GANGSTA GRANNY LIVE (5+), OPENS 1ST AUGUST 2017, GARRICK THEATRE
Aug
1
2:00 pm14:00

GANGSTA GRANNY LIVE (5+), OPENS 1ST AUGUST 2017, GARRICK THEATRE

  • Garrick Theatre

BOOKING NOT OPEN YET. REGISTER YOUR INTEREST FOR TICKETS NOW, AND BE THE FIRST IN THE CULTURE CLUB GROUP TO RECEIVE AN EMAIL WHEN BOOKING IS OPEN. Email, sian.gwilliam@me.com

It’s Friday night and Ben knows that means only one thing – staying with Granny! There will be cabbage soup, cabbage pie and cabbage cake and Ben knows one thing for sure – it’s going to be sooooooooo boring! But what Ben doesn’t know is that Granny has a secret – and Friday nights are about to get more exciting than he could ever imagine, as he embarks on the adventure of a lifetime with his very own Gangsta Granny!

From the acclaimed producers of HORRIBLE HISTORIES comes the world premiere of this amazing story by David Walliams, the UK’s best-selling author for children.

Running time: 2h 10m (inc 20m interval)

OLIVER TWIST (AGE 6+), REGENTS PARK OPEN AIR THEATRE
Aug
4
1:00 pm13:00

OLIVER TWIST (AGE 6+), REGENTS PARK OPEN AIR THEATRE

  • Regents Park Open Air Theatre

£22.00

Adapted by ANYA REISS
From the novel by CHARLES DICKENS

Discover the original story of Victorian London's most famous child with Oliver Twist created for everyone aged six and over. It will have you on the edge of your seat and wanting more.

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, REGENTS PARK OPEN AIR THEATRE
Sep
8
7:45 pm19:45

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, REGENTS PARK OPEN AIR THEATRE

  • Regents Park Open Air Theatre

£60.00pp

Tickets priced for Band A around the stage/ equivalent of stalls.

note: IF TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT - EMAIL ME HOW MANY tickets you need, AND I CAN LOOK FOR MORE AVAILABILITY ON ANOTHER DATE.

This production returns to the Open Air Regent's Park Theatre in 2017 following a sell-out season in 2016 which saw it win the Evening Standard Award for Best Musical Production.

Email me with any questions; sian.gwilliam@me.com

With a legendary score including I Don’t Know How to Love HimGethsemane and Superstar, experience epic storytelling in the remarkable surroundings of Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre.

Notes : Run between 11 August - 16 Sept, 2017

All ticket prices include a small fee to cover the costs of running My Culture Club, and the personal concierge services on offer.

 

DICK WHITTINGTON, CHRISTMAS PANTOMIME, PALLADIUM THEATRE (AGE 5+)
Jan
3
2:30 pm14:30

DICK WHITTINGTON, CHRISTMAS PANTOMIME, PALLADIUM THEATRE (AGE 5+)

  • Palladium Theatre

£45.00pp

This booking is for January 2018.

Dick Whittington is a rags-to-riches tale based on an old English folklore about a young man and his cat. The pair come from an impoverished home and set off to London in hopes of a brighter future. The rat-infested capital proves to be the perfect hunting grounds for Dick's cat, whose ratting abilities make his master a sound fortune and leads to his eventual promotion to Lord Mayor of London.

The show will run from 9th December 2017 until 7th January 2018. 

Seats in best available band A to C stalls.

An all-star cast will be announced at a later date.

Note : All persons entering the theatre, regardless of age, must have a ticket. Babes-in-arms are not admitted to the auditorium. Children must be able to sit unaided, in their own seat and be attentive to the performance so as not to distract other members of the audience. Admittance to the auditorium is at the discretion of the theatre management.


Aladdin The Musical (6+), 2.30pm, Prince Edward Theatre, Soho
Jul
13
2:30 pm14:30

Aladdin The Musical (6+), 2.30pm, Prince Edward Theatre, Soho

  • Prince Edward Theatre

Duration : 2hrs 30 mins with one interval.

Last chance for booking tickets is 30th October, 2016 (booking early, allows me to secure the  preferential price)

Seats; Stalls, Rows Z, V-W, Y, Z

Notes; All guests require a ticket, regardless of age. The Producers recommend that all children are 6years +. Special FX : The show contains smoke, and fog effects, pyrotechnics, strobe lighting and loud noises.

This trip is for The Cavendish School, Camden.

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, 7.30PM 4th MAY, 2017, DOMINION THEATRE
May
4
7:30 pm19:30

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, 7.30PM 4th MAY, 2017, DOMINION THEATRE

  • Dominion Theatre

Jerry Mulligan is an American GI striving to make it as a painter in a city suddenly bursting with hope and possibility. Following a chance encounter with a beautiful young dancer named Lise, the streets of Paris become the backdrop to a sensuous, modern romance of art, friendship and love in the aftermath of war.

 

World Cup of Gymnastics, O2 Arena (SOLD OUT)
Apr
8
10:30 am10:30

World Cup of Gymnastics, O2 Arena (SOLD OUT)

  • 02 Arena

TICKET PRICES BELOW (+ venue fees and booking fees)

 Platinum VIP Ticket * £221.93

 Gold * £34.93 to £67.93

 Silver * £26.68 to £51.43

 Bronze A * £21.18 to £40.43

 Bronze B * £18.43 to £34.93

A new venture for Barry Hearn’s Matchroom Sport, and set to feature Team GB stars such as Olympic Gold medallist Max Whitlock, the World Cup of Gymnastics sees the world’s best gymnasts invited to compete in the prestigious ‘all-around’ competition with the men battling it out over six testing apparatus (floor, pommel horse, rings, vault, parallel bars and the high bar) and the women competing on vault, uneven bars, beam and floor.

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST BY EMAILING sian.gwilliam@me.com, or leaving a comment below with a note of how many tickets you would like. Nb. Prices & booking details will not be available until early October 2016.

image credit : British-Gymnastics.org

SCHOOL OF ROCK, THURSDAY 9TH FEB 2017, 7.30PM
Mar
30
2:30 pm14:30

SCHOOL OF ROCK, THURSDAY 9TH FEB 2017, 7.30PM

  • New London Theatre

Andrew Lloyd Webber, the man who brought rock and romance to Broadway, is back with a new heart-stirring hit. SCHOOL OF ROCK is a New York Times Critics’ Pick and “AN INSPIRING JOLT OF ENERGY, JOY AND MAD SKILLZ!” (Entertainment Weekly ). Reuters raves ”ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER HAS BROADWAY ROCKING AGAIN!”

NETBALL LIVE, SURREY STORM V HERTS MAVERICKS
Mar
11
6:00 pm18:00

NETBALL LIVE, SURREY STORM V HERTS MAVERICKS

  • Copper Box

From £20.00

The Vitality Netball Superleague 2017 will rock the Copper Box Arena on Saturday 11 March 2017 when Surrey Storm take on Hertfordshire Mavericks.

Superleague giants Surrey Storm and Hertfordshire Mavericks will do battle in what is set to be another sell-out fixture at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Tickets are for the best available in the arena - in the Silver Block 105 tier - though subject to availability. They include face value price from Netball Live + £1.75 booking fee per ticket + concierge fee for group booking.

HIP HOP WORKSHOP WITH ZOONATION DANCE COMPANY (AGE 5+) : FRIDAY 11TH MARCH, 2017
Mar
10
3:45 pm15:45

HIP HOP WORKSHOP WITH ZOONATION DANCE COMPANY (AGE 5+) : FRIDAY 11TH MARCH, 2017

  • The Cavendish School

£9.00 per child

Date : Friday 11th March, 2017

Time : 3.45-4.45pm - Class 1

Price : £9pp (siblings & friends welcome, please notify me of the details of where you found us, on booking form) Pay with Apple Pay, Credit/Debit Card or Paypal. 

Note : There are free Rude Health snack bars & water available for all dancers (please notify me of any allergies).

Venue : St Marys Hall & Gym Hall, Cavendish School, Camden. NW1

Contact : sian gwilliam 07958 385 929

Tickets : N/a for this event, names will be on teachers list.

Notes : Loose fitting clothes and trainers (no bare feet) leggings, shorts and t-shirt, or uniform

London hottest hip hop dance theatre company, ZooNation (with MyCultureClub) present a brilliant one off Dance Workshop especially for The Cavendish School. The workshop is inspired by the recent Mad Hatters Tea Party show at The Roundhouse, Camden. 

THE CLASS

The class covers a wide range of Hip Hop styles including Popping, Locking, Old Skool, Nu Skool, Breakin’ and House.  Our teacher will introduce you to their individual style and help build up the dancers skills.

 

Netball, England Roses v Australian Diamonds, 1pm, SSE Arena Wembley
Feb
5
1:00 pm13:00

Netball, England Roses v Australian Diamonds, 1pm, SSE Arena Wembley

  • SSE Arena Wembley

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Join your My Culture Club group at these Vitality Netball International Series matches at Wembley Arena, part of Quad Series.

A double-header lies in wait for fans in the capital as all four teams head to The SSE Arena, Wembley for the final matches of this edition of the Quad Series. See England Roses take on the Australian Diamonds & New Zealand take on South Africa as four of the top five in the world rankings do battle to be crowned Champions as part of the Vitality Netball International Series.

Doors open at 12.00 and the first match starts at 13.00. There will be no entry after this time.

Tickets for this event grant customers access to both matches; English Roses v Australian Diamonds (13.00 start time) & New Zealand Silver Ferns v South Africa Proteas (15.00 start time). Very Limited Ticket availability for these events.

Magical Lantern Festival (All Ages), 5pm, Chiswick House & Gardens
Feb
4
5:00 pm17:00

Magical Lantern Festival (All Ages), 5pm, Chiswick House & Gardens

  • Chiswick House and Gardens

Tickets from £14.00 / Book Here

Date & Time : Sat 4 February 2017 & 17:00 – 22:30 (there is timed entry from 5-9pm, your ticket time will be confirmed when booked)

Tickets : The Family ticket is for 2 adults and 2 kids at £15 pp. A child ticket is for ages 4-16 years.

Food : There is lots of street food available at the event

notes ; Under 4 years old are free, and must be with an adults at all times (they don't need a ticket) 

LOCATION : Chiswick House Gardens, Dukes Avenue Entrance, London

HIP HOP WORKSHOP WITH ZOONATION DANCE COMPANY (AGE 5+) : Friday 3rd February, 2017 (Cavendish School, Camden)
Feb
3
3:45 pm15:45

HIP HOP WORKSHOP WITH ZOONATION DANCE COMPANY (AGE 5+) : Friday 3rd February, 2017 (Cavendish School, Camden)

  • The Cavendish School

Time : 3.45-4.45pm - Class 1 & 2

Price : £9pp (siblings welcome) Pay with Apple Pay, Credit/Debit Card or Paypal. 

Note : There are free Rude Health snack bars & water available for all dancers (please notify me of any allergies).

Venue : St Marys Hall & Gym Hall, Cavendish School, Camden. NW1

Contact : sian gwilliam 07958 385 929

Tickets : N/a for this event, names will be on teachers list.

Notes : Loose fitting clothes and trainers (no bare feet) leggings, shorts and t-shirt, or uniform

London hottest hip hop dance theatre company, ZooNation (with MyCultureClub) present a brilliant one off Dance Workshop especially for The Cavendish School. The workshop is inspired by the recent Mad Hatters Tea Party show at The Roundhouse, Camden. 

THE CLASS

The class covers a wide range of Hip Hop styles including Popping, Locking, Old Skool, Nu Skool, Breakin’ and House.  Our teacher will introduce you to their individual style and help build up the dancers skills.

AGE : Suitable for 5+

THE SNOWMAN, PEACOCK THEATRE, FRIDAY 30TH JANUARY, 2.30PM (ALL AGES)
Jan
30
2:30 pm14:30

THE SNOWMAN, PEACOCK THEATRE, FRIDAY 30TH JANUARY, 2.30PM (ALL AGES)

  • The Peacock Theatre

An all time classic Christmas show 'The Snowman' still captures the imagination of small people, and big ones alike.

This show at London's Peacock Theatre will tick the box as a definite family treat, and especially good if the grandparents want to take the smalls of your hands. With music and lyrics by Howard Blake, including Walking in the Air performed by a live orchestra, design by Ruari Murchison and lighting by Tim MitchellThe Snowman adventures through snow-covered forests to the North Pole, complete with a visit to Father Christmas and a thrilling escape from Jack Frost.

PETER PAN GOES WRONG, APOLLO THEATRE, SATURDAY MATINEE, 14TH JANUARY 2017
Jan
15
2:30 pm14:30

PETER PAN GOES WRONG, APOLLO THEATRE, SATURDAY MATINEE, 14TH JANUARY 2017

  • Apollo Theatre

Following widespread critical acclaim, Peter Pan Goes Wrongreturns to the Apollo Theatre for a limited run from 21 October 2016 – 29 January 2017. Recently nominated for an Olivier Award for Best New Comedy, Peter Pan Goes Wrong sees the team behind the award-winning box office hit The Play That Goes Wrong bring their trademark comic mayhem to the J.M. Barrie classic and festive favourite, Peter Pan.

The Railway Children (2yrs+), 2.30pm, Kings Cross, London
Jan
4
2:30 pm14:30

The Railway Children (2yrs+), 2.30pm, Kings Cross, London

  • The Railway Children

This trip is for The Cavendish School, Camden.

Location : Kings Cross. Platform 1  // BOOK HERE

Seats : Pl1 (Platform One) Row E 17-36 & Row F 32-26

Duration : 2hr 20mins

Disabled : Fully accessible

Notes : All children aged 2 or older need a ticket. Kids eleven and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times. 

Cinderella The Pantomime, (5+yrs) Matinee, 2.30pm
Jan
3
2:30 pm14:30

Cinderella The Pantomime, (5+yrs) Matinee, 2.30pm

  • London Palladium

This trip is for The Cavendish School, Camden.

Cast list Paul O’Grady (The Wicked Stepmother), Amanda Holden (The Fairy Godmother), Julian Clary (Dandini), Lee Mead (Prince Charming), Paul Zerdin (Buttons), Nigel Havers as (Lord Chamberlain), Count Arthur Strong (Baron Hardup)

Venue : London Palladium Argyll Street London W1F 7TF / Seats: Stalls

TRAVEL BY UNDERGROUND The nearest underground station is Oxford Circus (Central, Victoria and Bakerloo lines) and Bond Street (Central and Jubilee Lines).

TRAVEL BY BUS 3, 6, 8, 10, 12, 13, 15, 23, 25, 53, 55, 73, 88, 94, 98, 113, 137, 139, 159

TRAVEL BY CAR The nearest car parks are in Oxford Street and Soho.

If you are planning to drive into the city we recommend that you take advantage of Q-Park’s Theatreland Parking Scheme – simply have your car park ticket validated at London Palladium and the 50% discount will automatically be applied when you pay at the car park pay machine. Find out more on the Q-Park website. Alternatively, there is an NCP car park in Brewer Street.

The £10 daily congestion charge for central London applies from 7am to 6pm Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays.

Little Match Girl (5+), Lilian Baylis Studio, 11am, Sadlers Wells Theatre (book by 20/10)
Dec
21
3:00 pm15:00

Little Match Girl (5+), Lilian Baylis Studio, 11am, Sadlers Wells Theatre (book by 20/10)

  • Lilian Baylis Studio

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Celebrated director and choreographer Arthur Pita returns to the Lilian Baylis Studio this Christmas with his magical dance theatre show, The Little Match Girl.

Our unlikely heroine is an impoverished young street girl, who wanders the ever-darkening streets with just one final match to keep her warm on a cold Christmas Eve.

Running time

1 hr 5 mins (no interval)

PEPPA PIG LIVE, 11am, Phoenix Theatre, Sunday 18th December
Dec
18
11:00 am11:00

PEPPA PIG LIVE, 11am, Phoenix Theatre, Sunday 18th December

  • Phoenix Theatre

Book Here

Surprise! Peppa Pig, George and their friends are back in the West End this Christmas with the fantastic live theatre show, Peppa Pig’s Surprise.

It’s a lovely day and Peppa is playing outside with her friends. Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig have got a surprise for her and George – they can’t guess what it is, can you?

Tickets £25 per person , Limited Stock, Booking will close on 24th October

  • Babies, 0 - 18 months of age, at the date of the performance (not at the date of booking) are admitted free of charge if they are sitting on an adult's lap. If a seat is required for a baby it must be bought at the child rate. All children from 18 months upwards must have a ticket.

THE CLIC SARGENT CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION WITH YOUNG VOICES (WAIT LIST)
Dec
7
7:00 pm19:00

THE CLIC SARGENT CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION WITH YOUNG VOICES (WAIT LIST)

  • Royal Albert Hall

CLIC Sargent’s annual Christmas concert at The Royal Albert Hall, run in conjunction with Young Voices, is a truly festive occasion for the whole family and last year raised an amazing £150,000 for children and young people with cancer.

This year our choir will be joined on stage by Tom Billington and energetic dance acts Urban Strides and West End Kids. We are delighted that we will also be welcoming on stage leading beat box artists, The Beatbox Collective plus X-Factor finalist Melanie Masson! 

The concert is incredibly popular with CLIC Sargent supporters and new faces alike and is a thoroughly modern and highly entertaining way to celebrate the festive season! Come along to celebrate with us in one of London’s most iconic music venues and allow yourself to be entertained by a whole host of bright young stars!

Doors open at 6.15pm

Wheelchair users please call the box office on 020 7070 4410

Science Family Fun Day 'Surprising Senses' (All Ages), 11-4pm, The Royal Institute
Oct
30
11:00 am11:00

Science Family Fun Day 'Surprising Senses' (All Ages), 11-4pm, The Royal Institute

  • The Royal Institute

The event is especially suited to 6/7 year olds, but everyone is welcome.

Tickets : Adults £16 & 3 – 18 year olds £9 / BOOK HERE

It’s time for Family Fun Day at the Royal Institute. The team at the Ri will fill it to the brim with a sensational set of demonstrations, experiments and talks. This time, explore the limits of the human senses and get your hands, noses, tongues, eyes and ears ready for an unforgettable experience. . 

Drop in anytime to enjoy the short talks in our famous theatre and get stuck in to experiments, creative activities and making things to take home. Suitable for children aged 6-12, though older and younger siblings and friends are very welcome. Community groups are also welcome.

There are activities on for everyone to do together.

  • Please note though, they don't have any childcare facilities, so you'll need to stay with your children at all times.
  • The day is fully flexible, so you can drop in for 30 minutes, or stay for the whole five hours.
  • Most people say they find there's enough here to fill at least three hours.
Guardian Newspaper Family workshop, Thursday 27th October, at 10.30am (WAIT LIST)
Oct
27
10:30 am10:30

Guardian Newspaper Family workshop, Thursday 27th October, at 10.30am (WAIT LIST)

  • Guardian Education Centre

What makes a good story? How are headlines written? Which photograph works best on a front page? Learn everything about how a front page is put together and create your own under the watchful eye of Guardian staff. 

During this two hour workshop, work as a family to select, write and edit stories, create headlines, choose pictures and produce your own front page to a tight deadline. 

  • The session is suitable for children ages 7 to 16
  • Children must be accompanied throughout the whole session by an adult (at least one adult per two children)
MY GREAT ORCHESTRAL ADVENTURE, Royal Albert Hall, 3yrs+ (SOLD OUT)
Oct
26
1:00 pm13:00

MY GREAT ORCHESTRAL ADVENTURE, Royal Albert Hall, 3yrs+ (SOLD OUT)

  • Royal Albert Hall

Music will include: GRIEG In the Hall of the Mountain King/  WAGNER Ride of the Valkyries ROSSINI Gallop from William Tell/ JOHN WILLIAMS Flight to Neverland/ JOHN WILLIAMS Duel of the Fates – from Star Wars/ TCHAIKOVSKY Excerpts from Swan Lake/ STEPHENS We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

*Under 3s can attend and need to buy a ticket if they require a seat. Babes in arms do not need to buy a ticket. Tickets (Front Arena) £30.50pp

 

Half Term RA Summer Exhibition, 2016 Family Workshop (5+), 10.15am
Oct
26
10:15 am10:15

Half Term RA Summer Exhibition, 2016 Family Workshop (5+), 10.15am

  • Royal Academy

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Inspired by the Abstract Expressionism exhibition, this is a chance for families to explore the galleries and to create a collaborative artwork in response. Come along and get creative in the RA galleries!

Booking is essential as tickets are very limited. Suitable for children aged five and up.

Half-Term Family Fashion Workshop, 10.30 & 2.30pm, V&A Museum
Oct
25
10:30 am10:30

Half-Term Family Fashion Workshop, 10.30 & 2.30pm, V&A Museum

  • V&A Museum

Very Limited Tickets / Book Here

There are two sessions for this event, one at 12.30 and the other at 2.30. If you would like to book for the afternoon session, please email me directly, and I will set up another booking page. sian.gwilliam@me.com.

Where :  Art Studio in the Education Centre, V&A

FAMILY EVENT: Express yourself and make a radical fashion statement

Advance booking essential. For 5-12 year olds. £12.00 per child, advance booking essential. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Max. 1 adult per child Recommended for ages 5+

CREDIT : V&A, PHOTO OF PLATO'S ATLANTIS, ALEXANDER MCQUEEN, 2010, LONDON. MUSEUM NO. T

Lauren Child: Talks About Her Book Ruby Redfort, Sunday 23 October 2016, 2.15pm–3pm
Oct
23
2:15 pm14:15

Lauren Child: Talks About Her Book Ruby Redfort, Sunday 23 October 2016, 2.15pm–3pm

  • Unicorn Theatre

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Lauren Child is the creator of much-loved characters Clarice Bean, Charlie & Lola and Ruby Redfort, Blink and You Die will be the sixth and final book in her Ruby Redfort series. She will talk about what makes her code-cracking, secret agent, school girl character the coolest girl hero in years.

Running time: 45 minutes, no interval.

This event is part of the Guardian Children's Book Festival, an all day event dedicated to exploring the treasure-house of children’s books.