Two people one dressed in blue and one in yellow look upwards they're against a light blue background
Sun 10 Apr


Being a slug is hard. Everyone thinks you’re disgusting.

Slug and Caterpillar are starving, and the only leaf left in the garden is just out of reach. Slug thinks they should work together. Get the leaf, eat the leaf, play a game, be friends. Caterpillar has other ideas. Slugs are gross, they’re covered in slime and they have terrible taste in music. Things get sticky.

Enter the undergrowth to SQUISH, SQUELCH and PLAY your way through this hilarious, surreal show for kids aged 2 - 5 and their families, told with a handful of words and lots of SLIME.

Presented by The Herd Theatre

Venue: Studio Theatre

SLIME was a Guardian recommended show at Edinburgh Fringe 2019

"A microscopic world of epic adventure... with or without kids it’s a howling delight." The Guardian

"A surreal journey of imagination...perfect for the age range it’s aimed at." ★★★★★ Three Weeks

"Magically put together. The children are utterly spellbound." ★★★★★ Edinburgh49

"Packed with invention and laughs... Inclusivity runs right through this piece." ★★★★ The Stage

"Great physical theatre...a really welcoming, fun and exciting way into theatre for small children." ★★★★ Theatre Bubble 

Ages 2 - 5
Running Time: 45 minutes + 15 minutes of free play (no interval)
Latecomers may not be admitted

Tickets from £9
Group Discounts may apply to this event. Please contact the Groups Department at for more information.

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Dynamic pricing applies to this event. This means that the price of individual seats may increase based on demand, so it's best to book early.

In line with government guidelines, we have returned to full capacity for events and seating for this performance is not socially distanced. 

Following the recent lifting of restrictions, we have kept some safety measures in place and are asking visitors to:

  • Scan the NHS Covid-19 Test & Trace QR code on arrival
  • Wear a face covering inside the building, including in the auditorium
  • Be aware of their proximity to others when moving around the building
  • Use contactless payment methods where possible

Read more about our current procedures.

Booking Info

Tickets from £9

Ages 2 - 5

Pick & Mix
Book 3 shows, save 15%
Book 4 or more shows, save 20%
(T&Cs apply, see Audience Notes)

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