Saturday, 23 December 2017

The Nutcracker

Saltaire's Living Advent Calendar 2017

The window at 44 Whitlam Street is a colourful homage to The Nutcracker ballet, much-loved and performed at this festive time of year.

My daughter and I had a delightful evening out together recently, when there was a live screening of the ballet, performed by the Royal Ballet Company from the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden (see HERE for a glimpse of it) . We sat in the cosy surroundings of Hebden Bridge's Picture House, with a drink, and enjoyed the spectacle as much as if we'd actually been there. I love the Tchaikovsky score, and know it well enough from the past that my brain can supplement the little that my poor hearing these days picks up. It was wonderful.


  1. Another beautifully done one.

    There's a production of it done each year here for a few days earlier in the month. I have seen it once, back in school days.

  2. That is so well done, Jenny!

  3. It is beautifully done. How nice that we have so many kind, talented, artistic people who make our lives so much brighter and happier. This includes you, Jenny. Thank you so much for your work.

  4. Merry Christmas. And thank you for all your postings. Wonderful.


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