The Night Before Christmas at The Atkinson

Gemma Gibb, Associate Editor
Image courtesy Stuart Slavicky

The Night Before Christmas at The Atkinson, Southport 13 — 17 December 2017 Tickets from £12

Whether the night before Christmas is actually as calm in your house as the words of the famous poem “when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse”or not … this enchanting show for ages 3-7 brings to life the idea that Christmas is indeed for everyone – even mice.

While Emily, waits in excitement for Christmas morning, Eddie, the little mouse resident of the house, would very much like to know why only humans are entitled to presents. Fair enough. Herald the start of two co-dependent adventures which will leave even the wriggliest of little theatregoers on the edge of their seats.

Expect frolics galore as Eddie searches for Santa to get some answers, encountering much high drama involving the huge family cat, a toy robot and the fairy from the top of the actual Christmas tree. Also to play for is discovering if Emily will actually get her special wish and what the odd-shaped pressie is waiting under the tree …..

Produced by Big Wooden Horse Theatre Company (also creators of Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!, Monstersaurus and Aliens Love Underpants), The Night Before Christmas has played to rave reviews across the land.

Expect stunning and surprising sets and costumes, a charming cast and, at just under an hour, a sparkling pre-Christmas, family festive theatre outing with all the magic.

The Night Before Christmas at The Atkinson, Southport 13 — 17 December 2017 Tickets from £12

Where to go near The Night Before Christmas at The Atkinson

Southport
Tourist Attraction
Town Hall Gardens

The Town Hall Gardens is a perfect spot to recharge your batteries whilst out and about in Southport.

Southport
Southport Pier

Southport Pier opened in 1860, making it the oldest iron pier in Great Britiain. It is also the second-longest in the country.

Southport Seafront
Southport
Beach
Southport Seafront

As well as being home to the Southport Air Show, there are many nostalgic seaside delights on Southport’s seafront, including the iconic pier.

Southport
Park
Victoria Park

In Southport’s town centre is Victoria Park, home to the famous Southport Flower Show, Southport Food and Drink Festival and the British Musical Fireworks Championship

Beach
Formby Beach

A beautiful National Trust beach which emerges from glorious coastal pinewoods. The ideal spot for walking the dog and spying red squirrels.

Ormskirk
Restaurant
Moor Hall

Fine dining in a renovated grade II listed manor house. Offering some of the country’s most innovative dishes in beautiful surroundings.

Number One South Beach
Blackpool
Hotel
Number One South Beach

Set just south of Blackpool Pleasure Beach, guests will find Number One South Beach has stunning sea views, a stylish restaurant and its own golf simulator, complete with waiter service.

Blackpool
Restaurant
White Tower Restaurant

The White Tower is renowned for its spectacular views of the sea and the famous Blackpool promenade, and its outstanding service.

Blackpool
Tourist Attraction
Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Home to over 125 rides and attractions, including the world famous Big One and Infusion, the world’s only suspended looping coaster completely over water. Pleasure Beach Arena is also home to the Hot Ice show, the longest running ice show in the world.

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