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From museum exhibitions perfect for inquisitive little minds to our hugely popular events like Mela and Christmas, Middlesbrough offers all the family fun you could want.

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National Saturday Club at MIMA

30th October 2021 - 25th June 2022

National Saturday Club at MIMA

MIMA

For 13 – 16 year old creatives!  MIMA is now part of the National Saturday Club!

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Stained Glass Workshop

28th November 2021 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Stained Glass Workshop

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Learn how to make magical stained glass Christmas decorations

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Big Festive Day Out

28th November 2021 - 11:00am - 6:00pm

Big Festive Day Out

A Magical Middlesbrough Christmas spectacular featuring the parade, Christmas lights switch on, festive films and so much more!

Christmas parade and switch-on

28th November 2021 - 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Christmas parade and switch-on

Town centre

A Magical Middlesbrough day for all the family to enjoy as the town centre is filled with festive joy.

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Nightfall

2nd December 2021 - 5th December 2021

Nightfall

Stewart Park

A spectacular night time event under the stars

A feast of colour for all the family to end the year.
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Peter Pan

3rd December 2021 - 31st December 2021

Peter Pan

Middlesbrough Theatre

Pantomime season is back and this year you can fly away to Neverland for a swashbuckling festive family adventure!

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Festive Farm

4th December 2021 - 24th December 2021

Festive Farm

Newham Grange Farm

Santa's elves have transformed Newham Grange Farm into a winter wonderland packed with festive fun

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Santa’s Grotto at Newham Grange Farm

4th December 2021 - 24th December 2021

Santa’s Grotto at Newham Grange Farm

Newham Grange Farm

Santa is ready to meet all the good boys and girls in his magical grotto.

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Christmas Afternoon Tea

4th December 2021 - 24th December 2021

Christmas Afternoon Tea

Newham Grange Farm

Make your visit to Newham Grange Festive Farm even better by booking in for a cosy afternoon tea

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Virtual Reality Santa’s Sleigh

4th December 2021 - 31st December 2021

Virtual Reality Santa’s Sleigh

Dorman Museum

Explore Santa's secret headquarters full of Christmas magic on the amazing virtual reality Santa's Sleigh

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The Big Sing

4th December 2021 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

The Big Sing

From a very 80s Christmas to all your funky festive favourites, wrap up warm and join in the Big Sing

Ali Brownlee Social Club vs Swansea

4th December 2021 - 12:00pm - 2:30pm

Ali Brownlee Social Club vs Swansea

Base Camp

Fans are back at The Riverside! Join the Ali Brownlee Social Club ahead of Boro’s clash with Swansea.

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Classical Café

5th December 2021 - 3:00pm - 8:00pm

Classical Café

Middlesbrough Town Hall

Classical Café is a chance to experience classical music in a more relaxed, informal setting.

Teesside University Vintage Kilo Sale

6th December 2021 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Teesside University Vintage Kilo Sale

Teesside University Students Union

Vintage Vera are excited to announce that they will be back at Teesside University Student's Union for their amazing vintage sale!

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It’s A Wonderful Life Screening

8th December 2021 - 7:00am - 11:00pm

It’s A Wonderful Life Screening

Base Camp

Base Camp Cinema present a screening of the classic Christmas film, It's A Wonderful Life

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Wow Said the Owl

8th December 2021 - 27th February 2022

Wow Said the Owl

Dorman Museum

A colourful and interactive exhibition based on the bestselling book for children under 5

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Late Night Christmas Shopping Party

9th December 2021 - 4:30pm - 7:00pm

Late Night Christmas Shopping Party

Grab a mulled wine and enjoy live music around Middlesbrough town centre as you shop

The Big Sing Take Two

11th December 2021 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

The Big Sing Take Two

The Big Sing is back for another round. Wrap up warm and join in the singing fun

Christmas Extravaganza Weekend

11th December 2021 - 12th December 2021

Christmas Extravaganza Weekend

Dorman Museum

A weekend packed full of festive fun at the Dorman Museum.

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Vintage Vera

12th December 2021 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Vintage Vera

Base Camp

Shop the Base Camp way with vegan & veggie street food, DJs & cocktails. 10am-4pm (please note early closing as we have a gig tonight)

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Base Camp Christmas Market

12th December 2021 - 10th December 2021

Base Camp Christmas Market

Base Camp

Purchase gifts and sweet treats from local makers at the Base Camp Christmas Market

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Club Groovy: Magical Sparklefest

12th December 2021 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Club Groovy: Magical Sparklefest

Middlesbrough Town Hall

Join Club Groovy for a fantastically festive end to the season at their Magical Sparklefest Christmas party

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Christmas family fun for after school

16th December 2021 - 4:00pm - 6:30pm

Christmas family fun for after school

Enjoy a fab family afternoon out after school in our Christmas extravaganza!

Orange Pip Market Christmas Edition

18th December 2021 - 11:00am - 6:00pm

Orange Pip Market Christmas Edition

Middlesbrough Town Hall

Orange Pip is back for Christmas with another fabulous day of festive fun in Middlesbrough Town Hall

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A Winter’s Tail

20th December 2021 - 22nd December 2021

A Winter’s Tail

Middlesbrough Town Hall

Meet Felix & his Grandma in their home we call Middlesbrough Town Hall this Christmas!

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The Magical Music of Harry Potter

13th April 2022 - 22nd April 2022

The Magical Music of Harry Potter

Middlesbrough Town Hall

A magical musical journey through Harry Potter with jaw-dropping visual and magical effects

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Fireman Sam Saves the Circus

18th June 2022 - 12:00am - 12:00am

Fireman Sam Saves the Circus

Middlesbrough Town Hall

Come along to Pontypandy and watch the adventures unfold in an action-packed show

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