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WATCH: Everything you need to know about Christmas Spiegeltent at The Baltic

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By The Guide Liverpool

WATCH: Everything you need to know about Christmas Spiegeltent at The Baltic

Christmas in Liverpool sees a brand new venue and experience come to life at Cain’s Brewery Village, with something for everyone.

Watch above as our Josh gets you a first look at the Christmas Spiegltent .

What Is the Liverpool Christmas Spiegeltent?

Opening on 28th November 2019, Christmas Spiegeltent is a beautiful festive pavilion and so much more than a circus tent. Christmas Spiegeltent shows and parties are recognised for their vibrant, wild and decadent ambience. It’s The Greatest Showman with an extra sprinkle of magic.

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These travelling ‘mirror tents’ originated in Belgium back in the late 19th century but switch to 2019 and the city is in for a real treat. Christmas Spiegeltent now in it’s 9th year, will bring a whole host of entertainment to its debut Liverpool season.

A truly unique space, Christmas Spiegeltent will occupy a site opposite Cain’s Brewery, just a moment away from the bustling Baltic Market. With a range of festive events, including flamboyant, all-inclusive Christmas parties, family cabaret and discos, Drag pageant, immersive cinema show, DJ’s, poets and incredible acrobatic shows, Christmas Spiegeltent will be the talk of the city and beyond this winter.

Steve Meadows, Christmas Spiegeltent Director said: “I don’t know of any other venue in the UK that offers such an awe inspiring experience, that embraces inclusivity and curates a programme of events that will delight and thrill at every turn. Visitors of all ages will be taken on a journey that will stay in their memories for years to come.”

Here’s 10 reasons to book your visit to Liverpool Christmas Spiegeltent….

1 – The Grand Opening with Benjamin Zephaniah

The Christmas Spiegeltent opening party is set to be a spectacular event with a special performance from
legendary poet, musician and revered polymath, Benjamin Zaphaniah & the Revolutionary Minds. Choose
from a standing ticket or a 8 – 10 guest booth with table service. Book here.

2 – Christmas Parties

Expect a memorable Christmas party unlike anything else in Liverpool at The Christmas Spiegeltent. Infused with all the magic and wonderment of the festive season. For groups of all sizes, with fizz on arrival, a fine three course meal, great entertainment throughout the night and all wrapped up in a truly unique venue. Find out more and book here.

3 – White Mink: Electro Swing Speakeasy

Look to the skies for a blend of entertainment that’s heady, intoxicating and surprisingly fresh. Indulge in an experience which promises a little magic and a dash of time-travel. Be transported back to the days of Swing and the Speakeasy. Vintage harmonies and incredible live jazz.

The Scouse Mouse who became a Powerhouse, Millie Dollar has 13 years on the burlesque stages of the world, performing all over Europe, America, and became the first person to perform burlesque in Nepal earlier this year.
She has a variety of Dollar Bills now performing internationally also, her students now becoming award winners in their own right.
On top of all that she is highlighting important burlesque history with her podcast, Cabaret, Darlings! A podcast that covers the lesser known stories and histories of cabaret and burlesque, bringing them to a wider audience of today’s current cabaret darlings.

This is the vintage experience that’s not afraid to mix things up musically, re-imagining swing for the 21st century. Book here. 

4 – Family Cabaret & Disco

Experience the magic of The Christmas Spiegeltent at the family focused Cabaret Show. Delight in the internationally
acclaimed Cabaret Artists, showcasing their amazing array of music, theatre, comedy and assorted live
performance. Following the show, you and your children can boogie on down at a family disco. Book here. 

5 – Liverpool’s Big Drag Pageant

Liverpool’s debut Drag Pageant brings you talent, diversity, creativity and confidence in glorious abundance.
Christmas Spiegeltent are proud to invite you to the most ferocious spectacle of the year: a fierce drag
showdown of Queens, Kings, Club Kids, Exhibitionists and Super-Monsters.

Prizes include:

CARL BROWN HAIR – Custom made wig
MATTHEW RYCRAFT – Drag photoshoot
SIGNATURE LIVING – Night stay at one of their hotels
HUSH LUXE – £200 voucher to use in-store/online for preloved luxury designer brands
PEACHES & CREAM – Make up bundle
BIJOU & VINTAGE – Faux fur and Lurex stole
BIG GAY HATS – Custom made gay crown!!
LIVERPOOL GIN – 4 bottles from portfolio and a bottle for each judge

Find out more and book here. 

6 – Sunday Social, Positive Vibrations

The Christmas Spiegeltent’s legendary Sunday Social is all about savouring the best day of the weekend at our
laid back Sunday afternoon session. With a delicious roast dinner and great tunes, sit back and enjoy the
Sunday vibes.

This is a unique Sunday Social as we collaborate with Positive Vibration festival who will be bringing an
amazing line-up of DJs as well as a live performance from Liverpool poet, musician, actor and living
legend, Levi Tafari. Book here.

7 – The Fabulous Baby DisKo

The Fun & Funky Baby DisKo debuts in Liverpool at the Christmas Spiegeltent. We will get the little ones moving this Christmas with a fabulous party for those aged five and under. Mums, dads and all other members of the family are going to love it, too. It’s a time for dressing up in your whizz-bang sparkliest gear. Book here. 

8 – Sunday Social Jerry Dammers

The Christmas Spiegeltent’s legendary Sunday Social is all about savouring the best day of the weekend. Enjoy a two course, festive roast dinner and great tunes, sit back and enjoy a set from The Specials’ Jerry Dammers playing some amazing vinyl Reggae, Ska, Funky, Rhythm & Blues. Book here. 

9 – Singing in the Rain, Expanded Cinema

Don your 1920’s finest and get ready to hit the red carpet, as this is a night at the movies with a difference!
The world of cinema classic ‘Singin in the Rain’ will escape the confines of the silver screen, spilling into the
space as performers dance, swing and cavort amongst you.

With projection mapping, light and live performance, prepare for an evening of glittering festive magic. Enjoy a delicious two-course meal before the show begins and ready yourself for one of Hollywood’s true classics. Book here. 

10 – Family Circus Skills Workshop

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The Circus Skills Workshop is one of the highlights of our family events programme; bringing together children
of all ages with highly skilled professional Circus performers to give a unique insight into some of the tricks of
the trade.

Children will learn all the techniques for some of the most spectacular shows at the Circus including
Unicycling, the Tight Rope, Juggling and Stilt Walking. Book here.

To find out more and book your tickets to any of the Christmas Spiegeltent events in Liverpool this festive period, head this way.

To find out more about Liverpool Christmas Spiegeltent, head to www.christmasspiegeltent.co.uk. You can also follow @XmasSpiegeltent on Twitter and check out the official Facebook page here

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