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Circus Funtasia

All-human circus with acrobatic, comedy and aerial performers.

Fishers Meadow, Quedgeley

Sun 16 Jun

£10.15 / 07706168507

Monkton Park, Chippenham

Fri 28 Jun

£8 / 07706168507

Sat 29 Jun

£8 / 07706168507

Sun 30 Jun

£8 / 07706168507

Salthouse Fields, Clevedon

Wed 3 Jul

£8 / 07706168507

Thu 4 Jul

£8 / 07706168507

Fri 5 Jul

£8 / 07706168507

…and 2 more dates until 7 Jul

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Disney On Ice: 100 Years Of Magic

A colourful and exciting ice show, featuring around 65 Disney characters from across the years, including Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and the Disney Princesses.

Birmingham Arena

Sat 19 Oct

£18–£46 / 0871 945 6000

Sun 20 Oct

£18–£46 / 0871 945 6000

Braehead Arena, Glasgow

Sat 21 Sep

£18–£46 / 0844 499 1700

Sun 22 Sep

£18–£46 / 0844 499 1700

Sat 28 Sep

£18–£46 / 0844 499 1700

Sun 29 Sep

£18–£46 / 0844 499 1700

Manchester Arena

Sat 12 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 847 8000

Sun 13 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 847 8000

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Horrible Histories: Terrible Tudors

All the terror of the Tudors, replete with all the grizzly details about those murderous kings and queens, brought to the stage with 3D special effects.

Bristol Hippodrome

Wed 24 Jul

£13–£25 / 0844 847 2325

Milton Keynes Theatre

Wed 10 Jul

£13–£25 / 0844 871 7652

Sat 13 Jul

£13–£25 / 0844 871 7652

New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Wed 3 Jul

£13–£25 / 0870 607 7533

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Zippo's Circus: The Magnificent Top Hat

Zippo's Circus celebrates more than 250 years of circus entertainment with amazing acts of acrobatics, comic clowns and daredevils.

Bannister's Field, Guildford

Wed 2 Oct

£10.50–£27.50 (Children £9–£21.50) / 0871 210 2100

Thu 3 Oct

£10.50–£27.50 (Children £9–£21.50) / 0871 210 2100

Fri 4 Oct

£10.50–£27.50 (Children £9–£21.50) / 0871 210 2100

…and 2 more dates until 6 Oct

Eel Brook Common, Fulham, London

Fri 6 Sep

£10.50–£27.50 (Children £9–£21.50) / 0871 210 2100

Sat 7 Sep

£10.50–£27.50 (Children £9–£21.50) / 0871 210 2100

Sun 8 Sep

£10.50–£27.50 (Children £9–£21.50) / 0871 210 2100

Mon 9 Sep

£10.50–£27.50 (Children £9–£21.50) / 0871 210 2100

Elgin City Football Club

Wed 17 Jul

£10.50–£27.50 (Children £9–£21.50) / 0871 210 2100

Thu 18 Jul

£10.50–£27.50 (Children £9–£21.50) / 0871 210 2100

Fri 19 Jul

£10.50–£27.50 (Children £9–£21.50) / 0871 210 2100

…and 2 more dates until 21 Jul

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…and at 2 other places

Circus Zyair

A magical circus experience for all the family, including jugglers, acrobats, magic, high wire, the wheel of death and a whole bunch more colourful acts.

Birkenhead Park

Thu 26 Sep

£2.99–£110

Fri 27 Sep

£2.99–£110

Sat 28 Sep

£2.99–£110

Sun 29 Sep

£2.99–£110

Dalkeith Library

Wed 24 Jul

Sold out / 0131 663 2083

Thu 25 Jul

Sold out / 0131 663 2083

Dean's of Huntly

Tue 16 Jul

£8.99–£11.99 / 01466 792086

Wed 17 Jul

£8.99–£11.99 / 01466 792086

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…and at 3 other places

Burntisland Summer Fair

All the fun of the fair with something for everyone, including children's and adult rides, side stalls and more candy floss than you can shake a stick at.

Burntisland Links

Sun 16 Jun

Free entry, pay for individual rides

  • 13:00 – 21:00

Mon 17 Jun

Free entry, pay for individual rides

  • 12:00 – 22:00

Tue 18 Jun

Free entry, pay for individual rides

  • 12:00 – 22:00
…and 61 more dates until 18 Aug

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. Sellers must book a stall in advance.

De La Salle School, Saint Helens

Sat 29 Jun

£2 Adults (Children free) / 01744 20511

  • 14:00 – 16:00

St Polycarp's Primary School, Farnham

Sun 14 Jul

  • 14:00 – 16:00

stall cost £25; Admission charge for shoppers £2; Admission charge in the last 30 minutes of the sale free; Children free

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sat 28 Sep

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Stall cost £25; Admission charge for shoppers £2; Children free; Free entry in the last 30 minutes of the sale free

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Teddington Baptist Church

Sat 21 Sep

£2 / 020 8977 8000

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sat 16 Nov

£2 / 020 8977 8000

  • 14:00 – 16:00

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Horrible Histories: The Awful Egyptians

Run – tell your mummies – the Egyptians are coming. Straight outta Ancient Egypt come facts about the pyramids and pharaohs in the stage version of Terry Deary's best-selling children's history books.

Bristol Hippodrome

Thu 25 Jul

£13–£25 / 0844 847 2325

Sat 27 Jul

£13–£25 / 0844 847 2325

Creative Innovation Centre CIC, Taunton

Tue 6 Aug

£17.83 / 01823 337477

Thu 8 Aug

£17.83 / 01823 337477

Fri 9 Aug

£17.83 / 01823 337477

…and 12 more dates until 30 Aug

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Sun 16 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 529 6000

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Circus Extreme

A circus performance that has been five years in the making. Circus Extreme features extreme stunts and classic clown escapades, with performers including Danguir Troupe and Mustafa Danger.

Gyle Park, Edinburgh

Fri 28 Jun

£12–£36

Sat 29 Jun

£12–£36

Sun 30 Jun

£12–£36

…and 6 more dates until 7 Jul

intu Braehead, Glasgow

Fri 26 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 885 7051

Sat 27 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 885 7051

Sun 28 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 885 7051

…and 6 more dates until 4 Aug

Queen's Links, Aberdeen

Fri 12 Jul

£12–£36

Sat 13 Jul

£12–£36

Sun 14 Jul

£12–£36

…and 7 more dates until 21 Jul

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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.

The Castle, Wellingborough

Fri 21 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 01933 270007

Sat 22 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 01933 270007

Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

Sat 29 Jun

£13–£17 / 01323 412000

Sun 30 Jun

£13–£17 / 01323 412000

The Hawth, Crawley

Tue 2 Jul

£18 / 01293 553636

Wed 3 Jul

£18 / 01293 553636

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Bach to Baby Family Concerts

A classical concert series for babies, toddlers and their carers.

All Saints Church, London SE21

Sat 22 Jun

£8–£12 / 020 8676 4550

Mycenae House, London SE3

Thu 11 Jul

£12 / 020 8858 1749

Thu 8 Aug

£12 / 020 8858 1749

St Gabriel's Church, London SW1V

Sun 30 Jun

£12 Adults £12, children FREE / 020 7828 0185

  • 14:00 – 15:00

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Glasgow Science Festival: Family Man Fun Day

Billed as ‘The free, fun way to spend Fathers' Day’, the event offers something for every member of the family, from the Tots and Toddlers Zone to Teens and Tweenies Zone and the Mascot Race. It's an action packed, fun filled day out!

Hamilton Park Racecourse

Sun 16 Jun

Free / 01698 283806

Part of Glasgow Science Festival.

Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes

All your favourite superheroes come to life in this action packed, stunt-filled arena spectacular that sees The Avengers, X-Men and Spider-Man team up to defeat the worst villains in the Marvel Universe.

3Arena, Dublin

Fri 15 Nov

€28.11–€57.27

Sat 16 Nov

€28.11–€57.27

Sun 17 Nov

€28.11–€57.27

Birmingham Arena

Sat 7 Dec

£22–£50 / 0871 945 6000

Sun 8 Dec

£22–£50 / 0871 945 6000

Liverpool Echo Arena & Convention Centre

Sat 2 Nov

£22–£50 / 0844 800 0400

Sun 3 Nov

£22–£50 / 0844 800 0400

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Vogrie Superhero Adventure

Turn into one of Vogrie Country Park's superheroes at this interactive activity for kids under the age of 12.

Vogrie Country Park, Gorebridge

Thu 11 Jul

£3 (Children £6; Family £20) / 01875 821990

For large group bookings of more than 20 people, discounts can apply. These bookings are to be made directly with the Booking Team who can be contacted at greg@trotworkevents.co.uk.

Fri 12 Jul

£3 (Children £6; Family £20) / 01875 821990

For large group bookings of more than 20 people, discounts can apply. These bookings are to be made directly with the Booking Team who can be contacted at greg@trotworkevents.co.uk.

Sat 13 Jul

£3 (Children £6; Family £20) / 01875 821990

For large group bookings of more than 20 people, discounts can apply. These bookings are to be made directly with the Booking Team who can be contacted at greg@trotworkevents.co.uk.

Sun 14 Jul

£3 (Children £6; Family £20) / 01875 821990

For large group bookings of more than 20 people, discounts can apply. These bookings are to be made directly with the Booking Team who can be contacted at greg@trotworkevents.co.uk.

Zog: Live on Stage

Large in size, and keen in nature, Zog is so eager to win a golden star at Madam Dragon’s school, where dragons learn all the things that dragons need to know. Zog tries so very hard, perhaps too hard, and he bumps, burns and roars his way through years one, two and three.Luckily, the plucky Princess Pearl patches him up…

Cadogan Hall, London SW1X

Wed 31 Jul

£18–£25 / 020 7730 4500

Thu 1 Aug

£18–£25 / 020 7730 4500

Fri 2 Aug

£18–£25 / 020 7730 4500

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Tue 23 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 01792 475715

Wed 24 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 01792 475715

Thu 25 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 01792 475715

The Hexagon, Reading

Fri 19 Jul

£11.50–£15.50 / 0118 960 6060

Sat 20 Jul

£11.50–£15.50 / 0118 960 6060

Sun 21 Jul

£11.50–£15.50 / 0118 960 6060

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Dinosaur World Live

An interactive new show for all the family. Meet a host of impressive creatures, including every child's favourite, the Tyrannosaurus Rex, a Triceratops, Giraffatitan, Microraptor and Segnosaurus.

Wembley Park Theatre, London HA9

Thu 18 Jul

£22–£29

Fri 19 Jul

£22–£29

Sat 20 Jul

£22–£29

…and 25 more dates until 1 Sep

East Preston Food and Drink Festival

Food and drink stalls, demonstrations and children's entertainment.

East Preston Village Green

Sat 24 Aug

Free / +441903770050

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Mr. Men and Little Miss On Stage

Live stage show featuring the iconic Mr. Men and Little Miss characters in Happyland.

Cornerstone Arts Centre, Didcot

Fri 1 Nov

£13 (£11; Children £11) / 01235 515144

Lanark Memorial Hall

Wed 16 Oct

£11 / 01555 667999

Historic Underground

Learn about the history of Georgian Edinburgh through a tour of the Blair Street Underground Vaults.

Mercat Tours, Edinburgh

Sun 16 Jun

£14 (£12; Children £9; Family £37) / 0131 225 5445

  • 12:00 – 13:15
  • 14:00 – 15:15
  • 16:00 – 17:15

Mon 17 Jun

£14 (£12; Children £9; Family £37) / 0131 225 5445

  • 12:00 – 13:15
  • 14:00 – 15:15
  • 16:00 – 17:15

Tue 18 Jun

£14 (£12; Children £9; Family £37) / 0131 225 5445

  • 12:00 – 13:15
  • 14:00 – 15:15
  • 16:00 – 17:15
…and 286 more dates until 31 Mar 2020

American Wrestling: W3L Wrestling Showdown

Big characters and bigger body slams at this family-friendly American-style wrestling show featuring stars from the World Wide Wrestling League.

Mac Arts, Galashiels

Sun 16 Jun

£13.50 (£11; Members £15.50; Family £42) / 01896 756852

  • 14:30 – 17:00

Baillie Gifford Borders Book Festival

Taking place in the National Trust's Georgian Harmony Garden, the Borders Book Festival attracts world-class literary figures. The line-up for 2019 features David Coulthard, Kate Humble, Susan Calman, Kirsty Wark and more.

Harmony House, Melrose

Sun 16 Jun

prices vary / 0131 473 2000

  • 16:30 – 22:30

We're Going on a Bear Hunt

  • Directed by: Peter Glanville
  • Written by: Michael Rosen (book), Barb Jungr (music)

Michael Rosen's award-winning book is brought to the stage for ages 3+.

Birmingham Town Hall

Thu 26 Dec

£13 / 0121 345 0600

  • 15:30

Fri 27 Dec

£13 / 0121 345 0600

  • 13:30

Sat 28 Dec

£13 / 0121 345 0600

  • 13:30
…and 12 more dates until 12 Jan 2020

The Lowry, Salford

Sat 3 Aug

The Studio

£16 / 08432 086000

Sun 4 Aug

The Studio

£16 / 08432 086000

Tue 6 Aug

The Studio

£16 / 08432 086000

…and 5 more dates until 11 Aug

Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield

Fri 28 Jun

Over-3s only

0114 272 0455

Sat 29 Jun

Over-3s only

0114 272 0455