December events @ Family Film Club at Barbican Centre

December is a busy month for the Family Film Club, with its Tinsel-tastic theme, a highlight of the club’s calendar returns: the Family Film ClubChristmas Party.

Saturday 5 December

  • 10.30am Movie Trolley
  • 11am Peter Pan U
  • This much-loved animated version of J.M. Barrie’s timeless story, sees the Darling children travel to Neverland to meet the Lost Boys and battle the dastardly Captain Hook. Peter Pan leads the gang and, along with Tinkerbell, treats the Darlings to the adventure of a lifetime. A classic animation full of charm and a perfect pick-me-up before Christmas. (US 1953 Dir. Hamilton Luske / ClydeGeronimi / Wilfred Jackson 77min)

Saturday 12 December

  • 10.30am Movie Trolley
  • 11am A Christmas Story PG
  • Set in 1940s Indiana, young Ralphie is desperate to wheedle the perfect present out of his parents, teachers and Santa – who all tell him that the toy BB gun he wants is too dangerous a present for him to have. So begins his quest to persuade them otherwise and along the way he gets into all sorts of scrapes and humiliations. Full of wonderfully crazy characters and a fantastic cheeky hero, this is a charming slice of American family nostalgia. (US 1983 Dir. Bob Clark 93min)

Saturday 19 December

  • 10am Special Festive Workshop
  • 10.40am Mince Pies in the Foyer
  • 11am Family Film Club Christmas Party
  • A highlight of the FFC calendar offering a festive-themed workshop, some yummy mince pies, on stage entertainment, the best short films around and special visit from Santa and his elves.
  • For FFC members only (FFC membership is free – more information below). Early booking is recommended to avoid disappointment.

The Barbican’s family events are designed for families to take part in together. Children must be accompanied by an adult and no unaccompanied adults are admitted. Advance booking is recommended to avoid disappointment.


Box office: 0845 120 7550 (booking fee applies)

In person at the Advance Box Office, open from 10am-8pm Monday to Saturday, 12pm– 8pm on Sunday and & Bank Holidays.

How to get there
Silk St, London, EC2Y 8DS

Barbican/Moorgate, Bus Route 153