New makaton friendly shows for Easter

Sensory Show

Head2Head Sensory theatre, disabilities theatre charity is touring Kent, Buckinghamshire and Sussex this Spring with its makaton friendly shows for spring.

Multi-Sensory show – The Chicken Circus 

Chicken Circus
Chicken Circus

Chicken Circus is a makaton friendly show flapping its way to Tonbridge in Kent and Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire. A sensory adaptation of the Animal Tales children’s story by Terry Jones, the show is an inclusive, high energy, interactive experience which follows the tale of feisty Mr. Fox who steals chickens to train them as circus performers.   

The makaton friendly show is written especially for a special needs and disabilities (SEND) audience.  Expect bright sets, puppetry, music, sensory props and costumes to stimulate and encourage participation from everyone. 

  • Wednesday 5 April – Nexus School, Kent 
  • Tuesday 11 April – Quarrendon Community Centre, Aylesbury, Bucks 
  • Saturday 15 April – Micklefield Community Centre, High Wycombe, Bucks 
  • Monday 13th May – Lucas Memorial Hall, Heathfield, East Sussex


Sensory Storytelling – The Wizard of Oz 

Enjoy the sensory storytelling of the Wizard of Oz followed by crafts in Newhaven and Uckfield in East Sussex and Ashford and Maidstone in Kent.   

Journey to the land of Oz in this twisted sensory take on the classic novel.  Make friends with the Lion, The Scarecrow and the Tin man and click your sparkly shoes together to return back home to Kansas in time for tea and cake. 

Using a mix of simple narrative and Makaton signing, our highly engaging sensory storyteller will create an easy to follow and playful experience so everyone can be a part of the story. Followed by a crafts session where you can make and take home your own scarecrow or hot air balloon. 

  • Saturday 25 March, Denton Island Community Centre, Newhaven, East Sussex 
  • Saturday 1 April Brook Village Hall, Ashford, Kent 
  • Thursday 13 April Madginford Village Hall Egremont Rd, Maidstone, Kent  
  • Friday 14 April – Hadlow Down Village Hall, Uckfield, East Sussex 

Head2Head Sensory Theatre is a special needs charity at the forefront of creating inclusive makaton friendly shows & theatre opportunities for children and young people with a range of special needs and disabilities.