Nutcracker Christmas Gala 2019

Join English National Ballet and Chelsea Ballet Schools for a magical afternoon of entertainment

Join English National Ballet and Chelsea Ballet Schools for a magical afternoon of Christmas entertainment throughout the London Coliseum at the Nutcracker Christmas Gala.

Step into the enchanted world of ballet with a glass of mulled wine, mince pies and festive fun, before sitting back to watch a special adaptation of Nutcracker, performed by the 8-15 year old children of Chelsea Ballet Schools alongside English National Ballet’s dancers.

This Nutcracker Christmas Gala promises to be a wonderful afternoon of family festivity, with the chance to support aspiring young talent along the way – a truly unmissable event.

English National Ballet’s mission is to keep ballet alive and relevant to future generations by creating new work, developing new talent and reaching new audiences. In buying tickets for the Nutcracker Christmas Gala you will support English National Ballet, to continue bringing world-class ballet to the widest possible audience.

Please note this is a fundraising event and not a full-length performance of Nutcracker.

Tickets available from £20*

Sung in English, with subtitles projected above the stage

*London Coliseum charges a £1.80 booking fee per ticket.

Gala Running Order
Doors open: 14.00
Performance begins: 15.00
Raffle draw: 16.15
Gala ends: 16.30

For more information, please contact the London Coliseum on 020 7845 9300 or

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Creative Team

Wayne Eagling

Original choreography

Christine Sundt

New Choreography & Libretto

Peter Farmer


David Richardson


Jenn Baxter

Creative Retouching & Design

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