Christmas crafts in the North East

For a natural, homemade look this Christmas join a Christmas craft workshop in the North East. Learn how to create beautiful decorations and unique gifts in festive surroundings. Enjoy tours of the places we care for and finish off with festive treats.

Visitors explore the orangery at Gibside

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Two women make a Christmas wreath

Explore your creative side at Seaton Delaval Hall  

Escape the Christmas chaos and spend time exploring your creative side at Seaton Delaval Hall. Join gardener Nicola to create your own festive wreath. Enjoy a tour of the grounds and warm up with a mulled wine.

A lady making a Christmas wreath

Festive decorations fresh Cragside's gardens  

Discover the art of festive floristry and make a beautiful festive decoration for your home at Cragside. You’ll be joined by the gardening team who’ll help you make your own wreath using traditional methods and fresh foliage specially chosen from the gardens at Cragside. Enjoy a mulled wine and a mince pie while you work.

Christmas ribbon wreath and book tree

Take a piece of Wallington home  

Make festive wreaths and seasonal garlands using materials from the woods and gardens at Wallington or create your own unique decoration to take home. Soak up the festive atmosphere in the house and enjoy a Christmas treat while you craft. Finish off with a festive afternoon tea in the Central Hall to really get you in the Christmas mood.

wreath making

Festive floristry at Gibside  

Join the Original Pop-Up Flower School and get crafty this Christmas at Gibside. Create a fresh festive wreath to hang on your door at home, or get creative and design the perfect centrepiece to wow your family and friends with on Christmas day.

An autumn heart decoration made using our craft tutorial

Christmas crafternoons at Washington Old Hall  

Get into the festive feeling with Christmas crafts at Washington Old Hall. Join the team and learn the tricks behind festive craft and willow weaving. Create an angel for your tree, a festive star or a traditional wreath. Tuck into a scrumptious mince pie and a cuppa while you create your masterpiece.

Christmas presents

Get crafty at Souter  

Channel festive excitement into a unique gift or decoration with Christmas crafts at Souter Lighthouse.