Drumroll please for our Cultural Calendar of our top picks of family events for 2017. Five great happenings from January onwards to book and get in the diary now for a year filled with out of the ordinary cultural capers for all ages.
First up are some tip top theatrical experiences throughout the Spring including Compagnie Animotion’s re-telling of Grimm’s The Musicians of Bremen through contemporary circus and live music in the splendor of the newly refurbished The Met in Bury, a brand new adaptation of The Story Giant by the Everyman’s newly formed Company as part of Liverpool’s Summer of Love season and unrivalled puppetry genius in Michael Murpurgo’s Running Wild at The Lowry. Book now for summer adventuring at one of the best family festivals in the world, The Just So Festival and head for some winter japes in the Lakes at Penrith’s peerless Winter Droving festival.
Here are our top 5 picks
Tumble through Compagnie Animotion’s startling new adaptation of Grimm’s tale of four aging animals and their incredible adventure. Circus, live music and puppetry in Bury’s glorious newly refurbished The Met.
A spellbinding new adaptation of the tale of four children from across the globe who meet at dreamtime by Mersey poet Brian Patten as part of the Everyman Company’s exciting new season and Liverpool’s Summer of Love.