An eclectic mix of fantastical adventures for the young and young of heart! Classics and new writing!
All our productions come with a free worksheet!
A programme of Family Theatre in collaboration with OPEN. Put these dates in your diary and join us on:
Each month we’ll have two performances at 3pm and 6pm and will include a fun workshop based on the show.
We design performances to entertain, excite, enthuse, motivate and trigger your imagination. We use puppets, adventure and theatre magic!
Our family theatre shows will appeal if you are 5 or 95!
A Christmas Carol
Coming Winter 2021
Charles Dickens’ timeless classic vividly brought to life with puppets, music and festive magic all its own. Join Ebenezer Scrooge and the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future on A Wonderful Adventure! No matter what happens throughout the year, Christmas is always a time of hope and joy!
'Twas the Night Before Christmas
This enchanting classic poem is read by many families on the night before Christmas and captures the special magic of the festive season. The poem has been crafted into a dramatic performance with beautiful storytelling, puppetry and Christmas cheer for all to hear!
Amelia Earhart at the
Edge of the Stars
This new play tells the story of what happened after Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan disappeared! They fly into a strange electrical storm and crash land on a mysterious island where they meet Laika and Pchyolka; two strange little creatures who help our heroes begin their greatest adventure
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Frank L. Baum’s classic tale! The colourful world and gentle humanity of Baum’s vision brought to life in a supercharged yet faithful reimagining of the classic novel! Dorothy is whisked away by a tornado, and crash-lands in the land of Oz where she meets the Tin Man, Scarecrow and Cowardly Lion on a quest to meet the Wizard of Oz and gain their heart’s desires!
Journey to the Centre of the Earth
Coming Summer 2021
A steampunk adaptation of Jules Verne's epic. This amazing adventure will be performed by two actors utilizing puppetry, H.A.N.S the supercomputer and dinosaurs!
The Secret Garden
Summer and Autumn 2019
Mary Lennox is orphaned in India, and is relocated to a large country house in Yorkshire. Her formerly spoiled ways and grief are tempered by a beautiful and mysterious secret garden and the new friendships she forms. Together these friends begin healing, playing and laughing again and bask in the glory of the
The Steadfast Tin Soldier
Hans Christian Andersen's classic tale of love, loss and redemption. A Grandfather starts telling his granddaughter the beloved tale when her imagination brings the story to life. This beauitful play clevely uses shadow puppetry and alternate endings enabling you to pick your
The Wind in the Willows
A promenade production of Kenneth Grahame’s classic story in an energetic, playful and safe performance! Showcasing the fun and adventure, as well as the mysterious, intangible beauty of this masterpiece!
Adhering to the latest government guidelines on managing the risks related to Covid-19.
The Wind in the Willows
2018 - 2019
Kenneth Grahame’s classic story in an energetic, playful and faithful production! Creative use of props and scenery, puppets and live actors showcase the fun and adventure, as well as the mysterious, intangible beauty of this masterpiece resulting in a performance in equal parts manic and moving!
A Christmas Tail
Nissa believes in the magic of Christmas, but her Dad doesn’t, because he remembers how his own father, was always away during the Yuletide celebrations. But Nissa’s Grandad gives her the gift of a very special fox from his workshop that will bring the family together in a joyous celebration of the holidays!