A BALLET for children, Three Little Pigs, is taking to the stage at Middlesbrough Theatre on Tuesday, March 11.

The Northern Ballet performance is aimed at introducing youngsters to the world of live dance, music and theatre at 12.15pm, 2pm and 5pm.

Tickets cost £5 for adults and £4 for children and each show lasts about 40 minutes, to book contact the box office on 01642-815181 or visit www.middlesbroughtheatre.co.uk.

KIDS KARTING: Mothers go free at ‘Kids Karting’ sessions at Teesside Autodrome, South Bank, Middlesbrough during half term and every school holiday. Youngsters have a choice of eight laps or to spend eight minutes on the track for only £8. For more information call 01642-231117.

KIDDIWINKS MARKET: A new specialist ‘Kiddiwinks’ market aimed at children is being held on Saturday, March 8, from 10am to 3pm in Stockton Parish Gardens. From bumps to babies, toddlers to ‘tweens’, stallholders will be selling toys, teddies, clothes and activities. Entry is free.