Creative, inclusive, educational and most of all fun: there's nothing quite like a trip to the London theatre.
The capital has some of the world's best dedicated theatres for kids, as well as other fantastic venues which host children's shows throughout the year.
Check out the top shows for kids and head to one of these family-friendly theatres in London.
1. The Albany
Keep the kids entertained with circus, spoken word, dance and family shows at The Albany in Deptford. A London theatre at the heart of its community, it also has a welcoming cafe and child-friendly patio garden.Read More
Artsdepot is a cultural hub that regularly hosts children's events and has won awards for its family-friendly work. See a range of children’s theatre shows, or let the little ones enjoy the play area and kids’ activities, including messy play and yoga.Read More
Chickenshed is an inclusive theatre company that creates fun-filled productions for all ages. Enjoy an excellent programme of children’s entertainment, from interactive workshops to family-friendly shows.Read More
Discover the Colour House Theatre, located close to the riverside in Merton Abbey MillsRead More
5. Half Moon
Half Moon shares the magic of theatre with young audiences in London, as one of the UK’s leading creators of small-scale theatre for children. Visitors can also bring along their own picnic to enjoy in the foyer, before or after the performance.Read More
Head to the Little Angel Theatre to see its team of puppeteers perform magical marionette shows. Established in 1961, the theatre stands next to the workshop where puppets and productions are developed. Little ones can even take part in puppet-making workshops and school holiday clubs at the nearby Little Angel Studios.Read More
Visit the Lyric Hammersmith on Saturday mornings or during the school holidays to enjoy some of the finest children’s shows in London. The venue’s Little Lyric programme is aimed at kids aged from two to 11 years old.Read More