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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; Children £8) / 01592 583302

Sat 4 Oct

£10 (£8; Children £8) / 01592 583302

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Sat 20 Sep

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

  • 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.

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 5 Oct

£8.94 / 07986 527947

Sun 2 Nov

£8.94 / 07986 527947

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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

Birmingham Hippodrome

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

Fri 13 Mar 2015

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

Sun 15 Mar 2015

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

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

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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

Sat 20 Sep

£12.95 (Children under 1.35m £10.95)

  • 18:00 – 23:00

Sun 21 Sep

£12.95 (Children under 1.35m £10.95)

  • 18:00 – 23:00

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.

Albert Halls, Bolton

Sun 21 Sep

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

  • 14:30

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 9 Apr 2015

£15–£30

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Mon 30 Mar 2015

£15 / 020 8561 8371

  • 14:30

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Line Dancing

Learn the dances in a relaxed atmosphere.

Middleton Arena, Manchester

Tue 23 Sep

£4.50 / 0844 855 4020

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Tue 30 Sep

£4.50 / 0844 855 4020

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Montgomery Hall, Rotherham

Sun 21 Sep

Phone for prices / 01709 702575

  • 19:00 – 22:00

Sun 28 Sep

Phone for prices / 01709 702575

  • 19:00 – 22:00

Old Oscott Working Men's Club, Birmingham

Mon 22 Sep

Phone for prices / 0121 360 4633

  • 20:30

Mon 29 Sep

Phone for prices / 0121 360 4633

  • 20:30

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Old MacDonald Had A Farm

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

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Tue 14 Oct

£7 (Family £26) / 0131 665 2240

  • 14:00

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Sun 19 Oct

£9.50 (£8.50; Children £8.50; Family £8) / 01383 602302

Mon 20 Oct

£9.50 (£8.50; Children £8.50; Family £8) / 01383 602302

The Carriageworks, Leeds

Thu 30 Oct

£9.50 (£8.50; £34) / 0113 224 3801

  • 14:30

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…and at 11 other places

The Yorkshire Arboretum, Castle Howard

Sat 27 Sep

£12.50 adv booking required (Children £7.50 adv booking required; £35 adv booking required) / 01653 648650

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Water of Leith Duck Race

Not just one but a whole afternoon of charity duck races, with lots of prizes to be won, from tickets to Edinburgh attractions to bottles of whisky.

Water of Leith Visitor Centre, Edinburgh

Sun 21 Sep

Free, but you can sponsor a duck for £2 or £1 / 0131 455 7367

  • 13:00

Animals In Action

Prepare for action as some of our flying, leaping and climbing animals show off their natural skills. Come face to face with the animals, learn more about individual species and understand some of the training that they undertake.

ZSL London Zoo, NW1

Sat 20 Sep

Free, plus standard admission prices / 020 7722 3333

  • 12:30

Sun 21 Sep

Free, plus standard admission prices / 020 7722 3333

  • 12:30

Mon 22 Sep

Free, plus standard admission prices / 020 7722 3333

  • 12:30
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Antarctica

Be transported to a magical world of snow, ice and wondrous creatures.

Battersea Arts Centre, London SW11

Tue 2 Dec

£14 (£9; Children £9) / 020 7223 2223

  • 13:30

Wed 3 Dec

£14 (£9; Children £9) / 020 7223 2223

  • 13:30

Thu 4 Dec

£14 (£9; Children £9) / 020 7223 2223

  • 13:30
…and 31 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Ballet Tiny Tots: Workshop (Ages 3-5)

Young children can learn the basics of dance.

Chelsea Theatre, London SW10

Sat 20 Sep

Children £7 per session / 020 7352 1967

  • 14:30 – 15:15

Sat 27 Sep

Children £7 per session / 020 7352 1967

  • 14:30 – 15:15

Beauty And The Beast

Pantomime based on the classic fairytale romance between Belle and the Beast, featuring live music, comedy, stunning costumes and glittering sets.

Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

Fri 12 Dec

£10–£13; £11–£19 / 01323 412000

  • 19:00

Sat 13 Dec

£10–£13; £11–£19 / 01323 412000

  • 14:00
  • 19:00

Sun 14 Dec

£10–£13; £11–£19 / 01323 412000

  • 14:00
  • 18:00
…and 23 more dates until 11 Jan 2015

Brick Wonders

Architectural gems in Lego, created by Warren Elsmore.

Paisley Museum & Art Gallery

Fri 10 Oct

£4 £12 family (£3) / 0300 300 1210

  • 00:00 (Saturday morning)

Family Drop-In Workshops

Crafty workshops inspired by the exhibition Where do I end and you begin. Suitable for the whole family working together.

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0131 529 3993

Alter Egos: Create a new identity using disguises made out of paper, inspired by Mary Sibande’s character Sophie.

  • 13:30 – 15:30

Sat 27 Sep

Free / 0131 529 3993

Tulip Mania: Make your own tulips and other flowers inspired by Antonia Hirsch’s work Colour Shift.

  • 13:30 – 15:30

Mon 13 Oct

Free / 0131 529 3993

Flying The Flag: Be inspired by Rushton and Tyman’s 'Flaghall' and invent a flag for an imaginary country.

  • 13:30 – 15:30

Jack And The Beanstalk

Children's show adapted from the much-loved fairy tale. Presented by Lyngo Theatre.

Ashcroft Arts Centre, Fareham

Wed 29 Oct

£7 ( £22)

  • 14:30

The Atkinson, Southport

Sun 28 Sep

£8 (Children £6; £24) / 01704 533333

  • 14:30

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Sat 20 Sep

The Door

£8; £1.50 babes-in-arm (Children £5) / 0121 236 4455

  • 14:00

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Unicorn Theatre, London SE1

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 020 7645 0560

  • 12:00
  • 14:00
  • 15:00
  • 16:00

Rapunzel

  • Directed by: Anna Dobson
  • Written by: Philip Meeks

An all-singing, all-dancing festive pantomime featuring queens, princes and jesters and based on the well-known fairy tale of the girl the extraordinarily long hair.

The People's Theatre, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 6 Dec

£13 (£10.50; £42) / 0191 265 5020

  • 14:00
  • 19:00

Sun 7 Dec

£13 (£10.50; £42) / 0191 265 5020

  • 14:00

Mon 8 Dec

£13 (£10.50; £42) / 0191 265 5020

  • 19:00
…and 5 more dates until 14 Dec

Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (Over 3s)

An adaptation of the classic fairytale Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs, featuring the Dwarf Rap and a witty script. Suitable for families with children over the age of three.

Colour House Theatre, London SW19

Sat 20 Sep

£10 (£8) / 020 8542 5511

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sun 21 Sep

£10 (£8) / 020 8542 5511

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sat 27 Sep

£10 (£8) / 020 8542 5511

  • 14:00 – 16:00
…and 13 more dates until 9 Nov back to top

We're Going On A Bear Hunt

  • Directed by: Sally Cookson
  • Written by: Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen's award-winning book is brought vividly and noisily to the stage in director Sally Cookson's fun-filled adaptation set to Benji Bower's versatile lively score. Join our intrepid adventurers on their quest to find a bear; as they wade through the gigantic swishy swashy grass, the splishy splashy river and the…

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Tue 2 Dec

£12 / 0116 242 3595

  • 13:30
  • 16:30

Wed 3 Dec

£12 / 0116 242 3595

  • 13:30

Thu 4 Dec

£12 / 0116 242 3595

  • 13:30
…and 2 more dates until 6 Dec

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

Ali McGregor's Jazzamatazz

Snappy beats to get the kids singing, prancing, twisting and dancing, led by chanteuse Ali McGregor. Parents and friends join in or grab a seat to watch the action on the dance-floor.

The London Wonderground Spiegeltent, SE1

Sat 20 Sep

£10 / 0844 545 8282

  • 14:00

Sun 21 Sep

£10 / 0844 545 8282

  • 16:00

Sat 27 Sep

£10 / 0844 545 8282

  • 16:00

Sun 28 Sep

£10 / 0844 545 8282

  • 16:00

Apple Day

A celebration of the humble apple, with tastings, demonstrations and a variety of activities.

The Ballance House, Crumlin

Sat 18 Oct

£2 / 028 9264 8492

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens, Birmingham

Sat 4 Oct

£4.50 (£4; Children £1) / 0121 749 4100

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 5 Oct

£4.50 (£4; Children £1) / 0121 749 4100

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Bags of Art

Collect a bag of art activities from the art station, and you and your family can explore the gallery with its help and make your own art. Ages 4–12.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sun 19 Oct

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sun 16 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00
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