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The Festive Spiegeltent returns to Stockton Sparkles from Thursday 2 to Sunday 5 December with a dazzling line up of festive entertainment. There will be Christmas daytime crafts and activities plus a packed line up of live night-time entertainment in partnership with Ku Bar.

Tickets for the Festive Spiegeltent night-time entertainment are now on sale including:

More Commitments
With support from Marina Gears
Fans of the film, Motown & soul rejoice as Teesside’s very own tribute to the sound of The Commitments.
Thursday 2 December
Doors: 6.30pm
Tickets: £12.50 standing, £50 a Booth (seats 4 to 6 people) *

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Festival Spectacular by Black Cat Cabaret
A Festive Feast of Variety and cabaret. A night of riotous cabaret, jaw dropping circus and live music in the Spiegeltent with your award-winning host Dusty Limits.
Friday 3 December
Doors: 6pm
Show: 7pm
Tickets: £15 seated or £60 a Booth (seats 4 to 6 people) *

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Smoove & Turrell  – A Northern Coal experience
Smoove & Turrell are a British group hailing from Gateshead in the North East of England. They play a style of music they describe as “Northern Funk” – a contemporary fusion of funk, soul, northern soul, hip-hop and electronica.
Saturday 4 December
Doors: 6.30pm
Tickets: £15 standing £60 a Booth (seats 4 to 6 people) *

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* Booths comfortably sit 4 – 6 people with some restricted viewing, for any queries around seating or accessibility please contact events@stockton.gov.uk All tickets are subject to a £2 booking fee.

FREE day time activities!

Thursday 2 December 

Festive Story Time with Danielle Burn

Gather round for a cosy morning of festive stories with Children’s Playwright, Danielle Slade. Grab a hot chocolate, wrap your scarf tight, and join in with some magical tales old and new. Perfect for getting your little elves in Christmas Spirit. For Early years and their families

The Shaw Trust will also be offering arts and crafts activities for people to get involved in.

Drop in from:

  • 10am – 10:30am
  • 10:45am – 11:15am
  • 11:30am – 12pm

Last entry to the tent is 1pm.

 1950’s Festive Carnival Tea Dance!

1950s dance party with a mix of Latin, 50s Swing, Jive, Mambo and Samba. Aimed at absolute beginners, there will also be plenty of opportunity for experienced dancers to show their skills. Plus enjoy a glass of mulled wine, mince pies and treats from the Christmas Market. Suitable for all ages and levels of experience.

Drop in from:

  • 2pm – 4pm

Open to all

Friday 3 December

Orville and The Christmas Eve Secret

Orville is a little owl who is afraid of… well, just about everything! This Christmas, Orville has a very important festive job to do but he is worried his worries might get in the way. A festive tale for little owls and their grown-ups. Suitable for Under 5’s.

Drop in from:

  • 10am – 10:30am
  • 10:45am – 11:15am
  • 11:30am – 12pm

Last entry to the tent is 1pm

Family Cabaret with Matt Pang

Gentleman juggler and street performer Matt Pang presents a show full of exceptional skills, dexterity and rarely seen feats and turns, matched with a delightful blend of comedy, improvisation and off the wall audience participation. Expect classic gentleman juggling to full blown escapology all in one show presented with Matt’s youthful energy, charm and charisma.

Drop in from:

  • 2pm – 2:30pm

Saturday 4 December 

Christmas Crafts

A day of craft activities in the Spiegeltent including craft workshops from Morwenna Cat and Peg Creations.

Drop in from:

  • 9am – 1:30pm

Last entry to the tent is 1pm

Sunday 5 December

Lantern Making Workshops with Peg Creations

Join Peg Creations in the Festive Spiegeltent to create your very own lantern to take along to the Reindeer Lantern Parade at 4pm on Stockton High Street. There will also be live music to get you in the festive spirit!

Drop in from:

  • 10am – 3pm

Last entry to the tent is 2:30pm

 

Don’t miss all of the other fantastic events happening as part of Stockton Sparkles including the Launch Night, Victorian Christmas Fair, Christmas Markets, Reindeer Lantern Parade and Christmas Singalong.


Opening Times

Various times - please see individual show


Location

Stockton High Street, Stockton-on-Tees

Address: Stockton High Street, High Street, Stockton-on-Tees, UK

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