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Free Shows in July
children's theatre festival, canary wharf

The best things in life are free, and the best free things in life are those that you would expect to have to pay for. Like going to the theatre. Add these facts together and the only conclusion can be, is that the Children's Theatre Festival at Jubilee Park is the best thing ever.

Organised by the Canary Wharf Group, the festival will be showing one free children's show every Sunday this July. While the festival is going on, several cafes and restaurants will be offering special discounts and deals. For example, at The Parlour, kids eat free, and Nando's have a buy one get one free meals..

Rumplestiltskin & The Wheel of Fortune
7th July, 1.30pm & 4pm

Polly is ordered by the king to turn straw into gold by morning or she'll be executed. Her life rests in the hands of strange little man with a mysterious name. Performed by the Theatre of Widdershins, they transform this classic fairytale with a mix of puppetry and storytelling.

The Tales of Beatrix Potter: Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny
14th July, 2pm-4pm

A Midsummer Night's Dream
21st July, 2-3pm

Adapted for children by the Chapterhouse Theatre Company, Shakespeare's romantic comedy is full of fairies, sprites, and other woodland creatures.

An Olympic Dream
28th July, 2pm-3pm

Phoebe's dream of taking part in the Olympic Games comes true, when she goes to sleep one night. This is a dance show performed by The London Ballet Company.
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Why? Fun for children
When: 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th July
Phone: 020 7001 3016
Where: Jubilee Park
Cost: Free
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