Family shows at the Festival

Not sure what to pick?

These four family favourites can be enjoyed equally by the young and the young-at-heart! A great way to spend quality time as a family.

c. Kurt Van der Elst

The Invisible Man (4-11 yrs)

Mixing ingenious tricks and anarchic theatre, this unpredictable and quirky show is brimming with fun and exciting magic. Theater Artemis makes theatre that is both exciting and intelligent and even adults are reduced to silence by their ingenuity, wondering what is real and what isn’t!

Fri 31 May (7pm) ; Sat 1 June (3pm and 7pm)Sun 2 June (11.30am and 3pm)

c. Stephen Dobbie

Small Wonders (5-11 yrs)

An interactive theatrical experience where children are invited inside the home of a miniaturist for an immersive and awe-inspiring magical journey into the world she has created.

Multiple dates and times from 14 May

c. Beth Chalmers

This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing (7-12 yrs)

This world premiere is a modern fairytale about triplet sisters abandoned in a forest, who follow their own path in the world and fulfil their dreams through courage, determination and friendship.

Sat 1 June 2pm

c. Daniel James Grant

New Owner (7-12 yrs)
This moving tale of friendship between a dog and an old lady, seen through the dog’s eyes, combines puppetry, live action and animation, and sensitively explores loss and new beginnings.

Sat 1 June (11am and 2.30pm)