January is typically a quiet month, allowing us all to recover from the festivities and settle into a new year. There is no better time to don wellies and hats and go for a refreshing stomp in the many green spaces we are blessed with in Wimbledon! It’s also a great time to catch a show or visit a museum, here are a few local suggestions for the coming month…
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor® Dreamcoat was the first of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s musicals, seen by an estimated 26 million people around the world.
Bill Kenwright’s production of this famous family musical is coming to Wimbledon this month for 5 days only, with new choreography and even more explosive colour!
Telling the story of Joseph and the coat of many colours, this sparkling musical is bursting with the old favourite songs, including Any Dream Will Do, Jacob and Sons, Go, Go, Go Joseph, Close Every Door To Me and many more.
Check out some of the reviews of this much raved about show:
‘BRILLIANT! IT EXPLODES LIKE GLITTERING FIREWORKS’
– Sunday Times
‘A TECHNICOLOR TRIUMPH’
– The Independent
‘A DREAM COME TRUE, IT IS UTTERLY IRRESISTIBLE, GO, GO, GO, JO!’
– Mail on Sunday
Little Star Baby Show – Studio at New Wimbledon Theatre
A captivating show created for babies aged 6-18 months. Join Little Star as she swings from shooting stars, slides down crescent moons and bounces on fluffy clouds. Puppetry, music and engaging visuals create an intimate and relaxed environment, perfect for your little one’s first visit to the theatre!
Tiny Dancers Family Rave – Superhero Fancy Dress
Time to let your hair down and join the popular Tiny Dancers Family Rave at Wimbledon’s Tunnel 267 nightclub, for an afternoon of old school dance classics and lots of fun. The kids will love the superheroes fancy dress theme and you’ll love the classic club tunes taking you back to the good old days!
Family activities includes:
Performance artists, face painting, stickers and crafts, balloons, inflatables, confetti cannons, bubbles machines, wall art colouring
When: Saturday 25 January 2-4pm
Where: Tunnel 267 Nightclub
More Information and tickets: Visit Facebook
Children’s Karaoke Party
For all budding pop stars this looks like a lot of fun! At the new popular William Morris Pub at the lovely Merton Abbey Mills you can take the kids to join @beecreativearthub and @futurevoicesuk for some family friendly Karaoke fun, singing all their favourite songs.
£12 tickets include karaoke, food and drink.
Wimbledon’s Wonderful Green Spaces
We are so lucky to be in an area dense with beautiful green spaces in and around Wimbledon. From the old favourite Wimbledon Common with its iconic Windmill, to the stunning National Trust property Morden Hall Park with their fantastic schedule of family activities, there’s so many options for getting the kids out and about in the fresh air on these grey wintery days.
For more inspiration take a look at our brilliant blog by @daddyshortlegsJC on great days out with the kids this winter:
Written By: Leela Evans | Co-Editor, Wimbledon Kids
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