Big Imaginations Festival 2017 – Leigh, Wigan – The Turnpike – Theatre & Perfoming Arts Event

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Big Imaginations Festival 2017 – Leigh, Wigan – The Turnpike – Theatre & Perfoming Arts Event

A festival of brilliant children’s and family theatre, across the North West.

The Big Imaginations Festival is a two-week celebration of the best in children and family theatre. Feed your families’ imaginations with 9 brilliant shows across 21 venues near to you in the North West including Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside.

Fairytales Gone Bad: Granny locks/ The Monstrous Duckling

Thursday 26 October, 11am

A father returns home with a magical cloak. A cloak that hides a story.

Join award-winning performance poet Joseph Coelho as he unravels familiar fairytales to create fresh contemporary classics in an enchanting performance for young and old alike.

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Fairytales Gone Bad: Zombie-rella/Blood-red Hood

Thursday 26 October, 1.30pm

Running Time: 45 mins

Discover the true tale of Cinderella, where she dies and becomes a zombie and falls in love with a vampire prince.

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Handa’s Surprise

Saturday 21 October, 11am, 1:30pm & 5pm

Running Time: 35 Minutes

Travel to Kenya and follow in Handa’s footsteps as she journeys to see her best friend Akeyo, in the next village.

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Body of Light

Wednesday 25 October, 11am & 1.30pm

Running Time: 45 minutes

Light, technology and dance combine in this beautiful little show suitable for tiny people and big people too!

A mysterious vaudeville storyteller with a magical top-hat and coat unwinds the true stories behind the happily ever afters, which are maybe not as charming as you remember!

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Arun Ghosh Trio

Wednesday 1 November, 11am & 1.30pm

Award winning clarinettist Arun Ghosh brings his exciting energy and original music to the Big Imaginations Festival.

Arun’s musical stories take you on a journey along rivers, through mountains and into the heart of the city.

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View the full Festival programme here:

October 21 2017


Date: October 21, 2017
Time: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost: £5
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