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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.

Rothes Halls, Glenrothes

Fri 5 Dec

£13 / 01592 611101

Sleepover Under the Stars

A sleepover for kids aged 7–11 and their accompanying adults, inspired by William Hole's Ceiling of Stars in the Gallery's Great Hall. There are hands-on art activities and a gallery adventure, followed by storytelling before bed. Ticket price includes a midnight snack and a hot breakfast in the morning.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 26 Jul

£35 / 0131 624 6200

This session is spy-themed, with clues to track down and codes to break.

  • 18:45 – 08:30

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

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.

Kingsmead Leisure Centre, Canterbury

Sat 26 Jul

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Radnor Park, Folkestone

Tue 29 Jul

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Wed 30 Jul

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Thu 31 Jul

£8 / 0844 4155 228

…and 2 more dates until 2 Aug

Russell Grant: Strictly Edinburgh

MMM Ltd Reach for the stars as the nation's darling rockets into town with a showbiz extravaganza that'll have you dancing in the aisles. Filled with magic and sparkle, get ready for a barn-storming, foot-tapping, feel good hour to lift your spirits and have you wreathed in smiles. This is the ultimate happy hour! It's…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Wine Bar

£5 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Wine Bar

£5 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Wine Bar

£13 (£11) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

Sheringham parkrun

Free, weekly, timed 5k run. You can run, jog or walk, bring a friend, bring a dog, push a buggy – whatever you fancy as you try to beat your personal best. It's essential to register online in advance.

Sandall Park, Doncaster

Sat 26 Jul

Phone for prices / 0750 332 9309

  • 21:00

Sat 2 Aug

Phone for prices / 0750 332 9309

  • 21:00

Sat 9 Aug

Phone for prices / 0750 332 9309

  • 21:00
…and 2 more dates until 23 Aug

Abacus: Maths Classes For Children

A chance for children to practice and improve their numeracy skills.

Headingley Enterprise And Arts Centre, Leeds

Mon 28 Jul

Phone for prices / 0113 275 4548

  • 17:15 – 19:15

The Importance Of Being Earnest

The spectacular grounds of Castle Drogo play host to a performance of the Oscar Wilde classic, performed by local theatre group The Hatherleigh Players.

National Trust: Castle Drogo, Exeter

Sat 26 Jul

£7 (£5; Children £3) / 01647 433306

  • 18:30 – 21:00

Otiz Cannelloni: History of Magic – Abridged!

Questionable magic tricks, fake illusions and not-so-sleight of hand mixed with cheeky one-liners and patter.

The Dancehouse, Manchester

Wed 22 Oct

£10 (£8) / 0161 237 9753

  • 19:00

Rats!

Aireborne Theatre Leeds Dan Onaschük is down on his luck. After kicking his ex-girlfriend’s cat out of a window, he thinks he’s finally hit rock bottom - until Rat steps in. Teaching Dan all the tricks the careers centre won't, Rat sends Dan skywards on the social ladder but can’t quite make up for the lost love of his…

Paradise in The Vault, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

The Vault

£6.50 (£4.50) / 0131 510 0022

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

The Vault

£7 (£5.50) / 0131 510 0022

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 6 Aug

The Vault

£7 (£5.50) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

Stargazing

Bring the whole family to explore the dark skies and the stars through telescopes whilst cooking your supper on our campfire.

Birling Gap And The Seven Sisters, Eastbourne

Sat 26 Jul

£5 plus normal admission, adv booking essential / 01323 423197

  • 19:00 – 23:00

This is Contemporary Ice Skating

Aurora Nova presents Le Patin Libre Ice skating, but not as we know it! Amidst the spins and sequins of traditional figure skating, a group of irreverent yet world class athletes have turned away from the ageing traditions of On Ice entertainment in order to develop their own contemporary and acrobatic dance style.

Murrayfield Ice Rink, Edinburgh

Sun 3 Aug

£15 (£13) / 0131 337 6933

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

£15 (£13) / 0131 337 6933

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

£15 (£13) / 0131 337 6933

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 23 Aug

Wizard Of Oz

Join Dorothy on her journey to Oz, meeting friends along the way and indulging in some panto antics. Presented by Regal Entertainment.

Theatre Royal, St Helens

Sat 25 Oct

£10 (£9; Family £36) / 01744 756000

  • 17:00

Sun 26 Oct

£10 (£9; Family £36) / 01744 756000

  • 17:00

Fri 31 Oct

£10 (£9; Family £36) / 01744 756000

  • 17:00

Sat 1 Nov

£10 (£9; Family £36) / 01744 756000

  • 17:00

Alice Through The Looking Glass

  • Directed by: Michael Whitmore
  • Written by: Lewis Carroll

Michael Whitmore directs his adaptation of Lewis Carroll's fantasy which follows Alice on her adventures through the looking glass into a realm laid out as a giant chessboard. Performed by Quantum Theatre Company.

National Trust: Nymans Garden, Haywards Heath

Sun 3 Aug

£12 (Children £8; £37) / 01444 405250

  • 17:00

Theatre At The Mill, Newtownabbey

Wed 20 Aug

£12 (£10; Children £6 under 12s; £28) / 028 9034 0202

  • 19:30
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Primrose Hill Community Centre, London NW1

Tue 12 Aug

£4; £3 for mem / 020 7586 8327

  • 19:00

George's Marvellous Medicine

Illyria presents an open air adaptation of the Roald Dahl book, with opportunities for audience participation.

National Trust: Saltram, Plympton, Plymouth

Sun 17 Aug

£14 adv booking essential (Children £8 adv booking essential; £40 adv booking essential) / 01752 333500

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Jack & The Beanstalk

The Bridlington summer pantomime sees BAODS team up with Children's Theatre Group, S.P.O.T.S theme up to present the story of Jack and his magic beans.

The Spotlight Theatre, Bridlington

Sun 3 Aug

£8 (Children £4) / 01262 601006

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Sun 10 Aug

£8 (Children £4) / 01262 601006

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Sun 17 Aug

£8 (Children £4) / 01262 601006

  • 19:30 – 21:30
…and 2 more dates until 31 Aug

The Lion King

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 26 Jul

£35–£125 / 0844 871 3000

Tue 29 Jul

£35–£125 / 0844 871 3000

Wed 30 Jul

£35–£125 / 0844 871 3000

…and 170 more dates until 28 Mar 2015

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Sat 26 Jul

£25–£65 / 023 8071 1811

Tue 29 Jul

£25–£65 / 023 8071 1811

Wed 30 Jul

£25–£65 / 023 8071 1811

…and 28 more dates until 6 Sep

Sunderland Empire

Thu 18 Sep

£20–£75 / 0844 871 3022

Fri 19 Sep

£20–£75 / 0844 871 3022

Sat 20 Sep

£20–£75 / 0844 871 3022

…and 30 more dates until 1 Nov

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The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe

  • Directed by: Ciaran McConville
  • Written by: Theresa Heskins (adapt)

Rose Theatre, Kingston's presentation of the C S Lewis story, featuring local children performing with a professional cast. Adapted by Theresa Heskins and directed by Ciaran McConville.

Rose Theatre, Kingston upon Thames

Fri 28 Nov

Phone for prices / 0844 482 1556

  • 19:00

Sat 29 Nov

Phone for prices / 0844 482 1556

  • 17:00

Tue 2 Dec

Phone for prices / 0844 482 1556

  • 17:00
…and 18 more dates until 3 Jan 2015 back to top

Norsesome (Over 12s)

Temple Theatre presents tales of gods, giants, elves and an angry snake, all drawn from the Norse mythology of Thor, Odin and the prankster Loki. An outdoor event.

MAC (Midlands Arts Centre), Birmingham

Sat 26 Jul

£12 (£10) / 0121 446 3232

  • 19:30

Ping Pong Tournament & Open House

Wilton's ping pong tournaments are open to all, and even if you don't feel like taking part, there's music for dancing. Having a drink and cheering the players on are actively encouraged.

Wilton's Music Hall, London E1

Fri 1 Aug

£5 to take part, free to watch / 020 7702 2789

  • 19:30

Fri 29 Aug

£5 to take part, free to watch / 020 7702 2789

  • 19:30

Scooby-Doo and the Mystery of the Pyramid

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

The Anvil, Basingstoke

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

Bristol Hippodrome

Sun 17 Aug

£19.50 / 0844 847 2325

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Thu 21 Aug

£19.50 (Children £14.50; £58) / 01792 475715

  • 18:30

Fri 22 Aug

£19.50 (Children £14.50; £58) / 01792 475715

  • 18:30

Sat 23 Aug

£19.50 (Children £14.50; £58) / 01792 475715

  • 18:30

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Shakespeare in the Garden: A Midsummer Night's Dream

C theatre Shakespeare is back in his natural habitat. Confused lovers, warring fairies, narcotic plants and a ramshackle company of actors who are just trying to put on a play. The great outdoors awaits as the characters escape the city in one of the Bard's best-loved comedies in the beautiful and relaxed surroundings…

St Peter's Church, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

gardens

£7.50 (£5.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

gardens

£7.50 (£5.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

gardens

£9.50 (£7.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Shrek the Musical CANCELLED

American High School Theatre Festival Set in a mythical once upon a time land, Shrek the Musical is the story of a hulking green ogre who, after being mocked and feared, retreats to an ugly swamp to exist in happy isolation. However, homeless fairy tale characters raid his sanctuary after being evicted by the…

Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 16 Aug

Main Theatre

£5 / 0131 447 7597

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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