Family Shows & Concerts in Islington

 
Groove Baby St Peter's De Beauvoir Islington
30-Aug-14 to 30-Aug-16
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GROOVE BABY Grown-up concerts your baby can GROOVE to. Share the experience of professional live music with your little one(s) in a relaxed and child-friendly environment. Shout...

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Fantastic Mr Fox The Little Angel Theatre Angel
13-Sep-14 to 9-Nov-16
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Mr Fox has three very nasty enemies, Boggis, Bunce and Bean. These greedy farmers hate Mr. Fox so much they will stop at nothing to get rid of him. However Mr. Fox is much clevere...

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Room on the Broom artsdepot North London
18-Sep-14 to 18-Sep-16
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Tall Stories' magical, musical stage adaptation of the picture book by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler flies back into town! Join a witch and her cat as they fly happily along...

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Comedy Club 4 Kids in Soho Theatre Soho Theatre Borough wide
26-Oct-14 to 7-Dec-14

We have the best stand-ups and sketch acts from the international circuit doing their thing for an audience of children and their families… but without the rude bits! It's just...

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Cindermouse The Little Angel Theatre Islington
20-Nov-14 to 1-Feb-15

For Children and Families Travel to the land of mice where hardworking little Cindermouse finds love in the arms of a prince. Drawing on the Cinderella story, this show introduce...

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Bach to Baby Family Concert in Islington Barn Barnsbury
21-Nov-14
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"Bach to Baby – the critically acclaimed concerts for babies, tots and their carers to enjoy together. Children dance, roam about, and listen to music the way they feel it, while...

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Further Fables Lauderdale House Highgate
22-Nov-14

By Finger and Thumb Theatre A magical performance focusing on small encounters between many hand shadow animals and characters – a spider spins its web, an owl hoots at the moon...

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Hansel & Gretel Jackson's Lane Highgate
23-Nov-14
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Follow two brave and resourceful children as they take the path deep into the woods. Red Earth's retelling of one of the most popular and powerful of all fairy tales is atmospheri...

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Catapluf's Musical Journey artsdepot North London
23-Nov-14
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Catapluf is fascinated by sounds. His imagination travels to places where everything makes music: saucepans, water, drums and even the body! A truly captivating performance full...

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Jack and The Beanstalk Park Theatre Finsbury Park
27-Nov-14 to 4-Jan-15

Gazoob, the land of the Giants. Evil inventor Ms Grimm wants world domination and it seems there is nothing her lovely daughter Grenthel and Geoff, the smallest giant in the world...

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Far, Far Away... Kings Place Islington
29-Nov-14 to 30-Nov-14
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30-minute immersive performance in the round for children ages 0–5. Seating will be in the round. Building on Aurora Orchestra's trailblazing reputation for artistic collaboratio...

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Jabberwocky The Little Angel Theatre Islington
29-Nov-14 to 1-Feb-15

For Children, Young People and Adults A boy leaves the house where the grown-ups rule and goes into the forest where the rules are strange new things waiting to be discovered…...

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A Christmas Carol Puppet Theatre Barge North London
29-Nov-14 to 11-Jan-15

Ebenezer Scrooge is a mean, tight-fisted old man. He hates everyone and everything, except of course his money. But one Christmas the past comes back to haunt him, and...

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Santas Tickly Tale Lauderdale House Highgate
29-Nov-14

By Whizz Bang Pop Its two days before Christmas and Santa has gone missing. The Feathered Phantom is trying to ruin Christmas and Mrs Claus has to work with the children to stop...

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The Night Before Christmas artsdepot North London
29-Nov-14 to 30-Nov-14
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On the night before Christmas, Emily stares out of the window, hugs her teddy and waits excitedly for the morning, while in the corner a little mouse called Eddie can't understand...

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Edward Scissorhands Sadler's Wells Clerkenwell
2-Dec-14 to 11-Jan-15

Matthew Bourne's magical dance production of Edward Scissorhands has carved a place in the hearts of thousands across the world since its premiere. Presenting its first major...

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Beegu artsdepot North London
3-Dec-14 to 13-Dec-14
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Join Beegu on her journey through space to a curious blue-green planet. A heart-warming tale about forging new friendships. Alexis Deacon's much-loved children's book is brought...

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The Merchant of Venice Almeida Theatre Islington
5-Dec-14 to 14-Feb-15

In a faraway palace, a wealthy heiress is looking for a husband. Back at home, a wealthy merchant is looking for a loan. Everyone's out to make a killing; but everything comes at...

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Red Riding Hood and the Silly Wolf Lauderdale House Highgate
6-Dec-14

By Barking Dog A hungry wolf is in the woods and Red Riding Hood is close by! However, as our wolf is rather silly, you can be sure that he'll have more problems than Red Riding...

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Tall Stories Jackson's Lane Highgate
6-Dec-14 to 4-Jan-15
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Tall Stories - Emily Brown and The Thing Something MONSTROUS is keeping Emily Brown awake… Tall Stories (creators of the hugely popular Gruffalo stage show) are proud to presen...

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The Cat in the Hat The Pleasance Theatre Caledonian Road
8-Dec-14 to 4-Jan-15
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From the moment his tall, red and white striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have...

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A Christmas Carol The Pleasance Theatre Caledonian Road
9-Dec-14 to 4-Jan-15
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Let Them Call It Mischief return to the Pleasance with an all new adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic A Christmas Carol. Ebenezer Scrooge is miserable, angry and just plain...

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The Gruffalo's Child artsdepot North London
10-Dec-14 to 4-Jan-15
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Gruffaholics beware - he's back! One of the cuddliest monsters ever returns with more songs, laughter and scary fun. The Gruffalo said that no Gruffalo should ever set foot in...

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LSO at the Movies Barbican Centre Barbican
11-Dec-14
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Parents and children will love this concert which celebrates film composer Alexandre Desplat with music from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, The King's Speech, Philomena,...

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The Christmas Fairy Lauderdale House Highgate
13-Dec-14

It's very nearly Christmas but the Christmas Fairy just isn't ready! She needs some very special people to help her prepare everything in time, so bring along your magic wand and...

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The Little Match Girl Lilian Baylis Studio Clerkenwell
13-Dec-14 to 4-Jan-15

Celebrated choreographer Arthur Pita brings his magical dance theatre show The Little Match Girl to the Lilian Baylis Studio this Christmas. Based on Hans Christian Andersen's...

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LS-Ho ho ho! Barbican Centre Barbican
14-Dec-14
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Make your Christmas more musical and join the LSO Brass Ensemble and the massed voices of the London Symphony Chorus, LSO Youth and Community Choirs in this festive performance...

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The Snow Queen On Ice Alexandra Palace North London
15-Dec-14 to 22-Dec-14

Alexandra Palace amateur productions presents a recreation of the famous story of an icicle world. Witness the magic this December.

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Forced Entertainment... Barbican Centre Barbican
17-Dec-14 to 28-Dec-14
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Forced Entertainment The Possible Impossible House Combining home-made visual magic and comical live sound effects, this is the first work Forced Entertainment has created for...

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The Snowman and Peter and the Wolf Cadogan Hall Borough wide
22-Dec-14

A Christmas treat for the whole family. The legendary Jack Dee brings Prokofiev's chilling tale to life accompanied by one of London's finest orchestras, the Mozart Symphony Orche...

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Carols and songs by candlelight Lauderdale House Highgate
22-Dec-14

Join us to celebrate the festive season in style in the atmospheric Lower Gallery! Song sheets are provided, but bring your own lanterns to add to the magic!

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Cirque Berserk Hackney Empire East London
16-Jan-15 to 17-Jan-15

Direct from four sold-out seasons in London's Hyde Park Winter Wonderland and its sold-out 2014 theatre tour, don't miss Britain's favourite circus. Combining contemporary "cirqu...

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The Purple Teapot Puppet Company Lauderdale House Highgate
17-Jan-15

The Purple Teapot Puppet Company will be bringing their ‘highly original' and ‘hilarious' mix of puppetry, songs and magic to the House. With lots of audience participation, ‘ever...

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The Emperor and The Nightingale Lauderdale House Highgate
24-Jan-15

By Big Mouth Piano Tales Use your voice as you never have before to make the silly and amazing sounds of everything from The Emperor's China Palace to his dark and dangerous Bambo...

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Pop! A Magical Comedy Show Lauderdale House Highgate
31-Jan-15

Enter a magical world of mayhem with award-winning performer Christian Lee, full of audience participation, massive bubbles, floating snowflakes and a giant balloon! This is a...

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London A Cappella Festival Kids day Kings Place Kings Cross
31-Jan-15
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NEW for 2015, the London A Cappella Festival Kids day will see the whole afternoon of Saturday 31 January 2015 dedicated to fun performances, workshops, and other exclusive events...

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LSO Discovery Family Concert Barbican Centre Barbican
8-Feb-15
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Viva Espana 7-12 year olds. We also provide a creche for younger siblings. BIZET Carmen Suites 1 & 2 FALLA Three Cornered Hat Suites 1 & 2 RACHEL LEACH New participation song RI...

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LSO Discovery Family Concert Barbican Centre Barbican
26-Apr-15
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7-12 year olds. We also provide a creche for younger siblings. Once a term, three times a year, the LSO presents a Family Concert in the Barbican Hall, featuring the full London...

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Rites of Passage Barbican Centre Barbican
25-Jun-15
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Participants of LSO On Track, the orchestra for young musicians from across East London, plus other LSO Discovery projects, present their annual performance at the Barbican.

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