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Events at The Mission Theatre

The Mission Theatre
32 Corn Street


The Children's Literature Festival 2017 - events at The Mission Theatre

Saturday 30th September
Mog Storytelling 11.45am-12.30pm / 3+
Judith Kerr’s picture books starring the much loved feline Mog and the Thomas family have charmed generations of young readers. Join us as Mog’s adventures are brought to life in this fun and interactive storytelling session with the help of everyone’s favourite grey and black, striped tabby cat.

Tickets: £6 Bath Box Office

The Cat In The Hat 1.30-2.15pm / 3+
The Cat in the Hat is 60 Years old – so let’s celebrate! Don’t miss Dr Seuss’s iconic tale bought to life with all of its original mayhem and madness. There will be stories, rhymes galore and a special appearance from the Cat in the Hat himself, as this worldwide favourite comes to Bath!

Tickets: £6 Bath Box Office

Amelia Fang with Laura Ellen Anderson 4.30-5.30pm / 8+
Join Laura Ellen Anderson on a fangtastic adventure into the world of Nocturnia, where darkness reigns supreme, glitter is terrifying, and unicorns are the stuff of nightmares! Amelia Fang would much rather hang out  with her pet pumpkin Squashy and her friends Florence and Grimaldi. A barbaric, fun-filled hour of stories and drawings!

Tickets: £6.50 Bath Box Office

Sunday 1st October
King Coo with Adam Stower 11.45am-12.30pm /  7+
Ben Pole is running from his arch-enemy Monty Grabbe, when he discovers a secret wood full of traps, tree-houses, Herbert the wombat and best of all, King Coo! Meet Adam Stower to find out more about what’s in King Coo’s woods and join in with plenty of live drawing, too.

Tickets: £6.50 Bath Box Office

Grandads, Bears And Pianos with David Litchfield 1.30-2.15pm / 4+
Billy doesn’t believe his Grandad when he tells him there’s a giant living in his town, but some secrets are too BIG to stay secret or long. Join David Litchfield, author of the Waterstones Prize-winning The Bear and the Piano, for a jam-packed session with storytelling and craft activities!

Tickets: £6.50 Bath Box Office

Finding Gobi 3.15-4.15pm / 7+
Racing across the Gobi Desert, ultramarathon runner Dion Leonard was joined by a small, stray dog who ran with him for 80 miles. At the finish, Dion launched a crowd-funding campaign to help transport ‘Gobi’ to the UK. Meet these internet sensations and hear the true story behind their heart-warming friendship.

Tickets: £6.50

Saturday 7th October
Roald Dahl’s Imagination Seekers 11am-12pm, 12.45-1.45pm & 3-4pm / 7-10
All around the world Roald Dahl’s words are disappearing – not only from books but from children’s minds. Now only a secret organisation known as the Ancient Guild of Tale Tenders can save the stories, and they need your help. Get ready for a high level of fantangling, squish-scrambling, imagination and fun. Not suitable for adults, especially those with a serious disposition!

Tickets: £10 Bath Box Office

Sunday 8th October
Moomins’ Mischief 11-11.50am & 12.45-1.35pm / 4-7
Join us on an unforgettable journey to Moominvalley where everyone is welcome, nature thrives and adventures are plentiful. Magical puppetry, an ingenious pop-up book set, original music and interactive play will immerse young fans in a unique participatory story-telling. Expect snow, surprises and plenty of Moomin mischief!

Tickets: £7 Bath Box Office

Do You Believe In Dragons? 2.30-3.15pm /  5+
Do You Believe in Dragons? If you don’t, you will do by the end of M. P. Robertson’s event! The author and illustrator of The Egg and many other picture books, will be giving a very ‘dragony’ talk followed by a step-by-step workshop on how to draw a dragon.

Tickets: £6.50 Bath Box Office



Event Facilities

  • Booking Advised

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Parking
  • Parking (charge) - The Avon Street multi-storey car park is opposite our entrance.


  • On-Site café/restaurant - The Theatre bar is open 45 minutes before all shows serving a wide range of drinks and snacks.

Establishment Features

  • Toilets

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Tel: 01225 463362

Opening Times

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