TYA UK is the UK Centre of ASSITEJ, the International Association of Theatre for Children and Young People. If you are a parent, teacher, theatre venue programmer, festival organiser or someone interested in professional theatre for young audiences you can find out here about shows touring now and news from home and abroad. We have over 70 members in all parts of the UK. Go direct to their websites from the Members page. Join us for a small fee (£60 for a Company or Organisation and £25 for an Individual) and help us enable children and young people to enjoy professional theatre everywhere.

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International Children Festival Sibenik Croatia – Call for shows!

The 56th International Children ́s Festival in Croatia will be held in Šibenik, an ancient historical town on the Adriatic coast, from June 18 to July 2, 2016. The first Festival was held in 1958, in recent years it has grown into an internationally important multidisciplinary festival and cultural event. It is a review of the best works…

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Allez France!

How can you beat relaxed meals in the open air with great theatre people from all over Europe? Summer time in the South of France … Aaah! Luxury! Congratulations to ASSITEJ France for arranging a brilliant taste of the manic Avignon Festival with a dozen sound shows for young audiences and the chance to meet…


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