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  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Play, Tue 11 Jul 2017

The First Hippo on the Moon

The First Hippo on the Moon

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From Number One bestselling children’s author David Walliams comes an explosively funny space adventure for children of 3 and up. Two big hippos. One ENORMOUS dream. Who can make it to the moon first?

3 ...2 ...1 ...BLAST OFF!

David Walliams has taken the literary world by storm and his brilliantly funny stories are adored by children the world over! He has achieved unprecedented critical acclaim and quickly developed a reputation as a natural successor to Roald Dahl. Hisbooks have been translated into over 45 languages and sold over 9.5 million copies in the UK alone.

Adapted for the stage by acclaimed award winning Theatre company Les Petits andhot off the heals of their hugely successful Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurstour and immersive hit Adventures in Wonderland, comes a fantastical adventure featuring puppetry, music, mayhem and a giant space race to the moon!

The creative team have worked on such hit shows such asDr. Seuss’ The Lorax, The Nationals’ Elephantom, Warhorse and Raymond Briggs’ The Bear.

Les Petitswas set up as the sister company to 'razor sharp theatre group' (The Telegraph) Les EnfantsTerribles whose work includes The Trench, The Vaudevillains and Alice’s Adventures Underground

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsAccepts groupsFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled access

Currently near completion of a major redevelopment that will be Access to All and a 60 seater restaurant looking over the Solway Coast.

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 11 Jul 2017
School performance - 1.30pm
Family friendly performance - 4.30pm

Prices

Tuesday 11 July

School performance - 1.30pm
Family friendly performance - 4.30pm
Tickets £12 - £10 U26

School performance £10
Tenth ticket free when booking as a group. Please call box office to group book

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Tue 11 Jul The First Hippo on the Moon
Fri 1 Dec Mark Watson

Contact

Rosehill Theatre

01946 692422

Address

Moresby,
Whitehaven,
Cumbria,
CA28 6SE

Directions

Rosehill Theatre and Cinema are one mile north of Whitehaven. From the main A595, take the turning at the brown tourist sign marked Rosehill Theatre. The theatre is situated about half a mile on the left hand side and is clearly signposted.

Parking: free

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Currently near completion of a major redevelopment that will be Access to All and a 60 seater restaurant looking over the Solway Coast.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters

General

  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system

Entrance

  • YesRamp to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria

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