Tom Gates Live on Stage!

Tom Gates Live on Stage!

Liz Pichon is a legend in our house: she is the author adored by kids who wouldn’t otherwise pick up a book. 

The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book

We lucked out! On the day we saw The Jungle Book, the sun was high in the sky. The weather was stunning (and hot almost to the point of being oppressive) but that’s the gamble you have to take when booking in at the BOAT… 

Out Of The Hat

Out Of The Hat

The Long Nose Puppets are back! Their eclectic mix of original songs, beautiful hand-made puppets and gentle stories for the very young does not disappoint. Two brightly coloured birds with very long beaks, share an ideal friendship for innocent toddlers… 

The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch

The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch

What better recipe for bleary-eyed parents early on a Sunday morning, than a timeless tale of a happy couple saving their food from pesky seagulls?Young children were especially enthralled by the friendly, welcoming cast and their marvellously inventive interpretation of Rhonda and David Armitage's sweet story that has been in print for over 40 years - quite a phenomenon in children’s literature...