Santa will be greeting youngsters in his magical grotto at Westgate Arcade where they can hand over their wish lists and receive a gift.
Every day from Monday 17 December to Monday 24 December, 11:00am-5:00pm.
Tickets only £5 per child – includes meeting Santa and his elves, a gift and a wonderful certificate.
Father Christmas is taking a break from his busy schedule to read his favourite seasonal stories to all the good boys and girls. Join him for a magical morning of storytelling in the big top tent at the Piece Hall on Saturday 22 December, 10:15am & 12:00pm and on Sunday 23 and Monday 24 December, 10:15am.
Recommended for audiences 1-8yrs find out more and book your tickets at £5 each at https://thepiecehall.co.uk/events/storytelling-with-father-christmas
- Snow White at the Victoria Theatre
- Cinderella Magic Wand Workshop at Shibden Hall
- Christmas Services at Halifax Minster
- Park for Free on Saturdays
- Free Cycle Maintenance Training
- Applications for School Places Now Open
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Jimah Dawah Mosque is presenting a family event for people of all faiths or none to describe how Jesus and the key events in his life are described in the Quran.
The event will be hosted by local Imams at the JMAH at 97 Hopwood Lane, Halifax HX1 4ET on Sunday 16 December, 1:30pm-2:00pm.
Light refreshments will be provided and all are welcome. For further information call 07926 675989.
After the Magic Mirror declares Snow White to be the fairest in all the land the Wicked Queen is sent into a jealous rage. Will her friends be able to save Snow White from the Queen’s rage and will they all be able to live happily ever after?
Once again, the Victoria Theatre will have all the ingredients for a perfect family panto, with a dastardly villain, a hapless comic and a hilarious panto dame, as well as spectacular sets and costumes, fabulous songs and dances and bags of slapstick fun!
Neil Hurst is returning to Halifax for his tenth pantomime season, this year as Jingles the Jester and he is being joined by Jolyon Dixon as Dame Dolly Mixture and Felicity Skiera as the Wicked Queen.
Snow White runs at the Victoria Theatre in Halifax, West Yorkshire from Thursday 13 December 2018 until Saturday 5 January 2019.
PLEASE NOTE: Prices vary by date or seating position but Adult and Child tickets are the same price.
Did you know Victoria Theatre also offers an integrated signed performance and a relaxed performance of Snow White.
Snow White Integrated Signed Performance, Saturday 29 December, 5:30pm & Sunday 30 December, 1:00pm.
For this integrated performance, the British Sign Language (BSL) interpreters will be involved in the action on stage and take part in the performances!
Snow White Relaxed Performance, Friday 4 January, 10:30am
This performance is designed to be welcoming to everyone, and especially to adults and children who may feel unable to access theatre performances for a variety of reasons, for example: parents/carers with noisy infants, people who need or want to move around and/or vocalise during the performance, people with dementia, autism or with other complex access and inclusion needs.
Kidocracy is an interactive show on Saturday 8 December and Sunday 9 December, 12:00pm-1:00pm (doors open 11:30am) at the Piece Hall. It is hosted by Keith Farnan (Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow), appearing as Brehon, an ancient Irish know-it-all who gives children an island to rule.
They must elect leaders, write anthems, come up with rules and deal with all sorts of crises because running the world isn’t all fun, fun, fun – there’s stuff to be done as well.
This is a seated show and will take place this Christmas in the circus-style Spiegeltent – a spectacular round wooden structure from the Netherlands measuring 20 meters in diameter, lavishly decorated inside with mirrors, glass and velvet.
Tickets, Adult £11, Children £8.50 are available from the Piece Hall website.
Eureka! children’s museum has been preparing for Christmas with a number of events coming up.
The Eureka! elves have been beavering away to get the museum more Christmassy than ever before, and the big guy in red himself arrived this weekend, ready to meet children in the snuggly grotto!
The Eureka! grotto has been named one of the UK’s best places to see Santa by NetMums, for three years running.
Elves open the doors from 11:00am every weekend, and then daily from Wednesday 19 December. Grotto visits cost just £4 per child, and include a small gift!
The grotto is opened an hour earlier at 10:00am just for visitors with autism, and the Eureka! team can do all kinds of things to tailor your visit, such as changing the lighting and music, or even removing Santa’s beard (he’s magic, so it doesn’t hurt).
Festive Toddler Days
The next Toddler Days will be on Tuesday 17 and Wednesday 18 December, when the museum is open the museum JUST for our youngest visitors.
There are no school bookings for either day but there will be grotto visits with Santa, extra early years activities, plus a brand new festive show ‘A Place for Winter’ all about a hedgehog and dormouse trying to find somewhere safe and warm to hibernate.
Clifton Methodist Church, Towngate, Clifton, Brighouse. HD6 4HX will be holding a Christmas Tree Festival with 28 real trees. The opening service will be on Friday 30 November, 6:00pm with viewings and refreshments 6:00pm-9:00pm on Friday, Saturday 1 December, 12:00pm-5:00pm with a final service of celebration and award on Sunday 2 December, 4:00pm.