December, 2018

CHRISTMAS AT THE ZOO

CHRISTMAS AT THE ZOO
NOW
CHRISTMAS AT THE ZOO

ZSL London Zoo – www.zsl.org
Experience where fairy tale meets fantasy as an illuminated pathway winds its way through the Zoo in a magical after-dark experience. 22 November to 1 January.

THE PRINCESS AND THE PANTOMIME

THE PRINCESS AND THE PANTOMIME
1 / 7 / 8 & 9 DECEMBER
THE PRINCESS AND THE PANTOMIME

Windsor Castle – www.rct.uk
Take a journey through the State Apartments, ending with a performance of Aladdin in the Waterloo Chamber where the Queen performed as a princess.

ICE RINK

ICE RINK
NOW
ICE RINK

Natural History Museum – www.nhm.ac.uk
Make your way to the iconic museum for a festive glide around the ice, then warm up in the café afterwards. Until 20 January.

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
NOW
THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

Polka Theatre, Wimbledon – www.polkatheatre.com
This delightful adaptation of Kenneth Grahame’s classic story of friendship and bravery will take you on a journey through the seasons. Until 17 February.

SNOW WHITE

SNOW WHITE
FROM 8 DECEMBER
SNOW WHITE

London Palladium – www.snowwhitepalladium.com
Dawn French and Julian Clary join the star-studded cast of London’s must-see panto, packed with laughter, music and theatrical magic. Until 13 January.

ENO NUTCRACKER

ENO NUTCRACKER
13 TO 19 DECEMBER
ENO NUTCRACKER

London Coliseum – www.ballet.org.uk
Over 100 dancers and musicians bring to life the popular Tchaikovsky score, performed live by English National Ballet Philharmonic.

RUMPELSTILTSKIN

RUMPELSTILTSKIN
FROM 13 DECEMBER
RUMPELSTILTSKIN

QEC, Southbank Centre – www.southbankcentre.co.uk
Starring Australian cabaret star Paul Capsis, this anarchic show is filled with theatrical spectacles, energetic music and vibrant sets (for ages 8+). Until 6 January.

CIRCUS 1903

CIRCUS 1903
FROM 19 DECEMBER
CIRCUS 1903

Southbank Centre – www.southbankcentre.co.uk
Circus 1903 visits Southbank Centre for its European premiere. The show includes life-sized elephants created by War Horse puppeteers. Until 5 January.

NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL

NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL
19 TO 31 DECEMBER
NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL

Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith – www.eventimapollo.com/
Join father and daughter Danny and Dani Dyer, Jo Brand and West End star Simon Lipkin as he reprises his role as ‘Mr Poppy’.

TALES AND TRAILS

TALES AND TRAILS
FROM 22 DECEMBER
TALES AND TRAILS

Kew Gardens – www.sadlerswells.com
With an exciting programme of special activities and walks, there’s plenty to do and see at Kew throughout the holidays. Until 6 January.

PETER PAN CUP

PETER PAN CUP
25 DECEMBER
PETER PAN CUP

The Serpentine, Hyde Park – www.royalparks.org.uk
Head to Hyde Park to watch some very brave souls strip off for the annual outdoor Christmas Day swimming race.

DISNEY ON ICE DREAM BIG

DISNEY ON ICE DREAM BIG
FROM 26 DECEMBER
DISNEY ON ICE DREAM BIG

The 02 Arena, Greenwich Peninsula – www.disneyonice.com
It’s Moana’s first appearance on the ice in Dream Big, promising loads of high-flying jumps and breathtaking skating. Until 6 January.