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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

Company Chordelia: Dance Derby

  • Directed by: Kally Lloyd-Jones

Company Chordelia recreate the gruelling dance marathon days of Depression-era America.

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Sat 1 Nov

The Beacon Theatre

£12 / 01475 723723

Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Thu 23 Oct

£14 / 01539 725 133

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Fri 24 Oct

£11.50 (£9.50; under 18s £7) / 0131 665 2240

Part of Luminate Festival.

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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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Cassandra

  • Written by: Ludovic Ondiviela

Choreographer Ludovic Ondiviela and singer-songwriter Ana Silvera explore what it is to be called mad, in a dance work adapted from the Greek myth of a prophetess who was destined never to be believed.

Linbury Studio Theatre At Royal Opera House, London WC2E

Thu 30 Oct

Phone for prices / 020 7304 4000

  • 19:45 Cassandra Linbury Studio Theatre At Royal Opera House, London

Fri 31 Oct

Phone for prices / 020 7304 4000

  • 19:45 Cassandra Linbury Studio Theatre At Royal Opera House, London

Sat 1 Nov

Phone for prices / 020 7304 4000

  • 14:00 Cassandra Linbury Studio Theatre At Royal Opera House, London

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 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

Wed 12 Nov

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

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Ballet Theatre UK: Swan lake

A spectacular new production of this timeless classic. This immortal tale tells of a princess held captive as a swan by the spell of an evil magician, a spell that can only be broken if a prince swears true love to her. Featuring new choreography by Artistic Director Christopher Moore and over 120 new costumes and…

Arlington Arts Centre, Mary Hare, Newbury

Fri 19 Dec

£17 / 01635 244246

Sat 20 Dec

£17 / 01635 244246

Sun 21 Dec

£17 / 01635 244246

Assembly Rooms, Tamworth

Thu 13 Nov

£15 (£12) / 01827 709618

The Blake Theatre, Monmouth

Sat 6 Dec

£12–£16 / 01600 719401

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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

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

Sat 25 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 14:00 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh
  • 19:30 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh
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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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Bboying/Breakdancing: Workshop

Taught by olympics opening ceremony choreographer Sunanda 'Sunsun' Biswas and the legendary u.k bboy Lil' Tim, this class is suitable for both beginners and the more experienced dancer as sessions are tailored to each individual's ability and skills.

Studio B, London SW2

Mon 27 Oct

£7 / 020 86712402

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

Galeri Caernarfon

Sat 8 Nov

£15 ( £12; Children £12) / 01286 685222

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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

Thu 23 Oct

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

Fri 24 Oct

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

Sat 25 Oct

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

…and 6 more dates until 31 Oct

National Dance Company Wales

  • Written by: Stephen Shropshire

An eclectic mix of works, all conveying the skill and versatility of the dancers, their passion for dance and the beauty, humour and emotion that the human body can portray.

Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon

Sat 15 Nov

£14 (£12) / 01874 611622

Roller Disco

RollerStop bring the retro with a fun couple of roller skating sessions: session one for families/beginners and session two for ages 12+. Email for a family ticket.

The Arc, Glasgow

Sat 15 Nov

£5–£8 (Children £3–£6; Family £18–£25) / 0141 331 8633

Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

£5–£8 (Children £3–£6; Family £18–£25) / 0131 661 5351

  • 18:00 – 19:30 Roller Disco Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh
  • 19:30 – 21:00 Roller Disco Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh

Scotstoun International Sports Arena, Glasgow

Sun 26 Oct

£5–£8 (Children £3–£6; Family £18–£25) / 0870 272 4400

  • 15:00 – 16:30 Roller Disco Scotstoun International Sports Arena, Glasgow
  • 16:30 – 18:00 Roller Disco Scotstoun International Sports Arena, Glasgow

Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth

Sun 30 Nov

£13.50 / 0844 576 3000

Mon 1 Dec

£13.50 / 0844 576 3000

Beginners Line Dancing

Absolute Beginners class in Line dancing for adults.

Guiseley Theatre, Leeds

Tue 28 Oct

£3.50 / 01943 876 686

Tue 4 Nov

£3.50 / 01943 876 686

Tue 11 Nov

£3.50 / 01943 876 686

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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

Chalk About

Tackle the big questions of life – about identity and the meaning of it all – in this physical performance using mixed media props (including chalk outlines, as it were). Christine Devaney and Leandro Kee perform. Ages 8+.

Lincoln Drill Hall

Thu 23 Oct

£8 (£6; Children £6) / 01522 873894

Clarks

Resident DJs spin bashment, soca and dancehall.

The HiFi Club, Leeds

Thu 23 Oct

£6; £5 adv / 0113 242 7353

  • 23:00 – 03:00 Clarks The HiFi Club, Leeds

Thu 27 Nov

£6; £5 adv / 0113 242 7353

  • 23:00 – 03:00 Clarks The HiFi Club, Leeds

DanceLive: SE Dance: Journey

A man and a woman are on stage. Two dancers, two generations – Koen 32 and Alphea 88. JOURNEY is a performance about being here – now; about the strength of the human body. Together they bridge the gap between young and old, and 60 years of dance history, in a balancing act between wanting and being able to.

Woodend Barn Arts Centre, Banchory

Thu 23 Oct

£10 / 01330 825431

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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

Flux Halloween Special

Techno, house, disco and dance from DJ Kon, Francis Inferno Orchestra, Ilghazi, Galcher Lustwerk, Lord Of The Isles, Aartekt, Robert Cary, Cinthie, Diego Kraus, Noa, Will Eastlake, Gessture, Twogood, Perry Miles, Ryan Moscrop, Stephen Howe, Reuben and Wabsanti.

Beaver Works, Leeds

Fri 31 Oct

Phone for availability

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

Funk Carioca

DJ Juan Salgado plays the best in samba, baile, funk, batucada, Latin house and salsa.

Boteco do Brasil, Glasgow

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 07772 847311

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 07772 847311

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 07772 847311

…and 7 more dates until 26 Dec

Halloween Boat Party By Event Time

Halloween at Jewel of London boat Four hour Thames Cruise, Blueberry Bush Live, Dj, Photo Both, Free after party at Opal, Selection of cold snacks, Fortune tellers, Face painters, Best Halloween costume contest, Tickets at buytickets.at/eventtime

Festival Pier, London SE1

Sat 1 Nov

£25–£32

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