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Storytelling times two at the Lyric

BRIDPORT’s Lyric Theatre hosts a return visit by Story Pocket on Saturday 28th October at 11am and 2pm with a new show, Storyteller, Storyteller. What happens when two children’s storytellers arrive at the same place at the same time to tell their stories? And what happens if both of them think they are THE Storyteller?…

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Egg cuppa for tea-guzzling tiger

THE Tiger who Came to Tea is heading for Bath’s egg children’s theatre for a half term cuppa, from Thursday 26th to Sunday 29th October. Recommended for children aged three  years and over, this magical Olivier award nominated production is the story of a tea-guzzling tiger, and he comes to Bath direct from the West…

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Railway children chug into Bath

BATH Theatre Royal welcomes The Railway Children on stage for half-term week, Tuesday 2th to Sunday 29th October. E. Nesbit’s classic book is brought to life in a new stage production, stopping at Bath as part of a major national tour.  Recommended for adults and children alike, the tale – made famous by the iconic…

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Half-term by the riverbank

THERE is a treat for all lovers of Kenneth Grahame’s classic tale of the river bank, when Box Tale Soup brings a new puppet version of The Wind in the Willows to four Artsreach venues during half-term, on 23rd and 24th October. Box Tale’s new version features charming handmade fabric puppets and an original score….

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Tall apple tales from Theatre Alibi

DEVON-based Theatre Alibi is touring the West Country with a new show, Apple John, coming to the Drum Studio at Plymouth in October, followed by the egg at Bath Theatre Royal, Exeter Phoenix and Herrison Hall at Charlton Down. This beautiful and thoughtful piece tells the story of a man called John and an apple…

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Around the world in music

FAMILIES are invited to join the Mini BSO for a musical trip around the world at Poole Lighthouse from 11.15 on Satur­day 28th October. The fun-filled morning takes the Mini BSO and their audience on a journey around the world, using instruments to explore different countries and cultures. It’s a great way to introduce children…

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Autumn fun at Moors Valley

WHATEVER the weather there are family event for all ages this autumn at Moors Valley Country Park and Forest near Ringwood. As the light changes and the leaves turn to gold there’s never been a better time to enjoy the park’s mix of evergreen conifers and broadleaf trees. The crisp autumn air also provides the…

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Roundabout Poole Park

FROM Thursday 12th to Sunday 15th Oct­­o­ber, Poole Park will host The Round­about Festival, organised by Paines Plough, Activate and Poole’s Light­house centre for the arts. The festival brings Paine’s Plough’s flat-pack, pop-up theatre-in-the-round back to the park,  and this year it will be the venue for live theatre, comedy for kids, locally created performances…

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