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In The Night Garden Live

The people behind the popular children's TV show bring Igglepiggle, Upsy Daisy and Makka Pakka to life in a live show.

2 Wheeler Street, Cambridge

Wed 14 Aug

£18–£23

Thu 15 Aug

£18–£23

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Sat 29 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 01274 432000

Sun 30 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 01274 432000

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 14 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 01256 844244

Sun 15 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 01256 844244

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…and at 7 other places

Infinite Velodrome - The nextbike

Our next bike on the suspended Velodrome is a ‘nextbike’, one of Glasgow's famous bike-share bicycles used in Glasgow over 1200 times from 2014 until 2017. This ‘SmartBike Comfort’ was one of 435 bike-share bicycles operated by nextbike UK in partnership with Glasgow City Council from the scheme’s launch in 2014.…

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 186 more dates until 31 Dec

Islander: A New Musical

Helen Milne Productions Eilidh stares out to sea and dreams of a new life beyond her lonely island. Myth and reality collide when the tide washes a mysterious stranger onto her beach, changing her life forever. Epic storytelling, intimately staged with a contemporary Scottish folk-inspired score. The cast live-record…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

Roundabout

£9 / 0131 560 1581

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

Roundabout

£9 / 0131 560 1581

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Roundabout

£9 / 0131 560 1581

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

Kids Gardening Days

Children's gardening sessions featuring a variety of different plant-themed activities.

Alexandra Park Garden Centre, London N22

Sat 29 Jun

£3.50

Sat 6 Jul

£3.50

Sat 13 Jul

£3.50

Neal's Nurseries Garden Centre, London SW18

Sat 29 Jun

£3.50

Sat 6 Jul

£3.50

Sat 13 Jul

£3.50

Studley Green Garden Centre, High Wycombe

Sat 29 Jun

£3.50 / 01494 483761

Sat 6 Jul

£3.50 / 01494 483761

Sat 13 Jul

£3.50 / 01494 483761

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Let's Roam Edinburgh Scavenger Hunt

Outdoor scavenger hunt in Edinburgh using a special app.

The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh

Fri 28 Jun

£8.65–£12.57 / 0800 092 7500

Sat 29 Jun

£8.65–£12.57 / 0800 092 7500

Sun 30 Jun

£8.65–£12.57 / 0800 092 7500

…and 28 more dates until 28 Jul

Little Baby Bum

Nicoll Entertainment Join Mia, Jacus, Twinkle and their nursery rhyme friends at the world premiere of a brand new live show. An online and digital TV sensation, Little Baby Bum is the world's largest educational YouTube channel with over 21 million subscribers and 20 billion views. Combining puppetry, live action and…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Mon 5 Aug

Gordon Aikman Theatre

£13 / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 6 Aug

Gordon Aikman Theatre

£13 / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 7 Aug

Gordon Aikman Theatre

£11.50 (£10.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 11 more dates until 18 Aug

Lost in a Book

American Performing Arts International Lost in a Book! Too much of a good thing is still too much! When Melissa keeps re-reading her favourite fairy tales at the expense of family and friends, she goes from turning pages to living in them. Melissa bounces from Rumpelstiltskin to Cinderella to Beauty and the Beast to…

theSpace @ Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh

Tue 6 Aug

Grand Theatre

£5 / 0845 508 8515

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 7 Aug

Grand Theatre

£5 / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 8 Aug

Grand Theatre

£5 / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Man vs Balloon: The Family Magic Show

Magic Gareth / PBH's Free Fringe Witness a magical extravaganza where you will marvel at The Biggest Balloon in the World and risk your dryness at the ultimate game of Water Pistol Roulette! All live on stage in front of your very eyes! Man vs Balloon is the ultimate family show featuring magic tricks galore, comedy…

CC Blooms, Edinburgh

Sat 3 Aug

CC Blooms

Free / 0131 556 9331

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

CC Blooms

Free / 0131 556 9331

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Mon 5 Aug

CC Blooms

Free / 0131 556 9331

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

…and 12 more dates until 17 Aug

The Maths Magic Show 2019

Jason Davison / PBH's Free Fringe Returning for the third time after the previous full-house shows. Experience and learn new mathematical magic tricks. Jason Davison, a mathemagician, is on a quest to help you appreciate maths in a whole new way. Learn to play with people’s minds, avoid cash damage and predict the…

CC Blooms, Edinburgh

Sat 3 Aug

CC Blooms

Free / 0131 556 9331

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

CC Blooms

Free / 0131 556 9331

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Mon 5 Aug

CC Blooms

Free / 0131 556 9331

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

Mill Trail: Become a Factory Inspector

Join factory inspector Augustus Snout and his assistant Scuttle on an inspection of the mill. Have a go at different jobs throughout your journey and experience the dangers of working in a cotton mill.

National Trust: Quarry Bank Mill, Wilmslow

Tue 25 Jun

£0.50 Admission applies / 01625 527468

Wed 26 Jun

£0.50 Admission applies / 01625 527468

Thu 27 Jun

£0.50 Admission applies / 01625 527468

…and 14 more dates until 11 Jul

Mindful moments in the garden

Take a few moments for yourself and let our volunteer Carole, an experienced mindfulness practitioner, show you what it's all about.

National Trust: Barrington Court, Ilminster

Fri 28 Jun

Free Admission applies / 01460 241938

Fri 26 Jul

Free Admission applies / 01460 241938

Fri 9 Aug

Free Admission applies / 01460 241938

Mr. Men and Little Miss On Stage

Live stage show featuring the iconic Mr. Men and Little Miss characters in Happyland.

Cornerstone Arts Centre, Didcot

Fri 1 Nov

£13 (£11; Children £11) / 01235 515144

Cumbernauld Theatre

Sat 12 Oct

Students £11 / 01236 732887

Lanark Memorial Hall

Wed 16 Oct

£11 / 01555 667999

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Mr Stink

Theatrical adaptation of David Walliams' story about Mr Stink and his dog, staged by Chickenshed Theatre Company.  

Albert Halls, Bolton

Tue 20 Aug

£13–£20 / 01204 334400

Wed 21 Aug

£13–£20 / 01204 334400

Thu 22 Aug

£13–£20 / 01204 334400

NST City, Southampton

Mon 12 Aug

£10–£25 (£10–£23) / 023 8067 1771

Tue 13 Aug

£10–£25 (£10–£23) / 023 8067 1771

Wed 14 Aug

£10–£25 (£10–£23) / 023 8067 1771

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

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National Cream Tea Day at Allan Bank

As a special one-off event, our team will have been busily baking scones at Sticklebarn in Langdale to provide delicious treats. Remember when they're gone they're sc'one!

National Trust: Allan Bank & Grasmere, Ambleside

Fri 28 Jun

Free Admission applies / 01539 435143

Olaf Falafel – It's One Giant Leek for Mankind

Olaf Falafel Surrealist comedian, author, illustrator and Fringe favourite Olaf Falafel presents his latest book It’s One Giant Leek For Mankind. Inspired by the 50th anniversary of the historic 1969 moon landing, this hilarious silly show is packed full of jokes, farts, drawing, moon baboons and oversized vegetables!

Laughing Horse @ The Pear Tree, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Aug

Main room

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 3 Aug

Main room

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sun 4 Aug

Main room

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 7 more dates until 11 Aug

Perth Winter Festival

A whole range of days out, activities, theatre and music events to brighten up the cold winter months. Highlights include the Chocolate Festival, a farmers' market, Christmas Light Switch On and a Santa Fun Run. Performances from Alesha Dixon, MUD, The Hunna, East 17, Boyzlife and more.

City Centre, Perth

Sat 26 Oct

Times to be confirmed / Free / 01738 475000

Sun 27 Oct

Times to be confirmed / Free / 01738 475000

Mon 28 Oct

Times to be confirmed / Free / 01738 475000

…and 109 more dates until 14 Feb 2020

Various venues: Perth

Sat 16 Nov

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 01738 475000

More dates will be added as events are confirmed.

Sun 17 Nov

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 01738 475000

More dates will be added as events are confirmed.

Pirates & Mermaids

Choose your side amongst the pirates or splashing around with the mermaids in a competition for the ages.

Sea Life Manchester

Tue 25 Jun

£16.95–£20.95 / 0871 222 7741

Wed 26 Jun

£16.95–£20.95 / 0871 222 7741

Thu 27 Jun

£16.95–£20.95 / 0871 222 7741

…and 69 more dates until 4 Sep

Planetarium

Blast off on a spectacular journey through space and time.

World Museum, Liverpool

Tue 25 Jun

Free / 0151 478 4393

Wed 26 Jun

Free / 0151 478 4393

Thu 27 Jun

Free / 0151 478 4393

…and 312 more dates until 7 May 2020

Pompom Marionettes

Make pompoms into characters with textile designer Elaine Grant. Suitable for 4–8 year olds.

Aberdeen Maritime Museum

Wed 17 Jul

£5 / 01224 337700

  • 10:30 – 12:00

Portland Street Exchange Southampton: Arts and Literature

Local creatives host this day of literary-themed workshops and activities.

Mutrend Lab, Southampton

Sat 29 Jun

Free / 02380 972 366

Rapunzel - A Tangled Musical Tale

Let your hair down and get tangled in a brand-new musical adaptation of the classic fairy tale, Rapunzel! Immersion Theatre proudly presents a witty, tongue-in-cheek retelling of the family favourite complete with a laugh out loud script, a host of catchy songs, heaps of audience interaction, and an exciting array of…

The Old Rep Theatre, Birmingham

Tue 7 Apr 2020

£12 / 0121 359 9444

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

The Restoration Show

Get some inspiration (or even some missing parts) for your restoration project.

Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth

Sun 27 Oct

£8–£10 (Children free) / 0870 7300 960