Jabberwocky

Thu 04 Dec 2014 - Sun 04 Jan 2015 | Various times | £10 (£7) | Family Ticket £27 | Schools £6 | For everybody over 5!

*Please note that there is a £1.50 booking fee per transaction

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Quirk Theatre and Exeter Phoenix present

Jabberwocky

Inspired by Lewis Carroll’s classic nonsense poem

‘Tis definitely a bit brillig in Beamish-on-the-Marsh. Slithy toves have appeared on the school playing field, SOMETHING is whiffling and burbling in Tulgey Wood, and Cook is very worried that this might delay lunch.

This Christmas, Quirk Theatre and Exeter Phoenix invite you to take your vorpal sword in hand and join us as we face the Jabberwocky!

Inspired by Lewis Carroll’s classic nonsense poem and retold with Quirk’s finely honed sense of the ridiculous, our latest adventure is a ripping yarn for all primary school kids that will leave you grinning like a cheshire cat.

‘Totally grips young imaginations.’
WESTERN MORNING NEWS (ON TREASURE ISLAND 2013)

 

About Quirk Theatre

Quirk Theatre is a South West based theatre company known for its innovative approach to live theatre. Previous performances have wowed audiences with their use of projection, shadow puppetry, multifunctional props and creative set design. Essentially simple, but beautifully effective, Quirk Theatre delivers a magical experience for all.

Visit their website to find out more about their previous performances >>

 


 

Performance Information

Schools Performances
Schools get tickets for just £6 each, plus buy 9 and get the 10th free!

To make a booking or inquiry, please complete a schools booking form here >>

Thu 4 Dec              10am & 1pm
Fri 5 Dec                10am & 1 pm
Mon 8 Dec             1pm
Tue 9 Dec              10am & 1pm
Wed 10 Dec           10am & 12.30pm
Mon 15 Dec           1pm
Tue 16 Dec            10am & 1pm
Wed 17 Dec           10am & 1pm

Public Performances:
Buy a discounted family ticket (2 adults and 2 children) for just £27. This saving will automatically be applied your basket if purchasing online.

Sat 20 Dec             1pm♦ & 3.30pm           (workshop at 2.15pm)
Sun 21 Dec             2pm & 4.30pm*        (workshop at 3.15pm)
Mon 22 Dec           2pm & 4.30pm           (workshop at 3.15pm)
Tue 23 Dec            2pm & 4.30pm           (workshop at 3.15pm)
Wed 24 Dec           2pm & 4.30pm
Sat 27 Dec              2pm & 4.30pm           (workshop at 3.15pm)
Sun 28 Dec            3.30pm                       (workshop at 2.15pm)
Sat 3 Jan                2pm & 4.30pm            (workshop at 3.15pm)
Sun 4 Jan               4.30pm                       (workshop at 3.15pm)

Relaxed/BSL Interpreted Performances:
This year we are offering more performance options, so that everyone can enjoy the show in the right atmosphere for them.

*RELAXED PERFORMANCE: Sun 21 Dec, 4.30pm
The relaxed performance is provided for people who would benefit from a more relaxed environment, or are uncomfortable with sudden lighting changes or loud noises, including those with an Autistic Spectrum Condition, sensory or communication needs or a learning disability. For more information on our relaxed performance, please click here >>

♦SIGNED PERFORMANCE: Sat 20 Dec, 1pm
A BSL sign language interpreted performance by Clare Seal.

Email Anna-Ruth for more information >>

 


 

Jabberwocky Workshops

Create A Jabberwocky Cookie Monster

Take part in a special workshop before or after the show. Don a special chef’s hat, create and decorate your own Jabberwocky cookie. More information here >>

 


 

The Tumtum Lunch

Make a day of it and visit our cafe bar for a Jabberwocky themed lunch. Kids can choose any of the following whilst adults select from a menu full of fresh, lovingly prepared world food.

Jabberwocky Pie
A sausage casserole pie, with a few surprises inside.
£3.95

Slithy Tove Sandwiches (v)
Green parsley hummus on pita, served with cucumber ‘scales’ and carrot ‘spines.’
£2.95

Jubjub Bird in a Tum Tum Tree
Chicken breast bites in a pasta bake with broccoli-top trees.
£3.95

 


 

 

Fun Activities

We’ve planned a few activities you might like to do before you see the play.

FOR LITTLE ONES: DRAWING ACTIVITY
Draw your own Jabberwocky, using Lewis Caroll’s classic poem for inspiration.

FOR OLDER ONES: POETRY ACTIVITY
Write your own nonsense poem.

We’d love to see your creations, send them to: Exeter Phoenix, Bradninch Place, Exeter, EX4 3LS.

DRAWING COMPETITION TEMPLATE >>

POETRY COMPETITION TEMPLATE >>

 

VENUE: THEEXETERDAILY.CO.UK AUDITORIUM

 

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