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Half Moon Theatre
43 White Horse Road
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E1 0ND
020 7709 8900
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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Mr Tiger Goes Wild
On from 21 Jul 2015 to 21 Jul 2015
Half Moon Theatre
by Adapted from the book by Peter Brown

Mr Tiger Goes Wild features original live music, hilarious characters and lots of rock and roll imagination that will have children roaring with laughter.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Where Caterpillar's Go...
On from 24 Oct 2015 to 24 Oct 2015
Half Moon Theatre
by Travel Companion

Follow an inquisitive caterpillar into a beautiful and tactile garden where you’ll explore life, growth, wonder and loss in this fun and visually striking show.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Snow Child
On from 31 Oct 2015 to 31 Oct 2015
Half Moon Theatre
by Emma Reeves

This new play is a magical story about family, love and the power of dreams.

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Our teacher's A Troll
On from 02 Nov 2015 to 05 Nov 2015
Half Moon Theatre
by Dennis Kelly

An outrageously entertaining, deliciously dark and terribly funny tale from the writer of award-winning West End hit Matilda the Musical.

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Bear & Butterfly
On from 07 Nov 2015 to 07 Nov 2015
Half Moon Theatre
by Theatre Hullabaloo and Theatre by the Lake

Puppetry, live music and beautiful storytelling combine in this charming tale about love, loss and friendship.

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Circles In The Sand
On from 14 Nov 2015 to 14 Nov 2015
Half Moon Theatre
by Tam Tam Theatre

Accompanied by world music, Circles in the Sand is an intimate, imaginative and captivating play, providing the perfect introduction to theatre for the very young.

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Once Upon A Snowflake
On from 21 Nov 2015 to 21 Nov 2015
Half Moon Theatre
by Paper Balloon

A magical world of shadow puppetry, storytelling and enchanting songs.

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Genre - Kids Theatre
The Boy Who Never Grew Up
On from 28 Nov 2015 to 28 Nov 2015
Half Moon Theatre
by Amelia Bird presents

With music, puppetry and fun, this is a show of imagination and magic for anyone who wishes to never ever grow up.

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Oddly
On from 05 Dec 2015 to 05 Dec 2015
Half Moon Theatre
by Joyce Dunbar

A whimsical tale about the big questions in life visually reimagines the story with traditional and contemporary puppets, inventive design and original music.

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Super Monkey
On from 12 Dec 2015 to 12 Dec 2015
Half Moon Theatre
by Michael Rosen

A classic tale using beautiful string puppets, live music, snappy raps and witty words to conjure up a bewitching world that will enchant audiences.

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Monkey
On from 12 Dec 2015 to 12 Dec 2015
Half Moon Theatre
by Michael Rosen

Join Monkey on his mischievous adventure as he learns magic, makes mayhem, plays tricks, defeats a dragon, dodges death and eats lots of peaches!

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - New Writing Genre - Drama
Map of Me
On from 10 Mar 2016 to 10 Mar 2016
Half Moon Theatre
by Azfa Awad and Rosemary Harris

From baking African deserts to the snow angels of a UK winter, this emotional and heartfelt story of migration reveals one girl’s hopeful flight into a new life.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre Genre - New Writing Genre - Comedy
John Hegley: All Hail the Snail (and other creatures)
On from 01 Feb 2018 to 17 Mar 2016
Half Moon Theatre
by John Hegley

A delightful comic show by John Hegley- full of music, poetry and animals!

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Zoom!
On from 24 Mar 2018 to 24 Apr 2016
Half Moon Theatre
by Invisible Flash

Zoom! is a fully inclusive theatre show following Lauretta's journey to get a new wheelchair

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Orion and the Dark
On from 08 Oct 2016 to 08 Oct 2016
Half Moon Theatre
by Based on the book by Emma Yarlett

Based on the book by Emma Yarlett, this is a heart-warming tale of friendship, adventure and overcoming your fears.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Penguinpig
On from 15 Oct 2016 to 15 Oct 2016
Half Moon Theatre
by Based on the best-selling picture book by Stuart Spendlow, illustrated by Amy Bradley

A cautionary tale told through puppetry offering a fun-filled show about the internet that is both educational and highly entertaining.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Cake
On from 22 Oct 2016 to 22 Oct 2016
Half Moon Theatre
by Whalley Range All Stars

Cake takes us to the kitchen to tell a story of valour and bravery as fresh as lemon-scented washing-up liquid.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Daughter of the Forest
On from 29 Oct 2016 to 29 Oct 2016
Half Moon Theatre
by Komola Collective

Komola Collective’s new family theatre piece creates the magical world of Bonbibi, with music by acclaimed British-Bengali band Khiyo.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Rapunzel and the Tower of Doom
On from 04 Nov 2017 to 05 Nov 2016
Half Moon Theatre
by Theatre Of Widdershins

This enchanting show promises plenty of body, volume and loads of highlights. Make an appointment to see the show today – because you’re worth it!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Underneath a Magical Moon
On from 11 Nov 2016 to 12 Nov 2016
Half Moon Theatre
by tutti frutti and York Theatre Royal present

A sparkling new production with exquisite music, enthralling movement and a sprinkle of tutti frutti magic.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Maddy and the Invisible Band of Groovers
On from 19 Nov 2016 to 19 Nov 2016
Half Moon Theatre
by Invisible Flash Theatre

A charming show using storytelling, puppetry and songs to celebrate diversity, difference and friendship.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Leaf
On from 24 Nov 2016 to 26 Nov 2016
Half Moon Theatre
by Tam Tam Theatre

Join us as we tell the life story of a special leaf in this warm, intimate and playful new piece for under 3s.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Big Wow Small Wonder
On from 03 Dec 2016 to 03 Dec 2016
Half Moon Theatre
by Justin Coe

A tall story about the wonders of being small.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
The Girl and the Giraffe
On from 10 Dec 2016 to 10 Dec 2016
Half Moon Theatre
by Floods of Ink

Charming puppetry, an enchanting soundscape and beautiful storytelling combine in this sensitive show about love and friendship, told from a child's perspective.

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Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing Genre - Kids Theatre
People Are People
On from 09 Dec 2016 to 12 Dec 2016
Half Moon Theatre
by Floods of Ink

Using physical theatre to weave the real words, stories and voices of young people into a powerful exploration of gender identity.

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Anatomy of the Piano (for beginners)
On from 17 Dec 2016 to 17 Dec 2016
Half Moon Theatre
by Will Pickvance

This unforgettable show features whirlwind piano playing, songs and stories to create an extraordinary experience for all the family.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
The Colour of Me
On from 07 Jan 2017 to 07 Jan 2017
Half Moon Theatre
by Wriggle Dance

With live music and projection this interactive dance theatre performance promises to delight, tickle and inspire young audiences.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Wow! Said the Owl
On from 14 Jan 2017 to 14 Jan 2017
Half Moon Theatre
by Tim Hopgood

Explore the wow-world of colours with this curious little owl who is determined to stay awake to see what day light brings.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Pat-a-Cake Baby
On from 21 Jan 2017 to 21 Jan 2017
Half Moon Theatre
by Long Nose Puppets

Are you ready? Grab a spoon! Because it's pat-a-cake time! Pitter-patter – get the butter! Glitzy-glossy – whisk in sugar! Jokey-yolky – add the eggs!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - New Writing Genre - Kids Theatre
A Square World
On from 27 Jan 2017 to 28 Jan 2017
Half Moon Theatre
by Daryl Beeton

A delighhtful story using simple design and object manipulation to create an imaginative world where anything can happen.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing Genre - Kids Theatre
her
On from 02 Feb 2017 to 07 Feb 2017
Half Moon Theatre
by Brolly Productions and Half Moon

A dark and twisted world of politics, war and survival.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Duvet Day
On from 11 Feb 2017 to 11 Feb 2017
Half Moon Theatre
by Old Saw

Put on your snuggliest pyjamas, grab your favourite toy and crawl inside the blanket fort to play – it's duvet day!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Chester Tuffnut
On from 25 Feb 2017 to 25 Feb 2017
Half Moon Theatre
by Gomito Theatre and Polka Theatre

Told with puppets, original music and imaginative antics, this show is full of humour, thrills, spills, near misses and great escapes.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - New Writing Genre - Kids Theatre
A Real Alien Adventure
On from 04 Mar 2017 to 04 Mar 2017
Half Moon Theatre
by Ripstop Theatre

A rip-roaring, intergalactic space adventure!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - New Writing Genre - Kids Theatre
Friends For All
On from 11 Mar 2017 to 11 Mar 2017
Half Moon Theatre
by Simon Mole

An interactive spoken word performance for families, with rapping, dancing and far-out video projections.

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Genre - New Writing Genre - Kids Theatre
Sammy and the Snow Leopard
On from 18 Mar 2017 to 18 Mar 2017
Half Moon Theatre
by Travelling Light

A high-energy show involving stuffed animals, evil neighbours, school projects and limes.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - New Writing Genre - Kids Theatre
Boys Don’t
On from 20 Mar 2017 to 24 Mar 2017
Half Moon Theatre
by Papertale production with Apples and Snakes

Who picks up the pieces when boys hide their feelings?

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Musical
Family Folk Show
On from 25 Mar 2017 to 25 Mar 2017
Half Moon Theatre
by Megson

Live music event takes centre stage with an organic, authentic and fun folk concert for big and little music connoisseurs.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Princess and the Pea
On from 01 Apr 2017 to 01 Apr 2017
Half Moon Theatre
by Norwich Puppet Theatre

A quirky adaptation of the classic tale played out among sheets and blankets with puppets, objects and dreamlike projections.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Glisten
On from 06 Apr 2017 to 06 Apr 2017
Half Moon Theatre
by half moon theatre

Glisten

Come in, relax, find a space and settle.
Slowly, a shimmering surface emerges.
What does it look like?
How does it move?
Listen, what can you hear?
Welcome to a world of shiny things.
Welcome to Glisten!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
The Elves and the Shoemaker
On from 08 Apr 2017 to 08 Apr 2017
Half Moon Theatre
by Full House Theatre

A topsy-turvy re-telling of the fairytale favourite with toe-tapping music, laugh out loud characters, puppetry and even a little bit of magic!

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Happily ever after
On from 13 May 2017 to 16 May 2017
Half Moon Theatre
by Half moon

The queen is growing impatient. Her lazy son will never be king until he grows up, gets married and starts acting like one.

She invites hundreds of princesses from across the land, hoping to find the perfect bride for the prince, but he isn’t impressed by any of them. Then one day a princess arrives accompanied by her brother…

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Fairytales Gone Bad: Grannylocks / The Monstrous Duckling
On from 27 Jun 2017 to 27 Jun 2017
Half Moon Theatre
by a Joseph Coelho production

A father returns home with a magical cloak. A cloak that hides a story…

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Three
On from 29 Sep 2017 to 30 Sep 2017
Half Moon Theatre
by Half Moon presents a Wrongsemble production

Three wishes, three witches, three sisters, three pigs, three bears, three musketeers...!

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
What Once Was Ours
On from 05 Oct 2017 to 11 Oct 2017
Half Moon Theatre
by A Zest Theatre and Half Moon co-production

An immersive new show about identity and belonging.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Flit, Flap & Fly
On from 13 Oct 2017 to 14 Oct 2017
Half Moon Theatre
by Chisel Theatre

Bursting with live music and audience participation, everyone can learn birdsongs and get ready to take flight for the first time.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Your Toys
On from 21 Oct 2017 to 21 Oct 2017
Half Moon Theatre
by Slot Machine Theatre with Turtle Key Arts

A monstrous force rules the land. Only the bravest can defeat it. But the challenge is perilous – will everyone survive? On this epic journey, we're all in danger, and only the toys can save us – your toys.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Musical Genre - Kids Theatre
Climb That Tree - A Family Music Show
On from 28 Oct 2017 to 28 Oct 2017
Half Moon Theatre
by David Gibb

Join award-winning songwriter and musician David Gibb on a musical journey through his hilarious and often surreal imagination.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Handa’s Surprise
On from 04 Nov 2017 to 04 Nov 2017
Half Moon Theatre
by Little Angel Theatre, based on the hugely popular book by Eileen Browne

Can you resist the sweet-smelling guava? How about a ripe red mango or a tangy purple passion fruit?

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Twinkle Twinkle
On from 11 Nov 2017 to 11 Nov 2017
Half Moon Theatre
by Touched Theatre

Join Marty on his journey to find the brightest light in the sky, and inside all of us.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
The Steadfast Tin Soldier
On from 18 Nov 2017 to 18 Nov 2017
Half Moon Theatre
by Norwich Puppet Theatre

There once was a remarkable tin soldier who fell in love with a beautiful paper dancer and then tumbled out of a window, so beginning a perilous journey into the unknown.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Three Billy Goats Gruff & Other Furry Tails
On from 24 Nov 2017 to 25 Nov 2017
Half Moon Theatre
by Theatre of Widdershins

Our Storyteller is on the run from those three-headed monsters, trying to bring you the most fantastic tales from the Magic Land of Three.

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Please check with the theatre for information on the recommended age groups for this performance Genre - Kids Theatre
Winter Arts Fair
On from 02 Dec 2017 to 02 Dec 2017
Half Moon Theatre
by Half Moon Theatre

A free event featuring local artists, children’s book illustrators, a range of handmade crafts and a series of events in the theatre with some of our Pictures at Play artists.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Penguin
On from 09 Dec 2017 to 09 Dec 2017
Half Moon Theatre
by Long Nose Puppets based on the award-winning book by Polly Dunbar

Ben is delighted when he rips open his present, inside is a penguin. "Hello Penguin!" says Ben. Penguin says nothing.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Fairytales Gone Bad: Grannylocks / The Monstrous Duckling
On from 16 Dec 2017 to 16 Dec 2017
Half Moon Theatre
by Half Moon presents a Joseph Coelho production

A father returns home with a magical cloak. A cloak that hides a story. Did you know that the ugly duckling was never ugly?

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Ugly Duckling
On from 06 Jan 2018 to 06 Jan 2018
Half Moon Theatre
by tutti frutti productions and York Theatre Royal

In a nest at the edge of a pond a flock of baby ducklings find an enormous egg which hatches into the most unusual duckling the pond has ever seen – Ugly Duckling!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre
Where's My Igloo Gone?
On from 13 Jan 2018 to 13 Jan 2018
Half Moon Theatre
by Bone Ensemble

Oolik is an ordinary girl who goes on an extraordinary Arctic adventure to save her igloo home. On her way she meets some exciting friends to help her – including YOU!

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre Genre - New Writing Genre - Musical Genre - Comedy
Young Herbert's Horrors
On from 19 Jan 2018 to 19 Jan 2018
Half Moon Theatre
by Justin Coe

Featuring swashbuckling verse, jaunty music, gallows humour and the obligatory parrot, Young Herbert's Horrors is Justin Coe's brand new spoken word show for children, following the highly popular Big Wow, Small Wonder.

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This play is ideal for families and children under 12 Genre - Kids Theatre Genre - New Writing Genre - Drama
Fairytales Gone Bad: Grannylocks / The Monstrous Duckling
On from 25 Jan 2018 to 25 Jan 2018
Half Moon Theatre
by Joseph Coelho

Join award-winning performance poet Joseph Coelho, a National Poetry Day Ambassador, as he unravels familiar fairytales to create fresh contemporary classics in an enchanting performance for young and old alike.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Kids Theatre
Leaf
On from 27 Jan 2018 to 27 Jan 2018
Half Moon Theatre
by Tam Tam Production

Join us as we tell the life story of a very special leaf in this warm, intimate and playful piece for under 3s inspired by nature and the seasons. Framed within an evocative soundscape, this is the perfect introduction to theatre for the very young.

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Genre - Kids Theatre Genre - New Writing Genre - Musical
Little Mochi Man
On from 03 Feb 2018 to 03 Feb 2018
Half Moon Theatre
by A Thousand Cranes in association with artsdepot

Little Mochi Man is full of music, origami and animation- it's the perfect theatrical introduction to Japan for young children.

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Bear and Butterfly
On from 09 Feb 2018 to 10 Feb 2018
Half Moon Theatre
by Theatre Hullabaloo

Bear and Butterfly is a charming story about friendship- theatrically told through live music, puppetry and beautiful storytelling.

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Glisten
On from 22 Feb 2018 to 24 Feb 2018
Half Moon Theatre
by Daniel Naddafy

An intimate interactive show for babies, full of colours sounds and fun

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Penguins
On from 01 Mar 2018 to 03 Mar 2018
Half Moon Theatre
by Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Prime Theatre & Cahoots NI Present

A charming show for children about 2 very lovable penguins and their new family.

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Genre - Kids Theatre
A Tiger's Tale
On from 10 Mar 2018 to 10 Mar 2018
Half Moon Theatre
by M6 Theatre

'A Tiger's Tale' is a new production for all the family- full of circus, puppetry and much more!

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Better Together: the Family Clowning Show
On from 17 Mar 2018 to 17 Mar 2018
Half Moon Theatre
by ACA Theatre

Better Together is a clown show for all the family, brimming with comedy, tumbling and slapstick!

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Genre - Kids Theatre
Kaleidoscope
On from 13 Apr 2018 to 13 Apr 2018
Half Moon Theatre
by Filskit Theatre

An interactive show for babies, all about how they see the world. Full of colour and fun!

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Genre - Kids Theatre
The Owl and the Pussycat
On from 17 May 2018 to 22 May 2018
Half Moon Theatre
by Full House Theatre in partnership with Luton Culture Centre

A fun new re-telling of The Owl and the Pussycat about what family really means.

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