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families & children

The Riverfront is a family friendly venue and we want to make it as easy and stress free as possible for you and your family to visit us!

You can bring the whole family to a wide selection of events at the Riverfront including family shows in the theatre and cinema, relaxed film screenings, and a variety of weekly workshops and half term activities. Enjoy a live show together, let your imagination take over in a workshop or encourage your children's creative side during a visit to The Riverfront.


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Family Ticket Discounts

There are family ticket discounts available on some theatre shows including panto, and tickets for family friendly film screenings start from as little as £3. Babies and little ones under the age of 2 can come along and sit on an adult’s lap for free. We also have baby-friendly cinema screenings titled ‘For Crying Out Loud’ which take place on a Monday morning. 

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We have a range of weekly term time workshops at The Riverfront which cater for all ages including Tots Sessions, Breakdance and Youth Theatre. Over half term there are exclusive workshops including Minecraft, Cinema Club, Lego Club and Theatre Masterclasses. 

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Family Arts Standard

The Riverfront are proud to be a member of the Family Arts Standard, a UK-wide recognised quality-mark demonstrating excellence in family provision. Find out more about the Family Arts Standard at

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Children's Holiday Activities

We offer a great range of activities for children of all ages during the school holidays. From Sport and Art Camp to children’s cycling lessons, swim camps to family cinema screening; we have activities for everybody at Newport Live.