April

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ABBA Mania

Celebrating decades of golden hits with a recreation of the live Abba show.

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Fri 24 Apr 2015

£16.50–£20.50 / 0844 871 3014

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

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

Halifax Rock Choir

The Halifax Rock Choir in Sowerby Bridge is led by West Yorkshire based musician Elliot Sutcliffe. The local men and women who have joined the choir who live in Sowerby Bridge, Halifax and further afield in West Yorkshire often have never sung before or had any vocal tuition. Once you join the choir you will find you…

St Paul's Methodist Church, Sowerby Bridge

Tue 21 Apr 2015

Upper Ground Floor Worship Area

£25 a month, free taster

Tue 28 Apr 2015

Upper Ground Floor Worship Area

£25 a month, free taster

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Nick Cave

He's calling it a solo tour but the brooding singer is accompanied by a backing band of current and former Bad Seed members.

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Tue 28 Apr 2015

£41–£61 / 0844 871 3014

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Sun 26 Apr 2015

£40–£60 / 0141 353 8000

Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

Thu 30 Apr 2015

£45 / 0115 989 5555

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Barnum

  • Directed by: Ian Townsend (musical director)
  • Written by: Mark Bramble (book)

A colourful musical celebrating the eccentric life of American showman Phineas T Barnum, best known for his elaborate pranks and for founding the popular Barnum & Bailey Circus. With Brian Conley in the title role, and Linzi Hateley as his wife, Chairy.

The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds

Tue 14 Apr 2015

£21.50–£46.50 / 0844 848 2700

  • 19:30 Barnum The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds

Wed 15 Apr 2015

£21.50–£46.50 / 0844 848 2700

  • 14:30 Barnum The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds
  • 19:30 Barnum The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds

Thu 16 Apr 2015

£21.50–£46.50 / 0844 848 2700

  • 14:30 Barnum The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds
  • 19:30 Barnum The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds
…and 8 more dates until 25 Apr 2015

Sheffield Theatres

Tue 7 Apr 2015

Lyceum

£33–£42; £29–£38; £36–£45 / 0114 249 6000

  • 19:45 Barnum Sheffield Theatres

Wed 8 Apr 2015

Lyceum

£33–£42; £29–£38; £36–£45 / 0114 249 6000

  • 14:00 Barnum Sheffield Theatres
  • 19:45 Barnum Sheffield Theatres

Thu 9 Apr 2015

Lyceum

£33–£42; £29–£38; £36–£45 / 0114 249 6000

  • 14:00 Barnum Sheffield Theatres
  • 19:45 Barnum Sheffield Theatres
…and 2 more dates until 11 Apr 2015

BBC Symphony Orchestra/Nielsen Cycle: Nielsen, Ravel, Prokofiev, Carl Nielsen

  • Directed by: Sakari Oramo (cond)
  • Written by: Carl Nielsen

Conductor Sakari Oramo leads the orchestra in this programme which includes the works La Valse and Bolero by Ravel, Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No 3 and Nielsen's Symphony No 5. Alexander Toradze is the guest pianist.

Barbican Centre, London EC2Y

Fri 10 Apr 2015

Barbican Hall

£10–£34 / 020 7638 8891

Deal Rock Choir

Your friendly local Deal choir is run by Kent based musician Jonathon Grosberg. We have a great year lined up and we would like to invite you to join our choir and take part in the local Deal and wider Kent county community. We are part of the pioneering Rock Choir singing groups. We often team up with the other local…

Astor Community Theatre, Deal

Wed 22 Apr 2015

£25 a month, free taster / 01304 370220

Wed 29 Apr 2015

£25 a month, free taster / 01304 370220

The Drifters

The veteran vocal harmony group celebrate over 60 years of The Drifters with hits including 'Under the Broadway', 'Saturday Night at the Movies’ and ‘Up on the Roof’.

Bristol Hippodrome

Sat 4 Apr 2015

£27 / 0844 847 2325

Princess Theatre, Torquay

Sat 11 Apr 2015

£26–£27 / 0870 847 2315

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The Essence Of Ireland

  • Directed by: Ross Mils
  • Written by: Susie Parsley

Traditional Irish dance and music show, following the tale of Sean Dempsey and Cora McGowen, friends who are forced apart when Sean moves to New York to find work, and their ongoing friendship through their letters.

De Montfort Hall, Leicester

Thu 2 Apr 2015

£21.50 (£19.50) / 0116 233 3111

Floral Pavilion Theatre, New Brighton

Fri 17 Apr 2015

£22.50; £17.50 early bird (£20.50; £15.50 early bird) / 0151 666 0000

Gala, Durham

Tue 7 Apr 2015

£21.50 (£19.50) / 0191 332 4041

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Guildford Monday Rock Choir

Your local Guildford choir is run by choir leader Tom George. We are the local community choir with the national reputation - join the Guildford Rock Choir and experience the singing phenomenon that Will Smith described as 'Fantastic'. Whilst retaining our community spirit, we come together en masse for national and…

Guildford College

Mon 20 Apr 2015

£25 a month, free taster / 01483 448500

Mon 27 Apr 2015

£25 a month, free taster / 01483 448500

Introduction to Wine Tasting

Learn how taste like a professional by identifying aromas and flavours, learning about how climate affects wine, exploring the wine making process and learning principles of food and wine matching. Of course, there's a chance to taste wines from around the globe.

Jurys Inn Glasgow

Tue 14 Apr 2015

£22.50 / 0141 447 0446

Reef

Britrockers who sounded anachronistic even back in their 90s heyday celebrate their 20th anniversary.

The Garage, Aberdeen

Fri 3 Apr 2015

£22 / 01224 587594

The Ironworks Live Music Venue, Inverness

Thu 2 Apr 2015

£22 / 0871 789 4173

  • 19:00 Reef The Ironworks Live Music Venue, Inverness

The Liquid Room, Edinburgh

Sat 4 Apr 2015

£22 / 0131 225 2564

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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Warwick Rock Choir

Your friendly local Warwick choir is run by vocal teacher Angela Moran. Our choir is made up of many locals who never thought they could sing or hadn't found the right outlet for their secret singing in the car or shower. I don't think any of us expected to make the huge number of great friends we have along the way not…

Warwick Quaker Centre

Tue 21 Apr 2015

£25 a month, free taster

Tue 28 Apr 2015

£25 a month, free taster

69 Shades Of Black

Former Steps pop band member Faye Tozer stars in an adult comedy responding to the erotic novel Fifty Shades Of Grey.

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Thu 23 Apr 2015

£20 / 0844 854 2776

Palace Theatre, Redditch

Thu 16 Apr 2015

£22 (£20) / 01527 65203

Plaza, Stockport

Fri 17 Apr 2015

£20 ( £18; £18; £18; £18) / 0161 477 7779

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Cotton Couture

A remarkable collection of designer dresses and suits commissioned by the Colour, Design and Style Centre of the Cotton Board, a Manchester-based organisation aiming to promote the use of cotton in fashion and to expand the export trade.

Manchester Art Gallery

Wed 1 Apr 2015

Free / 0161 235 8888

Thu 2 Apr 2015

Free / 0161 235 8888

Fri 3 Apr 2015

Free / 0161 235 8888

…and 27 more dates until 30 Apr 2015

An Evening of Burlesque

Fresh from 2012's first UK burlesque tour and featuring West End scene stalwarts such as Amber Topaz, the Folly Mixtures, Miss Oo La Lou, Bettsie Bon Bon, AJ James and Kalki Hula Girl.

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Sat 25 Apr 2015

£22.50–£25.50 / 0844 871 3014

New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Fri 17 Apr 2015

£24 / 0844 871 7645

Plymouth Pavilions

Sat 18 Apr 2015

£24.50 / 0845 146 1460

From the Jam

Now featuring only one member From the Jam. Bruce Foxton is joined by Russell Hastings and drummer Steve 'Smiley' Barnard on their 'The Public Gets What The Public Wants' tour.

The Liquid Room, Edinburgh

Thu 30 Apr 2015

£21 / 0131 225 2564

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Go Go Children

60's Soul, Rhythm & Blues. With residents DJ Dean and John Stapleton, plus monthly guests!

Fiddlers, Bristol

Sat 4 Apr 2015

£5 / 0117 987 3403

Great Dunmow Rock Choir

Your friendly local Great Dunmow choir is run by vocal teacher Daniel Ribbits. We are the local community choir with the national reputation - join the Great Dunmow Rock Choir and experience the singing phenomenon that Will Smith described as 'Fantastic'. Whilst retaining our community spirit, we come together en masse…

Dourdan Pavilion, Great Dunmow

Tue 21 Apr 2015

The Recreation Ground

£25 a month, free taster

Tue 28 Apr 2015

The Recreation Ground

£25 a month, free taster

H.L.A.A Craft Market

A monthly craft market from Helensburgh and Lomond Artisans Association.

Helensburgh United Reformed Church

Sat 4 Apr 2015

Free

Halfway To Paradise: The Billy Fury Story

Colin Gold and Fury's original backing band, Fury's Tornados, tell his story through words and music.

Bristol Hippodrome

Thu 23 Apr 2015

£21 / 0844 847 2325

Inverurie Rock Choir

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St Andrew's Parish Church, Inverurie

Tue 21 Apr 2015

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Tue 28 Apr 2015

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

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