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The Dylan Weekends - Poetry And Theatre Weekend

The Laugharne Weekend team bring you a weekend of poetry, plays and biographical events in the town that inspired Dylan Thomas to celebrate the centenary of his birth. Great Poets, National Theatre of Wales and the BBC's Laugharne Live.

Various Venues, Carmarthen

Fri 2 May

Phone for prices

  • 10:00 – 22:00

Sat 3 May

Phone for prices

  • 10:00 – 22:00

Sun 4 May

Phone for prices

  • 10:00 – 22:00

Mon 5 May

Phone for prices

  • 10:00 – 22:00

Europe's Tribute to Elvis Festival

The second annual championship and festival, celebrating the life of The King. Includes the Ultimate Elvis preliminary contest, the winner of which will represent Europe's Tribute to Elvis in the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest held in Memphis in 2014, the 60th anniversary of Elvis' first recording date.

Opera House & Winter Gardens, Blackpool

Fri 4 Jul

£135 for full three day pass / 0870 380 1111

  • 11:00 – 02:00

Sat 5 Jul

£135 for full three day pass / 0870 380 1111

  • 12:00 – 02:30

Sun 6 Jul

£135 for full three day pass / 0870 380 1111

  • 11:00 – 02:30

Exhibit B

A modern look at racism.

Old College, Edinburgh

Sat 16 Aug

£14 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sun 17 Aug

£14 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sat 23 Aug

£14 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sun 24 Aug

£14 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Sat 26 Apr

£168 / 020 8688 9291

  • 11:00

Sat 3 May

£168 / 020 8688 9291

  • 11:00

Sat 10 May

£168 / 020 8688 9291

  • 11:00
…and 10 more dates until 19 Jul

Festival of Music & Drama

Two days of music, theatre, workshops, art and activities for all the family.

Cantraybridge College, Croy

Fri 9 May

Free / 01667 493500

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sat 10 May

Free / 01667 493500

  • 11:00 – 16:00
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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

Foam Clay And Salt Dough: Workshop

Have fun experimenting with two unusual materials.

This Art Of Mine, Maidstone

Tue 19 Aug

£38 / 01622 735312

  • 10:00 – 16:00

The Frog And The Princess

  • Directed by: Rene Baker

Join the Frog and the Princess in an emotional journey as they discover that, deep down, they are not so very different after all. A poignant re-telling of the Grimm fairy tale, directed and designed by Rene Baker. For ages 4–8.

Artsdepot, London N12

Sun 4 May

Studio Theatre

£7 / 020 8369 5454

  • 11:00

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Sat 26 Apr

£6 / 0116 242 3595

  • 11:00

Polka Theatre, London SW19

Sat 10 May

£11 (£8.50) / 020 8543 4888

  • 11:05

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

Hancock’s Last Half Hour

  • Written by: Heathcote Williams

A performance based on the tragic life and career of comedian, Tony Hancock.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Studio One

£9 (£8) / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Studio One

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Studio One

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Helen O’Grady Drama Classes (Ages 5-11)

Self development classes for children.

Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Sat 26 Apr

Phone for prices / 01392 270891

  • 11:00 – 12:00

Sat 3 May

Phone for prices / 01392 270891

  • 11:00 – 12:00

Sat 10 May

Phone for prices / 01392 270891

  • 11:00 – 12:00
…and 3 more dates until 31 May

The History Of You And Me

An original musical drama based on the decade of Commemorations (1912-1922).

Alley Arts Centre, Strabane

Wed 21 May

Free / 028 7188 4760

  • 11:00

Waterside Theatre, Derry/Londonderry

Thu 22 May

Phone for prices / 028 7131 4000

  • 10:30

Fri 23 May

Phone for prices / 028 7131 4000

  • 10:30

I Believe In Unicorns

  • Written by: Michael Morpurgo (adaptation)

Wizard Presents Theatre Company presents an adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's children's book about a little boy who hates stories, until he meets the Unicorn Lady.

The Story Museum, Oxford

Tue 27 May

£8.50 (£6.50) / 01865 790050

  • 11:30

York Theatre Royal

Sat 14 Jun

Studio

£10 (Children £6 under 16s) / 01904 623568

  • 11:00

I, Caliban

  • Written by: Tim Crouch

A sweet and sorry tale of injustice, inebriation and missing your mum, as told by Caliban, a puppy-headed monster alone on Prospero's island at the end of The Tempest. Tim Crouch interprets Shakespeare from the perspective of characters normally consigned to the sidelines. Blending original and contemporary text, this is…

Polka Theatre, London SW19

Thu 29 May

£12.50 (£9) / 020 8543 4888

  • 11:30

Sat 31 May

£12.50 (£9) / 020 8543 4888

  • 11:30

In The Vale Of Health: Japes

  • Directed by: Tamara Harvey
  • Written by: Simon Gray

Michael and Japes became even closer after the accidental death of their parents. But things change when Michael falls in love with Anita, and so does Japes. A dark comedy drama written by Simon Gray, directed by Tamara Harvey.

Hampstead Theatre, London NW3

Sat 31 May

Main Stage

£15–£32 / 020 7722 9301

  • 11:00

Sat 7 Jun

Main Stage

£15–£32 / 020 7722 9301

  • 11:00

Sat 14 Jun

Main Stage

£15–£32 / 020 7722 9301

  • 11:00
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Innocence

A unique playroom performance, Innocence invites 0–7 year olds (and their adults) to explore the world of William Blake's imagination.

Tramway, Glasgow

Wed 30 Apr

£6 per adult + child; £4 per additional child; £6 per additional adult / 0845 330 3501

Thu 1 May

£6 per adult + child; £4 per additional child; £6 per additional adult / 0845 330 3501

iShine Performing Arts

This local musical theatre group cater for both adults and children. Join them on our Glanfa Stage.

Wales Millennium Centre / Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru, Cardiff

Fri 25 Apr

Glanfa Stage

Free / 029 2063 6464

  • 11:00

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

  • 10:00

Sun 7 Dec

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

  • 10:00

Mon 8 Dec

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

  • 10:00
…and 10 more dates until 11 Jan 2015

Japan Day And Kimono World

10 experts come from Japan to North Yorkshire for one day only! In the daytime, try whisked green tea, wear a kimono, write haiku poems, fold origami and more. In the evening, be transported to traditional Japan with a one-of-a-kind performance

The Forum, Northallerton

Sat 17 May

£10 (£8) / 01609 776 230

  • 11:00 – 21:00

Journey through Space Music Summer School

Fun summer school for ages 8–11, exploring space and working towards a final piece to be performed on the last day of the course.

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow

Mon 14 Jul

£225 for full course / 0141 332 5057

Please note: This course runs 14–18 Jul 2014.

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Tue 15 Jul

£225 for full course / 0141 332 5057

Please note: This course runs 14–18 Jul 2014.

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Wed 16 Jul

£225 for full course / 0141 332 5057

Please note: This course runs 14–18 Jul 2014.

  • 10:00 – 15:00
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Kan Kan the Baby Kangaroo: A Long Jump From Home

The animals are gathering for the greatest show on Earth – the Animal Olympics!

Lauderdale House, London N6

Sat 24 May

£4.50 (£3) / 020 8348 8716

  • 10:00 – 11:30

Kidnapped

Adapted by Ivan Wilkinson, from the book by Robert Louis Stevenson. An adventure tale for all the family, Kidnapped tells the story of Davie Balfour as he survives shipwreck and murder to dramatically escape to the Highlands of Scotland.

Hackney Empire Studio Theatre, London E8

Thu 8 May

£8–£20 / 020 8985 2424

  • 10:00

Lakeside Theatre Youth Theatre: Workshop (Ages 11-14)

Learn a variety of theatre skills from both professionals and students from the University Of Essex. Meet new friends and build up the confidence to strut your stuff on stage.

Lakeside Theatre, Colchester

Sat 26 Apr

£50 / 01206 873261

  • 11:15 – 13:15

Sat 3 May

£50 / 01206 873261

  • 11:15 – 13:15

Sat 10 May

£50 / 01206 873261

  • 11:15 – 13:15
…and 3 more dates until 31 May

Lakeside Theatre Youth Theatre: Workshop (Ages 15-16)

A chance for young people to learn performance skills from professionals and students whilst meeting new people and building confidence.

Lakeside Theatre, Colchester

Sat 26 Apr

£50 / 01206 873261

  • 11:15 – 13:15

Sat 3 May

£50 / 01206 873261

  • 11:15 – 13:15

Sat 10 May

£50 / 01206 873261

  • 11:15 – 13:15
…and 3 more dates until 31 May

Lakeside Theatre Youth Theatre: Workshop (Ages 9-11)

Learn a variety of theatre skills from both professionals and students from the University Of Essex. Meet new friends and build up the confidence to strut your stuff on stage.

Lakeside Theatre, Colchester

Sat 26 Apr

£50 / 01206 873261

  • 10:00 – 11:15

Sat 3 May

£50 / 01206 873261

  • 10:00 – 11:15

Sat 10 May

£50 / 01206 873261

  • 10:00 – 11:15
…and 3 more dates until 31 May back to top