August, 2017

ROSE THEATRE SUMMER SCHOOLS

FROM 22 JULY

ROSE THEATRE KINGSTON SUMMER SCHOOLS – www.rosetheatrekingston.org

Rose Theatre Kingston’s Summer Schools are back, running from Saturday 22 July – Saturday 2 September, for ages seven – twenty-five, ranging from three days to a week.

The three different options are Three Day Courses, Plays-in-a-Week and Rose Academy. The Three Day Courses are for those aged 7 – 12 and run three times during the summer holidays, Saturday 22 – Monday 24; Tuesday 25 – Thursday 27 and Friday 28 – Sunday 30 July, 10am – 4pm. The sessions are an introduction to performance for those with an interest in theatre and acting. This course allows aspiring actors to learn new skills, boost self-confidence and develop team-working skills.

Plays-in-a-Week are open to 10 – 19 year olds and run from w/c Monday 24 July to w/c Monday 28 August, Monday – Saturday. These intensive performance-based courses end with a full, costumed production with each cast working on a script and learning techniques with top-level directors, friendly assistants and stage management. This year’s titles include: The Jungle Book, The Wind in the Willows, Gulliver’s Travels, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 1984 and Macbeth.

The Rose Academy is for 16 – 25 year olds on either Monday 24 – Saturday 29 July or Monday 28 August – Saturday 2 September and are by audition only. This course is for those who are serious about a career in acting and who are considering professional training. This course helps applicants maximise their chances of a place at drama school, whilst offering a unique insight into the professional life of an actor. Applicants will work with the best practitioners and get coaching on audition monologues.

A discount of 25% is available for siblings and 10% discount for referring a friend. Prices range from £140 – £200, for more information visit https://goo.gl/Gd7igC or email SarahK@rosetheatrekingston.org, to book call Box Office on 020 8174 0090. Please note, not all courses take place at Rose Theatre Kingston, but take place nearby.

THE FOOD MARKET


FROM 23 JULY
THE FOOD MARKET, CHISWICK

Near Dukes Meadows, Chiswick – www.thefoodmarketchiswick.com

The Food Market, Chiswick has a host of activities for kids this summer, starting on 23 July with a petting zoo. There will be a selection of friendly farm animals for young children to stroke and touch.

6 August Birds of Prey – Static display of birds of prey within the market – where children will have the oportunity to have one of the birds rest on their arm. Then a flying display in the filed behind the market.

20 August Punch & Judy – throughout the day will be perfmances of classic Punch & Judy shows. Set up around the Dukes Meadows paddling pool.

3 September Donkey Rides – In the filed behind The Food Market Chiswick give the opportunity for young children to ride and donkey and be lead around the field.

Every year these are incredibly popular days for locals as well as people visiting the area especially for these events.

GANGSTA GRANNY

GANGSTA GRANNY
26 JULY TO 3 SEPTEMBER
GANGSTA GRANNY

Garrick Theatre, Charing Cross Road – www.nimaxtheatres.com
David Walliam’s hilarious hit novel is brought to life for an all too brief run in the West End this summer. Book soon!

KIDS WEEK

KIDS WEEK
1 TO 31 AUGUST
KIDS WEEK

Theatres across London – www.kidsweek.co.uk
The annual kids go free theatre promotion returns with deals on loads of top shows, as well as special backstage workshops.

BIRDS OF PREY DISPLAY

BIRDS OF PREY DISPLAY
6 AUGUST
BIRDS OF PREY DISPLAY

Food Market Chiswick – www.thefoodmarketchiswick.com
Static display of birds of prey within the market – where children will have the opportunity to have one of the birds rest on their arm. Then a flying display in the field behind the market.

WONDERLAND

WONDERLAND
7 TO 12 AUGUST
WONDERLAND

Richmond Theatre – www.atgtickets.com
Wonderland is an enchanting musical adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland and Through The Looking Glass, with a medley of magic and wonder.

SING-A-LONG-A GREASE

SING-A-LONG-A GREASE
18 AUGUST
SING-A-LONG-A GREASE

Prince Charles Cinema, off Leicester Square – www.singalonga.net
Introduced by a live host, this special screening features lyrics on screen and a bag of props. Tell me more, tell me more…

THE BORROWERS

THE BORROWERS
16 JUNE TO 20 AUGUST
THE BORROWERS

Polka Theatre, Wimbledon – www.polkatheatre.com
The timeless classic bursts onto Polkas Main Stage this summer with dazzling puppetry, original music, stunning design and plenty of suspense.

FOODIES FESTIVAL

FOODIES FESTIVAL
26 TO 28 AUGUST
FOODIES FESTIVAL

Alexandra Palace – www.foodiesfestival.com
Take part in some of the fantastic kiddy cookery classes at the Foodies Festival. Classes cover everything from easy peasy party pinwheels to homemade butter.