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Gordon Buchanan: Lost Adventures

Gordon's tales of his adventures, expedition and wildlife experiences.

Broxbourne Civic Hall, Hoddesdon

Sun 15 Mar

Prices to be confirmed

Exeter Corn Exchange

Mon 16 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 01392 665938

Kings Theatre, Cheddar

Mon 9 Mar

Prices to be confirmed

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Gandeys Thrill Circus

An all-human circus of action-packed antics.

The Britannia Stadium, Stoke-on-Trent

Sat 7 Mar

£8–£26 / 0871 663 2008

Featuring a special guest appearance from Stoke legend Neil Baldwin as Nello the Clown.

Sun 8 Mar

£8–£26 / 0871 663 2008

Featuring a special guest appearance from Stoke legend Neil Baldwin as Nello the Clown.

Mon 9 Mar

£8–£26 / 0871 663 2008

Featuring a special guest appearance from Stoke legend Neil Baldwin as Nello the Clown.

…and 6 more dates until 15 Mar

Jurassic Adventures

Fun family show about dinosaurs and the people that study them.

Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy

Sat 14 Mar

£17 (£15; Family £14.50; Children £15) / 01592 583302

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Tue 31 Mar

£16 (£14) / 020 8561 8371

Buxton Opera House

Sat 14 Mar

£16 (Children £14) / 0845 127 2190

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Little Birds Indoor Market

Over 20 stalls featuring a range of goodies, from craft to shopping, food and cocktails.

Sloans, Glasgow

Sun 8 Mar

Free / 0141 221 8886

Sun 12 Apr

Free / 0141 221 8886

Sun 10 May

Free / 0141 221 8886

Cadbury Easter Egg Trail

Children's entertainment and an exciting Easter trail with chocolate eggs and prizes to be won at the end.

National Trust: Barrington Court, Ilminster

Fri 3 Apr

£2 per trail, plus admission £10.90, child £5.40, family £27.20 / 01460 241938

Sat 4 Apr

£2 per trail, plus admission £10.90, child £5.40, family £27.20 / 01460 241938

Sun 5 Apr

£2 per trail, plus admission £10.90, child £5.40, family £27.20 / 01460 241938

Mon 6 Apr

£2 per trail, plus admission £10.90, child £5.40, family £27.20 / 01460 241938

National Trust: Buckland Abbey, Yelverton

Fri 3 Apr

£2 plus admission £9.05, child £4.50, family £13.60 & £22.70 / 01822 853607

Sat 4 Apr

£2 plus admission £9.05, child £4.50, family £13.60 & £22.70 / 01822 853607

Sun 5 Apr

£2 plus admission £9.05, child £4.50, family £13.60 & £22.70 / 01822 853607

…and 5 more dates until 10 Apr

National Trust: Coughton Court, Alcester

Sat 4 Apr

Children £3 plus admission £9.60, child £4.80, family £24 / 01789 400777

Sun 5 Apr

Children £3 plus admission £9.60, child £4.80, family £24 / 01789 400777

Mon 6 Apr

Children £3 plus admission £9.60, child £4.80, family £24 / 01789 400777

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The Great Scottish Beer Celebration

A beer festival celebrating Scottish brewing, with 18 small breweries pouring a wide range of beer styles, plus music from the folk behind Shout Bamala and a selection of street food vendors.

Barras Art & Design Centre, Glasgow

Fri 13 Mar

£7.50 / 0141 946 3020

Sat 14 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 946 3020

It's Cinemaattic

A programme of short films from Spanish, Iberian and Latin-American cinema.

CCA, Glasgow

Thu 5 Mar

£5 (Students £4) / 0141 352 4900

Thu 2 Apr

£5 (Students £4) / 0141 352 4900

Thu 7 May

£5 (Students £4) / 0141 352 4900

…and 2 more dates until 2 Jul

The Stitching, Sewing, Quilting and Hobbycrafts Show

A show for lovers of fashion, quilting and hobbycraft, with everything from demonstrations and workshops to costumes from the retail-inspired drama Mr Selfridge.

SECC, Glasgow

Thu 5 Mar

£7.50–£9.50 (Seniors £6.50–£8.50; Children free) / 0141 248 3000

Advanced tickets must be purchased before 5pm on 2 Mar 2015 to receive discounted prices.

Fri 6 Mar

£7.50–£9.50 (Seniors £6.50–£8.50; Children free) / 0141 248 3000

Advanced tickets must be purchased before 5pm on 2 Mar 2015 to receive discounted prices.

Sat 7 Mar

£7.50–£9.50 (Seniors £6.50–£8.50; Children free) / 0141 248 3000

Advanced tickets must be purchased before 5pm on 2 Mar 2015 to receive discounted prices.

Sun 8 Mar

£7.50–£9.50 (Seniors £6.50–£8.50; Children free) / 0141 248 3000

Advanced tickets must be purchased before 5pm on 2 Mar 2015 to receive discounted prices.

Aberdeen Holi Mela

The Indian Holi Festival is a celebratory spring festival (aka The Festival of Colours or The Festival of Love). Essentially a big old carnival, participants chase and colour each other with a concoction made up of coloured powder and water, resulting in a rainbow of good will and good feeling.

Ashdale Hall, Aberdeen

Sun 8 Mar

Sold out

Brunch Bingo

Fun brunch bingo session.

The Well, London EC1V

Sat 7 Mar

£2 / 020 7251 9363

Sat 4 Apr

£2 / 020 7251 9363

Sat 2 May

£2 / 020 7251 9363

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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

The Empire, Middlesbrough

Sat 18 Apr

£11.25–£22.50 / 01642 253553

The Grand Hall, London WC1H

Sat 23 May

£45–£50.62

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Quartermile Market

Monthly market selling products by local designers, makers and artists as well as street food. There's even something to keep the dog happy with a stall specialising in cupcakes for dogs.

Lister Square, Edinburgh

Fri 6 Mar

Free / 0845 000 2525

Fri 3 Apr

Free / 0845 000 2525

Fri 1 May

Free / 0845 000 2525

…and 7 more dates until 4 Dec

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

The largest arts festival in the world and the greatest show on earth. Every year thousands of performers take to a multitude of stages all over Edinburgh to present shows for every taste. From big names in the world of entertainment to unknown artists looking to build their careers, the festival caters for everyone and…

Various venues: Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 226 2000

Sat 8 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 226 2000

Sun 9 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 226 2000

…and 22 more dates until 31 Aug

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

This unique event draws crowds (and performers) from all over the world with massed pipes and drums, massed military bands, display teams, dancers and the haunting lament of the Lone Piper set against the magnificent backcloth of Edinburgh Castle.

Castle Esplanade, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

Sat 8 Aug

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

Mon 10 Aug

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

…and 17 more dates until 29 Aug

Shire Horse Society National Show

See 300 of the fancy beasts in the show, plus demonstrations, trade stands and more.

Arena UK, Grantham

Sat 21 Mar

£8 in advance, £10 on the gate (Children & seniors £6 in advance; £8 on the gate) / 01536 771611

Sun 22 Mar

£8 in advance, £10 on the gate (Children & seniors £6 in advance; £8 on the gate) / 01536 771611

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The Big Glasgow Comic & Craft Fair

The Big Glasgow Comic Page presents a day of assorted geekery complete with 17 vendors selling back issues, graphic novels, original art, fan art, toys, t-shirts, jewellery, crafts, cupcakes and loads more. Cosplay/fancy dress encouraged with a competition for under and over 16s.

The Arches Café Bar & Restaurant, Glasgow

Sat 6 Jun

Free / 0141 565 1035

Sat 5 Sep

Free / 0141 565 1035

Walkabout, Glasgow

Sat 7 Mar

Free / 0141 332 8209

Over 18s

Sat 2 May

Free / 0141 332 8209

Over 18s

Sat 18 Jul

Free / 0141 332 8209

Over 18s

…and 2 more dates until 5 Nov

Drunken Life Drawing

Informal life drawing, fashion illustration and a wee bit o' wine.

Atelier Tammam, London WC1H

Thu 5 Mar

Prices vary / 020 7617 7512

Edinburgh's Festival of Ireland

A little bit of Ireland descends upon Edinburgh in the run-up to St Patrick's Day. Edinburgh's Festival of Ireland is a multi-arts, family-friendly celebration of the Emerald Isle, with storytelling, music, dance, talks, comedy and food & drink events.

Various venues: Edinburgh

Wed 11 Mar

Times & prices vary / 07855 285207

Thu 12 Mar

Times & prices vary / 07855 285207

Fri 13 Mar

Times & prices vary / 07855 285207

…and 2 more dates until 15 Mar

Enlightened! A Walking Tour of Edinburgh's New Town in the Age of Reason

Explore the New Town with Enlightened! walking tours and learn about how clever Edinburgh's people of yore were. Booking is essential.

Dundas House, Edinburgh

Tue 10 Mar

£10 (groups of five or more £8 per person) / 07459 109460

Meet outside.

Tue 17 Mar

£10 (groups of five or more £8 per person) / 07459 109460

Meet outside.

Tue 24 Mar

£10 (groups of five or more £8 per person) / 07459 109460

Meet outside.

…and 10 more dates until 28 Apr

Magners' Summer Nights

The second annual Magners-sponsored festival features two weekends of music in Glasgow's open-air venue. The 2014 lineup featured Steve Earle, Teenage Fanclub, The Waterboys, Alison Moyet and Squeeze.

Kelvingrove Bandstand and Amphitheatre, Glasgow

Thu 6 Aug

Times & prices vary

Fri 7 Aug

Times & prices vary

Sat 8 Aug

Times & prices vary

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Easter Fun Day

Annual Easter celebrations featuring an equestrain stunt show, falconry display, climbing wall, archery range, sports taster sessions, Horne's Funfair and the Radio Tay Roadshow.

Camperdown Country Park, Dundee

Sun 5 Apr

Free

Learn European Swordsmanship

Get to grips with a variety of historical weapons of war. Suitable for beginners; wear loose and comfortable clothing.

Kirk O'Field Parish Church, Edinburgh

Thu 5 Mar

£20 per month (£15 per month; Per session £7) / 0131 332 2758

Thu 12 Mar

£20 per month (£15 per month; Per session £7) / 0131 332 2758

Thu 19 Mar

£20 per month (£15 per month; Per session £7) / 0131 332 2758

…and 18 more dates until 23 Jul

Only Fools And Three Courses

Fun night of comedy and good food with the characters of Only Fools and Horses. Marlene and Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner, but will things go to plan with Del, Rodney and Uncle Albert on the guest list? Don't sit under the chandelier, though.

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Wed 4 Mar

Maritime Room

£39.50 / 01702 351135

Thu 5 Mar

Maritime Room

£39.50 / 01702 351135

Fri 6 Mar

Maritime Room

£39.50 / 01702 351135

Sat 7 Mar

Maritime Room

£39.50 / 01702 351135

Croft Hotel, Darlington

Sat 14 Mar

£32.50 Includes three course meal / 01325 720319

Crown And Mitre Hotel, Carlisle

Sat 21 Mar

£34.95 includes three course meal / 01228 525 491

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The Science of Game of Thrones

A new series of dazzling skullduggery, bloodshed and frozen-zombie-warrior-creatures begins! Join us for an evening of Ice and Fire (though if we're honest about it, mostly Fire). Award-winning comedian Helen Keen and explosive science communicator *Ian Simmons *from Newcastle's Centre for Life, bring you experiments and…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 10 Apr

£8 (£6) / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Scottish Golf Show

Try and buy equipment from the big names in golf at one of Scotland’s largest retail golf shops, enjoy short game and putting practice areas, take free lessons from PGA professionals and much more besides.

SECC, Glasgow

Fri 27 Mar

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0141 248 3000

Sat 28 Mar

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0141 248 3000

Sun 29 Mar

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0141 248 3000

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