Something For The Weekend: Fri 6 – Sun 7 June

1. Things We Do For Love – Until Sat 7 JuneL-R Natalie Imbruglia, Edward Bennett, Claire Price, Simon Gregr - Things We Do For Love

Last chance to catch Things We Do For Love by Alan Ayckbourne.

**** ‘You leave Laurence Boswell’s immaculately judged production marvelling anew at Ayckbourn’s ability to wring so much laughter from so much pain.’  The Telegraph

**** A masterclass in humour and heartache.’ The Times

2. A {Midsummer Night’s} Dream – Sun 8 JuneAmidsummersnight

The Fairy King and Queen are fighting. A girl runs away to the enchanted woods with her love to escape from her cross father, but is he her real love? And three daft actors are trying to rehearse a play. …

Expect a mazey mixture of moonlight, magic, mischief and match making in this vibrant production of Shakespeare’s much loved comedy.

Devised around the extensive image theatre work of Krazy Kat’s Artistic Director Kinny Gardner, this performance will feature music, objects, puppets, and lighting plus magic effects and tricks with voice, sign language, and a circus-like daring.


3. IWM North: Open Studio: Animal Puppets – Sat 7 & Sun 8 June

11am – 12.30pm and 2 – 3.30pm

Learning Studio

Discover heroic and heart-warming tales of real wartime animal bravery.

Pick your favourite animal to bring to life as a pop-up puppet in this fun and creative session using a host of colourful materials