We do everything we can to make families feel welcome and included. See below for special events or activities available which families can enjoy together.


bairden = bairn = a child (Cumbrian dialect), bairn den = a place for children to gather, bear den = a place for teddy bears to meet
'Bairden' are FREE weekly storytelling sessions which take place every Friday from 10.30am to 11.15am at the Theatre.
For children under 5 and their parents.
Listen to a new story each week
  • Bring a teddy bear to join in the fun
  • Teddy bears may be invited to join in with some acting – a theatre is where stories come to life!
  • Free to attend and no need to book in - just turn up on the day
Upcoming Bairden dates:

Fri 21 Feb | 10.30am | Cave Baby by Julia Donaldson | Location TBTL

Fri 28 Feb | 10.30am | Rucksack of Rhymes with Wordsworth Trust | Location TBTL

Fri 6 Mar | 10.30am | Book TBC | Location TBTL

Fri 13 Mar | 10.30am | Book TBC | Location TBC

Fri 20 Mar | 10.30am | Book TBC | Location TBTL

Cost: Free