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Erotica Show 2014

The consumer lifestyle show and exhibition with an opportunity to purchase adult toys and romantic gifts, fashionwear and jewellery, books and magazines, and meet glamour models or adult film performers, view a stage show and attend seminars, discussions and workshops, on all things erotic. Not suitable for ages below 18.

Tobacco Dock, London E1W

Sat 29 Nov

Times to be confirmed / Cancelled

Sun 30 Nov

Times to be confirmed / Cancelled

Edinburgh's Christmas

Six weeks of winter wonderland in Edinburgh, with the east side of Princes Street transformed by a fairground, a host of colourful lights and the fabled German Christmas market with dozens of stalls selling traditional trinkets and crafts as well as delicious Teutonic treats (and, of course, glühwein). The ice rink has…

City Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

Times & prices vary

Sun 30 Nov

Times & prices vary

Glasgow Loves Christmas

Six weeks of festive celebrations in Glasgow city centre. Watch the centre be lit up at Glasgow Christmas Lights switch-on, race 5k dressed as Mr Claus at the Santa Dash, watch the parade at the Style Mile Christmas Carnival and enjoy the outdoor ice skating rink at Glasgow On Ice.

Various venues: Glasgow

Sat 29 Nov

Times & prices vary

Sun 30 Nov

Times & prices vary

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.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Sun 30 Nov

£22.50–£24.50

Royal and Derngate, Northampton

Sat 29 Nov

Derngate

£23.50–£25 / 01604 624 811

Joan Armatrading

Multi award-winning, MBE awarded artist with a sublime voice, playing self-penned soul and sophisticated pop from her impressive back catalogue.

The Cheese And Grain, Frome

Sat 29 Nov

£28.50 adv / 01373 455420

Westcliff Theatre, Clacton-on-Sea

Sun 30 Nov

£30 / 01255 433344

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Stick Man

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

A show about a family of stick people. Presented by Scamp Theatre. Ages 3+.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Sat 29 Nov

£12–£19.50 ( £50–£60) / 0844 545 8252

  • 10:30 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London
  • 12:15 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London
  • 14:00 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London

Sun 30 Nov

£12–£19.50 ( £50–£60) / 0844 545 8252

  • 10:30 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London
  • 12:15 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London
  • 14:00 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London

St Andrew Square, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

Times vary / £15–£18.50 (£13–£15.50; Family £46–£56) / 0844 545 8252

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Sun 30 Nov

Times vary / £15–£18.50 (£13–£15.50; Family £46–£56) / 0844 545 8252

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Glasgow Christmas Market

Enjoy the hustle and bustle of the Christmas market with German bratwurst, sweet treats and a sparkling array of gifts and decorations. The legendary Gluhwein House returns serving Gluhwein, Bavarian beers and mulled cider in festive flavours including Rocking Robin and Merry Mixed Berry.

Argyle Street, Glasgow

Sat 29 Nov

Free

Sun 30 Nov

Free

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

Sat 29 Nov

£33–£56.25 / 08444 99 1515

Scouse Of The Antarctic

The Royal Court Christmas show is back and this time it's cooler than ever! A Russian and US submarine race to the North Pole to claim mineral rights. The last thing they expect to find when they get there is a scouser with a bobble hat on!

Royal Court Liverpool

Sat 29 Nov

£13–£23 / 0151 709 4321

An Evening with Pam Ayres

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

Dorking Halls

Sat 29 Nov

£23.50; £21.50 / 01306 881717

Russian State Ballet: Nutcracker

  • Directed by: Sergei Bobrov
  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

Full-length classical ballet set to Tchaikovsky's music and performed by the renowned company.

Venue Cymru, Llandudno

Sat 29 Nov

£18–£32; £22–£27 early bird / 01492 872000

The Beehive Comedy Club

Ben Verth presents a weekend packed full of top local and visiting comedians to tickle your funny bone in an entirely appropriate way.

Beehive Inn, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

£9 / 0131 225 7171

Apart Gallery Winter Exhibition

From Pakpoom Silaphan's sublime Coca-Cola images, to Russell Young's diamond dusted Marilyn's, we at the Apart Gallery aim to give you a varied delight, of the cream of the contemporary art world.

Apart Pop-Up Gallery, London W8

Sat 29 Nov

Free

Sun 30 Nov

Free

The Saturday Show

Saturday night in Glasgow, and The Stand has crammed some more top acts onto a stage for you. Get in early, as it sells out every time.

The Stand, Glasgow

Sat 29 Nov

£15 / 0844 335 8879

With Mick Ferry, Steve Shanyaski and hosted by Raymond Mearns.

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The Winter Brocante at Petworth House & Parkland

A fair dedicated to country home interiors.

Petworth House

Sat 29 Nov

£5 (under 14s free) / 01403 780381

Aladdin

Tickets - £10.00, Family of 4 - £35.00, Groups - Buy 10 get 1 free Family of 4 and Group offer can be booked at box office only It’s panto time again – oh yes it is! This year our story is set in the Far East… Naw, not Fife! CHINA! There’s trouble brewing in Old Peking… Abanazar, the world’s slimiest sorcerer…

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Sat 29 Nov

The Beacon Theatre

£10 / 01475 723723

Santa Land

A host of Christmas festivities for wee people. Visit Santa’s Grotto, the Christmas Tree Maze, a children’s market and enjoy family-friendly rides such as the Santa Train, North Pole Slide, Race-a-Rama, Swan Lake, Reindeer Ride and a rollercoaster.

East Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

Times vary / Free

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Sun 30 Nov

Times vary / Free

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Scotch and Soda

Circus, dance and foot-stomping sounds in this whisky-soaked extravaganza, featuring music from The Crusty Suitcase and some nifty moves from a selection of Australia's finest acrobats.

St Andrew Square, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

Times & prices vary

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Sun 30 Nov

Times & prices vary

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Sensational 60's Experience 50th Anniversary Tour

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

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Sat 29 Nov

£23–£25 / 020 8688 9291

Marina Theatre, Lowestoft

Sun 30 Nov

£25.50 (£22.50; £22.50) / 01502 533200

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Aladdin

Panto veterans Grant Stott, Andy Gray and Allan Stewart take to the stage to present Aladdin complete with special effects.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

£14–£30 (£11–£27) / 0131 529 6000

Sun 30 Nov

£14–£30 (£11–£27) / 0131 529 6000

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 28 Nov

£7–£12 / 020 3242 0040

  • 23:00 – 11:00 A:M Fire, London

Cinderella

Spillers Pantomimes present their take on the classic rags-to-riches fairy tale with song and dance routines a plenty.

Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre

Sat 29 Nov

£13.50–£14.50 / 01698 403120

Sun 30 Nov

£13.50–£14.50 / 01698 403120

Jimmy Carr: Funny Business

Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Sat 29 Nov

£25–£27.50 / 01274 432000

St George's Hall, Bradford

Sat 29 Nov

£26 / 01274 432000

Room on the Broom

  • Directed by: Olivia Jacobs
  • Written by: Toby Mitchell (adapt)

Songs, laughs and scary fun for children with stories of witches, cats, dogs, birds and frogs. Ages 3+.

Lyric Theatre, London W1D

Sat 29 Nov

£18–£21.25 / 0844 482 9674

Sun 30 Nov

£18–£21.25 / 0844 482 9674

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