The Night Before Christmas at The Atkinson

The Night Before Christmas at The Atkinson

“Twas the night before Christmas, when all thro’ the house

Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse”

This festive season, The Atkinson offers families the perfect Christmas treat!

On the night before Christmas, Emily stares out of the window, hugs her teddy and waits excitedly for the morning, while in the corner a little mouse called Eddie can’t understand why only humans are allowed to get presents. So he sets off in search of Father Christmas to find out for himself. Along the way he dodges the family cat, gets directions from a cowardly robot and is given some unexpected advice from the magical fairy on top of the tree.

Will Eddie get an answer? Will Emily get her wish? And what is that funny-shaped present sitting under the tree???

Christmas for small people means magic, excitement and lots of presents, and this is precisely what The Night Before Christmas provides. Based on a whimsical 19th-Century poem by Clement Clarke Moore, Big Wooden Horse Theatre Company has a winning formula that captures the essence of Christmas past with a contemporary twist” – Brighton Argus

The Night Before Christmas is the latest production from Big Wooden Horse, creators of the hit shows Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!, The Way Back Home, Monstersaurus and Aliens Love Underpants.

Great for families with children aged 3-7,

The Night Before Christmas runs at The Atkinson from Wednesday 13 – Sunday 17 December. Tickets are £12.

To book tickets please call box office on 01704 533333 or book online at Counter sales are also available during opening hours.

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Big Wooden Horse

The Night Before Christmas

Wed 13 – Sun 17 December

Wednesday 13 December, 10.30am (School booking only) & 1.30pm

Thursday 14 December (School booking only) 1.30pm

Friday 15 December, 10.30am, 1.30pm & 6pm

Saturday 16 December, 11am, 2pm & 4pm* ( Relaxed Performance)

Sunday 17 December, 11am & 2pm

£14 (£12 concession)  



Please be advised that there is a £1 per ticket booking fee for telephone and online sales and a 2% fee for credit cards at the Box Office.


Posted on 7 December 2017 under General news

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