Afternoon events, Dance

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Rally & Broad

A literary-flavoured cabaret night, boasting spoken word, 'live literature', new music and dancing into the wee small hours. Hosted by Jenny Lindsay and Rachel McCrum.

Stereo, Glasgow

Sun 28 Dec

£5 / 07989 508436

The hangover special, with nic-e melville, Zara Gladman & the Wee Terrors, Leo Glaister, Sam Small and Becci Wallace.

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 31 Jan 2015

£9–£140 / 07986 527947

Sat 28 Feb 2015

£9–£140 / 07986 527947

Sat 28 Mar 2015

£9–£140 / 07986 527947

…and 3 more dates until 27 Jun 2015

Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Sun 22 Feb 2015

£8–£125 / 07986 527947

Sun 19 Apr 2015

£8–£125 / 07986 527947

Sun 21 Jun 2015

£8–£125 / 07986 527947

Hummingbird, Glasgow

Sun 18 Jan 2015

£8–£125 / 07986 527947

Sun 15 Feb 2015

£8–£125 / 07986 527947

Sun 8 Mar 2015

£8–£125 / 07986 527947

…and 3 more dates until 14 Jun 2015

Holiday On Ice

Figure skaters including the Dancing On Ice All Stars winner, Ray Quinn, showcase skating traditions from past and present, set to an original score of electro-pop, waltz, swing, gospel and samba.

Brighton Centre

Wed 7 Jan 2015

£25–£50 / 0844 847 1515

Thu 8 Jan 2015

£25–£50 / 0844 847 1515

Fri 9 Jan 2015

£25–£50 / 0844 847 1515

…and 2 more dates until 11 Jan 2015

Moscow City Ballet: Romeo And Juliet

The world's most famous tragic love story with an iconic musical score by Sergei Prokofiev, featuring outstandingly athletic virtuoso performances.

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Sun 4 Jan 2015

£27.50–£37.50 (Children £17.50) / 01223 357851

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.

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

Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Wed 21 Jan 2015

£18–£34 / 01322 220000

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£18–£34 / 01322 220000

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Russian State Ballet: Swan Lake

  • Directed by: Sergei Bobrov
  • 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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Salsa Classes

Salsa lessons for over 16s, taking you from zero to hero on the dance floor.

Chart Centre, Willenhall

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£5 / 07961 514074

Sat 10 Jan 2015

£5 / 07961 514074

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£5 / 07961 514074

…and 23 more dates until 27 Jun 2015

Scottish Ballet's The Nutcracker

Peter Darrell’s magical world of The Nutcracker has been reimagined by Olivier Award winning designer Lez Brotherston, bringing a new sheen to this classical 40-year-old adaptation. Booking is essential.

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Tue 30 Dec

£13–£38 / 0131 529 6000

Wed 31 Dec

£13–£38 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£13–£38 / 0131 529 6000

Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Thu 8 Jan 2015

£7.50–£26.50 / 0844 871 7647

Sat 10 Jan 2015

£8.50–£32.50 / 0844 871 7647

Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne

Thu 12 Feb 2015

£11.50 / 0844 811 2121

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£11.50 / 0844 811 2121

Bristol Russian Ballet: Nutcracker

A magical adventure story about dolls coming to life and battles between the Mouse King and the Nutcracker Prince, with unique and traditional Russian-style choreography will keep you enthralled throughout this magical ballet.

The Playhouse, Weston-super-Mare

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£17.50 (Children £14.50) / 01934 645544

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

Mon 29 Dec

£29.50–£74.50 / 0844 847 2379

Wed 31 Dec

£29.50–£74.50 / 0844 847 2379

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£29.50–£74.50 / 0844 847 2379

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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Diversity

  • Written by: Ashley Banjo

Street dance skills from the winners of the third series of Britain's Got Talent who actually, believe it or not, have some of the aforementioned talent.

Eventim Hammersmith Apollo, London W6

Sat 21 Nov 2015

£25–£35 / 0844 249 4300

The Lowry, Salford

Sun 6 Dec 2015

£25–£35 / 08432 086000

New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Sat 14 Nov 2015

£26–£36 / 0870 607 7533

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The Royal Ballet: Swan Lake

The classic ballet about a prince who falls in love with a swan maiden, filmed live at the Royal Ballet.

Apollo Carmarthen

Sun 22 Mar 2015

0871 220 6000

The Light Cinema, New Brighton

Sun 22 Mar 2015

0151 214 1370

Light Cinema, Wisbech

Sun 22 Mar 2015

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ABC, Music and Me

Activities for kids aged 2–5 encompassing music, dance, movement, sound and encouraging hand eye coordination.

St Francis Centre, Glasgow

Mon 29 Dec

Free / 0141 429 0275

Mon 5 Jan 2015

Free / 0141 429 0275

Mon 12 Jan 2015

Free / 0141 429 0275

…and 13 more dates until 13 Apr 2015

Anton & Erin: That's Entertainment

  • Directed by: Richard Balcombe (cond)

The dancing duo perform the classics, from the quick step to the foxtrot, tango and waltz.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 7 Mar 2015

£29.50–£45.50 / 01256 844244

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Sun 8 Mar 2015

£28.50–£59.50

Barbican Centre, London EC2Y

Sat 7 Feb 2015

Barbican Hall

£22.50–£52 / 020 7638 8891

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Brand New 14/15

A six day New Year 5rhythms® gathering with Deborah Jay-Lewin, Willemijn de Dreu and Arjan Bouw. Brand New features daily taught dance classes, evening music sessions, space for shared bodywork, walks, daily access to the hot tub, a late-night Hogmanay party and one vegetarian meal per day.

Universal Hall Arts Centre, Findhorn

Mon 29 Dec

£350 (£297.50) / 01309 691661

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The Essence Of Ireland

  • Directed by: Ross Mils
  • Written by: Susie Parsley

Traditional Irish dance and music show, following the tale of Sean Dempsey and Cora McGowen, friends who are forced apart when Sean moves to New York to find work, and their ongoing friendship through their letters.

The Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury

Sun 8 Mar 2015

£22 (£19.50) / 01684 295 074

Lord of the Dance

  • Directed by: Michael Flatley
  • Written by: Michael Flatley

The Irish dance phenomenon.

Brighton Centre

Sat 4 Apr 2015

£33–£43.50 / 0844 847 1515

Bristol Hippodrome

Sat 16 May 2015

£21–£41 / 0844 847 2325

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Sat 27 Jun 2015

£34–£41 / 01702 351135

£34–£41 (£32–£39; £26.50; Children £20 under 16s) / 01702 351135

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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

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

£6.50–£34.50 / 01603 630000

Twisted Circus NYE

Come and party with us this New Year's Eve at our Twisted Circus Theme Party!

Piccadilly Institute, London W1J

Wed 31 Dec

£25 / 020 7287 8008

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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Birmingham Royal Ballet: Coppelia

Sir Peter Wright’s production of this joyous and witty ballet about a man who falls in love with a doll that comes to life.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Thu 26 Feb 2015

£16–£37; £17–£48; £20–£50 / 0844 338 5000

Sat 28 Feb 2015

£16–£37; £17–£48; £20–£50 / 0844 338 5000

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Thu 5 Feb 2015

£13–£35; premium £38–£42.50 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 7 Feb 2015

£13–£35; premium £38–£42.50 / 0131 529 6000

Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Sat 28 Mar 2015

The Lyric

£16.50–£37 / 01752 267222

Dance Lab UK: Lights… Camera… Dance!

Performance of Indian dance, including Bollywood, South Indian dance and a Fusion of east and west.

The Broadway Theatre, Barking

Sun 18 Jan 2015

£8 (£5) / 020 8507 5607

English National Ballet: My First Coppelia

  • Written by: George Williamson

Coppelia tells the comic family tale of an eccentric toymaker and his mechanical doll in a beautifully adapted version for young audiences.

Sadler's Wells, London EC1R

Thu 12 Mar 2015

£12–£45 / 0844 412 4300

Sat 14 Mar 2015

£12–£45 / 0844 412 4300

Sun 15 Mar 2015

£12–£45 / 0844 412 4300

IDTA Tap

Learn the rhythms and grooves of Tap dancing.

Butterfly Dance Studios, Goole

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£4.90 / 01405 780626

  • 13:45 – 14:30 IDTA Tap Butterfly Dance Studios, Goole

Sat 10 Jan 2015

£4.90 / 01405 780626

  • 13:45 – 14:30 IDTA Tap Butterfly Dance Studios, Goole

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£4.90 / 01405 780626

  • 13:45 – 14:30 IDTA Tap Butterfly Dance Studios, Goole
…and 46 more dates until 5 Dec 2015

My First Ballet Swan Lake

English National Ballet and English National Ballet School present a shortened and narrated version of Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake to get young minds twirling and inspire an interest in ballet.

Bristol Hippodrome

Sat 9 May 2015

£11–£26 / 0844 847 2325

Sun 10 May 2015

£11–£26 / 0844 847 2325

New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Sat 25 Apr 2015

£11–£26 / 0844 871 7645

Sun 26 Apr 2015

£11–£26 / 0844 871 7645

New Wimbledon Theatre, London SW19

Fri 15 May 2015

£11–£26 / 0844 871 7646

Sat 16 May 2015

£11–£26 / 0844 871 7646

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