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Music Tots (8 weeks - 5 years)

Tuesdays 9.45am – 10.30am & 1pm - 1.45pm

Price - £3
The classes on 10 October have been cancelled.

A fun and energetic music and movement class.

 

26/09/2017 to 12/12/2017
OPERASONIC: NIGHTMARE SCENARIO (Ages 8+)

Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 October at 11am & 2pm

Tickets - £7, family of four - £26

Aggie Cornogtells stories, dangerous and enchanting stories. Usually they end and everything goes back to normal, but this terrifying tale has come to life! It’s down in the Basement, telling itself, and can’t be stopped. That is, unless Aggie can recruit a gang of fearless story-busters to go down and sort it out! Nightmare Scenario is an edgy and immersive musical mystery.

07/10/2017 to 08/10/2017
MICHAEL MORPURGO'S KING ARTHUR

Saturday 7th October at 1.30pm & 4.30pm

Tickets - £11, children - £10, family of four - £36

Running time approximately 75 minutes

A thrilling tale of magic, heroism, love and betrayal adapted from the novel Arthur: High King of Britain, by Michael Morpurgo, the author of War Horse and Private Peaceful.

A drowning boy is rescued by a mysterious figure who claims to be Arthur Pendragon. As the old man tells his stories, he is transported back to the heady days of Camelot, the Round Table, Merlin, Excalibur, Lancelot and Guinevere.

Join award-winning Story Pocket Theatre as they tell exciting stories of brave chivalry, battles and the search for the Holy Grail in a fast-moving family adventure packed with physical theatre and outstanding storytelling.

Suitable for 7 yrs +

“The absolute pinnacle of theatrical storytelling”  Arts Award Voice

“a masterclass in serious theatre for older children”  The Stage

07/10/2017
The Princess Bride (PG)

Sunday 22 October

Film starts at 3pm

Afternoon tea at 2pm

Tickets - £5, with afternoon tea - £20 (one tea is plenty for two people)

This beloved classic fairytale begins with a grandfather reading his favorite book The Princess Bride to his hard-to-impress grandson. This book, he promises, has everything – “Fencing. Fighting. Torture. Revenge. Giants. Monsters. Chases. Escapes. True love. Miracles.” – and all that he promised comes to life before the boy’s enchanted eyes as his grandfather reads him the adventures of Buttercup, the most beautiful woman in the world, and Westley, the man she loves.



22/10/2017 3:00 PM
Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (U) ALL TICKETS £2.50

Join us for this half-term treat!

All Tickets Are £2.50

Monday 30 October at 11am, 1.30pm & 4pm

Wednesday 1 November at 10am

Thursday 2 November at 11am, 1.30pm & 4pm

Friday 3 November at 11am, 1.30pm & 4pm

Saturday 4 November at 11am, 1.30pm & 4pm

 

Running time – 89 mins

Based on the worldwide sensation and bestselling book series, and boasting an A-list cast of comedy superstars headed by Kevin Hart and Ed Helms, DreamWorks Animation brings audiences the long-awaited global movie event, Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie. This raucously subversive comedy forthe entire family tells the story of two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold, who hypnotize their principal into thinking he's a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dim-witted superhero named Captain Underpants.



30/10/2017 to 04/11/2017
THE SNOW DRAGON Presented by Tall Stories

Tuesday 31st October at 11.30am & 2.30pm

Tickets - £7, family of four - £26

The night ofthe Snow Dragon approaches…  Billy has everything a young goat could need– and more besides. On New Year’s Eve, Billy is looking forward to the annual visit of the legendary Snow Dragon, who will bring him even more goodies... But when Billy bumps into some hungry wolves in the forest, New Year’s Day seems along way off. How will Billy escape? And has he been naughty or nice? Toe-tapping songs and lots of laughs for everyone aged 3 and up, from the company that brought you The Gruffalo and The Snail and the Whale

“If you are a kid, if you have kids, if you ever were a kid, go and see The Snow Dragon.” Three Weeks *****

Running time - 55 minutes
Recommended age guide - 3+ 

31/10/2017
THE MAGIC PORRIDGE POT/HUD Y CROCHAN UWD

By / Gan The Brothers Grimm

A new versionby / Fersiwn newydd gan Alun Saunders

Director /Cyfarwyddwr Gethin Evans

Designer /Cynllunydd Katie Hart

Composer & Musical Director / Cyfansoddwr a Chyfarwyddwr Cerddorol Dyfan Jones

 

Saturday 11 November at 11.30am (yng Gymraeg/in Welsh) & 2.30pm (yn Saesneg/in English)

Tickets - £7, family of four - £26

When a girl does a good deed, she is rewarded with a magic pot which makes tasty porridge on demand – just what her hungry family needs. But one day her mother can't make the pot stop and soon the whole town begins to fill up with porridge. Who can stop the pot?

The Magic Porridge Pot, full of songs and live music, offers fantastic fun for under 7s and their families.

 

 

 

11/11/2017
SHAKESPEARE SCHOOLS FESTIVAL 2017

Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 November at 7pm

Tickets - £10, concessions - £8, groups of 20 plus - £7

Shakespeare Schools Foundation is proud to present the world’s largest youth drama festival at The Riverfront.

 

Join us from 14th November – 15th November for a series of unique Shakespeare productions staged by your schools.

 

Whether you are a parent, friend or another local school, we invite you to an exhilarating evening of theatre where you will see Shakespeare’s stories brought to life like never before.

Details of the schools performing at The Riverfront are below, and are subject to change:

Tuesday 14th Wednesday

Macbeth

Haberdashers' Monmouth School for Girls   

Romeo and Juliet

St. Martins Comprehensive School   

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Newbridge Comprehensive School


Wednesday 15th November

Macbeth

Crumlin High Level Primary School   

Romeo & Juliet

Glan Usk Primary School   

Henry V

Risca Community Comprehensive School   

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Ysgol Gymraeg Cwmbran
 

 

 

More details can be found on SSF’s website: shakespeareschools.org/the-festival

 

SSF is a cultural education charity, transforming lives through the unique power of Shakespeare. In the celebratory finale of their Festival journey, 30,000 young people from primary, secondary and special schools across the country will unite on their local professional theatre in thrilling performance evenings. It promises to be the most exciting Festival yet!

14/11/2017 to 15/11/2017