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26th November 2019

The Grand Gift Guide


Need some suggestions for GRAND gifts this Christmas. Look no further we have a little something for everyone with the bonus of being one of the first people to see our newly refurbished auditorium!

This Christmas give them a gift to remember with a Grand Opera House ticket or Gift Voucher. We have a little something for everyone, with the added bonus of being one of the first to see our newly refurbished auditorium!

For the Little People and the whole extended family! Get in early and book the best seats in the house for what promises to be the greatest Panto on earth. Tickets for next year’s Panto Goldilocks and the Three Bears (Saturday 28 Nov- Sunday 10 Jan 2021) are now on sale and already going fast. Imagine how much their little faces will light up when they see this one! In a nod to the Theatre’s original name – the New Grand Opera House and Cirque – Goldilocks and the Three Bears combines the dazzle of circus and spectacle of pantomime in an unmissable show featuring magic, music, mayhem and plenty of porridge! The Grand Opera House opened on 23 December 1895 with a pantomime and since then has entertained generations of families. 125 years later it is still Northern Ireland’s biggest and brightest Christmas show. Goldilocks and the Three Bears – book now for the Panto that’s just right! Book tickets here: https://www.goh.co.uk/whats-on/goldilocks-and-the-three-bears/


For the musical aficionado and ultimate dancing queen, get them tickets for the MAMMA MIA! (Monday 18 Jan-Sat 6 Feb 2021) straight from the West End!Mamma Mia Join us at MAMMA MIA! for the first blockbuster musical in the newly restored Grand Opera House and enjoy the ultimate feel-good show from 18th January 2021 for 3 weeks only! Set on a beautiful Greek island, MAMMA MIA! is a story of love, friendship and identity told through the timeless songs of ABBA. Over 65 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make MAMMA MIA! such a sensation. Whatever age you are, you can’t help but have the time of your life at MAMMA MIA! Book tickets here: https://www.goh.co.uk/whats-on/mammamia/


Something for the promising Ballerina in your life? Why not book tickets to the timeless classic The Nutcracker (Wednesday 10 Feb- Saturday 13 Feb 2021).Book tickets here: https://www.goh.co.uk/whats-on/the-nutcracker/ Inspire both young and not so young ballerina in your life with this beautiful magical family adventure. With costumes plucked from the most gorgeous chocolate box; Tchaikovsky’s score to transport you to a land of dreams and a story lifted straight from the pages of a classic fairy tale. We follow Clara on a journey through the worlds of her imagination, as she drifts to sleep on Christmas Eve. She meets the dashing Nutcracker Prince, takes on the larger-than-life Rat King, and is whisked into the luscious land of sweets by the Sugar Plum Fairy! Enjoy this stunning visual feast as we take you and your family on a fantastical adventure. With choreography by Scottish Ballet founder Peter Darrell, and live music played by the Scottish Ballet Orchestra, this ever-popular ballet is the perfect Christmas treat! Book tickets here: https://www.goh.co.uk/whats-on/the-nutcracker/


Something for the bedroom guitarist with musical aspirations and a brilliant night for all the family, how about The Commitments (Monday 26 April- Saturday 1 May 2021). Commitments-Whats-On Following a sell-out run in 2017, The Commitments is returning to the Grand Opera House in 2021! This fantastically feel-good celebration of soul, which enjoyed a phenomenally successful record-breaking two-year run in London’s West End, is based on the BAFTA award-winning film classic. The show has been adapted for the stage by Booker Prize-winning author Roddy Doyle from his original novel, and is packed with more than 20 classic soul songs performed live on stage including Mustang Sally, Night Train, Try A Little Tenderness, River Deep, Mountain High, In The Midnight Hour, Papa Was A Rolling Stone, Save Me, I Heard It Through The Grapevine, Thin Line Between Love and Hate, Reach Out, Uptight, Knock On Wood, I Can’t Turn You Loose and more! Book tickets here: https://www.goh.co.uk/whats-on/the-commitments/


If your loved one loves theatre then why not give the gift of a Grand Opera House Friends Membership. Membership for the Friends scheme normally lasts 12 months, but if you buy a membership any time between now and 31 December 2020, we’ll give you a free membership extension until the end of 2021, making it the perfect gift this Christmas. Membership includes priority booking periods, 2 for 1 tickets on a host of opening night shows, drinks discounts plus more.

Find out more here: https://www.goh.co.uk/get-involved/friends-membership/

















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