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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

Fri 4 Sep

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

Boom!Fest 2015

Guest DJs spin house, drum'n'bass, old skool dance and garage.

Hounslow Urban Farm, Feltham

Sat 2 May

£15 / 020 8831 9658

Compania De Flamenco: Jay Markwick: Explosion

  • Written by: Jay Markwick

A vibrant unique fusion of dance and music set to intoxicating Latin rhythms.

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Thu 30 Apr

Concert Hall

£27.25 (£24.25) / 020 8688 9291

Lyric Theatre, London W1D

Mon 27 Apr

£17–£35; £45 Premum Seats / 0844 482 9674

Barrowland Ballet: Whiteout

Barrowland Ballet present a work responding to personal stories about biracial white British/black African children. Choreographed by Natasha Gilmore.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Fri 8 May

£11.50 (£9.50; Children £7) / 0131 665 2240

Paisley Arts Centre

Thu 7 May

£10 (£6) / 0300 300 1210

Tramway, Glasgow

Wed 29 Apr

£16 (£12.50) / 0845 330 3501

Thu 30 Apr

£16 (£12.50) / 0845 330 3501

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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 29 Apr

£5 / 07734 435354

Wed 6 May

£5 / 07734 435354

Wed 13 May

£5 / 07734 435354

…and 32 more dates until 23 Dec

Lulu, Edinburgh

Wed 29 Apr

£4–£5 / 07734 435354

Wed 6 May

£4–£5 / 07734 435354

Wed 13 May

£4–£5 / 07734 435354

…and 6 more dates until 24 Jun

Ballet Theatre UK: Aladdin

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

The Customs House, South Shields

Fri 19 Jun

Auditorium

£18 (Children £10 under 16s) / 0191 454 1234

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Sat 16 May

Ashcroft Theatre

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

The Harlequin, Redhill

Sat 13 Jun

£12.50–£17 / 01737 276 500

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Buxton Community School: Dare, Dream, Dance

A showcase of dance styles including street, contemporary, break dance and jazz featuring students aged 11 to 18 at Buxton Community School.

Buxton Opera House

Thu 30 Apr

£7 / 0845 127 2190

Great Big Dance Off

A national schools dance competition.

New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Mon 22 Jun

£10 / 0870 607 7533

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 2 May

£7–£10 / 07886 471393

Sun 3 May

£7–£10 / 07886 471393

Mon 4 May

£7–£10 / 07886 471393

…and 12 more dates until 16 May

The Pod Bar, London SW19

Thu 30 Apr

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

Mon 4 May

£5–£10 / 07886 471393

Thu 7 May

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

Thu 14 May

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

Vinyl Bar, London W1T

Thu 30 Apr

£7–£10 1 Lessons £7 2 Lessons £10 / 07886 471393

The Spalding Suite

  • Directed by: Benji Reid

Dance theatre show inspired by the UK's basketball subculture; mixing poetry, spoken word, storytelling and live music with elements of hip-hop and choreography influenced by the game. Directed by Benji Reid.

ARC: Stockton Arts Centre, Stockton-on-Tees

Tue 12 May

Donations welcome / 01642 525199

Birmingham Hippodrome

Thu 14 May

£12 (£8) / 0844 338 5000

Fri 15 May

£12 (£8) / 0844 338 5000

Sat 16 May

£12 (£8) / 0844 338 5000

Brighton Dome

Tue 5 May

Corn Exchange

£15 / 01273 709709

Wed 6 May

Corn Exchange

£15 / 01273 709709

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Tracey Walker School Of Dance: Boogie Wonderland

The talented students present a dance showcase.

Harlow Playhouse

Fri 19 Jun

Main Auditorium

£11–£16 (£11–£15) / 01279 431945

Sat 20 Jun

Main Auditorium

£11–£16 (£11–£15) / 01279 431945

TUSK

A monthly pre-club night featuring an eclectic range of music, custom made decor and visuals.

The Safari Lounge, Edinburgh

Sat 2 May

Free / 0131 661 4741

  • 21:00 – 01:00 TUSK The Safari Lounge, Edinburgh

4x4 Ephemeral Architectures

Gandini Juggling 'A show of elegant, wistful beauty' ★★★★ (Guardian). 'A splendid blend of talents imbued with both elegance and wit' ★★★★ (Times). Tracing pathways in space, four jugglers and four ballet dancers share a stage for the first time. Both these formalised systems are ephemeral journeys through time and…

George Square Theatre, Edinburgh

Wed 5 Aug

The Theatre

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

The Theatre

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

The Theatre

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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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

Alpha Dance Academy

Annual showcase of dance, including ballet, tap and jazz, from pupils at the Alpha Dance Academy.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Tue 19 May

£15–£16 / 0131 665 2240

Wed 20 May

£15–£16 / 0131 665 2240

Thu 21 May

£15–£16 / 0131 665 2240

…and 2 more dates until 23 May

Ann Gibbons Dance: The May Ball

Social event with ballroom, Latin and sequence dancing, plus supper.

Guildhall Arts Centre, Grantham

Sat 16 May

£15 / 01476 406158

Ballet Cymru: Cinderella

The company presents a fairy-tale ballet featuring music by Jack White, choreography by Darius James and aerial performances created in association with Circus Arts.

Borough Theatre, Abergavenny

Fri 29 May

£13 (£11; Children £6) / 01873 850805

The Courtyard, Hereford

Wed 24 Jun

£14 (£12) / 01432 340555

Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage

Mon 1 Jun

£16–£21.50 / 01438 363200

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The Burlesque Ball

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

Classic Grand, Glasgow

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

The Empire, Middlesbrough

Sat 28 Nov

£27 / 01642 253553

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Candoco Dance Company/Jerome Bel: The Show Must Go On

  • Written by: Jerome Bel

The renowned contemporary dance company of disabled and non-disabled performers presents a restaged version of Jerome Bel's award-winning The Show Must Go On, bringing together a UK-wide cast of 20 performers, 19 pop songs and one DJ.

Tramway, Glasgow

Fri 22 May

£16 (£12.50) / 0845 330 3501

Sat 23 May

£16 (£12.50) / 0845 330 3501

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.

Wales Millennium Centre / Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru, Cardiff

Fri 3 Jul

£20–£45; £33 disabled; £10 under 26s ( £33; £33; £33; Children £33 under 16s) / 029 2063 6464

Sat 4 Jul

£20–£45; £33 disabled; £10 under 26s ( £33; £33; £33; Children £33 under 16s) / 029 2063 6464

Coevo Adult Dance Company

An adult contemporary dance company for people who want to take their interest in dance further than our regular classes and continue developing their technical and creative skills.

Pavilion Dance, Bournemouth

Tue 5 May

£75

Dance Dance Party Party

Edinburgh jumps on the worldwide bandwagon with its own version of the fun-focused women's dance party which has just three key house rules: no boys, no booze and no judgement.

511, Edinburgh

Mon 27 Apr

£3 / 0131 557 5830

Mon 4 May

£3 / 0131 557 5830

Mon 11 May

£3 / 0131 557 5830

…and 11 more dates until 27 Jul

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

Mon 27 Apr

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

Tue 28 Apr

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

Wed 29 Apr

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

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