Family Programming

1 Jan - 31 May

We are very excited to launch our incredible family programme filled with love, variety, and enchantment!

Our Family Sundays returns for 2024! Expect storytelling, shows and theatre as well as weekly Mini Movers family dance classes and much more… They’ll be plenty to keep you and the little ones busy across the weekends!

Don’t miss Symphony of the Senses: Colour/Music on Sunday 11th February, a free soundscape and visual installation. Feel free to drop-in anytime between 11:30am – 3:30pm! At 11:30am, Bensham Manor School will showcase their own “Symphony of the Senses”, why not come along for the performance and let Bensham show you what it takes to create a sound-painting.

And delve into the mesmerizing world of The Great Big Dinosaur Show on Sunday 18th. We’ll be joined by poet Simon Mole and musician Gecko for a family show full of poems, raps and songs about all your favourite prehistoric protagonists (and some you haven’t heard of yet!).

In March, we’re celebrating World Wildlife Day with a themes Family Disco on Sunday 3rd. Moosik Makers and her harp return to Stanley Arts as we sing, dance and bop to the sounds of the harp!

On Sunday the 17th of March we’re transforming Stanley Hall as we prepare for Room2Dream, a sensational day of 360 film screenings. The day will entail of multiple screenings including Astronaut, Dinosaurs at Dusk, Dynamic Earth and  Dawn of the Space Age. Also on this day, Where’s Mrs Ladybird invites little ones and grown-ups to a live hide and seek story!

On March 24th, join Undiscovered Talent for an incredible Talent Show made up of all kinds of performances and acts where they’ll be crowing a Regional Winner where there’s £250 up for grabs!

Later in the Spring, Vaudevillian duo Norvil & Josephine present their magical extravaganza, Rabbits Out of the Hat… It’s 1905 and their world will never be the same again!

On May 31st, join Goldilocks as she befriends a family of bears and teaches everyone the value of sharing. The Let’s All Dance Ballet Company brings this classic children’s story to life for a special Easter treat.

These extraordinary events promise unforgettable experiences for the whole family, showcasing the beauty of unity and the power of imagination. Come be part of this exceptional family program at Stanley Arts and create cherished memories together.

Keep scrolling to see the list of featured events that make up this programme…

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