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Never Mind The Baubles, Here’s The Dirty Carols - Electric
Join The Dirty
Carols for some not-so-festive fun and a damp gusset or two in - Never
Mind The Baubles - at the Electric Theatre in Guildford.
It's an evening of
ridiculous rudeness and (mostly) heavenly harmonies. Elizabeth, Lorna,
Louise and Sandrine welcome you into their metaphorical bosom to warm
your cockles with two sets of their own funny, irreverent take on songs
you know and love.
It's at the Electric Theatre on 6 December
Globe Fun in Staines High Street
giant snow globe will be arriving in Staines' high street from Friday
6th, Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th December. Families and shoppers to
Staines will be invited to jump inside and be their own snow globe stars
December - 6
Glow at RHS Garden Wisley
Garden Wisley transforms
into a winter wonderland once more this festive season with its Glow
2019 light spectacular, returning from 7 December to 5 January 2020.
enchanted by giant botanical-inspired illuminations
Ditton Christmas Gift Fair 2019
stalls with fashion, beauty, art, homewares & more. Also a
Champagne & Cake Bar - now that's a combination!
Opening at Leith Hill Place
Place will be opening for two weekends in December. Festive treats in
the kitchen, carols, open fires and stalls will greet the visitors.
The dates are 7/8 and 14/15 December
December Various events
Christmas Market is taking place on Sunday 8 December.
third Vegan & Eco Living Fayre is taking place on Sunday 8
December in Godalming. You can celebrate everything plant based,
ethical and eco friendly with zero waste stalls, delicious vegan food,
ethical gifts and much more.
in Reigate, the YMCA Santa Run is returning to Priory Park. Santas of
all ages and abilities are invited to join us to raise money for YMCA
East Surrey and have fun. The cost to take part is £12.50pp and that
includes a free Santa suit, snack, drink and medal.
Christmas Countdown - Electric Theatre, Guildford
get you in the mood for Christmas, join
Father Christmas and his friends for a magical, musical, festive
adventure - and remember to bring your Christmas letter to post in
Santa’s special post box, HO-HO-HO!
Carols for Clandon Park with the Oxford Singers
on Tuesday 17 December -
herald in the festive season with
a magical evening with the celebrated Oxford Singers at Holy Trinity
Church, Guildford, to. All donations will go to the Clandon Park
A Wreath of Festive Frights - Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Alfred Sinjohn (St John) Merri-moon regales
his audience with unsettling tales of seasonal spooks, winter wraiths
and Christmastime horrors.
Huddle closer to the fireplace and keep away
from the shadows, for who knows what might be lurking just out of sight?
A Wreath of Festive Frights is an amusingly chilling way to see in this
special time of year!
It's at Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre on
you fancy a bit of ice skating this Christmas, there's a number of
places you can go in and around Surrey this year.
Court Palace (until 5 January)
the backdrop of Henry VIII's former home and skate back in time
with the return of the ice rink at Hampton Court Palace.
open-air ice rink is suitable for adults and children with skate aid
penguins available to hire. Skating sessions start on the hour and last
for 45 minutes and there's a decked area and viewing platform where you
(until 4 January)
After an absence last year, Reigate On Ice is back. This ice rink is held undercover in a big top marquee so
skaters can experience the wonder of skating on real ice in whatever
weather. There will be festive music and Christmas food and drink to buy
to get you into the winter wonderland spirit. Reigate on Ice takes place
at Priory Park and runs until 4 January.
Cathedral (until 5 January)
Hampshire, an undercover ice rink is part of Winchester Cathedral's
Christmas Market. The open sides of the rink mean you can see the
spectacular Winchester Cathedral while you skate. The Ice Café will be
selling festive treats and traditional food - and the event runs until 5
booking is recommended.
number of venues in London. The ice skating rink at Somerset House
has been running for a number of years. As well as general ice skating
sessions, there will be a series of late-night DJ events called Skate
Lates and a 24-hour ice skating event in December.
nervous skaters, there is a Skate School for adults and Polar Bear Club
for children.It runs until 12 Jaunary.
are also ice rinks outside the Natural History Museum and the Tower
of London where in the evening, lights, set against the fortress
wall, add to the dramatic views.
In Brighton - the child-friendly
outdoor ice rink is open for much of the winter at the Royal Pavilion -
it runs until 19 January.
are some of the many pantomimes taking place in Surrey and the
The Night Before Christmas - Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford
the night before Christmas, Emma stares out of the window, hugs her
teddy and waits excitedly for the morning, while in the corner a little
mouse called Eddie can’t understand why only humans are allowed to
celebrate and get presents. So he sets off in search of Father Christmas
to find out for himself.
the way he dodges the family cat and is given some unexpected advice
from the magical fairy on top of the tree.
Eddie get an answer? Will Emma get her wish? And what is that
funny-shaped present sitting under the tree?
show is full of fun and excitement, there’s catchy songs and lots of
Aladdin - Dorking Halls
is a spectacular festive treat not to be missed.
at dotty Widow Twankey, boo and hiss the evil Abanazar and cheer on our
hero Aladdin who, with one rub of his magic lamp, meets the most amazing
a star cast, impressive music and heaps of audience participation - you
can join in the fun at the Dorking Halls.
December - 5 January Peter
Pan - Epsom Playhouse
away with the cast at the Epsom Playhouse as they take you on a
swashbuckling adventure to the magical panto world of Peter Pan.
the Darlings, Hook and his crew of pirates, Tiger Lily and her
Tribe, The Lost boys and of course the mischievous Tinkerbell in Neverland.
-31 December Jack
and the Beanstalk - Harlequin
nothing but a handful of (magic!) beans, Jack must find the courage to
slay the evil giant in his quest to win the hand of the beautiful
Princess and to free his village of tyranny forever.
Christmas, join our hero on the adventure of a lifetime as he climbs the
beanstalk to fame, fortune and true love!
Wheatley, returns for a tenth season, this time as Jack’s brother
breathtaking scenery, dazzling costumes, spectacular singing and dancing
together with plenty of traditional pantomime mayhem, laughter and
chances to join in the fun, Jack and the Beanstalk is the perfect
festive entertainment for all the family!
December - 5 January Sheeping Beauty -
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford
evil fairy, Carabosse doesn't receive an invitation to Princess Aurora's
christening, she casts a curse on her. Can the Good Fair and Muddles
protect Aurora? Will the Prince save the day?
award-winning choreography, fabulous sets, sparkling costumes, magical
illusions and enough laughter to wake up even the sleepiest of
princesses, this year’s Sleeping Beauty is a must-see for all the
- 31 December
Robin Hood - Camberley Theatre
Hood returns home to Sherwood Forest to find the greedy Sheriff of
Nottingham starving the local people, raising taxes and ruling a very
kind and headstrong, Robin can’t stand by and watch friends and family
suffer so he vows to be brave and stand up for the local people.
Sheriff, alone in his ivory tower, is hell-bent on becoming the richest
and most powerful man in the country. He tricks Will Scarlett into
betraying Robin, giving him vital information and capturing Maid Marion
– will the Merry Men and true friendship save the day?
the help of the Merry Men and old friend Maid Marion, Robin sets out to
defeat the Sheriff once and for all! Join our fearless hero and a host
of lively friends as they set off on a mission to steal from the rich
and give to the poor. Sometimes you have to do the wrong thing, to do
the right thing!
December - 5 January Dick
Whittington - Hawth Theatre, Crawley
Whittington is the purrrfect pantomime adventure, with spectacular sets
and costumes, amazing special effects and a genuinely funny script.
December - 5 January Snow
White and the Seven Dwarfs - Richmond Theatre
writer and presenter Jo
Brand leads the cast as The Wicked Queen. Adding to the
comedy will be Britain’s Got Talent finalist Jon
Clegg returning as Muddles and brilliant dame Jason
with all of the traditional pantomime ingredients Richmond audiences
have come to expect, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs will be
spectacularly brought to life with an abundance of comedy, sensational
song and dance numbers, fabulous costumes and stunning scenery.
be a magical mirror, seven friendly dwarfs, a beautiful princess, a
handsome prince and plenty of audience participation as the beautiful
Snow White tries to outwit the Wicked Queen and let love prevail in this
glittering festive treat for all ages.