April

17,572 events

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Cadbury Easter Egg Trail

Children's entertainment and an exciting Easter trail with chocolate eggs and prizes to be won at the end.

Devil's Dyke, Brighton

Sat 4 Apr

£3 / 0844 567 0635

Sun 5 Apr

£3 / 0844 567 0635

Mon 6 Apr

£3 / 0844 567 0635

Fenton House, London NW3

Fri 3 Apr

£3 plus admission £6.50, child £3, family £16 / 020 7435 3471

Sat 4 Apr

£3 plus admission £6.50, child £3, family £16 / 020 7435 3471

Sun 5 Apr

£3 plus admission £6.50, child £3, family £16 / 020 7435 3471

Mon 6 Apr

£3 plus admission £6.50, child £3, family £16 / 020 7435 3471

Fountains Abbey, Ripon

Fri 3 Apr

£2 per trail, plus admission £11, child £5.50, family £27.50 / 01765 608 888

Sat 4 Apr

£2 per trail, plus admission £11, child £5.50, family £27.50 / 01765 608 888

Sun 5 Apr

£2 per trail, plus admission £11, child £5.50, family £27.50 / 01765 608 888

Mon 6 Apr

£2 per trail, plus admission £11, child £5.50, family £27.50 / 01765 608 888

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Game Masters

Massive touring exhibition celebrating the varied history of computer gaming. With more than 125 playable games to work your way through, get stuck into arcade games, physical games (think Dance Battle et al), consoles, PCs and many more. On top of this, there's also displays of concept art, interactive displays and…

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Wed 1 Apr

Exhibition Gallery 1

£10 (£8; Children £6.30; under 5s free; Family £23–£28; Students £5 on Tue) / 0300 123 6789

Thu 2 Apr

Exhibition Gallery 1

£10 (£8; Children £6.30; under 5s free; Family £23–£28; Students £5 on Tue) / 0300 123 6789

Fri 3 Apr

Exhibition Gallery 1

£10 (£8; Children £6.30; under 5s free; Family £23–£28; Students £5 on Tue) / 0300 123 6789

…and 17 more dates until 20 Apr

Jurassic Adventures

Fun family show about dinosaurs and the people that study them.

Millennium Forum, Londonderry

Sat 4 Apr

£12; £37.50 (Children £10) / 02871 264455

Sun 5 Apr

£12; £37.50 (Children £10) / 02871 264455

Moscow City Ballet: Swan Lake

  • Directed by: Natalia Ryzhenko
  • Written by: Natalia Ryzhenko

Tchaikovsky's romantic tragedy about the Prince Siegfried, his love Odette, and the evil spell cast upon them by Von Rothbart and Odile. Directed by Natalia Ryzhenko and Victor Smirnov-Golovanov.

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Fri 10 Apr

£17.50–£31.50 / 0844 854 2776

Cinderella: The Exhibition

Original costumes designed by Sandy Powell and props from Disney's new live action film of the classic fairytale directed by Kenneth Branagh, including Cinderella's glass slipper, which was made from a solid Swarovski crystal with 221 facets in a light-reflecting Crystal Blue Aurora Borealis coating.

Leicester Square, London WC2H

Wed 1 Apr

Free, ticketed, adv booking recommended at www.ticketmaster.co.uk

Thu 2 Apr

Free, ticketed, adv booking recommended at www.ticketmaster.co.uk

Fri 3 Apr

Free, ticketed, adv booking recommended at www.ticketmaster.co.uk

…and 7 more dates until 10 Apr back to top

Diamond Masterclass

Join a team of experts to learn all about diamonds and metals. With wine and nibbles.

Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh

Thu 9 Apr

Free / 0131 553 1131

The Norwich Gaming Festival 2015

An opportunity to browse and sample games, talks, workshops, screens, creative opportunities, new releases and, the popular Retro Arcade.

The Forum, Norwich

Mon 6 Apr

Free / 01603 727950

Tue 7 Apr

Free / 01603 727950

Wed 8 Apr

Free / 01603 727950

…and 3 more dates until 11 Apr

Inflatable Fun City

Yes, it is exactly as it sounds – a whole load of inflatable objects for wee ones to jump around on, with everything from bouncy castles to slides. Bad news for grown ups though, it's only for ages 2–12.

Glasgow Green

Fri 3 Apr

£7.99

Sat 4 Apr

£7.99

Sun 5 Apr

£7.99

…and 14 more dates until 19 Apr

Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt

Hop around on the trail of Lindt Gold Bunny. Follow the clues to lead you to the chocolatey treat.

The Alnwick Garden

Wed 1 Apr

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01665 511350

Thu 2 Apr

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01665 511350

Fri 3 Apr

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01665 511350

…and 9 more dates until 12 Apr

RHS Garden Wisley, Woking

Wed 1 Apr

Free once inside the garden / 0845 260 9000

Thu 2 Apr

Free once inside the garden / 0845 260 9000

Fri 3 Apr

Free once inside the garden / 0845 260 9000

…and 9 more dates until 12 Apr

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Wed 1 Apr

Pick up a trail map from the John Hope Gateway reception desk

Free / 0131 248 2909

Thu 2 Apr

Pick up a trail map from the John Hope Gateway reception desk

Free / 0131 248 2909

Fri 3 Apr

Pick up a trail map from the John Hope Gateway reception desk

Free / 0131 248 2909

…and 3 more dates until 6 Apr

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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That'll Be the Day

Step back in time with a brand new edition of the popular touring show, and hear rock'n'roll hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Thu 30 Apr

£24.50 / 0844 854 2776

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Sat 18 Apr

£24–£26 / 01702 351135

Corn Exchange, King's Lynn

Fri 3 Apr

£25 / 01553 764864

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Monkey Barrel Comedy

A weekend packed full of top local and visiting comedians to tickle your funny bone in an entirely appropriate way.

Beehive Inn, Edinburgh

Fri 3 Apr

£10 / 0131 225 7171

Sat 4 Apr

£10 / 0131 225 7171

Fri 10 Apr

£10 / 0131 225 7171

…and 5 more dates until 25 Apr

Scottish Food & Drink Producer Free Showcase Tasting

Meet Scottish producers of food and drink, have a chat and discover more about their range of products. There's also a draw, so you can be in with a chance to win a selection of foodie goodies yourself.

Cranachan and Crowdie, Edinburgh

Thu 2 Apr

Free / 0131 556 7194

Thu 9 Apr

Free / 0131 556 7194

Thu 16 Apr

Free / 0131 556 7194

…and 2 more dates until 30 Apr

52 Shades of Maggie

The sequel to 51 Shades of Maggie follows Maggie Muff and her pal Sally-Ann as they try to organise a party in the pub. Will things go as planned? What do you think?

Eden Court Theatre and Cinema, Inverness

Fri 10 Apr

01463 234234

Sat 11 Apr

01463 234234

Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Wed 15 Apr

£22.50–£25 / 0141 332 1846

Thu 16 Apr

£22.50–£25 / 0141 332 1846

Fri 17 Apr

£22.50–£25 / 0141 332 1846

…and 7 more dates until 30 Apr back to top

Dreamboats and Miniskirts

  • Written by: Maurice Gran

Musical sequel to Dreamboats And Petticoats written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, which follows an aspiring vocal duo, who must adapt their style to succeed during the advent of the Beatles and the Mersey sound. Featuring the hits 'Twist & Shout', 'Handy Man', 'Pretty Woman' and 'One Fine Day'.

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Mon 13 Apr

Ashcroft Theatre

£23.25–£31.25 / 020 8688 9291

Tue 14 Apr

Ashcroft Theatre

£23.25–£31.25 / 020 8688 9291

Wed 15 Apr

Ashcroft Theatre

£23.25–£31.25 / 020 8688 9291

…and 3 more dates until 18 Apr

The Hawth, Crawley

Tue 7 Apr

£31; £25; £33; £30 / 01293 553636

Wed 8 Apr

£31; £25; £33; £30 / 01293 553636

Thu 9 Apr

£31; £25; £33; £30 / 01293 553636

…and 2 more dates until 11 Apr

Marina Theatre, Lowestoft

Wed 1 Apr

£24–£35 (£21–£28) / 01502 533200

Thu 2 Apr

£24–£35 (£21–£28) / 01502 533200

Fri 3 Apr

£24–£35 (£21–£28) / 01502 533200

Sat 4 Apr

£24–£35 (£21–£28) / 01502 533200

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The Gruffalo Experience

Embark on a fun and interactive journey into the deep dark wood to meet the Gruffalo and other characters from the world famous children's picture book at Meadowhall Sheffield.

Meadowhall Showground, Sheffield

Wed 1 Apr

£7.50

Thu 2 Apr

£7.50

Fri 3 Apr

£7.50

…and 9 more dates until 12 Apr

Out of the Blue Flea Market

Bargain buys including furniture, clothes, music, bric-a-brac and more.

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Apr

Free / 0131 555 7100

Charity Car Boot Sale

Charity car boot sale in aid of Epsom Medical Equipment Fund. Features toilets, catering and on-site parking for buyers.

Epsom General Hospital

Sun 5 Apr

£10–£20 / 020 8337 8181

St Oswald's Car Boot Sale

Sell your wares or pick up a bargain at this car boot sale.

St Oswald’s Hospice, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 25 Apr

£0.50 / 0191 246 8126

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Balkanarama

A blend of klezmer, Balkan, gypsy punk and electronic beats featuring live music, bellydancing, Balkan rakija brandy tasting and a live jam session.

The Art School, Glasgow

Sat 4 Apr

£9–£10

Joined by Tantz (live).

Studio 24, Edinburgh

Fri 3 Apr

£9–£10 / 0131 558 3758

Joined by Tantz (live).

The Life & Music of Jim Reeves

Al Grant takes on Jim Reeves, singing all the favourites like 'Welcome to my World', 'Moonlight & Roses' and 'Danny Boy'.

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Mon 20 Apr

£18.50–£19.50 / 020 8561 8371

Buccleuch Centre, Langholm

Tue 14 Apr

£19.50 (£18) / 01387 381196

The Customs House, South Shields

Thu 16 Apr

£18 / 0191 454 1234

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Dunbar Street Art Trail

Walk the streets of Dunbar looking at art.

Various venues: Dunbar

Sat 18 Apr

Free / 01450 218 121

Easter Fun Day

Annual Easter celebrations featuring an equestrain stunt show, falconry display, climbing wall, archery range, sports taster sessions, Horne's Funfair and the Radio Tay Roadshow.

Camperdown Country Park, Dundee

Sun 5 Apr

Free

Des Bishop: Made in China

  • 4 stars

Des Bishop shares anecdotes from his time in China attempting to learn enough Chinese to perform stand-up in Mandarin.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Wed 1 Apr

Downstairs

prices vary / 020 7478 0100

Thu 2 Apr

Downstairs

prices vary / 020 7478 0100

Fri 3 Apr

Downstairs

prices vary / 020 7478 0100

…and 6 more dates until 11 Apr back to top