What's on in Dundee in December 2012?
Event of the month
RSNO Christmas Concert (21 December 2012)
Perfect for all the family, with enchanting music from the RSNO Orchestra and RSNO Chorus. Packed full of traditional sing-a-long carols, popular festive tunes, and a special screening of The Snowman, it is sure to get you into the Christmas spirit. - Find out more in our RSNO Christmas Concert blog post.
Santa Special Train (9, 15, 16, 22 & 23 December 2012) - Enjoy a festive trip on the Caledonian Railway, complete with a visit from Santa himself! Take a 20 minute journey to Bridge of Dun where you can soak up the atmosphere listening to carols, before returing to Brechin. Santa and his helpers will make sure everyone gets a present along the way. - Caledonian Railway, The Station, Park Road, Brechin, DD9 7AF - www.caledonianrailway.com
The Snow Queen (4 December 2012 – 5 January 2013) - Based on the classic Hans Christian Anderson fairy story, and adapted by leading playwright Mike Kenny. This is a magical tale of adventure, friendship and discovery, perfect for the family to enjoy this festive season - Dundee Rep Theatre, Tay Square, Dundee, DD1 1PB - www.tickets.dundeerep.co.uk/public
Meet Santa and the Animals (8, 9 15, 16, 22 & 23 December 2012) - Take the kids to Camperdown Wildlife Centre this December to visit Santa Claus in his colourful grotto and they will receive a special gift. Hot drinks and mince pies will be served in the cafe by Mrs Claus. Plus see the animals and take part in the fun family activities on offer. - Camperdown Wildlife Centre, Coupar Angus Road, Dundee, DD2 4TF - www.camperdownwildlifecentre.com
Slade & Sweet (14 December 2012) - Your chance to hear that iconic Christmas song live, as seventies sensation Slade are back on road to say ‘Merry Christmas Everybody’. Accompanied by fellow rockers Sweet, this is a show for all the glam rock fans out there. - Caird Hall, City Square, Dundee, DD1 3BB - www.cairdhall.co.uk
Daniel Sloss: The Show (8 December 2012) - Fresh from this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival , star of Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Mock The Week and 8 out of 10 Cats, Daniel Sloss continues his rise to fame as he tours with his new show. - Dundee Rep Theatre, Tay Square, Dundee, DD1 1PB - www.tickets.dundeerep.co.uk/public
Surplus Cameo Decor, Edgar Schmitz (Until 14 December 2012) - This is the first major Scottish exhibition by Edgar Schmitz, turning the Cooper Gallery into a semi-fictional hub for cinematic plots and invited cameo appearances. - Cooper Gallery, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, Perth Road, Dundee, DD1 4HT - www.dundee.ac.uk/djcad