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Easter Eggstravaganza

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

Blackpool Tower

Sat 19 Apr

Ballroom

£5 adv booking required / 0871 222 9929

  • 19:00 – 00:00

Freckleface Strawberry: The Musical

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

Scottish Youth Theatre, Glasgow

Thu 17 Apr

£8–£12 (Family £32) / 0141 552 3988

  • 17:30 – 18:45

Fri 18 Apr

£8–£12 (Family £32) / 0141 552 3988

  • 17:30 – 18:45

Sat 19 Apr

£8–£12 (Family £32) / 0141 552 3988

  • 17:30 – 18:45
…and 2 more dates until 21 Apr

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

  • 18:30

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

  • 19:00

Sun 27 Jul

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

  • 19:00

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…and at 10 other places

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

Tue 9 Sep

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

  • 19:30

Wed 10 Sep

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

  • 19:30

Thu 11 Sep

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

  • 19:30
…and 14 more dates until 27 Sep

Congress Theatre, Eastbourne

Tue 20 May

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

  • 19:30

Wed 21 May

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

  • 19:30

Thu 22 May

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

  • 19:30
…and 8 more dates until 31 May

New Wimbledon Theatre, London SW19

Tue 6 May

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

  • 19:30

Wed 7 May

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

  • 19:30

Thu 8 May

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

  • 19:30
…and 8 more dates until 17 May

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Family Ceilidh and Disco Ceilidh

Two types of ceilidhs in one night so you can decide which one you like better.

Broomhill Church Hall, Glasgow

Sat 10 May

£5 (Children £2; under 5s free) / 0141 334 2540

  • 18:30 – 21:30
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Pasha Kovalev & Katya Virshilas: An Evening With Stars From Strictly Come Dancing

Two of the more recent additions to TV's Strictly family of professional dancers embark on a national tour, performing ballroom and Latin routines alongside guest dancers and pupils from a local dance school. Kovalev and Virshilas will also take questions from the audience.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Thu 15 May

£23 adv booking required / 01256 844244

  • 19:45

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Wed 11 Jun

£23–£25 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

Sun 15 Jun

£23–£25 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Sat 14 Jun

£22–£26 (£20–£24) / 02476 553055

  • 19:45

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…and at 22 other places

The Science of Lego

The LEGO group produce about 19 billion elements per year, but what makes a simple plastic construction so popular? How strong are LEGO bricks and how does plastic choice affect stability and colour? Edinburgh artist in LEGO bricks, Warren Elsmore, explores all this and more in a fun and informative lecture. Presented by…

Riddle's Court, Edinburgh

Thu 17 Apr

£10 (£7.50; Children £5; Family £32) / 0131 220 1232

Ticket includes view of the Brick Wonders exhibition. Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

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

Thu 17 Apr

£10; £12 (£8; £10) / 01223 300085

  • 19:45

Fri 18 Apr

£10; £12 (£8; £10) / 01223 300085

  • 19:45

Sat 19 Apr

£10; £12 (£8; £10) / 01223 300085

  • 19:45

Moscow State Circus: Park Gorkogo

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

Alexandra Palace, London N22

Thu 17 Apr

£10 / 020 8365 2121

Fri 18 Apr

£10 / 020 8365 2121

Sat 19 Apr

£10 / 020 8365 2121

…and 2 more dates until 21 Apr

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

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Skeptics at the Science Festival

Returning for another year to Edinburgh’s spooky Banshee Labyrinth, the Edinburgh Skeptics will delve into the world of strange and unexpected science with some very different speakers providing a skeptical and insight into some surprising topics. A unique opportunity to enjoy an entertaining and relaxed evening of…

The Banshee Labyrinth, 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.

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Cosmologies, Faith and the Environmental Crisis

How do different cosmologies affect the way we treat the environment? Chair Dr Jeremy Kidwell of The University of Edinburgh leads speakers Dr Fazlun Khalid of the Islamic Foundation for Ecology and Environmental Studies and Dr Mark Harris of the School of Divinity at The University of Edinburgh in discussion with other…

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Sat 19 Apr

£8 (£4) / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

LATELAB: Pecha Kucha

Pecha Kucha Night was devised in Tokyo in February 2003 as an event for young designers to meet, network, and show their work in public. It has turned into a massive celebration, with events happening in hundreds of cities, inspiring creatives worldwide. It is curated in Edinburgh by Gordon Duffy, Principal of…

Edinburgh University Informatics Forum

Wed 16 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Loch Fyne Food Fair

In operation since 1990, the Loch Fyne Food Fair celebrates the best local produce Scotland has to offer. Alongside Loch Fyne Oysters own seafood stands, the event features live music throughout both days, a craft tent and a dedicated children’s area hosting a whole range of exciting activities. For 2014, the fest has…

Loch Fyne Oyster Bar, Cairndow

Sat 17 May

Free (parking £3) / 01499 600482

  • 19:00

The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer

A fusion of animation, puppetry, projections and music are used to tell the epic story of quiet hero Alvin's search for his wife's lost soul in the depths of the ocean.

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Thu 22 May

£5–£7 / 01475 723723

  • 19:00

Platform, Glasgow

Mon 12 May

£8 (£3.50–£4.50) / 0141 276 9696

  • 19:00

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 8 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 19:00

Fri 9 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 19:15

Expert Witness

Forensic medicine is without a doubt one science’s most fascinating subjects. Join Prof Antony Busuttil, Regius Professor of Forensic Medicine at the University of Edinburgh and Forensic Medical Examiner, best known to the public as the pathologist who dealt with the horrors of the Lockerbie bombing and the Dunblane…

Surgeons' Hall Museum, Edinburgh

Thu 17 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

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Gosfest 2014

Local artists and bands play across two stages and four days at this family-friendly festival. This year welcomes a shopping marquee.

Walpole Park, Gosport

Thu 7 Aug

£2 per entry; £10 for festival pass (Children £1) / 02393 787613

  • 17:30 – 23:30

Hereford Gang Show

A variety performance from Hereford's Scouts and Guides including singing songs from the West End to modern day music, dancing and new and vintage comedy sketches.

Courtyard, Hereford

Tue 22 Apr

£10 (£8.50) / 01432 340555

  • 19:15

Wed 23 Apr

£10 (£8.50) / 01432 340555

  • 19:15

Thu 24 Apr

£10 (£8.50) / 01432 340555

  • 19:15
…and 2 more dates until 26 Apr

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

Wed 10 Dec

£8 / 01744 756000

  • 19:00

Fri 12 Dec

£10 / 01744 756000

  • 19:00
…and 9 more dates until 10 Jan 2015

The Madeley Centre, Crewe

Thu 17 Apr

Phone for prices / 01782 751808

  • 17:00 – 18:00

Thu 24 Apr

Phone for prices / 01782 751808

  • 17:00 – 18:00

LATELAB: Dialogues

Dialogues emerged in 1999 to fill an aching gap in Edinburgh’s music scene with performances by experimental musicians from Scotland, the UK and abroad. Come to Dialogues at LateLab to sample new music and sound design from this ongoing programme of concerts and workshops. LateLab is a collaboration between Edinburgh…

Edinburgh University Informatics Forum

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

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Making Sense of Astronomy

How can we improve communication of astronomy to the deaf community? By creating better BSL for the science, that’s how! A ground-breaking Scottish project has done just that, creating over 90 new signs; from signs for each of the planets, to signs for concepts such as black holes and red giants. Join Dr Audrey Cameron of…

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Wed 16 Apr

£8 (£4) / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Marcus Chown's Top 10 Bonkers Things About The World

Popular science writer Marcus Chown was set a challenge: write about everything. So he did; in his book, What A Wonderful World. Everything from finance to thermodynamics, sex to special relativity, human origins to the human brain, plus all sorts of things in between. Did you know you are 1/3 mushroom? That you could fit…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 18 Apr

£8 (£4) / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Pirate Gran

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

The Gwyn Hall, Neath

Wed 23 Apr

£6 / 0300 365 6677

  • 18:00

Lighthouse: Poole's Centre for the Arts

Tue 27 May

£10 / 0844 406 8666

  • 17:00

The Singing Kettle: Fantastic Funfair

Thrills and spills as the Kettle gang take on the helter skelters and merry-go-rounds of the funfair! With old songs including 'Apples and Bananas' and 'My Aunt Came Back' as well as some brand new ditties, plus the all-important chance for kids to join the team onstage.

Queen's Hall, Dunoon

Fri 30 May

£11.50 / 01369 702800

Rothesay Pavilion

Thu 29 May

£11.50 (Family £42) / 01700 504250

  • 17:00

Victoria Hall, Campbeltown

Wed 28 May

£11.50 / 01586 554469

UCI BMX Supercross World Cup

A chance to see the fastest riders on the globe as the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup returns to Manchester.

Manchester Velodrome

Fri 18 Apr

£7–£90 / 0161 2232244

  • 19:00 – 22:15

Sat 19 Apr

£7–£90 / 0161 2232244

  • 17:00 – 22:00
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