Wondering what to do with the kids during the long summer school holidays? Why not head to Stafford Gatehouse Theatre to watch Julia Donaldson’s Snail and the Whale which is set to take place for two days in August. Perfect as a family show for kids aged 4+ and above, the stage adaptation of the hugely popular children’s story, is set to entertain little ones with laughter, song and story for an estimate of 55 minutes. We love heading to Stafford Gatehouse Theatre to watch many of their theatre performances, you can read about Dear Zoo, the last show which we watched here.
Brought to you by the Olivier Award-nominated company which produced Gruffalo and Room on the Broom…..the Snail and the Whale also promises to enthral and entertain kids, parents and grandparents alike. Audiences will have the opportunity to join a tiny snail on her trip round the world in Tall Stories’ magical, musical production inspired by the fantastic bestselling picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Longing to see the world, a tiny snail hitches a lift on the tail of a humpback whale. Together they go on an amazing adventure – but when the whale gets beached, how will the snail save him? Follow the tiny snail’s exciting journey, as seen through the eyes of an adventurous young girl and her seafaring father.
So if you love reading Julia Donaldson’s books then, this stage adaptation of Snail and the Whale will be something you won’t want to miss.
When is Snail and the Whale ?
The show will run on Friday, 17 August at 1pm and 3pm and Saturday, 18 August 2018 at 10.30am and 1.30pm
How much are the tickets ?
Tickets are priced at £13.50 each.
How can I book ?
Tickets can be booked by calling the box office on 01785 619080 or by visiting Stafford Gatehouse Theatre’s website.
Where is Stafford Gatehouse Theatre?
Stafford Gatehouse is an old Victorian theatre for professional and amateur shows, including Shakespeare and children’s plays. In 2007, the Borough Hall was reopened as Stafford Gatehouse Theatre, by his Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester. The Borough Hall was originally opened on 20 June 1877 and the building once housed Stafford Borough Council.
Stafford Gatehouse Theatre
Tel: 01785 619080
Where to park?
Stafford Gatehouse Theatre is in the heart of Stafford, just seconds from the main shopping centre and central tourist attractions. It is less than 10 minutes drive from Junctions 13 and 14 of the M6 and can be found by following the theatre mask symbols on routes into the town centre. There are ample parking facilities a short walk away from the theatre and cycle racks are available outside the building.
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