Free event Family friendly


An enchanting inspirational performance for children and their families/carers using visual theatre, music and magical shadow puppetry!

The Magic Paintbrush tells the story of a child who likes to draw. As the child draws with their stick in the sand, a passing traveller gives them a paintbrush. The Traveller tells the child that the brush is magic and will bring whatever they paint to life. The Traveller warns that the paintbrush will work for the child as long as they use it to paint things that can help others. The child takes the brush and begins to paint. A creative and helpful adventure begins.

The performance lasts for about half an hour and includes opportunities for participation, pre/post show touch tours and a chance to see how the shadows and puppets work!


Fri 5 May: Normanton Library 11am

Sat 6 May: Stanley Library 10am

Sat 13 May: Anglers Country Park 10am, Pugneys Country Park 2pm

Sat 20 May: Airedale Library 10am, Castleford Library 2pm

Fri 26 May: South Elmsall Library 2pm

Sat 27 May: Hemsworth Library 10am

Wed 31 May: Sandal Library 10am, Wakefield Library 2pm

Sat 3 June: Featherstone Library 10am, Pontefract Library 2pm


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