Valentina's Galaxy

Children's Shows (theatre)

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  • 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 do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 6 months

Description

Valentina's Galaxy: an intergalactic adventure for starry-eyed 2-6 year olds and their adults. Inspired by women in space, this immersive performance captivates children and adults alike with a combustible concoction of experiments, rocket launches and stargazing. From the creators of Paperbelle and Too Many Penguins? Valentina's Galaxy is a fascinating, funny and moving experience created especially for young audiences. 'Capturing our imaginations' (Scotsman). 'Full of eye-popping surprises' **** (EdinburghGuide.com). Originally commissioned by Edinburgh Science Festival, in association with Imaginate through support from the Scottish Governments Edinburgh Festivals Expo Fund. Madeinscotlandshowcase.com

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: Information not supplied
  • Wheelchair access type: Level Access

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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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

Sheila H 66 days ago

A gentle adventure for young children into the world of space. It was engaging, especially the parts with special effects. I'm not sure the missing party guests part would have been fully understood by younger children. Some more dialogue like "sorry you can't come to my party" might have made it easier. My 4 year old grandson most enjoyed the effects and going under the stars canopy. But well done.


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Primary Times 58 days ago

Valentina's Galaxy is magical in every way. [...] All in all, an innovative and lovely, enchanting, calm, magical show. A show adults and children will feel honoured to have experienced.

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ThreeWeeks (5/5 stars) 62 days ago

In 1963, Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman to go into space. In 1992, Mae Jamieson became the first black woman to do the same. The inspiration of these two trailblazers is channelled beautifully for a young audience (2-6) by this lovely production. Set design, costume and music all complement...

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Edinburgh Festival For Kids (4/5 stars) 64 days ago

This show takes as its starting point the first woman in space in 1963 – a Russian cosmonaut named Valentina. Which was probably news to much of the adult audience, let alone the kids. Actually it could be considered to be as much about the power of the imagination and a lesson in how to dream.

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The Wee Review (4/5 stars) 75 days ago

NOTE: THIS REVIEW IS FROM AN EARLIER RUN OF THE SHOW Frozen Charlotte present their delightful, funky little ode to the stars with Valentina’s Galaxy. With a retro, colourful gadget filled stage, a perky heroine and a funky soundtrack it has the aura of a children’s stage show version of...

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