Past Shows

A yellow old fashioned telephone against a bright yellow background

The Telephone Plays

A short audio story-telling experience through a telephone…created by Yolanda Mercy.

Stella Workshops

Interactive workshops for under-10s from Filskit Theatre, the makers of Stella.


🗓 17 March, Matson Baptist Church

Discover a multi coloured Kaleidoscope of mirrors, lights, colour and sounds brought to life for you and your baby.

An image of Willy Hudson. He smiles into the distance in front of a pink curtain.


Bottom is about bums, Beyoncé and burnt fish fingers. Join Willy for a queer coming-of-age remix, as he questions if ‘bottom’ in the bedroom means ‘bottom’ in life –and whether Beyoncé can help put his love on top.

A man stands in an abstract world of colour, red to his left, blue to his right. In each colour are clones of him with one arm each raised high. Our main man has one arm behind his back, and the other reaches towards a vinyl player, his fingers pressing against the record.

A Haunted Existence

Join Tom Marshman in a special performance blending creative technology, music and projection as he retraces the forgotten true story of a young local man who was arrested for gross indecency

A piece of graffiti. From left to right: a dog wears blue sunglasses, a baby wears blue sunglasses and Spongebag Squarepants floats in ecstasy.

Scratch Night #1

See exciting, brand new shows while they’re still in development and give your feedback!

In a white tent, adults and babies alike are enjoying a performance.


Nest is a stunning multi-sensory experience for pre-walking babies and their parents and carers.

A man throws his arms behind him. In the background is a leafy canopy in front of a modern building.

Scratch Night #2

Dani Harris-Walters and Jamaal Burkmar are amazing dance performers, each working on fantastic new shows. This is your chance to see those shows while they’re still being shaped – and give your feedback direct to the artists

Close up, black and white. A woman wears a motorcycle helmet.

Man On The Moon

Keisha communicates with her reclusive dad through books, letters and symbols. But when the letters stop coming she is forced to venture into his world

A man sits at an upright piano in front of a drawn world of mountains and clouds.

I Wish I Was A Mountain

On the day of the famous annual fair, the town of Faldum receives an unexpected visit. A wanderer offers to grant a wish to anyone who wants one.

In a dark space adults and children work barefoot on a white floor.

Doodle Dance

The Doodle Dance Show is a playful and innovative show for families that combines drawing and dance

Two people, heads bowed and arms raised so they cross each other. The background is black.

A Night’s Game

A Night’s Game reflects the turmoil and strife of human emotion when faced with the prospect of incarceration. Explore the minds journey as the contemplation of the loss of freedom engulfs every waking moment.

A red tabletop. A black box sits upon it with two hands, each from a different person, resting on the box. On top of a finger from each hand is a model of a person.

Binaural Dinner Date

Following sold-out London performances, ZU-UK are bringing interactive performance Binaural Dinner Date to Gloucester. Come and #BeTheDate

An illustration of a person holding a star standing on a crescent moon before a starry sky.


The story of The Man in the Moon is a familiar one, but what if it wasn’t an old man all the way up there, but a young woman?

A model/replica of the moon is suspended in the knave of a cathedral.

Museum of the Moon

In the year that marks the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, wonder at Luke Jerram’s internally lit replica of the moon as it floats in the Nave.

A man sits next to an easel on which is a piece of paper with the text "I AM DEAF" scrawled on it.

Louder Is Not Always Clearer

Jonny is a teacher, a workshop leader and an avid football fan. He’s an artist, a campaigner and he’s just become a father. He is also deaf. He loves to dance, but he can’t hear the music unless the bass is turned right up.

People sit around a table. A digital clock is above them. They seem to be deliberating on something.

The Money

Work with other Players to decide what to spend the group’s money on. You have 1 hour to come to a decision. If you decide unanimously in the allotted time you get to take the money away and spend it.

A banner for Pinocchio at Gloucester Guildhall


A festive adventure for the family, complete with live music, singing and puppetry.

A promotional image for The Little Prince. The Prince is dressed in an old fashioned flight suit and goggles. He holds a paper airplane.

The Little Prince comes to Matson

🗓 1 February, Robinswood Primary

Come on an incredible journey across the entire universe of stars, ideas and dreams – somehow magically crammed into a school hall!

A person does a handstand in a dark studio.

Artists 4 Artists hip-hop showcase

🗓 17 March, Gloucester Guildhall

Seriously striking hip-hop dance. Three of the country’s best dancers bring hard-hitting topics and moves from the street into the Guildhall