Top Pantos to see this Christmas in Merseyside

Want something festive and fun to do that all the family will enjoy? Well, look no further as we have provided you with all the best Pantomimes in Merseyside taking place this Christmas period.

All the Pantomimes mentioned are also just a short walk from one of our stations. Oh no there are not? Oh yes they are! With a Family Ticket priced at just £13, train travel is cheaper than you think!  

Find the perfect panto for your family and plan your journey with Merseyrail using our journey planner here.


The Rock ‘n’ Roll Panto Cinderella


You shall go to the ball! Experience the story of Cinderella Everyman style with lots of sass, silliness and sparkle. The talented actor musicians will bring the classic tale to life from 17 November to 20 January with tickets from just £16.  

Website – Liverpool Everyman

Nearest station: Liverpool Central (12 minute walk), Lime Street (14 minute walk)


Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

The Atkinson presents Jack and the Beanstalk, the traditional family panto full of hilarious antics, toe-tapping songs and a handful of magic beans that will captivate audiences of all ages. Book your treat for this festive season, dates vary from Thursday 7 December to Sunday 31 December.

Website: The Atkinson

Nearest station: Southport


The Wizard of Oz

Th Wizard of Oz

There is no place like the Liverpool Empire this Christmas! From 13 December to 7 January, join Dorothy and friends go on an unforgettable adventure down the yellow brick road to Liverpool Empire and enjoy the sensational new production of The Wizard of Oz.

Website: Liverpool Empire

Nearest station: Lime Street Low Level (1 minute walk)


Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

You won’t be disappointed watching Sleeping Beauty at the M&S Bank Arena. There’s great songs, amazing dance routines, fabulous scenery and special effects; what more could you want? Tickets are available from 16 to 30 December.

Website: M&S Bank Arena

Nearest station: James Street (12 minute walk), Liverpool Central (16 minute walk)


A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

Watch Scrooge go on his journey of enlightenment through his past, present and future at St George’s Hall from 16 December – 30 December. The classic Charles Dicken’s book comes to live in a GINIFICENT production which is known for its spectacular theatre performances.

Website: St George’s Hall

Nearest station: Lime Street Low Level (4 minute walk), James Street (13 minute walk), Liverpool Central (9 minute walk)


Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

Fee-fi-fo-fum, festive fun at New Brighton has begun! From Saturday 9 December to Sunday 7 January, enjoy the classic tale of Jack and the Beanstalk at The Floral Pavilion, starring TV star Hayley Tamaddon and CBeebies Joseph Elliot.

Website: Floral Pavilion

Nearest station: New Brighton (10-minute walk)


Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast is making its way into The Gladstone Theatre this Christmas from 8 December to 31 December as Dreamworld Entertainments team return for another fabulous family pantomime. With a laughs, traditions and a modern twist audience have come to know and love, this is one not to miss!

Website: Gladstone Theatre

Nearest station: Port Sunlight (1 minute walk)


Get there with Merseyrail

Each Pantomime is just a short walk from on of our stations. Plan your journey using our journey planner here.