Classical concerts for babies & families in Islington-Barnsbury

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North London - Islington Barnsbury

St. Andrew's Church
Thornhill Square
N1 1BQ


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Friday 27 January 4.00pm

Rhythms and Flowers

Featuring Ahmed Dickinson, classical guitar

Dance away the hour to the rhythms of the latin guitar, sing a balada to exotic flowers, move to the pulse of the cha-cha-cha, and twirl to a Venezuelan waltz. Where there is music and dance, life is beautiful.

Doors open at 3.30pm. Concert lasts for about an hour.

London flexi-tickets and gift cards are valid for this concert

Friday 24 February 4.00pm

Bluebells of Scotland

Featuring Jamie Akers, guitar

Plucking bluebells and B-strings, join Bach to Baby on our showcase of the greatest Scottish guitar compositions. Hear a musical exploration of Scotland's natural beauty, from the banks and braes of the River Doon to the oft melodious Fingal's Cave.

Doors open at 3.30pm. Concert lasts for about an hour.

London flexi-tickets and gift cards are valid for this concert

Friday 31 March 4.00pm

Dance Through Time

Featuring Dan Watts, flute & piano & Charis Hanning, piano

Grab a partner and twirl through the centuries with the help of the flighty flute! From Bach’s Badinierie to Monti’s Czardas, with Gossec’s Tambourin and Chopin’s Minute Waltz along the way, the flute has always kept in step! Now can you?

Doors open at 3.30pm. Concert lasts for about an hour.

London flexi-tickets and gift cards are valid for this concert

Friday 28 April 4.00pm

Sing it, Ella!

Featuring Brigitte Beraha, voice & Jonathan Taylor, jazz piano

The very thought of you, Ella, makes our hearts melt. Celebrating 100 years since the birth of the First Lady of Song, we treat you to a concert of the most fabulous and treasured melodies from the Queen of Jazz.

Doors open at 3.30pm. Concert lasts for about an hour.

London flexi-tickets and gift cards are valid for this concert

Friday 26 May 4.00pm

Bach to Baby Family Concert

Bach to Baby is the acclaimed concert series for the whole family to enjoy together. Featuring outstanding musicians and exhilarating performances in inspiring venues right on your doorstep. Programme for this concert date will be announced shortly.

Doors open at 3.30pm. Concert lasts for about an hour.

London flexi-tickets and gift cards are valid for this concert

Friday 23 June 4.00pm

Bach to Baby Family Concert

Bach to Baby is the acclaimed concert series for the whole family to enjoy together. Featuring outstanding musicians and exhilarating performances in inspiring venues right on your doorstep. Programme for this concert date will be announced shortly.

Doors open at 3.30pm. Concert lasts for about an hour.

London flexi-tickets and gift cards are valid for this concert

Friday 21 July 4.00pm

Bach to Baby Family Concert

Bach to Baby is the acclaimed concert series for the whole family to enjoy together. Featuring outstanding musicians and exhilarating performances in inspiring venues right on your doorstep. Programme for this concert date will be announced shortly.

Doors open at 3.30pm. Concert lasts for about an hour.

London flexi-tickets and gift cards are valid for this concert

About the concerts

Bach to Baby is the critically acclaimed classical concert series for babies, toddlers and their carers. Tots dance, roam about and revel in the wonder of live music, while you take a moment out of your busy day to hear top notch performances by outstanding musicians, with your young babes in tow.

Doors open 30 mins prior to the concert, giving you time to ditch the buggy, grab a Monmouth coffee, and catch up with friends before the performance.

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How to get there

St. Andrew's Church, Thornhill Square, N1 1BQ

Public transport: Nearest stations are Caledonian Road & Barnsbury (Overground) and King's Cross St. Pancras (Northern, Victoria, Piccadilly, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines). Buses via Caledonian Road

Parking: Limited street parking outside the church

Accessibility: Step-free access and nappy changing facilities available

About the venue

St. Andrew's is situated in beautiful Thornhill Square, with its large garden and handsome Victorian houses. It's also just a stone's throw from the Barnsbury Wood nature reserve - great for some post-concert exploration!