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Hansel and Gretel

An interactive treat for families, and anyone who would enjoy a relaxed, inclusive theatre experience.

Join Hansel and Gretel as they venture into the woods, trailing breadcrumbs and sharing their story as they go. The mischievous siblings are searching for the magical market at the heart of the forest – but if they’re not careful they’ll find more than just sweets waiting for them in the deep dark woods...

This inclusive version of Hansel & Gretel is a sensory story full of magic, gentle interaction and integrated signing.

WHY? With an enchanting woodland set, playful characters and poetic storytelling, it is a perfect first theatre experience for little ones

Age guidance 3+ years

Run time 50 mins
Studio
£11 (£9 under 16s)
Family and Friends (4 people) £36

Presented by Exeter Northcott Theatre and PaddleBoat Theatre

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The Gingerbread Man

Imagine being born in an oven and the first person you meet wants to dunk you in his tea!

Join the adventure of the deliciously smelling Gingerbread Man and meet the bravest biscuit of all times! A mix of puppetry, live action, music and stunning staging!

WHY? Run, run, as fast as you can, you need to get tickets to catch this Gingerbread Man!

Age guidance 3+ years.

Courtyard Theatre
£11 (£9 under 16s), Family & Friends (4 people) £36

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Histories of the Unexpected: The Tudors!

History and merriment for ages seven to 107!

History as you’ve never seen it before in this fun for all the family historical extravaganza!

Why is the history of shrinking all about the Spanish Armada? Why is the history of oranges all about Tudor spies? What links Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn to windows, bells and fire? Why is the history of rings all about the death of Elizabeth I?

Expect mind-bending stories, shocking tales and fascinating relics as our critically acclaimed Histories of the Unexpected duo rampage around the past, leaving no stone unturned (and no historical window unbroken) in their madcap mission to make sure that you never think about the Tudors in the same way… ever again!

Sam Willis is one of the country’s best-known historians and has made more than ten TV series for the BBC and National Geographic including The Silk Road and Invasion!

James Daybell is Professor of Early Modern British History at Plymouth University and is one of the country’s finest historical thinkers.

Age guidance 7+ years.

WHY? 'Fun, witty and fast-paced…an innovative approach to telling history' BBC History Weekend

‘It’s Genius!’ Pail Ross, Talk Radio

‘History as you’ve never seen it before’ Dan Snow

‘It’s the new Horrible Histories’ BBC Radio Devon

Courtyard Theatre
£11 (£9 under 16s)
Family and Friends (4 people) £36

Histories of the Unexpected Website

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Mother's Day Singalong with Mairi Cowieson & Friends

An uplifting family concert by West End singer Mairi Cowieson.

Enjoy singing along to songs from stage and screen, including Mary Poppins, the Lion King and Frozen.

The 11.30am show is a Relaxed performance – ideal for families with babies and toddlers or children with SEND

Suitable for all ages.

WHY? Come dressed up or grab something from our dressing up box!

Studio
£11 (£9 under 16s), Family & Friends (4 people) £36

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Concertini with YolanDa Brown

The star of Cbeebies YolanDa’s Band Jam is a world renowned saxophonist and multi MOBO award winner.

Stay on afterwards for the chance to try the instruments courtesy of Dawkes Music.

Age guidance 4+ years.

The 11am show is a Relaxed performance – ideal for families with babies and toddlers or children with SEND.

WHY? Expect a fusion of reggae, jazz and soul

Courtyard Theatre
£11 (£9 under 16s), Family & Friends (4 people) £36

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Amazing Bubble Man

Louis Pearl has been thrilling audiences worldwide with the art, magic, science and fun of bubbles.

He combines comedy and artistry with audience participation and enough spellbinding bubble tricks to keep everyone mesmerised.

WHY? From fog-filled, helium-propelled rocket bubbles, to tornado bubbles, the Bubble Man conjures shrieks of laughter and gasps of amazement from all ages

Suitable for all ages.

Courtyard Theatre
£11 (£9 under 16s), Family & Friends (4 people) £36

@bubguy
@nordenfarm

Amazing Bubbleman Website

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Art Daze

Led by Michaela Clarke

Calling all budding artists and young creatives! Immerse yourself in three whole days of arts and crafts.

Tues 14 – Thur 16 Apr
10am – 4pm

8+ years

£100 (£90 RBWM Advantage Card holders)

Advantage Card holder tickets can be booked online using the code ADVANTAGE and entering your advantage card number when prompted.

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Next Steps Dance Intensive

Experience being an A-Troupe dancer in a real dance studio for three jam packed days.

Work with a professional dancer to develop your technique in class, learn routines and create your own choreography.

Suitable for ages 8+ years. No audition necessary.

Wed 15 – Fri 17 Apr
10am – 4pm
£100 (£90 RBWM Advantage Card holders)

Advantage Card holder tickets can be booked online using the code ADVANTAGE and entering your advantage card number when prompted.

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Quest: Digital Zone

An interactive digital arts space; part of Quest Family Fest, the Norden Farm Family Arts Festival.

Keep your eye on the website for updates on events and workshops.

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