Tomten  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 16TH MARCH 2013

ADDRESS
, 14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 2DN
 
 
Dates:
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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


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Canonbury Overground Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
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Elia Mews Car Park
 
10 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
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Hilton London Islington Hotel
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53 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Tomten
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 8th December 2016 - 7pm
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Little Angel Theatre events

 
Me...Me...The story of a baby penguin who is just finding their feet.2016-12-08T13:30:00+00002017-01-29T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Little Angel Theatre, 14  Dagmar Passage      N1 2DN
Category: event
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A Very Old Man With Enormous WingsA Very Old Man With Enormous WingsA Very Old Man With Enormous WingsGabriel Garcia Marquez's magical tale is brought to life in a spellbinding collaboration between the Little Angel puppet theatre and storytelling masters, Kneehigh. This "rewarding, mature show" is "quietly charming and visually ravishing" (The Guardian), a treat for both children and adults. The beautifully crafted puppets and wondrous design stan2016-12-08T00:00:00+00002017-01-29T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Little Angel Theatre, 14  Dagmar Passage      N1 2DN
Category: event
Ongoing

event > Kids Events > Theatre Productions - Puppets
PRICING  £14 (Adults), £12 (Children and Concessions)
DATES  26th November 2016 to 29th January 2017
VENUE  Little Angel Theatre 
Gabriel Garcia Marquez's magical tale is brought to life in a spellbinding collaboration between the Little Angel puppet theatre and storytelling masters, Kneehigh. This "rewarding, mature show" is "quietly charming and visually ravishing" (The Guardian), a treat for both children and adults. The beautifully crafted puppets and wondrous design stan... More about this event
 
Designing And Making MarionettesDesigning And Making MarionettesThe sessions cover more advanced construction techniques.2016-12-08T19:30:00+00002016-12-08T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Little Angel Theatre, 14  Dagmar Passage      N1 2DN
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