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25 events
  • Wheee!: The Princess & The Pea Loading...
    Children & Families

    Wheee!: The Princess & The Pea

    Monday 28 May - Tuesday 29 May

    A charming and beautifully quirky dance theatre adaptation of this favourite Hans Christian Andersen story by the brilliant Norwegian company Dybwikdans.  

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    Children & Families

    Luminarium

    Monday 28 May - Sunday 03 June

    Architects of Air have toured to more than 40 countries across five continents with their extraordinary structures which astonish and delight audiences of all ages. 

  • Where It All Began: Screening Loading...
    Children & Families

    Where It All Began: Screening

    Monday 28 May - Sunday 03 June

    A rare opportunity to watch the original pilot episode of this Emmy, Bafta and RTS nominated series – 15 minutes of exclusive material previously unseen by public audiences.

  • Peg Puppets & Stories Workshop Loading...
    Children & Families

    Peg Puppets & Stories Workshop

    Monday 28 May

    Make a fantastic peg puppet with fabric scraps and other household bits and pieces, and then devise your own fairy tales to act out.

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    Children & Families

    Expedition

    Wednesday 30 May

    Artists are often inspired by expeditions, investigative walks, or even Grand Tours. In these workshops with artist Gina Mollett, participants will be venturing out into the landscape of Highfields Park and University Park Campus to collect ideas and make observations.

  • Wheee! 2018: Is This A Dagger? Loading...
    Children & Families

    Wheee! 2018: Is This A Dagger?

    Friday 01 June

    Andy Cannon retells Shakespeare’s Macbeth, taking audiences on a thousand-year journey from fact to fiction and back again. Suitable for ages 8+

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    Children & Families

    Stick by me

    Saturday 02 June

    A playful and quirky new show for young children about friendship and play, and the importance of treasuring little things.

  • Wheee! Family Weekend Loading...
    Children & Families

    Wheee! Family Weekend

    Saturday 02 June - Sunday 03 June

    The Wheee! family weekend is always special and this year is no exception. There will be lots of arts and craft activities plus outdoor theatre and dance performances to entertain family members of all ages.

  • The Snail and the Whale Loading...
    Children & Families

    The Snail and the Whale

    Saturday 23 June - Sunday 24 June

    A tiny snail longs to see the world, so she hitches a lift on the tail of a humpback whale. But when the whale gets beached, how will the snail save him?

  • Wilde Creatures Loading...
    Children & Families

    Wilde Creatures

    Saturday 28 July - Sunday 29 July

    The Wilde Creatures, a band of storytelling musicians, bring to life Oscar Wilde’s classic fairy stories including The Happy Prince, The Nightingale and the Rose and The Birthday of the Infanta.

  • The Canterville Ghost Loading...
    Children & Families

    The Canterville Ghost

    Saturday 28 July

    For your delight and delectation, four valiant vaudevillians present their terrifying take on Oscar Wilde’s most gruesome ghost story.

  • From Pirates to Porcupines: Creating Magical Children's Book Characters Loading...
    Children & Families

    From Pirates to Porcupines: Creating Magical Children's Book Characters

    Saturday 04 August

    Join us for a celebration of the magical characters that inhabit children illustrated books in a fun workshop aimed at children and families.