Tom Thumb at Waterside

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Tom Thumb at Waterside, Manchester 3 February 2018 Tickets from £7.00

One night tiny Tom overhears Mum and Dad talking – there’s nothing left to eat so they are going to leave him and his six brothers in the forest! Outwitting his parents and the ogre Tom shows everybody that even though he is small he is still mighty as he protects his brothers, finds the treasure and makes sure they’ll never be hungry again.

Performed entirely on and under a kitchen table this wee wonder of a show is full of Lyngo Theatre magic with feathery spinning birds, a flying house and a portable forest. Cbeebies Patrick Lynch, who has been performing it for more than a decade, brings this classic story to life in a playful and fascinating show.

Tom Thumb at Waterside, Manchester 3 February 2018 Tickets from £7.00

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Yoga Rave at Waterside Arts

Join qualified yoga teacher Hebe Reilly, and disco, funk & house DJ Misscothèque, for a morning yoga rave jam-packed with your fave tracks. Yoga Rave is a fun fusion of guided floor-based yoga moves and stretches (with accessible options available), free-style movement and dancing to a live DJ, before we come back together for a guided cool down and relaxation.

from £10.00
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Ben Hart: HeX at Waterside

Magician Ben Hart launches Waterside’s Refract:24 with his new show – a perfectly curated collection of his best material alongside some of his newest ideas.

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