Before 12pm, Kids

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Jurassic Adventures

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

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Tue 31 Mar

£16 (£14) / 020 8561 8371

Cheltenham Town Hall

Mon 23 Mar

£16.50 / 0844 576 2210

Kings Theatre, Portsmouth

Fri 27 Mar

£14–£18 / 02392 828282

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Cadbury Easter Egg Trail

Children's entertainment and an exciting Easter trail with chocolate eggs and prizes to be won at the end.

National Trust: Barrington Court, Ilminster

Fri 3 Apr

£2 per trail, plus admission £10.90, child £5.40, family £27.20 / 01460 241938

Sat 4 Apr

£2 per trail, plus admission £10.90, child £5.40, family £27.20 / 01460 241938

Sun 5 Apr

£2 per trail, plus admission £10.90, child £5.40, family £27.20 / 01460 241938

Mon 6 Apr

£2 per trail, plus admission £10.90, child £5.40, family £27.20 / 01460 241938

National Trust: Buckland Abbey, Yelverton

Fri 3 Apr

£2 plus admission £9.05, child £4.50, family £13.60 & £22.70 / 01822 853607

Sat 4 Apr

£2 plus admission £9.05, child £4.50, family £13.60 & £22.70 / 01822 853607

Sun 5 Apr

£2 plus admission £9.05, child £4.50, family £13.60 & £22.70 / 01822 853607

…and 5 more dates until 10 Apr

National Trust: Coughton Court, Alcester

Sat 4 Apr

Children £3 plus admission £9.60, child £4.80, family £24 / 01789 400777

Sun 5 Apr

Children £3 plus admission £9.60, child £4.80, family £24 / 01789 400777

Mon 6 Apr

Children £3 plus admission £9.60, child £4.80, family £24 / 01789 400777

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Crufts 2015

Crufts is a show stopping, dog shopping, fantastic family day out. Over 400 stands with special treats and offers for you and your dog and the arena is jam packed with agility, flyball, displays and exciting competitions.

NEC, Birmingham

Thu 5 Mar

1 - 5 & Arena

£16.50 / 0121 780 4141

Fri 6 Mar

1 - 5 & Arena

£16.50 / 0121 780 4141

Sat 7 Mar

1 - 5 & Arena

£16.50 / 0121 780 4141

Sun 8 Mar

1 - 5 & Arena

£16.50 / 0121 780 4141

Recital for Wrigglers

Classical concerts for kids with Louise Bevan and Clea Friend.

Cramond Kirk, Edinburgh

Fri 6 Mar

£5 adult with child; £2.50 each additional child / 0131 336 2036

Cirque Berserk

A large-scale family circus show with jugglers, acrobats, aerialists, dancers, musicians and stuntmen. Highlights include Hercules the strongman, award-winning clown Tweedy and a hair-raising motorcycle routine from Globe of Death.

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Sat 21 Mar

£18.50–£30 / 0121 236 4455

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French Flea

A French-style flea market complete with music, crepes and a selection of vintage wares.

Penshurst Village Hall, Tonbridge

Sat 7 Mar

£1

  • 10:30 – 16:00 French Flea Penshurst Village Hall, Tonbridge

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

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

Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Sat 4 Apr

£12.50 (Children £8.50) / 01206 573948

  • 11:00 Stick Man Mercury Theatre, Colchester

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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.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Sat 14 Mar

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

Sun 15 Mar

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Sat 21 Mar

Ashcroft Theatre

£14–£16.50 / 020 8688 9291

The Hexagon, Reading

Sat 11 Apr

£14.50 ( £44.80) / 0118 960 6060

Sun 12 Apr

£14.50 ( £44.80) / 0118 960 6060

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Easter Fun Day

Annual Easter celebrations featuring an equestrain stunt show, falconry display, climbing wall, archery range, sports taster sessions, Horne's Funfair and the Radio Tay Roadshow.

Camperdown Country Park, Dundee

Sun 5 Apr

Free

Amazing Bubble Man

Bubbles, people in bubbles, square bubbles, round bubbles. Basically all your bubble needs.

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Sat 4 Apr

£12.50 (Children £10; £40) / 01284 758000

Artsdepot, London N12

Tue 31 Mar

£12 (£10) / 020 8369 5454

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Fri 10 Apr

£12 / 02476 553055

Sat 11 Apr

£12 / 02476 553055

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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.

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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Chicken Licken

A children's show based on three Ladybird Book stories: Chicken Licken, The Little Red Hen and The Fox And The Hen.

Arts Centre Washington

Wed 15 Apr

£6 / 0191 219 3455

Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl

Sat 7 Mar

£7 / 01656 815995

Lighthouse: Poole's Centre for the Arts

Thu 9 Apr

£7 / 0844 406 8666

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Glasgow St Patrick’s Day Festival

Live music, Irish ceili dancing, activities for kids and more at Merchant Square's St Paddy's celebrations.

Merchant Square, Glasgow

Sat 14 Mar

Free / 0141 552 3038

Part of Glasgow St Patrick’s Festival.

Wee Dub Sunday Social

Laidback Sunday session of good music and Jamaican food, special cocktails, kids reggae disco and kids dub station.

Hemma, Edinburgh

Sun 8 Mar

Free / 0131 629 3327

Part of Wee Dub Festival.

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Dr Bunhead's Exploding Easter Egg Show

Join Dr Bunhead for some serious Easter action with rainbow foam fountains, an Easter egg explosion and a bunny bazooka.

George Square Lecture Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 11 Apr

£6 / 0131 651 2189

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Lambing Day - Four Winds Farm

Come and see a commercial working sheep farm at the peak of lambing!

Four Winds Farm, Tunbridge Wells

Sat 4 Apr

£5

Indigenous Australia: Enduring Civilisation

A major display of objects from the British Museum collection, many of which have never been on public display before, plus loans from Australian museums and specially commissioned artworks that reflect the rich history of the hundreds of different Indigenous Australian groups that live across the vast continent.

British Museum, London WC1B

Thu 23 Apr

£10 (£8; £5 National Art Pass) / 020 7323 8181

Fri 24 Apr

£10 (£8; £5 National Art Pass) / 020 7323 8181

Sat 25 Apr

£10 (£8; £5 National Art Pass) / 020 7323 8181

…and 99 more dates until 2 Aug

Indoor Car Boot Sale

Hunt for bargains.

King George's Hall, Blackburn

Mon 23 Mar

Concert Hall

£1 / 01254 582579

Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt

Hop around our gardens with the family this Easter, answering clues along the way and be rewarded with a delicious Easter chocolate treat. Find the Magic. Find the Lindt Gold Bunny. Get ready for the hunt by decorating a daffodil pot with Lindt on the 7th March.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Sat 28 Mar

Pick up a trail map from the John Hope Gateway reception desk

Free / 0131 248 2909

Sun 29 Mar

Pick up a trail map from the John Hope Gateway reception desk

Free / 0131 248 2909

Mon 30 Mar

Pick up a trail map from the John Hope Gateway reception desk

Free / 0131 248 2909

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Cake, Bake and Food Festival

Hundreds of stalls offering cakes and cakes and other delights to make your tastebuds mighty happy.

Walpole Park, Gosport

Fri 22 May

£12–£30 (Under 13s £5; under 5s free; Seniors £12; Family £29) / 02393 787613

Sat 23 May

£12–£30 (Under 13s £5; under 5s free; Seniors £12; Family £29) / 02393 787613

Sun 24 May

£12–£30 (Under 13s £5; under 5s free; Seniors £12; Family £29) / 02393 787613

Mon 25 May

£18 (Children £8; Seniors £15) / 02393 787613

Devonshire Square World Food Market

Every first Tues - Fri of the month Epicurean Events hosts their knock out World Food Festival in Devonshire Square opposite Liverpool Street Station. Travel the globe with every cuisine; from steamy Asian curries to spicy Middle Eastern delights!

Devonshire Square, London EC2M

Thu 5 Mar

Free

Fri 6 Mar

Free

Wed 1 Apr

Free

…and 35 more dates until 4 Dec

The Journey Home

Little Angel Theatre use puppetry and lyrical music to bring Frann Preston-Gannon's book about a polar bear searching for a new home to life.

The Broadway Theatre, Barking

Fri 15 May

£7 (£5) / 020 8507 5607

The Edge, Manchester

Fri 22 May

£8 (£6) / 0161 282 9776

Gulbenkian, Canterbury

Sun 31 May

£7.50 (Children £1 0-18months) / 01227 769075

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World Building with Minecraft

Get to grips with building in Minecraft, learning topographical mapping techniques and how to use 3D building software MCEdit. Booking is essential.

Imperial College, London SW7

Tue 7 Apr

£100 / 020 7589 5111

Thu 9 Apr

£100 / 020 7589 5111

Mon 13 Jul

£100 / 020 7589 5111

Mon 10 Aug

£100 / 020 7589 5111

MakerLab, Brighton

Wed 1 Apr

£100

Cheeki Monkeys Baby and Children’s Market

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

Alsager Civic Centre, Stoke-on-Trent

Sat 14 Mar

£1 (Children free)

Nantwich Civic Hall

Sat 14 Mar

£1 (Children free) / 01270 537359

North Hykeham Memorial Hall, Lincoln

Sat 2 May

£1 (Children free)

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