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Christmas Carol programme

The Refuge Christmas Carol Programme

For the festive season our gift to you is four weeks of festive fun-filled happenings! This includes pop-ups, workshops, arts and crafts, visits from Santa and a fantastic DJ line-up.

This year we also present ‘TV At Ours’ – a chance to enjoy the best of festive TV our heated teepees on the Waterhouse Way Winter Wonderland – and in true Christmas style there will be tins of toffees to rummage through!

Christmas Carol programme

Every Friday and Saturday: Winter Wonderland weekend terrace parties
Every Tuesday to Saturday: DJs in the Public Bar

Thursday 28 November

A Refuge Christmas Carol launch party from 5pm
Members of the Family Gorgeous serving festive nibbles and tipples
Dr Sid’s Honey Cooler
Our Kids Social: Christmas card lino printing
Special guest town crier to ring in proceedings
Christmas wreath making with Bloom HQ
and loads more!

Saturday 30 November and Sunday 1 December

30 November: live performance by The Sunday Boys and special guest town crier, Ben Brown of Manchester’s Finest
1 December: Playhouse Project Family Rave: get tickets on Skiddle

Friday 6 December to Sunday 8 December

Town criers on Friday and Saturday
7 December: live performance by Manchester Vocal Ensemble and Our Kids Social Christmas arts and crafts
8 December: a visit from Father Christmas

Thursday 12 December

Wreath making with Bloom HQ: from 5.30-7.30pm – get tickets here
There is also an additional Christmas wreath making class on Saturday 14 December at 2pm – get tickets here

Friday 13 December to Sunday 15 December

13 December: Guest town crier, Jamie Scahill (MCR Union Lager/Skiddle)
14 December: Action Against Hunger charity present wrap, and wreath making with Bloom HQ – get tickets here
15 December: Our Kids Social Christmas arts and crafts, and a visit from Father Christmas

Friday 20 December and Saturday 21 December

20 December: town crier appearance, Manchester Glee performance
21 December: Action Against Hunger charity present wrap