Christmas days out

With the countdown to Christmas well and truly underway, it’s time to start planning your festive days out in Coventry, with lots going on for everyone to enjoy. 

Christmas lights switch on 

It’s the perfect time to kick off your festive celebrations as the Christmas lights are switched on in Coventry city centre. The city will be decorated more than ever for this years annual switch on. We’ve heard it’s going to be spectacular with special guests expected.  

Date: 20th November 2019

Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas at Warwick Arts Centre

A trip to the theatre is always a must over Christmas, so don’t miss this enchanting adaptation of Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas at the Warwick Arts Centre. With a host of catchy songs and amusing puppetry, it’s easy to fall for this fantastically festive show.

Dates: 27th November - 29th December 2019

Puss in Boots at Belgrade Theatre

The Belgrade Theatre is one of Coventry’s must-visit venues and this Christmas showing of Puss in Boots is sure to bring in the crowds. Don’t miss your chance to experience this wild adaptation of the classic tale with extravagant costumes, hilarious performances and much more. 

Dates: 27th November - 11th January 2020

Shopping - West Orchards

Get this Christmas shopping done with ease this year as West Orchards brings back late night shopping and a few very special meet and greet days. See the kids light up over the festive season as they meet Frozen’s Elsa and Anna, the Grinch and many more!

The Snowman Film with live orchestra at Coventry Cathedral 

It’s the perfect festive favourite for all the family, to watch The Snowman accompanied by a live orchestra. The magical show is complete with everyone’s favourite classic Christmas song ‘Walking in the Air’. 

Date: 7th December 2019

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Christmas activity worksheet

Looking for something to do in-between festive days out? Colour in Santa, word search and spot the difference with our Christmas worksheet!

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