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Upcoming Events

15th July, Shepton Mallet Town Centre

All the World's Our Playground

The fourth year of this annual festival. A day of magical theatre, circus and performing arts in the heart of Shepton Mallet. Programmed by young people in Shepton

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20th May, St John's Frome

Frome's Theatre Playground

A magical day of circus plus amazing shows from aKa Dance Theatre and Pirates of the Carabina

21st April, Paul Street Community Centre


An enchanting wordless show for babies (6-24 months) and their grown ups with music, movement and sensory interaction.


toooB is a friendly and curious creature who is not quite sure where she’s landed. She playfully explores the space around her, discovers her surroundings, invents games to play, and gently interacts with the audience. The show lasts 25 minutes and is followed by a 15 minute stay and play session with the performer.


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31st March, St Paul's Junior School

April Creative Communities

MCome along and celebrate April with a hilarious performance from clown Leela Bunce.

A fun and friendly session for anyone aged 55+

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Past Events

31st March, St Paul's Junior School

A Real Fiction

Make the Sunshine is proud to present A Real Fiction, brought to you by aKa Dance Theatre!

Fasten your seatbelts, A Real Fiction is coming and it is filled with fun, funk and foam bananas! A Real Fiction has been whipping up a storm and collecting memories on the way through!

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29th March, Shepton Mallet Town Centre and St Paul's Junior School

Once Upon A Dance

From stories around the campfire to hieroglyphics etched in stone, from Alice in Wonderland to Peter Pan, tall tails of enormous beasts to shadowy puppets on the wall, from Shakespeare to fairytales, stories on the high seas to gossip at the bus stop… Once upon a Dance will celebrate the magic of stories and literature through dance and spoken word and a bit of magic!


Featuring local primary and secondary schools, professional companies and local dance groups in a site specific performance across Shepton Mallet town centre and the magical grounds of St Paul’s Junior School.

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16th March, Paul Street Community Centre

March Creative Communities

Come along and celebrate to month of Holi with a Bollywood performance from the amazing Karina Gracia and make a beautiful paper garland to take home.

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16th February, Paul Street Community Centre


Snowdrop Cream Tea

A magical snowdrop themed cream tea for over 55s with entertainment from Teresa de Roberto

Supported by Shepton Mallet Town Council!

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3rd February, St Paul's Junior School

The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark

Make the Sunshine is proud to present The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark, brought to you by The Clockwork Moth.


An intricate and mesmerising shadow-puppet show, with live narration and musicians, 'The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark' is a feast for the senses. Based on the much-loved novel by Jill Tomlinson.

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