Workshop £10 per person

Sun Oct 29 Arabian food at 5pm, Performance 6 – 9pm       Animated 1926 film The Adventures of Prince Achmed with musical score. With bar.
£12 adults, £8 children 16 and under, includes food .   GET YOUR TICKET IN ADVANCE ON below or phone 07582 789406.
The very first animated feature film, which took 3 years to produce, came out in 1926 and will be on show at Halton Mill, with an original musical score, performed live by Chris Davies – performance starts at 6, preceded by a supper of mezze, mint tea and other Arabian delicacies at 5pm.   See more at

Before the film and food, why not bring your friends and family to an Adventurous Shadow Puppet Workshop, 2.30 to 4.30.£10 per person – Advance booking essential – book on the Mill website or reserve your place by phoning 07582 789406.

If you’re between 5 and 95, come to make ancient heroes and heroines come alive! This shadow puppet art activity with artist Ali Harwood breathes new life into the fantastical story of ‘The Adventures of Prince Achmed’ , the groundbreaking first full length animation from 1926. You can make and animate courageous characters, mind-boggling beasts or magnificent moving monuments. Without a shadow of a doubt, you’ll be taken on an awesome, mythical adventure and get an idea of how Lotte Reiniger made the original film.


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