Follow the yellow brick road as Dorothy and co. take to the stage at Middlesbrough Theatre. This dazzling Ballet Theatre UK production of The Wizard of Oz comes packed with stunning sets, sparkling costumes and a sensational soundtrack telling the story we all know and love.
18 & 19 JANUARY
Don’t forget to soak up the winter fun at Beamish Museum. Go here this weekend for ice skating – Edwardian style! Take to the ice beneath the festoon lighting of the Beamish fairground. Fun for all the family this January. Open Saturday and Sunday, 10.15am – 3.15pm.
FOR FOOD AND DRINK
Ditch the January diets and master the art of chocolatiers with a Chocolate Trio course at The Cookery School at The Grand, York. Create your very own chocolate bar, rustle up a chocolate soufflé and taste your sweet creations. Book a space at this mouthwatering masterclass this Friday, 10am – 1pm.
A Russian ballet classic is coming to a screen near you this January… don’t miss the chance to see a screening of The Sleeping Beauty (ROH) at Yarm’s Princess Alexandra Auditorium. With Tchaikovsky’s enchanting score and Petipa’s original choreography, The Royal Ballet’s performance by Frederick Ashton will cast a spell over anyone who sees it.
Who needs to head out to the shops when you can relax and make your own masterpiece at Middleton Lodge this Saturday. Enjoy a seasonal lunch alongside a creative jewellery making workshop in the beautiful Fig House. Join jewellery maker Amanda Brawn as she guides you through the process of making a simple stone set ring. All tools will be provided, as well as arrival drinks and a working lunch with hot drinks. Your new creation will make the perfect gift for a loved one, or indeed a new year treat to add to your own jewellery box.