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Daily Telescope Walking Tours

We’ll be hosting our popular Telescope Walking Tours daily for 2019 where you can join one of our friendly Explainers as they take you for a stroll around the base of the impressive Lovell Telescope. You’ll find out more about how the Grade 1 listed Telescope works, explore its fascinating history and discover some of its…

Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre, Macclesfield

Tue 25 Jun

Free with general admission. / 01477 571 766

Wed 26 Jun

Free with general admission. / 01477 571 766

Thu 27 Jun

Free with general admission. / 01477 571 766

…and 193 more dates until 9 Jan 2020

Danny the Champion of the World

Seats Back Theatre Company Danny lives happily in a gypsy caravan with his father, but his world is turned upside-down when he learns that his father poaches pheasants from the estate of the vicious, greedy Victor Hazell. One night his father doesn't return from poaching and Danny fears the worst. Danny sets off on a…

theSpace on Niddry Street, Edinburgh

Mon 19 Aug

Lower Theatre

£8 / 0845 557 0844

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 20 Aug

Lower Theatre

£8 / 0845 557 0844

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 21 Aug

Lower Theatre

£8 / 0845 557 0844

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 24 Aug

Dear Santa

Santa is determined to deliver the most fantastic Christmas present to Sarah, but he'll need help from his cheeky Elf before he can settle on the perfect gift. Ideal for children aged 2–7. Based on Rod Campbell's children's book.

New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Thu 19 Dec

Rhoda McGaw Theatre

£13 / 0844 871 7645

Fri 20 Dec

Rhoda McGaw Theatre

£13 / 0844 871 7645

Sat 21 Dec

Rhoda McGaw Theatre

£13 / 0844 871 7645

…and 3 more dates until 24 Dec

Stratford Playhouse, Stratford-upon-Avon

Sat 30 Nov

£10–£45 / 01789 333990

Sun 1 Dec

£10–£45 / 01789 333990

Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon

Wed 11 Dec

£12.50 (Family £45) / 01874 611622

Thu 12 Dec

£12.50 (Family £45) / 01874 611622

Digital Dimensions

May – November Visit the NEW exhibition in Spark gallery for the latest digital activities for kids. Experience colourful motion tracking screens, touch-triggered shapes and games, and crack the code to reveal different digital effects. This NEW exhibition brings together innovative tech, vibrant visual effects and…

Eureka! The National Children's Museum, Halifax

Tue 25 Jun

£0–£13.95 / 01422 330069

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Wed 26 Jun

£0–£13.95 / 01422 330069

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Thu 27 Jun

£0–£13.95 / 01422 330069

  • 10:00 – 16:00
…and 126 more dates until 31 Oct

Dinosaur World Live

An interactive new show for all the family. Meet a host of impressive creatures, including every child's favourite, the Tyrannosaurus Rex, a Triceratops, Giraffatitan, Microraptor and Segnosaurus.

Wembley Park Theatre, London HA9

Thu 18 Jul

£22–£29

Fri 19 Jul

£22–£29

Sat 20 Jul

£22–£29

…and 31 more dates until 1 Sep

Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure

Meet Dippy the Diplodocus, a 21.3 metre long skeleton of a dinosaur, which is currently on tour around the UK.

Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle

Tue 25 Jun

Free Donations welcome / 0191 222 6765

Wed 26 Jun

Free Donations welcome / 0191 222 6765

Thu 27 Jun

Free Donations welcome / 0191 222 6765

…and 101 more dates until 6 Oct

Don't Mess with the Dummies

Underbelly and Dummies Corp Following the global smash success of the multi award-winning Trash Test Dummies and critically acclaimed Splash Test Dummies, comes Dummies Corp's all-female circus sensation Don't Mess with the Dummies. Lions, tigers and Dummies, oh my! Set up camp and stampede into the jungle for an…

Underbelly Med Quad, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

Cowbarn

£9.50

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

Cowbarn

£9.50

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Cowbarn

£9.50

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Driving Force – Dorothée Pullinger and the Galloway

Exhibition about the trailblazing engineer Dorothée Pullinger.

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Tue 25 Jun

Free / 0141 287 2720

Wed 26 Jun

Free / 0141 287 2720

Thu 27 Jun

Free / 0141 287 2720

…and 217 more dates until 31 Jan 2020

The East Anglian Winter Fair

Winter fair with cooking demonstrations, plenty of food and drink, motorbike stunts, a living history area, music and more.

Chelmsford City Racecourse

Sat 16 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01245 360300

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 17 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01245 360300

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Elmer's Patchwork Parade and Family Fun Day

A parade and family fun day in aid of St Oswald's Children's Hospice.

Saltwell Park, Gateshead

Sat 6 Jul

£8 (Children £5; Family £22 minimum one adult; under 4s free)

Family Friendly New Year's Eve Party

Bring in 2020 with the biggest family party in Teesside

Riverside Lounge, Stockton On Tees

Tue 31 Dec

Prices to be confirmed

Family Fun Day

Trump International, Scotland & Love Rara are pleased to present a fun-filled afternoon for the whole family. Set within the Trump Estate marquee on the lawn of the MacLeod House & Lodge, children will be entertained by favourite characters who will guide them through musical and interactive games from…

Trump International, Balmedie

Sun 25 Aug

£20 One Child per adult goes free / +441358743300

Family Fun Day

FREE Family Fun Day at the Holiday Inn Luton South. All Welcome

Holiday Inn Luton South

Sun 28 Jul

Prices to be confirmed

Family Fun Weekends

A weekend of gaming for the whole family, from vintage consoles to free board and card games. Every week will have a different family activity, from arts and crafts to tournaments and workshops. Age 5+. Entry fee applies to arcade area.

R-Cade, Glasgow

Sat 29 Jun

£0–£15 / 01415524905

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 30 Jun

£0–£15 / 01415524905

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Family Workshops for Children with SEND

We warmly invite families with a child/children with disabilities and their siblings to join us for a free art workshop at Autograph's gallery in Shoreditch. The whole family is invited to get involved in creative play exploring the senses - playing with textures, light, sculpture and a variety of art materials.This…

Autograph, London EC2A

Sat 29 Jun

Free but ticketed / 020 7729 9200

Sat 27 Jul

Free but ticketed / 020 7729 9200

Sat 31 Aug

Free but ticketed / 020 7729 9200

Sat 28 Sep

Free but ticketed / 020 7729 9200

Fox-tot!

A Scottish Opera and Royal & Derngate Theatres co-commission Following the success of 2017’s BambinO, composer Lliam Paterson is back with a brand new opera for 12 to 24-month-olds. Fox-tot! is full of imagination – a magical journey of discovery for those taking their first small steps into the big wide world. Set…

The Edinburgh Academy

Fri 2 Aug

Magnusson Theatre

Free / 0131 624 4927

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Magnusson Theatre

Free / 0131 624 4927

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

Magnusson Theatre

Free / 0131 624 4927

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 10 more dates until 16 Aug

Fun Run for MyName'5Doddie

Charity fun run for MyName'5Doddie.

Saplinbrae Hotel and Lodges, Mintlaw

Sun 7 Jul

£2–£5 / 01771 623585

  • 11:00

Game On 2.0

A large collection of playable video games.

Life Science Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne

Mon 24 Jun

Times to be confirmed / £15 (£11; 5–17s £8; Family £34; under 5s free) / 0191 243 8210

Tue 25 Jun

Times to be confirmed / £15 (£11; 5–17s £8; Family £34; under 5s free) / 0191 243 8210

Wed 26 Jun

Times to be confirmed / £15 (£11; 5–17s £8; Family £34; under 5s free) / 0191 243 8210

…and 70 more dates until 4 Sep

Life Science Centre, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Mon 24 Jun

Times vary / £8–£34

Tue 25 Jun

Times vary / £8–£34

Wed 26 Jun

Times vary / £8–£34

…and 70 more dates until 4 Sep

Gangsta Granny Outdoor Theatre

Hungry and bored Ben goes searching for something more edible in the kitchen and stumbles upon an old biscuit tin. The tin holds more than just digestives, however; it contains Granny’s biggest secret…

National Trust: Ascott, Leighton Buzzard

Fri 9 Aug

£16 Booking advisable (Children £11 Booking advisable; Family £49 Booking advisable) / 01296 688242

Graffiti Art Class

Two-hour, one-day art classes in graffiti techniques. Each participant creates their own 3'x3' poster to take away. All equipment provided. Ages 5+.

Zap Graffiti Arts, Liverpool

Sat 29 Jun

£25 / 0151 538 2176

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sat 6 Jul

£25 / 0151 538 2176

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sat 13 Jul

£25 / 0151 538 2176

  • 14:00 – 16:00
…and 7 more dates until 31 Aug

Grandpa's Great Escape

Many years ago, Grandpa was a World War II flying ace. But when he is sent to old folk’s home Twilight Towers – run by sinister Matron Swine – it’s up to Grandpa and his grandson, Jack, to plot a daring escape. Little do they know, the wicked matron is on to them… The first ever stage adaptation of Grandpa’s Great…

Birmingham Arena

Mon 23 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 945 6000

Tue 24 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 945 6000

Thu 26 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 945 6000

Liverpool Echo Arena & Convention Centre

Sat 4 Jan 2020

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 800 0400

Manchester Arena

Wed 1 Jan 2020

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 847 8000

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The Gruffalo, Highway Rat, Zog

Triple-bill of short animated features based on Julia Donaldson's beloved creations.

Brighton Beach

Fri 9 Aug

£12.50 (Children £8)

Sat 17 Aug

£12.50 (Children £8)

Dunorlan Park, Tunbridge Wells

Thu 8 Aug

£13.50 (Children £1–£13; Family £8.75) / 01892 526121

Sun 11 Aug

£13.50 (Children £1–£13; Family £8.75) / 01892 526121

Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey

Thu 15 Aug

£13.50 (Children £1–£13; Family £8.75) / 0844 482 7777

Sat 17 Aug

£13.50 (Children £1–£13; Family £8.75) / 0844 482 7777

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Grumpy Pants

Kiki Vita / Free Festival A hilarious show for the whole family. Mr Vita will delight audiences of all ages with his perfectly crafted juggling routines, physical comedy and fork throwing! The audience is invited into an eccentric and surprising world where everyday objects such as plungers, forks and frisbees are…

Laughing Horse @ The Three Sisters, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

The Gothic Room

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Fri 2 Aug

The Gothic Room

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 3 Aug

The Gothic Room

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Hamilton Beer Festival and Family Fun Day

You will not be short for choice at this beer festival, with plenty of options including ales, ciders, wines, proseccos, gins, and even non-alcoholic drinks.

Hamilton Rugby Club

Sat 10 Aug

£6–£10 / 01698 200021

Historic Underground

Learn about the history of Georgian Edinburgh through a tour of the Blair Street Underground Vaults.

Mercat Tours, Edinburgh

Tue 25 Jun

£14 (£12; Children £9; Family £37) / 0131 225 5445

  • 12:00 – 13:15
  • 14:00 – 15:15
  • 16:00 – 17:15

Wed 26 Jun

£14 (£12; Children £9; Family £37) / 0131 225 5445

  • 12:00 – 13:15
  • 14:00 – 15:15
  • 16:00 – 17:15

Thu 27 Jun

£14 (£12; Children £9; Family £37) / 0131 225 5445

  • 12:00 – 13:15
  • 14:00 – 15:15
  • 16:00 – 17:15
…and 277 more dates until 31 Mar 2020