Learning & Participation

Musical Rumpus on Tour: Run, Rindle Rill

May (2016)

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Zoë Palmer libretto/director
Sam Glazer arranger & musical director
Sophia Lovell Smith designer

An interactive opera especially for babies and toddlers aged 0 — 2½ years

A new interactive opera created especially for babies and toddlers aged 0 — 2½ years, from our award-winning Musical Rumpus series. Come on a fantastical river journey with music from Vivaldi’s humorous La Senna Festeggiante and explore a world of shapes, songs and sounds with your baby.

“Fantastic… visual, colourful, very interactive” Audience member

Approximate running time: 45 minutes including free play at the end of the performance

Musical Rumpus is supported by Arts Council England, Barking & Dagenham Libraries Network, Dunard Fund, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, Kirby Laing Foundation, Paul Hamlyn Foundation, Royal Victoria Hall Foundation and Youth Music.

Booking information

Please contact individual venues to book tickets.

Please note that booking for these performances is handled by each tour venue. To book tickets, please get in touch with venues directly.

Venues & dates

Stratford Circus, 020 8279 1080, Saturday 7 May, 10.00am / 12.00pm / 2.30pm
Manor Park Community Children’s Centre, 020 8553 2479, Tuesday 10 May, 10.30am
Altmore Children’s Centre, 020 8552 6604, Tuesday 10 May, 2.00pm
Oliver Thomas Children’s Centre, 0208 821 0997, Wednesday 11 May, 10.30am
Forest Gate Community Neighbourhood Centre, Wednesday 11 May, 2.00pm
Beckton Globe, Thursday 12 May, 10.30am
Plaistow Library, Thursday 12 May, 2.00pm
Barking Learning Centre, Tuesday 17 May, 10.30am
Thames View Library, 020 8270 4164, Tuesday 17 May, 2.00pm
Valence Library, 020 8270 6864, Wednesday 18 May, 10.30am
Dagenham Library, Wednesday 18 May, 2.00pm
Robert Jeyes Library, 020 8270 4305, Thursday 19 May, 10.30am
Marks Gate Library, 020 8270 4165, Thursday 19 May, 2.00pm
Wiltshire Music Centre, 01225 860 100, Saturday 21 May, 11.00am
Attenborough Arts Centre, 0116 252 2455, Saturday 4 June, 10.30am / 12.30pm / 2.30pm
Rich Mix, 020 7377 1362, Thursday 9 – 11 June, 10.30am each day & 12.30pm on Friday 10 June

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Venue information

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35-47 Bethnal Green Road
E1 6LA
United Kingdom

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Shoreditch High Street Overground (2 mins)
Liverpool Street
(13 mins)
Aldgate East (15 mins)

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