Children’s events in London Sunday 8 January

Childrens events in London on Sun 8th January

Our guide to childrens events in London on Sunday 8 January 2017.

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. The theatre play Cinderella Panto will be showing on Sunday January 8th, 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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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

Hackney Empire The Hackney Empire's Christmas pantomime this year is "Sleeping Beaty", packed with songs, comedy and family fun.
Childrens event in London at Hampton Court Palace

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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: Peter Pan at Greenwich Theatre

Greenwich Theatre Greenwich Theatre has chosen "Peter Pan" as this year's panto, which tells the tale of Peter, Wendy, Tinkerbell and Captain Hook. Peter Pan will be playing at the Greenwich Theatre in London on Sunday 8th Jan.
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 Hackney Marshes

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Hackney Marshes Hackney Marshes is the home of Sunday league football, with over 70 matches played between dozens of amateur teams.
 
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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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: Gruffalo at Lyric Theatre

 

Lyric Theatre "The Gruffalo" is a musical adaptation of the award winning picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
 
Theatre show in London: Railway Children at King’s Cross Theatre

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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: 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 8 January events in London, including:

Real to Reel: A Century of War Movies8 January“Real to Reel: A Century of War Movies” will show how real events inspired film-makers to make some classic war movies.

Great view of St. Paul’s at One New Change8 JanuaryOne New Change is a shopping centre close to St. Paul’s Cathedral, which offers some great views from their roof terrace.

Paul Nash exhibition — at Tate Britain8 JanuaryTate Britain’s Paul Nash exhibition will show works from his entire life, from his earliest drawings up to his iconic war paintings.

Beyond Caravaggio — at the National Gallery8 January‘Beyond Caravaggio’ at the National Gallery will explore the impact that Caravaggio’s paintings had on later artists.

Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care8 JanuaryThe Science Museum’s ‘Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care’ exhibition will look at medicine during the Battle of the Somme.

Thriller — with the songs of Michael Jackson8 January“Thriller Live” celebrates the career of Michael Jackson in a spectacular show filled with songs and dazzling dance moves.

Meet astronomers at Hampstead Observatory8 JanuaryHampstead Observatory has a small six-inch refractor inside a rotating dome, and is very popular with amateur astronomers.

Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear8 JanuaryThe Victoria & Albert Museum’s ‘Undressed’ exhibition will explore the history of underwear from the 18th-century to today.

Rodin and Dance: The Essence of Movement8 JanuaryThe Courtauld Gallery’s “Rodin and Dance” exhibition will showcase some sculptures and drawings of the Cambodian dancers.

 
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