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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

Sat 27 Dec

£13–£38 / 0131 529 6000

Mon 29 Dec

£13–£38 / 0131 529 6000

Tue 30 Dec

£13–£38 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£13–£38 / 0131 529 6000

Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Wed 7 Jan 2015

£8.50–£32.50 / 0844 871 7647

Thu 8 Jan 2015

£8.50–£32.50 / 0844 871 7647

Fri 9 Jan 2015

£12.50–£35.50 / 0844 871 7647

Sat 10 Jan 2015

£12.50–£35.50 / 0844 871 7647

Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne

Wed 11 Feb 2015

£11.50 / 0844 811 2121

Thu 12 Feb 2015

£11.50 / 0844 811 2121

Fri 13 Feb 2015

£11.50 / 0844 811 2121

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£11.50 / 0844 811 2121

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.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 26 Mar 2015

£21–£38

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Fri 27 Mar 2015

£22.50 (£21) / 020 8561 8371

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Tue 17 Mar 2015

£15.25–£24.25 (£15.25–£22.25) / 02476 553055

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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.

The Hawth, Crawley

Tue 20 Jan 2015

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

Wed 21 Jan 2015

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

Jersey Opera House

Fri 27 Feb 2015

£29.50–£47.50 ( £27.50–£45.50; £27.50–£45.50) / 01534 511115

Sat 28 Feb 2015

£29.50–£47.50 ( £27.50–£45.50; £27.50–£45.50) / 01534 511115

Opera House, Manchester

Fri 27 Mar 2015

£20–£39.50 / 0844 847 2275

Sat 28 Mar 2015

£20–£39.50 / 0844 847 2275

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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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Ashtanga Yoga Course for Complete Beginners

Learn how to look like a human pretzel with this six week introductory course to Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga. Improve strength, flexibility and cardiovascular health in these hour long classes covering basic postures with the added bonus of some deep relaxation. Booking is essential.

Union Yoga, Edinburgh

Thu 25 Dec

£57 (£45) / 0131 558 3334

Please note: This course runs 25 Nov–30 Dec. The course runs in 6 week blocks (no drop ins).

Fri 26 Dec

£57 (£45) / 0131 558 3334

Please note: This course runs 25 Nov–30 Dec. The course runs in 6 week blocks (no drop ins).

Sat 27 Dec

£57 (£45) / 0131 558 3334

Please note: This course runs 25 Nov–30 Dec. The course runs in 6 week blocks (no drop ins).

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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

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Jaleo Flamenco: A Compás

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

Lighthouse: Poole's Centre for the Arts

Wed 27 May 2015

£18 (Children £14.50; £14.50; £16) / 0844 406 8666

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

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 6 Jan 2015

£15–£42.50 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 7 Jan 2015

£15–£42.50 / 0844 847 2325

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Wed 28 Jan 2015

£25.50–£45.50 / 08441 717620

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Scottish Ballet: Romeo and Juliet

Another chance to see Scottish Ballet's contemporary take on the Prokofiev ballet with Polish choreographer Krzysztof Pastor bringing a fresh twist to the classic tragedy.

Sadler's Wells, London EC1R

Tue 31 Mar 2015

£12–£42 / 0844 412 4300

Wed 1 Apr 2015

£12–£42 / 0844 412 4300

Thu 2 Apr 2015

£12–£42 / 0844 412 4300

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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

Barbican Centre, London EC2Y

Sat 7 Feb 2015

Barbican Hall

£22.50–£52 / 020 7638 8891

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Sat 28 Feb 2015

£15–£44.50 / 0844 907 9000

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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

Barbican Centre, London EC2Y

Sat 7 Feb 2015

£39.50–£47.50 / 020 7638 8891

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Sat 28 Feb 2015

£32.50–£44.50 / 0844 907 9000

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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

Thu 8 Jan 2015

Festival Theatre

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

Fri 9 Jan 2015

Festival Theatre

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

Sat 10 Jan 2015

Festival Theatre

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

G Live, Guildford

Fri 26 Dec

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

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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Royal Danish Ballet: Soloists And Principals

  • Written by: August Bournonville

The show features excerpts from works by August Bournonville, the acclaimed ballet master who created over 50 works for the Royal Danish Ballet in the 19th century.

Peacock Theatre, London WC2A

Fri 9 Jan 2015

£18–£48 / 0844 412 4322

Sat 10 Jan 2015

£18–£48 / 0844 412 4322

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S2S New Year's Eve Festival

House and dance courtesy of Dennis Ferrer, Todd Terry, Flashmob, Funkagenda, Low Steppa, Majestic, MistaJam, Shift K3y, Toughlove and Wideboys.

Victoria Warehouse, Manchester

Wed 31 Dec

£27.50 / 0161 660 7000

Bournemouth International Centre

Tue 20 Jan 2015

£12.50–£46.33 / 0844 576 3000

Wed 21 Jan 2015

£12.50–£46.33 / 0844 576 3000

Thu 22 Jan 2015

£12.50–£46.33 / 0844 576 3000

Vienna Festival Ballet: The Nutcracker

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

King George's Hall, Blackburn

Wed 20 May 2015

£13.50–£17.50 / 01254 582579

Victory School Of Dance, Portchester

Thu 25 Dec

Phone for prices / 02392 358235

Tue 30 Dec

Phone for prices / 02392 358235

The Burlesque Ball

Fishnets and top hats galore at this series of lavish burlesque balls.

Classic Grand, Glasgow

Wed 31 Dec

£19–£38 / 0141 847 0820

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£12–£24 / 0141 847 0820

The Empire, Middlesbrough

Sat 18 Apr 2015

£10–£20 / 01642 253553

The Ruby Lounge, Manchester

Sat 7 Mar 2015

£12–£24 / 0161 834 1392

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Carrie's Dance Company

Modern dance troupe perform their new show Bat Out Of Hell.

SECC, Glasgow

Sun 5 Jul 2015

Clyde Auditorium

£15 / 0141 248 3000

Circus 83

Resident DJs spin old school funk, soul, hip hop and commercial dance tunes.

Cargo, London EC2A

Fri 26 Dec

£10 adv / 020 7739 3440

Funk, soul, hip hop and dance from Depozz.

Club Salsa At Salisbury

Cuban salsa classes every Monday.

Castle Street Social Club, Salisbury

Mon 29 Dec

£7 / 01722 328121

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

Fri 26 Dec

£26.50–£74.50 / 0844 847 2379

Sat 27 Dec

£26.50–£74.50 / 0844 847 2379

Mon 29 Dec

£26.50–£74.50 / 0844 847 2379

…and 5 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

Tue 17 Mar 2015

£19.50–£34.50 / 01702 351135

Wed 18 Mar 2015

£19.50–£34.50 / 01702 351135

…and 3 more dates until 21 Mar 2015

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Diamond Jive Drop-in classes

Love the music & fashion of the 50s? Why not learn what was in vogue at the time: Rockabilly Jive. Diamond Jive drop-in dance classes are in Shoreditch & Tulse Hill Weekly. Club nights & events across the UK. All levels welcome, no partner required.

Paper Dress Vintage, London EC2A

Mon 29 Dec

£7 / 020 7729 4100

Tue 30 Dec

£7 / 020 7729 4100

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