Christmas at the Court

Experience the magic this Christmas and join us for a Victorian Christmas at Arlington Court.

November:

Christmas craft fair

Sat 18 & Sun 19 Nov, 10.30am-4pm
Start your Christmas shopping early at our Christmas Fair. Local stall holders will be selling a variety of items including jams, chutneys, jewellery, textile items, home furnishings, scarves, quilts, toys, cards, decorations, wood work and more.

Christmas at the Court

Sat  25 & Sun 26 Nov,10.30am-4pm
Join us and get in the festive mood this winter. The house will be decorated for a Victorian Christmas, there will be an outdoor festive family trail and a craft activity.

Christmas crafts

Sat 25 & Sun 26 Nov, 10.30am-12.30pm
Have a go at making your own Christmas crafts to take home.

December:

Rag rug Christmas wreath workshop

Sat 2 Dec, 10am-2.30pm
Make a recycled fabric wreath which can be used for years to come. Learn the skill of rag rug making to create a unique and colourful decoration, from artist Deborah Hastings. You’ll take home a completed wreath ready to hang. All materials, tools and hot drinks included. £20 booking essential

Christmas at the Court

Sat 2, Sun 3, Sat 9, Sun 10, Sat 16, Sun 17, Mon 18 & Tue 19 Dec, 10.30am-4pm​
Join us and get in the festive mood this winter. The house will be decorated for a Victorian Christmas, there will be an outdoor festive family trail and a craft activity.

Don’t miss spotting the knitted mice hidden around the Carriage Museum.

Christmas crafts

Sat 2, Sun 3, Sat 9, Sun 10, Sat 16, Sun 17, Mon 18 & Tue 19 Dec, 10.30am-4pm​
Have a go at making your own Christmas crafts to take home.

Christmas trail

Sat 2, Sun 3, Sat 9, Sun 10, Sat 16, Sun 17, Mon 18 & Tue 19 Dec, 10.30am-4pm​
Pick up a free Christmas trail and explore the outdoors this winter! Look out for the festive deer and trees on the way, they may hold a clue…

Festive natural decorations workshop

Sat 9 & Sat 16 Dec, 10.30am-3pm
​Join us for a class in making decorations from materials in your garden. Learn the basics of how to construct wreaths and natural decorations. Leave a piece of your work at Arlington for us to display and take a piece home. All material provided. Please bring secateurs and gardening gloves. £20 booking essential.

Father Christmas

Sat 16, Sun 17, Mon 18 & Tue 19 Dec, 12-3pm
Come to our festive grotto in the stables at the Carriage Museum and meet our traditional green Father Christmas. All good girls and boys will receive a present. Child £4 for Father Christmas visit, admission charges apply, booking essential.