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Kent Stars 2015

Dance competition in Kent

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Sun 7 Jun

£12 / 01892 530613

Lambco Fringe Festival 2015 Venue Hire

LAMBCO Fringe Festival is making the intimate Landor Theatre available to performers who would not normally be able to afford a London Professional Theatre Space. LAMBCO is committed to supporting talent and Performers.

Landor Theatre, London SW9

Sat 18 Jul

Sold out / 020 7737 7276

Lambco Fringe Festival 2015 Venue Hire

LAMBCO Fringe Festival is making the intimate Landor Theatre available to performers who would not normally be able to afford a London Professional Theatre Space. LAMBCO is committed to supporting talent and Performers.

Landor Theatre, London SW9

Mon 13 Jul

Sold out / 020 7737 7276

Tue 14 Jul

Sold out / 020 7737 7276

Wed 15 Jul

Sold out / 020 7737 7276

…and 16 more dates until 1 Aug

The Last Days Of Judas Iscariot: University Of Northampton

A student production of Stephen Adly Guirgis' comical courtroom drama in which history's most infamous betrayal is dissected by forces of good and evil including Pontius Pilate, Mother Teresa and Sigmund Freud. Directed by Jamie Rocha Allan and presented by Josef Weinberger Limited.

Royal and Derngate, Northampton

Fri 13 Mar

£17 / 01604 624 811

Liang & the Magic Paintbrush

Liang dreams of being a painter but is too poor to buy himself a paintbrush. Join him on a magical adventure to find out if dreams can come true. An inventive and gentle show with something in it for all the family. Crooked Timber Theatre combine puppets, origami, live painting and video images to bring this well-loved…

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Wed 8 Apr

Adult: £6.50, Children: £4.50 / 01383 602302

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

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Life on Mars: A Clay-Animation Adventure

Calling all intergalactic animation explorers! Help us uncover extra-terrestrial life on Mars as we explore storytelling, model making and camera handling techniques to build your own stop-motion film. Creating new creatures to wander across the rusty, dusty surface of the red planet, we will examine what is needed to…

Duns Volunteer Hall

Thu 16 Apr

Children: £15 / 01361 882 224

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

Gilmerton Community Centre, Edinburgh

Wed 8 Apr

Children: £6 (2 days) / 0131 664 2335

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

Thu 9 Apr

Children: £6 (2 days) / 0131 664 2335

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

Jewel Miners Club, Edinburgh

Fri 10 Apr

Children: £6 (2 days) / 0131 669 5955

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

Sat 11 Apr

Children: £6 (2 days) / 0131 669 5955

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

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Limpsfield Nadfas Special Event "have You Had It Long Madam?"

Hilary Kay and Paul Atterbury with tales from the Road Show

The Barn Theatre, Oxted

Little Angel Youth Theatre (Ages 11-17)

A performance inspired by Lewis Carrol's dark and eerie poem The Jabberwocky.

The Little Angel Theatre, London N1

Sat 28 Feb

£95 (£65 per term) / 020 7226 1787

Little Earthquake: The Boy Who Became A Beetle

He’s an ordinary boy, much like any other. At least, he was… Until this morning. The Boy Who Became A Beetle is being made with 100 Young Producers from five primary schools across the Black Country. They are involved in every element of the theatre-making process: from choosing the show idea and developing the story…

MAC (Midlands Arts Centre), Birmingham

Mon 29 Jun

Theater

£8 / 0121 446 3232

Little Frankestein

Semi famous puppeteer Frank Stein has had enough with his badly made puppets. He’ll never be really famous because his puppets keep falling apart! Taking inspiration from the scientist Dr Frankenstein, and with the help of the audience he creates a new real live puppet that is destined to change this life forever!

Rothes Halls, Glenrothes

Fri 3 Apr

£6.50 (£4.50; Children £4.50) / 01592 611101

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

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The Little Mermaid

This Easter, join us in the magical underwater world of the Little Mermaid, where true love must conquer the slippery evil of the terrible Sea Witch! The classic tale is told anew in a stunningly beautiful new production featuring bewitching songs and magical special effects. The writer and director of Exeter's…

The Brewhouse, Taunton

Wed 8 Apr

£9–£13 / 01823 283244

Thu 9 Apr

£9–£13 / 01823 283244

Little Princess Goldtree

A wicked stepmother, a beautiful princess and an all knowing, all seeing magical trout – just the ingredients needed for a fairy tale. This Scottish version of ‘Snow White,’ is told with hand carved puppets, striking shadow silhouettes and traditional story telling, with an original soundtrack accompaniment. 4 years…

Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy

Fri 17 Apr

£6.50 (£4.50; Children £4.50) / 01592 583302

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

Jewel Miners Club, Edinburgh

Fri 10 Apr

£4 (Children £2) / 0131 669 5955

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

Kirkgate Centre, Cockermouth

Wed 15 Apr

Schools performance / 01900 826448

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

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Little Red Riding Hood And Friends

Red Riding Hood's friend arrives to tell the story but there's no pages in the book so he has to improvise. Cinderella gets involved, the wold needs to audition for the role and there's plenty of audience participation.

Lauderdale House, London N6

Sat 2 May

£3; Children £4.50 / 020 8348 8716

Lyngo Theatre: Puss in Boots

Would you trust a talking cat? You never know, he might turn you from a pauper to a prince just like the hero of this story, brought to vivid life by Patrick Lynch from Cbeebies. With a host of puppets and a working windmill, this classic furry tail is the cat’s whiskers!

MAC (Midlands Arts Centre), Birmingham

Tue 7 Apr

Theater

£8 / 0121 446 3232

Wed 8 Apr

Theater

£8 / 0121 446 3232

Macbeth

  • Directed by: Imogen Bond
  • Written by: William Shakespeare

The round seating provides an intimate experience of Shakespeare's Macbeth. Take an up-close glimpse into the disturbed minds of the characters and witness their descent into madness.

Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond

Sat 21 Mar

£10 ( £5) / 020 8940 3633

  • 11:00 Macbeth Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond

Sat 28 Mar

£10 ( £5) / 020 8940 3633

  • 11:00 Macbeth Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond
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Macbeth

Something wicked this way comes…

Lantern Theatre, Liverpool

Thu 12 Mar

£10 / 0151 703 0000

  • 11:00 – 12:30 Macbeth Lantern Theatre, Liverpool

Macbeth

  • Written by: William Shakespeare

A bold re-imagining of Shakespeare's chilling tale of desire, ambition, and the supernatural presented by Black Box Theatre Company.

Martin Harris Centre For Music And Drama, The University Of Manchester

Wed 25 Mar

£5–£10 / 0161 275 8951

  • 10:00 – 12:00 Macbeth Martin Harris Centre For Music And Drama, The University Of Manchester

Thu 26 Mar

£5–£10 / 0161 275 8951

  • 10:00 – 12:00 Macbeth Martin Harris Centre For Music And Drama, The University Of Manchester

Macbeth

  • Written by: William Shakespeare

Adaptation of Shakespeare's witch-ridden tragedy, set in modern India.

Artsdepot, London N12

Fri 20 Mar

£16 (£14) / 020 8369 5454

  • 10:00 – 12:30 Macbeth Artsdepot, London

The Magic Circle Experience

Visit the House of 10,000 Secrets and enjoy a unique experience at the headquarters of The Magic Circle. A Monday morning event, bookable in advance only, for groups and individuals.

The Magic Circle, London NW1

Tue 3 Mar

£16.50 / 020 7837 2222

Mon 13 Apr

£16.50 / 020 7837 2222

The Magic Circle Experience

Visit the House of 10,000 Secrets and enjoy a unique experience at the headquarters of the world-famous The Magic Circle. This is a chance to learn more about the ancient art of magic and the history of conjuring.

The Magic Circle, London NW1

Mon 18 May

£16.50 / 020 7837 2222

Mon 22 Jun

£16.50 / 020 7837 2222

Mon 20 Jul

£16.50 / 020 7837 2222

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Magic Miniature Marvels

Using a fabulous array of materials and methods create delightful, daring, charming and champion, amazing, astonishing miniature puppets. Create your own scenery, sound effects, music and lighting. Help your puppets perform stunning short shows in our magical miniature theatres. All ages with under 8s accompanied

Jewel Miners Club, Edinburgh

Thu 9 Apr

Adult: £4, Concession: £2 Local (Residents of EH15 or EH16:), Children: £2.50 / 0131 669 5955

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

John Gray Centre Museum, Haddington

Sat 18 Apr

£4 / 01620 820690

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

North Edinburgh Arts Centre

Tue 7 Apr

£1 (£50; Children £50) / 0131 315 2151

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

The Magic Porridge Pot And Other Tasty Tales

Suitable for all dietary requirements aged 3+. Splodge that porridge! Slurp that soup! Snap that biscuit! Three familiar tales to delight all tastes. These three yummy yarns which you know so well are served with unexpected spices and quirky flavours, along with Widdershins’ trademark ingredients of puppets, pop-up…

Letchworth Arts Centre, Letchworth Garden City

Fri 29 May

£6–£8 / 01462 670 788

The Magic Porridge Pot & Other Tasty Tales

Three yummy yarns served with puppets, pop-up sets and original music. Perfect fare for fussy foodies and discerning diners. Ages 3–8.

Cranleigh Arts Centre

Sat 28 Mar

£8 / 08456 128128

Polka Theatre, London SW19

Thu 2 Apr

£11.50 (£9) / 020 8543 4888

Fri 3 Apr

£11.50 (£9) / 020 8543 4888

Magical Miniatures Marvels: Puppet Making

Create a puppet to take home, plus scenery, music and lighting to put on a short show.

John Gray Centre Museum, Haddington

Sat 18 Apr

£4 / 01620 820690

Mamma Mia Big Sing Uk - Ledbury

Spend an afternoon within a group, learning a medley of songs from the smash hit musical, Mamma Mia, with West End Performers as your Singing Coaches. There are no Auditions, and you will not be required to sing on your own. We will work towards an end of Workshop presentation which your family and friends are welcome to…

Market Theatre, Ledbury

Sat 5 Sep

£20–£25 / 01432 383663

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