Late night events, Days out

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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

Bad Boy Pub Quiz

The Bad Boy Pub Quiz: an evening of fun and frolics, musical statues, pass the pineapple, and the chance to win 'hunners' of money. Loads of great prizes to be won, and plenty of crap ones too!

Home, Glasgow

Mon 9 Mar

Free / 0141 552 1734

Mon 16 Mar

Free / 0141 552 1734

Mon 23 Mar

Free / 0141 552 1734

…and 40 more dates until 28 Dec

The Three Sisters, Edinburgh

Tue 10 Mar

Free / 0131 622 6802

Tue 17 Mar

Free / 0131 622 6802

Tue 24 Mar

Free / 0131 622 6802

…and 40 more dates until 29 Dec

The Burlesque Ball

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

The Empire, Middlesbrough

Sat 18 Apr

£11.25–£22.50 / 01642 253553

The Grand Hall, London WC1H

Sat 23 May

£11.25–£50.62

The Ruby Lounge, Manchester

Sat 2 May

£13.50–£27 / 0161 834 1392

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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 5 more dates until 27 Apr

Planetarium Shows

Take a tour of the night sky in the planetarium. Learn about constellations, asteroids and galaxies and more. Booking is essential.

Mills Observatory, Dundee

Fri 6 Mar

£1 (Children £0.50) / 01382 435967

Fri 27 Mar

£1 (Children £0.50) / 01382 435967

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Roller Disco

Grab your roller boots and take to the floor.

Watford Colosseum

Fri 17 Apr

Children £8 over 18s; £6 / 0845 075 3993

After Dark Tours: Guided Tour

Learn about the Grey Lady and other spectres on a ghost tour.

Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

Fri 6 Mar

£6.50 (Children £3 under 18s) / 0844 800 1110

Alabare Annual Sleep Out

An opportunity to sleep out in the cloisters and support the homeless people in Wiltshire.

Salisbury Cathedral

Fri 13 Mar

Cloisters at Salisbury

Phone for prices / 01722 555120

Sat 14 Mar

Cloisters at Salisbury

Phone for prices / 01722 555120

Badminton Club

Regular badminton event.

Brentwood Centre

Mon 9 Mar

£4.30; £4.50 / 01277 215151

Mon 16 Mar

£4.30; £4.50 / 01277 215151

Mon 23 Mar

£4.30; £4.50 / 01277 215151

Mon 30 Mar

£4.30; £4.50 / 01277 215151

Beer Festival

Sample a variety of ales, ciders and other drinks and listen to live music.

The Continental, Preston

Sat 16 May

Phone for prices / 01772 499425

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Beyond The Veil

Guided tour of the Women of the Bible exhibition.

Magheralin Parish Church

Mon 8 Jun

Free

Tue 9 Jun

Free

Wed 10 Jun

Free

Thu 11 Jun

Free

The Big Game

Harlequins take on defending Aviva Premiership and European Challenge Cup Champions Northampton Saints.

Twickenham Stadium, London TW2

Sat 26 Dec

£20–£55

Big Red Bath

  • Written by: Julia Jarman

Come with us on a bubbly, barmy bath time adventure around the world and home again celebrating all things bath time.

Northern Stage, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 8 May

£8.50 (Children £6.50) / 0191 230 5151

Sat 9 May

£8.50 (Children £6.50) / 0191 230 5151

Irish Centre, Leeds

Fri 6 Mar

Phone for prices / 0113 248 0887

Fri 13 Mar

Phone for prices / 0113 248 0887

Fri 20 Mar

Phone for prices / 0113 248 0887

…and 5 more dates until 24 Apr

Canoe Club

Learn canoeing skills in the safety of the pool.

Lakes Leisure Kendal

Sun 8 Mar

Main Pool

£3.80 ( £10.50; £8.40) / 01539 729702

Sun 15 Mar

Main Pool

£3.80 ( £10.50; £8.40) / 01539 729702

Sun 22 Mar

Main Pool

£3.80 ( £10.50; £8.40) / 01539 729702

Sun 29 Mar

Main Pool

£3.80 ( £10.50; £8.40) / 01539 729702

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Charity Fundraiser

Music from The Modfathers and The Brompton Mix with a raffle and auction prizes.

The Horns, Watford

Tue 31 Mar

£5 / 01923 225020

Cirque De L'Extraordinaire

A sketch show set in a circus, featuring elements of mime, clowning and magic.

ADC Theatre, Cambridge

Thu 5 Mar

£6 (£5) / 01223 300085

Fri 6 Mar

£6 (£5) / 01223 300085

Sat 7 Mar

£6 (£5) / 01223 300085

Coffee Morning: The History of the Rock Garden

At Inverleith we have one of the world's finest rock gardens. Come and hear Robert Unwin, senior horticulturalist in the Alpine team at RBGE talk about its origins, its controversies and how it has changed over the last century and a half.   Coffee will be served from 10am, with the talk beginning at 10.30am.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Tue 12 May

David Douglas Room at the John Hope Gateway

Members £5 To book contact the Membership office on 0131 552 5339 or members@rbge.org.uk / 0131 248 2909

Costumed Tours

Step back in time to 1839…

The Charles Dickens Museum, London WC1N

Sat 21 Mar

£15 (£12; Children £8) / 020 7405 2127

Sat 18 Apr

£15 (£12; Children £8) / 020 7405 2127

The Dark Circus Party

Prepare to be transported to a dark, dreamy and slightly depraved world of heady illusion and unbridled spectacle.

One Embankment, London WC2R

Sat 7 Mar

£51.80

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Eastgate Swing Dance: Social Dancing: Workshop

Learn American vintage-style swing dances such as Lindy Hop, Jitterbug, Jive, Charleston and Shag.

Guildhall, Gloucester

Tue 10 Mar

£4.50 / 01452 503050

Tue 17 Mar

£4.50 / 01452 503050

Tue 24 Mar

£4.50 / 01452 503050

Tue 31 Mar

£4.50 / 01452 503050

Everything's Gone Green

Fund raising rave up for the Green Party. 20 DJs play their best 15 minutes of vinyl - what could possibly go wrong?

Sound Control, Manchester

Fri 6 Mar

£8; £5 adv / 0161 236 0340

The Firebug Pop Quiz

Form a team of up to 7 people and compete to win cash and booze through a series of fiendishly difficult quiz rounds.

Firebug, Leicester

Tue 10 Mar

£1 / 0116 255 1228

Tue 17 Mar

£1 / 0116 255 1228

Tue 24 Mar

£1 / 0116 255 1228

…and 5 more dates until 28 Apr

Flash's Features

Movies from 9pm every Monday.

Electric Social, London SW2

Mon 9 Mar

Free / 020 3588 1111

Mon 16 Mar

Free / 020 3588 1111

Mon 23 Mar

Free / 020 3588 1111

Mon 30 Mar

Free / 020 3588 1111

Foodbank Fundraiser

The Art School is being taken over for a fundraiser in support of Glasgow foodbanks. The line-up includes Optimo (Espacio), Nightwave, Harri & Domenic, MWX, Laetitia Pleiades, Dixon Avenue Basement Jams, Afrodeesia DJs, Charlie McCann and Dick 50. There's also a treat for the eyes as well as the ears, with visual…

The Art School, Glasgow

Fri 13 Mar

£10

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