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Christmas Magic - The English National Ballet's The Nutcracker (until January 5) and The Sleeping Beauty (January 9 - January 19): These two classics are being brought to life by The English National Ballet English National Ballet, founded in 1950 as the "Festival Ballet" inspired by the then imminent Festival of Britain, is one of the leading ballet companies in the United Kingdom founded by Alicia Markova and Anton Dolin, with the financial backing of Polish impresario Julian  at the London Coliseum. In The Nutcracker, young Clara is transported to the Land of Snow, where she sees the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies. And if you can't make it to that one, timeless fairy tale The Sleeping Beauty follows shortly after. www.ballet.org.uk, 0207 845 9300 An Evening With Bryan Ferry (from October 26): Groovy old smoothie Bryan Ferry hits the road on a national tour, taking in venues from Plymouth to Edinburgh. The former Roxy Music frontman will be showcasing tunes from new album The Jazz Age. www.ticketmaster.co.uk, 0844 844 0444 Walking With Dinosaurs Walking with Dinosaurs was a six-part television series produced by the BBC, narrated by Kenneth Branagh, and first aired in the UK in 1999. The series was subsequently aired in North America on the Discovery Channel, with Branagh's voice replaced with that of Avery Brooks.  - The Arena Spectacular (until January 6): Children will be captivated cap·ti·vate  
tr.v. cap·ti·vat·ed, cap·ti·vat·ing, cap·ti·vates
1. To attract and hold by charm, beauty, or excellence. See Synonyms at charm.

2. Archaic To capture.
 by these animatronic dinosaurs that roar and prowl, particularly the 20ft T-Rex that fights off predators. London's cavernous 02 Arena in North Greenwich is the perfect setting for the 20 giant models. www.dinosaurlive.com, 0844 875 9000
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Title Annotation:Features; Opinion, Column
Publication:Sunday Mirror (London, England)
Date:Dec 23, 2012
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