Children’s Entertainment Phenomenon The Wiggles Return To The UK & Ireland For The Wiggles Big Show

Logo of the Australia's family entertainment group, The Wiggles

Australia’s most successful family entertainment group, The Wiggles, are coming to the UK and Ireland for the first time in 5 years and they’re coming to Manchester on Friday 4th August! Emma, Lachy, Simon and Anthony are so excited to be touring England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales this July and August. They will be bringing some familiar wiggly friends with them too, including Dorothy the Dinosaur, Captain Feathersword, Wags the Dog and Henry the Octopus! . . . → Read More: Children’s Entertainment Phenomenon The Wiggles Return To The UK & Ireland For The Wiggles Big Show

Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales is Back

Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales | poster for Scamp Theatre's 2016 tour

Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales, the production brought to life by the award-winning Scamp Theatre (The Scarecrows’ Wedding, Stick Man) and loved so much by Manchester families is back to The Lowry on Tuesday 24th – Sunday 29th May. . . . → Read More: Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales is Back

Birmingham Royal Ballet First Steps: A Child’s Coppélia

Birmingham Royal Ballet Coppelia at The Lowry

This March Birmingham Royal Ballet will return to their Manchester home, The Lowry with their first-ever production specially designed for children – First Steps – A Child’s Coppelia. . . Enter our competition to win family ticket for the First Steps performance at The Lowry on 6 March at 1pm. . . . → Read More: Birmingham Royal Ballet First Steps: A Child’s Coppélia

Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Joshua Jenkins as Christopher Boone | The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at The Lowry

. . . What happened next was truly amazing. Where the book had led me to understand Christopher’s world, the National Theatre’s production led me to feel it. Scenery, props, and soundtrack were all drafted in to assist with the creation of a whole world on stage; the world inside the protagonist’s mind. . . . → Read More: Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Gruffalo at The Lowry

Gruffalo at TheLowry - Classic Picture

The Gruffalo play (musical stage adaptation by Tall Stories) is simple but so much fun. It features a cast of three and lasts for an hour, which is long enough for the audience largely made up of the under 5’s and their parents. . . it is a brilliant Easter treat for families. . . . → Read More: The Gruffalo at The Lowry

Scooby Doo The Musical at The Lowry

Scooby-Doo & The Mystery of the Pyramid |The Lowry

It’s a great piece of Easter half term entertainment for any Scooby loving kids (and adults). The audience was rapt and clearly loved every minute of it. It was a bit scary, but it wouldn’t be Scooby Doo if someone wasn’t in peril at some point. . . . → Read More: Scooby Doo The Musical at The Lowry

Calling Greater Manchester Parents and Toddlers!

balletLORENT | Rapunzel - Show Title

balletLORENT is bringing its fabulous production of Rapunzel to The Lowry, Salford on the 26th and 27th April and the company is looking for a pool of parents and toddlers (under 5s) to take part. No performance experience required, just need to feel comfortable onstage. . . . → Read More: Calling Greater Manchester Parents and Toddlers!

The Seagull Review

‘The Seagull’ is a play which probes human nature, and our relationship with each other, but also with the arts and their development, so it is the perfect way for the Chris Honer to bow out as artistic director, and for the Library Theatre Company to move on under a different name at the new arts centre HOME. . . . → Read More: The Seagull Review

Magic and Mischief

The Lowry | The Night Before Christmas

Win a family ticket to “The Night Before Christmas” at The Lowry, a magical storytelling adventure show for children and their families, rounded off with a sing-along and the chance for every child to meet Father Christmas, receive a gift and share their wishes with him. . . Closing date: Monday, 1612.13 . . . → Read More: Magic and Mischief

The Castaways, Rambert Dance Company

Rambert 'Castaways' 2013

The Castaways’ is a perfect piece of theatre. It combines all the elements that work best on stage to tell the tale. A story of humanity and what it means to be people. Dance, drama and music are flawlessly interlinked to convey this story to the audience. . . . → Read More: The Castaways, Rambert Dance Company