A World Inside a Book – Gruffalos, Dragons and Other Creatures

February 2019 - December 2019 various times

Age range
0-8 years old and Family

Price
£3 - £7.35

Run Time
45 minutes

Exhibition created by Discover

‘Once upon a time there was a boy called Charlie Cook
Who curled up in a cosy chair and read his favourite book.’

Enter the cosy sitting room of Charlie Cook’s Favourite Book and settle down for a story. But look more closely – what’s that you can see on the bookshelf?

Creep into a magical world of forests, miniature houses, dragons and other creatures. Can you spot The Gruffalo? Can you Squash and Squeeze around a life-sized cow? What’s that flying overhead, could it be Zog? Be The Smartest Giant in Town, climb through The Highway Rat’s cave, rock hop through the Monkey Puzzle jungle, discover the underwater worlds of Tiddler and The Snail and the Whale and take your seat for the ride of your life with Room on the Broom.

Take a trip into the brilliant 3-D technicolour world of the best loved children’s author, Julia Donaldson and illustrator Axel Scheffler, with the UK’s first immersive exhibition of their wonderful work.

Included in your ticket to A World Inside A Book: Gruffalos, Dragons and Other Creatures is the chance to get creative with our arts and crafts activities, where you can make your own Julia Donaldson inspired mini masterpiece!

 

Accessibility:
Relaxed and BSL interpreted showings are available. Find out more here >> 
You can download the social story of A World Inside a Book: Gruffalos, Dragons and Other Creatures here. 

If you want to attend any of the other performances then there is a Visual Guide available at box office as well as Ear Defenders and an Accessibility guide with information about the exhibition, its dimensions etc with accompanying pictures. Please contact Box Office for more information.

Ticket info:

Tickets are non-refundable but may be exchanged with at least 48 hours notice (subject to availability and an administrative fee of £2 per booking).

The Essential Companion ticket is for companions of people with disabilities who require extra assistance. If you’d like to add a Essential Companion ticket to your booking, please call our Box Office on 0161 232 6089 or email boxoffice@z-arts.org

Babes in arms tickets are for babies under the age of 1. All babies/children need to be accompanied by an adult, who will need to purchase a ticket. Please note that buggies are not permittted however we have buggy parking.

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