Festive Theatre

The festive season always brings some great theatre to town. It is perfect for a treat for the kids. The Cambridge Arts Theatre and others have the traditional pantomimes, this year it’s Jack and the Beanstalk at the Arts. There are also the Snowman, The Gruffalo and more…

The Snowman
Concert – Saffron Walden
We’re walking in the air…it isn’t Christmas until The Snowman has whisked us all off into the winter night. This seasonal screening is accompanied live by the Southbank Sinfonia and is an ideal festive treat for children of all ages.
10 Dec 2017

The Gruffalo’s Child
Cambridge Arts Theatre, Cambridge
Tall Stories returns this autumn to bring Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s award-winning sequel to life in this magical, musical adaptation.
Following hot on the heels of The Gruffalo’s monstrous success comes The Gruffalo’s Child – with attitude! Just how brave is she?
15 Nov 2017 To 18 Nov 2017

Cambridge Arts Theatre, Cambridge
Thu 30 November 2017 – Sun 7 January 2018
Get ready for the climb of your life this Christmas, as Cambridge Arts Theatre presents this year’s spectacular family pantomime: JACK AND THE BEANSTALK.

The creative team behind last year’s ‘MAGNIFICENT’ (Hunts Post), ‘LEGENDARY’ (Cambridge News) smash-hit production of Dick Whittington and his Cat are back again with a giant of an adventure, that’s perfect for the whole family!
Tickets £17 – £39*


ADC Theatre
This is the oldest University playhouse, behind the Round Church. The resident company is the Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club whose alumni include Sir Derek Jacobi and Stephen Fry.
Park Street, Cambridge CB5 8AS
Tel: 01223 300085

Cambridge Arts Theatre
This is right in the heart of Cambridge, with regular national and local productions.
6 St. Edwards Passage,
Cambridge CB2 3PJ
Tel: 01223 503333

Corn Exchange Theatre
This is Cambridge’s largest venue, it has regularly scheduled children’s theatre and family events. It is an historic building, you can still see the farmers and plough on the front. It also has a cafe.
Wheeler Street, Cambridge CB2 3QB
Tel: 01223 357851

The Junction
Off Hills Road near the Railway Bridge. This has a variety of cultural programmes, music, theatre and events, and a youth programme for teenagers. Regular theatre shows for families.
Clifton Way, Cambridge CB1 7GX
Tel: 01223 511511

The Mumford Theatre
This has a range of touring professional, local community and student theatre, as well as music events including free lunchtime concerts.
Anglia Ruskin University,
Cambridge, CB1 1PT
Tel: 01223 352932

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