Children’s events in London Saturday 7 January

Childrens events in London on Sat 7th January

Our guide to childrens events in London on Saturday 7 January 2017.

Childrens event in London at Royal Observatory

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Royal Observatory Watch a Planetarium show and then spend an evening looking at the stars with other astronomers at the Royal Observatory.
Theatre show in London: Peppa Pig at Phoenix Theatre

 

Phoenix Theatre Take your little kids to see "Peppa Pig's Surprise" and enjoy a lovely day with Peppa, George, and all their friends. Peppa Pig will be in London on Saturday January 7th, during its run at the Phoenix Theatre.
 
Theatre show in London: Potted Panto at Garrick Theatre

to Garrick Theatre Dan and Jeff are back with seven shows in one -- managing to shoe-horn seven pantomimes into a single show!
Theatre show in London: Cinderella Panto at London Palladium

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to London Palladium Amanda Holden, Paul O'Grady and Julian Clary will be starring in the Christmas panto "Cinderella" at the London Palladium.
 
Theatre show in London: Dick Whittington at New Wimbledon Theatre

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to New Wimbledon Theatre WImbledon Theatre's Christmas panto this year l be "Dick Whittington", starring Matthew Kelly as Sarah the Cook.
Theatre show in London: Sleeping Beauty Panto at Richmond Theatre

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to Richmond Theatre Maureen Lipman and CBeebies' Chris Jarvis will be starring in Richmond Theatre's Christmas panto, "Sleeping Beauty".
 
Theatre show in London: Sleeping Beauty Panto at Hackney Empire

to Hackney Empire The Hackney Empire's Christmas pantomime this year is "Sleeping Beaty", packed with songs, comedy and family fun. The theatre play Sleeping Beauty Panto will be showing on Saturday January 7th, at the Hackney Empire.
Childrens event in London at Hampton Court Palace

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to Hampton Court Palace The Christmas ice-rink at Hampton Court has a spectacular backdrop — the front wing of Henry VIII's Tudor Palace.
 
Theatre show in London: Aladdin Panto at Lyric Hammersmith

Lyric Hammersmith This year's Christmas panto at the Lyric Hammersmith will be have magical carpet ride to the mystical east, in "Aladdin".
Theatre show in London: Peter Pan at Greenwich Theatre

to Greenwich Theatre Greenwich Theatre has chosen "Peter Pan" as this year's panto, which tells the tale of Peter, Wendy, Tinkerbell and Captain Hook.
 
Museum exhibition in London at Star Wars at O2 Arena

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to O2 Arena 'Star Wars Identities' is a huge new exhibition at The O2 with 200 props, models, costumes and artworks from the movies.
Childrens event in London at Somerset House

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to Somerset House Somerset House has got the prettiest rink in London, with a Christmas shopping arcade and decorated with a huge Christmas tree.
 
Childrens event in London at Canary Wharf

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to Canary Wharf An outdoor ice rink in the shadow of the Canary Wharf skyscrapers, with a perimeter path made of fir trees and fairy lights.
Childrens event in London at Namco Funscape

Namco Funscape The Namco Centre has has three floors of arcade games, bowling lanes, bumper-cars, pool tables, sports TV and a bar.
Childrens event in London at BFI IMAX Cinema

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BFI IMAX Cinema Go and watch a 3D-movie at the BFI IMAX with state-of-the-art surround sound, and the largest cinema screen in the UK.
Childrens event in London at Natural History Museum

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to Natural History Museum The Natural History Museum always has one of the best outdoor ice rinks, decorated with a huge tree and fairy lights.
 
Museum exhibition in London at Museum of Childhood

to Museum of Childhood The Museum of Childhood's new exhibition and explore the history of more than 100 board games, both old and new.
Theatre show in London: Harry Potter And The Cursed Child at Palace Theatre

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to Palace Theatre Palace Theatre has snapped up the rights to "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" -- a brand-new story by JK Rowling.
 
Theatre show in London: Gruffalo at Lyric Theatre

 

to Lyric Theatre "The Gruffalo" is a musical adaptation of the award winning picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
Musical in London: Aladdin at Prince Edward Theatre

 

to Prince Edward Theatre Disney's "Aladdin" has been turned into a West End musical, and will be showing at the Prince Edward Theatre.
 
Theatre show in London: Railway Children at King’s Cross Theatre

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to King’s Cross Theatre The Railway Children's cast includes a real-life 60-tonne steam train that comes chugging into the King's Cross Theatre.
Musical in London: Charlie And The Chocolate Factory at Theatre Royal Drury Lane

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Theatre Royal Drury Lane Roald Dahl's much-loved children's classic "Charlie & The Chocolate Factory" has been turned into a West End musical. Charlie And The Chocolate Factory will be playing in London on Sat 7th January, during its run at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.
 
Musical in London: Matilda at Cambridge Theatre

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to Cambridge Theatre Roald Dahl's "Matilda" tells the story of a child who rebels against the grown-ups when she discovers her amazing powers.
Musical in London: Lion King at Lyceum Theatre

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to Lyceum Theatre Based on the Oscar-winning Disney movie, "The Lion King" tells the story of Simba and his adventures in the jungle.
 

That’s all the events for children, but there are plenty more 7 January events in London, including:

Mahwish Chishty: Spy drones and Pakistani folk art7 JanuaryMahwish Chishty’s exhibition of art at the Imperial War Museum combines Pakistani folk art with unmanned spy drones.

Enjoy the view from Primrose Hill7 JanuaryPrimrose Hill is a lot higher than it looks, and boasts one of the finest views of the London skyline from anywhere in the city.

Stewart Lee — Content Provider7 JanuaryStewart Lee will be testing out some new jokes at the Soho Theatre in a work in progress show called “Content Provider”.

Motown — The Story of Berry Gordy7 JanuaryRelive the Motown years and Berry Gordy’s journey as he launches the careers of Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye and more!

‘School of Rock’ — from the Jack Black movie7 JanuaryThe Jack Black movie ‘School of Rock’ has been turned into a West End musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Julian Fellowes.

You Say You Want a Revolution? 1966-19707 JanuaryThe Victoria & Albert Museum’s new exhibition will explore the cultural and political revolutions at the tail end of the 1960s.

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery7 January‘The Comedy About A Bank Robbery’ at the Criterion Theatre is by the same guys as behind ‘The Play That Goes Wrong’.

Modernist Photography from Elton John’s Collection7 JanuaryThe Tate Modern will be putting on an exhibition of Modernist Photography, drawn from Elton John’s private collection.

Feminist Avant-Garde (from the Verbund Collection)7 JanuaryThe Photographers’ Gallery “Feminist Avant-Garde of the 1970s” exhibition includes work from the Verbund Collection.

 
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