School Holidays 2021 Wakefield

Pantomimes & Festive Shows

Christmas pantomimes. pantos and festive theatre shows in Wakefield, Pontefract & Castleford

Things to do, places to go & days out with the kids in Christmas Holidays 2021

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21st – 23rd December 2021


The absolutely fantastic ikptheatre will be calling in the last few days before Christmas with their unique and hilarious version of Sleeping Beauty.


Only 3 dates available for this little Gem. 21st/22nd/23rd December.

Performances at 11am, 2.30pm and 6pm.

All undercover, with a huge fire to keep you warm.

Fabulous entertainment, fine food and plenty of Christmas cheer at the Bar. Table service is available. Bookings for tables are live now!




Swillington Organic Farm, Coach Road, Leeds LS26 8QA

07730 496203
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Alfie the Elf’s Christmas Rescue at Lawrence Batley Theatre

17th – 24th December 2021

Join Alfie for this live, 45 minute, socially distanced performance as he brings his fabulous stories to life, cracks jokes and tells us all how Christmas really works in Santa’s workshop.

Alfie the Elf’s Christmas Rescue is a wonderful yuletide treat for primary school aged children and their families, guaranteed to make this Christmas truly magical.

Lawrence Batley Theatre, Queen’s Square, Queen Street, Huddersfield, HD1 2SP. Tel:  01484 430 528

Carriage Works, Leeds


Friday 26th November 2021 – Saturday 9th January 2022


Follow Aladdin on the journey of a lifetime as he soars through the skies in his quest for fortune and true love. Don’t miss this GENIE-us production full of singalong tunes, spectacular dance routines, dazzling costumes and laugh-out-loud jokes guaranteed to have you rolling in the aisles, whether you’re three… or ninety-three!


The Lost Present… A Christmas Adventure

Sunday 19th – Friday 31st December 2021


It’s Christmas Eve, and having tumbled to earth through the night sky, Elva sets out on a journey to find her best friend – a little girl she hasn’t even met yet. Has the lost present got what it takes to find her way through the cold winter night? Will she arrive in time for Christmas morning? Will Elva be everything the little girl wished for?

Suitable for children aged 2-7 years


3 Millennium Square, Leeds, LS2 3AD

CAST, Doncaster – Aladdin

Friday 26th November – Friday 31st December 2021


Take to the skies with Aladdin as he seeks out his future and gets himself into lots of mischief and mayhem along the way!


Waterdale, Doncaster, DN1 3BU

CAST, Doncaster – Snow Mouse

7th – 19th December 2021


An enchanting winter’s tale for the very young. Winter has arrived and the woods are covered in white. A child hurries to put on their winter clothes so they can run outside and play in a sparkly new world.

Come and join the two new friends on their adventures in a magical forest full of play, puppetry and music.

For ages: 18 months – 4 years


Waterdale, Doncaster, DN1 3BU

Lawrence Batley Theatre – Robin Hood

Friday 3rd December 2021 – Sunday 2nd January 2022


Robin Hood is set to hit the mark with all the mischief and musical hilarity we come to expect from pantomime at the Lawrence Batley Theatre.


Lawrence Batley Theatre, Queen’s Square, Queen Street, Huddersfield, HD1 2SP. Tel:  01484 430 528

Leeds City Varieties

Beauty & the Beast – The Rock n Roll Panto

Friday 26th November 2021 – Thursday 9th January 2022


A mixture of the traditional story, audience participation, funny gags and classic rock tunes!

Not recommended for under 4 years old – loud live music, smoke effects, flashing lights, loud bangs


Swan Street, Leeds, LS1 6LW

Leeds Playhouse – Wendy & Peter Pan

24th November 2021 – 22nd January 2022


Come with us to Neverland this Christmaas Wendy takes centre stage at Leeds Playhouse in magical retelling of the JM Barrie classic Peter Pan. 

Venue: Quarry Theatre

Age Guidance: 7+ years


Playhouse Square, Leeds, LS2 7UP

Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield – Sleeping Beauty

Friday 3rd December 2021 – Monday 3rd January 2022


Sleeping Beauty promises to be the pantomime of your dreams, with lavish sets, hilarious jokes and fun for the whole family, starring comedy great Janine Duvitski (Benidorm)!


0114 249 6000

55 Norfolk St, Sheffield City Centre, Sheffield S1 1DA


Ossett Town Hall – Dick Whittington

26th – 29th January 2022


Priory Players are so pleased to be back in January 2022 with a traditional pantomime which follows the story of Dick Whittington, his cat and his rise to fame in London.

Tickets from here


Market Place, Ossett, WF5 8BE

Sleeping Beauty at The Academy Theatre

3rd December 2021 – 5th January 2022

Join us for our Magical Family Pantomime, ‘Sleeping Beauty’ this Christmas.  Music, magic and laughs galore in this classic fairytale adventure.

311 Sheffield Road, Birdwell, Barnsley, South Yorkshire. S70 5TU.  Tel:01226 744442

The Civic, Barnsley – Pinocchio

17th – 24th December 2021


Join us this Christmas for a fresh take on the classic Pinocchio story. Three very funny men seek refuge in a grand but abandoned old house where they gather around an extraordinary dining table that becomes their playground. Grandfather, Father and Son tell tales of growing up and it turns out one of them used to be Pinocchio – he’s had quite a life!


01226 327000

Hanson Street, Barnsley S70 2HZ

The Lamproom Theatre – Dick Whittington

Saturday 4th December 2021 – Sunday 2nd January 2022


It’s that time of year again (oh no it isn’t!) to think about Christmas and a good, old fashioned pantomime full of family fun.

This year, the celebrated panto hosted by Barnsley Lamproom Theatre takes us on the journey of one man and his cat – the folklore tale of Dick Whittington and his purrr-fect feline friend.


Lamproom Theatre, Westgate, Barnsley, S70 2DX

Wakefield Little Theatre – Whatever Happened to Santa Claus?

Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th December 2021



The Cluntergate Centre, Cluntergate, Horbury, Wakefield WF4 5DA

Wakefield Theatre Royal – Beauty & the Beast

Thursday 18th November 2021 – Monday 3rd January 2022


Join us for this magical tale of Beauty & the Beast. It could be beautiful; it may get beastly – but one things for sure, it will have the cheesiest jokes in town!


01924 211311

Drury Lane, Wakefield WF1 2TE