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Family Fun at the Towngate!

Here at the Towngate, we aim to make your family’s trip to the theatre an extra special one. By offering not only an amazing selection of shows for you and your family, we hope to add an additional little sprinkle of magic through our brand new and exciting family events which are included in the price of your ticket!

As part of our Education and Outreach programme of fab activities centred around upcoming family-friendly productions, we hope to make your visit to the Towngate theatre an experience you and your little ones will want to be a part of time and time again!

Towngate Stories

Come along and join us in the Towngate foyer with your little ones for a FREE creative storytelling session, full of theatre magic!

Open up the storybook to find out which children’s story it will be and join us on our magical journey complete with props, costumes, puppets and interactive activities!

A fantastic opportunity for your little ones to experience their first taste of theatrical fun!

Towngate Stories will be held on the first Monday of every month at 1pm – we look forward to seeing you there!

*PLEASE NOTE: The next Towngate Stories will be held on TUESDAY 7 MAY as the Monday is a Bank Holiday. We look forward to seeing you there!

Free Arts and Crafts Workshop

The Amazing Adventures of Pinocchio- 27 April @ 1pm & 4pm

We invite you to join us inbetween performances (from approx. 2.45pm) in the upper foyer for a trip into the storybook!

  • Create your own puppets!
  • Decorate the foyer with pages from the storybook!
  • Become and actor and help us to act out the story!


Book a bargain ticket (or two…)

…for these fantastic Saturday Scamps and Family Fun events

The Magic Word

A new ballet from Let's All Dance


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The Wind In The Willows

A new take on the classic children's tale


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Snow White

Our magical pantomime for 2018/19!


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The Wizard Of Oz

A Youth Production presented by Rare


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Dear Zoo

Based on Rod Campbell’s best-selling book!


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The Amazing Adventures of Pinocchio

Brought to you by Immersion Theatre

Apr 27More...

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Milkshake! Live

The Milkshake! crew are back by popular demand!

May 26More...

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HAPA presents Joseph

HAPA presents a youth production of Joseph

Aug 1 - Aug 3More...

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Dick Whittington

Our magical pantomime for 2019/20!

Nov 27 - Jan 5More...

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