A family day out that your children will never forget, the theatre is a fun-filled and educational experience which captures children’s imaginations and opens their minds in new, innovative ways. While London is bursting with exciting family shows, there is also a variety of family shows visiting Northern cities, such as Liverpool and Manchester, in Summer 2020. 

To discover an extensive list of family shows happening across the UK, visit best-tickets.co.uk, which allows you to compare ticket prices from different providers. To give you an idea of the best shows to look out for, here is a short, comprehensive list:

Peppa Pig Pig’s Best Day Ever

Whether your child has Peppa in soft cuddly toy form or is enthralled by her endless adventures on the award-winning TV show, there is no doubt that this 5 year old pig has become something of a global phenomenon. So, what could be more exciting than seeing her transformed into a life-sized character, live on stage?

From the 19th – 20th August, Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever comes up North to the Liverpool Empire Theatre as part of its huge UK tour. As the title suggests, the show follows Peppa’s eventful day out with all her family; mummy pig, daddy pig and George – but the day ends up being much more adventurous than expected! Plunging you into a world of extraordinary Dragons, magical castles and hilarious dinosaurs, Peppa also bumps into her special friends, Mr Bull, Suzy Sheep, Danny Dog and Pedro Pony. Featuring energetic songs, interactive games and our beloved characters, Peppa Pig will certainly be an unforgettable day out for the little ones and is suitable for all ages! 

The Lion King 

Hailed as one of the most successful musicals of all time, the award-winning production of the Lion King is a must-see for any musical lover. A dynamic, colourful adaptation of the popular Disney film, the Lion King is celebrated for its incredible life sized puppets, spectacular costume designs and phenomenal musical score.

While it has made its West End home at the Lyceum Theatre in London, the Lion King is now travelling around the country on an extensive UK tour in 2020. Showing at Manchester’s Palace Theatre from the 22nd October – 30th January, tickets are expected to be in extremely high demand, so it is worth booking far in advance! A musical suitable for slightly older children, the Lion King is recommended for ages six and over.

Kidz Bop World Tour

Do your children love singing along to their favourite pop hits? Then the Kidz Bop world Tour is the show for them! Featuring an array of smash pop-hits, exquisite costumes and high-octane choreography, Kidz Bop is also an evening for the dance-loving Dads, with its hilarious Daddy Dance Off at the end of the show…

Having sold more than 215,000 albums to date, this marks the first ever headlining tour for the British KIDZ BOP Kids – Ashton, Max, Mia and Twinkle- who are travelling around the world to spread their music magic. Coming to the Liverpool Empire on the 10th of April, Kidz Bop will undoubtedly be a fun-filled night of interactive entertainment which can be enjoyed by the entire family!


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