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West End Festival

Taking over the West End of Glasgow, the festival treats the ears to a great musical line-up, tantalises all the senses with a carnival, and delves into the creative depths of local studios and exhibitions with the Hidden Lane open days.

Various venues: Glasgow

Thu 20 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0141 341 0844

Fri 21 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0141 341 0844

Sat 22 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0141 341 0844

…and 8 more dates until 30 Jun

Circus Funtasia

All-human circus with acrobatic, comedy and aerial performers.

Imperial Recreation Ground, Exmouth

Wed 10 Jul

£8 / 07706168507

Thu 11 Jul

£8 / 07706168507

Fri 12 Jul

£8 / 07706168507

…and 2 more dates until 14 Jul

Monkton Park, Chippenham

Fri 28 Jun

£8 / 07706168507

Sat 29 Jun

£8 / 07706168507

Sun 30 Jun

£8 / 07706168507

Ponsandane Field, Penzance

Wed 24 Jul

£8 / 07706168507

Thu 25 Jul

£8 / 07706168507

Fri 26 Jul

£8 / 07706168507

…and 2 more dates until 28 Jul

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Circus Zyair

A magical circus experience for all the family, including jugglers, acrobats, magic, high wire, the wheel of death and a whole bunch more colourful acts.

Birkenhead Park

Wed 25 Sep

£2.99–£110

Thu 26 Sep

£6–£110

Fri 27 Sep

£6–£110

…and 2 more dates until 29 Sep

Dalkeith Library

Tue 23 Jul

Sold out / 0131 663 2083

Wed 24 Jul

Sold out / 0131 663 2083

Thu 25 Jul

Sold out / 0131 663 2083

Dean's of Huntly

Mon 15 Jul

£8.99–£11.99 / 01466 792086

Tue 16 Jul

£8.99–£11.99 / 01466 792086

Wed 17 Jul

£8.99–£11.99 / 01466 792086

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…and at 2 other places

Disney On Ice: 100 Years Of Magic

A colourful and exciting ice show, featuring around 65 Disney characters from across the years, including Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and the Disney Princesses.

Birmingham Arena

Wed 16 Oct

£18–£46 / 0871 945 6000

Thu 17 Oct

£18–£46 / 0871 945 6000

Fri 18 Oct

£18–£46 / 0871 945 6000

…and 2 more dates until 20 Oct

Braehead Arena, Glasgow

Fri 20 Sep

£18–£46 / 0844 499 1700

Sat 21 Sep

£18–£46 / 0844 499 1700

Sun 22 Sep

£18–£46 / 0844 499 1700

…and 5 more dates until 29 Sep

Manchester Arena

Wed 9 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 847 8000

Thu 10 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 847 8000

Fri 11 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 847 8000

…and 2 more dates until 13 Oct

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Horrible Histories: Terrible Tudors

All the terror of the Tudors, replete with all the grizzly details about those murderous kings and queens, brought to the stage with 3D special effects.

Bristol Hippodrome

Wed 24 Jul

£13–£25 / 0844 847 2325

Thu 25 Jul

£13–£25 / 0844 847 2325

Fri 26 Jul

£13–£25 / 0844 847 2325

Sat 27 Jul

£13–£25 / 0844 847 2325

Milton Keynes Theatre

Wed 10 Jul

£13–£25 / 0844 871 7652

Thu 11 Jul

£13–£25 / 0844 871 7652

Fri 12 Jul

£13–£25 / 0844 871 7652

Sat 13 Jul

£13–£25 / 0844 871 7652

New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Wed 3 Jul

£13–£25 / 0870 607 7533

Thu 4 Jul

£13–£25 / 0870 607 7533

Fri 5 Jul

£13–£25 / 0870 607 7533

Sat 6 Jul

£13–£25 / 0870 607 7533

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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

We're Going on a Bear Hunt

  • Directed by: Peter Glanville
  • Written by: Michael Rosen (book), Barb Jungr (music)

Michael Rosen's award-winning book is brought to the stage for ages 3+.

Birmingham Town Hall

Thu 26 Dec

£13 / 0121 345 0600

  • 15:30

Fri 27 Dec

£13 / 0121 345 0600

  • 11:00
  • 13:30

Sat 28 Dec

£13 / 0121 345 0600

  • 11:00
  • 13:30
…and 12 more dates until 12 Jan 2020

The Lowry, Salford

Sat 3 Aug

The Studio

£16 / 08432 086000

Sun 4 Aug

The Studio

£16 / 08432 086000

Tue 6 Aug

The Studio

£16 / 08432 086000

…and 6 more dates until 23 Aug

Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield

Fri 28 Jun

Over-3s only

0114 272 0455

Sat 29 Jun

Over-3s only

0114 272 0455

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Horrible Histories: The Awful Egyptians

Run – tell your mummies – the Egyptians are coming. Straight outta Ancient Egypt come facts about the pyramids and pharaohs in the stage version of Terry Deary's best-selling children's history books.

Bristol Hippodrome

Thu 25 Jul

£13–£25 / 0844 847 2325

Fri 26 Jul

£13–£25 / 0844 847 2325

Sat 27 Jul

£13–£25 / 0844 847 2325

Creative Innovation Centre CIC, Taunton

Thu 1 Aug

£17.83 / 01823 337477

Fri 2 Aug

£17.83 / 01823 337477

Sat 3 Aug

£17.83 / 01823 337477

…and 24 more dates until 31 Aug

Kings Theatre, Portsmouth

Fri 15 Nov

£18.50 (£16.50) / 02392 828282

Sat 16 Nov

£18.50 (£16.50) / 02392 828282

Sun 17 Nov

£18.50 (£16.50) / 02392 828282

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Circus Extreme

A circus performance that has been five years in the making. Circus Extreme features extreme stunts and classic clown escapades, with performers including Danguir Troupe and Mustafa Danger.

Gyle Park, Edinburgh

Thu 27 Jun

£12–£36

Fri 28 Jun

£12–£36

Sat 29 Jun

£12–£36

…and 7 more dates until 7 Jul

intu Braehead, Glasgow

Thu 25 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 885 7051

Fri 26 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 885 7051

Sat 27 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 885 7051

…and 7 more dates until 4 Aug

Queen's Links, Aberdeen

Thu 11 Jul

Times to be confirmed / £12–£36

Fri 12 Jul

Times to be confirmed / £12–£36

Sat 13 Jul

Times to be confirmed / £12–£36

…and 8 more dates until 21 Jul

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Zippo's Circus: The Magnificent Top Hat

Zippo's Circus celebrates more than 250 years of circus entertainment with amazing acts of acrobatics, comic clowns and daredevils.

Auction Mart, Inverurie

Mon 22 Jul

Times to be confirmed / £7.50–£26 / 0871 210 2100

Tue 23 Jul

Times to be confirmed / £7.50–£26 / 0871 210 2100

Wed 24 Jul

Times to be confirmed / £7.50–£26 / 0871 210 2100

Bannister's Field, Guildford

Tue 1 Oct

£10.50–£27.50 (Children £9–£21.50) / 0871 210 2100

Wed 2 Oct

£10.50–£27.50 (Children £9–£21.50) / 0871 210 2100

Thu 3 Oct

£10.50–£27.50 (Children £9–£21.50) / 0871 210 2100

…and 3 more dates until 6 Oct

Eel Brook Common, Fulham, London

Thu 5 Sep

£10.50–£27.50 (Children £9–£21.50) / 0871 210 2100

Fri 6 Sep

£10.50–£27.50 (Children £9–£21.50) / 0871 210 2100

Sat 7 Sep

£10.50–£27.50 (Children £9–£21.50) / 0871 210 2100

…and 3 more dates until 10 Sep

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…and at 7 other places

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.

The Castle, Wellingborough

Fri 21 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 01933 270007

Sat 22 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 01933 270007

Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

Sat 29 Jun

£13–£17 / 01323 412000

Sun 30 Jun

£13–£17 / 01323 412000

The Hawth, Crawley

Tue 2 Jul

£18 / 01293 553636

Wed 3 Jul

£18 / 01293 553636

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Circus Wonderland

Family-friendly circus featuring high flying acrobats, tumblers and clowns.

King George V Playing Fields, Cosham

Wed 3 Jul

£7.70 / 07531 612240

Thu 4 Jul

£7.70 / 07531 612240

Fri 5 Jul

£7.70 / 07531 612240

…and 2 more dates until 7 Jul

Shalford Park, Surrey

Thu 20 Jun

£12.10–£16.50 (£9.90–£14.30; Children £7.70) / 07531 612240

Fri 21 Jun

£12.10–£16.50 (£9.90–£14.30; Children £7.70) / 07531 612240

Sat 22 Jun

£12.10–£16.50 (£9.90–£14.30; Children £7.70) / 07531 612240

Sun 23 Jun

£12.10–£16.50 (£9.90–£14.30; Children £7.70) / 07531 612240

The Views, Fleet

Wed 26 Jun

£7.70 / 07531 612240

Thu 27 Jun

£7.70 / 07531 612240

Fri 28 Jun

£7.70 / 07531 612240

…and 2 more dates until 30 Jun

Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes

All your favourite superheroes come to life in this action packed, stunt-filled arena spectacular that sees The Avengers, X-Men and Spider-Man team up to defeat the worst villains in the Marvel Universe.

3Arena, Dublin

Fri 15 Nov

€28.11–€57.27

Sat 16 Nov

€28.11–€57.27

Sun 17 Nov

€28.11–€57.27

Birmingham Arena

Thu 5 Dec

£22–£50 / 0871 945 6000

Fri 6 Dec

£22–£50 / 0871 945 6000

Sat 7 Dec

£22–£50 / 0871 945 6000

Sun 8 Dec

£22–£50 / 0871 945 6000

Flydsa Arena, Sheffield

Thu 10 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed

Fri 11 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed

Sat 12 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed

Sun 13 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed

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The Secret Garden

Chapterhouse Theatre Company's stage adaptation of the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett follows young Mary Lennox on her journey of self-discovery to her uncle's house deep in the Yorkshire countryside, where unexpected friends and magical creatures help her to unlock the mystery of the secret garden.

Arundells, Salisbury

Thu 11 Jul

£22 (Children £16.50) / 01722 326546

Athelhampton House And Gardens, Dorchester

Fri 30 Aug

£17.60 (Family £49.22) / 01305 848363

Bodnant Garden Centre, Colwyn Bay

Mon 12 Aug

£16 (5–16s £11; NUS Student £11; Family £46)

  • 18:30

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…and at 19 other places

Cinderella (PANTO 2019-20)

With thousands of festive theatregoers enjoying the magic of the HMT panto every year don’t miss the magic of next year’s must-see production of Cinderella, the Fairy Godmother of all pantomimes! You and your family shall go to the ball with yet another spectacular family panto, packed with all of the traditional…

His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen

Sat 30 Nov

£12–£33.50 (£14.50–£29.50; Children £17–£27.50) / 01224 641122

Sun 1 Dec

£12–£33.50 (£14.50–£29.50; Children £17–£27.50) / 01224 641122

Tue 3 Dec

£12–£33.50 (£14.50–£29.50; Children £17–£27.50) / 01224 641122

…and 28 more dates until 5 Jan 2020

Madagascar the Musical

A musical adaptation of DreamWorks' hit animated film Madagascar, featuring Alex the Lion, Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 19 Sep

£13–£55.90

Fri 20 Sep

£13–£55.90

Sat 21 Sep

£13–£55.90

Sun 22 Sep

£13–£55.90

King's Theatre, Glasgow

Wed 31 Jul

£13–£52.90 / 0844 871 7648

Thu 1 Aug

£13–£52.90 / 0844 871 7648

Fri 2 Aug

£13–£52.90 / 0844 871 7648

…and 2 more dates until 4 Aug

Princess Theatre, Torquay

Wed 16 Oct

£11–£51.90 / 0870 847 2315

Thu 17 Oct

£11–£51.90 / 0870 847 2315

Fri 18 Oct

£11–£51.90 / 0870 847 2315

…and 2 more dates until 20 Oct

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Peppa Pig's Adventure

A live show with Peppa Pig, George and their friends as they take on a new adventure.

Ashcroft Theatre, London CR9

Wed 6 Nov

Prices to be confirmed

Thu 7 Nov

Prices to be confirmed

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Sat 15 Feb 2020

Prices to be confirmed / 020 3285 6000

Sun 16 Feb 2020

Prices to be confirmed / 020 3285 6000

The Duke Of York's Theatre, London WC2N

Fri 29 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0845 505 8500

Sat 30 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0845 505 8500

Sun 1 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0845 505 8500

…and 27 more dates until 5 Jan 2020

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…and at 3 other places

The Portstewart Community Red Sails Festival

There's fun for all the family at this festival, with a variety of storytelling, magic and puppet shows, Victorian-themed workshops, fancy dress competitions, street theatre, live music and more.

The Crescent, Portstewart

Mon 22 Jul

Times vary / Free / 028 7034 4723

Tue 23 Jul

Times vary / Free / 028 7034 4723

Wed 24 Jul

Times vary / Free / 028 7034 4723

…and 3 more dates until 27 Jul

Drummohr Midsummer Festival

Vision Mechanics, Leith's immersive visual theatre-makers, are hosting a summer festival for the first time. The one-day festival is for all the family and will include circus, aerial, storytelling, puppetry, food & drink and live music.

Drummohr House, Prestonpans

Sun 23 Jun

£10–£15 (Children £5–£7.50)

  • 14:00 – 22:00

Horrible Histories: Brand New Barmy Britain

Horrible Histories returns to the stage with a new show about the nasty bits of British history.

Apollo Theatre, London W1D

Thu 1 Aug

£17.82–£40.25 / 0844 482 9671

Fri 2 Aug

£17.82–£40.25 / 0844 482 9671

Sat 3 Aug

£17.82–£40.25 / 0844 482 9671

…and 24 more dates until 31 Aug

Creative Innovation Centre CIC, Taunton

Thu 1 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 01823 337477

Fri 2 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 01823 337477

Sat 3 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 01823 337477

…and 24 more dates until 31 Aug

Joyce

Turtle Company presents this heart-warming tale about a father who goes on a journey through a children's storybook with the family hamster, melding puppetry, music and live magic.

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

Central

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

Central

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Central

£12 (£11) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 24 more dates until 26 Aug

The Night Before Christmas

CAROL DOESN’T FEEL VERY CHRISTMASSY. WHAT’S ALL THE FUSS ABOUT? TREES, TINSEL, BAUBLES, PUDDING, PRESENTS…? WHAT A LOT OF NONSENSE. DEFINITELY NOT FOR HER. That is until the night before Christmas when Elf 30046, all stripey tights and pointy ears, falls down her chimney and they both tumble into a bigger adventure than…

Leeds Playhouse

Sat 30 Nov

Times to be confirmed / £14–£18 *A transaction fee of £2.50 will be applied to all phone and internet bookings. / 0113 213 7700

Sun 1 Dec

Times to be confirmed / £14–£18 *A transaction fee of £2.50 will be applied to all phone and internet bookings. / 0113 213 7700

Mon 2 Dec

Times to be confirmed / £14–£18 *A transaction fee of £2.50 will be applied to all phone and internet bookings. / 0113 213 7700

…and 26 more dates until 28 Dec