Curiosity Week

Curiosity Week… for our mini Festival goers!

Why should the big kids have all the fun?!  We’re bringing a week of brilliant shows and creative workshops for the under 5s to the Arthur Cotterell Theatre. Watch a magical retelling of classic stories with Lyngo Theatre,  go on an imaginary adventure with Lots of Odds and get your groove on with Junior Jammers – there’s so much for little ones to explore!

The ACT bar will be open from 9am for soft-drinks and snacks, so there’s somewhere for the grown-ups to relax pre and post show.

We also have two after-school drama workshops for older children – see bottom of page below

Monday 8 July

Storytelling with Lots of Odds

10am and 11.30am

Suitable for 3-5 year olds

£6

Join Lots of Odds Theatre Company on a Creative Storytelling Adventure. Through imagination, exploration, fun and drama games we will go on a journey like no other. Meeting different characters along the way, and asking them to come out to play, let’s travel together to discover the wondrous magic of the mystical lands ahead.

Lots of Odds Theatre Company create thought provoking, important and magical theatre, we allow children to explore different pathways and understand exciting challenging topics.

Tuesday 9 and Wednesday 10 July

Tom Thumb

9 and 10 July  – 10:30am

Suitable for 3yrs+

£8 or £5 for groups of 10 or more.

One night tiny Tom overhears Mum and Dad talking – there’s nothing left to eat so they are going to leave him and his six brothers in the forest!

Outwitting his parents and the ogre, Tom shows everybody that even though he is small he is still mighty as he protects his brothers, finds the treasure and makes sure they’ll never be hungry again.Performed entirely on and under a kitchen table this wee wonder of a show is full of Lyngo magic with feathery spinning birds, a flying house and a portable forest.

LYNGO is a UK based children’s theatre company. Our shows have delighted children and adults for over 15 years with their unique mix of fun and beautiful imagery, working magically together to reveal the vivid poetic realm that is at the heart of our work.

Junior Jammers

10 July

9:30 and 11:00 (45 mins)

£6 ( £4 for sibling)

A jumping, jiggling, learning & wiggling, interactive musical group for Under  5’s, that will ignite your child’s imagination through theme-based song and
movement. Junior Jammers has been delivering music sessions and bespoke kiddies events to families and children across Kingston for over 5 years.

 

Friday 12 and Saturday 13 July

Jack and The Beanstalk

12 July and 13 July

10:30am

Suitable for 3yrs+

£8 or £5 for groups of 10 or more

Fee Fi Fo Fum! It’s a giant of a show, we’d love you to come!

This classic fairytale now gets the Lyngo treatment so expect lots of surprises, a gripping story and beautiful images as Jack sells his cow for 5 magic beans and finds himself in the land above the clouds.

LYNGO is a UK based children’s theatre company. Our shows have delighted children and adults for over 15 years with their unique mix of fun and beautiful imagery, working magically together to reveal the vivid poetic realm that is at the heart of our work.

Lots of Odds: Drama Workshops for 7yrs+ 

Monday 4pm
Suitable for 4-7 year olds

5.15pm
Suitable for 7-11 year olds

£6

Through imagination, exploration, fun and drama games each drama workshop will reveal a new adventure! With no time to waste, we have to pick up the pace, setting out on foot to find the hidden treasures and the forgotten creatures. What will we find, who will we meet and how we will survive the secrets of so many untold adventure stories? The direction we go is up to you……

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