Visitors will be able to fly with Raymond Briggs' Snowman in the museum's flight simulator on a magical journey across snow-covered lands and seas to join the Snowmen's Christmas Party and Father Christmas at the North Pole. Plus model aircraft building workshops for children, December 28-30. Details: 0181 205 2266.
UNDER THE CHRISTMAS TREE
Anne Harvey, the writer, actress and broadcaster, will read stories, poems and reminiscences about Christmas during World War II at the Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, London SE1, 2.30 pm. Details: Ruth Findlay, 0171 416 5315.
JANUARY 27, 30 AND FEBRUARY 1
REHEARSED READING OF "GREAT EXPECTATIONS"
Characters such as Pip, Magwitch and Miss Haversham will be brought to life by members of the National Theatre's acting company in the Lyttelton Theatre, South Bank, London SE1, 2 pm. Tickets: Pounds 3. Booking: 0171 928 2252.