Children’s events in London December 2016

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Childrens events in London in December

Our guide to childrens events in London during December 2016.

Et at Royal Albert Hall, London
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E.T. — The Extra Terrestrial, with live score

Royal Albert Hall The Royal Albert Hall will be screening 'ET' on a giant HD screen, alongside a live performance of John Williams' score.
Best Ever Christmas Show at SSE Arena Wembley, London
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Best Ever Christmas Show & The Story Of Jack Frost

to SSE Arena Wembley Help Jack Frost get Christmastown ready for Santa's arrival in 'The Best Ever Christmas Show', at Wembley Arena.
 
 at Bank of England Museum, London
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Crafty Christmas for kids, at the Bank of England

to Bank of England Museum Take your kids to the Bank of England Museum this December and enjoy an afternoon of Christmas arts and crafts.
Father Christmas at Cadogan Hall, London
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‘Father Christmas’ + ‘Paddington’s First Concert’

Cadogan Hall Watch Raymond Briggs' 'Father Christmas' on a big screen, and listen to Jack Dee narrating 'Paddington Bear's First Concert'.
 
 at St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London
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Christmas carol concert for families, by candlelight

St. Martin-in-the-Fields St Martin-in-the-Fields will be putting on a Christmas carol concert by candlelight, especially for families and children.
Disney On Ice Frozen at O2 Arena, London
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Disney On Ice — Frozen — at the O2 Arena

to O2 Arena Disney on Ice's new skating show brings "Frozen" to The O2, with all your favourite characters and songs from the movie.
 
Pokemon Symphonic Evolutions at Eventim Apollo, London
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Pokemon Symphonic Evolutions

to Eventim Apollo Pokemon comes to life on the big screen with music performed by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra.
 at St. Paul’s Cathedral, London
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Family Christmas carols, at St. Paul’s Cathedral

St. Paul’s Cathedral Enjoy a Christmas Carol concert at St Paul's Cathedral, especially suitable for families and children.
 
Snowman at Cadogan Hall, London
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‘The Snowman’ and ‘We’re Going On A Bear Hunt’

Cadogan Hall Raymond Briggs "The Snowman" will be shown at Cadogan Hall, alongside a performance of 'We're Going On A Bear Hunt'.
Peppa Pig at Phoenix Theatre, London
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Peppa Pig’s Surprise! — at the Phoenix Theatre

to Phoenix Theatre Take your little kids to see "Peppa Pig's Surprise" and enjoy a lovely day with Peppa, George, and all their friends.
 
Mr Poppers Penguins at Criterion Theatre, London
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Mr Popper’s Penguins — family puppet musical

to Criterion Theatre Mr and Mrs Popper are bringing their amazing family of puppet penguins to the Criterion Theatre for two weeks over Christmas.
Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs at Shaw Theatre, London
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Christmas panto: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

to Shaw Theatre This year's Christmas panto at the Shaw Theatre will be "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs".
 
Potted Panto at Garrick Theatre, London
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Potted Panto — seven pantomimes in one show!

to Garrick Theatre Dan and Jeff are back with seven shows in one -- managing to shoe-horn seven pantomimes into a single show!
Cinderella Panto at London Palladium, London
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Cinderella — with Paul O’Grady, Amanda Holden

to London Palladium Amanda Holden, Paul O'Grady and Julian Clary will be starring in the Christmas panto "Cinderella" at the London Palladium.
 
 at Benjamin Franklin House, London
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Children’s Christmas Party — 18th-century style!

Benjamin Franklin House The Benjamin Franklin House will be throwing a little 18th-century style party for kids, with carols and wreath making.
 at Royal Observatory, London
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An Evening with the Stars — Royal Observatory

to Royal Observatory Watch a Planetarium show and then spend an evening looking at the stars with other astronomers at the Royal Observatory.
Dick Whittington at New Wimbledon Theatre, London
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Dick Whittington panto — with Matthew Kelly

to New Wimbledon Theatre WImbledon Theatre's Christmas panto this year l be "Dick Whittington", starring Matthew Kelly as Sarah the Cook.
 at London Olympia, London
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London Chess Classic — at the Olympia London

to London Olympia London Chess Classic will feature ten of the world's best players competing live on stage, at the London Olympia.
 
Muppet Christmas Carol at Prince Charles Cinema, London
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Sing-A-Long with The Muppet Christmas Carol

to Prince Charles Cinema Prince Charles Cinema will be showing "The Muppet Christmas Carol" at one of their mad-cap sing-a-long nights.
 at St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London
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Family Christmas concert, with sing-a-long carols

St. Martin-in-the-Fields Bring your kids to St Martin-in-the-Fields for a concert of singalong Christmas carols and seasonal classical music.
 
Sleeping Beauty Panto at Richmond Theatre, London
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Sleeping Beauty panto — with Maureen Lipman

to Richmond Theatre Maureen Lipman and CBeebies' Chris Jarvis will be starring in Richmond Theatre's Christmas panto, "Sleeping Beauty".
 at Museum of London Docklands, London
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Victorian-themed Santa’s Grotto at Sailortown

to Museum of London Docklands Meet Father Christmas in a Victorian-themed grotto in the Sailortown gallery, at the Museum of London Docklands.
 
 at Trafalgar Square, London
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Christmas Tree in Trafalgar Square

to Trafalgar Square Have you ever taken the time to see the switching-on ceremony for the Trafalgar Square Christmas tree, with carols?
Frozen at Prince Charles Cinema, London
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Sing-A-Long with the movie “Frozen”

to Prince Charles Cinema Disney's animated classic "Frozen" is coming to the Prince Charles Cinema, in a special sing-a-long version for kids.
 
Sleeping Beauty Panto at Hackney Empire, London
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Sleeping Beauty — Hackney Empire Christmas panto

to Hackney Empire The Hackney Empire's Christmas pantomime this year is "Sleeping Beaty", packed with songs, comedy and family fun.
 at Hampton Court Palace, London
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Outdoor ice rink, at Henry VIII’s Hampton Court

to Hampton Court Palace The Christmas ice-rink at Hampton Court has a spectacular backdrop — the front wing of Henry VIII's Tudor Palace.
 
Snowman at Peacock Theatre, London
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Raymond Briggs’ “The Snowman”

to Peacock Theatre Fly through the sky with the magical snowman, as the much-loved children's book "The Snowman" comes to the Peacock.
 at Royal Botanic Gardens, London
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Night-time Christmas trail at Kew Gardens

to Royal Botanic Gardens Kew Garden's Christmas trail includes a tunnel of lights, a scented fire garden, and a North Pole village for Santa and his elves.
 
Aladdin Panto at Lyric Hammersmith, London
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Christmas panto at the Lyric Hammersmith — Aladdin

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

to Hyde Park Hyde Park will once again become a magical Winter Wonderland with ice skating and rides, a circus, and a Christmas market.
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.
 
 at Regent Street, London
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Christmas lights in Regent Street

to Regent Street Regent Street always has some of the best Christmas lights in London, stretching from Oxford Street to Waterloo Place.
 at Somerset House, London
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Skate! — Christmas ice rink at Somerset House

to Somerset House Somerset House has got the prettiest rink in London, with a Christmas shopping arcade and decorated with a huge Christmas tree.
 
 at Tower of London, London
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Outdoor ice rink, in the Tower of London’s moat

to Tower of London The Tower of London's outdoor ice rink is back again for another year, set in the dry moat outside the castle walls.
Peter Pan at Olivier Theatre, London
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Peter Pan — at the National Theatre

Olivier Theatre The National Theatre will be bringing Peter Pan to London (via Neverland), with Tinkerbell, Tiger Lily and Captain Hook in tow.
 
 at Bond Street, London
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Christmas lights in Bond Street

Bond Street Bond Street is one of the poshest shopping streets in in London, and they always have some of the poshest decorations too!
 at Oxford Street, London
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Christmas lights in Oxford Street

to Oxford Street The Oxford Street switch-on ceremony is always one of the biggest, and this year they're shutting the street to traffic.
 
Stick Man at Leicester Square Theatre, London
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Help “Stick Man” get back to his family tree

to Leicester Square Theatre The Leicester Square Theatre is putting on a production of 'Stick Man', a kid's show about the adventures of a brave stick.
 at Canary Wharf, London
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Skate around Canary Wharf’s outdoor ice rink

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.
 
 
 
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