WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK: 3-9 DECEMBER 2018

Enjoy a choral performance at York Minster, pick up a bit of Christmas culture at Castle Howard, knock up some seasonal delights at the Lord Crewe Arms, go on a festive fairytale journey at the theatre and set off on a merry market mooch.
WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

FOR MUSIC…

8 DECEMBER

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

The York Minster Choir will be joined by Internationally renowned soloists for a special performance of Handel’s Messiah in the beautiful setting of York Minster’s Nave. The famous work was first performed in Dublin in 1742 and has since become one of the best-known and most popular English oratorios. An atmospheric way to celebrate Christmas through this moving and poignant choral performance.

yorkminster.org

 

FOR FAMILY…

THROUGHOUT DECEMBER

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Castle Howard’s Twelve Days of Christmas installation is a must-visit this December, bringing to life the characters of the much-loved Christmas carol of the same name, but also referencing the original 12 Day holiday which inspired it. A great day of Christmas culture for the whole family.

castlehoward.co.uk

 

FOR FOOD…

6 DECEMBER

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Get your festive baking up to scratch this week at the Lord Crewe Arms’ Christmas Baking with Cakey Claire masterclass. Foodies will be invited to join Cakey Claire from Vennels Cafe in Durham for a festive baking session, with top tips on how to create the perfect Christmas cake, Christmas pudding and other seasonal delights. Refreshments included.

lordcrewearmsblanchland.co.uk

 

FOR THEATRE…

THROUGHOUT DECEMBER

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Round up the gang and take a seat at the Theatre Royal, where Danny Adams, Clive Webb and Chris Hayward promise to take you on another side-splitting, festive fairytale journey in the run up to Christmas. Doomed to lose their circus, can Danny, the Ringmaster and Rita save their Big Top show from disaster? Expect magic, music and complete mayhem as this hilarious family panto turns up in Newcastle for the festive season.

theatreroyal.co.uk

 

FOR SHOPPING…

8 & 9 DECEMBER

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Start ticking off your festive gift lists this weekend in the beautiful surroundings of The Alnwick Garden’s Christmas Market. Go here with the family this Saturday or Sunday and find that perfect present or stocking filler for a loved one. What a way to make your way through your seasonal to-do list.

alnwickgarden.com


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