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About the event...

World Book Day 2017 is coming soon! We'll be adding events here as soon as we know about them so keep on checking back! We can't wait!

Visit the World Book Day website for resources and more! 

Books at the Theatre! 

These events are not actually on World Book Day...but they are connected with books! Everyone's favourite books! And they're all showing at Middlesbrough Theatre very soon! 

If you would like more information about any of the shows please check the events below. You can book tickets at the Box Office on 01642 815181 or online

The First Hippo on the Moon, Saturday 1st April, 2pm. 

From number one best-selling children's author David Walliams comes an explosively funny space adventure for children aged 3+ - The First Hippo on the Moon! 

The First Hippo on the Moon

The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Sunday 18th June, 2pm. 

This timeless classic makes its way off the page and onto the stage! 

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Room on the Broom, Saturday 3rd June (2pm and 4.30pm) and Sunday 4th June (11am and 2pm).

Join the witch and her cat on their mission to defeat the dragon in Tall Stories' magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Alex Scheffler. 

Room on the Broom