Christmas Holidays Wharfedale & Craven

Christmas Pantos

19th – 23rd December 2019

The annual Christmas Spectacular returns to Yeadon Town Hall.

Dates: 19th -23rd December 2019

Recommended Age: Not stated

Experience the magic of Christmas again this year with Futurist Theatre Production’s Christmas Spectacular” happening at Yeadon Town Hall.

The show delivers a feast of singing, dancing, and variety perfect for the whole family.

The fabulous festive celebration features both seasonal and year-round favourites; much-loved chart toppers being sung alongside traditional Christmas carols by a fantastic cast.

Explore the amazing story of Christmas complete with the live Nativity, a visit from Father Christmas and of course everyone’s favourite tap-dancing penguins!

Yeadon Town Hall, Leeds, LS19 7PP


Dates: 7th January to 25th January 2020

Recommended Age: Not stated

Packed with madcap comedy, wonderful music, amazing dances and a huge sprinkling of fairy dust, this is one not to be missed.

Despite being badly treated by her Wicked Stepmother and Ugly Sisters find out if all Cinderella’s dreams come true with the help of her Fairy Godmother and best friend, Buttons.

Sing along, laugh along and clap along as Cinderella transforms from rags to riches in this classic tale and see if she does meet her Prince Charming! After all, in pantomime, nothing’s impossible!

Yeadon Town Hall, Leeds, LS19 7PP


18th December 2019 – 4th January 2020

01302 370777

17th – 22nd December 2019

Jack Frost is a music-filled Christmas show about friendship and the joy of joining in. Holly, a little girl who plays the trumpet, befriends the magical winter sprite, Jack Frost. We follow Holly’s adventure into the ice-covered world of the mischievous yet lonely Jack. When plans for Holly’s school concert go awry, together Holly and Jack will make sure no-one is left outside this Christmas.

Join Jack and Holly alongside the live local band for this joyful, frost filled, festive adventure!

Running time approx. 110minutes inc interval.

Tuesday – Friday 10.30 am
Saturday & Sunday 10.30 am & 3 pm

Age 4+ and families

Tickets: £9 Adults, £7 Children

Otley Courthouse Arts Centre, Otley, LS21 3AN


01943 467466


Dates: 14th December 2019 – 3rd January 2020

Recommended Age: This show has been specifically designed for the whole family to enjoy, ideally from the age of 2+.

Jingle the Elf has been naughty and has ended up on Santa’s naughty list – she needs to find a way to get on the good list and fast. She takes it upon herself to steal Santa’s sleigh and to travel to different fairytale lands to see if she can turn things around, but quite often she finds herself getting a little swayed with the villainous characters. Will Jingle find out the secret of how to get on the good list? Join us to find out!

All of Rainbow Factory’s shows are created, written, cast and performed in house. The shows are designed for audiences aged 2 – 102 to allow for a great experience for all the family. The relaxed, interactive performance style means you don’t have to worry about your little ones jumping around or getting out of their seats!

Show length: approx 45 mins.

Springfield Commercial Centre, Bagley Ln, Farsley, Pudsey LS28 5LY. Tel: 0113 257 5750




Dates: Every weekend from 30th November, throughout December, and also 23rd December and Christmas Eve. (Breakfast 8 am, Panto 9 am-9.45 am)

Recommended Age: All ages!

Santa will be hosting a brilliant Breakfast Panto show which will excite and entertain children!  You will also enjoy a yummy breakfast and a meet and greet with Santa as well as a present to take home!

Free Enchanted Forest and Maze ticket also included for day of visit.

Stockeld Park, off the A661 Wetherby Road, LS22 4AN Tel: 01937 586333



Dates: 22nd November 2019 – 4th January 2020

Recommended Age: Not stated (However we took our youngest at age three and he loved it!)

Carriageworks’ legendary panto will be true to panto form with magic, big song and dance numbers, sumptuous sets, dazzling costumes and laugh-out-loud jokes!  Follow the story of Princess Ariana, who after pricking her finger on a magic spinning wheel, is placed under a curse, forcing her to sleep for 100 years.

Will the Princess be saved?  Will Muddles find true love?  Who will outwit Carabosse and foil her vile plans? Find out in the ultimate magical pantomime adventure!

Carriageworks Theatre, The Electric Press, 3 Millennium Square, Leeds, LS2 3AD.

To book call: 0113 376 0318


Bradford Libraries & Topsy Turvy Theatre proudly present Christopher’s Christmas at Keighley Library.

It’s Christmas Eve when the guinea pigs of Dandeville’s festive fun is interrupted by a shocking radio announcement. Father Christmas is lost! His Sat Nav has broken and he can’t find Dandeville! Everyone gathers together to hatch a plan to save Christmas before all is lost. Does Christopher Nibble have the seasonal spirit to save the day?

This story performance told using beautiful puppets and stunning scenery is a collaboration between the creator of Christopher Nibble, Charlotte Middleton, and Claire Alizon Hills of Topsy Turvy Theatre, especially for children aged 2-5 years and their families.

You can watch a short clip of the show here

The sessions are on offer at Keighley Library on Thursday 12th December.

There are two showings:

  • 10am – 11am
  • 1.30pm – 2.30pm

The performance is free with a valid ticket.

To book and gain a valid ticket you must call in to Keighley Library. Places are extremely limited so please get in early to avoid disappointment.

Burley Theatre Group presents Sleeping Beauty

A family pantomime written by Celia Fox and directed by Pam Leach.

To book call 01943 864 224


Thursday 6th Feb 7.30 pm

Friday 7th Feb 7.30 pm

Saturday 8th Feb 12 noon and 5.30 pm




Adults £10
Concessions £9
Students & Children £6

Queens Hall, Burley in Wharfedale

Bar available

Cinderella at Bradford Playhouse

21st – 30th December 2019

Follow the rags to riches tale where dreams come true with a special invitation to the Ball. Cinderella is doomed to live unhappily ever after with her two horrible Ugly Sisters, but she manages with the help of her ‘silly’ friend Buttons and a ‘magical’ Fairy Godmother to make all her dreams come true!

General Ticket Prices: £14.50, Concessions – £12.50, Family Ticket £50.00.

BOX OFFICE 01274 800415

Dear Santa at Kings Hall Ilkley

09 – 10 December 2019

Dear Santa makes a welcome return to King’s Hall, Ilkley for some pre-Christmas fun! Rod Campbell’s classic children’s book Dear Santa is magically brought to life.

Box Office: 01274 432000

Please note, concessions may not be available on every performance.

Dick Whittington – The Pantomime at Guiseley Theatre

28th December 2019 – 5th January 2020

Join touring company Styletrax Entertainments back for the 3rd year as they bring another pantomime to Guiseley Theatre!

If you’ve been before, you’ll be back again for more fun this Christmas and New Year!

Tickets £7 – £10
Guiseley Theatre, The Green, Guiseley, United Kingdom, LS20 9BT

Book online

Molly And Madeleine! The Christmas Stowaways! at Guiseley Theatre

21st – 24th December 2019

An exciting & epic adventure around the world in this fun, family-friendly, Pay What You Can Theatre this Christmas!!

After the resounding success of ‘Freckle and Speckle’s Christmas Calamity!’, we’re storming back on to the stage this Christmas with another original story, written by Lee Phillips, Based on an epic idea by 7 and 3/4-year-old Gracie Thomson!

A story of adventure, growing up and exploring!

Red Riding Hood – The Rock ‘n’ Roll Panto

29 November 2019 – 12 January 2020

The production mixes traditional elements of audience participation, corny gags and a jukebox full of classic rock anthems and chart-toppers, all performed live on stage by our ultra-talented cast of actor-musicians.

Contain loud live music, smoke effects, flashing lights and “a barrage of boulders”


Tickets from £15* to £28*

City Varieties Music Hall – Leeds
BOX OFFICE 0113 243 0808

Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs at The Alhambra Theatre

14 Dec 2019 – 26 Jan 2020

Don’t miss the magic of this year’s enchanting family pantomime, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs starring Alhambra Theatre panto legend Billy Pearce, pop star and Strictly Come Dancing finalist Faye Tozer and family TV favourite Paul Chuckle.

Box Office: 01274 432000

Treasure Island by The Menston Thespians

Feb 13 – Feb 15 2020

Ahoy there, me hearties – all aboard for the adventure of a lifetime!

Menston Thespians are proud to welcome you to our wonderful pantomime, Treasure Island! Long John Silver and his fearsome crew may think that treasure is within their grasp, but they’ve reckoned without the ladies of the Smuggler’s Cove Women’s Institute! Filled with mischief, custard pies, songs and laughter, this is a voyage into panto mayhem that you definitely do not want to miss!

Our sailings will take place at Kirklands Community Centre in Menston between Thursday 13th and Saturday 15th February 2020 at 7:15pm each evening, and also 2:00pm on Saturday for our matinee. To book your tickets aboard the Hispaniola, just go or call our box office on 01943 872016. Tickets are just £12 for adults and £9 for children under 16.

Kirklands Community Centre119 Main Street, LS29 6HT Menston