Nottingham Playhouse - Family Friendly Events http://www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/events/rss/category/family Family Friendly Events at Nottingham Playhouse en-gb <![CDATA[Orla and the Rebel Girls from Time]]> Nottingham Playhouse 0.00000000 0.00000000 Orla is different. Or is she? What’s a ‘typical’ girl anyway?

13 October 2018 at 12.45pm

Tickets: £1.50

Production Company: Ruffians Theatre


<p><img src="/files/images/applicationfiles/1341.2296.Amplify18Fest/400x400.fitdown.jpg" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="https://www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/whats-on/other/amplify-festival-2018/">See the full festival line up here</a></p> <p>Orla is on a mission. To remind her Grandmother who she is. Join us as we travel back in time through Nana Penny&#8217;s inspirational life collecting vital souvenirs and meeting many of her heroic rebel friends along the way! A show written &amp; performed by rebels Lucy Varney &amp; Carrie Hill, for rebels of all ages.</p> <p><strong>Work in Progress</strong></p> ]]>
2018-10-13T12:45:00 2018-10-13T12:45:00
<![CDATA[October Family Fest: The Great Big Bonfire Build]]> Neville Studio 0.00000000 0.00000000 It’s almost bonfire night, and we’ve got a bonfire to build - watch out for hedgehogs!

Monday 29 October, 11am and 2.30pm

Tickets: £6


<p>It’s almost bonfire night, and we’ve got a bonfire to build so come and help us to make the biggest, most brilliant bonfire around. But watch out for hedgehogs! </p> <p>This multi sensory bonfire-building adventure is designed for children with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities and their families.</p> <p><strong>For ages 5-12</strong></p> <h2>To book, please contact Box Office on 0115 941 9419.</h2> ]]>
2018-10-29T11:00:00 2018-10-29T14:30:00
<![CDATA[October Family Fest 2018]]> Neville Studio 0.00000000 0.00000000 We bring in the light for a fun-filled week of family activities focused on festivals of light, fire and celebration!

Monday 29 October - Friday 2 November 2018

Tickets £6 (£8 for 12+ Physical Theatre and Shadow Puppetry workshops)


<p>Join us this October half term as we bring in the light for a fun-filled week of family activities focused on festivals of light, fire and celebration! </p> <p>We have something for all ages and abilities, with willow lantern making, shadow puppetry and a brilliant <span class="caps">PMLD</span> workshop set in a multi-sensory woodland landscape which will be <span class="caps">BSL</span> interpreted.</p> <p>We are also running free activities in our Ustinov room, which will be transformed into a space to draw, play and create.</p> <p>For further information on any of the October Fest activities please contact the participation department on <a href="mailto:participation@nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk"><strong>participation@nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk</strong></a></p> <h2>The Great Big Bonfire Build <span class="caps">PMLD</span> Workshop – <span class="caps">BSL</span> Signed</h2> <p><strong>Monday 29 October</strong></p> <p>It’s almost bonfire night, and we’ve got a bonfire to build so come and help us to make the biggest, most brilliant bonfire around. But watch out for Hedgehogs! <br /> <a href="http://www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/whats-on/family/october-family-fest-the-great-big-bonfire-build/"><strong><span class="caps">MORE</span> <span class="caps">INFO</span></strong></a></p> <h2>The Big Bang Stop Motion Workshop</h2> <p><strong>Tuesday 30 October</strong></p> <p>Step into the world of a Digital Producer and create a colourful short film with all the fizz and flare of a fireworks display spectacular! </p> <p><a href="http://www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/whats-on/family/october-family-fest-the-big-bang-stop-motion-works/"><strong><span class="caps">BOOK</span> <span class="caps">HERE</span></strong></a> </p> <h2>Hubble Bubble Drama Games</h2> <p><strong>Wednesday 31 October</strong></p> <p>Come and join us (if you dare!) for some spookily good drama games around our magical cauldron.</p> <p><a href="http://www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/whats-on/family/october-family-fest-hubble-bubble-drama-games/"><strong><span class="caps">BOOK</span> <span class="caps">HERE</span></strong></a></p> <h2>Lantern Making and Halloween Procession</h2> <p><strong>Wednesday 31 October</strong></p> <p>Join us as we make beautiful lanterns to help us navigate the way on our procession around Wellington Circus as the day turns to dusk, and magical music and light will guide the way </p> <p><a href="http://www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/whats-on/family/october-family-fest-lantern-making-and-halloween-p/"><strong><span class="caps">BOOK</span> <span class="caps">HERE</span></strong></a></p> <h2>Shadow Puppetry</h2> <p><strong>Thursday 1 November</strong></p> <p>Find out more about the world of shadow puppetry as you work with our Playhouse Practitioners to create puppets and put on a performance</p> <p><a href="http://www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/whats-on/family/october-family-fest-shadow-puppetry/"><strong><span class="caps">BOOK</span> <span class="caps">HERE</span></strong></a></p> <h2>Spark Your Imagination Drama Games</h2> <p><strong>Friday 2 November</strong></p> <p>Learn all about drama in this fun and confidence building drama games session with our fantastic Playhouse team.</p> <p><a href="http://www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/whats-on/family/october-family-fest-spark-your-imagination-drama-g/"><strong><span class="caps">BOOK</span> <span class="caps">HERE</span></strong></a></p> <h2>Physical Theatre</h2> <p><strong>Friday 2 November</strong></p> <p>A physical theatre and movement workshop full of fun and surprises, themed around light, celebrations and rituals.</p> <p><a href="http://www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/whats-on/family/october-family-fest-physical-theatre/"><strong><span class="caps">BOOK</span> <span class="caps">HERE</span></strong></a></p> ]]>
2018-10-29T11:00:00 2018-11-02T14:00:00
<![CDATA[October Family Fest: The Big Bang Stop-Motion Workshop]]> Neville Studio 0.00000000 0.00000000 Create a colourful short film with all the fizz and flare of a fireworks display spectacular!

Tuesday 30 October 2018, 10.30am and 2pm

Tickets: £6


<p>Create a colourful short film with all the fizz and flare of a fireworks display spectacular! </p> <p><strong>For ages 7 &#8211; 11</strong></p> ]]>
2018-10-30T10:30:00 2018-10-30T14:00:00
<![CDATA[October Family Fest: Hubble Bubble Drama Games]]> Neville Studio 0.00000000 0.00000000 Come and join us (if you dare!) for some spookily good drama games around our magical cauldron.

Wednesday 31 October 2018 at 10.30am

Tickets: £6


<p>Come and join us (if you dare!) for some spookily good drama games around our magical cauldron.</p> <p><strong>For ages 4-8</strong></p> ]]>
2018-10-31T10:30:00 2018-10-31T10:30:00
<![CDATA[October Family Fest: Lantern Making and Halloween Procession]]> Neville Studio 0.00000000 0.00000000 Make beautiful lanterns to light the way as we process around Wellington Circus!

Wednesday 31 October 2018 at 2pm

Tickets: £6


<p>Join us as we make beautiful lanterns to help us navigate the way on our procession around Wellington Circus as the day turns to dusk, and magical music and light will guide the way. </p> <p><strong>For all ages</strong></p> ]]>
2018-10-31T14:00:00 2018-10-31T14:00:00
<![CDATA[October Family Fest: Shadow Puppetry]]> Neville Studio 0.00000000 0.00000000 Make shadow puppets and put on a performance in these two sessions aimed at different age groups.

Thursday 1 November 2018 at 10.30am & 2pm

Tickets £6 for ages 7-11, and £8 for ages 12+


<p><strong>10.30am &#8211; 12.30pm</strong><br /> <strong>7 – 11yrs</strong><br /> <strong>£6</strong></p> <p>Find out more about the world of shadow puppetry as you work with our Playhouse Practitioners to create puppets and put on a performance.</p> <p><hr><br /> <strong>2pm &#8211; 5pm</strong><br /> <strong>12 yrs+</strong><br /> <strong>£8</strong></p> <p>This later session aimed at older children aims to offer a more insightful and technical look at the devising and making processes of puppetry and performance.</p> ]]>
2018-11-01T10:30:00 2018-11-01T14:00:00
<![CDATA[October Family Fest: Spark Your Imagination Drama Games]]> Neville Studio 0.00000000 0.00000000 Learn all about drama in this fun and confidence building drama games session.

Friday 2 November 2018 at 10.30am

Tickets £6


<p>Learn all about drama in this fun and confidence building drama games session.</p> <p><strong>For ages 4-8</strong></p> ]]>
2018-11-02T10:30:00 2018-11-02T10:30:00
<![CDATA[October Family Fest: Physical Theatre]]> Neville Studio 0.00000000 0.00000000 A physical theatre and movement workshop full of fun and surprises, themed around light, celebrations and rituals.

Friday 2 November 2018 at 2pm

Tickets: £8


<p>Join movement artist Seraina Dejaco for a physical theatre and movement workshop full of fun and surprises, themed around light, celebrations and rituals. Using games and movement based tasks to explore the use of breath as a tool in physical theatre and develop choreographic ideas.</p> <p>Due to the physical nature of this workshop, it is advisable that you wear clothes you are comfortable moving in. </p> <p><strong>For ages 12-18</strong></p> ]]>
2018-11-02T14:00:00 2018-11-02T14:00:00
<![CDATA[Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood]]> Main House 0.00000000 0.00000000 From Sherwood Forest to Nottingham Playhouse, Robin Hood and the evil Sheriff of Nottingham are lighting up our panto stage.

Friday 30 November 2018 - Saturday 19 January 2019

Tickets: From £23.50 (Family tickets from £102)

Production Company: Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company Presents

Author: Kenneth Alan Taylor


<p>Written and directed by Kenneth Alan Taylor</p> <p>From Sherwood Forest to Nottingham Playhouse, Robin Hood and the evil Sheriff of Nottingham are lighting up our panto stage. </p> <p>The ultimate pantomime villain, the Sheriff hatches a wicked plan to get rid of his niece and nephew, the Babes in the Wood, and claim their fortune. It’s down to Robin Hood to save the day and stop the Sheriff with a little help from his Merry Men and Maid Marian. </p> <p>Enjoy plenty of songs, dance, laughter and sumptuous costumes in our traditional family-friendly panto by Kenneth Alan Taylor.</p> <p>Come and join in with a festive fix of slapstick comedy, boos and hisses, and all-round silliness &#8211; with the addition of good old Nottingham folklore.</p> <h2><span class="caps">CAST</span></h2> <p>Robin Hood <strong>Tim Frater</strong><br /> Maid Marian <strong>Kelly Agredo</strong><br /> Nurse Nelly Noggins <strong>John Elkington</strong><br /> The Sheriff of Nottingham <strong>Robin Kingsland</strong><br /> Tilly Tuck the Tomboy <strong>Rebecca Little</strong><br /> Milly <strong>Kelly Edwards</strong><br /> Will Scarlett <strong>Adam Pettigrew</strong><br /> Arnold <strong>Darren Southworth</strong></p> <h3>Family Tickets</h3> <p>Family tickets are from £102 and available online or at the Box Office. If purchasing online, please add the relevant amount of tickets (2 adults and 2 Under 16) to your basket and the discount will apply automatically. A family ticket is not available on group bookings and is for <strong>four people maximum per household</strong>, with a <strong>maximum of two adults</strong>. 1 family ticket per order only.</p> <h3>Groups</h3> <p><strong>Save up to 20%</strong> on tickets when booking as a group of 10 or more.</p> <h3>Schools</h3> <p>Tickets for school pupils are £12 each with 1 free teacher ticket with every 10 bought. </p> <h3>Access </h3> <p><img src="/files/images/applicationfiles/1092.6317.BSLInterpretation/100x100.fitdown.JPG" alt="" /> <img src="/files/images/applicationfiles/1092.8998.Captioned/100x100.fitdown.JPG" alt="" /> <img src="/files/images/applicationfiles/1092.4947.AudioDescription/100x100.fitdown.JPG" alt="" /><br /> We provide British Sign Language Interpretation, Captioning and Audio Description for this production, as well as a Relaxed Performance and a Dementia-friendly performance. <br /> Everyone is welcome to attend accessible performances, customers experience the full show including the accessible services. </p> <p><strong>An extra £1 charge will be added to your order if you would like your tickets posted to you.</strong></p> <h2><span class="caps">MEMBERS</span> <span class="caps">SAVE</span> 15% – 25% ON <span class="caps">THESE</span> <span class="caps">PERFORMANCES</span> <a href="http://www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/membership/"><img src="/files/images/applicationfiles/1034.8622.PlayhousePassShowPageBadge/400x400.fitdown.jpg" alt="" /></a></h2> <p><em>All performances currently have discounts available for members, except Sat 22 Dec, Mon 24 Dec, Wed 26 Dec, Thu 27 Dec 2.30pm, Fri 28 Dec 2.30pm, Sat 29 Dec, Mon 31 Dec and Sat 19 Jan 7.30pm. Subject to availability.</em></p> <p><img src="/files/images/applicationfiles/1152.3158.TicketSaverBadge/100x100.fitdown.jpg" alt="" /> <a href="https://www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/your-visit/playhouse-saver/"><strong>Want to see it all? Find out more about our Playhouse Saver offer here.</strong></a></p> <p><strong>Robin Hood is proudly sponsored by</strong> <img src="/files/images/applicationfiles/1036.5858.NCTLogo/200x400.fitdown.jpg" alt="" /></p> ]]>
2018-11-30T19:30:00 2019-01-19T19:30:00
<![CDATA[The Elves and The Shoemaker]]> Neville Studio 0.00000000 0.00000000 A magical, festive retelling of the much-loved Brothers Grimm fairytale

Wednesday 12 December 2018 - Saturday 5 January 2019

Tickets: £12.50

Production Company: Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company Presents

Age Rating: For 3 - 8 year olds and their grown ups


<p><strong>Adapted by Katherine Chandler</strong></p> <p>The kind shoemaker and his wife are very poor and only have one piece of leather left to make some shoes to sell. The shoemaker carefully cuts out the pieces of leather before going to bed, so he can make them into a pair of shoes in the morning. </p> <p>The next morning&#8230; what’s this? The pieces of leather are gone and, in their place, is the most beautiful pair of shoes in the world. The shoemaker and his wife sell the shoes, buy more leather, cut out the pieces ready for the next day and the same thing happens again&#8230; another pair of exquisite shoes.</p> <p>But who is making them? And what might they want in return?</p> <p><strong>The Elves and The Shoemaker</strong> is a magical, festive retelling of the much-loved Brothers Grimm fairytale about kindness and the joy we get from helping each other.</p> <p>Following in the traditions of previous productions <em>The Princess and the Frog</em> and <em>Town Mouse and Country Mouse</em>, expect a show filled with fun and warmth as well as music, singing and plenty of chances to join in.</p> <p><strong><em>“A gentle, friendly and uplifting tale”</em></strong> Mumsnet (<em>Town Mouse and Country Mouse</em>)</p> <p><strong><em>“Lovingly created theatre for small children”</em></strong> The Stage (<em>Town Mouse and Country Mouse</em>)</p> <h3>Playhouse Pass members save up to 15%</h3> <p><img src="/files/images/applicationfiles/1295.9970.PlayhousePassShowPageBadge/400x400.fitdown.jpg" alt="" /></p> <h3>Schools Tickets</h3> <p>School tickets are £11 each (subject to availability). One teacher goes free with every ten tickets purchased. <br /> Book by calling the Box Office on 0115 941 9419.</p> <h3>Family Tickets</h3> <p>Family tickets are £34.50 for three people or £46 for four people and are available online or at the Box Office. If purchasing online, please add the relevant amount of tickets to your basket and the discount will apply automatically. (A maximum of two adults. Not available on group bookings. 1 family ticket per order only.)</p> <h4>Access </h4> <p><img src="/files/images/applicationfiles/1092.6317.BSLInterpretation/100x100.fitdown.JPG" alt="" /> <img src="/files/images/applicationfiles/1092.8998.Captioned/100x100.fitdown.JPG" alt="" /> <br /> We provide British Sign Language Interpretation and Captioning for this production. <br /> Everyone is welcome to attend accessible performances, customers experience the full show including the accessible services. <br /> <a href="https://www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/access/"><strong>Find out more on our Access page.</strong></a></p> <p><strong>The Elves and The Shoemaker</strong> is a Relaxed Production</p> <p>Performances of <strong>The Elves and The Shoemaker</strong> have no flashes and bangs and the characters even come on stage to introduce themselves at the start of each show. In addition, if you have particular sensory needs, like to get up and move about or just want more space and freedom and access to a Chill Out Space we highly recommend our two Relaxed Performances which take place on Wednesday 19 December at 10.30am and Saturday 29 December at 1.15pm.</p> <p><img src="/files/images/applicationfiles/1152.3158.TicketSaverBadge/100x100.fitdown.jpg" alt="" /> <a href="https://www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/your-visit/playhouse-saver/"><strong>Want to see it all? Find out more about our Playhouse Saver offer here.</strong></a></p> <p><strong>An extra £1 charge will be added to your order if you would like your tickets posted to you</strong>.</p> <h2>Creative Team</h2> <p>Director <strong>Siobhán Cannon-Brownlie</strong><br /> Designer <strong>Rebecca Constable</strong></p> ]]>
2018-12-12T13:15:00 2019-01-05T13:45:00
<![CDATA[The Elves and The Shoemaker: Relaxed Performances]]> Neville Studio 0.00000000 0.00000000 A magical, festive retelling of the much-loved Brothers Grimm fairytale in a relaxed setting.

Wednesday 19 December at 10.30am & Saturday 29 December at 1.15pm, 2018

Tickets: £10

Production Company: Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company Presents

Age Rating: For 3 - 8 year olds and their grown ups


<h2><span class="caps">WHAT</span> IS A <span class="caps">RELAXED</span> <span class="caps">PERFORMANCE</span>?</h2> <p>We offer performances that are more relaxed for all those who benefit from a show where loud noises are reduced, elements of surprise are kept to a minimum and moving around the auditorium is not a problem.</p> <p>Relaxed performances are carefully created for people with learning disabilities and their families or carers so that everyone can enjoy the wonder of theatre at Nottingham Playhouse in an environment that is comfortable and supportive. The house lights will be partially up throughout and ‘chill-out’ areas will be available before, during and after a performance. If a familiarisation visit would be helpful, we would be very happy to accommodate this.</p> <p>We are happy to answer any questions you may have regarding familiarisation visits, wheelchair access and disabled parking, all you need to do is email <a href="mailto:access@nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk">access@nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk</a></p> <h2><span class="caps">ABOUT</span> <span class="caps">THE</span> <span class="caps">SHOW</span></h2> <p>Adapted by Katherine Chandler</p> <p>The kind shoemaker and his wife are very poor and only have one piece of leather left to make some shoes to sell. The shoemaker carefully cuts out the pieces of leather before going to bed, so he can make them into a pair of shoes in the morning.</p> <p>The next morning… what’s this? The pieces of leather are gone and, in their place, is the most beautiful pair of shoes in the world. The shoemaker and his wife sell the shoes, buy more leather, cut out the pieces ready for the next day and the same thing happens again… another pair of exquisite shoes.</p> <p>But who is making them? And what might they want in return?</p> <p><strong>The Elves and The Shoemaker</strong> is a magical, festive retelling of the much-loved Brothers Grimm fairytale about kindness and the joy we get from helping each other.</p> <p>Following in the traditions of previous productions <em>The Princess and the Frog</em> and <em>Town Mouse and Country Mouse</em>, expect a show filled with fun and warmth as well as music, singing and plenty of chances to join in.</p> <h2><span class="caps">BOOKING</span> <span class="caps">INFORMATION</span></h2> <p>Tickets are £10 for those requiring a relaxed performance, otherwise standard pricing applies. To book please call the Box Office on 0115 941 9419.</p> <p>£10 tickets are also available online: please email <a href="mailto:access@nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk"><strong>access@nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk</strong></a> for the promotion code. Place this in the promo code box in the top right hand corner of the screen when selecting your tickets.</p> <p>Book groups and wheelchair spaces/transfers via Box Office on 0115 941 9419.</p> <p><strong>An extra £1 charge will be added to your order if you would like your tickets posted to you</strong>.</p> <h2><span class="caps">ACCESS</span> <span class="caps">INFORMATION</span></h2> <p>Patrons who require an assisting companion for their visit will receive the second ticket for free. Please call our friendly Box Office team on 0115 941 9419 for more information.</p> <p>There is level access to enter the theatre and a lift providing access to all levels of the theatre from the Box Office foyer. There is access to the auditorium from the lower foyer and via East Circus Street. We can accommodate wheelchair users on row M of the main auditorium.</p> <p>There are 3 accessible toilets at the Playhouse, available on the ground floor, stalls and circle levels.</p> <p>There are parking spaces available to Blue Badge Holders on North Circus Street/East Circus Street. <a href="http://www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/access/access-for-people-with-physical-disabilities/"><strong>Find out more</strong></a>.</p> ]]>
2018-12-19T10:30:00 2018-12-29T13:15:00
<![CDATA[Robin Hood and the babes in the Wood: Relaxed Performance]]> Main House 0.00000000 0.00000000 A relaxed performance of this year's pantomime Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood

Wednesday 16 January 2019 at 10.30am

Tickets: From £12.50


<h2>What Is A Relaxed Performance?</h2> <p>We offer performances that are more relaxed for all those who benefit from a show where loud noises are reduced, elements of surprise are kept to a minimum and moving around the auditorium is not a problem. </p> <p>Relaxed performances are carefully created for people with learning disabilities and their families or carers so that everyone can enjoy the wonder of theatre at Nottingham Playhouse in an environment that is comfortable and supportive. The house lights will be partially up throughout and ‘chill-out’ areas will be available before, during and after a performance. If a familiarisation visit would be helpful, we would be very happy to accommodate this.</p> <p>We are happy to answer any questions you may have regarding familiarisation visits, wheelchair access and disabled parking, all you need to do is email <a href="mail2://access@nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk"><strong>access@nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk</strong></a>. </p> <h2>Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood</h2> <p>From Sherwood Forest to Nottingham Playhouse, Robin Hood and the evil Sheriff of Nottingham are lighting up our panto stage.</p> <p>Your ultimate pantomime villain, the Sheriff hatches a wicked plan to get rid of his niece and nephew, the Babes in the Wood, and claim their fortune. It’s down to Robin Hood to save the day and stop the Sheriff with a little help from his Merry Men and Maid Marian.</p> <p>Enjoy plenty of songs, dance, laughter and sumptuous costumes in our traditional family-friendly panto by Kenneth Alan Taylor.</p> <p>Come and join in with a festive fix of slapstick comedy, boos and hisses, and all-round silliness – with the addition of good old Nottingham folklore.</p> <h2>Booking information</h2> <p>Tickets are £12.50 for those requiring a relaxed performance, otherwise standard pricing applies. </p> <p><strong>£12.50 tickets are also available online</strong>: please email <a href="mailto:access@nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk">access@nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk</a> for the promotion code. Place this in the promo code box in the top right hand corner of the screen when selecting your tickets. </p> <p>Book groups and wheelchair spaces/transfers via Box Office on 0115 941 9419. </p> <p>If you are a Charity, ask about us our Hothouse discounted ticket scheme.</p> <p>An extra £1 charge will be added to your order if you would like your tickets posted to you.</p> <h2>Access information</h2> <p>Patrons who require an assisting companion for their visit will receive the second ticket for free. Please call our friendly Box Office team on 0115 941 9419 for more information.</p> <p>There is level access to enter the theatre and a lift providing access to all levels of the theatre from the Box Office foyer. There is access to the auditorium from the lower foyer and via East Circus Street. We can accommodate wheelchair users on row M of the main auditorium. </p> <p>There are 3 accessible toilets at the Playhouse, available on the ground floor, stalls and circle levels.</p> <p>There are parking spaces available to Blue Badge Holders on North Circus Street/East Circus Street. <a href="http://www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/access/access-for-people-with-physical-disabilities/">Find out more.</a></p> <p><strong>Robin Hood is proudly sponsored by</strong> <img src="/files/images/applicationfiles/1036.5858.NCTLogo/200x400.fitdown.jpg" alt="" /></p> ]]>
2019-01-16T10:30:00 2019-01-16T10:30:00
<![CDATA[Robin Hood and the babes in the Wood: Dementia-friendly Performance]]> Main House 0.00000000 0.00000000 A dementia- friendly performance of this year's pantomime Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood.

Thursday 17 January 2019 at 1pm

Tickets: £23.50 - £40


<p>The great thing about panto is that it includes songs that go back years. Music stays in the memory. People can join in, sing along and reminisce. This performance is carefully tailored for people with dementia and their families or carers so that everyone can enjoy the wonder of theatre at Nottingham Playhouse in an environment that is comfortable and supportive.</p> <p>Your ultimate pantomime villain, the Sheriff hatches a wicked plan to get rid of his niece and nephew, the Babes in the Wood, and claim their fortune. It’s down to Robin Hood to save the day and stop the Sheriff with a little help from his Merry Men and Maid Marian.</p> <p>Enjoy plenty of songs, dance, laughter and sumptuous costumes in our traditional family-friendly panto by Kenneth Alan Taylor.</p> <p>Come and join in with a festive fix of slapstick comedy, boos and hisses, and all-round silliness – with the addition of good old Nottingham folklore.</p> <p>We will be working with people living with dementia and their carers to ensure the performance is dementia -friendly. </p> <h2>Here are some of the ways this performance is Dementia Friendly:</h2> <p>• The volume of music will be reduced when dialogue is taking place.<br /> • Changing seats during the performance is fine and so is leaving the performance and re-entering. <br /> • This is not a schools performance, so the audience will be quieter. <br /> • There will be additional signage with pictures in the foyers. <br /> • There will be a quiet room, before after and during the show. <br /> • There will be more staff on hand to support. <br /> • A very relaxed attitude to moving around the theatre and making noise.</p> <p>We are happy to answer any questions you may have regarding familiarisation visits, wheelchair access and disabled parking, all you need to do is email <a href="mailto:access@nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk">access@nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk</a>.</p> <p>Call our Box Office on 0115 941 9419 for more details on Dementia-Friendly Performances.</p> <p><strong>An extra £1 charge will be added to your order if you would like your tickets posted to you.</strong></p> <h3>Are you a charity?</h3> <p>The Nottingham Playhouse HotHouse scheme offers £7 tickets to charities and community groups, helping individuals to access the theatre more easily. To find out if your organisation is eligible contact Rebecca on <a href="mailto:rebeccah@nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk">rebeccah@nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk</a>.</p> <h2>Access information</h2> <p>Patrons who require an assisting companion for their visit will receive the second ticket for free. Please call our friendly Box Office team on 0115 941 9419 for more information.</p> <p>There is level access to enter the theatre and a lift providing access to all levels of the theatre from the Box Office foyer. There is access to the auditorium from the lower foyer and via East Circus Street. We can accommodate wheelchair users on row M of the main auditorium. </p> <p>There are 3 accessible toilets at the Playhouse, available on the ground floor, stalls and circle levels.</p> <p>There are parking spaces available to Blue Badge Holders on North Circus Street/East Circus Street. <a href="http://www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/access/access-for-people-with-physical-disabilities/">Find out more.</a></p> <p><strong>Robin Hood is proudly sponsored by</strong> <img src="/files/images/applicationfiles/1036.5858.NCTLogo/200x400.fitdown.jpg" alt="" /></p> ]]>
2019-01-17T13:00:00 2019-01-17T13:00:00