The Boo

The Boo
679 Bacup Road, Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4 7HB
  • Telephone 01706 220241
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Aleena's Garden

Aleena’s Garden is an interactive sensory adventure through the seasons for early years (0 – 3 years old) and their grown ups. Underneath the canopy of Aleena's tree, the young audience will be led on an exciting journey through the natural world with lights, colour, touch, original music and Makaton sign language.

Sun 28 May

Baby Explorers

Drop in to The Boo with your babies and toddlers this spring/summer for a series of creative play sessions. There will be plenty of opportunity for you and your little ones to socialise and interact with other families, enjoy guided sensory play and spend time together in a safe, friendly and fun environment. Our café…

Tue 6 Jun

£4 / 01706 220241

Tue 4 Jul

£4 / 01706 220241

Bamboozle Band (Free)

BamBOOzle Band will be making a vibrant revival for this year’s Puppet Festival Parade. Open to any age and any ability. If you play an instrument, bring it along! If not, we have plenty of percussion for you to experiment with and join in the fun. We’ll be working towards a performance at our annual Puppet Festival…

Tue 20 Jun

Free / 01706 220241

Continental Film Night

Join us for an evening of continental films - the 1920’s French silent movie ‘Ménilmontant’, with murder, jealousy, love and seduction; and the two 1920s German animations Cinderella and The Death-Feigning Chinaman created by pioneer animator Lottie Reiniger. Musician Otto Smart, along with a selection of other…

Sat 8 Jul

£3–£4 / 01706 220241

The Girl And The Giraffe

*Half Moon Theatre presents a Floods of Ink production * One day whilst Girl is playing in her garden, she spots something peculiar on the other side of the fence. Climbing up as high as she can to get a better view, she is surprised when she comes face to face with…Giraffe! As their friendship grows, Girl discovers…

Happily Ever After

A delightful fairy tale with a twist. The queen is growing impatient. Her lazy son will never be king until he grows up, gets married and starts acting like one. She invites hundreds of princesses from across the land, hoping to find the perfect bride for the prince, but he isn't impressed by any of them. Then one day a…

Sun 11 Jun

£8 / 01706 220241

The Headless Woman And Other Delights

"The Headless Woman and other Delights” is a multi-media storytelling show that jumps and leaps across a known and unknown country, drawing stories from the places where landscape and imagination meet. Some are old, having jostled their way down generations, whilst others are first person current experiences that live in…

Sat 24 Jun

Junior Puppet Performers (For Ages 8-11)

Come along and star in our annual Puppet Festival alongside critically acclaimed theatre companies, performers, musicians and makers! This summer we’re giving children and young people the chance to create a short piece of ensemble theatre in typical Horse + Bamboo style to perform at our annual summer Puppet Festival.

Mon 5 Jun

Open Day

Take a behind the scenes peak at what we do here at The Boo. There will be puppet and mask making demonstrations for adults and a chance to have a go at some of the techniques we use. There will be plenty of hands on making activities for children. You will have an opportunity to look at how we make animations; operate…

Sat 17 Jun

Revolting Rhymes

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To end our quartet of Dahl films, we have ‘Revolting Rhymes’. No nursery rhyme is quite as it seems when Roald Dahl has re-written it. Hungry wolves would be advised to watch their step when Little Red Riding Hood is about and, as for Cinderella's prince, well, let's just hope he keeps his head… Our café will be…

Sat 3 Jun

£4 / 01706 220241

Summer School: Fantastic Mr Fox (5-7 Years)

He’s cunning, sly and fearless. That’s what makes him so fantastic. But when three foul and filthy farmers want their way, they get it. Can good out way evil? Join us this summer to find out as we make and re-create this Roald Dahl classic in true Horse + Bamboo style. With plenty of games, makes, music, masks and…

Mon 31 Jul

Summer School - Revolting Rhymes (8-11Yrs)

The wolf eats Little Red, the Giant chases Jack and Snow White lives with seven dwarfs…right? Join us this summer as we make and re-create a selection of famous fairy-tales, with a torturously terrible twist. Created in true Horse + Bamboo style, with plenty of music, masks, puppets and hands-on makes it’s sure to be a…

Mon 14 Aug

Summer School - Revolting Rhymes (8-11Yrs) Full Payment

The wolf eats Little Red, the Giant chases Jack and Snow White lives with seven dwarfs…right? Join us this summer as we make and re-create a selection of famous fairy-tales, with a torturously terrible twist. Created in true Horse + Bamboo style, with plenty of music, masks, puppets and hands-on makes it’s sure to be a…

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