Family Sanctuary at Merchant City Festival

Looking for whats on for small children at the Merchant City Festival 2017?

Then join us for this family event for early years kids and their grown ups!

Morning session: Sunday 23 July SOLD OUT

Afternoon session: Sunday 23 July 2pm £5* per individual SOLD OUT

£5* buys you entry to see 2 shows in one session 

Scottish Youth Theatre is throwing open its doors this MCF and welcoming toddlers and children aged 3 – 7 and their families to enjoy two interactive shows inspired by science and nature –The Little Red Hen & The Worm. You can also enjoy the sanctuary of their family friendly building - a welcome refuge from the frivolity of the festival!

1st Performance
SYT Family Storytime Company present The Little Red Hen

Who will help little red hen....

plant the seeds

trim the wheat

bake the bread

and finally eat the bread?

Will you join us on the farm and help the little red hen, learning all about the science behind the tale as you do?

The performance features songs, stories and lots of joining in from you - our mini experts!

2nd Performance
Eco Drama present The Worm – An Underground Adventure

Click here to watch trailer

Underneath your feet in the muddy brown soil squirms the world’s best kept secret…a wonderful, magical creature called the Worm.

Join Wilma and William, two nature lovers, on a journey underground as they discover a family of friendly, musical worms and their colourful miniature world. With laugh out loud songs, The Worm is a fun filled musical tale guaranteed to make everyone giggle, wiggle and love the squirmy wonders beneath our feet.

After the performance, the audience are invited to see some real worms in a specially designed wormery.



You can purchase a ticket for the morning or afternoon session. In each session there are 2 performances and your ticket gains entry into both those performances in that session. There will be a 15 minute comfort break between performances

The morning session begins at 10:30am SOLD OUT

The afternoon session begins at 2pm. SOLD OUT

Tickets are £5* per individual.

*Babes in arms aged 1 or under go free - please specify if you are bringing an infant who falls into this category.

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