Family

13 shows found
RUBICON DANCE PRESENTS THE NUTCRACKER

Friday 10 December at 6.30pm, Saturday 11 December at 2.30 & 6.30pm and Sunday 12 December at 1.30 & 5.30pm

Tickets - £15, concessions - £12.50, family of four- £54, groups of 10+ - £10 each, running time approx. 100 mins

This December Rubicon Dance will premiere a new, family friendly production of the Christmas favourite, The Nutcracker. In a first for Wales, this version of The Nutcracker is given a new, original twist featuring music by Duke Ellington and is transplanted into a 20th Century Welsh family Christmas. Choreographed by award winning Jamiel Laurence, lately of Scottish Ballet, in his first full length work, Rubicon Dance Company’s #NewportNutcracker features eight of Wales’ most exciting dancers. Celebrate Christmas with us and enjoy this exhilarating festive treat.

10/12/2021 to 12/12/2021
Crafty Christmas Pompoms (7-11 yrs)

Sunday 12th December 11.30am – 1pm

Tickets - £5

Make your own pom pom Christmas decorations!

#CreateWithNaz from Art Clwb

Lots of pom pom ideas for you to create your own pom pom snowball, sprout, penguin, Robin or even a Christmas pudding! 

Perfect as a little handmade gift or to Decorate your home/Christmas tree. 

12/12/2021 11:30
Home Alone (PG)

All tickets £3.50

Saturday 18 December at 2pm

Running time – 106 minutes

Take time out to sit back, relax and really enjoy this Christmas classic

When 8-year-old Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) acts out the night before a family trip to Paris, his mother (Catherine O'Hara) makes him sleep in the attic. After the McCallister’s mistakenly leave for the airport without Kevin, he awakens to an empty house and assumes his wish to have no family has come true. But his excitement sours when he realizes that two con men (Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern) plan to rob the McCallister residence, and that he alone must protect the family home.

18/12/2021 14:00
Polar Express (U)

All tickets £3.50

Monday 20 & Tuesday 21 December at 2pm

Running time – 100 minutes

Take time out to sit back, relax and really enjoy this Christmas classic

When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.

20/12/2021 to 21/12/2021
Elf (PG)

All tickets £3.50

Wednesday 22 December at 2pm

Running time – 97 minutes

Take time out tosit back, relax and really enjoy this Christmas classic

Buddy (Will Ferrell) was accidentally transported to the North Pole as a toddler and raised to adulthood among Santa's elves. Unable to shake the feeling that he doesn't fit in, the adult Buddy travels to New York, in full elf uniform, in search of his real father. As it happens, this is Walter Hobbs (James Caan), a cynical businessman. After a DNA test proves this, Walter reluctantly attempts to starta relationship with the childlike Buddy with increasingly chaotic results.

22/12/2021 14:00
The Muppet Christmas Carol (U)

All tickets £3.50

Thursday 23 December at 2pm, Friday 24 December at 11am

Running time – 85 minutes

Take time out to sit back, relax and really enjoy this Christmas classic

The Muppets perform the classic Dickens Christmas tale, with Kermit the Frog playing Bob Cratchit, the put-upon clerk of stingy Ebenezer Scrooge (Michael Caine). Other Muppets -- Miss Piggy, Gonzo, Fozzie Bear and Sam the Eagle -- weave in and out of the story, while Scrooge receives visits from spirits of three Christmases-- past, present and future. They show him the error of his self-serving ways, but the miserable old man seems to be past any hope of redemption and happiness.

23/12/2021 to 24/12/2021
Ron's Gone Wrong (PG)

As a special Christmas offer all tickets are £2.50

Wednesday 29, Thursday 30 and Friday 31 December at 11am & 2pm

Running time – 107 minutes

Cinema is back at The Riverfront.

The Bubble Bot is the hottest new piece of tech: a robot-cum-social-media device, a “Best Friend out of the Box”. So, when everyone at his school gets one, lonely Barney Pudowski has never felt more left out. Until his family buy him his own ‘B*Bot’ – a damaged model which soonbrings chaos to Barney’s life.

29/12/2021 to 31/12/2021
FIREMAN SAM

Sunday 30 January 2022 at 11.30am, 2.30pm & 4.30pm

Tickets - £18, Family of four - £70

 

When all of his friends go away, Norman Price decides to find adventure in Pontypandy and become the star of a visiting circus. But with a tiger on the loose and faulty lights, the adventure soon turns to danger. Can Fireman Sam come to the rescue and save the circus? Join Sam, Penny, Elvis, Station Officer Steele and Norman in an all singing, dancing, action-packed show. You can become a fire-fighter cadet and then watch the magic of the circus. So, come along to Pontypandy and watch the adventures unfold!

30/01/2022
MINISTRY OF SCIENCE

Monday 21 February at 2.30pm

Tickets - £18, family of four - £70

WARNING.  THIS IS A PUBLIC SAFETY ANNOUNCEMENT.  

 

This year saw Science lead the way in getting our lives back to normal! Now, the UK’s favourite science team are back and more explosive than ever! 

 Join our super talented presenters as they dive deep into the world of science andlook at how science has shaped the modern world we live in.. with a few loud bangs along the way! 

 They’ll take an anarchic approach to science communication whilst looking at the scientists engineers and inventors who have shaped the modern world that we live in! 

 Expect 20ft LIQUID NITROGEN clouds, exploding OXYGEN & HYDROGEN balloons, FIRE TORNADOS, HYDROGEN bottle rockets, ignited METHANE and even a self-built Hovercraft! 

 100% Educational.  200% Entertaining.  300% Explosive400% Fun.

 Fingers in ears! 

21/02/2022 14:30
THE TIGER WHO CAME TO TEA

Thursday 21 April at 1.30 & 3.30pm, Friday 22 and Saturday 23 April at 11am & 2pm

Tickets - £14, groups of 10+ - £8.50

The Tiger Who Came to Tea is celebrating 12 years on stage and over 50 years as Britain’s best-loved picture book!

The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be? What they certainly don’t expect to see at the door is a big, stripy tiger!

Join the tea-guzzling tiger in this delightful family show; packed with oodles of magic, sing-a-long songs and clumsy chaos! A stunning stage adaptation of the classic tale of teatime mayhem... expect to be surprised!

Produced by Nicoll Entertainment, based on the book by Judith Kerr, and directed by David Wood OBE

David Wood OBE is undisputedly the country’s leading writer and director of plays and musicals for children. His many successes include The Gingerbread Man, The Witches and Babe the Sheep Pig.

Age guidance: 3+

Running time: Approx 55 minutes (no interval).

21/04/2022 to 23/04/2022
THE ANIMAL GUYZ PRESENTS ANIMAL ANTICS

Sunday 1 May at 2.30pm and 4.30pm

Tickets - £16, family of four - £60

 

Time for The Animal Guyz who are fast becoming one of the UK's leading animal presenters to literally bring the stage to life with this brand-new funny, entertaining and educational live show that will delight the whole family.

A show packed with animal effects, music and laughter, designed to both entertain and educate using no live animals, stunning puppetry and special effects to bring incredible life-like and size animals and dinosaurs to the stage right before your eyes.

Dinosaurs from the past, Elephants from Africa, salt water crocodiles from Australia and the incredible Orangutans from Indonesia to name but a few all making their way out onto the stage as part of some incredibly moving moments.

However, when The Animal Guyz are involved, it does mean that talking about animals does not always go completely to plan so prepare for a completely wild and exciting show.

An experience not to be missed so book today

01/05/2022
TERRY DEARY'S TWISTED TALES

Saturday 18 June at 1.30pm and 4.30pm

Tickets - £17.50, concessions - £15.25, family of four - £53

 

A brand new original comedy by Terry Deary (author of Horrible Histories). Three actors perform over 100 roles in as many minutes of fact-based, fast-paced fun!  

Mr Pimm, a Victorian school teacher, battles against all odds to teach his pesky pupils a thing or two with hilarious consequences in the quest to discover, ‘can the past really tell the future?’ Full of unexpected highs and lows, quick costume changes and sharp wit, enjoy these twisted tales of times gone by in one wild whirlwind that will leave you rolling around with laughter! 

Terry Deary is an award-winning British children’s author of over 200 books, selling over 25 million copies in over 40 languages, best known for the Horrible Histories series. He is one of Britain’s best-selling authors and the tenth most-borrowed author in British libraries.  

18/06/2022
MILKSHAKE LIVE! Monkey's Musical

Saturday 2 July 2022 at 11.30am & 2.30pm

Tickets - £18, Family of four - £70

 

Milkshake! Monkey is back and can’t wait to put on a spectacular NEW Show for you all, joined by some of his favourite Milkshake! friends plus two Milkshake! friends plus two Milkshake Presenters creating the most dazzling show you have ever seen!

Join Paddington, Daisy & Ollie, Milo, Noddy, Pip & Posy, Blues Clues & You and of course Milkshake Monkey for an unforgettable family time at Milkshake Monkey’s Musical!

Learn the amazing songs and dances with your favourite Milkshake! friends and watch as the music, the lights, the costumes and the stage brings Milkshake! to life. With great Milkshake friends, anything is possible.

This brand-new show has plenty of laughter, audience interaction and great fun to get everyone up on their feet! It’s a family show not to be missed!

*Produced by Mark Thompson Productions by arrangement and in partnership with Channel 5 Broadcasting.

02/07/2022