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Cathcart Model Railway Exhibition

Model railway show with working layouts, displays, societies, traders and a buffet.

Pollokshaws Burgh Halls, Glasgow

Sun 26 Oct

£4.50 (£4; Children £2; Family £11) / 0141 632 5811

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

Sun 26 Oct

£8 / 0844 4155 228

National Trust: Montacute House

Sun 26 Oct

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £25 / 01935 823289

Sun 23 Nov

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £25 / 01935 823289

Sat 29 Nov

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £25 / 01935 823289

Pumpkins And Potions

Come dressed in your most frightening costume and enjoy a weekend of family fun at this Irish gentry house and wooded riverside estate. Enter the spook shed for some ghoulish tales and follow the troll, the goblin and the witch on the Halloween trail. Carve a pumpkin to take home and join in traditional Halloween…

National Trust: The Argory, Moy, Dungannon

Sun 26 Oct

£3.50 (Children £1.50; £8.50) / 028 8778 4753

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.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 9 Apr 2015

£15–£30

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Mon 30 Mar 2015

£15 / 020 8561 8371

Blackfriars Arts Centre, Boston

Sat 1 Nov

£12 (Children £10) / 01205 363108

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An Fhèis Mhòr: Scotland's Festival Of Paddlesport

Celebrate the diversity of paddlesport (that's canoeing and kayaking, mostly) at this watery festival featuring the Canoe Polo tournament and Pool Slalom competitions. There's also the thrilling Tay Descent race to watch as its competitors journey down the rapids to Perth, and the National Indoor Kayak Championships…

Various venues, Perth

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0131 317 7314

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

Spooky Castle

Get ready for Hallowe'en by exploring the frightening forests and creating some ghoulish crafts.

Lauriston Castle, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

£7 / 0131 228 1155

Cheeki Monkey's Big Baby and Children’s Market

Pre-loved and handmade kids and baby market.

Richard Taunton Sixth Form College, Southampton

Sun 26 Oct

£1 (Children free) / 0845 634 1875

Roffey Millennium Hall, Horsham

Sun 26 Oct

£1 (Children free) / 0845 634 1875

Stockport Masonic Guildhall

Sun 26 Oct

£1 (Children free) / 0845 634 1875

Sun 30 Nov

£1 (Children free) / 0845 634 1875

Sun 28 Dec

£1 (Children free) / 0845 634 1875

…and 10 more dates until 29 Nov 2015

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Dinosaur Zoo

Dinosaurs aren't extinct! They're just hiding out on the other side of the world. Dinosaur Zoo takes its Jurassic creations on tour with an opportunity for children to get right up close.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Wed 19 Nov

£12.50–£15 ( £10) / 01892 530613

Birmingham Hippodrome

Thu 12 Mar 2015

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

Sat 14 Mar 2015

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

Sun 15 Mar 2015

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Thu 13 Nov

£13–£15.50 / 01792 475715

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Disney On Ice: 100 Years Of Magic

A colourful and exciting ice show, featuring around 65 Disney characters from across the years, including Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and the Disney Princesses.

National Indoor Arena, Birmingham

Sun 26 Oct

£15.70–£24.70 / 0871 945 6000

Fri 31 Oct

£15.70–£19.70 / 0871 945 6000

Sat 1 Nov

£15.70–£24.70 / 0871 945 6000

Sun 2 Nov

£15.70–£24.70 / 0871 945 6000

The O2 Arena, London SE10

Wed 24 Dec

£22.25–£52.75 / 0844 856 0202

Sat 27 Dec

£22.25–£52.75 / 0844 856 0202

Sun 28 Dec

£22.25–£52.75 / 0844 856 0202

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£22.25–£52.75 / 0844 856 0202

Odyssey Arena, Belfast

Sat 22 Nov

£10.11–£28.50 / 028 9073 9074

Sun 23 Nov

£10.11–£28.50 / 028 9073 9074

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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 8 Nov

£12–£19.50 ( £50–£60) / 0844 873 3433

  • 10:30 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London

Sun 9 Nov

£12–£19.50 ( £50–£60) / 0844 873 3433

  • 10:30 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London

Wed 12 Nov

£12–£19.50 ( £50–£60) / 0844 873 3433

  • 10:30 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London
…and 40 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Big Ears, Little Ears

In the classical music equivalent of a parent & baby screening, the SCO plays a short concert of much-loved classics in a baby-friendly environment; nobody will raise an eyebrow if your little one provides vocal encouragement.

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Sun 26 Oct

£5 for one adult and one child (additional children/adults £3 each) / 0141 353 8000

Dickinson's Real Deal

The mullet-headed antiques expert leads a team of dealers assessing the worth of items brought by you, the ever-hopeful public.

Hinckley Leisure Centre

Sat 15 Nov

Free

Tatton Park, Knutsford

Sat 8 Nov

Free

Beth Chatto Gardens, Elmstead Market, Colchester

Sun 2 Nov

£6.95 / 01206 822007

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

Mon 22 Dec

Seniors £14–£24; Family £17.50–£20; Family £17.50–£20; Family £17.50–£20 / 0844 482 1556

Tue 23 Dec

Seniors £14–£24; Family £17.50–£20; Family £17.50–£20; Family £17.50–£20 / 0844 482 1556

Wed 24 Dec

Seniors £14–£24; Family £17.50–£20; Family £17.50–£20; Family £17.50–£20 / 0844 482 1556

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Totfest 2014- The Adventures Of Isabel

The exciting escapades of the frightfully fearless Isabel as she embarks on an epic adventure, encountering four fearsome foes along the way.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Tue 28 Oct

£7 (Family £26) / 0131 665 2240

Lochgelly Centre

Sun 26 Oct

£6.50 (£4.50; Children £4.50) / 01592 418141

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

Sun 2 Nov

£12 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

Crafts For Christmas

Designers and makers from the UK present a variety of products including fashion, accessories, bags, belts, jewellery, skincare, candles, cakes, wines, cheese, chutneys and more

Kent Showground, Maidstone

Fri 31 Oct

£6 ( £5) / 01622 630975

Sat 1 Nov

£6 ( £5) / 01622 630975

Sun 2 Nov

£6 ( £5) / 01622 630975

Family Fun Days Halloween And Gunpowder 2014

Featuring a spooky themed outdoor trail, and craft activities with objects to take home.

National Trust: Coughton Court, Alcester

Sun 26 Oct

£2 plus admission £9.35, child £4.70, family £23.60 / 01789 400777

Thu 30 Oct

£2 plus admission £9.35, child £4.70, family £23.60 / 01789 400777

Fri 31 Oct

£2 plus admission £9.35, child £4.70, family £23.60 / 01789 400777

…and 2 more dates until 2 Nov

Mill Art And Events Centre, Rayleigh

Sun 26 Oct

£10 tables / 01268 778737

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Irn-Bru Carnival

From the traditional whirl of the waltzers and the crash of the dodgems to the brand new Voodoo Dancer and equally stomach-churning Matterhorn, Speed Buzz and Extreme. Plus of course there are gentler rides for wee ones such as the Teacups and the Carousel. Entry price is £13 with visitors receiving ten vouchers which can…

SECC, Glasgow

Sun 11 Jan 2015

£13 / 0141 248 3000

It Is 1894 And It's Halloween

Join our crew for family fun throughout the day, creepy crafts, ghostly games, scary face painting and general mischief making. Remember there will be tricks and treats for those who come in fancy dress.

National Trust: Penrhyn Castle, Bangor

Tue 28 Oct

Free, plus admission £10.35, child £5.18, family £25.88 / 01248 353084/371337

Wed 29 Oct

Free, plus admission £10.35, child £5.18, family £25.88 / 01248 353084/371337

Thu 30 Oct

Free, plus admission £10.35, child £5.18, family £25.88 / 01248 353084/371337

Fri 31 Oct

Free, plus admission £10.35, child £5.18, family £25.88 / 01248 353084/371337

Room on the Broom

  • Directed by: Olivia Jacobs
  • Written by: Toby Mitchell (adapt)

Songs, laughs and scary fun for children with stories of witches, cats, dogs, birds and frogs. Ages 3+.

Civic Theatre, Chelmsford

Sat 1 Nov

£11 ( £40) / 01245 606505

Sun 2 Nov

£11 ( £40) / 01245 606505

The Core At Corby Cube

Sun 26 Oct

£12 ( £10; £10; £10; Children £10 under 16s)

The Forum Theatre, Billingham

Thu 13 Nov

£11 / 01642 552663

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Spooky Pumpkin Trail

Daring children are invited on an eerie hunt around haunted woodland. Carved pumpkins holding clues hide amongst spooky Halloween scenes of witches, spiders and ghouls.

Burton Agnes Hall & Estate, Burton Agnes, Driffield

Sun 26 Oct

£6 ( £5.50; Children £3.50) / 01262 490324

Mon 27 Oct

£6 ( £5.50; Children £3.50) / 01262 490324

Tue 28 Oct

£6 ( £5.50; Children £3.50) / 01262 490324

…and 5 more dates until 2 Nov

Trinity Park, Ipswich

Sun 26 Oct

Phone for prices / 01473 707121

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