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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.

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Thu 9 Apr

£14 (£12; £42) / 01284 758000

The Broadway Theatre, Barking

Sat 4 Apr

£14 (£12; £42) / 020 8507 5607

Buxton Opera House

Tue 7 Apr

£14 (Children £12; £48–£36) / 0845 127 2190

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Amazing Bubble Man

Bubbles, people in bubbles, square bubbles, round bubbles. Basically all your bubble needs.

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Sat 4 Apr

£12.50 (Children £10; £40) / 01284 758000

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Fri 10 Apr

£12 / 02476 553055

Sat 11 Apr

£12 / 02476 553055

Connaught Theatre, Worthing

Sun 5 Apr

£7.50; £26 family of four / 01903 206206

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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 4 Apr

Free / 07889 797022

Sun 5 Apr

Free / 07889 797022

Sat 2 May

Free / 07889 797022

…and 17 more dates until 5 Dec

3 Bears

The three bears and Goldilocks cook up a wonderful porridge recipe in this sticky adventure. Presented by Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre for ages 3–7.

Byre Theatre, St Andrews

Tue 7 Apr

£10 (£8; Children £6)

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine

Thu 2 Apr

£2 / 01294 274059

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

New Pitsligo Public Hall, Fraserburgh

Sat 4 Apr

Free

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

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Annie Jr - The Musical

Act Now Entertainment present the wonderfully affectionate Broadway Musical Annie Jr. With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone’s hearts, despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. She is determined to find her parents, who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a…

Rhoda McGaw Theatre, Woking

Sat 4 Apr

£13.50–£15 / 0844 871 7645

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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 5 Apr

Sold out / 01634 847747

Sat 11 Apr

Sold out / 01634 847747

Sun 19 Apr

£9 / 01634 847747

Sat 25 Apr

£9 / 01634 847747

Accents Workshop

A one-day course for actors looking to improve their knowledge of accents.

ActUpNorth Studio, Manchester

Sat 11 Apr

£50

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

Adventures Of Robin Hood

The traditional of Robin Hood and his merry men tale told with exciting swordplay, fast action, catchy sing-along songs, puppets and humour. Suitable for ages 4–9 and their families.

Ucheldre Centre, Holyhead

Sat 11 Apr

£7 (£6; Children £3) / 01407 763 361

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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 4 Apr

Sold out / 01634 847747

Sun 12 Apr

Sold out / 01634 847747

Sat 18 Apr

£9 / 01634 847747

Sun 26 Apr

£9 / 01634 847747

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

Aliens Love Underpants

  • Directed by: Adam Bampton-Smith
  • Written by: Adam Bampton-Smith

A close encounter of the 'pantastic' kind.

De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea

Sun 24 May

£12.65–£14.06 / 01424 229111

Rose Theatre, Kingston upon Thames

Sat 27 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 482 1556

Sun 28 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 482 1556

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.

Ande Murdoch: Streetworks

Images of contemporary Glasgow, handprinted by the photographer.

Barras Art & Design Centre, Glasgow

Sat 4 Apr

Free

Sun 5 Apr

Free

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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 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

April Fools

Help the King's Fool create some comedy scenes to help his master laugh again. Ages 5–7.

Chichester Festival Theatre

Wed 1 Apr

£25 / 01243 781312

  • 10:00 – 15:30 April Fools Chichester Festival Theatre

Arabian Nights

Storyteller Sheherazade tells tales of genies, villains, heroes and princesses. For ages 5+.

Omnibus, London SW4

Sat 4 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7498 4699

Arnold's World

Cusan Theatre presents a visual theatre piece, based on an original Colombian tale, that reconnects us with nature and our dreams, using recycled costumes and landscapes.

Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds

Sat 18 Apr

Upstairs

£8 (£6; £24) / 0113 224 3801

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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

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 4 Apr

£7.50 / 0131 529 6000

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

Northern Ballet & Phoenix Dance Theatre, Leeds

Sun 19 Apr

£10 (£7.50) / 0113 220 8000

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

BEES! The Colony

Buzzing with panache and imagination, this combination of walkabout performance and installation engages all the senses as it investigates the complex relationship humans have with bees.

Saltdean Oval, Brighton

Mon 4 May

Free

Woodingdean Central Park, Brighton

Sun 3 May

Free

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