Twixmas; that time of year between the big day and New Year. It’s usually a little sleepy, but we recommend that you get out and about and enjoy everything Cheshire has on offer. If you fancy more than cooking leftovers and watching Christmas TV, there’s more than enough to keep you entertained this Twixmas. From glittering light trails to spectacular shows why not make your Twixmas one to remember this year?


12 Days of Quarry Bank Christmas 


Spend time outdoors exploring the winter landscape on the 12 days of Quarry Bank Christmas trail. This interactive trail is perfect for the whole family, find the 12 scenes from the festive song and fill in your song sheet for a chance to win a hamper full of Quarry Bank treats. Pick up your trail sheets for £2 from the Visitor Reception and begin your adventure.  


Make sure to see a pantomime 
 

Little Red

Twixmas could be the perfect time for a panto and there are many amazing shows to choose from this year. Sparkle, spectacle and a Sleeping Beauty! comes to the Brindley starring Scarlett from RuPaul’s Drag Race as Fairy Sparkle, alongside Brindley panto favourites. 

Cinderella comes to Crewe! Don’t miss this hilarious production, filled with music and dancing that will be sure to have you singing along with the star-studded cast. You can also catch Cinderella at Storyhouse, packed with pop favourites and overflowing with magical moments, this enchanting family-friendly show promises to send you home with a smile on your face and joy in your heart.

And many more including Little Red at Ellesmere Port, Beauty and The Beast in Northwich and Peter Pan in Llandudno.  


There’s still time to see the lights... 
 

Christmas at Bolesworth

If you haven’t had the chance to catch one of Cheshire’s spectacular light trails do so this Twixmas. Marvel at the festive spectacles across the county with events including Land of Lights at Gulliver’s World, Christmas at Dunham Massey, Lanterns and Light at Chester Zoo and Christmas at Bolesworth


Step into a magical Christmas Mansion 
 

Tatton Park Mansion

Venture down the rabbit hole this Twixmas and discover the magical world of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland. As Tatton Park’s Mansion is transformed into the magical world of Alice in Wonderland, follow in her footsteps wondering through the Duchess’ Garden, the Queen of Hearts’ grand palace and the amazing Magic Forest. Enjoy the illuminated displays and be entertained by your favourite characters.  


Spend Twixmas at Gulliver’s World 
 

Twixmas at Gulliver's World Resort

Enjoy a family day out at Gulliver’s World with experiences including Christmas rides and attractions, a North Pole Express Experience and a pantomime show with a meal. Choose the perfect day out for you and your family. 


An intergalactic Twixmas at Jodrell Bank 
 

Jodrell Bank

Head to Jodrell Bank to marvel at the intricacies of the night sky, with Dr Anthony Holloway’s exhibition. Showcasing his collection Visions of the Night Skywhich reveal unique and detailed views of our amazing galaxy.  


Indulge with Afternoon Tea 


Queen of Hearts Festive Afternoon Tea, Tatton ParkSpoil yourself and friends or family with festive afternoon teas offered at various locations each boasting a unique - yet tasty - experience. With a showstopping Champagne Afternoon Tea at Cottons Hotel and Spa in Knutsford, indulge in luxury cakes and sandwiches crafted by an award-winning team of chefs. Or experience an Afternoon Tea fit for the Queen of Hearts herself at Tatton Park, where the Gardener’s Cottage tearoom has been transformed to set the scene for an Alice in Wonderland themed afternoon tea. Offering a special seasonal menu of sandwiches, cakes and other delicacies.  

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