Christmas in the Midlands

This time of year feels so exciting as the houses we care for get dressed for Christmas, rooms and courtyards are filled with carols and traditional tales and crafts and markets really help us get in the festive spirit.

Father Christmas in wartime ARP tin hat outside front door at Upton House

Father Christmas in the Midlands 

Father Christmas will be making the rounds of many special places in the Midlands. Where will you go and visit him?

Handmade Christmas tag at the Calke craft fair

Christmas fairs and markets in the Midlands 

Get yourself in the festive mood with a visit to one of our colourful Christmas fairs or markets

food gifts and wreath on display by Aga at Upton

Top places for Christmas crafts in the Midlands 

Get crafting this Christmas at one of our many activity days in the region.

Coughton Court, Warwickshire decorated for Christmas

Christmas traditions in the Midlands 

Tudor or 1940s, 17th century or Roaring Twenties, which traditional Christmas will you explore?

Paper chains made from sheet music in a bedroom at Hanbury

Christmas carols and music in the Midlands 

Join us for carol singing and Christmas concerts at special places across the Midlands.

Attingham's Fidget Pasties - ham, apple, onion and sage in a white sauce wrapped in puff pastry

Christmas recipes from Midlands places 

It wouldn't be Christmas without a little food and drink, so here's a slection of festive recipes to tickle your tastebuds.

Calke Abbey, the entrance hall at Christmas, Midlands

What's on in the Midlands this Christmas 

There's exciting things on all across the region this Christmas time. Find out what Christmas events are happening in the Midlands.