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There are currently 9 events in 1 page.

Twirling Ballerinas
Date: 15th December 2018
Details:  Join us at Spinning Gate Shopping centre on Saturday 15 December, 11am - 3pm for our twirling ballerinas
Free, family festive entertainment
Venue:  Spinning Gate Shopping Centre
Ellesmere Street
Leigh
WN7 4PG
Website:  Click to visit

Sorry! Christmas is Cancelled
Date: 16th December 2018
Details:  Katie and all of the other children around the world have just received the news that every child fears…Christmas is…CANCELLED! Thieves have broken into Father Christmas’ grotto and stolen all of the presents, and with only a few sleeps left until the big day, there is no time to make any more. All seems lost until Katie hitches a ride on a magical bird to The North Pole, determined to help Father Christmas save the day! Will Katie solve the clues in the mysterious advent calendar? How will she find her way through the snowy North Pole? And who did steal the presents?

Join Katie on this interactive seasonal treat and help her and Father Christmas save Christmas for everyone. Topsy Turvy Theatre return to delight their little audiences with their latest production. Written especially for children aged 2-7 (and their big people too) ‘Sorry, Christmas is Cancelled…Katie Saves the Day!’ is told using their unique style of dynamic storytelling, hand crafted puppets, original music and stunning scenery and is guaranteed to get you in the festive spirit.

Running time approx.. 70 mins with no interval.

Online www.topsyturvytheatre.co.uk

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Twitter @TopsyTurvyLtd

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Doors: 11:00am

On Stage: 11:30am

Tickets: £7/£5 Concession

For further information and to book tickets, please call the Citadel Box Office on 01744 762300, or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at http://citadel.org.uk/
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Sorry! Christmas is Cancelled
Date: 16th December 2018
Details:  Katie and all of the other children around the world have just received the news that every child fears…Christmas is…CANCELLED! Thieves have broken into Father Christmas’ grotto and stolen all of the presents, and with only a few sleeps left until the big day, there is no time to make any more. All seems lost until Katie hitches a ride on a magical bird to The North Pole, determined to help Father Christmas save the day! Will Katie solve the clues in the mysterious advent calendar? How will she find her way through the snowy North Pole? And who did steal the presents?

Join Katie on this interactive seasonal treat and help her and Father Christmas save Christmas for everyone. Topsy Turvy Theatre return to delight their little audiences with their latest production. Written especially for children aged 2-7 (and their big people too) ‘Sorry, Christmas is Cancelled…Katie Saves the Day!’ is told using their unique style of dynamic storytelling, hand crafted puppets, original music and stunning scenery and is guaranteed to get you in the festive spirit.

Running time approx.. 70 mins with no interval.

Online www.topsyturvytheatre.co.uk

Facebook Topsy Turvy Theatre

Twitter @TopsyTurvyLtd

Instagram @topsyturvytheatre

Doors: 2:00pm / On Stage: 2:30pm

Tickets: £7/£5 Concession

For further information and to book tickets, please call the Citadel Box Office on 01744 762300, or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at http://citadel.org.uk/
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Acrobatic Jumping Elf
Date: 22nd December 2018
Details:  Join us at Spinning Gate Shopping Centre on Saturday 22 December, 11am - 3pm for our free, family festive entertainment
Venue:  Spinning Gate Shopping Centre
Ellesmere Street
Leigh
WN7 4PG
Website:  Click to visit

A Square World
Date: 24th February 2019
Details:  A Square World is a story of friends who enjoy the same routine day after day, each day is the same until an unexpected change is forced upon just one of them. This accidental happening throws everyone into disarray, the friends are suddenly divided into those who can and the one who can’t.

The friends realise their daily routine is no longer as enjoyable as it was and together decide they need to redefine the rules of the square world in which they live. By injecting a little fun and chaos they soon discover their lives won’t be square ever again!
This endearing and funny performance looks at the unfairness of being left out in a world designed for everyone else but yourself. From the mind of Daryl Beeton comes A Square World, an honest, touching and bizarrely quirky piece of theatre for young audiences.

This nonverbal story, set to an original commissioned soundtrack uses clean-cut simple design, object manipulation and elements of surprise to create an ever evolving and imaginative world. A place where we discover anything can happen once we think differently and rip up the rule book.

Doors: 2:00pm

On Stage: 2:30pm

Tickets: £7 / £5

Please note Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult.

For further information and to book tickets, please call the Citadel Box Office on 01744 735 436, or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at http://citadel.org.uk/
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Wow! It's Night Time (11:30am Performance)
Date: 10th March 2019
Details:  The curious little owl is back, and this time she’s ready to discover the wonders of night-time, from the big, bright moon to the bats in the sky and the foxes deep in the forest. But where are all the other owls? When the wind blows the leaves from her tree, you’ll soon see…

Little Angel Theatre’s production of WOW! Said the Owl enthralled young audiences both at their own venue and on tour throughout the country and we are delighted to present this stunning adaptation of Tim Hopgood’s nocturnal sequel.

Praise for WOW! Said the Owl (2017):

‘This sparkling one-woman show floods the stage with colour and a thousand magical flourishes’ The Guardian

Doors: 11:00am

On Stage: 11:30am

Tickets: £7/£5

For further information and to book tickets, please call The Citadel Box Office on 01744 762300 or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.uk
Venue:  The Citadel#
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Wow! It's Night Time (2:30pm Performance)
Date: 10th March 2019
Details:  The curious little owl is back, and this time she’s ready to discover the wonders of night-time, from the big, bright moon to the bats in the sky and the foxes deep in the forest. But where are all the other owls? When the wind blows the leaves from her tree, you’ll soon see…

Little Angel Theatre’s production of WOW! Said the Owl enthralled young audiences both at their own venue and on tour throughout the country and we are delighted to present this stunning adaptation of Tim Hopgood’s nocturnal sequel.

Praise for WOW! Said the Owl (2017):

‘This sparkling one-woman show floods the stage with colour and a thousand magical flourishes’ The Guardian

Doors: 2:00pm

On Stage: 2:30pm

Tickets: £7/£5

For further information and to book tickets, please call The Citadel Box Office on 01744 762300 or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.uk
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

I Wish I Was A Mountain (11:30am)
Date: 31st March 2019
Details:  “…a wonderful gift for language, a deep sensibility and a penetrating sense of perspective.”
Sir Ken Robinson.

On the day of the famous annual fair, the town of Faldum receives an unexpected visit. A wanderer offers to grant a wish to anyone who wants one. Before long, the city is transformed. Mansions stand where mud huts once squatted, and beggars ride around in horse drawn carriages. And one man wishes to be turned into a mountain.

Written and performed by former Glastonbury Poetry Slam Champion Toby Thompson, I Wish I was a Mountain uses rhyme, live music, and just a smattering of metaphysical philosophy to boldly reimagine Herman Hesse’s classic fairytale. Do we really need the things that we need? What do mountains feel? How did time begin? Adults are kindly requested to leave all answers to these questions at the door. Children, come as you are.

An egg theatre production produced in association with Travelling Light Theatre Company
Co-commissioned by Brighton Dome and Imaginate

Written and Performed by Toby Thompson
Direction and Dramaturgy by Lee Lyford
Designed by Anisha Field

Supported using public funding Arts Council England

Sponsored by: The Tulip Partnership, Swainswick Explorers

Running Time: 45 minutes

Age: 7+

Doors: 11:00am

On Stage: 11:30am

Tickets: £7/£5 Concession

*Please Note – Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.

For further information and to book tickets, please call the Citadel Box Office on 01744 735 436, or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at http://citadel.org.uk/
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

I Wish I Was A Mountain (2:30pm)
Date: 31st March 2019
Details:  “…a wonderful gift for language, a deep sensibility and a penetrating sense of perspective.”
Sir Ken Robinson.

On the day of the famous annual fair, the town of Faldum receives an unexpected visit. A wanderer offers to grant a wish to anyone who wants one. Before long, the city is transformed. Mansions stand where mud huts once squatted, and beggars ride around in horse drawn carriages. And one man wishes to be turned into a mountain.

Written and performed by former Glastonbury Poetry Slam Champion Toby Thompson, I Wish I was a Mountain uses rhyme, live music, and just a smattering of metaphysical philosophy to boldly reimagine Herman Hesse’s classic fairytale. Do we really need the things that we need? What do mountains feel? How did time begin? Adults are kindly requested to leave all answers to these questions at the door. Children, come as you are.

An egg theatre production produced in association with Travelling Light Theatre Company
Co-commissioned by Brighton Dome and Imaginate

Written and Performed by Toby Thompson
Direction and Dramaturgy by Lee Lyford
Designed by Anisha Field

Supported using public funding Arts Council England

Sponsored by: The Tulip Partnership, Swainswick Explorers

Running Time: 45 minutes

Age: 7+

Doors: 2:00pm

On Stage: 2:30pm

Tickets: £7/£5 Concession

*Please Note – Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.

For further information and to book tickets, please call the Citadel Box Office on 01744 735 436, or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at http://citadel.org.uk/
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

 
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