Bring the Family

Bring the family to your HOME from home. This programme includes a specially selected film screening on the last Sunday of each month, plus regular family-friendly performance and workshop based activities.

Designed for the whole family, including babies, these screenings will have the volume lowered and the lights will remain dimmed throughout the screening. Films will begin at the advertised time without adverts or trailers.

Sign up for a free HOME Big Family Card and get special price tickets for selected family films and theatre performances – plus exclusive offers on special events and in our Café Bar. Tickets for our Sunday Family Film Screenings for just £4*

 

* Purchases must include at least one child’s ticket (16 and under) and one adult ticket (18+) for the offer to apply. Maximum of five tickets per transaction. Tickets subject to availability, offer cannot be used with any other discount or promotion.

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Previously in this season

The Jungle Book

The final animated feature produced under the supervision of Walt Disney is a lively neo-swing musical, loosely based upon the tales of Rudyard Kipling.

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Soho Theatre in association with Curtis Brown presents

Parent & Baby/ Jessie Cave: Sunrise

Join us for a Parent & Baby performance of Jessie Cave's Sunrise.

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Double Bill/ The Snowman and The Snowman and the Snowdog

We team the classic Christmas animated tale about a snowman that comes magically to life with its equally delightful sequel for this special festive double…

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Coraline

An adventurous 11-year-old girl finds herself in another world that is strangely familiar but much better than her own frustrating home. This new world however…

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Parent & Baby/ First Man

On the heels of La La Land, Chazelle and Gosling reunite for the riveting story of NASA’s mission to land a man on the moon,…

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Women only Parent & Baby/ Journeys Festival Presents UK Premiere: Soufra

The inspirational story of intrepid social entrepreneur, Mariam Shaar – a refugee who has spent her entire life in the Burl El Barajneh refugee camp…

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Storytelling & Craft Workshop

Following the film screening of Where the Wild Things Are at HOME, young fans and parents are invited to a special storytelling and craft event…

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Wreck-It Ralph

For decades, Ralph has played the bad guy in his popular video game. He decides to change his reputation as a brainless destroyer by escaping…

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Shaun the Sheep Movie

Packed full of slapstick humour and wonderful visual comedy, this dialogue free stop-motion animation will be adored by audiences of all ages.

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Rango

One of Stanton’s more mainstream films, and representative of his ability to add to a project his trademark charisma and class, the animated Rango concerns…

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Annie

On the surface perhaps one of the oddest entries in Albert Finney's filmography. However, John Huston's adaptation of the Broadway smash Annie remains a firm…

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Coco

Coco follows the adventures of a 12-year-old boy named Miguel, who finds himself in the Land of the Dead while on a quest to prove…

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Mothers Who Make: December 2018

Join us for our peer support group and creative exchange session for mothers who are artists – professional and/or passionate – writers, painters, actors, dancers,…

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Parent & Baby/ Wonderstruck

Based on Brian Selznick’s acclaimed novel, Wonderstruck is the tale of two children, Ben and Rose whose desire for better lives sets them on a…

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Return to Oz

A belated follow-up to The Wizard of Oz that was based on two of Frank L. Baum's later Oz books, it should be regarded as…

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MAF17 Family Day

Why should adults have all the fun? This year MAF and the BBC invite families for a day of animated fun, with screenings and events…

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Catherine Wheels presents

White

A playful, highly visual show for 2-4 year olds and is a perfect first time theatre experience.

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Halloween at HOME Hocus Pocus

After three centuries, three witches are resurrected on Halloween night, and it’s up to two teenagers, a young girl, and an immortal cat to put…

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

When a down-on-his-luck inventor restores a broken-down car for him and his children, they end up on a magical fantasy adventure to save their grandfather…

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Kubo and the Two Strings

A young boy named Kubo embarks on a magical quest to locate a suit of armour worn by his late father, so he can defeat…

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¡Viva! family fun and games

In this one-hour workshop based on playing, we will discover Spanish language and culture through some traditional fun and games. Please note children must be accompanied…

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Alice in Wonderland

This classic Disney film follows Alice as she stumbles into the world of Wonderland. Will she ever get home?

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Lu Over the Wall

Following his parents’ divorce, high schooler Kai moves to his father’s home in a rural fishing village, where superstitions about mermaids force the young man…

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Zip & Zap and the Marble Gang

Naughty twins Zip and Zap are sent to summer school at a strict re-education centre run by Falconetti, who rules with a heavy hand and an…

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Mothers Who Make: January 2019

Join us for our peer support group and creative exchange session for mothers who are artists – professional and/or passionate – writers, painters, actors, dancers,…

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The Book of Life

This vibrant fantasy-adventure, tells the legend of Manolo, a con icted hero and dreamer who sets o on an epic quest through magical, mythical and…

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Bring the Family/ Rio 2

It's a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids after they're hurtled from Rio de Janeiro to the wilds of the Amazon.

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Bring the Family/ Rio

When exotic pet Blu's owner learns about Jewel, Blu’s female counterpart in Rio de Janeiro, they set out on the adventure of a lifetime.

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Bring the Family / Hotel For Dogs

A brother and sister team up to create a home for stray dogs - and themselves.

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Parent & Baby/ Blinded by the Light

When music fanatic Javed discovers Springsteen his world is turned upside down and his passion for music and writing is set alight by the songs…

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Storytelling & Craft Workshop/ Ferdinand

Following the film screening of Ferdinand, young fans and parents are invited to a lively storytelling and craft event from Manchester Literature Festival.

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Bite-Sized Ballets/ Tortoise & The Hare

Northern Ballet’s Tortoise & the Hare races on to the big screen as part of our fantastic season of interactive ballets for children, narrated by…

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Bite-Sized Ballets/ Elves & the Shoemaker

With playful characters and spellbinding music, this adorable ballet is sure to have your little ones dancing with excitement!

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Bring The Family/ Hairspray

With Hairspray, John Waters leapt flamboyantly from the underground and found a wider audience, but this is still a camp cult classic.

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Kiki’s Delivery Service

13-year-old Kiki must spend a year away from home in order to become a fully- edged witch.

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Family Drop-in Workshop: Jour de fete

Join us for a family-friendly, hands-on workshop in the spirit of the film's hilariously inventive antics. The whole family can join in with Jacques's postman…

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Mothers Who Make: June 2019

Mothers Who Make is a growing national network aimed at supporting mothers who are artists.

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Mothers Who Make: May 2019

Join us for our peer support group and creative exchange session for mothers who are artists – professional and/or passionate – writers, painters, actors, dancers,…

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Parent & Baby: Red Joan

Academy Award winner Judi Dench takes on the complex persona of a seemingly demure physicist who was also a long-serving British spy for the KGB.

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Parent & Baby: Pick of the Litter

Meet five spirited puppies who, from the moment they’re born, begin an incredible journey to become guide dogs for the blind.

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Relaxed Screening (Autism Friendly): Jour de fête

Introduce the whole family to Jacques Tati whose fun and fancy-free nature will appeal to all ages. Perhaps less well-known than Chaplin or Keaton, Tati…

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Bite-Sized Ballets/ Three Little Pigs

With playful characters and spellbinding music, this adorable ballet is sure to have your little ones dancing all the way home with excitement! 

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Mothers Who Make: April 2019

Join us for our peer support group and creative exchange session for mothers who are artists – professional and/or passionate – writers, painters, actors, dancers,…

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Little Angel Theatre presents

The Slightly Annoying Elephant

Little Angel Theatre are back at HOME with this hilarious story by comedian and author David Walliams, brought to life through puppetry.

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Feminists of the Future: Craft and Storytelling Event

Feminism isn’t just for grown-ups. Encouraging the little voices of today to be the big voices of tomorrow, join us for a relaxed morning of…

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Bring the Family/ CBeebies Christmas Show: Hansel and Gretel

This winter, follow the trail to your favourite annual CBeebies Christmas Show.

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Little Angel Theatre presents

Red Riding Hood and the Wolf

You all loved Wow! Said the Owl so much last Christmas that we’ve invited Little Angel Theatre to come back to celebrate with us this…

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Back to the Future Part II

Marty McFly must travel thirty years into the future to save his own children from going to jail. Doc Brown is on hand to provide…

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A Cat in Paris

A jazzy film noir for children, this is delightfully old school animation.

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Shapeshifter

The town is up in arms! Local resident Kilroy Quinn accuses Ursula Foot of being a shapeshifter and calls an emergency town meeting. As Kilroy…

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Inside Out

A fantastic look at childhood, Inside Out was a success with younger audiences and adults alike.

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Double Bill: Towed in a Hole & Way Out West

A double bill showcasing the masters of slapstick. Towed in the Hole features Stan and Ollie as fish-peddlers who realise their commercial future is bleak. The…

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Tardis Music Quest: A Music-Making Family Workshop

Join us for this fun family friendly hands-on music-making workshop in the spirit of electronic music pioneer Delia Derbyshire (1937-2001).

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Bill

Bill tells the story of what really happened during Shakespeare's 'Lost Years' - how hopeless lute player Bill Shakespeare leaves his family and home to…

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Silvertongue: An Inkheart Adventure

A magical backstage tour of HOME, including a very special reading by Inkheart author, Cornelia Funke.

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Cornelia Funke Inkheart Book Signing

Meet Inkheart author, Cornelia Funke who will be signing copies of her book in Theatre 1.

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Parade of the Robots

All our newly activated robots (and those operating undercover in human society) are welcome to join us as we march through the building to celebrate…

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Robot Body Pop Workshop

A fun practical workshop suitable for children and their helper grown-ups! Come along and make your own robot gadgets and accessories and learn how to…

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The Boggle

Using storytelling, comedy, puppetry and an original soundscape, The Boggle invites you into the fun and bizarre world of myth, magic and folklore.

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The Story That Lived: A theatrical adventure for young performers

Inspired by our family Christmas show Inkheart, join storyteller Matt Wardle and discover what happens when stories simply won't stay between the pages of a book!…

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Bootworks Theatre presents

The Many Doors of Frank Feelbad

Following The Incredible Book Eating Boy, Bootworks return to HOME with this brand new show. The Many Doors of Frank Feelbad is a show for…

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Silvertongue: An Adventure for Young Story Makers

Join Inkheart’s Meggie and Mo, on an exciting journey that will lead us behind the scenes at HOME. Expect magic, mayhem and lots of participation…

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Preview: Zarafa

An enchanting French story about the everlasting friendship between 10-year-old Maki, and Zarafa, an orphaned giraffe, who is being gifted to the King of France by…

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The Big Knights

From the award-winning animators behind Peppa Pig, The Big Knights revolves around the exploits of brothers Sir Boris (the finest swordsman in the world), Sir…

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The Secret of Kells

Brendan lives in a remote medieval outpost under siege from the barbarian raid. But a new life of adventure beckons when a celebrated master illuminator…

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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

Join us on a classic 80s childhood adventure in Spielberg's much-loved family sci-fi and see lonely young Elliott make a friend for life in E.T.

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Labyrinth

Through dangers untold and hardships unnumbered, spoilt teen Sarah (Jennifer Connolly), accidentally transports her baby brother to the faraway realm of the Goblin King.

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Bring the Family/ Where the Wild Things Are

Spike Jonze adapts Maurice Sendak’s classic story of self-discovery. When Max, a boisterous nine-year-old, is berated by his mother and sent to bed, he travels…

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Wallace & Gromit in the Curse of the Were-Rabbit

The cheese loving duo are back this time trying to capture a mysterious garden wrecking creature.

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Jour de fête

Tati’s début feature. Part of Cinedays

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Whale Rider

Part of the High Tide - Antipodean Women Directors Season

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Chicken Run

When a famous Flying Rooster crash lands into a chicken farm, the chickens see him as an opportunity to escape their evil owners.

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The Iron Giant

A boy makes friends with an innocent alien giant robot that a paranoid government agent wants to destroy in Brad Bird’s beautifully detailed feature debut.…

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BIG Family Day

Make a day of it this December, when we will be throwing open our doors to families. Expect great creative workshops, films and more, including…

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NT Live: Peter Pan

When Peter Pan, leader of the Lost Boys, loses his shadow, headstrong Wendy helps him to reattach it. In return, she is invited to Neverland,…

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When Marnie Was There

The final release from legendary Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli before its hiatus, by the director of Arrietty, is a suitably nostalgic and overwhelmingly moving…

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The Rooftop Festival

Visit the festival space on our second floor for great food, vinyl DJs, acoustic music, spoken word and entertainment to while away the day.

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Evacuated to the country during the Blitz, siblings Charlie, Carrie, and Paul are sent to live with eccentric Miss Price. At first desperate to get back to…

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Muppet Treasure Island

This version of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale sees the Muppets take to the high seas in search of buried treasure. Young Jim Hawkins is given…

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Parent and Baby Screening: La La Land

Damien Chazelle's follow-up to Whiplash has all the right moves: a love of jazz, a love of classic Hollywood musicals and a love of life.…

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Parent and Baby Screening: A United Kingdom

Amma Asante (Belle) brilliantly directs this biopic of Seretse Khama (Oyelowo), the former African royal who courted controversy with his interracial marriage to Englishwoman Ruth…

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Safety Last!

A small-town optimist moves to the big city with hopes of proving himself to his sweetheart. But when he pretends to be the manager of…

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Parent and Baby Screening: Arrival

As mysterious spacecraft touch down across the globe and mankind teeters on the edge of war, an elite team are brought together to find answers.

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Parent and Baby Screening: Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Raised on hip-hop and foster care, defiant city kid Ricky gets a fresh start in the New Zealand countryside with loving Bella, cantankerous Hec, and…

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The Dark Crystal

On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal, and so restore…

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Ernest & Celestine

The story of an unlikely friendship between a bear, Ernest, and a young mouse named Celestine, this a film of immense charm and warmth. Sure…

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The Princess Bride

A grandfather reads his sick grandson a story of swashbuckling swordsmen, dread pirates and true love in this warm and funny fairytale.

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Battling Butler

Based on the Broadway play, the story revolves around a case of mistaken identity between two Alfred Butlers - one a millionaire, the other a…

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Parent and Baby Screening: Café Society

Woody Allen’s bittersweet romance follows Bronx-born Bobby Dorfman to Hollywood and New York.

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Family Puppetry Workshop Presented by Joseph Richardson

An exciting workshop for all the family exploring the creative world of puppetry.

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Parent and Baby Screening: Sweet Bean

A gentle but profoundly affecting tale about Tokue, an eccentric 76-year-old who responds to a help wanted sign in a bakery, where the owner is…

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Long Way North

A beautiful animated adventure set in 1882. Can 15-year-old Russian princess Sasha find her lost grandfather?

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Drop-in Roald Dahl Book Corner

To accompany The BFG film screenings at HOME on Sat 30 July, we've teamed up with our friends at Central Library to make your visit even more…

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Little Angel Theatre presents

WOW! Said the Owl

Based on the acclaimed children’s book by writer Tim Hopgood, Wow! Said the Owl explores the wow-wow world of colours with a curious little owl…

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Fidget Theatre in association with LittleMighty presents

Molly’s Marvellous Moustache

A new theatrical adaptation of the original storybook, featuring an original music score, playful interaction and lots of laughs.

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The BFG

Steven Spielberg’s anticipated adaptation of the classic tale by Roald Dahl hits all the right notes. The story of a young girl and the Giant (Mark…

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The Lion King

Tricked into thinking he killed his father, a guilt-ridden lion cub flees into exile and abandons his identity as the future King in this modern…

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Build your own pizza with Chef Steph

Calling all kids! Grab a chef hat and join us for our drop-in pizza building session with pizza magician Chef Steph. There will be lots…

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Hip Hop workshop with Rhimes Lecointe from ZooNation

Come and dance with ZooNation’s Rhimes Lecointe for a fun filled workshop in which she will explore different basic groove steps and Hip Hop foundations.…

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Happy Birthday HOME moment

Join us in the foyer to celebrate the completion of our birthday sculpture with dance, singing and a hip-hip hooray!

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Scallywags Theatre Company presents

Family Theatre: The Butterfly’s Adventure

Live music, puppetry and a thrilling journey behind the scenes of HOME for all the family.

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Make, Mend and Do presents

Family Theatre: At The End Of Everything Else

When her best friend, a little yellow bird named Tito, goes missing, Icka puts her inventive mind to the test and sets off on a…

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Who Killed Nelson Nutmeg?

Four kids go on their annual summer holiday to Nelson’s Retreat, a family camp on Dorset’s Jurassic coast, and set off in search of the…

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Bring the Family/ Ferdinand

Ferdinand is a giant bull with a big heart. After being mistaken for a dangerous beast and torn from his home, he rallies a misfit…

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