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Immerse yourself in a mystical underwater world.

When a young mermaid is finally allowed her first glimpse of life beyond the ocean, she is enthralled by what she sees. After falling desperately in love with a man, she will do anything she can to live a human life.

Northern Ballet’s beautiful new ballet will reimagine the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairytale and take you on a journey beneath the waves.

Choreographed by David Nixon OBE, and performed to an original score played live by Northern Ballet Sinfonia, book now to see the world première of this spectacular new production.

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Age Advice:

Recommended for ages 5+. No under 2s.


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Risk Free This show carries our Risk Free Guarantee. If you don't like the performance, we will give you a  credit against another show. You must notify the Front of House Manager on the evening of the  show to be eligible.

Standard Pricing
Thu Evening £15.00 to £29.50
Fri & Sat Evening £20.00 to £39.50
Sat Matinee £20.00 to £39.50

Discount are available on Thu 21 September to Sat 23 September.

Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time.

Executive Members £6 off top price.
Concessions (inc. under 16) £5 off top price.
Young Persons (under 18) £7.50 each for Rear Circle 2nd and 3rd price tickets on Thu and Fri 7.30pm performances.
Student Special £12.50 each on 2nd and 3rd price tickets on Thu 7.30pm performance. 
Student ID must be shown on entry to the performance.  
Family Ticket £25 per ticket, up to 6 tickets (max 2 adults).  
Groups (10+) * £6 off each ticket and one free ticket with every ten purchased. Excludes the lowest price. 
School & Young People's Groups (10+) * £7.50 each ticket for Thu & Fri performances. Available on second and third prices in the Rear Circle only.  
One adult supervisor goes free with every ten purchased.   

*Group Bookings - not available online, please call 02380 711811 to book

Click here for further information on concessions, discounts & groups.


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