Christmas with SCL

Christmas with Salford Community Leisure

Get in the Christmas spirit and join us for some fun and festive events across Salford Community Leisure.

Planning on visiting us over the holidays? Check out our Christmas opening hours:

Beauty and the Beast Pantomime

Beauty and the BeastBeauty and the Beast

Date | Time: Saturday 7 December, 6.00 - 8.00pm
Cost: Various, see below ticket prices
Venue: Swinton & Pendlebury Leisure Centre

Head to Swinton & Pendlebury Leisure Centre for this special Christmas Panto performance of Beauty and the Beast performed by Chaplin Entertainment.

This heart-warming and highly entertaining show has been especially adapted and perfect for children from 3 to 12 years. Packed full of comedy, songs, adventure and audience participation, you'll find the children cheering along to the comedy antics of Dusty and Beauty and booing the mischievous 'Ferero Rocher'.

Beauty and the Beast will fulfill all the essential ingredients of any successful Christmas treat. View full event.

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Ticket options

Book online above or call Swinton & Pendlebury Leisure Centre 0161 778 0107. 

Ticket TypeCost
Adult (16 years +)£10
Child (3 to 15 years)£7.50
Family Ticket Option 1 (1 adult, 3 children)£27.50
Family Ticket Option 2 (2 adults, 2 children)£30.00

 

Ordsall Hall

Father ChristmasGet in the festive spirit and join us for a programme of great events and activities at Ordsall Hall.

Festive Wreath Making

Date | Time: Sunday 1 December, 1.30 - 4.00pm
Cost: £15 per person, booking required

Come and design your own festive wreath for your front door with a range of organic and natural products such as pine cones, cinnamon, holly, conifer and berries. Our resident Head Gardener Jo Green will be on hand to help you develop your wreath to take home. Refreshments included.

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Father Christmas at Ordsall Hall

Date | Time: Sunday 8 and 15 December, 1.00 - 4.00pm
Cost: £5 per child, booking required

Father Christmas will be taking up residence at Ordsall Hall in his onsite Grotto. Come and spend some time in his Grotto and choose a special gift from the elves workshop in the Star Chamber. Tickets are to be purchased per child in 15 minute time slots from 1pm to the final visiting at 3.30pm.


BBC Philharmonic

Date | Time: Sunday 8 December, 6.00 - 7.30pm
Cost: £5 per person, booking required

Come and get in the festive spirit with the BBC Philharmonic's annual Christmas Concert in Ordsall Hall's beautiful Grade 1 listed Great Hall. The performance will be one hour long followed by mince pies and hot refreshments included in the price.

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Christmas Dance Theatre Production: Tangled Dance Company presents 'Frosted by Magic'

Date | Time: Saturday 14 & 21 December, 2.30pm, 4.30pm and 6.30pm
Sunday 15 & 22 December - 4.30pm, 6.30pm and a magical night time performance at 8.30pm
Cost: £10 Adult, £8 Child - booking required

Step into the realms of your imagination as Tangled Dance Company unlock the frosted secrets of the majestic Ordsall Hall and it's enthralling world of witches and wizards. Be swept along by the enchanting melody in a spellbinding promenade dance performance through the rooms of the Hall. 

This will be an unforgettable festive spectacle of magic, perfect for the whole family. 

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Walking Tour of Ordsall Hall

Date | Time: Sunday 22 December, 2.00 - 3.00pm
Cost: £3.50 per person, no booking required

Get into the festive spirit and come and enjoy a historical tour of Ordsall Hall with friends and family this Christmas. The tour will take place between 2-3pm and will finish in the cafe and shop. No pre-booking required. please just add your name to the list and make payment on arrival at the Hall.


Final Festive Day of Museum Opening

Date | Time: Monday 23 December, 10.00am - 4.00pm
Cost: FREE, no booking required

Come and enjoy the start of your festive break with a free visit to our spectacular hall. This will be our final day of opening in 2019 so come and make the most of beautiful free facilities with all the family. The shop and cafe will be open for last minute treats and we will have a free child's craft session for the little ones to enjoy.

Salford Museum & Art Gallery

Muppet Christmas CarolGet in the festive spirit and join us for a programme of great events and activities at Salford Museum & Art Gallery.

Christmas on Lark Hill Place

Date | Time: From Monday 4 November to Sunday 22 December, during opening hours
FREE | Drop-in

Christmas comes to our Victorian street, Lark Hill Place. Travel back in time to 1897 and see how Salford celebrated Christmas over 100 years ago with decorations, trees and a few new additions to the shops and homes of residents.


Christmas Trail

Date | Time: Throughout December, during opening hours
£2 | Drop-in, no booking required

Throughout December, visitors can take part in our special Christmas trail! Our Let's Explore Discovery Trail changes with the season to a special festive trail. Price includes crayons and a sticker for completing the trail!


The Muppet Christmas Carol on Lark Hill Place

Date | Time: Sunday 8 December, 5.30 - 7.00pm (arrival from 5pm)
Cost: Adult £10, Child £8, booking required

Join us for a festive screening of The Muppets' Christmas Carol in the perfect setting our Victorian street, Lark Hill Place. Be sure to wrap up warm and bring plenty of winter cheer as Lark Hill Place can get very cold during the winter! Start your Christmas with the whole family and a truly unique Christmas experience.

Film Rating U, all children's tickets include a drink and snack.

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Breakfast with Father Christmas

Date | Time: Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 December, 9.00 - 11.00am
Cost: Adult £8, Child £12, booking required

Christmas has arrived at Lark Hill Place, and Father Christmas is paying us a very special morning visit! On Saturday and Sunday we're opening out doors early to some very special guests for a morning filled with crafts, food and a meeting with the big man himself!

Recommended for ages 5+, price includes a continental breakfast, a craft and a present from Father Christmas.

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Monton Voices

Date | Time: Sunday 15 December, 1.30 - 3.30pm
Cost: FREE, no booking required

A Salford Museum & Art Gallery institution, Monton Voices return to give us their choral renditions of well loved Christmas carols in the surrounds of the Victorian Gallery. It's the perfect way for the whole family to get into the Christmas spirit.


 

Festive Afternoon Tea

Date | Time: Available from Monday 2 to Friday 20 December
Cost: £12.95 per person or £17.95 with Prosecco

Get into the festive spirit and indulge with an assortment of sandwiches and cakes. Enjoy tea or coffee and a delicious selection of sandwiches with festive fillings followed by scones and a trio of Christmas-inspired cakes. Vegetarian options also available.

To reserve a table call 0161 778 0806.


By Hand Gift Voucher

Available online or buy within Salford Museum & Art Gallery
Cost: £10

Treat yourself or a loved one with one of our By Hand gift vouchers. Purchase original artwork, beautiful handmade jewellery, limited edition prints and locally made crafts from our By Hand Gallery.

Buy online or at Salford Museum & Art Gallery.

Music and Performing Arts Service (MAPAS)

MAPAS ChristmasMAPAS Christmas Concerts

Monday 2 and Tuesday 3 December, 6.30pm - St Pauls C of E Church
Thursday 5 December, 6.30pm - Moorside High School Performance Hall
£5 per adult | £3 concessions | FREE for under 5s, no booking required

The MAPAS Arts Centre Christmas Showcase Concerts for 2019 will display the talents of over 20 of our ensembles as they perform the material they have been preparing throughout the autumn term. Expect a sprinkling of MAPAS Christmas magic at each performance too! 

No pre-booking required, tickets available on the door. 


MAPAS Carols and Choirs

Date | Time: Tuesday 10 December, 6.30pm
Cost: FREE, no booking required
Venue: St Peter's Church, Swinton

A festive event run by MAPAS for Salford's school choirs. Primary and secondary children gather to perform individual and massed items along with seasonal readings. A wonderful way to celebrate the Christmas season!

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Festive Afternoon Tea at Salford Museum & Art GalleryFestive Afternoon Tea at Salford Museum & Art Gallery

£12.95 per person or £17.95 per person with Prosecco

Get into the festive spirit and indulge with an assortment of sandwiches and cakes. Enjoy tea or coffee and a delicious selection of sandwiches with festive fillings followed by scones and a trio of Christmas-inspired cakes. Vegetarian options also available.

To reserve a table please call Salford Museum & Art Gallery on 0161 778 0806.