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Crafts For Christmas

Designers and makers from the UK present a variety of products including fashion, accessories, bags, belts, jewellery, skincare, candles, cakes, wines, cheese, chutneys and more

Kent Showground, Maidstone

Fri 31 Oct

£6 ( £5) / 01622 630975

Sat 1 Nov

£6 ( £5) / 01622 630975

Sun 2 Nov

£6 ( £5) / 01622 630975

The Voice Thief

  • Directed by: Gill Robertson
  • Written by: Rob Evans

Catherine Wheels presents a new promenade production about the mysterious ‘Voice Facility’ which removes the voices of ‘troublesome’ girls. Ages 9+.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sun 2 Nov

£12 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

Hallowe'en Pumpkin Trail

See if you can find the pumpkins hidden along the trail.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Fri 31 Oct

£1 / 0131 248 2909

Sat 1 Nov

£1 / 0131 248 2909

Sun 2 Nov

£1 / 0131 248 2909

The Princess And The Pea

  • Written by: Julian Butler

A heartwarming adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson's fairytale.

Gulbenkian, Canterbury

Sun 2 Nov

£7; £1 baby on lap (0-12months) / 01227 769075

Lyric Hammersmith, London W6

Sat 10 Jan 2015

£8 / 020 8741 6850

Pavilion Dance, Bournemouth

Sun 30 Nov

Ocean Room

£5

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Aladdin

  • Directed by: Kerry Jones
  • Written by: Kerry Jones

Classic panto fun with Aladdin Jafar and Princess Jasmine, featuring a mixture of traditional and modern music, custard pies and water pistols.

The Gwyn Hall, Neath

Tue 6 Jan 2015

£12 (£10; £35) / 0300 365 6677

  • 10:00 Aladdin The Gwyn Hall, Neath
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Autumn Spooktacular At The Mill

Decorate your own trick or treat bag and follow the Halloween trail through the Mill.

National Trust: Quarry Bank Mill, Wilmslow

Fri 31 Oct

£0.50 per trail, plus admission £14, child £7, family £35 / 01625 527468

Monkey Drama

Fun and developmental classes for little ones, based on the notion that enjoying drama and the creative arts is good for children's social and emotional well-being. Suitable for ages 2–5.

Broomhill Community Chuch, Glasgow

Fri 31 Oct

£5 per week; block of four £19; block of eight £36

Fri 7 Nov

£5 per week; block of four £19; block of eight £36

Fri 14 Nov

£5 per week; block of four £19; block of eight £36

…and 5 more dates until 19 Dec

North Merchiston Club, Edinburgh

Mon 3 Nov

£6 per session; block of five £27.50; block of ten £50 / 0131 622 1757

Mon 10 Nov

£6 per session; block of five £27.50; block of ten £50 / 0131 622 1757

Mon 17 Nov

£6 per session; block of five £27.50; block of ten £50 / 0131 622 1757

…and 6 more dates until 29 Dec

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 1 Nov

Free

Sat 8 Nov

Free

Sat 15 Nov

Free

…and 6 more dates until 27 Dec

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

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

Lighthouse: Poole's Centre for the Arts

Wed 12 Nov

£16 / 0844 406 8666

Thu 13 Nov

£16 / 0844 406 8666

Fri 14 Nov

£16 / 0844 406 8666

Sat 15 Nov

£16 / 0844 406 8666

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The Tattershall Terror

Events and activities, including a trail, children's crafts and a fancy dress competition.

National Trust: Tattershall Castle, Lincoln

Fri 31 Oct

Free, plus admission £5.64, child £3.27, family £14.54 / 01526 342543

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Family Fun Days Halloween And Gunpowder 2014

Featuring a spooky themed outdoor trail, and craft activities with objects to take home.

National Trust: Coughton Court, Alcester

Fri 31 Oct

£2 plus admission £9.35, child £4.70, family £23.60 / 01789 400777

Sat 1 Nov

£2 plus admission £9.35, child £4.70, family £23.60 / 01789 400777

Sun 2 Nov

£2 plus admission £9.35, child £4.70, family £23.60 / 01789 400777

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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…and at 9 other places

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

Sat 15 Nov

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

Sun 16 Nov

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

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

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

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Thu 13 Nov

£13–£15.50 / 01792 475715

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Halloween Fun

Take part in themed activities around the property.

National Trust: Standen, East Grinstead

Fri 31 Oct

Free, plus admission £9.50, child £4.75, family £23.75 / 01342 323029

  • 11:00 – 16:00 Halloween Fun National Trust: Standen, East Grinstead

Sat 1 Nov

Free, plus admission £9.50, child £4.75, family £23.75 / 01342 323029

  • 11:00 – 16:00 Halloween Fun National Trust: Standen, East Grinstead

Sun 2 Nov

Free, plus admission £9.50, child £4.75, family £23.75 / 01342 323029

  • 11:00 – 16:00 Halloween Fun National Trust: Standen, East Grinstead
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Halloween Happenings

Take part in various Halloween-themed activities, including trails, frightening food, and costumes.

National Trust: Belton House, Grantham

Fri 31 Oct

£2 plus admission £12.60, child £8, family £33.50 / 01476 566116

Sat 1 Nov

£2 plus admission £12.60, child £8, family £33.50 / 01476 566116

Sun 2 Nov

£2 plus admission £12.60, child £8, family £33.50 / 01476 566116

National Trust: Godolphin Estate, Breage, Helston

Fri 31 Oct

Free, plus admission £7.60, child £3.80, family £11.40 & £19 / 01736 763194

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

Thu 30 Oct

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

Fri 31 Oct

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

A Squash And A Squeeze: Sharing Stories With Julia Donaldson

Things for children to see and do, inspired by the characters created by the popular author. Highlights include following in Toddle Waddle's footsteps, climbing into the cave with Cave Baby and meeting The Gruffalo. Or you can sing-a-long to Julia's songs and perform in a play.

Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Bradford

Fri 31 Oct

£4 / 01274 431 212

Sat 1 Nov

£4 / 01274 431 212

Sun 2 Nov

£4 / 01274 431 212

…and 6 more dates until 9 Nov

Stick Man

  • Directed by: Sally Cookson
  • Written by: Benji Bower (music)

A show about a family of stick people. Presented by Scamp Theatre. Ages 3+.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Sat 8 Nov

£12–£19.50 ( £50–£60) / 0844 873 3433

  • 10:30 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London

Sun 9 Nov

£12–£19.50 ( £50–£60) / 0844 873 3433

  • 10:30 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London

Wed 12 Nov

£12–£19.50 ( £50–£60) / 0844 873 3433

  • 10:30 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London
…and 40 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Cheeki Monkey's Big Baby and Children’s Market

Pre-loved and handmade kids and baby market.

Coalville Labour Club

Sun 23 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0845 634 1875

Stockport Masonic Guildhall

Sun 30 Nov

£1 (Children free) / 0845 634 1875

Sun 28 Dec

£1 (Children free) / 0845 634 1875

Sun 25 Jan 2015

£1 (Children free) / 0845 634 1875

…and 9 more dates until 29 Nov 2015

Washington Leisure Center

Sat 8 Nov

£1.50 (Children free) / 0845 634 1875

Sat 13 Dec

£1.50 (Children free) / 0845 634 1875

Sat 10 Jan 2015

£1.50 (Children free) / 0845 634 1875

…and 2 more dates until 14 Mar 2015

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Fright Fest: Crow Wood Spooky Trail

Follow the spooky trail around Crow Wood – if you're brave enough – and see if you can spot anything scary.

National Trust: Lyme Park, Stockport

Fri 31 Oct

Free, plus admission £9.90, child £5, family £22.50 / 01663 762023

£7 for vehicle admission / 01663 762023

Sat 1 Nov

Free, plus admission £9.90, child £5, family £22.50 / 01663 762023

£7 for vehicle admission / 01663 762023

Sun 2 Nov

Free, plus admission £9.90, child £5, family £22.50 / 01663 762023

£7 for vehicle admission / 01663 762023

Gibside Farmers' Market

Buy fresh seasonal foods and high quality crafts direct from local producers, plus tasting and cooking demos.

National Trust: Gibside, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 1 Nov

Free, plus admission £7.20, child £3.70, family £12.50 & £18 / 01207 541820

Thu 6 Nov

Free, plus admission £7.20, child £3.70, family £12.50 & £18 / 01207 541820

Sat 15 Nov

Free, plus admission £7.20, child £3.70, family £12.50 & £18 / 01207 541820

…and 2 more dates until 17 Jan 2015

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

Baby Rhymetime

Songs, rhymes, rhythms and actions to get your little one moving and singing.

Winchester Discovery Centre

Thu 6 Nov

Performance Hall

Free / 01962 873603

Thu 13 Nov

Performance Hall

Free / 01962 873603

Thu 20 Nov

Performance Hall

Free / 01962 873603

Thu 27 Nov

Performance Hall

Free / 01962 873603

Cinderella

  • Directed by: Mark Babych

Mike Kenny's interpretation of the well-loved fairy story about an orphaned girl who eventually finds her prince charming.

Hull Truck Theatre

Sat 6 Dec

£12 / 01482 323638

Tue 9 Dec

£12 / 01482 323638

Wed 10 Dec

£12 / 01482 323638

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