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audiences in the north east
RT @ace_thenorth: Darlington's Festival of Thrift was another 2014 highlight http://t.co/NKLggrI1aG What was yours?
RT @bridgenortheast: We're delighted to be part of this! #Schools in #Teesside - we hope you can make it: 29th Jan http://t.co/ZRi5EBzzYk @
RT @bridgenortheast: Still time to apply for @HullabalooTweet 3 commissions for NE artists to make a new performance for young audiences ht
We've had quite a year at 2014's Festival & @HullabalooTweet! Look at our video which rounds up what we've been up to http://t.co/FxdbvqNVrM
RT @arcstockton: Arthur's Dream Boat starts tomorrow! Coming along? Little ones can enter our competition - just colour in Arthur! http://t
RT @HullabalooTweet: Great article on child-centred approaches to theatre making and differences in reviewing adults & children's work http
Fancy a wintry treat with music, magic and puppetry?Check out THE SNOW BEAR in Gateshead 20-23 Dec http://t.co/GUK2WGehMi
Deadline for show submissions for the 2016 ASSITEJ International Theatre Fest for children is 15th Dec. Don't delay! http://t.co/UIN3cZT0Ly
The region is buzzing with Pantomimes & Christmas Shows - what have you seen? Here's our round up of what's happening http://t.co/HzoOJDU6u1
I've Seen Santa is @acw all this week. Most performances are sold out but there is chance to catch the show today http://t.co/RbDC0zffXG
TakeOff is the place to find out about theatre for young audiences in the North East of England all year round.
TakeOff Festival happens every October from Durham down to Teesside and celebrates the best theatre for young audiences from across the UK and beyond.
15/11/2014 to 03/01/2015 at Northern Stage
0 - 6 years
The Christmas Grump
SAT 15 NOV - SAT 3 JAN Mr Scratch owns a toyshop. Mr Scratch is very, very rich...
25/11/2014 to 18/01/2015 at Theatre Royal
With over 90,000 people seeing our panto each year, book now and make sure you d...
01/12/2014 to 27/12/2014 at Northern Stage
MON 1 - SAT 27 DEC, various times Every year Holly has been nice not naughty, s...
02/12/2014 to 10/01/2015 at The Customs House
Little Red Riding Hood
DARE YOU GO INTO THE WOODS? Next Christmas we are delighted to be staging a bra...
05/12/2014 to 31/12/2014 at Empire Theatre & Cinema
Aladdin – Consett’s Family Pantomime
After breaking box office records with the hugely popular Snow White in 2013, LE...
05/12/2014 to 04/01/2015 at Middlesbrough Theatre
Jack and the Beanstalk
Come along to Middlesbrough Theatre this Christmas for another two hours of fun-...
06/12/2014 to 11/01/2015 at Darlington Civic Theatre
The Chuckles of Oz
Join Children’s TV stars The Chuckle Brothers who return by popular demand...
08/12/2014 to 03/01/2015 at Gala Theatre
We are delighted to announce that our spectacular pantomime is the mystical and ...
11/12/2014 to 28/12/2014 at Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham
Wind in the Willows
Join Mole, Ratty, Badger and the boisterous, bumptious, loud and lovable Toad as...
15/12/2014 to 30/12/2014 at The Maltings Theatre
Dick Whittington Pantomime
Seeking independence and fame, young Dick Whittington moves to the bright lights...
16/12/2014 to 24/12/2014 at Gala Studio
Elf's Christmas Adventure
Join Elf as he prepares the reindeer for their big night of deliveries. Bu...
17/12/2014 to 24/12/2014 at ARC, Stockton
2 - 8 years
Arthur's Dream Boat
One night, Arthur has an amazing dream about a beautiful pink and green boat wit...
20/12/2014 to 23/12/2014 at St Mary's Heritage Centre
The Snow Bear
The Snow Bear is a seasonal treat for all ages. Come and sit by the fire for a w...
31/01/2015 at ARC, Stockton
2 - 6 years
As Handa is making her way to the next village to see her best friend, she plans...
21/02/2015 at Middlesbrough Town Hall
3 - 7 years
Hugless Douglas is a huggable, lovable young brown bear who wakes up one morning...
11/04/2015 to 12/04/2015 at Gala Theatre
Octonauts and the Deep Sea Volcano Adventure
Get ready to embark on an exciting new mission with the quirky and courageous un...