The Hall for Cornwall offers visitors an opportunity to come into Truro and enjoy a fabulous performance. I took my five year old to see the dinosaurs that ‘live’ at the Hall for Cornwall……. We also made sure we had a quick ice cream from Angelato on Pydar street too!
What a delight to inspire youngsters to be passionate and interested in dinosaurs and perhaps become a Paleontologist! Or encourage a child to find out something new and try exploring a past era.
We saw a baby Triceratops, Tyrannosaurus Rex, a Diplodocus, several huge dragonflies called Meganeuropsis permiana, an Australovenator (a recent discovery in Australia) and a few others that I cannot remember their names! Dinosaur Zoo brought these awesome prehistoric creatures to the stage and allowed the children to engage and interact with the Zoo Dinosaur keeper!
The children really did marvel and interact with these extraordinary life-like dinosaurs in this imaginative live show. The stage was set with some dinosaur plants that looked like gigantic asparagus. Some of the hungry reptiles did seem quite hungry and there were some very brave children indeed!
Children watched wide-eyed from a safe distance and some did get right up close to the creatures in the danger zone. The sound effects and the mastery of the puppeteers, as well as how real they look – is a true credit to the show. Afterwards, the dinosaurs were brought outside onto Lemon Quay, where the children got to see them.