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Macrobert In: Your Community

MACROBERT IN is a taste of the entertainment and activities we offer at Macrobert Arts Centre, right in your local community. Enjoy a film screening, art and drama workshops or pop-in for a coffee and a chat with our team. Suitable for all generations, drop by and join us for a free day of fun for all the family. 
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Continuing on last year’s success, we're delighted to announce our second year of the Sharing Stories programme for summer. Throughout July & August, we've got lots of events for those looking to make the most of the school holidays.

Touching Show Exploring The Little World Of Babies

A special new show for babies comes to Macrobert Arts Centre this week. MamaBabaMe is a captivating new collaboration between Scotland's National Arts and Early Years organisation Starcatchers, and award-winning dance theatre company Curious Seed. The show is designed especially for babies aged 18 months to three-year-olds. 
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Why Grow Up When You Can Join Us In Neverland?

Music, magic and make-believe at this family matinee. Captured live at the National Theatre, London, this Saturday both children and adults alike can enjoy a recorded performance of JM Barrie’s much loved tale in Macrobert’s Filmhouse cinema.  

Dance Show Studies The World of Surveillance

This Spring Rosie Kay brings stunning dance, MK ULTRA, to our venue on Thu 18 May. Rosie Kay is one of the UK’s leading female choreographers and is renowned for her athletic movement, rigorous research and intelligent theatricality. Kay choreographed the hit feature film Sunshine on Leith and is best known for the five star and award-winning 5 SOLDIERS brought to Stirling in May 2016. 
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Call Out For Young Artists

We're looking for young artists who'd like to share a drawing or painting as part of our Arthouse exhibition this summer - Sharing Stories: Epic Art Challenge (Sat 8 Jul to Thu 17 Aug). If you like to read and love draw then submit a picture of your favourite character(s) from a storybook! The only limits we’re setting is the size (no bigger than A3) and it must be two dimensional. 
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Be part of our Panto Young Cast this Christmas 2017

We're holding auditions on Sun 14 of May 2017 for young people to join the Young Cast for this year’s panto extravaganza, Chick Whittington. It's a fantastic opportunity to work with a highly skilled creative team who will prepare you for going on stage with a professional company. Rehearsals and performances require a high level of commitment, but you will be amazed at what you will gain from the experience.
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Ground-breaking show for PMLD audiences comes to Macrobert

Frozen Light Theatre Company, a company that strives to ensure that theatre is an accessible place for all, bring Home - their latest bold and exciting production, devised specifically for audiences with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities (PMLD) to Macrobert Arts Centre for two shows on Sat 29 April.

What's On This Easter

Is it just us or does anyone else feel like we were only talking about Christmas holidays? Then in a blink of an eye we're almost a quarter of the way through the year and approaching Easter. With school holidays kicking on this Friday (31 Mar), don't fret if one, you have nothing planned, and two, need a back up for those rainy days. Fingers crossed we don't need to worry about the latter. 
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Experience something 'Out of this World'.

Not only is it the biggest artistic production of the year, but it is the biggest event to happen at our venue - and we have the world premiere before it tours across the UK. How lucky are we?!?  So what exactly is new show Out of this World about?