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A Christmas Carol at Cornerstone Arts Centre, Didcot

Ticket Information

Prices: £16, £14.50 Concessions, Family Ticket £52

£52 Family of four ticket applies automatically at checkout as soon as you add at least one child to an order.

Running time: 1 hour 40 minute (Including an Interval)

Suitable for age 4+

Some flickering light effects

Relaxed performances:
Our relaxed performances have no loud noises, the house lights will stay on, and you are free to move about as you please! Opportunities to meet the cast and puppets before the show are also available upon discussion. Please call our box office for more information.

School Performances:

There are 4 schools performances of A Christmas Carol. Please contact the Box Office for more information and how to book your school at or call 01235 515144. 

Friday 16 December at 10am and 1.30pm
Monday 19 December at 10am and 1.30pm



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A Christmas Carol

Saturday 17 Dec 2022 to Saturday 24 Dec 2022

Tags: Theatre

Award winning puppetry and visual theatre company, Smoking Apples, bring you a reinvention of a classic story this Christmas.

Come face to face with the magical spirits, Bob Cratchit and Tiny Tim, as the Cornerstone Arts Centre is transformed into the enchanting setting of the past, present and future of Mr Scrooge. Join him as he travels through time to learn the true meaning of Christmas and ignite your festive spirit. Bah Humbug!

Dive into the heart of a timeless Christmas tale with Smoking Apples’ unique and heart warming style of storytelling and spellbinding puppetry, immersing you into a magical theatrical experience like you’ve never seen before...

Public performances: 

  • Saturday 17 December at 3pm and 7pm
  • Sunday 18 December at 1.30pm and 5pm
  • Wednesday 21 December at 10am* - *Relaxed and signed performance
  • Wednesday 21 December at 1.30pm* - *Signed performance
  • Friday 23 December at 3pm and 7pm
  • Saturday 24 December at 10am and 1.30pm


“Masterful in their deliverance” - Pulse Productions

“The show was both magical and majestic. You’ve really shown us the true meaning of Christmas!" - Happy Family Hub

“We really enjoyed the performance and everyone around us was saying the same thing. I’d definitely recommend it this Christmas” - Warwickshire Kids