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What's on in Cheshire during January 2020

PUBLISHED: 09:00 27 December 2019 | UPDATED: 11:44 27 December 2019

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Our guide to the best events in and around Cheshire this month

THEATRE AND DANCE

3rd-12th 

Cinderella 

A much-loved favourite, this  pantomime tells the tale of a young girl who meets her prince at a glittering ball but leaves behind a glass slipper. 

Parr Hall, Warrington, parrhall.culturewarrington.org/whats-on/cinderella/

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8th-9th 

Hamlet 

Following the success of their adaptation at Chester's Storyhouse, Chalice Productions will be bringing Shakespeare's tragic tale of treachery, mistrust, lost love and lust spectacularly to life once more. 

The Lowry, Salford, thelowry.com

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11th 

Some Guys Have All the Luck 

A theatrical production that celebrates the career of Rod Stewart. Featuring Stewart's hits Maggie May, Baby Jane and many others, depicting the journey from street busker to international superstar. 

Crewe Lyceum, Crewe, crewelyceum.co.uk 

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21st 

Ellen Kent's La Boheme 

La Bohème is seen as one of the most romantic operas ever written. It tells the tragic tale of the doomed, consumptive Mimi and her love for a penniless writer with a set that reflects the Bohemian art of the period. Keep an eye out for Muzetta's dog making an appearance.

Palace Theatre, Manchester, atgtickets.com 

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21st 

Dirty Dusting 

Starring Crissy Rock (Benidorm, I'm a Celebrity), Leah Bell, Dolores Porretta and Andrew Green, this feel-good comedy is about three senior cleaning ladies who embark on a brand new business - a telephone sex line. Prepare for hilarity. 

The Brindley Theatre, Runcorn, thebrindley.org.uk

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21st-25th 

Band of Gold 

The first stage adaption of Kay Mellor's multi award-winning ITV crime drama hits the stage this month, telling the story of a group of women who battle to survive whilst working in a notorious red-light district. 

The Lowry, Salford, thelowry.com 

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24th 

Greatest Showman Tribute Night 

Enjoy an evening celebrating the music and theatre of this popular production. It's £38pp and will be served with a cocktail on arrival and a three-course meal. 

Cottons Hotel and Spa, Knutsford, cottonshotel.co.uk 

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25th-26th 

Strictly Come Dancing - The Live Tour 2020

Winner of Strictly 2018, Stacey Dooley is the host of this popular tour and will be joined on stage by a selection of celebrities and professional dancers from the much-lauded 17th series of the award-winning BBC show. Expect all the jazz, colour and sparkle seen on TV. 

Manchester Arena, Manchester, Manchester-arena.com 

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MUSIC AND CONCERTS

1st 

New Year's Day Viennese Gala 

Start 2020 in style with the annual Viennese Gala. Beat the winter blues and let the music transport you to the beautiful city of Vienna. Soprano Jenni Bern joins Manchester Camerata for this wonderful New Year's Day celebration. The programme includes: J Strauss II Overture to Die Fledermaus and Czardas; Joseph Strauss & J Strauss II Pizzicato Polka; Sibelius' Valse Triste and the timeless J Strauss II Blue Danube Waltz.

The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, bridgewater-hall.co.uk

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4th-5th 

An Evening with the Big Beat 

Cast aside the January blues with The Big Beat and a night of live music from this locally- renowned band as they perform a selection of popular classics and contemporary hits. 

Grosvenor Pulford Hotel, Pulford, 01244 570560

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11th 

Concert by Jennifer Pike and Martin Roscoe 

The internationally acclaimed violinist, Jennifer Pike, is renowned for her unique artistry and compelling insight from the Baroque to the present day. Pianist Martin Roscoe is one of the UK's best loved performers and will be performing much-loved classical music. 

Holmes Chapel Leisure Centre, Holmes Chapel, themusicsociety.org.uk 

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17th 

The Sounds of Simon

A tribute to the wonderful music of Simon and Garfunkel. The Old Friends Duo tour is how the songs are meant to be: just two voices and one guitar. This is the music of Simon and Garfunkel up close and intimate.

The Brindley, Runcorn, thebrindley.org.uk 

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24th 

John Lennon Tribute UK

Tribute band Lennon Retrospective aims to take audiences on a journey through John Lennon's best loved songs, starting with his solo work and ending in The Beatles' classics. 

Brindley Theatre, Runcorn, johnlennontribute.com

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24th 

Fast Love: A Tribute to George Michael 

Relive the talent of the much- loved global superstar with this tribute show. Packed with crowd-pleasing anthems from the favourite Wham! classics and ending with the chart-topping success of his album, Faith. 

Parr Hall, Warrington, parrhall.culturewarrington.org/whats-on/fastlove

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25th 

Lost in Music 

Celebrate the golden age of disco and relive some of the greatest songs from artists such as Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor, Earth, Wind & Fire, Sister Sledge and Chic.

This show boasts a live band, talented cast and stunning vocals and is sure to have you dancing.

The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, bridgewater-hall.co.uk

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COUNTY DAYS OUT 

10th-12th 

Galloway Antiques Fair 

Antiques and fine art dealers from across the UK will be selling a wonderful array of antiques, fine art and decorative items. Visitors can expect to find antique town and country furniture, silver, porcelain and pottery, antique and vintage jewellery, bronze sculpture and glass, together with oriental antiques, rugs and carpets, antiquarian maps and prints, to suit all tastes and pockets with prices ranging from £30 - £30,000.

Tatton Park, Knutsford, gallowayfairs.co.uk 

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11th-12th 

Wedding Showcase 

If you're in the process of planning your wedding, go along to this wedding showcase with some popular suppliers to help organise and inspire your day. There will be a cocktail on arrival and canapés provided. 

Cottons Hotel and Spa, Knutsford, cottonshotel.co.uk 

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18th 

Frosty 5k 

Introducing a new winter-themed family fun run in aid of the charity The Joshua Tree. Dust off the Christmas cobwebs and get fit for the New Year in this Frosty 5K with fun snowy elements. 

Marbury Country Park, Northwich, thejoshuatree.org.uk/events/frosty5k/

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19th 

Quilters Exhibition & Fabric Sale 

An exhibition of textile artists will be on show in Nantwich including 'Then and Now' by textile artist Sue Warburton which represents her creative journey in quilts. 

Nantwich Civic Hall, Nantwich, nantwichfabricsale.com 

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25th 

The Battle of Nantwich 

For over 40 years the faithful troops of The Sealed Knot have gathered in the historic town of Nantwich, Cheshire to re-enact the bloody battle that took place in 1644, marking the end of the siege of the town during the English Civil War. A small team of volunteers co-ordinate the re-enactment. 

Nantwich Town Centre, Nantwich, battleofnantwich.org

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25th 

Night Run 

Whether you're a seasoned runner, new to running or a family looking for an adventure, this night run in Lyme Park is ideal for you. Explore the park after dark and help raise funds for the ongoing conservation work. 

Lyme, Stockport, nationaltrust.org.uk 

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26th 

Treacle Market 

Taking place on the last Sunday of the month, the lovely town of Macclesfield plays host to 160 stalls of unique crafts, locally produced artisan food and vintage finds. 

Market Place, Macclesfield, treaclemarket.co.uk 

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