Kids and family

October

  • illustration of boy under tree and wolf laying down
  • Goblin Theatre presents

  • Peter and the wolf

  • Sunday 1 October, 11am and 2pm
  • £8 per child, accompanying adult £4
  • 1 hour (4+ years)
  • Multi-instrumental live music, comedy and puppetry combine in this madcap new show from acclaimed company Goblin.
  • Join Peter on a hilarious adventure through the fields and forest as he discovers new sounds and noises. Featuring animal antics of singing birds, waddling ducks, sneaky cats, and a rocking wolf. With new music lovingly inspired by Prokofiev’s classic, this is Peter and the Wolf as you’ve never seen it before.
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  • Mini Fridge presents

  • Ian and Lindsey’s incredible interactive improv

  • Wednesday 18 October, 11.30am
  • £5 / party of four £15
  • 1 hour (all ages welcome)
  • Come join award-winning comedians Ian Hall and Lindsey Warnes Carroll as they create a fully-fledged tale before your very eyes. Join in with their incredible escapades and suggest new ideas. Take part in performing, play legendary games such as “Chuck the Lobster” or simply sit back, relax and watch as the magic unfolds.
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  • lady being a lawyer with two kids sitting next to her
  • Mini Fridge presents

  • Kids Court

  • Wednesday 18 October, 2pm
  • £5 / party of four £15
  • 1 hour (7+ years)
  • After successfully administering justice and receiving a nomination for Best Kids Show at this year’s Leicester Comedy Festival, Kids Court is back! Parents sit in the dock in the court where the kids are in charge! With a Judge, Prosecution and Defence played by local comedians, children get the chance to put their parents or older siblings on trial and decide a suitable penalty for their misdemeanours, with you helping to decide whether they are guilty or not.
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  • kids drawing on paper
  • Diwali Family Extravaganza:

  • Saturday 21 October, 11am

  • FREE booking advised
  • 2 hours
  • Celebrate the festival of lights with a special day of creative family activities. Discover the world through sensory materials and work with artists to create crafts. Learn about the themes and stories behind Diwali and make this festive season a memorable one for the whole family!
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  • Light, Sound and Celebration

  • Saturday 21 October, 6.30pm

  • £12 / £10
  • 2 hours
  • Celebrate Diwali the classical way with an evening of the finest Indian classical music and dance by renowned artists. Come along and enjoy the exhilarating sounds of tabla and sitar with uplifting vocals and thrilling dance. A unique evening that will surely make this Diwali one to remember.
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December

  • woman dressed as a butterfly looking at woman dressed as a snail
  • Caroline Bowditch and Company present

  • Snigel and Friends

  • Saturday 2 December, 11am and 1pm
  • £5
  • 30 minutes + 10 minutes play time (0 – 1 year)
  • Join Snigel, the inquisitive snail, in their cozy home underneath the leafy canopy; a colourful and sensory world where Snigel’s insect friends, brought to life by dancers Caroline Bowditch, Welly O’Brien (both Falling in Love with Frida) and performer and musician Zac Scott, come to visit.  They dance, play, sing and make music in the undergrowth while uncovering secret treasures. An inviting interactive new work for young children and their adult.
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  • Baby Disco

  • Winter Wonderland
  • 3 December
  • £5 per child, accompanying adult £1. 1 hour (0 – 6 years)
  • The popular Baby Disco returns for another fun filled dance experience! Boogie babies, tap-dancing toddlers and mini disco-divas are invited to dance their way on a journey through sound and movement. Our Princess Diana Hall is transformed into a multi-sensory environment with disco lighting and thematic video projection taking you on a journey through sound and movement. DJ James Kelly provides the musical soundtrack while Alison Bacon leads you through the dance moves. Come in fancy dress to really get the most out of your experience!
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  • Louise White presents

  • The Dead Sea

  • Saturday 16 December, 1pm and 4pm
  • £7
  • 1 hour (6+ years)
  • Louise likes nothing more than to play in the bathroom with a snorkel and inflatable killer whale. Once grown-up, Louise embarks on a mission to the bottom of the sea to help save the ocean! But on the way tragedy strikes and her life and childhood dreams hang in the balance. Will she make it back to the surface? Join Louise on her immersive journey as she explores the ocean depths.
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