12 things to do in Halifax this Christmas

PUBLISHED: 16:50 17 November 2017 | UPDATED: 21:31 17 November 2017

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There are more than twelve days of Christmas entertainment during the festive period in Halifax.

November 25

Christmas Lights Switch-on

A day of entertainment and activity across Halifax begins with a live broadcast by Pulse Radio from 2pm followed by entertainment on stage from 4pm. The light switch on will take place at 5:30pm at the top of Woolshops

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December 3-10

Piece Hall Christmas Market

The Piece Hall plays host to some of the best makers and producers from throughout the Yorkshire region.

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December 6

Halifax Choral Society present Carols and Brass

The Victoria Theatre hosts a festive concert with the Halifax Choral Society which also features the world famous Black Dyke Band.

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December 7-10

Santa’s Mixed-Up Martian

Santa’s Mixed-up Martian is the fourth show in the series written by Iain Lauchlan, creator of the Tweenies, and produced by Imagine Theatre at the Victoria Theatre.

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December 9

Bankfield Museum Christmas craft fair

A selection of local crafts and produce on sale in just time for Christmas at Bankfield Museum.

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December 9

York Waits concert

For one night only at The Square Chapel, Enjoy some winter and Christmas music spanning many centuries, many countries and using various instruments including wind and stringed, from the wide array that would have been played by bands in the medieval and Tudor periods

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December 10:

Holly Jolly Christmas

This is the fourth Christmas concert by the Cube Choir, and will feature festive songs old and new, a solo or two together with some fun audience participation to get you in the festive mood. At The Square Chapel

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December 14-16

HMTC: A Christmas Extravaganza

With a company of over 100 performers, featuring a 25 piece orchestra and children’s chorus, HMTC present an extravagant festival of Christmas music at the Square Chapel that is sure to delight and entertain.

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December 16-January 6

Aladdin

This year’s Christmas pantomime at the Victoria Theatre will be Aladdin running from December 16th to January 6th.

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December 16

Santa Comes to Ogden Water

Head to Ogden Water to visit Father Christmas in his magical woodland grotto in the woods!

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December 16

Cinderella’s Magic Wand

Meet Cinderella and the Fairy Godmother in this magical costumed workshop at Shibden Hall. Help Cinderella with her chores and discover old toys.

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December 19-24

Beauty and the Beast at The Square Chapel

The enchanting fairy tale, Beauty and the Beast come to the Square Chapel stage this Christmas.

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