Lighthouse in Poole has announced two Autism Friendly performances this Autumn/Winter. 

These performances, which are also referred to as Relaxed Performances, are open to everyone but the environment has been specifically adapted for families with children with autism, individuals with sensory and communication impairments, those with learning disabilities and anyone who would benefit from a more relaxed environment.

If you require support to access a performance from a carer or personal assistant, Lighthouse offers a complimentary ticket for the support companion.

Autism Friendly (Relaxed) Performances

Your Toys…..

…On a big adventure!

Monday 17 December, 10.30am – RELAXED PERFORMANCE

The exceptional Slot Machine Theatre bring their puppetry skills to a show like no other - one that features your very own toys! A heart-warming story about friends pulling together, Your Toys is funny, full of music and surprises, and will send you home with a huge smile on your face. It’s an anthem to creative playand silliness, and is back this autumn due to popular demand.

Adults and children alike are invited to bring a toy and watch it join in the rumpus.

To book click here - Your Toys


Tuesday 18 December, 3pm – RELAXED PERFORMANCE (Limited availability)

Poole’s feelgood family pantomime!

Join us on a family pantomime adventure with Dick Whittington and his acrobatic cat as they journey from Poole to Olde London Town then across the sea seeking fame and fortune. After ‘Cinderella’ last year, prepare for an even bigger ‘wow’ with spectacular new scenery, sparkling costumes and special effects.  Meet the magical Fairy Bow Bells and the hilarious Dame Dolly Donuts.   Boo, cheer, laugh, sing along and don’tlet King Rat become Lord Mayor!

Dick Whittington stars popular children’s TV presenter Chris Jarvis who is no stranger to local audiences. In addition to playing the role of Dick Whittington he directs and writes the pantomime with actor Peter Duncan. This is the third year running that Duncan Reeves Productions has co-produced the Poole panto with Lighthouse, following the success of their productions of Aladdin and Cinderella. The puuuurfect Christmas treat for the whole family.

To book click here - Dick Whittington

Lighthouse also run Captioned and Audio Described performances. For more information contact the Lighthouse directly by email at [email protected] or by calling 01202 280000.

Categories: For adults with autism, For parents and carers, Third party events
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