With a diverse range of performances throughout the year the Royal Albert Hall is a wonderful place for all the family to visit.
Families are welcome all year round, and with regular events and activities on offer from Family ignite concerts in the Café Consort to Victorian Tours, there is plenty on offer for all the family to get involved.
Discover Swan Lake
Saturday 15 & Sunday 16 June
Find out more about Tchaikovsky's fantastic music in a pre-performance workshop and see up close what it takes to put on a world class production.
Camp Bestival: Ginormous Percussion Orchestra
Thursday 1 - Sunday 4 August
We will be travelling to Camp Bestival for the first time this year, to deliver a fantastic festival first: the Royal Albert Hall Ginormous Percussion Orchestra.
Come and explore the history of the Royal Albert Hall! Delve into our fascinating collection of images and artefacts from the Hall’s 140 years of performance history and get involved in hands-on activities.
For children aged 5+ and their carers
Discover Victoria & Albert
Tuesday 28 - Thursday 30 May
Learn about the world’s most famous romance and how it led to the creation of the Hall, with storytelling and art activities for all the family.
Discover Sports at the Hall
Tuesday 30 July - Thursday 1 August
From tennis to basketball and the first Sumo Wrestling tournament held outside of Japan. Get creative & make your very own Japanese cushion.
Discover the Orchestra
Tuesday 20 - Thursday 22 August
Celebrate the world’s longest running Classical music festival by learning about the orchestra and its instruments and making celebratory bunting.
Family ignite concerts are presented by Royal Albert Hall every half term holiday in the Hall's Elgar Room, with an area reserved for children to sit in front of the stage and get really close to the action.
Princes & Princesses
Tuesday 28 May, 12pm & 2.30pm
Another fun-packed family concert from our very own Albert's Band. Children are encouraged to come in their favourite regal outfits.
JUNIOR CLASSICAL COFFEE MORNINGS
The Royal Albert Hall presents talented young musicians in partnership with the Royal College of Music Junior department. Concerts take place in the Elgar Room and the tickets include a coffee/tea and a pastry
Dominic Doutney & the RCMJD Piano Trio
Sunday 7 July, 11am
A double bill featuring works for solo piano by Liszt and Debussy and Chopin's Piano Trio Op. 8.
Royal Albert Hall and Music for Youth provide a unique performance opportunity for young musicians from around the UK. These free concerts take place in the relaxed atmosphere of the Café Consort. No need to book, just turn up and enjoy fantastic music, food and drink.
Out of the Loop
Thursday 23 May, 12 noon
Rising stars from the National Youth Jazz Orchestra and Purcell School.
Trey and Freddie
Thursday 6 June, 12 noon
This talented song-writing duo from Sedgehill School in Lewisham use a mixture of folk, country and indie influences to create their unique sound.
Join two Victorian characters for a fascinating journey through this impressive building, using its rich history to explore the Victorian age. Visit the auditorium, explore the different front of house areas and discover what it would have been like to see a show here or work in the Hall when it first opened over 140 years ago.
The Victorian Experience
Selected weekends and school holidays
Go back in time on a unique look around the Royal Albert Hall through the eyes of the Victorians.