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Billy Smart's Circus

This all human performance includes a trapeze act, acrobats, jugglers, aerialists and a fire tricks, all soundtracked by a live band.

Ealing Common, London W5

Sun 26 Oct

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Dinosaur Zoo

Dinosaurs aren't extinct! They're just hiding out on the other side of the world. Dinosaur Zoo takes its Jurassic creations on tour with an opportunity for children to get right up close.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Wed 19 Nov

£12.50–£15 ( £10) / 01892 530613

Birmingham Hippodrome

Thu 12 Mar 2015

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

Sat 14 Mar 2015

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

Sun 15 Mar 2015

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Thu 13 Nov

£13–£15.50 / 01792 475715

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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.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 9 Apr 2015

£15–£30

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Mon 30 Mar 2015

£15 / 020 8561 8371

Blackfriars Arts Centre, Boston

Sat 1 Nov

£12 (Children £10) / 01205 363108

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…and at 14 other places

A Christmas Carol

Everyone is rejoicing with festive cheer - but one man grumbles "bah humbug"! Ebenezer Scrooge is a notoriously bitter old man who is determined not to let Christmas interfere with his miserly routine. But one Christmas Eve, some unexpected supernatural visitors show him the true meaning of Christmas and the error of his…

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Wed 3 Dec

Sold out / 0141 429 0022

Thu 4 Dec

Sold out / 0141 429 0022

Fri 5 Dec

Sold out / 0141 429 0022

…and 7 more dates until 18 Dec

Once Upon a Christmas

A Yuletide treat for the whole family. Featuring comedy sketches, classic songs and more.

Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay

Fri 26 Dec

£20 (Children £11; Seniors £19) / 01803 328385

Thu 1 Jan 2015

£20 (Children £11; Seniors £19) / 01803 328385

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A Play, a Pie and a Pint: Flying With Swans

Three friends reunite for a simple trip to Arran, which becomes the journey of a lifetime. Written by Jack Dickson.

Gaiety Theatre, Ayr

Wed 12 Nov

£12 / 01292 288235

Thu 13 Nov

£12 / 01292 288235

The Voice Thief

  • Directed by: Gill Robertson
  • Written by: Rob Evans

Catherine Wheels presents a new promenade production about the mysterious ‘Voice Facility’ which removes the voices of ‘troublesome’ girls. Ages 9+.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sun 2 Nov

£12 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

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

Sun 25 Jan 2015

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

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

Sun 16 Nov

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

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…and at 6 other places

Stick Man

  • Directed by: Sally Cookson
  • Written by: Benji Bower (music)

A show about a family of stick people. Presented by Scamp Theatre. Ages 3+.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Sat 8 Nov

£12–£19.50 ( £50–£60) / 0844 873 3433

  • 10:30 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London

Sun 9 Nov

£12–£19.50 ( £50–£60) / 0844 873 3433

  • 10:30 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London

Wed 12 Nov

£12–£19.50 ( £50–£60) / 0844 873 3433

  • 10:30 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London
…and 40 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Aladdin

Kevin Tillett stars as Widow Twankey in this seasonal retelling of a classic story packed with comedy, illusion and magic and presented by Paul Hammond.

The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering

Fri 12 Dec

£12–£17; £13 early bird (Children £14; £15; £43.50–£88.50; £36–£73.50 early bird) / 01536 414141

  • 10:00 Aladdin The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering

Sat 13 Dec

£12–£17; £13 early bird (Children £14; £15; £43.50–£88.50; £36–£73.50 early bird) / 01536 414141

  • 11:00 Aladdin The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering

Sun 14 Dec

£12–£17; £13 early bird (Children £14; £15; £43.50–£88.50; £36–£73.50 early bird) / 01536 414141

  • 11:00 Aladdin The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering
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Cinderella: Stockton Riverside College

Based upon the classic fairy-tale, Cinderella is a stunning show that tells the enchanting story of Cinderella through the beautiful musical score of Rodgers and Hammerstein.

ARC: Stockton Arts Centre, Stockton-on-Tees

Mon 8 Dec

£10 / 01642 525199

Tue 9 Dec

£10 / 01642 525199

Wed 10 Dec

£10 / 01642 525199

…and 6 more dates until 19 Dec

Ramayana

The Lovers of Literature Company invite you to follow Prince Rama and his beautiful wife Sita in an interactive story of love conquering evil. Become one of the forest animals lead by the honourable Monkey King Hanuman in an epic journey and celebrate their triumph by illuminating the darkness with light.

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Sat 25 Oct

Rehearsal Room 2

£6 / 0116 242 3595

  • 11:00 Ramayana Curve Theatre, Leicester

Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs

A traditional family pantomime based on the ever-popular fairy tale, with stunning sets, beautiful costumes and an abundance of comedy.

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Tue 16 Dec

£23 (£17.50) / 020 8561 8371

Wed 17 Dec

£23 (£17.50) / 020 8561 8371

We're Going On A Bear Hunt

  • Directed by: Sally Cookson
  • Written by: Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen's award-winning book is brought vividly and noisily to the stage in director Sally Cookson's fun-filled adaptation set to Benji Bower's versatile lively score. Join our intrepid adventurers on their quest to find a bear; as they wade through the gigantic swishy swashy grass, the splishy splashy river and the…

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Wed 3 Dec

£12 / 0116 242 3595

Thu 4 Dec

£12 / 0116 242 3595

Fri 5 Dec

£12 / 0116 242 3595

Sat 6 Dec

£12 / 0116 242 3595

Little Frankenstein

Semi famous puppeteer Frank Stein has had enough with his badly made puppets. Taking inspiration from his most infamous ancestor, the scientist Dr Frankenstein, and with the help of the audience he creates a new real live puppet.

Loughborough Town Hall

Sat 25 Oct

£8 (£6) / 01509 231914

Swinburne Hall, Colchester

Mon 27 Oct

£5 / 01206 712999

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Aladdin: Polka Dot Pantomines

A traditional pantomime that will take you on a whirlwind of magic, mystery and adventure into a land of lamps, genies and princesses.

Secombe Theatre, Sutton

Wed 17 Dec

£14.50 (Children £12.50; £50) / 020 8770 6990

Thu 18 Dec

£14.50 (Children £12.50; £50) / 020 8770 6990

Sat 20 Dec

£14.50 (Children £12.50; £50) / 020 8770 6990

…and 2 more dates until 24 Dec

Charlie And Lola’s Extremely New Play

Everyone's favourite brother and sister duo are back with a brand new play about friendship.

Northern Stage, Newcastle upon Tyne

Tue 28 Oct

£12.50 (Children £9.50) / 0191 230 5151

Wed 29 Oct

£12.50 (Children £9.50) / 0191 230 5151

Thu 30 Oct

£12.50 (Children £9.50) / 0191 230 5151

Norwich Playhouse

Sat 29 Nov

£11.50 / 01603 598598

Sun 30 Nov

£11.50 / 01603 598598

Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry

Sat 1 Nov

Theatre

£12.50 (£10) / 02476 524524

Dare to Sea

A Franco-British collaboration bringing together dancers, circus and visual artists.

Artsdepot, London N12

Sun 9 Nov

£8 / 020 8369 5454

Jacksons Lane Theatre, London N6

Sat 15 Nov

£8.95 / 020 8340 5226

Sun 16 Nov

£8.95 / 020 8340 5226

Key Theatre, Peterborough

Fri 31 Oct

£8 (£6.50) / 01733 207239

Disney on Ice: Magical Ice Festival

A colourful and exciting ice show featuring characters from Frozen, Tangled, The Little Mermaid and more.

Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre (AECC)

Sat 14 Mar 2015

£15.50–£40 / 0844 477 9000

Sun 15 Mar 2015

£15.50–£40 / 0844 477 9000

Capital FM Arena, Nottingham

Sat 9 May 2015

£15.50–£40 / 0844 412 4624

Sun 10 May 2015

£15.50–£40 / 0844 412 4624

First Direct Arena, Leeds

Sat 16 May 2015

£15.50–£40 / 0844 248 1585

Sun 17 May 2015

£15.50–£40 / 0844 248 1585

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The Elf By Herself

Festive show about the elf who grew tall. Ages 3–6.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 29 Nov

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

Sun 30 Nov

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

Mon 1 Dec

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

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Emily Brown and the Thing

  • 5 stars

Emily and Stanley the rabbit's sleep is interrupted by the curious 'Thing' outside.

Blackwood Miners' Institute

Wed 26 Nov

£6.50 / 01495 227206

Brighton Dome

Sun 9 Nov

Studio Theatre

£7 (£5; £22) / 01273 709709

Jacksons Lane Theatre, London N6

Sat 6 Dec

£12.95 / 020 8340 5226

Sun 7 Dec

£12.95 / 020 8340 5226

Tue 9 Dec

£12.95 / 020 8340 5226

…and 21 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

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The Forgotten Orchard

A funny, moving play which takes inspiration from apples to consider where our food comes from and how we can grow our own.

Eastwood Park Theatre, Glasgow

Sun 26 Oct

£5 (Family £15) / 0141 577 4956

Glimmer

From the creators of Albert Drive and Junction 25 comes this dynamic, feel-good show for the whole family.

Tramway, Glasgow

Fri 12 Dec

£6–£12 (£8; Family £32) / 0845 330 3501

Wed 17 Dec

£6–£12 (£8; Family £32) / 0845 330 3501

Grandpa Joe's Giant Storytelling Bed

Celebrate 50 years since the publication of Roald Dahl's Charlie And The Chocolate Factory with storytelling inspired by adventures. For families with kids ags 5–10.

Battersea Arts Centre, London SW11

Thu 30 Oct

£7 / 020 7223 2223

Fri 31 Oct

£7 / 020 7223 2223

Sat 1 Nov

£7 / 020 7223 2223

Hallowe'en Tattoo Bash

Big bad tattoo bash with artists, traders and live entertainment all weekend.

Wolverhampton Racecourse

Sat 8 Nov

£25 for a weekend ticket; £15 per day / 01902 390000

Sun 9 Nov

£25 for a weekend ticket; £15 per day / 01902 390000

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