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Theatre and Special Events in Tameside

2017

 Tameside Cultural Services aim to provide a balanced and professional theatre arts programme.

Childrens’ Film and Theatre in Tameside 2017




The new “Reel Kids Film Club” is on the second Saturday of the month.

1pm at Astley Cheetham Gallery, Trinity St, Stalybridge, SK15 2BN.

Tickets Price - £2 per child.

Limited places, please book on 0161 342 4144
 



Saturday 9 September 
The Incredibles
A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into
 action to save the world.

Saturday 14 October 
Gruffalo’s Child
Come along and join in with a craft activity based on The Gruffalo's Child, then enjoy a showing of
the animated film based on the much-loved children's picture book written by Julia Donaldson. 

Saturday 11 November 
Room on a Broom
Come along and join in with a craft activity based on Room on a Broom, then enjoy a showing of
the animated film based on the much-loved children's picture book written by Julia Donaldson. 

Saturday 9 December 
Stickman
Come along and make your very own stick man, then enjoy a showing of the animated film based
on the much-loved children's picture book written by Julia Donaldson. 

Family Theatre 2017

Saturday 21st October

Junk Child




Presented by Scallywags Theatre Company
Join us as we enter the junk world on an exciting adventure that explores our impact on climate, and what we can do to help prevent climate change. Expect beautiful puppets, funky ‘junk’ music, and imaginative storytelling. Come and meet the rulers of the junk world, discover the secret of the trees, and help to make the sun shine again… But will the Junk Child ever find her way home? Only the peppered moths know.
Ages 7+
Running Time: 45 minutes
Showtimes 11.30am & 1.00pm
Central Gallery, Old St, Ashton under Lyne, OL6 7SG
Ticket Price: £3.00 per child, accompanying adults are free (max 1 adult per child).

Online Box Office https://tmbc_culture.eventbrite.co.uk or call 0161 342 4144

 

 

Saturday 28th October

Handa’s Surprise




Part of the Big Imaginations festival of theatre for children and families, 19 October-5 November 2017. http://www.bigimaginations.co.uk/

Presented by Little Angels Theatre.
Handa’s Surprise, the much loved children’s book by Eileen Browne, is brought to life through puppetry, dance and song. Set in the warmth and colour of a Kenyan village, this beautiful production recounts the gentle story of a young girl, Handa, taking fruits in a basket to her friend Akeyo. On her colourful journey Handa encounters various mischievous animals who steal her fruit – a monkey, an ostrich, zebra, giraffe, elephant, antelope and a parrot. Will there be any fruit left for Akeyo at all?
“A short, sunshiny little show with a delicious citrus finish.” – Critics’ Choice Time Out
Ages 2-6.
Running Time: 35 minutes
Showtimes 12.00noon & 1.00pm
Central Gallery, Old St, Ashton under Lyne, OL6 7SG
Ticket Price: £3.00 per child, accompanying adults are free (max 1 adult per child).

Online Box Office https://tmbc_culture.eventbrite.co.uk or call 0161 342 4144

 

 

Monday 30th October

Tales of Birbal



Part of the Big Imaginations festival of theatre for children and families, 19 October-5 November 2017. http://www.bigimaginations.co.uk/

Presented by Mashi Theatre.
The players drawing a hand-pulled rickshaw stumble upon the audience and begin to unpack these ancient tales. Akin to Aesop’s fables, the stories are reawakened for a new audience of families and children. Tales of Birbal is a colourful, inventive, humorous piece, featuring music and puppetry.
Ages 6+ years.
Running Time: 50 minutes
Showtimes 11.30am & 2.00pm
Astley Cheetham Gallery, Stalybridge, SK15 2BN
Ticket Price: £3.00 per child, accompanying adults are free (max 1 adult per child).

Online Box Office https://tmbc_culture.eventbrite.co.uk or call 0161 342 4144
 

Tuesday 31st October

Scallywags Secret Spooktacular!




Join the brilliant Scallywags Theatre Company as they simultaneously tour two terrifying venues. This immersive theatrical experience full of scary stories and brilliant Halloween games, will entertain both young and old.

Most suitable for 6+ years.
Running Time: 50 minutes.
Showtimes 10 am, 11.30 am & 1.pm.
Ticket Price: Free but very, very limited so please book.
Venues: Portland Basin Museum & Tameside Central Library
Call 0161 342 4144 to book.


Ballet 2017

Thursday 14 December

The Nutcracker




The mesmerizing Ballet Theatre UK, return to Tameside with their glorious adaptation of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker. This show is a perfect treat for the festive season. Tchaikovsky's most loved and unforgettable musical score combines with magical choreography, exquisite costumes and breath-taking scenery that together create an atmosphere of fantasy and illusion.

Running Time: 2 hours (inclusive of a 20 minute interval)   Showtime 7.30pm
Ticket Price: £16 Adults, £12.00 concessions, £10 groups of 20+
Box Office: 0161 342 4144.
Hyde Festival Theatre, Corporation St, Hyde, SK14 1AB

Online Box Office  https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/tameside-mbc or call 0161 342 4144
 

For more information call Tameside Cultural Services 0161 342 4144. Or email us at events@tameside.gov.uk