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La Karina

Pola Dance Company by Dedi Alofer Student dancers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev reveal their explorations into the language of movement, which have led to the creation of a distinctive international contemporary dance style. For three years the students have been investigating through contemporary dance the…

Acoustic Music Centre @ St Brides, Edinburgh

Sun 10 Aug

Big Room

£12 (£10) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 12 Aug

Big Room

£12 (£10) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Bianco

NoFit State Circus Following last year’s explosive success, NoFit State returns with a re-invented version of Bianco, featuring brand new acts in their unique, subversive and sensational style. Bianco is a physical and sensual journey through a visceral landscape, inhabited by women and men, their fears, doubts and…

NoFit State Big Top, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

£20 (£18)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

£20 (£18)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

£20 (£18)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 24 Aug

CeilidhKids at the Fringe

CeilidhKids / Free Festival Family workshop suitable for children aged 3-7 years with parents or carers. We involve everyone: skip, clap and march together to traditional Scottish music. Enjoy discovering very simple (often simplified) dances that you might find at a ceilidh or Scottish country dance, celebrating the…

Laughing Horse @ Gorgie City Farm, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Outdoor Space

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 8 Aug

Outdoor Space

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 11 Aug

Outdoor Space

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Outdoor Space

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Haka

New Zealand Season | Te Matatini Kapa Haka Experience twenty-five of New Zealand's finest Kapa Haka performers in an electrifying display of Maori performing arts; the bulging eyes, the protrusion of the tongue, the act of defiance - Haka! Raw emotion meets melodious harmonies in a thrilling and poignant tribute to the…

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Hall

£15 (£13) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 23 Aug

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

  • 15:00

Opera House, Manchester

Sat 28 Mar 2015

£20–£39.50 / 0844 847 2275

Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Wed 21 Jan 2015

£15–£34 / 01322 220000

  • 14:30

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£15–£34 / 01322 220000

  • 14:30

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A Simple Space

Aurora Nova presents Gravity & Other Myths Get up close and personal with one of Australia’s hottest and most original circus ensembles! In the award winning show that has captivated sell-out festival audiences world wide, seven young acrobats push themselves to their physical limits and beyond in an awe inspiring…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Udderbelly

£10 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Udderbelly

£10 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Udderbelly

£14 (£13) / 08445 458252

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

Alba Flamenca

Flamenco rhythms from highly skilled dancers.

Alba Flamenca, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

£14 (£12) / 07540 335270

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

£14 (£12) / 07540 335270

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

£14 (£12) / 07540 335270

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 24 Aug

Back of the Bus

Java Dance Company Come ride the Red Bus through the streets of Edinburgh as dancers propel themselves along the aisles and hang from the roof. Physical comedy, kinetic energy and outrageous scenarios combine to create a magical mystery tour. Fresh from sell-out seasons at 12 New Zealand and Australian arts festivals.

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Mon 4 Aug

Meeting Point

£11.50 (£10.50) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

Meeting Point

£11.50 (£10.50) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 6 Aug

Meeting Point

£10.50 (£9.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 13 more dates until 21 Aug

Early Doors

Immersive theatre from Not Too Tame.

Jinglin' Geordie, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

The Pub

£6 / 0131 225 2803

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

The Pub

£6 / 0131 225 2803

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Pub

£6 / 0131 225 2803

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Sushi Tap Show

Tokyo Tapdo! Sell-out comedy tap dance show is back at the Edinburgh Fringe! Awfully addictive eccentric performances combine tap, circus, and music hall schtik for an unforgettable toe-tapping experience you've never seen before. 'What a find' ★★★★ (Scotsman).

C, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

–1

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

–1

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

–1

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Taki Maori Haka Experience

Taki Maori The Rhythm of New Zealand: Pulse, beat, chant, stamp, and clap at this this pop-up haka tribal experience from Auckland, New Zealand. A masterpiece in storytelling, unique and moving, experience the action thrills of Maori arts. Travel with us on a journey through the South Seas revealing authentic haka…

Dance Base, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Studio 3

£8 (£6) / 0131 225 5525

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Studio 3

£8 (£6) / 0131 225 5525

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Studio 3

£8 (£6) / 0131 225 5525

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 24 Aug

Tibetan Monks Dance and Music

Tashi Lhunpo Tibetan Monks '…a psychedelic whirl of chanting, dancing, drums, cymbals…' Times). Tibetan monks bring a moving and inspirational insight into the world of sacred music and monastic dance from the contemplative, mesmerising chant of Buddhist texts to the majestic brocade-costumed masked dances. Musical…

Quaker Meeting House, Edinburgh

Mon 18 Aug

Theatre

£8 (£6.50) / 0131 225 4825

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Tue 19 Aug

Theatre

£8 (£6.50) / 0131 225 4825

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Wed 20 Aug

Theatre

£8 (£6.50) / 0131 225 4825

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

…and 3 more dates until 23 Aug

1940s Social Dance Basic & Basic Plus: Workshop

Transport yourself back to the swinging world of the 1940s and learn the dance sensations that took the era by storm. No partner necessary.

Pavilion Dance, Bournemouth

Fri 1 Aug

Garden Studio

£5 / 01202 203630

  • 13:30

Fri 8 Aug

Garden Studio

£5 / 01202 203630

  • 13:30

Fri 15 Aug

Garden Studio

£5 / 01202 203630

  • 13:30
…and 6 more dates until 26 Sep

A 21st Century Tea Dance

Hail back to decades gone by at this family dance, comedy and theatre event, with regular host Ida Barr.

The Albany, London SE8

Tue 4 Nov

£5 / 020 8692 4446

  • 13:00

2Faced Dance Company: Two Old Men

A pair of old geezers head down the pub to recount the ups and downs of their friendship using slapstick and acrobatics in 2Faced's performance melding break, street and contemporary dance.

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Fri 8 Aug

Free / 01527 577330

  • 13:00
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50/50 Tea Dance With Val: Workshop

An interactive dance session and workshop.

Longfield Suite, Manchester

Wed 30 Jul

£4.50 inc tea/coffee / 0161 253 7227

  • 13:30 – 16:00

Wed 6 Aug

£4.50 inc tea/coffee / 0161 253 7227

  • 13:30 – 16:00

Wed 13 Aug

£4.50 inc tea/coffee / 0161 253 7227

  • 13:30 – 16:00
…and 2 more dates until 27 Aug

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 4 Aug

Free / 0141 429 0275

  • 12:00 – 13:00

Mon 11 Aug

Free / 0141 429 0275

  • 12:00 – 13:00

Mon 18 Aug

Free / 0141 429 0275

  • 12:00 – 13:00

Absolutely Legless

Bringing traditional Irish music, song and dance alive. A high energy show of Irish rhythms, reels and song. With fiddles, flutes and feet our fantastic dancers and live band promise to deliver an exhilarating dance and music experience. The group have gained international acclaim having performed in the USA, Europe and…

Acoustic Music Centre @ St Brides, Edinburgh

Sun 24 Aug

Big Room

£10 (£8) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Barrington Centre, Ferndown

Thu 31 Jul

Phone for prices / 01202 894858

  • 14:00

Jerwood DanceHouse, Ipswich

Mon 4 Aug

£5 ( £4; £4) / 01473 295230

  • 14:00 – 15:15

Mon 11 Aug

£5 ( £4; £4) / 01473 295230

  • 14:00 – 15:15

Mon 18 Aug

£5 ( £4; £4) / 01473 295230

  • 14:00 – 15:15

Mon 25 Aug

£5 ( £4; £4) / 01473 295230

  • 14:00 – 15:15
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The Hawth, Crawley

Wed 30 Jul

£5 / 01293 553636

  • 13:30 – 14:30

Wed 6 Aug

£5 / 01293 553636

  • 13:30 – 14:30

Wed 13 Aug

£5 / 01293 553636

  • 13:30 – 14:30
…and 6 more dates until 24 Sep

Downham Community College, Bromley

Thu 31 Jul

Phone for prices / 020 86956273

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Afro Xplo: Workshop

Dance leader Ukachi Akalawu will demonstrate Pan African dance moves and teach you how to dance along.

Studio B, London SW2

Sun 3 Aug

£9 / 020 86712402

  • 12:15 – 13:45

Sun 10 Aug

£9 / 020 86712402

  • 12:15 – 13:45

Sun 17 Aug

£9 / 020 86712402

  • 12:15 – 13:45
…and 2 more dates until 31 Aug

Afternoon Dance With Ruth And Jerry: Workshop

Join Ruth and Jerry Pearl for a dance lesson.

Longfield Suite, Manchester

Tue 5 Aug

£4.50 inc tea/coffee / 0161 253 7227

  • 12:30 – 16:00

Tue 12 Aug

£4.50 inc tea/coffee / 0161 253 7227

  • 12:30 – 16:00

Tue 19 Aug

£4.50 inc tea/coffee / 0161 253 7227

  • 12:30 – 16:00

Tue 26 Aug

£4.50 inc tea/coffee / 0161 253 7227

  • 12:30 – 16:00

Agitación Senil

Vagalume Teatro Three elderly people are sitting on a park bench. They do it every day but they don’t know each other at all. One day they meet in front of an ATM by chance. Their personal circumstances lead them to join forces to achieve their aim and rob a bank! On this amazing venture they will discover bravery…

Spotlites @ The Merchant's Hall, Edinburgh

Mon 4 Aug

Main Theatre

£8.50 (£7.50) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

Main Theatre

£8.50 (£7.50) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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