TakeOff Festival

Welcome to TakeOff

TakeOff Festival, England’s leading festival of theatre for children and young people, returns 21-26 October 2019 across County Durham.

Tickets are on sale now!

Click here  to view and book tickets for the great shows we have at TakeOff Festival 2019

Join us throughout the week for brilliant theatre from around the world, especially created for children, young people and their families.  Become part of a simple game of Hide and Seek or come on a thousand year journey from fact to fiction and back again in Is this a Dagger? The story of Macbeth.

We bring the week to a close with our Family Day on Saturday 26 October in Durham city centre – more details will be announced soon.


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TakeOff Festival 2019 tickets are now on sale!

Click here to view show information and book tickets.

The TakeOff Festival Family day takes place in Durham city on Saturday 26 October. You can expect world-class shows, arts & crafts, face painting, street theatre & more! More details will be announced nearer the time.

Book TakeOff Festival tickets


Delegate tickets are on sale NOW

Join us for a packed programme of world-class theatre, sector-specific events & networking opportunities.

23-25 October, Durham


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Learn how you can inspire young imaginations, widen aspiration, and help your class gain an appreciation of the arts this year with TakeOff Festival 2019.

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