Kids Week Returns Today with Free Tickets to 36 Shows for Children

Kids Week Returns Today with Free Tickets to 36 Shows for Children

The annual London theatre initiative Kids Week ( returns this summer from today, 1 August, through 31 August 2014 with an exciting line-up of 36 shows offering free tickets for children.

Now in its 17th year and run by Society of London Theatre, Kids Week is all about encouraging young people and their families to experience the magic of live theatre. During Kids Week a child aged 16 or under can go free to participating shows when accompanied by an adult paying full price. Up to two extra children's tickets can also be purchased at half price, per transaction.

Kids Week also has a fantastic range of free activities and events - many new ones and others that are back by popular demand! Children can take a Billy Elliot ballet class, tap dance on stage with Top Hat or take part in an exclusive post-show Charlie And The Chocolate Factory Q&A. Under 5s are invited to attend a The Tiger Who Came To Tea tea-party or enjoy fun activities with Aliens Love Underpants and, for older children, there's the chance to go backstage at Jersey Boys or learn the moves to the iconic Michael Jackson hit Thriller on the set ofThriller Live. The Kids Week activity and event listings can be found at

In addition to the free childrens' tickets, families will be able to enjoy Kids Eat Free meal deals at selected London restaurants and take advantage of travel and hotel offers.

Tickets for Kids Week go on sale at 10:00 on Tuesday 17 June at or via the dedicated ticket hotline 0844 248 5151 supported by Ticketmaster with no booking or postage fees.

For the latest Kids Week news and conversation, join our thriving social media community on Facebook ( and follow Kids Week on Twitter @KidsWeek.

The shows taking part in Kids Week 2014 are:

All Ages 3+

Aliens Love Underpants, The Elephantom, The Tiger Who Came to Tea, What The Ladybird Heard

All Ages 5+

The 39 Steps, Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, Disney's The Lion King, Hetty Feather, Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain Part 2, I Believe In Unicorns, Let It Be, Mamma Mia!, Matilda The Musical, LES MISERABLES, The Pajama Game, The Phantom Of The Opera, Stomp, Thriller Live, Top Hat, Wicked

Parental Guidance

Billy Elliot The Musical, The Bodyguard, The Commitments, The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time, The Gershwin's Porgy And Bess, The Importance Of Being Earnest, Jeeves And Wooster In Perfect Nonsense, The Mousetrap, War Horse, The Woman In Black


Avenue Q, Ghost Stories, Jersey Boys, Let The Right One In, Once, A Small Family Business

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).

All offers are subject to availability for specific performances (especially at weekends). Shows on offer may change throughout the promotion. The offer does not apply to tickets already booked and cannot be used with any other offer. Maximum 8 tickets per booking.

Society of London Theatre (SOLT) is the organisation which represents the producers, theatre owners and managers of the 52 major commercial and grant-aided theatres in central London. The organisation exists in order to promote theatregoing, develop audiences, and to serve, protect and promote the interests of those engaged in theatre across London, through activities including the Olivier Awards with MasterCard, TKTS ticket booth, the Official London Theatre guide, Theatre Tokens and the annual promotions Kids Week and Get Into London Theatre.

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