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Seed Packs for local children

30 Mar ’21


Theatre Hullabaloo, the children’s arts charity based in Darlington, are celebrating the arrival of Spring with some special seed packs for local nursery children to plant at home over the Easter break. A new version of the classic tale of ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ is also included in the packs so that the children have…

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Blog Post: Production Manager, Ali Rigby-Roberts

8 Mar ’21


Hi Ali, can you tell us more about your role as Production Manager at Theatre Hullabaloo In usual circumstances, pre-covid, my role is to oversee…

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Blog Post: Paul Harman, Cleveland Independent Theatre Company

2 Mar ’21


Coming from a long line of theatre-makers, dating back as far as the Victorian Music Hall era, it seems show business is in Paul Harman’s…

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Invitation to Tender: Hullabaloo Baby Play Pack Evaluation

15 Feb ’21


Theatre Hullabaloo are inviting individuals or organisations with significant experience in evaluating the social impact of arts projects to partner with them to better understand…

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ARTIST COMMISSION – EASTER TRAIL ACTIVITY

29 Jan ’21


We are looking for one North East based artist to bring five winning Easter Egg designs to life to be displayed in the window of…

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MAKING THE MAGIC HAPPEN WITH CRAFT PACKS FOR LOCAL CHILDREN

18 Dec ’20


We have put together free craft packs and a series of online activities for local children and their families this festive period.   A donation from…

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Call out for Artists / Facilitators 

27 Oct ’20


THEATRE HULLABALOO MAKE & DO ONLINE ACTIVITY   The doors of The Hullabaloo remain closed over Christmas, so this year we will be taking our family Christmas Craft activities online.  In the lead up…

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Casting Call Out – Elf Christmas

23 Oct ’20


Theatre Hullabaloo Presents ELF CHRISTMAS The doors of The Hullabaloo remain closed over Christmas, but because Santa knows that it’s such a special place where…

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Blog Post: It’s Play that’s the Thing!

17 Sep ’20


One of the saddest things about having to close the doors of The Hullabaloo in March was knowing that we probably wouldn’t get an opportunity…

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Creating a Hullabaloo with Baby Play Packs

15 Sep ’20


Theatre Hullabaloo, the children’s arts charity based in The Hullabaloo on Borough Road, Darlington have created baby play packs for families and babies born during lockdown across…

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Statement: We stand to denounce racism in all its forms

5 Jun ’20


We, the undersigned from the cultural sector of the North East, declare that silence is not ok and silence is seen as complicity. Racism has…

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Activity sheets and more!

30 Mar ’20


Have fun completing our activity sheet and take part in the Nursery Rhyme trail around Darlington town centre. Click here to download the activity sheet.…

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World Day of Theatre for Children and Young People

20 Mar ’20


The 20th March is World Day of Theatre for Children and Young People with its annual call to ‘Take a Child to the Theatre’ and…

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Important Announcement

16 Mar ’20


❗️Important Announcement❗️ The health and happiness of the families who visit The Hullabaloo is the most important thing to us at Theatre Hullabaloo. In light…

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February Half Term at The Hullabaloo

31 Jan ’20


Thur 13 - Sat 15 Feb  Igloo (age 0-3 years) Travelling Light & Bristol Old Vic A playful experience filled with warmth, sensation and gentle…

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Early Years Music Network Meeting

16 Jan ’20


If you are a Tees Valley based Early Years Practitioner who would like to build your knowledge, understanding and confidence in using music with very…

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Volunteer with Theatre Hullabaloo

19 Dec ’19


GIVE THE GIFT OF TIME WITH THEATRE HULLABALOO Adults aged 16 and over are invited to apply to Theatre Hullabaloo to support the programme of…

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The Polar Bears Go Up Competition

13 Dec ’19


Share a photograph of your child enjoying their visit to The Hullabaloo to see The Polar Bears Go Up for your chance to win a…

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Casting Information

2 Dec ’19


Theatre Hullabaloo & Action Transport Theatre Present BABA YAGA Written by Laura Lindow Directed by Nina Hajiyianni Designed by Bek Palmer Composed by Patrick Dineen…

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October Half Term at The Hullabaloo

28 Oct ’19


Whats On: October Half Term  Mon 28 - Sat 02 November Enchanted Forest Creative Play For ages 0-10 years Here until Tuesday 05 November Come…

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Discounted tickets for North East Artists to attend TakeOff Festival

24 Sep ’19


TakeOff Festival is England’s leading festival of theatre for children and young people and it takes place right here in the North East produced by…

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TakeOff Festival Call Out: Getting to Know You

24 Sep ’19


Getting to Know You Artists, companies, programmers and producers can apply for a 3 minute slot to present themselves, their ideas and their work to…

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TakeOff Festival: Guest Programmer Tony Reekie

11 Sep ’19


As I sit down to write this, I think of the words of Antonio Gramsci ‘The old world is dying, and the new world struggles…

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TakeOff Festival: Guest Programmer Tony Reekie

17 Jul ’19


The first event I ever attended as a Festival Director for Imaginate was TakeOff Festival back in sepia tinted times. The first show I ever…

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Work Experience: view for the week

5 Jul ’19


When choosing my work experience, it was actually my teacher who told me about Theatre Hullabaloo. I want to work with children in the future,…

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Spirits of the Sea Q&A – Olivia Furber

14 Jun ’19


Can you tell us a little about yourself and your vision for Spirits of the Sea? I'm a theatre director and playwright, I make work for…

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Spirits of the Sea Cast Q&A – Wayne Walker-Allen

13 Jun ’19


Can you tell us a little about yourself and your role in Spirits of the Sea? I am Wayne and I play Jack, a mildly…

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Spirits of the Sea Cast Q&A – Chris Connaughton

12 Jun ’19


Can you tell us a little about yourself and your role in Spirits of the Sea? My name is Chris Connaughton and I am a…

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The power of dance in child development

9 Apr ’19


With dance filling our venue this week with FIVE, we thought it would be a wonderful time to highlight the benefits of movement for children…

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What’s On: Easter at The Hullabaloo

3 Apr ’19


Discover all the amazing things there are to do this Easter at The Hullabaloo, winner of Best Family Venue at the Fantastic for Families Awards…

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FIVE Cast Q&A – Darcy

28 Mar ’19


Can you tell us a little about yourself? I’m Darcy, I was born in Sydney, Australia, and I grew up dancing. My Mum was a…

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FIVE Cast Q&A – Jake

27 Mar ’19


Can you tell us a little about yourself? I’m Jake and I’m from a little town in Derbyshire. I grew up in the countryside, and…

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Careers Week: Fiona, Administrator & Cath, Finance & Administration Manager

5 Mar ’19


FIONA   How would you describe what you do at Theatre Hullabaloo? As Administrator, I support the team across all strands of work. This ranges…

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Careers Week: Amy, Events and Festivals Coordinator

5 Mar ’19


  How would you describe what you do at Theatre Hullabaloo? Take-Off Festival is Theatre Hullabaloo’s flagship annual event and my job, along with other…

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Careers Week: Ali, Production Manager

5 Mar ’19


  How would you describe what you do at Theatre Hullabaloo? I am responsible for the delivery of all the technical and practical elements of…

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