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                UK’s premiere live band tribute to Meat Loaf featuring Craig Halford (as seen on Stars in their eyes) as Maet Live, backed by an amazing live band, The Never Neverland Express!
Wednesday 18 December - Sunday 5 January
Babes in the Woods
Arriving in the Village of Nether Wallop, not only have they lost their way, they’ve lost the plot too - literally! Meanwhile, Babes Greta and her sworn protector Han have been forced to move in with Uncle Silas but is he as lovely as he seems? Or is it just a ghastly ruse to steal her inheritance?
Join the Priory Theatre this Christmas for more panto-mayhem, as we head deep into the Woods for the adventure of a lifetime. Just watch out for the Gingerbread House!
Ragley Hall
Alcester B49 5NJ
01789 762090 www.ragley.co.uk
Friday 22 November, 10am Frost Fair
Looking for a unique Christmas present
or a festive treat? Look no further, as The Frost Fair contains a carefully selected array of crafts, gifts, unique and
original presents and fine foods from an abundance of stallholders, making it a great opportunity to find special presents. Entertainment will include choirs, roving musicians, a magician and there may even be a visit from Father Christmas.
Resorts World Arena
Perimeter Road, Birmingham B40 1NT 0121 780 4141 www.resortsworldarena.co.uk
Friday 20 December - Tuesday 24 December
Scrooge - A Funny Family Spectacular
Taking the title role of the tight-fisted Scrooge is former Baywatch and Knight Rider star David Hasselhoff. Alongside the Hoff will be the giant hologram of much loved Birds of a Feather actress Pauline Quirke as the Ghost of Christmas Past.
Stratford Playhouse
Rother Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6LU 01789 333990
www.stratfordplay.co.uk
Saturday 9 November, 7.30pm
Animal Families And Me With Gordon Buchanan
Animal Families and Me promises a unique opportunity to hear personal recollections of Gordon’s globe trotting travels, as he delves into his world of weird, wild and wonderful wildlife all illustrated with his own film footage and photography.
Friday 29 November, 7.30pm
Christmas Crackers with Robert Ross
It’s Christmas - that joyous time of year when mince pies and mulled wine are shared over a few carols, and the whole family gathers round the telly to watch their
comedy favourites. Join comedy historian Robert Ross as he salutes these perennial holiday treats in an affectionate celebration, stuffed with rarely seen clips from the archives.
Saturday 30 November & Sunday 1 December
Dear Santa
A perfect introduction to theatre for those aged 2 to 7 years old, Dear Santa is a Christmas present children and parents alike will never forget.
Santa is determined to deliver the Christmas present to our little hero Sarah. But he doesn’t get it right straight away! With the help of his cheeky Elf, he finally settles on something ‘perfect’, just in time for Christmas Eve.
All the ingredients of Rod Campbell’s ingeniously simple and charming style
are brought to life on stage, plus a whole lot more with music, laughter and plenty
of audience participation. Plus, the opportunity to meet Santa himself and after the show!
Sunday 15 December, 3pm
Five Star Swing at Christmas Party Enjoy all your favourite Christmas songs with the dynamic Big Band treatment from Glenn Miller, Sinatra, Basie, Nat King Cole - jazzing up those Jingle Bells!
Friday 20 - Tuesday 31 December
Dick Whittington, The Pantomime
It that time again for a Magical Adventure. Dick Whittington and his Cat is sure to bring a smile to your face this Christmas
- dancing, music and a lot of laughs it is a puuuurrfect treat for all the family.
The Alexandra Theatre
Queensway, Birmingham B5 4DS
0121 230 9070
www.atgtickets.com
Wednesday 20 - Saturday 23 November Billionaire Boy
From the award-winning West End producers of Gangsta Granny and Horrible Histories comes this amazing new production of David Walliams’ best-selling story.
Tuesday 26 - Saturday 30 November
A Christmas Carol
Birmingham’s award-winning BMOS Musical Theatre Company returns to
The Alexandra this November with a glittering production of everyone’s favourite Christmas musical, A Christmas Carol.
Tuesday 3 - Saturday 7 December
How The Grinch Stole Christmas
The Grinch discovers there’s more to Christmas than he bargained for in this heart-warming and hilarious musical, based on Dr. Seuss’ hugely popular best-selling books made famous by the film adaptions.
The Core Theatre
Theatre Square, Touchwood, Homer Road, Solihull B91 3RG
0121 704 6962 www.thecoretheatresolihull.co.uk Saturday 16 November, 8pm
Geoff Norcott - Taking Liberties
Live stand-up comedy featuring Geoff Norcott plus his special guests. Tuesday 26 November, 7.30pm Malcolm Stent’s Songs of Praise Christmas Spectacular
Hymns, carols and songs with a comedy sparkle. This year bigger, better, shinier and even more Christmas-ness than usual. Friday 13 December - Sunday 5 January Robin Hood -
The Pantomime Adventure
This show is jam packed with daring duels, stunning sets, outrageous costumes and
a very merry man in a dress that will set your heart a quiver. Get into the festive spirit with this fun filled, fantastic family pantomime.
Friday 20 - Tuesday 24 December
Santa in Love
Following the success of last years show, Santa in Love by Steven Lee returns with another Christmassy visit to Solihull - aimed at the very young and their parents, making a wonderful start to a magical Christmas.
Upton House and Gardens
Stratford-upon-Avon Road, Upton OX15 6HT
01295 670266 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/upton-house Sunday 24 November, 11am - 4pm Stir-up Sunday 2019
Stir-up Sunday is a centuries-old tradition where cooks spend the last Sunday before Advent stirring up the Christmas pudding. Enjoy this traditional activity by stirring up the Upton Christmas pudding and take away a piece of the pudding to enjoy on Christmas day.
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