A CHESTER community theatre company is set to stage its first ever Christmas Concert.

Tip Top Productions will give their first festive performance at St Mary's Creative Space in Chester on Thursday, December 7 and Friday, December 8, at 7.30pm.

The concert will feature a range of pieces from various Christmas-themed media, including films and pop songs.

Speaking about the Christmas concert, Tip Top's Artistic Director Steve Davies, said: "We are delighted to be staging our very first Christmas Concert in the beautiful surroundings of St Mary’s Creative Space in Chester. The programme will feature a wonderful mixture of carols, festive pop songs, bits from familiar Christmas films and songs from wintery musicals. There may even be a chance for audience participation so why not join us for what promises to be a truly festive evening."

The concert will be produced for Tip Top by Luke Disley with musical direction by Tim Jones.

The theatre company will also head back to Theatr Clwyd to stage Broadway musical Sweet Charity in the new year - Wednesday, June 12 to Saturday, June 15 with a matinee performance at 2.30pm on Saturday, June 15.

The show includes musical numbers including "Big Spender","If My Friends Could See Me Now", "I’m a Brass Band" and "Baby, Dream Your Dream".

Auditions for Sweet Charity will be held on Sunday, February 4 with full details set to be announced soon with rehearsal scheduled to begin in March.

Full details for both of these events and ticketing can be found at www.tiptopproductions.co.uk.