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AIBU to book tickets to a show on a school night

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Needfinsnow Wed 28-Sep-16 20:48:54

So...there is a screening of a ballet at the local cinemas, it's a live film of an Australian Ballet company doing sleeping Beauty...that looks awesome, it says it will be loved by children, my dd is 5 and loves watching ballet films etc, she could easily sit through it and enjoy, but it starts at 6pm and lasts 2hrs 20... Plus interval. She is usually asleep by 730. Would I be a neglectful mum to take her to it?

Cary2012 Wed 28-Sep-16 20:50:54

No, I'd take her, lovely opportunity, enjoy! (and I'm a teacher!)

TaterTots Wed 28-Sep-16 20:50:57

It's not something you'll be doing everything week. For a one-off I'd say why not.

bloodypatterdalebarking Wed 28-Sep-16 20:57:35

Sounds amazing! My dd is 3 and would love that!

LearningHowToFly Wed 28-Sep-16 20:57:47

Take her, these opportunities have to be take (I'm a teacher too!)

DonaldStott Wed 28-Sep-16 20:57:52

For me it would depend on what she is like when she is tired. Would she last that late? X

Needfinsnow Wed 28-Sep-16 20:58:17

Ah thank you! I really really want to take her as it looks so beautiful from the show reels posted. And as you say it's a one off and a lovely opportunity! IM excited!! X

DerekSprechenZeDick Wed 28-Sep-16 20:58:33

Take her.

I took my son to the cinema late to see finding dory when he had school. Least yours is educational -ish

DonaldStott Wed 28-Sep-16 20:58:46

Ooops mn error with the kiss. I am whatsapping my family too. That's my excuse .

Needfinsnow Wed 28-Sep-16 20:59:30

She's pretty great when she is tired, she gets cuddly and a bit giddy, but I guess for one day it will be ok! X

Needfinsnow Wed 28-Sep-16 21:31:45

Thank you all..especially you Donald for the "X"! ;-) xx

maddiemookins16mum Wed 28-Sep-16 21:55:19

One of my favourite memories as a little gurl was going to see the ballet, I was transfixed. It's a one off, go and enjoy.

WhoKnowsWhereTheTimeG0es Wed 28-Sep-16 22:02:06

I took my DD (then nearly 10) to the theatre on a weeknight last year to see the touring production of Annie, we didn't get back till nearly 11.30 but it was so worth it. One late night really won't hurt.

Needfinsnow Wed 28-Sep-16 22:06:22

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

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