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English National Ballet: My First Coppelia

  • Written by: George Williamson

Coppelia tells the comic family tale of an eccentric toymaker and his mechanical doll in a beautifully adapted version for young audiences.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Sat 3 May

£10–£25 (Children £8–£20) / 01892 530613

  • 11:00

Sun 4 May

£10–£25 (Children £8–£20) / 01892 530613

  • 11:00

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Sat 17 May

£11–£26

Sun 18 May

£11–£26

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Sat 24 May

£11–£26 / 08441 717620

Sun 25 May

£11–£26 / 08441 717620

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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.

Audio, Brighton

Mon 5 May

£15 / 01273 624343

Mon 26 May

£15–£30 / 01273 624343

Gilt Bar & Lounge, London EC3R

Sat 26 Apr

£10

Constellations

A mixture of dance, spoken work and physicality which explores two versions of reality and the complexities of humanity; from the intimate to the superfluous.

Jerwood DanceHouse, Ipswich

Sat 28 Jun

£10 (£7; Family £25) / 01473 295230

  • 11:00

The Royal Ballet: The Winter's Tale

  • Written by: Joby Talbot

Christopher Wheeldon presents a new full-length work; Shakespeare's late, great romance.

Royal Opera House, London WC2E

Sat 26 Apr

Phone for prices / 020 7304 4000

  • 12:00

Northern Ballet: Three Little Pigs

Children's ballet based on the fairy tale about three little pigs and their house-building efforts. Relaxed performance.

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Fri 30 May

£5 / 023 8071 1811

  • 11:30

Milton Keynes Theatre

Fri 23 May

£5 / 0844 871 7652

New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Fri 26 Sep

£8 / 0844 871 7645

  • 11:30

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Power Games

Shane Shambhu's physical theatre piece fusing contemporary and South Asian dance, telling the story of a wealthy banker whose life is spiralling out of control. The audience votes at the end to determine whether or not he is saved.

Studio 79, Leicester

Tue 20 May

£10 (£8; Students £8) / 01162 517570

Pre show workshop: Learn about Altered Skin's fusion of South Asian dance with physical theatre and the real life events which influenced the creation of Power Games. Part of Let's Dance International Festival.

  • 11:00 – 12:30

Tetris

Arch 8 Dance Group (Netherlands) present a contemporary piece that starts as a game of interlocking shapes and morphs into an exploration of individuality, team work and how you can change the world to fit who you are. Ages 6+.

North Edinburgh Arts Centre

Thu 8 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets on sale Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 10:30

Fri 9 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets on sale Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 10:45

Sat 10 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets on sale Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 11:30

Yoruba Arts Festival

African festival of music, arts and culture with activities and entertainment for all the family.

Clissold Park, London N16

Sat 26 Jul

Free / 07943 054045

  • 11:00 – 21:00

Sun 27 Jul

Free / 07943 054045

  • 11:00 – 21:00

Rivermead Leisure Centre, Reading

Fri 25 Apr

Phone for prices / 0118 960 6060

  • 11:00 – 12:00

Fri 2 May

Phone for prices / 0118 960 6060

  • 11:00 – 12:00

Fri 9 May

Phone for prices / 0118 960 6060

  • 11:00 – 12:00
…and 3 more dates until 30 May

Brazilian Samba Workshop

International artist Patricia Reiss teaches the Brazilian dance rhythm and carnival style. Profits from the event will help finance a pilot project in Colombia with KungFuture.

Rivercourt Methodist Church, London W6

Sat 26 Apr

£40; £32 adv / 020 8741 1348

  • 11:00 – 12:00
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Charleston: The Dance Of The 20's: Workshop

Don your best flapper outfit and enjoy this energetic dance style from the 1920s. No need to bring a partner and all skill levels are welcome.

Cornerstone Arts Centre, Didcot

Sat 7 Jun

£15 (£13) / 01235 515144

  • 10:30 – 12:30

Kathak Class: Workshop

An informative dance workshop.

Manor Farm, Ruislip

Sun 27 Apr

Phone for prices / 01895 678800

  • 11:45 – 12:45

Sun 4 May

Phone for prices / 01895 678800

  • 11:45 – 12:45

Sun 11 May

Phone for prices / 01895 678800

  • 11:45 – 12:45
…and 2 more dates until 25 May

L'Antoinette Stines Masterclass

Dr L’Antoinette Osunide Stines creator of L’Antech, a modern contemporary Caribbean dance technique, and director of L’Acadco, a United Caribbean dance force, shares her experiences of being a dancer, choreographer and teacher.

Studio 79, Leicester

Fri 23 May

£10 (£8; Students £8) / 01162 517570

Part of Let's Dance International Festival.

Studley Village Hall

Fri 25 Apr

Phone for prices / 01527 852070

  • 11:00 – 13:00

Little Feet Dance Workshop

An art & dance workshop for kids aged 3–5 led by Margaret Morris Movement. Create a sun headdress to wear and then dive into the ocean! (Not literally, obviously.)

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Fri 16 May

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:30 – 12:00

Sat 17 May

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:30 – 12:00
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MADD Summer School: Workshop (Ages 8-13)

Summer music, dance and theatre workshop for children and young people. Children should bring a packed lunch.

Terry O'Toole Theatre, Lincoln

Mon 28 Jul

£60 / 01522 883311

  • 09:30 – 15:00

The Lansdown Hall & Gallery, Stroud

Fri 25 Apr

£7; £6 adv

  • 10:00 – 11:00

Prema, Dursley

Mon 28 Apr

£6 per session / 01453 860703

  • 10:00 – 11:00

Tue 29 Apr

£6 per session / 01453 860703

  • 10:00 – 11:00

Mon 5 May

£6 per session / 01453 860703

  • 10:00 – 11:00
…and 7 more dates until 27 May

Under The Edge Arts, The Chipping Hall, Wotton-under-Edge

Thu 24 Apr

£6 / 07791 323869

  • 10:00 – 11:00

Thu 1 May

£6 / 07791 323869

  • 10:00 – 11:00

Thu 8 May

£6 / 07791 323869

  • 10:00 – 11:00
…and 3 more dates until 29 May

Odin Teatret Residency

Master classes, work demonstrations and film screenings from renowned and ground-breaking company Odin Teatret.

Central School Of Speech And Drama, The Embassy Theatre, London NW3

Thu 24 Apr

£5–£20 / 020 7722 8183

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Fri 25 Apr

£5–£20 / 020 7722 8183

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Sat 26 Apr

£5–£20 / 020 7722 8183

  • 09:00 – 17:00

The Royal Ballet: Serenade/Sweet Violets/DGV

  • Written by: Sergey Rachmaninoff

A mixed programme of exhilarating contrasts, from a dark Victorian melodrama to a celebration of hi-tech modernity.

Royal Opera House, London WC2E

Sat 17 May

Phone for prices / 020 7304 4000

  • 12:00

Rumney Greaves School Of Dance: Workshop

The award-winning school of dance provides weekly tuition.

Carnegie Theatre, Workington

Sat 26 Apr

Phone for prices / 01900 602122

  • 09:30 – 12:30

Sat 3 May

Phone for prices / 01900 602122

  • 09:30 – 12:30

Sat 10 May

Phone for prices / 01900 602122

  • 09:30 – 12:30
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The Nettlefold Hall, London SE27

Mon 28 Apr

Phone for prices / 020 7926 8070

  • 11:00 – 13:00

Spalding School Of Dance: Take The Stage

A heart-warming story of the ups and downs of life on stage and of those who aspire to be there.

South Holland Centre, Spalding

Sat 19 Jul

£10.50 (£9.50; £38) / 01775 764777

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sun 20 Jul

£10.50 (£9.50; £38) / 01775 764777

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Spalding School Of Dance: Take The Stage

A heart-warming story of the ups and downs of life on stage and of those who aspire to be there.

South Holland Centre, Spalding

Sat 19 Jul

£10.50 (£9.50) / 01775 764777

  • 11:00

Studio Cubano Dance School

Weekly Afro-Cuban, Rumba & Cuban Traditional Dance Classes at all levels:

The Basement Dance Studio, London N7

Sat 26 Apr

£100 / 02077 007722

  • 11:00 – 14:00

Sat 3 May

£100 / 02077 007722

  • 11:00 – 14:00

Sat 10 May

£100 / 02077 007722

  • 11:00 – 14:00
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