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Family Fun at the Southbank Centre

Rip, Fold, Scrunch

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IF YOU’RE wondering what to do this Easter, there’s lots on offer at the Southbank Centre.

Rip, Fold, Scrunch (part of the Alchemy festival) – Wednesday, April 20 to Sunday, April 24, 2011 (Blue Room, Spirit Level).

Half Moon’s enchanting new children’s show fuses theatre, kathak dance and live music within a paper world. Join Rip, Fold and Scrunch as they journey into the multicoloured world of friendship, with the help of some magical paper creations.

After the performance come and experiment with paper – rip, fold and scrunch your own creations!

Tickets: £8. Concessions available.

Shows are at 11am and 2pm each day and run for 45 minutes.

Suitable for ages two to five.

Chouf Ouchouf – Thursday, April 21 to Monday, April 25, 2011 (Queen Elizabeth Hall).

Weaving together contemporary performance and traditional Moroccan acrobatics, Chouf Ouchouf is a witty and highly skilled evocation of the energy, joy and urgency of life in Tangiers. With live music and a shifting set that evokes a bewildering and exciting landscape, the performers go in search of the city’s beating heart.

Tickets: £30, £25, £20 and £15. Concessions available.

E4 Udderbelly Festival at Southbank Centre – Thursday, April 21 to Sunday, July 17, 2011.

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a big upside-down purple cow – and it’s landing back at Southbank Centre for its longest season ever!

E4 Udderbelly Festival at Southbank Centre is back, squeezing an eye-watering amount of family-friendly comedy, cabaret and theatre into 12 weeks. On sale now: Paul Daniels, Michael Morpurgo’s Private Peaceful, One-Man Star Wars Trilogy, plus much more!

For more information visit the Website

Rites: Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring with live 3D Visuals – Saturday, April 23, 2011 (Royal Festival Hall).

Experience Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring, as heard in Disney’s popular film Fantasia, in an original 21st-century adaptation. Accompanying the orchestra is a single dancer plus amazing special effects that the audience experiences by wearing 3D glasses.

An exciting introduction to classical music, the concert lasts 45 minutes.

Tickets: £28, £17, £8 (restricted view, phone only), premium seats £35. Concessions available.