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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

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

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 7 Oct

£14.50–£21 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 8 Oct

£14.50–£21 / 0844 847 2325

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Shrek the Musical

  • Directed by: Nigel Harman

Based on the award-winning DreamWorks animation film, Shrek the Musical comes direct from London, where it was seen live on stage by nearly a million people. This production is directed by Nigel Harman, who starred as Lord Farquaad in the West End show and won the 2012 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Performance in a…

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 19 Aug

£15–£45 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 20 Aug

£15–£45 / 0844 847 2325

Thu 21 Aug

£15–£45 / 0844 847 2325

…and 15 more dates until 7 Sep

Grand Opera House, Belfast

Wed 8 Oct

£24.50–£44.50 / 028 9024 0411

  • 19:00

Thu 9 Oct

£24.50–£44.50 / 028 9024 0411

  • 14:30
  • 19:00

Fri 10 Oct

£24.50–£44.50 / 028 9024 0411

  • 19:00
…and 8 more dates until 19 Oct

The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds

Wed 23 Jul

£19–£43 / 0844 848 2700

  • 19:00

Thu 24 Jul

£19–£43 / 0844 848 2700

  • 14:30
  • 19:00

Fri 25 Jul

£19–£43 / 0844 848 2700

  • 19:00
…and 20 more dates until 17 Aug

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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.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Mon 26 May

£11 / 01727 844488

  • 14:00

Tue 27 May

£11 / 01727 844488

  • 14:00

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tue 26 Aug

£12

Wed 27 Aug

£12

Thu 28 Aug

£12

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Tue 15 Jul

£13 ( £48) / 020 8561 8371

  • 13:30

Wed 16 Jul

£13 ( £48) / 020 8561 8371

  • 13:30

Thu 17 Jul

£13 ( £48) / 020 8561 8371

  • 13:30

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Scooby-Doo and the Mystery of the Pyramid

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

Alban Arena, St Albans

Tue 24 Jun

£19.50 (Children £14.50 under 16s) / 01727 844488

  • 18:30

Wed 25 Jun

£19.50 (Children £14.50 under 16s) / 01727 844488

  • 18:30

Thu 26 Jun

£19.50 (Children £14.50 under 16s) / 01727 844488

  • 18:30

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Thu 15 May

£19.50 / 01274 432000

  • 18:30

Fri 16 May

£19.50 / 01274 432000

  • 18:30

Sat 17 May

£19.50 / 01274 432000

  • 14:30
  • 18:30

Sun 18 May

£19.50 / 01274 432000

  • 13:00
  • 16:30

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Fri 25 Jul

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

  • 19:00

Sat 26 Jul

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

  • 14:30
  • 19:00

Sun 27 Jul

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

  • 14:30
  • 19:00

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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.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Sat 3 May

£10–£25 (Children £8–£20) / 01892 530613

  • 14:00
  • 17:00

Sun 4 May

£10–£25 (Children £8–£20) / 01892 530613

  • 15:00

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Sat 17 May

£11–£26

Sun 18 May

£11–£26

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

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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

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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Wrexham Memorial Hall

Thu 24 Apr

£3.50 (Children £2.50) / 01978 292683

  • 18:15 – 19:15

Wed 30 Apr

£3.50 (Children £2.50) / 01978 292683

  • 17:30 – 18:30

Thu 1 May

£3.50 (Children £2.50) / 01978 292683

  • 18:15 – 19:15
…and 7 more dates until 28 May

Storytime

Children can listen to a variety of stories.

Bromley Central Library

Sat 26 Apr

Phone for prices / 020 8460 6037

  • 14:15

Wed 30 Apr

Phone for prices / 020 8460 6037

  • 14:15

Grangetown Library, Cardiff

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 029 2023 0526

  • 14:30

Sat 3 May

Free / 029 2023 0526

  • 14:30

Sat 10 May

Free / 029 2023 0526

  • 14:30
…and 3 more dates until 31 May

Penzance Library

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 0300 1234 111

  • 15:45 – 16:30

Thu 1 May

Free / 0300 1234 111

  • 15:45 – 16:30

Thu 8 May

Free / 0300 1234 111

  • 15:45 – 16:30
…and 3 more dates until 29 May

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Yoga: Workshop

Learn the art of yoga meditation techniques.

The Black-E, Liverpool

Thu 24 Apr

£4.50 (£4) / 0151 709 5109

  • 19:00 – 20:00

Thu 1 May

£4.50 (£4) / 0151 709 5109

  • 19:00 – 20:00

Thu 8 May

£4.50 (£4) / 0151 709 5109

  • 19:00 – 20:00
…and 3 more dates until 29 May

Bolton Arena

Tue 29 Apr

Ita Gym Ground Floor

Phone for prices / 01204 488100

  • 18:30 – 19:30

Tue 6 May

Ita Gym Ground Floor

Phone for prices / 01204 488100

  • 18:30 – 19:30

Tue 13 May

Ita Gym Ground Floor

Phone for prices / 01204 488100

  • 18:30 – 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 27 May

Brentor Village Hall, Tavistock

Tue 29 Apr

Phone for prices

  • 19:00

Tue 6 May

Phone for prices

  • 19:00

Tue 13 May

Phone for prices

  • 19:00
…and 6 more dates until 24 Jun

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Swinton Palais Dance Centre, Manchester

Wed 30 Apr

Phone for prices / 0161 794 0459

  • 17:30 – 18:15

a small story: eine kleine geschichte

Starcatchers and Theater o.N. present a world of objects and visual storytelling for 2–4 year olds.

Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh

Tue 6 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets on sale Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 13:30
  • 15:00

Thu 8 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets on sale Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 13:30
  • 15:00

Fri 9 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets on sale Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 13:30
  • 15:00

Sat 10 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets on sale Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 12:30

Eden Court Theatre, Inverness

Wed 21 May

£6 / 01463 234234

  • 13:30

Thu 22 May

£6 / 01463 234234

  • 13:30

Fri 23 May

£6 / 01463 234234

  • 13:30

Sat 24 May

£6 / 01463 234234

  • 13:30

The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

Wed 14 May

£7.70 / 01224 642230

  • 13:30

Thu 15 May

£7.70 / 01224 642230

  • 13:30

Fri 16 May

£7.70 / 01224 642230

  • 13:30

Sat 17 May

£7.70 / 01224 642230

  • 13:30

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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

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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MHOR Festival

A huge array of activities are on offer at this festival, including baking competitions, a Great British Feast with food prepared by star Scottish chefs and many more activities for kids and adults alive. There's plenty to eat and drink, too – from a barbecue to an oyster bar, beer festival and a food market buffet. A…

Monachyle Mhor, Lochearnhead

Sun 25 May

£5 (Children free) / 01877 384622

  • 12:00 – 03:00

Constellations

A mixture of dance, spoken work and physicality which explores two versions of reality and the complexities of humanity; from the intimate to the superfluous.

Bristol Old Vic

Sat 24 May

£10 (£6) / 0117 987 7877

  • 14:00
  • 18:00

Buxton Opera House

Wed 28 May

£10 (Children £7.50) / 0845 127 2190

  • 13:30

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Fri 30 May

£8 / 0116 242 3595

  • 13:30

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Moscow State Circus: Park Gorkogo

The internationally-acclaimed Russian circus troupe returns with ever more impressive acrobatics, clowning and aerial feats.

Ascot Racecourse

Wed 16 Jul

Car park

£10 / 0870 727 8765

Thu 17 Jul

Car park

£10 / 0870 727 8765

Fri 18 Jul

Car park

£10 / 0870 727 8765

…and 2 more dates until 20 Jul

Becketts Farm, Birmingham

Wed 9 Jul

£10

Thu 10 Jul

£10

Fri 11 Jul

£10

…and 2 more dates until 13 Jul

Lillie Road Recreation Ground, London SW6

Wed 4 Jun

£10–£35 (£7–£30) / 020 3375 3970

  • 17:00
  • 20:00

Thu 5 Jun

£10–£35 (£7–£30) / 020 3375 3970

  • 17:00
  • 20:00

Fri 6 Jun

£10–£35 (£7–£30) / 020 3375 3970

  • 17:00
  • 20:00
…and 2 more dates until 8 Jun

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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.

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

Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Sat 26 Apr

£12.50–£15 adv booking required / 01206 573948

  • 14:00

Sun 27 Apr

£12.50–£15 adv booking required / 01206 573948

  • 14:00

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Billington and Langho Community Centre, Blackburn

Thu 24 Apr

Phone for prices / 07966 425 504

  • 20:00 – 21:30

Thu 1 May

Phone for prices / 07966 425 504

  • 20:00 – 21:30

Thu 8 May

Phone for prices / 07966 425 504

  • 20:00 – 21:30
…and 3 more dates until 29 May

Conygre Hall, Bath

Wed 30 Apr

Main Hall

Phone for prices

  • 19:30

Wed 7 May

Main Hall

Phone for prices

  • 19:30

Wed 14 May

Main Hall

Phone for prices

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 28 May

Stour Centre, Ashford

Mon 28 Apr

Phone for prices

  • 20:00 – 22:00

Mon 5 May

Phone for prices

  • 20:00 – 22:00

Mon 12 May

Phone for prices

  • 20:00 – 22:00
…and 2 more dates until 26 May

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Edinburgh Little League Junior Baseball

If you harbour visions of your kids pitching for the Red Sox one day, these weekly baseball matches and training sessions should help them hone their ball skills and give you a taste of classic Americana to boot (don't forget the hot dogs and potato chips). Ages 6–13.

Warriston Playing Fields, Edinburgh

Sun 27 Apr

£10–£20

  • 12:00 – 12:45
  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 4 May

£10–£20

  • 12:00 – 12:45
  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 11 May

£10–£20

  • 12:00 – 12:45
  • 13:00 – 15:00
…and 21 more dates until 5 Oct

Glenarm Castle

Sat 19 Jul

£3 (Children £4) / 028 2884 1203

  • 12:30 – 14:30

National Trust: Leith Hill, Cold Harbour, Dorking

Sun 17 Aug

Children £5 / 01306 711777

  • 13:00 – 17:00

Paxton Pits Nature Reserve, Little Paxton, St Neots

Sat 31 May

£2 per bear, adv booking essential / 01480 406795

  • 14:00 – 16:30

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Measham Leisure Centre, Swadlincote

Fri 25 Apr

£1.50 / 01530 274061

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Wed 30 Apr

£2 / 01530 274061

  • 19:00 – 20:00

Chuckle Brothers in a 2014 Space Oddity

Space-based chucklesome adventures from Barry and Paul.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Sat 21 Jun

£15

Blackfriars Arts Centre, Boston

Sun 27 Apr

£13 (Children £11) / 01205 363108

  • 14:00
  • 17:00

Britannia Pier Theatre, Great Yarmouth

Wed 30 Jul

£14.50 / 01493 842209

  • 19:00

Wed 6 Aug

£14.50 / 01493 842209

  • 19:00

Wed 13 Aug

£14.50 / 01493 842209

  • 19:00
…and 2 more dates until 27 Aug

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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.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Tue 17 Jun

£12–£15 (£10–£13; £40) / 01274 432000

  • 19:00

Wed 18 Jun

£12–£15 (£10–£13; £40) / 01274 432000

  • 13:30

Thu 19 Jun

£12–£15 (£10–£13; £40) / 01274 432000

  • 13:30
…and 2 more dates until 21 Jun

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Wed 28 May

£11–£15 (Children £9) / 01892 530613

  • 19:00

Thu 29 May

£11–£15 (Children £9) / 01892 530613

  • 14:00
  • 19:00

Fri 30 May

£11–£15 (Children £9) / 01892 530613

  • 14:00
  • 19:00
…and 2 more dates until 1 Jun

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Mon 28 Jul

£10 / 0844 854 2776

  • 14:00
  • 18:30

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Pirate Gran

  • Directed by: Pieter Lawman
  • Written by: Geraldine Durrant

You'd never know Gran was a pirate – until you need her most! Based on Geraldine Durrant & Rose Forshall's Pirate Gran series.

Artsdepot, London N12

Fri 23 May

Pentland Theatre

£11 / 020 8369 5454

  • 16:30

The Atkinson, Southport

Sun 4 May

£7.50 (Children £5.50 under 16s) / 01704 533333

  • 14:30

Borough Theatre, Abergavenny

Fri 25 Apr

£7.50 ( £28) / 01873 850805

  • 14:30

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…and at 4 other places

Line Dancing

Learn the dances in a relaxed atmosphere.

Middleton Arena, Manchester

Tue 29 Apr

£4.50 / 0844 855 4020

  • 20:00 – 22:30

St Dominic's Catholic Club, Newcastle upon Tyne

Mon 28 Apr

Phone for prices / 0191 232 9315

  • 20:00 – 21:30
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