The Hallé presents The Snowman and Hairy Maclary at Bridgewater Hall

Shekina Rose, Families Editor
The Snowman and hairy Maclary
Snowman Enterprises Ltd 1982

The Hallé - The Snowman and Hairy Maclary at The Bridgewater Hall, City Centre 22 — 23 December 2021 Tickets from £17.50 — Book now

This Christmas, bring your whole family to see a double performance of The Hallé’s The Snowman and Hairy Maclary at Bridgewater Hall in Manchester.

Expect to be enthralled by the magic of Christmas sounds as Hallé Orchestra perform Howard Blake’s magical score live, with music including the well-known and much loved ‘Walking in the Air’ delivered by the chorister, and The Snowman plays on a big screen alongside the music-playing.

This will be an orchestral evening with a difference. Experience Hairy Maclary from Donaldson’s Dairy as the loveable canine goes ‘out of the gate and off for a walk’ on an exciting adventure, which brings together music, rhyme and Lynley Dodd’s captivating illustrations. You and your children will also be captivated by the stories of Slinky Malinki’s Christmas Crackers and Hairy Maclary’s Showbusiness, with words and illustrations by Lynley Dodd and mesmerising music by Timothy Redmond.

 

The Hallé - The Snowman and Hairy Maclary at The Bridgewater Hall, City Centre 22 — 23 December 2021 Tickets from £17.50 Book now

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