Watching and enjoying live dance and ballet events is so inspiring and enjoyable for young children. We’re really happy to hear about and post links to any performances suitable for children, particularly for children under 5 years. Let us know about anything happening in your area by adding a comment below.
The Tortoise and the Hare by Northern Ballet. Following the sell-out successes of Ugly Duckling, Three Little Pigs and Elves & the Shoemaker and the TV adaptations for CBeebies, Northern Ballet bring their magic to Tortoise & the Hare. Various dates util October 2016.
Alice in Wonderland by Ballet Theatre UK. Come with Alice on a magical adventure as she tumbles into Wonderland! Ballet Theatre UK has created a captivating piece, brimming with wit, humour and charm. With its whimsical flights of the imagination, eclectic music and joyful dance, Alice in Wonderland is delightful entertainment for all ages. Touring throughout the country from April to June 2017.
Wee Hansel and Gretel by Scottish Ballet. Join Hansel, Gretel and a magical ballerina on an enchanting journey into the woods filled with adventure, imagination and festive charm. This specially adapted hour long performance features the company’s dancers accompanied live by the Scottish Ballet Orchestra. The perfect way for young families to discover the magic of ballet. Recommended for age 3+. Edinburgh 16th Dec, Glasgow 13th Jan 2017, Aberdeen 20th Jan 2017, Inverness 27th Jan 2017, Newcastle 3rd Feb 2017 *SUITABLE FOR UNDER-5s*
London Children’s Ballet. The Secret Garden – more info coming…
My First Ballet: Cinderella by English National Ballet. Enjoy everyone’s favourite rags-to-riches story, in a beautifully adapted ballet version for children aged three upwards: Dartford, 6-8th Apr 2017; London, 11 – 22 Apr 2017; Oxford, 28 – 29 Apr 2017; Liverpool 5 – 6 May 2017; New Wimbledon 13 – 14 May 2017; Bristol, 20 – 21 May 2017; Woking, 26-27 May 2017 *SUITABLE FOR UNDER-5s*