Christmas at the Colosseum

VENUE: Watford Colosseum
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We have a thrilling program of events here at Watford Colosseum for the festive season 2018. There is something for everyone, whether you are travelling here by road, rail or sleigh!

We are kicking the Christmas season off on 22 November as we welcome The Overtones who will be opening their Christmas Tour here at Watford Colosseum. Known for sensational flat-out singing with timeless appeal The Overtones are the UK’s number one vocal harmony group. If music is your bag, but you’re more of the hands on type, then why not join the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain for their play along show on 28 November, there is certain to be plenty of midwinter mischief! Or for something more traditional why not book to see Watford Philharmonic Society’s Christmas Cracker on 12 December.

To celebrate the season in style gather a group of family, friends or work colleagues and get ready to dance the night away at one our amazing Christmas Party nights! We’ll provide all the glitz, glamour and fun needed to make this a spectacular celebration you won’t forget!

Families are spoilt this Christmas at the Colosseum, as Santa Claus and the Magical Christmas Journey runs for the entire month of December. Not only will you be whisked on a theatrical adventure with songs and stories, there will be chance to meet Santa at the end of the show. No Christmas is complete without The Snowman, so why not join us for an immersive experience. This heart-warming tale will be screened with a live orchestra on 17 December. Celebrating 40 years since it’s publication, this BAFTA winning classic, featuring the song “Walking in the Air”, is a cinematic gem. The screening will even be preceded by an introduction to the orchestral instruments by Orpheus Sinfonia.

Don’t miss our Rudolph Rave on 16 December. With a DJ on the decks, glow sticks, gallons of glitter, a spectacular laser-light display and a licensed bar for the big kids, this family-friendly party afternoon will make Christmas 2018 truly unforgettable!

For dance lovers, Ballet Theatre UK return to Watford Colosseum on 22 and 23 December with The Sleeping Beauty. Set to Tchaikovsky’s glorious music with stunning classical choreography, by Artistic Director Christopher Moore, to reawaken the magic of the world’s favourite fairy tale. For those who prefer to be part of the dancing action, Tropicana Night returns, this time we’re calling all 80s loving sassy Santas to the dance floor! There will be plenty of Mistletoe and Wine, and lots of Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree on Saturday 15 December!

If you’re looking for something to warm you up in the colder months, we present an evening full of gorgeous male entertainment, a cheeky drag queen, a devilish cocktail on arrival and a scrumptious three-course meal, set to tantalise all your senses! Pop Ladies Night in your diaries for Wednesday 19 December – warning this show may contain chestnuts!

Lovely jubbly, our Only Fools and Three Courses- Christmas Special combines fine food and Comedy action. For an alternative festive meal out, join us on Tuesday 11 December, it’s sure to be the dining event of the year as Marlene & Boyce host Christmas dinner! Expect a big fun night out in a friendly party atmosphere with some of the finest comedy actors in the land, professionally produced to the highest standards with your enjoyment at the top of the menu.

And once December is through, see in the New Year with the Colosseum Countdown to 2019! Another chance for you to gather your nearest and dearest, and let us show you the ultimate New Year’s Eve party night! Enjoy a fantastic, celebratory three-course dinner followed by tea, coffee and mints. With entertainment from our live 8-piece band The Soul Enforcement Bureau and fabulous DJ, you’ll be dancing all the way through into the new year.