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Billy Club in Bath

ON Friday 30th June and Saturday 1st July, Bath Theatre Royal’s theatre school will be performing a new adaptation of Federico Garcia Lorca’s tragi-comedy the Billy Club Puppets in the egg. Dona Rosita wants to get married. Will it be to the lovable (but poor) Cocoliche, or the rich (but cruel) Don Cristobita. Or will…

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Two plays in a week for DYT

DORCHESTER Youth Theatre’s junior and intermediate groups are putting on two plays at the Corn Exchange on Thursday and Friday 22nd and 23rd June, starting at 6.30. The first is Charlotte Holmes: Future Detective by Richard James. Charlotte may well be a 23rd century descendant of Sherlock and she’s eager to do some detective work….

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Uttley classic on stage at the Lyric

SOAP Soup Theatre returns to the Lyric in Bridport on Saturday 17th June with two performances of the family show, The Pixie’s Scarf. Based on the Alison Uttley story of the same name, this is a new show suitable for anyone aged three and older, and it is performed at 11am and 2pm. Set in…

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What does the Lighthouse Keeper eat for lunch?

PIED Piper Theatre brings its family production of The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch to the Sherling Studio at Poole’s Lighthouse on Saturday 10th June, for two performances at 11am and 2pm. The tour marks the 40th anniversary of the classic storybook and the company has created a new musical storytelling extravaganza for the occasion. It’s packed…

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Riverbank romps and faereality

TWO shows coming to Bath next week will transport young audiences into wild spaces, thanks to the egg. From Thursday 8th to Saturday 10th June, Bath Spa Live will perform Kenneth Grahame’s The Wind in the Willows, suitable for anyone aged six and older, and on stage daily at 7pm with a 2pm Saturday matinee….

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New toddler club at Knoll Gardens

A NEW club for toddlers, Bugs and Buds, will open at Knoll Gardens, Wimborne, on 27th May. The aim is to inspire a love of nature from an early age with tots enjoying planting, nest building and bug hunting, and seasonal activities. Knoll Gardens is famous for its glorious ornamental grasses that provide wonderful habitats…

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Fairytale with a twist

ACTION Transport makes its debut at the egg at Bath Theatre Royal from Thursday 25th to Sunday 28th May with the new show, Happily Ever After. Described as a traditional children’s fairytale “with a twist”, Happily Ever After is a celebration of diversity and equality. The queen is growing impatient. Her lazy son will never…

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Magical watery waste

INTO the Water, coming to Pavilion Dance on Sunday 21st May, is described as a foot-stomping, hand-tapping show set in a magical wasteland. In the Up and Over It show, anything is possible and friendship is everything. Packed with dance and percussion, this playful hour sees hands and feet fly at breathtaking speed, in a…

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