Families & children

My Life as a Courgette

Sun 25 Nov | 10.30am

After his mother’s sudden death, Courgette is befriended by a police officer, Raymond (voiced by Parks and Rec’s Nick Offerman), who accompanies him to his new foster home filled with other orphans his age. At first he struggles to find his place in this often strange and hostile environment. Yet with Raymond’s help and his newfound friends, Courgette eventually learns to trust and love, as he searches for a new family of his own.


Bourne Primary After School Club

Thu 29 Nov | 4.00pm to 5.00pm

Developed in partnership with Brighton-based creative writing agency Little Green Pig, this club will explore ideas in the exhibition in greater depth whilst developing literacy skills. Children will work towards a nationally recognised certificate Arts Award Discover.


The Lost Toys Big Christmas Adventure!

Thu 13 Dec - Mon 31 Dec |

Underwired Productions present a brand-new musical about three toys who have been created in Father Christmas’s North Pole Factory. A doll, an Emotibot (a robot with a […]


A Cat in Paris

Sun 16 Dec | 10.30am

Dino is a cool cat that leads a double life. By day he lives with Zoe, a little mute girl, whose mother Jeanne, is a detective in the Parisian police force. But at night he sneaks out of the window to work with Nico - a slinky cat burglar with a big heart, whose fluid movements are poetry in motion - as he evades captors and slips and swishes from rooftop to rooftop across the Paris skyline.


Arthur Christmas

Sat 22 Dec | 2.00pm

Everyone knows that Father Christmas delivers presents to every child on Christmas Eve, what they don’t know is that in order to accomplish this overwhelming task, he relies on a high-tech operation made possible with the help of numerous gadgets and a tight delivery schedule.


The Nightmare Before Christmas

Sat 29 Dec | 2.00pm

Jack Skellington, beloved Pumpkin King of Halloweentown, after growing tired of the annual scares of Halloween, is delighted to stumble across the bright lights of Christmastown. Setting out to cause chaos and gain control of the winter holiday, he plans to kidnap Santa Claus and take on the role himself with disastrous results.