The Fablesmiths

Children's Shows (storytelling, family)

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  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

Description

In a story of damsels, dragons and danger, the legendary Fablesmiths take you on a spectacular journey into a mystical universe of forgotten fairy tales ranging from Polish folklore to the works of Hans Christian Andersen. We advise you to forget about the world outside and let your imagination run wild in this show which is fun for all! Look forward to seeing an array of puppets, masks, music and a lot of shenanigans!

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: Up a large flight of stairs and through a narrow corridor
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • Stairs: 20+
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

JAH 91 days ago

A real treat for young and old. Three fables very well told by two talented actors through song, puppetry and physical theatre. Don’t miss it!

Katrina 98 days ago

What a treat to watch - such enthusiastic and talented young performers !

A real feel good show for all the family, catchy tunes, humorous comedy and creative props and the 55 minutes whizzes by - do try and catch it if you can you won’t be disappointed !

James Hammond 102 days ago

This show is a thrilling combination of classic stories, told with fantastic verve and theatricality by two very talented performers. The show doesn’t let up, even for a minute, and will thoroughly delight audiences of all ages.


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Primary Times 95 days ago

Fablesmiths is a show about two Fablesmiths who look after stories in a type of library. The characters explain that they have the ability to walk the pages of stories and enact what is happening. They use these skills to tell three tales: The Waler Dragon; The Tin Soldier; and Rumpelskilstkin.

The two performers use some props and costumes to play the different roles and tell the stories, with the help of music and puppets. The show is aimed at 5+ and provides a good re-telling of these three folk stories. The staging cleverly uses three wooden boxes which contain an array of different props to help the fablesmiths tell the stories.

The two performers are multi talented and engage well with young children. The show is in a small theatre where chairs are level with the stage, but it is easy for kids to see.

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The Wee Review (4/5 stars) 102 days ago

The Fringe debut from No Hands Theatre is that wonderful kind of show that encourages you to suspend reality, accepting all of the silly and wonderful things that the performers bring to the stage. The Fablesmiths stars two eponymous storytellers who are in charge of keeping all of the universe’s...

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