20th Annual Kids Week – Participating Shows Announced

20th Annual Kids Week – Participating Shows Announced

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  • More than 35 shows offering free tickets for children plus activities announced at KidsWeek.co.uk (one child free with an adult paying full price)
  • Tickets on sale at 10:00am on Tuesday 13 June for performances from 1 to 31 August
  • No booking, postage or transaction fees

Kids Week, the annual London theatre initiative run by the Society of London Theatre, returns for the whole of August 2017, with more than 35 shows offering free tickets for children. This year marks the 20th Kids Week, which began in 1998 and over the years has reached over 1.2 million children and families.

Kids Week, one of the world’s longest running audience development initiatives, encourages young people to experience live theatre. During Kids Week one child aged 16 or under can go free to a wide range of participating shows when accompanied by an adult paying full price. In addition two extra children can go for half price, and there are no booking, postage or transaction fees.

Kids Week also has a fantastic range of free activities and events which includes everything from storytelling and backstage tours to choreography and stage combat workshops. The full activity listings can be found at KidsWeek.co.uk

Additionally, Kids Week ticket holders will be able to take advantage of a number of Kids Go Free deals on dining, tours and hotels. More information can be found on the Kids Week website.

Tickets for Kids Week go on sale at 10:00am on Tuesday 13 June at KidsWeek.co.uk

The shows taking part in Kids Week 2017 are:

Under 5s 

The Hunting Of The Snark

We're Going On A Bear Hunt*

What The Ladybird Heard

All ages 5+

Adventures In Wonderland

The Adventures Of Pinocchio


Around The World In 80 Days

The Borrowers*

Gangsta Granny

Half A Sixpence

Horrible Histories - More Best Of Barmy Britain

Matilda The Musical

Oliver Twist Created For Everyone Aged Six And Over*

School Of Rock – The Musical*


The Wind In The Willows

All ages 8+


42nd Street

An American In Paris

Disney's Aladdin*

Disney's The Lion King*


Five Guys Named Moe*

Jungle Book*

King Kong!

Mamma Mia!

Les Misérables

Motown The Musical

The Mousetrap

The Phantom Of The Opera

The Play That Goes Wrong

Thriller Live!


Parental Guidance

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery

Kinky Boots

The Kite Runner*

The Woman In Black

*Limited Availability

All Kids Week offers are subject to availability for specific performances.

Please note: Shows are listed by age suitability but this is only a guideline. Information about the shows is available on the Kids Week website. Shows on offer may change throughout the promotion and all offers are subject to availability for specific performances (especially at weekends).

For Kids Week news and announcements follow:

                                               KidsWeek.co.uk | Facebook | Twitter


Date Published: 24 May 2017
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