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Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds offers shows and masterclasses to keep your youngsters happy in half term





Shows and workshops your youngsters won’t want to miss.

The Little Prince at 2pm on May 26

It's a classic children’s story that will mesmerise children with beautiful puppetry, songs and stagecraft. The boy who fell to earth teaches his friend the Aviator about love, life and real happiness in this adaptation of one of the best-selling children’s books of all time in a collaboration between Lyngo Theatre and Norwich Puppet Theatre.

The Little Prince
The Little Prince

Musical Theatre Masterclasses, for ages 10-16, 9am and 1pm, May 28

Join professional performer Grace Wellfare for two action-packed sessions of musical theatre .

You can either choose to spend a morning or an afternoon on the theatre's historic stage – or join for the full day at a reduced cost.

Musical Theatre Masterclass with Grace Wellfare
Musical Theatre Masterclass with Grace Wellfare

The masterclasses include a physical and vocal warm-up before moving on to learning songs and dances from your favourite musical numbers. There will be a range of exercises to connect you with characters and their emotional journeys as well as looking at some scenes from the shows you know and love.

The morning and afternoon sessions can be booked separately and will have different content.

The classes cost £30 or both sessions for £54. Use promo code MTMSAVER when booking both sessions.

The Bubble Show
The Bubble Show

The Bubble Man, 2pm, May 29

Actor, storyteller and Guinness World Record holder, The Highland Joker is one of the top bubble artists in the world, who brings an interactive, fun, international award-winning bubble extravaganza.

The Bubble Show is a unique blend of magic, storytelling, science and bubble art. Enjoy bouncy bubbles, bubbles inside bubbles, smoke bubbles, square bubbles, giant bubbles, and even fire bubbles.

Dinosaur Adventure Live
Dinosaur Adventure Live

Dinosaur Adventure Live: Trouble on Volcano Island, May 31, 2pm and 4.30pm

‘Life-size’ dinosaurs take over the Theatre Royal stage as their keepers explain about their species and escape from volcano island before time runs out in this loud, immersive and interactive show.

When the island’s ancient volcano becomes active, it spells danger for everyone – including the dinosaurs. It’s a race against time to help the Rangers and dinosaurs in this thrilling prehistoric expedition, to save Volcano Island from imminent disaster.

Tickets cost £16 or four for £58

To book for any of the events, see www.theatreroyal.org