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Oktoberfest

Party like you're in Bavaria, minus the plane fare. Drink the beer, eat the bratwurst, wear the lederhosen and party the night away, stein in hand. There's even a family-friendly Sunday lunch for the kinder.

West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

Wed 1 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 16:00 – 23:00

Thu 2 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 16:00 – 23:00

Fri 3 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 16:00 – 23:00
…and 7 more dates until 12 Oct

China Day

Chinese dancing, musical performances, a Taiji show and Qipao show.

Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh

Sun 28 Sep

Free / 0131 555 8888

  • 13:30 – 16:00

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 28 Sep

£9 / 020 86712402

  • 12:15 – 13:45

Sun 5 Oct

£9 / 020 86712402

  • 12:15 – 13:45

Sun 12 Oct

£9 / 020 86712402

  • 12:15 – 13:45
…and 2 more dates until 26 Oct

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

  • 14:30

Indika

Featuring vibrant classical choreography to a hauntingly beautiful score, this joyous production brings together on stage, a whirlwind of colours and an abundance of energy.

CAST, Doncaster

Sat 27 Sep

£20.50 (£18.50) / 01302 303959

  • 14:15

Sun 28 Sep

£20.50 (£18.50) / 01302 303959

  • 14:15

Wed 1 Oct

£20.50 (£18.50) / 01302 303959

  • 14:15
…and 3 more dates until 5 Oct back to top

Matthew Bourne's Lord of the Flies

  • Directed by: Matthew Bourne
  • Written by: Scott Ambler

An exhilarating new production of Lord of the Flies where the action is relocated from a deserted island to a deserted theatre.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Thu 4 Dec

£15–£28 (£19.50–£24.50) / 01274 432000

  • 14:00

Sat 6 Dec

£15–£28 (£19.50–£24.50) / 01274 432000

  • 14:30

The Lilian Baylis Studio, London EC1R

Thu 9 Oct

£12–£45 / 020 7863 8198

  • 14:30

Sat 11 Oct

£12–£45 / 020 7863 8198

  • 14:30

The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Thu 25 Sep

Phone for prices / 01227 787787

  • 14:30

Sat 27 Sep

Phone for prices / 01227 787787

  • 14:30

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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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Northern Ballet: Three Little Pigs

Children's ballet based on the fairy tale about three little pigs and their house-building efforts. Relaxed performance.

New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Fri 26 Sep

£8 / 0844 871 7645

  • 13:30

Theatre Royal, Nottingham

Fri 3 Oct

£7 / 0115 989 5555

  • 13:30

Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 24 Oct

£8 (Children £6) / 0844 811 2121

  • 13:30

Vienna Festival Ballet: The Nutcracker

Tchaikovsky's classic, Christmas-time ballet in a production mounted by Vienna Festival Ballet.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Sat 29 Nov

£23.75 / 01727 844488

  • 14:30

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Sat 4 Oct

£19 ( £17.50; Children £14.50 under 16s) / 01527 577330

  • 14:30

The Cresset, Peterborough

Sun 5 Oct

£22.50 ( £20; Children £16 under 16s) / 01733 265705

  • 17:00

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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 27 Sep

£66 / 028 9024 2338

  • 13:00 – 14:00

Sat 4 Oct

£66 / 028 9024 2338

  • 13:00 – 14:00

Sat 11 Oct

£66 / 028 9024 2338

  • 13:00 – 14:00
…and 9 more dates until 13 Dec back to top

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 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

Thu 9 Oct

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

  • 16:30 – 17:30
…and 9 more dates until 11 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 26 Sep

Garden Studio

£5

  • 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

50/50 Tea Dance With Val: Workshop

An interactive dance session and workshop.

Longfield Suite, Manchester

Wed 24 Sep

£4.50 inc tea/coffee / 0161 253 7227

  • 13:30 – 16:00

Wed 1 Oct

£4.50 inc tea/coffee / 0161 253 7227

  • 13:30 – 16:00

Wed 8 Oct

£4.50 inc tea/coffee / 0161 253 7227

  • 13:30 – 16:00
…and 3 more dates until 29 Oct

Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

Sat 27 Sep

£66 / 028 9024 2338

  • 12:00 – 13:00

Sat 4 Oct

£66 / 028 9024 2338

  • 12:00 – 13:00

Sat 11 Oct

£66 / 028 9024 2338

  • 12:00 – 13:00
…and 9 more dates until 13 Dec back to top

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 Sep

Free / 0141 429 0275

  • 12:00 – 13:00

Mon 6 Oct

Free / 0141 429 0275

  • 12:00 – 13:00

Mon 13 Oct

Free / 0141 429 0275

  • 12:00 – 13:00
…and 26 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 28 Sep

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

  • 17:00 – 18:00

Sun 5 Oct

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

  • 17:00 – 18:00

Sun 12 Oct

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

  • 17:00 – 18:00
…and 2 more dates until 26 Oct

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

  • 15:00

Barrington Centre, Ferndown

Thu 25 Sep

Phone for prices / 01202 894858

  • 14:00

Thu 2 Oct

Phone for prices / 01202 894858

  • 14:00

Thu 9 Oct

Phone for prices / 01202 894858

  • 14:00
…and 7 more dates until 27 Nov

Jerwood DanceHouse, Ipswich

Mon 29 Sep

£5 ( £4; £4) / 01473 295230

  • 14:00 – 15:15

Mon 6 Oct

£5 ( £4; £4) / 01473 295230

  • 14:00 – 15:15

Mon 13 Oct

£5 ( £4; £4) / 01473 295230

  • 14:00 – 15:15
…and 8 more dates until 8 Dec back to top

The Hawth, Crawley

Wed 24 Sep

£5 / 01293 553636

  • 13:30 – 14:30

Downham Community College, Bromley

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

Wakefield Cathedral

Sat 27 Sep

£5 / 01924 373923

  • 14:00

Sat 4 Oct

£5 / 01924 373923

  • 14:00

Sat 11 Oct

£5 / 01924 373923

  • 14:00
…and 7 more dates until 29 Nov

African Dance: Workshop (Over 18s)

Drop-in African dance workshop. Suitable for participants of all abilities over the age of 18.

Chelsea Theatre, London SW10

Fri 26 Sep

£1.50 / 020 7352 1967

  • 14:30 – 15:30

Fri 3 Oct

£1.50 / 020 7352 1967

  • 14:30 – 15:30

Fri 10 Oct

£1.50 / 020 7352 1967

  • 14:30 – 15:30
…and 7 more dates until 28 Nov back to top