Half Moon is the UK's leading small-scale young people's venue and touring company. It is a local organisation with a national remit. The company gives young people from birth to 18 (25 for disabled young people) an opportunity to experience the best in young people's theatre, both as a participant and as an audience member.
Handprint Theatre make theatre for and with young people using storytelling, physical theatre, British Sign Language and a combination of anything they can get their hands on, the company strive to empower young audiences. Handprint create theatre and education projects which are accessible to both Deaf and Hearing audiences not segregating but allowing all to share stories which communicate across language, disability or culture. Deaf and...
Head2Head Sensory Theatre is a registered charity dedicated to the Special Needs Community. We are passionate about making theatre accessible to all and understand that families who have a child with a disability face many barriers. We raise awareness, share knowledge and develop new ways to make this happen. We include opportunities for self-development and learning by offering work experience to students transitioning from education.
The Herd bring children, young people and families together in playful spaces to watch and share stories. Our work explores what it's like to be young, the good bits and the hard bits. We believe that children and young people deserve art that respects their rich, complex lives, and that by reflecting how children and young people see the world, we allow adults to view their...
Hikapee Circus Theatre Company. Taking stories into the air, into theatres and into the outdoors. Founded by Bryony Livesey and Edd Casey in 2014, Hikapee create narrative driven work that tell stories of the world we live in for the small and tall. Previous work has toured to theatre spaces, outdoor festivals, village halls & schools.
Welcome to Britain's last remaining total circus building featuring the world famous water spectacular built in 1903.
We stage original theatrical productions and run interactive sessions for young children from babies up to Primary age. Everything we do is centred around storytelling and the amazing impact stories, imagination and creativity can have on young minds.
We make playful theatrical experiences for babies and adults with gentle classical singing at their heart.
Jacksons Lane has been a creative and cultural hub for North London for 40 years and is officially the UK's leading supporter of contemporary circus.
Jellyfish make heart-warming theatre for young audiences. We adapt classic tales and also create original work for young audiences. We bring stories vividly to life in the theatre with songs and puppetry and a bit of help from the audience. We work in the UK and abroad. In the UK we make family theatre shows for children aged 4+ and storytellings for children aged 3+ Our...
Join the Dots perform entertaining storytelling shows as well as delivering drama workshops and tailor-made projects for schools and communities. We are passionate about creating shared experiences to inspire and empower young people to explore, develop and connect.
Just So is an annual, intimate, weekend-long festival, an imaginative outdoor family adventure like no other and the best family festival in the UK. With a love of stories and childhood escapades at its heart, Just So Festival enables families to step out of their day to day lives and into a wonderland of world class literature, arts, theatre, dance, music, comedy and creative pursuits together....
Come and explore our world for all generations, where the young and even younger at heart meander through the Kidztown streets, embark on treetop explorations and discover the wonders of woodlands ÔÇª Join the adventure!
International Youth Arts Festival is one of the UK's biggest multi-arts festival for performers aged under 27, featuring some of the best new work from talented rising stars.
KIT Theatre is an award-winning not for profit theatre company. Our mission is to make playful, immersive theatre for, by and with young people which improves their relationship to learning and develops their empathy, resilience and critical thinking. At the heart of KIT's practice are Adventures in Learning, interactive stories which erupt in classrooms and cultural venues using immersive theatre and game mechanics to deliver formal...
We tell stories. Based in breath-taking barns on the south coast of Cornwall, we create theatre of humanity on an epic and tiny scale. We work with an ever-changing ensemble of performers, artists, technicians, administrators, makers and musicians, and are passionate about our multi-disciplined creative process.
The Last Baguette theatre company makes entertaining, accessible and eccentric work for family audiences, and is one of the resident artists at Pound Arts, Corsham. The company was formed from a shared love of theatre, bakery and humour in Paris by graduates of the Philippe Gaulier and Jacques Lecoq schools. We are proud to work with our Paris-based sister association Malafesta to bring European artists to...
The Kids Area is an entire festival in itself! Curated with love and imagination, and featuring a vast array of activities, it's colourful, wild and adventurous, curious and creative. At Latitude 2019 experienced children's groups, including many from the local region, brought their talents and enthusiasm to give our Latitude families a magical, fabulous fun-packed weekend.
I'm a children's history presenter, live storyteller and co-founder of The Story Box Producers, a video production company for the culture sector. Working with museums, cultural organisations and schools, I produce fun, engaging and creative approaches to learning.
Le Gateau Chocolat's work spans drag, cabaret, opera, musical theatre, children's theatre and live art. Voted by Time Out London as one of its Top 10 Cabaret Stars, Le Gateau Chocolat is a one-man, larger-than-life musical phenomenon, wrapped in dazzling sequinned lycra. The six-and-half foot tall, six-inch heeled, wig-clad wonder swings wildly from one end of the musical spectrum to another, from disco, opera, musicals and...
Award-winning children's theatre company Les Petits was established in 2013 as the children's arm of critically acclaimed parent company Les Enfants Terribles (ALICE'S ADVENTURES UNDERGROUND, THE TRENCH, THE TERRIBLE INFANTS, THE VAUDEVILLIANS). Using well-known and loved children's literature, we aim to take stories from the page and bring them to life on the stage in creative and exciting ways.
We make family friendly visually dynamic and striking dance productions. We believe in equality, acceptance, kindness and a fair world. We create spaces for everyone to have a voice equally through collaboration and laughter (and maybe a bit of gin), without ego or hierarchy getting in the way.
London's only purpose-built puppet theatre with shows for all ages. Founded in 1962 by John Wright we create shows celebrating puppetry that also travel nationally and internationally as well as hosting visiting shows. Next to the theatre stands the workshop where all the puppets are lovingly made by our puppet makers for our shows.
Little Bean is the first and only Cantonese speaking family theatre company in the UK. Founded in 2018 by a group of London-based theatre, music and multi-arts practitioners and artists mostly from Hong Kong, our company's objective is to: Promote and celebrate diversity, Promote cultural cohesion between the Chinese diaspora and the UK community, Pass on our heritage language (Cantonese) and culture as Cantonese is the...
Little Supernovas & Onceupona run Adventure Storytelling classes and holiday schools for babies to big kids and also perform original storytelling plays. Our stories are interactive as the participants are encouraged to join us in the adventure, and through this we develop dance and drama skills.
'LOLLIPOP' POP UP THEATRE was founded by Lori Dorman in 2010 and is proud to be the pioneer and first choice provider of the UAE's first and only Theatre in Education company. We are dedicated to our mission....to expose the greatest possible number of children to the power and wonder of a live theatre experience for the most reasonable price possible.
To provide the artistic direction, skills, environment and resources to create inspirational, inclusive, involving theatre, which shares stories that animate the spaces of the city and the spirits of its citizens.
London Children's Ballet is a performance company that inspires the pursuit of excellence and changes lives through dance. A leader in creating original narrative work and introducing new audiences to ballet, the LCB creates a new West End ballet each year performed by talented dancers aged 9-16. Our outreach work takes ballet into schools, care homes and special needs centres in and around London.
Since launching in 2006 we have produced four much loved and critically acclaimed puppets shows for children. Katherine and Polly make the puppets out of anything and everything: latex, wood, found objects, socks, old umbrellas and the odd lampshade. The puppets range in size from handheld rod puppets to full body costumes.
I am a puppeteer based in London. I perform with all types of puppets, specialising in theatremaking for young audiences.
Lost in Translation is one of the UK's leading contemporary circus companies. Our blend of high-level, dynamic circus skills within a character driven theatrical context and trademark warm humour has audiences howling in appreciation. We create both indoor and outdoor ensemble-based performances, working with a tight-knit group of performers from Italy, France, Ireland and Australia. This results in extraordinary, multi-layered performances told through physical language. Our...
We are Lots of Odds! A theatre company for children and young people that reflects the surprises life brings us, and the unexpected turns it can take.
LYNGO is a UK based children's theatre company with strong Italian connections. Our shows have delighted children and adults for over 15 years with their unique mix of fun and beautiful imagery, working magically together to reveal the vivid poetic realm that is at the heart of our work.
Our productions educate young audiences through the powers of entertainment and imagination, whilst at the same time encouraging children to read for pleasure and explore their creative abilities. We balance humour with serious messages, evoke emotions in a sensitive and relevant manner, and encourage appropriate and valuable audience reaction to a wide range of moral and ethical issues.
Founded in 1977 and based in Rochdale, M6 Theatre Company is acknowledged as one of Britain's leading theatre companies specialising in creating and delivering dynamic, quality and relevant work for, with and by children and young people.
We are a music and theatre company from Scotland, producing and touring engaging and interactive theatre shows, music and videos for children and their families.