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Walkabout theatre




Interactive, Walkabout Multi-sensory Theatre for ages 2+

Suitable for children/young persons:
PMLD, ASD, ADHD, VI, HI, Complex Health Needs, GDD, LD, SLCN, SPD, Down's Syndrome,
Life Threatening/Limiting Conditions
As yet undiagnosed or in the process of applying for an Education Health Care Plan

(if in doubt, please call us to discuss - 01372 278021)

"Head2Head Theatre is a trusted provider of fun and unique Short Breaks activities across Hampshire. I am consistently impressed with their ability to craft an experience that involves a variety of children and young people with widely differing and complex needs. The sensory theatre experience is clearly enjoyed not only by the children attending, but their siblings and families too."
  [Neil Zammit, Short Breaks Co-ordinator, Hampshire County Council, April 2016]

"Totally interactive. Dressing up/waving a flag/becoming a character. The children (and adults) become part of the show but what’s brilliant is there is no pressure. They haven’t got to “perform” and can get involved as little or as much as they want. Also the child does not have to be at a certain ability level to be able to participate. It is literally accessible for all." [parent]

"A very enjoyable inclusive, interactive, imaginative and enjoyable event full of surprises and special touches.  The actors were warm, involving, approachable and very professional." [parent]

  • £5 per person (children and accompanying adults - payable at time of booking)
  • Some free places for families on Income Support or Income Related ESA (subject to availability)
  • Choice of morning or afternoon performances (11.15am or 2pm)
    • Lunch period 12.45 - 1.45pm
      • Sensory tent
      • Games
      • Craft activities
      • Allocated eating area (please bring a picnic)
  • Bringing siblings together in age appropriate FUN FOR ALL THE FAMILY
  • Approx. 60 minute walkabout performance:  led by a team of Head2Head's actors, participants will move around the venue, discovering scenes and meeting characters from the story (chairs will be provided for those with mobility difficulties)
  • Fun songs, actions and movement-to-music
  • Multi-sensory experiences
  • Some Makaton signing and voice output communication aids
  • Indoor & outdoor activities (please bring a coat)
  • Advance pack containing images of characters, songs and a Widgit symbol storyline
  • Accessible toilet facilities (some with hoists - please bring personal slings)
  • Free parking (some with disabled bays)
  • Familiarisation - arrive early:
    • for a conducted walk around the sets & general surroundings (pre-booking recommended)
    • to explore a storyline sensory box containing props & costumes connected with the story
  • During the show please encourage your children by joining in the fun
  • Taking photographs (please refer to section at foot of page)

for children and young people with neurodevelopmental disorders, i.e. ASD

£8 per family of 4
Quiet sessions with small groups exploring our sensory tent, craft & game activities.
A conducted tour of the set, exploring the mulit-sensory props & meeting the characters from the story.
Please note that if your child settles you can, on the day, pay extra and stay for the 2pm performance:
(£2 extra for 2 people; £5 extra for 3 people or £12 extra for 4 people)

BOOKING:  01372 278021, 07519 747 290

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To comply with the requirements of the Data Protection Act, parents attending events involving children must only take photographs of their own children for their own personal use. These photographs may be shared only with family and friends, they must never be offered for commercial sale and should  be shared via social networking sites only if they contain an image of solely your child and not others, unless you have express permission from the parents/carers of the other children who appear in your photograph.

See The Information Commissioner’s Office published guidance:

 or also see Guidance on Taking and Using Photographs in Policies and Procedures Section :

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