April

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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

Corn Exchange, King's Lynn

Wed 1 Apr 2015

£13 (Children £11 under 16s) / 01553 764864

Grand Opera House, York

Wed 8 Apr 2015

£15 / 0844 871 3024

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That'll Be the Day

Step back in time with a brand new edition of the popular touring show, and hear rock'n'roll hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Grand Opera House, York

Wed 29 Apr 2015

£20–£24 / 0844 871 3024

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Thu 16 Apr 2015

£24.50–£26.50 / 023 8071 1811

New Wimbledon Theatre, London SW19

Fri 17 Apr 2015

£19–£25 / 0844 871 7646

The Mousetrap

  • Directed by: Ian Watt-Smith
  • Written by: Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie's play has been performed over 25,000 times. Now celebrating its diamond anniversary in the London West End, it's finally embarking on a UK tour.

St Martin's Theatre, London WC2H

Wed 1 Apr 2015

£33–£56.25 / 08444 99 1515

Thu 2 Apr 2015

£33–£56.25 / 08444 99 1515

Fri 3 Apr 2015

£33–£56.25 / 08444 99 1515

…and 23 more dates until 30 Apr 2015

Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect Nonsense

  • Directed by: Sean Foley
  • Written by: P G Wodehouse (book)

A new comedy based on the writings of PG Wodehouse, starring James Lance as aristocratic fool Bertie Wooster and John Gordon Sinclair as his trusted valet, Jeeves, who is called in to help his master play matchmaker in the countryside. Directed by Sean Foley.

Malvern Theatres

Wed 1 Apr 2015

Festival Theatre

£10–£22.50 / 01684 892 277

Thu 2 Apr 2015

Festival Theatre

£10–£22.50 / 01684 892 277

Fri 3 Apr 2015

Festival Theatre

£10–£22.50 / 01684 892 277

Sat 4 Apr 2015

Festival Theatre

£10–£22.50 / 01684 892 277

Milton Keynes Theatre

Tue 7 Apr 2015

£10–£39.50 / 0844 871 7652

Wed 8 Apr 2015

£10–£39.50 / 0844 871 7652

Thu 9 Apr 2015

£10–£39.50 / 0844 871 7652

…and 2 more dates until 11 Apr 2015

New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Tue 28 Apr 2015

£10–£39.50 / 0844 871 7645

Wed 29 Apr 2015

£10–£39.50 / 0844 871 7645

Thu 30 Apr 2015

£10–£39.50 / 0844 871 7645

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Motown's Greatest Hits: How Sweet It Is

Celebrating over 50 years of Motown music with tributes to The Four Tops and The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, the Jackson 5 and many more.

Palace Theatre, Manchester

Wed 29 Apr 2015

£24 / 0844 847 2275

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A:M

Promising 'the naughtiest party for the dirtiest boyz', there's an amateur strip contest, giveaways, gogo dancers and the intriguingly named 'Scally Alley'.

Fire, London SW8

Fri 3 Apr 2015

£7–£12 / 020 3242 0040

  • 23:00 – 11:00 A:M Fire, London

Fri 10 Apr 2015

£7–£12 / 020 3242 0040

  • 23:00 – 11:00 A:M Fire, London

Fri 17 Apr 2015

£7–£12 / 020 3242 0040

  • 23:00 – 11:00 A:M Fire, London

Fri 24 Apr 2015

£7–£12 / 020 3242 0040

  • 23:00 – 11:00 A:M Fire, London

Let's Hang On: A Tribute to Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Tight falsetto vocals and doo-wop harmonies, featuring all those insanely catchy hits such as 'Can't Take My Eyes Off You' and 'Dec '63 (Oh What A Night)'.

The Playhouse, Weston-super-Mare

Fri 3 Apr 2015

£22.50 (Children £15; £21.50) / 01934 645544

Princess Theatre, Torquay

Sun 5 Apr 2015

£21.50–£23 / 0870 847 2315

The Magic of Motown

Tribute to the sweet soul sounds of Motown starring the supremely-talented Magic of Motown band, with hits made famous by the Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Martha Reeves and more.

Grand Opera House, York

Sat 11 Apr 2015

£25.50 / 0844 871 3024

The Hexagon, Reading

Thu 9 Apr 2015

£26.50 (£25) / 0118 960 6060

South Street Arts Centre, Reading

Thu 9 Apr 2015

£26.50 (£25) / 0118 960 6060

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Roy Chubby Brown

Blue comedy from man branded 'too rude for television'. Never mind the comedy, that patchwork jacket is hardly fit for public consumption.

The Brindley, Runcorn

Thu 30 Apr 2015

£20 / 0151 907 8360

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Sat 25 Apr 2015

£21 / 020 8688 9291

Sensational 60's Experience 50th Anniversary Tour

The Marmalade, Herman’s Hermits, Chris Farlowe and Steve Ellis’ Love Affair perform their evergreen hits.

Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Sat 4 Apr 2015

£22–£30 / 01322 220000

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Beckenham Rock Choir

The Beckenham Rock Choir is led by Kent based musician Rebecca Clegg. The choir is for all ages and all the local Kent and south east London branches of Rock Choir, like ours come together to do incredible events like Flash Mobs and also our numerous Guinness World Record attempts (The Rock Choir members have got 3 world…

Beckenham Cricket Club

Tue 21 Apr 2015

£25 a month, free taster

Tue 28 Apr 2015

£25 a month, free taster

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.

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

The Hexagon, Reading

Tue 21 Apr 2015

£16.50 (Children £14.50 under 16s; £58) / 0118 960 6060

Wed 22 Apr 2015

£16.50 (Children £14.50 under 16s; £58) / 0118 960 6060

Thu 23 Apr 2015

£16.50 (Children £14.50 under 16s; £58) / 0118 960 6060

Hackney Flea Market

Get your paws on vintage fabrics, clothes, jewellery, furniture and knick knacks.

Abney Hall, London N16

Sun 5 Apr 2015

Free / 07986 296949

Sat 11 Apr 2015

Free / 07986 296949

Huddersfield Rock Choir

The Huddersfield Rock Choir is led by singing teacher Elliot Sutcliffe. We have a great year lined up and we would like to invite you to join our choir and take part in the local Huddersfield and wider West Yorkshire county community. We are part of the pioneering Rock Choir singing groups. We often team up with the other…

Greenhead College, Huddersfield

Wed 22 Apr 2015

£25 a month, free taster / 01484 422032

Wed 29 Apr 2015

£25 a month, free taster / 01484 422032

Greenhead Masonic Hall, Huddersfield

Wed 22 Apr 2015

£25 a month, free taster / 01484 423364

Wed 29 Apr 2015

£25 a month, free taster / 01484 423364

Showaddywaddy

Doo wop nostalgia merchants, big in the 70s, with thinning quiffs these days, tour in celebration of their 40th year together.

Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 10 Apr 2015

£19.50 / 0191 261 2606

Pavilion Theatre, Rhyl

Sat 4 Apr 2015

£17 (£15.50) / 01745 330000

Tavistock Wharf

Sat 18 Apr 2015

£22; £20 adv / 01822 611166

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Playing for Scotland: The Making of Modern Sport

A major exhibition examining the way sport was transformed by wider social and infrastructural changes between the 19th and 20th centuries.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Wed 1 Apr 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

Thu 2 Apr 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

Fri 3 Apr 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

…and 27 more dates until 30 Apr 2015

The Solid Silver 60s Show 2014

Relive the nostalgic sounds of 60s pop in the company of Vanity Fare, Chris Montez, Chris Farlow and Brian Poole & the Tremelos.

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Wed 22 Apr 2015

£25.50–£29.50 / 0844 871 3014

Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone

Sat 25 Apr 2015

£25.50–£30.50 / 01303 228600

Milton Keynes Theatre

Sun 12 Apr 2015

£25.50–£30.50 / 0844 871 7652

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Waverley Market @ Platform 2

Fifty stalls set up in Waverley by Local Motive Markets, offering ethical and local products from fresh produce to crafts.

Waverley Station, Edinburgh

Fri 3 Apr 2015

Free / 0131 558 9644

Fri 10 Apr 2015

Free / 0131 558 9644

Fri 17 Apr 2015

Free / 0131 558 9644

Fri 24 Apr 2015

Free / 0131 558 9644

Dance 'Til Dawn

  • Written by: Karen Bruce

Strictly Come Dancing favourites Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace are back with a brand new show celebrating the Golden Age of Hollywood.

The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds

Wed 1 Apr 2015

£18.50–£36 / 0844 848 2700

Thu 2 Apr 2015

£18.50–£36 / 0844 848 2700

Fri 3 Apr 2015

£18.50–£36 / 0844 848 2700

Sat 4 Apr 2015

£18.50–£36 / 0844 848 2700

Hull New Theatre

Mon 27 Apr 2015

£16–£33.50; £12.50–£24.50; £19–£36 / 01482 226655

Tue 28 Apr 2015

£16–£33.50; £12.50–£24.50; £19–£36 / 01482 226655

Wed 29 Apr 2015

£16–£33.50; £12.50–£24.50; £19–£36 / 01482 226655

Thu 30 Apr 2015

£16–£33.50; £12.50–£24.50; £19–£36 / 01482 226655

King's Theatre, Glasgow

Tue 7 Apr 2015

£10–£50 / 0844 871 7648

Wed 8 Apr 2015

£10–£50 / 0844 871 7648

Thu 9 Apr 2015

£10–£50 / 0844 871 7648

…and 2 more dates until 11 Apr 2015

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Enlightened! A Walking Tour of Edinburgh's New Town in the Age of Reason

Explore the New Town with Enlightened! walking tours and learn about how clever Edinburgh's people of yore were. Booking is essential.

Dundas House, Edinburgh

Wed 1 Apr 2015

£10 (groups of five or more £8 per person) / 07459 109460

Meet outside.

Thu 2 Apr 2015

£10 (groups of five or more £8 per person) / 07459 109460

Meet outside.

Fri 3 Apr 2015

£10 (groups of five or more £8 per person) / 07459 109460

Meet outside.

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Laughterhouse Comedy

Top stand-ups and sketch troupes hoping to get your laughter muscles working.

The Slaughterhouse, Liverpool

Fri 3 Apr 2015

£15; £28 inc meal / 0844 477 1000

MC Neil Fitzmaurice introduces stand-up from Phil Nichol, Mick Ferry and Barry Dodds.

Sat 4 Apr 2015

£17.50; £30.05 inc meal / 0844 477 1000

MC Neil Fitzmaurice introduces stand-up from Mick Ferry, Phil Nichol and Barry Dodds.

Fri 10 Apr 2015

£15; £28 inc meal / 0844 477 1000

MC Chris Cairns introduces stand-up material from Paul Tonkinson, Nick Dixon and John Fothergill.

…and 5 more dates until 25 Apr 2015

Musical Theatre Performance Class

A chance to train, develop and perform. With vocal technique, acting through song and movement for performance.

London Road Church, Edinburgh

Sat 4 Apr 2015

£6 / 0131 661 1149

Mon 6 Apr 2015

£6 / 0131 661 1149

Sat 11 Apr 2015

£6 / 0131 661 1149

…and 5 more dates until 27 Apr 2015

Birkenhead/Prenton Rock Choir

The Birkenhead/Prenton Rock Choir is led by Merseyside based musician Anthony Seaman. Our choir is made up of people who never thought they would join a choir or would even sing for fun and that's the beauty of joining our choir. I don't think any of us expected to make the huge number of great friends we have along the…

Trinity with Palm Grove Church, Birkenhead

Tue 21 Apr 2015

£25 a month, free taster

Tue 28 Apr 2015

£25 a month, free taster

Blackheath Rock Choir

The Blackheath & Charlton Rock Choir is led by vocal teacher Michael Fricker. The choir is for all ages and all the local London branches of Rock Choir, like ours come together to do incredible performances like the 11,000 seat Wembley Arena that ITV1 asked to film for the Rock Choir documentary 'The Choir that Rocks…

The United Reformed Church, London SE7

Thu 23 Apr 2015

£25 a month, free taster

Thu 30 Apr 2015

£25 a month, free taster

Cheeki Monkey's Big Baby and Children’s Market

Pre-loved and handmade kids and baby market.

Stockport Masonic Guildhall

Sun 26 Apr 2015

£1 (Children free) / 0845 634 1875

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