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Kaiser Chiefs

The multi-million selling jaunty rock and indie quintet.

Birmingham Arena

Sat 25 Jan 2020

£26.05–£50.80 / 0871 945 6000

Bonus Arena, Hull

Tue 21 Jan 2020

Prices to be confirmed / 01482 456220

Bournemouth International Centre

Tue 28 Jan 2020

£26–£50.75 / 0844 576 3000

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Bussey Building, London SE15

Wed 26 Jun

Prices to be confirmed

Lydiate Scouts Car Boot Sale

Organised by the 1st Lydiate Scout Group, this outdoor car boot sale features an indoor cafe and toilets.

Lydiate Parish Hall, Liverpool

Sat 22 Jun

07855 695085

  • 06:00 – 12:30

Sat 6 Jul

07855 695085

  • 06:00 – 12:30

Sat 27 Jul

07855 695085

  • 06:00 – 12:30
…and 5 more dates until 19 Oct

Midsummer Solstice Fire Show

Join the West End Festival on the longest day of the year, for a unique evening of fire theatre, circus skills, music & storytelling. Join performers from the fantastic Think Circus who will enrapture you with a specially written story told through expressive fire performance, atmospheric music, awesome feats of…

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Fri 21 Jun

Free / 0141 276 9599

Part of West End Festival.

  • 22:00

Milton Jones: Milton Impossible

Phil McIntyre Entertainments by arrangement with NRH Management present One man. One mission. Is it possible? No, not really. Milton reveals the truth about being an international spy before being given a disappointing new identity which forced him to appear on Mock the Week and Live at the Apollo. But this is also a…

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

Main Hall

£18 / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Main Hall

£18 / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Main Hall

£18 / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 14 more dates until 18 Aug

Ministry of Sound - The Annual Classical

Dance and club anthems get an orchestral makeover.

Chelmsford City Racecourse

Sat 31 Aug

£38.50 / 01245 360300

Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Fri 21 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0151 709 3789

One Day Farm Charity Open Garden

Enjoy the garden at One Day Farm alongside a spot of cream tea and music from Andy's Ukulelians, with proceeds going towards Young Carers in Buckinghamshire.

One Day Farm, Chesham

Fri 21 Jun

advance £12; on the door £14

The Orb

Ambient electronica for the masses.

The Con Club, Lewes

Thu 20 Jun

Sold out / 01273 473 076

EPIC Studios, Norwich

Fri 21 Jun

£27.50 / 01603 766400

Fibbers, York

Fri 28 Jun

£24.75 / 01904 651250

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Orpheus – A Tale of Ancient Gods and Late Night Karaoke

A modern retelling of the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, set amidst dive bars and late night karaoke.

Kemnay Village Hall

Sat 22 Jun

£6–£30 / 01467 642177

New Deer Public Hall, Turriff

Fri 21 Jun

£9–£10

Tornaveen Hall, Banchory

Thu 20 Jun

£6–£30 / 01339 883631

Race For Life: Pretty Muddy

Time to get dirty. Pretty Muddy is Race for Life's 5k obstacle course. Crawl under nets, slip down slides and clamber over inflatables to help raise funds for Cancer Research UK. The event is for all abilities; walk it, run it or dance your way around the course.

Bath Racecourse

Sun 22 Sep

£19.99 Adult / Young Adult (Children £10) / 0300 123 0770

  • 10:00

Bitts Park, Carlisle

Sun 14 Jul

£10–£19.99 / 0300 123 0770

Blackheath Common, London SE3

Sun 30 Jun

£10 / 0300 123 0770

  • 10:00 – 14:00

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The Rocket Man

Tribute to the piano rock of Sir Elton John.

Darlington Hippodrome

Fri 30 Aug

£28.40 / 01325 486555

Palace Theatre and Grand Hall, Kilmarnock

Thu 19 Sep

£26.40 / 01563 554900

The Playhouse, Weston-super-Mare

Thu 15 Aug

£25.30–£26.40 / 01934 645544

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Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

Exhibition on the latest in scientific research from around the world, alongside a programme of talks, demonstrations and family-friendly performances.

The Royal Society, London SW1Y

Mon 1 Jul

Free / 020 7451 2500

Tue 2 Jul

Free / 020 7451 2500

Wed 3 Jul

Free / 020 7451 2500

…and 4 more dates until 7 Jul

Russell Howard: Work in Progress (Afternoon)

Avalon Promotions Come join Russell for his early afternoon bonus hour. He’ll be messing about and answering your questions. Some of it will be good, some will be rubbish but hey, it’s only a fiver! Profits go to The Kiyan Prince Foundation. www.thekpf.com.

Heroes @ The Hive, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

The Big Cave

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

The Big Cave

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

The Big Cave

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 10 more dates until 13 Aug

Russian State Ballet: Swan Lake

  • Written by: Russian State Ballet

Tchaikovsky's magical score accompanies this tale of mystery and romance with spellbinding ballet dancing from the Russian State Ballet.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Wed 4 Mar 2020

£40.25–£47.38 / 01256 844244

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Sun 5 Jan 2020

£41.75–£52.75 / 0844 907 9000

Mon 6 Jan 2020

£41.75–£52.75 / 0844 907 9000

Darlington Hippodrome

Sat 25 Jan 2020

£45.13 / 01325 486555

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So You Think You're Funny? Regional Heats

So You Think You're Funny has launched the careers of comedic greats such as David O'Doherty, Peter Kay and Dylan Moran, so there's every chance you'll see a stadium-filler of the future as hopefuls compete for a place in the competition's heats.

Camden Head, London N1

Wed 26 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 529 6000

Booking is essential.

  • 20:00

Wed 3 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 529 6000

Booking is essential.

  • 20:00

The Control Room, London SE23

Mon 24 Jun

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 529 6000

Booking is essential.

The Frog & Bucket, Manchester

Sun 30 Jun

£4 (£2) / 0131 529 6000

Compere: Scott Gibson

Booking is essential.

  • 19:30

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Summer FSTVL - Gin & Disco

A brand new and exciting festival hitting Strathclyde Country Park this summer. Bringing along a mix of over 30 DJ’s, Live Bands & Tribute Acts.

Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell

Sat 29 Jun

£16.75–£22.20 / 01698 402060

Sunset Safari

See our animals in a different light; chill with the penguins, visit our majestic lion pride and spot our playful tiger cubs in the half light. Take in the unique atmosphere, watch animal feeds and spend quality time with friends and family against a backdrop of music and street artists. *Extra charges apply…

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, Dunstable

Sat 22 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 01582 872171

Tom Jones

Big show from the perma-tanned Welsh lothario. Expect all the hits from 'Green, Green Grass of Home' to 'What's New Pussycat'.

ABAX Stadium, Peterborough

Thu 11 Jul

£45.42–£72.80 / 01733 563947

The Brightside Ground, Bristol

Sat 13 Jul

£45.42–£72.80

Castle Park, Colchester

Sun 21 Jul

Prices to be confirmed

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8:8

Mercimax, Swiss Selection Edinburgh Eight ordinary people stand before eight spectators. But how ordinary are they really? Can you trust how people look and what they say? What makes someone a suspect? With a diverse cast of eight accomplices drawn from the Edinburgh community, this intimate play of truth and deception…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

Former Womens Locker Room

£8 / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Former Womens Locker Room

£8 / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Former Womens Locker Room

£8 / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 25 Aug

9 to 5 The Musical

Smash-hit musical written by country superstar Dolly Parton detailing a tale of three workmates determined to alter their workplace environment. The award-winning score features over 15 hits including the famed '9 to 5' and 'Backwoods Barbie'.

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Tue 12 Nov

£13–£105 / 0844 871 3014

Wed 13 Nov

£13–£105 / 0844 871 3014

Thu 14 Nov

£13–£105 / 0844 871 3014

…and 2 more dates until 16 Nov

His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen

Sat 26 Oct

01224 641122

  • 13:30

King's Theatre, Glasgow

Tue 8 Oct

£13–£105 / 0844 871 7648

Wed 9 Oct

£13–£105 / 0844 871 7648

Thu 10 Oct

£13–£105 / 0844 871 7648

…and 2 more dates until 12 Oct

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The Amber Light

A tasty and fascinating road movie, The Amber Light journeys through the lesser-known parts of Scottish whisky culture. Spirits writer Dave Broom seeks a deeper understanding of his national drink and its links to music, literature and history. Speaking to innovators, thinkers and drinkers in the whisky world – from…

Odeon Lothian Road, Edinburgh

Sat 22 Jun

£12 (£9) / 0131 623 8030

Part of Edinburgh International Film Festival.

Sun 23 Jun

£12 (£9) / 0131 623 8030

Part of Edinburgh International Film Festival.