Rogue Theatre presents Winter Wood, Tehidy Woods
Dates from December 11 to December 30
One of Cornwall’s winter highlights is Rogue’s Winter Wood extravaganza. Let the faeries and woodland spirits lead the way with stories and songs. Follow the wandering path and meet Old Man Winter who will weave a tale and reveal the path to a wondrous festivity of wintry marvels. There will be a show with live music, festive stories, free hot chocolate, sparkly face painting and the chance to make your own traditional winter decoration to take home. To book tickets and check dates visit www.roguetheatre.co.uk/winter-wood-2015/
Reindeer at Trelissick
Six dates between Saturday, December 5 and Sunday, December 20
Come and see the reindeer at Trelissick. They will be around the stables between 4pm – 7pm over the weekend.
Hall For Cornwall: Dick Whittington And His Mousehole Cat!
Sunday, December 6 to Sunday, January 3
This year’s Christmas show at the Hall For Cornwall stars Granville Saxton as Alderman Fitzwarren and Kernow King as Kenwyne. Dick Whittington sets off from Cornwall to follow his dreams of fame and riches. But times are hard, and before long our hero hasn’t got a penny to his name and nobody but his faithful cat for company. He turns for home… Will Dick find his fortune after all? www.hallforcornwall.co.uk
Explore the enchanted rainforest, go ice skating, meet Santa, try a Christmas craft workshop and enjoy Christmas carols sung by Cornish choirs. These are just a few of the winter treats on offer during the Eden Project’s Winter Festival this year. Find out more and book tickets at www.edenproject.com/visit/whats-on/christmas-in-cornwall
Theatre Royal, Plymouth: Cinderella
Friday, December 18 to Saturday, January 16
This year’s winner of America’s Got Talent, ventriloquist Paul Zerdin stars alongside Gok Wan in Cinderella at the Theatre Royal Plymouth this Christmas. Expect a glittering large-scale production packed with special effects and family-friendly comedy. For ticket see www.theatreroyal.com
Acorn Theatre, Penzance: Duffy Beats The Devil
December 11 to 23 and December 28 to 30
The classic tale of Rumpelstiltskin is transformed into a thigh-slappingly funny panto full of character and Cornish twists. Add cider, pasties and affordable ticket prices and you have a fun festive event for the whole family. For tickets see www.theacornpenzance
Squashbox Theatre : The Christmassy Christmas Show of Christmassy Christmasness!
Dates and various venues from Saturday, December 5 to Saturday, December 12
Craig Johnson, a performer, musician and puppeteer from Penzance presents his hugely popular over-stuffed stocking of seasonal surprises crammed with puppets, songs and comedy, and over-flowing with crazy characters, silly slapstick, tall tales and fantastic facts. For children aged 5+ and their families.
Visit www.squashboxtheatre.co.uk for dates and venues
Trengwainton Garden Lantern Walk
Friday, December 4 at 5:30pm
Now a firmly established tradition, enjoy the magic of Trengwainton by candlelight. Wander through walled gardens lit by scores ofwithy lanterns then join in with singing carols and songs in the orchard. Stay warm with hot food and drink for sale and don’t forget to pay a visit to Father Christmas in his grotto (£2.50 per child). The perfect way to start your Christmas season.