We believe that access to art brings joy, empowers people, and draws them together. We provide world-class, accessible creative experiences and performances on the doorstep of people in Newham and East London. We believe that access to art brings joy, empowers people, and draws them together.
Stratford Circus Arts Centre is a vibrant place to create and experience art through world-class theatre, dance, music and circus and visual exhibitions and we present work for families, young people and adults. We support national, international and East London artists to create new work that is relevant to local people, connecting artists and audiences to help them find authentic voices.
Find us at...
- Stratford Circus Arts Centre
- Theatre Square
- E15 1BX
Our family-friendly offer
There is a baby changing facility in one of the accessible toilets on the ground floor. Our café is family friendly and breastfeeding friendly. There is a designated area for buggy parking during family shows. All our family-friendly shows include clear age guidance and other information you might want to know when deciding what's suitable for your child.
We have family discounts for many of our events - check the Ways to Save in each event to find out more. Babies under 12 months are welcome to our family performances and generally do not require a ticket, but will not be allocated a seat. Where this doesn't apply we'll make it clear in the event listings. If your child becomes restless or distressed you're welcome to leave the performance if you need to.
We want everybody to be able to enjoy their experience at Stratford Circus Arts Centre. There are accessible toilets on each floor. All doors are wide and are easily accessible. There is an induction loop available, please ensure your hearing aid is in the T position. We have a limited number of wheelchair spaces available for each performance, if you require a wheelchair space please book through our box office. There are accessible car parks within easy access of the building. The closest is Stratford multi-storey car park (entrance off Great Eastern Road), which has 675 spaces with 38 spaces dedicated for blue badge holders. There are also eight accessible bays on Salway Road within 10 metres of Stratford Circus (behind the Picture House). There are twelve blue badge spaces on Salway Road, 30 metres from our entrance on a first-come, first-served basis. Guide dogs and assistance dogs are welcome.
London01-Feb-2020 19:00 PM - 20:00 PM
Adapted by Inua EllamsDirected by Femi Elufowoju, jr7 - 16 years
London15-Feb-2020 14:00 PM - 15:00 PM
Check back soon for the exciting full line-up.0 - 16 years
London25-Feb-2020 13:30 PM - 14:45 PM
Kyle, Liam and Hakeem dream of football, fame and fortune - after spending most of their teenage years being the spine of the team, the premier league is now at their fingertips.14 - 16 years
London28-Feb-2020 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Anticipation is building for Ira and Sadie. How can they build an igloo if there isn’t any snow? They need it to snow. They want it to snow.0 - 3 years
London20-Mar-2020 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
It's time to make some noise! Let our Balkan band guide you and your friends and family through a colourful world, where the music can be felt through your whole body.12 - 16 years
London28-Mar-2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
When Little Titch and her scruffy rucksack arrive at the giant, pink house it is not what she expected - a blanket of thick grey dust covers everything in sight and it is wild and overgrown. Her new h...4 - 9 years
London14-Apr-2020 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Grandma... What big eyes you have!3 - 16 years
London25-Apr-2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Being a slug is hard. Everyone thinks you’re disgusting.2 - 16 years
London09-May-2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This is the story about a little boy who has a dream.3 - 16 years
London12-May-2020 11:00 AM - 12:45 PM
With beautiful singing and relaxing music at its core Meet Me A Tree - a very first opera has familiar nursery rhymes and original songs, where babies can sing with blackbirds, march through...0 - 2 years
London03-Jun-2020 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
‘Just think of it you and me, eating all of the cheese we can eat on the moon...’7 - 16 years
London06-Jun-2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Legend has it that centuries ago, the Jade Emperor asked twelve creatures to have a race. The order in which they finished would determine the year they looked after. But with each creature travelling...4 - 16 years