We want to help kids find their voice as they emerge from lockdown and return to school, so they’re able to re-join their classmates with confidence and have some fun after a lot of doom and gloom. So we’ve asked improvised theatre company Pinch Punch to tell you a story, but there’s only one problem...they’ve lost their storybook! That’s where you come in. They need YOU to think up some honourable heroes, describe some dastardly villains and help them get a happily ever after! So, buckle up your bootstraps for Pirate week, comb your mermaid hair for travels Under the Sea, slay a dragon in the Magical Kingdom, and blast off into Outer Space, as Pinch Punch build a story before your very eyes.
This series includes 4 different shows and a workshop accompanying each show. These can be booked separately or together – feel free to mix and match!
Shows (all 2pm)
Avast ye landlubbers! It’s PIRATE WEEK so weigh anchor and get on over to Pinch Punch’s Build Your Own … Improvised Story for some swashbuckling silliness! Don’t forget to draw your best pirate-themed scene and send it in to see your ideas come to life – ARRRR
3…2…1… BLAST OFF with Pinch Punch in OUTER SPACE! Launch yourself into the action and tell us what you love most about space in Build Your Own … Improvised Story! Don’t forget to show us where we should set our story by drawing and sending in your starry space scenes!
There’s magic in the air with Pinch Punch this week as we invite you into the MAGICAL KINGDOM! Would you like to see what homework dragons get? Or how to put a spell on a castle? Get out your magic pens and draw us a setting fit for a king, or queen!
Under the Sea
Dive down deep this week with Pinch Punch as we go UNDER THE SEA! You guys are in charge with this improvised show, so tell us what you’d like to see by drawing and sending in your best watery scenes as you Build Your Own … Improvised Story beneath the waves!
20th Sep & 4th Oct
Creating a Character Workshop
Every story needs good characters, imagine Hansel without Gretel, The Twits without Mrs Twit, Frozen without Elsa! Sign up your little thespians aged 7 to 11, to Pinch Punch’s CREATING A CHARACTER WORKSHOP and let their imaginations run wild.
27th Sep & 11th Oct
Telling a Story Workshop
Calling all budding storytellers aged 7-11. Learn how to turn an idea into a great story and make some new friends along the way with Pinch Punch’s TELLING A STORY WORKSHOP! It’s time to get creative and make some amazing stories!
EACH SHOW AND WORKSHOPS ARE STAND ALONE, ALTHOUGH WE DO ENCOURAGE YOU TO ATTEND BOTH ON THE SAME DAY WHERE POSSIBLE TO GET THE FULL EXPERIENCE.
£1 booking fee applies per booking transaction online and over the phone
This series of events will be held via Zoom. Book your ticket here and we will be in touch 24hrs before the workshop with the details. Zoom is quick and easy to use and doesn't require you to sign up, simply join in browser.
Pay What You Can
HAC are committed to bringing quality entertainment and arts engagement to our community during these tough times. We appreciate that the current pandemic has affected our communities in different ways, which is why we are making this a 'Pay What You Can' event. It's simple, pay what you can and support the work we do! Tickets start from just £2, we just ask you pay what you can for your ticket and support the work we do.
We thank you for supporting Harrow Arts Centre during these very difficult times for the arts sector.