Blog Series: Step into the theatre
- 09 July 2021
- Brighton Open Air Theatre
Grab your popcorn and take your seat, the performance is about to begin…
Whether you’ll be watching from your sofa or the royal circle, there are so many incredible shows for you and your family to enjoy.
We're delighted to be bringing you a series of blogs based on different art forms with suggestions of physical and online events and activities. Last time we celebrated all things music, and today our theme is THEATRE.
As always, we'd love to see your creations and hear about what you've taken part in, so make sure you tag us on social media #FantasticforFamilies.
Head2Head Sensory Theatre have created a multi-layered game to suit a wide range of abilities. It comes in the form of a printable PDF booklet which will act as the guide for your journey: it has things to cut out and colour in, as well as suggestions of household objects to find and use throughout the experience. This is paired with a YouTube play-list on our channel, including crafting instructions, songs and some of your favourite characters
What ages is this recommended for?: 5-16 years
How much?: £10 (including P&P and USB dongle)
Step into a fairy tale town and into the woods to discover a world of giants, palaces, gingerbread houses and treasure caves.
Where?: Discover Children’s Story Centre
When?: 21 May - 31 Dec
What ages is this recommended for?: 0-8 years
How much?: £2
Join One Fell Swoop for a journey deep into the merry world of the Forest of Arden. This hilarious and magical outdoor promenade performance holds a space for cross-dressing heroines and triumphant heroes who learn how to embrace their imaginations, let go of their fears and surrender to romance.
Where? Various venues across Liverpool and surrounding areas
When? Multiple dates from 10-25 July
What ages is this recommended for? 10-16 years
How much? £12.93 - £16.50
Gothic fantasy meets RuPaul‘s Drag Race in Changeling Theatre’s unmissable A Midsummer Night’s Dream. A funny, fantastical feast for the senses that will delight all ages.
Where? Brighton Open Air Theatre
When? 8-10 July (tickets only available for tonight - 9th July!)*What ages is this recommended for? 4-16 years
How much? £13.50 - £15
Fancy creating your own show at home?
Guildhall Art Gallery and London's Roman Amphitheatre have created video workshops recorded by theatrical set designers and performers. They’ll work through the stages of making your own play, theatre and how to create your own puppets to bring the show to life at home.
What ages is this recommended for? 5-13 years
How much? Free!
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