Where's My Igloo Gone?

Where's My Igloo Gone?

Oolik is an ordinary girl who goes on an extraordinary Arctic adventure to save her igloo home. On her way she meets some exciting friends to help her – including YOU! Ages 5+ Running Time: 50 mins 

Ugly Duckling

Ugly Duckling

In a nest at the edge of a pond a flock of baby ducklings find an enormous egg which hatches into the most unusual duckling the pond has ever seen - Ugly Duckling! Ages 3+ Running Time: 55 mins 

Fairytales Gone Bad: Grannylocks / The Monstrous Duckling

Fairytales Gone Bad: Grannylocks / The Monstrous Duckling

Join performance poet Joseph Coelho, winner of the 2015 Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award, as he unwinds the true stories behind the happily ever afters and discover they’re maybe not as charming as you remember! 

Penguin

Penguin

Ben is delighted when he rips open his present, inside is a penguin. Based on the award-winning book by Polly Dunbar, Penguin is exiting, surreal and full of surprises, with lively songs by Tom Gray, of Gomez, that will have everyone joining in! 

Winter Arts Fair

Winter Arts Fair

A free event featuring local artists, children’s book illustrators, a range of handmade crafts and a series of events in the theatre with some of our Pictures at Play artists. 

Three Billy Goats Gruff & Other Furry Tails

Three Billy Goats Gruff & Other Furry Tails

Our Storyteller is on the run from those three-headed monsters, trying to bring you the most fantastic tales from the Magic Land of Three. All will be revealed in this beautiful show using puppets and props. 

The Steadfast Tin Soldier

The Steadfast Tin Soldier

There once was a remarkable tin soldier who fell in love with a beautiful paper dancer and then tumbled out of a window, so beginning a perilous journey into the unknown. 

Twinkle Twinkle

Twinkle Twinkle

There are melodies that live in all of us. Created with an award-winning team of artists, this gorgeous tale of love, loss, loneliness and light is an entrancing introduction to theatre for the very young... 

Handa’s Surprise

Handa’s Surprise

Join Handa as she journeys to visit her best friend Akeyo in the next village. Handa is taking seven delicious fruits as a surprise, but seven different animals have seven very different ideas... 

Climb That Tree - A Family Music Show

Climb That Tree - A Family Music Show

Join award-winning songwriter and musician David Gibb on a musical journey through his hilarious and often surreal imagination. Climb That Tree is guaranteed to have both parents and children singing along in no time. 

Your Toys

Your Toys

A monstrous force rules the land. Only the bravest can defeat it. But the challenge is perilous - will everyone survive? On this epic journey, we're all in danger, and only the toys can save us - your toys. 

Flit, Flap & Fly

Flit, Flap & Fly

A squawking adventure that follows a young bird's frantic and funny journey towards independence, and his relationship with his fine-singing father. Early booking is advised as this show has limited capacity. 

Fun Palaces

Fun Palaces

Join us at our free family fun day as we create a pop-up Fun Palace throughout our building and garden, celebrating arts, culture and science with a lively collection of events organised by our local community for our local community. 

What Once Was Ours

What Once Was Ours

Created against the background of Brexit, What Once Was Ours has been developed in consultation with young people across the country and uses their words & opinions to explore how politics & national values impact on the complex lives of one family. 

Three

Three

Three wishes, three witches, three sisters, three pigs, three bears, three musketeers...! Jump on board the ingenious and cleverly crafted wagon of fairytales in this spellbinding new musical play for children aged 3-8 and their families. 

Butterflies

Butterflies

Three friends embark on an exciting adventure to chase their butterflies away. They cross new seas to uncharted lands, on a journey filled with discovery. The only trouble is they’re all a bit worried about it! Ages 3-7 Running Time: 40 mins 

Fairytales Gone Bad: Grannylocks / The Monstrous Duckling

Fairytales Gone Bad: Grannylocks / The Monstrous Duckling

A father returns home with a magical cloak. A cloak that hides a story… Did you know that the ugly duckling was never ugly? He was truly monstrous! Running Time: 45 mins Age Range: 3+ 

her

her

her house is gone her home is destroyed her world has changed …I am her A girl comes home to find her house has disappeared. The neighbours have fled and the streets are deserted... 

Wow! Says the Owl

Wow! Says the Owl

Little Angel Theatre presents Wow! Said the Owl Wow! Said the Owl, the acclaimed children’s book by award winning author Tim Hopgood, is brought to life through a blend of beautiful story-telling, puppetry and music... 

The Colour of Me

The Colour of Me

Wriggle Dance presents The Colour of Me Join us in a magical world of colour. With live music and projection this interactive dance theatre performance promises to delight, tickle and inspire young audiences... 

Anatomy of the Piano

Anatomy of the Piano

Will Pickvance presents Anatomy of the Piano (for beginners) Part recital, part dissection, this unforgettable show features whirlwind piano playing, songs and stories as well as hand-drawn projections to create an extraordinary experience for all. 

The Girl and the Giraffe

The Girl and the Giraffe

One day whilst Girl is in her garden she spots something on the other side of the fence. Charming puppetry, an enchanting soundscape and beautiful storytelling combine in this sensitive show about love and friendship, told from a child's perspective. 

Big Wow Small Wonder

Big Wow Small Wonder

Justin is the smallest boy in the whole town. Told with huge helpings of humour, poignant poetry, original music and plenty of audience participation, this is a tall story about the wonders of being small... 

Leaf

Leaf

Join us as we tell the life story of a very special leaf in this warm, intimate and playful new piece inspired by nature and the seasons. Framed within an evocative soundscape, this is the perfect introduction to theatre for the very young... 

Maddy and the Invisible Band...

Maddy and the Invisible Band...

Invisible Flash Theatre presents Maddy and the Invisible Band of Groovers Full of audience participation and using storytelling, puppetry and songs to celebrate difference and friendship, this charming show encourages you to believe in yourself. 

Underneath the Magical Moon

Underneath the Magical Moon

tutti frutti and York Theatre Royal present Underneath a Magical Moon A reimagining of Peter Pan as told by Wendy Darling. Come with us as we invite you to fly into a fantastical world of adventure, where time stands still... 

Rapunzel and the Tower of Doom

Rapunzel and the Tower of Doom

Theatre Of Widdershins presents Rapunzel and the Tower of Doom Tangles? Split ends? Frizzy? Flyaway? This enchanting show promises plenty of body, volume and loads of highlights. Make an appointment to see the show today – because you’re worth it! 

Daughter of the Forest

Daughter of the Forest

Komola Collective presents Daughter of the Forest Komola Collective’s new family theatre piece creates the magical world of Bonbibi through puppetry, physical theatre and contemporary storytelling, with music by acclaimed British-Bengali band Khiyo. 

Cake

Cake

Whalley Range All Stars presents Cake A brand new, intimate object-theatre show for children and families from Whalley Range All Stars, an innovative company renowned for their imaginative performances... 

Penguinpig

Penguinpig

Traum Theatre presents Penguinpig Based on the best-selling picture book by Stuart Spendlow, Penguinpig is a cautionary tale told through puppetry offering a fun-filled show about the internet that is educational and entertaining. 

Orion and the Dark

Orion and the Dark

Peaceful Lion Productions presents Orion and the Dark Based on the book by Emma Yarlett, this is a heart-warming tale of friendship, adventure and overcoming your fears. Join Orion as he faces his biggest fear and finds out it’s friendly. 

Fun Palaces

Fun Palaces

Fun Palaces is a free, nationwide celebration of arts and culture that shouts, sings, shimmies, stomps from the rooftops: arts and sciences, all culture, is a crucial part of human life, and they are truly glorious... 

Monstersaurus

Monstersaurus

Ages 3-7 £7 Big Wooden Horse presents Monstersaurus! This energetic show full of thrills, spills, magic and mayhem will delight the whole family – with original music and plenty of audience participation!