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Toad on the Road at Maidstone (A magical theatre experience for children/young people with SEND or complex health needs & their families)

Half-day event to include interactive, multi-sensory walkabout performance of 'Toad on the Road'.  Filled with fun songs, some makaton signing, sensory experiences, rhyme, rhythm, repetition, this is a theatrical event that is accessible for all the family.

Wednesday 31st July:  2pm

Thursday 1st August:  11.15am or 2pm

(12.45 - 1.45:  Bring a picnic and enjoy our lunchtime activities - sensory tent, craft & games.  A great chance to network and meet new people)

We provide an advance pack & offer a familiarisation tour of the sets & multi-sensory props & characters of ‘Toad on the Road’.

Free on-site parking.  Safe & secure venue.  Wheelchair accessible.  Accessible toilet facilities with hoist & changing bed.

Small group sizes so pre-booking essential.  £5 per person (children and adults)

Suitable for children/young people with PMLD, ASD, ADHD, Down's, SLCN, SPD, VI, HI, Complex Health Needs, SLD, MLD, ABI, neurodevelopmental disorders.



On Wednesday 31st July (12:00 - 1:45) we offer a small group session for children with Autism and their families.  Relax in a safe and secure environment while your children explore our sensory tent and have fun with games and craft activities.  Please bring a picnic as this is a great opportunity for families to network and support each other.   Free on-site parking.  Venue is wheelchair accessible with accessible toilet facilities and hoist with changing bed.

Backstage familiarisation visit to explore the sets and multi-sensory props and characters of 'Toad on the Road'.

Small group sizes so pre-booking essential.   £8 (family parties of up to 4 persons)

If your child settles and is happy to stay for the 2pm performance you will pay a small extra amount (£2 for 2 people, £7 for 3 people or £12 for 4 people).

Who to contact

Contact Name
Anni Rhodes-Steere
Contact Position
01372 278021
07519 747 290

Where to go

Five Acre Wood Special School
Boughton Lane
ME15 9QL

A special school venue that is safe, secure and fully accessible.  With hoist and changing bed facilities and on-site parking.

When is it on?

Date & Time Information
Wednesday 31st July at 2pm or Thursday 1st August at 11.15am or 2pm
Session Information
Wednesday 31st July 2pm; Thursday 1st August 11.15am or 2pm (lunchtime activities from 12.45 - 1.45 so please bring a picnic and enjoy our sensory tent
craft activities & games)

Other Details

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
5.00 Per half day
£5 per person aged 2+
Cost details
£5 per person
Referral required?

We cater for ages 2+ and for all disabilities & additional needs, including LD, SPD, ASD, SLCN, PMLD, complex health needs, VI, HI.

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