Panto Day 2020
Friday 18th December

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How to celebrate #PantoDay 2021

With Panto Day just around the corner, here are a few ideas of how to celebrate on Friday 17th December. 2021 is the Year of Love – help us spread it!

On Twitter (@Panto_Day)

  • Use hashtag #PantoDay
  • Twitter Q&As or Take-Overs with cast, crew and creatives of this year’s or previous pantos
  • Live tweet a performance
  • Share news of your 2021 show (live/streamed), revisit previous pantomimes or look forward to 2022’s season.
  • Encourage your audience, cast, crew, creatives, staff and volunteers to tweet about their favourite panto memories, jokes and stories

On Facebook (/celebratepanto)

  • Create a special Panto Day photo album with Behind-the-Scenes pictures, publicity shots and production images from pantos past, present and future
  • Post cast and production profiles with facts, figures and pictures
  • Upload a time-lapse of the get-in, performance or day
  • Record short videos using the Panto Day posters “I love panto because…”

On Instagram (/panto_day)

  • Post using #PantoDay
  • Create a special Panto Day photo collage
  • Post the Panto Day logo
  • Share make-up before and afters

At the Theatre

  • Get a #stageselfie of the cast and audience
  • Encourage your audience to tweet and post about their trip
  • Host a post-show discussion or cast Q&A
  • Announce your 2021 pantomime
  • Encourage your cast, crew, creatives and audience members to join in the Panto Day fun on social media

At Home

  • Download an activity sheet from Panto Day’s Downloads Page:
      • Colour in your favourite panto characters and scenery
      • Design a dame dress
      • Make a paper pantomime cow
      • Do the Panto Day crossword and wordsearch
      • Make an “I Love Panto Because . . . ” sign
      • Colour in the Panto Day logo
  • Dress up as pantomime characters and put on a mini panto
  • Read the Panto Advice Page for some pearls of panto wisdom from industry experts

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