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Moscow City Ballet: Swan Lake

  • Directed by: Natalia Ryzhenko
  • Written by: Natalia Ryzhenko

Tchaikovsky's romantic tragedy about the Prince Siegfried, his love Odette, and the evil spell cast upon them by Von Rothbart and Odile. Directed by Natalia Ryzhenko and Victor Smirnov-Golovanov.

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Fri 10 Apr

£17.50–£31.50 / 0844 854 2776

Pasha Kovalev: Life Through Dance

  • Directed by: Pasha Kovalev

The Strictly Come Dancing professional performs his brand of ballroom and Latin.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Fri 1 May

£24 / 01256 844244

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Wed 27 May

£23 / 01892 530613

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Sat 9 May

£21–£25 / 020 8561 8371

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…and at 47 other places

Cirque Eloize: Cirkopolis

Twelve acrobats and multidisciplinary artists present an uninterrupted stream of acrobatics, music, images and drawings accompanied by an original musical score and video projections.

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Wed 1 Apr

£14–£27 / 0131 529 6000

Thu 2 Apr

£14–£27 / 0131 529 6000

Fri 3 Apr

£14–£27 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 4 Apr

£14–£27 / 0131 529 6000

Wales Millennium Centre / Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru, Cardiff

Wed 8 Apr

£18–£25 / 029 2063 6464

Thu 9 Apr

£18–£25 / 029 2063 6464

Fri 10 Apr

£18–£25 / 029 2063 6464

Sat 11 Apr

£18–£25 / 029 2063 6464

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

Roshe Performing Arts: Artistry

Pupils from the highly regarded dance school present musical theatre, ballet, modern, tap, jazz, Greek and Irish dance routines.

The Hawth, Crawley

Wed 1 Apr

£16 (£10) / 01293 553636

Thu 2 Apr

£16 (£10) / 01293 553636

Fri 3 Apr

£16 (£10) / 01293 553636

Sat 4 Apr

£16 (£10) / 01293 553636

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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

The Burlesque Ball

Fishnets and top hats galore at this series of lavish burlesque balls.

Classic Grand, Glasgow

Sat 11 Apr

£13.50–£27 / 0141 847 0820

Sat 19 Sep

£27 / 0141 847 0820

Fri 11 Dec

£27 / 0141 847 0820

Club Tropicana, Dundee

Sat 24 Oct

£27 / 01382 228181

Sat 5 Dec

£27 / 01382 228181

Dingwalls, London NW1

Sat 23 May

£22.50–£50.62 / 020 7428 0010

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The Essence Of Ireland

  • Directed by: Ross Mils
  • Written by: Susie Parsley

Traditional Irish dance and music show, following the tale of Sean Dempsey and Cora McGowen, friends who are forced apart when Sean moves to New York to find work, and their ongoing friendship through their letters.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Thu 16 Apr

The Anvil

£21.50 / 01256 844244

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Wed 8 Apr

£21.50 / 0844 854 2776

Buxton Opera House

Fri 3 Apr

£22.50 / 0845 127 2190

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Ballet Theatre UK: Aladdin

A dazzling re-telling the classic children's story about an orphan, an evil sorcerer and a magic lamp.

Arlington Arts Centre, Mary Hare, Newbury

Sun 19 Apr

£17 (£15; £50) / 01635 244246

The Atkinson, Southport

Sat 4 Apr

£15 (Children £12 under 16s; £45) / 01704 533333

The Brindley, Runcorn

Tue 14 Apr

£15 (Children £13) / 0151 907 8360

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Edinburgh International Festival

The Edinburgh International Festival was set up with the very noble aim of providing ‘a platform for the flowering of the human spirit’ two years after the end of WWII. Every year since, it has attracted top acts from across the world of music, theatre, opera and dance to the capital for three weeks in August. As well as…

Various venues: Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 473 2000

Sat 8 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 473 2000

Sun 9 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 473 2000

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Edinburgh Mela

World music, dance, fashion, food and fun spread over four areas: the Main Music Stage, the Mela World Dance Feste (newly established in 2012), the Mela Mix stage and the Mela Kidzone. The Mela Global Food Village is on hand to replenish your energy after taking in all the sights and sounds.

Leith Links, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 661 7100

Sun 30 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 661 7100

Eros Reunion

Edinburgh's super club returns with DJ Jim Etherson playing anthems and mash-ups from 1999–2003 with original dancers. There night also features Stevie Horsburgh, DJ Lee Haggath and a live N Trance set from DJ Kuta.

City Nightclub, Edinburgh

Sun 5 Apr

£8–£10 / 0131 226 9560

ABC, Music and Me

Activities for kids aged 2–5 encompassing music, dance, movement, sound and encouraging hand eye coordination.

St Francis Centre, Glasgow

Mon 30 Mar

Free / 0141 429 0275

Mon 6 Apr

Free / 0141 429 0275

Mon 13 Apr

Free / 0141 429 0275

…and 11 more dates until 29 Jun

Boy Blue Entertainment: Legacy #Theworks

A hip hop dance show curated by Kenrick H2O Sandy and Michael Mikey J Asante, featuring some of Boy Blue's most original, groundbreaking dances plus works by The Blue Print & Mikey J Asante, and The Bluez.

Theatre Royal Stratford East, London E15

Wed 15 Apr

£15; £17; £20 (£13.50; £9 mems; £16; £10 mems; £13; £14)

Thu 16 Apr

£15; £17; £20 (£13.50; £9 mems; £16; £10 mems; £13; £14)

Sat 18 Apr

£15; £17; £20 (£13.50; £9 mems; £16; £10 mems; £13; £14)

Carlos Acosta: On Before

  • Written by: Kim Brandstrup

The dance star duets to a purpose with Royal Ballet Principal Dancer Zenaida Yanowksy, in a show that puts together choreography by some of the world's greatest living exponents. The score ranges from Handel to Cuban composer Omar Puente, and the finale features live choral work.

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Tue 14 Apr

£40–£45 ( £35–£40; Children £20–£22.50 under 18s) / 023 8071 1811

Wed 15 Apr

£40–£45 ( £35–£40; Children £20–£22.50 under 18s) / 023 8071 1811

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Gandini Juggling: 4x4 Ephemeral Architectures

Four jugglers and four ballet dancers collaborate on a contemporary dance piece.

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Mon 18 May

£15; £5 under 25s / 01284 758000

Artsdepot, London N12

Thu 30 Apr

£16 (£14) / 020 8369 5454

Cambridge Junction

Sat 30 May

J2

£21 ( £19) / 01223 511511

Sun 31 May

J2

£21 ( £19) / 01223 511511

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Kizomba Dance Classes & Elegant Party

Get dancing Kizomba style (it's a type of dance originating from Angola), with a lesson and improvisation followed by a party afterwards to show off your new moves.

Adulis Oval, London SW9

Sat 4 Apr

£7–£10 / 07886 471393

Sat 11 Apr

£7–£10 / 07886 471393

The Pod Bar, London SW19

Thu 2 Apr

£7 for one class; £10 for two / 07886 471393

Thu 9 Apr

£7 for one class; £10 for two / 07886 471393

Thu 16 Apr

£7 for one class; £10 for two / 07886 471393

Mint Mondays

Back to back DJ sets of electronic dance music until 5am.

The Mint Club, Leeds

Mon 30 Mar

£5; £1 early bird / 0113 244 3168

Mon 6 Apr

£5; £1 early bird / 0113 244 3168

Mon 13 Apr

£5; £1 early bird / 0113 244 3168

…and 2 more dates until 27 Apr

Ruff Ceilidhs

Traditional dancing in various set formations mixing ceilidh, country and barn dancing with a caller to guide you through the steps.

University Hospital Of Wales, Cardiff

Sat 10 Oct

£10 (£8)

  • 20:00 – 23:30 Ruff Ceilidhs University Hospital Of Wales, Cardiff

Sat 14 Nov

£10 (£8)

  • 20:00 – 23:30 Ruff Ceilidhs University Hospital Of Wales, Cardiff

Sat 12 Dec

£10 (£8)

  • 20:00 – 23:30 Ruff Ceilidhs University Hospital Of Wales, Cardiff
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Baby Loves Disco

Baby Loves Disco is a chance for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their parents to get their respective grooves on and enjoy some dayclubbing with real club DJs spinning retro and pop tunes. Chillout room, themed crafts, facepainting, healthy snacks and more – all included in the price, plus licensed bar for parents.

DNA, London SW11

Sat 25 Apr

£9.94–£144.19 / 07986 527947

Sat 30 May

£9.94–£144.19 / 07986 527947

Sat 27 Jun

£9.94–£144.19 / 07986 527947

Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Sun 19 Apr

£8.94–£128.75 / 07986 527947

Sun 21 Jun

£8.94–£128.75 / 07986 527947

Hummingbird, Glasgow

Sun 12 Apr

£8.94–£128.75 / 07986 527947

Sun 10 May

£8.94–£128.75 / 07986 527947

Sun 14 Jun

£8.94–£128.75 / 07986 527947

Big Sunday Dundee WestFest

Big Sunday is Dundee WestFest’s own mini festivalette. Magdalen Green is filled with stalls, children’s rides, art activities, live music, sport tasters, a beer garden and food vendors.

Magdalen Green, Dundee

Sun 7 Jun

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01382 433 647

Carlos Acosta: On Before

The ballet superstar presents and frames choreography by leading dance makers Russell Maliphant, Kim Brandstrup, Will Tuckett, Edwaard Liang, Yuri Yanowsky and Miguel Altunaga. His partner is Royal Ballet Principal Dancer Zenaida Yanowsky.

Brighton Dome

Thu 9 Jul

£27–£42 / 01273 709709

Fri 10 Jul

£27–£42 / 01273 709709

Ceilidh

Join the Robert Fish Band for an evening of music and dance.

Acoustic Music Centre @ St Brides, Edinburgh

Sat 11 Apr

£8 in advance, £10 on the night (£6 in advance, £8 on the night) / 0131 667 0592

  • 19:30 – 00:00 Ceilidh Acoustic Music Centre @ St Brides, Edinburgh

Compania De Flamenco: Jay Markwick: Explosion

A spectacular and unique fusion of dance, music and colour presenting a mixture of sensuality, fun and excitement, a combination of passion, strength and speed.

Towngate Theatre, Basildon

Mon 20 Apr

£17.50 / 01268 465465

Watford Colosseum

Thu 23 Apr

£19.50–£24.50 / 0845 075 3993

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