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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.

Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

Sat 25 Oct

£24 ( £22) / 01935 422884

Sun 26 Oct

£24 ( £22) / 01935 422884

Bloxwich Bonfire & Fireworks Display

A fireworks display to celebrate Bonfire Night with children's rides and food stalls. Bonfire lit at 7pm and display begins at 8pm.

King George V Playing Fields, Bloxwich

Sat 25 Oct

£4 (Children £1; under 5s free)

Balkanarama

A blend of klezmer, Balkan, gypsy punk and electronic beats featuring live music, bellydancing, VJs and a live jam session.

Glasgow School of Art

Sat 25 Oct

£9 in advance; £10 on the door / 0141 353 4500

Featuring Smash Kafana.

Debdale Park Bonfire and Firework Night

Traditional Bonfire Night celebration with funfair, bonfire and firework display. Fireworks begin at 7.30pm.

Debdale Park, Manchester

Sun 26 Oct

Free

Cathcart Model Railway Exhibition

Model railway show with working layouts, displays, societies, traders and a buffet.

Pollokshaws Burgh Halls, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

£4.50 (£4; Children £2; Family £11) / 0141 632 5811

Sun 26 Oct

£4.50 (£4; Children £2; Family £11) / 0141 632 5811

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Oktoberfest

Party like you're in Bavaria, minus the plane fare. Drink the beer, eat the bratwurst, wear the lederhosen and party the night away, stein in hand. There's even a family-friendly Sunday lunch for the kinder.

Glasgow Green

Sat 25 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

Sun 26 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

Three Sisters

John Byrne (Tutti Frutti, The Slab Boys) present Chekhov's classic drama, documenting the decay of the privileged class in Russia and the search for meaning in the modern world.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

£16.50–£25 / 0131 529 6000

London Sports Writing Festival 2014

Legendary sports personalities discuss their literary works, with readings and discussions by Roy Keane, Gareth Thomas, Trevor Brooking and many more.

Lord's Cricket Ground, London NW8

Sat 25 Oct

£10 Single Session; £35 Masterclass

Sun 26 Oct

£10 Single Session; £35 Masterclass

Out of the Blue Flea Market

Bargain buys including furniture, clothes, music, bric-a-brac and more.

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 555 7100

Liverpool Spooky Welly Walk

Halloween-themed family day out, with a ghost train, spooky cupcake decorating, a creepy crawly show, Halloween parade, 'Beat the Ghoulie', yucky dip and spooky storytelling.

Sefton Park, Liverpool

Sat 25 Oct

£3 in advance; £4 on the gate (under 2s free) / 03333 237200

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The Curing Room

  • 4 stars

Spring 1944: seven Soviet soldiers have been captured by the Nazis, stripped naked and abandoned in the locked empty cellar of a monastery in southern Poland. Deprived of all ties to their world, the prisoners redefine their concepts of order and human nature. In order to survive the men resort to murder and cannibalism.

Pleasance Theatre, London N7

Sat 25 Oct

£13–£15 / 020 7609 1800

Sun 26 Oct

£13–£15 / 020 7609 1800

Ace Cafe, London NW10

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 020 8961 1000

Scottish Homebuilding & Renovating and Home Improvement Show

Whether you are renovating, converting or building from scratch, a visit to Scotland's only self-build show is a must.

Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

£8 (two day ticket £12) / 0844 581 1377

Sun 26 Oct

£8 (two day ticket £12) / 0844 581 1377

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 Oct

prices vary / 07986 527947

Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

£8.94 / 07986 527947

Clumber Fireworks And Fire Extravaganza

Clumber Park hosts this extravaganza featuring fireworks, fire performers, a live band, a barbecue and traditional games for kids including hook a duck and a coconut shy.

Clumber Park, Worksop

Sat 25 Oct

£6.50 plus normal admission, adv booking essential (£25 plus normal admission, adv booking essential)

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Excalibur Computer Fairs

Computer and technology fair.

The National Motorcycle Museum, Solihull

Sat 25 Oct

£4 ( £2.50; £2.50; £2) / 01675 443311

An Fhèis Mhòr: Scotland's Festival Of Paddlesport

Celebrate the diversity of paddlesport (that's canoeing and kayaking, mostly) at this watery festival featuring the Canoe Polo tournament and Pool Slalom competitions. There's also the thrilling Tay Descent race to watch as its competitors journey down the rapids to Perth, and the National Indoor Kayak Championships…

Various venues, Perth

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 317 7314

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0131 317 7314

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

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.

Malvern Theatres

Sat 25 Oct

£25–£31 / 01684 892 277

The Addams Family

Musical based on characters created by cartoonist Charles Addams, made famous in the 1960s hit TV comedy series.

Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

£14–£16 / 0141 332 1846

£14–£20 / 0141 332 1846

Alex Neilson presents … Lady Godiva's Operation

Drummer/songwriter Neilson presents an evening of new adventures in experimental folk.

Draper's Bar, Coventry

Sun 26 Oct

£8–£10 / 02476 221100

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Alex the Magician: Tricky Tricks

Fun and funny illusions from Alex the Magician, which will have the whole family in stitches.

Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

£6.50 (£5.95) / 0141 339 6185

Edinburgh Farmers' Market

The award-winning Edinburgh Farmers' Market takes place at Castle Terrace under the imposing backdrop of Edinburgh Castle. Over 60 specialist producers regularly attend the market, the majority primary producers, growing what they sell. A quarter offer meat products, including specialities such as venison (Hubertus Game…

Castle Terrace, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 220 8580

Firle Bonfire & Firework Event

Annual village Bonfire Night celebration with torchlight procession, bonfire and firework display.

The Ram Inn Pub, Lewes

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 01273 858222

Hispanic Festival

The Hispanic Festival celebrates its tenth year with a month of events showcasing Spanish and Latin American culture, curated by people who are authentically Spanish and Latin American. Watch out for the Flamenco performances, for which this festival is renowned.

Various venues, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

Sun 26 Oct

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

National Trust: Montacute House

Sat 25 Oct

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £25 / 01935 823289

Sun 26 Oct

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £25 / 01935 823289

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