Signing Father Christmas

Book onto special sessions in our grotto aimed at deaf or hearing-impaired children and also for children with additional needs such as autism.

  • Booking essential

Please note that the Hall is not open on these days, excluding Caesar's Hall which will be open for craft activities. If you would prefer to book a place at the Grotto which takes place during December weekends, please get in touch to see how we may best be able to accommodate the additional needs of your child. Please email with any queries or questions.


Event ticket prices
  • Child £6.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 01332 842191
All children must be accompanied by an adult at all times
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Please make your way to Visitor Reception where you will be shown where to go.
What to bring and wear
Please dress warmly as the house can be chilly in December
Fully accessible for all
Tickets are available in 10 minute slots from 11.00am until 12.50pm


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
20 December 2017 11:00 - 12:45 Available
21 December 2017 11:00 - 12:45 Available
22 December 2017 11:00 - 12:45 Available

Contact Info

Business Support
Call 01332 842191

Upcoming events

Make a Rustic Willow Wreath - Sorry Sold Out!

Fri 24 Nov 2017
Learn the basics of weaving to make a willow hoop and add a few natural decorations to make a rustic festive wreath to adorn your front door

Family Drop in Crafts - Natural Christmas Ornaments

Sat 25 Nov 2017
Drop in and make a festive decoration using natural materials under the Loggia in the Pleasure Grounds. This is a self-led activity.

Cookie craftiness

Fri 01 Dec 2017
Order a hot chocolate & cookie and collect a craft pack to make up your very own 2018 calendar. Adult supervision required

Christmas Lunches

Fri 01 Dec 2017
Come along and enjoy a traditional roast turkey lunch in our Great Restaurant

Breakfast with Father Christmas - Sorry Sold Out!

Sat 02 Dec 2017
We're sorry but this event has now sold out.

Father Christmas's Grotto - Sorry Sold Out!

Sat 02 Dec 2017
This event is now sold out. Book to visit Father Christmas in his magical Christmas Grotto inside Kedleston Hall, and enjoy some craft activities with his little helpers.