'KIDSFEST' at The Atkinson This Half Term


Kidsfest is The Atkinson’s family festival. This February Half Term (Monday 17th - Saturday 22nd February) take part in a jam packed celebration for families of all ages. They have family theatre, puppetry, Disney films, craft workshops, museums, exhibitions and more!

You can see more details on 'KidsFest' at The Atkinson, HERE

What’s On

Midnight

Monday 17 February, 2:30pm (Age 5+)

A show about time, the night and dreaming. Featuring clever cats, silly dogs, puppetry, music and storytelling.

https://www.theatkinson.co.uk/events/midnight-leaps-in/

Hurrah for the Pirate King!

Tuesday 18 February (All Ages)

1:20pm–1:40pm: Pre-show workshop

1:40pm–2:00pm: Interval

2:00pm–2:40pm: Performance

Meet and Greet with characters after the show

Follow the great Pirate King on an adventure to find a treasure beyond Gold and Jewels. This interactive show combines Pantomime, Ballet & Opera.

https://www.theatkinson.co.uk/events/hurrah-for-the-pirate-king/

Beauty and the Beast (PG)

Wednesday 19 February, 11am

The live-action Disney Classic is screened in a relaxed environment, open to everyone including parents with young children.

https://www.theatkinson.co.uk/events/beauty-and-the-beast-2020/

Jay Foreman’s Disgusting Songs for Revolting Children

Thursday 20 February, 2:30pm (Age 6+)

The award-winning musical comedian provides a devilishly cheeky hour of songs , poems and comedy for children.

https://www.theatkinson.co.uk/events/jay-foremans-disgusting-songs-2020/

Dumbo (PG)

Friday 21 February, 10:30am

A live-action reimagining of Walt Disney’s 1941 animated film. Directed by Tim Burton.

https://www.theatkinson.co.uk/events/dumbo-pg/

Spark the Goblin Wizard

Saturday 22 February, 2:30pm (Age 5+)

With lyrics, laughs and lots of joining in, poet Dommy B needs your help to save the day!

https://www.theatkinson.co.uk/events/spark-goblin-wizard/

Free Events

Make it! Craft Workshops

Tuesday 18 February, 11am-3pm

Thursday 20 February, 11am-3pm

An arts and craft workshop for all the family, with all materials supplied and all for free.

Free, drop in event.

https://www.theatkinson.co.uk/events/categories/workshops/make-it/

Story & Rhyme Time

Tuesday 18 February, 10:30am-11:30am

Wednesday 19 February, 10:30am-11:30am

Thursday 20 February, 2pm-3pm

Where children can enjoy stories, singing and rhymes. (pre-school)

Free, drop in event.

https://www.theatkinson.co.uk/visit-us/thelibrary/17383-2/