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Kids Week 2016 on sale date revealed

Published 11 March 2016

Tickets for Kids Week, our popular kids go free ticket promotion, will go on sale on 14 June and once again offer families the chance to see dozens of top London shows for the entire month of August.

2016 marks the 19th year of the annual promotion. Over the near-two decade history of the family ticket offer, the promotion has evolved from its initial week of kids go free tickets to the month of events, workshops and theatrical celebration families have now come to love.

As always, Kids Week will offer one free child’s ticket for every full price ticket purchased, plus a further two children’s tickets at half price, for performances of participating shows from 1 to 31 August.

Last year broke all Kids Week records, with an incredible 229,143 tickets sold making it the most successful year in Kids Week history.

The shows that will take part in this year’s summer festival of family theatregoing will be announced in the coming months. There will also be a packed programme of show-related workshops and activities, giving children incredible access behind the scenes and giving them once in a lifetime opportunities to discover more about performing on a West End stage.

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We are now cancelling all performances up until and including 31 May 2020 to help us process existing bookings whilst we wait for further clarity from the government in terms of when we will be able to reopen.

We are so sorry that in these testing and difficult times you are not able to enjoy the show you have booked for and hope the following helps clarify next steps in respect of your tickets .

There is nothing that you need to do if your performance has been cancelled, but we do ask for your patience.

If you have booked directly with the theatre or show website for an affected performance, please be assured that they will contact you directly to arrange an exchange for a later date, a credit note/voucher or a refund. If you have booked via a ticket agent they will also be in contact with you directly.

We are processing in strict date order of performance, so you are likely to be contacted after the date you were due to go to the theatre. However, we want to reassure you that you will be contacted, and your order will be processed, but please do bear with us.

We’d like to thank everyone who has been patient and kind in dealing with their ticket providers so far and we are sorry that we cannot process your order as quickly as we would like.

Please do not contact your credit card company as that will slow the process down and put an additional burden on our box office and ticket agent teams.

In order for us to serve our audiences the best we can, please do not get in touch with your point of sale if you have booked for performances after 31 May. Please be reassured that if we have to cancel future performances you will be directly contacted by your theatre or ticket provider. Our producers continue to plan for all eventualities dependent on the individual needs of their shows and we will provide further updates on specific shows as and when they become available.

We look forward to welcoming you back into our theatres as soon as we are allowed to resume performances. In the meantime stay safe and healthy.

While theatres are currently closed, various venues and productions are making announcements for their individual shows, including cancellations and rescheduled performances. Please check with the individual shows for details.