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Pantomimes and Entertainment

With everything from pantomimes and live music and theatre, to seasonal exhibitions and outdoor winter ice skating, Nottinghamshire is truly packed with family fun this Christmas. Get involved in a wide range of leisure and entertainment options at venues to suit all tastes and ages.

Pantomimes in Nottingham

Nottingham Playhouse's programme encompasses timeless classics and enchanting family shows made in Nottingham. This year’s pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk, marks Kenneth Alan Taylor’s 30th year at the venue and his last reign as the dame. Oh yes it is! It runs from 29 November to 18 January.

The Theatre Royal, in the heart of Nottingham’s city centre, offers the magnificent adventures of J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan starring international star David Hasselhoff, children’s TV favourite Barney Harwood and best loved star of stage and screen, Su Pollard. It runs from 7 December to 12 January.

Pantos around Notts

Newark Palace Theatre offers Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, from 5 – 31 December.

From 7 – 22 December, Nottingham Arts Theatre presents the classical tale of Sleeping Beauty as their pantomime.

Alternative Christmas Entertainment

As you walk around the beautifully, illuminated streets of Nottingham city centre during December, you're in for a delightful, seasonal treat. From 1 December - 22 December (every Wednesday and Sunday), the Sounds of Christmas event will provide Christmas entertainment for passers-by.

Also on offer in the county are other festive events to entertain all. Here are a few highlights you might want to consider:

At Lakeside Centre, don’t miss the magic and warmth of Dickens’ timeless classic A Christmas Carol exhibition from 6 – 29 December, see stars such as Stacey Solomon fly above the ice in a performance of Peter Pan at the Capital FM arena from 22 – 23 December, or join in with The Big Reunion of past superstars on 11 December at the same venue.

Click here to see a round-up of ALL the Christmas Carol Services taking place across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.

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