Out & About | London Theatre Shows this Summer (2018)

We love taking our little ones to the theatre, and with it being the Summer Holidays what better excuse to take the children to see a show. In particular if you’re thinking about taking children to a West End Show this Summer you should take a look at “Kids Week”. Basically children go free at West End Theatres for the whole of August, when you buy at least 1 full priced adult ticket. Check out the website here. Available at some great shows including Gangster Granny, Horrible Histories, The Jungle Book, School of Rock, The Tiger Who Came to Sea and We’re Going on a Bearhunt.

Polka Theatre

The Everywhere Bear is showing from until 26th Aug, for children aged 3-6. Tickets are £12.50, find out more information here.

The Everywhere Bear has a wonderful time with the children in Class One, but one day he gets more than he bargained for when he falls unnoticed from a backpack and embarks on his own big adventure! He’s washed down a drain and whooshed out to sea, rescued by a fishing boat, loaded onto a lorry, carried off by a seagull… how will he ever make it back to Class One?

This captivating and beautiful new story from best-selling author Julia Donaldson and illustrator Rebecca Cobb springs to life with rhyme, original music and delightfully expressive puppets in Polka’s fun and exciting stage adaptation.

Also at the Polka Theatre this Summer is..

Jack and the Bean Stalk showing from the 8-19th August, for children aged 3+. Tickets are £13.50 and you can book here.

The classic fairy tale gets the Lyngo Theatre treatment so expect lots of surprises and beautiful images as Patrick Lynch (from Cbeebies) tells the gripping story of Jack who sells his cow for five magic beans and finds himself in the land above the clouds.

It’s a show with something for everyone – enormous shoes, tiny houses, showers of silver and gold and a big, leafy explosion!

And if you miss The Everywhere bear at the Polka Theatre try.. The Little Angel Theatre which is showing The Everywhere Bear from 13 September – 11 November. More here.

Regents Park Outdoor Theatre

Dinosaur World Live is showing from  (14 August-9 September 2018, for children aimed 3 + (as the dinosaurs are remarkably life like)! Tickets cost £16.50. Book tickets and find out more here.

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The National Theatre

Is showing The Star Seekers from 8 August to 1 September, for children aged 3 – 8yrs. Tickets are £12 adults/£10 under-18s. Find out more here.

Do you want to fly to outer space? Visit a space station? Become a Star Seeker?

Star Seekers Alph, Betty and Gammo need your help to save their space station, collect all the orbs and delve into the great unanswered question of the universe: what do astronauts really have for tea?

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Greenwich Theatre is showing The Jungle book from 15 Aug – 26 Aug 2018 for “brave 6’s and above”. Tickets cost – £18.50 for adults, whilst a Child ticket is £9.75. Find out more and book here.

The perfect summer treat for all the family, we proudly present the UK premiere of this dynamic adaptation of The Jungle Book, bringing Rudyard Kipling’s classic tale to the stage with thrilling percussion, vibrant puppetry and Kipling’s unforgettable, larger-than-life characters.

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Do you have theatre plans this Summer? 

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