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Saturday 18 November, 2023. 10.30am & 1.30pm

£5.92 or pay what you feel in cash on the day

A booking fee of 6.5% + £0.49 per ticket is included when booking a ticket online through our Eventbrite platform; booking fees may vary when booking through other third party sites. You will not be charged a booking fee when booking in person at Gosforth Civic Theatre.

Experience Gosforth Civic Theatre in all the colours of the rainbow at our Curious Takeover!


Presented by Curious Arts, join us for fun-packed creative activities for all the family. Including colourful arts and crafts, live performances, storytimes, express yourself workshops, dress-up station and more!

Activities include…


Express Yourself*

Dive into our dressing up box, create an amazing outfit and practice power poses and dance moves that celebrate everything that’s unique and brilliant about you!


The Maiden and The Princess*

Join Cyro for a colourful, camp retelling of modern fairytale, The Maiden and The Princess through lipsync, rap and dance!


Flower Crowns

Create your own vibrant flower headband with colourful crepe and tissue paper, inspired by LGBTQIA+ rights advocate Marsha P. Johnson!



Join Pam the Dinner Lady as they read their favourite binary-breaking picture books. Expect colourful stories that celebrate love, individuality and family!


Badge Making

Design a badge that you can wear with pride and watch it being built by our magical badge maker!


Wonderful Wigs

Choose your favourite hair colour and decorate a paper wig, inspired by drag artists and historical figures through the ages!


Rainbow Weaving

Weave wool and ribbon to create unique designs inspired by Pride flags and all the colours of the rainbow!


Proud People

Get creative and design a paper character that celebrates you, your individuality and the things you love or choose a family member to capture in paper form! You can also share what makes you feel proud and contribute to our community poem, created throughout the day!


Curious Family Art Trail

Explore the Theatre to search for families of all shapes and sizes. Track down all six artworks to claim a small prize!


*These activities have timed sessions/performances throughout the event. All timings will be shared on the day.


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