Polka Theatre, Wimbledon
At Polka, there’s space to play, to laugh, to discover to create… with something for all ages, from toddlers to teenagers.
It’s a magical place where you can steal a rare moment to share with your children. No two visits are the same…you’ll soon see why Polka is where theatre begins!
Its a great place where the whole family can join in the fun in a child-friendly environment – watching plays in the theatre, reading in the book corner, playing in the playground, enjoying the café.
Current and forthcomng shows:
Michael Rosen’s Pinocchio
How to Catch a Star
The Jolly Postman
Princess and the Pea
Circles in the Sand
The Flea Pit
Egg and Spoon
Out of the Blue
Treasures of the Rainforest
One Little Word
The Monster under the Bed
Old Mother Hubbard
Under the Carpet
Finding Leaves for Soup
The Teddy Bear Museum
The Fun Kids Robot says “Whilst at the Polka Theatre, remember to visit the Teddy Bear Museum”. See one of the largest teddy bear collections in London – from Paddington, Sooty, Pudsey and Winnie-the-Pooh to more than 700 other furry friends.
Facilities for Families with Babies
Polka welcomes families with children of all ages. The theatre comes complete with a baby-changing room and a buggy park, and café staff will happily warm up baby food.
Babies in the Adventure Theatre
The Adventure Theatre welcomes babies and toddlers to all events – there is no minimum age restriction in this performance space, and babies under 12 months go free. The Adventure Theatre has also recently played host to a number of shows specifically for babies (6 mths +), such as Lyngo’s Egg & Spoon and Martin Waddell’s Bear Stories.
Babies in the Main Theatre
While children under 4 are not generally permitted in the Main Theatre, we regularly schedule ‘Watch with Baby’ performances for certain productions, in order for you to enjoy a play with your older children, without needing to worry about childcare for your youngest ones. Should your baby become restless during the performance, then simply take them out of the auditorium where you can comfort them while continuing to watch the show on the monitor.
Wimbledon Station BR (10 minute walk)
Wimbledon (District Line; 10 minute walk); South Wimbledon (Northern Line; 5 minute walk)
57, 93, 219, 493 stop outside Polka
131, 156, 163, 200 stop nearby
Wimbledon (10 minute walk)
240 The Broadway
Polka Family Friend
Become a Polka Family Friend, and you’ll get substantial ticket discounts on all Main Theatre productions, plus priority booking, regular newsletters, and much more. CLICK HERE to find out more.
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