Volunteer at Attingham this Christmas

An elf photogprahs Father Christmas and visitors to his study at Attingham Park

Starting to think about getting ready for Christmas? Making a list? Checking it twice? Join our crack squad of Christmas helpers this December and volunteer for a great cause whilst having some festive fun.

Christmas To Do List:

  • Bake mince pies
  • Decorate the tree
  • Make reindeer costume
  • Write Christmas cards
  • Make Christmas magical and volunteer at Attingham Park!

Christmas at Attingham is magical and much loved by many visitors, particularly families enjoying a visit to Father Christmas. If you love Christmas too, join our team of volunteers that help make Christmas special for many of our visitors and spread the Christmas spirit. Plus, ultimately Christmas events help support our important conservation work at Attingham.

When you gift your time this December you help us keep Attingham a special place not just for this Christmas, but for many more to come.

Historic photos decorating a Christmas tree in the Mansion at Attingham
Historic photos decorating a Christmas tree in the Mansion at Attingham
Historic photos decorating a Christmas tree in the Mansion at Attingham

 

How can I join in?

We’re looking for help in a range of roles inside and out including – elfing in the grotto, Mansion volunteering, welcoming visitors to Attingham, and helping families to make festive wooden elf decorations at our Elf Making workshops.

If you're interested in these roles please click here for more information and to apply.

Elf School at Attingham

We'll provide all the training you need for whichever role you're interested in - and for our volunteer elves we provide some very special training at our Elf School. Prospective elves will join our Elf School on Saturday 17 November to meet the grotto team and find out more about welcoming families, directing them around the grotto, assisting Father Christmas and selecting the right gifts for children. To let us know you're interested click here to apply or for more information call 01743 708124.

Attingham's Christmas elves help make Christmas magical for the families who visit Father Christmas
An elf photogprahs Father Christmas and visitors to his study at Attingham Park
Attingham's Christmas elves help make Christmas magical for the families who visit Father Christmas

Drop in and volunteer

Each November we hold drop in instant volunteering sessions once a week where you can come along and help us with Christmas preparations. This can include making decorations, bauble sorting, bag stamping and elf hat making.

They'll be taking place on:

Tuesdays from 6 to 27 November from 2pm until 5pm. Let us know you're coming along by dropping us a line at join-in-attingham@nationaltrust.org.uk

Celebrate Christmas traditions at Attingham Park
Close up of a young boy decorating a Christmas tree
Celebrate Christmas traditions at Attingham Park

What do I need to know?

We'll give you all the information and training needed to do your role - and if it includes a costume, we'll provide this! You don't need to have any prior knowledge of Attingham to volunteer at Christmas.

For more information and to apply please click here or for more information call 01743 708124.