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Celeste's Circus

Following Celeste under the big top as her cast of endearing animals emerge one by one. A charming and engaging first trip to the circus especially for very young children (0–5 years).

Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy

Wed 8 Apr

£6.60 (£4.50; Children £4.50) / 01592 583302

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

£6.50 (£4.50; Children £4.50) / 01592 583302

Comar, Isle of Mull

Wed 15 Apr

£4 (Children £2) / 01688 302211

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine

Wed 1 Apr

Adults/ Children: £2 / 01294 274059

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

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Comedy Club 4 Kids

  • 4 stars

Top comedians play to the toughest crowd: kids. And they have to keep it clean.

Artsdepot, London N12

Sun 17 May

Studio Theatre

£7 / 020 8369 5454

Greenwich Theatre, London SE10

Mon 30 Mar

£12.50 (Children £7.50) / 020 8858 7755

London Sketchfest 2015

Retuning for its third year, Sketchfest presents a series of alternative comedy shows from new, unsigned acts.

The Cinema Museum, London SE11

Fri 1 May

£14; £25 day; £65 weekend / 020 7840 2200

Sat 2 May

£14; £25 day; £65 weekend / 020 7840 2200

Sun 3 May

£14; £25 day; £65 weekend / 020 7840 2200

New Art Club With Dance 4: Hercules

This story of Hercules is told through hilarious dance routines and amazing speciality acts. It's a modern cabaret the whole family will enjoy.

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Wed 20 May

£16 / 0116 242 3595

Sing-a-long-a Frozen

Dundee Rep will host Sing-a-long-a Frozen, when the unique, interactive screening of the worldwide phenomenon Frozen rolls into town as part of a nationwide UK tour. Singalonga Productions are delighted to announce that Disney's Frozen is the new Singalonga must see! A screening of Disney’s Frozen with lyrics on screen…

Dundee Rep

Fri 24 Jul

£15 (Children £10) / 01382 223530

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John Hegley

Performance poetry, stand-up, musical comedy and audience participation from the wordsmith and prolific writer.

Cambridge Junction

Sat 4 Apr

£10; £27 group of four (Children £6) / 01223 511511

Udderbelly Festival

A massive multi-arts festival takes over the Southbank for the best part of a raucous three months, with music, comedy, theatre and family-friendly shows aplenty. The 2015 programme includes stand up from Katherine Ryan, James Acaster and Richard Herring; bubble fun for kids with The Amazing Bubble Man; and circus…

Udderbelly At Southbank Centre, London SE1

Sat 18 Apr

£10

The Amazing Bubble Man

Sun 19 Apr

£10

The Amazing Bubble Man

Barnard Castle Comedy Festival

Barnard Castle Comedy Festival Over the next few weeks we’ll be revealing the full line-up for the first ever Barnard Castle Comedy Festival, based at The Witham. We can’t name names just yet, but this year’s programme will feature stand-ups with Mock The Week and Live At The Apollo on their CV, an Edinburgh Comedy…

The Witham, Barnard Castle

Sat 18 Jul

£45 / 01833 631107

Beverley Folk Festival

Weekend live music festival of folk and acoustic acts featuring the Bootleg Beatles, Hayseed Dixie, Barbara Dickson, Rab Noakes, Curtis Eller and Hat Fitz. The festival also includes comedy, literature and workshops for youngsters.

Beverley Racecourse

Sat 20 Jun

£95 (£90; Children under 12 free; Family £293 for weekend tickets) / 01377 217569

Sun 21 Jun

£95 (£90; Children under 12 free; Family £293 for weekend tickets) / 01377 217569

Events at The platform

Events This may at the Platform.

The Platform, Morecambe

Sat 16 May

Phone for prices / 01524 582803

Sun 17 May

Phone for prices / 01524 582803

Sun 24 May

Phone for prices / 01524 582803

Tue 26 May

Phone for prices / 01524 582803

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Funny Way To Be: Barnard Castle Comedy Festival

Over the next few weeks we’ll be revealing the full line-up for the first ever Barnard Castle Comedy Festival, based at The Witham. We can’t name names just yet, but this year’s programme will feature stand-ups with Mock The Week and Live At The Apollo on their CV, an Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee, a 2014 British Comedy…

The Witham, Barnard Castle

Sat 18 Jul

£45 / 01833 631107

Funny Women: Sketch And Character Workshop

Learn to write and perform live comedy in a two-hour workshop focusing on comic inspiration, how to develop sketches, different joke formulae and how to think up interesting characters.

St James Theatre, London SW1E

Sat 4 Apr

Studio

£49.50 (£39.50) / 0844 264 2140

The Great Jaydini (Over 4s)

Enter the funny and magical world of The Great Jaydini, a talented and professional magician whose unique style puts together a blend of comedy and magic.

Wyvern Theatre, Swindon

Fri 3 Apr

£10 / 01793 524481

Great Yorkshire Fringe

A weird, wise and wonderful ten-day festival comes to York next summer.

Various Venues, York

Fri 24 Jul

Prices vary

Sat 25 Jul

Prices vary

Sun 26 Jul

Prices vary

…and 7 more dates until 2 Aug

Half a Sixpence

Viva Youth Theatre Flash, bang, wallop – what a show! Kipps and Ann were childhood friends. When they were parted as children, Kipps cut a sixpence in half and told Ann to look at it whenever she missed him. Years later they meet and re-kindle their childhood friendship. Then everything changes… A classic musical…

Greenside, Edinburgh

Mon 10 Aug

Studio One

£10 (£8) / 0131 557 2124

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 11 Aug

Studio One

£10 (£8) / 0131 557 2124

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 12 Aug

Studio One

£10 (£8) / 0131 557 2124

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Hoopla Joke Writing Workshop

For budding comedy writers – this workshop breaks down the routine writing process into easy bites, with continued support once you've written your piece.

Theatre Delicatessen, London EC1R

Sat 9 May

£30–£35

Kate Shortt’s Comedy Cello

Kate Shortt, cellist, singer and comedian, transforms her cello into all sorts of animals and characters.

Lauderdale House, London N6

Sat 16 May

£4.50 (£3) / 020 8348 8716

Kids Do The Funniest Things

Write and perform your own jokes – just like a professional Stand-Up Comedian! Hilarious, inspiring, inclusive and memorable, these workshops let everyone have a go and see how much fun it is being a comedian. For ages 7 to 14. Course leader Paul B. Edwards will give insights into the world of comedy and show the…

Letchworth Arts Centre, Letchworth Garden City

Thu 2 Apr

£15 / 01462 670 788

Thu 9 Apr

£15 / 01462 670 788

Mouth Of The Tyne Festival

Festival of variety including music, street theatre and comedy, with a line-up the includes Martha Reeves & the Vandellas, Roots Manuva, the Specials and Jack Savoretti.

English Heritage: Tynemouth Priory And Castle, North Shields

Sun 12 Jul

£15 / 0191 257 1090

Second City

Making its UK debut the American comedy institution, 'Second City', is coming to London in May and will be setting up a work shop in London's own Angel Comedy alongside a week long Festival of Improvistation beween 10th-16th May.

Camden Head, London N1

Mon 4 May

Free / 020 7359 0851

Tue 5 May

Free / 020 7359 0851

Wed 6 May

Free / 020 7359 0851

…and 10 more dates until 16 May

Tfest

Three day tribute music festival featuring over 130 acts across seven stages. There are a further 90+ unsigned acts playing acoustic and folk marquees, DJs in the dance dance marquee comedy performances and capacity for 2,000 dancers.

Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell

Fri 31 Jul

£85–£125 (Children £0–£85) / 01698 402060

  • 12:00 Tfest Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell

Sat 1 Aug

£85–£125 (Children £0–£85) / 01698 402060

  • 12:00 Tfest Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell

Sun 2 Aug

£85–£125 (Children £0–£85) / 01698 402060

  • 12:00 Tfest Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell

What Not to Eat at Sea (Work in Progress)

Sarah Weldon discusses her attempt, later this year, to become the first person to row solo around Great Britain. Work in progress. Booking is essential.

Royal Northern College Of Music, Manchester

Fri 1 May

£3–£6 / 0161 907 5555

Southbank Centre, London SE1

Sun 3 May

£3–£7 / 0844 875 0073