Tomten †

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 16TH MARCH 2013

ADDRESS
, 14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 2DN
Dates:
† and†
OPENING TIMES
Mar 15 & 16, 11am
PRICES
£5

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Viktor Rydberg's well-loved Swedish poem, Tomten, is brought to life in a new puppet show for children age 3 and above and their families. The show is presented by Old Saw, a theatre company set up by Greta Clough whose theatre credits include Charlie & Lola's Best Bestest Play (Watershed/Polka Theatre), Siggi Lindal, and Jessica Beck, Artistic Associate of The Bike Shed Theatre in Exeter and an Affiliate Artist at Theatre 503.

About Little Angel Theatre

The Little Angel Theatre was founded by John Wright in 1961 in a derelict temperance hall in Islington. Every type of puppet is used, and themes, styles and stories are drawn from a wide range of cultural traditions. The company tours throughout the UK and abroad and The Little Angel also has an extensive Education Programme, which works with schools and youth groups. More about Little Angel Theatre


LondonTown.com - Tomten Location Map

Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Angel Tube Station
9 minutes walk
Highbury & Islington Tube Station
10 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Canonbury Overground Station
14 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Elia Mews Car Park
10 minutes walk
Macclesfield Road NCP
15 minutes walk

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £92† 22% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Tomten
The Business Design Centre next door is the obvious attraction for many of the guests at this smart, efficient Hilton Hotel, but Islington's excellent restaurants and ... More
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £73† 37% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 12 minutes from Tomten
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £53† 25% off
Central Street, EC1V | 16 minutes from Tomten
Near to the City, and convenient for the The Barbican arts centre and Moorfields Eye Hospital, this hotel is modern, clean and functional. Equipped with its ... More
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London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 7th to 29th June 2018 - Various Times
Tomten, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from Tomten
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London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 6th to 30th June 2018 - Various Times
Tomten, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from Tomten
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Carlene Carter
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Tuesday 19th June 2018 - 7pm-11pm
Tomten, Upper Street, N1 | 3 minutes from Tomten
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14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | Same location as Tomten
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115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Tomten
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Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Tomten
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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | Same location as Tomten
This innovative children's theatre provides a showcase for the art of puppetry. Founded by master puppeteer John Wilkes in the early 1960s, this small, unusual theatre ... More
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The Enchanted Christmas House
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2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 2 minutes from Tomten
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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
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39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 7 minutes from Tomten
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Aria
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Barnsbury Hall, Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Tomten
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Cass Art
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66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Tomten
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305-307 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Tomten
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B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 19 minutes from Tomten
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Jenius Social
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Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 19 minutes from Tomten
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 19 minutes from Tomten
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The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
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209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Tomten
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153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Tomten
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
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A teeny, tiny and wonderful puppet theatre located in a hidden side road backing onto a green church yard ideal for spontaneous picnics with goodies from ... More
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
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Union Chapel
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The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 6 minutes from Tomten
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Sleeping Beauty In The WoodSleeping Beauty In The WoodThis adaptation of the story of Briar Rose by the Brothers Grimm, conjures a dreamlike fantasy of palaces and forests, ogres and fairies, princes and babes.2018-06-20T10:30:00+01002018-07-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Little Angel Theatre, 14† Dagmar Passage† † † N1 2DN
Category: event
On Soon
Sleeping Beauty In The Wood
A Square World (4-8yrs)A Square World (4-8yrs)A story about the unfairness of being left out in a world designed for everyone else but yourself.2018-06-23T10:00:00+01002018-06-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Little Angel Theatre, 14† Dagmar Passage† † † N1 2DN
Category: event
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A Square World (4-8yrs)
The Adventures Of PomThe Adventures Of PomA sensory performance inspired by the Greek myth of Persephone.2018-06-25T10:00:00+01002018-06-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Little Angel Theatre, 14† Dagmar Passage† † † N1 2DN
Category: event
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The Adventures Of Pom
Thumbelina: Norwich Puppet TheatreThumbelina: Norwich Puppet TheatreA modern take on the Hans Christian Andersen classic.2018-06-30T11:00:00+01002018-07-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Little Angel Theatre, 14† Dagmar Passage† † † N1 2DN
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