Christmas can be an expensive time of year, especially if you book tickets to attractions or plan on going to watch festive shows with the kids.

But did you know that there are lots of budget-friendly events taking place across Coventry and Warwickshire this Christmas?

From film showings to ice skating, light shows and a family rave, there’s something for every taste.

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Check out these wonderful events perfect for the festive period that won’t break the bank.

Luminate Coombe



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Coombe Abbey in Warwickshire will be transformed with lights

As darkness descends, Coombe Abbey lights up with an illuminated trail full of wonder and intrigue which will delight and enthral your senses.

Visitors will be able to immerse themselves in the mesmerising mile-long trail with stunning light elements and fantastic light play, all set to ambient music.

It is a timeless experience to be enjoyed by all!

Luminate Coombe will run nightly until December 23.

Cost: From £11.00

Beauty and the Beast



The Belgrade Theatre

Belgrade Theatre is bringing the enchanting tale of Beauty and Beast to the stage this Christmas.

It is one of the most popular panto titles ever, and this highly anticipated production will be extra special bringing a touch of magic, mayhem and monstrous fun to your festive celebrations.

Written by and starring Coventry’s favourite panto dame, Iain Lauchlan, Beauty and the Beast will feature breathtaking sets, extravagant costumes and seasonal silliness perfect for families of all ages.

Cost: £13.50

Coventry Glides



Coventry Glides
Tickets for Coventry Glides start from £5

Get your skates on and glide into the festive season! Back by popular demand, Coventry Glides will run right up until January 9.

Located at Coventry Cathedral, visitors can book a skate during the day in the glorious winter sun or come in the evening and take in the beautifully lit historical surroundings.

Why not make it a festive day out for all the family? With a range of food and drink options available you can treat the kids to something special this festive season.

Cost: From £5

Cosy Cinema Club: Home Alone

Located at the Rialto Plaza, this event is perfect for families with children. Home Alone is one of the best loved festive films ever and you can watch it in a comfy cinema setting this Christmas.

From luxurious velvet chairs to freshly prepared hot food and snacks which can be ordered to your seat the Cosy Cinema Club provides a cinematic experience like no other.

You can also treat the kids to showings of lots of other festive films at the Cosy Cinema Club this Christmas including The Grinch and Elf.

Cost: £15.00

Santa’s Magical Mystery Guest

Santa, Ellie and Rudolph will all be getting ready for Christmas night at this wonderfully festive show at Belgrade Theatre. Santa’s Magical Mystery Guest is an unmissable treat for children up to the age of 6 years.

With lots of Christmas songs to sing and tons of festive cheer, children will love this truly magical experience. Kids will also be able to give their letters to Santa and as an added treat will receive a special gift from Santa and Rudolph.

Cost: £9.50

‘The Future is Bright’- Glittertastic NYE Rave

For a third year running, the sell out New Year’s Eve Big Fish Little Fish Family Rave is back at Coventry Cathedral with DJ Glenn Aston.

This Christmas, the theme is Glittertastic so prepare to dance on their amazing multi-sensory dance floor with bubbles, snow foam and glitter cannons.

This event is perfect for adults and children alike as there will be activities for the whole family including playdoh tables, cupcake decorating, and films and visuals provided by Flatpack Film Festival.

Cost: £14.00

Make and Play Engineers: Winter Magic

Coventry Transport Museum have lined up some wonderful winter activities that will take snowball fighting to a whole new level.

The winter inspired Make and Play Engineers workshops will provide children with fun challenges such as catapulting snowballs as well as diving into the world of scientific discovery as they make their own snow.

It is designed for ages 3-12 but all ages are welcome.

Cost: £9.21 per group (Up to 5 people)

‘The Snowman’ Tour at Coventry Cathedral

Make it a Christmas to remember with a special screening of festive favourite ‘The Snowman’ accompanied by a magnificent live orchestra.

Immerse yourself in this award winning show of the classic tale all set within the splendour of Coventry Cathedral.

Alongside The Snowman families can enjoy We’re Going on a Bear Hunt based on the bestseller by Michael Rosen. With exquisite hand-drawn animations this wonderful event is suitable for all ages and is guaranteed to enchant with its story of perseverance and optimism.

Cost: £12.00

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