Thursday, 3 October 2013

Time Travel hits the Hippodrome as War Horse gallops into Birmingham

On October 25th the Patrick Centre,will enter a time warp and find itself back in the early 20th century rural France.

A family friendly sleepover will take place inspired by the award winning, National Theatre's production of War Horse and as part of a WW1 commemoration. 

Creative Learning & Audience Development Manager, Liz Leck said;

 “In true theatre style, at the end of the night there will be a family performance created on the evening from scratch – we are inviting families to dust off their musical instruments and bring them along! For those less theatrical, the theatre will be recruiting for budding war correspondents and cartoonists to create and publish the first ever copy of the Hippodrome Herald.”

In short, there will be something to appeal to everyone!

The National Army Museum will be sending over some representatives who will be showing artifacts from their handling collection. 

This event is part of Family Arts Festival who organise fun family events nationwide. CLICK HERE to find out what else they are up to. 

Tickets for the sleepover are £20 for children, £30 for adults (There must be a minimum of 1 adult to every 3 children)  and can be booked over the phone on 08443385000*

This event takes place from 7pm, Friday 25 October (last post at midnight) until 8am Saturday 26 October (reveille at 7am).

For more information on this event CLICK HERE or call Liz Leck on 01216893064.

*calls cost from 5p per min, 5% fee and £1 postage applies

War Horse runs from Wednesday 16th October 2013 - Saturday 9th November 2013.

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