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Family Fun Spring


Family Fun Children’s Theatre Festival Half Term: 18 - 25 February All shows age 3+

Mon 20 February

Wed 22 February

Little Red... You Know Who

There Was An Old Woman...

11am and 2pm

11am and 2pm

Using beautiful visual effects, inventive puppetry and original music, Freehand Theatre has created a play of special magic with a twist on a favourite fairytale. Tickets £6 / £5

The People’s Theatre Company brings this classic nursery rhyme to life. This enchanting family show sparks the imagination and takes the audience on a magical toe-tapping journey. Tickets £6 / £5

Fri 24 February

Sat 25 February

The Velveteen Rabbit

Hunt for the Golden Goose

Backhand Theatre brings to life this heart-warming classic that shows everyone what it means to be loved. Children are provided with opportunities to laugh and shout and be a part of the Velveteen Rabbit’s story. Tickets £6 / £5

The Golden Goose has gone missing! You will have a map and clues that will help you in your search but, beware the Evil Witch is on the loose. Keep an eye out for the golden feathers! They’ll show you the way! Join all your favourite fairytale characters on a quest to help save the Golden Goose. Tickets £6 / £5

11am and 2pm

11am and 2pm

Truck Tales is Back!

Classic storytelling and story making for young children, but not as we know it. Tue 21 February 11am & 2pm Little Red...You Know Who

An interactive and fun storytelling session. Get to know Little Red... and an assortment of characters better than ever before. Tickets £3

Thu 23 February 11am & 2pm There Was An Old Woman...

Do you know any other stories about a woman? Perhaps that lived in a shoe or one nearly eaten by a wolf? Tickets £3

Come along and join in the Storytelling fun. Box Office 01482 323638

Family Fun Underne ath

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11am & 2.30pm

Underneath the Floorboards It’s Moving Day! John discovers a bottomless box that leads him Underneath the Floorboards and into a strange and magical world… Doe eyed Fawn, blue bundle of fluff Guffy and punky Mimic lead John on a delightfully starlit journey home. Filled with original songs and beautiful movement, parents can relax while children get to interact with performers and story. Tickets: £6 / £5

Under 5’s

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Sat 10 March


11am & 1pm


The Tin Soldier “The boom, boom, boom inside me is racing. Racing! Can you hear it?” Join the tin soldier on a perilous and exciting journey as he seeks to be reunited with his beloved ballerina and avoid the wicked troll. Adapted by Morgan Sproxton, Spinoff Productions present a magical, intimate, and innovative retelling of the classic story by Hans Christian Andersen. A show which seeks to engage all the senses! Tickets £6 / £5

Age 4-7

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Age 3+

Fri 13 - Sun 15 April

Fri 1.30pm; Sat 10.30am & 1.30pm, Sun 10.30am & 1.30pm KW & NB Ltd present a Tall Stories production

Main Theatre

The Gruffalo

All illustrations copyright © Axel Scheffler 2004,published by Macmillan Children’s Books.



Sat 3 March


Join Mouse on an adventurous journey through the deep, dark wood in Tall Stories’ magical, musical adaptation of the awardwinning picture book by Children’s Laureate Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Meet a wheeler-dealer Fox, an eccentric old Owl and a maraca-shaking, party mad snake! Songs, laughs and scary fun for children and adults. Tickets £10 (£8.50 for school groups / groups 8 +) ‘A fine piece of children’s theatre’ - Sunday Times




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Friday 7 December 2012 Saturday 19 January 2013

Adult Concessio s: £15 Family Tic ns: £10 ket (2 Adults , 2 Conce : £45 ssions)

Hull Truck present The Octagon Theatre Bolton production of

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Adapted from the book by L. Frank Baum With original new music performed live and a whole heap of magic, the entire theatre will be transformed into the incredible Land of Oz. Lost in a strange land, Dorothy, and her faithful dog Toto, need to find their way back home to Hull. School Group Bookings 7 - 16 December 2012 / 8 - 21 January 2013 Adults: £9.50 Child: £8.50 17 - 5 January 2013 Adults: £11 Child: £10 School rates for groups of 10+ including 1 FREE adult with every 10 children. Receive additional 10% off school group bookings for payments made before 31 July 2012. Please see website for all performance times Hull Truck Theatre, 50 Ferensway, Hull, HU2 8LB

Hull Truck gratefully acknowledges support from:

Box Office 01482 323638

A registered charity No. 269645 and a Company Limited by Guarantee. Registered in England No. 1210050

Family Fun Spring 2012  

Find out all the Family Fun happening at Hull Truck Theatre this Spring - including our half term Children Theatre Festival.