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‘A fresh dose of magic you need in your life’   EVERYTHING THEATRE

THU 29 AUG EVENING

squarealtFAIRYTALES FOR GROWN-UPS: THE GRATEFUL & THE DEAD

by BEN HAGGARTY

Allow Ben Haggarty to lure you into a full-blooded fairytale for grown-ups. Dark, beautiful and startling by turn, this is a story of dreams, initiations and the repayment of debts. Fierce, fast paced and unashamedly magical. (adults 14+) FULL DETAILS

7.30pm – 8.30pm BUY TICKETS £7.50

 

FAIRYTALES FOR GROWN-UPS: SHIFTER

by JAN BLAKE & TUUP

Transmogrifying humans; old ladies with animalistic tendencies, feral lovers, protective mothers, Loogaroos with sly eyes… World class storytellers, Jan Blake & TUUP, pick their way through a mythic landscape populated by those who can become other. This is a night of transformations. (adults 14+) FULL DETAILS

9pm – 10.15pm BUY TICKETS £7.50

 

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FRI 30 AUG DAYTIME

JanBsquareMYTHS FOR KIDS: ANANSI! STORY! (ages 7+)

by JAN BLAKE

Meet Anansi – the original mythical Spiderman who’s deeds and misdeeds have earned him the doubtful reputation of being the wiliest of tricksters and a master of transformation. And remember that, one way or another, the trickster always wins. (children 7+) FULL DETAILS

11am – 12noon   BUY TICKETS £4 / £10 family of 3 / £12 family of 4

 

Lord-Hanuman-flying-with-mountainMYTHS FOR KIDS: THE FLYING MONKEY (ages 6+)

by EMILY HENNESSEY & SHEEMA MUKHERJEE

Who took a bite out of the sun? How are flying monkeys made? What happened to the boy with no head? And how on earth can it take so long to find a coconut for breakfast?! Myths, folktales and music from India for everyone aged 6+. ….FULL DETAILS

2pm – 3pm  BUY TICKETS £4 / £10 family of 3 / £12 family of 4

 

PLAY WOODEN GAMES (for everyone)

Come and play with the beautiful games of Bristol’s own games collective, Play Wooden. Go fishing with magnets, test your patience, hone your skills, embark on fiendishly fast challenges and dare to collaborate! As Plato once said, You can discover more in an hour of play than in a year of study… and it’s way more fun!

12noon – 2pm AND 3pm-5pm  FREE

 

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FRI 30 AUG EVENING

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FAIRYTALES FOR GROWN-UPS:THE BALANCE OF THINGS – or the settlement of a debt with a chicken

by MICHAEL HARVEY
Venture into the vibrant and liminal world of Breton fairytales. These stories come from a place where everyday life and the fantastic collide – somewhere simultaneously earthy, ethereal and real…with a decidedly comedic twist. (adults 14+) FULL DETAILS

7:30pm – 8:30pm  BUY TICKETS £7.50

 

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FAIRYTALES FOR GROWN-UPS: KALI!

by EMILY HENNESSEY, music by SHEEMA MUKHERJEE

Hindu mythology illuminates a mind-blowing world of transformations and Kali is one of the wildest shape-shifters of them all. Demon-slayer, life-saver, supreme-mother, destruction-dancer, this goddess is truly awesome. When an evil power spreads across the world, Kali’s time has come. (adults 14+) FULL DETAILS

9pm – 10.15pm  BUY TICKETS £7.50

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SAT 31 AUG DAYTIME

MYTHS FOR KIDS: THE KING WITH DIRTY FEET (ages 5+)

by SALLY POMME CLAYTON

There was once a king who hated getting dirty feet. He ordered his servant to rid the land of dirt. After much scrubbing, much flooding and much sewing the king is happy….but then a wise old lady points out a problem. Sally Pomme Clayton tells shoe stories for small people. (children 5+) FULL DETAILS

 11am – 12noon   BUY TICKETS £4 / £10 family of 3 / £12 family of 4

 

MYTHS FOR KIDS: THE DEVIL, THE TSAR & 3 DRY BISCUITS (ages 7-107)

by BEN HAGGARTY

Ben Haggarty, fairytale teller extraordinaire, tells a rumbustious Russian story of trickery, sneakiness and magic. This is a story of wonders, complete with magical gifts, super-powers, gambling with imps, and the discovery that you can’t cheat death! (for bold children 7+ & their grown-ups) FULL DETAILS

2pm – 3pm   BUY TICKETS £4 / £10 family of 3 / £12 family of 4

 

PLAY WOODEN GAMES (for everyone)

Come and play with the beautiful games of Bristol’s own games collective, Play Wooden. Go fishing with magnets, test your patience, hone your skills, embark on fiendishly fast challenges and dare to collaborate! As Plato once said, You can discover more in an hour of play than in a year of study… and it’s way more fun!

12noon – 2pm AND 3pm-5pm  FREE

 

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SAT 31 AUG EVENING

FAIRYTALES FOR GROWN-UPS: FROM THE WOODS

by DANIEL MORDEN
Daniel Morden has the timing of a comedian and the insight of a poet! Join him for a ripping set of oddly twisted and macabre fairytales: Princesses grow horns, sibling rivalry gets way out of hand, body-parts get misplaced, riddles are unriddled and quick wit saves the day. (adults 14+). FULL DETAILS

7:30pm – 8:30pm   BUY TICKETS £7.50

 

FAIRYTALES FOR GROWN-UPS: DOWNRIGHT RUDE!

with NELL PHOENIX, TIM RALPHS & TUUP

Three Crick Crack Club storytellers reveal some of the sauciest and naughtiest fairytales they know. Comedic & strange by turn, this is a rare treat to hear the stories that never usually get past the censor! Dare to bring your gran – but not your children. (adults 16+) FULL DETAILS

9pm – 10.15pm  BUY TICKETS £9

 

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SUN 1 SEP DAYTIME

MYTHS FOR KIDS: AAARGH GIANTS! (ages 6+)

by NELL PHOENIX

Nell Phoenix tells two wild fairytales about lawless, slobbering giants and the fleet-footed, quick-witted and bold young folk who set out to defeat them. (for children 6+ and any adults brave enough to accompany them) FULL DETAILS

 11am – 12noon   BUY TICKETS £4 / £10 family of 3 / £12 family of 4

 

MYTHS FOR KIDS: THE LUCK CHILD (ages 7-107)

by DANIEL MORDEN, with music by OLI WILSON DICKSON

A classic Grimm fairy told with passion and gusto. Everything you could hope for is here…an impossible quest, strange encounters, dramatic twists, high drama, low comedy and a guest appearance by Mr B.L.Z. Bub himself!

(for children 7+ & their grown-ups) FULL DETAILS

2pm – 3pm   BUY TICKETS £4 / £10 family of 3 / £12 family of 4

 

PLAY WOODEN GAMES (for everyone)

Come and play with the beautiful games of Bristol’s own games collective, Play Wooden. Go fishing with magnets, test your patience, hone your skills, embark on fiendishly fast challenges and dare to collaborate! As Plato once said, You can discover more in an hour of play than in a year of study… and it’s way more fun!

12noon – 2pm AND 3pm-5pm  FREE

 

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