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Little Light (family theatre at Forres Town Hall) Sun 1st April, 2pm

Little Light is a cross-cultural co-production between the wonderfully creative Vision Mechanics and Haya Cultural Centre, Jordan. The show will be staged in Forres Town Hall in a traditional Bedouin tent and uses puppetry, music and dance to tell this magical story of a small, energetic star, a lonely boy and a dog. Vision Mechanics create highly […]

Red Riding Hood’s Magic Purse (family theatre) Sat 14th April, 2pm

Part of the Puppet Animation Festival and presented by Clydebuilt this is a classic story told with a difference. Favourite characters abound – an adventurous Red Riding Hood, an independent Granny (home at last from her trip round the world), and of course the wonderful Wicked Wolf, who plans to have Granny for lunch and […]

Animals (family theatre) Sat 12th May, 2pm

Animals is a lovely family show about… animals. Big ones, little ones, wild ones, tame ones. It’s also a show about us, and our emotions. Big ones, little ones, wild ones, tame ones.  From the joy of delivering a new lamb with your own hands, to the pain of losing your pet dog, and the […]

Willy Wonders Splendid Hotel (theatre) Mon 1st Oct, 1pm

This show is presented by the Eden Court CREATIVE Integrated Performance Group. Inspired by the pure imagination and characters of the Integrated Performance Group, and in homage to Roald Dahl, Willy Wonders Splendid Hotel is a journey of magic, mystery and wonder. Prepare yourself to travel through floors of trees and elves then underwater in […]

Pied Piper (Family Theatre) Sat 30th Mar, 2pm

When the Pied Piper plays his flute the rats run, the greedy mayor rubs his hands and the children dance... Presented by Norwich Puppet Theatre this new humorous and irresistible one-person show combines a skilful mix of puppetry, foot-tapping music and storytelling which will entrance audiences young and old. As one of England’s leading companies […]

A Ladder to the Stars (family theatre) Sat 6th April, 2pm

Way up in the deep blue night sky, a twinkling star hears a little girl’s birthday wish . . . Presented by Visible Ficitons and told through a magical mix of puppetry, music, light and imagination, this is a heartfelt and humorous story of what can happen when the universe hears your dreams. For the […]

Little Top at Forres Town Hall (family theatre), Sun 19th May, 2pm

Presented by Starcatchers and SUPERFAN, Little Top is a magical first circus experience for babies aged 0-18 months and their adults. At a time in their development when young children are discovering their own physicality, and the pleasures and perils of gravity, Little Top invites babies to experience all the fun of the circus. Roll […]

Stick by Me (family theatre) Sun 29th Sept, 2.30pm

Produced by Red Bridge Arts this is a theatre show for children aged 3-6 years featuring a storyline about well – a stick, just a stick. But for one, all alone, this stick has something special. And soon the two are the best of friends. They run, play, hide and rest…and stick together when things […]

Slug (family theatre) Sat 9th Nov, 2pm

Visible Fictions presents Slug - a comic clowning adventure with no words for all aged 7 and up. Slug is munching through your prize winning cabbages eating your roses and leaving slimy trails all over the lawn. Slug is taking over your thoughts and tormenting your dreams. Slug needs to be stopped. Slug doesn’t care! […]

The BFG (film) Sat 23rd Nov, 7.30pm

A tale of a young girl and a benevolent giant known as the BFG, who set out on an adventure to capture the evil, man-eating giants who have been invading the human world. This 2016 remake minimises the darker elements of Roald Dahl's classic in favour of a heart-warming and visually stunning family-friendly adventure. Directed […]

THE SELFISH GIANT Wed 7 April. Online show available for 24 hours.

Presented by TESSA BIDE PRODUCTIONS & SOAP SOUP THEATRE this show for children aged 3+ and their adults is inspired by the touching story The Selfish Giant by Oscar Wilde. Bristol’s two leading family theatre companies use powerful storytelling, captivating puppetry, beautiful design, enchanting music and a sprinkling of audience interaction to explore an unusual […]

EVENT CANCELLED The Swings (free outdoor interactive event) Wed 28th July, 12 noon

Please note that 'The Swings' event will not be taking place. Sorry folks, but we've had to make the decision to cancel today, due to the current weather conditions and the forecast for the rest of the day ⛈️   ‘Life was never better on a swing, the higher the better!’ Come and join All […]

Two in a Barrel (theatre) – Sun 10th April 2pm

© photographer - Andy Catlin www.andycatlin.com 'Two in a Barrel' is a clown-inspired, physical theatre performance for young audiences. Two lively quirky best friends - Riri and Moku - are confined to a barrel sitting on top of an island of rubbish in the ocean. They love finding treasures in the heaps of plastic on the stage […]

MaMa Workshop – Cosmic Dance

Universal Hall The Universal Hall, The Park, Findhorn, Forres, Scotland, United Kingdom

A workshop for parents and babies/toddlers (0-5 years). In a space filled with sensory lighting, sounds and textures, Bharatanatyam performers, Kirsten and Oxana, take little ones and their parents on a journey to discover Indian Classical Dance. Using hand gestures and rhythms the dancers will provide inspiration for parents in new ways to play with […]

Elves and the Shoemaker

Universal Hall The Universal Hall, The Park, Findhorn, Forres, Scotland, United Kingdom

One good turn deserves another… Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre Company’s show ‘Elves and the Shoemaker’ tells the story of a poor shoemaker who has only one pair of shoes left to make - and not enough money to pay his rent. With the help of two mischievous elves, he creates some unusual shoes that are very […]

Tales from the Fire

Universal Hall The Universal Hall, The Park, Findhorn, Forres, Scotland, United Kingdom

Storytellers Carol Scorer, Peter Vallance and Margot Henderson invite you to an evening of stories that have been born from the Fire, and that they hope will bring you wisdom, healing and transformation.   This is part of the Scottish International Storytelling Festival programme for 2023. £5 General Admission Wheelchair access, or entry for people with a disability is available from the side entrance, by the Phoenix Café. Tickets […]