What’s On This Week Starting 23rd Dec 2013

Want to spice up your Christmas this year? Check out the many festivities happening this week!!

What’s On In Bristol

Christmas shopping in Bristol

It’s not too late to get into the Christmas spirit! Join in with the Carol Concert programme and many more Christmas events at St Mary Redcliffe. With its gothic architecture, this 12th to 15th Century church is one to see whilst in Bristol so don’t miss it this Christmas! (It’s open all year round with lots of other events, so why not try visiting it in the New Year also?)

For more information, go to: http://visitbristol.co.uk/things-to-do/christmas-at-st-mary-redcliffe-p1458293 or http://stmaryredcliffe.co.uk/

Winter Wonderland Bristol

Gerry Cottle’s TURBO CIRCUS is in Bristol until 5th January. With daredevil acts, clowns, juggling, acrobatics and more, this show will wow you and the rest of the family. Don’t miss this great spectacular.

For more information, and to book tickets, go to: http://wowshow.co.uk/ or http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk/Gerry-Cottles-Circus-tickets/artist/1885244

Bristol Zoo

Fancy a bit of sight-seeking and touring around the ancient Roman Empire? Then head to the Bristol Museum & Art Gallery for this exhibition. This exhibition closes on 12th January. And as a special gift, the museum is offering 2 for 1 tickets for this exhibition Monday and Tuesday of this week!

For more information, and to book tickets, go to: http://www.bristol.gov.uk/page/leisure-and-culture/museums-and-galleries

What’s On In Cardiff

Christmas Spirit in Cardiff

No plans for Christmas? Don’t look any further! Come spend Christmas in Cardiff Castle for a spectacular day with great spirits and decorations. The events are available until 4th January. Don’t miss out on Santa’s Grotto on Mon 23rd, as he’s coming with presents for all!

For more information, and to book tickets, go to: http://www.visitwales.com/event-search/event-search-results/event-search-details?id=1099942

Cardiff Winter Wonderland

Nothing says Christmas like the Nutcracker ballet. This fantastical event on Christmas eve, performed by the Russian State Ballet of Siberia (with orchestral accompaniment by the Russian National Ballet orchestra) will have believing in fairytales, as toy dolls spring magically to life.

For more information, and to book tickets, go to: http://www.stdavidshallcardiff.co.uk/English/The-Nutcracker-19-24-December-2013/index.asp

Cardiff Bay

Want something more for the kids? Head to the New Theatre in Cardiff this Christmas, for a spectacular performance of ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ starring Julian Clary. This show ends on 19th January, so hurry and get your ticket now!

For more information, and to book tickets, go to: http://www.newtheatrecardiff.co.uk/what’s-on/jack-and-the-beanstalk/

What’s On In Plymouth

Plymouth Christmas Market

Want to have an unusual breakfast? Come have breakfast with Santa this Christmas! He’ll be at the Plymouth Piazza on the 24th December, so don’t miss out! Book in advance to avoid disappointment.

For more information, and to book, go to: http://www.visitplymouth.co.uk/events/breakfast-with-santa-p1621713#events

Skating Plymouth

Haven’t been to Winter Wonderland yet? Still haven’t finished your Christmas shopping and want to treat yourself and your loved ones? Then explore the Plymouth Christmas markets, but hurry as it closes on 24th December!

For more information, go to: http://www.visitplymouth.co.uk/events/christmas-market-and-late-night-shopping-p1610843

Plymouth Maritime

Want to have an adventurous family-friendly outing? The legendary Robin Hood is coming to Plymouth this Christmas! The theatrical show will be running from the 20th December until 25th January.

For more information, and to book tickets, go to: http://www.theatreroyal.com/whats-on/2013/robin-hood/