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Can Bears Ski? A cartoon of a brown bear cub smiling and wearing an orange jumper. The bear has got blue hearing aids in. The background is yellow tie-dye.

Can Bears Ski?

Little Bear can’t hear Dad Bear calling, but feels the floor vibrate with heavy footsteps…

Little Bear can’t catch the funny joke at school when friends are laughing, but feels the crunch of snow on frozen pavements.

Join Little Bear and Dad Bear as they learn how there are many ways to communicate love, and to find your place in the world.

Can Bears Ski? Is based on the book by poet Raymond Antrobus, Ted Hughes Award-winner, who draws on his own experience as a deaf child in a hearing world.

Text Copyright © 2020 Raymond Antrobus. Illustration Copyright © 2020 Polly Dunbar.
From CAN BEARS SKI? written by Raymond Antrobus and illustrated by Polly Dunbar.
Reproduced by permission of Walker Books Ltd, London SE11 5HU.


Adults £10 | Children £8

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The Pied Piper Theatre Company & Deafinitely Theatre present a retelling of a story by Raymond Antrobus and Polly Dunbar

Running Time

1 hour with no interval

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