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Oktoberfest

Party like you're in Bavaria, minus the plane fare. Drink the beer, eat the bratwurst, wear the lederhosen and party the night away, stein in hand. There's even a family-friendly Sunday lunch for the kinder.

Glasgow Green

Thu 23 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

Fri 24 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

Sat 25 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

Sun 26 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

Hispanic Festival

The Hispanic Festival celebrates its tenth year with a month of events showcasing Spanish and Latin American culture, curated by people who are authentically Spanish and Latin American. Watch out for the Flamenco performances, for which this festival is renowned.

Various venues, Edinburgh

Tue 21 Oct

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

Wed 22 Oct

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

Thu 23 Oct

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

…and 8 more dates until 31 Oct

Russian State Ballet: Swan Lake

  • 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 2015

£32–£36.50 / 01256 844244

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Wed 3 Dec

£32 (£29; Children £18) / 01892 530613

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 6 Jan 2015

£15–£42.50 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 7 Jan 2015

£15–£42.50 / 0844 847 2325

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…and at 21 other places

Swing Saturday

An evening of all things swing, including swing dance classes, an evening of jumping and jiving and a live show from the Drury St Swing Band

Drury Street, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0141 204 2929

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0141 204 2929

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0141 204 2929

…and 3 more dates until 29 Nov

Dracula

A contemporary interpretation of Bram Stoker's haunting, erotic tale, set to music by composers including Bach, Mozart, Ligetti and Fred Firth.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Tue 11 Nov

Theatre

£15 (£13) / 01970 623 232

  • 19:30 Dracula Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Artsdepot, London N12

Tue 25 Nov

£18–£21 (£15) / 020 8369 5454

Wed 26 Nov

£18–£21 (£15) / 020 8369 5454

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Wed 22 Oct

£12.50–£20.50 ( £10–£18; Children £12 under 16s; Children £12 ages 16-26) / 0116 242 3595

  • 19:30 Dracula Curve Theatre, Leicester

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Russian State Ballet: Nutcracker

  • Directed by: Sergei Bobrov
  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

Full-length classical ballet set to Tchaikovsky's music and performed by the renowned company.

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Sun 4 Jan 2015

£19.50–£38.50 / 0844 907 9000

Mon 5 Jan 2015

£19.50–£38.50 / 0844 907 9000

Bristol Hippodrome

Thu 8 Jan 2015

£12.50–£32.50 / 0844 847 2325

£15–£42.50 / 0844 847 2325

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Sun 18 Jan 2015

£30.50–£37.50 / 01702 351135

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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 8 more dates until 18 Jan 2015

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Gecko: Institute

The critically acclaimed physical theatre company Gecko presents an intimate, funny and moving exploration of what it means to care.

Bristol Old Vic

Wed 5 Nov

£5–£18 / 0117 987 7877

Thu 6 Nov

£5–£18 / 0117 987 7877

Fri 7 Nov

£5–£18 / 0117 987 7877

Sat 8 Nov

£5–£18 / 0117 987 7877

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Fri 24 Oct

£18.50–£25.50 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 25 Oct

£18.50–£25.50 / 0131 529 6000

Hall For Cornwall, Truro

Fri 30 Jan 2015

£13–£20 / 01872 262466

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£13–£20 / 01872 262466

Salsa Night at Harry's Bar

Everyone welcome at these salsa classes, with no experience or partner required. Free social dancing from 9pm.

Harry's Bar, Edinburgh

Wed 22 Oct

£4–£5 (taster and social dancing are free) / 07734 435354

Wed 29 Oct

£4–£5 (taster and social dancing are free) / 07734 435354

Wed 5 Nov

£4–£5 (taster and social dancing are free) / 07734 435354

…and 6 more dates until 17 Dec

Baby Loves Disco

Baby Loves Disco is a chance for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their parents to get their respective grooves on and enjoy some dayclubbing with real club DJs spinning retro and pop tunes. Chillout room, themed crafts, facepainting, healthy snacks and more – all included in the price, plus licensed bar for parents.

DNA, London SW11

Sat 25 Oct

£9.94 / 07986 527947

Sat 29 Nov

£9.94 / 07986 527947

Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

£8.94 / 07986 527947

Hummingbird, Glasgow

Sun 2 Nov

£8.94 / 07986 527947

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Brendan Cole: Licence to Thrill

Dancer Brendan Cole performs his new show with a company of 20 musicians and dancers.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Thu 26 Feb 2015

£29–£35 / 01383 740384

The Guildhall, Portsmouth

Wed 11 Feb 2015

£28–£35 / 023 9282 4355

Wed 11 Mar 2015

£28–£35 / 023 9282 4355

Opera House, Manchester

Sun 8 Mar 2015

£28.90–£36.90 / 0844 847 2275

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Burns Night Ceilidh

The Flaming Heather ceilidh band and caller Ken Gourlay set off Burns Night right, with a few folk dancers and a piper in tow.

Lauriston Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 23 Jan 2015

£8 / 0131 339 5374

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£10 / 0131 339 5374

Flamenco Dance/Percussion Course

New learners of all ages, genders and levels are welcome to come and learn some flamenco moves.

Alba Flamenca, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

£6.50–£8 / 07540 335270

Sat 1 Nov

£6.50–£8 / 07540 335270

Sat 8 Nov

£6.50–£8 / 07540 335270

…and 5 more dates until 13 Dec

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.

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Sun 23 Nov

£36 (£32; Children £15; £24.50) / 020 8688 9291

Mon 24 Nov

£36 (£32; Children £15; £24.50) / 020 8688 9291

Hall For Cornwall, Truro

Fri 21 Nov

£20–£33.50 / 01872 262466

Sat 22 Nov

£20–£33.50 / 01872 262466

The Hawth, Crawley

Tue 20 Jan 2015

£34.50; £29.50 group of ten & more (£32.50) / 01293 553636

Wed 21 Jan 2015

£34.50; £29.50 group of ten & more (£32.50) / 01293 553636

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Bondagers

Sue Glover’s play with music and song follows six women land workers as they graft and dance their way through a year on a 19th Century Borders farm. Directed by Lu Kemp.

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Wed 22 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 14:00 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh
  • 19:30 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 23 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 19:30 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 19:30 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh
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Edinburgh Mela

World music, dance, fashion, food and fun spread over four areas: the Main Music Stage, the Mela World Dance Feste (newly established in 2012), the Mela Mix stage and the Mela Kidzone. The Mela Global Food Village is on hand to replenish your energy after taking in all the sights and sounds.

Leith Links, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Aug 2015

Times & prices vary / 0131 661 7100

Sun 30 Aug 2015

Times & prices vary / 0131 661 7100

Facade

Enjoy a three course meal served by Crashmat Collective while they simultaneously perform circus acts around you. Contains strong language and adult references. Ages 16+.

The Albany, London SE8

Thu 13 Nov

£25 inc meal / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:30 – 21:30 Facade The Albany, London

Fri 14 Nov

£25 inc meal / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:30 – 21:30 Facade The Albany, London

Artsdepot, London N12

Thu 20 Nov

Pentland Theatre

£45 includes a 3-course meal / 020 8369 5454

  • 19:30 Facade Artsdepot, London

Fri 21 Nov

Pentland Theatre

£45 includes a 3-course meal / 020 8369 5454

  • 19:30 Facade Artsdepot, London

Sat 22 Nov

Pentland Theatre

£45 includes a 3-course meal / 020 8369 5454

  • 19:30 Facade Artsdepot, London

Theatr Ffwrnes, Llanelli

Thu 30 Oct

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 0845 226 3510

Fri 31 Oct

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 0845 226 3510

Four20 Presents Bondax

House, R&B and garage courtesy of DJ duo Adam Kaye and George Townsend, with support from four20 residents Olsen and Relay.

Gorilla, Manchester

Sat 25 Oct

£12–£15 / 0161 407 0301

Ivan Blackstock: A Harlem Dream

  • Written by: Soweto Kinch

A dynamic co-production between Dance Umbrella and Young Vic, choreographed by Ivan Blackstock and featuring original music composed by Soweto Kinch. A speakeasy-styled set, with performers showcasing body popping, lindy hop, burlesque and locking.

Young Vic, London SE1

Wed 22 Oct

The Maria

£10 preview; £10–£19.50 / 020 7922 2922

Thu 23 Oct

The Maria

£10 preview; £10–£19.50 / 020 7922 2922

Fri 24 Oct

The Maria

£10 preview; £10–£19.50 / 020 7922 2922

…and 7 more dates until 1 Nov

Kidding Around Play Party

A wild afternoon with dancing, painting, bubbles and loads of silliness.

Serenity Cafe, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

Children £3; Family £5 / 0131 556 8765

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Northern Ballet: The Great Gatsby

Choreographer David Nixon brings F Scott Fitzgerald's classic to life through dance.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Tue 11 Nov

£14.50–£34.50 / 01274 432000

Wed 12 Nov

£14.50–£34.50 / 01274 432000

Thu 13 Nov

£14.50–£34.50 / 01274 432000

…and 2 more dates until 15 Nov

The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Tue 28 Oct

£17–£39.50 / 01227 787787

Wed 29 Oct

£17–£39.50 / 01227 787787

Thu 30 Oct

£17–£39.50 / 01227 787787

…and 2 more dates until 1 Nov

Sadler's Wells, London EC1R

Fri 24 Apr 2015

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 0844 412 4300

Sat 25 Apr 2015

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 0844 412 4300

Sun 26 Apr 2015

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 0844 412 4300

…and 2 more dates until 28 Apr 2015

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Silver Belles Christmas Show

A Christmas show choc-a-bloc with entertainment, fancy costumes and a snow-covered finale.

Broadway Theatre, London SE6

Tue 25 Nov

£9 (£6.50) / 020 8690 0002

Harlow Playhouse

Thu 27 Nov

£11 / 01279 431945

Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 30 Nov

£15 / 0191 261 2606

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Johann Strauss Gala: A Viennese Party

  • Written by: Johann Strauss I

Rainer Hersch conducts an evening of Straussian music and dance, with waltzes and polkas galore.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£21.50–£34.50 / 01256 844244

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Sun 11 Jan 2015

£27.50–£39.50 / 0844 907 9000

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Sat 27 Dec

£27–£30 / 020 8688 9291

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Royston Maldoom OBE Restrospective

An evening of modern dance devised by choreographer Royston Maldoom.

Arts Centre & Theatre Aberdeen

Sat 15 Nov

£7.50–£10 / 01224 641122

Cottiers Theatre, Glasgow

Sun 9 Nov

£11 (£9) / 0141 357 4000

Platform, Glasgow

Tue 4 Nov

£3.50–£8 / 0141 276 9696

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