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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.
 
 
 
 
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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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ALICE IN WONDERLAND
Fri 14th November 2014 to Sat 10th January 2015 - Bolton Octagon

The Octagon's intimate in-the-round theatre space will be transformed to create a spectacular Wonderland packed full of magic. This new adaptation will remain true to the well-known and much-loved characters that are so familiar to us all, but with a few twists and additions to the tale.

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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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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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JACK & THE BEANSTALK  
Thu 11th December 2014 to Sat 3rd January 2015 - Salford Arts Theatre

Times are hard for young Jack and his mother. Forced to sell his beloved cow Daisy, poor Jack comes home with nothing but a few beans. But when the beans grow into a giant beanstalk, Jack finds himself in a whole new world of thrills and adventure.

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JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH  
Fri 12th December 2014 to Sat 3rd January 2015 - Waterside, Sale

Join young James Trotter and some amazing new friends in the adventure of his life this Christmas in Roald Dahl's wonderful story adapted for the stage by David Wood with music and songs by Olly Fox. a real treat and just peachy perfect for the 5's to 10's' The Guardian.

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WINTER WINDERLAND  
Saturday 13th December to 4th January 2015 - Event City

Looking for something to do with the kids over Christmas? Come along with the family this Christmas & experience the UK's LARGEST indoor Winter Wonderland. There will be rides and attractions galore where the family can have four hours of non stop fun and entertainment.

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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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THE LION KING  
Saturday 17th January to Sunday 22nd February 2015 - Palace Theatre
With a cast of over 40 actors, singers & dancers, the story of The Lion King is miraculously brought to life using masks, puppets and striking costumes to tell the story of young Simba's epic adventures as he struggles to accept the responsibilities of adulthood & becoming king. TICKETS ON SALE SOON.
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SING-A-LONG-A FROZEN  
Sunday 8th March 2015 - The Lowry
Disney's Frozen gets the full Sing-a-long-a treatment! Join in the full experience with lyrics on screen and sing along with songs from the film.
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THE CAT IN THE HAT  
Tuesday 7th & Wednesday 8th April 2015
From the moment his tall, red and white striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met. Based on the much loved book by Dr Seuss - children aged 3+.
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THE ADVENTURES OF SLEEPY THE MAGICAL BEAR  
Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th April 2015 - Salford Arts Theatre

Discover how Jenny finds Sleepy in a toyshop and is astonished by his magical powers. Anything is possible to him with just a wave of his paw. Wherever Sleepy goes his magical car, the Sleepster, is never far away.

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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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MY FIRST BALLET SWAN LAKE  
Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd May 2015 - Palace Theatre

Following the success of My First Cinderella , My First Sleeping Beauty and My First Ballet Coppelia , English National Ballet and English National Ballet School return with the enchanting My First Ballet series with their fourth classical ballet to be recreated especially for children My First Ballet: Swan Lake

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OCTONAUTS & THE DEEP SEA VOLCANO ADVENTURE  
Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th May 2014 - Opera House

When there's trouble under the sea, the Octonauts dive into action! Get ready to embark on an exciting new mission with our underwater adventure super heroes, Captain Barnacles, Kwazii and Peso, in the brand new live stage show.

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THE CHUCKLES OF OZ  
Sunday 21st June 2015 - Opera House

Dorothy, The Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion and the Scarecrow are among the familiar characters who join the Wizards (Paul and Barry) for this sensational new version of the familiar Wizard of Oz story.

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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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THE TALE OF MR TUMBLE  
Saturday 11th to Sunday 19th July 2015 - Opera House

Manchester International Festival has invited Justin Fletcher to create The Tale of Mr Tumble, a very special new show for children and their families in the glorious and intimate surroundings of Manchester's Opera House.

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HETTY FEATHER
Family
Wednesday 9th December 2015 to Saturday 10th January 2016
Hetty Feather tours the UK following its sold out run at the Vaudeville Theatre in London's West End. Thrillingly brought to life with live music, songs and circus skills. From best-selling author Jacqueline Wilson, the tale of plucky Hetty Feather is brought thrillingly to life on stage.
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