If All the World Were is a touching, uplifting and sensitive picture book about a young girl’s love for her granddad and how she remembers him when he is gone. Written by award winning Children’s Laureate Joseph Coelho, the story explores the bond between children and grandparents and how love is shared and remembered. Set design [read more]
An interactive trail across Leeds, the Secret Silver Screen Society saw audiences invited to go on a journey – exploring the Library, Art Gallery, Carriageworks Theatre, and Leeds City Museum on their quest. They met official members of the Secret Silver Screen Society, watched a film, followed clues and discovered ideas to help them along [read more]
Specially commissioned by Carriageworks Theatre, we brought to life the much-loved multi award-winning book So Much by Trish Cooke with a performed reading for children aged 3+ and their families and carers at the theatre. Mum and baby are home alone when – DING DONG! – Auntie and then Uncle and Nannie and Gran-Gran and [read more]
In total 327 families and 142 schools enjoyed readings of children’s book such as: When We Lived in Uncle’s Hat by Peter Stamm and Jutta Bauer  Suzy Orbit, Astronaut by Ruth Quayle and Jez Tuya  The Explorer by Katherine Rundell  Rumbelow’s Dance by John Yeoman and Quentin Blake  Rapunzel by Mike Kenny (abridged from original [read more]
Over one day, across the city, organisations Tutti Frutti, Wrongsemble, Fidget Theatre, Alive & Kicking, 154 Collective, Slung Low, Unlimited Theatre, Interplay, Theatre Company Blah Blah Blah and local freelance artists ran a day of micro-theatre and storytelling performances for primary school-aged children and their families at six locations across the city: Interplay in Armley, [read more]
The festival took place on a biennial basis for a decade and brought a wealth of exciting and wonderful performances from around the UK and Europe to local audiences in York aged 6 months to 12 years. Themes of the festival ranged from parties and celebrations, to outer space and magical gardens. Taking place at [read more]