Afternoon events, Kids, Dance

19 events

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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.

Bristol Old Vic

Sat 24 May

£10 (£6) / 0117 987 7877

  • 14:00

Buxton Opera House

Wed 28 May

£10 (Children £7.50) / 0845 127 2190

  • 13:30

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Fri 30 May

£8 / 0116 242 3595

  • 13:30

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Disney On Ice: Worlds Of Fantasy

Journey to four worlds from the popular Disney animations Cars, Toy Story 3, The Little Mermaid and Tinkerbell.

Braehead Arena, Glasgow

Sat 27 Sep

£14–£20 / 0844 499 1700

Sun 28 Sep

£14–£20 / 0844 499 1700

Sat 4 Oct

£14–£20 / 0844 499 1700

Sun 5 Oct

£14–£20 / 0844 499 1700

Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 10 Oct

£14–£20 / 0844 493 6666

Sat 11 Oct

£14–£20 / 0844 493 6666

Sun 12 Oct

£14–£20 / 0844 493 6666

Motorpoint Arena Cardiff

Sat 26 Apr

£13.50–£19.50 / 02920 224488

Sun 27 Apr

£13.50–£19.50 / 02920 224488

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How Cold My Toes

Award-winning children's theatre company Travelling Light presents a new production about the changing seasons, taking you from the bursting buds of spring to the shivery snowflakes of winter through dance, music and performance. Suitable for ages 2+.

The Witham, Barnard Castle

Sat 10 May

£6 (Family £20) / 01833 631107

  • 14:00

Alison King School Of Dance: Ballroom

A chance for children to learn the moves from Strictly Come Dancing and many more.

Long Preston Village Hall, Skipton

Wed 23 Apr

£3 / 07857532611

For children aged 4–7.

  • 16:00 – 16:45

£3.50 / 07857532611

For children aged 8 and above.

  • 17:00 – 18:00

£2.50 / 07857532611

For preschool children only.

  • 14:45 – 15:15

Wed 30 Apr

£3 / 07857532611

For children aged 4–7.

  • 16:00 – 16:45

£3.50 / 07857532611

For children aged 8 and above.

  • 17:00 – 18:00

£2.50 / 07857532611

For preschool children only.

  • 14:45 – 15:15

Wed 7 May

£3 / 07857532611

For children aged 4–7.

  • 16:00 – 16:45

£3.50 / 07857532611

For children aged 8 and above.

  • 17:00 – 18:00

£2.50 / 07857532611

For preschool children only.

  • 14:45 – 15:15
…and 16 more dates until 27 Aug

Ballet Classes

Dance classes for budding ballerinas – ages five and over.

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Speirs Locks Studios, Glasgow

Tue 22 Apr

Prices vary / 0141 332 4101

  • 16:30 – 17:30

Wed 23 Apr

Prices vary / 0141 332 4101

  • 16:30 – 17:30

Thu 24 Apr

Prices vary / 0141 332 4101

  • 16:30 – 17:30
…and 25 more dates until 24 Jun back to top

Family Fun with Attitude

A day for the family to learn to dance.

La Bodega Tapas Bar, Glasgow

Mon 5 May

£3–£6 (Children £3–£4) / 0141 581 3401

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Mon 2 Jun

£3–£6 (Children £3–£4) / 0141 581 3401

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Mon 7 Jul

£3–£6 (Children £3–£4) / 0141 581 3401

  • 14:00 – 16:00
…and 5 more dates until 1 Dec

Tetris

Arch 8 Dance Group (Netherlands) present a contemporary piece that starts as a game of interlocking shapes and morphs into an exploration of individuality, team work and how you can change the world to fit who you are. Ages 6+.

North Edinburgh Arts Centre

Thu 8 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets on sale Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 13:30

Baby Got Groove Disco

Daytime dance party for parents and kids.

Fredericks Bar, Birmingham

Sat 31 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0121 233 0313

Bollywood party. Part of Shaanti’s Eastern Electronic Festival.

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Northern Ballet: Three Little Pigs

Children's ballet based on the fairy tale about three little pigs and their house-building efforts. Relaxed performance.

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Fri 30 May

£5 / 023 8071 1811

  • 13:30

Milton Keynes Theatre

Fri 23 May

£5 / 0844 871 7652

New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Fri 26 Sep

£8 / 0844 871 7645

  • 13:30

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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

Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Sun 27 Apr

£12 / 0131 226 4224

Sun 22 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 226 4224

Gilt Bar & Lounge, London EC3R

Sat 26 Apr

£10

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Children's Music and Dance Workshops

Impression Arts Scotland for a session for young children to enjoy experimenting with Scotland's traditional instruments and songs. Ages 6 – 11 years.

Falkirk Town Hall

Sat 17 May

£5 / 01324 506850

Part of Tryst Festival.

  • 12:30 – 14:30

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

  • 14:00
  • 17:00

Sun 4 May

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

  • 15:00

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Sat 17 May

£11–£26

Sun 18 May

£11–£26

Bristol Hippodrome

Thu 6 Nov

£10–£56; £26–£36 under 26s ( £26–£36; £26–£36; £26–£36) / 0844 847 2325

  • 14:00

Sat 8 Nov

£10–£56; £26–£36 under 26s ( £26–£36; £26–£36; £26–£36) / 0844 847 2325

  • 14:30

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JSDA Junior Street Dance Classes

Get locking and popping with these hip hop dance classes, designed with children in mind. A fun way to learn a new skill and make some new buddies too. Ages 7–12.

The Little Theatre by the Park, Chesham

Thu 24 Apr

£80 per term; £45 per half term; £8 per session / 07525 741995

  • 17:00 – 17:45

Thu 1 May

£80 per term; £45 per half term; £8 per session / 07525 741995

  • 17:00 – 17:45

Thu 8 May

£80 per term; £45 per half term; £8 per session / 07525 741995

  • 17:00 – 17:45
…and 11 more dates until 24 Jul

Jubacana – Brazilian Inspired Percussion and Dance

Be a part of the D-team (the drum/dance team).

The Edge, Manchester

Sat 26 Apr

Members £3 (includes t-shirt) / 0161 282 9776

  • 12:30 – 15:30

Sat 3 May

Members £3 (includes t-shirt) / 0161 282 9776

  • 12:30 – 15:30

Sat 10 May

Members £3 (includes t-shirt) / 0161 282 9776

  • 12:30 – 15:30
…and 11 more dates until 26 Jul

May in a Day!

Live music, arts and crafts and other folk-fuelled fun (including a may pole, of course) as part of the Yan Tan Tethera season of art and events.

Cecil Sharp House, London NW1

Sat 10 May

£6 (Children £4; Under 2s free; Family £18) / 020 7485 2206

O Snap

Arch 8 Dance Group (Netherlands) present a dance performance about finding your own identity in an overloaded world. Ages 12+.

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Tue 6 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets on sale Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 13:30

Pitta Patta

Dance classes for kids.

Primrose Hill Community Centre, London NW1

Fri 25 Apr

Phone for prices / 020 7586 8327

  • 15:45 – 16:30
  • 16:30 – 17:30

Fri 2 May

Phone for prices / 020 7586 8327

  • 15:45 – 16:30
  • 16:30 – 17:30

Fri 9 May

Phone for prices / 020 7586 8327

  • 15:45 – 16:30
  • 16:30 – 17:30
…and 3 more dates until 30 May

Sunderland Schools Dance Festival 2013

Local school kids strut their stuff.

Sunderland Empire

Wed 2 Jul

£7.50 / 0844 871 3022

Tales 'N' Tunes - Ceilidh for Kids

Botanica Fabula, Tonic Music and Merry-Go-Round present… "Tales 'N Tunes - Ceilidh for Kids", interactive folklore, music and ceilidh for 3 - 8 year olds. Join local storyteller, Amanda Edmiston, for a fun, inspiring and engaging afternoon of stories, live musical accompaniment from songwriter and composer Louise Cairns…

Merry-Go-Round, Glasgow

Sun 18 May

£5 per family. Buy from venue and pick up on door / 0141 423 2299

Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 14:00 – 15:30