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Best of Yesbar Virgins

Graham Barrie hosts the best of the up-and-coming talent showcased at the regular Vespbar Virgins night.

Yesbar, Glasgow

Sat 7 Mar

£5 / 0141 204 0060

Sat 4 Apr

£5 / 0141 204 0060

Sat 2 May

£5 / 0141 204 0060

…and 9 more dates until 6 Feb 2016

Bill Kirchen Band & Junkyard Angels

Texas guitarist dubbed 'The Titan Of The Telecaster'.

The Globe Hotel, Exeter

Fri 13 Mar

£12.50 / 01392 873471

Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

Thu 2 Apr

£12.50 bitesize; £7.50 play only / 01434 652477

The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas - Norwich Theatre Royal - May 5-9 2015

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas is a heart-wrenching tale of an unlikely friendship between the 8-year-old son of a concentration camp commandant and a Jewish boy on the other side of the camp fence - at Norwich Theatre Royal from May 5-9.

Theatre Royal, Norwich

Tue 5 May

£7–£24 / 01603 630000

Fri 8 May

£7–£24 / 01603 630000

Sat 9 May

£7–£24 / 01603 630000

The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas

Based on the 2006 novel by John Boyne, the play tells the story of a young boy growing up during WWII.

Rose Theatre, Kingston upon Thames

Tue 28 Apr

Seniors £15–£23 / 0844 482 1556

Wed 29 Apr

Seniors £15–£23 / 0844 482 1556

Thu 30 Apr

Seniors £15–£23 / 0844 482 1556

…and 2 more dates until 2 May back to top

C2C: Country To Country

Country music extravaganza.

The O2 Arena, London SE10

Sat 7 Mar

Brooklyn Bowl

£9 / 0844 856 0202

Sun 8 Mar

Brooklyn Bowl

£9 / 0844 856 0202

SECC, Glasgow

Tue 3 Mar

Clyde Auditorium

£45–£75 / 0141 248 3000

Thu 5 Mar

Clyde Auditorium

£45–£75 / 0141 248 3000

Calamity Jane

  • Directed by: Nick Winston

Jodie Prenger stars in this Watermill Theatre touring production of the Wild West musical, which also features a cast of multi-talented actor-musicians. Directed by Nikolai Foster.

Buxton Opera House

Tue 26 May

£24–£38; £16–£30; £20–£34 / 0845 127 2190

Wed 27 May

£24–£38; £16–£30; £20–£34 / 0845 127 2190

Thu 28 May

£24–£38; £16–£30; £20–£34 / 0845 127 2190

…and 2 more dates until 30 May

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Tue 7 Apr

£18–£33 / 01792 475715

Wed 8 Apr

£18–£33 / 01792 475715

Thu 9 Apr

£18–£33 / 01792 475715

…and 2 more dates until 11 Apr

The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds

Tue 23 Jun

£18.50–£38 / 0844 848 2700

Wed 24 Jun

£18.50–£38 / 0844 848 2700

Thu 25 Jun

£18.50–£38 / 0844 848 2700

…and 2 more dates until 27 Jun

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Caucasian Chalk Circle

A production of Bertolt Brecht's famous drama, which tells the powerful story of two women who both claim to be the mother of a child. This performance has been translated by Scottish writer Alistair Beaton and directed by the Lyceum's artistic director Mark Thomson.

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Tue 3 Mar

£15–£29 evening ticket (concessions from £10; Matinees £12.50–£24) / 0131 248 4848

Thu 5 Mar

£15–£29 evening ticket (concessions from £10; Matinees £12.50–£24) / 0131 248 4848

Fri 6 Mar

£15–£29 evening ticket (concessions from £10; Matinees £12.50–£24) / 0131 248 4848

…and 3 more dates until 13 Mar

Ceilidh Mhor

Lively ceilidh.

Malone's Irish Bar, Edinburgh

Tue 3 Mar

£5 includes a choice of beverage / 0131 226 5954

  • 21:00 – 00:00 Ceilidh Mhor Malone's Irish Bar, Edinburgh

Tue 10 Mar

£5 includes a choice of beverage / 0131 226 5954

  • 21:00 – 00:00 Ceilidh Mhor Malone's Irish Bar, Edinburgh

Tue 17 Mar

£5 includes a choice of beverage / 0131 226 5954

  • 21:00 – 00:00 Ceilidh Mhor Malone's Irish Bar, Edinburgh
…and 15 more dates until 30 Jun back to top

Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall

Edinburgh Ceilidhs With caller Ken Gourlay and ceilidh bands Flaming Heather, HLI, Scott Leslie, Willie Fraser and piper. All dances walked through and called. Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. Hall has air-conditioning! Fringe groups welcome. Good exercise, great fun.

Lauriston Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

Large Hall

£8 (£6) / 0131 339 5374

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Large Hall

£8 (£6) / 0131 339 5374

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 10 Aug

Large Hall

£8 (£6) / 0131 339 5374

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 14 more dates until 29 Aug

Chaos

Resident DJs spin house, electro and dubstep in room one, and R&B and hip hop in room two.

The Space, Leeds

Fri 6 Mar

£6; £5 before 12.30am; £4 before 11.30pm / 0113 246 1030

  • 23:00 – 05:00 Chaos The Space, Leeds

Fri 13 Mar

£6; £5 before 12.30am; £4 before 11.30pm / 0113 246 1030

  • 23:00 – 05:00 Chaos The Space, Leeds

Fri 20 Mar

£6; £5 before 12.30am; £4 before 11.30pm / 0113 246 1030

  • 23:00 – 05:00 Chaos The Space, Leeds
…and 23 more dates until 28 Aug

Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage

Wed 15 Apr

£16.50 / 01438 363200

Sat 18 Apr

£16.50 / 01438 363200

Chess: The Musical

A love triangle set amid the kings, queens and pawns of an international chess tournament in a cold war setting provides for much intrigue in the musical which gave us the hit song, 'I Know Him So Well'.

Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh

Tue 10 Mar

£12 / 0131 447 7597

Wed 11 Mar

£14 (£12) / 0131 447 7597

Thu 12 Mar

£14 (£12) / 0131 447 7597

…and 2 more dates until 14 Mar

Christian O’Connell: Breaking Dad

Stories, anecdotes and warm humour about beloved pet death, pensioner sex advice and the inherent evil of Peppa Pig.

Blackfriars Basement, Glasgow

Fri 13 Mar

£9 (£7) / 0141 552 5924

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Cambridge Junction

Fri 24 Apr

£13 (£11) / 01223 511511

Dorking Halls

Sat 7 Mar

£13 phone for availability / 01306 881717

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Christine Hamilton: Confessions of a Battleaxe

Join Christine Hamilton as she presents a moving and entertaining talk about her life.

Denton Lounge, Worthing

Mon 30 Mar

£39.50 (price includes a three-course meal)

Christine Sparks

Renfrew-born singer.

Leith Folk Club, Edinburgh

Tue 10 Mar

£7 / 07502 024852

The Circus Of Horrors: The Night Of The Zombie

Discover this latest performance featuring a range of bizarre circus acts including a Guinness World Record holding hairculian hair hanging beauty, knife throwers, sword swallowers and fire- limboing acrobats.

Bristol Hippodrome

Mon 30 Mar

£19.90–£31.90 ( £17–£29) / 0844 847 2325

The Corn Exchange, Newbury

Fri 6 Mar

£22 (£20) / 0845 5218 218

Gatehouse Theatre, Stafford

Wed 18 Mar

£21 (£19) / 01785 254653

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Claire Martin & Ray Gelato Present 'A Swingin' Affair'

The singer and the singer-saxophonist collaborate to perform mainstream jazz standards, plus music from The Great American Songbook with their accompanying musicians.

The Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne Minster

Thu 2 Apr

£18.50 / 01202 885566

Coalition

Drum & bass, breaks, dubstep, techno and electro from the resident team every week.

Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh

Sun 1 Mar

£7 / 0131 225 1757

With Ryan Hemsworth and DJ Milktray (Astral Black).

  • 23:00 – 03:00 Coalition Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh

Sun 22 Mar

£5 / 0131 225 1757

Coalition's eighth birthday party with Curses.

  • 23:00 – 03:00 Coalition Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh
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Colin Fry: Sixth Sense

'The People's Medium' Colin Fry tries to contact the afterlife.

Lanark Memorial Hall

Fri 29 May

£17.50 / 01555 667999

Milton Keynes Theatre

Wed 1 Jul

£19.50 / 0844 871 7652

Opera House, Manchester

Thu 30 Jul

£19.50 / 0844 847 2275

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Craft Beer Tasting

Sample craft beers and bite-sized tasters from the burger menu.

Café Grande, Edinburgh

Sun 1 Mar

£12 / 0131 228 1188

Creative Electric

Rehearsals/workshops in theatre, for young people and by young people.

The Bongo Club, Edinburgh

Wed 4 Mar

£5 / 0131 558 8844

Wed 11 Mar

£5 / 0131 558 8844

Wed 18 Mar

£5 / 0131 558 8844

Wed 25 Mar

£5 / 0131 558 8844

Dancing Queen

Singers and dancers taking you back to the 70s with this flamboyant Abba tribute.

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Sat 7 Mar

£19.50 (£18.50) / 020 8561 8371

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Thu 4 Jun

£23.50 / 08441 717620

New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Fri 24 Jul

£22.50–£23.50 / 0844 871 7645

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Delta Beltas & New Essex Bluegrass Band

A night of American roots music.

The Fisher Theatre, Bungay

Sun 1 Mar

£10 / 01986 897130

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