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Scooby-Doo and the Mystery of the Pyramid

Live stage show featuring the classic duo. Ages 2+.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Tue 24 Jun

£19.50 (Children £14.50 under 16s) / 01727 844488

  • 18:30

Wed 25 Jun

£19.50 (Children £14.50 under 16s) / 01727 844488

  • 18:30

Thu 26 Jun

£19.50 (Children £14.50 under 16s) / 01727 844488

  • 18:30

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Thu 15 May

£19.50 / 01274 432000

  • 18:30

Fri 16 May

£19.50 / 01274 432000

  • 18:30

Sat 17 May

£19.50 / 01274 432000

  • 14:30
  • 18:30

Sun 18 May

£19.50 / 01274 432000

  • 13:00
  • 16:30

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Fri 25 Jul

£19.50 ( £61; Children £14.50 under 16s) / 01256 844244

  • 19:00

Sat 26 Jul

£19.50 ( £61; Children £14.50 under 16s) / 01256 844244

  • 14:30
  • 19:00

Sun 27 Jul

£19.50 ( £61; Children £14.50 under 16s) / 01256 844244

  • 14:30
  • 19:00

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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
  • 14:00
  • 17:00

Sun 4 May

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

  • 11:00
  • 15:00

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Sat 17 May

£11–£26

Sun 18 May

£11–£26

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 4 Nov

£10–£56; £26–£36 under 26s ( £26–£36; £26–£36; £26–£36) / 0844 847 2325

  • 19:30

Wed 5 Nov

£10–£56; £26–£36 under 26s ( £26–£36; £26–£36; £26–£36) / 0844 847 2325

  • 19:30

Thu 6 Nov

£10–£56; £26–£36 under 26s ( £26–£36; £26–£36; £26–£36) / 0844 847 2325

  • 14:00
  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 8 Nov

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What The Ladybird Heard

  • Written by: Julia Donaldson

The Ladybird has a plan to prevent a prize cow from being stolen. Based on Julia Donaldson's popular children's book.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Mon 26 May

£11 / 01727 844488

  • 14:00

Tue 27 May

£11 / 01727 844488

  • 11:00
  • 14:00

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tue 26 Aug

£12

Wed 27 Aug

£12

Thu 28 Aug

£12

Fri 29 Aug

£12

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Tue 15 Jul

£13 ( £48) / 020 8561 8371

  • 13:30

Wed 16 Jul

£13 ( £48) / 020 8561 8371

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Thu 17 Jul

£13 ( £48) / 020 8561 8371

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

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Shrek the Musical

  • Directed by: Nigel Harman

Based on the award-winning DreamWorks animation film, Shrek the Musical comes direct from London, where it was seen live on stage by nearly a million people. This production is directed by Nigel Harman, who starred as Lord Farquaad in the West End show and won the 2012 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Performance in a…

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 19 Aug

£15–£45 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 20 Aug

£15–£45 / 0844 847 2325

Thu 21 Aug

£15–£45 / 0844 847 2325

…and 15 more dates until 7 Sep

Grand Opera House, Belfast

Wed 8 Oct

£24.50–£44.50 / 028 9024 0411

  • 19:00

Thu 9 Oct

£24.50–£44.50 / 028 9024 0411

  • 14:30
  • 19:00

Fri 10 Oct

£24.50–£44.50 / 028 9024 0411

  • 19:00
…and 8 more dates until 19 Oct

The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds

Wed 23 Jul

£19–£43 / 0844 848 2700

  • 19:00

Thu 24 Jul

£19–£43 / 0844 848 2700

  • 14:30
  • 19:00

Fri 25 Jul

£19–£43 / 0844 848 2700

  • 19:00
…and 20 more dates until 17 Aug

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Art Cart Adventures

Create badges and coloured spectacles in response to the exhibitions on show.

Dundee Contemporary Arts

Sat 31 May

Free / 01382 909900

  • 13:00 – 15:00
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The Comedy Club 4 Kids Workshop

A special workshop for kids to hone their comedy skills before testing them in front of an audience. One session is for ages 7–11; the other for ages 12–15.

The Bongo Club, Edinburgh

Thu 10 Jul

£20 / 0131 558 8844

Ages 7–11 from 10am; ages 12–15 from 2.30pm.

  • 10:00 – 12:30
  • 14:30 – 17:00

Jamba Jumpers (Ages 4-8)

A drama class for young children.

Pontardawe Arts Centre

Tue 29 Apr

Phone for prices / 01792 863722

  • 16:15 – 17:15

The Welfare, Swansea

Wed 30 Apr

£3.50 / 01639 843163

  • 16:15 – 17:15

Wed 7 May

£3.50 / 01639 843163

  • 16:15 – 17:15

Wed 14 May

£3.50 / 01639 843163

  • 16:15 – 17:15
…and 2 more dates until 28 May

Pontardawe Arts Centre

Mon 28 Apr

Phone for prices / 01792 863722

  • 16:00 – 20:15

Pontardawe Arts Centre

Thu 24 Apr

£2.50 / 01792 863722

  • 19:00 – 20:00

The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer

A fusion of animation, puppetry, projections and music are used to tell the epic story of quiet hero Alvin's search for his wife's lost soul in the depths of the ocean.

Aboyne Academy

Fri 16 May

£4.50 / 01339 887722

  • 13:30

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Thu 22 May

£5–£7 / 01475 723723

  • 13:30
  • 19:00

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Tue 13 May

£6 (£4.50) / 01383 602302

  • 13:30

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The Adventures of Robin Hood

Leave your piggy bank safe at home as Visible Fictions give their take on the classic tale.

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Tue 29 Apr

£7 (£5) / 01383 602302

  • 13:30
  • 19:00

The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

Sat 26 Apr

£8.25 / 01224 642230

  • 19:00

Palace Theatre, Kilmarnock

Sat 3 May

£4 (Family £12) / 01563 554900

  • 14:00

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Andy And Mike's… Tick Tock Time Machine (Over 3s)

Children's show starring Andy Day and Mike James.

Buxton Opera House

Sun 27 Apr

£12 (Children £10) / 0845 127 2190

  • 14:00

The Customs House, South Shields

Sat 11 Oct

£12 (Children £10; £10; £10) / 0191 454 1234

  • 14:00

Epsom Playhouse

Sat 6 Sep

£12 (Children £10) / 01372 742555

  • 14:30

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Creative Electric

Rehearsals/workshops in theatre, for young people and by young people.

The Bongo Club, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Apr

Free / 0131 558 8844

  • 19:00

Wed 7 May

Free / 0131 558 8844

  • 19:00

Wed 14 May

Free / 0131 558 8844

  • 19:00

Wed 21 May

Free / 0131 558 8844

  • 19:00

Hands-On-Holidays (Ages 7-11)

Themed creative sessions for children.

The Harley Gallery, Worksop

Wed 28 May

Children £2.50 per session, materials fee, adv booking essential / 01909 501700

  • 11:00 – 12:00
  • 12:00 – 13:00

The Harley Gallery, Worksop

Sat 3 May

£5; £5 phone for availibility / 01909 501700

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Sat 7 Jun

£5; £5 phone for availibility / 01909 501700

  • 10:00 – 12:00
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Harley Start Club (Ages 3-6)

Art activities and play designed to develop observation, imagination and skills.

The Harley Gallery, Worksop

Sat 3 May

£2.50 adv booking required; £2.50 phone for availibility, adv booking required / 01909 501700

  • 14:00 – 15:30

Sat 7 Jun

£2.50 adv booking required; £2.50 phone for availibility, adv booking required / 01909 501700

  • 14:00 – 15:30

Jamba Tots (Ages 3 Months-4 Years)

Stories with puppets, songs and rhymes for very young children.

Pontardawe Arts Centre

Wed 30 Apr

Phone for prices / 01792 863722

  • 10:30 – 23:15

The Welfare, Swansea

Mon 28 Apr

£3 / 01639 843163

  • 13:30 – 14:00

Mon 5 May

£3 / 01639 843163

  • 13:30 – 14:00

Mon 12 May

£3 / 01639 843163

  • 13:30 – 14:00
…and 2 more dates until 26 May

a small story: eine kleine geschichte

Starcatchers and Theater o.N. present a world of objects and visual storytelling for 2–4 year olds.

Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh

Tue 6 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets on sale Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 13:30
  • 15:00

Wed 7 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets on sale Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 09:30
  • 11:30

Thu 8 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets on sale Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 13:30
  • 15:00
…and 2 more dates until 10 May

Eden Court Theatre, Inverness

Wed 21 May

£6 / 01463 234234

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Thu 22 May

£6 / 01463 234234

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Fri 23 May

£6 / 01463 234234

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Sat 24 May

£6 / 01463 234234

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

Wed 14 May

£7.70 / 01224 642230

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Thu 15 May

£7.70 / 01224 642230

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Fri 16 May

£7.70 / 01224 642230

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Sat 17 May

£7.70 / 01224 642230

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

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Too Many Penguins?

Frozen Charlotte Productions and macrobert present a show that packs fun, laughs, entertainment and penguins into the mix. Suitable for ages 1–4.

Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy

Sun 4 May

£5.50 (£4.50) / 01592 583302

  • 13:00
  • 15:00

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Sun 11 May

£5.50 (£4.50) / 01383 602302

  • 11:30
  • 13:30

The Castle, Wellingborough

Sun 25 May

Phone for prices / 01933 270007

  • 11:00
  • 14:00

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Dressed to Kill

If you thought fashion was fierce you ain’t seen nothing yet! Dressed to Kill takes you and your family on a fascinating, flamboyant and fearsome journey through the last 4000 years of fashion to discover the lethal truth behind some of our best known costumes. Little warriors can have a go at handling armour from ancient…

Burrell Collection, Glasgow

Sat 17 May

Free / 0141 287 2550

Part of Festival of Museums.

  • 11:00 – 16:00
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Saltbush

An interactive journey through the culture and landscape of Aboriginal Australia where children are invited to explore, play and dance with the performers. Ages 4–8.

Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy

Sun 18 May

£6 (£4.50) / 01592 583302

  • 14:00

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Thu 15 May

£5–£7 / 01475 723723

  • 13:00
  • 19:00

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Thu 8 May

The Studio

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets available Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 13:30
  • 19:00

Fri 9 May

The Studio

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets available Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 10:30

Sat 10 May

The Studio

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets available Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 11:30
  • 15:00
…and 2 more dates until 12 May

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Open Farm Sunday

Annual event where hundreds of farmers across the UK open their farm to the public for one Sunday. Discover what it means to be a farmer and see how British food is produced. Each farm hosts its own activities including tours, nature walks, tractor and trailer rides, mini farmers' markets and animal encounters.

Abbotts View Farm, Aston Abbotts

Sun 8 Jun

Times vary / Entrance fee applies / 447989 063595

Amelia Trust Farm, Barry

Sun 8 Jun

Times vary / Free / 01446 782030

Anglia Salads Ltd, Colchester

Sun 8 Jun

Times vary / Free / 01206 255001

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Vintage Rally

See a variety of vehicles on display with entertainment, crafts and trade stands.

National Trust: The Argory, Moy, Dungannon

Sat 26 Apr

£3.50 plus admission £2.95, child £1.36, family £7.27 (Children £1.50 plus admission £2.95, child £1.36, family £7.27; £8 plus admission £2.95… / 028 8778 4753

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Dunfermline Bruce Festival

Dunfermline, home to the story of Robert the Bruce as well as the legendary king's grave, hosts a weekend of historical activities and re-enactments with a strong family feel.

Pittencrieff Park, Dunfermline

Sat 12 Jul

Free / 01383 732226

  • 09:00 – 18:00

Sun 13 Jul

Free / 01383 732226

  • 09:00 – 18:00

Socatots (Under 5s)

Football specific playgroup, covering balance, co-ordination, colour and literacy skills.

Codsall Village Hall, Wolverhampton

Fri 25 Apr

£5.45 / 01902 843412

  • 09:30 – 22:15
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