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Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs

  • Written by: Nicole Lewis

Les Petits Theatre Company and Greenwich Theatre present the tale of young Flinn who finds a pirate in his cupboard – and embarks on a swashbuckling adventure!

The Haymarket, Basingstoke

Wed 15 Apr

£13 / 01256 844244

Victoria Theatre, Halifax

Sat 25 Apr

£13.50–£15.60 / 01422 351158

West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Wed 8 Apr

Courtyard Theatre

£8.50 / 0113 213 7700

Thu 9 Apr

Courtyard Theatre

£8.50 / 0113 213 7700

Celeste's Circus

Following Celeste under the big top as her cast of endearing animals emerge one by one. A charming and engaging first trip to the circus especially for very young children (0–5 years).

Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy

Wed 8 Apr

£6.60 (£4.50; Children £4.50) / 01592 583302

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

£6.50 (£4.50; Children £4.50) / 01592 583302

Comar, Isle of Mull

Wed 15 Apr

£4 (Children £2) / 01688 302211

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine

Wed 1 Apr

Adults/ Children: £2 / 01294 274059

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

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Coronation Street The Tour

Walk down the cobbles of the nation's Street.

Quay Street Studio, Manchester

Sat 28 Feb

£16.50 (Children £15; £16; £16; £54) / 01614 140 782

Sun 1 Mar

£16.50 (Children £15; £16; £16; £54) / 01614 140 782

Mon 2 Mar

£16.50 (Children £15; £16; £16; £54) / 01614 140 782

…and 304 more dates until 31 Dec

Craeftiga: The Sutton Hoo Festival Of Craftsmanship

Celebrate the many crafts of the Anglo Saxons, including metalwork, weaving, boat building, woodcrafts and much more with a variety of activities.

National Trust: Sutton Hoo, Woodbridge

Sat 21 Mar

Free, plus admission £7.90, child £3.95, family £19.50 / 01394 389700

Sun 22 Mar

Free, plus admission £7.90, child £3.95, family £19.50 / 01394 389700

Disney on Ice: Magical Ice Festival

A colourful and exciting ice show featuring characters from Frozen, Tangled, The Little Mermaid and more.

Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre (AECC)

Sat 14 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 9000

Sun 15 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 9000

Capital FM Arena, Nottingham

Sat 9 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 412 4624

Sun 10 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 412 4624

First Direct Arena, Leeds

Fri 15 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 248 1585

Sat 16 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 248 1585

Sun 17 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 248 1585

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Easter Family Fun Day

Family fun day out with drama, art and craft workshops, storytelling, face painting and more.

Cumbernauld Theatre

Sat 4 Apr

Free / 01236 732887

The Edibles

It's wintertime and the bakery is host to a larder of magical festive treats. A multisensory show full of magical ingredients. Ages 3–7.

Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy

Fri 22 May

£6.50 (£4.50; Children £4.50) / 01592 583302

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Thu 21 May

£6.50 (£4.50; Children £4.50) / 01383 602302

Cumbernauld Theatre

Sat 23 May

Prices to be confirmed / 01236 732887

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Entertainment Feast: YFC

Performances by members from across Wales.

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Sat 7 Mar

£10 / 01792 475715

Sun 8 Mar

£10 / 01792 475715

Farmers Helpers Workshops

Hands-on farm work sessions for ages 8–12, with plenty of opportunities to get up close to the animals – and their mess! Booking is essential.

Gorgie City Farm, Edinburgh

Mon 6 Apr

£10 / 0131 623 7031

Tue 7 Apr

£10 / 0131 623 7031

Wed 8 Apr

£10 / 0131 623 7031

…and 38 more dates until 12 Oct

The Fine & Dandy Market

A showcase for the work of independent artists, designers, illustrators and crafters, plus stalls from collectors of records, books and clothing.

Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

Sun 29 Mar

Free / 028 9024 2338

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Geronimo Festival

A children's festival packed with activities for ages two to 12.

Tatton Park, Knutsford

Sat 23 May

£20

Sun 24 May

£20

Mon 25 May

£20

The Gruffalo's Child Trail

Themed walk with activities based around the characters from the popular story including looking for shapes and animal tracks, collecting natural treasures and listening for animal sounds.

Moors Valley Country Park, Ringwood

Sat 28 Feb

£2 per trail pack / 01425 470721

Gym Rox Tots

Lots of fun equipment to play on.

Brentwood Centre

Mon 2 Mar

Phone for prices / 01277 215151

Wed 4 Mar

Phone for prices / 01277 215151

Thu 5 Mar

Phone for prices / 01277 215151

…and 9 more dates until 26 Mar

Heavy Horse Show

One of Scotland's biggest heavy horse shows, offering the chance to get up close to nearly 200 horses, from tiny Shetlands through to sturdy Highland ponies and giant Clydesdales. Watch show classes, donkey classes and agility courses in the ring, take a pony ride and join in with children’s craft workshops.

National Museum of Rural Life, East Kilbride

Sun 19 Jul

£8 (£7; Children £4.50; Family £23; Members free) / 0300 1236789

iYoga on Paper – Children's morning

A yoga and drawing session for kids, led by Lucy Hampson.

Yoga Healing Glasgow

Sat 7 Mar

Sat 11 Feb taster session is free / 07949 763378

Sat 4 Apr

Sat 11 Feb taster session is free / 07949 763378

Sat 2 May

Sat 11 Feb taster session is free / 07949 763378

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KidO

Building on the success of BabyO and SensoryO, their much-loved productions for babies and toddlers, Scottish Opera’s new show for 3–4 year olds and their carers is fast paced and full of fun. Directed by acclaimed children’s theatre director Lu Kemp, and with music by Katy Lavinia Cooper, KidO leads audiences into a…

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Thu 26 Mar

The Beacon Studio

£5 (Children £5) / 01475 723723

Fri 27 Mar

The Beacon Studio

£5 (Children £5) / 01475 723723

Lochgelly Centre

Sun 5 Apr

£6.50 (Children £4.50) / 01592 418141

The Studio at the Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Wed 25 Mar

£6 / 0131 622 8086

  • 11:00 KidO The Studio at the Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Kids Run Free

Free running races for children 0-16 years old in local parks around UK Towns and Cities.

Easthill Park, Brighton

Sat 7 Mar

Free / 01273 293 080

Sat 21 Mar

Free / 01273 293 080

Sat 4 Apr

Free / 01273 293 080

…and 16 more dates until 19 Dec

Whitehall Recreation Ground, Rugby

Sat 7 Mar

Free / 07720 444 084

  • 09:00 – 10:00 Kids Run Free Whitehall Recreation Ground, Rugby

Sat 4 Apr

Free / 07720 444 084

  • 09:00 – 10:00 Kids Run Free Whitehall Recreation Ground, Rugby

Sat 2 May

Free / 07720 444 084

  • 09:00 – 10:00 Kids Run Free Whitehall Recreation Ground, Rugby
…and 7 more dates until 5 Dec

Local Craft And Produce Market

A wide range of quality foods and crafts.

Meeting House Arts Centre, Ilminster

Sat 7 Mar

Free / 01460 55783

Meet The Tudors

An interactive display of artefacts, puzzles, replica costumes and a dressing up box for children, all of which explores the history of the Tudors.

National Trust: Montacute House

Sun 29 Mar

Free, plus admission £11.20, child £5.60, family £28 / 01935 823289

Mum2Mum Market

This pop up baby and children's market features stalls manned by mums selling to other mums. Buy and sell children's clothes and maternity wear, equipment, toys and prams.

Bacon's College, London SE16

Sat 14 Mar

£2; £22–£27 stalls / 020 7237 1928

St Stephens Church Hall, Enfield

Sat 28 Feb

£2 / 07860 727938

Sat 16 May

£2 / 07860 727938

Sat 4 Jul

£2 / 07860 727938

…and 2 more dates until 28 Nov

The Thomas Wall Centre, Sutton

Sat 28 Feb

£2; £25–£30 stalls

Sat 21 Mar

£2; £25–£30 stalls

Sat 11 Apr

£2; £25–£30 stalls

…and 7 more dates until 5 Dec

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The Parent-Child Relationship Spa

A nourishing environment for parents/carers and children designed to enhance bonding and brain development. Each session includes free entry into the Enchanted Kingdom and sensory zones, taught sessions offering novel relational games to play with your child, short interactive piece of musical theatre and refreshments.

The London Art House, N1

Wed 4 Mar

£16 for one adult & one child; £22 for one adult & two children / 020 3227 3200

Wed 11 Mar

£16 for one adult & one child; £22 for one adult & two children / 020 3227 3200

Wed 18 Mar

£16 for one adult & one child; £22 for one adult & two children / 020 3227 3200

…and 28 more dates until 30 Sep

Puppets! Puppets! Puppets!

Hey kids! Come along and join the Puppet-Stew crew for some creative school holiday fun. During the workshop you can make you very own rod puppet, which you can then take home with you. Hours of imaginative play lie ahead, as you make up stories, songs and scenarios with your fabulous new puppet. Puppet-Stew has…

Dundee Rep

Wed 8 Apr

£4–£7 / 01382 223530

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

Jewel Miners Club, Edinburgh

Thu 16 Apr

£4 (Children £2) / 0131 669 5955

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

North Edinburgh Arts Centre

Sat 18 Apr

£1 (£50; Children £50) / 0131 315 2151

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

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Rags to Rugs

A beginners hands-on course concentrating on basic tapestry weaving skills incorporating rags as weft. Simple dots, horizontal and vertical stripes will be explored and worked into a mini woven rag rug on this two-day workshop. Taught by Linda Green.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Sat 28 Feb

Patrick Geddes Room

Free Booking required. Please call the education office on 0131 248 2937 to book / 0131 248 2909

  • 10:00 – 16:00 Rags to Rugs Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Sun 1 Mar

Patrick Geddes Room

Free Booking required. Please call the education office on 0131 248 2937 to book / 0131 248 2909

  • 10:00 – 16:00 Rags to Rugs Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Rock of Ages

The chance to get immersed into more than 1000 years of Scottish history, from the Vikings to WWII.

Dumbarton Castle

Sat 13 Jun

£9 (£7; Children £5) / 01389 732167

Sun 14 Jun

£9 (£7; Children £5) / 01389 732167

Saturday Art Club

Art activities run by a different educator each week relating to the displays, with drawing, collage, sculpture-making and games. Parents can get stuck in too. Ages 3–11.

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

Sat 28 Feb

Free / 0141 287 3050

Sat 7 Mar

Free / 0141 287 3050

Sat 14 Mar

Free / 0141 287 3050

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