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Family Fest!

11th Mar 2019

Panicking about how to fill your Easter Holiday? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!

Kicking off the opening of the Underbelly Festival Southbank 2019 is our Family Fest from the 6-22 April. With stage adaptations of your family’s favourite books, to spectacular circus, theatre and comedy, you’ll find something for the pickiest of kids (and adults!) will enjoy.

With many shows only an hour long, there’ll be no worrying about the little ones with this fantastic array. 

A Simple Space
5 April - 6 May

Our spectacular headline show is perfect for all ages in this fun and stripped back circus show. Watch these 7 acrobats play games and perform out of this world tricks in this 'Terrifyingly, jaw-droppingly impressive' (Express UK) circus show. 

The Wind In The Willows 
6-7 April 

This beautiful adaptation of the much-loved classic features fantastic puppetry and a charming original score. 

The Massaoke Family Show
6 & 13 April 

Bring your best dance moves and your loudest voices to sing your heart out to some of your family’s favourite hits including pop tunes, a few classics for the adults and of course, Let It Go. 

David Baddiel’s AniMalcolm The Musical
8 April 

Combining physical theatre and puppetry, this magical musical brings the story to life on stage as Malcolm goes on a school trip with unexpected consequences! 

The Showstoppers’ Kids Show
8 April 

The brilliant Showstoppers’ perform a brand-new musical, but the twist is that the kids are in charge! Let your imagination go wild and create your very own musical. Anything can happen.

The Gruffalo, The Witch and The Warthog with Julia Donaldson 
11-13 April 

Best-selling children’s author Julia Donaldson performs and presents a show, bringing 5 of her best loved books to life with songs, puppetry and a touch of magic. 

Shakespearience
11 April 

Who says Shakespeare has to be boring? On this whistle-stop tour of three of Shakespeare’s most known plays, Romeo & Juliet, Twelfth Night and MacBeth, the hilarious actors present an hour of mischievous storytelling.

 

Variety Club 4 Kids 
13 April

Packed with comedy, circus, magic, thrills and silliness from some of the UK’s best variety performers, this family-friendly cabaret show is guaranteed to leave audiences gasping, giggling and cheering. 

Journey Through Jazz
14 April

Taking you on a journey through the decades of Jazz, from the Charleston to the Twist via the Big Apple and Lindy Hop, this family-friendly audience participation show is sure to get you strutting, flapping and jitterbugging!

MONSTERSAURUS! 
15-22 April

From the creators of Aliens Love Underpants, follow young inventor Monty as he creates some incredible monsters. Full of thrills, spills and magic, there’ll be plenty of audience participation!

Chores
16-19 April

Two brothers must hurry to clean their room before their mum comes back. What could possibly go wrong? A circus-comedy for the whole family, all the way from Australia! 

Rubbish Shakespeare: Romeo & Juliet
21 April

Watch Shakespeare's epic tale of star-crossed lovers be well and truly Rubbished! This all-silly troupe bring this hilarious adaptation, showing Shakespeare really is for all. 

Morgan & West’s Utterly Spiffing Spectacular Magic Show For Kids (and Childish Grown-ups)!
21 April

Time travelling magicians Morgan and West present a brain-busting, heart stopping and jaw dropping extravaganza with their truck of tricks. Fun for ages 5 to 105! 

 

The Fun Kids Epic Roadshow Adventure
22 April

Presenters Dan and Bex need your help to keep the Fun Kids Radio on-air! With stories, songs and silliness, get ready for an adventure from the national radio station, Fun Kids. 

Comedy Club 4 Kids 
22 April

This family friendly comedy show will have you all laughing to some of the best stand-ups from the comedy circuit (without the rude bits!). 

Get booking for a show this Easter Holiday that the kids, and you, won’t be able to stop talking about! 

Posted by abbieb@underbelly.co.uk