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Ballet Ireland: Tutus & Beyond

The company chart the journey of ballet from the late 19th century into the 21st, featuring works by Jules Perrot and more.

Alley Arts Centre, Strabane

Sun 3 May

£10 (£8) / 028 7188 4760

Theatre At The Mill, Newtownabbey

Fri 1 May

£12–£16 / 028 9034 0202

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

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

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

Thu 30 Apr

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

…and 2 more dates until 2 May

Black Tie Ballroom Club

Licensed monthly black tie ball in South London with a large floor, strict tempo ten piece orchestra and vintage records. Dances include slow and Viennese waltz, quickstep, foxtrot, swing, jive, tango, rumba, cha cha and Charleston. Tickets £10.

Colliers Wood Community Centre, London SW19

Sat 16 May

£10

Sat 13 Jun

£10

Sat 25 Jul

£10

Sat 15 Aug

£10

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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

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

Compania De Flamenco: Jay Markwick: Explosion

  • Written by: Jay Markwick

Principle dancer Markwick, female lead Victoria Guijarro Hernandez and the company performs traditional flamenco, Bulerias, Farrucas and Tangos in this vibrant fusion of dance and music.

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Thu 30 Apr

Concert Hall

£27.25 (£24.25) / 020 8688 9291

Funktifino Club Night

Residents and guests supply old school, funk, disco, boogie and club classics.

The Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth

Sat 2 May

£12 / 023 9285 7520

5 Soldiers

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

DanceCity, Newcastle upon Tyne

Thu 14 May

£12.50 ( £6; £9.50; £9.50; Children £6 under 16s) / 0191 261 0505

Sat 16 May

£12.50 ( £6; £9.50; £9.50; Children £6 under 16s) / 0191 261 0505

Home, Manchester

Fri 29 May

£15 / 0161 200 1500

Sat 30 May

£15 / 0161 200 1500

Pavilion Dance, Bournemouth

Sat 23 May

£10; £6 under 25s

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Argentine Tango Drop-in

Learn the Argentine Tango with these drop-in classes from teacher Jane Solomon. All levels are catered to, no booking or partner necessary.

Ixworth Hall, London SW3

Thu 30 Apr

£9–£10

Thu 7 May

£9–£10

Thu 14 May

£9–£10

…and 172 more dates until 30 Aug 2018

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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Flying Lotus

The Los Angeles-based producer, Steven Ellison, performs his dance originals.

Manchester Academy

Thu 30 Apr

£20 / 0161 275 2930

O2 Academy Brixton, London SW9

Fri 1 May

£44.43 / 0844 477 2000

With MF Doom, Shabazz Palaces and Kutmah.

Great Big Dance Off

A national schools dance competition.

New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Mon 22 Jun

£10 / 0870 607 7533

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.

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Wizard of Oz

A performance of the evergreen tale of Dorothy and her yellow brick road adventures, performed by the Dance Bank.

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Sat 13 Jun

£10 / 01383 602302

Dream Believe Achieve

Dance Inc Studios show.

SECC, Glasgow

Sat 13 Jun

Clyde Auditorium

£14 / 0141 248 3000

Dundee Rep Dance Festival

Dancers present of evening of new works.

Dundee Rep

Fri 8 May

£6–£8 / 01382 223530

Eldon Building, Portsmouth

Fri 29 May

Free / 02392 845185

Mon 1 Jun

Free / 02392 845185

Tue 2 Jun

Free / 02392 845185

…and 3 more dates until 5 Jun

Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons

Forget the many Jersey Boys tribute shows and revel in the real falsetto as Frankie Valli performs classic hits from 'Walk Like a Man' to 'Beggin''.

Bournemouth International Centre

Fri 3 Jul

£45–£55 / 0844 576 3000

First Direct Arena, Leeds

Sat 4 Jul

£45–£55 / 0844 248 1585

LG Arena, Birmingham

Thu 2 Jul

£45–£55 / 0844 338 8000

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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

Jaleo Flamenco: A Compas

High energy, traditional Mediterranean dance, complete with music and vocals.

The Atkinson, Southport

Fri 22 May

£15 (£13) / 01704 533333

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Fri 12 Jun

The Beacon Theatre

£16 / 01475 723723

The Corn Exchange, Newbury

Wed 3 Jun

£18 / 0845 5218 218

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…and at 6 other places

Salsa Sabrosa

Salsa dancing with live percussion and tapas to start your evening off in suitably hot and spicy style.

La Bodega Tapas Bar, Glasgow

Fri 1 May

Free / 0141 581 3401

Fri 8 May

Free / 0141 581 3401

Fri 15 May

Free / 0141 581 3401

…and 29 more dates until 4 Dec

Simple's May Day Eve Party

Pearson Sound, James Weston, Man Of Science, Tim Gore and Xavier spin dance.

Bullingdon Arms, Oxford

Thu 30 Apr

£13

ACS Dance Centre: Dance In Time

Pupils from the Romford dance school present a dance showcase.

Towngate Theatre, Basildon

Sun 3 May

Main Auditorium

£16.50–£18.50 / 01268 465465

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