United Kingdom

Putting children at the heart of the story.

Multi-award-winning neurodivergent sensory theatre company, developing work with a focus on mental health. Sensory storytellers, sensory resource-makers, and sensory tour and trail creators for museums, galleries, theatres and historic properties.

We are committed to making exciting, intelligent and inclusive shows for children and their grown-ups. With play and imagination at the core of all we do, we combine stories and music to make magical theatrical adventures; to open doors, build bridges and inspire dreams in our young audiences.

Cracking entertainment for everyone over the age of six, we have the best comedians on the UK circuit doing what they do best but without the rude bits! The perfect way to entertain the whole family. Three Weeks highlight for children at the fringe fun, rowdy feel of a proper comedy club. The Guardian.

Concrete Youth is an award-winning, Hull-based theatre company dedicated to creating ground-breaking and exciting multi-sensory theatre for audiences living with profound multiple learning disabilities (PMLD). All of our work is performed in an accessible, calm and immersive environment, complemented with live music, signing, Makaton, chill-out rooms, limited audience capacity and much more. Partnered with Artsmark, our education department provides excellent bespoke workshops, weekly after-school clubs, private...

Coppice Theatre was founded in 2016 by a group of Cornwall based artists with the aim of providing professional theatre work for emerging practitioners across the theatre arts. We specialise in creating engaging, entertaining and accessible productions that showcase talent, new writing, design and new digital media. We are a collective of practitioners that work across multiple projects and collaborate with various Cornwall based companies. Our...

Derby Theatre (previously Derby Playhouse) has a long and rich history of delivering high quality drama to audiences. Through Derby Theatre's unique partnership with the University of Derby, and as an Arts Council England National Portfolio organisation, the Theatre has transformed from a traditional producing house, to an organisation of training, mentorship and artistic excellence.

The DH Ensemble (previously known as The Deaf & Hearing Ensemble) is a professional Deaf and hearing led theatre company which formed in 2013. The company is led by Jennifer K. Bates, Stephen Collins, Erin Siobhan Hutching and Sophie Stone and regularly works with a large network of Deaf, disabled and non-disabled freelance creatives. We create live performance using a mixture of movement, British Sign Language,...

Disney Theatrical Group is committed to... Supporting schools to engage with live theatre by unlocking its learning potential. Nurturing future audiences and industry professionals. Providing theatre opportunities for under-resourced schools. We achieve this through the education programmes that support our production, specifically adapted productions for schools and a variety of targeted initiatives.

Award-winning family theatre company specialising in puppetry, movement and storytelling, with an aim to educate and inspire.

Drag Queen Story Hour UK will engage your child's creativity and love for reading stories by giving them a brand-new, positive experience, one page at a time...all the while, learning and communicating! LET'S GET FABULOUS!

DragonBird Theatre is an early years theatre production company based in Bristol, UK. Explore tropical islands and undiscovered planets with your little ones. DragonBird brings affordable, gentle early years theatre and play to venues in the South West and now to your home at the touch of a button.

Dread Falls Theatre are proud makers of devised theatre; inspired by folk tales and fairy stories we combine puppetry, physical storytelling and unusual spaces to create magical and imaginative worlds. We are theatre of the senses; expect colourful and creative sets, tactile puppets, lavish costumes, smell and scents that hang in the air, and stories told through space.

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the biggest platform on the planet for freedom of expression and takes place every August for three weeks in Edinburgh, Scotland's capital city. Thousands of performers take to hundreds of stages all over Edinburgh to present shows for every taste. From big names in the world of entertainment to unknown artists looking to build their careers, the festival caters for everyone...

We celebrate the best of children's theatre and dance from around the world by producing the Edinburgh International Children's Festival which showcases high quality, distinctive Scottish and international performances to an audience of around 10,000 children, their teachers, and their families each year. The festival has established itself as one of the best places for programmers from all over the world to see work of the...

Embracing Arts is a theatre company that is dedicated to creating work for children with special educational needs and/or life limiting conditions. We believe that every child should be able to enjoy the magic of theatre and have created a range of theatrical experiences that can be brought to them, wherever they are.  Our interactive, multi-sensory shows, parties and workshops are tailored to the unique needs...

Fidget Theatre love to take the familiar and make it fantastical. We specialise in playful and imaginative work for young children and family audiences. Our shows merge the recognisable with the magical and the adventurous. We love participation and welcome audiences who enjoy a good fidget!

MAKING EXCITING & CHALLENGING WORK FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES

Flossy and Boo create imaginative and interactive work that looks at the world from an unconventional point of view. These women are smart, with enough observational wit and charm to cater for the whole family.

Fly High Stories was founded by old friends, director Jemma Gross and writer Rachel Barnett-Jones, to create work for family audiences with an emphasis on growth mindset and confidence building. Both mothers, they were inspired by a desire to create accessible stories on stage, screen and radio which their children would be captivated by. They are committed to making work which can be enjoyed and understood...

Folksy Theatre is a not-for-profit company founded in 2009, who tour rural areas throughout the UK. Folksy's productions include: Open-air Shakespeare, Open-air family shows, Book adaptations, Theatre-In-Education, Old-time Music Hall shows, Christmas productions.

Founded by Jennifer Sutherland, Freckle Productions is an independent production company producing theatre for children and families.

With our audience at the heart of our work we carefully craft, programme and develop theatre and performance projects for, by and with children and young people. We exist to enrich young creative minds, delight young audiences, and nurture a lifelong connection with the arts. Full House is committed to listening and responding to the needs of our audience, reaching out to all corners of the...

Fully Booked Theatre are a dance theatre company specialising in performances for young audiences. The company was formed in 2017 by Canadian dance choreographer Jennifer Essex and poet Harry Man. Mixing fast-paced physical comedy with surreal and wonder-filled stories, the company has gained a cult following among both indoor and outdoor theatre audiences. As of 2020, the company also provide socially-distanced and COVID-safe performances and activities...

At Ga Ga Theatre we believe that theatre can be a regular part of all children's lives. We produce shows, festivals and learning experiences designed to include all children, no matter what their situation. We bring popular children's stories to life in a unique way by combining modern technology with traditional theatre.

Garlic Theatre is an award winning, international visual theatre company that has toured to 21 countries outside the UK. Penny Francis OBE described Garlic Theatre as one of the main puppetry companies in the UK producing wholly original work. Garlic Theatre tours successfully to theatres, festivals, art centres, village halls and schools to average audience figures of 20,000 per year. Founded in 1997, Garlic Theatre has...

Gav Cross does: Many varied things, no two weeks are the same! Being diverse brings many chances to make links across the two worlds of creativity and the development of services for children with Special Educational Needs and their families. Both the priorities that get us out of bed!

Gigglemug Comedy was established in 2018 (over a pint) by a plucky bunch of Warwick Uni students. As a company, our aim is to create entertainment which will leave audiences grinning for the rest of the day. We're big believers that comedy should be about escapism, so we want to give people a chance to enjoy something fresh, zany and completely bonkers. Here at Team Gigglemug...

Gignify KIDS provides outstanding curated entertainment artists for any children event, with the ability to cater for any type of occasion, ranging from birthdays and baptisms to nursery or school parties.

Goblin is a children's theatre company interested in telling stories with positive, contemporary themes that children of all backgrounds can relate to. We believe it's important for children to see themselves and their experiences reflected in the stories they are told. Goblin's shows are characterised by innovative use of original music, puppetry, movement and comedy. We aim to create shows that will make young people want...

We create and produce vibrant, original musicals to entertain and educate children, young people and families.

Gomito is a collaboration of artists making new visual theatre. The company is an ever-changing family of performers, designers, directors, musicians and writers who want to share stories in a certain way; with creativity, entertainment, humour, emotion, liveness and homespun roughness; with theatricality at its simplest.

We are an established female led company run by Co-Artistic Directors Hannah Stone and Ria Ashcroft who are both theatre making mammas. We create contemporary, playful, high quality theatre which puts women centre stage. We make theatre that is relevant and responsive but has hope and change at its heart. We tell stories that are rooted in the community, inspired by women's voices and that reach...

Naiads Foundry is a company of makers, creators and doers (Olivier, Golden Globe and Emmy nominations among them) harking from across the creative and theatre sectors who want to demonstrate that family theatre can still be crafted safely and beautifully in unconventional and thrilling ways. Their goal? To create a performance to help families dwell in play and imagination even when the world outside feels scary.

Greenwich Theatre is one of London's foremost Off-West End theatres, working on a local, national and international stage. From presenting an enviable year-round programme of established and emerging theatre here in the Royal borough of Greenwich, to supporting artists in taking their work around the world, the development of new work is always at the heart of what we do. Combined with our nationally regarded programme...

Groove Baby create exciting, inspiring and engaging concerts for people young and older. Come and experience a new kind of family concert which include storytelling, interaction and action songs for the little ones and great music for everyone!

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