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The Children in the Moon

Wednesday 29 Aug 1:00PM
Tickets: £4 – £6

Explore, Play, Make – Family Performance and Art Day at Charleston

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The Children in the Moon


£4 Adults, £6 Child. 1-4pm with a performance at 2.30pm.

Additional activities are included free with the performance ticket.

Spend an afternoon with your family in the beautiful and inspiring grounds of Charleston. Bring a picnic and watch the outdoor performance of ‘The Children in the Moon’, and then explore, play and make your own creations as a family.


The MakeShift Ensemble present ‘The Children in The Moon’

‘The Children in the Moon’ is a wonderfully visual and original take on centuries old children’s verse, packed with puppetry and live music this is an ideal show for all ages. Join The Makeshift Ensemble and their travelling teapot of tales on a magical celebration of discovery, courage and diversity.


Inspired by the performance of ‘The Children in the Moon’, use clay to create a glittery moon dish, design mini books for your own stories, make magical hanging stars from willow, story stones and draw and paint in the garden.


We require parents or carers to stay with their children, and encourage you to create artworks together as a family.

Suitable for all ages.

In the Paddock and Centenary Garden

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