There are some fantastic festive events coming up in and around Gainsborough:Oldrids and Co
Lindsey Centre, Gainsborough DN21 2BP
- Meet Santa
Saturday 25th November
Santa will be popping into store to help get you in the Christmas spirit. Children will all receive a gift from Santa. Tickets are available from the accounts desk on the ground floor at Oldrids Gainsborough. Tickets are limited and sold on a first come first served basis. Entry to the event is by ticket only.
- Supper with Santa
Saturday 25th November, 3.30pm to 5.30pm
Santa will be popping into store to help get you in the Christmas spirit. Join Santa for supper & entertainment. Children will all receive a gift from Santa. Tickets are available from the accounts desk on the ground floor at Oldrids Gainsborough.
Tickets are limited and sold on a first come first served basis. Entry to the event is by ticket only.
- Christmas Film Afternoon
Saturday 23rd December
Wrap up warm and get snuggled up inside one of our fleece blankets for an afternoon full of festive films:
12.00pm — Polar Express
2.00pm — Paddington
Trinity Arts Centre
Trinity Street, Gainsborough DN21 2AL
- Dick Whittington
6th to 10th December
Join Gainsborough Musical Theatre Society (GMTS) for pantomime fun with Dick Whittington and his Cat; the story of a young lad who heads out into the world to seek his fortune accompanied by Tommy his amazing rat-catching cat. Are the streets of London really paved with gold? Is the path to a happy ending as easy as Dick and Tommy think? A whirlwind adventure for all the family, this show has got it all — action and adventure, secrets and songs, dancing, trickery, romance, shipwrecks and more!
Tickets cost £10.00, or £8.00 concessions, and can be bought online at www.west-lindsey.gov.uk/trinity-arts-centre.
- Santa’s Christmas Wish
Sunday 24th December
10.30am and 1.00pm
Christmas is a season of joy, love and sharing, a time when Santa delivers presents all over the world… but what would Santa himself like for Christmas?
Join a fun, festive, musical adventure to give Santa the very best Christmas, then meet him at his home in the North Pole! There every child will receive a special present from Father Christmas in our popular meet, greet and treat, after the most Christmassy Christmas show ever! Songs include festive favourites Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Jingle Bells, When Santa Got Stuck Up the Chimney, The Twelve Days Of Christmas, We Wish You a Merry Christmas and many more! Santa’s Christmas Wish is a festive, song-filled, interactive family show suitable for two to seven year olds. The show lasts 40 minutes followed by a special meet, greet and treat with Father Christmas himself!
Tickets: £7.00 Adults, £10.00 Children (each child will receive a gift)
Gainsborough Model Railway
The Clubrooms, Florence Terrace, Gainsborough DN21 1BE
- 3rd and 30th December
1.30pm to 6.00pm
Visit the open day to see the society’s large O Gauge Model Railway based on the East Coast Mainline from Leeds to London Kings Cross in the days of steam.
£4.00 adults, £3.00 children and £10.00 for a family ticket
The Old Nick Theatre
Spring Gardens, Gainsborough DN21 2AY
- Youth Theatre Christmas Concert
Saturday 9th December, 6.00pm and Sunday 10th December 2.00pm
Gainsborough Theatre Company Youth Theatre present their Christmas concert.
Tickets are £6.00 for adults and £4.00 for children
Castle Hill, Lincoln
- An Audience with Father Christmas
16th, 17th, 20th, 21st, 22nd and 23rd December
10.15am, 11.30am, 12.45pm, 2.00pm and 3.15pm daily
Experience the magic of Christmas at Lincoln Castle by joining Father Christmas in the Victorian setting of the Bath House at the Castle. Sit back and listen to stories of Christmases past and enjoy finding out more about Father Christmas himself. Every child will receive a Victorian style gift and have the opportunity to share their Christmas wishes. Places to meet Father Christmas are limited so advanced booking is recommended.
Admission: £8.00 per child and £6.00 per adult
- What the Dickens!
Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st December
2.00pm – 3.00pm
Especially for the School Christmas holiday, and set inside the Victorian Prison, Inner State Theatre perform their festive family favourite — “A Christmas Carol”. Using storytelling and puppets, our two costumed characters — Sir Henry Greatham and Lady Lydia will tell the story of Scrooge in Dickens’ famous tale with plenty of laughter along the way.
Victorian Prison, Magna Carta, All Inclusive tickets are valid for this event