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London Symphony Orchestra Family Concert: Forests & Fairytales at the Barbican, Up to 30% off

Barbican Centre

Plus free pre-concert activities to enjoy!

Sunday 27th October 2019

Suitable for 7-12 years

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Experience the spectacle of a live symphony orchestra with your family and be captivated as presenter Rachel Leach guides you through the enchanted woods of Eastern Europe and their tangled tales of wolves and witchcraft. Explore a musical path led by the evocative works of Dvorak, Mussorgsky and Prokofiev.

Presented in a fun and informative way, the LSO will bring to life classical music in a concert designed especially or families. Plus it’s not just sitting in silence either – the LSO always offer the chance to get involved by playing and singing along, and you can get into the spirit of the concert with free activities and immersive workshops in the Barbican foyers beforehand.

  • Perfect musical event for 7 - 12 yr olds.
  • Experience a world-class orchestra up-close, and learn more about the music they play.
  • The perfect way to introduce your children to the world of classical music.
  • Get ready for the music with free workshops before the show! Find a full list of pre-concert activities and times here
  • Interactive educational family fun
  • Plus there's a free crèche for younger siblings. 

LittleBird Top Tip

Listen out for when the Orchestra plays The Hungry Wolf as this will be a moment for you to join in and take part! If you'd like to get in a bit of practice, either on your instrument or singing along, you can download vocal part and words here  and for instrumentals and audio files, click here

Dates and Prices


  • Sunday 27th October 2019  - 2:30pm
  • Free family art and music workshops - 12–2.15pm, Barbican Foyers

Price Information: 

  • £4 for Child Tickets, 20% off
  • £7 for Adult Tickets, 30% off
  • Plus No £3 Booking Fee!
Need to Know
  • Suitable for 7- to 12-year-olds
  • Duration: 1 hour.
  • Free family art and music workhops - 12–2.15pm, Barbican Foyers
  • Seating is located in the Balcony and will be allocated by the Barbican.
  • Limited Availability.
  • The LSO also provide a creche for younger siblings. Those with children under the age of 7 are encouraged to use this. You must book places in advance. (Instructions on how to book can be found on your e-Ticket after purchase)
  • No refunds available.
How to Redeem
  • Please take your e-Ticket to the box office up to 30 minutes before the start of the performance to exchange for your tickets.
  • You will receive your e-Ticket via email after you make your purchase.
Plan your Visit

Address and Contact Info

Barbican Centre
Silk St

Nearest Station: Barbican
Nearest Park: Barbican Conservatory
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