Glow Wild, Wakehurst, West Sussex (November 22 – December 16) AFTER the sun goes down, the trees, ponds and forest floors of the gorgeous wild botanic garden are brought to life with hundreds of glowing lanterns and torches of fire marking the trail. A perfect winter outing for all ages. See Kew.org for details.
Wizard of Oz, Birmingham Rep (November 24 – January 13) FOLLOW the yellow brick road with Dorothy and Toto on their journey to the Emerald City in the wonderful world of Oz. All the favourite songs and characters from the classic movie are included, with some added live magic. Recommended for ages seven plus. Check out birmingham-rep.co.uk.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year, M Shed, Bristol (October 20 – February 24) WITH a “wow” as well as an “ah” factor, the Natural History Museum’s exhibition has over a 100 images. From dramatic landscapes, to bizarre species, they make for breathtaking viewing. See www. bristolmuseums.org.uk.
Movie Nights at the Museum, Natural History Museum London (October 28 – 29) HAVE a whale of a time when Luna Cinema takes over the museum’s Hintze Hall to screen scary flicks – including The Shining, The Silence of the Lambs and The Blair Witch Project – in the shadow of the blue whale skeleton. See Thelunacinema. com.
Thunderbirds: Beyond the Horizon The Buzz, London (November 7 – January 27) THUNDERBIRDS are go – and in a new theatre specially designed for immersive shows like this sci-fi adventure inspired by the retro kids’ TV show. The International Rescue mission promises a 3D Tracy Island and strictly no puppets. Check buzztickets.co.uk.