Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

OUT & About

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

OUT & About

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Byline: LIBBY NORMAN;DAMIAN KELLEHER

TOP 5 children's events

* FOX KIDS CUP

Here's the answer to every young footie fan's dream. The Fox Kids Cup is a tournament to find the most talented young football players (boys and girls) in the UK right now.

The London regional finals take place this weekend in Mill Hill and Croydon, and the top talent will be invited to the playoffs on Wed 19 May at Bolton's Reebok Stadium.

Winners will then go on to play in the international final at Man Utd's new youth training ground at Disneyland Paris on Mon 21-Fri 25 Jun. Sat 24 Apr, 9.30am & 1.30pm, Mill Hill Powerleague, Pursley Road, NW7 (020-8201 1200).

Sun 25 Apr, 9.30am & 1.30pm, Croydon Powerleague, Hannibal Way, Wallington, Surrey (020-8686 1122).

www.foxkids.co.uk/fkcup. Up to 13

* STUFF AND NONSENSE

Running alongside the current triumph Jabberwocky, this new show takes a similar theme but cleverly adapts it for a younger audience. It follows the adventures of a dot who sets off on a voyage of discovery, chumming up with some numbered characters along the way. With live music and shadow puppets, it's an imaginative new departure. The Little Angel Theatre, 14 Dagmar Passage, N1 (020-226 1787). Sat 24 & Sun 25 Apr, 10am & 11.30am, ends Sun 2 May, [pounds sterling]8.50, child [pounds sterling]6. www.littleangeltheatre.com. 2-5

* CARTOON SUNDAY With the Roy Lichtenstein exhibition pulling in the crowds, this Sunday's cartoon workshop promises to be a lively event. Resident comicstrip artists take charge of lots of hands-on art activities especially for kids. Plus there are cartoons showing at all times in the Hayward's new pavilion, Waterloo Sunset. Hayward Gallery, South Bank, SE1 (0870 169 1000), Sun 25 Apr, 2.30pm-4.30pm, free. 4+

* HANDEL'S MAGIC OPERAS RETOLD

Ben Haggarty (a born storyteller if ever there was one) tells the story of Orlando, one of Handel's 'magic operas' inspired by tales of mystery and intrigue. …

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