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A woman flies through the air with a yellow cape and a colourful background

Aidy the Awesome

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Commissioned by Curve Leicester and supported by Arts Council England, Awards for All, Soroptomist International, J N Derbyshire Trust, Arts Depot, Déda Derby, The Renewal Trust and Lakeside Arts.

Aidy is a normal 8 year old girl… or so she thinks! One day she discovers a family secret that changes everything. Aidy and her granny embark on an adventure that turns their world upside down.

But can Aidy conquer her anger and defeat the baddy before he steals the grannies super powers and turns them invisible?

Aidy the Awesome is a stunning aerial theatre show for all the family to enjoy. Watch the performers fly, zoom and spin through the air!


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“Fast-moving and feisty – a comic heroine for girls to emulate”
★★★★ The Stage

“Fabulously fun children’s theatre digitally streamed”
★★★★ East Midlands Theatre

“If this show has powers, it’s awesome female characters, eye-catching design and a rocking soundtrack”
★★★★ Childsplay Reviews

“Bright, bubbly and with a ‘badass’ granny, what’s not to like about Aidy the Awesome?”
British Theatre Guide

“Brightly feminist, boldly funny & beautifully filmed”
Loureviews Blog

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Access at Northern Stage

There are two entrances to the theatre, Kings Road Entrance (this is the taxi drop-off/collection point) and the Main Entrance.

Both level entrances have automated doors. These lead into the foyer area where you will find the Restaurant, Bar, Box Office and entrances to Stages 1, 2 and 3.


Northern Stage is fully accessible. The theatre has three lifts providing access to all parts of the building, including the accessible toilets, baby changing facilities, stages 2 & 3 and the backstage area. Buggy parking is available


There are five wheelchair positions in Stage 1, two positions in Stage 2 and all seats are removeable in Stage 3.


Accessible toilets in Stage 3 and Stage 2 lower entrance lobby.


Induction loop system in all public spaces, and an infra-red system in all three stages. (In Stage 1 the induction loop is best covered in rows E – L)


One free ticket for the assistant of a disabled person who is not able to attend unaccompanied.


Guide, hearing and all working dogs are welcome here

Accessibility at Norther Stage
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To discuss any access needs, take a look at our access page or please call our Box Office on 0191 230 5151.

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