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Jurassic Adventures

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

Grimsby Auditorium

Sun 29 Mar

£18.90; £16 / 0870 607 7461

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.

Theatre Royal, Winchester

Sat 11 Apr

£12; £10.50 Schools/Groups ( £44) / 01962 840440

  • 17:00 – 18:00 Stick Man Theatre Royal, Winchester

The Diary of Anne Frank

Leeds Children's Theatre present the most well-known stories of the Holocaust.

Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds

Sat 28 Mar

£10; £32 family (£8) / 0113 224 3801

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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

Mon 27 Apr

£7; £6 adv / 01252 329155

Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham

Wed 21 Oct

£17–£26 / 0871 945 6000

Thu 22 Oct

£17–£26 / 0871 945 6000

Fri 23 Oct

£17–£26 / 0871 945 6000

…and 4 more dates until 30 Oct

Braehead Arena, Glasgow

Fri 25 Sep

£16–£41 / 0844 499 1700

Sat 26 Sep

£16–£41 / 0844 499 1700

Wed 30 Sep

£16–£41 / 0844 499 1700

…and 3 more dates until 3 Oct

Manchester Arena

Wed 14 Oct

£16–£41 / 0844 847 8000

Thu 15 Oct

£16–£41 / 0844 847 8000

Fri 16 Oct

£16–£41 / 0844 847 8000

…and 2 more dates until 18 Oct

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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

Tue 31 Mar

£27.50–£45 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 1 Apr

£27.50–£45 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 2 Apr

£27.50–£45 / 0844 338 5000

…and 21 more dates until 26 Apr

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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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

LG Arena, Birmingham

Wed 1 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 338 8000

Thu 2 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 338 8000

Fri 3 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 338 8000

…and 2 more dates until 5 Apr

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Pop Factor: The Concert

A musical show aimed at families, in which an ensemble cast of sing and dance their way through the charts.

Derby Assembly Rooms

Tue 31 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 01332 255529

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Mon 30 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 01792 475715

Lighthouse: Poole's Centre for the Arts

Wed 15 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 406 8666

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Beauty And The Beast

A spellbinding Easter pantomime starring comedy legend Bobby Davro as Silly Billy and Dani Harmer (CBBC's Tracy Beaker and Strictly Come Dancing) as Beauty.

Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth

Sun 12 Apr

£19.89 / 0844 576 3000

Beauty & The Beast: Easter Pantomime

An Easter pantomime starring Bobby Davro and Dani Harmer, featuring all the usual magic, music and jokes.

Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

Tue 7 Apr

£19 / 01935 422884

The Pavilion Theatre, Weymouth

Thu 9 Apr

£19 (Children £17 under 16s; £65) / 01305 783225

De-extinctions: back to the future

De-extinction science is about bringing the extinct back in to existaance, and scientists are now developing technologies to make this possible. But can we and should we re-design animal life? Join CEO of Cyrenians Ewan Aitken with Errol Fuller, author of The Passenger Pigeon, a North American species which became extinct…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Tue 14 Apr

£8 (£6) / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

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

Old Deer Park, Richmond

Fri 27 Mar

£10–£39

Sat 28 Mar

£10–£39

Sun 29 Mar

£10–£39

…and 2 more dates until 31 Mar

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Northern Ballet: Elves And The Shoemaker

Northern Ballet retell the classic tale from the Brothers Grimm.

Linbury Studio Theatre At Royal Opera House, London WC2E

Sat 16 May

£7–£10 / 020 7304 4000

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The Road to Paris

The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) summit in Paris in December this year sets out to take action to mitigate the effects of climate change. At the summit, 196 countries are set to sign a new global climate change agreement, but how likely is it that any action taken will be meaningful? Join Chair of…

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Thu 16 Apr

£8 (£6) / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

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.

The Hawth, Crawley

Sun 12 Apr

Theatre

£14 (Children £12; £56) / 01293 553636

Synaesthetic Drone Orchestra

The Synaesthetic Drone Orchestra project by sound artist Ed Devane  will create a collection of musical instruments that match pitch to coloured light and allow for the playing of continuous tones and textures. This concert is a 20-minute ambient music piece, composed by Ed and supported by Limerick City of Culture…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Thu 9 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Because You Know… It's All About That Brain

Between 2013 and 2014, 5,000 young people in Scotland became homeless due to family relationship breakdown and conflict. But what are the causes and effects of conflict and what role does the brain play? The Cyrenians' pioneering Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution (SCCR) collaborates with professionals in the fields…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Mon 13 Apr

£8 (£6) / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Born To Dance

Dr Peter Lovatt, psychologist and ‘Doctor of Dance’ at the University of Hertfordshire is back at the Science Festival by popular demand. He has partnered up with Bangor University's dancer-turned-neuroscientist Dr Emily Cross for an on-your-feet investigation of the mechanics of how we read the world when we get on…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Thu 16 Apr

£10 (£8) / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

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The Diary Of Anne Frank: Leeds Children’s Theatre

An adaptation of the original story based on the writings of the diarist and Holocaust victim.

Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds

Sat 28 Mar

£10 (£8; £32) / 0113 224 3801

Forever Young: can we cure ageing?

News articles about anti-ageing wonder-pills are becoming more frequent. Only last November rapamycin hit the headlines trials of its life-extending properties began in dogs. Discuss the facts around these elixirs of life with a panel of experts: Richard Barrett-Jolley from the Institute of Ageing and Chronic Diseases at…

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Tue 7 Apr

£8 (£6) / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

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

Wed 22 Apr

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

Thu 23 Apr

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

Fri 24 Apr

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

…and 8 more dates until 3 May

The One and Only?

Binary pairings have long been seen as the cornerstone of many societies, both human and animal. Join Prof Frederick Toates, science communicator and broadcaster Jules Howard, award-winning comedian Rosie Wilby and author  Zoe Cormier for a discussion of the merits, meanings and pitfalls of monogamous relationships versus…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Tue 7 Apr

£8 (£6) / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

PizzaExpress' 'Live Knead' Pizza

If you knead more pizza in your life, come along to the 'Live Knead' event, which sees online trending topics transformed into a one-day special.

Pizza Express, London WC2H

Mon 30 Mar

Free

Tue 31 Mar

Free

Wed 1 Apr

Free

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