The much-loved fairytale, following Cinderella’s wish to go to the ball, is being staged by the Russian State Ballet of Siberia. The acclaimed company’s performance is part of its five-day residency at Hull New Theatre, with The Nutcracker and Swan Lake among the other productions.
Saturday, January 27, 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Hull New Theatre, Kingston Square, Hull. Tickets from £19.50. Call 01482 300306. Visit www.hulltheatres.co.uk
2) Seussical Jr
Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat and plenty of other Dr Seuss characters are brought to the stage in Seussical Jr, a musical extravaganza from Tony-Award winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, which is being staged at Park Street Arts Centre.
Friday, January 26, to Sunday, January 28, 7pm. Sunday matinee, 2pm. Park Street Performing Arts Centre, Park Street, Hull. Tickets £6-£8. Visit www.parkstreet.com
3) Beach Cove
The indoor and outdoor adventure play centre, which opened last year at Hornsea Freeport, has activities including a zip wire, a giant sand pit and an electric car racing track.
Hornsea Freeport, Rolston Road, Hornsea. Entry £4.50 for children, adults and babies up to nine months free. Visit the Facebook page.
4) Galapagos: Timeless and Fearless
A Bavarian prince and Andy Summers – the guitarist from The Police – were among the visitors when Santiago Bejarano worked on the Galapagos Islands. In this talk, illustrated with photographs, Santiago will tell of the extraordinary wildlife and natural beauty of this Pacific Ocean paradise.
Tuesday, January 23, 7.25pm. Britannia Royal Station Hotel Hull, Ferensway, Hull. Entry £5. Visit www.hull2017.co.uk
5) East Riding Youth Dance
Young people from across the region, who’ve been working with professional dance artists, will show off the routines they’ve created with this show at Bridlington Spa.
Sunday, January 21, 6pm. Bridlington Spa, South Marine Drive, Bridlington. Tickets £3.50-£6. Visit www.bridspa.com
6) Travel poster competition
To celebrate the art of Terence Cuneo, a prolific painter whose work is on show at the University of Hull, this competition is inviting entrants to design a Hull travel poster. Among the age sections is an under-16s category, with the winners having their work reproduced as postcards.
The competition closes on February 28. For more information, visit culturenet.co.uk
7) Pottery Painting Parlour
Gabrielle’s, in Anlaby, offers the chance to get creative with a wide range of ceramics, including plates, bowls and mugs, which you can paint it in any style, colour or pattern you like and which can be glazed and fired ready for you to collect.
Gabrielle’s, Hull Road, Anlaby. Open Monday to Sunday. Prices start at £5.75, including all paints, glazes and firing costs. Visit www.gabriellesofanlaby.co.uk
8) Little Singers
These regular Thursday workshops, staged by Opera North, allow adults, toddlers and babies to explore music in a friendly environment.
Every Thursday, 10.30 am. East Riding Theatre, Lord Roberts Road, Beverley. £5 per child. Visit www.eastridingtheatre.co.uk
9) Big Garden Birdwatch
Volunteers will be on hand to help you spot and identify garden birds, alongside bird-themed children’s crafts and talks in the Seabird Centre as part of national Big Garden Birdwatch events.
Saturday, January 27, 10am. RSPB Bempton Cliffs, Bempton, near Flamborough. Entry £1 donation for kids’ crafts. Visit ww2.rspb.org.uk
10) Sledmere snowdrops
There’s free entry to the grounds and gardens at Sledmere House, from Tuesdays to Sundays, to enjoy the emerging snowdrops.
Tuesdays to Sundays, throughout January and February. Sledmere House, Sledmere, near Driffield. Visit www.sledmerehouse.com
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