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Jurassic Adventures

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

Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy

Sat 14 Mar

£17 (£15; Family £14.50; Children £15) / 01592 583302

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Tue 31 Mar

£16 (£14) / 020 8561 8371

Buxton Opera House

Sat 14 Mar

£16 (Children £14) / 0845 127 2190

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Gandeys Thrill Circus

An all-human circus of action-packed antics.

The Britannia Stadium, Stoke-on-Trent

Sat 7 Mar

£8–£26 / 0871 663 2008

Featuring a special guest appearance from Stoke legend Neil Baldwin as Nello the Clown.

Sun 8 Mar

£8–£26 / 0871 663 2008

Featuring a special guest appearance from Stoke legend Neil Baldwin as Nello the Clown.

Mon 9 Mar

£8–£26 / 0871 663 2008

Featuring a special guest appearance from Stoke legend Neil Baldwin as Nello the Clown.

…and 6 more dates until 15 Mar

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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Cadburys Easter Egg Trail

Follow the trial along the beach and through the nature reserve to collect a chocolate prize.

Devil's Dyke, Brighton

Sat 4 Apr

£3 / 0844 567 0635

Sun 5 Apr

£3 / 0844 567 0635

Mon 6 Apr

£3 / 0844 567 0635

National Trust: A La Ronde, Exmouth

Sat 28 Mar

£1.50 plus admission £7.50, child £3.80, family £11.30 & £18.80 / 01395 265514

Sun 29 Mar

£1.50 plus admission £7.50, child £3.80, family £11.30 & £18.80 / 01395 265514

Mon 30 Mar

£1.50 plus admission £7.50, child £3.80, family £11.30 & £18.80 / 01395 265514

…and 13 more dates until 12 Apr

National Trust: Alfriston Clergy House, Polegate

Sat 28 Mar

£1.50 plus admission £4.80, child £2.40, family £12 / 01323 870 001

Sun 29 Mar

£1.50 plus admission £4.80, child £2.40, family £12 / 01323 870 001

Mon 30 Mar

£1.50 plus admission £4.80, child £2.40, family £12 / 01323 870 001

…and 6 more dates until 6 Apr

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Stone And Stamps Trail

Follow the letterboxing trail around the grounds to find out about granite.

National Trust: Castle Drogo, Exeter

Sat 28 Mar

£1.50 plus admission £8.70, child £4.30, family £13 & £21.80 / 01647 433306

Sun 29 Mar

£1.50 plus admission £8.70, child £4.30, family £13 & £21.80 / 01647 433306

Mon 30 Mar

£1.50 plus admission £8.70, child £4.30, family £13 & £21.80 / 01647 433306

…and 9 more dates until 12 Apr

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

Fri 20 Mar

£18.50–£30 / 0121 236 4455

Sat 21 Mar

£18.50–£30 / 0121 236 4455

Sun 22 Mar

£18.50–£30 / 0121 236 4455

Marina Theatre, Lowestoft

Sat 14 Mar

£25; £20–£10 (£20) / 01502 533200

Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent

Fri 6 Mar

£19–£27 / 0844 871 7649

Sat 7 Mar

£19–£27 / 0844 871 7649

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Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt

Hop around on the trail of Lindt Gold Bunny. Follow the clues to lead you to the chocolatey treat.

RHS Garden Wisley, Woking

Sat 28 Mar

Free once inside the garden / 0845 260 9000

Sun 29 Mar

Free once inside the garden / 0845 260 9000

Mon 30 Mar

Free once inside the garden / 0845 260 9000

…and 13 more dates until 12 Apr

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

…and 7 more dates until 6 Apr

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.

Connaught Theatre, Worthing

Sat 2 May

£8.50 ( £28) / 01903 206206

  • 14:00 Stick Man Connaught Theatre, Worthing

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Mon 18 May

£10–£14 (Children £10–£14 under 6s) / 0116 242 3595

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

Lincoln Drill Hall

Thu 9 Apr

£11 ( £40) / 01522 873894

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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.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Tue 14 Apr

£16.75 / 01892 530613

Wed 15 Apr

£16.75 / 01892 530613

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Sat 6 Jun

£16.50 / 020 8561 8371

Sun 7 Jun

£16.50 / 020 8561 8371

Bristol Hippodrome

Wed 26 Aug

£14.50–£16.50 / 0844 847 2325

Thu 27 Aug

£14.50–£16.50 / 0844 847 2325

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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

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

Circus Wonderland

Britain's most magical circus is back! Circus Wonderland is returning to Fareham for the perfect half term treat.

Stoneham Park, Eastleigh

Fri 6 Mar

£12 (£10) / 023 8061 3361

Coronation Street The Tour

Walk down the cobbles of the nation's Street.

Quay Street Studio, Manchester

Fri 6 Mar

£16.50 (Children £15; £16; £16; £54) / 01614 140 782

Sat 7 Mar

£16.50 (Children £15; £16; £16; £54) / 01614 140 782

Sun 8 Mar

£16.50 (Children £15; £16; £16; £54) / 01614 140 782

…and 298 more dates until 31 Dec

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

Board Games with a Science-y Twist!

Enjoy an afternoon of science-inspired board games that will give you the chance to tackle climate change, cure diseases or prevent lab explosions. Drop in for anything from 15 minutes of dice-throwing and collecting dinosaurs, to an hour or two of solving puzzles and saving the world. Children are very welcome but must…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sun 12 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

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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

Fri 6 Mar

Free

Wed 1 Apr

Free

Thu 2 Apr

Free

…and 34 more dates until 4 Dec

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

Fri 10 Apr

£6 / 0131 651 2189

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Sat 11 Apr

£6 / 0131 651 2189

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Hina Matsuri Japanese Spring Festival

Take part in this celebration of Japanese culture by checking out a spot of taiko drumming, trying your hand at origami, sampling some Asian sweets and testing out some Japanese fashion.

Wellington Church, Glasgow

Sat 13 Jun

Free / 0141 334 0454

Animation Drop In and Weekly Studio

Drop-in animation workshop for ages 12–18.

Central Library, Edinburgh

Fri 6 Mar

Free / 0131 242 8100

Thu 12 Mar

Free / 0131 242 8100

Fri 13 Mar

Free / 0131 242 8100

…and 24 more dates until 5 Jun

Baby Loves Disco

Baby Loves Disco is a chance for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their parents to get their respective grooves on and enjoy some dayclubbing with real club DJs spinning retro and pop tunes. Chillout room, themed crafts, facepainting, healthy snacks and more – all included in the price, plus licensed bar for parents.

DNA, London SW11

Sat 28 Mar

£9.94–£144.19 / 07986 527947

Sat 25 Apr

£9.94–£144.19 / 07986 527947

Sat 30 May

£9.94–£144.19 / 07986 527947

Sat 27 Jun

£9.94–£144.19 / 07986 527947

Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Sun 19 Apr

£8.94–£128.75 / 07986 527947

Sun 21 Jun

£8.94–£128.75 / 07986 527947

Hummingbird, Glasgow

Sun 8 Mar

£8.94–£128.75 / 07986 527947

Sun 12 Apr

£8.94–£128.75 / 07986 527947

Sun 10 May

£8.94–£128.75 / 07986 527947

Sun 14 Jun

£8.94–£128.75 / 07986 527947

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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

Wed 8 Apr

£19 / 01935 422884

The Pavilion Theatre, Weymouth

Thu 9 Apr

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

Dogs In The Garden

Bring your dog to explore the gardens.

National Trust: Lyme Park, Stockport

Sat 14 Mar

Free, plus admission £9.90, child £5, family £22.50 / 01663 762023

Sun 15 Mar

Free, plus admission £9.90, child £5, family £22.50 / 01663 762023

Sat 11 Apr

Free, plus admission £9.90, child £5, family £22.50 / 01663 762023

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

The Jungle Book (Over 3s)

The wonderful and enchanting tale of The Jungle Book is brought to life in The Colour House Children's Theatre. This show is a must for all the family and is guaranteed to be full of all the fun and excitement.

Colour House Theatre, London SW19

Sat 7 Mar

£10 (£8) / 020 8542 5511

Sun 8 Mar

£10 (£8) / 020 8542 5511

Sat 14 Mar

£10 (£8) / 020 8542 5511

…and 9 more dates until 12 Apr

Toddler Time

Take the wee ones along for songs, stories and fun with a different theme inspired by the museum each week. Suitable for under fives.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Sun 8 Mar

Free / 0141 276 9599

  • 11:30 – 12:30 Toddler Time Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Sun 15 Mar

Free / 0141 276 9599

  • 11:30 – 12:30 Toddler Time Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Sun 22 Mar

Free / 0141 276 9599

  • 11:30 – 12:30 Toddler Time Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow
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