Christmas Theatre, Pantos, Shows and Concerts in Manchester

Christmas comes but once a year… and if you’re looking for the best Christmas theatre, pantos, shows and concerts in Manchester, then you’ve come to the right place.  We’ve been busy as elves getting our recommendations of things to do for maximum fun, minimum stress together. Although we can’t guarantee that you won’t fall out with your mum/brother/best friend/boss at some point during the Christmas period, we can at least point you in the direction of some of the more interesting things to do together.

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The Producers - A Mel Brooks Musical at the Royal Exchange
Music 30 November 2018–2 February 2019, from £10.00

The Producers – A Mel Brooks Musical at the Royal Exchange

Families 1 December 2018–6 January 2019, from £14

Stick Man at The Lowry

Families 6–15 December 2018, from £6

Black Beauty at Z-arts

Doctor Dolittle the Musical Tour
Families 11 December 2018–5 January 2019, from £16.50

Doctor Dolittle at The Lowry

Släpstick at HOME
Families 13–22 December 2018, from £10.00

Släpstick at HOME

Music 13 December 2018 7:30 pm, from £15.50

The Hallé – Finlandia at The Bridgewater Hall

Music 15 December 2018 7:00 pm, from £26.16

A Christmas Carol at The Stoller Hall

Cinderella at Oldham Coliseum
Theatre 10 November 2018–12 January 2019, from £17.50

Cinderella at Oldham Coliseum

Everyman Rock 'n' Roll panto The Snow Queen
Families 24 November 2018–19 January 2019, from £15.00

Rock ‘n’ Roll Panto: The Snow Queen at Liverpool Everyman

Spymonkey A Christmas Carol
Comedy 8 December 2018–12 January 2019, from £10.00

Spymonkey’s A Christmas Carol at Liverpool Playhouse

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