What’s On: Family entertainment guide

Andrew Heald a fireman on the footplate of 61262 an LNER B1 steam locomotive on the North York Moors Railway as he prepares the locomotve to leave for Grosmont from Pickering.
Andrew Heald a fireman on the footplate of 61262 an LNER B1 steam locomotive on the North York Moors Railway as he prepares the locomotve to leave for Grosmont from Pickering.

1 Ugly Duckling

York Theatre Royal from Thursday September 28 to Saturday October 14
Performances: 11am on September 28 and 30 Sep; October 3-5, 7, 11, 12 and 14 
1.30pm on September 28 and 30, October 3-5, 7, 11, 12 and 14

Rievaulx Abbey

Rievaulx Abbey

6pm on September 29 and October 6 and 13

Leeds company tutti frutti and York Theatre Royal have teamed up again to stage a new adaptation by Olivier Award-nominated Emma Reeves of Hans Christian Andersen’s much-loved tale the Ugly Duckling.

In their nest at the edge of a pond, the baby ducklings wait for Mummy’s enormous egg to hatch. But their new brother doesn’t look like everyone else.

Tickets: 01904 623568

Halloween at Sewerby Hall

Halloween at Sewerby Hall