GOING to the panto is all about getting involved . . . but there might be more booing than cheering about the price.
Tickets can be costly, especially if you take the whole family. But there are ways to see a show for less.
Think you can’t afford to take the little ones to watch the likes of Cinderella, Snow White or Sleeping Beauty?
Oh yes you can . . .
WE ARE FAMILY: Check if there are savings to be made buying a family ticket.
For example, with the “family saver” ticket to see Brian Conley in Cinderella at Southend, Essex, you get two full-price tickets and two concession tickets with a healthy saving on individual prices.
GO AS A GROUP: Most theatres offer discounts for groups of eight or more. You could get up to 50 per cent off. Be sure to book ahead.
CASH IN ON CASHBACK: You can get up to 15 per cent cashback if you get tickets through Groupon via topcashback.co.uk.
LOOK FOR CONCESSIONS: Many theatres offer age-related discounts. At the Grand Theatre in Blackpool, where Snow White, pictured, is showing, Sunday matinee tickets are £20.50. But they are £18.50 for under-18s and over-65s.
TAKE YOUR OWN SNACKS: Avoid unnecessary spending on food and drinks at the venue by stocking up in advance.
WEST END WINDS: Check out ticket platforms for cut-price deals.
Seatplan.com is offering tickets to Pantoland at The Palladium in London, featuring Donny Osmond and Julian Clary, starting from just £30.
BRING THE PANTO HOME: Opt for an online adventure instead. Puss In Moon Boots, a new interactive film from Sleeping Trees, is fun for all the family — and you can stream it for a month for £5.
- Prices here are correct at time of going to press. Deals and offers are subject to availability.
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