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Hansel and Gretel gingerbread bake-off

One of the world’s best loved fairy tales comes to stunning life, in the magical opera Hansel and Gretel. To celebrate this enchanting fairytale being brought to life at The Grand they are holding their very own gingerbread baking competition!

Just send your home-made gingerbread man to the Grand Theatre, Blackpool to be in with a chance to win an amazing gingerbread house courtesy of Kellycakes of Blackpool and a pair of tickets to Hansel and Gretel! The Gingerbread house will be on display in Kellycakes on Whitegate Drive, Blackpool from Monday 7 January 2013. The runner up will also win a pair of tickets to this brilliant production.

Hansel and Gretel is a brilliantly fresh production, which captures the enchantment and delight of this dearly loved classic opera, written by the Nineteenth Century composer Engelbert Humperdinck.

Two hungry children driven from their home find themselves alone in the great dark forest where they happen upon a magical house made out of sweets and gingerbread! From witches and fairies to ovens and broomsticks, together with an incredible score full of unforgettable tunes, Hansel and Gretel is an exciting opera experience not to be missed!

Hansel and Gretel has been a favourite for both adults and children alike for over a century. Co-Opera Co’s brilliant new production, created by James Bonas, combines startling visual effects with incredible vocal talent. This production of Hansel and Gretel truly brings to life all the danger, delight and magic of this dearly loved opera for a new generation of opera-goers.

Whether you are an incurable opera lover or a first-time opera-goer, you will love this fresh, youthful take on the beloved operatic gem, Hansel and Gretel. Packed with incredible live music and adventure – Hansel and Gretel is truly a piece of theatre for everyone!

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to win an incredible gingerbread house and tickets to the sensational Hansel and Gretel! All you have to do is send your personalized gingerbread man to

The Marketing Team
‘Gingerbread Bake-Off’
The Grand Theatre,
33 Church Street,
Blackpool FY1 1HT

Please include your name, address and contact telephone number with your gingerbread man! The deadline for this competition is Monday 21 January.

Pip Ellwood-Hughes
Pip Ellwood-Hughes
Pip is the Editor of Entertainment Focus and the Managing Director of agency Piñata Media.

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