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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

Albert Halls, Bolton

Sun 21 Sep

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

  • 11:00

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 9 Apr 2015

£15–£30

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Boxsmall and Airpuddle

Taste, discover, bounce! A revolutionary, interactive play experience for children has bounced into Edinburgh! This magical giant airshell is a main feature at BOXSMALL, an innovative architecturally designed family market and street food destination at Festival Square this summer. The market aims to showcase the very…

Festival Square, Edinburgh

Thu 28 Aug

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 29 Aug

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 30 Aug

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 31 Aug

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Great Northern Needlecraft Show

Workshops for the needlecraft and quilting enthusiast.

Yorkshire Event Centre, Harrogate

Fri 29 Aug

£8; £6 adv (Children £4; Children £2 adv; £7; £5 adv)

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Sat 30 Aug

£8; £6 adv (Children £4; Children £2 adv; £7; £5 adv)

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Sun 31 Aug

£8; £6 adv (Children £4; Children £2 adv; £7; £5 adv)

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Earls Barton Car Boot

Grab a bargain and find some hidden gems at this car boot sale.

Whites Nurseries, Northampton

Sun 31 Aug

£0.50 / 01604 812 173

  • 07:00 – 13:00

Sun 14 Sep

£0.50 / 01604 812 173

  • 07:00 – 13:00

From Street To Trench: A War That Shaped A Region

Photographs, artefacts and documents highlighting the role of the North West of England during the First World War.

Imperial War Museum North, Manchester

Thu 28 Aug

Free / 0161 836 4000/4007

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 29 Aug

Free / 0161 836 4000/4007

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0161 836 4000/4007

  • 10:00 – 17:00
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Great Ride In

The museum will play host to UK motorcycling enthusiasts. Car parks will be devoted to the bikers and the lawn will be turned into a bikers village, hosting traders and club stands.

Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton

Sun 21 Sep

£10 for 1 adult ticket + 1 bike; £20 for 2 adult ticket + 1 bike / 01935 840565

  • 09:30

Southern Model Show 2014

An array of aircraft, cars, trucks, boats and tanks appealing to both expert and novices. On Saturday, the event carries on into the night with hot air balloons, a full size flying display and night model flying.

Headcorn Aerodrome, Ashford

Sat 13 Sep

£12 (Children £10; £35) / 01622 890226

  • 09:30 – 18:00

Sun 14 Sep

£12 (Children £10; £35) / 01622 890226

  • 09:30 – 18:00

Aliens Love Underpants

  • Directed by: Adam Bampton-Smith
  • Written by: Adam Bampton-Smith

A close encounter of the 'pantastic' kind.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Sat 30 Aug

£15 / 0844 873 3433

Sun 31 Aug

£15 / 0844 873 3433

Archaeology Day

A day of short guided walks and fun activities based around Iron Age life in Holyrood Park. Booking is essential.

Holyrood Park, Edinburgh

Sat 27 Sep

Free / 0131 652 8150

  • 11:00 – 15:00

The Big Picnic

Summer is here and what better way to celebrate than with a Big Picnic. Join us in the beautiful gardens of New Lanark for some fantastic food and drink.

The Firestation, Windsor

Sat 30 Aug

Phone for prices / 01753 866 865

  • 12:00
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BodyWorks

An exhibition all about how your body works, with the chance to perform a virtual autopsy, run in a giant hamster wheel and become a 'snot ninja' (lovely). Compare your physiological stats with other visitors and find out about all the latest scientific research into your very own body.

Glasgow Science Centre

Thu 28 Aug

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 29 Aug

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 30 Aug

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 123 more dates until 31 Dec

The Creative Crafts Show

Demonstrations and workshops.

Sandown Park Racecourse, Esher

Thu 4 Sep

Phone for prices / 01372 464348

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 6 Sep

Phone for prices / 01372 464348

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Richmond

Thu 28 Aug

£4 one face; £7 two faces / 020 8332 5655

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Fri 29 Aug

£4 one face; £7 two faces / 020 8332 5655

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Sat 30 Aug

£4 one face; £7 two faces / 020 8332 5655

  • 10:30 – 17:00
…and 8 more dates until 7 Sep

Family Saturdays

An exciting programme of themed events and activities every Saturday throughout the year, including storytelling and dressing up in historic costumes and armour as well as arts and crafts workshops.

Windsor Castle

Sat 30 Aug

£18.50; £11 Under 17 ( £16.75; £16.75) / 020 7766 7304

  • 09:45 – 17:15

Sat 6 Sep

£18.50; £11 Under 17 ( £16.75; £16.75) / 020 7766 7304

  • 09:45 – 17:15

Sat 13 Sep

£18.50; £11 Under 17 ( £16.75; £16.75) / 020 7766 7304

  • 09:45 – 17:15
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freshnlo Pedal for Scotland Aberdeen Family Ride

Pedal for Scotland hits up Aberdeen for a second year, with a chance for all the family to get involved on this four-mile route.

Duthie Park, Aberdeen

Sun 14 Sep

Free / 0141 348 7998

  • 10:00 – 14:00

The Games We Play

An exhibition looking at the culture of game playing across centuries and countries.

Scotland Street School Museum, Glasgow

Thu 28 Aug

Free / 0141 287 0500

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 29 Aug

Free / 0141 287 0500

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0141 287 0500

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 8 more dates until 7 Sep

The Gruffalo's Child

  • Directed by: Olivia Jones
  • Written by: Andy Shaw (music)

Tall Stories present Julia Donaldson's Gruffalo sequel, following the adventure's of his child as she sneaks out in the night to see if the Big Bad Mouse really does exist.

Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

Wed 17 Sep

£12 / 01242 572573

  • 10:30

Palace Theatre, Southend-on-Sea

Fri 29 Aug

£12

  • 11:00

Sat 30 Aug

£12

  • 11:00

Sun 31 Aug

£12

  • 11:00

Miss Mandas Vintage and Craft Fair

More than 30 stalls offering upcycled furniture, clothing, artisan crafts, homeware and much more.

Royal Station Hotel, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Sat 30 Aug

£1 Under 12 s free

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sunderland Minster

Sat 11 Oct

£1 Under 12s free

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sat 13 Dec

£1 Under 12s free

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sails And Tales - Family Adventure

Sail back in time aboard the Morgenster tall ship on an educational and fun short cruise on the Thames for London families and children.

Woolwich Arsenal Pier, London SE18

Sat 6 Sep

£65 book tickets at www.youractivekid.co.uk/tallships (Children £45 under 15s, book tickets at www.youractivekid.co.uk/tallships)

  • 10:30 – 12:45
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Santa In The Stables

Children can meet Father Christmas and his helpful elves in the stables and receive a gift. Includes the opportunity to have breakfast with Santa.

National Trust: Belton House, Grantham

Fri 5 Dec

Children £4 plus admission £11.60, child £7.50, family £31.60 / 01476 566116

  • 11:00 – 15:00

Sat 6 Dec

Children £4 plus admission £11.60, child £7.50, family £31.60 / 01476 566116

  • 11:00 – 15:00

Sun 7 Dec

Children £4 plus admission £11.60, child £7.50, family £31.60 / 01476 566116

  • 11:00 – 15:00
…and 6 more dates until 21 Dec

Social In The Square

A two day festival of creative activities, cookery demos and live music and dance. There's food and products to buy, all provided by Edinburgh's social enterprises.

St Andrew Square, Edinburgh

Fri 12 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 13 Sep

Free

  • 11:00 – 18:30

A Squash And A Squeeze: Sharing Stories With Julia Donaldson

Things for children to see and do, inspired by the characters created by the popular author. Highlights include following in Toddle Waddle's footsteps, climbing into the cave with Cave Baby and meeting The Gruffalo. Or you can sing-a-long to Julia's songs and perform in a play.

Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Bradford

Thu 28 Aug

£4 / 01274 431212

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Fri 29 Aug

£4 / 01274 431212

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sat 30 Aug

£4 / 01274 431212

  • 11:00 – 16:00
…and 61 more dates until 9 Nov

Trafford Allotments Federation Roadshow

Trafford Allotments Federation along with Trafford MBC and the North West Counties Allotment Society is holding an Allotment Roadshow.

Waterside Arts Centre, Sale

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0161 912 5616

  • 10:00 – 15:00

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

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 317 7314

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0131 317 7314

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

  • 10:00 – 16:00
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