Family Entertainment Oct ’24-May ’25

Published on 8th July 2024

Theatre is a fantastic way to get your little ones interested in the arts, from finding the funny in hilarious performances to being amazed by costume and set design. Inspire their imaginations, and allow them to adventure to new worlds, empathise with different characters and find awe in the magic of performance. From Autumn this year to Spring next year, we have plenty of theatre and performances for families.

Roald Dahl and The Imagination Seekers

7 Sep | 11am & 2pm

All around the world, Roald Dahlʼs words are disappearing, not only from books but children’s minds too! Now only a secret organisation known as the Ancient Guild of TaleTenders can save the stories – and they need your help…
Recommended 6-10yrs.

Nick Cope’s Family Show

30 Oct | 11am & 2pm

Nick Cope has been writing and recording his beautiful and unique songs for children and their families for over 10 years, he performs with his guitar and stunning animations to sell-out crowds nationwide. Nick’s live performances are legendary and appeal to children and adults alike.
Recommended 3+.

Mr Sleepybum

8 Nov | 4pm
9 Nov | 11am & 2pm

Do you have stupid and silly dreams at night? Well, Mr. Sleepybum does, and he’s going to reenact them all for you in this high-energy, silly comedy show for the whole family.
Recommended 3-8yrs.

The Man Who Wanted to be a Penguin

From 14 Dec

The Man Who Wanted to be a Penguin explores individuality, being different, learning to communicate, and fitting in. Overall it is humorous, joyful, full of energy, exploratory and works for people of all ages.
Recommended 3+.

Michael Morpurgo’s Farm Boy

10 May | 11am & 2pm

Following successful UK tours and a critically acclaimed run in New York, Michael Morpurgo’s compelling sequel to ‘War Horse’ returns to the stage in this delightful, family-friendly show combining drama, storytelling, and original music – a moving account of the changing face of the English countryside and a beautifully crafted reminder that stories really can reach out across the generations.
Recommended 8+.

Also coming in Spring…

Mischief and Mystery in Moominvalley


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