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Family Sundays: Mad Hatters and Masked Balls: Sunday 27 January 2019, 11am at Royal Opera House

Family Sundays

Discover more about opera, ballet and the Royal Opera House in fun-packed Sundays, ideal for all the family, with a range of exciting and creative activities.


Royal Opera House

Bow Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9DD


Join us for this celebratory Family Sundays event inspired by the parties, feasts and festivities that light up operas and ballets. Raise a glass with Violetta and Alfredo in a reimagined La traviata; follow the White Rabbit down a rabbit hole to arrive at the Mad Hatter's tea party from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland; and share in the Stahlbaum's household Christmas festivities before The Nutcracker comes to life. Meet our creative teams and make a masquerade mask with professional prop-makers or write an aria in under an hour and perform it with a professional opera singer. Glimpse life behind the scenes on a bespoke tour of the Royal Opera House led by one our friendly guides.

Thanks to

Generously supported by

The Paul Hamlyn Education Fund

How to support the Royal Opera House


You may only book up to six tickets per Sunday

Guided tours

Free guided tours run at specific times throughout the day, inviting you and your family to explore some hidden areas of the Royal Opera House. These tours can be booked in advance through the Event + Tour ticket option, subject to availability.

Please note

Events finish at 3pm or 3:30pm, depending on the day

Suitable for all, but activities are targeted towards families with children aged 3 to 10

Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times

If you also book a guided tour please be at the meeting point before the tour starts, as latecomers cannot join the tour