Kids and family

Find more activities for Kids and family learning and our Learning and Outreach programme

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February

  • Ryan Gander sculpture looking at colour palettes
  • Family Extravaganza: Night at the Museum, Ryan Gander

  • Saturday 25 February, 11am - 2pm
  • Suitable for all ages
  • Families are invited to come and make your own large scale works of art in response to the exhibition. Expect to have lots of fun with materials, scale and explore how exhibitions are put together
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March

  • A child smiling and reaching up for a group of bubbles
  • Baby Disco - Space Theme

  • Sunday 5 March, 11am, 1pm and 2.30pm, £5 per child accompanying adult £1
  • Baby Disco is back by popular demand! 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 projections. Learn some dance moves from Alison Bacon and dance to DJ James Kelly musical soundtrack.
  • Book now

April

  • Attenborough Arts Centre Logo on white background
  • Krazy Kat: Oliver in the Overworld

  • Sunday 23 April, 1pm - 2pm and 4pm - 5pm
  • £8 (child) / £4 (accompanying adult), for 3-7 years 
  • With fully integrated Sign Language
  • Oliver in the Overworld is the first ever musical created from scratch with sign language.
    It’s a funny and surreal tale of a little deaf boy who travels to The Overworld, The Land of Machinery, seeking the parts to mend the memory of his best friend Oliver the Grandfather Clock. With beautiful puppets, magical transformations, 10 super songs and daft dances. Suitable for both deaf and hearing audiences.
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May

  • A woman wearing white with earmuffs on looking at a pole
  • Shh...Bang! - SOLD OUT

  • Tuesday 23 (SOLD OUT) and Wednesday 24 May (SOLD OUT), 10.30am and 1.30pm
  • Group / Schools offer (Buy 9 get 1 free) or £7 each, Duration: 45mins
  • For 3+ years
  • A delicate dance-theatre performance for children and their adults, playfully exploring silence and noise.
    Two characters set out on a journey through a world filled with Boings, Whooshes, Tick-Tocks and Cacophony! Their journey is punctuated by silence, and as they are wrapped up in stillness, they learn to listen to that silence.
    “Proof that children’s theatre can be beautiful and brainy without losing sight of a good old-fashioned story.” What’s On Stage
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  • Animated image of three circles and a stick woman holding a stick child's hand
  • Mama Baba Me!

  • Friday 26 May and Saturday 27 May, 11.30am and 2.30pm, £7
  • For 18 months - 3 years.
  • Duration: 45mins. For 18 months - 3 years.
  • Join us at the ringside of our mini arena for MamaBabaMe to witness this exciting new dance, theatre and live music experience made especially for infants and their grownups. Everyone will recognise something of their own relationships, as parent or child – this is a show for young children and anyone who’s ever been one!
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  • Rapunzel puppet
  • Baby Disco - Underwater Theme

  • Sunday 28 May, 11am - 12noon, 1pm - 2pm and 2.30pm - 3.30pm,
  • For 0-6 years. £5 per child accompanying adult £1
  • Baby Disco is back by popular demand! 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 projections. Learn some dance moves from Alison Bacon and dance to DJ James Kelly musical soundtrack.
  • Book now
  • Attenborough Arts Centre Logo on white background
  • The Building Dance Show

  • In association with The Spark Arts for Children
  • Tuesday 30 May, 1.30pm - 2.25pm and 4pm - 4.55pm, £8 / £4 each show
  • For 6+ years.
  • The Building Dance Show is an interactive building and dancing theatrical adventure for all the family. Let your imagination run riot as hundreds of cardboard boxes are stacked, squashed and re-built. Help create enticing caves, precarious castles and fabulous creatures as together we experience an incredible story. A story where we learn that the strongest thing we can build is friendship.
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June

  • Man and a woman dressed as the moon look at eachother
  • The Moon & Me

  • Saturday 24 June, 11.30am - 12.15, 1.30pm - 2.15pm and 3.30pm - 4.15pm
  • £8 / £4 / £20 party of 4. Duration: 45 mins. For 2 – 5 years
  • Hello! My name’s Roux and I’ve built a rocket in my garden to take me to the moon and I’m looking for some new friends to come with me... What do you think it will be like? Do you think anyone lives there? And is it really made of cheese? Please say you’ll come!
  • An interactive, intimate theatre experience about friendship and sharing that takes place inside a special dome, with sights, sounds, tastes, smells, touch and lots of play.
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July

  • A child smiling and reaching up for a group of bubbles
  • Baby Disco - Jungle Theme

  • Sunday 16 July, 11am, 1pm and 2.30pm, £5 per child accompanying adults £1  
  • Baby Disco is back by popular demand! 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 projections. Learn some dance moves from Alison Bacon and dance to DJ James Kelly musical soundtrack.
  • Book here

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