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Moonsmile: Friendship Can Be Anywhere

The Whitaker have teamed up once again with Goofus Theatre and Yan Tan Tethera to bring you a brand new family-friendly show.

Blending music with puppetry, mask, circus and play this non-verbal performance will immerse audiences in storytelling, creating a space for imagination to thrive.

Our story starts with a lonely museum caretaker, who loses something quite dear to him. In his quest to retrieve what was lost, he finds himself on the moon where he meets the strange but loveable Moonlings.

Runtime: Approx. 45 minutes.

Supported by Pennine Lancashire Museum & Schools, The Met, Bury & Horse & Bamboo.

Don’t forget to book your festive meal in the Bar & Kitchen!

 

We can also bring Moonsmile to your school or learning environment - all the details here.

  • Dates
    Saturday 26th November 2022 – Saturday 17th December 2022
    10:00 am – 3:30 pm
  • Tickets

    £8 adult
    £6 child

    Recommended for children aged 4+

    Performances on Saturday 26 November and Saturday 17 December at 10am, 1.30pm and 3.30pm.

This event has expired. Bookings are no longer being taken.

Additional notes:

 

  • Recommended age group is for guidance only if you have any questions on suitability please speak to one of our team members or email info@thewhitaker.org
  • All activities are fully inclusive, please contact our team on info@thewhitaker.org if you have any specific questions on accessibility
  • Unless otherwise stated, for family workshops you only need to book a ticket for each child attending. Accompanying adult is free
  • Activities can be booked via our website or by visiting our Welcome Desk
  • Whilst some activities are offered free due to our current funding from ACE and HLF, we have introduced ‘pay what you can’ for some events with a suggested donation. We appreciate donations to ensure we can keep activities running in the future
  • Our events cancellation policy can be accessed here.

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