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M-SET Activity Book

illustration of a young girl in a wheelchair cutting out shapes from a piece of paper
13 Jul 2020

Star in your own show, have fun transforming household items into characters and scenery, and create your own sensory journey.

This step-by-step guide is packed with great ideas to make a multi-sensory show at home. Learn how to transform furniture, toys, utensils and clothing into sets, props, sound and lighting effects, to bring your stories to life.


The fully illustrated activity book is ideal for children of any age. Let your imagination take flight and share photos or videos of your creations on social media using the hashtag #BringingTheatreHome


Created by M-SET, the Activity Book has been specially commissioned by the Barbican for families during the Covid-19 pandemic. M-SET’s recent production of To The Moon and Back played to sell-out houses in The Pit, Barbican in December 2019 and has been nominated for an Olivier Award.

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