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The Kite Runner, the egg, Bath, Mon 6–Sat 11 Nov

Loved the book? Now see the show, on a major UK tour after two seasons in the West End. A faithful adaptation of the story of two Afghan boys in a divided country on the verge of war – with live Afghan tabla drumming.

The Tin Drum, Bristol Old Vic, Tues 7–Sat 18 Nov

On Oskar’s third birthday, he rails against the adult world and decides to remain a child forever. Based on Günter Grass’ surreal post-war masterpiece, this Kneehigh production tells the story of love, war and fizz powder in Germany as startling musical satire: part Baroque opera, part psychedelic white-out and part epic poem. Wow.

Vintage, artisan and designer-maker Christmas shopping, various locations, Fri 10 – Sun 12 Nov

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Browse handmade stuff and soak up some Mediaeval festive spirit (and nosh) at the Christmas Artisan Market, Bishop’s Palace, Wells Fri 10–12 Nov; vintage stuff at Vintage Somerset’s Vintage and Retro Fair, also in Wells, Sat 11 Nov; and designer-maker stuff at the Somerset Collective’s Christmas pop-up At the Chapel in Bruton on Fri 10 Nov.

Goodbye Christopher Robin, Westlands, Sun 12–Mon 13 Nov

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The story of AA Milne’s famous book and the effect it had on the son who inspired it –  and it wasn’t all skipping through 100 acre wood without a care in the world.

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