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Jurassic Adventures

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

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Tue 31 Mar

£16 (£14) / 020 8561 8371

Cheltenham Town Hall

Mon 23 Mar

£16.50 / 0844 576 2210

Kings Theatre, Portsmouth

Fri 27 Mar

£14–£18 / 02392 828282

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Cat Video Festival

GoMA and Glasgow Film Festival present the UK premiere of the Internet Cat Video Festival. No longer a guilty habit, the watching of feline clips has gone mainstream. The videos in the programme range from clips dating back to 1901, to animations and shorts featuring some more familiar feline faces.

Glasgow Film Theatre

Sun 1 Mar

Free / 0141 332 6535

Part of Glasgow Film Festival.

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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Cirque Berserk

A large-scale family circus show with jugglers, acrobats, aerialists, dancers, musicians and stuntmen. Highlights include Hercules the strongman, award-winning clown Tweedy and a hair-raising motorcycle routine from Globe of Death.

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Sat 21 Mar

£18.50–£30 / 0121 236 4455

Dinosaur Zoo

Dinosaurs aren't extinct! They're just hiding out on the other side of the world. Dinosaur Zoo takes its Jurassic creations on tour with an opportunity for children to get right up close.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Sat 14 Mar

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

Sun 15 Mar

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Sat 21 Mar

Ashcroft Theatre

£14–£16.50 / 020 8688 9291

The Hexagon, Reading

Sat 11 Apr

£14.50 ( £44.80) / 0118 960 6060

Sun 12 Apr

£14.50 ( £44.80) / 0118 960 6060

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Stick Man

  • Directed by: Sally Cookson
  • Written by: Benji Bower (music)

Scamp Theatre bring Julia Donaldson’s popular picture book to life in this engaging family show.

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Tue 19 May

£10–£14 (Children £10–£14 under 6s) / 0116 242 3595

Wed 20 May

£10–£14 (Children £10–£14 under 6s) / 0116 242 3595

Thu 21 May

£10–£14 (Children £10–£14 under 6s) / 0116 242 3595

The Lowry, Salford

Thu 28 May

Quays

£13.50 / 08432 086000

Sat 30 May

Quays

£13.50 / 08432 086000

Sun 31 May

Quays

£13.50 / 08432 086000

Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Sat 4 Apr

£12.50 (Children £8.50) / 01206 573948

  • 11:00 Stick Man Mercury Theatre, Colchester

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Cheeki Monkeys Baby and Children’s Market

A pop-up baby and children's market, full of pre-loved goods.

Alsager Civic Centre, Stoke-on-Trent

Sat 14 Mar

£1 (Children free)

Bury St. Edmunds Leisure Centre

Sun 1 Mar

£1.50 with a donation made to Home-Start (Family Support Charity) (Children free) / 01284 753 496

Nantwich Civic Hall

Sat 14 Mar

£1 (Children free) / 01270 537359

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Crufts 2015

Crufts is a show stopping, dog shopping, fantastic family day out. Over 400 stands with special treats and offers for you and your dog and the arena is jam packed with agility, flyball, displays and exciting competitions.

NEC, Birmingham

Thu 5 Mar

1 - 5 & Arena

£16.50 / 0121 780 4141

Fri 6 Mar

1 - 5 & Arena

£16.50 / 0121 780 4141

Sat 7 Mar

1 - 5 & Arena

£16.50 / 0121 780 4141

Sun 8 Mar

1 - 5 & Arena

£16.50 / 0121 780 4141

Recital for Wrigglers

Classical concerts for kids with Louise Bevan and Clea Friend.

Cramond Kirk, Edinburgh

Fri 6 Mar

£5 adult with child; £2.50 each additional child / 0131 336 2036

Queensferry Parish Church, South Queensferry

Wed 4 Mar

£5 adult with child; £2.50 each additional child / 0131 331 1100

Amazing Bubble Man

Bubbles, people in bubbles, square bubbles, round bubbles. Basically all your bubble needs.

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Sat 4 Apr

£12.50 (Children £10; £40) / 01284 758000

Artsdepot, London N12

Tue 31 Mar

£12 (£10) / 020 8369 5454

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Fri 10 Apr

£12 / 02476 553055

Sat 11 Apr

£12 / 02476 553055

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The Basil Brush Show

Basil Brush and his human chum Mr Stephen (aka Chris Pizzey) present to you a show jam packed with fun, storytelling and song.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Sun 22 Mar

£7–£14 / 01970 623 232

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Thu 9 Apr

£14 (£12; £42) / 01284 758000

The Broadway Theatre, Barking

Sat 4 Apr

£14 (£12; £42) / 020 8507 5607

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Cake, Bake and Food Festival

Hundreds of stalls offering cakes and cakes and other delights to make your tastebuds mighty happy.

Walpole Park, Gosport

Fri 22 May

£12–£30 (Under 13s £5; under 5s free; Seniors £12; Family £29) / 02393 787613

Sat 23 May

£12–£30 (Under 13s £5; under 5s free; Seniors £12; Family £29) / 02393 787613

Sun 24 May

£12–£30 (Under 13s £5; under 5s free; Seniors £12; Family £29) / 02393 787613

Mon 25 May

£18 (Children £8; Seniors £15) / 02393 787613

Glasgow Vet School Rodeo

A day of animal-based fun. The event is organised by Glasgow veterinary students with monies raised going to charity.

Garscube Estate, Glasgow

Sat 18 Apr

£7 (£3; Family £15; under 3s free)

Happy Mums Market

Market selling pre-loved kids clothing, books, toys, prams and other handy stuff.

Inverness Leisure

Sat 28 Feb

£1 (Children free) / 01463 667500

Sat 16 May

£1 (Children free) / 01463 667500

Baby Rave (Ages 0-4)

A fun-filled disco for babies and parents, with non-stop music, colourful visuals and dance facilitators to help your babies enjoy the beats.

Belfast Waterfront

Sun 8 Mar

£15 / 028 9033 4400

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Kids, Young People and Families Open Workshop Day

Workshops for all the family to have a go at screen printing, pottery and enameling. ECC are a registered charity and all profits are reinvested into the workshops and programming.

Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts Centre

Sun 1 Mar

£5 for an adult and a child; £3 for any subsequent family members / 0131 225 5248

The Sooty Show

Sweep, Soo and Richard join the loveable bear to celebrate his birthday party – where things don't seem to be going to plan.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 9 Apr

£15–£30

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Mon 30 Mar

£15 / 020 8561 8371

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Fri 3 Apr

£15 / 08441 717620

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Yorkhill Easter Egg Run

The annual motorbike run for Yorkhill Hospital.

SECC, Glasgow

Sun 5 Apr

Free / 0141 201 6917

Bach To Baby

Baby-friendly concerts for you and your little one to enjoy together. Children are allowed to listen to music the way they want, while you can enjoy performances by top-class musicians.

Bromley United Reformed Church

Tue 24 Mar

£10 (Children free)

Programme: Small Islands Featuring: Miaomiao Yu, piano

The isle is full of noises, sounds and sweet airs that give delight. Let acclaimed pianist Miaomiao Yu transport you to islands near and far, taking in Beethoven's thrilling Tempest sonata and Debussy's dream of a joyous isle along the way.

  • 10:30 – 11:30 Bach To Baby Bromley United Reformed Church

Burgh House, London NW3

Wed 4 Mar

£10 (Children free) / 020 7431 0144

Programme: Song and Dance Featuring: Emmanuella Reiter, viola and Dominic John, piano

Without a song or dance what are we? asked Abba. No need to answer that this month, as we bring you a programme of famous dance music and songs from all over Europe.  Hear Schubert’s bubbling song about the trout, dance with Schumann’s fairies and meet Mimi, Puccini’s most famous heroine. To cap it all, we’ll take flight with the bumblebee!

Christ Church, London SE10

Fri 27 Mar

£10 (Children free) / 020 8853 5950

Programme: Small Islands Featuring: Miaomiao Yu, piano

The isle is full of noises, sounds and sweet airs that give delight. Let acclaimed pianist Miaomiao Yu transport you to islands near and far, taking in Beethoven's thrilling Tempest sonata and Debussy's dream of a joyous isle along the way.

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Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom

  • Directed by: Richard Lewis
  • Written by: Mani Svavarsson (music)

Richard Lewis' adaptation of the award-winning television animation set in a miniature world of fairies, elves and insects. The production features original music by Mani Svavarsson, with original lyrics by Matt Lewis.

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Sat 6 Jun

£16.50 / 020 8561 8371

Sun 7 Jun

£16.50 / 020 8561 8371

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Sun 28 Jun

£15.50 / 01223 357851

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Sun 26 Jul

£14.50–£16.50 / 08441 717620

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Brickish Weekend

The Brickish Association host a weekend for fans of LEGO for the whole family to enjoy.

National Space Centre, Leicester

Sat 7 Mar

£13 / 0116 261 0261

Sun 8 Mar

£13 / 0116 261 0261

Glasgow St Patrick’s Day Festival

Live music, Irish ceili dancing, activities for kids and more at Merchant Square's St Paddy's celebrations.

Merchant Square, Glasgow

Sat 14 Mar

Free / 0141 552 3038

Part of Glasgow St Patrick’s Festival.

Nearly New Sale – Baby and Kids' Clothes and Kit

Stock up on clothes, bikes, toys, books and DVD's for kids aged 0–12. There's also nursery equipment, prams and fair trade stalls selling treats and gifts. The market raises money for St Silas' kids and youth work.

St Silas Episcopal Church, Glasgow

Sat 14 Mar

£1 includes a tea/coffee and a nibble / 0141 337 2276

Perth Green MRC Model Railway Exhibition

A two-day show featuring a wide variety of layouts, plus modelling demonstrations and specialist trade stands. Refreshments available.

Perth Green Community Centre, Jarrow

Sat 14 Mar

£5 ( £4; £12; Children £2) / 0191 489 3743

Sun 15 Mar

£5 ( £4; £12; Children £2) / 0191 489 3743

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