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An Officer and a Gentleman Musical Review – Liverpool Empire

Last night I went to watch an Officer and a Gentleman Musical at the Liverpool Empire. Being one of my favourite cheesy films, mainly it has to be said for the stellar performance (ok visual performance) put in by Richard Gere I was fairly sceptical as to how it would …

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Summer Holiday The Musical at the Liverpool Empire
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Summer Holiday The Musical at the Liverpool Empire

There’s nothing quite like a musical full of familiar songs, well known by the vast majority of the audience.  Another feel good show, Summer Holiday, started its 2018 UK tour at the Liverpool Empire starring Ray Quinn, a local Liverpool lad, as Don, the Cliff Richard role in the original …

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The Jungle Book at The Lowry
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The Jungle Book at The Lowry

This week my son and I we were treated to an evening watching The Jungle Book at The Lowry. Presented by the Children’s Touring Partnership and Royal & Derngate, this is a musical extravaganza not to be missed. As a show we know and love my son was very excited, …

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BEAUTIFUL’ The Carole King Musical at The  Liverpool Empire Theatre
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BEAUTIFUL The Carole King Musical at The  Liverpool Empire Theatre

Wow it was an amazing, incredible, wonderful, beautiful show, in fact it was ‘BEAUTIFUL’ The Carole King Musical at The  Liverpool Empire Theatre. Just waiting for the show to start in the impressive theatre was a great experience, as the whole theatre was buzzing with anticipation. I have to say …

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Open-air screening of The Greatest Showman Sing-Along at Tatton Park
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Open-air screening of The Greatest Showman Sing-Along at Tatton Park

The countdown has begun in our house to Luna Cinema’s open-air screening of The Greatest Showman Sing-Along at Tatton Park in Cheshire this summer.  We’ve been playing the soundtrack pretty much on repeat since January and enthusiasm shows no signs of abating!  The Luna Cinema is launching the UK’s first …

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Sing along Trolls
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Sing Along Trolls Review

Last week, (on the only gloriously sunny day we’ve had so far,) we were invited to Sale Waterside Arts Centre to take part in ‘Sing Along Trolls.’ I’ll admit I was a little devastated to miss the snippet of sunshine but what a fun afternoon we had! Sing Along Trolls …

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George’s Marvellous Medicine at The Playhouse, Liverpool

Our review of A Rose and Curve production of George’s Marvellous Medicine at The Playhouse, Liverpool.   The invitation to see George’s Marvellous Medicine at The Playhouse, Liverpool was met with great excitement from our three. We love Roald Dahl and they have read the book at home and at …

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You’ve Got Dragons Review | The Met Theatre, Bury
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You’ve Got Dragons Review | The Met Theatre, Bury

You’ve Got Dragons is the second in a three series of plays for children exploring ‘Big Issues For Little people’ was something I was really looking forward to, following our previous visit to Yana and the Yeti. You’ve got Dragons is based on the book by Kathryn Cave (which I …

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Disney on Ice – Worlds of Enchantment | The Echo Arena, Liverpool
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Disney on Ice – Worlds of Enchantment | The Echo Arena, Liverpool

As an Easter holiday treat I took 3 very excited Disney fans to see Disney on Ice – Worlds of Enchantment – at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. The show started promptly at 6:30pm with high energy warm up group to get everyone dancing and in the mood. We had …

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The Storybarn’s Treasure Island at Liverpool One
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The Storybarn’s Treasure Island at Liverpool One

On Monday night we were invited to the opening of the Storybarn’s latest adventure, Treasure Island at Liverpool One.  Created in conjunction with The Reader (a volunteer-led movement across the North West), and alongside Liverpool One’s Story Season (a three month celebration of all things literary), Treasure Island is located …

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Review | Dinosaur World Live at The Storyhouse, Chester - ‘Live’ Dinosaurs in Chester!
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Review | Dinosaur World Live at The Storyhouse, Chester – ‘Live’ Dinosaurs in Chester!

On Saturday, we were lucky enough to be invited to The Storyhouse in Chester to see the amazing Dinosaur World Live. We love this theatre, I think it’s been done brilliantly, is a good size where it still feels intimate and has great facilities to keep the kids occupied if …

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Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella
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Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella | Cinderella – like you’ve never seen before

Last night we were lucky enough to be invited to the Empire Theatre in Liverpool to watch Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella.  This wasn’t your usual Cinderella, although you would all recognise the basis of the story, this one was set in 1940’s London during the Blitz. The show was first created …

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The Chit Chat Chalk Show | Action Transport Theatre, Ellesmere Port

Here is our review of The Chit Chat Chalk Show at Action Transport Theatre, Ellesmere Port Our final show of Half Term week was at the Action Transport Theatre in Ellesmere Port where we saw the Chit Chat Chalk Show.  My friends booked this on our behalf and I have …

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Review | Yana and the Yeti | The Met Theatre Bury www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Review | Yana and the Yeti | The Met Theatre Bury

Yana and the Yeti is the first in a series of performances, exploring big issues for little people, being shown at The Met Theatre in Bury over the next couple of months. Having lived locally all my life I’m ashamed to say I’ve never been to the Met and was …

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The Siege of Christmas | Contact Theatre Manchester
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The Siege of Christmas | Contact Theatre Manchester

With less than 5 weeks until Christmas, we’re starting to get in the festive mood and we’re getting excited about Christmas fun with the children.  We can’t wait to take our three to an immersive theatrical experience at the Contact Theatre in Manchester – The Siege of Christmas.     A …

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The Snowman | Opera House Theatre Manchester www.minitravellers.co.uk
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The Snowman | Opera House Theatre Manchester

This winter the Snowman has come to the Opera House Theatre in Manchester. The much loved film has been turned into a magical stage show and last week we were lucky enough to be invited along to review it. Armed with sweets and drinks I headed into the theatre stalls …

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Review: Why The Whales Came | The Lowry Theatre www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Review: Why The Whales Came | The Lowry Theatre

I took two of my children (11 and 7) to the Lowry theatre in Salford during half term to see an adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s Why The Whales Came. Produced by Wizard Presents, it stars Danyah Miller in a mesmerising one-woman theatrical storytelling performance. Set during World War I, When …

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Review: Goldilocks and the 3 Bears, Dukes Theatre, Lancaster www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Review: Goldilocks and the 3 Bears, Dukes Theatre, Lancaster

On Wednesday 12th April 2017 me and my 4 year old little girl, Daisy, were lucky enough to be invited to the Dukes Theatre to watch the ballet performance of Goldilocks and the 3 Bears. Daisy is well aware of the story and loves baby bear’s porridge, chair and bed …

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Railway Children
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The Railway Children, Epstein Theatre

It’s nearly October Half Term and if you’re wondering about something to do with the kids then look no further than heading off to see an entertaining family show, at The Epstein Theatre. This autumn, Starbright Entertainments are proud to present a brand new adaptation of The Railway Children which chugs into …

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