A Christmas mystery at the Gibbs' family home (sold out)

The event of the year is upon us: it's the Gibbs' Festive Ball, and you're invited as the family's guests.

  • Booking advisable

On this immersive, walking-theatre experience you'll discover stories of Christmases past along with lashings of mystery, fun, games, dancing and music. Please bring a good torch as there will be minimal lighting on the paths.

Tickets for this event are now sold out.


Event ticket prices
  • Adult £12.00
    16 +
  • Child £8.00
    8-16 yrs, suitable for 8+

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
A booking fee is applied and will be calculated as 5% of your purchase.
Accompanied children are very welcome. Recommended suitability 8 yrs. +
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Please head to the Ticket Office at the Home Farm visitor centre to begin your journey.
What to bring and wear
Please dress appropriately for the weather. The house can be very cold at this time of year, so layers are advisable. Please note stiletto heels are not permitted in the house.
The Home Farm visitor centre and house are largely accessible. If assistance is needed at any time, please do not hesitate to ask a member of staff. A courtesy bus will be available.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
20 December 2017 17:00 - 18:00 Sold out
17:30 - 18:30 Sold out
18:00 - 19:00 Sold out
18:30 - 19:30 Sold out
19:00 - 20:00 Sold out
22 December 2017 17:00 - 18:00 Sold out
17:30 - 18:30 Sold out
18:00 - 19:00 Sold out
18:30 - 19:30 Sold out
19:00 - 20:00 Sold out

Contact Info

Call 01275 461 900

Upcoming events

Christmas TYNTEtots: The Tailor of Gloucester (sold out)

Mon 18 Dec 2017
Join us for an extra special festive TYNTEtots with story-telling and games for under fives and their families inspired by Beatrix Potter's classic story, 'The Tailor of Gloucester'.

Great Dickensian trail

Mon 18 Dec 2017
Complete the Great Dickensian trail around the estate to uncover the tale of 'A Christmas Carol' written by Charles Dickens, one of the greatest novelists of the Victorian era.

House Tickets: December 2017 (sold out)

Mon 18 Dec 2017
In 2017 the house at Tyntesfield will be open in some way, every day (except Christmas Day) and from 25 November will be ready for a very Victorian Christmas.

Stir the Christmas pud in the Chaplain's House

Mon 18 Dec 2017
Discover the Christmas festivities under preparation at the Chaplain's House, can you help the Chaplain's Head Cook?

Christmas planters with the outdoors team

Tue 19 Dec 2017
Join our outdoors team for a hands on workshop at Home Farm. Our gardeners will take you step by step through the process of creating your very own Christmas hyacinth planter.

Meet Father Christmas 2017 (sold out)

Tue 19 Dec 2017
Join friends old and new and meet Father Christmas as he stops off with the Gibbs for a break before his busiest night of the year.