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Daytime Events

Join us at the Royal Opera House for a whole host of activities that happen offstage, in and around the building, and make your daytime visit an experience to remember.

Big Sing Fridays

3 October | 5 December 2014 Tickets £5 Shake the week’s cobwebs away with a good sing in the Paul Hamlyn Hall! Enjoy singing in the safety of a crowd, with all kinds of music from show tunes to opera in English. This event is very informal and open to all, so bring some friends and colleagues and a sense of fun! Generously supported by Mrs Lily Safra and The Paul Hamlyn Education Fund.

Family Sundays

28 September* | 26 October | 30 November 2014 Tickets £3 Children, £5 Adults Discover more about opera, ballet and the Royal Opera House in a fun-packed day for all the family. Come and enjoy a range of engaging and creative activities on the last Sunday of every month. *Join us for our extra–special free Deloitte Ignite Family Sunday too! Generously supported by Mrs Lily Safra and The Paul Hamlyn Education Fund.

Free Lunchtime Recitals

Now also in the Paul Hamlyn Hall | 15 September–8 December 2014, 1–2pm Tickets FREE Brighten the start of your week with a lunch hour of free music-making in the glorious surroundings of the Royal Opera House. The free Lunchtime Recitals happen throughout the Season in the Crush Room and Linbury Studio Theatre, with an extra six performances taking place in the stunning Paul Hamlyn Hall.


Raven Girl: The Making of a Ballet | 6 September 2013–September 2014 FREE no booking required Special exhibition featuring costumes and designs from Wayne McGregor’s ballet, as well as aquatints by his collaborator Audrey Niffenegger. There are also photographs and footage of McGregor rehearsing The Royal Ballet in Raven Girl.

Tea Dances

19 September | 10 October | 28 November 2014, 1–3pm Tickets £11 In a celebration of the dance hall days of the Royal Opera House, our Tea Dances take place throughout the Season in the Paul Hamlyn Hall. Come and waltz, tango, cha cha cha and quickstep to the strains of the Royal Opera House Dance Band.