January

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Sarah Millican: Outsider

You'll know her face from talking about cake and cats on the telly, so here's another chance to see the Millican phenomenon in full flight live on stage. It was Sarah Millican's Not Nice that brought the Geordie lass to the public's attention, after her show won if.comedy's Best Newcomer at the 2008 Edinburgh Festival.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 16 Jan 2016

£25 / 01256 844244

Buxton Opera House

Wed 27 Jan 2016

£26 / 0845 127 2190

Leeds Town Hall

Thu 21 Jan 2016

£25

Fri 22 Jan 2016

£25

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Waverley Market @ Platform 2

Fifty stalls set up in Waverley by Local Motive Markets, offering ethical and local products from fresh produce to crafts.

Waverley Station, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Jan 2016

Free / 0131 558 9644

Fri 8 Jan 2016

Free / 0131 558 9644

Fri 15 Jan 2016

Free / 0131 558 9644

…and 2 more dates until 29 Jan 2016

Hairspray

  • Directed by: Drew McOnie

Musical tale of Baltimore in the 1960s.

New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Fri 1 Jan 2016

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 0870 607 7533

Sat 2 Jan 2016

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 0870 607 7533

Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne

Mon 18 Jan 2016

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 0844 811 2121

Tue 19 Jan 2016

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 0844 811 2121

Wed 20 Jan 2016

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 0844 811 2121

…and 10 more dates until 30 Jan 2016

Glasgow Continental – Scotland's Weekly Skinny Swim, Turkish and Sauna

Glasgow Continental offers mixed naturist (nude) use of a 21m pool, Turkish suite, steam room, saunas and relaxation areas in a friendly, welcoming environment.

Arlington Baths, Glasgow

Sun 3 Jan 2016

£10 (Children £4; Members of Arlington Baths free) / 0141 332 6021

Sun 10 Jan 2016

£10 (Children £4; Members of Arlington Baths free) / 0141 332 6021

Sun 17 Jan 2016

£10 (Children £4; Members of Arlington Baths free) / 0141 332 6021

…and 2 more dates until 31 Jan 2016

ARTIST ROOMS: Roy Lichtenstein

A three-room display of the work of Roy Lichtenstein (1923–1997), the man who made Ben-Day dots into his signature style. This display brings together for the first time works by the wittiest of the pop artists.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Jan 2016

Free / 0131 624 6200

Sat 2 Jan 2016

Free / 0131 624 6200

Sun 3 Jan 2016

Free / 0131 624 6200

…and 7 more dates until 10 Jan 2016 back to top

Singles Night

Busy night for singles ages 30+ to mingle and meet. Smart jeans are allowed but no rips.

Bondhay Golf Club, Worksop

Fri 1 Jan 2016

£4 / 01909 723608

Fri 15 Jan 2016

£4 / 01909 723608

Fri 29 Jan 2016

£4 / 01909 723608

ShuttleScots Badminton Club

Regular open sessions for all abilities with Edinburgh's own friendly and inclusive lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual badminton group. It's a fun and easy sport to pick up, with plenty of punning opportunities to boot.

Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh

Tue 5 Jan 2016

£3 (Members £2.50) / 0131 661 5351

Tue 12 Jan 2016

£3 (Members £2.50) / 0131 661 5351

Tue 19 Jan 2016

£3 (Members £2.50) / 0131 661 5351

Tue 26 Jan 2016

£3 (Members £2.50) / 0131 661 5351

Fresh Thursdays

A mix of R&B, hip hop, dancehall, house and 90s.

Rise Superclub, London WC2H

Thu 7 Jan 2016

£5 / 07904 444401

Thu 14 Jan 2016

£5 / 07904 444401

Thu 21 Jan 2016

£5 / 07904 444401

Thu 28 Jan 2016

£5 / 07904 444401

John Elliott Trio

Classic jazz arrangements and standards from pianist Elliott.

The Shore Bar & Restaurant, Edinburgh

Tue 5 Jan 2016

Free / 0131 553 5080

Tue 12 Jan 2016

Free / 0131 553 5080

Thu 14 Jan 2016

Free / 0131 553 5080

…and 3 more dates until 28 Jan 2016

Altrincham/Sale Rock Choir

The Altrincham & Sale Rock Choir is led by Greater Manchester based musician Maxine Cherrie. A local community choir first and foremost, we are also part of the national Rock Choir network, which has provided some exceptional performance opportunities. Members of Rock Choir have had the chance to meet and sing in…

The Masonic Hall, Sale

Tue 12 Jan 2016

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Tue 19 Jan 2016

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Tue 26 Jan 2016

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

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The Johnny Cash Roadshow

Cash tribute from singer/songwriter Clive John.

Richmond Theatre

Fri 15 Jan 2016

£20–£35 / 0870 060 6651

The Woman in Black

  • Directed by: Robin Herford
  • Written by: Stephen Mallatratt (adapt)

Theatre experience with a heavy film noir influence, about a young lawyer trying to exorcise his metaphorical demons.

Fortune Theatre, London WC2B

Sat 2 Jan 2016

£19.50–£60 / 0844 871 7627

Tue 5 Jan 2016

£19.50–£60 / 0844 871 7627

Wed 6 Jan 2016

£19.50–£60 / 0844 871 7627

…and 8 more dates until 16 Jan 2016

Bluegrass/Americana Jam Session

Bassist John Allan and mandolinist Wilf James host a monthly bluegrass jam session. All levels welcome, from beginner to advanced pickers. Acoustic instruments only please.

Bar Gumbo, Glasgow

Mon 25 Jan 2016

Free / 0141 334 7132

East Glasgow Health Walks

Gentle volunteer led walks through local parks and Glasgow's green spaces. Wear comfortable footwear and dress for the weather. No booking is required but call before your first walk to check it is going ahead. Children are welcome if accompanied by an adult.

FARE Scotland, Glasgow

Wed 6 Jan 2016

Free / 030 0343 0400

Wed 13 Jan 2016

Free / 030 0343 0400

Wed 20 Jan 2016

Free / 030 0343 0400

Wed 27 Jan 2016

Free / 030 0343 0400

Glasgow Club Whitehill Pool

Wed 6 Jan 2016

Free / 030 0343 0400

Wed 13 Jan 2016

Free / 030 0343 0400

Wed 20 Jan 2016

Free / 030 0343 0400

Wed 27 Jan 2016

Free / 030 0343 0400

Glasgow Necropolis

Tue 5 Jan 2016

Free / 030 0343 0400

Townhead Gates

Tue 12 Jan 2016

Free / 030 0343 0400

Townhead Gates

Tue 19 Jan 2016

Free / 030 0343 0400

Townhead Gates

Tue 26 Jan 2016

Free / 030 0343 0400

Townhead Gates

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Edinburgh's Christmas

Six weeks of winter wonderland in Edinburgh, with the east side of Princes Street transformed by a fairground, a host of colourful lights and the fabled German Christmas market with dozens of stalls selling traditional trinkets and crafts as well as delicious Teutonic treats (and, of course, glühwein).

City Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Jan 2016

Times & prices vary

Sat 2 Jan 2016

Times & prices vary

Sun 3 Jan 2016

Times & prices vary

Mon 4 Jan 2016

Times & prices vary

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Edinburgh's Hogmanay

New Year is such a big deal in Scotland we even have our own name for it: that’s Hogmanay, for anyone not familiar with the local parlance. For proof of just how sacred a ritual sending off the old and welcoming in the new is here, look no further than Edinburgh’s Hogmanay, which from ad hoc roots a couple of decades…

Various venues: Edinburgh

Fri 1 Jan 2016

Times & prices vary / 0844 573 8455

Greenock/Gourock Rock Choir

The Greenock Rock Choir is led by vocal teacher Jennifer Sim. The choir will be performing locally again soon so it's a chance for you to join in, sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Jennifer. Rock Choir members have performed and sung across the country at venues including Wembley…

The Albany Theatre, Greenock

Mon 11 Jan 2016

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Mon 18 Jan 2016

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Mon 25 Jan 2016

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Jonathan Gardner

Work by artist whose paintings have been compared to those of Picabia, Magritte and Balthus.

Mary Mary, Glasgow

Fri 1 Jan 2016

Free / 0141 226 2257

Sat 2 Jan 2016

Free / 0141 226 2257

Tue 5 Jan 2016

Free / 0141 226 2257

…and 9 more dates until 16 Jan 2016

Sarah Millican: Home Bird

You'll know her face from talking about cake and cats on the telly, so here's another chance to see the Millican phenomenon in full flight live on stage.

Assembly Hall, Worthing

Sat 16 Jan 2016

£26.50 / 01903 206206

Buxton Opera House

Wed 27 Jan 2016

£26 / 0845 127 2190

Plaza, Stockport

Tue 26 Jan 2016

£25 / 0161 477 7779

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Showaddywaddy

Doo wop nostalgia merchants, big in the 70s, with thinning quiffs these days, tour in celebration of their 40th year together.

Grimsby Auditorium

Fri 15 Jan 2016

£19.50 / 0870 607 7461

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Sleaford Rock Choir

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Quarrington Community Hall, Sleaford

Wed 13 Jan 2016

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Wed 20 Jan 2016

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Wed 27 Jan 2016

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Tweeting Toddlers

Group for young animal lovers and their guardians. Expect songs, stories and activities, including – if the weather behaves – outside exploring. Suitable for ages 0–3.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Tue 5 Jan 2016

£3 suggested donation / 0141 276 9599

Tue 12 Jan 2016

£3 suggested donation / 0141 276 9599

Aberdeen Rock Choir

The local Aberdeen choir is run by Aberdeenshire based musician Chris Mutch. Our No.1 Album gave ordinary people the chance to become chart-topping singers, and Rock Choir is continually giving our members bigger and better opportunities to achieve things they never thought they could do - from supporting national…

Bon Accord Golf Club, Aberdeen

Wed 13 Jan 2016

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Wed 20 Jan 2016

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Wed 27 Jan 2016

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Bill Bailey: Limboland

The master of surreality airs his qualms and doubts about the world via a charming blend of religious dubstep, horntallica and an interesting new musical take on Downton Abbey.

Vaudeville Theatre, London WC2R

Sat 2 Jan 2016

£31.25–£81.25 / 0844 482 9675

Sun 3 Jan 2016

£31.25–£81.25 / 0844 482 9675

Tue 5 Jan 2016

£31.25–£81.25 / 0844 482 9675

…and 5 more dates until 10 Jan 2016

The Bodyguard

  • Directed by: Thea Sharrock
  • Written by: Alex Dinelaris (book)

Musical adaptation for the stage of the 1992 film which featured Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston.

Bristol Hippodrome

Wed 13 Jan 2016

£18.50–£52.50 / 0844 847 2325

Thu 14 Jan 2016

£18.50–£52.50 / 0844 847 2325

Fri 15 Jan 2016

£20–£57.50 / 0844 847 2325

…and 13 more dates until 30 Jan 2016

Palace Theatre, Manchester

Sat 2 Jan 2016

£20–£57.50 / 0844 847 2275

Mon 4 Jan 2016

£18.50–£52.50 / 0844 847 2275

Tue 5 Jan 2016

£18.50–£52.50 / 0844 847 2275

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