Spotlight Events in Wimbledon and Merton
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When guests stop by from out of town, plan a busy holiday with your loved ones by browsing our website to see what's on Wimbledon and Merton. You can find a bit of everything in Wimbledon and Merton, from beginner's beekeeping classes to courses designed to promote sensory development in babies. If all else fails, head to The Piazza for festivals, theatrical performances, and delicious food. 

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Three Billy Goats Gruff
Hiccup Theatre in collaboration with Derby Theatre and Polka Theatre bring you another exciting treat from the team that brought you ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’, ‘Little Red Riding Hood’, ‘Goldilocks and... View event
Romeo and Juliet
Shakespeare’s most famous story is re-told through rap, rhythms, and beautiful harmonies. View event
Early Weaves
A heart-warming tale of friendship and re-connecting with loved ones. Two people meet, tentatively at first, and journey through building trust and comfort with each other again. Using fabulously flexible... View event
Take your little ones on a magical journey with Skydiver and experience how movement, sound and stunning visuals bring whimsical characters to life in an enchanting encounter in the skies. View event
Ten in the Bed
Join the boat-bed’s disparate crew as they dream up playful tales of pirates, misunderstood sharks and fishing trips that hook some unexpected catches. But what happens if the bed is not big enough to... View event
The Colour of Dinosaurs
Join five amazing musicians and famous palaeontologist Dr Jakob Vinther as they enter the multi-coloured world of the dinosaurs with soaring music, catchy songs and mind-blowing science. View event
Come to a place where the earth’s natural material meets with children’s imaginations: a world of fabulous forms, amazing animals and morphing monsters. View event
Handa’s Surprise
Travel to Kenya and follow in Handa’s footsteps as she journeys to see her best friend Akeyo, in the next village. Handa is taking seven delicious fruits as a surprise – but seven different animals have... View event
Bop and Jive with Handa’s Surprise
Help Handa deliver a fruit basket gift to her friend in our musical and movement workshop. View event
Mask Making Mayhem
Inspired by all the animals of Polka’s Half Term shows, make your own mask with paints, colouring pens or glitter! View event
How to… Face Paint
There’s a lot to learn with face painting so join us to find out how to complete face paint basics along with tips and tricks! View event
Sam Wu is NOT Afraid of Ghosts
Adapted for stage from Katie and Kevin Tsang’s best-selling book, join Sam and his deadly pet snake sidekick as he faces his fears and tries to defeat the Ghost King once and for all at the premiere of... View event
How to Catch a Star
Once there was a boy who was always looking up. He dreamt of having a star as a friend. This is the story of his adventure. View event
Starry Tales
With our unique interactive projectors, you and your child will discover different lights and shades as you are transported on a storytelling journey inspired by How to Catch a Star. View event
Ready, Steady… Pow!
Be brave at Polka and get inspired by our adaption of Sam Wu is NOT Afraid of Ghosts practice different drama techniques, create your own action characters and learn some stage combat! View event
Comic Book Art and Writing Masterclass
  • Friday 26th July 10:00am until 4:00pm
Join us in our masterclass on comic book art and writing where you will get the opportunity to work with a professional creative! View event
Polka Youth Theatre Summer School
Budding actors can spend a week training and working with a professional Theatre Director to explore a variety of drama techniques, learn new skills and create a new piece of theatre that will be performed... View event
Polka Puppet Summer School
Come and learn about different styles of puppetry in this 3-day puppet-making summer school. View event
The Nutcracker
Join Olivier award-winning Little Bulb ("Wolf Witch Giant Fairy") and Polka Theatre for a magical, musical quest of heroism and surprising rodent singalongs, featuring a sleigh-load of familiar festive... View event