London for Christmas

Your Guide to Christmas in London

London for Christmas

Your Guide to Christmas in London



Christmas Season - Half Moon

Christmas Season - Half Moon

9-11, 13-14 November, 2 December 2023
10.30, 13.30, 15.00, 16.30, 19.00
Hot Orange
Running Time: 60 minutes, £7.00
Age Range: 13+

Across the divide of a scorched basketball court two girls meet, shoot hoops and discover their shared obsessions make them inseparable friends. But will faith, growing pains and the darker reactions of others get in the way of that long, hot, orange summer? An immersive new production that explores friendship and the moment you fall in love.


Content warning: Hot Orange includes references to attitudes and language choices expressing negative opinions about same-sex relationships.


7 December 2023, 18.30
Picture a Story: Celebrate and Investigate
Running Time: 105 minutes, £5.00-£9.00
Age Range: 13+

An opportunity to explore Children’s Writers and Illustrators for Stories and Literacy’s (CWISL) stunning Gallery @ Half Moon exhibition, Picture a Story, in the company of some of the UK’s much-loved and award-winning authors and illustrators, many of whose work is on display.


The event includes an industry panel event which will be particularly relevant for anyone interested in breaking into the children’s book illustration market.


9 December 2023, 10.30, 11.00, 12.00, 13.00, 14.00
The Big Family Art Event
£0.00- £7.00

Join us for an interactive art and literature experience that explores the bright and imaginative world of visual storytelling through live drawing and storytelling sessions, interactive song-based shows, stimulating creative workshops and lots of opportunities to join in!


16 December 2023, 11.00, 14.00
Can Bears Ski?
Running Time: 45 minutes, £7.00
Age Range: 3+

Join Little Bear and Dad Bear as they learn how there are many ways to communicate love and to find your place in the world. A retelling of a story by Raymond Antrobus and Polly Dunbar, Can Bears Ski? Draws on the author’s experience as a d/Deaf child in a hearing world. This show is British Sign Language (BSL) integrated.

Expired - Event is in the past.

Venue Details

Half Moon
Young People's Theatre
43 White Horse Road
London E1 0ND

Box Office
020 7709 8900

Nearest tube
Limehouse DLR


More info

9-11, 13-14 November, 2, 7, 9, 16 December 2023

Various times


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