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Chaplin's Circus

Renowned Chaplin's Circus has chosen the Hawley Garden Centre in Dartford for its first ever visit to Kent on Wednesday 22nd to Sunday 26th April 2015.

Hawley Garden Centre & Nursery Ltd, Dartford

Sun 26 Apr

£14–£21 free child ticket with every adult ticket (Children £9–£16 free child ticket with every adult ticket)

Tunbridge Wells Record Fair

1000's of records and cds for sale, along with music memorabilia, books and magazines from dealers throughout the South-East. All kinds of music from Rock & Pop to Jazz, Blues, Soul, Reggae and more. FREE ENTRY.

King Charles the Martyr Hall, Tunbridge Wells

Sat 27 Jun

Free

Sat 26 Sep

Free

Sat 28 Nov

Free

British Roller Derby Championships Premier League

Auld Reekie Roller Girls present the second leg of the British roller derby championships – expect thrills, spills and badassery on the floor, with stalls, games, a craft corner and – of course – cake for all.

Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 2 May

£12 for a full day ticket; £5 for the last game only; £10 per person for groups of five or more; under 14s free / 0131 661 5351

Drama Games with Mela … In Greek

Drama games with Greek mythology and legends.

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 2 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 555 7100

Sat 9 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 555 7100

Sat 16 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 555 7100

…and 6 more dates until 27 Jun

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

Hertford Theatre

Sun 21 Jun

Phone for prices / 01992 531500

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

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A Real Mermaid's Tale: Ripstop Theatre (Over 3s)

Children's puppet show set on the high seas, with pirates, monstrous sea creatures, mermaid treasure and mutinous rats.

Salisbury Arts Centre

Sat 4 Jul

£7.50 (£6.50; £6.50; £5.50 concs; £20) / 01722 321744

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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Foodies Festival

Michelin starred and award-winning chefs cook up a storm at this year's festival dedicated to epicureans, as well as offerings from local producers and workshops for food lovers young and old.

Alexandra Palace, London N22

Fri 3 Jul

Prices vary / 020 8365 2121

Sat 4 Jul

Prices vary / 020 8365 2121

Sun 5 Jul

Prices vary / 020 8365 2121

Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham

Fri 15 May

Prices vary / 0121 442 4226

Sat 16 May

Prices vary / 0121 442 4226

Sun 17 May

Prices vary / 0121 442 4226

Clapham Common, London SW4

Fri 24 Jul

Prices vary

Sat 25 Jul

Prices vary

Sun 26 Jul

Prices vary

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Magical Story Cushions

Bring along your favourite story book and create and decorate a cushion based on your chosen character.

Lauriston Castle, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Apr

£6 / 0131 228 1155

Disney on Ice - Worlds of Enchantment

Disney characters from Cars, The Little Mermaid and Toy Story besport themselves upon the ice for your family viewing pleasure.

Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham

Sat 24 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 945 6000

Sun 25 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 945 6000

Fri 30 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 945 6000

…and 2 more dates until 1 Nov

Braehead Arena, Glasgow

Sat 26 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 499 1700

Sun 27 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 499 1700

Sat 3 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 499 1700

Sun 4 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 499 1700

Manchester Arena

Sat 17 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 847 8000

Sun 18 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 847 8000

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The Tap Dancing Mermaid

The Moon narrates a magical story of a tap dancer who can only come out at night. A devised solo show with puppets, live music, storytelling and tap dancing.

Haverhill Arts Centre

Wed 27 May

£5 ( £11)

Cheeki Monkeys Baby and Children’s Market

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

Enterprise South Liverpool Academy

Sat 16 May

£1.50 (Children free)

King Solomon Academy, London NW1

Sat 30 May

£2 for first 30 mins £2, £1 thereafter, children free

Sat 27 Jun

£2 for first 30 mins £2, £1 thereafter, children free

Sat 25 Jul

£2 for first 30 mins £2, £1 thereafter, children free

…and 4 more dates until 28 Nov

North Hykeham Memorial Hall, Lincoln

Sat 2 May

£1 (Children free)

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Disney on Ice: Magical Ice Festival

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

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

Motorpoint Arena Cardiff

Fri 1 May

Prices to be confirmed / 02920 224488

Sat 2 May

Prices to be confirmed / 02920 224488

Sun 3 May

Prices to be confirmed / 02920 224488

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Greyhound Racing

Greyhound racing.

Coral Romford Stadium

Sat 2 May

£5–£7; £4 / 01708 762 345

Sat 9 May

£5–£7; £4 / 01708 762 345

Sat 16 May

£5–£7; £4 / 01708 762 345

…and 2 more dates until 30 May

Crayford Greyhound Stadium, Dartford

Sat 2 May

£6 (Children £4.50) / 01322 557836

Sat 9 May

£6 (Children £4.50) / 01322 557836

Sat 16 May

£6 (Children £4.50) / 01322 557836

…and 2 more dates until 30 May

Happy Ears

Live interactive music classes, for ages 0–3 and their parents/careers, with lots of instruments and no pre-recorded music. Participants have described it as 'indie for babies'. There's no extra cost for twins or other siblings. A block booking of six classes includes a copy of Happy Ears debut album featuring original…

Calton Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 2 May

£30 for a block of six; £5 drop-in / 07778 117333

  • 10:00 – 10:50 Happy Ears Calton Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 9 May

£30 for a block of six; £5 drop-in / 07778 117333

  • 10:00 – 10:50 Happy Ears Calton Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 16 May

£30 for a block of six; £5 drop-in / 07778 117333

  • 10:00 – 10:50 Happy Ears Calton Centre, Edinburgh
…and 31 more dates until 19 Dec

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 May

£30 for a block of six; £5 drop in / 07778 117333

  • 10:00 – 10:50 Happy Ears Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 8 May

£30 for a block of six; £5 drop in / 07778 117333

  • 10:00 – 10:50 Happy Ears Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 15 May

£30 for a block of six; £5 drop in / 07778 117333

  • 10:00 – 10:50 Happy Ears Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh
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Plant Fair At The Shuttleworth Swiss Garden

An opportunity to buy a wide variety of plants from local nurseries. In addition there will also be stalls selling local produce and arts and crafts. Plus the chance to look around the stunningly restored 9 acre Shuttleworth Swiss Garden.

Shuttleworth, Biggleswade

Sun 10 May

£10 plant fair and swiss garden; £9 plant fair and swiss garden adv; £4 plant fair only; £3 plant fair only adv / 01767 627927

Transdev Keighley Fun Day

Double depot open day - combined with Keighley bus museum April 26, 10:30am - 3pm - free vintage bus rides - free bus wash rides - face painting - entertainment and much more.

Suresnes Road, Skipton

Sun 26 Apr

Free / 01274 592702

Up&Go BounceOff

Participants over 1.3m tall can brave the world's biggest inflatable Sydney Harbour Bridge assault course which includes a kangaroo jump over the Great Barrier Reef, a squeeze through the Tropical Eucalyptus rainforest culminating in a climb onto the trampoline bridge for a final bounce into a ball pit representing…

Bernie Spain Gardens, London SE1

Sat 25 Apr

Free / 020 7928 8898

Sun 26 Apr

Free / 020 7928 8898

Beanbag Music Club

Beanie Bear presents these family-friendly concerts where you can pull up a beanbag and join in with the singing and dancing.

Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

Sat 23 May

£7 / 0115 989 5555

Blossoming Brockhampton

See the orchard and parkland filled with blossom, apples and damsons. Keep an eye out for the medieval manor house and the damson display in the kitchen.

National Trust: Brockhampton Estate, Bringsty, Worcester

Sun 26 Apr

Free, plus admission £4.50, child £2.25, family £11.35 / 01885 488099

Mon 27 Apr

Free, plus admission £4.50, child £2.25, family £11.35 / 01885 488099

Tue 28 Apr

Free, plus admission £4.50, child £2.25, family £11.35 / 01885 488099

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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 Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Tue 26 May

Marlowe Studio

£7.50 / 01227 787787

The Old Town Hall Arts Centre, Hemel Hempstead

Sat 16 May

£5.50 / 01442 228 091

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.

The Playhouse, Weston-super-Mare

Thu 30 Apr

£12.50–£15 / 01934 645544

Theatre Royal, Brighton

Sat 10 Oct

£13.50–£16 / 0870 060 6650

Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Sat 2 May

£7–£13 ( £36–£48) / 01752 267222

Sun 3 May

£7–£13 ( £36–£48) / 01752 267222

Dor De Casa Festival

The first grand event of Romanian tradition and culture will be organised in London on the 24th and 25th of May aiming to bring in front of everyone the national values of Romania.

Allianz Park, London NW4

Sun 24 May

£30 / 0844 847 1876

Mon 25 May

£30 / 0844 847 1876

Hup

Starcatchers and RSNO (SCOTLAND) present a musical performance for wee ones aged 0–2. The relaxed performance includes two violins, a cello, a raccoon and the story of a tree.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Fri 22 May

£12 for an adult and one child; additional children £5; babies in arms £1 / 0131 665 2240

  • 10:30 Hup The Brunton, Musselburgh

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Fri 12 Jun

£6.50 (£5; Children £5) / 01383 602302

Falkirk Town Hall

Sat 2 May

£8–£9 / 01324 506850

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Whitstable Castle Vintage Retro & Antique Fair

A wide mixture of curiosities from a variety of stalls, selling a wide variety of goods from jewellery, antiques, kitchenalia, ornaments, furniture and more.

Whitstable Castle & Gardens

Sun 26 Apr

Free / 01227 281726

Sun 31 May

Free / 01227 281726

Sun 28 Jun

Free / 01227 281726

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