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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

Dracula

A contemporary interpretation of Bram Stoker's haunting, erotic tale, set to music by composers including Bach, Mozart, Ligetti and Fred Firth.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Tue 11 Nov

Theatre

£15 (£13) / 01970 623 232

  • 19:30

Artsdepot, London N12

Tue 25 Nov

£18–£21 (£15) / 020 8369 5454

  • 19:30

Wed 26 Nov

£18–£21 (£15) / 020 8369 5454

  • 19:30

Bristol Old Vic

Thu 2 Oct

Theatre

£5–£20 / 0117 987 7877

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Fri 3 Oct

Theatre

£5–£20 / 0117 987 7877

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Sat 4 Oct

Theatre

£5–£20 / 0117 987 7877

  • 19:30 – 21:30

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Jamie's Scottish Evening

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

The King James by Thistle, Edinburgh

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

Sat 4 Oct

£60 (Children £36)

Ticket includes show, four course meal and drinks.

  • 18:45 – 22:00
…and 27 more dates until 31 Oct

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

Thu 16 Oct

£7; £10 two classes / 07886 471393

  • 20:00 – 23:00

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
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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

Mon 5 Jan 2015

£19.50–£38.50 / 0844 907 9000

Bristol Hippodrome

Thu 8 Jan 2015

£15–£42.50 / 0844 847 2325

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Sun 18 Jan 2015

£30.50–£37.50 / 01702 351135

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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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Eliot Smith Dance Company: Inner Retrieval

Exploring themes of love, death and resurrection, this is an original evening of contemporary dance, choreographed to music by James MacMillan and Ben Frost.

Cathedral Church Of St Mary, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 25 Oct

£5 / 0191 232 6953

Doors open 7pm.

  • 19:30 – 20:30

Compass Theatre, Uxbridge

Sat 25 Oct

£12.50 / 01895 673200

  • 19:00

Sun 26 Oct

£12.50 / 01895 673200

  • 19:00

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.

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Sun 23 Nov

£36 (£32; Children £15; £24.50) / 020 8688 9291

  • 19:30

Mon 24 Nov

£36 (£32; Children £15; £24.50) / 020 8688 9291

  • 19:30

Hall For Cornwall, Truro

Fri 21 Nov

£20–£33.50 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

Sat 22 Nov

£20–£33.50 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

The Hawth, Crawley

Tue 20 Jan 2015

£34.50; £29.50 group of ten & more (£32.50) / 01293 553636

  • 19:30

Wed 21 Jan 2015

£34.50; £29.50 group of ten & more (£32.50) / 01293 553636

  • 19:30

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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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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

Charlie’s Angels Dance Academy: Dance Is Life

An exciting programme of dance performed by talented young people.

Brewhouse Arts Centre, Burton-on-Trent

Fri 24 Oct

£7.50 (Children £5) / 01283 508100

  • 19:30

Sat 25 Oct

£7.50 (Children £5) / 01283 508100

  • 19:30

English National Ballet: Coppélia

  • Directed by: Fernando Bufala
  • Written by: Ronald Hynd

The English National Ballet interpret the classic tale of Dr Coppélius, who creates a beautiful doll with hopes of bringing her to life.

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 4 Nov

£10–£46 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 5 Nov

£10–£46 / 0844 847 2325

Thu 6 Nov

£10–£46 / 0844 847 2325

…and 2 more dates until 8 Nov

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Wed 15 Oct

£10.75–£48.50; £10.75–£48.50 concs available / 023 8071 1811

  • 19:30

Thu 16 Oct

£10.75–£48.50; £10.75–£48.50 concs available / 023 8071 1811

  • 19:30

Fri 17 Oct

£10.75–£48.50; £10.75–£48.50 concs available / 023 8071 1811

  • 19:30

Sat 18 Oct

£10.75–£48.50; £10.75–£48.50 concs available / 023 8071 1811

  • 19:30

New Theatre, Oxford

Tue 28 Oct

£10–£41 / 0844 871 3020

Wed 29 Oct

£10–£41 / 0844 871 3020

Thu 30 Oct

£10–£41 / 0844 871 3020

…and 2 more dates until 1 Nov

Northern Ballet: The Great Gatsby

Choreographer David Nixon brings F Scott Fitzgerald's classic to life through dance.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Tue 11 Nov

£14.50–£34.50 / 01274 432000

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Wed 12 Nov

£14.50–£34.50 / 01274 432000

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Thu 13 Nov

£14.50–£34.50 / 01274 432000

  • 19:30 – 21:30
…and 2 more dates until 15 Nov

The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Tue 28 Oct

£17–£39.50 / 01227 787787

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Wed 29 Oct

£17–£39.50 / 01227 787787

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Thu 30 Oct

£17–£39.50 / 01227 787787

  • 19:30 – 21:30
…and 2 more dates until 1 Nov

Theatre Royal, Nottingham

Thu 2 Oct

£22–£37.50 / 0115 989 5555

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Fri 3 Oct

£22–£37.50 / 0115 989 5555

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Sat 4 Oct

£22–£37.50 / 0115 989 5555

  • 19:30 – 21:30
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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 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

Wed 22 Oct

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

  • 18:30 – 00:00
…and 8 more dates until 17 Dec

Anita Harris

At fifteen she was 'discovered' and whisked away to appear in a Vegas revue – and she hasn't stopped since, appearing in films, musicals and bands. Now, 50 years on, she brings her own story to the stage, with an evening of song, dance, chat and humour.

The Pheasantry, London SW3

Mon 27 Oct

£20

  • 20:30

Tue 28 Oct

£20

  • 20:30

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

  • 19:45

Barbican Centre, London EC2Y

Sat 7 Feb 2015

Barbican Hall

£22.50–£52 / 020 7638 8891

  • 19:30

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Sat 28 Feb 2015

£15–£44.50 / 0844 907 9000

  • 19:30

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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

Birmingham Royal Ballet: La Fin Du Jour/Miracle In The Gorbals/Flowers Of The Forest

  • Written by: Arthur Bliss

This triple bill presents three ballets each touched in its own way by war.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Wed 8 Oct

£16–£47 / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:30

Thu 9 Oct

£16–£47 / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:30

Fri 10 Oct

£16–£47 / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:30

Sat 11 Oct

£16–£47 / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:30

Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Tue 28 Oct

£12–£26.50 / 01752 267222

  • 19:30

Wed 29 Oct

£12–£26.50 / 01752 267222

  • 19:30
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Cloud Mushrooms

Contemporary dance choreographer and performer Louis Ahl performs with Fritz Welch in piece where they claim to 'dance like snakes on a legless sunrise'.

The Arches, Glasgow

Thu 2 Oct

£8 (£6) / 0141 565 1000

Part of ArchesLIVE.

Fri 3 Oct

£8 (£6) / 0141 565 1000

Part of ArchesLIVE.

Company Chordelia: Dance Derby

  • Directed by: Kally Lloyd-Jones

Company Chordelia recreate the gruelling dance marathon days of Depression-era America.

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Sat 1 Nov

The Beacon Theatre

£12 / 01475 723723

Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Thu 23 Oct

£14 / 01539 725 133

  • 19:30

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Fri 24 Oct

£11.50 (£9.50; under 18s £7) / 0131 665 2240

Part of Luminate Festival.

  • 19:30

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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

Fri 14 Nov

£18.90–£24.90 / 0844 871 7645

  • 19:30

Sat 15 Nov

£18.90–£24.90 / 0844 871 7645

  • 19:30

International Ballroom Dancing Championships 2014

The world's best amateur and professional dancers compete for an array of international titles.

Royal Albert Hall, London SW7

Thu 9 Oct

£24–£36 / 020 7589 8212

  • 17:45
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