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Aladdin

Panto veterans Grant Stott, Andy Gray and Allan Stewart take to the stage to present Aladdin complete with special effects.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

£14–£30 (£11–£27) / 0131 529 6000

Sun 30 Nov

£14–£30 (£11–£27) / 0131 529 6000

Tue 2 Dec

£14–£30 (£11–£27) / 0131 529 6000

…and 41 more dates until 18 Jan 2015

Glasgow on Ice

A chance to perfect your pirouettes (or at least let go of the side) as George Square's open air ice rink returns for another year accompanied by non-stop music. There are funfair rides (including the return of the Big Wheel), free activities for families in the Christmas Workshop and themed nights on the rink including…

George Square, Glasgow

Mon 1 Dec

£8–£12 (£6–£10; Children £6–£9; Family £29–£35)

Tue 2 Dec

£8–£12 (£6–£10; Children £6–£9; Family £29–£35)

Wed 3 Dec

£8–£12 (£6–£10; Children £6–£9; Family £29–£35)

…and 15 more dates until 31 Dec

Christmas Lights Switch On And Market

Make your way down to the Freedom Centre this Christmas, for the yearly festive Market and Christmas Lights Switch on, with a Christmas Market with a delightful number of indoor and outdoor festive stalls, selling goods from toys, gifts, flowers, jewellery and local produce, plus Children's rides, Face Painting and the…

The Freedom Centre, Hull

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 01482 710100

Cinderella

Spillers Pantomimes present their take on the classic rags-to-riches fairy tale with song and dance routines a plenty.

Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre

Fri 28 Nov

£13.50–£14.50 / 01698 403120

Sat 29 Nov

£13.50–£14.50 / 01698 403120

Sun 30 Nov

£13.50–£14.50 / 01698 403120

…and 25 more dates until 29 Dec

Ponds in the Water

Join the RSPB and OPAL to look in the freezing water and discover the life beneath the surface.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Sat 29 Nov

£1 / 0141 276 9599

Sun 30 Nov

£1 / 0141 276 9599

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Fairy And Make-A-Wish UK Attempt To Break The Guinness World Records Title For The World’s Largest Cake Sculpture

Donate money and your tummy to Make-A-Wish UK and enjoy a slice of giant record breaking cake sculpture. Each slice helps children and young people with life-threatening conditions realise their dreams.

Westfield Shopping Centre, London W12

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 29 Nov

£12–£19.50 ( £50–£60) / 0844 545 8252

  • 12:15 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London
  • 14:00 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London

Sun 30 Nov

£12–£19.50 ( £50–£60) / 0844 545 8252

  • 12:15 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London
  • 14:00 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London

Sat 6 Dec

£12–£19.50 ( £50–£60) / 0844 545 8252

  • 14:00 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London
…and 15 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

The Lowry, Salford

Tue 26 May 2015

Quays

£13.50 / 0844 545 8252

Wed 27 May 2015

Quays

£13.50 / 0844 545 8252

Thu 28 May 2015

Quays

£13.50 / 0844 545 8252

…and 3 more dates until 31 May 2015

The RSNO Christmas Concert: The Snowman

A family-friendly concert of carols and seasonal tunes, including the now annual screening of Dianne Jackson's 1982 film of Raymond Briggs' The Snowman with live musical accompaniment, because nothing spells 'Christmas' like a magical fable about the transience of life. Christopher Bell conducts.

Caird Hall, Dundee

Fri 19 Dec

£12.50–£16 (disabled £6.25–£8; under 26s/mature students/unemployed £6) / 01382 434940

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Sat 20 Dec

£15–£35 (disabled/under 26s/mature students/unemployed £7.50–£17.50) / 0141 353 8000

Music Hall, Aberdeen

Thu 18 Dec

£11–£22.50 (disabled £5.50–£11.25; under 26s/mature students/unemployed £6; under 16s £5) / 01224 641122

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Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs

A spectacular pantomime with spellbinding scenery, dazzling costumes and amazing special effects. Heading the cast is Kim Woodburn (How Clean Is Your House and I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here) and Melissa Wells (Hollyoaks) alongside Liverpool's wonderfully Wicked Queen Charlie Griffiths.

The Brindley, Runcorn

Sat 13 Dec

£18 (£17; Children £13.50) / 0151 907 8360

Sat 20 Dec

£18 (£17; Children £13.50) / 0151 907 8360

Sun 21 Dec

£18 (£17; Children £13.50) / 0151 907 8360

…and 12 more dates until 11 Jan 2015

Cinderella

A traditional family pantomime based on the famous fairy tale about the boy with the magic lamp, starring Stu Francis as Buttons.

Albert Halls, Bolton

Sat 29 Nov

£12–£17 / 01204 334400

Sun 30 Nov

£12–£17 / 01204 334400

Fri 5 Dec

£12–£17 / 01204 334400

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Sleeping Beauty

Enjoy some holiday cheer with the princess who needs a bit of help waking up.

The Courtyard Theatre/Ballyearl Leisure Centre, Newtownabbey

Fri 28 Nov

£9.50 / 028 9034 0202

  • 19:00 Sleeping Beauty The Courtyard Theatre/Ballyearl Leisure Centre, Newtownabbey

Sat 29 Nov

£9.50 / 028 9034 0202

  • 19:00 Sleeping Beauty The Courtyard Theatre/Ballyearl Leisure Centre, Newtownabbey

Sun 30 Nov

£9.50 / 028 9034 0202

  • 19:00 Sleeping Beauty The Courtyard Theatre/Ballyearl Leisure Centre, Newtownabbey
…and 20 more dates until 20 Dec

Dick Whittington

Family pantomime starring the ever-popular Annie Fannie as the Dame.

Plowright Theatre, Scunthorpe

Sat 6 Dec

£14 / 01724 277733

Sun 7 Dec

£14 / 01724 277733

Wed 10 Dec

£14 / 01724 277733

…and 22 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

SNAP Dance Night (Ages 11-16)

A disco for young people.

Ferneham Hall, Fareham

Fri 28 Nov

£6 / 01329 231942

James and the Giant Peach

Dundee Rep Ensemble explore the witty and wonderful world of Roald Dahl's insect-laden tale of young James and his round-the-world adventures aboard the enormous fruit.

Dundee Rep

Fri 28 Nov

£12–£21 (Children £9) / 01382 223530

Sat 29 Nov

£12–£21 (Children £9) / 01382 223530

Thu 4 Dec

£12–£21 (Children £9) / 01382 223530

…and 20 more dates until 31 Dec

The Little Boy that Santa Claus Forgot

The feelgood tale of a young boy who doesn't enjoy Christmas or exchanging gifts … until the tradition suddenly disappears. Ages 3–8.

The Arches, Glasgow

Thu 4 Dec

£9.50 (Children £5.50; Family £25) / 0141 565 1000

Fri 5 Dec

£9.50 (Children £5.50; Family £25) / 0141 565 1000

Sat 6 Dec

£9.50 (Children £5.50; Family £25) / 0141 565 1000

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Manchester Ice Rink

Skate under the stars this Christmas at Manchester's only outdoor ice rink. The rink is open to skaters of all abilities and offers skating aids, in the shape of penguins and seals, for younger children.

Spinningfields Ice Rink, Manchester

Fri 28 Nov

£9–£10 (Children £7–£9; Family £23–£30; Students £8) / 0161 820 9718

Mon 1 Dec

£9–£10 (Children £7–£9; Family £23–£30; Students £8) / 0161 820 9718

Tue 2 Dec

£9–£10 (Children £7–£9; Family £23–£30; Students £8) / 0161 820 9718

…and 12 more dates until 18 Dec

The 2014 Birmingham International Tattoo

The event brings together marching bands, exciting displays and culminating in the spectacular Grand Finale featuring all the performers in a spectacle of pomp and pageantry.

Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham

Sat 29 Nov

£17.20–£28.20 / 0871 945 6000

Sun 30 Nov

£17.20–£28.20 / 0871 945 6000

Cirque Berserk

A large-scale family circus show with jugglers, acrobats, aerialists, dancers, musicians and stuntmen. Highlights include Hercules the strongman, award-winning clown Tweedy and a hair-raising motorcycle routine from Globe of Death.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Sat 7 Feb 2015

£28 (£24) / 01892 530613

Sun 8 Feb 2015

£28 (£24) / 01892 530613

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Wed 11 Feb 2015

£17–£23 (£18–£20; Children £16.50 under 16s) / 020 8561 8371

Thu 12 Feb 2015

£17–£23 (£18–£20; Children £16.50 under 16s) / 020 8561 8371

Fri 13 Feb 2015

£17–£23 (£18–£20; Children £16.50 under 16s) / 020 8561 8371

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Fri 20 Feb 2015

£19–£26 (Children £5 under 16s) / 01223 357851

Sat 21 Feb 2015

£19–£26 (Children £5 under 16s) / 01223 357851

Sun 22 Feb 2015

£19–£26 (Children £5 under 16s) / 01223 357851

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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

Sun 30 Nov

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

Mon 1 Dec

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

…and 30 more dates until 31 Dec

Frozen Christmas Market

Fun Christmas market with food, face painting, Santa's Grotto, reindeer rides, mulled wine and more.

Collis Primary School, Teddington

Sat 29 Nov

£1 / 020 8977 1458

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Pitlochry Christmas Tree Festival

Two day festival of Christmas trees, featuring displays from local businesses, voluntary organisations, charities, groups, clubs and families. Also featuring a craft market, music and refreshments.

Pitlochry Church

Sun 30 Nov

£2.50 / 01796 472160

The Three Little Pigs

The wolf has blown down their houses and the three pigs are forced to take their Christmas elsewhere. Ages 5+.

Platform, Glasgow

Tue 9 Dec

£12 (£5; Children £6) / 0141 276 9696

Wed 10 Dec

£12 (£5; Children £6) / 0141 276 9696

Thu 11 Dec

£12 (£5; Children £6) / 0141 276 9696

…and 9 more dates until 22 Dec

Dick Whittington

A traditional family pantomime based on the ever-popular rags-to-riches fairy tale.

Belvoir Players Studio, Belfast

Wed 17 Dec

£9 (£7) / 028 9049 1210

Thu 18 Dec

£9 (£7) / 028 9049 1210

Fri 19 Dec

£9 (£7) / 028 9049 1210

…and 15 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

Farnham Maltings Christmas Fair

An annual Christmas event with over 150 stalls selling a wide range of Christmas gifts for adults and children, contemporary crafts and accessories including jewellery and textiles.

Farnham Maltings

Tue 9 Dec

£1 / 01252 745444

Wed 10 Dec

£1 / 01252 745444

Grand Cinema Club – Winter Wonderland

A series of Christmas film screenings in a suitably festive atmosphere.

The Millennium Knightsbridge Hotel, London SW1X

Sun 30 Nov

£12 (Children £7.50)

Sun 7 Dec

£12 (Children £7.50)

Sun 14 Dec

£12 (Children £7.50)

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