Holiday Activities

The Garage regularly runs activities in half term and the holidays. Take a look below at what we have in store for 2024!

If you would like more information, please email us at info@thegarage.org.uk or call us on 01603 283382 where our friendly reception team will be happy to help.

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EASTER HOLIDAYS 2024

My First: Extraordinary egg hunt!

Thursday 28 March 10am – 11am 

Come and join us for a great big egg hunt at The Garage this Easter. Combining all the elements of our weekly My First classes, this workshop will celebrate music, movement and storytelling for little ones.

We will be donning bunny ears, collecting musical eggs and making a wonderful Easter adventure together. 

TIME: 10-11am 
AGE: 2-4
COST: £10

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mINI SHREK! THE WORKSHOP

Wednesday 3 – Friday 5 April  

This Easter we are running an exciting new workshop based on Shrek The Musical JR. Over the course of three sessions you will explore a selection of scenes and songs from the show, getting a taste of what it’s like to perform in the Garage Theatre. 

Think big bold characters, and fun and accessible song and dance routines. We’ll work together to prepare a mini sharing at the end too.  

This workshop is inspired by the forthcoming performance of Shrek The Musical JR. by the Garage Performance Academy, taking place in July. It’s a chance to explore what being in the Academy is like ahead of bookings re-opening this summer too.  

Sibling discount and concessions available – (please call 01603 283382 for further info) 

TIME: 10am – 12pm
AGE: Reception – Year 2
COST: £66

Shrek! the workshop

Wednesday 3 – Friday 5 April 

This Easter we are running an exciting new workshop based on Shrek The Musical JR. Over the course of three sessions you will explore a selection of scenes and songs from the show, getting a taste of what it’s like to perform in the Garage Theatre. 

Think big bold characters, and fun and accessible song and dance routines. We’ll work together to prepare a mini sharing at the end too.  

This workshop is inspired by the forthcoming performance of Shrek The Musical JR. by the Garage Performance Academy, taking place in July. It’s a chance to explore what being in the Academy is like ahead of bookings re-opening this summer too.  

Sibling discount and concessions available (please call 01603 283382 for further info)

TIME: 1pm – 3pm
AGE: Year 3 – Year 6
COST: £66

SUMMER HOLIDAYS 2024

My First: summer holiday

The My First classes at The Garage are a wonderful way to explore creativity, imaginative play and to share something fun together, so we’ve packed all of that into our summer holiday sessions!

We will be going on some very special summer adventures; collecting shells and building sandcastles on the beach, climbing aboard a pirate ship, exploring underwater caves and creatures, and taking a trip to the circus!

WEDNESDAY 2 AUGUST: A Trip to the Circus (Dance)
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FRIDAY 4 AUGUST: Pirate Adventure (Drama)
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WEDNESDAY 23 AUGUST: Underwater World (Dance)
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FRIDAY 25 AUGUST: A Trip to the Beach (Drama)
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TIME: 10-11am
AGE: 2-5
COST: £32 for all four sessions/£8.50 drop-in

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Creative summer club

MONDAY 8 – FRIDAY 12 AUGUST

FULLY BOOKED – Please join our waiting list in case of any cancellations.

A new performing arts club to bring some creative fun to your summer. Join us for a week of drama and musical theatre. You’ll take part in amazing drama games and activities, imagine yourself as different characters, explore the moves to some famous tunes and really get to express yourselves! Build confidence, share ideas, work together and have fun – all with the guidance of our amazing dance and theatre tutors.

TIME: 10am-12pm
SCHOOL YEARS: Reception-Year 2
COST: £80

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SUMMER PRODUCTION: DRACULA!

MONDAY 5 – SATURDAY 17 AUGUST 2024

A MUSICAL TO REALLY GET YOUR TEETH INTO!

An all-singing, all-dancing Victorian Vampire Spectacular! Based on the novel by Bram Stoker, this brand new show is set to bring new life(!) to the story of the iconic Count Dracula. 

Over the course of two amazing weeks, you will join a cast and creative team to put on a full-scale production in The Garage Theatre. The summer production is a fantastic way to meet like-minded friends, have great fun exploring a new show, and really grow your confidence too – all with the encouragement and guidance of our creative and support teams who will be with you every step of the way. 

REHEARSALS
MONDAY 5 – THURSDAY 15 AUGUST
(excluding 10 & 11 August) 10am-3pm
FRIDAY 16 AUGUST 12pm-7.30pm
SATURDAY 17 AUGUST 11.30am-5pm

PERFORMANCES*
FRIDAY 16 AUGUST 3pm & 6pm
SATURDAY 17 AUGUST 1pm & 3.30pm

*Please ensure young people are available for all of the performances before signing up.

AGE: 8-18
COST: £395/£355.50 sibling discount (each)
Payment by instalments available.

Bursaries are available. To enquire, please email info@thegarage.org.uk

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