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Abominable Snowman comes to Trowbridge

MOON on a Stick brings its latest show, The Abominable Snow­man, to Trowbridge Town Hall on Sat­urday 23rd December for two daytime performances. This playful and inventive version of the story brings to life the charming tale of an unlikely hero. A mixture of puppetry, live music and storytelling explores the tale of a snowy…

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Christmas fun at the egg

THE egg, Bath Theatre Royal’s dedicated children’s theatre space, has two shows this Christmas. Until 14th January young audiences and their families can see Little Mermaid in the main space, and from 15th December to 7th January, the more intimate Roper Rooms will host Aurora, a show aimed at the very tiny to four year…

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Musical Little Robin

A NEW musical version of Little Robin Redbreast opens at Salis­bury Playhouse’s Salberg Studio on 11th December and runs until New Year’s Eve. Written by the Playhouse artistic director Gareth Machin and Glyn Kerslake, it is aimed at families and young children and is full of song, magic and surprises. Christmas is coming and little…

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Blow your Lighthouse down

THE children’s Christmas show at the Sherling Studio at Poole’s Light­house is the Stuff and Non­sense production of 3 Little Pigs, on from Saturday 9th to Sunday 24th December. Three simple-minded, kite-flying pigs are the stars of this updated traditional nursery tale for children and their families. The 3 Little Pigs is a family- friendly…

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You shall go to the Lighthouse ball!

THE world’s favourite pantomime story, Cinderella, will be on stage at Poole’s Lighthouse from Friday 8th December to Saturday 6th January. The magical story of transformation and the victory of good over nastiness is the perfect Christmas message. Add in fun, music, colour and spectacle and everyone from the youngest child to great granny is…

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The Spiegeltent is back for Christmas

CHRISTMAS and the Spiegeltent have become synonymous at Bristol since Steve Meadows first launched the venue at Bristol Harbourside’s Waterfront Square in 2012. This year the Spiegeltent’s programme of cabaret, jazz and festive fun runs to 23rd December. The Spiegeltent is a recreation of a mirrored colourful circus-style marquee from the turn of the 19th…

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A LEGO Discworld Christmas at Salisbury

FANS of LEGO – and Terry Pratchett – will want to visit the Salisbury Museum on 9th December for the giant LEGO building brick event. Having previously built a giant postcard from Egypt and a life size replica of John Constable’s Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows, the latest challenge will be to build a giant…

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Silver Moon in the Toller valley

WHEN the clock strikes midnight and the silver moon is high in the air, the two friends will never be the same again… explore what happens under this magical moon when Compagnie Animotion come to Toller Porcorum on Friday 1st December. The French company, renowned for its visual and non verbal style has only the…

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