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Scooby-Doo and the Mystery of the Pyramid

Live stage show featuring the classic duo. Ages 2+.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 25 Apr

£20.50 / 0131 529 6000

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.

Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 25 Apr

£12 / 0844 811 2121

  • 10:00
  • 13:30

Pasha Kovalev & Katya Virshilas: An Evening With Stars From Strictly Come Dancing

Two of the more recent additions to TV's Strictly family of professional dancers embark on a national tour, performing ballroom and Latin routines alongside guest dancers and pupils from a local dance school. Kovalev and Virshilas will also take questions from the audience.

Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

Fri 25 Apr

£27 (£25) / 01242 572573

  • 19:45

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.

Melton Theatre, Melton Mowbray

Fri 25 Apr

£12 (Children £10; £38) / 01664 851111

  • 11:00
  • 14:30

Too Many Penguins?

Frozen Charlotte Productions and macrobert present a show that packs fun, laughs, entertainment and penguins into the mix. Suitable for ages 1–4.

macrobert, Stirling

Fri 25 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 01786 466666

  • 11:00
  • 14:00
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Spring Flower Show

Demonstrations, trade stalls and crafts from leading experts in the field.

Yorkshire Event Centre, The Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate

Fri 25 Apr

£15–£17; £12.50–£14.50 adv / 01423 544544

  • 09:30 – 17:30

Dogs Don't Do Ballet

  • Written by: Anna Kemp (book)

Biff loves the moonlight and music and walking on tiptoes. That's because he doesn't think of himself as a dog. Biff thinks he's a ballerina. A mix of puppetry, classical music and comedy, in David Duffy and Andrea Sadler's adaptation of Anna Kemp's book, illustrated by Sarah Ogilvy. Ages 2–6.

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Fri 25 Apr

£6 / 0116 242 3595

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Moscow State Circus: Park Gorkogo

The internationally-acclaimed Russian circus troupe returns with ever more impressive acrobatics, clowning and aerial feats.

Stratford City, London E20

Fri 25 Apr

£10–£35 (£7–£30) / 020 3375 3970

  • 17:00
  • 20:00

The Gruffalo

A musical adaptation of the beloved picture book by Julia Donaldson.

St George's Hall, Bradford

Fri 25 Apr

£10.50 adv booking required (£38 adv booking required) / 01274 432000

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Jigsaw Festival

Featuring hundreds of second hand jigsaws on display to buy.

National Trust: Coughton Court, Alcester

Fri 25 Apr

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

  • 11:00 – 17:00
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The Lion King

It's Hamlet … with lions! Julie Taymor's puppet-powered stage version of Disney's spectacular tale of a dead king and an errant son is a feast of exuberant theatre for the whole family, with show-stopping visual effects, gripping drama and plenty of laughs. The arrival of this touring production in Edinburgh makes…

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Fri 25 Apr

£32.50–£35 / 01274 432000

Lyceum Theatre, London WC2E

Fri 25 Apr

£25–£125 / 0844 871 3000

Socatots (Under 5s)

Football specific playgroup, covering balance, co-ordination, colour and literacy skills.

Codsall Village Hall, Wolverhampton

Fri 25 Apr

£5.45 / 01902 843412

  • 09:30 – 22:15

Tabernacle Arts Centre, London W11

Fri 25 Apr

£12 per class / 020 7221 9700

  • 16:00 – 20:00

Old MacDonald Had A Farm

A mix of live action, puppetry and animation telling the tale of Old MacDonald and his lively farm.

The Riverfront, Newport

Fri 25 Apr

£9.50 (Children £8.50; £32) / 01633 656757

  • 14:30

Cats: The Musical

  • Directed by: Gillian Lynne

Andrew Lloyd Webber's long-running musical based on TS Eliot's Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats. Chrissie Cartwright recreates Trevor Nunn's original direction and Gillian Lynne's choreography, featuring the song Memory.

Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

Fri 25 Apr

£17.50–£37; £15–£30; £20–£39.50 / 0115 989 5555

  • 19:30
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Fuse Pendle

An event for young people in the Pendle area.

Ace Centre, Nelson

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 01282 661080

  • 19:00 – 21:00

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.

Borough Theatre, Abergavenny

Fri 25 Apr

£7.50 ( £28) / 01873 850805

  • 14:30

Baby Rhymetime (Under 2s)

An interactive session for babies and their carers.

Fleet Library

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 01252 612709

  • 21:45 – 10:10

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 01252 612709

  • 10:30 – 10:55
  • 11:15 – 11:40

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

Fri 25 Apr

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Easter Trails

Bring the family along and join us at Easter to hunt for clues amongst our daffodil displays. Find all the clues in the garden to win a prize at the end.

National Trust: The Weir, Hereford

Fri 25 Apr

£2 per trail, plus admission £5.90, child £2.90, family £13.50 / 01981 590509

  • 11:00 – 16:00
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Field of Light

See Edinburgh’s St Andrew Square differently thanks to Field of Light, an immersive experience by artist Bruce Munro. First seen at his home in Wiltshire in 2004, Munro reimagines his unique installation for every space it inhabits, using the medium of light to encourage visitors to explore pathways through the space in…

St Andrew Square, Edinburgh

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion

The Tudors and Stuarts were among the best-dressed dynasties in British history, and this exhibition looks at the ways in which fashion conveyed important information about status, using paintings, drawings, miniatures and rare examples of surviving clothing from the 16th and 17th centuries.

The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 25 Apr

Included in admission / 0131 556 5100

  • 09:30 – 18:00

Loom: An Exhibition and Interactive Print Workshop

Artist Rachel Barron and designer Nathan Clydesdale present an interactive exhibition that examines Dundee's jute and textile history through print, sculpture and installation, with the opportunity for visitors to make their own geometric prints.

WASPS Studios, Dundee

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 01382 221860

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Peter Pan

Enchanted Entertainment presents an Easter pantomime based on the ever-popular story by JM Barrie about the boy who never grew up. Comedy legend Bobby Davro stars as pirate sidekick Smee.

Victoria Theatre, Halifax

Fri 25 Apr

Main Auditorium

£18.50 / 01422 351158

  • 13:00
  • 16:30

Saxon Mount School

A display of work by students at Saxon Mount School. Saxon Mount is a community special school in St Leonard's for young people with Autism, Communication and Language Difficulties.

Hastings Museum And Art Gallery

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 01424 451155

  • 10:00 – 17:00
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