Nottingham Playhouse - Family Friendly Events http://www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/events/rss/category/family Family Friendly Events at Nottingham Playhouse en-gb <![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 £40 - £23.50 (Family tickets from £122 - £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 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><br /> Alan &#8211; a &#8211; Dale <strong>Kinden Singh Uppal</strong><br /> Tina Tuck <strong>Clarice Julianda</strong></p> <h2>Creative Team</h2> <p>Writer and Director <strong>Kenneth Alan Taylor</strong><br /> Designer <strong>Tim Meacock</strong><br /> Lighting Designer <strong>Jason Taylor</strong><br /> Musical Director <strong>John Morton</strong><br /> Choreographer and Assistant Director <strong>Adele Parry</strong><br /> Sound Designer <strong>Adam P McCready for Poetical Machines Ltd</strong><br /> Fight Director * Philip d&#8217;Orléans*</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>Clara the shoemaker is very poor and only has one piece of leather left to make some shoes to sell. She carefully cuts out the pieces of leather before going to bed, ready to 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. Clara sells the shoes, buys more leather and cuts 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> <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>Writer <strong>Katherine Chandler</strong><br /> Director <strong>Siobhán Cannon-Brownlie</strong><br /> Designer <strong>Rebecca Constable</strong><br /> Lighting Designer <strong>Alexandra Stafford</strong><br /> Composer/Musical Director <strong>Rob Green</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: Pay What You Can Performances]]> Main House 0.00000000 0.00000000 A Pay What You Can performance of Nottingham Playhouse's legendary pantomime.

Wednesday 9 and Thursday 10 January at 7:30pm

Tickets: Pay What You Can


<h2>This performance of Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood is a &#8216;Pay What You Can&#8217; performance.</h2> <p>Live entertainment doesn’t have to cost a fortune. See world-class theatre for the price you can afford with our Pay What You Can performances.</p> <p>Join us for <strong>Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood</strong> on Wednesday 9 and Thursday 10 January, 7:30pm and pay&#8230;whatever you can. <strong>50p, £1, £5;</strong> whatever you can afford to give us, that’s what the tickets cost for that performance. </p> <h2>How does it work?</h2> <p>Tickets will only be available to purchase on the day of the performance, in person from Box Office and cannot be bought online or over the telephone. You can buy your Pay What You Can tickets from at Box Office from 10am, tickets will be allocated on a first come first served basis and issued in sequence.</p> <p>You will need to fill out a Pay What You Can form at the Box Office on the day, and bring along however much money you want to pay for your ticket, which you privately place in an envelope. You can also download and print out the <a href="https://nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/mmlib/includes/sendapplicationfile.php?id=7528">Pay What You Can form in advance here</a>.</p> <p><strong>There are a limited amount of Pay What You Can tickets available for this performance and we expect a high demand on tickets.</strong> Please note that queuing may begin outside Box Office before 10am; holding space in the queue for others is not permitted; two tickets will be allocated per form only; filling forms for people who are not present is not permitted; tickets are subject to availability; no choice of ticket is possible; payments must be made in cash only and tickets cannot be exchanged to other performances or refunded. Remember to bring your tickets to the performance, we are unable to reprint tickets.</p> <p>If you have mobility requirements or use a wheelchair please contact Nottingham Playhouse Box Office on 0115 941 9419 on Monday 5 November 2018 only.</p> <h2>About the Play</h2> <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 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><br /> Alan &#8211; a &#8211; Dale <strong>Kinden Singh Uppal</strong><br /> Tina Tuck <strong>Clarice Julianda</strong></p> <h2>Creative Team</h2> <p>Writer and Director <strong>Kenneth Alan Taylor</strong><br /> Designer <strong>Tim Meacock</strong><br /> Lighting Designer <strong>Jason Taylor</strong><br /> Musical Director <strong>John Morton</strong><br /> Choreographer and Assistant Director <strong>Adele Parry</strong><br /> Sound Designer <strong>Adam P McCready for Poetical Machines Ltd</strong><br /> Fight Director * Philip d&#8217;Orléans*</p> ]]>
2019-01-09T19:30:00 2019-01-10T19:30:00
<![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
<![CDATA[February Family Fest 2019]]> Neville Studio 0.00000000 0.00000000 Join us this February half term as we bring in the light for a fun-filled week of family activities focused on festivals of light, fire and celebration

Monday 18 - Friday 22 February 2019

Tickets: £4 - £10 (see details below) For every paying child, one adult accompanies for free

Age Rating: For ages 18 months and upwards


<h4>Join us this February half term as we bring in the light for a fun-filled week of family activities focused on festivals of light, fire and celebration.</h4> <h2><a href="https://my.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/single/PSDetail.aspx?psn=137201">Garden Explorers <span class="caps">PMLD</span> Workshop</a></h2> <p><strong>Mon 18 Feb, 11.00am &#8211; 12:30pm &amp; 2.30 &#8211; 4.00pm</strong> (for ages 5 &#8211; 12yrs)</p> <p>With spring just around the corner, come and help us to create a garden of sensory fabrics and materials all ready for planting and growing. Designed for families with children with profound and multiple learning disabilities. Come to the morning or afternoon session. <br /> <strong>Price: £6</strong></p> <p><img src="/files/images/applicationfiles/1369.6664.FebFamilyFlower/200x400.fitdown.jpg" alt="" /></p> <h2><a href="https://my.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/single/PSDetail.aspx?psn=137201">Play in a Day &#8211; <span class="caps">BSL</span> Interpreted</a> <img src="/files/images/applicationfiles/1369.4098.BSLSymbol/50x400.fitdown.jpg" alt="" /> </h2> <p><strong>Tue 19 Feb, 10.00am &#8211; 4.00pm with 1 hour for lunch</strong> (for ages 12 &#8211; 16yrs)</p> <p>Working with our in-house practitioners, come and take a play from page to stage across the course of a day. No previous experience required. <br /> <strong>Price: £10</strong></p> <h2><a href="https://my.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/single/PSDetail.aspx?psn=137201">Buzzy Bees Drama Games</a></h2> <p><strong>Wed 20 Feb, 10.30am &#8211; 12.00pm</strong> (for ages 4 &#8211; 8yrs) </p> <p>Learn basic introductory performance skills and unlock confidence as we explore the world of theatre together. Suitable for all levels. <br /> <strong>Price: £6</strong></p> <p><img src="/files/images/applicationfiles/1369.5695.FebFamilyBee/200x400.fitdown.jpg" alt="" /></p> <h2><a href="https://my.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/single/PSDetail.aspx?psn=137201">Devising Theatre Workshop</a></h2> <p><strong>Wed 20 Feb, 2 &#8211; 5pm</strong> (for ages 12 &#8211; 18yrs)</p> <p>Join youth theatre director Dawn Richmond- Gordon to explore devising theatre practices to help develop confidence and experience within this field. <br /> <strong>Price: £8</strong></p> <h2><a href="https://my.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/single/PSDetail.aspx?psn=137201">Storytelling Session</a></h2> <p><strong>Thu 21 Feb, 10.30am &#8211; 12.00pm</strong> (for ages 4 &#8211; 8yrs)</p> <p>An interactive storytelling session that will take you on an adventure where your imagination can run wild. Afterwards you can join us for a stay and play session.<br /> <strong>Price: £6</strong></p> <p><img src="/files/images/applicationfiles/1369.2574.FebFamilyBook/200x400.fitdown.jpg" alt="" /></p> <h2><a href="https://my.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/single/PSDetail.aspx?psn=137201">Taking Flight, Sensory Play</a></h2> <p><strong>Thu 21 Feb, 1.30 &#8211; 2:30pm</strong> (for ages 18 months &#8211; 4yrs)</p> <p>Go up, up and away using stimulating materials as early years children will be introduced to the exciting themes of feathers and flight. <br /> <strong>Price: £4</strong></p> <p><img src="/files/images/applicationfiles/1369.3944.FebFamilyPaper/200x400.fitdown.jpg" alt="" /></p> <h2><a href="https://my.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/single/PSDetail.aspx?psn=137201">Spring Into Action Movement Session</a></h2> <p><strong>Fri 22 Feb, 10.30am &#8211; 12.00pm &amp; 1.30 &#8211; 3.00pm</strong> (for ages 7 &#8211; 12yrs)</p> <p>Come and shake off winter and be ready to jump into spring with this introduction to movement class with dancer, Sarah West-Valstar. Suitable for all abilities; please remember to wear something comfortable to move in on the day. Come to the morning or afternoon session. <br /> <strong>Price: £6</strong></p> <p><img src="/files/images/applicationfiles/1369.5893.FebFamilyWellie/200x400.fitdown.jpg" alt="" /></p> ]]>
2019-02-18T11:00:00 2019-02-22T13:30:00
<![CDATA[Garden Explorers PMLD Workshop]]> Neville Studio 0.00000000 0.00000000 With spring just around the corner, come and help us to create a garden of sensory fabrics and materials all ready for planting and growing

Monday 18 February 2019

Tickets: £6 (for every paying child, one adult accompanies for free)

Age Rating: Age 5 - 12 Years


<p><img src="/files/images/applicationfiles/1370.5304.FebFamilyFestBannerPlain/500x400.fitdown.jpg" alt="" /></p> <p><strong>Mon 18 Feb, 11.00am – 12:30pm &amp; 2.30 – 4.00pm</strong> (for ages 5 – 12yrs)</p> <p>With spring just around the corner, come and help us to create a garden of sensory fabrics and materials all ready for planting and growing. Designed for families with children with profound and multiple learning disabilities. Come to the morning or afternoon session. </p> <p><strong>Price: £6</strong></p> ]]>
2019-02-18T11:00:00 2019-02-18T14:30:00
<![CDATA[Play in a Day - BSL interpreted]]> Neville Studio 0.00000000 0.00000000 Working with our in-house practitioners, come and take a play from page to stage across the course of a day

Tuesday 19 February 2019 at 10am

Tickets: £10 (for every paying child, one adult accompanies for free)

Age Rating: Age 12 - 16 Years


<p><img src="/files/images/applicationfiles/1371.3269.FebFamilyFestBannerPlain/500x400.fitdown.jpg" alt="" /></p> <p><strong>Tue 19 Feb, 10.00am – 4.00pm with 1 hour for lunch</strong> (for ages 12 – 16yrs)</p> <p>Working with our in-house practitioners, come and take a play from page to stage across the course of a day. No previous experience required. </p> <p><strong>Price: £10</strong></p> <p>This workshop will be <span class="caps">BSL</span> interpreted <img src="/files/images/applicationfiles/1371.2066.BSLSymbol/50x400.fitdown.jpg" alt="" /></p> ]]>
2019-02-19T10:00:00 2019-02-19T10:00:00
<![CDATA[Buzzy Bees Drama Games]]> Neville Studio 0.00000000 0.00000000 Learn basic introductory performance skills and unlock confidence as we explore the world of theatre together.

Wednesday 20 February 2019 at 10.30am

Tickets: £6 (for every paying child, one adult accompanies for free)

Age Rating: Ages 4 - 8 Years


<p><img src="/files/images/applicationfiles/1372.3550.FebFamilyFestBannerPlain/500x400.fitdown.jpg" alt="" /></p> <p><strong>Wed 20 Feb, 10.30am – 12.00pm</strong> (for ages 4 – 8yrs)</p> <p>Learn basic introductory performance skills and unlock confidence as we explore the world of theatre together. Suitable for all levels. </p> <p><strong>Price: £6</strong></p> ]]>
2019-02-20T10:30:00 2019-02-20T10:30:00
<![CDATA[Devising Theatre Workshop]]> Neville Studio 0.00000000 0.00000000

Wednesday 20 February 2019 at 2pm

Tickets: £8 (for every paying child, one adult accompanies for free)

Age Rating: Ages 12 - 18 Years


<p><img src="/files/images/applicationfiles/1373.1074.FebFamilyFestBannerPlain/500x400.fitdown.jpg" alt="" /></p> <p><strong>Wed 20 Feb, 2 – 5pm</strong> (for ages 12 – 18yrs)</p> <p>Join youth theatre director Dawn Richmond- Gordon to explore devising theatre practices to help develop confidence and experience within this field. </p> <p><strong>Price: £8</strong></p> ]]>
2019-02-20T14:00:00 2019-02-20T14:00:00
<![CDATA[Storytelling Session]]> Neville Studio 0.00000000 0.00000000 An interactive storytelling session that will take you on an adventure where your imagination can run wild

Thursday 21 February 2019 at 10.20am

Tickets: £6 (for every paying child, one adult accompanies for free)

Age Rating: Ages 4 - 8 Years


<p><img src="/files/images/applicationfiles/1374.8145.FebFamilyFestBannerPlain/500x400.fitdown.jpg" alt="" /></p> <p><strong>Thu 21 Feb, 10.30am – 12.00pm</strong> (for ages 4 – 8yrs)</p> <p>An interactive storytelling session that will take you on an adventure where your imagination can run wild. Afterwards you can join us for a stay and play session.</p> <p><strong>Price: £6</strong></p> ]]>
2019-02-21T10:30:00 2019-02-21T10:30:00
<![CDATA[Taking Flight, Sensory Play]]> Neville Studio 0.00000000 0.00000000 Go up, up and away using stimulating materials as early years children will be introduced to the exciting themes of feathers and flight

Thursday 21 February 2019 at 1.30pm

Tickets: £4 (for every paying child, one adult accompanies for free)

Age Rating: Ages 18 months - 4 Years


<p><img src="/files/images/applicationfiles/1375.4874.FebFamilyFestBannerPlain/500x400.fitdown.jpg" alt="" /></p> <p><strong>Thu 21 Feb, 1.30 – 2:30pm</strong> (for ages 18 months – 4yrs)</p> <p>Go up, up and away using stimulating materials as early years children will be introduced to the exciting themes of feathers and flight. </p> <p><strong>Price: £4</strong></p> ]]>
2019-02-21T13:30:00 2019-02-21T13:30:00
<![CDATA[Spring Into Action Movement Session]]> Neville Studio 0.00000000 0.00000000 Come and shake off winter and be ready to jump into spring with this introduction to movement class

Friday 22 February 2019

Tickets: £6 (for every paying child, one adult accompanies for free)

Age Rating: Ages 7 - 12 Years


<p><img src="/files/images/applicationfiles/1376.6685.FebFamilyFestBannerPlain/500x400.fitdown.jpg" alt="" /></p> <p><strong>Fri 22 Feb, 10.30am – 12.00pm &amp; 1.30 – 3.00pm</strong> (for ages 7 – 12yrs)</p> <p>Come and shake off winter and be ready to jump into spring with this introduction to movement class with dancer, Sarah West-Valstar. Suitable for all abilities; please remember to wear something comfortable to move in on the day. Come to the morning or afternoon session. </p> <p><strong>Price: £6</strong></p> ]]>
2019-02-22T10:30:00 2019-02-22T13:30:00
<![CDATA[Skellig]]> Main House 0.00000000 0.00000000 Moving house has been hard for 12-year-old Michael, and now his baby sister is ill in hospital, it seems his whole world has been turned upside down.

Friday 22 March - Saturday 7 April 2019

Tickets from: £30.50 - £8.50

Production Company: NOTTINGHAM PLAYHOUSE THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS

Author: David Almond

Age Rating: Age 8+


<h2><span class="caps">BOOKING</span> <span class="caps">NOW</span> <span class="caps">OPEN</span></h2> <p><br /> </p> <p><a href="https://www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/membership"><img src="/files/images/applicationfiles/1156.3604.PlayhousePassGeneral/400x400.fitdown.jpg" alt="" /></a></p> <p>“They say that shoulder blades are where your wings were, when you were an angel…where your wings will grow again one day.”</p> <p>Moving house has been hard for 12-year-old Michael, and now his baby sister is ill in hospital, it seems his whole world has been turned upside down. </p> <p>Exploring the crumbling garage of his new home one afternoon, he makes an extraordinary discovery. A strange, decrepit creature, Skellig, is hidden amongst the dust, dead insects and junk.</p> <p>Together with his new friend Mina, Michael decides to help Skellig. But can the mysterious Skellig help Michael in return? </p> <p>Winner of the Whitbread Children&#8217;s Book of the Year and Carnegie Medal, this modern classic has been adapted for the theatre by its author. Let your imagination take flight in this magical re-telling of David Almond’s hauntingly beautiful story.</p> <p><strong>Age guidance 8+</strong></p> <h3>Creative Team</h3> <p>Writer <strong>David Almond</strong><br /> Director <strong>Lisa Blair</strong><br /> Designer <strong>Frankie Bradshaw</strong></p> <h4>Schools Tickets</h4> <p>School tickets are £12 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> <p>Schools workshops are available, please contact <a href="mailto://schoolbookings@nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk"><strong>schoolbookings@nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk</strong></a> for more information.</p> <h4>Groups Tickets </h4> <p>Groups of 10 or more can save up to 20% on tickets (subject to availability). Book by calling the Box Office on 0115 941 9419. </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="" /> <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. <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>An extra £1 charge will be added to your order if you would like your tickets posted to you.<br /> (Free of charge for Playhouse Pass members)</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>This production is sponsored by<br /> <img src="/files/images/applicationfiles/1358.9847.HollygirtWeb/200x400.fitdown.jpg" alt="" /></p> ]]>
2019-03-22T19:00:00 2019-04-07T15:00:00
<![CDATA[Skellig: Relaxed Performance]]> Main House 0.00000000 0.00000000 A relaxed performance of Skellig

Thursday 4 April, 1:30pm

Tickets: £30.50 - £8.50

Age Rating: Age recommendation 8+


<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>Skellig</h2> <p>“They say that shoulder blades are where your wings were, when you were an angel…where your wings will grow again one day.”</p> <p>Moving house has been hard for 12-year-old Michael, and now his baby sister is ill in hospital, it seems his whole world has been turned upside down.</p> <p>Exploring the crumbling garage of his new home one afternoon, he makes an extraordinary discovery. A strange, decrepit creature, Skellig, is hidden amongst the dust, dead insects and junk.</p> <p>Together with his new friend Mina, Michael decides to help Skellig. But can the mysterious Skellig help Michael in return?</p> <p>Winner of the Whitbread Children’s Book of the Year and Carnegie Medal, this modern classic has been adapted for the theatre by its author. Let your imagination take flight in this magical re-telling of David Almond’s hauntingly beautiful story.</p> <p>Age guidance 8+</p> <h2>Booking information</h2> <p>Tickets are £12 for those requiring a relaxed performance, otherwise standard pricing applies. </p> <p><strong>£12 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> ]]>
2019-04-04T13:30:00 2019-04-04T13:30:00