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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 31 Jan 2015

£9–£140 / 07986 527947

Sat 28 Feb 2015

£9–£140 / 07986 527947

Sat 28 Mar 2015

£9–£140 / 07986 527947

…and 3 more dates until 27 Jun 2015

Hummingbird, Glasgow

Sun 28 Dec

£8 / 07986 527947

Sun 18 Jan 2015

£8–£125 / 07986 527947

Sun 15 Feb 2015

£8–£125 / 07986 527947

…and 4 more dates until 14 Jun 2015

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

Opera House, Manchester

Sat 28 Mar 2015

£20–£39.50 / 0844 847 2275

Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Wed 21 Jan 2015

£18–£34 / 01322 220000

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£18–£34 / 01322 220000

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Scottish Ballet's The Nutcracker

Peter Darrell’s magical world of The Nutcracker has been reimagined by Olivier Award winning designer Lez Brotherston, bringing a new sheen to this classical 40-year-old adaptation. Booking is essential.

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Mon 22 Dec

£13–£38 / 0131 529 6000

Tue 23 Dec

£13–£38 / 0131 529 6000

Wed 24 Dec

£13–£38 / 0131 529 6000

…and 4 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Thu 8 Jan 2015

£7.50–£26.50 / 0844 871 7647

Sat 10 Jan 2015

£8.50–£32.50 / 0844 871 7647

Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne

Thu 12 Feb 2015

£11.50 / 0844 811 2121

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£11.50 / 0844 811 2121

Russian State Ballet: Swan Lake

  • Directed by: Sergei Bobrov
  • 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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Russian State Ballet: Nutcracker

  • Directed by: Sergei Bobrov
  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

Full-length classical ballet set to Tchaikovsky's music and performed by the renowned company.

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Sun 4 Jan 2015

£19.50–£38.50 / 0844 907 9000

Bristol Hippodrome

Thu 8 Jan 2015

£12.50–£32.50 / 0844 847 2325

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Sun 18 Jan 2015

£30.50–£37.50 / 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

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

Tue 23 Dec

£26.50–£74.50 / 0844 847 2379

Wed 24 Dec

£26.50–£74.50 / 0844 847 2379

Sat 27 Dec

£26.50–£74.50 / 0844 847 2379

…and 3 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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The Essence Of Ireland

  • Directed by: Ross Mils
  • Written by: Susie Parsley

Traditional Irish dance and music show, following the tale of Sean Dempsey and Cora McGowen, friends who are forced apart when Sean moves to New York to find work, and their ongoing friendship through their letters.

The Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury

Sun 8 Mar 2015

£22 (£19.50) / 01684 295 074

Moscow Ballet La Classique: Sleeping Beauty

  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

The Russian touring company performs Tchaikovsky's classical ballet.

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Sat 21 Mar 2015

£17.75–£25.50 (£15.75–£23.50) / 02476 553055

Watford Colosseum

Sat 28 Mar 2015

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

Moscow City Ballet: The Nutcracker

  • Directed by: Smirnov-Govolanov (dir)
  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

Victor Smirnov-Golovanov directs Tchaikovsky's classical ballet about Clara's battle with the Mouseking, performed to the live accompaniment of the Moscow City Ballet Orchestra, featuring 'The Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy' and 'The Waltz of the Flowers'.

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Fri 2 Jan 2015

£25–£35; £25–£35 ( £18; £18; Children £15 under 16s; Children £15 under 16s) / 01223 357851

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£25–£35; £25–£35 ( £18; £18; Children £15 under 16s; Children £15 under 16s) / 01223 357851

Chichester Festival Theatre

Sat 10 Jan 2015

Festival Theatre

£14–£32; £15–£35 (£12–£30) / 01243 781312

Sun 11 Jan 2015

Festival Theatre

£14–£32; £15–£35 (£12–£30) / 01243 781312

G Live, Guildford

Sat 27 Dec

£29.50–£39 (£26.50–£36; Children £19.50–£29; £26.50–£36) / 0844 770 1797

Sun 28 Dec

£29.50–£39 (£26.50–£36; Children £19.50–£29; £26.50–£36) / 0844 770 1797

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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.

Apollo Carmarthen

Sun 22 Mar 2015

0871 220 6000

The Light Cinema, New Brighton

Sun 22 Mar 2015

0151 214 1370

Light Cinema, Wisbech

Sun 22 Mar 2015

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A Very Merry Barrowlands Christmas

Christmas songs and dance for all the family.

People's Palace & Winter Gardens, Glasgow

Tue 23 Dec

Free / 0141 276 0788

Tue 30 Dec

Free / 0141 276 0788

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 9 Jan 2015

Garden Studio

£5

Fri 16 Jan 2015

Garden Studio

£5

Fri 23 Jan 2015

Garden Studio

£5

Fri 30 Jan 2015

Garden Studio

£5

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 22 Dec

Free / 0141 429 0275

Mon 29 Dec

Free / 0141 429 0275

Mon 5 Jan 2015

Free / 0141 429 0275

…and 14 more dates until 13 Apr 2015

Strictly Come Dancing

See stars from the hit TV show gather their gowns and don their dancing shoes once again featuring judges Craig Revel Horwood, Len Goodman and Bruno Tonioli.

Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham

Sat 17 Jan 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 945 6000

With Frankie Bridge and Thom Evans.

Sun 18 Jan 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 945 6000

With Frankie Bridge and Thom Evans.

Capital FM Arena, Nottingham

Wed 21 Jan 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 412 4624

With Frankie Bridge and Thom Evans.

Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle upon Tyne

Thu 29 Jan 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 493 6666

With Frankie Bridge and Thom Evans.

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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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Anton Du Beke & Raymond Gubbay Big Band

Anton Du Beke is back with a stunning new show featuring dazzling dancing, superb singing and the sensational Raymond Gubbay Big Band under the baton of Richard Balcombe.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 7 Mar 2015

£44.50 / 01256 844244

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Sun 8 Mar 2015

£37.50–£44.50

Barbican Centre, London EC2Y

Sat 7 Feb 2015

£39.50–£47.50 / 020 7638 8891

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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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First Steps: A Child's Coppelia

Birmingham Royal Ballet present an introduction to Coppelia, specially adapted for children aged 3–7. A storyteller sets the scene and introduces the music and characters before an excerpted performance featuring the full company of dancers and orchestra.

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Fri 6 Feb 2015

£10 / 0131 529 6000

Moscow City Ballet: Romeo And Juliet

The world's most famous tragic love story with an iconic musical score by Sergei Prokofiev, featuring outstandingly athletic virtuoso performances.

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Sun 4 Jan 2015

£27.50–£37.50 (Children £17.50) / 01223 357851

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The Pine Tree, Poggle and Me

This sensory dance piece for wee ones tells the story of Vince, who was too scared to go into the forest until he met Poggle – a friendly creature who takes him on a memorable journey. Featuring live music, clapping rhythms and bubble popping. Suitable for ages 0–3.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Thu 5 Feb 2015

£7 / 0131 665 2240

Pitlochry New Year's Day Afternoon Street Party

New Year shindig bringing locals and visitors together for a ceilidh in the street. Expect food, refreshments, live music, a clown and a raffle.

Atholl Road, Pitlochry

Thu 1 Jan 2015

Free

Scissorhands

A modern production of the fairy tale story Edward Scissorhands. Via the medium of commercial and contemporary dance, Skyline Studios tells the story of Edward, a man created by an inventor who died before finishing, leaving Edward with scissors where he should have hands.

Hull Truck Theatre

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£10–£15 / 01482 323638

Ballet Theatre UK: A Christmas Carol

A retelling of the classic novel brings a cavalcade of colourful characters vividly to life, from Ebenezer Scrooge, the miser immune to festive cheer, to the three ghosts who help him understand the true meaning of Christmas. 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

Sun 28 Dec

Concert Hall

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

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.

Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield

Sat 21 Feb 2015

£10–£16 (£6 (Under 26s)) / 01484 430528

Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Sat 28 Feb 2015

£18.50–£20 (under 16s £10; Family £45 (2 Adults & 2 Children)) / 01796 484626

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