Oxford Playhouse offers a range of opportunities and performances for early years children and their families to enjoy every week.

From our weekly sing-along and play session, Hey Diddle Diddle, to our seasonal workshops and activity days, we have lots on offer for your child to begin their creative journey from a young age.

A drawing by artist Korky Paul of a cat dancing and playing a fiddle

Hey Diddle Diddle

Monday morning musical fun, to start your week off with a dance and a song!

Our free sing-along sessions for toddlers and their adults introduce music, dance and acting skills to early years children, to kick-start their excitement for creativity and imagination.

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Three children with their hands held up in the air.

Play in a Week

Our Play in a Week scheme returns for five days of half-term holiday fun and creativity. Exploring the unique worlds of our imaginations, participants will work together to create new ideas and build new friendships.

Space Adventure Puppetry Workshop

Create your own puppet at home using these top tips from puppeteer Robyn Olivia.

In our video workshop below, we’ll help bring your imagination to life using objects you can find around your house, and all the skills you’ll need to perform with your new puppet.

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Matchbox Movie Theatre

We really missed going to theatres and cinemas during lockdown! Whilst we were stuck at home, we came up with a really creative way of keeping ourselves entertained.

Watch our video below to learn how to create your own Matchbox Movie Theatre, using just an empty box of matches, a piece of paper and two pencils.

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