Get into the spirit of Christmas with our three spectacular festive theatre shows for the whole family.
We have three very different offers for families this year - a theatre show for babies, a modern fairytale for younger children aged 3 - 7 and a fantastically fun family show for everyone aged 7 and over.
If you haven't been here before, we're just a short walk from London Bridge station. We have shop with a carefully curated selection of gift ideas and we sell hot and cold drinks and a range of healthy snacks. Our staff are really welcoming and our building is a fun place to visit plus there is plenty to do in the area if you'd like to make a day of it.
Tickets for our shows start at £12 - prices incrementally increase for popular performances so book now to get the best price.
OSCAR WILDE'S THE CANTERVILLE GHOST
Adapted by Anthony Weigh
Directed by Justin Audibert
★★★★★ 'An energetic ride of hilarity and ingenuity with a brilliant cast and a good message at its heart.' Everything Theatre
★★★★★ 'Utterly brilliant' London Theatre 1
★★★★★ 'A real treat' London Theatre Reviews
★★★★ 'Definitely worth a watch' WhatsOnStage
★★★★ 'Highly amusing' The Spy in the Stalls
★★★★ The Family Stage
'A witty, magic-trick filled take on Oscar Wilde’s ghost story' Exeunt
This wonderfully witty, delightfully spooky retelling of Oscar Wilde’s 1887 comic novel is brought to life this Christmas with spine-tingling magic, spectacular illusions and ghoulish effects.
Until 5 Jan 2020, for everyone aged 7 and over. Duration: approx 2 hrs (incl. interval)
Please note: This show contains frequent strobe lighting, flashing lights and haze effects.
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THE WOLF, THE DUCK AND THE MOUSE
By Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen
Adapted by Jack McNamara
★★★★ 'Extremely amusing stage adaptation' Time Out
★★★★★ 'A fabulous piece for theatre for young audiences.' Within Her Words
'A perfectly festive show to get stuck into this winter.' The Young Londoner
'A perfect treat for Christmas.' Angels and Urchins
One day Mouse is gobbled up by a wolf. ‘Oh woe’ says Mouse, who fears this must be the end. But then we discover Duck, who was, until Mouse arrived, taking a nap...
This stage adaptation of the brilliantly subversive picture book finds joy and friendship in the darkest and most unusual of places.
Until 5 Jan 2020, for ages 3 - 7. Duration: approx 50 mins
Are you a Wolf, a Duck or a Mouse Workshop: Fri 20 Dec, 12.15pm & Fri 3 Jan, 3.45pm (£12 for 1 adult & 1 child). Get the whole family onstage. We're taking the themes of the show and making our own moves. To book, add tickets for the show to your basket on a matching date and the event will show during the booking process as a 'Suggested Extra'. If you would like to book the workshop on its own, please call the Box Office on 020 7645 0560.
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Created by Sarah Argent and Kevin Lewis
This gorgeous, sensory show from the makers of our highly successful, long-running Baby Show returns to delight babies and parents alike this festive season.
Many performances still have extra adult places available to buy by phone but this show is now sold out of baby (plus parent) places. Ocassionally some baby places may come back on sale - if you would like to book, we recommed either regularly checking availability online or joining our Scrunch waiting list by calling the Box Office team on 020 7645 0560.
Until 22 Dec 2019, strictly for ages 6 - 18 months. Duration: 40 mins (including 15 mins of play at the end)
Visit our Unicornershop online
or in the foyer to choose from our carefully curated selections of books, games, show merchandise and gift packages.
GIVE THE GIFT OF THEATRE THIS CHRISTMAS - PASS IT ON
Give the gift of theatre to a child who wouldn't otherwise be able to visit. By donating £10 a month to our new Pass it On... and On... campaign, you will be giving children from the most deprived communities the chance to experience live theatre. Or help us reach even more children by making a stand-alone donation every time you buy a ticket.
Unicorn Gift Vouchers
Unicorn Theatre Gift Vouchers are the perfect present! They're valid for 12 months from the date of purchase, so with our jam-packed season full of shows for all ages, you can be sure that there will be plenty of choice. Vouchers are available to buy online
, by calling our Box Office or in person at the theatre.
Make A Day Of It
There are plenty of family-friendly restaurants and visitor attractions in and around our local area. Here are a few of our suggestions:
Watch the boats pass on the River Thames (1) or lunch in (2) Potters Field with an impressive view of the iconic (3) Tower of London and Tower Bridge, all just a two-minute walk away. Explore (4) Bermondsey Street's lit-up independent shops and restaurants, or stroll towards the (5) South Bank taking in (6) Borough Market and Tate Modern.