to hopefully give you an unforgettable Christmas experience!
A live re-telling of the Christmas story.
Sing your heart out in the huge crowd.
Watch characters from the Christmas story create the timeless scene of Jesus' birth.
Hear from and watch choirs, churches, dancers, animals and community groups.
Listen to the story unfold before you.
And take advantage of the late night shops and cafe's as Christmas looms!
Photos & videos from the 2020 show
Frequently Asked Questions
When is it?
Christmas Live 2021 will be on Thursday 16 December.
Who is it aimed at?
Anyone who wants to engage with the Christmas story, from toddlers to pensioners and everyone in between.
What time is it?
We will be running one performance between 7pm and 7.45pm, with time at the end to grab selfies with the animals and human cast.
How long is it?
The performance will be around 45 mins long.
Do we need tickets?
To guarantee a place at the show, grab a free ticket, but you will be able to get in on the door provided there is still space.
There will be a collection at the end toward one or two local charities.
Where is it?
Villiers Square, Douglas. (Half way between Marks and Spencers and the sea - just off Fort Street).
Is it religious?
The story presented is the Christian story of the birth of Jesus, but it is presented in a way that is accessible and enjoyable to all.
Can anyone get involved?
We're looking for volunteers right now! Can you pick up sheep poop? Could you give out programmes, or litter-pick after the show? Maybe you would love, love, love to be in the choir? Perhaps you are keen to count people as they come in, or check tickets? If this is you (maybe your whole family together), send us a message in the 'contact us' bit below.
Who is involved?
Douglas Town Centre Management are working in partnership with a number of organisations, all of whom are working on plans, hoping that the funds come in to make this happen.
Culture Vannin Youth Band, SCRAN;
Culture Vannin Manx Language Development Officer, Ruth Keggin Gell;
Unity Dance School;
Rachael Harrop and volunteers + sheep and a 'camel';
The Samaritan's Choir;
Bohemian Coffee House (rehearsal venue for free);
Volunteers from the Island's Churches and other communities;
The Christmas Live Choir;
Tevir Group (use of the Villier's Square site);
Rev'd Alex Brown (Part of Douglas Churches Partnership)