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Dunfermline Fireworks Display

This years display is superhero themed with a fireworks spectacular set to superhero theme songs. Music is supplied by the Kingdom FM roadshow as well as samba and pipe bands.

Pittencrieff Park, Dunfermline

Sat 8 Nov

Free

Gandey's Thrill Circus

A fabulous October treat for the Midlands schools half term. GANDEY'S - the country's largest Big Top entertainment organisation - returning to the West Midlands with a super-charged action-packed, all human circus of THRILLS!

Intu Merry Hill, Brierley Hill

Sat 25 Oct

£8–£26

Sun 26 Oct

£8–£26

Mon 27 Oct

£8–£26

…and 6 more dates until 2 Nov

Fireworks Extravaganza

To keep up with audience demand there are two fireworks displays at George Watson's Rugby Stadium. Both shows feature a full programme of entertainment, including Delighters Fire Circus Theatre, rock choir and pipe band. Plus plenty of hot food and drink. Book online via the SLA charity website; early booking advised.

George Watson's Rugby Stadium, Edinburgh

Sun 2 Nov

£6.50–£7.50 (Family £24–£26; under 2s free) / 0131 629 9112

Fright Night

A night-time walk through the Palace to find out about the ghosts of Linlithgow. Not for young children.

Linlithgow Palace

Sat 25 Oct

£10 / 0131 668 8885

Fri 31 Oct

£10 / 0131 668 8885

Sat 1 Nov

£10 / 0131 668 8885

Wokingham Charity Fireworks Spectacular

Torchlight procession from the town centre at 6pm led by St Sebastian's Band. Fireworks start at 7.30pm followed by a bonfire.

Cantley Park, Wokingham

Sat 8 Nov

£4–£6

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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.

Ealing Common, London W5

Sat 25 Oct

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Sun 26 Oct

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Chorlton's Largest Fireworks Display

Bonfire night will see hoards of people gather on Chorlton Green to enjoy not one, but two of Chorlton's largest firework displays, put on by the Horse and Jockey.

Horse & Jockey, Manchester

Wed 5 Nov

Free / 0161 860 7794

Clumber Fireworks And Fire Extravaganza

Clumber Park hosts this extravaganza featuring fireworks, fire performers, a live band, a barbecue and traditional games for kids including hook a duck and a coconut shy.

Clumber Park, Worksop

Sat 25 Oct

£6.50 plus normal admission, adv booking essential (£25 plus normal admission, adv booking essential)

The Lion King

  • Directed by: Julie Taymor
  • Written by: Julie Taymor (lyrics)

It's Hamlet … with lions! Julie Taymor's puppet-powered stage version of Disney's spectacular tale of a dead king and an errant son is a feast of exuberant theatre for the whole family, with show-stopping visual effects, gripping drama and plenty of laughs. The arrival of this touring production in Edinburgh makes…

Lyceum Theatre, London WC2E

Sat 25 Oct

£35–£125 / 0844 871 3000

Tue 28 Oct

£35–£125 / 0844 871 3000

Wed 29 Oct

£35–£125 / 0844 871 3000

…and 170 more dates until 27 Jun 2015

Palace Theatre, Manchester

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£25–£59.50 / 0844 847 2275

Tue 20 Jan 2015

£20–£57.50 / 0844 847 2275

Wed 21 Jan 2015

£20–£57.50 / 0844 847 2275

…and 23 more dates until 21 Feb 2015

Sunderland Empire

Sat 25 Oct

£20–£75 / 0844 871 3022

Tue 28 Oct

£20–£75 / 0844 871 3022

Wed 29 Oct

£20–£75 / 0844 871 3022

…and 3 more dates until 1 Nov

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Danbury Fireworks

An annual fireworks display to celebrate Bonfire Night, featuring a funfair, beer tent and 'stage entertainment'.

Danbury Outdoors, Chelmsford

Sat 8 Nov

£6–£7 (Under 13s £3–£4) / 07792 963498

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Platt Fields Park Bonfire

A bonfire and fireworks display with food stalls.

Platt Fields Park, Manchester

Wed 5 Nov

Free / 0161 224 0020

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

Philips Park/Sports City Bonfire Night

A bonfire and fireworks display.

Philips Park, Manchester

Sat 1 Nov

Free

Roller Disco

RollerStop bring the retro with a fun couple of roller skating sessions: session one for families/beginners and session two for ages 12+. Email for a family ticket.

Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

£5–£8 (Children £3–£6; Family £18–£25) / 0131 661 5351

  • 18:00 – 19:30 Roller Disco Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh
  • 19:30 – 21:00 Roller Disco Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh

CircuSkool

Run by Edinburgh-based fire troupe PyroCeltica, these workshops teach modern day circus skills including poi, juggling, diablo and unicycling. Under 16s welcomed if accompanied by an adult.

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

£4 / 0131 555 7101

  • 18:00 – 22:00 CircuSkool Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Sun 2 Nov

£4 / 0131 555 7101

  • 18:00 – 22:00 CircuSkool Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Sun 9 Nov

£4 / 0131 555 7101

  • 18:00 – 22:00 CircuSkool Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh
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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 / 01382 434940

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Sat 20 Dec

£15–£35 (disabled £7.50–£17.50; under 26s/mature students/unemployed £6; under 16s free) / 0141 353 8000

Music Hall, Aberdeen

Thu 18 Dec

£11–£22.50 (disabled £6.50–£11.25; under 26s/mature students/unemployed £6; under 16s free) / 01224 641122

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.

The Hawth, Crawley

Sun 12 Apr 2015

Theatre

£14 (Children £12; £56) / 01293 553636

Strathclyde Park Fireworks

An extravaganza of music and fireworks. Bonfire lit at 7.30pm followed by fireworks at 8pm.

Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell

Wed 5 Nov

Free / 01389 738762

Moseley Fireworks and Bonfire

Family fireworks evening with food stalls, licensed bar and live band. Bonfire lit at 6.30pm, fireworks at 7.30pm.

Moseley C of E Primary School, Birmingham

Sat 8 Nov

£6 (£3) / 0121 449 0441

Birmingham Fireworks Spectacular

Firework display with live music, dancers and fairground. Bonfire lit at 7pm and fireworks at 8pm.

Pype Hayes Park, Birmingham

Wed 5 Nov

£4 (£3)

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The Voice Thief

  • Directed by: Gill Robertson
  • Written by: Rob Evans

Catherine Wheels presents a new promenade production about the mysterious ‘Voice Facility’ which removes the voices of ‘troublesome’ girls. Ages 9+.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sat 1 Nov

£12 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

Fri 7 Nov

£12 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

Sat 8 Nov

£12 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

…and 3 more dates until 15 Nov

Bonfire & Fireworks

Celebrate Bonfire Night at one of the regions largest gatherings, featuring fireworks, a bonfire, food stalls and a fun fair.

Weston Park, Shifnal

Sun 2 Nov

£18 per car; £15 per car, adv / 01952 852100

Continental Circus Berlin

Continental Circus Berlin with an amalgamation of brilliant circus acts, music and youthful energy, incorporating fantastic performers from all over the world.

Blackheath Common, London SE3

Sat 25 Oct

£7

Sun 26 Oct

£7

Mon 27 Oct

£7

…and 2 more dates until 29 Oct

The Michael Otton Show Comedy, Magic & Illusion

An interactive illusion show, including escapology, mind reading and psychic predictions.

Ipswich Corn Exchange

Sat 25 Oct

£18.50 / 01473 433100

Moscow State Circus: Park Gorkogo

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

Clapham Common, London SW4

Sat 25 Oct

£10–£35

Sun 26 Oct

£10–£35

Mon 27 Oct

£10–£35

…and 6 more dates until 2 Nov

Gala, Durham

Sat 7 Mar 2015

£25 (£18; £75) / 0191 332 4041

Sun 8 Mar 2015

£25 (£18; £75) / 0191 332 4041

Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury

Tue 10 Feb 2015

£16–£25 / 01743 281281

Wed 11 Feb 2015

£16–£25 / 01743 281281

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