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Dunfermline Fireworks Display

This years display is superhero themed with a fireworks spectacular set to superhero theme songs. Music is supplied by the Kingdom FM roadshow as well as samba and pipe bands.

Pittencrieff Park, Dunfermline

Sat 8 Nov

Free

Cathcart Model Railway Exhibition

Model railway show with working layouts, displays, societies, traders and a buffet.

Pollokshaws Burgh Halls, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

£4.50 (£4; Children £2; Family £11) / 0141 632 5811

Sun 26 Oct

£4.50 (£4; Children £2; Family £11) / 0141 632 5811

Halloween Street Party

Hallloween party old town high street Hemel Hempstead on Sunday 26th October 2014.

The Old Town Hall Arts Centre, Hemel Hempstead

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01442 228 091

Liverpool Spooky Welly Walk

Halloween-themed family day out, with a ghost train, spooky cupcake decorating, a creepy crawly show, Halloween parade, 'Beat the Ghoulie', yucky dip and spooky storytelling.

Sefton Park, Liverpool

Sat 25 Oct

£3 in advance; £4 on the gate (under 2s free) / 03333 237200

Fireworks Extravaganza

To keep up with audience demand there are two fireworks displays at George Watson's Rugby Stadium. Both shows feature a full programme of entertainment, including Delighters Fire Circus Theatre, rock choir and pipe band. Plus plenty of hot food and drink. Book online via the SLA charity website; early booking advised.

George Watson's Rugby Stadium, Edinburgh

Sun 2 Nov

£6.50–£7.50 (Family £24–£26; under 2s free) / 0131 629 9112

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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.

DNA, London SW11

Sat 29 Nov

£9.94 / 07986 527947

Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

£8.94 / 07986 527947

Hummingbird, Glasgow

Sun 2 Nov

£8.94 / 07986 527947

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LGBT Roller Disco

Family-friendly skating, songs and socialising, organised by LGBT Health & Wellbeing.

Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 523 1104

Clumber Fireworks And Fire Extravaganza

Clumber Park hosts this extravaganza featuring fireworks, fire performers, a live band, a barbecue and traditional games for kids including hook a duck and a coconut shy.

Clumber Park, Worksop

Sat 25 Oct

£6.50 plus normal admission, adv booking essential (£25 plus normal admission, adv booking essential)

National Trust: Montacute House

Sun 26 Oct

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £25 / 01935 823289

Sun 23 Nov

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £25 / 01935 823289

Sat 29 Nov

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £25 / 01935 823289

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.

Ealing Common, London W5

Sat 25 Oct

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Sun 26 Oct

£8 / 0844 4155 228

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Gandey's Thrill Circus

A fabulous October treat for the Midlands schools half term. GANDEY'S - the country's largest Big Top entertainment organisation - returning to the West Midlands with a super-charged action-packed, all human circus of THRILLS!

Intu Merry Hill, Brierley Hill

Sat 25 Oct

£8–£26

Sun 26 Oct

£8–£26

Mon 27 Oct

£8–£26

…and 6 more dates until 2 Nov

Pumpkins And Potions

Come dressed in your most frightening costume and enjoy a weekend of family fun at this Irish gentry house and wooded riverside estate. Enter the spook shed for some ghoulish tales and follow the troll, the goblin and the witch on the Halloween trail. Carve a pumpkin to take home and join in traditional Halloween…

National Trust: The Argory, Moy, Dungannon

Sat 25 Oct

£3.50 (Children £1.50; £8.50) / 028 8778 4753

Sun 26 Oct

£3.50 (Children £1.50; £8.50) / 028 8778 4753

The Sooty Show

Sweep, Soo and Richard join the loveable bear to celebrate his birthday party – where things don't seem to be going to plan.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 9 Apr 2015

£15–£30

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Mon 30 Mar 2015

£15 / 020 8561 8371

Blackfriars Arts Centre, Boston

Sat 1 Nov

£12 (Children £10) / 01205 363108

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An Fhèis Mhòr: Scotland's Festival Of Paddlesport

Celebrate the diversity of paddlesport (that's canoeing and kayaking, mostly) at this watery festival featuring the Canoe Polo tournament and Pool Slalom competitions. There's also the thrilling Tay Descent race to watch as its competitors journey down the rapids to Perth, and the National Indoor Kayak Championships…

Various venues, Perth

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 317 7314

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0131 317 7314

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

Spooky Castle

Get ready for Hallowe'en by exploring the frightening forests and creating some ghoulish crafts.

Lauriston Castle, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

£7 / 0131 228 1155

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Fright Night

A night-time walk through the Palace to find out about the ghosts of Linlithgow. Not for young children.

Linlithgow Palace

Sat 25 Oct

£10 / 0131 668 8885

Fri 31 Oct

£10 / 0131 668 8885

Sat 1 Nov

£10 / 0131 668 8885

Carols In The Barn

Get into the spirit of Christmas with carol singing in the barn.

Buckland Abbey, Yelverton

Tue 2 Dec

£5 adv booking essential (Children £2.50 adv booking essential) / 01822 853607

Cheeki Monkey's Big Baby and Children’s Market

Pre-loved and handmade kids and baby market.

The Fletcher Hall, Swinton

Sat 8 Nov

£1 (Children free) / 0845 634 1875

Maidstone Leisure Centre

Sat 8 Nov

Times to be confirmed / £1 (Children free) / 0845 634 1875

Sat 6 Dec

Times to be confirmed / £1 (Children free) / 0845 634 1875

Richard Taunton Sixth Form College, Southampton

Sun 26 Oct

£1 (Children free) / 0845 634 1875

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Platt Fields Park Bonfire

A bonfire and fireworks display with food stalls.

Platt Fields Park, Manchester

Wed 5 Nov

Free / 0161 224 0020

Strathclyde Park Fireworks

An extravaganza of music and fireworks. Bonfire lit at 7.30pm followed by fireworks at 8pm.

Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell

Wed 5 Nov

Free / 01389 738762

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Happy Birthday Sunita

  • Written by: Harvey Virdi

Harvey Virdi's comedy drama suitable for all ages follows The Johals, who can't find birthday girl Sunita. As the preparations for her birthday meal are being made, family conflict begins to surface.

The Woodville, Gravesend

Sat 25 Oct

£16; £50 group of four (£12) / 01474 337774

Tales of a Grandson

Storyteller Andy Cannon shares and listens to stories in an interactive performance for kids, parents, carers and grandparents. The story is presented in three parts – The Dig, The Feast, and The Hooly. Stay for the day, join in the feast and the hooly and help Andy in his quest to tell Scotland’s great story.

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Sat 25 Oct

The Studio / Over-6s only

£15 (£10) / 0131 529 6000

Part of Scottish International Storytelling Festival.

Sun 26 Oct

The Studio / Over-6s only

£15 (£10) / 0131 529 6000

Part of Scottish International Storytelling Festival.

Chorlton's Largest Fireworks Display

Bonfire night will see hoards of people gather on Chorlton Green to enjoy not one, but two of Chorlton's largest firework displays, put on by the Horse and Jockey.

Horse & Jockey, Manchester

Wed 5 Nov

Free / 0161 860 7794

The Michael Otton Show Comedy, Magic & Illusion

An interactive illusion show, including escapology, mind reading and psychic predictions.

Ipswich Corn Exchange

Sat 25 Oct

£18.50 / 01473 433100

Puss In Boots & The Three Musketeers

A traditional family pantomime amalgamating two famous and well-loved stories.

Gaiety Theatre, Douglas

Sat 20 Dec

£17–£18 ( £15–£16; Children £13–£14 under 16s) / 01624 694555

Sun 21 Dec

£17–£18 ( £15–£16; Children £13–£14 under 16s) / 01624 694555

Mon 22 Dec

£17–£18 ( £15–£16; Children £13–£14 under 16s) / 01624 694555

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