Family Theatre

Family Theatre

Family Theatre

Thanks to our partnerships with some of the UK’s most dedicated and creative children’s theatre companies, our family shows are energetic, inclusive and fun. We choose touring productions which approach well-loved stories and completely new characters with enthusiasm, humour and often a song or two.

Shows are performed either in our intimate theatre, where everyone can feel part of the action.

Children under two are admitted free of charge.

 


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Topsy Turvy Theatre with Christopher Nibbles

In this family theatre, the guinea pigs of Dandeville love munching dandelion leaves so much that slowly but surely dandelions are disappearing from all over town. Christopher Nibble knows that crunch time has come when there is just one dandelion left – but will this plucky little guinea pig have the flower power to save the day? Written especially for children aged 2-7, Christopher Nibble is an uplifting story of one guinea pig’s selfless plan to help halt the disappearance…
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Available Dates
2
Next Date
Thu 13 April 2017
Time
11.30am
Venue
Lecture Theatre
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Rhubarb Theatre with Granny’s Game

Rhubarb Theatre brings you their brand new beautiful family show Granny’s Game. Exploring whilst at Gran’s, two children discover a most mysterious game and get more than they bargained for when they start to roll the dice! Join Julia and John as they play Granny’s Game, where a trip around the board becomes a globetrotting adventure! Wrestling the snakes and climbing the ladders, our brave players will risk it all in a high stake quest they’ll never forget. Granny’s Game…
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Available Dates
2
Next Date
Fri 21 April 2017
Time
11.30am
Venue
Lecture Theatre
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STEVEN LEE’S DON’T DRIBBLE ON THE DRAGON

"My brother has a dragon and he keeps it secretly Within a box beneath his socks. He’s hiding it from me…" Tom is a toddler with a cool older brother, a secret dragon… and a dribbling problem that just won’t stop!  When Tom's endless drooling threatens to tear the brothers' friendship apart, can a dragon's crazy magic help them put it back together again...or will it only end up making things worse? Based on the fabulous new book by Steven Lee and…
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Available Dates
2
Next Date
Fri 02 June 2017
Time
1.00pm
Venue
Lecture Theatre