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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 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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Scottish Ballet: Up Close

New Voices features exclusive excerpts from works by James Cousins and Helen Pickett, as well as fresh choreography from Scottish Ballet’s own company of dancers. Elite Syncopations is a sassy whirl of 1920s dance hall glitz from Kenneth MacMillan.

The Macphail Centre, Ullapool

Wed 29 Oct

£12 (£9) / 01854 613336

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 25 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 14:00 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Wed 29 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 14:00 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 1 Nov

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 14:00 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh
…and 4 more dates until 15 Nov

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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English Youth Ballet: Coppelia

An enchanting full length ballet featuring impressive principals backed up by 100 young local dancers. With attractive choreography by artists Janet Lewis and Dominic Marshall, the charming liveliness of this popular ballet makes it a family favourite world-wide.

The Hawth, Crawley

Sat 25 Oct

£22.50 (£20.50) / 01293 553636

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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

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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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 26 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 07989 508436

With Rachel Amey, A New International, Kieran Hurley, Leyla Josephine and Declan Welsh.

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

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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Brendan Cole: A Night to Remember

Choreographer, performer and Strictly's badboy, Brendan Cole, performs more dazzling ballroom and Latin moves.

Theatre Royal, Norwich

Sun 15 Feb 2015

Phone for prices / 01603 630000

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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

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

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

Breathe

Dance work exploring the remnants of lives and shared history.

Platform, Glasgow

Sun 26 Oct

£3.50–£8 / 0141 276 9696

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 25 Oct

£37.50–£74.50 / 0844 847 2379

Thu 30 Oct

£37.50–£74.50 / 0844 847 2379

Sat 1 Nov

£37.50–£74.50 / 0844 847 2379

…and 20 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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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

Thu 6 Nov

£5–£18 / 0117 987 7877

Sat 8 Nov

£5–£18 / 0117 987 7877

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Moscow Ballet La Classique: Sleeping Beauty

  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

The Russian touring company performs Tchaikovsky's classical ballet.

Corn Exchange, King's Lynn

Sun 9 Nov

£25.50 (£23.50) / 01553 764864

Watford Colosseum

Sat 28 Mar 2015

£22–£24 (£20–£22; Children £17 under 16s) / 0845 075 3993

Royal Opera: Alice in Wonderland

Christopher Wheeldon’s ballet reimagines the tale of Alice down the rabbit hole.

Royal Opera House, London WC2E

Fri 19 Dec

£5–£115 / 020 7304 4000

Mon 22 Dec

£5–£115 / 020 7304 4000

Tue 23 Dec

£5–£115 / 020 7304 4000

…and 4 more dates until 10 Jan 2015

Barrington Centre, Ferndown

Fri 31 Oct

Phone for prices / 01202 894858

Fri 7 Nov

Phone for prices / 01202 894858

Fri 14 Nov

Phone for prices / 01202 894858

…and 2 more dates until 28 Nov

Stopgap Artificial Things: Disability In Dance Workshop

Stopgap dancers lead an inclusive dance workshop for disabled and non-disabled participants introducing the creative processes behind Artificial Things.

The Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre, Monkton Heathfield, Taunton

Wed 19 Nov

£15 / 01823 414141

Afternoon Dance With Ruth And Jerry: Workshop

Join Ruth and Jerry Pearl for a dance lesson.

Longfield Suite, Manchester

Tue 28 Oct

£4.50 inc tea/coffee / 0161 253 7227

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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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Ballet Cymru: Beauty And The Beast

A production of the classic ballet based on the enduring fairy tale, one of the greatest love stories ever told.

The Castle, Wellingborough

Sat 25 Oct

£19 ( £17; £17; £17; Children £17 under 16s; Children £17 under 18s) / 01933 270007

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

Edward Scissorhands

Matthew Bourne's balletic adaptation of the magical Tim Burton film.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Wed 25 Feb 2015

£19.50–£36.50 / 01274 432000

Sat 28 Feb 2015

£19.50–£36.50 / 01274 432000

Birmingham Hippodrome

Wed 11 Feb 2015

£22.50–£39.50 / 0844 338 5000

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£22.50–£39.50 / 0844 338 5000

Liverpool Empire Theatre

Thu 29 Jan 2015

£10–£38.50 / 0870 606 3536

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£10–£38.50 / 0870 606 3536

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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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