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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

Thu 17 Jul

£13.50 / 01383 740384

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Wed 21 May

£16 (Children £11.75; £49) / 02476 553055

  • 10:30

Thu 22 May

£16 (Children £11.75; £49) / 02476 553055

  • 10:30

Bristol Hippodrome

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…

His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen

Sun 25 Jan 2015

£17–£50 / 01224 641122

  • 11:00

Sun 1 Feb 2015

£17–£50 / 01224 641122

  • 11:00

Sun 8 Feb 2015

£17–£50 / 01224 641122

  • 11:00

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

Tue 27 May

£11 / 01727 844488

  • 11:00

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Wed 27 Aug

£12

Thu 28 Aug

£12

Fri 29 Aug

£12

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Wed 16 Jul

£13 ( £48) / 020 8561 8371

  • 10:30

Thu 17 Jul

£13 ( £48) / 020 8561 8371

  • 10:30

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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

  • 11:00

Sun 4 May

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

  • 11:00

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Sat 17 May

£11–£26

Sun 18 May

£11–£26

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Sat 24 May

£11–£26 / 08441 717620

Sun 25 May

£11–£26 / 08441 717620

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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

Gilt Bar & Lounge, London EC3R

Sat 26 Apr

£10

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50 Things To Do Before You're 11¾

Kid-oriented wildlife activities.

National Trust: Aberdulais Tin Works And Waterfall, Neath

Sat 24 May

£4.80 (Children £2.40; £12) / 01639 636674

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sun 25 May

£4.80 (Children £2.40; £12) / 01639 636674

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Mon 26 May

£4.80 (Children £2.40; £12) / 01639 636674

  • 11:00 – 16:00

National Trust: Beningbrough Hall, Beningbrough, York

Sat 24 May

Free / 01904 472027

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sun 25 May

Free / 01904 472027

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Mon 26 May

Free / 01904 472027

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Clumber Park, Worksop

Sat 24 May

Free, plus admission charges

  • 11:00 – 14:00

Sun 25 May

Free, plus admission charges

  • 11:00 – 14:00

Mon 26 May

Free, plus admission charges

  • 11:00 – 14:00
…and 31 more dates until 31 Aug

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Storytime

Children can listen to a variety of stories.

Central Lending Library, Sheffield

Mon 28 Apr

Free / 0114 273 4102

  • 10:45 – 12:00

Mon 5 May

Free / 0114 273 4102

  • 10:45 – 12:00

Mon 12 May

Free / 0114 273 4102

  • 10:45 – 12:00
…and 2 more dates until 26 May

Kensington Central Library, London W8

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 020 7361 3010

  • 10:00 – 10:20

Mon 28 Apr

Free / 020 7361 3010

  • 10:00 – 10:20

Sat 3 May

Free / 020 7361 3010

  • 10:00 – 10:20
…and 8 more dates until 31 May

Saffron Walden Library

Tue 29 Apr

Free / 01799 523178

  • 09:30 – 10:00

Tue 6 May

Free / 01799 523178

  • 09:30 – 10:00

Tue 13 May

Free / 01799 523178

  • 09:30 – 10:00
…and 2 more dates until 27 May

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The Gregson Centre, Lancaster

Sat 26 Apr

£10 per session / 01524 849959

  • 10:30 – 12:30

Yoga: Workshop

Learn the art of yoga meditation techniques.

The Black-E, Liverpool

Fri 25 Apr

£4 / 0151 709 5109

  • 10:00 – 11:00

Fri 2 May

£4 / 0151 709 5109

  • 10:00 – 11:00

Fri 9 May

£4 / 0151 709 5109

  • 10:00 – 11:00
…and 3 more dates until 30 May

Bolton Arena

Thu 24 Apr

Ita Gym Ground Floor

Phone for prices / 01204 488100

  • 11:15 – 12:15

Tue 29 Apr

Ita Gym Ground Floor

Phone for prices / 01204 488100

  • 10:30 – 12:00

Thu 1 May

Ita Gym Ground Floor

Phone for prices / 01204 488100

  • 11:15 – 12:15
…and 8 more dates until 29 May

Charter Hall, Colchester Leisure World

Thu 24 Apr

Jack Poole Lounge

£6.30 / 01206 282020

  • 10:00 – 11:30

Thu 1 May

Jack Poole Lounge

£6.30 / 01206 282020

  • 10:00 – 11:30

Thu 8 May

Jack Poole Lounge

£6.30 / 01206 282020

  • 10:00 – 11:30
…and 3 more dates until 29 May

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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

Wed 7 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets on sale Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 09:30
  • 11:30

Sat 10 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets on sale Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 10:30

Eden Court Theatre, Inverness

Wed 21 May

£6 / 01463 234234

  • 10:30

Thu 22 May

£6 / 01463 234234

  • 10:30

Fri 23 May

£6 / 01463 234234

  • 10:30

Sat 24 May

£6 / 01463 234234

  • 10:30

The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

Wed 14 May

£7.70 / 01224 642230

  • 10:30

Thu 15 May

£7.70 / 01224 642230

  • 10:30

Fri 16 May

£7.70 / 01224 642230

  • 10:30

Sat 17 May

£7.70 / 01224 642230

  • 10:30

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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.

Jerwood DanceHouse, Ipswich

Sat 28 Jun

£10 (£7; Family £25) / 01473 295230

  • 11:00

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

Sat 24 May

£5 (Children free) / 01877 384622

  • 11:00 – 01:00

Sun 25 May

£5 (Children free) / 01877 384622

  • 12:00 – 03:00

Stour Centre, Ashford

Sun 27 Apr

Phone for prices

  • 11:00 – 13:00

Sun 4 May

Phone for prices

  • 11:00 – 13:00

Sun 11 May

Phone for prices

  • 11:00 – 13:00
…and 2 more dates until 25 May

YMCA Sovereign, Reigate

Thu 24 Apr

Sports Hall

£4.70 per session, adv booking required (£4 adv booking required)

  • 11:15 – 12:15

Thu 1 May

Sports Hall

£4.70 per session, adv booking required (£4 adv booking required)

  • 11:15 – 12:15

Thu 8 May

Sports Hall

£4.70 per session, adv booking required (£4 adv booking required)

  • 11:15 – 12:15
…and 3 more dates until 29 May

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

Sun 4 May

£10–£20

  • 12:00 – 12:45

Sun 11 May

£10–£20

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

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

  • 11:00

Airdrie Town Hall

Sat 17 May

£12 (£10) / 01698 403120

  • 11:00

Albert Halls, Bolton

Sun 21 Sep

£12 (Children £10; £38) / 01204 334400

  • 11:00

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Langdon Visitors Centre, Basildon

Thu 21 Aug

£5 per child / 01268 419103

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Llanberis Lake Railway, Caernarfon

Mon 25 Aug

£7.80 (£7; Children £4.50; £10–£40) / 01286 870549

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Tue 26 Aug

£7.80 (£7; Children £4.50; £10–£40) / 01286 870549

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Wed 27 Aug

£7.80 (£7; Children £4.50; £10–£40) / 01286 870549

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Thu 28 Aug

£7.80 (£7; Children £4.50; £10–£40) / 01286 870549

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Llangollen Railway

Sat 10 May

£16; £14 adv (Children £8; Children £7 adv; £14; £12 adv; £41; £36 adv) / 01978 860951/860979

  • 10:00

Sun 11 May

£16; £14 adv (Children £8; Children £7 adv; £14; £12 adv; £41; £36 adv) / 01978 860951/860979

  • 10:00

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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

Wed 19 Nov

£12.50–£15 ( £10) / 01892 530613

  • 10:30

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Sat 22 Nov

Phone for prices / 023 8071 1811

  • 10:00
  • 12:00

Sun 23 Nov

Phone for prices / 023 8071 1811

  • 11:00

Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Sat 26 Apr

£12.50–£15 adv booking required / 01206 573948

  • 11:00

Sun 27 Apr

£12.50–£15 adv booking required / 01206 573948

  • 11:00

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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

Wed 18 Jun

£12–£15 (£10–£13; £40) / 01274 432000

  • 10:30

Thu 19 Jun

£12–£15 (£10–£13; £40) / 01274 432000

  • 10:30

Fri 20 Jun

£12–£15 (£10–£13; £40) / 01274 432000

  • 10:30

Sat 21 Jun

£12–£15 (£10–£13; £40) / 01274 432000

  • 10:30

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Sun 1 Jun

£11–£15 (Children £9) / 01892 530613

  • 11:00

Cambridge Arts Theatre

Sat 1 Nov

£17.50 (Children £12.50) / 01223 503333

  • 10:30

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Welsh Language Storytimes (Under 5s)

Fun sessions including songs, rhymes, stories and craft.

Grangetown Library, Cardiff

Tue 29 Apr

Phone for prices / 029 2023 0526

  • 10:30

Tue 6 May

Phone for prices / 029 2023 0526

  • 10:30

Tue 13 May

Phone for prices / 029 2023 0526

  • 10:30
…and 6 more dates until 24 Jun

West End Week Summer School (Ages 6-16)

Children can take part in a week of dancing, singing, acting, set design, make up, prop making and costume design classes to create a play from scratch, based on Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, followed by a performance.

DanceCity, Newcastle upon Tyne

Mon 11 Aug

£85 / 0191 261 0505

  • 09:00

Tue 12 Aug

£85 / 0191 261 0505

  • 09:00

Wed 13 Aug

£85 / 0191 261 0505

  • 09:00
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Spring Flower Show

Demonstrations, trade stalls and crafts from leading experts in the field.

Yorkshire Event Centre, The Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate

Thu 24 Apr

£15–£17; £12.50–£14.50 adv / 01423 544544

  • 09:30 – 17:30

Fri 25 Apr

£15–£17; £12.50–£14.50 adv / 01423 544544

  • 09:30 – 17:30

Sat 26 Apr

£15–£17; £12.50–£14.50 adv / 01423 544544

  • 09:30 – 17:30

Sun 27 Apr

£15–£17; £12.50–£14.50 adv / 01423 544544

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Extreme Torque Show

An all day spectacular of adrenalin fuelled entertainment for the whole family. Featuring monster trucks, motorbikes, BMX and parkour.

Harewood House, Leeds

Sat 27 Sep

£15 / 0113 218 1000

Sun 28 Sep

£15 / 0113 218 1000

The Hop Farm Country Park, Paddock Wood, Tonbridge

Sat 16 Aug

£15 / 01622 872068

Sun 17 Aug

£15 / 01622 872068

Nissan Sports and Leisure Centre, Sunderland

Sun 25 May

£15 / 0191 415 2354

Mon 26 May

£15 / 0191 415 2354

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How High?: Half Moon

Explore the world of height with Hetty, the girl who loves to measure things.

Arts Centre Washington

Thu 24 Apr

£6 / 0191 219 3455

  • 10:30

Line Dancing

Learn the dances in a relaxed atmosphere.

Montgomery Hall, Rotherham

Tue 29 Apr

Phone for prices / 01709 702575

  • 10:00 – 11:00

Foodies Festival

Michelin starred and award-winning chefs cook up a storm at this year's festival dedicated to epicureans, as well as offerings from local producers and workshops for food lovers young and old.

Battersea Park, London SW11

Fri 15 Aug

£12–£15 (£12; VIP £45–£48; festival pass £18–£22) / 0844 995 1111

Sat 16 Aug

£12–£15 (£12; VIP £45–£48; festival pass £18–£22) / 0844 995 1111

Sun 17 Aug

£12–£15 (£12; VIP £45–£48; festival pass £18–£22) / 0844 995 1111

Bristol Harbourside

Fri 11 Jul

£10–£12 (£10; carers and accompanied under 16s free) / 0844 995 1111

Sat 12 Jul

£10–£12 (£10; carers and accompanied under 16s free) / 0844 995 1111

Sun 13 Jul

£10–£12 (£10; carers and accompanied under 16s free) / 0844 995 1111

Clapham Common, London SW4

Fri 6 Jun

£12–£15 (£12; carers and accompanied under 16s free) / 0844 995 1111

Sat 7 Jun

£12–£15 (£12; carers and accompanied under 16s free) / 0844 995 1111

Sun 8 Jun

£12–£15 (£12; carers and accompanied under 16s free) / 0844 995 1111

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