Christmas food events full of festive flavour

 A little girl decorating the Christmas cake in the kitchen as part of the Christmas activities

Get ready for the festive season with our Christmas food events.

By getting involved in our food events you’ll not only enjoy a day out full of the sights, sounds and smells of a traditional Christmas, you’ll also be helping us look after special places so they can be enjoyed for many festive seasons to come. 

We’ve selected some of our favourite events. To find an event near you click on the event link at the bottom of the page.  

Calke Abbey, Midlands, tunnels at Christmas

Calke Abbey, Derbyshire

Christmas fine food fair, 18 December, 11am - 4pm  

Taste and buy delicious local food and drink at Calke Abbey’s fine food fair. Produce on offer is grown, raised or baked within a 30 mile radius of Calke. Enjoy cooking demonstrations from the Calke chefs.

Sudbury Hall

Sudbury Hall, Derbyshire

Children's Chocolate Cookie Calendar Crafts, 16 - 30 December, 10.30am - 3pm  

Enjoy a hot chocolate and a cookie to prepare yourself for getting crafty and making a calendar for the New Year. You could use your creation yourself or perhaps make it as a gift for someone special.

The Biscuiteers gingerbread model of Waddesdon Manor

Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire

Biscuiteers: Waddesdon Manor in Gingerbread, until 31 December, 11am - 6pm  

See a 2m long model of Waddesdon Manor made entirely from gingerbread on display in the Coach House. The celebrated hand iced biscuit company Biscuiteers have created detailed replicas of famous rooms including paintings, furniture, porcelain and textiles.