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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 30 May

£9.94–£144.19 / 07986 527947

Sat 27 Jun

£9.94–£144.19 / 07986 527947

Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Sun 21 Jun

£8.94–£128.75 / 07986 527947

Hummingbird, Glasgow

Sun 10 May

£8.94–£128.75 / 07986 527947

Sun 14 Jun

£8.94–£128.75 / 07986 527947

Dance 'Til Dawn

  • Written by: Karen Bruce

Strictly Come Dancing favourites Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace celebrate the Golden Age of Hollywood.

Hull New Theatre

Thu 30 Apr

£16–£33.50; £12.50–£24.50; £19–£36 / 01482 226655

Sat 2 May

£16–£33.50; £12.50–£24.50; £19–£36 / 01482 226655

London Children's Ballet: Snow White

LCB's Snow White is a feast for the eyes, with glorious costumes, an original musical score performed by a live orchestra and a cast of 55 highly talented dancers, aged nine to 16.

Peacock Theatre, London WC2A

Sun 26 Apr

£14–£55 / 0844 412 4322

Ballet Theatre UK: Aladdin

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

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Sat 16 May

Ashcroft Theatre

£20.25–£22.25 (£18.25–£20.25; £74) / 020 8688 9291

The Gwyn Hall, Neath

Sun 21 Jun

£15 (£12.50) / 0300 365 6677

The Kenton Theatre, Henley-on-Thames

Sun 14 Jun

£20 (£17) / 01491 575698

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English Youth Ballet: Swan Lake

The Ballet's professional principal dancers lead a cast of more than 100 of this region's most talented young dancers. This beautiful and traditional production gives particular emphasis to the rivalry between the evil Black Swan Odile and the beautiful White Swan Odette.

Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury

Sat 11 Jul

£18–£22.50; £18–£22.50 (£17–£21.50; £16) / 01743 281281

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Hullzapoppin Solo Charleston Workshop

Learn the art of the 1920s Solo Charleston from highly respected choreographer Jenny Thomas and Kingston Swing.

Hull City Hall

Sat 16 May

£20 / 01482 300300

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.

Glasgow Green

Wed 21 Oct

Free on Wed; £2.50 Thu & Sun; £5 Fri; £6 Sat / 07435 428290

Part of Oktoberfest.

Thu 22 Oct

Free on Wed; £2.50 Thu & Sun; £5 Fri; £6 Sat / 07435 428290

Part of Oktoberfest.

Fri 23 Oct

Free on Wed; £2.50 Thu & Sun; £5 Fri; £6 Sat / 07435 428290

Part of Oktoberfest.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Oct

West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

Wed 7 Oct

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

Part of Oktoberfest.

Thu 8 Oct

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

Part of Oktoberfest.

Fri 9 Oct

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

Part of Oktoberfest.

…and 2 more dates until 11 Oct

Diversity

  • Written by: Ashley Banjo

Street dance skills from the winners of the third series of Britain's Got Talent who actually, believe it or not, have some of the aforementioned talent.

Eventim Hammersmith Apollo, London W6

Sat 21 Nov

£25–£35 / 0844 249 4300

The Lowry, Salford

Sun 6 Dec

£25–£35 / 08432 086000

New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Sat 14 Nov

£26–£36 / 0870 607 7533

Sun 15 Nov

£26–£36 / 0870 607 7533

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Great Big Dance Off

A national schools dance competition.

Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone

Wed 29 Apr

£10 / 01303 228600

New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Mon 22 Jun

£10 / 0870 607 7533

Hotel Paradiso

Familie Flöz in association with Aurora Nova Berlin-based masters of mask theatre return to the Fringe with a hilarious tale of a family hotel set in an Alpine resort, where they are struggling to keep the business alive and the corpses hidden. Everyone has got a secret to hide. Watch out for the chef with a penchant…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 5 Aug

Pleasance Beyond

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

Pleasance Beyond

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Pleasance Beyond

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Rally & Broad

A literary-flavoured cabaret night, boasting spoken word, 'live literature', new music and dancing into the wee small hours. Hosted by Jenny Lindsay and Rachel McCrum.

Stereo, Glasgow

Sun 26 Apr

£5 / 0141 222 2254

Can't Buy Me Love: With Luke Wright, Jonnie Common, Kirstin Innes, Katy Hastie and The Creative Martyrs

Tea Dance

Come and join the elders as they slip on their dancing shoes.

All Saints Arts Centre, London N20

Wed 29 Apr

Phone for prices / 020 8445 8388

  • 13:00 – 15:30 Tea Dance All Saints Arts Centre, London

5 Soldiers

A physical piece looking at the effect of combat on the human body.

Pavilion Dance, Bournemouth

Sun 24 May

£10; £6 under 25s

Scottish Ballet: Romeo and Juliet

Another chance to see Scottish Ballet's contemporary take on the Prokofiev ballet with Polish choreographer Krzysztof Pastor bringing a fresh twist to the classic tragedy.

Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent

Thu 25 Jun

£10–£32 / 0844 871 7649

Fri 26 Jun

£10–£32 / 0844 871 7649

Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Thu 6 Aug

£9.50–£32 / 0844 871 7647

Sat 8 Aug

£9.50–£32 / 0844 871 7647

Tracey Walker School Of Dance: Boogie Wonderland

The talented students present a dance showcase.

Harlow Playhouse

Sat 20 Jun

Main Auditorium

£11–£16 (£11–£15) / 01279 431945

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West Berks Ballet School: Sleeping Beauty

Students from the school perform Tchaikovsky's ballet.

Arlington Arts Centre, Mary Hare, Newbury

Sat 30 May

£9 / 01635 244246

Sun 31 May

£9 / 01635 244246

Bollywood: Workshop (Over 16s)

Contemporary hip-hop and dance.

Norden Farm Centre For The Arts, Maidenhead

Tue 28 Apr

£67 / 01628 788997

Bridging the Void

Film, dance and music interlace to create an immersive and mesmerising sunrise experience inspired by the Native American saying Every Night is followed by Sunrise'.

Oswaldtwistle Civic Arts Centre

Thu 7 May

£7.50 / 01254 398319

Gravesham Competitive Dance Festival Gala 2015

A gala performance featuring competitors from the performing arts festival.

The Woodville, Gravesend

Fri 29 May

£5 / 01474 337774

Hayley's School Of Dance: Workshop

Develop your dance skills.

The Wick Community Centre, Wickford

Mon 27 Apr

Main Hall

Phone for prices / 01268 572 727

Mon 4 May

Main Hall

Phone for prices / 01268 572 727

Mon 11 May

Main Hall

Phone for prices / 01268 572 727

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Inala

  • 4 stars

A mix of Western ballet and traditional Zulu song and dance with live music from Ladysmith Black Mambazo.

Opera House, Manchester

Sat 25 Jul

£22–£44 / 0844 847 2275

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

Jam Piece

Dance battle featuring crews from far and wide. All styles of hip hop are on show in front of an international judging panel.

The Studio at the Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Sat 2 May

£5 / 0131 622 8086

  • 13:00 – 16:00 Jam Piece The Studio at the Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Jane Mackinnon School Of Dance: Cinderella

The dancers perform the well known story.

The Point, Eastleigh

Sun 26 Apr

£10 (Children £8; £8) / 023 8065 2333

Lebara Sandwell & Birmingham Mela

The UK's biggest Asian outdoor event, attracting over 100,000 people. Featuring performances by the biggest global Bhangra and Bollywood superstars.

Victoria Park, Smethwick

Sat 25 Jul

Free

Sun 26 Jul

Free

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