19 Oct - 28 Oct 2018 Age guide: 6 - 12

October Half Term

Join us this holiday to hear extraordinary stories from around the world. Take part in storytelling workshops and make a day of it by exploring the family-friendly visitor attractions in the local area. You can also relax with some ethically-sourced drinks and snacks from the Unicornershop in our bright, welcoming foyer.

We are a 10 minute walk from London Bridge station, pop in and say hello!

Tickets are £8 - £20. Save 15% when booking four tickets with our Friends and Family offer (must include one child and one adult). 


23 - 27 Oct | Ages 6 - 12 
'Poignant and funny... a fine example of visual theatre.' De Bond

What is home? Is it a feeling, a building, a smell, or anywhere your suitcase is?

With infectious energy, four characters playfully tell us their story of finding home.
This wordless, highly visual show uses live music and raucous physical comedy to explore our universal need to belong. Performed by three dancers and a musician, this show, by acclaimed Belgian company Laika, is an extremely funny and poignant half-term treat. 
Tue 23 Oct, 10.30am & 2.30pm
Wed 24 Oct, 11am
Thu 25 Oct, 10.30am & 2.30pm
Fri 26 Oct, 11.30am
Sat 27 Oct, 11an & 2.30pm
Sun 28 Oct, 1.30pm


Until 27 Oct | Ages 8 - 11
★★★★★ 'life-affirmingly brilliant.' The Scotsman
'The best thing about the show was that he made it about us'  Young audience member
'Magic - or as my son said, the sickest show he's ever seen!' Audience member

Polarbear makes things up: stories, jokes, adventures – he’s a master maker-upper. But where did it all begin? 

Join one of the UK's most exciting spoken word artists as he tells the story of the events which changed his life forever.

Fizzing with energy and imagination, this interactive storytelling show explores the creative potential inside all of us. A hilarious and inspiring half-term show for ages 8 - 11. 


Tue 23 Oct, 11am & 2pm
Wed 24 Oct, 1.30pm
Thu 25 Oct, 1.30pm & 5pm
Fri 26 Oct, 2pm & 5pm
Sat 27 Oct, 2pm & 5pm


Messy Stories | Ages 8 - 11 | *SOLD OUT!*
23 - 24 Oct, 3.15pm
Learn the tricks of the storytelling trade in this post-show workshop, led by the creator and star of Mouth Open, Story Jump Out.To book for this workshop online, add tickets for Mouth Open, Story Jump Out to your basket on a matching date and the workshop 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 0500.


There are plenty of family-friendly restaurants and visitor attractions in and around our local area. Here are a few of our suggestions:

Stop for sandwiches in (2) Potters Field with an impressive view of the iconic (3) Tower of London and Tower Bridge, explore (4) Bermondsey Street's independent shops and restaurants, or stroll towards the (5) South Bank taking in (6) Borough Market and Tate Modern. 

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