14 Jun 2024
What’s on Stockholm Kids: November
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What’s on Stockholm Kids: November

Thirty Days has Dull November…’ starts the old rhyme. Luckily, Stockholm in November is anything but dull, especially for children! Ballet and babyraves, film-making and family days, Monster trucks and musical workshops – there’s something for everyone! 

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Streetstar Dance School Challenge

For the fourth consecutive year, Streetstar Sweden invites dance schools to a big dance competition. During November 1 to 3 together young dance talent from Swedish dance schools at the House of Dance. On November 3rd, everyone can enjoy the after-show party with 2 large dance floor where all our awesome DJ’s mixing the latest underground hits, so everyone in the audience are guaranteed to unleash!

When: Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd November

Where: Stora Scen, Dansens Hus

Age Group: 5-18 years

Cost: From 80 -170 SEK

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Family Day at the Royal Opera House and ‘Boys’ Day

Family day is for those who are curious about everything that happens behind the scenes; for those who ask, ‘how many yards of tulle is a tutu made of?’ and ‘what does a stage manager do?’  Meet the people who make the performances possible, dress up in our costumes and make your own mask!

For boys who love ballet, don’t miss Killdag with the Royal Ballet on November 9th! Your 8-10 year old will get to meet our male dancers and try everything from ballet to street dance. We offer sandwiches, fruit and drinks. Preregistration is required, so it is first come first served. Your ticket gives a discount of 50 SEK ballet performance Onegin.

When:

Killdag: Saturday 9th November from 10:00 to 13:00

Family Day: Saturday 23rd November from 10:00 to 13:00

Where: Kungliga Operan, Gustav Adolfs torg 4, 111 52 Stockholm (T-bana: Kungsträdgården)

Age Group: 8-10 years

Cost: 50 SEK for children

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Family Day at the Nobel Museum

Come and meet the inventors, including Alfred Nobel himself! Did you know he had 350 patents for inventions? Together with the Swedish Society of Tintin, we also celebrate Professor Calculus who turns 70 and gets great visit of Tintin Society honorary member, astronaut Christer Fuglesang! Ask questions about his spaceflight and buy his latest children’s book.

When: Saturday 16th November from 11:00 to 17:00

Where: Nobelmuseet, Stortorget 2  103 16 Stockholm (T-bana: Gamla Stan)

Age Group: suitable for all ages

Cost: Free

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Shadow Puppet Workshop

Family Tour of Små aktörer, Stora roller at 13:00 with a workshop at 14:00. Come and make your own shadow puppets to play with!

When: Sunday 24th November at 13:00

Where: Sibyllegatan 2,  114 51 Stockholm (T-bana: Östermalmstorg)

Age Group: 5-12 years

Cost: Adults SEK 70, children free, material cost SEK 20

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Sound of Stockholm: Children’s Concerts

The popular festival is back with 3 fantastic events for children:

Thursday 7th November at 13:15 – Där öronen möter själen – Duo Gelland at Rum för barn

Together with the children, the duo creates musical games and instrumental theatre that can be developed further with your friends at home. For children between ages 6-12. Max limit 30 participants – free admission.

Saturday 9th November at 12:00 – Babyrave at Foajé 3

Rave for kids on their own terms at baby-friendly listening levels. Rave-craving grown-ups are only welcome accompanied by a child! 50 SEK per entrant.

Saturday 9th November at 14:00 – Instrument Workshop at TioTretton 

Using new unexpected materials and combinations, new sounds and colours are produced.  With a little puttering they can become fantastic instruments. So why not do the environment a favor and create arts at the same time? The workshop is open for children between 10-13 years. Free admision

When: see individual event, above

Where: Kulturhuset, Sergels torg, 111 57 Stockholm (T-bana: T-Centralen)

Age Group: see individual event, above

Cost: see individual event, above

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Monster Jam!

Monster trucks are back! Monster Jam is back in Stockholm with a large, lovely motor feast for the whole family. Favourites Grave Digger , Superman , and El Toro Loco will be there to challenge the other four-wheel superstars in tough races and spectacular freestyle competitions. You will love the carnage!

When: Saturday 9th November at 15:00

Where: Friends Arena, Pyramidvägen 2D 169 56 Solna (Pendeltåg: Solna Station)

Age Group: suitable for all ages

Cost: from 215 SEK. Click here to book.

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Film Workshop at Arkitekturmuseet

Learn how to produce films in a fast, fun and educational way with your film première on the same day! Media house Fanzingos run a film workshop, where each film group must consist of at least three participants. The group gets a “crash course” in film-making and is then assigned a short scene to shoot. Let your imagination run wild!

When: Saturday 16th November from 12:00 to 17:00

Where:  Arkitektur- och designcentrum, Exercisplan 4, 111 49 Stockholm (Bus 65 towards Skeppsholmen from Centralen)

Age Group: 6-12 year olds

Cost: Free admission

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Kåldolmens day at Historiska museet

A festival for the whole family, where we celebrate Sweden’s humble cabbage roll. With live music, tasting workshops, lectures and crafts!

When: Saturday 30th November from 11:00 to 17:00

Where: Historiska Museet – use temporary entrance at Storgatan 41, 114 55 Stockholm (Bus stop: Historiska museet)

Age Group: suitable for all ages

Cost: Free

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Children’s Tour of Långholmen

Ghostly thieves, pirates and dungeons form the themes for these wonderful walking tours of your child’s living city. During the tour you will see the large colour illustrations made ​​by the famous artist Annika Nordenskiöld, learn about the bunmaker, Gertrude and her two children who were detained on Långholmen on several hundred years ago and experience the atmosphere in an old, cramped dungeon. An exciting and enthralling trekking for children and very brave adults!

When: Sundays through November at 11:00 (tour takes about 60 minutes)

Where: Meeting Point is at Långholmsbron, 117 33 Stockholm (Bus stop: Högalidsgatan or Bergsunds strand)

Age Group: 5-10 year olds

Cost: Children – 100 SEK; Adults – 50 SEK

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Robot Championship and Rubik’s Cube Competition at Tekniska Museet 

Saturday 9th November at 12:00 – Stockholm Robot Championship

See robots compete against each other in different sports! There are robots made by students, DIY and professional builders who meet in tough tournaments. Moreover, you can make your own art robot or program a Lego Robot.

Saturday 24th and Sunday 24th November – Rubik’s Cube Competition

Watch experts play or compete yourself!

When: see individual event, above

Where: Tekniska museet, Museivägen 7, Gärdet, 115 93 Stockholm (Best way of getting here is via bus 69)

Age Group: 5-18 year olds

Cost: Adults – 120 SEK, children (7-19) – 40 kr, Under 7s – free

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