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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

prices vary / 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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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

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

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

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

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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.

Bristol Hippodrome

Thu 6 Nov

£10–£56; £26–£36 under 26s ( £26–£36; £26–£36; £26–£36) / 0844 847 2325

Sat 8 Nov

£10–£56; £26–£36 under 26s ( £26–£36; £26–£36; £26–£36) / 0844 847 2325

New Theatre, Oxford

Thu 30 Oct

£11.90–£43.90 ( £10–£41) / 0844 871 3020

Sat 1 Nov

£11.90–£43.90 ( £10–£41) / 0844 871 3020

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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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

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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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.

Brighton Centre

Sun 7 Dec

£25–£35 / 0844 847 1515

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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

Matthew Bourne's The Car Man

The legendary choreographer presents his latest offbeat piece, a re-imagining of Bizet's Carmen.

Bristol Hippodrome

Thu 21 May 2015

£15–£41.50 / 0844 847 2325

Sat 23 May 2015

£15–£41.50 / 0844 847 2325

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Sat 18 Apr 2015

£15–£43.50 / 08441 717620

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Thu 11 Jun 2015

£17–£39 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 13 Jun 2015

£17–£39 / 0131 529 6000

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Nutcracker

Tchaikovsky's fairy-tale ballet about a girl who is whisked away to a land of toys.

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Sat 8 Nov

£17.75–£28 / 02476 553055

  • 14:30 – 17:00 Nutcracker Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Princes Hall, Aldershot

Sun 26 Oct

£23 (£22) / 01252 329155

O(h) By Casebolt And Smith

Created and performed by Liz Casebolt and Joel Smith, the show presents a part-scripted conversation between the pair in a meta-theatrical work.

Echo Echo Dance And Movement Studios, Londonderry

Thu 13 Nov

£5 / 028 7130 8883

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.

The Light Cinema, New Brighton

Sun 22 Mar 2015

0151 214 1370

Light Cinema, Wisbech

Sun 22 Mar 2015

Malvern Theatres

Sun 25 Jan 2015

01684 892 277

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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

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 25 Oct

£66 / 028 9024 2338

Sat 1 Nov

£66 / 028 9024 2338

Sat 8 Nov

£66 / 028 9024 2338

…and 5 more dates until 13 Dec

115: Breakdance: Workshop (Over 8s)

Step-by-step breakdancing and bodypoppin' programme. Suitable for those over the age of eight.

Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

Thu 30 Oct

£78 (£72; Children £66 under 16s) / 028 9024 2338

Thu 6 Nov

£78 (£72; Children £66 under 16s) / 028 9024 2338

Thu 13 Nov

£78 (£72; Children £66 under 16s) / 028 9024 2338

…and 4 more dates until 11 Dec

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

50/50 Tea Dance With Val: Workshop

An interactive dance session and workshop.

Longfield Suite, Manchester

Wed 29 Oct

£4.50 inc tea/coffee / 0161 253 7227

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Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

Sat 25 Oct

£66 / 028 9024 2338

Sat 1 Nov

£66 / 028 9024 2338

Sat 8 Nov

£66 / 028 9024 2338

…and 5 more dates until 13 Dec

A.T. School Of Dance: Ballet Triple Bill

A triple-bill ballet show from the local dance school AT School Of Dance.

The Brindley, Runcorn

Sun 23 Nov

£9.50 / 0151 907 8360

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 27 Oct

Free / 0141 429 0275

Mon 3 Nov

Free / 0141 429 0275

Mon 10 Nov

Free / 0141 429 0275

…and 22 more dates until 13 Apr 2015

Absolute Beginner Ballet

Learn the basics of ballet, from posture, strength and flexibility, to the terminology used to describe the ballet steps learnt.

LOST Theatre, London SW8

Sun 26 Oct

£9 pay as you go; £30 4 lessons / 0844 847 1680

Academie De Danse: Wishes Come True

A collection children's tales and inspirational songs brought to life through a variety of dance styles. Including Disney's award-winning 'Frozen'.

The Camberley Theatre

Sun 9 Nov

£12 (Children £8; £35) / 01276 707600

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