Christmas

See what festive events and celebrations are on at places near you this Christmas. Experience traditions old and new you won't forget

Morris Dancers and a violinist at Barrington Court

Join in with the annual wassail 

Come and join us for a wassail to bring in a good harvest when the season comes. Learn more about how we celebrate this ancient tradition and connect with nature around you at a wassail event near you.

Magical times together

Mistletoe is traditionally harvested in early December, these freshly cut branches are from the orchard at Cotehele in Cornwall.

Merry berry: magical mistletoe 

From ancient fertility symbol to key habitat for rare moths, there's more to mistletoe than traditional Christmas kisses.

A Robin among holly branches

Five things you never knew about holly 

From pagan roots to glittering decorations, discover the myths, magic and history of holly, one of the UK's favourite festive plants.