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Count Arthur Strong

Steve Delaney's deluded thespian creation returns with a new show.

The Bloomsbury Theatre, London WC1H

Sat 2 May

£17.50 / 020 3108 1000

Dance 'Til Dawn

  • Written by: Karen Bruce

Strictly Come Dancing favourites Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace are back with a brand new show celebrating the Golden Age of Hollywood.

Bristol Hippodrome

Wed 25 Mar

£10–£48 / 0844 847 2325

Sat 28 Mar

£10–£48 / 0844 847 2325

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Wed 18 Mar

£24.50–£36.50 / 01702 351135

Sat 21 Mar

£24.50–£36.50 / 01702 351135

The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds

Wed 1 Apr

£18.50–£36 / 0844 848 2700

Sat 4 Apr

£18.50–£36 / 0844 848 2700

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David Best: Temple

David Best is an American sculptor whose large-scale works have formed the centrepiece of the Nevada-based Burning Man festivals since 2000. This is his first major work outside the US and consists of a Temple honouring the victims of the Troubles. It's visible across Derry city for the week of its installation before…

Corrody Road Country Park, Derry-Londonderry

Sat 14 Mar

Free / 02871 264455

Sun 15 Mar

Free / 02871 264455

Mon 16 Mar

Free / 02871 264455

…and 4 more dates until 20 Mar

David Rushton: Berlin, 1989

Images of Berlin in 1989 taken from the Eastern side, contrasting with the normally jubilant images taken at that period on the Western side.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Wed 4 Mar

Free / 0131 560 1581

Thu 5 Mar

Free / 0131 560 1581

Fri 6 Mar

Free / 0131 560 1581

…and 16 more dates until 22 Mar

Desire: Jewellery & Silversmithing Fair

Jewellery and silverwork by contemporary artists and designers.

Chelsea Old Town Hall, London SW3

Fri 6 Mar

£6 / 0207 361 3164

Sat 7 Mar

£6 / 0207 361 3164

Sun 8 Mar

£6 / 0207 361 3164

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Dinosaur Zoo

Dinosaurs aren't extinct! They're just hiding out on the other side of the world. Dinosaur Zoo takes its Jurassic creations on tour with an opportunity for children to get right up close.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Fri 13 Mar

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

Sat 14 Mar

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

Sun 15 Mar

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Mon 30 Mar

£13.50–£16.50 / 01702 351135

  • 13:30 – 14:00 Dinosaur Zoo Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Fri 20 Mar

Ashcroft Theatre

£14–£16.50 / 020 8688 9291

Sat 21 Mar

Ashcroft Theatre

£14–£16.50 / 020 8688 9291

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Dirty Dancing

  • Directed by: Sarah Tipple
  • Written by: Eleanor Bergstein

See Baby not put in the corner in the musical based on the late Patrick Swayze's popular film.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Sat 2 May

£33.50–£55 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 6 May

£33.50–£55 / 0844 338 5000

Sat 9 May

£33.50–£55 / 0844 338 5000

…and 4 more dates until 23 May

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Fri 6 Mar

£20–£75 / 0844 871 3014

Sat 7 Mar

£20–£75 / 0844 871 3014

Fri 13 Mar

£20–£75 / 0844 871 3014

Sat 14 Mar

£20–£75 / 0844 871 3014

Liverpool Empire Theatre

Wed 8 Apr

£10–£75 / 0870 606 3536

Fri 10 Apr

£10–£75 / 0870 606 3536

Sat 11 Apr

£10–£75 / 0870 606 3536

…and 4 more dates until 25 Apr

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Donald Provan: Formation

Aquatic images by Edinburgh-based artist.

Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

Mon 16 Mar

Free / 0131 557 1020

Tue 17 Mar

Free / 0131 557 1020

Wed 18 Mar

Free / 0131 557 1020

…and 12 more dates until 1 Apr

Doon the Watter

Discover how families have enjoyed the river for the past 50 years.

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Wed 4 Mar

Free / 0141 287 2720

Thu 5 Mar

Free / 0141 287 2720

Fri 6 Mar

Free / 0141 287 2720

…and 102 more dates until 17 Jun

Dwellings: An exhibition by Carlos Reyes-Manzo

As part of a cycle of events organised by Birkbeck's Politics Department on the London housing crisis, this exhibition brings together some 50 photographs by the internationally acclaimed Chilean photographer Carlos Reyes-Manzo.

University of London, WC1H

Wed 4 Mar

Free

Thu 5 Mar

Free

Fri 6 Mar

Free

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Eat, Drink, Work, Rest And Play Exhibition

Exhibition of work by Colin Wilkinson and John Shakespeare celebrating everyday life and objects, taking inspiration from the people they have met and the places they have visited.

RBSA Gallery, Birmingham

Mon 30 Mar

Free / 0121 236 4353

Tue 31 Mar

Free / 0121 236 4353

Wed 1 Apr

Free / 0121 236 4353

…and 10 more dates until 11 Apr

Edinburgh Fashion Week Launch Weekend

Fashion shows, workshops and tutorials, all celebrating Edinburgh's unique shopping experience. It's like, so in right now.

The Mound, Edinburgh

Sat 7 Mar

Free / 0131 220 8580

Sun 8 Mar

Free / 0131 220 8580

Enter London

House and techno night with Richie Hawtin, Adam Beyer, Paco Osuna, Whyt Noyz, Fabio Florido and many more.

Tobacco Dock, London E1W

Sat 11 Apr

prices vary

Eureka! Ancient Greece and its brilliant scientific discoveries

A celebration of science from Ancient Greece as Carolyne Latham and her friendly little dog invite you to travel in time and discover the stories behind the science. The whole family will enjoy this gentle introduction to the wonders of the ancient world through interactive storytelling with soft hand puppets. You'll meet…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sat 11 Apr

£5 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Sun 12 Apr

£5 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

An Evening with Pam Ayres

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

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Sun 29 Mar

£22 / 023 8071 1811

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Ferneham Hall, Fareham

Sun 5 Apr

Phone for prices / 01329 231942

Mon 6 Apr

Phone for prices / 01329 231942

Tue 7 Apr

Phone for prices / 01329 231942

…and 4 more dates until 11 Apr

Farinelli And The King

  • Written by: Claire van Kampen

Claire van Kampen's play, featuring a selection of arias first sung by Farinelli, is set in 18th-century Spain. Philip V of Spain is racked with depression and suffering from insomnia, so the Queen, desperate to help relieve her husband of his suffering, begs the famous castrato Farinelli, to sing to the King.

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, London SE1

Thu 5 Mar

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

£25–£45 phone for availability; £10 Standing, phone for availability; £60 Premium Tickets, phone for availability / 020 7401 9919

Sun 8 Mar

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

£25–£45 phone for availability; £10 Standing, phone for availability; £60 Premium Tickets, phone for availability / 020 7401 9919

Fireworks (Al'ab Nariya)

  • Directed by: Richard Twyman
  • Written by: Dalia Taha

Palestinian poet and playwright Dalia Taha continues to develop her meditation on the death of childhood during conflict, centred on 11-year-old Lubna and 12-year-old Khalil, who are playing on the empty stairwell in their apartment block as the siege outside intensifies. Directed by Richard Twyman.

The Royal Court Theatre, London SW1W

Thu 5 Mar

Jerwood Theatre Upstairs

£20; £10 / 020 7565 5000

Sat 7 Mar

Jerwood Theatre Upstairs

£20; £10 / 020 7565 5000

Thu 12 Mar

Jerwood Theatre Upstairs

£20; £10 / 020 7565 5000

Sat 14 Mar

Jerwood Theatre Upstairs

£20; £10 / 020 7565 5000

Five Issues of Studio International

Post-contructivist, post-minimalist and conceptual artworks 1966-72, drawn from the key UK art magazine of this period.

Raven Row, London E1

Wed 4 Mar

Free / 020 7377 4300

Thu 5 Mar

Free / 020 7377 4300

Fri 6 Mar

Free / 020 7377 4300

…and 42 more dates until 3 May

Flowery Shirts & Strange Relations

The much anticipated sequel to "Miniskirts & Revelations", continues with more comedy and drama from the Greenfield Family Guest House.

Ifield Barn Theatre, Crawley

Sat 7 Mar

£9 / 01293 525030

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Food and Craft Fair

An opportunity to buy local, with local craftspeople, cooks and bakers selling everything from jewellery to jam. Organised by the Eric Liddell Centre.

Eric Liddell Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 7 Mar

Free / 0131 447 4520

Sat 16 May

Free / 0131 447 4520

Sat 26 Sep

Free / 0131 447 4520

Foodies Festival

Michelin starred and award-winning chefs cook up a storm at this year's festival dedicated to epicureans, as well as offerings from local producers and workshops for food lovers young and old.

Alexandra Palace, London N22

Fri 3 Jul

Prices vary / 020 8365 2121

Sat 4 Jul

Prices vary / 020 8365 2121

Sun 5 Jul

Prices vary / 020 8365 2121

Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham

Fri 15 May

Prices vary

Sat 16 May

Prices vary

Sun 17 May

Prices vary

Clapham Common, London SW4

Fri 24 Jul

Prices vary

Sat 25 Jul

Prices vary

Sun 26 Jul

Prices vary

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Frank Walter

Work by Antiguan outsider artist (1926–2009), one of the most intriguing Caribbean artists of the past 50 years.

Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 28 Mar

Free / 0131 556 4441

Mon 30 Mar

Free / 0131 556 4441

Tue 31 Mar

Free / 0131 556 4441

…and 46 more dates until 23 May

Funz and Gamez

Daft wee comedy show from Phil Ellis, whose buddies Jim Elf and Bonzo the Dog provide family fun that appeals to all ages.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 21 Mar

£9 (£6; Family £24) / 0141 552 4267

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Waterstones, Deansgate, Manchester

Sun 8 Mar

Free, ticketed / 0161 837 3000

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