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Family Days

Sat 16 Nov 2019

5 Oct and 16 Nov, 11am - 3pm

Age: All ages welcome

Festival Theatre

Box Office: 0131 529 6000

Ticket prices

Free, but ticketed

Family Days at the Festival Theatre

Join us for a day of tours, messy play, workshops and snacks as we open the doors to the Festival Theatre and welcome you in.

Expect storytelling, music making and arts and crafts for all the family! You will also get a sneak peak behind the scenes at we take you on a backstage tour of the theatre. We will be announcing the schedule very soon!

What can you expect on our Family Days? 

With Halloween looming closer we will be filling our building with hands on activities for the whole family on October 5th. Come along for a rolling programme of drop in sessions such as slime making and beginners special effects make up, even take home some of your own fake blood. Our tours will explore the ghosts and ghouls of the Festival Theatre and our 'heroes vs zombies' movement session will be fun for the whole family!

During our session on November 16th The Grinch will be in town! Get into the Christmas spirit, filling our front of house spaces with a rolling programme of festive activities. Come along and try your hand at bauble making, carol singing sessions and Christmas crafts. With storytelling, music making and messy play, it's wintery fun for all the family. You will also get a sneak peek behind the scenes as we take you on a backstage tour of the theatre and we may have a special guest drop in to join the fun!

Capital Theatres aim to be accessible to all. We are committed to making your visit to our theatres as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. All of our Front of House staff undergo disability awareness training and Dementia Friend Training and will be pleased to assist you should you require any information or help. 

Find more information about access to the Festival Theatre.

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