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Celebrating 25 Years of The Customs House Pantomime

This year marks the 25th anniversary of The Customs House pantomime and to celebrate, The Word will be opening a FREE exhibition dedicated to the much loved 'Little Panto with The Big Heart'. 

Discover the history of the panto and where it began, the traditions and the writing of the script. Find out about the panto performers, the designing of the costumes and set, plus so much more! 

Submit a joke and see if Arbuthnot uses in during this year's panto - Snow White. 


The exhibition opens on 28 September and runs until 5 January 2020. 


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The Word, National Centre for the Written Word, South Shields

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