Evening events, Kids, Music

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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

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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Millport Country & Western Festival

A rootin' tootin' weekend of country and western gigs across several venues on the Isle of Cumbrae. There's also line dancing, fast draw shoot-out and a fun parade. Past acts on the billing have included Lazy Dog and Carson City.

Various Venues, Millport

Fri 4 Sep

£10 Weekend wristband for venue entry; £5 for a single day

Perth Festival of the Arts

Music, comedy, theatre, dance and visual arts are all up for grabs at this festival. Highlights include the Proclaimers, Jools Holland, King Creosote, Courtney Pine, La Boheme, BBC Philharmonic, Royal Marines Band, The Only Way is Downton, Simpy Gershwin, the Sixteen, Red Priest, Scottish Opera, John Suchet, Headphone…

Perth Concert Hall

Thu 21 May

Prices vary / 01738 621031

Fri 22 May

Prices vary / 01738 621031

Sat 23 May

Prices vary / 01738 621031

…and 8 more dates until 31 May

Voca People

The YouTube sensations take their show on the road – expect a capella / beatboxing and mouth music like you've never heard before.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Sat 23 May

£20–£22 / 01727 844488

Buxton Opera House

Wed 6 May

£24.50 / 0845 127 2190

Cheltenham Town Hall

Mon 4 May

£21 / 0844 576 2210

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The Auricle Ensemble: Façade - An Evening's Entertainment

A chamber ensemble of six musicians and two actors perform William Walton's witty and sparkling Facade.

Clothworkers' Centenary Concert Hall, Leeds

Fri 8 May

£16 in advance, £18 on the door (students and under 16s free) / 0113 343 2583

Square Chapel Arts, Halifax

Thu 7 May

01422 349422

St Andrew's Church, Oakham

Sat 9 May

£16.50 / 01572 822717

CBSO Youth Orchestra Academy

“Astonishing” was one critic's verdict on the CBSO Youth Orchestra's recent 10th anniversary concert. Now the superb young players bring the birthday celebrations to a close with a concert that looks both forwards and back. Brahms's mighty Fourth Symphony draws its strength from Bach, while Richard Strauss's delicious…

Birmingham Town Hall

Sun 26 Jul

£5–£20 / 0121 345 0600

Dancing in the Streets

Family day out with an evening ceilidh hosted by The Livingston Fiddlers. Also the chance to sing songs and tell stories. Booking is essential.

Almond Valley Heritage Centre, Livingston

Fri 15 May

£5–£6.50 / 01506 414957

Ceilidh dance. Ticket includes buffet.

Holifair Family Festival

Live music, talks, cabaret, a barn dance, workshops and much, much more at this family friendly fundraising festival.

Holifield Farm, Helston

Fri 7 Aug

£60 (under 15s £10; under 5s free) / 01326 221017

Sat 8 Aug

£60 (under 15s £10; under 5s free) / 01326 221017

Sun 9 Aug

£60 (under 15s £10; under 5s free) / 01326 221017

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

Young Carers Showcase with Bath Philharmonia and Being Frank Physical Theatre

Young carers perform their own words and music devised with musicians from Bath Philharmonia.

Salisbury Arts Centre

Wed 27 May

Young People's Jazz Club

A jazz performance aimed at families of all ages. Clarinettist Arun Ghosh plays jazz influenced by hip-hop, rock and dance.

The Crumblin Cookie, Leicester

Sat 23 May

£7 (Children £5; Family £20) / 0116 253 1212

Part of Spark Festival.