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Family and Children's Shows* in Manchester
* these are our picks for family & childrens shows, please be aware that some will be for older childen some for younger and some you may find inapropriate where others may not.
 
 
 
 
DINOSAUR ZOO  
Friday 18th to Saturday 26th July 2014 - Palace Theatre, Manchester
Direct from Australia, Erth's Dinosaur Zoo brings these awesome prehistoric creatures to the stage as you've never seen them before, up close and personal!
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MICKEY AND MINNIE GO TO THE BALL  
Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th July 2014 - The Forum Theatre, Romiley

Join Mickey and Minnie Mouse as they encounter a host of everyone’s favourite Disney characters on their way to Cinderella’s Ball in her Castle.

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THE SOOTY STORY  
Sunday 3rd August 2014 - The Lowry, Salford Quays
Join Sooty, Sweep and Soo in this spectacular mix of magic, music and fun, perfect for Sooty fans old and new!
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ANT & DEC'S TAKEAWAY TOUR  
Friday 15th & Saturday 16th August 2014 - Phones 4u Arena

Ant & Dec have announced they will be bringing their prime time award-winning ITV show Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway to Manchester. The show will be packed with special guests, amazing prizes to be won and of course lots of surprises for the audience.

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THE SOOTY SHOW  
Friday 29th August 2014 - Stockport Plaza

Izzy Wizzy Lets get busy - Its the Sooty Show! Direct from Citv, Sooty heads into town in a fabulous new show to delight the whole family.

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MARTY MACDONALD'S FARM  
Monday 1st September 2014 - Salford Arts Theatre

Marty MacDonald needs your help! He's looking after his uncls farm but Old MacDonald has left things in a mess - the animals have gone on holiday,the farmyard is topsy-turvy

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WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD  
Wed 3rd to Sun 7th September 2014 - The Lowry, Salford Quays
Two crafty robbers, one tiny ladybird, and a whole farmyard of fun! Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len have a cunning plan to steal the farmer’s fine prize cow. The Ladybird has a plan of her own!
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DON'T LET THE PIGEON DRIVE THE BUS  
Sunday 7th September 2014 - The Lowry, Salford Quays
A lively show filled with fun, feathers, laughter and excitement, featuring original music and lots of audience participation!
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SIDS SHOW  
Sunday 14th September 2014 - The Lowry, Salford Quays
Join Sid Sloane from CBeebies as 'Deep Sea Sid' in a brand new adventure full of lots of bubbly fun.
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PEPPA PIG'S BIG SPLASH  
Tuesday 23rd & Wednesday 24th September 2014 - King Georges Hall
Peppa Pig returns live on stage with super cute puppets and brilliant sing-a-long songs in this brand new show that will brighten your day. So grab your wellies and brollies and get splashing!
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DISNEY ON ICE - CELEBRATES 100 YEARS OF MAGIC  
Wednesday 15th to Sunday 19th October 2014 - Phones 4u Arena

Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and their friends from Disney’s Mulan, The Lion King and Pinocchio and Disney/Pixar’s Finding Nemo, The Incredibles and Toy Story take to the ice this October for a grand celebration in Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic.

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Sunday 19th October 2014 - Pyramid and Parr Hall
See Chris and Pui from ‘Show Me Show Me’ live on stage! CBeebies’ favourite double act is bringing songs, rhymes, comedy sketches and lots of joining in for all the family. Sing, laugh and join in with Chris and Pui.
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THE QUEENS KNICKERS  
Sunday 26th October 2014 - The Lowry, Salford Quays
Get your knickers in a twist with this classic comedy for wise young children, based on the book by Nicholas Allan.
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EMILY BROWN AND THE THING  
Tuesday 28th October to Sunday 2nd November 2014 - The Lowry
What is keeping The Thing awake? Find out in this magical, musical show by Gruffalo stage show creators Tall Stories.
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STOMP  
Tue 28th October to Sat 1st November 2014 - The Lowry, Salford Quays
Matchboxes, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters and more fill the stage with energizing beats at STOMP.
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HANSEL AND GRETEL  
Sunday 2nd November 2014 - The Lowry, Salford Quays
A deliciously scary story of a tango dancing witch, two brave children, and an irresistible recipe for an edible house.
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Sunday 2nd November 2014 - Pyramid and Parr Hall
The Peoples Theatre Company. This fun filled farmyard tale brings to life all the best loved characters from the original nursery rhyme along with a magical medley of games, giggles & sing along songs including Heads, Shoulders Knees and Toes and of course Old MacDonald Had A Farm.
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A NOVEMBER DAY  
Sunday 9th November 2014 - The Lowry, Salford Quays
A woman discovers the story of her grandfather in this timeless fable on war featuring puppet characters and live music.
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ALADDIN  
Sat 15th November 2014 to Sat 10th January 2015 - Oldham Coliseum

Your wish has been granted . the mischief returns to Oldham Coliseum next Christmas with our traditional pantomime Aladdin .

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WAR OF THE WORLDS  
Sunday 30th November 2014 - Phones 4u Arena
Don't miss the spectacular FINAL Arena Tour of the Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of The Worlds - Alive on Stage. Conducted by Jeff Wayne, the most ambitious production yet will feature Liam Neeson in 3D holography, Jason Donovan, Westlife's Brian McFadden, Les Miserables' Carrie Hope Fletcher and remarkable special effects!
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MATCH  
Sunday 30th November 2014 - The Lowry, Salford Quays
Inventive storytelling, puppetry, song and live music in this spellbinding production based on Hans Christian Anderson’s The Little Match Girl.
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SHREK THE MUSICAL  
Mon 1st December 2014 to Sun 11th January 2015 - Palace Theatre

Join our unlikely hero and his loyal steed Donkey as they embark on a quest to rescue the beautiful (if slightly temperamental) Princess Fiona from a fire breathing, love-sick dragon.

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SNOW WHITE & THE SEVEN DWARFS  
Friday 5th December 2014 to Sunday 4th January 2015 - Opera House
STARRING PRISCILLA PRESLEY! The highlight of the Christmas calendar with this year's Pantomime, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Packed with brilliant slapstick, hilarious comedy, stunning sets and sensational songs, our panto has become a must-see Christmas tradition.
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CINDERELLA  
Friday 5th December 2014 to Sunday 4th January 2015 - Stockport Plaza

Will Cinderella meet her prince? Will Buttons save the day? Will the Ugly Sisters EVER be beautiful? ... Jump into your pumpkin coach and head to The Plaza to find out!

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SLAVAS SNOWSHOW  
Tuesday 9th to Saturday 13th December 2014 - The Lowry, Salford Quays
One tiny piece of paper begins a heart-stopping blizzard in this hilarious, poignant and breathtaking spectacle of a family show.
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DIVERSITY  
Wednesday 10th December 2014 - Phones 4u Arena
After wowing audiences with Limitless last year, Diversity return to Phones 4u Arena Manchester with a new and improved version of their astounding show, Limitless - The Reboot.
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SNOW WHITE PANTOMIME
Wednesday 10th to Wednesday 31st December 2014 - King Georges
Embracing the traditions but updating them to appeal to the young - experiencing their first taste of theatre - & the more mature - recalling their treasured memories of pantomimes past. Snow White is a classic fairy tale told in a contemporary and entertaining way for all members of the family and not to be missed.
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PETER PAN GOES WRONG  
Tue 16th December 2014 to Sun 11th January 2015 - The Lowry
Adapted from the original stage play Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie, Mischief Theatre Company bring their hilarious new show Peter Pan Goes Wrong to The Lowry this Christmas.
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WE'RE GOING ON A BEAR HUNT  
Wed 17th December to Sun 11th January 2015 - The Lowry
Michael Rosen’s award-winning book We’re Going On A Bear Hunt is brought vividly and noisily to the stage in director Sally Cookson’s fun-filled adaptation set to Benji Bower’s versatile lively score.
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LEMONY SNICKET'S LATKE WHO COULDN'T STOP SCREAMING  
Monday 22nd to Wednesday 24th December 2014 - The Lowry
Full of dark beauty, ballet LORENT’s version of this classic fairy tale combines desire, devastation, romance and rescue to spellbinding effect.
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THE HOLDALLS CHRISTMAS ADVENTURE  
Saturday 27th to Monday 29th December 2014 - The Lowry
Join the Holdalls as they venture into the snow filled air, battle festive beasts and bump into the notorious Christmas Pirates!
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CBEEBIES LIVE! JUSTIN AND FRIENDS  
Tuesday 14th April 2015 - Phones 4u Arena

Roll up, roll up!  CBeebies Live! are back at Phones 4u Arena with a brand new circus-themed spectacular Justin & Friends: Mr Tumble's Circus! With singing, dancing and fun-filled surprises Justin & Friends: Mr Tumble's Circus will bring you all the thrills and excitement of the big top!

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WICKED  
Wednesday 3rd June to Saturday 25th July 2015 - The Lowry
WICKED, the global musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, comes to The Lowry in 2015 as part of its UK & Ireland tour.
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