What’s On at Half Moon


Celebrating the very best of children’s theatre and work for young audiences at our Limehouse venue. We’re proud to keep our tickets affordable at just £7 each, some of the cheapest theatre tickets in London. Find out what’s on at the links below. For all the latest news, sign up to our e-newsletter.

Half Moon’s regular season of children’s theatre and theatre for young people runs from September to April. We programme some shows and special events during the rest of the year, but on a less frequent basis. Half Moon Theatre Gift Vouchers are also available, allowing you to give the gift of theatre.

If you are a school or other community group looking to book a show, please see our Schools Shows page. It is often possible to programme an additional performance of one of our Half Moon presents shows, at Half Moon or your own setting.

Please note: Age ranges are recommended by the visiting companies. They serve as a guide only and we welcome siblings or other children from outside of the age range.

Rumpelstiltskin and the Snail of Destiny

Age range: 4+
Date: Thu 14 - Sat 16 Nov
Grimm’s classic tale comes to life with puppets, music, storytelling and transforming sets.

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Age range: 13+ and adult audiences
Date: Mon 18 Nov
An immersive story about the hidden desires and anxieties of young people.

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Emily Rising

Age range: 7 – 11
Date: Thu 21 - Sat 23 Nov
A unique and heartwarming story brought to life with stunning puppetry that will take you soaring into the sky.

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Age range: 0-18 months
Date: Fri 29 – Sat 30 Nov & Fri 6 Dec
An interactive performance for babies aged 0-18 months and their grown-ups.

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Outside the Igloo

Age range: 4+
Date: Sat 14 Dec
Join three penguin friends on their amazing wintry journey.

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Under the Frozen Moon

Age range: 3+
Date: Sat 21 Dec
A young girl sets out to confront the dragon who has hoarded all the fire and lights for himself.

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Age range: 2+
Date: Sat 11 Jan
There was once a little girl so small she could float on a lily pad and ride on the back of a dragonfly.

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Mimi and the Mountain Dragon

Age range: 3+
Date: Sat 18 Jan
An exciting family show about friendship, courage and adventure for anyone who loves snow, dragons and stories.

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Tom Thumb

Age range: 3+
Date: Sat 25 Jan
Join tiny Tom on his very big adventure full of magic, feathery spinning birds, a flying house and a portable forest.

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