Nov 12 2013

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EVENT: Hanley Christmas light switch on 2013

Thursday 21st November – The Victorian Christmas

Christmas Light Switch on street theatre performance

Fountain Square from 6.30pm (Light Switch on 7pm)

The Half Human Theatre Company presents ‘A Dickens of a Time’ street theatre performance. Join the time-travelling Victorian trio, ’the Gaslights’ and their Victorian Robot ‘Albot’. They present catchy tunes and songs, peppered with Victorian history, science-fiction and modern day comedy.

Street Entertainment

Travel back in time and join our Victorian characters as they bring to life the traditions of a Victorian market and fayre with demonstrations and street entertainment.

  • Christmas Cracker & Pomander making workshops
  • Children’s Victorian Juggling Workshop
  • Victorian Pewter Toy Casting
  • Victorian Toy Casting Painting Workshop (£2 charge)
  • Candle making demonstration’s
  • The Forge
  • Penny Farthing Bicycle Rider
  • Victorian Stilt Walking Flower Seller
  • The Chimmy Sweeps
  • Victorian Musicians
  • Plus 1x more demonstration

Thursday 28 November – Intu Potteries Magical Christmas

Come and celebrate the magic of Christmas with some very special guests in the City Centre.  The whole family will be mesmerised by the magical street theatre and walk about acts.

Street entertainment 5pm – 9pm

Bring along your Christmas letter for Santa Claus

Real Reindeers

The Penguin Family


Kenny and Ronnie’s festive Market

Hodman Dodmanott and Sally Forth

The Mow Cop Players present Jack and the Bean Stalk Panto

The Christmas Train

Thursday 5 December – Northern Nights

Moroccan Handicraft Market

The City Centre welcomes the Moroccan Handicraft Market (4 December – 30 December)

The Two Wise Men

Camel Rides

Morocco FM

Rock Nativity

2 x more acts.

Thursday 12 December – Musical Christmas

Moroccan Handicraft Market

Buskers Competition in the City Centre

Musical Ruth


Snow Queen

Rag and Bone

Thursday 19 December – Realis Estates Traditional Christmas

Moroccan Handicraft Market

Carol Concert with David Lingwood and the University North Staffordshire Orchestra

Nativity Scene with real animals

Christingle Workshop

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