Magical show will be snow much fun

The Snow Bear
The Snow Bear

A heartwarming family show which is inspired by Norwegian folk tales is being performed in a village venue next month.

Shilbottle Community Hall plays host to The Snow Bear on Saturday, February 7, from 5pm.

The show was created by Ken Patterson and Chris Bostock.

The show was created by Ken Patterson and Chris Bostock.

The production features live music, songs, puppets and a beautiful miniature theatre packed full of delights.

It tells the story of a polar bear who is taken away from his arctic home and of his adventures with mischievous elves, goblins, trolls and a friendly Tomten who helps him find his way back.

All the characters are brought to life with mesmerizing storytelling and original music played live on cello, tuba, accordion and ukulele.

This Scandinavian-themed show, aimed at four-to-seven-year-olds, is packed with adventures and lots of audience involvement and children are invited to bring along their favourite teddy.

The show was created by storyteller Chris Bostock and musician Ken Patterson and brings together an experienced creative team from the North East.

Bostock is a highly-regarded storyteller of 22 years, telling tales from all over the world to audiences across the region and beyond. Patterson is a multi-instrumentalist, actor and co-director of 4Corners Music. The pair have worked together for more than 20 years.

Tickets are priced £5, £3 children. Before the show, a music workshop takes place in the hall from 3pm to 3.45pm. Tickets are £1. For bookings, call 01665 575196.