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Four people wearing glasses hold objects like a water gun, a net and an accordion

We're Going on a Bear Hunt


Matinees: Fri & Sat 10.30am & 1pm, Sun 11am
BSL integrated performance: Fri 23 Feb, 1pm
Relaxed Performance: Sun 25 Feb, 11am
Relaxed performances are perfect for any theatregoer or family who would benefit from a more relaxed environment. These performances allow for noise and movement in the auditorium, re-entry when needed and a special chill-out space for patrons who may need time away during a show. View our Social Story to help you plan your visit and to make it a fun and pleasurable experience for everyone.
Running time: 55mins (no interval)
Recommended: 3+

Babes in Arms tickets are available for children under 18 months and should be purchased alongside an Adult ticket at the checkout.


See the smash-hit production of We’re Going on a Bear Hunt, as it returns vividly and noisily in director Sally Cookson’s fun-filled adaptation set to Benji Bower’s versatile lively score.
Join our intrepid family and their musical dog on a quest to find a bear; as they wade through the gigantic swishy swashy grass, the splishy splashy river and the thick oozy, squelchy mud! Expect interactive fun and plenty of adventure.

Based on the much-loved picture book by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury, this mischievous celebration of play is the perfect treat for families.

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Newcastle Theatre Royal Friends artwork


Enjoy discount on tickets and drinks – the perfect ingredients!


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