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National tour for Grandpa’s Railway

Date Posted: 08/01/2014

Running from 28th January to the 23rd March, the M6 Theatre Company will be touring its latest production for children. Grandpa’s Railway is suitable for school groups of children aged five and over.

Featuring a real working model railway and live music, Grandpa’s Railway takes its audiences on a journey of discovery as Grandma and Grandpa navigate a big change and rediscover a shared dream.

Producers of the show, Dot Wood (M6 Strategic Director) and Gilly Baskeyfield (M6 Artistic Programme Manager) commented:

“In our new show, Grandpa discovers that although change can be scary, it can also take us on exciting new journeys. M6 strives to create theatre that is as high quality and rich as the best theatre for adult audiences.”

Tour dates for Grandpa’s Railway include:

•    Unicorn Theatre, London: 28th January – 9th February
•    Gala Theatre, Durham: 15th February
•    Civic at Central Hall, Darlington: 18th February
•    The egg, Theatre Royal Bath: 19th – 22nd February
•    The Lowry, Salford Quays Manchester: 9th March
•    Create Theatre, Mansfield: 23rd March

For further school trip information visit

School Travel Organiser's Guide