Kids, Comedy

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Fringe by the Sea

With a spot of sea air and an entertaining line-up of music, comedy, theatre, film, author and children's events, North Berwick's multi-arts festival offers a respite from the madness of Edinburgh in festival season.

Various venues: North Berwick

Fri 2 Aug

Times & prices vary / 07721 910982

Sat 3 Aug

Times & prices vary / 07721 910982

Sun 4 Aug

Times & prices vary / 07721 910982

…and 7 more dates until 11 Aug

Much Ado About Nothing

The HandleBards cycle throughout the UK to perform Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing.

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Wed 21 Aug

The Tree House

£15 (£12) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 22 Aug

The Tree House

£15 (£12) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 23 Aug

The Tree House

£15 (£12) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

Cambo House & Estate, St Andrews

Wed 28 Aug

£16 (early bird £12 before 28th June; ages 10–18 £10; under 10s free) / 01333 450054

Chiltern Open Air Museum, Chalfont St Giles

Fri 28 Jun

£10–£18 / 01494 871117

Also at:

Pro-Celebrity Charity Football Match

Pro-Celebrity Charity Football Match at Penny cars Stadium Airdrie on Sat 22nd June 2019. Celebrities from TV and Movies join forces with footballing legends in aid of Airdrie Community Trust. Tickets available online at from http://www.wegottickets.com/event/469003 and from Airdrie Stadium. Kick off at 1pm. Pre-match…

Penny Cars Stadium, Airdrie

Sat 22 Jun

£11 some concessions / 01236 622000

Castle Douglas Soap Box Derby

Community event aiming to promote the town of Castle Douglas.

Castle Douglas Town Hall

Sun 7 Jul

Free / 01387 253 383

  • 12:00

The Daft Show with Bony Tony

Bony Tony Come and enjoy Bony Tony performing his utter nonsense, if you're daft enough. Why? It's the daftest show anyone's ever seen or heard. And you can join in, if you're daft enough. Relive your childhood stupidity. Bring your kids if you have them, and if you don't have kids, don't bring them. Learn to swim and…

theSpace @ Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Aug

Theatre 3

£5 / 0845 508 8515

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Theatre 3

£5 / 0845 508 8515

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 5 Aug

Theatre 3

£8 (£6) / 0845 508 8515

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 24 Aug

ComedySportz

Improvisational comedy from two teams who are battling it out for laughs by creating sketches, songs and all kinds of scenes from audience suggestions.

Waterside Arts Centre, Sale

Sat 31 Aug

£7 (£5) / 0161 912 5616

Family Show

Family friendly cabaret with circus, aerial, song, dance and comedy.

Wild Cabaret Live, Glasgow

Sun 16 Jun

£14.95–£18.95 (Children free with full paying adult) / 0141 552 6165

  • 14:00 – 15:30

Sun 23 Jun

£14.95–£18.95 (Children free with full paying adult) / 0141 552 6165

  • 14:00 – 15:30

Sun 30 Jun

£14.95–£18.95 (Children free with full paying adult) / 0141 552 6165

  • 14:00 – 15:30
…and 17 more dates until 27 Oct

The Oxford Imps

Improv powerhouse The Oxford Imps present an hour of 'the best improvised comedy I have ever had the pleasure to witness' ★★★★★ (ThreeWeeks) and 'comedic genius on the spot' (Cue, National Arts Festival, South Africa). The Oxford Imps have toured the UK, Europe, the USA and South Africa. They have trained Edinburgh Comedy…

Old Tolbooth Market, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

Bottom

£4

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

Bottom

£4

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Bottom

£4

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug

BRING YOUR OWN BABY COMEDY

Bring Your Own Baby Comedy is the UK’s premier baby friendly comedy club! The show features the funniest comedy stars from the circuit and TV. We provide soft flooring, toys, buggy parking and baby changing, so that your baby is happy and you can relax, have a coffee (or a cheeky G and T if you prefer!) and be…

Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Thu 20 Jun

£10 / 0121 345 0600

  • 12:00

Dark Room for Kids

‘You awake to find yourself in a dark room…’ it’s back again and in this kid friendly version John Robertson promises not to swear as he mercilessly guides the audience through his impossibly interactive retro video game. A fantastic cult phenomenon that began life in 2012 as a YouTube game, which went viral attracting…

The Frog & Bucket, Manchester

Sun 14 Jul

£6 / 0161 236 9805

Newcastle Improv Festival: Improv Comedy Workshop for 11 - 15 year olds

A laughter filled improv comedy workshop for children and young teens with the Suggestibles’ Ian McLaughlin. Expect tons of confidence boosting fun, creativity and gameplay while you learn the basics of improvisation in a safe and unpressured environment. A big kid at heart, Ian’s enthusiastic and energetic style is…

Alphabetti Theatre, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Tue 30 Jul

£10.50 / 0191 209 4282

Red Hot Highland Fling

Annual Hogmanay concert in Inverness with fireworks and a big 'Auld Lang Syne' singalong.

Northern Meeting Park Arena, Inverness

Tue 31 Dec

Times & prices to be confirmed

Refugee Festival Scotland

Coordinated by Scottish Refugee Council, and centred around World Refugee Day (for 2019 it's 20 June), this annual festival of arts and cultural events celebrates the contribution which refugees make to Scottish cultural life and the welcome offered by local people.

Various venues: Scotland

Thu 20 Jun

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0141 248 9799

Fri 21 Jun

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0141 248 9799

Sat 22 Jun

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0141 248 9799

…and 8 more dates until 30 Jun

40 Shades of Green Tour

Tracy James Theater Company This comedy is about the crazy antics of an American cast bringing their show Tea for Three to a theatre in Ireland. Join them on this adventurous journey as they embark on a wild car ride with a rogue GPS, suicidal sheep and annoying luggage, only to meet up in the pub and find the language…

Greenside @ Nicholson Square, Edinburgh

Mon 12 Aug

Lime Studio

£8 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 13 Aug

Lime Studio

£8 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 14 Aug

Lime Studio

£8 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 24 Aug

50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾ at Sunnycroft

How many different shaped clouds can you see, why not try being really quiet, listen to the birds, guess which bird is singing or get to know one of our really big trees down our Wellingtonia avenue. There is lots to explore so get out into nature this summer and have an adventure.

National Trust: Sunnycroft, Telford

Sun 16 Jun

Free Admission applies / 0870 608 1259

Mon 17 Jun

Free Admission applies / 0870 608 1259

Tue 18 Jun

Free Admission applies / 0870 608 1259

…and 16 more dates until 12 Jul

AAA Batteries (Not Included)

Chris Turner Productions presents A ninth year at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! An hour of sharp gags, quick wit and high energy hijinks from three of the circuit's funniest performers. Don't miss out on one of the Fringe's most popular all-ages comedy shows. 'Humour for everyone… I can't recommend it highly enough…

Just The Tonic at the Caves, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

Just the Big Room

£4 / 0131 556 5375

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Just the Big Room

£5 / 0131 556 5375

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Just the Big Room

£5 / 0131 556 5375

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Absolute Improv!

TBC Improv TBC Improv welcome each and everyone of you to an hour of improvised comedy variety fun! Come and join top Scottish improv comedy talent as they take your ideas to create comedy sketches, characters, songs, dances and more before your eyes. This five-star, five-time, sell-out show has a little bit of…

theSpace on Niddry Street, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Aug

Upper Theatre (Round)

£7 / 0845 557 0844

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Upper Theatre (Round)

£10 (£9) / 0845 557 0844

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

Upper Theatre (Round)

£10 (£9) / 0845 557 0844

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 24 Aug

Aladdin: The Rock'n' Roll Panto

Peter Rowe pens this Aladdin panto with a twist.

New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

Thu 28 Nov

£10–£43 (£5–£43) / 01473 295900

Fri 29 Nov

£10–£43 (£5–£43) / 01473 295900

Sat 30 Nov

£10–£43 (£5–£43) / 01473 295900

…and 50 more dates until 1 Feb 2020

Autumn half-term storytelling

Come along to the bell tent in the orchard to hear storyteller Mark Harandon spin stories of giant turnips, apples and lost shadows. Stories start on the hour (none at 1pm). Booking isn't necessary, but we may need to limit numbers each session.

National Trust: Trengwainton Garden, Penzance

Thu 24 Oct

Free Admission applies / 01736 362297

Basil Brush: Unleashed

BASIL BRUSH: UNLEASHED *Broken Robot Productions width: 300px; height: 420px;"/> *   Showbiz legend, national treasure, fox. Children of the 2000’s, 1970’s (and everything in-between) this one’s for you as Basil goes prime time!  Join him as he takes to the road following his much-talked about Edinburgh Festival debut…

The Lowry, Salford

Sat 14 Sep

Quays Theatre

£11–£13 / 08432 086000

Basil Brush's Family Fun Show

**Broken Robot Productions width: 300px; height: 298px;"/> Britain's most loveable fox takes you on a journey of laughs, storytelling and song in show for all the family specially written for the live stage and packed with fun and excitement. Come join in the mayhem!   ‘Basil Brush is back with a boom – the children…

The Lowry, Salford

Sat 14 Sep

Quays Theatre

£10 / 08432 086000

Chapelfield Summer Circus

International sensation Circus Abyssinia headline Chapelfield Summer Circus in Norwich Circus Abyssinia are bringing their international 5 star smash hit Ethiopian Dreams to the east of England for the first time. It’s the headline show of Norfolk’s contemporary circus festival, Chapelfield Summer Circus, which takes…

Chapelfield Gardens, Norwich

Thu 11 Jul

Times to be confirmed / £6–£14 / 01603630000

Fri 12 Jul

Times to be confirmed / £6–£14 / 01603630000

Sat 13 Jul

Times to be confirmed / £6–£14 / 01603630000

Sun 14 Jul

Times to be confirmed / £6–£14 / 01603630000

Comedy Auction

ThisIsYourLaugh presenting with Tony Law, Ed Aczel and Joz Norris What is anything really worth? Tony Law (Chief Auctioneer) and his support team of Ed Aczel (Residential Teeth, Currency and Elephant "Expert") and Joz Norris (work experience) plan to find out. Collectible and sometimes charismatic curiosities are sold…

Frankenstein Pub, Edinburgh

Sun 18 Aug

Bier Keller

Free / 0131 622 1818

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 25 Aug

Bier Keller

Free / 0131 622 1818

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

ComedySportz 4 Tots

Highly interactive, non-competitive version of ComedySportz's improvised show for both children and adults.

Waterside Arts Centre, Sale

Sat 31 Aug

£3–£5 / 0161 912 5616

£5 (£3) / 0161 912 5616

  • 15:00 – 16:00

Create with Nature at Belton House

The pop-up BMW i experience will be making its way to 10 National Trust places throughout the summer.

National Trust: Belton House, Grantham

Sat 21 Sep

Free Booking advisable, admission applies / 01476 566116

Sun 22 Sep

Free Booking advisable, admission applies / 01476 566116