Family Shows


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  • Windibops

  • Moxie Brawl
  • Sunday 4 November, 1pm - 1.45pm and 3.30pm - 4.15pm
  • £5 or Family of Four £15
  • 45 minutes suitable for ages 4+
  • Volta Flatulence, Caroline Trumpface, Sally Silent But Deadly and Daisy Parphead have invited us into their laboratory to investigate the link between flatulence (yes, we mean farts!) and global warming. The four dancing scientists manoeuvre through a comical, colourful world filled with lab tables, fart jars, cows and test tubes, bringing dance and science together in a mesmerising ball of fun (and smells!)
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  • Diwali Family Extravaganza

  • Saturday 10 November, 11am – 2pm
  • Free and open to everyone
  • Celebrate the Festival of Light with us! We’ll learn traditional dance moves, create festive artworks and share together as a family in our annual sell-out event. Book your place early to avoid disappointment.
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  • Hey Diddle Diddle

  • Goblin Theatre
  • Saturday 24 November, 11am - 11.45am and 2pm - 2.45pm
  • £5 or Family of Four £15
  • 45 minutes suitable for ages 3+
  • Ever wondered how a cow jumped over the moon? Or why the dish ran away with the spoon? We welcome back Goblin Theatre with open arms as they play live music, pull out brilliant puppetry, and make us laugh non-stop in this wild celebration of the imagination.
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  • Baby Disco

  • Winter Wonderland, Sunday 9 December
  • Each Baby Disco runs from 11am – 12pm, 1pm – 2pm and 2.30pm – 3.30pm
  • £1 adults / £5 children
  • Ages 0 – 6
  • Bring your families along for a dancing experience in our underwater and winter wonderland worlds. We’ll be making some shapes through the multi-sensory creations with disco lighting and thematic projections. Perfect for children aged 6 and under, we’ll be showing off our fancy dress to get the most out of our adventure!
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  • BYOB Comedy

  • Wednesdays, 12pm – 1.15pm
    12 December
    £10 for you and your baby per show
  • We can’t wait to welcome back the Wednesday lunchtime comedy club for us parents and our babies. We’ll be laughing at the funniest comedians in the country without needing to book a babysitter. Amazing! With top comedy for mum and dad, plus toys, soft flooring and more for baby... this show is a top night out during the day!
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  • Cinema at Attenborough: Christmas Special

  • presented by Cinema-Para Discount
  • Sunday 16 December, 5pm
  • Free, family friendly!
  • We're back with our Christmas cinema special filled with merry interactive surprises just for you! Sit back and watch your favourite Christmas blockbuster (to be announced). Waiting in the wings are Leicester's most creative performance artists ready to turn this 2D film into a 4D experience to remember. Fake snow, throwing socks, flashing lights, big sounds and sing-alongs await us as we all watch together. Festive fancy dress is highly encouraged or why not climb into your comfy PJs and slippers ready for bedtime. We may even offer you a glass of milk and cookies!
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  • Fafunia’s Snowy Stories by Enter Edem

  • Saturday 22 December, 11am – 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 3pm
  • Free, a Christmas treat from us! Suitable for all ages
  • Enter a snowy, sensory world as we explore and play in Fafunia! In this special winter wonderland we’ll meet Mr Imaginator and his frosty friends. We’ll sing, dance and be merry in a magical land of snowflakes and stars in this unique interactive puppetry and storytelling experience.
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  • Hippity Hop

  • Oily Cart
  • Wednesday 16 January, 11am – 11.55am and 2pm – 2.55pm
  • £10 full / £8 concession
  • Ages 2 - 5
  • Free relaxed performances for ages 2 – 8 as part of our Inclusive Youth Arts Programme on Tuesday 15 January. See page _ for more details.
  • We’re looking forward to busting some moves at this first ever interactive hip hop show for young children. Experience poetry, puppetry, music and movement against a backdrop of graffiti-based designs, hip hop flavoured beats and the twinkling lights of the city. It’s a hip hopera!
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