It’s never too early to plan ahead for the next half term holiday – we have a great week of fun and exciting children’s events in the Elgar Room lined up! Take a look:

Monday 29 May – Nick Cope’s Family Songbook

Bringing his own brand of acoustic folk-rock to the world of children’s music, singer and songwriter Nick Cope writes, records and performs music for children, and has established a strong following of little and not-so-little people all over the world.

Suitable for ages 0-8 and much, much older! Under 1s are free and do not require a ticket.


Tuesday 30 May – Comedy Club 4 Kids

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Enjoy a stand-up show from grown-up, high-quality acts, performing their usual sets without the swearing or rude bits. It’s never the same gig twice, which is one reason why the shows are such rollicking good fun!

Cracking stand up comedy suitable for ages 7–13.


Wednesday 31 May – Family Film Screening: The Jungle Book Safari

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50 years after The Jungle Book was first released into cinemas, rejoin Bagheera, Baloo, Shere Khan and Kaa on the big screen in this anniversary screening of the Disney classic.

The Jungle Book is rated certificate U.


Thursday 1 June – Stories and Poems for Kids with Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen, one of the most well-known figures in the children’s book world, is coming to the Elgar Room to read some of his best-loved poems and stories for kids.

Suitable for ages 7-11.


Friday 2 June – Albert’s Band Presents: Symphonic Superstars

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Join the Royal Albert Hall’s resident Education & Outreach orchestra, Albert’s Band, as they perform a countdown of their top ten favourite pieces of classical music. Led by Kevin Hathway, this high octane concert will include lots of interactive elements for all the family to enjoy.

Suitable for children of all ages. Under 2s go free.


Saturday 3 June – Classical for Kids: Fantastic Flutes

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Join Albert’s Band’s very own fantastic flute Hannah Grayson and her flute trio Tempest for a relaxed one-hour concert of incredible classics for kids, featuring music by Bach, Bizet and Bernstein. Buggies, babies and budding musicians all welcome!

Suitable for children of all ages. Under 2s are free and do not need a ticket.


Getting Here

Bus numbers 9, 10, 52 and 452 stop right outside the building.

South Kensington tube station does not offer step free access. The nearest underground station with step free access is Green Park.

To plan a visit to the Hall by public transport please visit our public transport page.

Food and Drink

There are restaurants, cafés and bars available throughout the building. Visit our food and drink for more information. Verdi, our Italian restaurant offers a children’s menu.


The Hall is fully accessible for buggies. Please ask a steward upon arrival where to park your buggy. Space might be limited so please be prepared to fold it, and always ensure that any valuables stay with you at all times, as buggies are left at your own risk.

Baby changing facilities are available in our accessible toilets at Doors 4, 8 and 12 on the Ground Floor, near Door 4 on the Grand Tier (level 1) and Door 8 on the Rausing Circle level (level 3).

For more information please visit the Family FAQ section of our website.