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    Seasoned storytellers Paul Rubinstein, Becky Dixon, and Samantha Sutherland 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.

    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

    We want your visit to the Royal Albert Hall to be unforgettable for all the right reasons. Read our useful guide to bringing your young family to an event here.

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    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.

  • Storytellers


    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.


    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


    Samantha has been an early years music teacher for nine years, and freelances as a children’s entertainer and piano tutor. She is a trained actor-musician, allowing her to blend action with music within her theatre practice – perfect for musical storytelling! She plays the flute and works as a puppeteer, and is sure to include these elements in bringing story sessions to life.