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City of Elgin Food & Drink Festival

Over 80 exhibitors descend on Elgin for this day of food and drink festivities, with live cookery demonstrations, children’s entertainment and hands-on activities. There are also treasure hunts, tastings and live music to enjoy.

Various Venues, Elgin

Sat 20 Sep

Prices vary

  • 10:00 – 17:00

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

Wed 19 Nov

£12.50–£15 ( £10) / 01892 530613

  • 10:30

Birmingham Hippodrome

Thu 12 Mar 2015

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

Sat 14 Mar 2015

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

Sun 15 Mar 2015

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

Dundee Rep

Wed 24 Sep

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

  • 10:30

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Great Ride In

The museum will play host to UK motorcycling enthusiasts. Car parks will be devoted to the bikers and the lawn will be turned into a bikers village, hosting traders and club stands.

Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton

Sun 21 Sep

£10 for 1 adult ticket + 1 bike; £20 for 2 adult ticket + 1 bike / 01935 840565

  • 09:30

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 19 Sep

Free / 0141 276 1622

  • 10:30

Fri 26 Sep

Free / 0141 276 1622

  • 10:30

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 0141 276 1622

  • 10:30
…and 6 more dates until 14 Nov

Bridgeton Library, Glasgow

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 0141 276 0870

  • 10:30

Tue 23 Sep

Free / 0141 276 0870

  • 10:30

Fri 26 Sep

Free / 0141 276 0870

  • 10:30
…and 15 more dates until 18 Nov

Cardonald Library, Glasgow

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 0141 882 1381

  • 11:00

Fri 26 Sep

Free / 0141 882 1381

  • 11:00

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 0141 882 1381

  • 11:00
…and 6 more dates until 14 Nov

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…and at 1 other place

Christmas Food And Craft Market

Purchase handmade gifts with entertainment, including seasonal music and a traditional Mummers Play.

National Trust: Belton House, Grantham

Fri 14 Nov

Free, plus admission £11.60, child £7.50, family £31.60 / 01476 566116

  • 09:30 – 16:00

Sat 15 Nov

Free, plus admission £11.60, child £7.50, family £31.60 / 01476 566116

  • 09:30 – 16:00

Sun 16 Nov

Free, plus admission £11.60, child £7.50, family £31.60 / 01476 566116

  • 09:30 – 16:00
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Jack and Jill Market

An opportunity for mums and dads to buy and sell nearly-new baby and kids' (ages 0–9) items of good quality. Book a stall to sell or turn up on the day to grab a bargain.

Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh

Sun 21 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 07817 741377

  • 10:30 – 13:00

Royal Bath And West Showground, Shepton Mallet

Wed 24 Sep

Free / 01749 822222

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Thu 25 Sep

Free / 01749 822222

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Westpoint Arena, Exeter

Wed 24 Jun 2015

Free / 01392 446 000

  • 10:00 – 19:00

Thu 25 Jun 2015

Free / 01392 446 000

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Explore Learning – Literacy Workshops

Literacy workshops for kids using popular children's books including Harry Potter, Horrid Henry and the Gruffalo. Booking is essential.

Waterstones, Aberdeen

Mon 20 Oct

Children free / 01224 213667

  • 11:00 – 15:00

Old MacDonald Had A Farm

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

Eastwood Park Theatre, Glasgow

Sun 12 Oct

£5 (Family £15) / 0141 577 4956

  • 11:00

Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre Doors Open Day

An exciting doors open day from the centre, where the whole family can enjoy a day of fun, with puppet shows throughout the day, workshops and puppet making demonstrations.

Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre, Glasgow

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 0141 339 6185

  • 10:00 – 16:00
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Aden Country Fair

Fun family day out for the whole family. Featuring a climbing wall, body zorbing, bouncy castle, make your own scarecrow, and a variety of stalls offering a good mix of locally made craft and farmer’s market goods.

Aberdeenshire Farming Museum, Peterhead

Sun 28 Sep

Free

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Family Arts Day: The Big Draw

A gloriumptious day of arts activities for the whole family – with a BFG theme. There are drop-in activities and on-the-day workshops as well as the chance to contribute to a massive dream blanket.

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 17 Oct

Free / 0131 248 4848

  • 10:00 – 16:00

The Venue, Sheffield

Sat 20 Sep

Free, adv booking essential / 0114 283 8692

  • 09:30

Shoe Baby: Long Nose Puppets (Over 2s)

  • Written by: Joyce Dunbar (book)

A magical puppet show: a fantastical sing-a-long adventure with a baby who takes to the sea, the air, the zoo, all in a shoe.

The Burton Taylor Studio, Oxford

Sat 27 Sep

£7.50 (Children £5.50 under 18s) / 01865 305305

  • 11:00

Tesco Bank Art Competition for Schools 2014

Winners of the school art competition.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 19 Sep

IT Gallery

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 20 Sep

IT Gallery

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 21 Sep

IT Gallery

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00
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Aladdin

A traditional family pantomime starring Jake Canuso (Mateo from ITV's Benidorm) as Abanazar and Brennan Reece as Aladdin.

The Forum Theatre, Billingham

Sat 20 Dec

£14–£17.50 (£14.50) / 01642 552663

  • 11:00

Wed 24 Dec

£14–£17.50 (£14.50) / 01642 552663

  • 11:00

Autumn Craft And Food Fair

Browse and buy locally produced food and gifts at the fair before taking a stroll through the autumnal gardens.

National Trust: Lyme Park, Stockport

Sat 20 Sep

Free, plus admission £9.90, child £4.95, family £22.50 / 01663 762023

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free, plus admission £9.90, child £4.95, family £22.50 / 01663 762023

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Craft Fair

A chance to browse and buy local crafts.

National Trust: Killerton, Exeter

Sat 8 Nov

£1.50 / 01392 881345

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Sun 9 Nov

£1.50 / 01392 881345

  • 10:30 – 16:00

National Trust: Lytes Cary Manor, Somerton

Sat 4 Oct

Free, plus admission £8.10, child £4, family £20.20 / 01458 224471

  • 11:00 – 15:00

Sat 1 Nov

Free, plus admission £8.10, child £4, family £20.20 / 01458 224471

  • 11:00 – 15:00

Southport Theatre And Floral Hall Complex

Sat 27 Sep

Floral Hall

Phone for prices / 0844 871 3021

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Emily Brown and the Thing

  • 5 stars

Emily and Stanley the rabbit's sleep is interrupted by the curious 'Thing' outside.

Artsdepot, London N12

Sun 5 Oct

£7 / 020 8369 5454

  • 11:00

Blackwood Miners' Institute

Wed 26 Nov

£6.50 / 01495 227206

  • 11:30

Brighton Dome

Sun 9 Nov

Studio Theatre

£7 (£5; £22) / 01273 709709

  • 11:30

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Fayre On The Square

Christmas Market and entertainment event featuring 30 festive market stalls, live music and dance entertainment and festive food including hog roast and roasted chestnuts.

Community Square, Gravesend

Sat 29 Nov

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:00
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Hughenden's 1940s Weekend

A living history weekend with demonstrations and displays looking at what life was like for wartime families and a display of vehicles from the time.

National Trust: Hughenden Manor, High Wycombe

Sat 20 Sep

Free, plus admission £7.70, child £3.85, family £19 / 01494 755573/755565

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free, plus admission £7.70, child £3.85, family £19 / 01494 755573/755565

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Mrs Mash: The Storyteller Cook

Mrs Mash – Storytelling Cook – serves up delicious stories and songs for ages 4+.

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

£5 / 0131 556 9579

  • 10:30 – 11:30

The Skylark, Edinburgh

Mon 22 Sep

Free / 0131 629 3037

  • 10:30 – 11:00

Mon 29 Sep

Free / 0131 629 3037

  • 10:30 – 11:00

Mon 6 Oct

Free / 0131 629 3037

  • 10:30 – 11:00
…and 13 more dates until 5 Jan 2015

Peter Pan

A traditional family pantomime based on the ever-popular story by J M Barrie.

The Playhouse, Weston-super-Mare

Thu 11 Dec

£13.95 / 01934 645544

  • 11:00

Fri 12 Dec

£13.95 / 01934 645544

  • 11:00

Mon 15 Dec

£13.95 / 01934 645544

  • 11:00
…and 5 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

The Santa Claus Science Experiment

An alternative festive show for all the family which combines science, comedy and the season of goodwill. Written by Howard Read and Tiernan Douieb.

The Bloomsbury Theatre, London WC1H

Tue 16 Dec

£15 / 020 3108 1000

  • 10:30

Wed 17 Dec

£15 / 020 3108 1000

  • 10:30
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