Winchester Magazine Christmas Issue 2017 Winchester Magazine Christmas Issue 2017 - Page 9

W H AT ’ S O N WHAT’S ON The Stage Unmissable Christmas shows for entertaining the whole family LILY LITTLE AND THE SNOW BEAR Lily lives with Grandpa in a pretty little cottage somewhere in the countryside. But when she discovers a trail of soft little footprints, she’s in for a very big surprise. Enjoy a heart- warming tale of friendship brought to life with puppetry, music and a magical snowy setting, perfect for younger children, at Winchester Discovery Centre from 16 to 24 December. 01962 873603 | HETTY FEATHER AT THE NUFFIELD THEATRE Follow tomboy Hetty Feather as she joins a travelling circus and braves the streets of Victorian London to find a family of her own. The Olivier-nominated West End hit is based on the book from best-selling author Jacqueline Wilson and promises circus performance, original songs and live music in a feel-good show, which runs from 21 November to 7 January. 023 8067 1771 | PETER PAN FLIES IN TO THE THEATRE ROYAL Head for the second star on the right and then straight on till morning. Join Peter Pan and The Lost Boys at the Theatre Royal Winchester on a swashbuckling adventure of fairy dust, pirates and a ticking crocodile. Expect live music, flying and audience participation in a family-friendly pantomime from 5 December to 1 January. 01962 840440 THE SNOWMAN AT THE MAYFLOWER See Raymond Briggs’ Christmas classic at the Mayflower Theatre in Southampton as a young boy’s snowman comes to life on Christmas Eve. Enjoy a performance of the West End hit much nearer to home from 10 to 14 January, featuring Father Christmas, dancing penguins and reindeer as well as Howard Blake’s classic song, Walking In The Air. 023 8071 1811 | 9