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Christmas Show: Once Upon a Snowflake

“Definitely One to Drag the Parents to!”

★★★★★ – TheatreBox

★★★★ – Pocket Sized Theatre

★★★★ – Reviews Gate


Paper Balloon present their popular alternative Christmas show, now booking for Xmas 2017!

Liza has gone missing, and no-one knows where she can be.
One thing’s for certain: those mysterious Winter Sprites have something to do with it.
Every winter, these tiny elf-like creatures can be found hiding in pockets, shoes and sock drawers, watching everything and hearing everyone.
But how are they connected with Liza’s disappearance?
Can they help to find her?
And what is inside the mysterious Winter Sprite’s strange suitcase?

Follow Liza into a colourful whirlwind of stories and adventure, led by a tiny Sprite with a fascination for snowflakes.
You’ll never see a snowflake the same way again.

With a captivating blend of shadow puppetry, storytelling and enchanting original songs from Darren Clark (The Scarecrow’s Wedding, These Trees Are Made of Blood, Winner: Stiles & Drewe Award 2016), Paper Balloon present this funny, quirky and different show for family audiences aged 3 and up.


Click HERE for a trailer!


A festive delight to inspire young minds

Tim Hughes: Oxford Times Dec 2016

engrossing and thought provoking theatre for children at its best… I’d rate it among the top of the family theatre I’ve experienced.

–  Daily Info 2015

Peppered with really magical moments, created by excellent shadow-puppetry, enchanting songs and fantastic audience interaction

Bargain Theatreland 2015



30th November – 22nd December 


Show Times 
Tue: 10:00AM & 2:00PM
Wed: 2:00PM (With extra 10:00AM show on 20th Dec!)
Thu: 10:00AM & 2:00PM (No 2pm show on the 14th)
Fri: 10:00AM & 2:00PM
Sat: 2:30PM & 5:30PM
Sun: 2:30PM & 5:30PM

Running Time
Approx. 50 Mins

£12 / £10 Conc. / £9 Under 12’s
Worlds End residents discount with proof of address, call or visit our box office.

We also offer special rates for groups of 10+

Call our Box Office for all Group Bookings or Enquiries on: 
020 7352 1967 

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