IF you fancy taking your child or grandchild to a magical Christmas show then head for Waterside Arts Centre on Thursday, December 12 at 6.30 or Altrincham Town Hall on December14 at l pm or 5 pm.

What’s more, Spotlight Drama Youth Theatre are offering 20 free tickets for their Waterside Arts show, A Festive Fairy Tale, to lucky applicants.

Spotlight Drama Youth Theatre began just over 12 months ago, This is their first pantomime style performance and they are keen to build an audience of local theatre loving families.

The play, a premiere by Helen Clark, is a story set in Snowville where Little Red Riding Hood embarks on a quest to find a gift for her grandma’s 80th birthday.

She visits shops owned by well known characters who want to help her recreate happy memories of years gone by.

Nicola Dodd, Artistic Director of the youth group, said the play was suitable for all ages, especially primary school  children. “Our two youth performance groups, who meet on Monday evenings in Altrincham, are excited to share their work with an audience.”

To enter the draw for free tickets at the Waterside, please send your name and contact number to Nicola at sdyt@spotlightdrama.co.uk or by text to 07971 882790. Individuals may apply for up to 4 tickets each. Lucky winners will be notified of their prize by 6th December.

- Tickets cost £11.00 and £7.50.    For the Sale show, contact 0161 912 5616 or book on line.   Tickets for the Altrincham shows are from sdyt@spotlightdrama.co.uk.