Music for children, parents and grandparents with a family-friendly 3pm start. Tom Redmond, famous for his lively and exciting style of presentation joins the SSO to present and narrate some famous music including his own narration to accompany Britten’s exhilarating Young Person’s Guide.
It’s never too late to find unique Christmas gifts and decorations. Immerse yourself in mince pies and mulled wine at our Artisan Market on the Sunday before we all break up for Christmas! We’ve hand-picked often local artisan makers and traders to inspire you, and produce to tempt you.
Traditional family carol singing event on Cheadle Green with a volunteer Brass Band - The event begins with refreshments on The Green from 4pm before joining together to sing carols- if wet the event will be in St Mary’s church building
All are welcome to join in this community event
Carols by Candlelight Service - TWO Services with readings and carols accompanied by Cheadle Festival Choir. Refreshments are served before each service
Service 1 at 18.00 Service 2 at 20.00.
Come early these are always very popular events
Blithe Spirit is described as an improbable farce; a genre where the characters, rooted in reality, find themselves drawn into a most improbable situation. Audiences are slowly enticed from the comfort of everyday life into a sort of madness as the pace quickens and the plot becomes more bizarre.
The band’s feature, festive Yuletide performance - A feast of Christmas music and carols to entertain all ages. Bring your tinsel and Christmas hats, join in with carol singing and make a cracking start to the season. A super raffle with a hamper of luxury food and drink will be on sale.
Coppicing and site maintenance on Copperas Field; cutting back trees and shrubs to provide a better habitat for wildlife. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch.
Copperas Field entrance on Juniper Crescent, parking on Linden Way, Droylsden.
Coppicing and site maintenance on Medlock Field; cutting back trees and shrubs to provide a better habitat for wildlife. No experience is required, just a willingness to join in and learn new skills. Please make sure you bring a packed lunch.
THIS CHRISTMAS DISCOVER MAGIC AROUND EVERY CORNER INSIDE OUR MAGICAL CHRISTMAS MOVIE EXPERIENCE. VENTURE THROUGH A MAGICAL WARDROBE, ENTER A SECRET FOREST AND MAKE YOUR WAY TO OUR INCREDIBLE INDOOR CINEMA.
Arch 8, Temperance Street, Mayfield, Manchester
Fri 14 Dec to Sun 16 Dec, Fri 21 Dec to Sun 23 Dec
It’s Christmas Time and Your Wish has been Granted!
Open Sesame! The Dancehouse Theatre’s Family Pantomime is back! This year we take a magic-carpet ride to the mystic east with the Prince of Thieves, Aladdin!
10 Oxford Road
Sat 15 Dec, Sun 16 Dec, Fri 21 Dec to Mon 24 Dec, Thu 27 Dec to Mon 31 Dec
This festive season, join us for a new and exciting show for children aged 5+ (and the older ones who look after them!)
Written by Jackie Hagan.Directed by Nickie Miles-Wildin.Presented by Contact and Hope Mill Theatre.
Integrated BSL interpretation. Relaxed performances.
Flying violins! Speed skating ballerinos! Winner of the 2017 Edinburgh Spirit of the Fringe Award, Släpstick is an ode to the timeless comedy of Charlie Chaplin, Marx Brothers, Spike Jones and Laurel & Hardy – with a very modern twist.
HOME 2 Tony Wilson Place Manchester
Thu 13 Dec to Sat 15 Dec, Tue 18 Dec to Sat 22 Dec
Bring all the family along to the big screening of The Snowman, the animated classic by Raymond Briggs. The film will be accompanied live by the Hallé performing Howard Blake’s beautiful score – including the magical song ‘Walking in the Air’.
The Bridgewater Hall, Lower Mosley St., Manchester