Posted by Samantha Hicks on 02 Dec 2021

Wow, December already! If you’ve left it a bit late to book some family festive activities over the coming weeks then worry not as we have put together a short list. of some local ones for you to enjoy below:

Festive Light Trail @ Hobbledown

Festive Light Trail opens at 4.30pm most days 3rd December – 3rd January. Get the chance to explore the world of Hobblers after dark! They also have friendly reindeers to meet for extra christmas fun.

Dear Santa @ The Esher Theatre

If it’s more solid entertainment you’re after then Dear Santa is running all week next week at The Esher Theatre with Family tickets available for £60. Based on the well-loved Dear Zoo book it’s sure to delight little ones!

The Nutcracker @ The Esher Theatre

This show will provide Christmas ballet for all the family, performed by young adults with the outstanding choreography of Debby Tomlinson, sit back and be taken away into this magical world.


Santa’s Best Christmas ever @ The Epsom Playhouse

Last year’s show sold out so be quick as ‘Santa’s Best Christmas Ever’ runs from Saturday 4th December – Christmas Eve at The Epsom Playhouse. It promises to be a festive, musical, interactive adventure and as an added bonus – every child recieves a gift! (£12.25 family ticket per person).

Beauty and the Beast @ The Epsom Playhouse

He’s behind you! This year’s traditonal panto offering is Beauty & The Beast. This tale as old as time has been transformed into an extravaganza of comedy, laughter, singing, dancing and a beautiful love story waiting to be told! 11th December – 3rd January (£19.25 family ticket per person)

The Horton Epsom

Our brand new cultural hub is opening with a bang with ‘The Elf Factory’ a fun, family-friendly show with lots of aerial circus, guarenteed to get little mind and bodies whirring and twirling. Uniquely, after the show children will be able to interact with the factory, playng with it’s moving cogs and magical contraptions. 19th – 29th December. (Family tickets cost £55)

I hope this blog has given you some ideas to keep your family entertained this December do check out Fran’s Christmas Edit blog for more events here.

Enjoy making the special memories. Merry Christmas!

Sam xx

Samantha Hicks
Samantha Hicks is an Epsom based writer and mum of two who has contributed to a number of online publications and also managed several social media pages for local information Facebook pages. She can be found at various soft plays and toddler groups in the area and is constantly on the lookout for new activities to keep her small people entertained!

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