

Whose Line Is It Anyway

Improvised comedy fun, not officially connected with the one-time hit Channel 4 programme.

Drury Street, Glasgow

Tue 21 Oct

Free / 0141 204 2929

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0141 204 2929

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 0141 204 2929

Tue 11 Nov

Free / 0141 204 2929

Wicked

  • Directed by: Joe Mantello
  • Written by: Winnie Holzman

Smash-hit musical that acts as a prequel to The Wizard of Oz, with L Frank Baum's characters brilliantly re-imagined as two young girls who grow up to fulfil their destinies as Glenda the Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.

Apollo Victoria Theatre, London SW1V

Wed 22 Oct

£15–£90 / 0844 871 3001

Thu 23 Oct

£15–£90 / 0844 871 3001

Fri 24 Oct

£15–£90 / 0844 871 3001

…and 322 more dates until 7 Nov 2015

Bristol Hippodrome

Wed 18 Feb 2015

£20–£55 / 0844 847 2325

Thu 19 Feb 2015

£20–£55 / 0844 847 2325

Fri 20 Feb 2015

£20–£55 / 0844 847 2325

…and 25 more dates until 21 Mar 2015

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Wed 19 Nov

£20–£72.50 / 0844 871 3014

Thu 20 Nov

£20–£72.50 / 0844 871 3014

Fri 21 Nov

£22.50–£75 / 0844 871 3014

…and 39 more dates until 10 Jan 2015

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Zombie Prom

DJs play party anthems at this dressed-to-kill themed Halloween party. Decaying Formal or Survivalist-Chic fancy dress suggested.

The White Rock Theatre, Hastings

Fri 31 Oct

£10; £8 adv / 01424 462288

70s 80s 90s Revival

Soul, funk and old school by DJ AKY.

Funky Buddha, London W1J

Fri 24 Oct

Phone for prices / 01273 698331

Fri 31 Oct

Phone for prices / 01273 698331

Fri 7 Nov

Phone for prices / 01273 698331

…and 3 more dates until 28 Nov

Aladdin

Hull New Theatre's annual pantomime has become an unmissable family tradition and this year the adventures of Aladdin will be brought magically to life by a superb cast led by Sherrie Hewson and Keith Harris with Orville and Cuddles!

Hull New Theatre

Thu 4 Dec

£17.50–£24.50 / 01482 226655

  • 19:00 – 22:00 Aladdin Hull New Theatre

Fri 5 Dec

£17.50–£24.50 / 01482 226655

  • 19:00 – 22:00 Aladdin Hull New Theatre

Sat 6 Dec

£17.50–£24.50 / 01482 226655

  • 19:00 – 22:00 Aladdin Hull New Theatre
…and 22 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Allegri Miserere By Candlelight: Tomkins, Weelkes, Tallis, Villette, Parsons, Allegri, Byrd, Bull, Victoria

  • Directed by: Thomas Allery (cond)
  • Written by: Victoria

Performance of classical choir music from two choirs, mixed voices and the Boy's choir with trebles from Christ Church Cathedral School and alto, tenor and bass choral scholars.

St Martin-In-The-Fields, London WC2N

Fri 9 Jan 2015

£14 ( £12.60; £12.60; Children £12.60 under 16s) / 020 7766 1100

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