Fun Palaces

Sunday 7 October 2018
Join us for a FREE fun-filled day of activities designed for every age and all abilities. Make, create and explore the exciting world of theatre; this is our ‘Palace’, join us for some FUN!
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Sunday

7 October 2018

Open from 10.00am until 4.00pm

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Sound Drop-in

10:00am - 11:30am
Crucible Theatre Stage

Drop in to find out how we use sound in the Crucible Theatre, have a listen to what’s going on whilst you’re watching a show or explore some sound effects!

Suitable for all ages.

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Moon landing / 奔月 – Chinese Mythology & Crafts Workshop

10:00am - 4:00pm
Crucible Theatre Upper Foyer

Arts and crafts inspired by the ancient Chinese myth of Chang’e.

Suitable for all ages.

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Food Crafts

10:00am - 4:00pm
Crucible Theatre Lower Foyer

Messy and edible fun throughout the day with the Crucible Café team.

Our Crucible Café will also be serving a Neverland themed children’s menu available all day, inspired by our Peter Pan Pantomime.

Suitable for all ages.

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Celebrating Who We Are – Art Activity & Exhibition

10:00am - 4:00pm
Crucible Theatre Upper Foyer

Design and create your very own piece for our jigsaw-style art exhibition, celebrating culture, identity and what makes us unique.

Suitable for all ages.

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Dress Up & Strike a Pose

10:00am - 4:00pm
Crucible Theatre Upper Foyer

Try on costumes and have fun taking photos with our specially customised frames.

Suitable for all ages. Use of your own device required for taking photographs.

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Crucible Snooker Zone

10:00am - 4:00pm
Crucible Theatre Studio Foyer

Enter our snooker challenge and discover the history of World Snooker in Sheffield through our archive displays.

Suitable for all ages.

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Make Your Own Costume Workshop

10:00am - 4:00pm
Crucible Theatre Upper Foyer

Make your own headgear inspired by the magic and fantasy of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Nights’ Dream.

Suitable for all ages.

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Be a Costume Designer

10:00am - 4:00pm
Crucible Theatre Studio

Come and work alongside a theatre designer and design your own costume for your own Fun Palace party!

Suitable for all ages.

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Crucible Building tours

10:15am - 11:15am
Crucible

Come and enjoy a tour of the Crucible Theatre, see how we make theatre and you may also get to delve inside the wardrobe department.

Please note that there are some stairs and uneven surfaces on this tour. Please meet at the Crucible Box Office.

Limited spaces available to book in advance. More spaces will be available to book on the day.

Sorry - we're full!
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Crucible Building tours

10:45am - 11:45am
Crucible

Come and enjoy a tour of the Crucible Theatre, see how we make theatre and you may also get to delve inside the wardrobe department.

Please note that there are some stairs and uneven surfaces on this tour. Please meet at the Crucible Box Office.

Limited spaces available to book in advance. More spaces will be available to book on the day.

Sorry - we're full!
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A Midsummer Night’s Dream Stage & Set Tours

11:00am - 11:45am
Crucible Theatre Stage

Tread the boards – quite literally – on one of our stage and set tours, themed on our production of A Midsummer Nights’ Dream.

Limited spaces available to book in advance. More spaces will be available to book on the day.

Book on the day Available in person from 2hrs before
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Crucible Building tours

11:15am - 12:15pm
Crucible

Come and enjoy a tour of the Crucible Theatre, see how we make theatre and you may also get to delve inside the wardrobe department.

Please note that there are some stairs and uneven surfaces on this tour. Please meet at the Crucible Box Office.

Limited spaces available to book in advance. More spaces will be available to book on the day.

Sorry - we're full!
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Lighting Drop-in

11:30am - 1:00pm
Crucible Theatre Stage

Light up the Crucible stage! Get hands on with different lights, colours and effects and have a go at lighting up the set.

Suitable for all ages.

Drop in
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Crucible Building tours

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Crucible

Come and enjoy a tour of the Crucible Theatre, see how we make theatre and you may also get to delve inside the wardrobe department.

Please note that there are some stairs and uneven surfaces on this tour. Please meet at the Crucible Box Office.

Limited spaces available to book in advance. More spaces will be available to book on the day.

Sorry - we're full!
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Crucible Building tours

12:45pm - 1:45pm
Crucible

Come and enjoy a tour of the Crucible Theatre, see how we make theatre and you may also get to delve inside the wardrobe department.

Please note that there are some stairs and uneven surfaces on this tour. Please meet at the Crucible Box Office.

Limited spaces available to book in advance. More spaces will be available to book on the day.

Sorry - we're full!
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Crucible Building tours

1:15pm - 2:15pm
Crucible

Come and enjoy a tour of the Crucible Theatre, see how we make theatre and you may also get to delve inside the wardrobe department.

Please note that there are some stairs and uneven surfaces on this tour. Please meet at the Crucible Box Office.

Limited spaces available to book in advance. More spaces will be available to book on the day.

Sorry - we're full!
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Sound Drop-in

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Crucible Theatre Stage

Drop in to find out how we use sound in the Crucible Theatre, have a listen to what’s going on whilst you’re watching a show or explore some sound effects!

Suitable for all ages.

Drop in
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Crucible Building tours

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Crucible

Come and enjoy a tour of the Crucible Theatre, see how we make theatre and you may also get to delve inside the wardrobe department.

Please note that there are some stairs and uneven surfaces on this tour. Please meet at the Crucible Box Office.

Limited spaces available to book in advance. More spaces will be available to book on the day.

Sorry - we're full!
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Crucible Building tours

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Crucible

Come and enjoy a tour of the Crucible Theatre, see how we make theatre and you may also get to delve inside the wardrobe department.

Please note that there are some stairs and uneven surfaces on this tour. Please meet at the Crucible Box Office.

Limited spaces available to book in advance. More spaces will be available to book on the day.

Sorry - we're full!
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Lighting Drop-in

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Crucible Theatre Stage

Light up the Crucible stage! Get hands on with different lights, colours and effects and have a go at lighting up the set.

Suitable for all ages.

Drop in
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Crucible Building tours

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Crucible

Come and enjoy a tour of the Crucible Theatre, see how we make theatre and you may also get to delve inside the wardrobe department.

Please note that there are some stairs and uneven surfaces on this tour. Please meet at the Crucible Box Office.

Limited spaces available to book in advance. More spaces will be available to book on the day.

Sorry - we're full!
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Sheffield Theatres is the largest theatre complex outside London. Across our three auditoria: the Crucible, the Lyceum and the Crucible Studio, we offer a huge variety of home-grown and touring productions, as well as a thriving programme of participatory events and activities.