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TakeOff Festival 2015: Mon 19 - Sun 25 October 2015.

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When the festival isn't happening, we promote theatre for young audiences across the North East of England all year round, including the below shows... 

Latest Shows...

Rapunzel

28/05/2015 at Arts Centre Washington

3+ years

Rapunzel

This is a story about a girl called Rapunzel who is taken away from what she kno...

Rapunzel

29/05/2015 to 30/05/2015 at ARC, Stockton

3+ years

Rapunzel

This is a story about a girl called Rapunzel who is taken away from what she kno...

The Cat In The Hat

29/05/2015 to 31/05/2015 at Billingham Forum

3+ years

The Cat In The Hat

From the moment his tall, red and white striped hat appears around the door, Sal...

Red Riding Hood

30/05/2015 at The Witham

5+ years

Red Riding Hood

The Witham are delighted to welcome back Horse and Bamboo theatre company. The c...

Horrible Histories - Incredible Invaders

24/06/2015 to 28/06/2015 at Darlington Civic Theatre

Horrible Histories - Incredible Invaders

We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead!So...

Horrible Histories - Groovy Greeks

25/06/2015 to 28/06/2015 at Darlington Civic Theatre

All years

Horrible Histories - Groovy Greeks

We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead!So...

Hop

27/06/2015 at Dance City

4+ years

Hop

A poetic dance production for children aged 4+ and their adults. Mr Dedalus and ...

STATIk

27/06/2015 at ARC, Stockton

5+ years

STATIk

Full of clowning, STATIk shows a beautiful, regimented world and the c...

Duck In The Truck

28/06/2015 at Middlesbrough Town Hall

3 - 7 years

Duck In The Truck

This is a tale of a duck in a truck –A truck that was stuckIn some yucky, ...

The Tiger Who Came To Tea

03/07/2015 to 04/07/2015 at Theatre Royal, Newcastle

3+ years

The Tiger Who Came To Tea

The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who cou...

Big Red Bath

12/07/2015 at Darlington Civic Theatre

2 - 5 years

Big Red Bath

Rubba-Dubba-Giggle, Rubba-Dubba-Laugh, there’s magic to be found in the Bi...

Hugless Douglas

18/07/2015 at Town Hall Theatre Hartlepool

3 - 7 years

Hugless Douglas

Hugless Douglas is a huggable, lovable young brown bear who wakes up one morning...

Ben & Holly

18/07/2015 to 19/07/2015 at Billingham Forum

4+ years

Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom

Holly is a young Fairy Princess, who is still learning how to fly and her magic ...

The Cat In The Hat

29/07/2015 to 30/07/2015 at Darlington Civic Theatre

3+ years

The Cat In The Hat

From the moment his tall, red and white striped hat appears around the door, Sal...

Arnold

12/09/2015 at ARC, Stockton

3 - 10 years

Arnold's Big Adventure

Gather under the branches for the biggest day in the woodland calendar, Drop Day...

The Basil Brush Show

10/10/2015 at Darlington Civic Theatre

The Basil Brush Show

The Basil Brush Show - The Full On Fox Tour 2015Basil Brush is a star with an ou...

Snow White

16/10/2015 to 17/10/2015 at Northern Stage

7+ years

Snow White

balletLORENT's dark and mystical adaptation of Snow White is created f...

The King of Tiny Things

17/10/2015 at ARC, Stockton

5+ years

The King of Tiny Things

One magical midsummer’s night two sisters huddle together, fearful of what...

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Bear & Butterfly

20/10/2015 at Middlesbrough Town Hall

4 - 7 years

Bear & Butterfly

TakeOff Festival 2015 One day, Bear’s life changes forever when, deep in ...

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Bear & Butterfly

24/10/2015 at The Witham

4 - 7 years

Bear & Butterfly

TakeOff Festival 2015 One day, Bear’s life changes forever when, deep in ...

Bear & Butterfly

29/10/2015 at ARC, Stockton

4 - 7 years

Bear & Butterfly

One day, Bear’s life changes forever when, deep in the branches of the tre...

Rosie

14/11/2015 at ARC, Stockton

3 - 8 years

Rosie's Magic Horse

Rosie’s Magic Horse is a brand new production based on the book by Russell...

Error 404

27/11/2015 to 28/11/2015 at ARC, Stockton

8+ years

Error 404

There is a boy. No more than ten years old. You know someone just like him - exp...

The Tin Soldier

09/12/2015 to 24/12/2015 at ARC, Stockton

3+ years

The Tin Soldier

It is Christmas and a newly minted tin soldier stands on a single leg, having be...

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