Taken... the kids to see the world premiere of the play of Jacqueline Wilson's award-winning book The Suitcase Kid? Saturday is the last performance of this tale of family breakup, a child called Andy and her imaginary friend, a giant rabbit called Radish. Brix Theatre, Brixton Hill, London SW2 (0171-274 6470).
Checked out... Anne Frank: A History for Today at the Newcastle Discovery Museum? Fifty years after her death at the hands of the Nazis, the tale of her short life maintains its shocking power. Newcastle Discovery Museum, Blandford Sq, Newcastle (0191 2226417).