S M L XL 24 Oct - 1 Nov 2015

October Half Term

Plan your half-term holiday at the Unicorn

This half term we have Gothic fun for adults with Toby Jones and Julian Rhind-Tutt; spooky games and Halloween makeovers for children; exceptional international dance and workshops for those aged 12+ as part of Dance Umbrella festival; and a beautiful Spanish puppetry show for ages 4+ that uses hand-crafted clay characters to tell the story of a very small but very special hero.

Make a day of it: book for A Mano and The Zombie, The Witch and the Wardrobe together and get 20% off your tickets.

DANCE UMBRELLA: UNPLUGGED 

Sat 24 – Sun 25 Oct
Age guide: 12+  / Duration: Approx 1 hr 30 mins

Two incredible double bills that are perfect for family audiences. On Saturday Lisbeth Gruwez (Ah-Ha, The Place) explores laughter while Dan Canham’s (Of Riders and Running Horses) re-imagines folk dance for the 21st century. On Sunday Deepak Kurki Shivaswamy (Out of India, Barbican) presents work inspired by India’s chaotic urbanisation, followed by hip hop from Tony Adigun’s Avant Garde Dance (The Factory, Village Underground), who have performed around the world. WATCH THE TRAILERBOOK NOW

There will be a unique opportunity to chat with the company after the shows (FREE) and to take part in a pre-show dance workshop with the artists (limited places available, ticket £5). BOOK NOW

A MANO (BY HAND)

By Julián Sáenz-López and Izaskun Fernández
Thu 29 Oct – Sun 1 Nov

A Mano is the story of a very small but very special hero with a great desire to escape from his pottery shop window and those who live there with him. Told with beautifully crafted clay characters and remarkable artistry, A Mano is a touching and life-affirming story about love, small failures, a potter’s wheel and four hands at play… Make a day of it: book for A Mano and The Zombie, The Witch and the Wardrobe together and get 20% off your tickets.

Age guide: 4+ / Duration: Approx 45 mins

THE CHRONICLES OF HALLOWEEN

Halloween events for mini monsters:


THE ZOMBIE, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE
THU 29 - SAT 31 OCT, 1PM & 3PM - FOR AGES 4 - 10
Spooky shenanigans and Halloween makeovers – bring your mini monsters and some simple clothing items and we’ll help transform them into something truly terrible in time for trick or treating! We’ll play some spine tingling drama games and send you on your way with a Halloween treat for the rocky road. Tickets £8. BOOK NOW

Halloween events for gruesome grown-ups:


THE WITCHING HOUR
THU 29 - SAT 31 OCT, 8PM – FOR ADULTS
We’ll clear the building of the mini monsters and turn up the volume on the Time-Warp tracks. We’ll be serving creepy cocktails and nasty nibbles to everyone who joins us for peculiar pumpkin decorating in the foyer. Join us for a spine-tingling start to your Halloween activities and we’ll send you off into the night with a perfect pumpkin and a Halloween treat for the rocky road! Tickets £10. BOOK NOW

GOTHIC TALES 
THU 29 - SAT 31 OCT, 9.30PM – FOR ADULTS
If you prefer your Halloween scares to be more shiver than shock then join our Gothic Tales experience in the intimate setting of our Clore Theatre. Brace yourselves for some truly terrifying tales and spine-chilling stories of ghosts and ghouls. Our special guests including actor Julian Rhind-Tutt (0n 29 Oct) and Toby Jones (on 30 Oct) will make you pleasantly uncomfortable with stories from M.R James a century after they were written. Places are very limited. Special guest for 31 Oct Oct still to be announced. Tickets £10. BOOK NOW


DIARY DATES

OCTOBER
Sat 24
Dance Umbrella 3pm 

Sun 25
Dance Umbrella 3pm 

Thu 29
A Mano 10.30am / 1.30pm
The Zombie, The Witch & The Wardrobe 1pm & 3pm
The Witching Hour 8pm
 Gothic Tales 9.30pm

Fri 30
A Mano 10.30am / 1.30pm / 4pm 
The Zombie, The Witch & The Wardrobe 1pm & 3pm
The Witching Hour 8pm
Gothic Tales 9.30pm

Sat 31
A Mano 10.30am / 1.30pm / 4pm
The Zombie, The Witch & The Wardrobe 1pm & 3pm
The Witching Hour 8pm
Gothic Tales 9.30pm

NOVEMBER 2015 
Sun 1
A Mano 10.30am / 1.30pm

 

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