december, 2023

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Horrible Christmas

Event Details

From Victorian villains to Medieval monks, Horrible Christmas is a hair-raising adventure through the history of Christmas.

When: December 29 (other UK dates available). 2pm and 4.30pm

Where: Barbican Centre

Age: 4 plus

Ticket price: From £16.50. Excludes £4 booking fee.

Duration: Approximately 70 minutes, including a 20-minute interval

Find out more and book here

Photo credit: Ian Tilton

More information from organisers:

When Christmas comes under threat from a jolly man dressed in red, it’s up to one young courageous boy to save the day – but can he save Christmas?

When you think of the festive season, many things usually come to mind – family, joy, goodwill, presents – but how about Oliver Cromwell (fact)? Or Henry VIII (fact)?  A Horrible Histories take on Christmas means only one thing – something Horrible, for both the kids and parents alike to love. Whilst the audience will be treated to sing-a-longs and a bit of ‘behind you’, do not expect the usual Christmas panto.

So go on a hair-raising adventure through the history of Christmas in the company of Charles Dickens,
Oliver Cromwell, King Henry VIII and St Nicholas as they all join forces to save the festive season.

Please note this performance contains haze and some strobe effect lighting.

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