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The Gruffalo Live, West End, London

There is no such thing as a Gruffalo…. well I can tell you there is, I saw him! Having now become fans of children’s theatre we jumped at the chance of taking Hugh to see the Gruffalo Live. From a very young age we have read the book to him …

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Red Riding Hood

We went to see Red Riding Hood by Jake Brunger & Pippa Cleary at The Pleasance Theatre Islington this December, 2015. Recommended for ages 5+ Running time: 1 hour (no interval) Red Riding Hood is a lovely festive treat for the children at the weekend, so great to go to a small …

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Blackpool Tower Circus Pantomime

This weekend we went to Blackpool Tower for their fantastic Christmas show. Action packed with a great blend of panto and circus, the whole family were enthralled for the full 2 hours. The staff at Blackpool Tower couldn’t be more helpful; from the promotion man at the front who checked …

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Cinderella Pantomime with Torvill and Dean

Yesterday I was lucky enough to go and see Cinderella at the Manchester Opera House, starring Torvill and Dean. When I first said I would go and take my 5 year old grandson, I began to have second thoughts about it.   Would we be able to get there on time? …

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Santa Claus and The Night Before Christmas

I love going to the theatre – there’s always something magical about bringing a story to life in stage through music and sound. Now that my son is old enough to be able to sit still for an hour or so, I thought it would get us into the festive …

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In the Night Garden – Advent Calendar

Every day from 1-24 Dec Premium family tickets worth £168 will be given away for IN THE NIGHT GARDEN LIVE 2017. Plus, there are over 20,000 In the Night Garden Live toys and gifts to be won worth a total of £150,000. Signing up is 100% free and can be …

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The Tiger Who Came to Tea Live, West End

For a regular commuter to London, the prospect of taking your 3 year old son all the way to London on a blustery winters day to watch a play which he may or may not appreciate, was a decision I didn’t take lightly. I knew this could be one of …

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Mister Maker Live – #IamAShape

This weekend we went to see the fabulous new Mister Maker show. Since I read the press release about this a few months ago I’ve been quite excited about it. Mister Maker is a firm favourite in our house and unlike shows like Mr Tumble and Tellytubbies, I actually quite …

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Peppa Pig’s Surprise Live Tour 2015/2016

On Saturday as an early Mother’s Day treat for me (!) I took the girls to see Peppa Pig’s Surprise at the Floral Pavilion in New Brighton. The theatre was full of noise and excitement from the moment we got there at 1pm until it finished at just after 2.15. …

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Oliver Twist by The Dukes Lancaster

Tonight my husband and I, with our two children Freddie and Daisy ages 6 and 2 went to watch Oliver Twist at Williamson Park in Lancaster produced by the Dukes Theatre. The reviews of the play set in the beautiful delights of Lancaster were enough to strike my desire to book. …

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Mister Maker and The Shapes – LIVE!!!

We are ridiculously excited.   Mister Maker is putting on his first ever live theatre tour in the UK! Mister Maker & The Shapes Live will be coming to theatres across the UK from September 2015 and we are going to see him in New Brighton, Wirral; just visit www.mistermakerlive.co.uk …

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Tree Fu Tom Live

This guest review has been written by Katie who writes her own fabulous blog over at Life on Vista Street. You can expect recipes for yummy cake, funny stories about parenting and life as a working mum, and whole lot of fun.  Katie can also be found tweeting at @LifeonVista. I …

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Children’s Drama Workshop at Middleton Lodge

Would your children like to make some new friends whilst having fun and learning more about drama and performance? Why not pop along to one of Emily Wilson’s drama workshops at Middleton Lodge and develop essential life skills through role play, improvisation and storytelling. The workshops are aimed at children from 7 to 13 …

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One Little Word by M6 Theatre Company

On Saturday morning the girls and I were lucky enough to be invited to the first public performance of “One Little Word” by the brilliant M6 Theatre Company based in Rochdale before it heads out on a national tour. The 45 minute play is written for 3 to 5 year olds …

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Ready Steady Colour

Ready steady colour by Oxford Playhouse was just as advertised – comical and extremely creative for all. When we first signed up to go I didn’t really know what to expect but willing of course (given the reviews) to give it a go. We arrived in Huddersfield shopping centre to …

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Tree Fu Tom Live

Join our hero Tree Fu Tom as he takes to the stage on his first ever nationwide ‘live’ tour in 2015.  With dates in theatres across the UK, running  through November, fans of the CBeebies show will be able to follow the adventures of Tom, Twigs, and friends on an …

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Beauty and the Beast, Epstein Theatre

On Saturday we went to The Epstein Theatre again, this time to see Beauty and the Beast put on by LHK productions, which was an Easter pantomime. I’ve mentioned before how much I love this theatre, it’s so small and genuinely welcoming. You feel like you’re involved in the show …

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Deer Shed Festival 2015 – SOLD OUT!!!

UPDATE: The Deer Shed Festival in North Yorkshire has officially sold out to its 8,000 visitor capacity in 2015.  With almost 7 weeks until the Deer Shed Festival (which takes place in Baldersby Park 24th-26th July) a spokesperson for the festival jokingly suggested that there’s something uneasy about selling out with so much time …

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Stick Man – Live on Stage

Stick Man lives in the family tree, with his Stick Lady Love and their stick children three…’ On Thursday I took a morning off work to take my eldest daughter to see Stick Man at the Waterside Arts Centre in Sale. The production is touring nationally and has been put on …

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Mr Tumble’s Circus – Live on Stage

What did you do this Easter? Easter egg hunt? Eating chocolate eggs? Day out? Theatre? We went to see the CBeebies Show –Justin & Friends: Mr Tumble’s Circus!  Not only was Mr Tumble in this show (one of my girls all time favourites) but so was Justin (different person apparently – how do …

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FREE TICKETS to CBeebies’ Elves and the Shoemaker Premiere

I saw this advertisement for free tickets to the CBeebies premiere of the Elves and the Shoemaker and thought of you lovely lot!  It is on at Easter at the theatre in Leeds. We’ve applied for tickets. Why don’t you! Apply Here

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The Tiger Who Came to Tea, Epstein Theatre Liverpool

Yesterday we were invited to The Epstein Theatre to a launch party celebrating The Tiger Who Came to Tea which will be Live on Stage at The Epstein Theatre in Liverpool from Tuesday 9th June to Sunday 14th June 2015. Tickets are £12.  The book (which is a huge favourite …

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Octanauts – The Live Show

On Saturday some friends went to the Theatre to see Octanauts and updated their status on facebook to say how good it was. I had been meaning to book but hadn’t quite got round to it, so we chanced a last minute booking and went along on Sunday. At £16 …

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Room on the Broom – The Live Show

On Wednesday I took 4 very excited little girls to see Room on the Broom – The Live Show in Liverpool, being a Julia Donaldson book, and one of our absolute favourite books at that, we had high hopes.  We had also been to see What the Ladybird Heard last …

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