Kids

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Dinosaur Zoo

Dinosaurs aren't extinct! They're just hiding out on the other side of the world. Erth's Dinosaur Zoo brings its Jurassic creations to Scotland with an opportunity for children to get right up close.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Tue 18 Nov

£12.50–£15 ( £10) / 01892 530613

  • 13:30
  • 16:30

Wed 19 Nov

£12.50–£15 ( £10) / 01892 530613

  • 10:30
  • 16:30

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Wed 12 Nov

£13–£15.50 / 01792 475715

  • 13:30
  • 16:30

Thu 13 Nov

£13–£15.50 / 01792 475715

  • 10:30
  • 16:30

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Fri 21 Nov

Phone for prices / 023 8071 1811

  • 13:30

Sat 22 Nov

Phone for prices / 023 8071 1811

  • 10:00
  • 12:00

Sun 23 Nov

Phone for prices / 023 8071 1811

  • 11:00
  • 13:00

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The Cat in the Hat

Cat In The Hat UK Ltd From the moment his tall, red and white striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met. With the trickiest of tricks and craziest of ideas, he turns a rainy afternoon into an amazing adventure. But…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Pleasance One

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Pleasance One

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Pleasance One

£11 / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

BBC at the Quay

Live music, food and drink and a big screen show all of your favourite BBC shows for free. The high-punching programme includes sets from Texas, Simple Minds, Paloma Faith and Amy Macdonald, plus loads of BBC-centric activities for the whole family. Access is free, but some events are ticketed.

Glasgow Science Centre

Tue 29 Jul

Times vary / Free / 0141 420 5000

Part of Festival 2014.

Wed 30 Jul

Times vary / Free / 0141 420 5000

Part of Festival 2014.

Thu 31 Jul

Times vary / Free / 0141 420 5000

Part of Festival 2014.

…and 3 more dates until 3 Aug

Billy Smart's Circus

This all human performance includes a trapeze act, acrobats, jugglers, aerialists and a fire tricks, all soundtracked by a live band.

Glyne Gap Field, Bexhill-on-Sea

Tue 12 Aug

£10–£26 / 0844 4155 228

  • 12:30 – 21:30

Wed 13 Aug

£10–£26 / 0844 4155 228

  • 12:30 – 21:30

Thu 14 Aug

£10–£26 / 0844 4155 228

  • 12:30 – 21:30
…and 5 more dates until 19 Aug

Princes Park, Eastbourne

Tue 5 Aug

£10–£22 / 0844 4155 228

  • 12:30 – 21:30

Wed 6 Aug

£10–£22 / 0844 4155 228

  • 12:30 – 21:30

Thu 7 Aug

£10–£22 / 0844 4155 228

  • 12:30 – 21:30
…and 3 more dates until 10 Aug

Radnor Park, Folkestone

Thu 31 Jul

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Fri 1 Aug

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Sat 2 Aug

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Sun 3 Aug

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Potted Sherlock

All 60 Sherlock stories in 70 elementary minutes. New show from creators of Potted Potter and Potted Panto, double Olivier nominees Dan and Jeff.

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Pleasance One

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Pleasance One

£12 / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Pleasance One

£12 / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug back to top

Boxsmall and Airpuddle

Taste, discover, bounce! A revolutionary, interactive play experience for children has bounced into Edinburgh! This magical giant airshell is a main feature at BOXSMALL, an innovative architecturally designed family market and street food destination at Festival Square this summer. The market aims to showcase the very…

Festival Square, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 29 more dates until 31 Aug

A Sunday in the Park

Albert & Friends Instant Circus This year's Albert & Friends Instant Circus troupe of highly skilled young performers (aged 11-18 years), bring to life a day in the park with the story unfolding in a delightful array of short montages. Performing at the Fringe since 1994, London’s Premier Youth Circus offers a…

Inverleith House, Edinburgh

Sun 17 Aug

Inverleith House Lawn

Free / 0131 248 2971

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 18 Aug

Inverleith House Lawn

Free / 0131 248 2971

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 19 Aug

Inverleith House Lawn

Free / 0131 248 2971

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 24 Aug

Oz And The Space Pirates

Professional interactive theatre where kids come onstage throughout the show. Ages 5–12.

Spotlites @ The Merchant's Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Main Theatre

£7 (£6) / 0131 220 5911

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Main Theatre

£7 (£6) / 0131 220 5911

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Theatre

£7 (£6) / 0131 220 5911

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 24 Aug

The Snow Queen

C theatre When Kai is captured by the Snow Queen, his friend Gerda searches for him in her rowboat. On her quest to rescue him, she meets some new friends - flowers, crows and even some bandits. A magical adventure based on Hans Christian Andersen's enchanting tale of one girl's quest to save her best friend. Can love…

C, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

 +1

£7.50 (£5.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

 +1

£7.50 (£5.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

 +1

£9.50 (£7.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Freedom Family Circus

Circus Emporium Roadshow ‘Amazingly jaw dropping, extraordinarily brilliant’ (Fest Magazine). ‘These performers have a charm and enthusiasm about them and talent that is worth the very reasonable ticket price’ (BroadwayBaby.com). Hilarious antics and madcap adventures explode in a cornucopia of visual delights!

Gryphon Venues at the Point Hotel, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Gryphon 1

£5 (£3) / 07531 392 327

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Gryphon 1

£5 (£3) / 07531 392 327

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Gryphon 1

£5 (£3) / 07531 392 327

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 23 Aug back to top

Fringe by the Sea

With a spot of sea air and an entertaining line-up of music, comedy, theatre, film, author and children’s events, North Berwick's multi-arts festival offers a respite from the madness of Edinburgh in festival season.

Various Venues, North Berwick

Mon 4 Aug

Times & prices vary / 01620 890787

Tue 5 Aug

Times & prices vary / 01620 890787

Wed 6 Aug

Times & prices vary / 01620 890787

…and 4 more dates until 10 Aug

Amazing Bubble Man

Bubbles, people in bubbles, square bubbles, round bubbles. Basically all your bubble needs.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Music Hall

£10 (£8) / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Music Hall

£11 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Music Hall

£11 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

Celeste's Circus

Following Celeste under the big top as her cast of endearing animals emerge one by one. A charming and engaging first trip to the circus especially for very young children (0–5 years).

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£4 / 0131 556 9579

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£5 / 0131 556 9579

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£5 / 0131 556 9579

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 13 more dates until 17 Aug

BBC: Family Fun at Potterrow

BBC Every weekend little festival fans take over the site – join us for free family activities with CBBC and CBeebies favourites. This is a free event ticketed via random draw. To enter the draw, please visit bbc.co.uk/tickets. Follow @BBCEdFest for listings. Follow @BBCEdFest for listings.

BBC @ Potterrow, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

BBC

Free / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

BBC

Free / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

BBC

Free / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 24 Aug

Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo

Scamp Theatre Winner of the Blue Peter Book of the Year, Private Peaceful is by former Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo, award-winning author of War Horse. Private Peaceful relives the life a young WW1 soldier awaiting the firing squad at dawn. During the night, he looks back at his short but joyful past growing up…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

McEwan Hall

£7 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

McEwan Hall

£7 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

McEwan Hall

£11 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug back to top

The Sagas of Noggin the Nog

Third Party Productions Silly Vikings, puppets, original film, live music. Captivating theatre for children, families and fans. ‘Whether you know the stories of Noggin or not, this show should be seen by all’ ★★★★★ (WhatsOnStage.com). In the Lands of the North where the black rocks stand guard against the cold sea, the…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Bosco

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Bosco

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Bosco

£9 (£7) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Octonauts and the Deep Sea Volcano Adventure

A deep sea adventure with Captain Barnacles, Kwazii and Peso, in this brand new live stage show.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Wed 4 Feb 2015

£13.50–£15.50 (Children £11.50–£13.50; £54) / 01892 530613

  • 13:00
  • 16:00

Thu 5 Feb 2015

£13.50–£15.50 (Children £11.50–£13.50; £54) / 01892 530613

  • 13:00
  • 16:00

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£14.50–£16.50 (Children £12.50–£14.50 under 16s; £58) / 020 8561 8371

  • 10:00
  • 13:00
  • 16:00

Sun 25 Jan 2015

£14.50–£16.50 (Children £12.50–£14.50 under 16s; £58) / 020 8561 8371

  • 10:00
  • 13:00
  • 16:00

Bristol Hippodrome

Sat 25 Apr 2015

£16.50 / 0844 847 2325

Sun 26 Apr 2015

£16.50 / 0844 847 2325

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…and at 16 other places

Reach for the Stars

Craft Theatre Company Three talentless directors try to find new performers for their TV company. In the audition studio hopefuls are brought in to perform their stuff, unfortunately directed and joined by the hapless directors. Through comic sketches and hilarious dance routines they keep trying. From Dracula to ER…

Zoo Southside, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Studio

£7 (£5) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Studio

£7 (£5) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Studio

£7 (£5) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 6 Aug

Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall

Retro dance tracks, pop favourites and funky nursery rhymes.

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 17 Aug

The London Wonderground Spiegeltent, SE1

Sun 10 Aug

£8 (children under six months free with paying adult. All children must be accompanied by and adult. Adults without children will not be admitted) / 0844 545 8282

  • 15:00

Sun 7 Sep

£8 (children under six months free with paying adult. All children must be accompanied by and adult. Adults without children will not be admitted) / 0844 545 8282

  • 15:00

Emily Brown and the Thing

Tall Stories In this brand-new show from Tall Stories (creators of the Gruffalo stage show), Emily Brown and her old grey rabbit Stanley hear a Thing crying outside their window. He just can't get to sleep. Emily Brown and Stanley set off on incredible adventures to find the Thing's cuddly… his bedtime milk… his…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Pleasance Two

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Pleasance Two

£10 / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Pleasance Two

£10 / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

Foodies Festival

Michelin starred and award-winning chefs cook up a storm at this year's festival dedicated to epicureans, as well as offerings from local producers and workshops for food lovers young and old.

Battersea Park, London SW11

Fri 15 Aug

£12–£15 (£12; VIP £45–£48; festival pass £18–£22) / 0844 995 1111

Sat 16 Aug

£12–£15 (£12; VIP £45–£48; festival pass £18–£22) / 0844 995 1111

Sun 17 Aug

£12–£15 (£12; VIP £45–£48; festival pass £18–£22) / 0844 995 1111

Inverleith Park, Edinburgh

Fri 8 Aug

£10–£12 (£10; VIP £35–£38; festival pass £15–£18) / 0844 995 1111

Sat 9 Aug

£10–£12 (£10; VIP £35–£38; festival pass £15–£18) / 0844 995 1111

South Park, Oxford

Sat 23 Aug

£10–£12 (£10; VIP £38; festival pass £15–£18) / 0844 995 1111

Sun 24 Aug

£10–£12 (£10; VIP £38; festival pass £15–£18) / 0844 995 1111

Mon 25 Aug

£10–£12 (£10; VIP £38; festival pass £15–£18) / 0844 995 1111

Ready, Steady, Ceilidh

This is Ceilidh A chance for the whole family to get up, dance and learn the secrets of Scotland’s most famous shindig. Join host Iain Stirling (comedian and Bafta nominated CBBC presenter), and our live musicians as they introduce you and the kids to the exhilarating world of ceilidh and its fantastic party…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£12 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Sid's Show

Oscar Stardust Ltd Join Sid from CBeebies live on stage in a fantastic, fun-filled adventure that will knock your socks off. Sid is setting out on a heroic quest to find out where in the world his favourite socks and shoes have got to - share in the adventure at the bottom of the sea, deep in the jungle and floating in…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Pleasance Beyond

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Pleasance Beyond

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Pleasance Beyond

£9.50 / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug

Forth Bridges Festival

It's been 50 years since the iconic Forth Road Bridge was raised, with ten days of family-friendly events to mark the occasion, including tower top trips that take you 156 metres above the Firth of Forth, a boat flotilla, a Bridgestock concert, fireworks, a torchlight procession and more.

The Forth Bridge, Edinburgh

Thu 4 Sep

Times & prices vary / 0131 331 3511

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

Fri 5 Sep

Times & prices vary / 0131 331 3511

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

Sat 6 Sep

Times & prices vary / 0131 331 3511

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

…and 7 more dates until 13 Sep

Classic Car Show And Family Fun Day

In association with Box Motor Club, registered charity the Shuttlewood Clarke Foundation is pleased to announce it will be hosting a Classic Car and Family Fun Day on Sunday 3rd August 2014.

Ulverscroft Grange, Markfield

Sun 3 Aug

Free

  • 10:00 – 16:00
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