Afternoon events, Kids

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Postman Pat Live: It's Showtime!

A talent scout arrives in Greendale to search for an angelic voice at the village's karaoke contest.

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Thu 29 May

£12.50 ( £40; Children £10.50 under 16s) / 0844 854 2776

  • 13:00

The Brindley, Runcorn

Sat 26 Apr

£12 (£10) / 0151 907 8360

  • 13:00
  • 15:30

The Camberley Theatre

Sat 31 May

£11.50 (Children £10.50; £42; £40 before Mar 31) / 01276 707600

  • 13:00
  • 15:30

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Easter Fun Day

Annual Easter celebrations featuring live bands, fairground rides, street theatre, a radio roadshow and arts and sports activities.

Camperdown Country Park, Dundee

Sun 20 Apr

Free

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Easter Eggstravaganza

Family trails to take part in, with a special Easter prize.

West Midland Safari Park, Bewdley

Wed 16 Apr

£17.99 adv booking essential (£15.99 adv booking essential; Children £12.99 adv booking essential) / 01299 402114

  • 12:00 – 15:00

Thu 17 Apr

£17.99 adv booking essential (£15.99 adv booking essential; Children £12.99 adv booking essential) / 01299 402114

  • 12:00 – 15:00

Fri 18 Apr

£17.99 adv booking essential (£15.99 adv booking essential; Children £12.99 adv booking essential) / 01299 402114

  • 12:00 – 15:00
…and 9 more dates until 27 Apr

Spring Fun Day

Seasonal and fun activities for families, with an egg hunt, cute animals and a Punch and Judy show.

Bilston Craft Gallery

Wed 16 Apr

Free / 01902 552507

  • 14:00 – 17:00
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Scooby-Doo and the Mystery of the Pyramid

Live stage show featuring the classic duo. Ages 2+.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Sat 17 May

£19.50 / 01274 432000

  • 14:30

Sun 18 May

£19.50 / 01274 432000

  • 13:00
  • 16:30

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 26 Jul

£19.50 ( £61; Children £14.50 under 16s) / 01256 844244

  • 14:30

Sun 27 Jul

£19.50 ( £61; Children £14.50 under 16s) / 01256 844244

  • 14:30

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Sat 7 Jun

£20.50

Sun 8 Jun

£20.50

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…and at 8 other places

Come And See The Lambs At The Farm

You may come and hold a lamb or even feed one!

Broadlees Farm, Dover

Wed 16 Apr

£3.50 (Children £2.50)

  • 13:30 – 16:00

Thu 17 Apr

£3.50 (Children £2.50)

  • 13:30 – 16:00

Fri 18 Apr

£3.50 (Children £2.50)

  • 13:30 – 16:00
…and 3 more dates until 21 Apr

Cats: The Musical

  • Directed by: Gillian Lynne

Andrew Lloyd Webber's long-running musical based on TS Eliot's Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats. Chrissie Cartwright recreates Trevor Nunn's original direction and Gillian Lynne's choreography, featuring the song Memory.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Wed 10 Sep

£17.50–£37.50; £20–£40; £22–£42.50 / 0844 338 5000

  • 14:00

Sat 13 Sep

£17.50–£37.50; £20–£40; £22–£42.50 / 0844 338 5000

  • 14:30

Wed 17 Sep

£17.50–£37.50; £20–£40; £22–£42.50 / 0844 338 5000

  • 14:00
…and 3 more dates until 27 Sep

Congress Theatre, Eastbourne

Thu 22 May

£13–£38.50; £8–£33.50 disabled ( £8–£33.50; £8–£33.50; £8–£33.50) / 01323 412000

  • 14:30

Sat 24 May

£13–£38.50; £8–£33.50 disabled ( £8–£33.50; £8–£33.50; £8–£33.50) / 01323 412000

  • 14:30

Thu 29 May

£13–£38.50; £8–£33.50 disabled ( £8–£33.50; £8–£33.50; £8–£33.50) / 01323 412000

  • 14:30

Sat 31 May

£13–£38.50; £8–£33.50 disabled ( £8–£33.50; £8–£33.50; £8–£33.50) / 01323 412000

  • 14:30

New Wimbledon Theatre, London SW19

Wed 7 May

£17.90–£57.40 ( £15–£52.50) / 0844 871 7646

  • 14:30

Sat 10 May

£17.90–£57.40 ( £15–£52.50) / 0844 871 7646

  • 14:30

Wed 14 May

£17.90–£57.40 ( £15–£52.50) / 0844 871 7646

  • 14:30

Sat 17 May

£17.90–£57.40 ( £15–£52.50) / 0844 871 7646

  • 14:30

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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

A crime has been committed; can you help us solve it? Become a forensic scientist in our special Crime Scene Investigation workshop. Study the crime scene and decipher the clues left behind by finding fingerprints, identifying soil samples and investigating blood. Can you solve the mystery and help us catch the criminal?

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Wed 16 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Thu 17 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Peppa Pig's Big Splash

All singing, all dancing puppet show with wee Peppa Pig and pals as they enjoy the rain and muddy puddles and try to fix the leaking nursery roof.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Wed 16 Jul

£13.50 / 01383 740384

Thu 17 Jul

£13.50 / 01383 740384

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Wed 16 Apr

£13.50–£15.50

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Wed 21 May

£16 (Children £11.75; £49) / 02476 553055

  • 13:00
  • 16:00

Thu 22 May

£16 (Children £11.75; £49) / 02476 553055

  • 13:00
  • 16:00

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Guys And Dolls: Pied Pipers

  • Written by: Jo Swerling

A production of the famous and timeless Broadway hit musical, including the l classic songs Luck Be A Lady and Sit Down, You're Rocking The Boat.

ADC Theatre, Cambridge

Fri 18 Apr

£10; £12 (£8; £10) / 01223 300085

  • 14:30

Sat 19 Apr

£10; £12 (£8; £10) / 01223 300085

  • 14:30

Chick Hunt

Have a look around the house to find all the hatched chicks.

National Trust: Kedleston Hall, Derby

Wed 16 Apr

Free, plus admission £9.23, child £4.59, family £23.04 / 01332 842191

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Thu 17 Apr

Free, plus admission £9.23, child £4.59, family £23.04 / 01332 842191

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sat 19 Apr

Free, plus admission £9.23, child £4.59, family £23.04 / 01332 842191

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 5 more dates until 24 Apr

Easter Egg Trails

By following the clues claim your chocolate treat whilst having fun.

Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve, Fingringhoe, Colchester

Fri 18 Apr

Children £5 donations / 01206 729678

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Mon 21 Apr

Children £5 donations / 01206 729678

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Charlie And Lola’s Extremely New Play

Everyone's favourite brother and sister duo are back with a brand new play about friendship.

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Sat 7 Jun

£12–£13.50 / 020 8561 8371

  • 13:30
  • 16:00

Sun 8 Jun

£12–£13.50 / 020 8561 8371

  • 13:30

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Wed 28 May

The House

£10.50–£12.50 adv booking required / 0121 236 4455

  • 13:00
  • 15:30

Thu 29 May

The House

£10.50–£12.50 adv booking required / 0121 236 4455

  • 13:00
  • 15:30
The House

£12.50 (Children £10.50 under 14s) / 0121 236 4455

  • 13:00
  • 15:30

Fri 30 May

The House

£10.50–£12.50 adv booking required / 0121 236 4455

  • 13:00
  • 15:30
The House

£12.50 (Children £10.50 under 14s) / 0121 236 4455

  • 13:00
  • 15:30

Sat 31 May

The House

£10.50–£12.50 adv booking required / 0121 236 4455

  • 13:00
  • 15:30
The House

£12.50 (Children £10.50 under 14s) / 0121 236 4455

  • 13:00
  • 15:30

The Burton Taylor Studio, Oxford

Thu 21 Aug

£13 (£11) / 01865 305305

  • 13:30

Fri 22 Aug

£13 (£11) / 01865 305305

  • 13:30

Sat 23 Aug

£13 (£11) / 01865 305305

  • 13:30
  • 16:00

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Freckleface Strawberry: The Musical

Family musical about a girl who is desperate to get rid of her freckles.

Scottish Youth Theatre, Glasgow

Wed 16 Apr

£8–£12 (Family £32) / 0141 552 3988

  • 14:00 – 15:15

Thu 17 Apr

£8–£12 (Family £32) / 0141 552 3988

  • 14:00 – 15:15

Fri 18 Apr

£8–£12 (Family £32) / 0141 552 3988

  • 14:00 – 15:15
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Dinosaur Zoo

Dinosaurs aren't extinct! They're just hiding out on the other side of the world. Erth's Dinosaur Zoo brings its Jurassic creations to Scotland with an opportunity for children to get right up close.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Wed 16 Apr

£12.50 adv booking required / 01256 844244

  • 14:00

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

  • 16:30

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Fri 21 Nov

Phone for prices / 023 8071 1811

  • 13:30

Sat 22 Nov

Phone for prices / 023 8071 1811

  • 12:00

Sun 23 Nov

Phone for prices / 023 8071 1811

  • 13:00

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Glasgow Kids Comedy Club

Live comedy for younger fans, particularly those aged 8–12. Every month a selection of comedians tweaks their material for the toughest audience on the planet. No under 5s; all kids must be accompanied by an adult.

The Stand, Glasgow

Sun 4 May

£4 / 0844 335 8879

  • 15:00

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.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Sun 7 Sep

£12 (Children £10; £38) / 01970 623 232

  • 14:30

Airdrie Town Hall

Sat 17 May

£12 (£10) / 01698 403120

  • 14:30

Albert Halls, Bolton

Sun 21 Sep

£12 (Children £10; £38) / 01204 334400

  • 14:30

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…and at 48 other places

50 Things To Do Before You're 11¾

Kid-oriented wildlife activities.

Clumber Park, Worksop

Fri 1 Aug

Free, plus admission charges

  • 13:30 – 15:00

Sat 2 Aug

Free, plus admission charges

  • 13:30 – 15:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free, plus admission charges

  • 13:30 – 15:00
…and 16 more dates until 31 Aug

National Trust: Oxburgh Hall, King's Lynn

Thu 29 May

Children £3 plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01366 328258

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Alberts Amazing Acrobatic Flea Circus

Grab your magnifying glass for the incredible flea circus! What will happen, however, when two of the stars go missing? Puppetry, music and sleight of hand from Sokobauno.

Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre, Glasgow

Sun 8 Jun

£5.95 (Children £5.75) / 0141 339 6185

  • 14:00

Woodend Barn Arts Centre, Banchory

Thu 17 Apr

£4.50 / 01330 825431

  • 14:00
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

The classic tale of young Alice and her magical wonderland adventures, brought to life with puppets and exciting characters.

theSpaces on North Bridge, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Theatre 2

£9 (£7) / 0845 557 6308

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Theatre 2

£9 (£7) / 0845 557 6308

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Theatre 2

£9 (£7) / 0845 557 6308

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 9 Aug

Artie's Tartan Tales

The Singing Kettle 's Artie takes the spirit of the popular kids' show to his storytelling sessions – kids are encouraged to jump around and shout their way through the games, rhymes and songs.

Regal Community Theatre, Bathgate

Thu 17 Apr

£4 / 01506 630085

  • 14:00

Baby Loves Disco

Baby Loves Disco is a chance for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their parents to get their respective grooves on and enjoy some dayclubbing with real club DJs spinning retro and pop tunes. Chillout room, themed crafts, facepainting, healthy snacks and more – all included in the price, plus licensed bar for parents.

Audio, Brighton

Mon 5 May

£15 / 01273 624343

Mon 26 May

£15–£30 / 01273 624343

Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Sun 27 Apr

£12 / 0131 226 4224

Sun 22 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 226 4224

Gilt Bar & Lounge, London EC3R

Sat 26 Apr

£10

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Bushcraft Camp Out

Learn all about bushcraft skills and tick lots off your 50 things list. Try some orienteering and animal tracking and cook your own dinner over the campfire.

National Trust: Dudmaston Hall, Bridgnorth

Sat 5 Jul

£25 adv booking essential (£5 adv booking essential; Children £15 adv booking essential; £70 adv booking essential) / 01746 780866

  • 15:00 – 00:00

Sun 6 Jul

£25 adv booking essential (£5 adv booking essential; Children £15 adv booking essential; £70 adv booking essential) / 01746 780866

  • 15:00 – 00:00

Sat 19 Jul

£25 adv booking essential (£5 adv booking essential; Children £15 adv booking essential; £70 adv booking essential) / 01746 780866

  • 15:00 – 00:00

Club 511 @ Glasgow Club Haghill

A 2 hour fun active session for 5-11 year olds.

Glasgow Club Haghill

Wed 16 Apr

£1.75, Free with a Glasgow Kidz Card, Availability on a first come, first served basis so please call to reserve a place / 0141 550 8727

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Thu 17 Apr

£1.75, Free with a Glasgow Kidz Card, Availability on a first come, first served basis so please call to reserve a place / 0141 550 8727

  • 13:00 – 15:00
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