Festive fun in London...
Many of our London houses are laying on extra special festive events this Christmas time. Check out our top picks for festive fun around London including markets, craft classes, carol singing and a nice drop of spiced pumpkin beer.
Imagine proudly hanging your own handmade wreath from your door this Christmas. Now you can by joining Osterley Park's wreath making class. Make a traditional Christmas wreath using greenery cut from the Osterley estate.
Wednesday 4th & Thursday 5th December, 2pm
£22.50 per person (booking fee applies)
Booking essential on 020 8232 5050
Red House's extremely popular Olde Father Christmas returns this festive season. Dressed in traditional green, he will delight both children and adults with his tales of Christmas past.
Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th December
Both days at 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm, 3pm and 4pm for 1/2 hour
Normal admission fees apply plus £4 per child including a toy
Get in the mood for Christmas by dressing up warmly and joining in with Christmas carols sung by the Front Room singers in the Red House hall.
Sunday 15th December, 7pm-8.30pm
£15 per person including mulled cider and mince pies
Pre-book on 020 8304 9878
Make a set of charming baubles for yourself or as a gift. Pick up great ideas for simple, handmade decorations using inexpensive or recycled materials.
Thursday 12th Dec, 11am-1pm
£23 per person
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Spiced Pumpkin Ale
This year, Ham House grew over 100 pumpkins in the pumpkin patch and they’ve used some of them to make a seasonal spiced ale. Visit Ham's beer cellar in the basement for your free taster of Ham pumpkin ale.
Weekends of 7th-8th, 14th-15th, 21st-22nd December
Normal admission charges apply
Get your Christmas shopping started in style with a selection of pop-up shops from some of the best crafts people in the capital. Enjoy mulled wine, mince pies and visit Father Christmas in his magical grotto!
Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th December, 11am - 6pm
(Last admission time: 5pm)
Soak up the festive atmosphere in Morden Hall stable yard with high quality local food and craft stalls. Sample delicious hot roasted chestnuts and mulled wine, whilst enjoying live music and carols.
Weekends 7th-8th and 14th-15th December, 11am - 4pm