Bargain Hunter: No time to kick your heels - 'Billy Elliot' tickets are going for a song


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If you fancy a trip to a West End musical in the next month or so, you can get almost half-price tickets to Billy Elliot if you book by 10am next Tuesday 6 May at

Under the offer, top price seats have been cut from £71 to £37.50, while third price seats are down from £41.50 to £27.50.

The offer is valid on tickets booked for Monday to Thursday performances from 5 May to 22 May, and from 2 June to 19 June.

Make a splash in May – with free watersports

It's National Watersports Month, meaning free entry to a range of events across the country, which is designed to encourage more of us to get on the water.

From Southampton to Argyll and Bute in Scotland, and from Norwich to Cardiff, there are more than 400 free watersports-related events taking place across the country during May.

Free activities offered include canoeing, sailing, rowing, windsurfing, kayaking and stand-up paddle-boarding. Details of the activities taking place in your area can be found at

A crisp new shirt? Check out Pringles' promotion

Pringles' latest promotion is aimed at football fans, with red or white Pringles-branded Umbro shirts up for grabs.

To get one of the limited edition shirts you'll need buy two promotional cans of Pringles and go to and enter the batch codes found on the bottom of each can. Postage and packing on the shirts is £3.

Get ready to garden with Asda's offers

Until next Tuesday, 6 May, Asda has a range of in-store offers on garden items, to tempt those green fingers to make an appearance.

For instance a Flymo twin-pack – featuring a 900w mower and a 230w trimmer – is £49,ri while a 100l water butt is a tenner!

There's also a 200l composter for a tenner, while for £49 you can get a 220w pressure washer.

Fire up the Kindle over the Bank Holiday

Over the May Day weekend, Amazon is offering £40 off the price its Kindle Fire HDX tablets, cutting the 7in tablet to £159, or the 8.9in version to £289.

The HDX tablets are the only ones featuring the Mayday button for free on-device tech support.

The offer – which is at\mayday – ends at midnight on Monday, 5 May. Enter code MAYDAY40 at checkout to redeem the discount.

Set a reminder for Seven Dials' spring festival

Here's one for the diary: on Saturday 17 May, London's Seven Dials and St Martin's Courtyard, in Covent garden, is hosting a Spring Shopping Festival where more than 130 shops, bars and restaurants will offer a 20 per cent discount between noon and 5pm.

There'll also be live music and street food. To get the discount, you'll need to register for a ticket before the day at

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