Giant Big Top to host nine days of Christmas events in Hale Barns

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A giant heated Big Top is to host nine days of community focused events this Christmas – in the grounds of the Bulls Head in Hale Barns.

The new initiative, which will run from December 10th to December 18th, will host a Christmas Market, community carols, concerts and a winter version of the annual Hale Barns Carnival.

The nine-day spectacular will feature:

Friday 10th December – Local Radio DJ Darren Proctor will bring his ultimate party night experience back with Darren Proctor’s Grown Up Disco. 7pm | Tickets: £15.

Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th December – The Big Top will host the Hale Barns Christmas Market, featuring local food outlets, shopping, bars, celebrity appearances, live music and a Santa’s Grotto. It’s from 12-7pm both days and is free entry.

Tuesday 14th December – Come together with the community for the annual Carols For Charity event. Free entry (7-9pm).

Wednesday 15th December – Motown comes to the Big Top with the award-winning Tameka Jackson as Diana Ross, performing all of the biggest and best Supremes and Diana Ross hits live. 7pm | Tickets £20 – buy here.

Tameka Jackson will be returning as Diana Ross

Thursday 16th December – Classical crossover duo Forever Tenors return to Hale Barns after supporting Russell Watson at this year’s Hale Barns Carnival, with their own musical arrangements fusing a range of musical styles from classical to pop. 7.30pm / Tickets £20 – buy here.

Saturday 18th December – The headline event in the tent is the The Hale Barns Carnival – Winter Edition, featuring an alpine foodie village alongside apres-ski-style DJ sets and a headline concert by disco legends Odyssey, who headlined the Hale Barns Carnival back in 2017. From 5pm | Tickets £20 – buy here.

Disco legends Odyssey will be back in Hale Barns this Christmas

Lead singer Steven Collazo said: “We are so excited to be coming back to Hale Barns this Christmas, you guys are always crazy fun and we can’t wait to party with y’all again in beautiful Hale Barns and bring the party!”

Organiser Max Eden added: “We are thrilled to be able to stage a winter version of our Carnival this year in the Festive Big Top at The Bulls Head. We’re looking forward to bringing a Covid-safe event full of fun and entertainment for all the community to enjoy.”

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