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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.
 
 
 
 
SMALL WORLDS  
Sunday 29th March 2015 - The Lowry
Five interweaving stories, five small worlds, five very different journeys. Step inside Mimika’s beautiful white tent and experience an intimate, atmospheric and spellbinding show.
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THE CAT IN THE HAT  
Tuesday 7th & Wednesday 8th April 2015 - Palace Theatre
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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ROOM ON THE BROOM  
Tuesday 7th to Sunday 12th April 2015 - The Lowry
Songs, laughs and scary fun in this magical musical stage adaptation of the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
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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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WWE LIVE  
Sunday 12th April 2015 - Manchester Arena

Fans will be able to see all their favourite WWE Superstars and Divas including John Cena, Seth Rollins, Roman Reigns, Dean Ambrose, Big Show, Sheamus, Bray Wyatt and many more.

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MEETING MR BOOM  
Sunday 12th April 2015 - The Lowry
Go on a journey that's out of this world, in this new live music and dance show, performed on an inflatable set!
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CBEEBIES LIVE! JUSTIN AND FRIENDS  
Tuesday 14th April 2015 - Manchester 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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HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS  
Sunday 19th April 2015 - Manchester Arena

With a star-studded roster featuring Big Easy Lofton, Ant Atkinson, Hi-Lite Bruton, Thunder Law, Bull Bullard, Firefly Fisher and Moose Weekes, plus female stars TNT Maddox, T-Time Brawner and Sweet J Ekworomadu, the Globetrotters' amazing show is unrivalled in the world of family entertainment. 

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DUCK IN THE TRUCK  
Sunday 19th April 2015 - The Lowry
Join Duck and his friends in this funny, silly, yucky, mucky adventure containing puppetry, sing-along songs and plenty of joining in!
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SWANHUNTER  
Saturday 25th April 2015 - The Lowry
Based on a gripping Finnish folk tale, opera, puppetry and live action combine in this production specifically created for a family audience.
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RAPUNZEL  
Sunday 26th April 2015 - The Lowry
A delightful production about the curiosity and joys of growing up, taking risks and discovering who you are.
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Sunday 26th April 2015 - Parr Hall, Warrington
Basil Brush is a star with an outstanding ability to entertain and make people of all ages laugh and smile. He’s cheeky, irreverent, charming, naughty, quick-witted, scheming and foxy, but at the same time he’s kind, caring and affectionate.
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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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BASIL BRUSH  
Sunday 10th May 2015 - Stockport Plaza

Basil has celebrated over 50 years in entertainment with 14 incredible television series. a BAFTA nomination and he was voted best comedy on the BBC. Join Basil when he appears on Stage at The Plaza for his hilarious family show.

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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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GERONIMO
Saturday 23rd to Monday 25th May 2015 - Tatton Park

This May Bank Holiday it's time for Geronimo!, the largest children's festival in the north-west with hundreds of activities for children from 0-12.

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THE BASIL BRUSH SHOW  
Sunday 24th May 2015 - The Lowry
Basil Brush is a star with an outstanding ability to entertain and make people of all ages laugh and smile. A show for all the family.
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STICK MAN  
Tuesday 26th to Sunday 31st May 2015 - The Lowry
Touching, funny and utterly original, Stick Man features a trio of top actors and is packed full of puppetry, songs, live music and funky moves.
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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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BEN & HOLLY'S LITTLE KINGDOM  
Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd August 2015 - Opera House

Join Ben and Holly, and their friends on this exciting musical adventure packed full of games, songs and laughter on an enchanting journey through the Magical Kingdom. With actors, masks and colourful costumes.

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DISNEY ON ICE WORLDS OF ENCHANTMENT  
Wednesday 14th to Sunday 18th October 2015 - Manchester Arena

Get ready to be swept away by your favourite Disney stories. Rev up for high-speed stunts as the crew of Disney/Pixar's Cars race across the ice. Dive into The Little Mermaid 's enchanted undersea kingdom and catch up with the Toy Story gang the toys are back in town!

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MOTHER GOOSE  
Sat 14th November 2015 to Sat 9th January 2016 - Oldham Coliseum

Old Mother Goose has run out of money until a gift of a magical golden goose lays all her problems to rest or so she thinks.

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CINDERELLA  
Fri 4th December 2015 to Sun 3rd January 2016 - Opera House

This classic rags to riches story sees Cinderella transformed from a put upon maid to her horrid Ugly Sisters, to the belle of the ball, with the help of her Fairy Godmother. All-star cast to be announced...

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HETTY FEATHER  
Wed 9th December 2015 to Sat 10th January 2016 - The Lowry
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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SHREK THE MUSICAL  
Tuesday 2nd to Saturday 20th February 2016 - The Lowry
SHREK THE MUSICAL arrives at The Lowry in February 2016. Based on the award-winning DreamWorks animation film, SHREK THE MUSICAL is this year's must-see show for all the family.
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