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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

Tue 23 Dec

£13–£38 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 27 Dec

£13–£38 / 0131 529 6000

Mon 29 Dec

£13–£38 / 0131 529 6000

…and 2 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

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

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 23 Dec

Free / 0781 467 0494

Tue 30 Dec

Free / 0781 467 0494

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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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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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

Sat 2 May 2015

£12–£24 / 0161 834 1392

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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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Sweet Salsa Dance Class

Come join in the fun and learn hot and spicy Cuban style Salsa dancing in a fun friendly environment.

Fulwood Lawn Tennis Club, Preston

Wed 24 Dec

£5 / 01772 746 737

Wed 31 Dec

£5 / 01772 746 737

Wed 7 Jan 2015

£5 / 01772 746 737

…and 16 more dates until 29 Apr 2015

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

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Lord of the Dance

  • Directed by: Michael Flatley
  • Written by: Michael Flatley

The Irish dance phenomenon.

Brighton Centre

Fri 3 Apr 2015

£33–£43.50 / 0844 847 1515

Sat 4 Apr 2015

£33–£43.50 / 0844 847 1515

Sun 5 Apr 2015

£33–£43.50 / 0844 847 1515

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 12 May 2015

£21–£34 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 13 May 2015

£21–£41 / 0844 847 2325

Thu 14 May 2015

£21–£41 / 0844 847 2325

…and 2 more dates until 16 May 2015

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Mon 22 Jun 2015

£34–£41 (£32–£39; £26.50; Children £20 under 16s) / 01702 351135

Tue 23 Jun 2015

£34–£41 / 01702 351135

Wed 24 Jun 2015

£34–£41 / 01702 351135

£34–£41 (£32–£39; £26.50; Children £20 under 16s) / 01702 351135

…and 4 more dates until 28 Jun 2015

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Rochester School Of Dance: Shine

Performance of various styles and genres of dance including ballet, modern and tap from the talented pupils of the dance school.

The Brook Theatre, Chatham

Sun 25 Jan 2015

£9 ( £7; £7; Children £7 under 16s) / 01634 338338

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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…and at 4 other places

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

Sunday Rockin’ Club

DJ Soho Kev spins rockabilly and rock'n'roll.

The Alley Cat, London WC2H

Sun 28 Dec

Free

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Ballroom And Latin

Learn various movements and techniques in ballroom and Latin dancing.

Victory School Of Dance, Portchester

Sun 28 Dec

Phone for prices / 02392 358235

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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…and at 4 other places

Holiday On Ice

Figure skaters including the Dancing On Ice All Stars winner, Ray Quinn, showcase skating traditions from past and present, set to an original score of electro-pop, waltz, swing, gospel and samba.

Brighton Centre

Tue 6 Jan 2015

£25–£50 / 0844 847 1515

Wed 7 Jan 2015

£25–£50 / 0844 847 1515

Thu 8 Jan 2015

£25–£50 / 0844 847 1515

…and 2 more dates until 10 Jan 2015

Mint Mondays

A night of dance music from the Mint DJs.

The Mint Club, Leeds

Mon 22 Dec

£5 / 0113 244 3168

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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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.

Counting House, Edinburgh

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£5 / 07989 508436

What difference does it make? With Don Paterson, Leo Condie, Rebecca Green, The Craic Where the Light Gets In, and Carly Brown.

Salsa Classes

Salsa lessons for over 16s, taking you from zero to hero on the dance floor.

The Shed, Wolverhampton

Mon 22 Dec

£5–£8 / 07961 514074

Beginners start at 7.30pm; intermediate to advanced start 8.30pm.

Tue 23 Dec

£5 / 07961 514074

Mon 29 Dec

£5–£8 / 07961 514074

Beginners start at 7.30pm; intermediate to advanced start 8.30pm.

…and 40 more dates until 30 Jun 2015

Walkabout, Wolverhampton

Mon 29 Dec

£5.50 / 07961 514074

Mon 5 Jan 2015

£5.50 / 07961 514074

Mon 12 Jan 2015

£5.50 / 07961 514074

…and 8 more dates until 9 Mar 2015

Salsa Sabrosa

Salsa dancing with live percussion and tapas to start your evening off in suitably hot and spicy style.

La Bodega Tapas Bar, Glasgow

Fri 26 Dec

Free / 0141 581 3401

Fri 2 Jan 2015

Free / 0141 581 3401

Fri 9 Jan 2015

Free / 0141 581 3401

…and 47 more dates until 4 Dec 2015

UDO World Street Dance Championships

A chance to see the next Diversity as dancers and groups from around 30 nations take part in the World Street Dance Championships.

O2 Academy Islington, London N1

Sat 4 Apr 2015

£18 / 0844 477 2000

O2 Academy Sheffield

Thu 2 Apr 2015

£16 / 0844 477 2000

Wendy Houstoun: Pact With Pointlessness

The performer and theatre artist showcases her new contemporary act Pact With Pointlessness.

Deda, Derby

Fri 27 Mar 2015

£10 (£8) / 01332 370911

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