London

Half Moon Theatre


Fantasic For Families

Half Moon is a theatre in Limehouse, East London. We produce and present professional theatre for children at our Limehouse venue, as well as touring work nationally. We also have an extensive Creative Learning programme, giving children and young people from birth to 18 (or 25 for disabled young people) an opportunity to participate in a variety of drama and theatre activities in schools, community settings and at Half Moon. We are proud to offer high quality theatre and an affordable experience. With Youth Theatre sessions from £3 and all tickets £7, we offer excellent value and some of the cheapest London theatre tickets.

Find us at...

  • Half Moon Theatre
  • 43 White Horse Road
  • London
  • E1 0ND

Our family-friendly offer

On street car parking (free at weekends)
Fully accessible with 2 lifts
Unisex baby changing facilities
Space for buggies
Chalk boards and books for children


Accessibility

Half Moon is a fully accessible building. Our blind and visually impaired audiences can pre-book touch tours prior to all performances. Some shows have British Sign Language for Deaf and hearing impaired audiences. We have baby changing facilities and space for buggies. 


Our Events

  • London

    Arthur's Dream Boat

    19-Oct-2019 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

    One night, Arthur has an amazing dream about a beautiful pink and green boat with a stripy mast. He can’t wait to tell everyone about it but no one (not even his dog!) is interested. In fact, th...

    2 - 8 years
  • London

    Arthur's Dream Boat

    19-Oct-2019 14:00 PM - 14:45 PM

    One night, Arthur has an amazing dream about a beautiful pink and green boat with a stripy mast. He can’t wait to tell everyone about it but no one (not even his dog!) is interested. In fact, th...

    2 - 8 years
  • London

    Arthur's Dream Boat

    19-Oct-2019 14:00 PM - 14:45 PM

    One night, Arthur has an amazing dream about a beautiful pink and green boat with a stripy mast. He can’t wait to tell everyone about it but no one (not even his dog!) is interested. In fact, th...

    2 - 8 years
  • London

    Same Same...But Different

    23-Oct-2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    A feel-good family show mixing Kathak, hip hop, contemporary and street dance, with live music and physical storytelling, to create a playful and colourful world exploring curiosities and fears, the t...

    2 - 11 years
  • London

    Same Same...But Different

    26-Oct-2019 14:00 PM - 15:00 PM

    A feel-good family show mixing Kathak, hip hop, contemporary and street dance, with live music and physical storytelling, to create a playful and colourful world exploring curiosities and fears, the t...

    2 - 11 years
  • London

    Same Same...But Different

    26-Oct-2019 14:00 PM - 15:00 PM

    A feel-good family show mixing Kathak, hip hop, contemporary and street dance, with live music and physical storytelling, to create a playful and colourful world exploring curiosities and fears, the t...

    2 - 11 years
  • London

    Lily & the Baby Albatross

    02-Nov-2019 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Lily and Nina are out on their fishing boat, off on another voyage full of music and song! Their latest adventure is all about birds; big and small, fast and slow, flapping and gliding and pecking at ...

    1 - 4 years
  • London

    Lily & the Baby Albatross

    02-Nov-2019 13:00 PM - 13:30 PM

    Lily and Nina are out on their fishing boat, off on another voyage full of music and song! Their latest adventure is all about birds; big and small, fast and slow, flapping and gliding and pecking at ...

    1 - 4 years
  • London

    Lily & the Baby Albatross

    02-Nov-2019 15:00 PM - 15:30 PM

    Lily and Nina are out on their fishing boat, off on another voyage full of music and song! Their latest adventure is all about birds; big and small, fast and slow, flapping and gliding and pecking at ...

    1 - 4 years
  • London

    Crowded

    06-Nov-2019 16:30 PM - 17:30 PM

    How do you sort your head out when it gets too crowded in there?

    13 - 16 years
  • London

    Crowded

    06-Nov-2019 19:00 PM - 20:00 PM

    How do you sort your head out when it gets too crowded in there?

    13 - 16 years
  • London

    Crowded

    06-Nov-2019 19:00 PM - 20:00 PM

    How do you sort your head out when it gets too crowded in there?

    13 - 16 years
  • London

    Crowded

    07-Nov-2019 16:30 PM - 17:30 PM

    How do you sort your head out when it gets too crowded in there?

    13 - 16 years
  • London

    Crowded

    07-Nov-2019 16:30 PM - 17:30 PM

    How do you sort your head out when it gets too crowded in there?

    13 - 16 years
  • London

    Crowded

    07-Nov-2019 19:00 PM - 20:00 PM

    How do you sort your head out when it gets too crowded in there?

    13 - 16 years
  • London

    Crowded

    07-Nov-2019 19:00 PM - 20:00 PM

    How do you sort your head out when it gets too crowded in there?

    13 - 16 years
  • London

    Crowded

    08-Nov-2019 13:30 PM - 14:30 PM

    How do you sort your head out when it gets too crowded in there?

    13 - 16 years
  • London

    Crowded

    08-Nov-2019 13:30 PM - 14:30 PM

    How do you sort your head out when it gets too crowded in there?

    13 - 16 years
  • London

    Crowded

    08-Nov-2019 16:30 PM - 17:30 PM

    How do you sort your head out when it gets too crowded in there?

    13 - 16 years
  • London

    Crowded

    08-Nov-2019 16:30 PM - 17:30 PM

    How do you sort your head out when it gets too crowded in there?

    13 - 16 years
  • London

    Crowded

    09-Nov-2019 15:00 PM - 16:00 PM

    How do you sort your head out when it gets too crowded in there?

    13 - 16 years
  • London

    Crowded

    09-Nov-2019 15:00 PM - 16:00 PM

    How do you sort your head out when it gets too crowded in there?

    13 - 16 years
  • London

    Crowded

    09-Nov-2019 19:00 PM - 20:00 PM

    How do you sort your head out when it gets too crowded in there?

    13 - 16 years
  • London

    Crowded

    09-Nov-2019 19:00 PM - 20:00 PM

    How do you sort your head out when it gets too crowded in there?

    13 - 16 years
  • London

    Crowded

    11-Nov-2019 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    How do you sort your head out when it gets too crowded in there?

    13 - 16 years
  • London

    Crowded

    11-Nov-2019 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    How do you sort your head out when it gets too crowded in there?

    13 - 16 years
  • London

    Crowded

    11-Nov-2019 13:30 PM - 14:30 PM

    How do you sort your head out when it gets too crowded in there?

    13 - 16 years
  • London

    Crowded

    11-Nov-2019 13:30 PM - 14:30 PM

    How do you sort your head out when it gets too crowded in there?

    13 - 16 years
  • London

    Rumpelstiltskin and the Snail of Destiny

    14-Nov-2019 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Poor Polly Buckwheat, the Miller’s daughter, is in a bit of a pickle! If she doesn’t turn a roomful of straw into gold by morning, the greedy King will turn a bit nasty. But should she acc...

    4 - 13 years
  • London

    Rumpelstiltskin and the Snail of Destiny

    14-Nov-2019 13:30 PM - 14:30 PM

    Poor Polly Buckwheat, the Miller’s daughter, is in a bit of a pickle! If she doesn’t turn a roomful of straw into gold by morning, the greedy King will turn a bit nasty. But should she acc...

    4 - 13 years
  • London

    Rumpelstiltskin and the Snail of Destiny

    15-Nov-2019 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Poor Polly Buckwheat, the Miller’s daughter, is in a bit of a pickle! If she doesn’t turn a roomful of straw into gold by morning, the greedy King will turn a bit nasty. But should she acc...

    4 - 13 years
  • London

    Rumpelstiltskin and the Snail of Destiny

    15-Nov-2019 13:30 PM - 14:30 PM

    Poor Polly Buckwheat, the Miller’s daughter, is in a bit of a pickle! If she doesn’t turn a roomful of straw into gold by morning, the greedy King will turn a bit nasty. But should she acc...

    4 - 13 years
  • London

    Rumpelstiltskin and the Snail of Destiny

    16-Nov-2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Poor Polly Buckwheat, the Miller’s daughter, is in a bit of a pickle! If she doesn’t turn a roomful of straw into gold by morning, the greedy King will turn a bit nasty. But should she acc...

    4 - 13 years
  • London

    Rumpelstiltskin and the Snail of Destiny

    16-Nov-2019 14:00 PM - 15:00 PM

    Poor Polly Buckwheat, the Miller’s daughter, is in a bit of a pickle! If she doesn’t turn a roomful of straw into gold by morning, the greedy King will turn a bit nasty. But should she acc...

    4 - 13 years
  • London

    Crowded

    18-Nov-2019 16:30 PM - 17:30 PM

    How do you sort your head out when it gets too crowded in there?

    13 - 16 years
  • London

    Crowded

    18-Nov-2019 16:30 PM - 17:30 PM

    How do you sort your head out when it gets too crowded in there?

    13 - 16 years
  • London

    Crowded

    18-Nov-2019 19:00 PM - 20:00 PM

    How do you sort your head out when it gets too crowded in there?

    13 - 16 years
  • London

    Crowded

    18-Nov-2019 19:00 PM - 20:00 PM

    How do you sort your head out when it gets too crowded in there?

    13 - 16 years
  • London

    Emily Rising

    21-Nov-2019 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Emily wakes up one bright autumn morning to find that her feet can’t touch the ground, and no one can understand why. To everyone’s surprise, Emily keeps rising higher and higher.

    7 - 11 years
  • London

    Emily Rising

    21-Nov-2019 13:30 PM - 14:30 PM

    Emily wakes up one bright autumn morning to find that her feet can’t touch the ground, and no one can understand why. To everyone’s surprise, Emily keeps rising higher and higher.

    7 - 11 years
  • London

    Emily Rising

    21-Nov-2019 13:30 PM - 14:30 PM

    Emily wakes up one bright autumn morning to find that her feet can’t touch the ground, and no one can understand why. To everyone’s surprise, Emily keeps rising higher and higher.

    7 - 11 years
  • London

    Emily Rising

    21-Nov-2019 13:30 PM - 14:30 PM

    Emily wakes up one bright autumn morning to find that her feet can’t touch the ground, and no one can understand why. To everyone’s surprise, Emily keeps rising higher and higher.

    7 - 11 years
  • London

    Emily Rising

    21-Nov-2019 13:30 PM - 14:30 PM

    Emily wakes up one bright autumn morning to find that her feet can’t touch the ground, and no one can understand why. To everyone’s surprise, Emily keeps rising higher and higher.

    7 - 11 years
  • London

    Emily Rising

    22-Nov-2019 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Emily wakes up one bright autumn morning to find that her feet can’t touch the ground, and no one can understand why. To everyone’s surprise, Emily keeps rising higher and higher.

    7 - 11 years
  • London

    Emily Rising

    22-Nov-2019 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Emily wakes up one bright autumn morning to find that her feet can’t touch the ground, and no one can understand why. To everyone’s surprise, Emily keeps rising higher and higher.

    7 - 11 years
  • London

    Emily Rising

    22-Nov-2019 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Emily wakes up one bright autumn morning to find that her feet can’t touch the ground, and no one can understand why. To everyone’s surprise, Emily keeps rising higher and higher.

    7 - 11 years
  • London

    Emily Rising

    22-Nov-2019 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Emily wakes up one bright autumn morning to find that her feet can’t touch the ground, and no one can understand why. To everyone’s surprise, Emily keeps rising higher and higher.

    7 - 11 years
  • London

    Emily Rising

    22-Nov-2019 13:30 PM - 14:30 PM

    Emily wakes up one bright autumn morning to find that her feet can’t touch the ground, and no one can understand why. To everyone’s surprise, Emily keeps rising higher and higher.

    7 - 11 years
  • London

    Emily Rising

    22-Nov-2019 13:30 PM - 14:30 PM

    Emily wakes up one bright autumn morning to find that her feet can’t touch the ground, and no one can understand why. To everyone’s surprise, Emily keeps rising higher and higher.

    7 - 11 years
  • London

    Emily Rising

    22-Nov-2019 13:30 PM - 14:30 PM

    Emily wakes up one bright autumn morning to find that her feet can’t touch the ground, and no one can understand why. To everyone’s surprise, Emily keeps rising higher and higher.

    7 - 11 years
  • London

    Emily Rising

    22-Nov-2019 13:30 PM - 14:30 PM

    Emily wakes up one bright autumn morning to find that her feet can’t touch the ground, and no one can understand why. To everyone’s surprise, Emily keeps rising higher and higher.

    7 - 11 years
  • London

    Emily Rising

    23-Nov-2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Emily wakes up one bright autumn morning to find that her feet can’t touch the ground, and no one can understand why. To everyone’s surprise, Emily keeps rising higher and higher.

    7 - 11 years
  • London

    Emily Rising

    23-Nov-2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Emily wakes up one bright autumn morning to find that her feet can’t touch the ground, and no one can understand why. To everyone’s surprise, Emily keeps rising higher and higher.

    7 - 11 years
  • London

    Emily Rising

    23-Nov-2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Emily wakes up one bright autumn morning to find that her feet can’t touch the ground, and no one can understand why. To everyone’s surprise, Emily keeps rising higher and higher.

    7 - 11 years
  • London

    Emily Rising

    23-Nov-2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Emily wakes up one bright autumn morning to find that her feet can’t touch the ground, and no one can understand why. To everyone’s surprise, Emily keeps rising higher and higher.

    7 - 11 years
  • London

    Glisten

    29-Nov-2019 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    An interactive performance for babies aged 0-18 months and their grown-ups. The audience is taken on a sparkling and shimmering immersive journey exploring the world of reflective materials wrapped up...

    0 - 1 years
  • London

    Glisten

    29-Nov-2019 13:30 PM - 14:00 PM

    An interactive performance for babies aged 0-18 months and their grown-ups. The audience is taken on a sparkling and shimmering immersive journey exploring the world of reflective materials wrapped up...

    0 - 1 years
  • London

    Glisten

    30-Nov-2019 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    An interactive performance for babies aged 0-18 months and their grown-ups. The audience is taken on a sparkling and shimmering immersive journey exploring the world of reflective materials wrapped up...

    0 - 1 years
  • London

    Glisten

    30-Nov-2019 13:00 PM - 13:30 PM

    An interactive performance for babies aged 0-18 months and their grown-ups. The audience is taken on a sparkling and shimmering immersive journey exploring the world of reflective materials wrapped up...

    0 - 1 years
  • London

    Glisten

    30-Nov-2019 15:00 PM - 15:30 PM

    An interactive performance for babies aged 0-18 months and their grown-ups. The audience is taken on a sparkling and shimmering immersive journey exploring the world of reflective materials wrapped up...

    0 - 1 years
  • London

    Outside the Igloo

    14-Dec-2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Pixel, Crash and Click are not your normal penguins. Safe in their igloo, they play their way through life with screens and games, whizzing and karting along until one day, the power goes off.

    4 - 11 years
  • London

    Outside the Igloo

    14-Dec-2019 14:00 PM - 15:00 PM

    Pixel, Crash and Click are not your normal penguins. Safe in their igloo, they play their way through life with screens and games, whizzing and karting along until one day, the power goes off.

    4 - 11 years
  • London

    Outside the Igloo

    14-Dec-2019 14:00 PM - 15:00 PM

    Pixel, Crash and Click are not your normal penguins. Safe in their igloo, they play their way through life with screens and games, whizzing and karting along until one day, the power goes off.

    4 - 11 years
  • London

    Under the Frozen Moon

    21-Dec-2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    It’s so cold in Nunavut that the moon has frozen. A greedy dragon has gobbled every fire and every light, leaving only the white glow of the frozen moon. Under the dazzling aurora and glittering...

    3 - 11 years
  • London

    Under the Frozen Moon

    21-Dec-2019 14:00 PM - 15:00 PM

    It’s so cold in Nunavut that the moon has frozen. A greedy dragon has gobbled every fire and every light, leaving only the white glow of the frozen moon. Under the dazzling aurora and glittering...

    3 - 11 years
  • London

    Under the Frozen Moon

    21-Dec-2019 14:00 PM - 15:00 PM

    It’s so cold in Nunavut that the moon has frozen. A greedy dragon has gobbled every fire and every light, leaving only the white glow of the frozen moon. Under the dazzling aurora and glittering...

    3 - 11 years
  • London

    Thumbelina

    11-Jan-2020 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

    There was once a little girl so small she could float on a lily pad and ride on the back of a dragonfly. Hans Christian Andersen’s tale of a girl no bigger than a thumb and her encounters with a...

    2 - 11 years
  • London

    Thumbelina

    11-Jan-2020 14:00 PM - 14:45 PM

    There was once a little girl so small she could float on a lily pad and ride on the back of a dragonfly. Hans Christian Andersen’s tale of a girl no bigger than a thumb and her encounters with a...

    2 - 11 years
  • London

    Mimi and the Mountain Dragon

    18-Jan-2020 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

    Each year high up in the snowy mountains of Switzerland the villagers of Dorta bang their drums, blow their horns and make a noisy ruckus to keep the fearsome Mountain Dragon away. But this year is di...

    3 - 11 years
  • London

    Mimi and the Mountain Dragon

    18-Jan-2020 14:00 PM - 14:45 PM

    Each year high up in the snowy mountains of Switzerland the villagers of Dorta bang their drums, blow their horns and make a noisy ruckus to keep the fearsome Mountain Dragon away. But this year is di...

    3 - 11 years
  • London

    Tom Thumb

    25-Jan-2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    One night tiny Tom overhears Mum and Dad talking – there’s nothing left to eat so they are going to leave him and his six brothers in the forest! Outwitting his parents and the ogre, Tom s...

    3 - 11 years
  • London

    Tom Thumb

    25-Jan-2020 14:00 PM - 15:00 PM

    One night tiny Tom overhears Mum and Dad talking – there’s nothing left to eat so they are going to leave him and his six brothers in the forest! Outwitting his parents and the ogre, Tom s...

    3 - 11 years
  • London

    Tom Thumb

    25-Jan-2020 14:00 PM - 15:00 PM

    One night tiny Tom overhears Mum and Dad talking – there’s nothing left to eat so they are going to leave him and his six brothers in the forest! Outwitting his parents and the ogre, Tom s...

    3 - 11 years

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