Things to do this weekend, 20th – 22nd December 2013
Our penultimate roundup of events before Christmas is as jam-packed as ever with exciting things to keep the whole family busy this festive season. We have many exciting attractions and events coming your way today so sit back and let us deliver a little bit of inspiration.
Peter Pan – The Never Ending Story
TV star Stacey Solomon takes the role as Tinkerbell as Peter Pan – The Never Ending Story delights audiences across the country and makes a stop at the Capital FM Arena on the 22nd & 23rd December. Ground breaking technology and amazing special effects are promising to make this one of the most memorable stage shows ever to hit the arena. With CGI delivering a very realistic backdrop and a Peter Pan that can actually FLY without any ropes or harnesses, you will be amazed by the wonder and captivating performances on stage. The traditional Peter Pan story is played out and is set to excite audiences of all ages, in a show guaranteed to entertain the whole family!
Tickets are priced at £20, £25 and £35 with Neverland seats priced at £45 (all plus booking fee).
Tickets can be booked online at www.capitalfmarena.com , via the ticket hotline on 0843 373 3000, or in person at Ticketing & Customer Services, Bolero Square, The Lace Market, Nottingham.
Santa, Elves and Sleigh Bells
You’re invited to jump on board Santa’a sleigh this weekend and join him on a magical journey as you make your way to his grotto at the Santa, Elves and Sleigh Bells event at the Tropical Butterfly House. A nativity scene will be set up within a stable with plenty of animals for the children to meet and of course the opportunity to meet the man himself and share your Christmas wishes with him. A pantomime style show featuring birds of prey will provide some of the entertainment as well as arts and crafts activities in the Elf workshop.
To warm the senses, there’s always warm mulled wine, hot chocolate and festive treats for you to enjoy throughout each and every day.
For information on how to book your place please visit the Tropical Butterfly House website. The event runs over the 21st & 22nd December and continues next week until 24th December so there’s plenty of dates to visit between now and Christmas!
Langar Hall’s Annual Christmas Dinner Dance
This Friday, 20th December, sees the return of one of the highlight events of the calendar year for Langar Hall. Their annual Christmas Dinner Dance promises a very swanky night, filled with fantastic live music, food to match and plenty of merriment to get you in the mood for next week’s Christmas festivities.
Richie Muir provides the musical entertainment on the night, with some fine acoustic performances from one of the finest local solo artists on tour today.
Tickets for the Dinner Dance are £49.50, please call the hotel on 01949 860559 to book or for further information on the event.
Big Tops Breakfast With Santa
Big Tops Childrens Play and Party Centre is hosting Breakfast with Santa this weekend, and is expecting plenty of children who can’t wait to tell Santa their last minute present ideas especially when Christmas Eve is only next Tuesday! Take your little ones down so that they can tell Santa everything they’re hoping for this Christmas.
And after breakfast, Big Tops has plenty of fun and games in-house to help them burn off their energy with their slides, ball pools, climbing areas and much more!
Santa is available on Saturday 21st, Sunday 22nd as well as Monday 23rd and Christmas Eve so book your child’s place now to avoid disappointment! Visit the Big Tops website for more information.
Nottingham Harmonic Choir Family Carol Concert
The entire family are invited down to the Royal Concert Hall on Saturday 21st December to enjoy traditional Christmas carols sung by a choir and accompanied by a band for a night of live music that will leave you breathless and truly in the Christmas spirit.
The choir provides more peaceful interludes with celestial carol settings and the Thoresby Colliery Band adds a sprinkling of further cheer with some solo items to break up the evenings entertainment. Young or old, this is a night to sit back and enjoy local talent transporting you into a world of Christmas carols and festive high notes.
Tickets for this event are still available. You can purchase yours from the Royal Concert Hall website.