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Cadbury Easter Egg Trail

Children's entertainment and an exciting Easter trail with chocolate eggs and prizes to be won at the end.

Alloa Tower

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0844 4932129

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0844 4932129

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Arduaine Garden, Oban

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0844 4932216

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0844 4932216

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Bannockburn Heritage Centre, Stirling

Sat 19 Apr

£2 / 0844 4932139

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sun 20 Apr

£2 / 0844 4932139

  • 11:00 – 16:00

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Brick Wonders

Architectural gems in Lego, created by Warren Elsmore.

Riddle's Court, Edinburgh

Sat 19 Apr

£2–£4 / 0131 220 1232

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sun 20 Apr

£2–£4 / 0131 220 1232

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Postman Pat Live: It's Showtime!

A talent scout arrives in Greendale to search for an angelic voice at the village's karaoke contest.

Princes Theatre, Clacton-on-Sea

Sat 19 Apr

£12.50 ( £42; Children £10.50 under 16s)

  • 14:00

Burak Delier: Freedom Has No Script

Turkish artist Burak Delier exhibits recent work and two new films. Delier explores the relationship between capitalism and art, balancing seriousness and wit to critique society in a way that is relevant to Turkey and beyond.

Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts), London EC2A

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 020 7729 9616

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 020 7729 9616

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Bruce Munro: Field of Light

Installation artist Bruce Munro sets up 9500 glass spheres and then turns on the lights to make us all ohh and ahh.

St Andrew Square, Edinburgh

Sat 19 Apr

Free

  • 01:00 (Sunday morning)

Sun 20 Apr

Free

  • 01:00 (Monday morning)
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A Celebration of Scottish Songwriting

Celebrating the talents of Scotland's songwriting talent are Hamish Stuart, Midge Ure, James Grant, Karine Polwart, Siobhan Miller and Blue Rose Code.

Paisley Town Hall

Sat 19 Apr

£22.50–£27.50 / 0300 300 1210

Part of Bring it All Home.

  • 19:00

Dirty Dancin In Le Shebeen

The dust has settled in the estate after the shenanigans of Maggie's last adventure and now she and her buck-eejit sidekick, Big Sally-Ann are planning a birthday party in the Shebeen.

Grand Opera House, Belfast

Sun 20 Apr

£16.50–£24.50 / 028 9024 0411

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Millennium Forum, Londonderry

Sat 19 Apr

£12–£22 / 02871 264455

  • 20:00

Northern Nashville Caithness Country Music Festival

The popular country music festival is now in its 11th year and it continues to bring together stars from the USA, Europe, Ireland and Scotland. To get a taster of what to expect, the 2013 line-up included Connie Smith, Will Banister, Bobby Flores, Kimberly Murray, Bob Manning and Rance Norton.

Caithness Indoor Riding School

Sat 19 Apr

Times & prices vary

Sun 20 Apr

Times & prices vary

World of Bubbles

Step into a wonderful world of bubble magic and prepare to be amazed… Discover the perfect bubble mixture and design your own bubble wands to create some unexpected and jaw-dropping shapes. Catch a beautiful smoke-filled bubble, stand inside a giant bubble and even turn a round bubble square. All Ages

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Agatha Christie's Black Coffee

  • Written by: Agatha Christie

Christie's first play for the stage features the now-iconic Hercule Poirot and a typical crime plot.

Hall For Cornwall, Truro

Sat 19 Apr

£14.50–£29.50 concs available; £13.50–£20.50 concs available; £16.50–£31 concs available / 01872 262466

  • 14:30
  • 19:30
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The Big Show

An evening of cabaret.

Wild Cabaret & Wicked Lounge, Glasgow

Sat 19 Apr

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

  • 20:00 – 22:30

British Sea Power

Angular, arty Brighton indie rock quartet with a compelling visual sense.

Quarterhouse, Folkestone

Sat 19 Apr

£14 / 01303 858500

  • 20:00

Easter Eggstravaganza

Family trails to take part in, with a special Easter prize.

Blackpool Tower

Sat 19 Apr

Ballroom

£5 adv booking required / 0871 222 9929

  • 19:00 – 00:00

Brougham Hall, Penrith

Sun 20 Apr

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01768 868 184

National Trust: Dunham Massey Is The Stamford Military Hospital, Altrincham

Sat 19 Apr

Free, plus admission £10.35, child £5.20, family £25.90 / 0161 941 1025

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sun 20 Apr

Free, plus admission £10.35, child £5.20, family £25.90 / 0161 941 1025

  • 11:00 – 16:00

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Easter Fun Day

Annual Easter celebrations featuring live bands, fairground rides, street theatre, a radio roadshow and arts and sports activities.

Camperdown Country Park, Dundee

Sun 20 Apr

Free

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Edinburgh International Science Festival

Hands-on science for adults, children and families in venues across the city with programme ranging from the entertaining to the controversial and, of course, the icky. City Art Centre is transformed into a hub for science fun (and learning) where kids can unwrap a mummy, inspect the inside of an eyeball or programme…

Various venues, Edinburgh

Sat 19 Apr

Times & prices vary / 0844 557 2686

Sun 20 Apr

Times & prices vary / 0844 557 2686

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Alistair Frost: AZQ<>$@Ł•^

A chance to have some of the artist's work painted on your nails, in this artist-designed environment constructed to resemble a nail bar.

Mary Mary @ 32 St Andrew's Street, Glasgow

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0141 226 2257

Part of Glasgow International.

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0141 226 2257

Part of Glasgow International.

At the Slate's Edge

Work by students from Ysgol Dyffryn Ogwen.

Oriel Ynys Mon, Llangefni

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 01248 713 177

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 01248 713 177

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Cats: The Musical

  • Directed by: Gillian Lynne

Andrew Lloyd Webber's long-running musical based on TS Eliot's Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats. Chrissie Cartwright recreates Trevor Nunn's original direction and Gillian Lynne's choreography, featuring the song Memory.

Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

Sat 19 Apr

£17.50–£37; £15–£30; £20–£39.50 / 0115 989 5555

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Come And See The Lambs At The Farm

You may come and hold a lamb or even feed one!

Broadlees Farm, Dover

Sat 19 Apr

£3.50 (Children £2.50)

  • 13:30 – 16:00

Sun 20 Apr

£3.50 (Children £2.50)

  • 13:30 – 16:00

Extreme Stunt Show

Motorbikes and BMXs compete for your attention with crashing monster trucks Lil Devil and Extreme in this stunt show.

Brent Cross Shopping Centre, London NW4

Sat 19 Apr

£29.50 / 020 8202 8095

Kempton Park Racecourse, Sunbury-on-Thames

Sun 20 Apr

£11

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Missfit

The weekly alternative for girls, with female fronted electro pop and all the fancy bits in between.

Stokey Stop, London N16

Sat 19 Apr

£3 / 020 72547666

  • 21:00 – 02:00

Peppa Pig's Big Splash

All singing, all dancing puppet show with wee Peppa Pig and pals as they enjoy the rain and muddy puddles and try to fix the leaking nursery roof.

The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Sat 19 Apr

£13.50–£20 ( £54; Children £11.50–£18 under 16s) / 01227 787787

  • 10:00
  • 13:00
  • 16:00

Sun 20 Apr

£13.50–£20 ( £54; Children £11.50–£18 under 16s) / 01227 787787

  • 13:00
  • 16:00

Scooby-Doo and the Mystery of the Pyramid

Live stage show featuring the classic duo. Ages 2+.

New Theatre, Cardiff

Sat 19 Apr

£15–£19.50 / 029 2087 8889

  • 11:00
  • 14:30

Annie: Preston Musical Comedy Society

A musical set in New York City in 1933 during the Great Depression, Annie is the story of a little girl abandoned as a baby in front of the steps of the Municipal Orphanage.

Preston Guild Hall & Charter Theatre

Sat 19 Apr

£15 (£12; Children £10; £45) / 01772 258858

  • 19:30

Art & Life: 1920-1931

Landscape paintings and ceramics by Ben and Winifred Nicholson, Christopher Wood, Alfred Wallis and William Staite Murray, providing an insight into their close relationships and the impact their work had on the face of 20th-century, modern art.

Kettle's Yard, Cambridge

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 01223 748100

  • 23:30 – 17:00

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 01223 748100

  • 23:30 – 17:00

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 01223 748100

  • 23:30 – 17:00
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