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Dinosaur Zoo

Dinosaurs aren't extinct! They're just hiding out on the other side of the world. Dinosaur Zoo takes its Jurassic creations on tour 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

Birmingham Hippodrome

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 12 Mar 2015

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

Fri 13 Mar 2015

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

…and 2 more dates until 15 Mar 2015

Dundee Rep

Tue 23 Sep

£12.50–£15.50 (Students £5) / 01382 223530

  • 13:30
  • 16:30

Wed 24 Sep

£12.50–£15.50 (Students £5) / 01382 223530

  • 10:30
  • 13:30
  • 16:30

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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

  • 11:00
  • 14:30

Blackfriars Arts Centre, Boston

Sat 1 Nov

£12 (Children £10) / 01205 363108

  • 11:00 – 14:30

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…and at 21 other places

Happy Birthday Sunita

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.

Watermans Art Centre, Brentford

Tue 14 Oct

£12.50 (£10) / 020 8232 1010

  • 19:45

Wed 15 Oct

£12.50 (£10) / 020 8232 1010

  • 19:45

Thu 16 Oct

£12.50 (£10) / 020 8232 1010

  • 19:45
…and 2 more dates until 18 Oct

Planet Fun

Europe's largest portable theme park featuring Top Buzz, Log Flume and Tagada as well as traditional rides like the Waltzers, the Dodgems and the Cup and Saucers.

Boucher Road Playing Fields, Belfast

Sun 21 Sep

£12.95 (Children under 1.35m £10.95)

  • 18:00 – 23:00

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.

Addington Park, Croydon

Wed 1 Oct

£10–£18 / 0844 4155 228

  • 12:30 – 21:30

Thu 2 Oct

£10–£18 / 0844 4155 228

  • 12:30 – 21:30

Fri 3 Oct

£10–£18 / 0844 4155 228

  • 12:30 – 21:30
…and 2 more dates until 5 Oct

Danson Park, Bexleyheath

Tue 7 Oct

£10–£18 / 0844 4155 228

  • 12:30 – 21:30

Wed 8 Oct

£10–£18 / 0844 4155 228

  • 12:30 – 21:30

Thu 9 Oct

£10–£18 / 0844 4155 228

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

People's Park, Jersey

Wed 24 Sep

£12–£26 (Children £10–£18) / 0844 4155 228

  • 16:45
  • 19:30

Thu 25 Sep

£12–£26 (Children £10–£18) / 0844 4155 228

  • 16:45
  • 19:30

Fri 26 Sep

£12–£26 (Children £10–£18) / 0844 4155 228

  • 16:45
  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 28 Sep

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Alaskan Malamute Rescue Fun Day

A fun day to raise money for Alaskan Malamute Rescue UK. There's activities and entertainment for dogs of all sizes and their families including a dog show sponsored by Creature Comforts, fun runs with Cani-Sports Scotland and free microchipping provided by The Dogs Trust.

Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell

Sun 28 Sep

Free (small donations for activities) / 01698 402060

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Edinburgh Little League Junior Baseball

If you harbour visions of your kids pitching for the Red Sox one day, these weekly baseball matches and training sessions should help them hone their ball skills and give you a taste of classic Americana to boot (don't forget the hot dogs and potato chips). Ages 6–13.

Warriston Playing Fields, Edinburgh

Sun 28 Sep

£10–£20

  • 12:00 – 12:45
  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 5 Oct

£10–£20

  • 12:00 – 12:45
  • 13:00 – 15:00

Family Drop-In Workshops

Crafty workshops inspired by the exhibition Where do I end and you begin. Suitable for the whole family working together.

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 27 Sep

Free / 0131 529 3993

Tulip Mania: Make your own tulips and other flowers inspired by Antonia Hirsch’s work Colour Shift.

  • 13:30 – 15:30

Mon 13 Oct

Free / 0131 529 3993

Flying The Flag: Be inspired by Rushton and Tyman’s 'Flaghall' and invent a flag for an imaginary country.

  • 13:30 – 15:30

Old MacDonald Had A Farm

A mix of live action, puppetry and animation telling the tale of Old MacDonald and his lively farm.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Tue 14 Oct

£7 (Family £26) / 0131 665 2240

  • 14:00

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Sun 19 Oct

£9.50 (£8.50; Children £8.50; Family £8) / 01383 602302

Mon 20 Oct

£9.50 (£8.50; Children £8.50; Family £8) / 01383 602302

The Carriageworks, Leeds

Thu 30 Oct

£9.50 (£8.50; £34) / 0113 224 3801

  • 14:30

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…and at 9 other places

After school arts

Develop your creative skills in this fun and practical class which uses a variety of different media and techniques. Learn to paint like the masters, illustrate a story or go mad with mixed media. Please wear protective clothing. All materials provided. Age 7 - 12

Howden Park Centre, Livingston

Mon 22 Sep

£38 / 01506 777666

  • 17:30 – 19:00

Tue 23 Sep

£38 / 01506 777666

  • 17:30 – 19:00

Wed 24 Sep

£38 / 01506 777666

  • 17:30 – 19:00
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Aladdin

A family pantomime set to dazzle and delight, so fasten your seat belts for a magical ride of mystery, sparkling romance and dazzling adventure.

Ritz and Connaught Cinema, Worthing

Fri 5 Dec

£12 Saver; £18.50 (£16.50; £16.75; £58) / 01903 206206

  • 10:15
  • 19:00

Sat 6 Dec

£12 Saver; £18.50 (£16.50; £16.75; £58) / 01903 206206

  • 19:00

Sun 7 Dec

£12 Saver; £18.50 (£16.50; £16.75; £58) / 01903 206206

  • 14:00
  • 18:00
…and 24 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Little Folk With Albo

American folk musician Al Clogston (aka Albo) offers a first concert experience for wee people and their families. Albo performs a mixture of folk songs, American summer camp songs, traditional children’s songs and original songs for kids with guitar accompaniment.

Colour House Theatre, London SW19

Sat 6 Dec

£5; newborns free / 020 8542 5511

  • 10:30 – 11:15

Sat 7 Feb 2015

£5; newborns free / 020 8542 5511

  • 10:30 – 11:15

Sat 21 Mar 2015

£5; newborns free / 020 8542 5511

  • 10:30 – 11:15

Sat 2 May 2015

£5; newborns free / 020 8542 5511

  • 10:30 – 11:15

Putney Arts Theatre, London SW15

Tue 28 Oct

£5; newborns free / 020 8788 6943

Twin Thing!

Weekly meet-up for mums and dads of twins (or triplets, or more!) to meet similar people, share stories and get a cuppa as well.

Merry-Go-Round, Glasgow

Mon 22 Sep

Free / 0141 423 2299

  • 14:00 – 15:00

Mon 29 Sep

Free / 0141 423 2299

  • 14:00 – 15:00

Mon 6 Oct

Free / 0141 423 2299

  • 14:00 – 15:00
…and 12 more dates until 29 Dec

Bags of Art

Collect a bag of art activities from the art station, and you and your family can explore the gallery with its help and make your own art. Ages 4–12.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Sun 19 Oct

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sun 16 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Bounce And Rhyme

Drop in session with action songs, rhymes and stories that help children’s literacy and numeracy. Suitable for under 3s.

Anniesland Library, Glasgow

Fri 26 Sep

Free / 0141 276 1622

  • 10:30

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 0141 276 1622

  • 10:30

Fri 10 Oct

Free / 0141 276 1622

  • 10:30
…and 5 more dates until 14 Nov

Bridgeton Library, Glasgow

Tue 23 Sep

Free / 0141 276 0870

  • 10:30

Fri 26 Sep

Free / 0141 276 0870

  • 10:30

Tue 30 Sep

Free / 0141 276 0870

  • 10:30
…and 14 more dates until 18 Nov

Cardonald Library, Glasgow

Fri 26 Sep

Free / 0141 882 1381

  • 11:00

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 0141 882 1381

  • 11:00

Fri 10 Oct

Free / 0141 882 1381

  • 11:00
…and 5 more dates until 14 Nov

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County Showground, Stafford

Sat 6 Dec

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01785 258060

Disney On Ice: 100 Years Of Magic

A colourful and exciting ice show, featuring around 65 Disney characters from across the years, including Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and the Disney Princesses.

Braehead Arena, Glasgow

Fri 26 Sep

£14–£39 / 0844 499 1700

Sat 27 Sep

£14–£39 / 0844 499 1700

Sun 28 Sep

£14–£39 / 0844 499 1700

…and 5 more dates until 5 Oct

Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle upon Tyne

Tue 7 Oct

£14–£23 / 0844 493 6666

Wed 8 Oct

£18 / 0844 493 6666

Thu 9 Oct

£18 / 0844 493 6666

…and 3 more dates until 12 Oct

Motorpoint Arena Sheffield

Wed 5 Nov

£18 / 0114 256 5656

Thu 6 Nov

£18 / 0114 256 5656

Fri 7 Nov

£18 / 0114 256 5656

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Edinburgh parkrun

An informal weekly 5k run along the promenade at Cramond. Everyone is welcome, no matter how fast or slow (you're welcome to walk the route, bring your dog or push a buggy), so you can use it as a one-off fitness test, a chance to get some fresh air or come every week to try to beat your personal best time. It's friendly…

Cramond Promenade, Edinburgh

Sat 27 Sep

Free

  • 09:30

Sat 4 Oct

Free

  • 09:30

Sat 11 Oct

Free

  • 09:30
…and 11 more dates until 27 Dec

Junior Rugby Tots

Start them young on the road to Murrayfield glory at this specifically designed play programme that uses the multiple skills of rugby to create a fun environment where kids can develop basic core motor skills. Ages 2–3.5 years.

Boroughmuir Rugby Club, Edinburgh

Sun 28 Sep

£7.25 / 0131 443 7571

  • 13:30

Sun 5 Oct

£7.25 / 0131 443 7571

  • 13:30

Sun 12 Oct

£7.25 / 0131 443 7571

  • 13:30

Sun 19 Oct

£7.25 / 0131 443 7571

  • 13:30

Calton Centre, Edinburgh

Mon 22 Sep

£7.25 / 0131 661 0880

Junior

  • 09:35

Mon 29 Sep

£7.25 / 0131 661 0880

Junior

  • 09:35

Mon 6 Oct

£7.25 / 0131 661 0880

Junior

  • 09:35

Mon 13 Oct

£7.25 / 0131 661 0880

Junior

  • 09:35

Conygre Hall, Bath

Mon 22 Sep

Main Hall

Phone for prices

  • 16:00

Thu 25 Sep

Main Hall

Phone for prices

  • 13:00

Thu 2 Oct

Main Hall

Phone for prices

  • 13:00
…and 8 more dates until 27 Nov

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ABC, Music and Me

Activities for kids aged 2–5 encompassing music, dance, movement, sound and encouraging hand eye coordination.

St Francis Centre, Glasgow

Mon 22 Sep

Free / 0141 429 0275

  • 12:00 – 13:00

Mon 29 Sep

Free / 0141 429 0275

  • 12:00 – 13:00

Mon 6 Oct

Free / 0141 429 0275

  • 12:00 – 13:00
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Aidan Moffat: The Lavender Blue Dress

Arab Strap's Aidan Moffat signs copies of his first book, The Lavender Blue Dress.

Waterstones, Glasgow

Fri 10 Oct

Free / 0141 248 4814

  • 19:00 – 20:30

Sat 11 Oct

Free / 0141 248 4814

  • 14:00 – 14:30

Waterstones West End, Edinburgh

Thu 9 Oct

Free / 0131 226 2666

  • 12:30

Brick Wonders

Architectural gems in Lego, created by Warren Elsmore.

Paisley Museum & Art Gallery

Fri 10 Oct

£4 £12 family (£3) / 0300 300 1210

  • 00:00 (Saturday morning)

Cinderella

A traditional pantomime based on the famous rags-to-riches fairy tale.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Fri 12 Dec

£11.90–£30.40 ( £10–£27.50)

  • 19:00

Sat 13 Dec

£11.90–£30.40 ( £10–£27.50)

  • 14:00
  • 19:00

Sun 14 Dec

£11.90–£30.40 ( £10–£27.50)

  • 13:30
  • 17:30
…and 6 more dates until 21 Dec

Early Years Drama Classes: Pre-School Workshop

Youngsters are introduced to drama through games, activities and creative play.

Merry-Go-Round, Glasgow

Fri 26 Sep

£2.50 / 0141 423 2299

  • 14:30 – 15:30

Fri 3 Oct

£2.50 / 0141 423 2299

  • 14:30 – 15:30

Fri 10 Oct

£2.50 / 0141 423 2299

  • 14:30 – 15:30
…and 11 more dates until 26 Dec

Meet The Tudors

Meet the Sutton Household and watch them demonstrate Tudor life. Includes activities such as archery. Suitable for children.

National Trust: Montacute House

Sun 26 Oct

Free, plus admission £11.20, child £5.60, family £28 / 01935 823289

  • 11:00 – 16:00
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