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Saturday Scamps and
Family Fun

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 pre-show family events!

As part of our new Saturday Scamps and Family Fun programme of fab shows AND pre-show activities, we hope to make your visit to the Towngate theatre an experience your family 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!

Pre-Show Workshop

Dear Zoo- 19th March 2019 @ 1.30pm & 3.30pm – 20th March 2019 @ 11am & 2pm

We invite you to join us after the 1.30pm and 11am show in the upper foyer for plenty of theatre and craft activities for your little ones to enjoy!

  • Create your own animal mask
  • Help the Zoo Keeper find all of the animals from the Zoo in our treasure hunt.

COMPETITION TIME: Come dressed as your favourite Zoo animal for your chance to win a prize!


Pre-Show Workshop

Treasure Island- 15th April @ 2.30pm & 6pm

We invite you to join us after the first show for a treasure hunt around the theatre, stopping along the way for theatre and craft activities!


Pre-Show Workshop

The Amazing Adventures of Pinocchio- 27th April 2019 @ 1pm & 4pm

We invite you to join us after the first show 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

Mar 7 - Mar 9More...

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Dear Zoo

Based on Rod Campbell’s best-selling book!

Mar 19 - Mar 20More...

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HAPA presents Joseph

HAPA presents a youth production of Joseph

Jul 31 - Aug 3More...

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Dick Whittington

Our magical pantomime for 2019/20!

Nov 27 - Jan 5More...

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