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Christmas Lights Switch On & Fireworks

27th November 2022 from 2pm - Burton Market Place

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Burton’s Christmas Lights Switch On will return to the Market Place on Sunday 27th November 2022 from 2pm until 7pm.

The much loved annual switch on will include a wide range of family entertainment, activities, food & drink stalls and fireworks. The Market Hall will also be open, hosting a festive market alongside regular stall holders.

Hunt For The Lost Toys Christmas AR Trail

From 27th November 2022 - Burton Town Centre

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The Hunt for the Lost Toys Trail is a brand new story-trail specifically designed for families with children of all ages. Using your smart phone, hunt for the lost toys around Burton Town Centre, each time you spot a lost toy, scan the QR code to bring the lost toy to life before your eyes! This colourful, interactive trail concludes at The Brewhouse where you can exchange the lost toys for a tasty Christmas treat! Taking part in the storytrail is simple, Scan the first QR code at Burton Library, before scanning the unique code at each location to see what happens in the story. Visit each of the present locations. Finally see the full characters in AR and take hilarious selfies with them. Once you’ve found them all, download your free digital fun pack

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Christmas Show

1st-4th December 2022 - The Brewhouse

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Dive into Eric Carle’s bright and colourful world as his beloved stories are transformed from page to stage using a menagerie of 75 lovable puppets and charming music. Featuring your favourite titles: Brown Bear, Brown Bear, 10 Little Rubber Ducks, The Very Lonely Firefly and of course, the star of the show, The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Created by Jonathan Rockefeller, the critically acclaimed The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show is a vibrant celebration of Eric Carle’s adored classics and the perfect introduction to live theatre

Christmas Craft Market

3rd December 2022 - Burton Market Hall

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The always popular Christmas Craft Market will feature a wide range of crafters and craft traders from across the region. It’s the perfect place to pick up a unique Christmas gift, which you wouldn’t find on the high street.

Festive Family Funday

3rd December 2022 - The Brewhouse

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Join the team from The Brewhouse for a day full of activities the whole family can enjoy. From Christmas crafts to yuletide stories, decorating trees to a present from Santa, this Funday promises to get you and the Children in the Christmas spirit.

Justin Moorhouse: Stretch & Think

4th December 2022 - The Brewhouse

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Justin is back: still funny, yet middle aged. A brand new show that may contain: Yoga, getting older, Madonna, shoplifters, Labradoodles, middle-aged cyclists, The Menopause, running, hating football fans but loving football, not drinking, funerals, is Tapas a rip off?, Captain Tom, Droylsden, the environment, self-improvement, electric car charging spots used by doggers, nursery graduation, horses, Stig look-a-likes, home cooked food in places that aren’t your own home, the gym, shop door etiquette. And he’s got a new suit. Come, it’ll be fun.

Neil Sands: Christmas Memories

8th December 2022 - The Brewhouse

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Neil Sands and his wonderful cast are back in a spectacular spirit lifting, heartwarming, afternoon of festive nostalgia with the new 2022 production of their hit show. Join them for a dazzling sleigh ride of yuletide memories, filled with over 60 of your all-time favourite Christmas songs and Carols that will have you singing along from start to finish and bringing back so many wonderful memories of Christmases past.

Christmas Food and Drink Market

10th December 2022 - Burton Market Hall & Place

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This day is sure to be a food and drink heaven, with a wide range of hot and cold food, festive food stalls and a host of family activities. Plus, they’ll be Santa meet and greets throughout the day!

Once Upon A Wednesday: Doug Eunson and Sarah Matthews

14th December 2022 - The Brewhouse

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Doug Eunson and Sarah Matthews invite you to join them in a delightful evening of winter wassails and Christmas charm. Share a special evening singing, swaying and sipping cider to put you right in the festive mood. Their recent festive album CHIMES, is sure to be the perfect Christmas gift!

Just the Tonic Comedy Club

16th December 2022 - The Brewhouse

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Just The Tonic, one of the UK's leading comedy clubs are back at the Brewhouse this festive season for more mixed bill monthly comedy. Expect to see some of the UK’s best up and coming comedians right on your doorstep. The December Line Up, includes, Andrew O’Neill, Ricky Balshaw, John Newton and Rob Mulholland.

Kids Christmas Rave On!

17th December 2022 - The Brewhouse

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A family focused none stop dance and arty party, set to a soundtrack of the best music rave culture has to offer, including house, drum & bass and old skool rave. There will be a vinyl playing DJ backed by a MC and the party brought to life with club quality visuals and lighting, lasers, smoke, and bubbles. There will also be a face painter and performers to keep the fun going all afternoon!

The Gift

19th-21st December 2022 - The Brewhouse

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The gift is a fabulous new puppetry production for very young audiences from the company behind Twinkle Twinkle. Join grumpy astronaut Noli, as they embark on their biggest adventure yet – making a very special new friend! Created especially for very young audiences, this immersive production fuses brilliant puppetry, light, animation and music to create an unforgettable Christmas theatre treat.