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Social In The Square

A two day festival of creative activities, cookery demos and live music and dance. There's food and products to buy, all provided by Edinburgh's social enterprises.

St Andrew Square, Edinburgh

Fri 12 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Planet Fun

Europe's largest portable theme park featuring Top Buzz, Log Flume and Tagada as well as traditional rides like the Waltzers, the Dodgems and the Cup and Saucers.

Boucher Road Playing Fields, Belfast

Tue 2 Sep

£12.95 (Children under 1.35m £10.95)

  • 18:00 – 23:00

Wed 3 Sep

£12.95 (Children under 1.35m £10.95)

  • 18:00 – 23:00

Thu 4 Sep

£12.95 (Children under 1.35m £10.95)

  • 18:00 – 23:00
…and 17 more dates until 21 Sep

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

Tue 18 Nov

£12.50–£15 ( £10) / 01892 530613

  • 13:30
  • 16:30

Wed 19 Nov

£12.50–£15 ( £10) / 01892 530613

  • 16:30

Dundee Rep

Tue 23 Sep

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

  • 13:30
  • 16:30

Wed 24 Sep

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

  • 13:30
  • 16:30

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Wed 12 Nov

£13–£15.50 / 01792 475715

  • 13:30
  • 16:30

Thu 13 Nov

£13–£15.50 / 01792 475715

  • 16:30

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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

Albert Halls, Bolton

Sun 21 Sep

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

  • 14:30

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 9 Apr 2015

£15–£30

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…and at 26 other places

Arms at the Ready!

Try the weapons and armour of the 16th century and have a go at making your own shield.

Dirleton Castle, North Berwick

Sun 7 Sep

Included in admission

  • 12:00 – 16:00
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Children's Classic Concerts: The Monsters' Ball

A spooky concert of music and dance for all the family. Dress up in your scariest costume and join the Monster Ball.

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Sat 1 Nov

£10 (Children £6; Family £29) / 0141 353 8000

  • 15:00 – 16:00
  • 15:00 – 16:00

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Sun 2 Nov

£10 (Children £6; Family £29) / 0131 228 1155

  • 15:00 – 16:00

Hey, Presto!

  • Written by: Nadia Shireen

Presto the cat is a very talented magician, so when he and his best friend Monty the dog join a funfair and start a magic show, things look good for the duo. But fame goes to Monty's head and soon Presto loses his friend and his show. Based on the book by Nadia Shireen.

ARC: Stockton Arts Centre, Stockton-on-Tees

Sat 20 Sep

£6 ( £20) / 01642 525199

  • 14:30

Artsdepot, London N12

Sun 21 Sep

£7 / 020 8369 5454

  • 14:00

The Citadel, St Helens

Sun 26 Oct

£7 (Children £5 under 16s) / 01744 735436

  • 14:00

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What The Ladybird Heard

  • Written by: Julia Donaldson

The Ladybird has a plan to prevent a prize cow from being stolen. Based on Julia Donaldson's popular children's book.

Courtyard, Hereford

Sat 27 Sep

£11 (£10) / 01432 340555

  • 14:00

Sun 28 Sep

£11 (£10) / 01432 340555

  • 12:00
  • 15:00

Gatehouse Theatre, Stafford

Sun 21 Sep

£11 / 01785 254653

  • 13:30

Mon 22 Sep

£11 / 01785 254653

  • 16:30

The Lowry, Salford

Wed 3 Sep

£13.50 / 08432 086000

  • 13:30
  • 16:30

Thu 4 Sep

£13.50 / 08432 086000

  • 13:30

Fri 5 Sep

£13.50 / 08432 086000

  • 13:30
  • 16:30
…and 2 more dates until 7 Sep

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Aidan Moffat: The Lavender Blue Dress

Arab Strap's Aidan Moffat signs copies of his first book, The Lavender Blue Dress.

Waterstones, Glasgow

Fri 10 Oct

Free / 0141 248 4814

  • 19:00 – 20:30

Sat 11 Oct

Free / 0141 248 4814

  • 14:00 – 14:30

Waterstones West End, Edinburgh

Thu 9 Oct

Free / 0131 226 2666

  • 12:30

Bach to Baby Family Concert

Bach to Baby founder Miaomiao Yu plays a programme of her favourite pieces.

All Saints Church, London SE21

Fri 26 Sep

£10 (Children free) / 020 8676 4550

  • 16:00 – 17:00

Mycenae House, London SE3

Thu 11 Sep

£10 (Children free) / 020 8858 1749

  • 16:00 – 17:00

St Andrew's Church, London N1

Fri 19 Sep

£10

  • 16:00 – 17:00

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Disney On Ice Presents 100 Years Of Magic

A colourful and exciting ice show, featuring around 65 Disney characters from across the years, including Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and the Disney Princesses.

Braehead Arena, Glasgow

Wed 1 Oct

£14–£39 / 0844 499 1700

Thu 2 Oct

£14–£39 / 0844 499 1700

Fri 3 Oct

£14–£39 / 0844 499 1700

…and 2 more dates until 5 Oct

Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle upon Tyne

Tue 7 Oct

£14–£23 / 0844 493 6666

Wed 8 Oct

£18 / 0844 493 6666

Thu 9 Oct

£18 / 0844 493 6666

…and 3 more dates until 12 Oct

Motorpoint Arena Sheffield

Wed 5 Nov

£18 / 0114 256 5656

Thu 6 Nov

£18 / 0114 256 5656

Fri 7 Nov

£18 / 0114 256 5656

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English National Ballet: My First Coppelia

  • Written by: George Williamson

Coppelia tells the comic family tale of an eccentric toymaker and his mechanical doll in a beautifully adapted version for young audiences.

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 4 Nov

£10–£56; £26–£36 under 26s ( £26–£36; £26–£36; £26–£36) / 0844 847 2325

  • 19:30

Wed 5 Nov

£10–£56; £26–£36 under 26s ( £26–£36; £26–£36; £26–£36) / 0844 847 2325

  • 19:30

Thu 6 Nov

£10–£56; £26–£36 under 26s ( £26–£36; £26–£36; £26–£36) / 0844 847 2325

  • 14:00
  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 8 Nov

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Wed 15 Oct

£10.75–£48.50; £10.75–£31.50 (£5.75–£43.50; £5.75–£26.50) / 023 8071 1811

  • 19:30

Thu 16 Oct

£10.75–£48.50; £10.75–£31.50 (£5.75–£43.50; £5.75–£26.50) / 023 8071 1811

  • 14:00
  • 19:30

Fri 17 Oct

£10.75–£48.50; £10.75–£31.50 (£5.75–£43.50; £5.75–£26.50) / 023 8071 1811

  • 19:30

Sat 18 Oct

£10.75–£48.50; £10.75–£31.50 (£5.75–£43.50; £5.75–£26.50) / 023 8071 1811

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

New Theatre, Oxford

Tue 28 Oct

£11.90–£43.90 ( £10–£41) / 0844 871 3020

  • 19:30

Wed 29 Oct

£11.90–£43.90 ( £10–£41) / 0844 871 3020

  • 19:30

Thu 30 Oct

£11.90–£43.90 ( £10–£41) / 0844 871 3020

  • 14:30
  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 1 Nov

Octonauts and the Deep Sea Volcano Adventure

A deep sea adventure with Captain Barnacles, Kwazii and Peso, in this brand new live stage show.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Wed 4 Feb 2015

£13.50–£15.50 (Children £11.50–£13.50; £54) / 01892 530613

  • 13:00
  • 16:00

Thu 5 Feb 2015

£13.50–£15.50 (Children £11.50–£13.50; £54) / 01892 530613

  • 13:00
  • 16:00

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£14.50–£16.50 (Children £12.50–£14.50 under 16s; £58) / 020 8561 8371

  • 13:00
  • 16:00

Sun 25 Jan 2015

£14.50–£16.50 (Children £12.50–£14.50 under 16s; £58) / 020 8561 8371

  • 13:00
  • 16:00

Bristol Hippodrome

Sat 25 Apr 2015

£16.50 / 0844 847 2325

Sun 26 Apr 2015

£16.50 / 0844 847 2325

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…and at 20 other places

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.

DNA, London SW11

Sat 27 Sep

£9.94 / 07986 527947

Sat 25 Oct

£9.94 / 07986 527947

Sat 29 Nov

£9.94 / 07986 527947

Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

£8.94 / 07986 527947

Hummingbird, Glasgow

Sun 7 Sep

£8.94 / 07986 527947

Sun 5 Oct

£8.94 / 07986 527947

Sun 2 Nov

£8.94 / 07986 527947

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balletLORENT: Rapunzel

The classic fairytale in dance form, performed by balletLORENT. The brainchild of former poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy, Doctor Who composer Murray Gold, and Game of Thrones costume designer Michele Clapton, the highly visual production conjures a dark beauty created to enthrall adults and children alike.

Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy

Fri 3 Oct

£10 (£8) / 01592 583302

  • 19:00

Sat 4 Oct

£10 (£8) / 01592 583302

  • 14:00

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Fri 19 Sep

£20 (£17; Students £10; Children £16) / 0131 529 6000

  • 19:00

Sat 20 Sep

£20 (£17; Children £16; Students £10) / 0131 529 6000

  • 14:00

Billy Smart's Circus

This all human performance includes a trapeze act, acrobats, jugglers, aerialists and a fire tricks, all soundtracked by a live band.

Old Common, Basingstoke

Tue 2 Sep

£10–£26 / 0844 4155 228

  • 16:45
  • 19:30

Wed 3 Sep

£10–£26 / 0844 4155 228

  • 16:45
  • 19:30

Thu 4 Sep

£10–£26 / 0844 4155 228

  • 16:45
  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 7 Sep

Boat Trips

Boat Trips on the Regents Canal from Kings Cross to Camden and Islington Tunnel.

Granary Square, London N1C

Tue 2 Sep

£9 adult return; £8 adult single; £7 child return; £6 child single / 07456 084584

  • 13:00 – 17:00

Wed 3 Sep

£9 adult return; £8 adult single; £7 child return; £6 child single / 07456 084584

  • 13:00 – 17:00

Thu 4 Sep

£9 adult return; £8 adult single; £7 child return; £6 child single / 07456 084584

  • 13:00 – 17:00
…and 87 more dates until 30 Nov

Charlie And Lola’s Extremely New Play

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

Cambridge Arts Theatre

Thu 18 Sep

£12.50 / 01223 503333

  • 13:00

Sat 20 Sep

£12.50 / 01223 503333

  • 13:00
  • 15:30

Sun 21 Sep

£12.50 / 01223 503333

  • 13:00

Dundee Rep

Tue 14 Oct

£12.50 / 01382 223530

  • 13:30

Wed 15 Oct

£12.50 / 01382 223530

  • 13:30

Northern Stage, Newcastle upon Tyne

Tue 28 Oct

£12.50 (Children £9.50) / 0191 230 5151

  • 13:00
  • 15:30

Wed 29 Oct

£12.50 (Children £9.50) / 0191 230 5151

  • 13:00
  • 15:30

Thu 30 Oct

£12.50 (Children £9.50) / 0191 230 5151

  • 13:00
  • 15:30

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Eat, Drink, Discover Scotland

A major new food and drink event from the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland, with a focus on regional foods and Scotland's natural larder complemented by masterclasses, theatre and educational activities for children.

Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 12 Sep

£12.50–£15 (£10–£12.50; Children free) / 0131 335 6200

The Elf By Herself

Festive show about the elf who grew tall. Ages 3–6.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 29 Nov

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

  • 13:30
  • 15:15

Sun 30 Nov

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

  • 13:30
  • 15:15

Mon 1 Dec

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

  • 13:30
  • 15:15
…and 30 more dates until 31 Dec

Jack and The Beanstalk

Children's show adapted from the much-loved fairy tale.

Theatre Royal, St Helens

Fri 5 Dec

£14 (£13; Children £12; Family £49) / 01744 756000

  • 19:00

Sat 6 Dec

£14 (£13; Students £12; Family £49) / 01744 756000

  • 14:00

Sun 7 Dec

£14 (£13; Children £12; Family £49) / 01744 756000

  • 14:00
…and 27 more dates until 11 Jan 2015

James Campbell's Comedy 4 Kids

The master of kids' comedy presents a show packed with proper laughs, without the rude bits. For ages 6+.

The Atkinson, Southport

Sat 25 Oct

£8 (Children £6) / 01704 533333

  • 14:00

South Street Arts Centre, Reading

Sat 4 Oct

£8.70 / 0118 960 6060

  • 14:00

The Wave Centre, Maryport

Sun 26 Oct

£6 / 01900 811450

  • 14:00

Kilts and Captivity

Hear about the rebellions of the 17th and 18th centuries first-hand (well, kinda) from two Jacobite soldiers involved in the uprisings.

Edinburgh Castle

Thu 11 Sep

included in admission / 0131 225 9846

  • 15:00
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