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Biff! Bash! Bosh!

Topsy Turvy Productions Who would you rather be: a tap-dancing alien or a singing tomato? Biff! Bash! Bosh! Join comic trio Topsy Turvy for 40 minutes of silliness, slapstick and mayhem - sketch comedy for children and their families. Topsy Turvy have taken inspiration from the work of Buster Keaton and Laurel &…

Laughing Horse @ The Three Sisters, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

The Gothic Room

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

The Gothic Room

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Big Red Bath

Full House Theatre with Half Moon/ Escalator East to Edinburgh Rubba dubba giggle, rubba dubba laugh! There's magic to be found in the Big Red Bath. Children's theatre innovators Full House are on a bubbly, barmy bath time adventure around the world and home again in a new and vibrant adaptation of the popular…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Sun 24 Aug

Pleasance Two

£10 (£9) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

CBeebies Live! Presents Justin & Friends: Mr Tumble's Circus

Circus-themed spectacular with popular CBeebies characters.

Motorpoint Arena Cardiff

Thu 2 Apr 2015

£25.50 / 02920 224488

The SSE Arena, Wembley

Sun 5 Apr 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 815 0815

Christian Lee: Pop! (Over 3s)

Enjoy all the fun of the seaside and enter a magical world of mirth, mayhem and frolics with Wozisname in this fast-paced family show.

Lighthouse: Poole's Centre for the Arts

Sat 11 Oct

£7.75 / 0844 406 8666

  • 11:00

New Wolsey Studio, Ipswich

Sat 27 Sep

£8.50 / 01473 295 900

  • 11:00

The Creative Crafts Show

Demonstrations and workshops.

Sandown Park Racecourse, Esher

Thu 4 Sep

Phone for prices / 01372 464348

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 6 Sep

Phone for prices / 01372 464348

  • 10:00 – 17:00
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Dr Bunhead's Secret Science Lab

Tom Pringle TV's favourite stunt scientist (from Brainiac, Blue Peter, etc) reveals his top secret science recipes for amazing experiments you can do at home - but probably shouldn't! Liquid magnets, super sticky bogeys, rainbow foam jets, and loads more! He'll also reveal heaps of scientists-only experiments like…

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

The Ballroom

£11 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

The Ballroom

£11 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Duck, Death and the Tulip

  • 3 stars

Little Dog Barking Theatre Duck, Death and the Tulip is a strangely heart warming story. A duck strikes up an unlikely friendship with Death. Simple, unusual, warm and witty. The superb use of mime, magic and puppets allows the play to deal with a difficult subject in a way that is elegant and thought provoking. The…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Main Hall

£8 (£6) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Main Hall

£8 (£6) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Earls Barton Car Boot

Grab a bargain and find some hidden gems at this car boot sale.

Whites Nurseries, Northampton

Sun 31 Aug

£0.50 / 01604 812 173

  • 07:00 – 13:00

Sun 14 Sep

£0.50 / 01604 812 173

  • 07:00 – 13:00

United Counties Showground, Carmarthen

Fri 22 Aug

Phone for prices / 01267 232141

  • 09:00 – 16:00

Sat 23 Aug

Phone for prices / 01267 232141

  • 09:00 – 16:00

Sun 24 Aug

Phone for prices / 01267 232141

  • 09:00 – 16:00
…and 2 more dates until 26 Aug

Grandad's Summer Fete

Traditional village fete with stalls and produce show.

New Inn, Grimsby

Sun 24 Aug

Free / 01472 840 270

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 25 Aug

Free / 01472 840 270

  • 10:00 – 17:00
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Greyhound Racing

With annual attendances exceeding two million and an estimated £2.5bn wagered on and off course each year, it's no surprise that greyhound racing is one of Britain's most popular spectator sports.

Coral Romford Stadium

Sat 23 Aug

£5–£7; £4 / 01708 762 345

  • 10:00

Sat 30 Aug

£5–£7; £4 / 01708 762 345

  • 10:00

Sat 6 Sep

£5–£7; £4 / 01708 762 345

  • 10:00
…and 3 more dates until 27 Sep

Crayford Greyhound Stadium, Dartford

Sat 23 Aug

£6 (Children £4.50) / 01322 557836

  • 10:00

Sat 30 Aug

£6 (Children £4.50) / 01322 557836

  • 10:00

Sat 6 Sep

£6 (Children £4.50) / 01322 557836

  • 10:00
…and 3 more dates until 27 Sep

Jonny Freeman's Funtime Family Friendly Impro Show

Family-friendly improv designed to get both kids and grown-ups laughing.

St John's, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 12:00 – 13:00

Sat 23 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 12:00 – 13:00

Sun 24 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 12:00 – 13:00

Mon 25 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 12:00 – 13:00

Kendal Mintfest

An action packed weekend of music, dance, circus and spectacle. Over 60 companies featuring artists, dancers and performers from the UK and Europe will entertain you with this three day extravaganza of entertainment. Mostly free and family friendly.

Various Venues Kendal

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 01539 720252

  • 12:00

Sun 31 Aug

Free / 01539 720252

  • 12:00

Land of the Dragon: Gwlad y Ddraig

  • 4 stars

PuppetSoup ‘Beautifully crafted show, deeply satisfying for young and old alike.’ ★★★★★ (Stage[/]). Award-winning puppeteers, PuppetSoup, take you to the edge of your seat and the brink of your imagination, where wise men are grown from witch’s cauldrons and dragons really do exist. Lose yourself in this enchanting…

The Zoo, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

The Aviary

£7 (£6) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

The Aviary

£7 (£6) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

The Aviary

£7 (£6) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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National Trust: Montacute House

Sat 27 Sep

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

  • 10:00 – 14:00

Sat 25 Oct

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

  • 10:00 – 14:00

Sun 26 Oct

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

  • 10:00 – 14:00
…and 2 more dates until 29 Nov

Nature Detectives Music and Rhythm

Music and percussion workshops with Ross and his Nature Detectives. Ages up to 18 months.

Merry-Go-Round, Glasgow

Fri 29 Aug

£4.50 / 0141 423 2299

  • 11:00 – 12:00

Fri 5 Sep

£4.50 / 0141 423 2299

  • 11:00 – 12:00

Fri 12 Sep

£4.50 / 0141 423 2299

  • 11:00 – 12:00
…and 15 more dates until 26 Dec

Octonauts

The quirky and courageous undersea explorers head out on a new adventure.

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£16.50 / 020 8561 8371

Sun 25 Jan 2015

£16.50 / 020 8561 8371

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Sun 16 Nov

£15.50 / 01223 357851

Darlington Civic Theatre

Sat 21 Feb 2015

£15.50 / 01325 486555

Sun 22 Feb 2015

£15.50 / 01325 486555

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Our Teacher is a Troll

  • 4 stars

Paines Plough / Half Moon Two terrible twins with a talent for turmoil rule their school with terror and tyranny - until the arrival of a new head teacher with green scaly skin, sharp gnarly fangs and a long spiky tail… Can the twins save the school from the child-eating troll? Can they get brussels sprouts in peanut…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Roundabout

£12 (£10) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Pitschi, a Kitten with Dreams

  • 3 stars

Komedia The rough and tumble, mischievous fun of kitten play is not for Pitschi, she dreams of being something else – a hen, a goat, a duck, a rabbit, for after all, anything is better than being a cat! Swiss author and illustrator Hans Fischer’s exquisite picture book, Pitschi has delighted generations of children…

Quaker Meeting House, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Theatre

£7.50 (£5) / 0131 225 4825

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Play Dough

Part of Made in Scotland showcase. What is money? Did you know you can make it with just the power of your imagination? Join Unlimited Theatre for the game show where you play with 10,000 real pound coins. The hosts lead two teams through a series of high-energy games while telling you everything they know about how…

King's Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Stage 1

£11 (£8) / 0131 466 8660

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Pavilion Gardens, Buxton

Sat 30 Aug

Octagon Hall

Free / 01298 23114

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Saturday Stop

Visit our exhibition, relax in the Lounge overlooking City Park, and take part in free creative activities for children inspired by our new exhibition Thirteen.

Impressions Gallery, Bradford

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 01274 737843

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 01274 737843

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Shakespeare for Breakfast

C theatre The Bardic Breakfasters are back! C's Shakespearean sensation returns for a 23rd sell-out year with free coffee and croissants! As ever, a completely brand new storyline for Shakespeare's characters. This comic romp is a witty and unique take on the traditional, whether you have a passion for Shakespeare or…

C, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

 +1

£9.50 (£7.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

 +1

£9.50 (£7.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

 +1

£9.50 (£7.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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