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STORIES IN PLAYFUL SPACES

COME PLAY, JOIN THE HERD 

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SCHOOLS

We bring people together to watch shows

Our work explores what it’s like to be young

We always invite our
audiences to play

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SNOWMEN 

A FLURRY OF FUN FOR THE VERY YOUNG

EARLY YEARS THEATRE TOURING DECEMBER 23 - FEBRUARY 24

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REPLAY 

WE MADE A LIMITLESS RECYCLED PLAYGROUND FOR 0-11 YRS 

 

SOUTHBANK CENTRE, 8TH JULY - 30TH SEPTEMBER 2023

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THE HERD BECOME A CHARITY AND APPOINT NAQIYA EBRAHIM AS CHAIR OF TRUSTEES

 

We are now a charity, led by a board of trustees with local, national and international experience of arts, theatre and education.

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WHAT PEOPLE SAY 

‘A month on from watching the show my 2 year old insists on acting out the show on a daily basis.’
ANDY, PARENT

‘Perfectly pitched to engage with the youngest children…in creating work for the very young, it’s vital for Early Years Practitioners and Artists to work together. The Herd are a great example of how this approach can succeed.’
HEADTEACHER, MCMILLAN NURSERY

'With playful staging and simple language, The Herd, a theatre company from Hull, have created a microscopic world of epic adventure… With or without kids, it’s a howling delight.'
THE GUARDIAN

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'IT WAS AMAZING.

THE CHILDREN AND STAFF LOVED IT. THANK YOU.'

St. George's Primary School Teacher

 

Book a place on our One Day Play Programme. An introduction to the theatre for KS2.

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DOWNLOAD OUR STOMPING, ROARING APP FOR 3 - 7 YEAR OLDS

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ABOUT THE HERD

The Herd bring children and families together in playful spaces to watch and share stories. Through shows and projects we tell new stories in memorable ways. We always invite our audiences and participants to play, because we believe that play is the best way of engaging in the world. 

SLIME THE BOOK

Buy the picture book of our critically acclaimed show SLIME. Illustrated by Shoo Rayner. 

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