Polka is one of the few theatres in the UK dedicated exclusively to children. Based in Wimbledon since 1979, Polka creates world-class theatre to entertain and inspire young audiences. Over 90,000 chi...

Polka Theatre
240 The Broadway, Wimbledon London SW19 1SB
London

Polka Theatre


Polka is one of the few theatres in the UK dedicated exclusively to children. Based in Wimbledon since 1979, Polka creates world-class theatre to entertain and inspire young audiences. Over 90,000 children visit Polka every year to experience engaging, fun and exciting theatre, often for the first time. We strive to spark the imagination, stir the emotions and fuel a sense of discovery in all children.

There’s always space at Polka to play, laugh, discover and create. Our welcoming theatre is home to a friendly café, playground, garden and a fun-filled foyer with toys, books, dressing up and colouring in. It’s a unique, magical place where you can share a special moment with your child.

Find us at...

  • Polka Theatre
  • 240 The Broadway
  • Wimbledon
  • London
  • SW19 1SB

Our family-friendly offer

The Adventure Theatre is a cosy performance space and the perfect place to introduce under 5s to live theatre. Children can sit on the carpet to get close to the action, with additional seating available for adults. The Main Stage is our larger theatre, but still intimate enough to ensure everyone feels close to the magic. Expect a range of shows to inspire and entertain; from imaginative new plays to inventive adaptations of popular stories.


Accessibility

We are committed to making Polka accessible to everyone. If you have any access requirements, please let us know when booking. We offer a Fully Integrated Sign Language performances for all of our main house productions. Our Main Theatre is fitted with an induction loop system for hearing aid users. Touch tours of the stage, the set and the actors for groups of visually-impaired visitors are available on request; publicity in large print can be made available; guide dogs are also welcome at the theatre. We offer an Audio Described performance for our main house productions. Publicity in large print can be made available; guide dogs are also welcome at the theatre. Polka Theatre has step-free access from street level through its main entrance at the front of the building. Once in, there is step-free access to most parts of the building, including the Adventure Theatre, the café, the playground, the garden, the workshop, and the adapted toilet. 



Our Online Events

  • Polka Online: Lions, Gorillas and Everywhere Bears

    22-Apr-2020 - 30-Jun-2020

    Go bananas for Gorilla, hold hands with The Paper Dolls and get ready for adventure with the Everywhere Bear, with more of your favourite stories yet to come! Polka Theatre has drama and movement work...

    4 - 11 years
    4/22/2020 12:00:00 AM 6/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

    Polka is one of the few theatres in the UK dedicated exclusively to children. Based in Wimbledon since 1979, Polka creates world-class theatre to entertain and inspire young audiences. Over 90,000 chi...

    Polka Online: Lions, Gorillas and Everywhere Bears
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