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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.

Jerwood DanceHouse, Ipswich

Sat 28 Jun

£10 (£7; Family £25) / 01473 295230

  • 11:00

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

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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Private Peaceful

  • Directed by: Simon Reade
  • Written by: Michael Morpurgo

The life of Private Tommo Peaceful and the battles and injustices of war that brought him to the front line: A young First World War soldier awaiting the firing squad at dawn.

Queen's Theatre, Barnstaple

Thu 18 Sep

£14; £12.50 under 25s ( £13) / 01271 327357

  • 10:30

Aaaand Now For Something Completely Improvised!

Racing Minds The Fringe hit returns for a fourth year! Racing Minds present an improvised comic adventure based entirely on audience suggestions – unique every day. A doddery grandfather can't quite remember his ripping yarn, but with your help a mystery stuffed with hilarious characters, whip-smart wit and…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Upstairs

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Upstairs

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Upstairs

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 24 more dates until 25 Aug

The Trojan Women

Dixie State University (Utah). Their city destroyed and their husbands slaughtered… Held in a ruined courtyard, the captive Trojan women wait to learn their fates. Will Hecuba, Cassandra and Andromache reconcile their faith in the gods who failed to save them with their new-found lives as concubines and slaves? Direct…

theSpaces on the Mile, Edinburgh

Mon 11 Aug

Space 1

£8 (£6) / 0845 508 8316

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 12 Aug

Space 1

£8 (£6) / 0845 508 8316

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 13 Aug

Space 1

£8 (£6) / 0845 508 8316

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Half Term Little Actors: Workshop (Ages 5-11)

Drama workshops that explore the story and world of Pirate Gran and her pet crocodile

The Lowry, Salford

Mon 26 May

£1.75–£3.50 / 08432 086000

  • 11:00

Tue 27 May

£1.75–£3.50 / 08432 086000

  • 11:00

Wed 28 May

£1.75–£3.50 / 08432 086000

  • 11:00
…and 2 more dates until 30 May

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.

  • 10:30

Fri 9 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets on sale Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 10:45

Sat 10 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets on sale Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 11:30

A True Tall Tale

Watch this bedtime fairytale unfold from the comfort of your hammock as celestial projections play across the ceiling. Freely adapted from Selma Lagerlöfs The Legend of the Christmas Rose and presented by Teatret Gruppe 38 & Carte Blanche (Denmark) it's a story full of adventure and exploration. Ages 8+.

Southside Community Centre, Edinburgh

Thu 8 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets on sale Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 10:30

Fri 9 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets on sale Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 10:30

Sat 10 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets on sale Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 11:45

Peppa Pig's Big Splash

All singing, all dancing puppet show with wee Peppa Pig and pals as they enjoy the rain and muddy puddles and try to fix the leaking nursery roof.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Thu 17 Jul

£13.50 / 01383 740384

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Wed 21 May

£16 (Children £11.75; £49) / 02476 553055

  • 10:30

Thu 22 May

£16 (Children £11.75; £49) / 02476 553055

  • 10:30

Bristol Hippodrome

Wed 8 Oct

£14.50–£21 / 0844 847 2325

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…and at 33 other places

Postman Pat Live: It's Showtime!

A talent scout arrives in Greendale to search for an angelic voice at the village's karaoke contest.

Hall For Cornwall, Truro

Sun 4 May

£13 (Children £11; £44) / 01872 262466

  • 11:00

Rotherham Civic Theatre

Mon 26 May

£12.50 (Children £10.50; £42)

  • 11:00

Stratford Circus, London E15

Sat 10 May

£12 (£10; £40) / 0844 357 2625

  • 12:00 – 13:30
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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

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

Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Sat 26 Apr

£12.50–£15 adv booking required / 01206 573948

  • 11:00

Sun 27 Apr

£12.50–£15 adv booking required / 01206 573948

  • 11:00

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Getting out of the Audience with Jonathan Kay

A weekend workshop to liberate your 'inner fool' by delving into your imagination. You don't necessarily have to have performer aspirations to take part.

The Pleasance, Edinburgh

Sat 26 Apr

£125 (£100) / 0131 650 4673

Sun 27 Apr

£125 (£100) / 0131 650 4673

Perform: Workshop

Children can take part in drama, dancing and singing sessions. Ages 4–8.

St Andrew’s Church, Chippenham

Sat 26 Apr

£149 for 10 weekly sessions / 0845 400 4000

  • 09:30 – 12:30

Sat 3 May

£149 for 10 weekly sessions / 0845 400 4000

  • 09:30 – 12:30

Sat 10 May

£149 for 10 weekly sessions / 0845 400 4000

  • 09:30 – 12:30
…and 9 more dates until 12 Jul

Pirate Gran

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

Artsdepot, London N12

Sat 24 May

Pentland Theatre

£11 / 020 8369 5454

  • 11:00

Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

Sat 17 May

£10 / 01323 412000

  • 11:00

The Lowry, Salford

Fri 30 May

Quays Theatre

£13 (Children £9.50; £38) / 08432 086000

  • 11:00

Sat 31 May

Quays Theatre

£13 (Children £9.50; £38) / 08432 086000

  • 11:00

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Teddy's Day Out

A show that uses many elements of theatre, mime, puppetry and songs in which Sammy Ragdoll decides to take her best friend Eddy The Teddy out for the day as a treat.

Thameside Theatre, Grays

Thu 29 May

£5 / 0845 300 5264

  • 10:30
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Textile week

Exciting projects each day for you to develop your skills and go home with beautiful hand made pieces. Bring along a packed lunch.

This Art Of Mine, Maidstone

Mon 28 Jul

£180 / 01622 735312

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Tue 29 Jul

£180 / 01622 735312

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Wed 30 Jul

£180 / 01622 735312

  • 10:00 – 16:00
…and 2 more dates until 1 Aug

Aliens Love Underpants

  • Directed by: Adam Bampton-Smith
  • Written by: Adam Bampton-Smith

A close encounter of the 'pantastic' kind.

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Tue 22 Apr

£12.50 ( £46) / 01527 577330

  • 11:00

City Hall, Salisbury

Sun 4 May

£12.50 / 01722 434434

  • 11:00

Corn Exchange, King's Lynn

Wed 30 Apr

£12.50 ( £46) / 01553 764864

  • 10:30

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Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain

The hit book and TV series is brought to the stage in a quirky exploration of the history of Britain. Based on the children's books by Terry Deary.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Wed 18 Jun

£12–£15 (£10–£13; £40) / 01274 432000

  • 10:30

Thu 19 Jun

£12–£15 (£10–£13; £40) / 01274 432000

  • 10:30

Fri 20 Jun

£12–£15 (£10–£13; £40) / 01274 432000

  • 10:30

Sat 21 Jun

£12–£15 (£10–£13; £40) / 01274 432000

  • 10:30

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Sun 1 Jun

£11–£15 (Children £9) / 01892 530613

  • 11:00

Cambridge Arts Theatre

Sat 1 Nov

£17.50 (Children £12.50) / 01223 503333

  • 10:30

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…and at 4 other places

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

  • 11:30

Milton Keynes Theatre

Fri 23 May

£5 / 0844 871 7652

New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Fri 26 Sep

£8 / 0844 871 7645

  • 11:30

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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.

Lanark Memorial Hall

Fri 13 Jun

£10 (Family £36) / 01555 667999

  • 10:30

Ryan Centre, Stranraer

Sun 26 Oct

£11 (Family £40) / 01776 703535

  • 11:00
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The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer

A fusion of animation, puppetry, projections and music are used to tell the epic story of quiet hero Alvin's search for his wife's lost soul in the depths of the ocean.

macrobert, Stirling

Sat 24 May

£8 / 01786 466666

  • 11:00

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Tue 6 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 10:15

Wed 7 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 10:45

Sat 10 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 12:00

Brave Macbeth

Captivate Drama Brave Macbeth returns to the Fringe following a five-star run in 2013. A fantastic introduction to Shakespeare's stories and language, Brave Macbeth has it all, witches, sword fights, catchy tunes, witty script and men in kilts! ‘Billed as a show for children, but definitely fantastically entertaining…

The Famous Spiegeltent, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Famous Spiegeltent

£10 / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Famous Spiegeltent

£10 / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Famous Spiegeltent

£10 / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 25 Aug

Clown: The Art Of Play

A performance based on play builds a direct relationship with the audience. When we play we are full of energy, alert and spontaneous; we look for playfulness in others and listen to creative impulses in ourselves.

Derby Theatre

Sat 14 Jun

£35 / 01332 593939

  • 10:00

Design Your Own Sunglasses

Learn all the techniques to re-fashion your old clothes and turn them into exciting new fashion items. Learn cutting and knotting techniques, use fabric paints, pins and accessories. We have clothes to use but please feel free to bring your old ones to 'punk up'. Bring a packed lunch.

This Art Of Mine, Maidstone

Fri 8 Aug

£38 inc materials / 01622 735312

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Fimo Modelling Clay: Workshop

Create a variety of objects and construct a scene from your own story using the coloured clay.

This Art Of Mine, Maidstone

Fri 22 Aug

£38 / 01622 735312

  • 10:00 – 16:00
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