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Social In The Square

A two day festival of creative activities, cookery demos and live music and dance. There's food and products to buy, all provided by Edinburgh's social enterprises.

St Andrew Square, Edinburgh

Fri 12 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

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

  • 14:00

Sat 8 Nov

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

  • 14:30

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Thu 16 Oct

£10.75–£48.50; £10.75–£31.50 (£5.75–£43.50; £5.75–£26.50) / 023 8071 1811

  • 14:00

Sat 18 Oct

£10.75–£48.50; £10.75–£31.50 (£5.75–£43.50; £5.75–£26.50) / 023 8071 1811

  • 14:30

New Theatre, Oxford

Thu 30 Oct

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

  • 14:30

Sat 1 Nov

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

  • 14:30

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 27 Sep

£9.94 / 07986 527947

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 7 Sep

£8.94 / 07986 527947

Sun 5 Oct

£8.94 / 07986 527947

Sun 2 Nov

£8.94 / 07986 527947

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Ballet Theatre UK: A Christmas Carol

A retelling of the classic novel with stunning sets and costumes, creating a Christmas-card vision of old London.

Brighton Dome

Sat 27 Dec

Concert Hall

£10–£18.50 (Children £5–£9.25 under 16s) / 01273 709709

  • 14:30

Sun 28 Dec

Concert Hall

£10–£18.50 (Children £5–£9.25 under 16s) / 01273 709709

  • 14:30

balletLORENT: Rapunzel

The classic fairytale in dance form, performed by balletLORENT. The brainchild of former poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy, Doctor Who composer Murray Gold, and Game of Thrones costume designer Michele Clapton, the highly visual production conjures a dark beauty created to enthrall adults and children alike.

Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy

Sat 4 Oct

£10 (£8) / 01592 583302

  • 14:00

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Sat 20 Sep

£20 (£17; Children £16; Students £10) / 0131 529 6000

  • 14:00
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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 18 Sep

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

  • 16:30 – 17:30

Thu 25 Sep

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

  • 16:30 – 17:30

Thu 2 Oct

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

  • 16:30 – 17:30
…and 10 more dates until 11 Dec

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 8 Sep

Free / 0141 429 0275

  • 12:00 – 13:00

Mon 15 Sep

Free / 0141 429 0275

  • 12:00 – 13:00

English National Ballet: Swan Lake

  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

Tchaikovsky timeless ballet, performed by English National Ballet.

Liverpool Empire Theatre

Thu 20 Nov

£5–£26 / 0870 606 3536

Sat 22 Nov

£5–£41 / 0870 606 3536

London Coliseum, WC2N

Thu 8 Jan 2015

£14–£79 / 0871 911 0200

  • 14:30

Sat 10 Jan 2015

£14–£79 / 0871 911 0200

  • 14:30

Sun 11 Jan 2015

£14–£79 / 0871 911 0200

  • 14:30
…and 3 more dates until 18 Jan 2015

Milton Keynes Theatre

Thu 13 Nov

£26–£46 / 0844 871 7652

Sat 15 Nov

£10–£46 / 0844 871 7652

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The Magic Word

Classical ballet about a spoilt Forest Queen who, after deciding to visit the Forest Elf in search of food and shelter, learns the beauty of sharing and the joy of friendship. Presented by Let’s All Dance.

The Kenton Theatre, Henley-on-Thames

Sun 9 Nov

£13 (£11; Children £10; £40) / 01491 575698

  • 14:00
  • 16:00

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

  • 14:30

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

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Rhythm of the Dance with The Young Irish Tenors

Irish dance at its most thrilling, with beautiful costumes, experienced dancers and high production values.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Sat 13 Sep

£23 / 01727 844488

Russian State Ballet: Swan Lake

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

£31–£37.50 (£28–£24.50 over 16s; Children £16.50 under 16s) / 01256 844244

  • 14:30

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Wed 28 Jan 2015

£16.50–£31.50 / 08441 717620

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Sun 1 Mar 2015

£18.50–£33.50 / 01702 351135

  • 14:00

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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 20 Sep

£66 / 028 9024 2338

  • 13:00 – 14:00

Sat 27 Sep

£66 / 028 9024 2338

  • 13:00 – 14:00

Sat 4 Oct

£66 / 028 9024 2338

  • 13:00 – 14:00
…and 10 more dates until 13 Dec

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 5 Sep

Garden Studio

£5 / 01202 203630

  • 13:30

Fri 12 Sep

Garden Studio

£5 / 01202 203630

  • 13:30

Fri 19 Sep

Garden Studio

£5 / 01202 203630

  • 13:30

Fri 26 Sep

Garden Studio

£5 / 01202 203630

  • 13:30

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 – 15:00
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50/50 Tea Dance With Val: Workshop

An interactive dance session and workshop.

Longfield Suite, Manchester

Wed 3 Sep

£4.50 inc tea/coffee / 0161 253 7227

  • 13:30 – 16:00

Wed 10 Sep

£4.50 inc tea/coffee / 0161 253 7227

  • 13:30 – 16:00

Wed 17 Sep

£4.50 inc tea/coffee / 0161 253 7227

  • 13:30 – 16:00
…and 6 more dates until 29 Oct

Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

Sat 20 Sep

£66 / 028 9024 2338

  • 12:00 – 13:00

Sat 27 Sep

£66 / 028 9024 2338

  • 12:00 – 13:00

Sat 4 Oct

£66 / 028 9024 2338

  • 12:00 – 13:00
…and 10 more dates until 13 Dec

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 7 Sep

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

  • 17:00 – 18:00

Sun 14 Sep

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

  • 17:00 – 18:00

Sun 21 Sep

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

  • 17:00 – 18:00
…and 5 more dates until 26 Oct

Barrington Centre, Ferndown

Thu 4 Sep

Phone for prices / 01202 894858

  • 14:00

Thu 11 Sep

Phone for prices / 01202 894858

  • 14:00

Thu 18 Sep

Phone for prices / 01202 894858

  • 14:00

Thu 25 Sep

Phone for prices / 01202 894858

  • 14:00

The Hawth, Crawley

Wed 3 Sep

£5 / 01293 553636

  • 13:30 – 14:30

Wed 10 Sep

£5 / 01293 553636

  • 13:30 – 14:30

Wed 17 Sep

£5 / 01293 553636

  • 13:30 – 14:30

Wed 24 Sep

£5 / 01293 553636

  • 13:30 – 14:30
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Downham Community College, Bromley

Thu 4 Sep

Phone for prices / 020 86956273

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Thu 11 Sep

Phone for prices / 020 86956273

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Thu 18 Sep

Phone for prices / 020 86956273

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Thu 25 Sep

Phone for prices / 020 86956273

  • 13:00 – 15:00

African & Latin Dance

Afrikaba 2014 presents an African & Latin dance workshop with Shardarae Kasumu.

Hastings Museum And Art Gallery

Sat 4 Oct

£3.50 (Children £2.50) / 01424 451155

  • 14:00 – 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 7 Sep

£9 / 020 86712402

  • 12:15 – 13:45

Sun 14 Sep

£9 / 020 86712402

  • 12:15 – 13:45

Sun 21 Sep

£9 / 020 86712402

  • 12:15 – 13:45
…and 5 more dates until 26 Oct

Afternoon Dance With Ruth And Jerry: Workshop

Join Ruth and Jerry Pearl for a dance lesson.

Longfield Suite, Manchester

Tue 2 Sep

£4.50 inc tea/coffee / 0161 253 7227

  • 12:30 – 16:00

Tue 9 Sep

£4.50 inc tea/coffee / 0161 253 7227

  • 12:30 – 16:00

Tue 16 Sep

£4.50 inc tea/coffee / 0161 253 7227

  • 12:30 – 16:00
…and 6 more dates until 28 Oct

Akademi: Confluence

An insight into the complex layers informing the South Asian Dance style of Bharatanatyam. Interweaving playful rhythms and live vocals to accompany the intricate dance movements, a flurry of emotions will be sketched through this Indian temple-dancing tradition that has undergone constant change and transformation.

Kings Place, London N1

Sat 13 Sep

Free / 020 7520 1490

  • 12:45
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