Mister Maker and the Shapes Review

Mister Maker

We are big fans of the cast of CBeebies as the kids have all grown up watching them. We have seen many of them perform live, including, Alex, Andy, Katie, Mr Bloom, the Rhyme Rockets and Sid but one that had eluded us until this year was Mister Maker and we caught our first glimpse of him in the pouring rain at Camp Bestival. His show was full of fun and his infamous sidekicks, the Shapes, were there too. Camp… Continue Reading “Mister Maker and the Shapes Review”

#Win a Family Ticket to see Mr Maker Live

Mister Maker

CBeebies’ arts and crafts hero Mister Maker is back on tour with the hit live theatre show, Mister Maker & The Shapes Live! With a fabulous supporting cast and art at its heart, this fantastic live show encourages Mini Makers and grown-ups to sing, dance and make some noise! There’s a big ‘make’ to take part in, lots of audience participation and….The Shapes! Yes, you’ll be able to share the fun with Circle, Square, Rectangle and Triangle too! Back by… Continue Reading “#Win a Family Ticket to see Mr Maker Live”

The Gruffalo’s Child at Lighthouse Poole

Gruffalo's Child

 On Easter weekend we were lucky enough to be invited to see Tall Stories’ clever production of the Gruffalo’s Child at Lighthouse Poole. We saw the Gruffalo Live a couple of years ago and the kids adored it so we were looking forward to seeing what they had to offer this time. The Gruffalo’s child is the sequel to The Gruffalo, which sold over 13 million copies and won several prizes for children’s literature. The story follows the Gruffalo’s daughter on her adventurous… Continue Reading “The Gruffalo’s Child at Lighthouse Poole”

Taking the kids to the Theatre

At the theatre

Have you ever thought of taking the kids to a theatre show? Are you worried they are too young and won’t behave? My first tip is to choose a production they will love, as you can guarantee a toddler won’t sit through a production of Les Miserables! We have been taking the kids to shows since they were tiny and they adore them.  There is something magical about seeing performers live on the stage and most shows aimed at children… Continue Reading “Taking the kids to the Theatre”