Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic adventure will be given the trademark New Vic treatment this Christmas, as the theatre sets sail for Treasure Island, from Saturday 18th November to Saturday 27th January. Tickets are priced from £15 and can be purchased at newvictheatre.org.uk or by telephoning 01782 717962. A transaction fee of £1.00 per ticket applies when booking online. Treasure Island is supported by KMF.
Get in the Christmas spirit and enjoy a ‘Winter Weekend’ at Heart of the Country Shopping Village in Swinfen, Lichfield. From 5pm on Friday 24th November, the village’s twenty shops and restaurants will open until 8pm, with Father Christmas and complementary refreshments. On Saturday and Sunday, there will be a Christmas Artisan Food & Craft Market. Discover delicious culinary treats and talk to local makers. For more information about the shopping village please visit heartofthecountryvillage.com.
Middleton Hall’s Christmas Craft Market will take place on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th November between 11am and 4pm, adult entry £2 and under 18s free. Stalls full of gift ideas that you just won’t find on the high street. For more information visit middleton-hall.co.uk or call 01827 283095.
Join us for a truly memorable festive experience this Christmas. Travel into our underground caverns by boat, see our hilarious family show and meet Santa and Mrs Claus in their enchanted grotto. Santa Boats depart Saturday 25th November till Saturday 23rd December. Book online at dudleycanaltrust.org.uk or ring 0121 5576265.
Join in this year’s magical Medieval Christmas Fayre at Ludlow Medieval Castle. Eat, drink and be merry with everything from hog roasts to hot chocolate as you shop ‘til you drop with 100+ stalls of gorgeous goodies. Plus, laugh, sing and join in with a wealth of entertainment, from live music and carols to panto and jugglers! Tickets are priced at £11 for adults and £6.50 for children, with Under 5s going free. Buy online at www.ludlowmedievalchristmas.co.uk.
The Lichfield Christmas Lights Switch-on Event will take place on Sunday 26th November from 10am to 6pm. A fun packed day for all the family. There is a festive food and gifts market, as well as rides, music and entertainment on stage. The lights are switched on at 5pm, followed by the arrival of Santa. To find out more about the event, you can contact Lichfield City Council Markets Officers on 01543 309853, email email@example.com or visit www.lichfield.gov.uk.
Visit the Etruria Industrial Museum on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd December, from 12.30pm to 4.30pm to see the mill ‘in steam’ and operate as in Victorian times. Entrance and car park: Etruria Vale Road, Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 4RB Find out more: www.etruriamuseum.org.uk.
This year’s festive panto at the Buxton Opera House is Sleeping Beauty, with ice cream, jelly and cupcakes all round for the Princess Aurora’s 18th birthday party. But vengeful fairy Maleficent has plans for Aurora. Maleficent’s arrival brings the usual action packed show, with magic and mayhem. James Holmes plays Dame Nanny Nora, returning to Buxton by popular demand alongside Jessica Revell as the lovely Princess Aurora. Tickets are priced from £19.50 to £23. Discounts are available. To buy tickets…
Gardening expert, Anita Wright is hosting two festive workshops during December in Stafford. The first will take place on Saturday 9th December from 10am to 3pm at Walton Village Hall in Milford, and another on Saturday 16th December at Brocton Village Hall in Brocton. Both workshops include a demonstration on how to make festive decorations, such as a hanging basket, using garden materials, and then a workshop to create designs of your own. Prices start from £35. For more information,…
Starring Jonathan Wilkes as Aladdin and Christian Patterson as Widow Twankey, Aladdin is a spectacular adventure featuring a beautiful love story, flying carpets, a wish-granting genie, an evil sorcerer, and a lamp packed full of fantastic family entertainment. Tickets are priced from £12 to £34.50 and can be purchased online from atgtickets.com or by telephoning the Box Office on 0844 8717627.