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Oktoberfest

Party like you're in Bavaria, minus the plane fare. Drink the beer, eat the bratwurst, wear the lederhosen and party the night away, stein in hand. There's even a family-friendly Sunday lunch for the kinder.

West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

Sat 10 Oct

Free on Wed; £5 Thu & Sun; £10 Fri & Sat / 07435 428290

Part of Oktoberfest.

Glastonbury Festival

The UK's largest music festival returns for its 33rd year and will feature performances from the world's most popular rock, pop, electro, hip hop and R&B acts. Kanye West has been confirmed as a headliner, with more announcements to come.

Worthy Farm, Shepton Mallet

Wed 24 Jun

£220

Thu 25 Jun

£220

Fri 26 Jun

£220

…and 2 more dates until 28 Jun

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 20 Apr

Free / 0141 429 0275

Mon 27 Apr

Free / 0141 429 0275

Mon 4 May

Free / 0141 429 0275

…and 8 more dates until 29 Jun

Ballet Black: Dogs Don't Do Ballet

  • Written by: Anna Kemp

A family-friendly ballet adapted from Anna Kemp's children's book.

Artsdepot, London N12

Sat 23 May

£8–£14 / 020 8369 5454

Sun 24 May

£8–£14 / 020 8369 5454

Northern Ballet & Phoenix Dance Theatre, Leeds

Sun 19 Apr

£10 (£7.50) / 0113 220 8000

Millport Country & Western Festival

A rootin' tootin' weekend of country and western gigs across several venues on the Isle of Cumbrae. Bands appearing this year include Ellis County, Paul Taylor, Stillwater, Western Express, Pete Shaw, Carson City, Donna Wylde, Smokin' Gunns, and McKenzie. Diana Dawson will host two line-dance workshops and the Silver…

Millport Town Hall

Sat 5 Sep

£10 Weekend wristband for venue entry; £5 for a single day / 01475 530741

Sun 6 Sep

£10 Weekend wristband for venue entry; £5 for a single day / 01475 530741

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Dance In A Day: Workshop (Ages 6-10)

Learn dance moves and skills, build confidence, and work on short choreographed pieces with expert leaders Justine and Sam.

Princes Hall, Aldershot

Tue 26 May

£16 / 01252 329155

Wed 27 May

£16 / 01252 329155

International Contest Of Young Talent

Youth groups perform an exciting programme of dance.

The Broadway Theatre, Barking

Sun 3 May

£10 (£5; £20) / 020 8507 5607

Northern Ballet: Elves And The Shoemaker

Northern Ballet retell the classic tale from the Brothers Grimm.

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Fri 24 Apr

Phone for prices / 023 8071 1811

Milton Keynes Theatre

Fri 1 May

£6 / 0844 871 7652

Shh…Bang!

Dance theatre for kids and their parents / carers, exploring silence and noise.

Polka Theatre, London SW19

Fri 1 May

£11.50 (£9) / 020 8543 4888

Sun 3 May

£11.50 (£9) / 020 8543 4888

Royal Albert Hall, London SW7

Wed 27 May

Elgar Room

£9.67 / 020 7589 8212

  • 11:00 – 11:50 Shh…Bang! Royal Albert Hall, London

Tibetan Monks Performance Workshop

Tashi Lhunpo Monks Tibetan Buddhist monks will introduce you to some of the steps from the masked dances, give you the background to their tradition of spirited dialectical debate and teach you the intricate hand gestures or mudras from a tantric prayer. Maybe have a go at blowing a long horn? No experience necessary…

Greenside, Edinburgh

Tue 18 Aug

Studio One

£8 (£5) / 0131 557 2124

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 20 Aug

Studio One

£8 (£5) / 0131 557 2124

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 22 Aug

Studio One

£8 (£5) / 0131 557 2124

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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UK Hip Hop Dance Championships

The 10th anniversary of the contemporary dance competition.

The Mountbatten Centre, Portsmouth

Sun 19 Apr

£12.43–£46.42

The Island, Bristol

Mon 20 Apr

Phone for prices / 01173 763457

Mon 27 Apr

Phone for prices / 01173 763457

Mon 4 May

Phone for prices / 01173 763457

…and 3 more dates until 25 May

A.T. School Of Dance: Legends/Circus

Students from the dance school present a showcase of work.

The Brindley, Runcorn

Sat 9 May

£10 (£7.50) / 0151 907 8360

Accessible Creative Movement: Beginners: Workshop

An opportunity for disabled and non disabled people to gain access to a dance activity by exploring and making dance together. The class offers a person-centred approach to dance, enriching the experience for all participants.

Deda, Derby

Fri 24 Apr

£4 / 01332 370911

Fri 1 May

£4 / 01332 370911

Fri 8 May

£4 / 01332 370911

…and 7 more dates until 26 Jun

Adult Ballet For Beginners: Workshop

Ballet basics for beginners.

Helmsley Arts Centre, York

Mon 20 Apr

£3.50–£5 per Session / 01439 771700

Mon 27 Apr

£3.50–£5 per Session / 01439 771700

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Adult Tap: Workshop

Weekly dance workshop.

Harrow Arts Centre, Pinner

Tue 21 Apr

£6.50 / 020 8416 8989

Tue 28 Apr

£6.50 / 020 8416 8989

Tue 5 May

£6.50 / 020 8416 8989

…and 8 more dates until 30 Jun

Afro Grooves Workshop

Contemporary African dance movements in a fun, relaxed, educational and friendly environment. Guest artist for these workshops is Yenenesh Nigusse from Ethiopia.

Rich Mix, Bethnal Green

Sun 19 Apr

£10; £10 family of four (£5) / 020 7613 7498

Ballet Beginners: Workshop

Learn the skills and techniques of ballet.

Idea Store Whitechapel, London E1

Sat 25 Apr

£38 (£23) / 020 7364 4332

Ballet: Experienced: Workshop

Experienced ballet dancers can develop skills and practice exercises with ballet instructor Julia King.

Queens Park Arts Centre and Limelight Theatre, Aylesbury

Wed 22 Apr

£7.40 ( £5.80) / 01296 424332

Wed 29 Apr

£7.40 ( £5.80) / 01296 424332

Wed 6 May

£7.40 ( £5.80) / 01296 424332

…and 7 more dates until 24 Jun

Ballet Lessons for Children

Fun ballet lessons for children in Islington. Regular performances and exams taken.

The Basement Dance Studio, London N7

Sat 25 Apr

£50 six weeks

Sat 2 May

£50 six weeks

Sat 9 May

£50 six weeks

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Beginners' Belly-Dance Taster

An exciting introductory taster session for those that are new to belly-dance; a flexible and fun activity that is excellent for keeping fit, toning the body and building core strength whilst dancing to exciting music and making new friends.

Kingsdown Village Hall, Deal

Sat 25 Apr

£5

Beginners’ Dance Class

Former world dance champion, Raymond Root leads a dance workshop.

Shoreditch Town Hall, London EC1V

Mon 18 May

Sold out / 020 7739 6176

Mon 8 Jun

Sold out / 020 7739 6176

Mon 29 Jun

Sold out / 020 7739 6176

Gala, Durham

Sat 30 May

£10 / 0191 332 4041

Black Dance Archives Project: Exhibition

An exhibition and archive which celebrates the achievements of UK black dance artists, part of a project led by Deborah Baddoo MBE, to catalogue collections from 28 celebrated individuals and organisations from the 1960s to 2000s.

The Bluecoat, Liverpool

Mon 27 Apr

Free / 0151 702 5324

Tue 28 Apr

Free / 0151 702 5324

Wed 29 Apr

Free / 0151 702 5324

…and 11 more dates until 10 May

Bollywood With Zoobin

The class comprises various elements of Indian dance from hand mudras to travelling sequences merged with contemporary and mesmerising Bollywood moves.

The Melbourne Centre, York

Fri 24 Apr

Phone for prices / 01904 638885

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