CHRISTMAS FAMILY FESTIVAL

CHRISTMAS FAMILY FESTIVAL

CHRISTMAS FAMILY FESTIVAL

Santas Cottage 600

Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 November // 10am-4pm

A weekend for families to get festive and celebrate our Cumbrian talent with Christmas craft activities, live musical performances, dance, theatre, films and Santa’s parade.

With live performances by Squeeze Box on Saturday  and Eliza Gutteridge, who performed at Kendal Calling earlier this year on Sunday.

Join Santa and the Snow Queen on stilts in their festive parade.

Throughout Rheged you will also discover craft workshops where you can create an Elf on the Shelf , a festive flag  for Rudolph, personalised wooden tree decorations or paint a bauble or block print a Christmas Card. Our rather special face painter, Helen from Fantasy Faces will be here all weekend. Get creative and design and paint a Christmas eve plate on Saturday.

Join Dave Cryer, from Theatre by the Lake for storytelling or have a go at rehearsing and performing scenes from their Christmas theatre production of The Secret Garden.

Santa will appear out of his magical forest with his Elves from their workshop at 4pm to announce the winner of the Christmas jumper competition and you can then join Santa and the Snow Queen on her giant stilts on their festive parade

Live music from Squeeze Box on Saturday 25th and Eliza Gutteridge  on Sunday 26th November (who performed at Kendal Calling) along with choirs and performers from around Eden from 11am both days. Festive films will be showing throughout the weekend.

Saturday
10:30 – Streetdance performance from Eden Dance
10:30 – Olaf’s Frozen Adventure (U) on our big screen (tickets required) 21 mins
10:45-11:30 – Anna Bowman-Atkinson
11am – Elsa & Anna meet and greet
11am – Polar Express (U) on our big screen (tickets required) 1hr 35 mins
11:30am- Open performance led by Dave Cryer, from Theatre by the Lake
12pm – Public Carol Concert led by Anna Bowman-Atkinson
12pm- Bairden (storytelling) with Dave Cryer
12:30-1pm- Beaconside choir
12:30- Elsa & Anna meet and greet
1pm – 3pm- Squeeze Box
1pm – Bairden (storytelling) with Dave Cryer
2pm – Elsa and Anna Meet and Greet
2pm – Bairden (storytelling) with Dave Cryer
2pm – Olaf’s Frozen Adventure (U) on our big screen (tickets required) 21 mins
3pm – Streetdance performance from Eden Dance
3pm – Olaf’s Frozen Adventure (U) on our big screen (tickets required) 21 mins
3:30pm – Open performance led by Dave Cryer, from Theatre by the Lake
4pm – Santa and Elsa & Anna lead the parade
4pm – Olaf’s Frozen Adventure (U) on our big screen (tickets required) 21 mins

Sunday
10.30am-11.30 Becy White
10:30am – Olaf’s Frozen Adventure (U) on our big screen (tickets required) 21 mins
11am – Snow queen stilt walker
11am – Polar Express (U) on our big screen (Booking required) 1hr 35 mins
11.30am- Open performance led by Dave Cryer, from Theatre by the Lake
12pm – Public Carol Concert led by Becy White
12pm – Bairden (storytelling) with Dave Cryer
12:45- Solo street dance with Jewels Mcallister
1-2pm- Eliza Gutteridge
1pm – Bairden (storytelling) with Dave Cryer
1:30pm – Snow queen stilt walker
2-3pm – BlueJam Winter Music
2pm – Bairden (storytelling) with Dave Cryer
3.30pm – Open performance led by Dave Cryer, from Theatre by the Lake
4pm – Santa & Snow queen stilt walker parade
4pm – Olaf’s Frozen Adventure (U) on our big screen (tickets required) 21 mins
5pm – Olaf’s Frozen Adventure (U) on our big screen (tickets required) 21 mins

DATE
Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 November // 10am-4pm
Creation Station 600

Make a Christmas flag with Creation Station

Get creative and design your own Christmas flag to put outside for Santa on Christmas Eve. Don’t forget to join in our festive parade at 4pm! Parental supervision required.  
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Sat 25 November 2017
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10.00am
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Olaf’s Frozen Adventure

(U) 21 mins. Frozen is back! Olaf returns to Rheged to share a very special adventure with you. It's the first holiday season since the gates reopened and Anna and Elsa host a celebration for all of Arendelle. When the townspeople unexpectedly leave early to enjoy their individual holiday customs, the sisters realise they have no family traditions of their own. So, Olaf sets out to comb the kingdom to bring home the best traditions and save this first Christmas…
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Sat 25 November 2017
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10.30am
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Cinema
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Design And Paint A Festive Plate With ARTventurers

Join ARTventurers to design and paint your own 16cm plate to leave out for Santa & Rudolph on Christmas Eve, personalise your plate with your family name or paint a place for a mince pie or carrot for Rudolph. Be as creative as you like.
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Sat 25 November 2017
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11.00am
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Activity Room
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Polar Express

(U) 1hr 35 mins. A young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express. During his adventure he learns about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas.
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Sat 25 November 2017
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11.00am
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Cinema