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Sherman Cymru, Cardiff


Box Office: 029 2064 6900 www.shermancymru.co.uk


8th December – 3rd January THE UGLY DUCKLING


A tender and playful tale of belonging and friendship. Join the Ugly Duckling waddling and honking through a blossoming Spring, a glorious Summer, a swirling Autumn and a cold snowy Winter on an exciting journey of discovery. Our hero meets a host of farmyard friends on a big adventure to find a true home. With imaginative storytelling, delightful puppetry and music, this is a must-see show for all little ones and their families this Christmas. Age 3 - 6. Tickets: £8


Performance: Times vary


5th December – 3rd January (Previews: 5th & 6th December) ARABIAN NIGHTS


Far far away there lived a clever young girl, Shahrazad who enthralled her sister with her magical and enchanting stories. However, all the women of the land are in danger from their vengeful King, so Shahrazad embarks on a quest to transform the King with her gift of storytelling.


Can her mythical tales of Ali Baba, Es-Sindibad the Sailor and Princess Parizade, of adventures in enchanted caves, dealings with crafty thieves, secret sorceresses, silly smelly men, and handsome heroes and beautiful princesses save her life? Age 7+.


With a company of actor-musicians performing a brand new score, live, this promises to be a mesmerising, thrilling journey full of music, laughs and excitement this Christmas. Tickets: £15 – £25 Previews: £12 – £20 Concessions: £2 off, Under 25s: Half price, Schools price: £8 (1 teacher per 10 pupils goes free). Performance: Times vary


Memo Arts Centre, Barry


Box Office: 01446 738622 www.memoartscentre.co.uk


3rd December PWS MEWN BWTS


Welsh version of the famous Puss in Boots. Suitable for age 5+. Tickets: £6 Performance: 10am


11th December THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS


Poor Christopher the Christmas Elf is terribly clumsy. He just can’t help himself, but when one of his little accidents looks like it might have ruined Christmas for good, he is stripped of his Christmas Elf title and banished from the North Pole forever. Alone and cold and with just twelve days left until Santa sets off on his sleigh, can a host of friendly strangers including a drummer, a piper, a milk maid and a partridge in a pear tree help him get back home and put things right? Based on the popular Christmas carol this charming, sing along musical takes a heart warming look at the true meaning of Christmas through a magical mixture of games, giggles and feel-good family fun. Suitable for ages 5+. Tickets: £6


Performance: 10am & 1pm


18th – 21st December CINDERELLA


BillBoard Ensemble present the much loved pantomime. Tickets: Adults £12; children £10; family (2+2) £40 Performance: 18th & 19th 7.30pm; 20th & 21st 2.30pm


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16th January PATAGONIA


Welsh language stage show for Primary School children. Cwmni Mega present a Christmas show on board the epic voyage of the Mimosa ship carrying the first Welsh settlers in Patagonia. We will have an insight of their journey and their struggle to settle under extreme circumstances in a far away country. In 2015, we celebrate 150 years since this particular mythical voyage to the port of Madryn in South Argentina. This show is a great opportunity to educate young children in Wales of this unique, historic event.


Performance: 10am & 1pm.


3rd March THE EXPERIMENTRICS


A mixture of physical theatre, multimedia, music, science tricks and demonstrations. The Experimentrics love to put on a show. The ‘techno-clowns’ use everyday objects in unexpected and interesting ways, demonstrating their mastery of the laws of physics to create a world of wordless mystery. However, they are frequently distracted by their own inventions and their mischievous desire to play practical jokes on each other. Tickets: £5


Performance: 10am & 1pm


DON’T MISS WALES’ No.1


FESTIVE FAMILY TREAT


SAT 13 DEC 2014 - SUN 18 JAN 2015


www.newtheatrecardiff.co.uk CARDIFF 029 2087 8889


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