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  1. Add Bloom at Chester Zoo to your Itinerary

    Bloom at Chester Zoo

    Upton, Chester

    Join Chester Zoo for a celebration of gardens, birds and UK wildlife this spring.

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  2. Add Gloriumptious Christmas Mansion to your Itinerary

    Gloriumptious Christmas Mansion

    Knutsford

    Step in to the Christmas mansion and into Roald Dahl’s magical world.

  3. Add Chitty Chitty Bang Bang to your Itinerary

    Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

    Salford

    One of the world’s favourite musicals, Chitty Chitty, Bang Bang will have audiences of all ages flying high with its mixture of madness, intrigue and exuberance.

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  4. Add Santa Specials at East Lancashire Railway to your Itinerary

    Santa Specials at East Lancashire Railway

    Bury

    The ever popular festive train returns! Enjoy decorated stations, brass bands, magicians, costumed characters and a visit from Father Christmas

  5. Add Christmas Carols by Salford Royal Choir to your Itinerary

    Christmas Carols by Salford Royal Choir

    Manchester

    The John Rylands Library hosts Salford Royal Choir for a medley of Christmas Carols.

  6. Add The Snowman - Screening with Live Orchestra to your Itinerary

    The Snowman - Screening with Live Orchestra

    Manchester

    Bring all the family to the big screening of The Snowman, accompanied by the Hallé performing Howard Blake’s beautiful score.

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  7. Add Father Christmas Story Time to your Itinerary

    Father Christmas Story Time

    Chester

    Join Chester Zoo for a magical, funny and inspirational wildlife storytelling experience told by Father Christmas himself in the Sumba school house on Islands.

  8. Add Manchester Arndale Santa's Grotto to your Itinerary

    Manchester Arndale Santa's Grotto

    Manchester

    Get your Christmas wish list ready as Santa’s Grotto opens at Manchester Arndale

  9. Add WOW! Said the Owl to your Itinerary

    WOW! Said the Owl

    Manchester

    Explore the wow-world of colours with a curious little owl in this puppetry show for 2-5 year olds.

  10. Add Manchester Arndale Charity Gift Wrap to your Itinerary

    Manchester Arndale Charity Gift Wrap

    Manchester

    Forget the hassle of present wrapping and take advantage of Manchester Arndale's charity gift wrap service in aid of a fantastic local cause!

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  11. Add The Rink at Cathedral Gardens to your Itinerary

    The Rink at Cathedral Gardens

    Manchester

    For the first ever time, alongside the traditional fairground, Festive Cathedral Gardens will be home to a glittering ice rink.

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  12. Add Christmas at Corn Exchange to your Itinerary

    Christmas at Corn Exchange

    Manchester

    Festive fun with the winter sleigh providing the perfect backdrop for a Christmas photo, and 13 great restaurants for refuelling

  13. Add The Man Who Planted Trees to your Itinerary

    The Man Who Planted Trees

    Manchester

    Jean Giano's multi-sensory environmental classic is perfect for adults and children aged 7+.

  14. Add Europe's Largest Walk-in Christmas Tree to your Itinerary

    Europe's Largest Walk-in Christmas Tree

    Ellesmere Port

    Visit Europe's tallest walk-in Christmas tree for a truly magical Christmas feel at Cheshire.

  15. Add Lanterns at Chester Zoo to your Itinerary

    Lanterns at Chester Zoo

    Upton, Chester

    Watch the children’s eyes light up and their imagination run wild on a magical night time journey through the zoo.

  16. Add Carol Concert to your Itinerary

    Carol Concert

    Bury

    A festive Carol Concert at Ramsbottom Civic Hall.

  17. Add Santa's Christmas Grotto at The Trafford Centre to your Itinerary

    Santa's Christmas Grotto at The Trafford Centre

    Manchester

    Make sure you head North this Christmas and embark on a magical and breathtaking adventure to the North Pole - The Polar Expedition at intu Trafford Centre!

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  18. Add Meet Father Christmas at Hamley's to your Itinerary

    Meet Father Christmas at Hamley's

    19-23 Peel Ave, Stretford

    Join Father Christmas and his lovable elves at The Finest Toy Shop in the World for fun, magic and theatre at this very special time of year

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  19. Add Pinocchio at Ramsbottom Civic Hall to your Itinerary

    Pinocchio at Ramsbottom Civic Hall

    Ramsbottom

    The Amazing Adventures of Pinocchio

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  20. Add Christmas in Bolton to your Itinerary

    Christmas in Bolton

    The Christmas season will start with Golden hero Jason Kenny giving the residents of Bolton a festive treat when he switches on the town's Christmas lights

  21. Add Bolton Winter Festival to your Itinerary

    Bolton Winter Festival

    Bolton

    Bolton’s Winter Festival offers something for all the family from the popular covered ice rink, super fun snow slide, magical Santa’s Grotto and festive artisan markets.

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