A Clergy House Christmas

Discover the stories behind Christmas traditions today that were first celebrated in the 1400's. Explore the rooms decorated using traditional natural greenery and foliage. Get into the holiday spirit by making your own decorations from natural materials collected from the garden.

A photo of visitors browsing Christmas gifts

Festive wreath making

Join us at Alfriston for a festive treat. See how to make a Christmas wreath with demonstrations in the house. There will also be an opportunity to buy the wreaths to take home some festive cheer.

Alfriston clergy house East Sussex medieval Christmas table

A handmade Christmas at the Clergy House 

Get into the festive spirit by making your own decorations this year. Make your own Christmas decorations in this fun workshop using natural materials to create traditional old-fashioned festive tree decorations, pomanders and cards.

Alfriston Clergy House East Sussex Christmas wreath on front door

The Clergy House at Christmas

Come and see the Clergy House decorated for the festive season and discover the origins of Christmas traditions.