Summer Of Stig

Stig of the Dump activities, films and shows at Storyhouse and Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre!
  • Cinema, The Kitchen

What's happening in Summer Of Stig?

Join us at Storyhouse for a special summer of family activities, films and events to celebrate Stig of the Dump at Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre! Stig of the Dump is the story of a boy’s friendship with a mysterious caveman in a junkyard.

In the Library
The Storytelling Room has  been transformed into Stig’s Cave – the décor rocks! Help us create some more artefacts, create some cave paintings and join our hunter gatherer trail!

In the Cinema
Settle down for caveman-themed family films in the cinema.

At the Park
Complete your Summer of Stig by experiencing Stig of the Dump at the magical Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre – kids can join in with the junkyard band!

Scroll down to explore the activities, shows and films.

Activities Summer Reading Challenge Launch
Sat 10am, 1pm
The Kitchen

Follow the crafty map checklist to tick off some fantastic activities including Junk Modelling, Sign Language, and Rock Painting.

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Missing Link (PG)
Sat 10.30am; Sun 10.30am

1 hr 35 | Mr Link recruits fearless explorer Sir Lionel Frost to guide him on a journey to the fabled valley of Shangri-La.

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Activities Cave Paintings
Sun 11am
The Kitchen

Stig used to run after animals with a pointy stick – but only to draw them with his pencil! Now he’s discovered pastels and charcoal, he’s in his element. Come and join the fun and make your own cave art.

Activities Hunter Gatherer Trail
Today 11am; Tomorrow 11am; Fri 11am; Sat 11am; Sun 11am; Mon 11am; Tue 11am + more times

Fancy yourself as a Hunter Gatherer? Follow the trail of clues and see what cleverly hidden creatures you can find.

Cinema Ice Age (U)

1 hr 18 | A sabretooth tiger, a woolly mammoth, and a sloth find a lost human infant in this first instalment of the popular franchise.

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Activities Fox Craft
The Kitchen

Since Stig and Barney rescued a fox, Stig’s cave has become a haven for furry friends. Why not make your own paper fox to take home or maybe leave one in Stig’s cave?

Activities Stig of the Dump – Storytelling through Physical Communication
Storytelling Room

Work with Stig of the Dump actors who will demonstrate how much fun can be had by using different skills other than voice to encapsulate stories.

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On Stage Stig of the Dump (Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre)

BOOKING NOW OPEN! A revival of Grosvenor Park’s sell-out, critically acclaimed production of the classic tale of a boy’s friendship…

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Activities Sherman Brother’s Season – Chalk Drawing!
The Kitchen

Join us before the screening of Mary Poppins, where there will be an open access chalk drawing available in The Kitchen, design and run by the incredible Nikki Pinder.

Activities Sherman Brother’s Season – Flying Cars!
The Kitchen

Before the screening of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, be sure to join us in making your very own flying cars!

Cinema Mary Poppins (U)

2 hr 19 | A magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father.

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Cinema Bedknobs & Broomsticks (PG)

2 hr 19 | When three children move to a small village during WW2 they discover their new guardian is an apprentice witch.

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Cinema The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (U)

1 hr 19 | Pooh, an adorable bear, and his lovable friends embark on an epic adventure as they sing, dance and chase bees through the Hundred Acre Woods.

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Cinema DC League of Super-Pets (PG)

1 hr 45 | AD | When Superman and the Justice League are kidnapped, Krypto must convince a rag-tag shelter pack to help him rescue the Super Heroes.

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Cinema Kings of The Road (18)

2 hr 55 | A film about friendship between Bruno, who repairs film projectors and travels along the inner-German border in his truck, and the psychologist Robert, who is fleeing from his own past.

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Cinema The American Friend (12A)

2 hr 6 | Jonathan Zimmermann believes that he will soon die of leukemia. The unscrupulous American Tom Ripley, learns of this and exploits Zimmermann’s illness for his own purposes.

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Cinema Wings of Desire (12A)

2 hr 8 | Guardian angels listen to mortals and attempt to comfort them but one of them wishes to become human after he falls in love with the beautiful trapeze artist.

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Cinema Paris, Texas (12A)

2 hr 28 | The story of Travis, a man who wanders out of Mexico and into Texas one day, in the blazing heat of the “Big Bend”.

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