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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

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Thu 13 Nov

£13–£15.50 / 01792 475715

  • 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

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Amazing Bubble Man

Bubbles, people in bubbles, square bubbles, round bubbles. Basically all your bubble needs.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

The Music Hall

£11 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Music Hall

£11 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

The Music Hall

£11 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug

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

Sat 2 Aug

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 27 more dates until 31 Aug

Classic Car Show And Family Fun Day

In association with Box Motor Club, registered charity the Shuttlewood Clarke Foundation is pleased to announce it will be hosting a Classic Car and Family Fun Day on Sunday 3rd August 2014.

Ulverscroft Grange, Markfield

Sun 3 Aug

Free

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Celeste's Circus

Following Celeste under the big top as her cast of endearing animals emerge one by one. A charming and engaging first trip to the circus especially for very young children (0–5 years).

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£5 / 0131 556 9579

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£5 / 0131 556 9579

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£5 / 0131 556 9579

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 11 more dates until 17 Aug back to top

Octonauts and the Deep Sea Volcano Adventure

A deep sea adventure with Captain Barnacles, Kwazii and Peso, in this brand new live stage show.

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£14.50–£16.50 (Children £12.50–£14.50 under 16s; £58) / 020 8561 8371

  • 10:00

Sun 25 Jan 2015

£14.50–£16.50 (Children £12.50–£14.50 under 16s; £58) / 020 8561 8371

  • 10:00

Bristol Hippodrome

Sun 26 Apr 2015

£16.50 / 0844 847 2325

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Sat 15 Nov

£18 (Children £16 under 16s; £64) / 01223 357851

  • 10:00

Sun 16 Nov

£18 (Children £16 under 16s; £64) / 01223 357851

  • 10:00

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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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…and at 35 other places

Pollok Family Day and Highland Cattle Show

A chance for the whole family to enjoy entertainment and activities to get closer to nature.

Pollok Country Park, Glasgow

Sun 24 Aug

Free / 0141 276 0924

Part of Homecoming Scotland 2014 & Glasgow City of Science.

  • 10:30 – 16:30

Freedom Family Circus

Circus Emporium Roadshow ‘Amazingly jaw dropping, extraordinarily brilliant’ (Fest Magazine). ‘These performers have a charm and enthusiasm about them and talent that is worth the very reasonable ticket price’ (BroadwayBaby.com). Hilarious antics and madcap adventures explode in a cornucopia of visual delights!

Gryphon Venues at the Point Hotel, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Gryphon 1

£5 (£3) / 07531 392 327

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Gryphon 1

£5 (£3) / 07531 392 327

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Gryphon 1

£7 (£5) / 07531 392 327

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 23 Aug

BBC: Family Fun at Potterrow

BBC Every weekend little festival fans take over the site – join us for free family activities with CBBC and CBeebies favourites. This is a free event ticketed via random draw. To enter the draw, please visit bbc.co.uk/tickets. Follow @BBCEdFest for listings. Follow @BBCEdFest for listings.

BBC @ Potterrow, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

BBC

Free / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

BBC

Free / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

BBC

Free / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Moomin Summer Fun

A celebration of the centenary since the birth of Moomin creator Tove Marika Jansson. A weekend of fun, live music, story reading, face painting, puppet shows, 'real Moomins' (?) and more.

Covent Garden Market, London WC2E

Sat 9 Aug

Free / 020 7554 0172

  • 11:00 – 17:30

Sun 10 Aug

Free / 020 7554 0172

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sid's Show

Oscar Stardust Ltd Join Sid from CBeebies live on stage in a fantastic, fun-filled adventure that will knock your socks off. Sid is setting out on a heroic quest to find out where in the world his favourite socks and shoes have got to - share in the adventure at the bottom of the sea, deep in the jungle and floating in…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Pleasance Beyond

£9.50 / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Pleasance Beyond

£9.50 / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Pleasance Beyond

£9 (£8) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Billy, the Monster and Me!

Colour The Clouds Colour The Clouds present Billy, The Monster and Me! Join Billy on his adventure of a lifetime! Find out what happens when a Monster appears in Billy’s bedroom on the very day that his family are just too busy to play. Are you ready to be part of Team Billy and help him to save his family from meeting…

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

The Ballroom

£11 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Ballroom

£11 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

The Ballroom

£11 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 12 Aug

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

Inverleith Park, Edinburgh

Fri 8 Aug

£10–£12 (£10; VIP £35–£38; festival pass £15–£18) / 0844 995 1111

Sat 9 Aug

£10–£12 (£10; VIP £35–£38; festival pass £15–£18) / 0844 995 1111

South Park, Oxford

Sat 23 Aug

£10–£12 (£10; VIP £38; festival pass £15–£18) / 0844 995 1111

Sun 24 Aug

£10–£12 (£10; VIP £38; festival pass £15–£18) / 0844 995 1111

Mon 25 Aug

£10–£12 (£10; VIP £38; festival pass £15–£18) / 0844 995 1111

Brush

Haddangse (Korea) Paintings are created on stage and brought to life before your eyes. A bewitching story filled with weird and wonderful characters. Mysterious oriental curves and colourful westernised drawings are dancing on the wallpaper! Movement, puppetry, and heartfelt accordion melodies entwine in this…

C, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

+3

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

+3

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

+3

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0131 226 0000

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

London Triathlon

The world's biggest triathlon welcomes over 13,000 competitors of all ages to swim, bike and run around a course that takes in many of the capital's most famous landmarks. Distances range from SuperSprint to Olympic Plus to ensure participants of every ability can test their strength and endurance to raise money for…

Royal Victoria Dock, London E16

Sat 2 Aug

£76.50–£128.50 adv / 020 8233 5900

  • 11:00

Sun 3 Aug

£76.50–£128.50 adv / 020 8233 5900

  • 06:30

The Magic Egg

New Celts Productions & Activi-Tales Children's Theatre Company A magic egg has been stolen and we need your help to get it back! Come meet exciting characters from witches to squirrels, help solve puzzles and to find the magic egg, as one little girl ventures forth on an exciting journey. This new tale by…

theSpaces on North Bridge, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Theatre 1

£6 (£4) / 0845 557 6308

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Theatre 1

£8 (£5) / 0845 557 6308

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Theatre 1

£8 (£5) / 0845 557 6308

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 11 more dates until 16 Aug

The Seussification of A Midsummer Night's Dream

Red Bonnet Productions 'As comedies go, Midsummer’s the greatest! Except that the language Will used ain’t the latest. Shaky used old words like: Thee, Thou and Thine. It’s hard to process that much old at one time. So we ran the script through the Script Squash Two-Fifty. It’s a machine that makes old scripts more…

theSpaces on North Bridge, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Theatre 2

£7 (£5) / 0845 557 6308

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Theatre 2

£7 (£5) / 0845 557 6308

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Theatre 2

£6 (£4) / 0845 557 6308

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 9 Aug

Greg Sinclair: I Do, Do I

Greg Sinclair How much power could you entrust in a group of children? Would you let them tell you what to wear or compose music for you to perform? Would you let them do anything they want? I Do, Do I is a series of Fluxus inspired musical scores written by children and performed by a man. Grown up sensibilities are…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Demonstration Room

£6 / 0131 560 1581

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Demonstration Room

£10 (£6) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Demonstration Room

£10 (£6) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 24 Aug

Jack and Jill Market

An opportunity for mums and dads to buy and sell nearly-new baby and kids' (ages 0–9) items of good quality. Book a stall to sell or turn up on the day to grab a bargain.

Bellahouston Leisure Centre, Glasgow

Sat 16 Aug

£1.50 (Children free) / 07817 741377

  • 10:30 – 13:00

Bells Sports Centre, Perth

Sat 16 Aug

£1.50 / 07817 741377

  • 10:30 – 13:30

Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh

Sun 17 Aug

£1.50 (Children free) / 07817 741377

  • 10:30 – 13:00
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Merlin's Dragon

Spotlites Theatre Productions Vanquish evil knights with real battleaxes! Shoot firebolts with the Dragon! Joust with Sir Lancelot, the White Knight! Professional interactive theatre for kids who don't just want to sit and watch! Nimue, Lady of the Lake weaves spells to drown Avalon! Help Merlin defeat her and the…

Spotlites @ The Merchant's Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Main Theatre

£7 (£6) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Main Theatre

£7 (£6) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Main Theatre

£7 (£6) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 15 more dates until 24 Aug

Pirate Gran

  • Directed by: Pieter Lawman
  • Written by: Geraldine Durrant

You'd never know Gran was a pirate – until you need her most! Based on Geraldine Durrant & Rose Forshall's Pirate Gran series.

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Udderbelly

£10 (£9) / 08445 458252

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Udderbelly

£10 (£9) / 08445 458252

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Udderbelly

£11 (£10) / 08445 458252

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

Dr Bunhead's Secret Science Lab

Tom Pringle TV's favourite stunt scientist (from Brainiac, Blue Peter, etc) reveals his top secret science recipes for amazing experiments you can do at home - but probably shouldn't! Liquid magnets, super sticky bogeys, rainbow foam jets, and loads more! He'll also reveal heaps of scientists-only experiments like…

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Wed 13 Aug

The Ballroom

£5 / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 14 Aug

The Ballroom

£5 / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 15 Aug

The Ballroom

£11 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 24 Aug

Huggers: Family Friendly Comedy and Cabaret

Nik Coppin / Free Festival Following more packed houses at Melbourne, Brighton and Adelaide Festivals, the comedy and cabaret show returns to Edinburgh. With a revolving line-up of children's entertainers, magicians, musical theatre, comedians, street performers and fun giveaways, this hugely popular show is fantastic…

Laughing Horse @ Gorgie City Farm, Edinburgh

Sat 9 Aug

Indoor Space

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 16 Aug

Indoor Space

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Indoor Space

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Wed 27 Aug

£12

Thu 28 Aug

£12

Fri 29 Aug

£12

Cadogan Hall, London SW1X

Sat 2 Aug

£14.50–£16.50 / 020 7730 4500

Sun 3 Aug

£14.50–£16.50 / 020 7730 4500

Tue 5 Aug

£14.50–£16.50 / 020 7730 4500

…and 4 more dates until 10 Aug

Colston Hall, Bristol

Wed 20 Aug

£11.23–£12.36 / 0117 922 3686

  • 11:00

Thu 21 Aug

£11.23–£12.36 / 0117 922 3686

  • 11:00

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