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Friday Littlesparks

Fun outdoor art sessions designed to be inspired by the different works on display, as well as making a strong connection between art and nature. Ages 4–6.

Jupiter Artland, Wilkieston

Fri 24 Oct

£120 / 01506 889900

Fri 31 Oct

£120 / 01506 889900

Fri 7 Nov

£120 / 01506 889900

…and 2 more dates until 21 Nov

Fright Fest: Jumping Jack-O'-Lanterns

Carve a lantern in the Timber Yard to scare the ghosts away.

National Trust: Lyme Park, Stockport

Sun 26 Oct

£7 for vehicle admission / 01663 762023

Mon 27 Oct

£7 for vehicle admission / 01663 762023

Tue 28 Oct

£7 for vehicle admission / 01663 762023

Frozen Christmas Market

Fun Christmas market with food, face painting, Santa's Grotto, reindeer rides, mulled wine and more.

Collis Primary School, Teddington

Sat 29 Nov

£1 / 020 8977 1458

Royal Bath And West Showground, Shepton Mallet

Sun 7 Dec

£3.50 / 01749 822222

The Great Edinburgh Santa Fun Run

It's a wonder Santa can run anywhere after all those mince pies, but never the less, run he does. Thousands of him. All to raise funds for the 'When You Wish Upon a Star' charity to grant Christmas wishes to sick children. Price includes a santa suit to keep (or elf hat for kids).

West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

Sun 14 Dec

£10 (Children 5–11 £5; Children 2–4 £2.50) / 01357 529950

Ticket price includes Santa suit and medal. All participants are asked to raise £20.14 for the charity. Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

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Half-Term Activities: Peacocks And Dragons: Workshop

Families can take part in a range of workshops inspired by William Morris from puppet-making to designing wallpaper.

National Portrait Gallery, London WC2H

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 020 7312 2463

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 020 7312 2463

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 020 7312 2463

…and 2 more dates until 31 Oct

National Trust: Osterley Park And House, Isleworth

Sat 25 Oct

£4.50 plus admission £9.25, child £4.65, family £22.95 (Children £2.30 plus admission £9.25, child £4.65, family £22.95; £11.30 plus admission… / 020 8232 5050

Sun 26 Oct

£4.50 plus admission £9.25, child £4.65, family £22.95 (Children £2.30 plus admission £9.25, child £4.65, family £22.95; £11.30 plus admission… / 020 8232 5050

Hansel And Gretel

With sumptuous music, film, puppets and masks, a treat of a show as delicious as a gingerbread house.

The Civic, Barnsley

Wed 10 Dec

Assembly Room

£10 (£8; Children £6) / 01226 327000

Thu 11 Dec

Assembly Room

£10 (£8; Children £6) / 01226 327000

Fri 12 Dec

Assembly Room

£10 (£8; Children £6) / 01226 327000

Gala, Durham

Sat 25 Oct

£7 (£5; £20) / 0191 332 4041

Harrow Arts Centre, Pinner

Sun 30 Nov

The Studio

£8 (£6) / 020 8428 0124

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Hartbeeps Baby Beeps: Workshop

A multi-sensory, interactive class for very young children looking at language and speech development.

Hertford Theatre

Fri 24 Oct

£6 per session / 01992 531500

Fri 31 Oct

£6 per session / 01992 531500

Institut Francais Du Royaume-Uni, London SW7

Sat 8 Nov

£7 including a glass of juice & a little present (£5 including a glass of juice & a little present; Children £5 including a glass of juice & a… / 020 7871 3515

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Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain

The hit book and TV series is brought to the stage in a quirky exploration of the history of Britain. Based on the children's books by Terry Deary.

Cambridge Arts Theatre

Sat 1 Nov

£17.50 (Children £12.50) / 01223 503333

Civic Theatre, Chelmsford

Thu 23 Oct

£15 (£12.50; £50) / 01245 606505

Sat 25 Oct

£15 (£12.50; £50) / 01245 606505

Darlington Civic Theatre

Thu 6 Nov

£13 (Children £9.50) / 01325 486555

Fri 7 Nov

£13 (Children £9.50) / 01325 486555

Sun 9 Nov

£13 (Children £9.50) / 01325 486555

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Indoor Car Boot Sale

Hunt for bargains.

King George's Hall, Blackburn

Sun 16 Nov

Concert Hall

£1 / 01254 582579

International Horse Show

Showcase of equestrian skills with competitions in Show Jumping, Dressage and Extreme Carriage Driving.

Olympia, London W14

Tue 16 Dec

£15–£61 / 0871 230 5580

This year’s headline acts include the Ukrainian Cossack Stunt Team and the Mounted Branch of the Metropolitan Police plus the Shetland Pony Grand National, the Kennel Club Dog Agility and the Alltech Christmas Puissance competition.

Wed 17 Dec

£15–£61 / 0871 230 5580

This year’s headline acts include the Ukrainian Cossack Stunt Team and the Mounted Branch of the Metropolitan Police plus the Shetland Pony Grand National, the Kennel Club Dog Agility and the Alltech Christmas Puissance competition.

Thu 18 Dec

£15–£61 / 0871 230 5580

This year’s headline acts include the Ukrainian Cossack Stunt Team and the Mounted Branch of the Metropolitan Police plus the Shetland Pony Grand National, the Kennel Club Dog Agility and the Alltech Christmas Puissance competition.

…and 4 more dates until 22 Dec

It Is 1894 And It's Halloween

Join our crew for family fun throughout the day, creepy crafts, ghostly games, scary face painting and general mischief making. Remember there will be tricks and treats for those who come in fancy dress.

National Trust: Penrhyn Castle, Bangor

Sat 25 Oct

Free, plus admission £10.35, child £5.18, family £25.88 / 01248 353084/371337

Tue 28 Oct

Free, plus admission £10.35, child £5.18, family £25.88 / 01248 353084/371337

Wed 29 Oct

Free, plus admission £10.35, child £5.18, family £25.88 / 01248 353084/371337

…and 2 more dates until 31 Oct

Kings Camps Sports

3-day Half-Term Sports & Activities for 4-14 year olds.

Central Newcastle High School, Newcastle upon Tyne

Tue 28 Oct

£84 3 days / 01912 851 956

Wed 29 Oct

£84 3 days / 01912 851 956

Thu 30 Oct

£84 3 days / 01912 851 956

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National Trust: Montacute House

Sat 25 Oct

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

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

A Masonic Experience: Freemasonry Explained

Objects and installations including a replica of a Masonic Lodge and a funnel fragment from a Falklands warship, together with Masonic aprons, banners, glassware and ceramics.

Bradford Industrial Museum

Tue 21 Oct

Free / 01274 435900

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 01274 435900

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 01274 435900

…and 21 more dates until 16 Nov

Migration Trail

A self-guided activity for families with children. Search for clues on the nature reserve and learn about the birds that move south in autumn and those that come to Cley for the winter.

Norfolk Wildlife Trust: Cley Marshes, Holt

Thu 23 Oct

£1 / 01603 625540

  • 10:00 – 16:00 Migration Trail Norfolk Wildlife Trust: Cley Marshes, Holt

Fri 24 Oct

£1 / 01603 625540

  • 10:00 – 16:00 Migration Trail Norfolk Wildlife Trust: Cley Marshes, Holt

Sat 25 Oct

£1 / 01603 625540

  • 10:00 – 16:00 Migration Trail Norfolk Wildlife Trust: Cley Marshes, Holt
…and 8 more dates until 2 Nov

Mind, Body & Spirit

Two rooms of talks and workshops on health and well being, plus an assortment of stage performances.

Lincolnshire Show Ground

Sat 1 Nov

£4.75 (£3.75) / 01522 522900

Sun 2 Nov

£4.75 (£3.75) / 01522 522900

Mini BSO Family Concert: Ghosts and Ghouls

Experience spooky sounds, ghostly goings on and ghoulish noises. We also catch up with Scary Bones who meets the Wacky Witches of Wareham.

Lighthouse: Poole's Centre for the Arts

Sat 25 Oct

£7 / 0844 406 8666

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Mini French Music

Sing, play and story sessions with toys and games to teach French to wee ones aged 0–4..

Calton Centre, Edinburgh

Tue 21 Oct

£35 / 0131 661 0880

Please note: This course runs 21 Oct – 25 Nov.

Tue 28 Oct

£35 / 0131 661 0880

Please note: This course runs 21 Oct – 25 Nov.

Tue 4 Nov

£35 / 0131 661 0880

Please note: This course runs 21 Oct – 25 Nov.

…and 3 more dates until 25 Nov

LifeCare, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

£35 / 0131 343 0940

Please note: This course runs 25 Oct – 29 Nov.

Sat 1 Nov

£35 / 0131 343 0940

Please note: This course runs 25 Oct – 29 Nov.

Sat 8 Nov

£35 / 0131 343 0940

Please note: This course runs 25 Oct – 29 Nov.

…and 3 more dates until 29 Nov

Marchmont St Giles' Church, Edinburgh

Wed 22 Oct

£35 / 0131 447 4359

Please note: this course runs 22 Oct – 26 Nov

Wed 29 Oct

£35 / 0131 447 4359

Please note: this course runs 22 Oct – 26 Nov

Wed 5 Nov

£35 / 0131 447 4359

Please note: this course runs 22 Oct – 26 Nov

…and 3 more dates until 26 Nov

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Otiz Cannelloni: History of Magic – Abridged!

  • 3 stars

Questionable magic tricks, fake illusions and not-so-sleight of hand mixed with cheeky one-liners and patter.

G Live, Guildford

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£10 (Children £8 under 16s) / 0844 770 1797

The Pirate Squad And The Quest For Merlin

After sell-out success last Autumn, The Pirate Squad are back on the quest for Merlin.

The Dugdale Centre, Enfield

Thu 30 Oct

£10.50 (£8.50; £35) / 020 8807 6680

Robin’s Winter Adventure (Over 4s)

A young boy goes on a journey with his feathered friend, and has to face his fears. A tale of friendship, bravery and change.

Chelsea Theatre, London SW10

Sun 16 Nov

£9 / 020 7352 1967

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Sat 6 Dec

£6 / 0116 242 3595

Hanger Farm Arts Centre, Southampton

Sun 7 Dec

£8 (£6) / 023 8066 7683

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Show Me: Chris And Pui

Sing songs, discover musical instruments and play games with BBC presenters Chris Jarvis and Pui.

The Camberley Theatre

Tue 28 Oct

£10–£40 / 01276 707600

Capitol, Horsham

Mon 27 Oct

£12 (£10) / 01403 750 220

Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

Fri 31 Oct

£12 / 01242 572573

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