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The Nativity is cancelled

An original comedy written by Laura J Harris and performed by Chalice Productions and the Boaty Theatre Company.

Event details

18 December 2017 to 24 December 2017

National Waterways Museum Ellesmere Port

Shropshire Union Canal


National Waterways Museum Ellesmere Port

South Pier Road
Ellesmere Port
CH65 4FW

Government penny-pinching, excessive time-tabling and the mounting pressures placed on the overworked and underpaid staff have left the pupils of Canalside Primary feeling down and disappointed as they are informed that this year "The Nativity is Cancelled"!

But, all is not lost...

Join Chalice Productions and The Boaty Theatre Company as we journey along with Canalside Primary's determined Yr 6 and their plight to save this year's Christmas play!

An original Christmas comedy written and directed by Laura J Harris and featuring some of your favourite traditional yuletide carols as you've never quite heard them before!

School matinees 

Monday 18 to Thursday 21 December 2017

For school tickets - please contact Chalice Productions directly on 0151 355 0367 or 07414 600912.

Public performances

  • Saturday 23 December - 7.00pm
  • Christmas Eve matinee - 2.00pm


  • £5 per adult
  • £3 per child

For public tickets - please call the National Waterways Museum on 0151 355 5017 

Early booking recommended!

The Nativity is Cancelled