London Theatre Family & Kids

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Taking the kids to the theatre on a family day out? Here you'll find children's shows in the West End to suit every family budget. From Disney classics such as The Lion King and Aladdin to family favourites such as Matilda and School of Rock there's theatre for kids of all ages.

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19 shows found
  • The Snowman
    The Snowman
    Peacock Theatre
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee

    When a young boy’s snowman comes to life on Christmas Eve, the two set off on a night-time quest for adventure. On their travels they meet dancing penguins, reindeer and naturally, Father Christmas. Watch spellbound as the Snowman flies through the night sky, before escaping the clutches of the evil Jack Frost to return home for Christmas morning.

  • Horrible Christmas
    Horrible Christmas
    Alexandra Palace
    No Matinee

    Horrible Histories proudly presents the terrific tale of Christmas in the triumphant re-opening of Alexandra Palace.

    When Christmas comes under threat from a jolly man dressed in red, it’s up to one young boy to save the day – but can he save Christmas? From Victorian villains to Medieval monks, Puritan parties to Tudor treats, join us on a hair-raising adventure through the history of Christmas in the company of Charles Dickens, Oliver Cromwell, King Henry VIII, St Nicholas and Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer as they all join forces to save the festive season!

  • Paddington in Concert
    Paddington in Concert
    Theatre Royal Drury Lane
    No Matinee

    For the first time ever, Studio Canal and Heyday Films will celebrate the 60th Anniversary of Paddington with a performance of their charming and ground-breaking film Paddington in high-definition on the big screen, with a live symphony orchestra performing the tender and playful musical score by composer Nick Urata.

  • Operation Ouch
    Operation Ouch
    Apollo Theatre
    No Matinee

    Based on the hit CBBC children’s television series, Operation Ouch! Is performing for the first time in the UK in December 2018. Don’t miss Dr Chris and Dr Xand up close and personal, live on stage!

  • Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
    Harry Potter and The Cursed Child
    Palace Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    One of the world's most beloved characters comes to the stage for the very first time in a brand new production produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, Colin Callender’s Playground Entertainment and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions.

  • Nativity! The Musical
    Nativity! The Musical
    Eventim Apollo
    Thursday Matinee

    Your favourite festive film is now a major new musical adapted for the stage by Debbie Isitt, the creator of the much-loved films. 

    Feel –good, funny and full of yuletide joy, Nativity! The Musical features all of the favourite sing-a-long hits from the films including Sparkle and Shine, Nazareth, One Night One Moment, She’s the Brightest Star and a whole host of new songs filled with the spirit of Christmas!

    So join us this Christmas for some MAYHEM in Bethlehem!

  • Peter Pan
    Peter Pan - Park Theatre
    Park Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    In 1904 J.M. Barrie premiered one of the greatest adventures to ever play on a theatrical stage. Filled with mermaids, pirates and fairies, lost boys and crocodiles, this is the stunning original story of the boy who could fly.

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