Afternoon events, Music

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Bondagers

Sue Glover’s play with music and song follows six women land workers as they graft and dance their way through a year on a 19th Century Borders farm. Directed by Lu Kemp.

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 14:00 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Wed 29 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 14:00 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 1 Nov

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 14:00 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh
…and 4 more dates until 15 Nov

Children's Classic Concerts: The Monsters' Ball

A spooky concert of music and dance for all the family. Dress up in your scariest costume and join the Monster Ball.

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Sat 1 Nov

£10 (Children £6; Family £29) / 0141 353 8000

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Sun 2 Nov

£10 (Children £6; Family £29) / 0131 228 1155

Drumchapel & West Winterfest Fireworks

Music and entertainment from Jemma Stevenson, Simply Rod, Nycki Simz and many more. Fireworks from 7pm.

Drumchapel Park, Glasgow

Wed 5 Nov

Free

High Heels and Horse Hair: Transplanted

A programme of new music from the award-winning violin/cello duo, inspired by the natural world of Scotland, with pieces by David Fennessy, Martin Kershaw, Stuart MacRae, Eddie McGuire, Chris Stout, Hanna Tuulikki, David Ward and Judith Weir.

Ardkinglas House, Cairndow

Sun 26 Oct

£12 (Students £6) / 01499 600621

The Rat Pack: Live

Hartshorn-Hook Productions present a night of swinging jazz covering the songs of Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr and Dean Martin.

Theatre Royal, Windsor

Thu 27 Nov

£13–£35 / 01753 853888

Big Ears, Little Ears

In the classical music equivalent of a parent & baby screening, the SCO plays a short concert of much-loved classics in a baby-friendly environment; nobody will raise an eyebrow if your little one provides vocal encouragement.

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Sun 26 Oct

£5 for one adult and one child (additional children/adults £3 each) / 0141 353 8000

Cramphorn Theatre, Chelmsford

Sun 16 Nov

£14 ( £10) / 01245 606505

Interactive Music Workshop

Interactive African music workshop with Moroccan musician Omar Afif.

Glasgow Film Theatre

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0141 332 6535

Part of Africa in Motion.

The Rat Pack Vegas Spectacular Show

The return of the UK's finest Rat Pack tribute night, with classic tunes including 'Under My Skin' and 'Come Fly with Me' and plenty of entertaining between-song patter.

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Sun 11 Jan 2015

£21 / 01527 577330

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£17–£23 / 0844 871 3014

King's Theatre, Glasgow

Fri 30 Jan 2015

£17–£38 / 0844 871 7648

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Simple Things 2014

Electronic and alternative music all-day music and visual festival featuring Autechre, Nightmares on Wax, Clark, Actress, LuckyMe, LUMA, Vitamins and many more.

O2 ABC, Glasgow

Sat 1 Nov

£22.50–£28.12 / 0141 332 2232

The Singing Kettle: Jungle Party

Dress as your favourite jungle animal and get ready to join in with fave songs such as 'Do Your Ears Hang Low', 'Bear Hunt' and 'Leap Frog' at this fun packed Kettle show.

Gaiety Theatre, Ayr

Sat 25 Oct

£11.50 (£42) / 01292 288235

Ryan Centre, Stranraer

Sun 26 Oct

£11 (Family £40) / 01776 703535

Swing Saturday

An evening of all things swing, including swing dance classes, an evening of jumping and jiving and a live show from the Drury St Swing Band

Drury Street, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0141 204 2929

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0141 204 2929

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0141 204 2929

…and 3 more dates until 29 Nov

Barnes Blues Band

The blues ensemble performs.

Bull's Head, London SW13

Sun 26 Oct

£10; £8 adv / 020 8876 5241

The Beatroot and Lace Bazaar

A vintage fair with highly creative flair, with artists and musicians, vintage sellers, artisan makers and more.

Record Factory, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 07787 404268

Sat 22 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 07787 404268

Sat 20 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 07787 404268

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Blackpool Tower Weekender

A weekend of northern soul, Motown and modern dance grooves. See how the experts move at the Blackpool Hilton World Northern Soul Dance competition and try replicate their moves on the dancefloor.

Blackpool Tower

Fri 7 Nov

£39 / 0871 222 9929

Sat 8 Nov

£39 / 0871 222 9929

Sun 9 Nov

£39 / 0871 222 9929

Mon 10 Nov

£39 / 0871 222 9929

Colne Philharmonic Orchestra

  • Directed by: Tom Hammond (cond)

Tom Hammond leads the orchestra through the music of Vaughan Williams and Nielsen.

Braintree Arts Theatre

Sat 25 Oct

£10 (Children £5 under 16s) / 01376 556354

Fascinating Aida: Charm Offensive

The satirical cabaret trio – Dillie Keane, Adèle Anderson and Liza Pulman – take their new show on tour.

Theatre Royal, Bath

Sun 26 Oct

£17.50–£19.50 / 01225 448844

Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

Sat 8 Nov

£21.50 / 01483 440000

Geoff Eales

The pianist performs jazz.

Pizza Express Jazz Club, London W1D

Sun 26 Oct

£15 / 020 7437 9595

Jazz on Sundays featuring Violet Leighton

The singer and her band in concert.

La Bodega Tapas Bar, Glasgow

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0141 581 3401

Karin Schistek and Emma Lloyd

Lloyd (violin) and Schistek (piano) in recital.

Reid Concert Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0131 651 4336

Lloyd and Schistek play Beethoven's Sonata for Piano and Violin in C minor Op 30/2, and Debussy's Sonata for Violin and Piano in G minor L.140.

Keith Nicholls Band

Jazz music and Fats Waller tracks, performed by the Keith Nicholls Band.

Ronnie Scott's, London W1D

Sun 4 Jan 2015

£12–£15 / 020 7439 0747

Magda Loth Hill

The violinist and her piano accompanist performs a programme of classical works.

Carlisle Cathedral

Tue 28 Oct

£5 ( £4; £2.50; Children £2.50 under 18s) / 01228 548151

The Mississippi Swamp Dogs

Six-piece New Orleans flavoured outfit with a riotous mix of cajun funk, soul shuffle, blues and latin rhythms.

The Hideaway, London SW16

Sun 16 Nov

£10 / 020 8835 7070

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