About The Snail and the Whale

Tall stories creators of the Gruffalo and Room on the Broom stage shows are proud to present their latest exciting collaboration with Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffer. Story telling, live music and lots of laughs, in a show for everyone aged 4 and up. 

The Snail and the Whale Performance Dates & Times

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Important Information

December 19th 10am show is a relaxed performance . Relaxed performances are designed to welcome in to the theatre people with an Autistic Spectrum Condition, learning disability or a sensory or communication disorder. Those attending can watch the performance without having to worry if they need to move or make involuntary noises. Changes may be made to the levels of sound and lighting in order to lessen their impacts and eliminate surprise.  

St James Theatre

Find out more about the venue for your show: Directions, Transport options and facilities.

Where is The Snail and the Whale?

12 Palace Street London SW1E 5JA
  • Nearest Bus stop: Routes 16, 38, 52, 73, 82, 42, 148 all pass near the theatre
  • Parking: Eccleston Bridge Road
  • Nearest Night Bus: (Victoria Bus Station) 24, 36, 148, C2, N2, N11, N16, N38, N44, N52, N73, N136
  • Nearest Tube: Victoria, District, Circle
  • Directions:

    Head northeast on Wilton Road (towards Victoria Street), Continue onto Allington Street, turn left to stay on Allington Street, turn right onto Warwick Row,  continue onto Palace Place, turn right onto Palace Street and the theatre will be on y

  • Nearest Station: Victoria


  • Bar
  • Disabled toilets
  • Infrared hearing loop
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair accessible