13 Nov - 6 Jan 2019

Christmas at the Unicorn

Step into a world of fairytales, feasts and feathered families this Christmas. Celebrate at the Unicorn with deliciously different theatre for all ages.

Tickets are £10 - £26 and you can save 15% when booking for four people with our Friends and Family offer (excludes Baby Show, Christmas Feast and previews).

Open an hour pre-show and for half an hour post-show, our Unicornershop sells ethically-sourced drinks and snacks and a range of unique Christmas gifts for children. There are also plenty of places to eat nearby and festive things to do in the area.

Philip Pullman's
Grimm Tales

Adapted for the stage by Philip Wilson
Directed by Kirsty Housley


13 Nov 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
Ages 8 - adult | Duration approx 2 hrs 10 mins (incl. interval)
*Best availability at weekend evening performances*

Enter a world of powerful witches, enchanted forest creatures, careless parents and fearless children. Re-told and re-worked for the festive season, these gleefully dark and much-loved tales won't be quite what you expect... 

Please note: the show contains some strobe lighting and haze effects.

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SPECIAL EVENT: GINGER BREAD HOUSES 

9 (Sold Out), 16, 23, 28 Dec & 4 Jan, 3.30pm | Child: £9.50, Adult: £4.50
Settle down on stage with a festive picnic and edible crafts fits for Hansel & Gretel. The event is part of Up Club+. 

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Huddle

By Filskit Theatre


13 Nov 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
Ages 2 - 5 | Duration approx 50 mins
*Extra tickets released for weekday daytime performances, best availability at weekends from 1 Dec onward.*

When Mrs Penguin is no where to be seen, Mr Penguin is left to look after his newly born chick. A heart-warming tale about a child and parent learning how to survive in spite of the odds. 

★★★★ 'Truly original' The Stage on Filskit Theatre 

This is a deaf-friendly and autism-friendly show.

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Special Event: Penguin Pals

22 Dec & 5 Jan, 3.45pm | Tickets £10 (1 Adult & 1 Child)
Create a pair of Penguin Pals straight after Huddle to keep you company on the waddle home. The event is part of Up Club+.

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Ready Steady Colour's
Christmas Feast

Directed by Toby Hulse
Designed by A Line Art


15 - 27 Dec 2018 
Ages 3+ (for all the family) | Duration: 55 mins
*Best availability from 22 Dec onward*

Take a seat at our make-believe Christmas restaurant, choose your 'food' and colour it in whilst the waiting-staff entertain you with comedy, music and storytelling. An immersive art and theatre show where children and adults take part together. 

This is an autism-friendly show

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Baby Show

Created by Sarah Argent & Kevin Lewis
Directed by Sarah Argent 


14 Nov - 13 Dec 2018 
Strictly ages 6 - 18 months | Duration 40 mins (incl. 15 mins playtime)

Bring your baby for their first theatre experience this Christmas. Baby Show is a musical and sensory performance with captivating images and intriguing sounds that enthral the very youngest audiences.

'It was visually beautiful and the entire immersive experience was unique and special.' Parent, 2018 

'The perfect way to launch a theatre-going habit' The Guardian

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Christmas Treats



Visit our Unicornershop online or in the foyer to choose from our carefully curated selections of books, games, show merchandise and gift packages.

GIVE THE GIFT OF THEATRE THIS CHRISTMAS - PASS IT ON 

Please support our charitable work by donating £10 to our Pass It On campaign when purchasing tickets online, or by using our online form. Your donation will give the gift of theatre to a child who wouldn't otherwise be able to visit us - children in care, young carers, newly arrived refugees as well as schoolchildren in areas with high levels of social and financial deprivation. 

Access to theatre is life-changing - Pass It On

UNICORN GIFT VOUCHERS 

Unicorn Theatre Gift Vouchers are the perfect present! They're valid for 12 months from the date of purchase, so with our jam-packed season full of shows for all ages, you can be sure that there will be plenty of choice. Vouchers are available to buy online, by calling our Box Office or in person at the theatre. 

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