Events

Christmas crafts in the castle

A chance to grab those last minute goodies © Ian Grafton

A chance to grab those last minute goodies

Saturday and Sunday 6 & 7, 13 & 14 December 11am to 4pm

Enjoy a magical way to shop this Christmas with our annual crafts in the castle. This year we're running the crafts over two weekends in December to give you more to choose from for your special gift list. We've selected some local crafts stalls which include handmade crafts such as jewellery, scarves and bags to food and drink.

If you're interested in having a stall get in touch.

Christmas baking workshop

Christmas baking workshop at Croft Castle tea-room © Ian Grafton

Christmas baking workshop at Croft Castle tea-room

Thursday 4 December, 10.30am to 2.30pm

Come along to Croft and get into the festive spirit with our catering team as they hold a workshop teaching tricks on how to produce the perfect Christmas cake. For £35 your ticket will include the workshop, all ingredients and a delicious lunch served in Croft’s Carpenter’s tea-room. And, of course, you get to take home your iced cake ready for Christmas.

Booking essential, call 01568 780246 or email us.
 

Father Christmas

Don’t forget your Christmas list this December © NTPL/Arnhel de Serra

Don’t forget your Christmas list this December

Saturday and Sunday 6 & 7, 13 & 14, 20 & 21 December, 11am to 4pm

Father Christmas has landed and set up his workshop to make those last minute Christmas toys this December. You can visit Father Christmas for an early present for the first three weekends in December. You can have a go at making some wartime Christmas crafts on the first two weekends of December. Adults can enjoy a wartime sing song around the piano as we recreate the camaraderie of a 1914 Christmas.

£4 for Father Christmas gift.

 

In Another Light

Come and see the ’In another light’ exhibition in the stables © NTPL/Ana Vaughan

Come and see the ’In another light’ exhibition in the stables

1 November 2014 to 21 March 2015, 4pm to 7pm every Saturday

Working in partnership with Meadow arts, this winter you can experience Croft in a different light. It will feature contemporary art pieces in the form of a light exhibition in and around Croft's garden, stables and archway and other unusual spaces from the artist David Ogle.

Christmas wreath making

Making a Christmas wreath from scratch at Croft’s workshop. © NTPL/Ana Vaughan

Making a Christmas wreath from scratch at Croft’s workshop.

Wednesday 10 & Thursday 11 December, 11am to 3pm

Join our gardener for some expert advice at our hands on workshop, where you can create your own unique wreath ready to take home for Christmas. All materials are freshly harvested from the parkland at Croft and your ticket will include a two course lunch in the Carpenter’s tea-room.

Adult £25, booking essential on 01568 780246 or email us.
 

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