June 30 – July 28th : Jubilee Park, Canary Wharf : Free Free Free
Spend Sundays relaxing at Canary Wharf this July with this series of charming afternoon performances especially for children of all ages, and families.
Why not make day of it? Click here for some family friendly restaurant ideas during the festival
Sunday 30 June, 1.30pm & 3pm: La Tempesta created by Scarabeus Aerial Theatre in association with Little Angel Theatre
This magical show, inspired by the book La Tempete, is a beautiful and simple tale about a little girl Giulietta and her family, and how they cope with change and new beginnings.
Sunday 7 July, 1.30pm & 4pm: Rumplestiltskin & The Wheel of Fortune from Theatre of Widdershins
Poor Polly Buckwheat, the miller’s daughter, is in a pickle! If she doesn’t turn a roomful of straw into gold by morning, the King will turn mean. A classic fairytale transformed with a mix of puppetry and storytelling.
Sunday 14 July, 2-4pm: The Tales of Beatrix Potter: Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny from Quantum Theatre
Peter Rabbit knows very well that he is not to go into Mr McGregor’s garden but he can’t resist! Nor can Benjamin! This much loved classic comes to life for all the family to enjoy.
Sunday 21 July, 2-3pm: A Midsummer Night’s Dream from Chapterhouse Theatre Company
Shakespeare’s best-loved comedy is re-worked for children and whisks you away to an enchanted forest where playful woodland fairies, a duke and duchess, wood sprites and elves greet you!
Sunday 28 July, 2-3pm: An Olympic Dream from The London Ballet Company
Especially adapted for this festival, An Olympic Dream tells a story about Phoebe. She is fast asleep and dreams of being an athlete and of taking part in the Olympic Games!
For all the latest news from Canary Wharf you can now follow us on Twitter @yourcanarywharf