October 2017: Music Events for Children

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Watching live music is a magical experience for young children. It is mesmerising to see musicians playing, singers singing, and dancers dancing. Live performance is inspiring and exciting, teaching children about different ways to move and learn. Furthermore, it can be used to encourage all forms of interaction, and spark your child’s imagination in ways you didn’t know were possible. Many orchestras, theatres, and town halls have music events for children. These are more relaxed performances, which allow children the chance to join in. Here are some of the most interesting music events for children in October 2017 – book your tickets now!

Nationwide Music Events 

Dinosaur World Live

Until 27th October, Touring nationwide

Tickets + UK Tour 2017

Suitable for: Children aged 3 years +

This interactive dinosaur show looks great fun! Using lovely lifelike puppets, the kids will be taken on a journey of discovery, meeting their best-loved dinosaurs. It is said to be both entertaining and educational, and a big hit with all little adventurers out there!

Jurassic Kingdom

Until 29th October, Touring nationwide


Suitable for: Children aged 0 – 10 years

This is a great day out for lovers of dinosaurs! With over 30 animatronic models, they roar, move, and look very impressive. We visited Birmingham Botanical Gardens to see the dinosaurs, and loved exploring their lovely grounds. Read more here.

Mess Around Ltd. – Spooktacular Mess

Throughout October, Nationwide


Suitable for: Children aged 6 months – 5 years

These Mess Around parties are absolutely brilliant! We attended a Mess Around rave a few months ago, and it one of the most original and fun things we have done with J. In June we enjoyed the Mess Around Despicable Me party, which was about all things yellow! This month, they are celebrating Halloween, with lots of gruesome and grizzly materials to get stuck into. From ghostly mud to gory goo, there are going to be so many fun stations. There is lots of mess involved – but none of the tidying up. Book onto one of these events – you won’t regret it.

London Music Events

My Great Orchestral Adventure

25th October, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington


Suitable for: Children aged 3 years +

This is going to be a real adventure! A full symphony orchestra will be guiding you through a voyage of discovery, as you sail through stormy seas and survive a shipwreck. There will be singing, dancing, and lots of audience participation. The music looks to be fantastic, including movements from Jurassic Park, Pirates of the Caribbean, and We’re Going On A Bear Hunt. Such a wonderful way to introduce your little ones to the wonders of an orchestra.

Tales from the Shed

8th September – 28th October, Chickenshed Theatre, Southgate


Suitable for: Children aged 0 – 6 years

Chickenshed are a wonderful theatre company, that run so many fantastic outreach projects. Tales from the Shed are immersive and interactive theatre shows aimed at young children, guaranteeing lots of fun and giggles. There is a different show each week, all based around the same characters. Featuring singing, puppets, and lots of things to look at!


Midlands Events

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra: Myths and Legends

22nd October, Symphony Hall, Birmingham


Suitable for: Children aged 8 years +

This concert is jam-packed with amazing music, including movements from Raiders of the Lost Ark, Harry Potter and The Firebird. The storyteller will introduce wonderful tales of mighty warriors, swan princes, and a monster with green claws. A lovely family concert for children and adults alike to enjoy!

Bouncing Cats and Boom Boom Pups

27th-28th October, Birmingham Hippodrome


Suitable for: Children aged 5 – 10 years

This looks to be a very original performance! Combining beatbox, rap and graffiti, you and your kiddies will travel to the world of AnimaLand. Lots of audience participation and involvement is required in this totally immersive experience based on an original children’s book.

Originally posted 2017-05-03 06:16:51. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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