WHAT’S ON

BALLET DOTS
1 & 29 OCTOBER
BALLET DOTS

Royal Opera House – www.roh.org.uk
Part of the Royal Opera House ‘Open Up’ project children learn and discover ballet and opera through sensory dance, singing, music and stories.

APPLE DAY CELEBRATION
7 OCTOBER
APPLE DAY CELEBRATION

Fulham Palace – www.fulhampalace.org
The hit production of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s popular book is back for another year – and it’s staying until 2019! From 20 October to 6 January.

GUESS HOW MUCH I LOVE YOU
9 & 10 OCTOBER
GUESS HOW MUCH I LOVE YOU

Richmond Theatre – www.atgtickets.com
Watch Little & Big Nutbrown Hare settle after a bedtime story and re-awaken to discover each season in this timeless tale.

THE HIGHWAY RAT BY FUNHARMONICS
14 OCTOBER
THE HIGHWAY RAT BY FUNHARMONICS

Southbank Centre – www.southbankcentre.co.uk
Watch the animated film projected on the big screen accompanied by live music performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

BRICK OR TREAT AT LEGOLAND
FROM 18 OCTOBER
BRICK OR TREAT AT LEGOLAND

Legoland, Windsor – www.legoland.co.uk
Little ones can enjoy a range of spooky activities throughout the Brick or Treat season, including October half term dates. From 18 October to 1 November.

STICK MAN
FROM 20 OCTOBER
STICK MAN

Leicester Square Theatre – www.leicestersquaretheatre.com
The hit production of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s popular book is back for another year – and it’s staying until 2019! From 20 October to 6 January.

A PIRATE’S LIFE FOR ME
FROM 20 OCTOBER
A PIRATE’S LIFE FOR ME

V&A Museum of Childhood – www.vam.ac.uk/
Fictional pirates from Victorian Britain to present day come to life through an immersive, multi-sensory exhibition, developed in collaboration with children.

KIDTROPOLIS
20 TO 22 OCTOBER
KIDTROPOLIS

ExCel London – www.kidtropolis.co.uk
Kidtropolis promises to be an unmissable event, with a host of popular characters, activities and fun all under one roof.

BEAST QUEST
20 TO 28 OCTOBER
BEAST QUEST

Hampton Court Palace – www.hrp.org.uk/hampton-court-palace/
Stories and magic of the palace are brought to life with mythical beasts, as Beast Quest arrives at Hampton Court.

WALTER RALEIGH BEAT THE BLOCK
20 TO 28 OCTOBER
WALTER RALEIGH BEAT THE BLOCK

Tower of London – www.hrp.org.uk/tower-of-london/
Sir Walter Raleigh is one of the Tower’s most famous prisoners. Retrace his life to commemorate the 400th anniversary of his execution.

PIRATE PEARL AND THE BIG BLUE MONSTER
23 TO 27 OCTOBER
PIRATE PEARL AND THE BIG BLUE MONSTER

Lyric Hammersmith – www.lyric.co.uk
Pirate Pearl lives on the good ship Mirabel with Grandpa Bert. One day, she finds a stowaway blue monster onboard.

STORM IN A TEACUP
24 OCTOBER
STORM IN A TEACUP

Chelsea Physic Garden – www.chelseaphysicgarden.co.uk
Kids will discover the chemistry behind the perfet cuppa on this day long workshop through storytelling, drama and botany.

THE MUSICIANS OF BREMEN
24 TO 26 OCTOBER
THE MUSICIANS OF BREMEN

Watermans, Brentford – www.watermans.org.uk
Watermans’ half term show for 3-10yrs features live music, circus and trapeze!

STICK MAN
NOW
STICK MAN

Leicester Square Theatre – www.leicestersquaretheatre.com
The hit production of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s popular book is back for another year – and it’s staying until 2019! From 20 October to 6 January.

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
FROM 9 NOVEMBER
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.

BEDBUGS SLEEPOVER
9 NOVEMBER
BEDBUGS SLEEPOVER

ZSL London Zoo – www.zsl.org
Stay overnight in the BUG house at ZSL London Zoo, have a torchlight tour and be woken by the residents! Other dates available. Check out the website.

THE LORD MAYOR’S SHOW
10 NOVEMBER
THE LORD MAYOR’S SHOW

The City of London, starting out from Mansion House – www.lordmayorsshow.london
Bring on the pomp and ceremony for this annual parade through the City of London, as the new Lord Mayor travels in a glittering coach.

PHILIP PULLMAN’S GRIMM TALES
FROM 13 NOVEMBER
PHILIP PULLMAN’S GRIMM TALES

Unicorn Theatre – www.unicorntheatre.com
Philip Pullman’s favourite fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm, re-told and re-worked for the winter and festive season.

STAR WARS: A NEW HOPE IN CONCERT
16 TO 18 NOVEMBER
STAR WARS: A NEW HOPE IN CONCERT

Royal Albert Hall, Kensington – ww.royalalberthall.com
Feel the force this November at the Royal Albert Hall, as Star Wars: A New Hope is presented live in concert for the first time in the UK.

EFG LONDON JAZZ FESTIVAL
16 TO 25 NOVEMBER
EFG LONDON JAZZ FESTIVAL

Venues across London – www.efglondonjazzfestival.org.uk
Whether you and your family are jazz fans or novices, this festival offers something for music-lovers of all ages.

WINTER WONDERLAND
FROM 22 NOVEMBER
WINTER WONDERLAND

Hyde Park – www.hydeparkwinterwonderland.com
The nights are drawing in and temperatures are falling… so better get into the festive spirit with Winter Wonderland!

HARRY HILL'S KIDZ SHOW
24 NOVEMBER
HARRY HILL’S KIDZ SHOW

Rose Theatre, Kingston – www.rosetheatrekingston.org
Harry Hill’s tips on how to do stand up, plus a chance to have a go so bring your best jokes!

HARRY HILL’S KIDZ SHOW
24 NOVEMBER
HARRY HILL’S KIDZ SHOW

Rose Theatre, Kingston – www.rosetheatrekingston.org
Harry Hill’s tips on how to do stand up, plus a chance to have a go, so bring your best jokes!

STICK MAN
NOW
STICK MAN

Leicester Square Theatre – www.leicestersquaretheatre.com
The hit production of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s popular book is back for another year – and it’s staying until 2019! From 20 October to 6 January.

WINTER WONDERLAND
NOW
WINTER WONDERLAND

Hyde Park – www.hydeparkwinterwonderland.com
The nights are drawing in and temperatures are falling… so better get into the festive spirit with Winter Wonderland! Until 6 January.

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.

STICK MAN
UNTIL 6 JANUARY
STICK MAN

Leicester Square Theatre – www.leicestersquaretheatre.com
The hit production of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s popular book is back for another year – and it’s staying until 2019! From 20 October to 6 January.

WINTER WONDERLAND
UNTIL 6 JANUARY
WINTER WONDERLAND

Hyde Park – www.hydeparkwinterwonderland.com
The nights are drawing in and temperatures are falling… so better get into the festive spirit with Winter Wonderland!

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.