April

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UB40

Reggae journeymen still slogging round the touring circuit, but now without frontman Ali Campbell.

Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham

Fri 17 Apr 2015

£37.38 / 0871 945 6000

With The Brand New Heavies.

Bournemouth International Centre

Sun 12 Apr 2015

£37.38 / 0844 576 3000

With Radio Riddler.

  • 19:00 UB40 Bournemouth International Centre

Colston Hall, Bristol

Tue 14 Apr 2015

£37.38 / 0117 922 3686

With Radio Riddler.

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Urban Market

A weekly market with Scottish food and drink, plus work by local designers and makers.

Drygate Brewing Co., Glasgow

Sun 5 Apr 2015

Free / 0141 212 8810

Sun 12 Apr 2015

Free / 0141 212 8810

Sun 19 Apr 2015

Free / 0141 212 8810

Sun 26 Apr 2015

Free / 0141 212 8810

Baby Loves Disco

Baby Loves Disco is a chance for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their parents to get their respective grooves on and enjoy some dayclubbing with real club DJs spinning retro and pop tunes. Chillout room, themed crafts, facepainting, healthy snacks and more – all included in the price, plus licensed bar for parents.

DNA, London SW11

Sat 25 Apr 2015

£9–£140 / 07986 527947

Hummingbird, Glasgow

Sun 12 Apr 2015

£8–£125 / 07986 527947

Dorothy Dobsons Over 60s Keep Fit Class

Feel good and make new friends at this fun fitness class for the over 60s.

Dumfries Table Tennis Club, Dumfires

Wed 1 Apr 2015

£4 (or £19 for 6 sessions) / 01387 251708

Wed 8 Apr 2015

£4 (or £19 for 6 sessions) / 01387 251708

Wed 15 Apr 2015

£4 (or £19 for 6 sessions) / 01387 251708

…and 2 more dates until 29 Apr 2015

An Evening with Pam Ayres

A cosy evening of poetry, stories and incredible wit from the lady herself.

Hertford Theatre

Thu 16 Apr 2015

£22.50 / 01992 531500

Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Thu 9 Apr 2015

£21.50 / 01322 220000

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LOL Comedy Club

The Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club bring their funniest to the stage. Each show offers three comedians hosted by MC Damion Larkin.

Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent

Sat 18 Apr 2015

Britannia Suite

£12.50 / 0844 871 7649

Dreamboats and Miniskirts

  • Written by: Maurice Gran

Musical sequel to Dreamboats And Petticoats written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, which follows an aspiring vocal duo, who must adapt their style to succeed during the advent of the Beatles and the Mersey sound. Featuring the hits 'Twist & Shout', 'Handy Man', 'Pretty Woman' and 'One Fine Day'.

Marina Theatre, Lowestoft

Wed 1 Apr 2015

£24–£35 (£21–£28) / 01502 533200

Thu 2 Apr 2015

£24–£35 (£21–£28) / 01502 533200

Fri 3 Apr 2015

£24–£35 (£21–£28) / 01502 533200

Sat 4 Apr 2015

£24–£35 (£21–£28) / 01502 533200

Palace Theatre, Manchester

Mon 20 Apr 2015

£10–£35 / 0844 847 2275

Tue 21 Apr 2015

£10–£35 / 0844 847 2275

Wed 22 Apr 2015

£10–£35 / 0844 847 2275

…and 3 more dates until 25 Apr 2015

Stick Man

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

Scamp Theatre bring Julia Donaldson’s popular picture book to life in this engaging family show.

Sherman Cymru, Cardiff

Tue 14 Apr 2015

£8 / 0844 545 8252

Wed 15 Apr 2015

£8 / 0844 545 8252

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

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Wicked

  • Directed by: Joe Mantello
  • Written by: Winnie Holzman

Smash-hit musical that acts as a prequel to The Wizard of Oz, with L Frank Baum's characters brilliantly re-imagined as two young girls who grow up to fulfil their destinies as Glenda the Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.

Apollo Victoria Theatre, London SW1V

Wed 1 Apr 2015

£15–£95 / 0844 871 3001

Thu 2 Apr 2015

£15–£95 / 0844 871 3001

Fri 3 Apr 2015

£15–£95 / 0844 871 3001

…and 23 more dates until 30 Apr 2015

Sunderland Empire

Wed 1 Apr 2015

£20–£55 / 0844 871 3022

Thu 2 Apr 2015

£20–£55 / 0844 871 3022

Fri 3 Apr 2015

£20–£55 / 0844 871 3022

…and 19 more dates until 25 Apr 2015

Bad Boy Pub Quiz

The Bad Boy Pub Quiz: an evening of fun and frolics, musical statues, pass the pineapple, and the chance to win 'hunners' of money. Loads of great prizes to be won, and plenty of crap ones too!

Cargo, Edinburgh

Wed 1 Apr 2015

Free / 0131 659 7880

Wed 8 Apr 2015

Free / 0131 659 7880

Wed 15 Apr 2015

Free / 0131 659 7880

…and 2 more dates until 29 Apr 2015

Home, Glasgow

Mon 6 Apr 2015

Free / 0141 552 1734

Mon 13 Apr 2015

Free / 0141 552 1734

Mon 20 Apr 2015

Free / 0141 552 1734

Mon 27 Apr 2015

Free / 0141 552 1734

Sloans, Glasgow

Thu 2 Apr 2015

0141 221 8886

Thu 9 Apr 2015

0141 221 8886

Thu 16 Apr 2015

0141 221 8886

…and 2 more dates until 30 Apr 2015

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Game Masters

Massive touring exhibition celebrating the varied history of computer gaming. With more than 125 playable games to work your way through, get stuck into arcade games, physical games (think Dance Battle et al), consoles, PCs and many more. On top of this, there's also displays of concept art, interactive displays and…

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Wed 1 Apr 2015

Exhibition Gallery 1

£10 (£8; Children £6.30; under 5s free; Family £23–£28; Students £5 on Tue) / 0300 123 6789

Thu 2 Apr 2015

Exhibition Gallery 1

£10 (£8; Children £6.30; under 5s free; Family £23–£28; Students £5 on Tue) / 0300 123 6789

Fri 3 Apr 2015

Exhibition Gallery 1

£10 (£8; Children £6.30; under 5s free; Family £23–£28; Students £5 on Tue) / 0300 123 6789

…and 17 more dates until 20 Apr 2015

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 Hidden House

An immersive, sensory theatrical experience set in an abandoned house, inspired by Grimms' fairytales, which uncovers the truth about the disappearance of Little Red Riding Hood. The journey begins with a pre-show in the depths of a dark forest.

Westfield Stratford City Shopping Centre, London E20

Wed 1 Apr 2015

£10 (Children £5 under 16s) / 020 8221 7300

  • 11:00 – 18:00 The Hidden House Westfield Stratford City Shopping Centre, London

Thu 2 Apr 2015

£10 (Children £5 under 16s) / 020 8221 7300

  • 11:00 – 18:00 The Hidden House Westfield Stratford City Shopping Centre, London

Fri 3 Apr 2015

£10 (Children £5 under 16s) / 020 8221 7300

  • 11:00 – 18:00 The Hidden House Westfield Stratford City Shopping Centre, London
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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)'.

New Wimbledon Theatre, London SW19

Thu 30 Apr 2015

£17–£23.50 / 0844 871 7646

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

ROFL Stand-up Comedy

See if the night lives up to its promise of getting you ROFLing – there's three comedians plus MC each time.

The Old Post Office, Stoke-on-Trent

Sat 4 Apr 2015

£8 / 01782 262052

Sat 11 Apr 2015

£8 / 01782 262052

Sat 18 Apr 2015

£8 / 01782 262052

Sat 25 Apr 2015

£8 / 01782 262052

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

West Sheffield Rock Choir

Your local Sheffield choir is run by singing teacher Kate Threlfall. The choir is for all ages and all the local South Yorkshire 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' and…

Dore and Totley United Reform Church, Sheffield

Thu 23 Apr 2015

£25 a month, free taster

Thu 30 Apr 2015

£25 a month, free taster

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Aled Jones

Mothers' favourite, TV presenter and former choir boy Aled Jones performs a mix of inspirational songs.

Lighthouse: Poole's Centre for the Arts

Thu 2 Apr 2015

£20–£27.50 / 0844 406 8666

  • 19:30 Aled Jones Lighthouse: Poole's Centre for the Arts

Royal and Derngate, Northampton

Wed 1 Apr 2015

£26–£28.50 / 01604 624 811

  • 19:30 Aled Jones Royal and Derngate, Northampton

Watford Colosseum

Sat 4 Apr 2015

£25–£27.50 / 0845 075 3993

The Basil Brush Show

Basil Brush and his human chum Mr Stephen (aka Chris Pizzey) present to you a show jam packed with fun, storytelling and song.

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Thu 9 Apr 2015

£14 (£12; £42) / 01284 758000

City Varieties Music Hall, Leeds

Wed 15 Apr 2015

£14.60 (Children £12.60) / 0113 243 0808

Lichfield Garrick

Mon 13 Apr 2015

Main Audotoprium

£14 (Children £12; £42) / 01543 412121

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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

Beyond

House and techno party.

Fire, London SW8

Mon 6 Apr 2015

£10–£10.50 / 020 3242 0040

  • 04:30 – 12:00 Beyond Fire, London

Mon 13 Apr 2015

£10–£10.50 / 020 3242 0040

  • 04:30 – 12:00 Beyond Fire, London

Mon 20 Apr 2015

£10–£10.50 / 020 3242 0040

  • 04:30 – 12:00 Beyond Fire, London

Mon 27 Apr 2015

£10–£10.50 / 020 3242 0040

  • 04:30 – 12:00 Beyond Fire, London

The Cat In The Hat

Based on thebook by Dr Seuss, The Cat In The Hat is full of tricks and crazy ideas. Ages 3+.

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Thu 9 Apr 2015

£10–£12 / 08441 717620

Fri 10 Apr 2015

£10–£12 / 08441 717620

Sat 11 Apr 2015

£10–£12 / 08441 717620

Palace Theatre, Manchester

Tue 7 Apr 2015

£10–£12 / 0844 847 2275

Wed 8 Apr 2015

£10–£12 / 0844 847 2275

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