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December 2012 enewsletter

Northern Ballet December enewsletter
Have yourself a very merry Christmas
What better way to treat your loved ones this Christmas than with tickets to see The Great Gatsby or Ugly Duckling?
You could even get a little present for yourself. Give the gift of a year's Friends membership and enter a prize draw to win tickets for The Great Gatsby. Don't worry though, we'll keep it our little secret...
The Great Gatsby
Ugly Duckling
Friends membership
Merry Christmas from Northern Ballet
The Nutcracker - photo Bill Cooper
The Nutcracker hits the small screen
Lookout for our new TV advert for The Nutcracker in Leeds on ITV or watch it now on our mini-site, where you can also find out more about the story and play our fun new puzzle.
See the advert
Visit the mini-site
The Nutcracker Puzzle
Book now
A golden stamp of approval
Double Paralympic Gold Medalist Hannah Cockcroft visited us to support our Big Give Christmas campaign. Join Hannah and donate on 6, 7 and 8 December when all money raised will be doubled by The Big Give.
Join our free ‘Coffee and Class’ at Northern Ballet in Leeds from 10am - noon on 6, 7 and 8 December, where you can watch the Dancers take their daily ballet class before making your donation.
Find out more
Hear from our dancers
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Hannah Cockroft with Northern Ballet Dancers. Photo Justin Slee.
Hironao Takahashi - photo Justin Slee
When a Hiro comes along...
Last month we celebrated our long-serving family members; Premier Dancer Hiro Takahashi, Principal Double Bass player Steve Costello, Head of Wardrobe Kim Brassley, PA to the Directors Diane Tabern and our Chief Executive Mark Skipper.
After all the fun we managed to grab our Hiro for 60 seconds...
See photos of the celebrations
60 seconds with Hiro
Design by Design:IT
This month at the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre
Children go free at Northern Ballet Sinfonia's festive Brass Quintet concert on Friday 14 December. With carols, mince pies and mulled wine this promises to be a wonderful festive treat. Also this month enjoy an evening of burlesque on Saturday 8 December and Flex Dance return on Sunday 9 December.
What's on
What's on
The Nutcracker
Leeds Grand Theatre
Tue 18 - Sun 30 December
0844 848 2701
The Great Gatsby
Leeds Grand Theatre
Sat 2 - Sat 9 March 2013
0844 848 2701
Sheffield Lyceum Theatre
Tue 12 - Sat 16 March 2013
0114 249 6000
Edinburgh Festival Theatre
Thu 21 - Sat 23 March 2013
0131 529 6000
Hull New Theatre
Wed 3 - Sat 6 April 2013
01482 300 300
Belfast Grand Opera House
Wed 10 - Sat 13 April 2013
028 9024 1919
Milton Keynes Theatre
Tue 16 - Sat 20 April 2013
0844 871 7652
Cardiff New Theatre
Tue 23 - Sat 27 April 2013
029 2087 8889
Norwich Theatre Royal
Tue 30 April - Sat 4 May 2013
01603 630 000
London Sadler's Wells
Tue 14 - Sat 18 May 2013
0844 412 4300
Ugly Duckling
Touring throughout spring to:
Middlesbrough Theatre
Hexham Queen's Hall
Liverpool Playhouse
Huddersfield Lawrence Batley Theatre
Newcastle Dance City
Bradford Kala Sangam
Whitby Pavilion
Berwick-upon-Tweed The Maltings
Blackpool Grand Theatre
Leicester The Curve
Barrow-in-Furness The Forum
Lancaster The Dukes
Harrogate Theatre
Barnsley Civic
Hull Truck Theatre
Goole Junction
Milton Keynes Theatre
Norwich Theatre Royal
London Sadler's Wells
Mixed Programme
Leeds Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre
Wed 5 - Sun 9 June 2013
0113 220 8008
On sale exclusively to friends and enewsleeter subscribers
A Christmas Carol
Canterbury Marlowe Theatre
Tue 29 Oct - Sat 2 Nov 2013
01227 787787
Northern Ballet
Quarry Hill, Leeds LS2 7PA
0113 220 8000
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Photos Bill Cooper & Juston Slee.
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