Christmas Shows for Little Ones

Best Shows to See this Festive Season

There are some fantastic shows this festive season for a first experience of theatre. Full of song, dance and festive storytelling, there should be enough here to keep your little ones happy and in the festive mood.

In the Winter Wood at Polka

winter woods polka

29 November–17 February. When Pig and Goat discover they’re being fattened up for a winter feast, they decide to run away to find a little house in the winter woods!

The Gingerbread Man at Jackson's Lane

gingerbread man jackson's lane 2018

1–24 December. Chase after this cheeky gingerbread hero as he sets off on the biggest adventure of his life.

Can't Wait for Christmas at Orange Tree Theatre

cant wait for christmas orange tree

14 December–5 January. Jessie can’t wait to open her Christmas present, but she isn’t allowed to until Christmas day. She shakes it and sniffs it and tries to sneak a peek, but Dad puts it just out of her reach and keeps a close eye on it.

Raymond Brigg's Father Christmas at Lyric Hammersmith

raymond briggs father christmas lyric hammesmith

21 November–30 December. Join Santa as he awakes from a dream of sun, sea and sand only to find it is the busiest day of the year: Christmas Eve. 

Mr Rabbit meets Brer Santa

brer santa puppet theatre barge

1–31 December. Brer Rabbit is back to his mischievous ways in a Christmas adventure full of fun and surprises.

Room on the Broom at Lyric Shaftesbury

room on the broom tall stories

23 November–13 January. Donaldson & Scheffler magic from the Tall Stories team.