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The Children in The Moon - a new family play for summer 2018

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They had no idea where they came from. All they knew was that they lived on the hill, and that the old man of the hill called them Zack and Lil.

 They could have had a most wonderful time playing all day if it had not been for carrying all that water.

  Join the Makeshift Ensemble and their travelling teapot of tales on a magical celebration of discovery, courage and diversity.


The Children in the Moon is a wonderfully visual and original take on centuries old children’s verse,  packed with puppetry and live music this is an ideal show for all the family.


Watch the promo animation below with original song written for the play by Laurence Aldridge!





Summer 2018 tour dates (updated regularly)

May 18th - Creative Workspace, Bristol

May 25th-28th - Elderflower Fields Festival, Pippingford Park, Sussex

May 29th -  The Quay, Sudbury, Sussex

June 14th-15th - One Upon a Festival. Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds

June 21st-22nd - Once Upon a Festival. Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds

June 30th - July 1st - Geronimo Festival, Knebworth House, Hertfordshire

July 13th-15th - Latitude, Suffolk

July 21st - 22nd - Venue TBA

July 22nd - Taste of the South Festival, Dorset

July 25th - The Lights, Andover

July 26th - 29th - Venue TBA

August 15th - The Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury

August 17th -19th - Beautiful Days, Escot Park, Devon

 August 21st - The Regal Theatre, Minehead

August 22nd - Exeter Phoenix, Exeter

August 24th - Fisher Theatre, Bungay

August 25th - Norwich Puppet Theatre

August 27th - Towersey Festival, Oxford

Autumn Dates (Updated regularly)

November 1st - The Courtyard, Herefordshire

November 2nd - Number 8, Pershore

November 4th - The Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis