what’s on 12 Days of Christmas
based charity which targets early
identification of mental health issues in teenagers.
7.30pm; tickets £15 includes wine and mince pies. St Mary's Church Wimbledon SW19 7BP 020 8947 7579 www.stem4.org.uk
WEDNESDAY 14 DECEMBER Christmas Celebration
Wimbledon Choral Society are guests of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Carl Davis.
McIntosh's Jazzaholics. Shooting Star Chase is the beneficiary charity of this event.
12 noon-5.30pm; tickets £15-£17. The Winning Post, Chertsey Road, Twickenham TW2 020 8894 4218 (Tony Leppard) email@example.com
SATURDAY 10 DECEMBER Schubertiade by Candlelight
The Jigsaw Players will be embracing the holiday spirit with their annual candlelight and mulled wine concert. On the programme: Beethoven String Quartet Op.18 n.1 & Schubert String Quintet D.956.
7.30pm; tickets £5-£12, under 18s free. Christ Church West Wimbledon, 16 Copse Hill, Wimbledon SW20 0HG 07738 707 516 www.jigsawplayers.com
Annual Christmas Carols
Sing carols by candlelight in the traditional setting of the Wimbledon Village stable yard, with a special visit from Santa! Hot drinks, mulled wine and mince pies available for all. In aid of the Royal Marsden Hospital.
5.15pm for 5.30pm; tickets from Stables Office. Wimbledon Village Stables, 24 a/b High Street, Wimbledon SW19 5DX www.wvstables.com
Putney and City Phil Choral Societies present Karl Jenkins' Stella Natalis - a work in 12 movements celebrating different aspects of Christmas. Also carols for choirs and audience to sing.
7pm; tickets £15, concs £12 inc refreshment & programme. St Paul's Church, Augustus Road, Southfields SW19 6EW 07909 981278
7.30pm; tickets £12-£31.50. Fairfield Halls, Park Lane, Croydon CR9 1DG 020 8688 9291 www.fairfield.co.uk
SATURDAY 17 DECEMBER Early Evening Christmas Recital
Concert in aid of HomeStart Merton and Carers Support Merton. An exciting group of young singers conducted by Michael Waldron a former Cambridge organ scholar.
6-7.30pm; tickets £15. St John’s Church, Spencer Hill SW19 020 8947 2932 firstname.lastname@example.org
Carols for Choir & Audience
Wimbledon Choral Society with Merton Young Voices and their director Soo Bishop.
7pm; tickets £14, under 16s £8, family £35. St Paul’s Church, Southfields SW19 020 8605 2266
Carols By Candlelight
Celebrate Christmas with the sounds of Surrey Brass and a programme of seasonal music, words and song, including carols for you to join in with. For all the family. Booking essential.
7.30pm; tickets £12, LAC members £10, under 16s £5. Landmark Arts Centre Ferry Road, Teddington TW11 9NN 020 8977 7558 www.landmarkartscentre.org
Kingston Choral Society Christmas Concert
Carols of sacred music celebrating the virgin Mary, with a modest international flavour including carols by Praetorius and Rachmaninov. The audience will be invited to participate.
7.30-8.30pm. St Andrew’s Church, Surbiton
MONDAY 19 DECEMBER Rose Christmas Concert
MONDAY 12 DECEMBER Carols by Candlelight
Join the Vasari Singers for a concert of carols and festive Christmas music. All proceeds will go to STEM4, a new locally
Join Richard Stilgoe, Timothy West, the Euphonix and Rose Plus Choirs for a festive and fun evening, which will include readings, music and encouragement to sing along! All proceeds will go to Kingston Theatre Trust to support the work of the Rose Theatre.
Tickets £20, family £70 (two adults and two children). Rose Theatre, 24-26 High Street, Kingston KT1 1HL 0844 482 1556 www.rosetheatrekingston.org
9. NEW YEAR’S IDEAS
SATURDAY 31 DECEMBER Good Times NYE Party
Norman Jay’s ‘Good Times’ New Years Eve party comes to the BAC. With three rooms of music and even more entertainment, this amazing venue will be the perfect host for such an iconic brand.
9pm-5am; tickets £40 in advance. Battersea Arts Centre, Lavender Hill SW11 5TN 020 7223 2223 www.bac.org.uk
10. PERFECT PANTOS
Travel to a far away land with Aladdin at the Lyric as East meets West (London) this Christmas. The Genie has granted three wishes to bring you a show full of fun, laughter and lots of surprises.
Till Sat 31 Dec. Family tickets strictly limited per show. Lyric Hammersmith, Lyric Square, King Street W6 0QL 0871 22 117 29 www.lyric.co.uk
Poor Aladdin is tricked by his evil uncle to enter a dangerous cave and look for a magic lamp. Will Aladdin escape, find love and make his fortune? Enjoy this new adaptation with the family.
Till Sun 29 Jan 2012; 2pm & 4pm; tickets £9, concs £7. Colour House Theatre, Merton Abbey Mills SW19 020 8542 5511 www.colourthousetheatre.co.uk
THURSDAY 1 DECEMBER Bollywood Cinderella
What size will Cinders choose to make the perfect slipper? Will
the Prince fall in love with the cobbler? Find out in Hardeep Singh Kohli’s Bollywood panto, suitable for the whole family!
Till Sat 24 Dec. Tara Arts, 356 Garratt Lane, Earlsfield SW18 4ES 020 8333 4457 www.tara-arts.com
FRIDAY 2 DECEMBER
EastEnders’ Larry Lamb is the villainous Abanazar, with Antony Hansen in the role of Aladdin. Travel to the Mystic East for the most magical pantomime of them all…
Till Fri 2 Jan 2012; tickets £18-£26. Ashcroft Theatre, Fairfield Halls, Croydon CR9 1DG 020 8688 9291 www.fairfield.co.uk
Beauty and the Beast
St Paul’s Players’ Christmas pantomime – have a laugh and get yourself into the Christmas spirit whilst helping to support The Kingston Samaritans.
Till Sat 3 Dec; 8pm, Sat mat 2.30pm; tickets £7, concs £6. Hook and Southborough Parish Hall KT9 1PF 020 8397 3515
SUNDAY 4 DECEMBER Red Riding Hoodie
Enjoy the debauched and debased pantomime antics of some of the most popular and talented cabaret stars including the reigning Alternative Miss World.
Till Thur 8 Dec; doors open 6pm, show starts 8.30pm; tickets £12.50. Battersea Barge, Nine Elms Lane, Vauxhall SW8 5BT www.ticketweb.co.uk
WEDNESDAY 7 DECEMBER Cinderella
Classic fairytale packed with all the traditional ingredients, with audience participation and the magic of seeing Cinders off to
Christmas at the Cottage
Fulham Football Club will be organising its annual Christmas at the Cottage event in early December. First team players will be on hand to meet
supporters and sign autographs.
This event is the perfect opportunity for local residents, supporters and the wider community to get together and celebrate the festive period with Fulham Football Club.
Keep an eye on fulhamfc.com
for further information and a confirmed date in early December.
Hampton Court Ice Skating See Cool Things 4 Kids
interviews with all the panto stars, including Larry Lamb and Barry Humphries
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