Dancing snowflakes, toy soldiers and the Sugar Plum Fairy come to life in this magical family classic… Scottish Ballet’s The Nutcracker comes to Edinburgh from 9th-30th December 2017 at The Festival Theatre. This enchanting festive treat in ideal for a winter city break to Edinburgh and The Inn on the Mile is just a short stroll from the theatre.
This winter, banish the dark skies – and transport yourself into the world of the Nutcracker Prince and the Sugar Plum Fairy. Experience a fantastical adventure with a little girl called Clara, as she drifts off to sleep on Christmas Eve.
She meets her Prince, is confronted by a battle of larger-than-life mice and rats, and is whisked into the luscious land of sweets – it even snows on stage! Share this magical story with family and friends, over forty years since it was first shown on stage.
Travel on an enchanting journey with young Clara, who falls asleep after a Christmas party and dreams of helping the Nutcracker Prince defeat an army of mice.
Scottish Ballet’s dancers create magic in this most famous festive tale, with luxurious Victorian costumes and colourful sets.
Accompanied by the Scottish Ballet Orchestra, this is classical ballet at its most plush and sumptuous. Tickets can be purchased on the official Festival Theatre website here.
The Inn on the Mile truly is a perfect winter treat for a festive visit to Edinburgh.
The Christmas markets, great shopping and Edinburgh’s best attractions are just moments from our doorstep. Why not start planning your boutique experience with us and snap up one of our nine beautiful bedrooms nestled in the heart of the Royal Mile.