Easter activities

19 March 2013

This Easter Holiday the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon is offering audiences and visitors activities for all the family to find out more about making theatre and a chance to join the Great Shakespeare Easter Egg Hunt. Workshops include how fake wounds are created in stage make up demonstrations, acting workshops and a chance to explore the text of Shakespeare's plays. Cloud Man, a puppetry storytelling theatre show is on every day between 25 – 30 March with the very best of British food serving lunch and dinner available at the Rooftop Restaurant.

For more information visit www.rsc.org.uk/whats-on/events  
To book call box office on 0844 800 1114


Cloud Man
Cloudia has always had her head in the clouds. A cloud expert, she has dreamt all her life of seeing Cloud Men – extremely rare creatures who live a quiet life high up in the sky...
In this delightful show, brought to you by Puppet Maker, Ailie Cohen, the audience follows the clues to the very top of Cloud Mountain, a place where the views are always surprising – and, if you're lucky, you might see something very special indeed. Featuring a blend of puppetry, storytelling and sumptuous visuals, Cloud Man is a 45 minute show suitable for children aged 4 – 7 years.

Monday 25 – Saturday 30 March, performances at 10.30am and 1.30pm or 2pm
The Ferguson Room, Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon
£10 Adults £5 Children

The Great Shakespeare Egg Hunt
Pick up a booklet from the RSC Shop and follow the clues to find Shakespeare Egg Heads hidden around the building. Solve the puzzle and get an Easter Treat!

Monday 25 March – Sunday 7 April
£1 per booklet

Family Workshop – Blood, Guts and Gore
A workshop demonstration on creating black eyes, bloody noses and split lips.

Suitable for all ages
Tuesday 2 April, 11.30am – 12.30pm
The Ferguson Room, Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon
£3 Adults £2 Children

Family Workshop – Hamlet
An active workshop for children and their parents/guardians to introduce and explore the play together.

Suitable for ages 7 years +
Wednesday 3 April, 11.30am – 12.30pm
The Ferguson Room, Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon
£3 Adults £2 Children

Family Workshop - Suit the action to the word
A workshop for the whole family to join in: Work as an actor to bring scenes from Hamlet to life.

Suitable for ages 7 years +
Wednesday 3 April, 2pm – 3pm
The Ferguson Room, Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon
£3 Adults £2 Children

The Story Garden - The Winter's Tale
Fun and interactive storytelling sessions for 4- 8 year olds and their parents/guardians.

Thursday 4 April
Ruinart Circle Bar, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon
£3 Adults £2 Children

Family Workshop – Blood, Guts and Gore
A workshop demonstration on creating black eyes, bloody noses and split lips.

Suitable for all ages
Friday 5 April, 11.30am – 12.30pm
The Ferguson Room, Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon
£3 Adults £2 Children

Adventure Bags
Pick up our new adventure back packs from the cloakroom when you visit. Aimed to help you and your family explore the words of Shakespeare and the theatre in Stratford, discover items from our collection, the stories in Shakespeare's play and how they are created. Adventure Bags are free. Please ask a member of staff to borrow one.

Tower
Take a trip up the Tower to experience an alternative view across Stratford-upon-Avon and beyond. A lift will take you up to the viewing platform. The Tower is open daily from 10am until 4pm. Please note the Tower may be closed around Matinee performances in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.

£2.50 Adults £1.25 Children

Rooftop Restaurant
Enjoy the very best of British food in relaxed, contemporary and stylish surroundings with stunning panoramic views from the third floor of the Royal Shakespeare Company's recently transformed theatres in Stratford-upon-Avon. Our informal yet striking dining room is unlike any other in the Midlands, with a terrace looking out onto the River Avon and surrounding countryside. All dishes are available in half portions for younger guests with family friendly dishes always available, plus all children receive a free Shakespearean activity sheet and set of crayons.

For further information, please contact Amy Belson on 01789 412622 or amy.belson@rsc.org.uk

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