Family Portrait

Children's Shows (dance, theatre)

  • ZOO Dovecot - Space 1
  • 10:00, 10:45, 11:30, 12:15, 13:00, 13:45, 14:30, 15:15, 16:00
  • Aug 4-20
  • 40 minutes
  • Suitability: 0+ (0 and older)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: Barrowland Ballet
  • Warnings and additional info: None
  • Accessibility: May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies are required to have a paid ticket
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Award-winning interactive video installation full of humour, candour, joy and love. Sitting on swivel-stools inside four screens, join a family on a geographical and emotional journey across stunning Scottish landscapes as stories unfold. The striking choreography shares an intimate portrayal of family life. With space to roam, the children encounter rabbit skulls, converse with spiders, face-paint with berries and discover the fun of burying their mother in bark. A celebration of getting out into nature, Family Portrait is an honest depiction of family – relentless and glorious chaos, intimacy and, most of all, love. ***** (Stage,

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: Information not supplied
  • Wheelchair access type: Wheelchair accessible (please contact the venue for more information)

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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

Dates, Times and Prices