A THEMED afternoon of music will be out of this world for audiences at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, on Sunday, March 10.
Called Alien Encounters, the Halle Family Concert includes a galaxy-ful of well known music which all has a connection with outer space
Highlights include Holst's atmospheric Planet Suite , plus music from TV programmes Star Trek and Dr Who and from films E.T. ,Apollo 13and Star Wars.
The show features the Halle's very own UFO - which they say is short for Unbelievably Fantastic Orchestra - conducted by Rory McDonald and presented by Alasdair Malloy.
So beam yourself into a seat before the performance begins at 3pm and get ready to explore outer space.
Youngsters are encouraged to bring their own alien or astronaut costumes and can also take part in a children's workshop which starts at 10am.
Tickets cost £9-£13.50 for adults and £6.50-£8.50 for children, and are available from the Bridgewater Hall box office on 0161 907 9000.
For details call 0161 907 9000 or visit www.halle.co.uk.