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Hansel & Gretel Family Fun Day


Thursday 20 February 2025, 9.30am – 3.00pm

Who's it for?

Children aged 5-7 and their parent/guardian

What is it?

Join us for a full day of dance, crafting and learning at our Family Fun Day! 

As well as watching Northern Ballet's new children's ballet Hansel & Gretel, your little ones will explore the show through movement and play, finding out more about Northern Ballet and earning their Arts Award Discover qualification in the process. The day includes:

  • An introductory creative dance workshop to get you moving and learn some of the steps from the production.
  • A chance to watch Northern Ballet's Hansel & Gretel, the perfect opportunity to experience the magic of ballet with your child.
  • The opportunity to learn more about the Northern Ballet Company and the people who work there as part of the Arts Award.
  • Exciting Hansel & Gretel themed craft activities where you can make your own keepsake from the day to take home.

Watch as your child's confidence grows as they get moving and make new friends!

The day is open to all abilities and parents/guardians will take part with their child. One adult can be responsible for a maximum of two children.

All ticket holders will watch Hansel & Gretel.

Please be aware that completing the Arts Award does include some writing, adults are able to support their child with this.


Tickets are £25 for one adult and one child. Tickets for an additional child are £16.

Book now

To book over the phone, please call 0113 220 8008 to make a payment.

Bookings close on Monday 10 February. Once you have booked your place you will be emailed a booking form which you must complete before attending.

For more information please contact Sam Moore at or by calling 0113 220 8008.

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