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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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Poster Parade: Propaganda

Exhibition of London Transport posters from during the First and Second World Wars. Designer and senior executive Frank Pick oversaw the creation of the posters, though the Ministry of Information had a hand too.

London Transport Museum, WC2E

Fri 24 Oct

Phone for prices / 020 7379 6344

Sat 25 Oct

Phone for prices / 020 7379 6344

Sun 26 Oct

Phone for prices / 020 7379 6344

…and 32 more dates until 27 Nov

Autumn Spooktacular At The Mill

Decorate your own trick or treat bag and follow the Halloween trail through the Mill.

National Trust: Quarry Bank Mill, Wilmslow

Mon 27 Oct

£0.50 per trail, plus admission £14, child £7, family £35 / 01625 527468

Tue 28 Oct

£0.50 per trail, plus admission £14, child £7, family £35 / 01625 527468

Wed 29 Oct

£0.50 per trail, plus admission £14, child £7, family £35 / 01625 527468

…and 2 more dates until 31 Oct

Fayre On The Square

Christmas Market and entertainment event featuring 30 festive market stalls, live music and dance entertainment and festive food including hog roast and roasted chestnuts.

Community Square, Gravesend

Sat 29 Nov

Free

Antiques & Flea Market

A mixture of antiques, bygones, crafts, plants, food and second-hand goods.

United Counties Showground, Carmarthen

Sun 16 Nov

£4 / 01267 232141

Sun 28 Dec

£4 / 01267 232141

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Cathcart Model Railway Exhibition

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

Pollokshaws Burgh Halls, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

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

Sun 26 Oct

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

Family Sundays

Come and explore the Royal Opera House, its artists and the world of opera and ballet on our fun packed day for the family.

Royal Opera House, London WC2E

Sun 26 Oct

£5 (Children £3) / 020 7304 4000

Sun 30 Nov

£5 (Children £3) / 020 7304 4000

Glasgow parkrun

An informal weekly 5k run in Pollok Country Park. Everyone is welcome, no matter how fast or slow (you're welcome to walk the route, bring your dog or push a buggy), so you can use it as a one-off fitness test, a chance to get some fresh air or come every week to try to beat your personal best time. It's friendly and…

Pollok Country Park, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0141 276 0924

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0141 276 0924

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0141 276 0924

…and 7 more dates until 27 Dec

Halloween Extravaganza

Themed costume parade and activities featuring ghosts, ghoulies and things that go bump in the night in a spooky castle.

Carew Castle And Tidal Mill, Tenby

Wed 29 Oct

£2 adv booking essential, plus admission £4.75, concs £4, child £3.50, family £12.75 / 01646 651782

Thu 30 Oct

£2 adv booking essential, plus admission £4.75, concs £4, child £3.50, family £12.75 / 01646 651782

Fri 31 Oct

£2 adv booking essential, plus admission £4.75, concs £4, child £3.50, family £12.75 / 01646 651782

Little'ns Music: Workshop

Children can learn about rhythm and singing by performing nursery rhymes.

The Riverfront, Newport

Tue 28 Oct

£3 per session (for 1 adult and 1 child) / 01633 656757

Tue 4 Nov

£3 per session (for 1 adult and 1 child) / 01633 656757

Tue 11 Nov

£3 per session (for 1 adult and 1 child) / 01633 656757

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Mr Zippy: Build A Snowman (Ages 3-10)

A Christmas show filled with puppets and colourful characters who help the clumsy Mr Zippy perform his fun and festive tricks.

Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch

Sat 6 Dec

Foyer

£5 / 01708 443333

Toddler Tango (Ages 2-4)

A dance and movement session for young children.

Hall For Cornwall, Truro

Fri 24 Oct

Children £5 / 01872 262466

Fri 31 Oct

Children £5 / 01872 262466

Fri 7 Nov

Children £5 / 01872 262466

…and 3 more dates until 28 Nov

Topps Kids Festival

Kids can meet their favourite characters from Moshi Monsters, Barclays Premier League Match Attax, Disney's Frozen, Doctor Who and Skylanders and enjoy a host of activities, quizzes and card games.

Arndale Centre, Manchester

Mon 27 Oct

Free

Intu Metrocentre, Gateshead

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 01914 930 224

thecentre:mk, Milton Keynes

Wed 29 Oct

Free

Tots Tunes (Under 5s)

A session dancing and singing along to songs from around the world and original tunes.

The Vortex Jazz Club, Dalston Culture House, London N16

Wed 29 Oct

£5; £6 for sibling / 020 7254 4097

Thu 30 Oct

£5; £6 for sibling / 020 7254 4097

Wed 5 Nov

£5; £6 for sibling / 020 7254 4097

…and 7 more dates until 27 Nov

Air and Scare Halloween

Put on your scariest costume and take part in some creepy crafty workshops and traditional Halloween games, plus explores the museum's hangars and blast shelters.

National Museum of Flight, North Berwick

Sat 25 Oct

£10 Included in museum admission (Children £5; Family £26 2 Adults 2 Children) / 0300 123 6789

Sun 26 Oct

£10 Included in museum admission (Children £5; Family £26 2 Adults 2 Children) / 0300 123 6789

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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

Sun 26 Oct

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Bounce And Rhyme

Drop in session with action songs, rhymes and stories that help children’s literacy and numeracy. Suitable for under 3s.

Anniesland Library, Glasgow

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0141 276 1622

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0141 276 1622

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 0141 276 1622

Fri 14 Nov

Free / 0141 276 1622

Bridgeton Library, Glasgow

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0141 276 0870

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0141 276 0870

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0141 276 0870

…and 5 more dates until 18 Nov

Cardonald Library, Glasgow

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0141 882 1381

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0141 882 1381

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 0141 882 1381

Fri 14 Nov

Free / 0141 882 1381

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Cheeki Monkey's Big Baby and Children’s Market

Pre-loved and handmade kids and baby market.

Fareham Academy

Sat 25 Oct

£10; £1 (Children free) / 0845 634 1875

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

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Christmas Vintage And Makers' Fayre

Our Christmas Vintage Fayre will be a collection of vintage style stalls, hand created pieces, gifts and cards.

Harrietsham Village Hall, Maidstone

Sun 30 Nov

£1 / 07500 548806

Chritmas Tree Festival

Its Christmas! Come to Royal Victoria Country Park and see a magical woodland world of decorated Christmas trees.

Royal Victoria Country Park, Netley, Southampton

Sat 13 Dec

£2 / 023 8045 5157

Sun 14 Dec

£2 / 023 8045 5157

Mon 15 Dec

£2 / 023 8045 5157

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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

The Elf By Herself

Festive show about the elf who grew tall. Ages 3–6.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 29 Nov

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

Sun 30 Nov

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

Mon 1 Dec

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

…and 30 more dates until 31 Dec

Glasgow Comic and Toy Fair

More than 30 tables selling comics, graphic novels, back issues, games, DVDs, trading cards, indie and small press creators, Anime and table top gaming. There's also free activity sheets, face painting and the chance to meet Super Santa.

Renfield St Stephen's Church, Glasgow

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 0141 332 6034

Halloween Happenings

Take part in various Halloween-themed activities, including trails, frightening food, and costumes.

National Trust: Belton House, Grantham

Sat 25 Oct

£2 plus admission £12.60, child £8, family £33.50 / 01476 566116

Sun 26 Oct

£2 plus admission £12.60, child £8, family £33.50 / 01476 566116

Mon 27 Oct

£2 plus admission £12.60, child £8, family £33.50 / 01476 566116

…and 6 more dates until 2 Nov

National Trust: Godolphin Estate, Breage, Helston

Fri 31 Oct

Free, plus admission £7.60, child £3.80, family £11.40 & £19 / 01736 763194

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

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