If your mini ones discovered the magic of theatre during panto season then why not widen their wonder and take a look at some of the other family shows the venues in and around Lincolnshire have coming up?

 

New Theatre Royal, Lincoln
01522 519999
www.newtheatreroyallincoln.co.uk

February 3: Exciting Science exciting and educational show recreating a volcanic eruption, turning a vacuum cleaner into a missile launcher and taking aim at the audience with a smoke blaster.  Age 4+.

February 14: Nick Cope’s Family Show – star of CBeebies show Nick Cope’s Popcast, Nick sings his uniquely crafted songs while playing his guitar accompanied by a backdrop of animated projections.

March 2 and 3: Charlie Cook’s Favourite Book – a musical adaptation of the Julia Donaldson book brought to life through puppetry and enchanting songs.  Age recommendation 3 to 8.

April 7 to 14: The Adventures of the Little Mermaid NTR’s own Easter production promises to be full of high-energy dance routines, popular songs, boos, laughs and a witty script for this underwater journey.

May 26: Rapunzel – Scott Ritchie Productions presents this popular fairy tale in a show packed with songs, dance routines and jokes.

June 2: Treasure Island a swashbuckling pantomime adventure presented by KD Theatre Productions.

June 12 and 13: Zog and the Flying Doctors – Freckle Productions present this adaptation of Julia Donaldson’s sequel where super keen dragon student Zog has now become an air ambulance. Recommended for age 3+.

July 28: Milkshake! Live On Holiday join Dora, Pip and Posey, Blue from BluesClues and You!, Milo and Milkshake! Monkey for a new adventure.

 

Lincoln Arts Centre
01522 837600
lincolnartscentre.co.uk 

April 13 and 14: There’s a Monster in Your Show – Tom Fletcher’s interactive adventures for big imaginations leap from page to stage as his Who’s in Your Book? series makes its debut as a musical show.

 

Lincoln Drill
01522 534160
www.lincolndrill.co.uk

July 20: Horrible Histories: Rotten Royals – revolting rulers and mad monarchs from Britain’s barmy past.

 

Grimsby Auditorium
0300 300 0035
grimsbyauditorium.org.uk

March 21 to 24: Madagascar the Musical – join all of your favourite crack-a-lackin’ friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar.

August 24: Pop Princesses – a children’s pop concert where princesses become pop stars.

 

Stamford Arts Centre
01780 763203
www.stamfordartscentre.com

February 16: The Bluebird – A Quest for Happiness join Mirtel, a seer, and her tree spirit, Micky, on their quest to find the elusive bluebird and help unlock its mystery. Age 5+.

April 4: WonderDome Planenarium Experience – blast off into a 30 minute journey through the stars, let the magic of space envelop you.

April 10: The Museum of Marvellous Things – with giant puppets, magical effects, interactive storytelling, live music and a chance to make your own puppet, this family show is based on the picture book by Kristina Stephenson.

 

Newark Palace Theatre
01636 655755
www.palacenewark.com

April 2: Science Museum – Live on Tour – Explosive family theatre for curious minds.

April 8: The Sooty Show – 75th Birthday Spectacular – Sooty, Sweep and Soo are planning a very special birthday party but will anything go to plan?

May 25: Milkshake Live join Dora, Pip and Posey, Blue from BluesClues and You!, Milo and Milkshake! Monkey for a new adventure.

 

The Embassy Theatre, Skegness 
01754 474100
www.embassytheatre.co.uk

April 11: Milkshake Live On Holiday – join Dora, Pip and Posey, Blue from BluesClues and You!, Milo and Milkshake! Monkey for a new adventure.

May 19: Fireman SamNorman wants to go on an adventure to impress his friends, so when two famous animal explorers arrive in Pontypandy, he decides to follow them into the mountains. But when Norman discovers a rare red squirrel, one of the explorers decides to take the glory for themselves, leaving Norman stranded in a cave. Now it’s up to Fireman Sam to save the day!

 

Blackfriars Theatre and Arts Centre, Boston
01205 363108
www.blackfriarsartscentre.co.uk

April 5-6: Cinderella – Get swept away by one of the most enchanting fairy tales of all time.  Full of side-splitting comedy, stunning sets, beautiful costumes and plenty of boos and hisses.

May 29: Top Secret – The Magic of ScienceFusing the mystery of magic with wondrous and miraculous feats of science, Top Secret will inspire and educate every young budding magician and scientist, as well as proving fun and exciting entertainment for all of the family.

 

Guildhall Arts Centre, Grantham
01476 406158
www.guildhallartscentre.com

February 10: The Bluebird – A Quest for Happiness – Join Mirtel, a Seer, and her tree spirit, Micky, on their quest to find the elusive bluebird and help unlock its mystery.

February 14: Wonderdome Planetarium Show – discover what makes the Universe a wonderfully exciting and mysterious place.

February 19, March 18, April 15, May 20: Disco Toddlers – watch your toddler groove to music and lights. With participatory songs, a play corner and more.

 

South Holland Centre, Spalding
01775 764777
www.southhollandcentre.co.uk 

March 27-30: Mother Goosefamily friendly fun Easter pantomime.

April 17-20: The Little MermaidDisney’s magical tale of life under the sea is brought to sparkling life on stage.