image for Children's Performance item typeThe Boy And The Mermaid at Horsebridge Arts and Community Centre

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Children's Performance, Sat 25 Feb 2017


Horsebridge Arts and Community Centre

Horsebridge Arts and Community Centre


Horsebridge Box Office

01227 281174


11 Horsebridge Road,

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 14 - Sun 29 Jan Knit Together: A Celebration Of Wool
Fri 20 Jan Meet The Yarn Bombers!
Wed 11 - Mon 30 Jan The Coastal Poem
Wed 1 - Mon 6 Feb Development Project: Horsebridge Reimagined
Wed 8 - Tue 14 Feb Beside The Seaside
Wed 8 - Tue 14 Feb Journeys


Paper Balloon Theatre Company: The Boy And The Mermaid.

On the furthest edge of a windbattered rock there sits a small fishing town.
The town lives by the rhythms of the sea; its tides and its weather. As regular as the lapping of the waves on the shore.

Sometimes it feels like the the town is on the edge of the world. That's mainly because it is.

Dylan lives with his Grandma, forbidden from venturing beyond the shore. But the terrifying tales told of horrors in the deep only whet his appetite - he stares at the Ocean and dreams.

Can one unlikely friendship save the Town On The Sea from Catastrophe?

Paper Balloon present this magical and exciting new show for family audiences(6+)

Based on an original story by Alex Kanefsky, and featuring original songs and music from Darren Clark( The little Gardener, The Scarecrow's Wedding), this new play explores the fate of one little fishing town, exposed to the mercy of sea monsters, mer-creatures and spectacularly bad town planning.

Traditional sea shanties combine with new music in a tale told through lyrical storytelling, quirky puppetry and innovative physical theatre.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcome

Smoking allowed on cafe balcony. Dogs accepted in galleries and on cafe balcony.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 25 Feb 2017 15:30
Doors open 3pm.

Running Time: 55 mins.


Tickets £5.00


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Map reference: TR 105667  Lat: 51.36066 Long: 1.02363

The Horsebridge Arts and Community Centre is located in the heart of Whitstable.

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Whitstable station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome

Smoking allowed on cafe balcony. Dogs accepted in galleries and on cafe balcony.