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Alice's journey through wonderland where she follows the White Rabbit, meets the Cheshire Cat, has tea with the Mad Hatter, the March Hare and the Dormouse - and avoids the bad-tempered Queen of Hearts, whose answer to any problem is invariably "Off with their heads".
In a stable yard, with pitchforks and straw bales at the ready, Patrick and Hamish take the bit firmly between their teeth and tell the classic tale of Black Beauty. Saddle up, jump on and gallop headlong into a story where loneliness gives way to hope, and courage saves the day. This Christmas, the Traverse and Red Bridge join Scotland's finest artists making work for young people, to bring life and invention to one of the best-selling books of all time.
Flinn is back! Les Petits return to the high seas with the sequel to their hugely successful Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs based on the book by Giles Andreae and Russell Ayto. When Flinn is in the middle of his school play his old nemesis, Mr T the T-Rex, appears and kidnaps his friends forcing them to hunt for the Magic Cutlass: a sword that grants any wish! The children are whisked away for another fantastic adventure to a world of devious dinosaurs, deep sea dangers and smelly sausages!
Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Pleasance Courtyard
Comedy Club 4 Kids is a real live comedy club with professional comedians performing without the swearing or rude bits. A different show every time for children 6 and above.
Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Venue 139
Following their phenomenally successful first visit to the King's in June 2015 with Pirates and Princesses, Funbox is back with a brand new show. The former stars of The Singing Kettle; Anya, Kevin, Gary and, of course, Bonzo the dog, will bring you an all-new production packed with songs, silliness, fun and Funsters. It's the perfect family singalong treat with a distinctly Scottish flavour.
Following their phenomenally successful first visit to the King's in June 2015 with Pirates and Princesses, Funbox is back with a brand new show. The former stars of The Singing Kettle; Anya, Kevin, Gary and, of course, Bonzo the dog, will bring you an all-new production packed with songs, silliness, fun and Funsters. It's the perfect family singalong treat with a distinctly Scottish flavour. Join Gary, Anya and Kevin - the former stars of The Singing Kettle - on a super quest to find their keys and open the Funbox. Crime fighting Funster duo Fluffy and Flossie will be back to help us along the way and Bonzo's alter ego, the mysterious Dog in Pants, will deliver his own brand of doggy justice!
Gangsta Granny is the story of Ben, a bored 11 year old who hates having to stay in with his old, cabbage-obsessed Granny every Friday night playing Scrabble while his parents go out ballroom dancing. But when he accidentally discovers Gran's exciting secret, Ben becomes part of the biggest, most daring crime caper ever planned! Suddenly Friday nights become the best part of his whole week!
Out of the gate and onto the stage went Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy. Come and see the UK show, based on Lynley Dodd's much-loved children's books, featuring many of your favourite characters.
Ethan, William and Fiona are about as different as three almost-teens can be. The only thing they have in common is that tomorrow is their birthday. And they've just discovered they have superpowers. Which is lucky because someone needs to protect the world from The Darkness. An evil overlord with plans to turn everything to ice. Join our three heroes on an epic quest to save the planet.
Fringe Festival. This production takes place at Venue 26, 1 Summerhall, EH9 1PL. Box Office: 0131 560 1581
Edinburgh's top rated children's show is back for another year of kinder kicking komedy. Your little monsters are the stars of this award-winning magic show that's truly fun for the whole family, as every child 8+ is invited on stage to help with the magic. Starring world's meanest magician. Featuring live music, champagne for moms, and tons of magic. If you love your kids but hate boring kids' shows then you need to get your tickets now as the show sells out regularly.
Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Beside - Pleasance Courtyard
A beautiful and entrancing portrait of the bond between a father, a son and a jellyfish. Young Tom lives by a lighthouse with his mother and father. After a difficult year, it soon becomes clear that they're sharing their home with a stranger: a gigantic glowing jellyfish. Can the family learn to live with the animal in their attic? Originally composed music, puppetry and visual storytelling blend to tell a personal and adventurous story of the sea, parenthood and mental health. For children, young people and adults with big imaginations.
Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Pleasance Below, Pleasance Courtyard
Naughty Cat is bored. There's no more furniture to ruin, no more trees to climb. She needs adventure. And chocolate. And cheese! So there's only one place to go: the cheesy moon where the chocolate mice live. Luckily NASA have just opened a new rocket pad in Port Glasgow, but when the astronauts hire world-famous detective Super Plod to retrieve their stolen rocket, it doesn't look as straightforward for Naughty Cat as it first seemed. A riotous musical comedy for any human or cat, created from a story written by five-year-olds.
Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Venue 322
Oink oink - it’s Peppa Pig! Peppa is a playful little piggy who lives with her younger brother George, Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig. Through everyday adventures she plays games, makes new friends and enjoys her absolute favourite activity - jumping up and down in muddy puddles!
It's a lovely day and Peppa is playing outside with her friends. Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig have got a surprise for her and her younger brother George but no matter how hard they try, they cannot guess what it is. In Peppa Pig's Surprise audiences will enjoy interactive fun, games and, of course, surprises. This charming, colourful new show fea-tures new songs and new life-size puppets. Peppa Pig's Surprise promises to be the perfect theatre show for all pre-schoolers.
Let the Storyteller take you to a land of fables and wonder to explore some of the favourite fairy tales ever told. Find yourself lost in a host of adventures that are weird, dark, funny and fantastical. An exciting collection of the most loved and less well known stories gathered by the Brothers Grimm come to life in a rich mix of clowning, physical theatre, puppetry, music and much more.
Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Teviot - Dining Room
A brand new family fun quiz unlike anything you've seen before. We know the questions but only one person can know the answer. And that person's in the audience. Confused? So are we! Hosted by one of the UK's favourite stand-ups, this quiz will go where no quiz has gone before. You may not learn very much general knowledge, but you'll definitely find out a thing or two about the people sitting near you - maybe about yourself as well! So prepare for fierce competition, lots of laughs but very few prizes.
Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Teviot - Billiard Room
Here in their very own story factory, Olivier Award-winning West End improvisers, The Showstoppers, take your kids' ideas and transform them into marvellous, musical adventures, on the spot and direct from their imaginations. If your children could create their dream musical, where would they start? A dolls' house? A magic castle? The spooky cupboard downstairs? Grown-ups please take note - youngsters call the shots in the story factory and suggestions are only taken from kids!
Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Pleasance Above, Pleasance Courtyard
A rhyming story that involves children and adults from the very start. When a tiny snail decides she wants to travel the world, she writes her request on a rock. A blue whale comes to her rescue and together they travel the world. But when the whale becomes stranded, it is his tiny friend who fetches help. Age 3-8
Running time: 50mins. Age recommendation 4-10. Running time: 45mins (no interval)
The Grand - Pleasance Courtyard. Fringe Festival
Theatre Anon take you into the world of Hans Christian Andersen with their acclaimed adaptation. Join Gerda as she journeys through strange lands in search of a little lost boy, her best friend Kay. Meet robbers and royalty, friendly ravens and talking reindeer. All brought to life with original music, wild imagination and an ensemble cast. A show for all the family that will inspire the child in all of us.
Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Gilded Balloon at the Museum - Auditorium
What happens when two children's storytellers arrive at the same place at the same time to tell their stories? And what happens if both of them think that they are THE Storyteller? A head-to-head that leads to a feast of clowning, physical silliness and some magical, nonverbal storytelling, that's what!
Family fun from Story Pocket Theatre, winner of the Primary Times Children's Choice Award 2014 and the ThreeWeeks Editors' Choice Award at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015.
Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Teviot - Sportsmans