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The Basil Brush Show

Basil Brush and his human chum Mr Stephen (aka Chris Pizzey) present to you a show jam packed with fun, storytelling and song.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Sun 5 Jul

£14 (Children £12) / 01892 530613

Capitol, Horsham

Sat 2 May

£14 / 01403 750 220

Connaught Theatre, Worthing

Fri 21 Aug

£15 / 01903 206206

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…and at 2 other places

Cornerstone Arts Centre, Didcot

Sat 18 Jul

£12 (£10) / 01235 515144

Sun 19 Jul

£12 (£10) / 01235 515144

Annie Jnr: Act Now Entertainment

  • Written by: THOMAS MEEHAN

Musical telling the story of a plucky little New York orphan and her battles with the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan. Songs include It's A Hard-Knock Life, I Think I'm Gonna Like It Here and Tomorrow.

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Sun 24 May

£15 (Children £14; £54) / 020 8561 8371

Art on the Exchange

Artists and performers – including in visual art, street theatre and music – show off their talent in Royal Exchange Square. Presented by Art on Scotland.

Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow

Sat 2 May

Free / 07889 797022

Sun 3 May

Free / 07889 797022

Sat 6 Jun

Free / 07889 797022

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Bedtime Stories by Upswing

Bedtime tales with circus company Upswing – slightly paradoxical in that you will still have to take the kids home to their actual beds at some point. Ages 5+.

Stratford Circus, London E15

Sat 30 May

£10 (£8; Family £30) / 0844 357 2625

17-A Performance By Off The Ground & Yep

A cast of young people describe what life is like as 17-year-old in 2015.

The Bluecoat, Liverpool

Sun 3 May

Free, adv booking is required / 0151 702 5324

6th Yoruba Arts Festival

6th Annual Yoruba Arts Festival, celebrating Africa's biggest and oldest Culture.

Clissold House, London N16

Sat 25 Jul

Free

Actor - Chorus - Text

A theatre workshop in which director Anna-Helena McLean's draws on her experience as a former member of Poland's Gardzienice Centre for Theatre Practices.

The Bluecoat, Liverpool

Sat 23 May

£45–£310 / 0151 702 5324

Adult Play In A Day: Workshop

A chance to work on your acting skills with a trained professional, creating, rehearsing and performing a new play, all in one day.

The Watermill, West Berkshire Playhouse, Newbury

Sun 17 May

£35 / 01635 46044

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Air Raid

Duration 60 minutes As sirens sound in the distance, you can still hear the bombs dropping as you find your way through the smoke to the air raid shelter and what you thought was safety - but with horror you realise you haven’t escaped yet! The corridors down which you travelled were filled with a deadly gas which has…

Fort Amherst, Chatham

Sat 2 May

Sold out / 01634 847747

Sun 10 May

£9 / 01634 847747

Sat 16 May

£9 / 01634 847747

…and 3 more dates until 7 Jun

Aladdin

A production of the evergreen panto tale of the boy with the troublesome lamp.

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Wed 2 Dec

£10.50–£32.50 / 08441 717620

All That Fall

  • Directed by: Gavin Quinn
  • Written by: Samuel Beckett

Pan Pan Theatre presents Samuel Beckett's first radio play with the audience seated in rocking chairs, multiple speakers and ambient lighting.

Barbican Centre, London EC2Y

Wed 10 Jun

The Pit

£18 / 020 7638 8891

Thu 11 Jun

The Pit

£18 / 020 7638 8891

Fri 12 Jun

The Pit

£18 / 020 7638 8891

…and 9 more dates until 21 Jun

The Alternative and Burlesque Fair

Clothing, accessories and jewellery for all your alt, fetish, goth, steampunk and burlesque needs. There's over 50 vendors, plus burlesque, aerial and cabaret shows on the day.

The Ritz, Manchester

Sat 11 Jul

£6 / 0161 236 3234

The Amazing Mr Noah

Prof Popup's trapped indoors on his hols, so what better time to tell the story of Noah and his incredible ark – with a little help from you, of course! Ages 3+.

Lauderdale House, London N6

Sat 23 May

£4.50 (£3) / 020 8348 8716

Book online or on the door half an hour before the event.

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Anatomy Of The Piano For Beginners

Children's adaptation of virtuoso pianist, wit and raconteur's award winning hit Edinburgh show Anatomy of the Piano. The perfect antidote to boring piano lessons that has young audiences entranced and enthralled and their parents engaged too.

The Other Place, Brighton

Sat 30 May

£8.50 (£7) / 07800 983 290

Sun 31 May

£8.50 (£7) / 07800 983 290

Animal Religion (Spain)

A dance, drama and performance workshop helping you to engage with your character and body language.

The Bluecoat, Liverpool

Mon 25 May

£45–£310 / 0151 702 5324

Annie Jr: Act Now Entertainment

  • Written by: THOMAS MEEHAN

A heart-warming family musical based on the story of Little Orphan Annie, set in 1930s New York. Musical numbers include Tomorrow, Hard Knock Life and Maybe.

The Kenton Theatre, Henley-on-Thames

Sat 30 May

£15 / 01491 575698

Anything Else But This

Five wonderful performers bringing you a relaxing cabaret night about the lives they would of lead, if it wasn’t for their passion to perform. Performed by Kris Marc-Joseph, Robert Metson, Genevieve Kingsford, Billie Hardy & Adam Scott Pringle. Created by Tim Phelps Assisted & Edited by Robert Metson Musical…

Landor Theatre, London SW9

Sun 2 Aug

£8 / 020 7737 7276

The Apple Family Plays: That Hopey Changey Thing

  • Directed by: Richard Nelson
  • Written by: Richard Nelson

Political, family drama about a liberal American family by Richard Nelson. This instalment shows the family discussing memory, manners and politics as polls close on the 2010 mid-term elections.

Brighton Dome

Mon 4 May

Corn Exchange

£22.50; £17.50 under 26s / 01273 709709

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Artists Networking Breakfast

ARTIST'S NETWORKING BREAKFAST SAT 30TH MAY 10-11am at Hardman Street, Liverpool L1 9AX

Hardman Street, Liverpool

Sat 30 May

Free

Asylum

duration 60 minutes You’re not meant to be here, so nobody knows you are… but now the door has inexplicably slammed shut behind you. You start to wonder if the stories may just be true and fight the panic as you realise you’re now locked inside an abandoned asylum. You’ve spent the night trespassing in these eerie…

Fort Amherst, Chatham

Sun 3 May

£9 / 01634 847747

Sat 9 May

Sold out / 01634 847747

Sun 17 May

£9 / 01634 847747

…and 3 more dates until 6 Jun

Avicide

Jolly Green Moment Roger is a man trapped in his Waterloo flat because he believes all the birds have left London's Southbank to spite him and they may attack at any moment. Avicide deals with how easy it is to get lost in the system and forgotten by the people you need most. The debut new writing production from…

SpaceTriplex, Edinburgh

Mon 17 Aug

SpaceTriplex 'Studio'

£7 (£5)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 18 Aug

SpaceTriplex 'Studio'

£7 (£5)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 19 Aug

SpaceTriplex 'Studio'

£7 (£5)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 22 Aug

Backstage Tour

Take a tour through the theatre and learn about the venues past. Hear about the famous actors and actresses who have walked the stage and keep an eye out for the ghost of the famous illusionist Sigmund Neuberger, aka The Great Lafayette, who died in the fire at the Empire Palace Theatre, as it was previously known, in 1911.

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Sat 6 Jun

£7.50 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 4 Jul

£7.50 / 0131 529 6000

Ballet Black: Dogs Don't Do Ballet

  • Written by: Anna Kemp

A family-friendly ballet adapted from Anna Kemp's children's book.

Artsdepot, London N12

Sat 23 May

£8–£14 / 020 8369 5454

Sun 24 May

£8–£14 / 020 8369 5454

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