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THE SOOTY SHOW 2017 (Ages 3+)
Izzy wizzy let's get busy! Sooty is back in a brand-new show with guaranteed giggles for the whole family! 

Direct from CITV, Sooty, Sweep and Soo head into town accompanied by TV’s Richard Cadell. Mr Slater has put Richard in charge of running the show but nothing is going to plan! Sooty's magic tricks turn very messy and Sweep's escapology act has him all tied up. Maybe Soo and her tap dancing will save the day? With special guest stars Butch and Ramsbottom. 
Expect magic, music and mayhem with buckets full of audience participation. A spectacular treat for Sooty fans old and new - plus a chance to meet Richard and Sooty after the show!
"Works like a dream - your children will love it" The Guardian. 

"Absolutely Brilliant!"- netmums

"Richard Cadell is as close to a Corbett as you will ever get- Sooty is on the right hands" Matthew Corbett 

Running time - approximately 90 minutes (including interval).
Minecraft (Ages 5 - 11 years)

Monday 10th April 2pm - 4pm
Tuesday 30th May 2pm - 4pm
Monday 24th July 2pm - 4pm
Monday 31st July 2pm-4pm
Monday 7th August 2pm-4pm
Monday 14th August 2pm-4pm
Monday 21st August 2pm-4pm

Suitable for children 5 - 11 years

Tickets are £8

Here is a great opportunity for your children to enjoy their favourite pastime but also be social! Sharing the experience of Minecraft with others doubles the fun!.. and its all done in a safe OFF LINE environment. Children get the opportunity to JOIN WORLDS and work in teams to complete a number of exciting challenges. Ipads provided.


30/05/2017 to 21/08/2017
The Boss Baby (U) ALL SEATS £2.50

**Join us for this Half-Term treat** 

All Tickets - £2.50 

Monday 29th May at 11am & 1.30pm 
Wednesday 31st at 11am & 1.30pm 
Thursday 1
st June at 11am & 1.30pm

Friday 2nd June at 11am & 1.30pm & Saturday 3rd June at 11am & 1.30pm

2016, USA, 90 mins 
Director: Tom McGrath 
Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Lisa Kudrow                          

A suit-wearing briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his seven-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co.

31/05/2017 to 03/06/2017
Beauty & The Beast (PG) ALL SEATS £4

**Join us for this Half Term treat**

All Tickets - £4


Wednesday 31st May at 4pm & 6.30pm
Thursday 1st June at 4pm & 6.30pm
Friday 2nd & Saturday 3rd June at 4pm & 6.30pm

2017, USA, 129 mins

Director: Bill Condon
Starring: Emma Watson, Dan Stephens, Luke Evans

An adaptation of the Disney fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love.

31/05/2017 to 03/06/2017
Music Tots (8 weeks - 5 years)

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

Price - £3

A fun and energetic music and movement class.

06/06/2017 to 11/07/2017
BACH TO BABY: Lower Machen Festival

Saturday17th June, 11am
Lower Machen Festival

Tickets £6, Reductions £4.50, Family £16 *Under 2s FREE

Foundered by Miaomiao Yu, Bach to Baby makes a welcome returnto the Lower Machen Festival with the innovative concert series designed forbabies and their families.


Around the world on 47 strings
It tookPhileas Fogg eighty days, but our star harpist will whisk you around the worldin under an hour, stopping off to dance the Bransles in France, the tango inArgentina, and finishing with fiery flamenco. Put on those dancing shoes!

17/06/2017 11:00 AM

Sunday 2nd July at 4.30pm 

Tickets - £5 

Discover the Legends of Newport in this epic afternoon of opera!  

Operasonic bring together pupils from St Michael’s RC Primary School, Clytha Primary School, St Woolos Primary School and members of the Maindee community to perform the Newport Legends Operas.  

Framed by a range of Newport stories set to music by composer Errollyn Wallen, they are performed by professional opera singers. Accompanied by an ensemble of players conducted by Helen Woods, this performance is the culmination of 9 months of creative workshops in which our participants have created the operas themselves working with a team of composers and directors.   

Operasonic is passionate about putting participation at the heart of opera!   

For more information visit - www.operasonic.co.uk/newport-legends  


02/07/2017 4:30 PM
I Made It! Summer Specials (Ages 8-12) 4 Hours

An Introduction to Using a Sewing Machine

Wednesday 26th July, 10am-2pm

Tickets - £15

Want to learn how to sew? Have a machine and don’t know how to use it? 

This fun session is a great introduction to machine sewing. Youngsters can learn how to thread a machine, create basic stitches and gain the confidence to figure out what probably is happening when a machine goes ‘wrong’. 

The sessionis also about making and putting new found skills into practice so by the endof the activity all kids will also complete a cool summer headscarf or bandana.

Please bring a packed lunch. Boys & girls welcome.

26/07/2017 10:00 AM
I Made It! Summer Specials (Ages 6-10)

Wednesday 2nd August, 10-11.30am

Tickets - £5

A mini textiles workshop for youngsters. Using lots of fun felt, fabric pens and stuffing we’ll be making our own super cute, summer stuffie. Kids can try a bit of hand sewing as well as gluing to create a colourful character to keep them company throughout the summer holidays.

I Made It! Sessions are designed to be a great introduction to hand sewing for young children, building confidence in cutting, sticking and creating their own works of art.

Parents/carer are encouraged to drop their children off at the start of the workshop and to collect at the finish.

Please supply your youngster with a drink.

All materials provided.

02/08/2017 10:00 AM
I Made It! Summer Specials (Ages 8-12)

Wednesday 2nd August, 12.30-2pm

Tickets - £5

Summer sewing is on the cards at this creative workshop. We’ll be developing hand sewing skills to make sunflower stylie brooches. Building up layers of colour and adding ribbons and beads this is a great workshops for creative youngsters.

Once you’ve made one, why not make a few more to match your outfit?

Parents/carer are encouraged to drop their children off to the workshop and to collect at the end of the session.

Please supply your youngster with a drink.

All materials provided.

02/08/2017 12:30 PM
I Made It! Summer Specials (Ages 10-14) 4 Hours

An Introduction to Using a Sewing Machine

Wednesday 9th August, 10am-2pm

Tickets - £15

Budding fashion designer? Creative artist?

This is a fantastic activity designed to introduce youngsters to a sewing machine.

Making your own clothes and accessories is hugely rewarding and in this 4 hour workshop, we’ll be learning the basics about sewing machines (which thread goes through which hole etc!) and the stitches it can create. It’s aimed at building up confidence to have a go at tackling our own creative projects.

The sessionis run on a similar basis to the introductory session on the 26th July butis targeted at slightly older youngsters or those with some hand or machine sewing experience.

The sessionis also about making and putting new found skills into practice so by the endof the day everyone will come away with handmade accessories.

Please bring a packed lunch. Boys & girls welcome.

09/08/2017 10:00 AM
BARROWLAND BALLET: POGGLE (Recommended age 6mths - 5yrs)

Sunday 17th September at 11.30am & 2.30pm

Tickets - £7, family of four - £26

Created by Natasha Gilmore with dancers Jade Adamson and Vince Virr, with music and sound by  Daniel Padden.


Poggle is the story of Vince, who wants to explore the forest but is too scared, until one day he meets Poggle, a friendly creature.Together they go on an adventure through the forest where they discover the magical musical tree.

A warm hearted sensory dance theatre piece with live music, clapping rhythms and comedy throughout in an imaginatively changing world which the children have the chance to explore.         


Poggle was inspired by my young children as I watched the way they explored and playedin the world around them. The joy of discovery and accomplishment when new skillsare found and obstacles overcome and the wonderment children find in the simplest things, like mud.” Natasha Gilmore.                


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

THE SNOW DRAGON Presented by Tall Stories

Wednesday 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+ 


By Sherman Cymru

Saturday 11 November at 11.30am & 2.30pm

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.