Fun Activities in the North East and Yorkshire Children will Love this April
From popular nursery rhymes to experimenting with Lego, your children will love these fun activities
Join Paddington, Daisy & Ollie, Milo, Noddy, Pip and Posy, Blue’s Clues and Milkshake! Monkey for plenty of family fun. Your children will learn new songs and dances as Milkshake! Is brought to life.This all-new show will keep your children occupied with lots of audience interaction, but book your tickets fast as it’s sure to prove popular with families across the North East.
HEY DIDDLE DIDDLE
7TH & 8TH APRIL
Studio Hub, Alnwick Playhouse
Some of your favourite famous faces from popular rhymes are coming together to present a cabaret. With special performances by Hickory Dickory’s Flea Circus, Humpty Dumpty, and Incy Wincy, Hey Diddle Diddle is a music-filled adventure for children featuring puppetry, comedy and lots of audience participation (ideal for children aged six and under).
I WANT MY HAT BACK TRILOGY
14TH & 15TH APRIL
0300 026 6600
Following their hugely popular digital series on Little Angel Theatre’s YouTube channel, and a sold out run there, lockdown sensations Ian Nicholson and Sam Wilde are taking Jon Klassen’s stories on the road. This is the first ever tour of I Want My Hat Back Trilogy, based on the beloved books, I Want My Hat Back, This is Not My Hat and We Found A Hat.
Northern Stage, Newcastle
0191 230 5151
As seen on CBeebies, Northern Ballet’s take on the famous Hans Christian Andersen fairytale Ugly Duckling returns to the stage this spring. You’ll follow the duckling on her journey as she learns to love herself and those around her. This is a great opportunity for your children to enjoy live ballet, music and theatre for the first time (it’s just 40 minutes long).
DINOSAUR ADVENTURE LIVE
St George’s Hall, Bradford
This unforgettable Jurassic experience is fun for all the family. You’ll get a brief history lesson before you meet the baby dinosaurs and even feed them. Then you’ll come come face-to-face with a T-Rex. This roarsome interactive stage show immerses audiences in the realistic world of dinosaurs.
HEY DIDDLE DIDDLE
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
Some of your favourite famous faces from popular rhymes are coming together to present a cabaret. With special performances by Hickory Dickory’s Flea Circus, Humpty Dumpty, and Incy Wincy,
Hey Diddle Diddle is a music-filled adventure for children featuring puppetry, comedy and lots of audience participation (ideal for children aged six and under).
Middlesbrough Town Hall
Geppetto uses the objects from a carpenter’s workshop to tell the tale of this puppet who wants to be a real boy. Pinocchio will be carved on stage and just a hint of improvisation makes each performance unique. Expect puppetry, shadows, illusion and brilliant music from his fun family show.
THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL
The Alhambra Theatre, Bradford
Head to Bikini Bottom, but at your own risk. A volcano is about to erupt and SpongeBob and his friends have to save their undersea world! Starring Ru-Paul’s Drag Race’s Divina De Campo, this musical features songs from Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Cyndi Lauper, John Legend, Panic! At the Disco and David Bowie – that’s quite the concoction.
DISCOVERY BRICK SHOW: LEGO WEEKEND
Discovery Museum, Newcastle
0191 232 6789
This one’s for Lego lovers. Hosted by Brick Alley, your children can get involved with Lego play pits, themed activities and displays from some of the UK’s best fan builders in this special event. Make a day of it. The museum is open with four floors of exhibitions and displays to discover featuring science, technology and local history too.