This post features an list of family shows throughout the year of 2023. It’s great to go to the theatre all year round not just Christmas, so why not check out what our north east theatres have to offer.
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This is many of the companies we have worked with in the past or present, They may have also been posted into our recommendations group – this could of been by the company themselves or by someone who has enjoyed their event before.
Also, We try to update our post as regular as possible but please bare in mind – Events may change details, cancel or be sold out during this time.
We will add in more shows as time goes on too. To add your family friendly show or screening to our guide, email email@example.com.
- 19th February: Circus Spectacular at Tyne Theatre and Opera House: Book now
- 21st-23rd February: The Singing Mermaid at Northern Stage. Book now
- 22nd-25th February: Demon Dentist at Royal Theatre: Book now.
- 24th and 25th February: How long is a piece of string at Theatre Hullabaloo Darlington. Book now
- 7th & 11th March – Annie at Theatre Royal. Book now
- 14th & 15th March: Room on the broom at Tyne Theatre and Opera House: Book now
- 17th & 18th March: super power pantomime at Northern Stage. Book now
- 21st-25th March: Tyne Theatre Productions presents School of Rock at Tyne Theatre and Opera House: Book now
- 29th March: Dick and Dom in da Bungalow at Tyne Theatre and Opera House: Book now (Reschedule)
- 16th March- 6th May: The Lion King at Sunderland Empire. Book now
- 1st April: Hey Diddle Diddle at The exchange. Ideal introduction to theatre for children age 6 and under and their grown-ups. Book now.
- 4th April: Marty and the party at the Northern Stage. Book now
- 7th & 8th April: Hey Diddle Diddle at Alnwick playhouse. Book now
- 8th and 9th April: Rapunzel, Easter Pantomime at Tyne Theatre and Opera House: Book now (Reschedule)
- 14th April: How long is a piece of string at Queen’s Hall Arts, Hexham, Northumberland. Book now
- 14th – 15th April: Ugly duckling at Northern Stage. Book now
- 22nd April: The magical music of Harry Potter at Tyne Theatre and Opera House: Book now (Reschedule)
- 6th May: Hey Diddle Diddle at ARC Stockton Arts Centre. Book now
- 17th June: Cirque: The greatest show at Tyne Theatre and Opera House: Book now
- 20th-22nd June: Zog at Tyne Theatre and Opera House: Book now
- 23rd – 25th June: Dinosaur world live at Northern Stage. Book now
- 13th July – 15th July: Demon Dentist at Sunderland empire: Book now
- 2nd August – 13th August: Charlie and the chocolate factory at Sunderland Empire: Book now
- 7th August- 9th August: Winnie the Poo at Newcastle Royal Theatre. Book now
- 14th-18th November: Nativity the musical at Tyne Theatre and Opera House: Book now