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    Remaining Storytelling and Music for 0-4 Year Olds 2016 sessions are full, however some subsidised tickets are still available please call the Box Office on 020 7589 8212.

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    Seasoned storytellers Paul Rubinstein, Olivia Armstrong and Becky Dixon deliver a series of sessions for babies and toddlers, aiming to engage and encourage interaction between parents/carers and their little ones using musical instruments, singing, movement and stories.

    Developing coordination, self-confidence and awareness using songs, sounds, rhythms and rhymes, we explore the Hall’s story of diverse musical history.

    Storytelling and Music on 1 and 2 November are one-off sessions as part of the Royal Albert Hall’s inaugeral Festival of Film, focusing on the movies!

    Every child requires a ticket and must be accompanied by a participating adult (accompanying adults do not require a ticket).

    A limited number of £1 subsidised tickets are available, please call the Box Office on 020 7589 8212 for more information and to book these.

    Session content varies from date-to-date

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  • Special Offers

    Customers who have bought tickets to this event are able to receive a 20% discount in Verdi– Italian Kitchen. To redeem please show your ticket when ordering.

    Not applicable to Afternoon Tea or set menus. Please note Verdi is open Tuesday to Sunday from 12 noon until 9pm (subject to change).

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  • Subsidised Tickets

    The Royal Albert Hall offers subsidised places for children and families to attend our events using the following criteria:
    • Children who are eligible for free school meals
    • Children who are looked after by the local authority or in foster care
    • Families who live in social housing
    • Families who are eligible for housing benefit

    To book these £1 tickets, please call the Box Office on 020 7589 8212. Tickets subject to availability.

  • Add-on Tour

    We’re delighted to offer an exclusive 30-minute tour for parents/carers and their children attending a Storytelling and Music Session.

    These tours are designed to expand on the session by exploring more of the Hall and hearing more about its history. The route is buggy-friendly and departs following each session.
    Tickets must be purchased in advance and cost just £4.

    Each adult requires a ticket for the tour, and children go free. This add-on can be booked after you have added tickets to the Storytelling and Music Session to your basket.

  • Storytellers

    Olivia Armstrong

    Olivia Armstrong has been a professional storyteller for nearly ten years, performing for early years up to adult audiences and everyone in between. She loves weaving together magical narratives based on historical facts, unusual folklore, legends and songs and creating storytelling sessions that encourage children and adults to join in together.

    Becky Dixon

    Becky is a storyteller, cellist and music workshop leader, with a particular interest in working with young children and their families. After studying for her Masters in Contemporary Music at Goldsmiths University, she found a passion for stories and storytelling. She now leads projects in schools, delivers pre-concert talks for families and devises story and music sessions for early years groups.

    Paul Rubinstein

    For the past 13 years Paul has been working with young children and families, leading music sessions and performing as an under-5s storyteller and actor.

    ‘My work always has music at its core; I studied music composition at university and play the violin, guitar and piano. In my sessions I strive for enjoyment, interactivity and learning in a relaxed but alive environment – and I love to introduce families to new, engaging songs and musical experiences!’
    Paul Rubinstein