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The Sixteen

The Sixteen, founded in 1979, is one of the pre-eminent choirs and period instrument orchestras in the UK. Led by founder and chief conductor Harry Christophers, the ensemble has made dozens of recordings on its own Coro label, specialising in the renaissance and baroque repertoires but also featuring 20th century…

Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

£15–£26 / 0131 473 2000

Music by John Sheppard, Richard Davy and William Mundy.

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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Tales of a Granny

Storytelling sessions designed to introduce under 5s, parents and carers to the riches of Scotland’s story.

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

Over-3s only

Free / 0300 123 6789

Part of Scottish International Storytelling Festival.

Sun 26 Oct

Over-3s only

Free / 0300 123 6789

Part of Scottish International Storytelling Festival.

Tibetan Buddhist Meditation with the Gar Trinley Yongkhyab Ling Sangha

Experience traditional Tibetan Buddhist meditation practice.

Abbey Mount Centre, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

£3 suggested donation / 0131 661 2780

Sun 2 Nov

£3 suggested donation / 0131 661 2780

Sun 9 Nov

£3 suggested donation / 0131 661 2780

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The Voice Thief

  • Directed by: Gill Robertson
  • Written by: Rob Evans

Catherine Wheels presents a new promenade production about the mysterious ‘Voice Facility’ which removes the voices of ‘troublesome’ girls. Ages 9+.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sat 1 Nov

£12 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

Sun 2 Nov

£12 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

Fri 7 Nov

£12 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

…and 4 more dates until 15 Nov

Arbroath Fireworks Spectacular

Two displays, one at 6pm and one at 7.45pm. Also a bonfire, music, funfair, stalls and attractions for kids.

Victoria Park, Arbroath

Wed 5 Nov

Astley Scout and Guides Family Bonfire & Fireworks Display

Annual bonfire and fireworks event for the whole family.

Astley Scout and Guides HQ, Tyldesley

Sat 1 Nov

£3.50 (Children £2.50; Family £10)

Big Ears, Little Ears

In the classical music equivalent of a parent & baby screening, the SCO plays a short concert of much-loved classics in a baby-friendly environment; nobody will raise an eyebrow if your little one provides vocal encouragement.

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Sun 26 Oct

£5 for one adult and one child (additional children/adults £3 each) / 0141 353 8000

The Big Show

An evening of cabaret.

Wild Cabaret & Wicked Lounge, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

Fri 31 Oct

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

Sat 1 Nov

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

…and 16 more dates until 27 Dec back to top

Bonfire & Fireworks

Celebrate Bonfire Night at one of the regions largest gatherings, featuring fireworks, a bonfire, food stalls and a fun fair.

Weston Park, Shifnal

Sun 2 Nov

£18 per car; £15 per car, adv / 01952 852100

Cardinal Sinne

There's to be a new Pope, and the Cardinal needs to journey to the Vatican for the election, but a journalist stalls his trip by asking questions about the past.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

£10 (£8) / 0141 552 4267

Part of Glasgay!.

Sun 26 Oct

£10 (£8) / 0141 552 4267

Part of Glasgay!.

Mon 27 Oct

£10 (£8) / 0141 552 4267

Part of Glasgay!.

…and 5 more dates until 1 Nov

Citizens of the World: David Hume & Allan Ramsay

Too few Scots are aware that Scotland has its own Enlightenment, and a hugely influential one at that, with a world-class philosopher in David Hume, an equally heavy-hitting economist in Adam Smith, an outstanding painter in Allan Ramsay, plus less well-known intellectual giants like Hutcheson, Ferguson, Reid and others.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 624 6200

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0131 624 6200

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 0131 624 6200

…and 430 more dates until 31 Dec 2015

Continental Circus Berlin

Continental Circus Berlin with an amalgamation of brilliant circus acts, music and youthful energy, incorporating fantastic performers from all over the world.

Blackheath Common, London SE3

Sat 25 Oct

£7

Sun 26 Oct

£7

Mon 27 Oct

£7

…and 3 more dates until 30 Oct

The Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair

The fair returns to Scotland, bringing with it over 200 exhibitors showcasing the finest in crafts, garden and home accessories, jewellery, clothing and homemade food and drink. Demonstrations and tasting sessions also take place each day.

Business Design Centre, London N1

Wed 12 Nov

prices vary / 020 7288 6272

Thu 13 Nov

prices vary / 020 7288 6272

Fri 14 Nov

prices vary / 020 7288 6272

…and 2 more dates until 16 Nov

Harrogate International Centre

Thu 27 Nov

prices vary / 01423 537230

Fri 28 Nov

prices vary / 01423 537230

Sat 29 Nov

prices vary / 01423 537230

Sun 30 Nov

prices vary / 01423 537230

SECC, Glasgow

Thu 20 Nov

£10 / 0141 248 3000

Fri 21 Nov

£10 / 0141 248 3000

Sat 22 Nov

£10 / 0141 248 3000

Sun 23 Nov

£10 / 0141 248 3000

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Daniel Sloss: Really?!

The young stand-up, who had his own TV show and three sell-out Fringes before he started shaving, now somewhat older, but still as funny. Ages 16+.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Sat 25 Oct

£14.50 / 0131 665 2240

Eden Court Theatre and Cinema, Inverness

Fri 21 Nov

£14.50 / 01463 234234

The Garage, Glasgow

Fri 28 Nov

£14.50 / 0141 332 1120

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The Dark Circus Party

Prepare to be transported to a dark, dreamy and slightly depraved world of heady illusion and unbridled spectacle.

The Bloomsbury Ballroom, London WC1B

Sat 25 Oct

£25

A Hallowe'en special.

O2 Academy Bournemouth

Sat 1 Nov

£24.75 / 0844 477 2000

The Day The Music Died: Buddy Holly Tribute

The artist performs the music of the bespectacled rock'n'roll singer-songwriter from Lubbock, Texas.

Marina Theatre, Lowestoft

Sun 16 Nov

£22.50 (£19.50; £18.50) / 01502 533200

Edzell Village Fireworks

Local fireworks display run by Edzell Village Improvement Society with hotdogs, burgers and home-made soup available. Fireworks display at 6.45pm.

Edzell Muir

Sat 1 Nov

Free

Footloose

A production of the famous musical with an original soundtrack plus loved 1980s tracks; Holding Out For A Hero and Let's Hear It For The Boy.

Haverhill Arts Centre

Sat 25 Oct

£10.95 £9.95, concs £9.95; £11.95 £9.95, concs £9.95 (£10.95 £9.95, concs £9.95; £10.95 £9.95, concs £9.95) / 01440 714140

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Frightening Face Painting Fun This Halloween In Creepy Covent Garden

This October, London Graphic Centre is pulling out all the stops to help you enjoy your scariest Halloween ever. Free face painting, fancy dress plus scarily good discounts…

London Graphic Centre, WC2H

Fri 31 Oct

Sat 1 Nov

Hairspray

  • Directed by: Paul Kerryson

The Falkirk Bohemians bring this famous tale of Baltimore in the1960s to life.

Falkirk Town Hall

Tue 28 Oct

£11 (£9) / 01324 506850

Wed 29 Oct

£11 (£9) / 01324 506850

Thu 30 Oct

£11 (£9) / 01324 506850

…and 2 more dates until 1 Nov

Happy Ears

Live interactive music classes, for ages 0–3 and their parents, with lots of instruments and no pre-recorded music. Saturday classes are drop-in and there's no extra cost for twins or other siblings.

Calton Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 1 Nov

£5 / 07778 117333

  • 10:00 – 10:50 Happy Ears Calton Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 8 Nov

£5 / 07778 117333

  • 10:00 – 10:50 Happy Ears Calton Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 15 Nov

£5 / 07778 117333

  • 10:00 – 10:50 Happy Ears Calton Centre, Edinburgh
…and 5 more dates until 20 Dec

Harizanos And Bartok: Collaborations For Unaccompanied Violin: Bartok

  • Written by: Bartok

George Zacharias presents the premiere performances of five preludes and fugues for unaccompanied violin by Nickos Harizanos. Composer and performer will discuss their creative collaboration in these works, each one of which explores different instrumental and compositional techniques.

Royal Academy Of Music, London NW1

Fri 14 Nov

Recital Room

Free / 020 7873 7300