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Film-maker Sheryl Jenkins will run two workshops for children aged 5-plus. In Animate Your Dinosaur children will draw a dinosaur and then combine animation and live action using green screen effects to produce a mini Jurassic film they too will star in. The second will focus on stop-motion dinosaurs.

25 July, Rheged Centre (


The annual walkabout theatre in the park celebrates 30 years with a production of Treasure Island.

Until 12 Aug, Williamson Park ( 


Will Young, Alison Moyet, Marc Almond and others perform at the closing concert of a week-long celebration marking the 50th anniversary of sexual freedom in the UK. I Feel Love will also be broadcast live on BBC2.

29 July, Hull City Hall ( 


Recollection: Memory & Time is an exhibition of books, artefacts and new work from five North West artists. Built on the theme of memory, it accompanies the Reminiscence Project for people with dementia and their carers.

28 July-10 Sept, Portico Library (


Trev Fleming will create 300 improvised characters over the course of a 300-minute long performance. Using one-word suggestions from the audience to inspire his scenes, he will be backed up by members of Liverpool improvised theatre company Impropriety.

30 July, 81 Renshaw (


Supersenses is a new family exhibition looking at how we sense the world around us. It features sensory sound pits, virtual reality adapted to a 180 degree screen, and an installation of Bradford city sounds.

Until 8 Oct, National Science and Media Museum (


Sounds of Palestine is an evening of jazz from Mohamed Najem, composer and clarinettist from Bethlehem, and friends, and young singer Nai Barghouti (pictured). All artists are donating part of their fee to the UNICEF efforts in Syria.

27 July, Howard Assembly Room (   


English National Ballet’s My First Ballet: Cinderella is a reimagined version of the classic fairytale created especially for children as young as three.

26-30 July, Opera House ( 

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