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Easter holiday family fun

Thu 4 April, 2019

Easter holiday family fun

Easter holiday family fun

At Nuffield Southampton Theatres City from 8 April

Nuffield Southampton Theatres’ (NST) have a host of family events planned for the Easter holidays from a sing-a-long of The Greatest Showman, the King & I from the London Palladium and other children’s films, a free Bear hunt trail and drop in craft activities at Nuffield Southampton Theatres City (NST City) from 8 – 18th April.

Aidan Grounds, Director of Creative Programmes at Nuffield Southampton Theatres said, “This Easter at NST City, we have a delightful programme for families to pop in and enjoy together, whatever the weather.”

Two special sing-a-long screenings of The Greatest Showman, the bold and original musical that celebrates the birth of show business and the rise of P T Barnum, the inventor of circus. Complete with lyrics on screen, and a Ring Master compere, on Saturday 13 April, audiences are encouraged to dress in fancy dress and relive the magic of the songs A Million Dreams, Rewrite the Stars, and the Oscar nominated and Golden Globe winning hit This Is Me!

Recorded from the London Palladium, the multi-award winning and critically acclaimed production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King And I will be screened on Sunday 14 April.  Reprising her Tony Award-winning role, Kelli O’Hara takes to the stage alongside Tony and Oscar nominee Ken Watanabe in this classic musical with great numbers such as “Shall we dance?” and “I whistle a happy tune”.  Two recent family favourites are also screened; Mary Poppins Returns on Friday 12 April and Paddington 2 on Monday 15 & Tuesday 16 April.

Families can also take part in a free activities including Hunt the Bear trail around NST City, Southampton’s recently opened new theatre and the John Hansard Gallery from 8 – 18 April.


Free family fun at NST City for you to enjoy whatever the weather!

8 – 18 Apr
Hunt the Bear trail around NST City and John Hansard Gallery
Join our intrepid family of adventurers to find the bears and win prizes!

11 – 13 Apr between 11.45am – 1.45pm
Drop in craft activities

Make circus themed hats and get ready for our singalong screening of The Greatest Showman!


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