We are a theatre arts company based in The Peak District. We have over 20 years experience in creating work for theatres, schools and communities in and around the East Midlands. Our aim is to create heart warming theatrical adventures for people of all ages. Sharing the journey with audience, artists and partners on a path that is daring, delightful and inspirational.
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Cartoon of Madame Moo Moo on her steam powered bicycle

Adventure Shack for SCHOOLS!!

We are back, touring to schools!

Dates available for July, September and October 2022

The Production:

A thrilling new storytelling theatre show from Babbling Vagabonds available to schools.
A high-quality theatre production suitable for foundation, KS1 & KS2 pupils.
Adventure Shack is a Wagon of Wonder, filled to the brim with curios, knicks and knacks. Owned by the enigmatic Madam Moo Moo, who travels the world trading treasures, magical machines, and traveller tat to adventurous explorers. However, today she is feeling poorly, and so it is up to her trusty assistants to man the stall. Join Prentice and Dogsbury as they set up Madam M’s one-stop, pop-up shop of plenty. Discover the magical tales of mystery and derring-do behind some of the Adventure Shack’s most prized possessions. A thrilling new storytelling theatre show from Babbling Vagabonds available to schools.

 

What We Offer:

We are offering an inspiring theatrical experience for the pupils of your school which can be held outside or in the school hall depending on your space and weather forecast!

Story-making workshops with up to a maximum of 6 classes.

The Workshops:

The trusty assistants of Madam Moo Moo’s will visit each class and work with the pupils to create a unique adventure story using the Babbling Vagabond’s tried and tested framework of story making.

The workshops take place in the classroom or outside weather permitting at the Wagon of Wonder!

Sample Timetable:

9.30 – 10.30 show
School break
10.50 – 11.35 workshop 1&2
Lunch
1.15- 2.00 workshop 3&4
2.10-2.55 workshop 5&6

The Costs:

£500 for a full day, including up to 6 workshops

Suitability:

Suitable for all ages, Foundation, KS1 and KS2

To book or for more information email tara@babblingvagabonds.co.uk

cartoon of a lady on a 3 wheeled steam powered bicycle

Adventure Shack

cartoon of a lady on a 3 wheeled steam powered bicycle

July Wed 20 – Sun 24 Markeaton Park, Derby, DE22 3BG. Shows 11am and 2pm

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July Wed 27 – Sun 31 Grin Low Woods, Pooles Cavern, Buxton, SK17 9DH. Shows 11am and 2pm

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Escape the crowds, stray from the busy paths and discover the eighth wonder of the world:

Madam MooMoo’s Marvellous Magical Market Stall!

The Adventure Shack! 

The wondrous one-stop pop-up shop for all your adventure needs! 

Madam M’s wagon of wonder is every explorer’s dream. Full of traveller essentials, magical machines, and everything else to ensure a successful adventure.

Except today, of all days, Madam MooMoo is unwell, and so it’s up to her loyal assistants to look after her shop. Join Prentice and Dogsbury as they unpack the unusual items from her barrow of the bizarre and discover the fantastic stories each item has to tell. 

Epic tales of adventure, mystery, magic and derring-do guaranteed to heebie your jeebies and bump your goose. 

Family fun for all ages as colourful characters lead you on an outdoor adventure in the summer sunshine (or rain) to strange lands to discover objects of wonder to fill the shelves and cupboards of Madam MooMoo’s Adventure Shack.

puppeteer holding a fox shadow puppet

How to Make “A Shadow Puppet”

We love shadow puppets and often use them in our shows. Here is a how to video to help you make a shadow puppet at home. Enjoy!

puppeteer holding a fox shadow puppet

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