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See, Make & Do – Norwich Theatre Royal

Six of the East of England’s most exciting arts spaces are coming together this February half-term to present a variety of hands-on, mostly cost-free, family- friendly activities.

Whether that be…
crafting costumes here at the Norwich Theatre Royal
holding a tune at Snape Maltings
getting scientific at The Red House
throwing shapes at DanceEast
applying gory stage make-up at New Wolsey Theatre
or building your very own book at the National Centre for Writing
there’s something new to See, Make & Do for all ages this half-term.


With a history spanning over 250 years, the Norwich Theatre Royal is one of the East’s largest and most successful theatres. Over 400,000 people attend annually to enjoy around 400 performances, including West End tours, opera, dance and comedy. Sister theatre the Norwich Playhouse is a 300-capacity arts performance space.

Norwich Theatre Royal
Theatre Street, Norwich NR2 1RL
Tel: 01603 630000
theatreroyalnorwich.co.uk

Norwich Playhouse
42-58 St George’s Street, Norwich, NR3 1AB
Box office: 01603 598598
norwichplayhouse.co.uk

Thursday 13 & Friday 14 February 10.30am & 1pm
Saturday 15 & Sunday 16 February 11am & 1.30pm

Room on the Broom
Jump on board the broom with the witch and her cat in this fun-filled adaptation of the best-selling picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
3+ years
Tickets £11.50, £8.50
Norwich Playhouse
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Tuesday 18 to Saturday 22 February

The Red Shoes by Matthew Bourne / New Adventures
Based on the Hans Christian Andersen fairytale and the classic Powell & Pressburger movie, The Red Shoes is a tale of obsession, possession and one girl’s dream to be the greatest dancer in the world. A sell-out before its world premiere in 2016, Matthew Bourne’s triumphant adaptation returns after winning two Olivier Awards.
5+ years
Tickets from £10
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Monday 17 to Friday 21 February from 10am

Hans Christian Andersen Trail
Pick up clues from box office and learn more about the stories of Hans Christian Andersen.
5+ years
Free drop-in activity
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See, Make & Do Activity Days
Monday 17 February

Play Your Way
Pick up a craft or colouring activity, delve into the dressing up box, explore children’s books, create your own stories with puppets.
2+ years
Free drop-in activity
10am to 3pm

 

 


Family Dance and Movement
This playful workshop includes movement games, expressive movement and taught choreography as well as the chance to create your own moves together!
6+ years
Free – booking required
10am

Family Crafts and Costumes
Themed craft activities and dressing up. Come and make dancing puppet characters.
6-11 years + grown-ups
Free – booking required
10am & 11.30am

 

 

The Wizard of Oz film screening
Dorothy Gale is swept away from a farm in Kansas to the magical land of Oz in this 1939 classic.
Certificate U
2pm
Free – booking required
2pm

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Thursday 20 February

Imagination Workshops
Theatre based activities inspired by Hans Cristian Anderson classics. No adults allowed!
5 -7 years & 8-11 years
Free – booking required
10am & 11.30am

Family Crafts and Costumes
Themed craft activities and dressing up. Come and make dancing puppet characters.
6-11 years plus grown-ups
Free – booking required
10am – 11.30pm

Play Your Way
Pick up a craft or colouring activity, delve into the dressing up box, explore children’s books, create your own stories with puppets.
2+ years
Free drop-in activity
10am to 3pm

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Friday 21 February

Tot’s Tales – Red is Best
Interactive session of storytelling, music and play.
2-4 years
Free – booking required
10am
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