23rd Nov, 2017

Hairy Maclary stage show and CBeebies stars at Artrix this half-term

THERE will be plenty of fun for all the family at Bromsgrove’s Artrix over the October half-term holiday.

Little ones wanting to go on a trip without leaving the town can watch the full-length feature film Thomas & Friends: Journey Beyond Sodor which is being screened on Tuesday and Wednesday, October 24 and 25. Tickets for Family Cinema at Artrix are just £5 each and under twos go free.

There is a stage version of popular book Hairy Maclary on Thursday, October 26, featuring many of the characters from the Lynley Dodd creation, including Hercules Morse, as big as a Horse, Bottomley Potts, covered in spots, Schnitzel von Krumm with the very low tum and Scarface Claw – the toughest tomcat in town.

The show features music, singing and several favourite Hairy Maclary stories.

CBeebies duo Chris and Pui from Show Me Show Me will be live on stage at the School Drive venue next Saturday, October 28.

It features the toys and characters from the hit TV programme along with songs, comedy sketches, a dash of magic and heaps audience participation. Youngsters should take along their favourite toys and expect appearances from Incy Wincy, Twinkle, Old MacDonald, Humpty and Granny Humpty.

For teens and their families, the Royal Ballet Live’s screening of Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland in Monday, October 23. Viewers can follow Alice down the rabbit hole in Christopher Wheeldon’s exuberant ballet, in a dark re-telling of Lewis Carroll’s much-loved book (rated 12A).

Artrix provides a warm welcome and families can make the most of a variety of activities on offer, including a free soft play area for under threes, a cafe, baby changing and free and convenient parking.

Family tickets are available for selected performances.

Visit www.artrix.co.uk or call 01527 577330 for more information or tickets.

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