Summer Holiday Activities At The Unicorn – 30 Aug To 2 Sept 2017



The Unicorn Theatre is celebrating its 70th season with a range of activities, many of which are FREE, for the whole family to enjoy during the summer holidays.

All events take place across four days from Weds 30 Aug – Sat 2 Sept.  Choose from dance workshops, puppet making, clay creation, circus skills with Albert and Friends and special performances of the hit play for the younger audience members, Baby Show.

Each day is different, choose your favourites from the below and check the timetable for dates and times.

A number of the workshops are free of charge, others are priced from £3. For free workshops you are limited to booking 2 places for 2 workshops per day. There will also be a number of free drop-in arts, crafts and games each day.


Theatre: Baby Show | 6 – 18 months 

Our ever-popular sensory performance with captivating images and intriguing sounds that will keep your little ones rapt.

Circus: Join The Circus! | Ages 6+

You don’t need to run away to join the circus at the Unicorn Theatre. Join Albert & Friends for a acro-balance, rolla bolla, unicycle, tightrope walking, balance ball, and juggling skills extravaganza!

Puppetry: Puppet Soup | Ages 7+
An hour of glove puppet magic with our friends from Puppet Soup. Create a puppet pal and give him a story to tell.

Dance: Mini Movers & Shakers | 18 months – 5 yrs
Come join us in a sensory contemporary dance story where you will pick up more than just a few new moves. We’ll be visiting the dragon in the mountains, swimming in the lake and ice skating on the moon.

Dance: Family Fever | All ages
Groovy disco & stylish Street Dance for the whole family. A workshop where everyone is the best dancer and all moves are the right ones! (Babes in arms welcome)

Arts & Crafts: Paper Unicorns | All ages
Lots of scissor action needed for these paper craft sessions. From finger puppets to hug-o-grams, everyone will make something to show off to the neighbours.

Arts & Crafts: Clay Creations | Ages 4+
We’re getting hands on with these keepsakes of our hand print made from air drying clay.

Arts & Crafts: All Day Art! | All ages
We’re bringing the Laika world to life. Join us for space and dog themed arts & crafts. You don’t need a ticket – just pop down and say hello!

To ensure that as many people as possible can enjoy the activities, we have limited advanced booking for free events to two events per customer per day, with a maximum of two tickets to each event.

Early booking is highly recommended, but you will still be able to sign-up for places on the day too, and the foyer arts and crafts sessions don’t need pre-booking.

Bookings can only be made by phone on 0207645 0560 (Mon – Sat, 10am – 6pm).


Unicorn Theatre 147 Tooley Street London SE1 2HZ
Box Office: 020 7645 0560

Twitter: @unicorn_theatre