Saturday 2nd Dec 2017 and Sunday 3rd Dec 2017 & then the following three weekends – Meet Father Christmas at Quarry Bank.

Wishlists at the ready! Join in with a special half-hour session of festive activities, including a private family visit to Father Christmas and a gift. Come along to this special festive Father Christmas event with storytelling, games and crafts.  This event is suitable for children up to 10 years. Please purchase a ticket for each child. Adults are free.

BOOKING ESSENTIAL – Call 03442 491895 to book. Please purchase a ticket for each child.

Tuesday 5th December 2017 – Christmas Fest in Poynton

The annual event held in the evening on Park Lane, Poynton. The 11th annual Christmas Fest this year will be on Tuesday 5th December between 7pm and 9pm.  During this time Park Lane will be closed.

Many of the shops on Park Lane will be open late and the bars and restaurants will be open as usual.  There will be BBQ’s and festive food and drink.  With stalls, live entertainment, street performers, community carols and the firework display at 8.00pm

Father Christmas will also be visiting with Poynton Round Table.

Poynton Methodist Church will also be hosting its annual Craft Market in the pre school with the addition of a Christmas Tree Festival in the Church where up to 20 trees will be decorated by local groups or organisations in keeping with the theme of Christmas Carols or characters from the Nativity.

This is a fun packed evening for everyone to enjoy.

Saturday 9th December – Matt Buckingham author event at Poynton Library

On Saturday 9 December at 11.00am, Matt Buckingham, author and illustrator of the Bright Stanley books, will be visiting. This is a free event. Suitable for children aged 4-7 years.

Thursday 14th December and Thursday 21st December – Christmas Rhymetimes at Poynton Library

Join the team on Thursday 14 December at 10.30am for a festive rhymetime with their Christmas elves! Then, on Thursday 21 December at 10.30am they have seasonal rhymes and songs with special guest, Mr Bookstart Bear.

Friday 15th December – Christmas bedtime stories at Poynton Library

On Friday 15 December at 6.00pm they have an evening of seasonal bedtime stories. Free; so no need to book. Wear your pyjamas, nightgown or Christmas colours.

 Sunday 17th December – RBL Concert Band Christmas Concert in Poynton

Poynton Royal British Legion Concert Band will present its annual Family Christmas Concert, together with “Just Sing” Choir, at Poynton Civic Hall 2.00pm on Sunday 17th December. This popular Concert is usually a sell-out and tickets go fast so book early to avoid disappointment.

The Band is busy rehearsing new Christmas pieces as well as the traditional classics, including “Christmas Festival” and “Sleigh Ride”. Also, back by popular demand from our younger audience are “Highlights from Frozen”.

With songs and Christmas Carols from the Choir and lots of audience participation, this is guaranteed great entertainment for the whole family. Enjoy complimentary mulled wine, tea, coffee and mince pies and join in the raffle during the interval with lots of prizes.

Tickets £7.50 (under 16’s accompanied by an adult FREE) can be reserved (collect and pay at door) by emailing prbl.band@ntlworld.com or phoning (01625) 876865.