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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

Sat 1 Nov

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 14:00 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Wed 5 Nov

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 14:00 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 8 Nov

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 14:00 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh
…and 2 more dates until 15 Nov

Dance 'Til Dawn

  • Written by: Karen Bruce

Strictly Come Dancing favourites Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace are back with a brand new show celebrating the Golden Age of Hollywood.

Aldwych Theatre, London WC2B

Sat 1 Nov

£37.50–£74.50 / 0844 847 2379

Thu 6 Nov

£37.50–£74.50 / 0844 847 2379

Sat 8 Nov

£37.50–£74.50 / 0844 847 2379

…and 18 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

Bristol Hippodrome

Wed 25 Mar 2015

£10–£48 / 0844 847 2325

Sat 28 Mar 2015

£10–£48 / 0844 847 2325

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Wed 18 Mar 2015

£19.50–£34.50 / 01702 351135

Sat 21 Mar 2015

£19.50–£34.50 / 01702 351135

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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

Bristol Hippodrome

Thu 8 Jan 2015

£12.50–£32.50 / 0844 847 2325

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Sun 18 Jan 2015

£30.50–£37.50 / 01702 351135

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Floatasia - Fireworks Night Boat Party On The River Thames - Saturday November 8th 2014

DJs The Loose Cannons and David Chol present the third annual boat party to celebrate Bonfire Night. Dance, house and techno comes courtesy of DJ Kreature, Morning Gloryville and other DJs.

Temple Pier, London WC2R

Sat 8 Nov

£25–£40 / 07958 650117

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

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Wed 28 Jan 2015

£16.50–£37.50 / 08441 717620

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Sun 1 Mar 2015

£30.50–£37.50 / 01702 351135

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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 29 Nov

£9.94 / 07986 527947

Hummingbird, Glasgow

Sun 2 Nov

£8.94 / 07986 527947

Sun 28 Dec

prices vary / 07986 527947

Paradise By Way Of Kensal Green, London W10

Sat 8 Nov

£9.94 / 07986 527947

Sat 13 Dec

£9.94 / 07986 527947

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

London Coliseum, WC2N

Thu 8 Jan 2015

£10–£79 / 0871 911 0200

Sat 10 Jan 2015

£10–£79 / 0871 911 0200

Sun 11 Jan 2015

£10–£79 / 0871 911 0200

…and 3 more dates until 18 Jan 2015

Princes Hall, Aldershot

Sun 8 Mar 2015

£23.50 (£22.50; £21.50) / 01252 329155

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English Youth Ballet: Swan Lake

The Ballet's professional principal dancers lead a cast of more than 100 of this region's most talented young dancers. This beautiful and traditional production gives particular emphasis to the rivalry between the evil Black Swan Odile and the beautiful White Swan Odette.

New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Sat 15 Nov

£18.90–£24.90 / 0844 871 7645

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 1 Nov

Free / 0141 204 2929

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0141 204 2929

Sat 15 Nov

Free / 0141 204 2929

…and 2 more dates until 29 Nov

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

Sat 1 Nov

Phone for prices / 020 7304 4000

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

Fly with 24 Carat Gold, a spin-off group from Dance Base's over - 60's class Golden, as they smash the glass ceiling of what people's preconceptions of what dancers in their 60's, 70's and 80's can do. Join them for three routines, one choreographed by Vincent Hantam, on the theme of 'Flight' that will prove age is no…

Dance Base, Edinburgh

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0131 225 5525

Part of Luminate.

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.

Hall For Cornwall, Truro

Sat 22 Nov

£20–£33.50 / 01872 262466

Jersey Opera House

Sun 1 Mar 2015

£29.50–£47.50 ( £27.50–£45.50; £27.50–£45.50) / 01534 511115

Opera House, Manchester

Sat 28 Mar 2015

£20–£39.50 / 0844 847 2275

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The Russian State Ballet And Orchestra Of Siberia: Coppelia

  • Directed by: Sergei Bobrov
  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

A comedy of errors set in a doll-maker's workshop.

The Hexagon, Reading

Sun 22 Feb 2015

£31.50–£36.50 (£29.30–£34.30) / 0118 960 6060

St David's Hall, Cardiff

Sat 27 Dec

£14.50–£32.50; £15.50–£34.50 (Children £7.25–£16.25 under 16s; Children £7.25–£16.25 under 16s; £40–£95; £40–£95) / 029 2087 8444

Sun 28 Dec

£14.50–£32.50; £15.50–£34.50 (Children £7.25–£16.25 under 16s; Children £7.25–£16.25 under 16s; £40–£95; £40–£95) / 029 2087 8444

Mon 29 Dec

£14.50–£32.50; £15.50–£34.50 (Children £7.25–£16.25 under 16s; Children £7.25–£16.25 under 16s; £40–£95; £40–£95) / 029 2087 8444

Theatre Royal, Norwich

Tue 17 Feb 2015

Phone for prices / 01603 630000

Anton Du Beke & Raymond Gubbay Big Band

Anton Du Beke is back with a stunning new show featuring dazzling dancing, superb singing and the sensational Raymond Gubbay Big Band under the baton of Richard Balcombe.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 7 Mar 2015

£44.50 / 01256 844244

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Sun 8 Mar 2015

£37.50–£44.50

Barbican Centre, London EC2Y

Sat 7 Feb 2015

£39.50–£47.50 / 020 7638 8891

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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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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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Strictly Come Dancing

See stars from the hit TV show gather their gowns and don their dancing shoes once again featuring judges Craig Revel Horwood, Len Goodman and Bruno Tonioli.

Capital FM Arena, Nottingham

Wed 21 Jan 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 412 4624

Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle upon Tyne

Thu 29 Jan 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 493 6666

Motorpoint Arena Sheffield

Tue 27 Jan 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0114 256 5656

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Vienna Festival Ballet: The Nutcracker

Tchaikovsky's classic, Christmas-time ballet in a production mounted by Vienna Festival Ballet.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Sat 29 Nov

£23.75 / 01727 844488

The Elgiva, Chesham

Sat 22 Nov

£19 (£17; £68) / 01494 582900

Evesham Arts Centre

Sat 20 Dec

£18 (£17; Children £13) / 01386 446944

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Anita Harris

At fifteen she was 'discovered' and whisked away to appear in a Vegas revue – and she hasn't stopped since, appearing in films, musicals and bands. Now, 50 years on, she brings her own story to the stage, with an evening of song, dance, chat and humour.

Manor Pavilion, Sidmouth

Sun 2 Nov

£14 / 01395 576798

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

Sat 20 Dec

£17 / 01635 244246

The Blake Theatre, Monmouth

Sat 6 Dec

£12–£16 / 01600 719401

Capitol, Horsham

Sat 8 Nov

£18.50 (£17.50; Children £12 under 16s) / 01403 750 220

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Blackpool Tower Weekender

A weekend of northern soul, Motown and modern dance grooves. See how the experts move at the Blackpool Hilton World Northern Soul Dance competition and try replicate their moves on the dancefloor.

Blackpool Tower

Fri 7 Nov

£39 / 0871 222 9929

Sat 8 Nov

£39 / 0871 222 9929

Sun 9 Nov

£39 / 0871 222 9929

Mon 10 Nov

£39 / 0871 222 9929

Line Dancing For Beginners

Learn the basics of line dancing.

Crystal Leisure Centre, Stourbridge

Tue 4 Nov

£4.50

Tue 11 Nov

£4.50

Tue 18 Nov

£4.50

…and 6 more dates until 30 Dec

Pat Miller School Of Dance: Dance Spectacular 2014

Children and young adults dance their hearts out to some great sounds from the 1970s to the present day.

Brewhouse Arts Centre, Burton-on-Trent

Sat 1 Nov

£9 (£8) / 01283 508100

004: Baby Ballet Improvers: Workshop (Ages 3-6)

Children will develop dance skills learnt in a previous course and develop confidence, coordination, balance, flexibility and musicality. Suitable for ages three to six.

Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

Sat 1 Nov

£66 / 028 9024 2338

Sat 8 Nov

£66 / 028 9024 2338

Sat 15 Nov

£66 / 028 9024 2338

…and 4 more dates until 13 Dec

Barrington Centre, Ferndown

Thu 6 Nov

Phone for prices / 01202 894858

Thu 13 Nov

Phone for prices / 01202 894858

Thu 20 Nov

Phone for prices / 01202 894858

Thu 27 Nov

Phone for prices / 01202 894858

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