Top Family Shows Coming to London this Summer

As the summer season descends upon us, so does a selection of exciting family shows in London. Whether you plan to visit the theatre on a rainy weekend or during the summer holidays, there is no doubt that it is a fun-filled and enriching day out that can be enjoyed by the entire family! 

To explore an extensive list of family shows in London, visit, which not only has a comprehensive list of family shows, but allows you to compare ticket prices from different providers. Still unsure of which show to choose? Here are a few of the most exciting family shows in the pipeline:

Top Family Shows Coming to London this Summer

Dragons and Mythical Beasts

Escape into the magical, unique world of Dragons and Mythical Beasts this summer which is showing at the enchanting venue, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, from the 11th August – 6th September. Located in the centre of the park’s stunning natural surroundings, the award-winning Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre is an entirely uncovered venue and has become a popular summertime activity in London. An interactive and immersive show, Dragons and Mythical Beasts features a range of enchanting creatures based on ancient myths and legends. An original theatrical experience, the whole family can embark on an adventure together with Dragons and Mythical Beasts and work together to solve the quest! 

Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain Part 5 

Whether your child is a history fanatic or finds the subject exceedingly dull, Horrible Histories has succeeded in making the subject fun, engaging and hilarious with its unique, gruesome take on history. Originally a successful series of history books and later a cult CBBC TV programme, Horrible Histories has also enjoyed multiple successful West End runs and is now on its fifth part. From the Ruthless Romans to the Terrifying Tutors, Horrible Histories takes the audience on an informative and bizarre journey through Britain’s history. Experience Britain’s most famous historical figures come to life on stage in this gross but simultaneously educational family show.  Showing at the Apollo Theatre from the 30th July -29th August, Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain will be a perfect way to finish off the school holidays!

Paw Patrol 

Get ready, your favourite furry canine friends are coming to the rescue in an exciting live stage production! Featuring all the most famous pups, including Join Ryder, Chase, Marshall, Rocky, Rubble, Zuma, Skye and Everest, Paw Patrol Live is a high-octane, musical journey to save Mayor Goodway. Whether your child is familiar with the highly successful TV show on Nick Jr or is simply a dog-lover, Paw Patrol Live: To the Rescue will undoubtedly put a smile on your children’s faces with this fantastic dog adventure. Showing at the Wembley Arena on the 15th and 16th of August, Paw Patrol Live is an ideal family day out during the summer holidays. 

*This is a collaborative post.

5 thoughts on “Top Family Shows Coming to London this Summer”

  1. I would have loved to have gone to London to see a show! I can’t believe it just won’t be happening some time soon!


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