After 5pm, Dance

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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

Sat 4 Oct

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

  • 18:00 – 23:00

Sun 5 Oct

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

  • 19:30

Sat 11 Oct

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

  • 18:00 – 23:00

Sun 12 Oct

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

  • 19:30

Club Trop!

Resident DJs play dance, pop and classic tracks from the 1980s.

The House Of Smith, Newcastle upon Tyne

Mon 6 Oct

Phone for prices

  • 22:30 – 03:00

Mon 13 Oct

Phone for prices

  • 22:30 – 03:00

Mon 20 Oct

Phone for prices

  • 22:30 – 03:00

Mon 27 Oct

Phone for prices

  • 22:30 – 03:00

Rally & Broad

A literary-flavoured cabaret night, boasting spoken word, 'live literature', new music and dancing into the wee small hours. Hosted by Jenny Lindsay and Rachel McCrum.

The Bongo Club, Edinburgh

Fri 17 Oct

£5 / 07989 508436

With Inua Ellams, Anneliese Mackintosh, Hailey Beavis, Toby Campion and other special guests.

  • 19:00 – 22:00

Sat 25 Oct

£7 (£5) / 07989 508436

With Sam Small.

Rally & Broad and the Scottish Poetry Library present Kate Tempest, with an introduction from Don Paterson.

  • 19:30

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

Thu 23 Oct

£37.50–£74.50 / 0844 847 2379

Fri 24 Oct

£37.50–£74.50 / 0844 847 2379

Sat 25 Oct

£37.50–£74.50 / 0844 847 2379

…and 58 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 24 Mar 2015

£10–£48 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 25 Mar 2015

£10–£48 / 0844 847 2325

Thu 26 Mar 2015

£10–£48 / 0844 847 2325

…and 2 more dates until 28 Mar 2015

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Mon 16 Mar 2015

£19.50–£34.50 / 01702 351135

  • 20:00

Tue 17 Mar 2015

£19.50–£34.50 / 01702 351135

  • 20:00

Wed 18 Mar 2015

£19.50–£34.50 / 01702 351135

  • 20:00
…and 3 more dates until 21 Mar 2015

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Salsa Night at Harry's Bar

Everyone welcome at these salsa classes, with no experience or partner required. Free social dancing from 9pm.

Harry's Bar, Edinburgh

Wed 1 Oct

£4–£5 (taster and social dancing are free) / 07734 435354

  • 18:30 – 00:00

Wed 8 Oct

£4–£5 (taster and social dancing are free) / 07734 435354

  • 18:30 – 00:00

Wed 15 Oct

£4–£5 (taster and social dancing are free) / 07734 435354

  • 18:30 – 00:00
…and 9 more dates until 17 Dec

Aakash Odedra Company: Murmur & Inked

  • Written by: Damian Jalet

A double bill about tattoos and scarification from one of the most sought after British choreographer/dancers today.

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Mon 10 Nov

£15 (Children £10 under 16s; Children £10 ages 16-26) / 0116 242 3595

  • 19:45

Tue 11 Nov

£15 (Children £10 under 16s; Children £10 ages 16-26) / 0116 242 3595

  • 19:45

Gulbenkian, Canterbury

Sat 4 Oct

£12 (Children £8; £8; £7) / 01227 769075

  • 19:30

Linbury Studio Theatre At Royal Opera House, London WC2E

Fri 23 Jan 2015

Phone for prices / 020 7304 4000

  • 19:45

Sat 24 Jan 2015

Phone for prices / 020 7304 4000

  • 19:45

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Wrexham Memorial Hall

Thu 2 Oct

£7.50 / 01978 292683

  • 19:00 – 20:30

Thu 9 Oct

£7.50 / 01978 292683

  • 19:00 – 20:30

Thu 16 Oct

£7.50 / 01978 292683

  • 19:00 – 20:30
…and 6 more dates until 27 Nov

Great Big Dance Show Aberdeen

Citymoves Dance Agency take centre stage showcasing Aberdeen's talent from all of the city’s leading dance schools.

His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen

Sat 11 Oct

£3.75–£15 / 01224 641122

Journeys into the Art and Spirit of Different Cultures

An exploration of different forms of artistic expression in Christian, Jewish and Muslim traditions.

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Fri 3 Oct

£7–£10 for both days; £6–£8 for one day / 0131 623 3030

  • 19:30 – 21:00

Sat 4 Oct

£7–£10 for both days; £6–£8 for one day / 0131 623 3030

  • 19:30 – 21:00

Italian Cultural Institute, Edinburgh

Thu 2 Oct

Free / 0131 668 2232

  • 18:00 – 20:30
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Brendan Cole: Licence to Thrill

Dancer Brendan Cole performs his new show with a company of 20 musicians and dancers.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Thu 26 Feb 2015

£29–£35 / 01383 740384

The Guildhall, Portsmouth

Wed 11 Feb 2015

£28–£35 / 023 9282 4355

Wed 11 Mar 2015

£28–£35 / 023 9282 4355

Opera House, Manchester

Sun 8 Mar 2015

£28.90–£36.90 / 0844 847 2275

  • 19:30

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Heavenly Social

House, disco, reggae, dancehall, hip hop, funk, soul and rock'n'roll.

The Social, London W1W

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 020 7636 4992

House, disco, reggae, dancehall, hip hop, funk and soul and rock'n'roll supplied by resident DJs and guests.

  • 18:00 – 01:00

Phone or prives / 020 7636 4992

  • 18:00 – 01:00

Fri 10 Oct

Free / 020 7636 4992

House, disco, reggae, dancehall, hip hop, funk, soul and rock'n'roll supplied by resident DJs and guests.

  • 18:00 – 01:00

Phone or prives / 020 7636 4992

  • 18:00 – 01:00

Fri 17 Oct

Phone for prices / 020 7636 4992

House, disco, reggae, dancehall, hip hop, funk, soul and rock'n'roll supplied by resident DJs and guests.

  • 19:00 – 01:00

Phone or prives / 020 7636 4992

  • 18:00 – 01:00
…and 9 more dates until 19 Dec

Jamie's Scottish Evening

A Scottish evening, with a selection of traditional music, song, dance and dining.

The King James by Thistle, Edinburgh

Wed 1 Oct

£60 (Children £36)

Ticket includes show, four course meal and drinks.

  • 18:45 – 22:00

Thu 2 Oct

£60 (Children £36)

Ticket includes show, four course meal and drinks.

  • 18:45 – 22:00

Fri 3 Oct

£60 (Children £36)

Ticket includes show, four course meal and drinks.

  • 18:45 – 22:00
…and 28 more dates until 31 Oct

Vienna Festival Ballet: The Nutcracker

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

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Sat 4 Oct

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

  • 19:30

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Tue 18 Nov

£17.50–£22 (Children £14) / 020 8561 8371

  • 19:30

The Cresset, Peterborough

Sun 5 Oct

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

  • 17:00

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Autumn Showcase

Scottish funny man Lou Grant presents a round-up of show business talent from Ayrshire this Autumn. Expect dance, drama and a big mix of music.

Gaiety Theatre, Ayr

Fri 3 Oct

£13.50 (£12.50; Students £10) / 01292 288235

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Breathe

Dance work exploring the remnants of lives and shared history.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Fri 31 Oct

£8–£12.50 / 0131 665 2240

  • 19:30

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Fri 10 Oct

The Studio

£15 / 0131 529 6000

  • 19:30

Sat 11 Oct

The Studio

£15 / 0131 529 6000

  • 19:30

Jaleo Flamenco: A Compás

High energy, traditional Mediterranean dance, complete with music and vocals.

Capitol, Horsham

Wed 8 Oct

£19.50 (£18.50) / 01403 750 220

  • 19:30

Courtyard, Hereford

Fri 3 Oct

£16 (£15) / 01432 340555

  • 19:30

Pavilion Dance, Bournemouth

Thu 9 Oct

Ocean Room

£10 ( £5)

  • 19:30

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The John Hartson Foundation Ball

A star-studded ball to help raise funds for the ex-Celtic strikers's cancer charity. Hosted by Mrs Brown's Boys star Gary Hollywood and Scots actress Kathleen McDermott the evening includes performances from ex-Westlife singer Brian McFadden and Scots band Whisky Kiss.

Thistle Glasgow Hotel

Sat 18 Oct

£80 / 0871 376 9043

  • 18:30 – 01:00

Kizomba Dance Classes & Elegant Party

Get dancing Kizomba style (it's a type of dance originating from Angola), with a lesson and improvisation followed by a party afterwards to show off your new moves.

Adulis Oval, London SW9

Sat 4 Oct

Free / 07886 471393

  • 20:00 – 03:00

Sat 11 Oct

Free / 07886 471393

  • 20:00 – 03:00

Sat 18 Oct

Free / 07886 471393

  • 20:00 – 03:00
…and 6 more dates until 29 Nov

The Pod Bar, London SW19

Thu 2 Oct

£7 one class; £10 two classes / 07886 471393

  • 20:00 – 23:00

Moscow Ballet La Classique: Sleeping Beauty

  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

The Russian touring company performs Tchaikovsky's classical ballet, as choreographed by Edwardian ballet master Marius Petipa.

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Fri 17 Oct

£22.50 (£21; Children £16 under 16s) / 0844 854 2776

  • 19:30

Broxbourne Civic Hall, Hoddesdon

Thu 16 Oct

£21.50–£23.50

  • 19:30

Corn Exchange, King's Lynn

Sun 9 Nov

£25.50 (£23.50) / 01553 764864

  • 17:00

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Rowlies Academy Of Dance: Annual Show

The dance school, based at Scarborough YMCA, presents a showcase performance.

YMCA Theatre, Scarborough

Thu 27 Nov

Phone for prices / 01723 506750

  • 19:00

Fri 28 Nov

Phone for prices / 01723 506750

  • 19:00

Sat 29 Nov

Phone for prices / 01723 506750

  • 19:00

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

  • 19:30

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Wed 3 Dec

£32 (£29; Children £18) / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 6 Jan 2015

£15–£42.50 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 7 Jan 2015

£15–£42.50 / 0844 847 2325

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…and at 18 other places

Swan Wharf Swing

Join us every Tuesday for the hottest swing night in London with the The Mudflappers Swing Dancers and London Dance Orchestra.

The Cygnet, London E3

Tue 7 Oct

Free / 0781 467 0494

  • 19:00 – 23:00

Tue 14 Oct

Free / 0781 467 0494

  • 19:00 – 23:00

Tue 21 Oct

Free / 0781 467 0494

  • 19:00 – 23:00
…and 10 more dates until 30 Dec

Ballet Cymru: Beauty And The Beast

A production of the classic ballet based on the enduring fairy tale, one of the greatest love stories ever told.

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Sat 18 Oct

£10.50–£14.50 (Children £12.50; £12.50; £12.50) / 01792 475715

  • 19:30

Cardinal Winning Charity Ball

Charity ball raising funds for projects in and around Glasgow including a champagne reception, four-course dinner, dancing, an auction conducted by Andy Cameron and a raffle with the star prize being a new car. Last years ball raised over £80,000 for local charities including The Wayside Club for the homeless and the…

Crowne Plaza, Glasgow

Fri 5 Dec

£80 / 0141 569 2867

  • 19:00 – 01:00
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