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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

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 9000

Sun 15 Mar 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 9000

Capital FM Arena, Nottingham

Sat 9 May 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 412 4624

Sun 10 May 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 412 4624

First Direct Arena, Leeds

Sat 16 May 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 248 1585

Sun 17 May 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 248 1585

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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

The Princess And The Pea

  • Written by: Julian Butler

A heartwarming adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson's fairytale.

Gulbenkian, Canterbury

Sun 2 Nov

£7; £1 baby on lap (0-12months) / 01227 769075

Lyric Hammersmith, London W6

Sat 10 Jan 2015

£8 / 020 8741 6850

Pavilion Dance, Bournemouth

Sun 30 Nov

Ocean Room

£5

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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 9 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
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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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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.

Cambridge Arts Theatre

Sat 1 Nov

£17.50 (Children £12.50) / 01223 503333

Darlington Civic Theatre

Thu 6 Nov

£13 (Children £9.50) / 01325 486555

Fri 7 Nov

£13 (Children £9.50) / 01325 486555

Sun 9 Nov

£13 (Children £9.50) / 01325 486555

Lighthouse: Poole's Centre for the Arts

Wed 12 Nov

£16 / 0844 406 8666

Thu 13 Nov

£16 / 0844 406 8666

Fri 14 Nov

£16 / 0844 406 8666

Sat 15 Nov

£16 / 0844 406 8666

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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

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

Ben And Holly's Little Kingdom

  • Directed by: Richard Lewis
  • Written by: Mani Svavarsson (music)

Richard Lewis' adaptation of the award-winning television animation set in a miniature world of fairies, elves and insects. The production features original music by Mani Svavarsson, with original lyrics by Matt Lewis.

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Sun 26 Jul 2015

£14.50–£16.50 / 08441 717620

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Sat 11 Apr 2015

£13.50–£15.50 (Children £11.50–£13.50; £54) / 020 8688 9291

Sun 12 Apr 2015

£13.50–£15.50 (Children £11.50–£13.50; £54) / 020 8688 9291

Grand Opera House, Belfast

Sun 17 May 2015

£13.50–£18.50 / 028 9024 0411

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Beauty And The Beast

This magical show includes a wonderful selection of toe tapping tunes, enchanted castles, wonderful characters and jokes to keep you laughing well into the New Year.

The Camberley Theatre

Mon 8 Dec

£13; £18.95; £19.95 (£16.95) / 01276 707600

Tue 9 Dec

£13; £18.95; £19.95 (£16.95) / 01276 707600

Wed 10 Dec

£13; £18.95; £19.95 (£16.95) / 01276 707600

…and 4 more dates until 17 Dec

Otiz Cannelloni: History of Magic – Abridged!

  • 3 stars

Questionable magic tricks, fake illusions and not-so-sleight of hand mixed with cheeky one-liners and patter.

G Live, Guildford

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£10 (Children £8 under 16s) / 0844 770 1797

Cinderella and the Beanstalk

  • Directed by: Tom Attenborough

The comedy trio Sleeping Trees present their funny, adventurous, mashed-up pantomime.

Theatre503, London SW11

Tue 16 Dec

£15 (£12; £12; £12) / 020 7978 7040

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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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

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

Jack and The Beanstalk

Children's show adapted from the much-loved fairy tale.

Theatre Royal, St Helens

Sat 6 Dec

£14 (£13; Children £12; Family £49) / 01744 756000

Sun 7 Dec

£14 (£13; Children £12; Family £49) / 01744 756000

Mon 8 Dec

£12 (£11; Children £10; Family £42) / 01744 756000

…and 10 more dates until 11 Jan 2015

James And The Giant Peach

  • Written by: Roald Dahl

James and six enormous garden-bugs fly across the Atlantic inside a giant peach, finally landing in New York City.

West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Thu 11 Dec

£15–£18 / 0113 213 7700

Tue 16 Dec

£15–£18 / 0113 213 7700

Wed 17 Dec

£15–£18 / 0113 213 7700

…and 12 more dates until 22 Jan 2015

The Three Little Pigs

The wolf has blown down their houses and the three pigs are forced to take their Christmas elsewhere. Ages 5+.

Platform, Glasgow

Tue 9 Dec

£12 (£5; Children £6) / 0141 276 9696

Thu 11 Dec

£12 (£5; Children £6) / 0141 276 9696

Fri 12 Dec

£12 (£5; Children £6) / 0141 276 9696

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The Alternative and Burlesque Fair

Clothing, accessories and jewellery for all your alt, fetish, goth, steampunk and burlesque needs. There's over 50 vendors, plus burlesque, aerial and cabaret shows on the day.

Queen Margaret Union, Glasgow

Sat 8 Nov

Over-18s only

£5 / 0141 339 9784

Sound Control, Manchester

Sat 6 Dec

£5 / 0161 236 0340

Stylus At Leeds University Union

Sat 22 Nov

Phone for prices / 0113 380 1342

Beauty And The Beast

A traditional family pantomime based on the famous and ever-popular fairy tale.

The Place, Oakengates Theatre, Telford

Tue 9 Dec

£9.50–£17 / 01952 382382

Wed 10 Dec

£9.50–£17 / 01952 382382

Fri 12 Dec

£9.50–£17 / 01952 382382

…and 4 more dates until 18 Dec

Eric The Elf's Chaotic Christmas

A special show for wee ones this Christmas time. Guaranteed to get even the grumpiest curmudgeon excited about the magic of Christmas!

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Thu 11 Dec

Circle Studio

£8 / 0141 429 0022

Fri 12 Dec

Circle Studio

£8 / 0141 429 0022

Sat 13 Dec

Circle Studio

£8 / 0141 429 0022

…and 12 more dates until 31 Dec

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

Mother Goose

This classic panto tale is transported to a sparkling Arctic adventure through the Scandinavian snows, crammed full of trolls, snowmen, woolly jumpers and even the occasional moose.

The Theatre Chipping Norton

Tue 18 Nov

£12–£26 (£10.50–£20) / 01608 642 350

Thu 20 Nov

£12–£26 (£10.50–£20) / 01608 642 350

Fri 21 Nov

£12–£26 (£10.50–£20) / 01608 642 350

…and 8 more dates until 7 Jan 2015 back to top