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The Great Canadian Circus

Jugglers, tumblers, acrobats and clowns all the way from Canada.

Newcastle Racecourse, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 25 Apr

£11.25–£14.62 / 0191 236 2020

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

Sat 25 Apr

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

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

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.

Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Mon 20 Jul

£9.50–£24 / 01322 220000

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London Children's Ballet: Snow White

LCB's Snow White is a feast for the eyes, with glorious costumes, an original musical score performed by a live orchestra and a cast of 55 highly talented dancers, aged nine to 16.

Peacock Theatre, London WC2A

Sat 25 Apr

£14–£55 / 0844 412 4322

Netherlands National Circus, Southsea

The Netherlands National Circus comes to Southsea Common with a brand new show for 2015.

Southsea Common

Sat 25 Apr

£7–£26

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

Wed 21 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 945 6000

Thu 22 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 945 6000

Fri 23 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 945 6000

…and 4 more dates until 30 Oct

Braehead Arena, Glasgow

Fri 25 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 499 1700

Sat 26 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 499 1700

Thu 1 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 499 1700

…and 2 more dates until 3 Oct

Manchester Arena

Wed 14 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 847 8000

Thu 15 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 847 8000

Fri 16 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 847 8000

…and 2 more dates until 18 Oct

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Snap Disco

Disco courtesy of local DJ Leroy in the main hall and workshops run by The Youth Service in the Hang Out on the ground floor.

Princes Hall, Aldershot

Fri 29 May

£6–£7 / 01252 329155

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.

The Spring, Havant

Sat 23 May

£8 (Children £5) / 023 9247 2700

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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 Civic Hall, Stourport-on-Severn

Fri 22 May

£10

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

Thu 7 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 412 4624

Fri 8 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 412 4624

Sat 9 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 412 4624

Sun 10 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 412 4624

First Direct Arena, Leeds

Wed 13 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 248 1585

Thu 14 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 248 1585

Fri 15 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 248 1585

…and 2 more dates until 17 May

Motorpoint Arena Cardiff

Wed 29 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 02920 224488

Thu 30 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 02920 224488

Fri 1 May

Prices to be confirmed / 02920 224488

…and 2 more dates until 3 May

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Greyhound Racing

Greyhound racing.

Brandon Stadium, Coventry

Sat 25 Apr

£5 ( £3) / 0870 8791581

Sat 2 May

£5 ( £3) / 0870 8791581

Sat 9 May

£5 ( £3) / 0870 8791581

…and 3 more dates until 30 May

Central Park Stadium, Sittingbourne

Sat 25 Apr

£7; £8.50 (Children £4; Children £4) / 01795 475547

Sun 26 Apr

£7; £8.50 (Children £4; Children £4) / 01795 475547

Thu 30 Apr

£7; £8.50 (Children £4; Children £4) / 01795 475547

…and 14 more dates until 31 May

Coral Romford Stadium

Sat 25 Apr

£5–£7; £4 / 01708 762 345

Mon 27 Apr

£5–£7; £4 / 01708 762 345

Wed 29 Apr

£5–£7; £4 / 01708 762 345

…and 18 more dates until 30 May

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Jungle Book

Groundlings Theatre present their adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's short story collection. No allocated seating is available. Please take a cushion.

Groundlings Theatre, Portsmouth

Sat 25 Apr

£14 (£12; £10 mems; Children £10; £12; £42) / 023 9273 7370

Sun 26 Apr

£14 (£12; £10 mems; Children £10; £12; £42) / 023 9273 7370

Tue 28 Apr

£14 (£12; £10 mems; Children £10; £12; £42) / 023 9273 7370

…and 5 more dates until 3 May

Shrek the Musical

  • Directed by: Nigel Harman
  • Written by: David Lindsay-Abaire (lyrics)

Based on the award-winning DreamWorks animation film, Shrek the Musical comes direct from London, where it was seen live on stage by nearly a million people. This production is directed by Nigel Harman, who starred as Lord Farquaad in the West End show and won the 2012 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Performance in a…

Birmingham Hippodrome

Sat 25 Apr

£30–£45 / 0844 338 5000

Sun 26 Apr

£30–£45 / 0844 338 5000

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Tue 20 Oct

£15–£45 / 0844 871 3014

Wed 21 Oct

£15–£45 / 0844 871 3014

Thu 22 Oct

£15–£45 / 0844 871 3014

…and 15 more dates until 8 Nov

King's Theatre, Glasgow

Wed 29 Apr

£15–£54.50 / 0844 871 7648

Thu 30 Apr

£15–£54.50 / 0844 871 7648

Fri 1 May

£19.50–£60 / 0844 871 7648

…and 11 more dates until 16 May

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St George's Day Charity Festival

The 7th annual Lytham St Annes, St George's Festival will take place 23th-26th April 2015. The festival aims to make St. George's day a National Holiday, whilst raising money for charity and to putting Lytham St Annes and the Fylde on the map.

Various Venues Lytham St. Annes

Sat 25 Apr

£10–£600

Great Big Dance Off

A national schools dance competition.

New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Mon 22 Jun

£10 / 0870 607 7533

Morgan & West's Utterly Spiffing Spectacular Magic Show

Time travelling Victorian magic duo Morgan & West mix illusion and tom-foolery in this family show.

Old Fire Station, Oxford

Fri 29 May

£8 (£7; Children £6) / 01865 263980

Moscow State Circus: Park Gorkogo

The internationally-acclaimed Russian circus troupe returns with ever more impressive acrobatics, clowning and aerial feats.

Cardiff City Stadium

Wed 29 Apr

£7–£39 / 0845 365 1115

Thu 30 Apr

£7–£39 / 0845 365 1115

Fri 1 May

£7–£39 / 0845 365 1115

…and 3 more dates until 4 May

Cheltenham Racecourse

Wed 6 May

prices vary / 01242 513014

Thu 7 May

prices vary / 01242 513014

Fri 8 May

prices vary / 01242 513014

…and 2 more dates until 10 May

Harewood House, Leeds

Wed 3 Jun

£10–£39 / 0113 218 1000

Thu 4 Jun

£10–£39 / 0113 218 1000

Fri 5 Jun

£10–£39 / 0113 218 1000

…and 2 more dates until 7 Jun

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The Netherlands National Circus

An award-winning circus spectacular blending together aerial feats, acrobatics, comedy, dance and theatre.

Bass Recreation Ground, Derby

Tue 9 Jun

£12–£26

Wed 10 Jun

£12–£26

Thu 11 Jun

£12–£26

…and 2 more dates until 13 Jun

Chingford Plain, London E4

Wed 6 May

£12–£26

Thu 7 May

£12–£26

Fri 8 May

£12–£26

Sat 9 May

£12–£26

Chingford Plain, London E4

Wed 6 May

£7–£26 / 020 8506 3637

Thu 7 May

£7–£26 / 020 8506 3637

Fri 8 May

£7–£26 / 020 8506 3637

Sat 9 May

£7–£26 / 020 8506 3637

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Pirates And Princesses

Fans of the Singing Kettle rejoice! Three members of the gang are back, along with Bonzo the Dog and a collection of new characters. They've a whole new show of sing-a-longs but this time they're opening boxes as opposed to kettles.

Queen's Hall, Dunoon

Thu 28 May

£10.50 / 01369 702800

Victoria Hall, Campbeltown

Fri 29 May

£10.50 / 01586 554469

Strange Town Youth Theatre

Weekly drama classes for kids to have fun with drama games, learn new skills and make some buddies. All the plays are written by young people for young people.

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Tue 28 Apr

£75 / 0131 629 0292

Ages 16–18. Please note this course runs 21 Apr–16 Jun.

Wed 29 Apr

£75 / 0131 629 0292

Ages 11–14. Please note this course runs 22 Apr–17 Jun.

Thu 30 Apr

£75 / 0131 629 0292

Ages 14–16. Please note this course runs 23 Apr–18 Jun.

…and 21 more dates until 18 Jun

Vienna Festival Ballet's Sleeping Beauty

  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

A classic ballet fairy tale set to Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score.

Grand Opera House, York

Sat 25 Apr

£14–£29

The Mill Arts Centre, Banbury

Tue 5 May

£21 (Children £16 under 14s) / 01295 279002

Abacus: Maths Classes For Children

A chance for children to practice and improve their numeracy skills.

Headingley Enterprise And Arts Centre, Leeds

Mon 27 Apr

Phone for prices / 01132 754548

Mon 4 May

Phone for prices / 01132 754548

Mon 11 May

Phone for prices / 01132 754548

…and 2 more dates until 25 May

Arabian Nights: Story Pocket Theatre

Storyteller Sheherazade uses music, puppetry and theatrical magic bring the Arabian Nights stories to life.

Salisbury Playhouse

Fri 5 Jun

£7.50 / 01722 320333

Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds

Fri 3 Jul

£7.50 / 01284 769505

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