Thursday Nov 22, 2018 Until 22nd Dec 2018

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Christmas is Coming

 

Check out all the exciting events happening in Middlesbrough  Centre in the build up to the Christmas season, fayres, crafts, shopping and much much more, first of all do check out the below Extended  shopping hours:

 

  • Thursday Nov 22, 2018
    05:00pm until 07:00pm
    Thursday Nov 29, 2018
    05:00pm until 07:00pm
    Thursday Dec 6, 2018
    05:00pm until 07:00pm
    Thursday Dec 13, 2018
    05:00pm until 07:00pm
    Monday Dec 17, 2018
    05:00pm until 07:00pm
    Tuesday Dec 18, 2018
    05:00pm until 07:00pm
    Wednesday Dec 19, 2018
    05:00pm until 07:00pm
    Thursday Dec 20, 2018
    05:00pm until 08:00pm
    Friday Dec 21, 2018
    05:00pm until 07:00pm

 

 

Dream Machine

  • Thursday Nov 22, 2018
    06:30pm until 07:30pm
Mark the start of Middlesbrough’s Christmas celebrations with the fabulous Christmas Dream Machine

Join in for the most magical, awe inspiring Christmas event yet as Middlesbrough welcomes the  Emergency Exit Arts to perform their spectacular show – The Christmas Dream Machine! This highly visual performance will mark the start of Middlesbrough’s Christmas Celebrations and is guaranteed to be  amazing with a spectacular fireworks finale that will officially mark the switch on of the lights!

On Christmas Eve, like many children, Ava is far too excited to go to sleep. She settles down to read a book, The Christmas Dream Machine, and begins a Christmas Eve adventure that takes her across the skies of her home town in search of the Christmas Dream Machine.

There’s plenty of fun for all the family to enjoy as Santa, Eva, Teddy and the elves magically come to life during this incredibly staged festive performance.

This really is the biggest Christmas light switch on Middlesbrough has seen to date – you definitely don’t want to miss it!

FREE EVENT

Duration: 40 minutes

 

Basic needle felting

  • Friday Nov 23, 2018
    12:30pm until 03:00pm
  • All tickets £7.00

Head to the Dorman Museum this festive season for some Christmas craft sessions!

£7 per session

Places are limited to 15, please book your tickets in advance

All materials are supplied, you keep everything you make

Refreshments included

 

A Christmas Carol

 

On Christmas Eve, the most magical night of the year, the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge is whisked away on a terrifying journey through the past and into the future, accompanied by three fearsome ghosts determined to make him realize the true meaning of Christmas. Charles Dickens’ classic ghost story is brought alive in this most traditional of productions, complete with beautiful period costume, song, dance and a magnificent musical score. Join critically acclaimed theatre company Chapterhouse as Scrooge’s frozen heart begins to melt and he finally embraces the festive spirit in this most Christmassy of Christmas tales.

Based at Middlesbrough Theatre at the Avenue, here are the event timings:

  • Tuesday Nov 27, 2018
    07:30pm until 10:00pm
    Wednesday Nov 28, 2018
    01:30pm until 03:00pm
    Wednesday Nov 28, 2018
    07:30pm until 10:00pm

Felt tree decorations

  • Friday Nov 30, 2018
    12:30pm until 03:00pm
  • All tickets £7.00

Head to the Dorman Museum this festive season for some Christmas craft sessions!

Magical Middlesbrough Parade 2018

  • Sunday Dec 2, 2018
    01:00pm until 03:00pm

Prepare to be dazzled as Santa and his loyal reindeers parade through town in spectacular style!Don your hat and scarves, grab a hot a delicious chocolate from one of the artisan food and drinks stalls and prepare to be dazzled as Santa and his loyal reindeers parade through town in spectacular style!

A host of incredible performers and dancers will be dressed in glittering costumes and they will be joined by local school children who will follow Santa through the town on a truly magical journey. This is an event not to be missed!

Don’t miss the beautiful Big Knit snowflakes that have been lovingly crafted by members of the community.

There’s a brand new route for this year too – visit the official Christmas page to find out where you can spot Santa!

FREE EVENT

Christmas wreaths

  • Friday Dec 7, 2018
    12:30pm until 03:00pm
  • All tickets £7.00
Tickets must be purchased in advance
Head to the Dorman Museum this festive season for some Christmas craft sessions!

Town Centre Pop Up featuring The Big Sing

  • Saturday Dec 8, 2018
    10:00am until 04:00pm
    Saturday Dec 15, 2018
    10:00am until 04:00pm

Bring all the family along and create some true Christmas cheer in the town centre-A good old traditional sing-along in the centre of town!

Grab your scarf, gloves, and a hot drink from one of the artisan stalls and prepare to sing your heart out to some festive classics.

Bring all the family along and create some true Christmas cheer in the town centre!

FREE EVENT.

 

Frankenstein

A Christmas extravaganza at the Middlesbrough Theatre

  • Tuesday Dec 11, 2018
    05:30pm until 06:30pm
    Tuesday Dec 11, 2018
    07:30pm until 08:30pm
    Wednesday Dec 12, 2018
    05:30pm until 06:30pm
    Wednesday Dec 12, 2018
    07:30pm until 08:30pm

Join in for a unique immersive experience based on the story of Frankenstein. 

Rediscover this iconic novel through the voices of Mary Shelley’s haunting characters as you journey through the library’s hidden corners. With a soundscape created by award winning musician, Taz Modi, venture from room to room and from memory to memory following the ghost of Victor Frankenstein to the dramatic climax of the tale. 

Please note this production includes a large amount of walking up and down stairs. Unfortunately, there are no facility for wheelchair users.

Age Restrictions: Suitable for age 12 and over

Tickets £8 (plus booking fee) and available from Middlesbrough Town Hall or call the box office: 01642 729729

 

Decoupage for beginners

  • Friday Dec 14, 2018
    12:30pm until 03:00pm
  • All tickets £7.00
Tickets must be purchased in advance
Head to the Dorman Museum this festive season for some Christmas craft sessions!

Festive Huts

  • From Thursday Nov 22, 2018 Until 22nd Dec 2018

Pick up something unique and get your Christmas stockings filled to the brim-Dotted around Linthorpe Road, the artisan stalls will offer tasty treats, hot drinks, gifts and trinkets and plenty of festive atmosphere.

Pick up something unique and get your Christmas stockings filled to the brim!

Open 10am – 5pm daily (7pm on Thursdays)

http://lovemiddlesbrough.com/whats-on/event/7911/magical-middlesbrough-christmas-2018

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