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We’re celebrating National Ice Cream Month

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Join us for a family show at the Festival Theatre then run, skip or jump to the Solley’s ice cream parlour by the loggia and enjoy the view of the lake with a delicious ice cream. There is no better way to celebrate National Ice Cream Month.

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Immersion Theatre present Peter Pan
Thursday 2 August 2:30pm
Running time: 110 minutes
Reserved covered seating: £15.50

Meet the characters after the show. Gates open 30 minutes before the performance starts and close at 6pm
Following the success of last year’s Wind in the Willows and 2016’s The Wizard of Oz, Immersion Theatre are thrilled to return to the Festival Theatre once again as they invite you to soar away to Neverland in their most magical musical to date, PETER PAN.
Get ready to think happy thoughts and fly high as the mischievous Peter embarks on an awfully big adventure, introducing the Darling children to the lost boys, the cheeky Tinkerbell, the hilarious Smee, and a host of other exciting characters before facing the most feared villain of them all, the infamous Captain Hook!
Filled with catchy music, heaps of audience interaction, a laugh-a-minute script, and the opportunity to meet the characters after the show, this hilarious and exciting musical of the boy who never grew up promises to have every member of the family entertained throughout…. You’ll be HOOKED!
★★★★★ ‘…an afternoon’s jollity and laughter… Lots of fun, a really entertaining outing for all the family.’ – Mumsnet
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The Snail and the Whale © Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler 2003 – Macmillan Children’s Books

Tall Stories present The Snail and the Whale
Tuesday 7 August 2pm and 4pm
Running time: 55 minutes
Reserved covered seating: £15.50

Gates open 30 minutes before the performance starts and close at 6pm


Lift wanted around the world…
Join a tiny snail on her trip round the world in Tall Stories’ magical, musical production inspired by the fantastic bestselling picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
Longing to see the world, a tiny snail hitches a lift on the tail of a humpback whale. Together they go on an amazing adventure – but when the whale gets beached, how will the snail save him? Follow the tiny snail’s exciting journey, as seen through the eyes of an adventurous young girl and her seafaring father…
Storytelling, live music and lots of laughs for everyone aged 4 and up, from the Olivier Award-nominated company that brought you ‘The Gruffalo’ and ‘Room on the Broom’ live on stage.


★★★★★‘An exquisite piece of theatre’ – The Stage
★★★★★ ‘A small but ingenious pleasure’ – The Guardian
★★★★★ ‘Joyous in every way… a textbook example of how to do theatre for children right.’ – Broadway Baby

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Jay Foreman’s Disgusting Songs for Revolting Children
Thursday 23 August 2.30pm
Reserved covered seating £12.50
Running time 60 minutes. Stay and play in the castle

Jay Foreman is an award winning musical comedian whose songs have been heard on BBC Radio 4, Radio 4 Extra, The One Show, London Live TV and Dave Gorman’s UK/Ireland tour. Jay provides a devilishly cheeky hour of songs, poems and comedy for children of all ages in this family friendly show which regularly sells out its entire runs at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
★★★★ ‘With dark humour and wordplay reminiscent of Roald Dahl, he should more often than not grab the attention of even the most reluctant child..’ BroadwayBaby.com
★★★★ ‘My fellow child-wranglers laughed happily, probably even louder than their enthralled kids.’ ThreeWeeks
★★★★ ‘Disturbingly catchy… my daughter was still singing about caterpillar sick right up until bedtime!’ One4Review
‘Classy and funny… Victoria Wood for the Spotify generation’ Chortle

SELL-OUT Edinburgh Fringe 2014 SELL-OUT Edinburgh Fringe 2015

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