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Snap Disco

Disco courtesy of local DJ Leroy in the main hall and workshops run by The Youth Service in the Hang Out on the ground floor.

Princes Hall, Aldershot

Mon 27 Apr

£7; £6 adv / 01252 329155

Boogie Shoes

A range of dance performances from ballet to boys street moves, putting a unique twist on the Taylor School of Dance show audiences have come to know.

Arts Centre & Theatre Aberdeen

Sat 28 Mar

£14 (£11) / 01224 641122

Coalition of Comedy: The Filth and the Fury

A showcase of new and established acts.

The Flying Duck, Glasgow

Sat 28 Mar

£3 / 0141 564 1450

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Crossfire 'Northern Soul & Sixties' Allnighter

3 rooms of musical magic from International DJ line-up spinning underground sounds from golden era.

229 The Venue, London W1W

Sun 5 Apr

£16; £13 adv / 020 7323 7229

The Diary of Anne Frank

Leeds Children's Theatre present the most well-known stories of the Holocaust.

Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds

Sat 28 Mar

£10; £32 family (£8) / 0113 224 3801

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Emma Wright

The Emma Press launch Campaign In Poetry, an anthology of new political poems.

The Betsey Trotwood, London EC1R

Wed 15 Apr

Free / 020 7253 4285

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Emma Wright The Betsey Trotwood, London

Hellfire Comedy Club

Guest acts take to the stage for an evening of laughter.

G Live, Guildford

Thu 23 Apr

£30 / 0844 770 1797

Emerging acts fresh from the London circuit to give you a great opportunity to see some new stand-up talent.

Thu 21 May

£30 / 0844 770 1797

Stand-up material from acts from across the UK circuit.

Thu 18 Jun

£30 / 0844 770 1797

Wycombe Swan, High Wycombe

Thu 2 Apr

Town Hall

£12 inc meal; £6.50 comedy only / 01494 512000

Observational stand-up with Phil Jerrod and Andrew Bird.

Thu 9 Apr

Town Hall

£12 inc meal; £6.50 comedy only / 01494 512000

Stand-up with improviser and actor Marlon Davis plus Gavin Webster.

Thu 16 Apr

Town Hall

£12 inc meal; £6.50 comedy only / 01494 512000

Stand-up Roger Monkhouse takes to the stage in an evening of hilarity.

…and 2 more dates until 30 Apr

Over 30s 40s & 50s Party for Singles & Couples

A chance to meet fellow singles and new friends with a pop soundtrack from the 80s right up to last week.

Bird Hills Golf Club, Maidenhead

Fri 3 Apr

£10 / 0800 313 4441

Sat 4 Apr

£10 / 0800 313 4441

Sat 11 Apr

£10 / 0800 313 4441

Sat 18 Apr

£10 / 0800 313 4441

Canons Brook Golf Club, Harlow

Sat 4 Apr

£8 / 0800 313 4441

The Concorde Club, Hounslow

Sat 28 Mar

£8 / 0800 313 4441

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Pum Cynnig I Gymro

Drama chronicling the story of the Late John Elwyn Jones from Dolgellau starring Dyfan Roberts in the title role.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Sat 11 Apr

£7–£14 / 01970 623 232

Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold

Wed 1 Apr

Studio 2

£11 (£9) / 0845 330 3565

Thu 2 Apr

Studio 2

£11 (£9) / 0845 330 3565

Neuadd Ogwen, Bethesda

Tue 31 Mar

£10 (£8) / 01286 676 335

Rock'n'Roll Ping Pong

Free table tennis club with DJs Ding and Dong providing the music. If you're feeling brave enough it's £1 to enter the sudden death tournament (strictly amateurs), and the winner takes home the cash.

The Bongo Club, Edinburgh

Sun 29 Mar

Free / 0131 558 8844

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Tom Stade: Decisions Decisions

The charmingly vicious, laid-back Canadian presents his latest solo show.

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Fri 3 Apr

£15 / 01383 602302

The Civic, Barnsley

Fri 22 May

£16 (£14) / 01226 327000

Gala, Durham

Thu 23 Apr

£16 / 0191 332 4041

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Absolute Improv

Influenced by the like of Whose Line is it Anyway? and Fast and Loose, ToBeContinued take audience suggestions, no matter how silly, and transform myriad ideas into fast-paced improvised comedy.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 28 Mar

£8 (£7) / 0141 552 4267

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Al Murray

Al Murray makes a career out of satirising the British booze culture and in doing so he comes across as quite a larger lout. Audiences will no doubt be surprised then to learn that he originally studied history at Oxford. It was around this time that he started writing for Week Ending and Spitting Image. He toured with…

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Fri 24 Apr

£26.50 / 020 8561 8371

Bristol Hippodrome

Wed 6 May

£26.50 / 0844 847 2325

Broxbourne Civic Hall, Hoddesdon

Fri 15 May

£25.50

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Miss Saigon

Kayos Theatre Company is proud to present the amateur Scottish Premiere of one of the most iconic west end musicals in recent memory. From the writers of Les Miserables, Miss Saigon boasts a fantastic storyline and score, with such fabulous songs as Bui- Doi, Why God, Why, Last Night of the World, I Still Believe and…

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Sat 28 Mar

The Beacon Theatre

£16 / 01475 723723

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Only Fools And Three Courses

Fun night of comedy and good food with the characters of Only Fools and Horses. Marlene and Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner, but will things go to plan with Del, Rodney and Uncle Albert on the guest list? Don't sit under the chandelier, though.

Best Western Marks Tey Hotel, Colchester

Fri 10 Jul

£34.95

The Centenary Pavilion At Leeds United AFC Ltd

Fri 8 May

£35 (includes meal, show and disco) / 0871 334 1919

Denton Lounge, Worthing

Tue 2 Jun

£39.50 (price includes a three-course meal)

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Paradox Reunion

Bryan G, Brockie & Mc Mell Don, Nicky Blackmarket, Uncle Dugs and more spin jungle and drum'n'bass.

Sobar, Southampton

Sat 28 Mar

£7.50 / 023 8023 6343

Salsa Night at Harry's Bar

Everyone welcome at these salsa classes, with no experience or partner required. Free social dancing from 9pm.

Harry's Bar, Edinburgh

Wed 1 Apr

£5 / 07734 435354

Wed 8 Apr

£5 / 07734 435354

Wed 15 Apr

£5 / 07734 435354

…and 36 more dates until 23 Dec

Lulu, Edinburgh

Wed 1 Apr

£4–£5 / 07734 435354

Wed 8 Apr

£4–£5 / 07734 435354

Wed 15 Apr

£4–£5 / 07734 435354

…and 10 more dates until 24 Jun

This Is How It Is

A piece written and directed by Thom McKeown (Artistic Director of Estrada) that mixes drama, film work, dance and music.

Room at the Top, Glasgow

Sat 28 Mar

£10 / 0141 352 9978

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Allan Stewart's Big Big Variety Show

Allan Stewart presents his big variety show featuring Grant Stott, Andy Gray, Paul Zerdin and more.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Wed 8 Apr

£25 / 0131 529 6000

Thu 9 Apr

£25 / 0131 529 6000

Fri 10 Apr

£25 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 11 Apr

£25 / 0131 529 6000

Dara O'Briain: Crowd Tickler

The Irish comedy star and host of BBC2's Mock the Week returns to with his observational humour in a new show – Crowd Tickler.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Wed 8 Apr

£23 / 01383 740384

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tue 21 Apr

£24–£39

Birmingham Hippodrome

Fri 13 Nov

£23 / 0844 338 5000

Sat 14 Nov

£23 / 0844 338 5000

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Disney on Ice: Magical Ice Festival

A colourful and exciting ice show featuring characters from Frozen, Tangled, The Little Mermaid and more.

Capital FM Arena, Nottingham

Thu 7 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 412 4624

Fri 8 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 412 4624

Sat 9 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 412 4624

Sun 10 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 412 4624

First Direct Arena, Leeds

Wed 13 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 248 1585

Thu 14 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 248 1585

Fri 15 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 248 1585

…and 2 more dates until 17 May

LG Arena, Birmingham

Wed 1 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 338 8000

Thu 2 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 338 8000

Fri 3 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 338 8000

…and 2 more dates until 5 Apr

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Georgie Fame

The legendary keyboardist/vocalist with his much loved blend of jazz and rhythm & blues. Georgie Fame has enjoyed a varied career for over 50 years, criss-crossing the musical boundaries of pop, rock'n'roll, jazz, rhythm & blues and swing. 'There's no point in doing it when Georgie Fame could do it 10 times…

The Royal Hippodrome, Eastbourne

Sun 10 May

£24.50 / 01323 412000

Propaganda

Indie, electro, pop, dance and drum'n'bass.

Fez Club, Cambridge

Fri 3 Apr

£5; £3 guestlist ( £4) / 01223 519224

Fri 10 Apr

£5; £3 guestlist ( £4) / 01223 519224

Fri 17 Apr

£5; £3 guestlist ( £4) / 01223 519224

…and 32 more dates until 27 Nov

O2 Academy Birmingham

Fri 3 Apr

£4.05 / 0121 622 8250

DJ Dan hosts a night of new and classic indie music in the Main Room, with pop, dance & drum'n'bass in Room 2 and electro, house and dubstep in Room 3. The dress code is Smart Casual.

Fri 10 Apr

£4.05 / 0121 622 8250

DJ Dan hosts a night of new and classic indie music in the Main Room, with pop, dance & drum'n'bass in Room 2 and electro, house and dubstep in Room 3. The dress code is Smart Casual.

Fri 17 Apr

£4.05 / 0121 622 8250

DJ Dan hosts a night of new and classic indie music in the Main Room, with pop, dance & drum'n'bass in Room 2 and electro, house and dubstep in Room 3. The dress code is Smart Casual.

…and 6 more dates until 29 May

O2 Academy Islington, London N1

Fri 3 Apr

£6.05 / 0844 477 2000

Fri 10 Apr

£6.05 / 0844 477 2000

Fri 17 Apr

£6.05 / 0844 477 2000

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