Christmas Shows and Pantos
We have held out as long as possible but its time to concede to the inevitable.
He’s behind you! etc, etc, etc! But…..
Theres more to Christmas entertainment than the good old Pantomime. Choirs, Carols, Concerts and, wait for it, Andy Williams and the Osmonds. Our cup truly runneth over….
CinderElla, Cecil Hepworth Playhouse, Hurst Grove, Walton-on-Thames, KT12 1AU
Yellow Rose Productions Presents a Professional Seasonal Christmas Show. This is a New Original Theatre Piece for All the family to enjoy . A Modern take on a Classic Tale.
When: 19th to 24th December. Day and Evening Shows.
The Snow Queen, Riverhouse Barn, Manor Rd, Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2PF
When young Kai is snatched from his home by the beautiful, cruel Snow Queen, his best friend, gerda, sets out on an epic journey to rescue him. Along the way, she encounters a series of strangers to whom she tells her tale. Suitable for ages 3 – 103
When: Friday 11 December 6pm; Saturday 12 December 2pm and 6pm; Sunday 13 December 11am (new performance) and 2pm
Tickets: Tickets £9 (£7 child)
Weybridge Male Voice Choir, St Mary’s Church Hall, Church Road, Byfleet, KT14 7NF
Buy tickets from the church office on 01932 346605. Proceeds towards the renovation and refurbishment of the church hall.
When: 7.30pm on November 28.
Tickets: £10 (including a glass of wine or soft drink).
Aladdin, Camberley Theatre, Knoll Road, Camberley, GU15 3SY
Aladdin’s in love with a princess, but how is a mere laundry boy ever supposed to get noticed? An ancient prophecy foretells that if a long forgotten magical lamp and a sorcerer’s mystical ring are ever reunited, the owner will become the most powerful person in the world
When: December 7 to January 3, 2016
Tickets: Various Prices
Horsley Choral Society, St Andrew’s Church, Downside Bridge Road, KT11 3EJ
Gloria choral concert takes place on December 5 at 7.30pm. Collection in aid of Surrey Air Ambulance. Tickets cost £12, under 18s £6. To book call 01483 280756. Tickets also available on the door.
When: December 5 at 7.30pm
Tickets: £12, under 18s £6. To book call 01483 280756. Tickets also available on the door.
Cinderella, Dorking Halls, Reigate Road, Dorking, RH4 1SG
Polish those glass slippers, dust off that pumpkin and get ready to have a ball at the most magical pantomime of them all! Meet poor Cinderella, who is doomed to live un-happily ever after with her two horrible ugly sisters. That is until her magical Fairy Godmother appears one evening.
When: December 19-28
Tickets: £17 – box office on 01306 881717
Jack and the Beanstalk, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook, Guildford, GU1 3UX
Creator and star of Fascinating Aida, the incredibly talented and brilliantly funny cabaret artist and actress extraordinaire, DILLIE KEANE leads the cast as the Good Fairy in this year’s magical family pantomime.
When: December 4 to January 3, 2016
Tickets: Tickets from £19
G Live, London Road, Guildford, GU1 2AA
Only Men Aloud
Join one of the UK’s foremost vocal ensembles, hot from the release of their latest album On The Road when they’ll perform a whole selection box of music ranging from traditional Christmas favourites to rock and pop classics. Delivered with their trademark whit, exquisite voices and musical panache, let Only Men Aloud add some sparkle to your festive season…
When: 21st December – 19:30
Santa Claus and the Night Before Christmas
It’s Christmas Eve and whilst most children are hanging up their stockings, there are a few boys and girls who are not! They don’t believe in Santa and with Christmas morning fast approaching cheeky elves Charlie and Kara must help Santa prove that he is indeed real! For all children ages 2+
When: December 9-24
Tickets: Adult tickets from £13.50 and children from £12.50
Andy Williams Christmas Spectacular
To celebrate the most wonderful time of the year the ‘Andy Williams Christmas Spectacular’ starring The Osmonds is coming to G Live. This dazzling, must-see holiday extravaganza comes directly from the Andy Williams Moon River Theatre in Branson, USA.
When: 9 Dec 2015 at 7:30pm
Tickets: Various ticket options, please check website.
Family Carols and Christmas Music
This seasonal celebration, featuring a festive cocktail of familiar and much-loved traditional carols, is the perfect start to the Christmas season. Listen to the wonderful voices of Guildford Choral Society, together with talent from Guildford High School Upper Choir, and sing-along to your favourites. Perfect for the whole family.
When: 13 Dec 2015 at 3:00pm
Tickets: £12.00, £18.00, £20.00, £22.00
A Christmas Party with The Overtones
The Overtones celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with ‘Good Ol’ Fashioned Christmas’, a collection of festive family favourites, due for release in November 2015. The boys have compiled a stocking rammed with Christmas crackers in the shape of good ol’ classics such as White Christmas, Santa Claus Is Coming To Town and Let It Snow.
When: 14 Dec 2015 at 7:30pm
Tickets: £21.50, £29.50, £38.50
The halow Christmas Gala Concert, Holy Trinity Church, High Street, GU1 3RR
Join us for what promises to be another spectacular concert, a programme of classical and contemporary pieces featuring the renowned Seaford College Choir and halow young people. Ticket includes mulled wine and a mince pie. All proceeds go to supporting young people with a learning disability.
When: 4 December 2015 18:30
Tickets: Adults £10, Children £5
An Evening of Choral Music, St Nicholas Church, Church Square, Shepperton, TW17 9JY
Come along to St Nicholas Church for an evening of choral music sung by London conservatoire singers interspersed with Christmas readings and carols for everyone to enjoy. Refreshments will be provided in the interval and all money raised will go towards Woking and Sam Beare Hospices. Booking in advance is recommended.
When: December 13, 7.30pm-9pm
Tel: 01483 881752
Genesis Chorale Christmas Concert, St John’s Church, Camphill Road, West Byfleet, KT14 6EH
Genesis Chorale Christmas Concert: The performance features Schumann’s Requiem op 148, plus carols with an international theme conducted by Lewis Gatson.
When: December 5 at 7.30pm
Tickets: £12 on the door
So This is Christmas, New Victoria Theatre, The Peacocks Centre, Woking, GU21 6GQ
Two hours of seasonal classics such as White Christmas, Let It Snow, The Christmas Song, Jingle Bell Rock, Last Christmas, Merry Christmas Everybody, All I Want for Christmas Is You and Fairytale of New York. Stars 90s pop star Kavana and Hollyoaks favourite Gemma Merna.
When: November 28 at 7.30pm
Tickets: Various price options, please check website
Sleeping Beauty,New Victoria Theatre, The Peacocks Centre, Woking, GU21 6GQ
Model, TV star, businesswoman and author, Katie Price will be bringing some glitz and glamour to Woking this Christmas, with stalwart of stage and screen Anita Dobson casting her legendary charm! They will be joined by CBeebies favourite Ben Faulks aka Mr Bloom as our green fingered Prince Charming and South African funny man Alan Committie as Chester the Jester.
When: December 11 to January 10
Tickets: from £14.40
Beauty & the Beast, Polka Theatre, 240 The Broadway, Wimbledon, SW19 1SB
Meet two sisters who couldn’t be more different. Cassandra is as feisty as Belle is timid, but when their father’s life is threatened by a fearsome Beast, it is Belle who comes to the rescue. Follow her courageous journey to the Beast’s mysterious castle where she must overcome her fears and discover the true meaning of beauty.
When: 20 Nov 2015 – 7 Feb 2016
Tickets: £18 for adults & children
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As the mercury starts to take a tumble, wrap up warm to get yourself out and about to one of the many Christmas Fairs and Markets going on locally. Treat yourself to a minced pie and a mulled wine!
So… why not get into the mood to celebrate and watch the area light up for the festive season! Find out when the lights will be switched on close to you and go along and join the fun!
So, the big question everyone is asking….Where can we find Father Christmas?
We’ve listed lots of venues where you can find (and meet) Father Christmas below, some very local to Hersham, Walton and Esher, some a bit further afield!
What’s going on in and around our wonderful Hersham community this Christmas. Carol’s, School Fairs, Services at St Peter’s, News from Walton & Hersham Foodbank and, of course, the switching on of the Christmas Tree lights on Hersham Green.
Christmas Gift Ideas
(For Him, Her, Baby, Brother, Sister, Mummy, Daddy and, of course, loving pet!)
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