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.

Making Christmas wreaths workshop at Ashridge Herts

Go behind the scenes at Wallington  

Make festive wreaths and seasonal garlands using materials from the woods and gardens at Wallington or create your own unique decorate 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 or warming lunch 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.

A lady making a Christmas wreath

Festive decorations fresh from the garden 

Make a beautiful festive decoration for your home. You’ll be joined by gardener George who’ll help you make your own to make a wreath using fresh foliage specially chosen from the grounds at Cragside. Warm up afterwards with mince pies and a hot drink.

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.