• The Little Mermaid Pantomime is coming to Hoxton Hall
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All the best stuff to do for East End Kids and their crew!

All the best stuff to do for East End Kids and their crew!

  • The Little Mermaid Pantomime is coming to Hoxton Hall
  • Jack and the Beanstalk a brilliant new pantomime coming to Stratford East

All the best stuff to do for East End Kids and their crew!

Jack! A fun twist on a classic at the Half Moon Theatre

An enchanting musical adventure for children is coming to the Half Moon Theatre. Experience the timeless tales of Jack through captivating storytelling and original songs in this interactive performance perfect for ages 5+

Fee Fie Fo Fum we’ve got a fantastic prize to be won! This June, the Half Moon Theatre has 3 brilliant shows for children including a fun twist on the classic beanstalk hero – Jack. See below for details on how you can enter to win a family ticket. (competition now closed)

Have you heard about Jack?
Come on, tell us a tale,
When you need a good story,
Jack never fails!

Prepare to be captivated by the enchanting world of “Jack!” — a mesmerizing musical that weaves together the essential elements of musical theatre and storytelling, creating a delightful hour-long interactive experience.

For as long as tales have been told, the character of Jack has been a constant presence in stories. Sometimes clever and cunning, sometimes lazy and foolish, but always coming out on top, fairy tales, folklore and nursery rhymes are full of tales of a lad named Jack.

Now, in this new musical for families and children, discover the truth behind the original fairy tale hero. Join Jack in his many guises as he seeks his fortune, finds the love of his life, learns the perils of a pail of water and, of course, takes on the fearsome giant.

Jack! features traditional stories, and original songs, and is performed by three actors/musicians playing piano, double bass and clarinet. With lots of opportunities to join in, families will be singing along before you can say Fee Fie Fo Fum!

Thursday 22nd to Saturday 24th Jun 2023 various times

Tickets £7

More info

Get in it to win it!

For your chance to win a family ticket for 4 to see the 11 am showing of Jack at the Half Moon Theatre on the 24th of June simply email hello@eastendkids.co.uk with “beanstalk hero” in the subject header. This competition is for members only. If you’re not already an EEK member you can enter through our competition portal. By doing so you will automatically be added to our membership database. You’ll receive a free membership card that entitles you to special offers around the borough and you’ll also get regular news to help you make the most of family life in East London. We’ll never share your details with any third parties and you can unsubscribe at any time.

You have until midnight on the 12th of June to enter.  Good Luck!

A Summer Season of brilliant theatre for Kids at the Half Moon Theatre

Pinocchio ages 4+

Thursday 8th to Saturday 10th June 2023 various times

Back by popular demand and still so popular it’s almost completely sold out but you can still get tickets for the weekday showings.

Steve Tiplady masterfully brings the tale to life, using carpentry tools to craft Pinocchio and transforming ordinary objects into extraordinary characters like a fox and a menacing shark. This improvisational puppetry masterpiece combines shadows, illusion, and original music to create a unique experience for audiences of all ages.

By the light of the moon ages 3+

Thursday 29th to Saturday 30th June 2023 various times

Ideal for first time theatre goers, this enchanting interactive performance takes its inspiration from the delightful and much loved Edward Lear poem, ‘The Owl and the Pussycat’.  Discover a whimsical tale where a cat conquers darkness and an owl learns wisdom, reminding us of the rewards of facing our fears on a magical journey celebrating imagination and bravery.

Half Moon Young People’s Theatre, 43 White Horse Road, London E1 0ND

Tickets £7

Nearest Stations:

Limehouse mainline and DLR stations (take Bekesbourne Street exit)

Stepney Green tube (District and Hammersmith & City)

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