Great places for Christmas crafts in the East

Are you someone who enjoys the homemade touch at Christmas? Prepare for the festive season ahead, when you book a place at one of our craft workshops. There's a variety of activities to choose from this year, for adults and children, from crafting Christmas wreaths to making decorations that you can take home and hang on your tree.

Child holding a little fondant snowman in his hands at our Christmas Sparkle event

Christmas crafts at Ickworth 

Goodness, we've so many workshops and crafts on offer at Ickworth this festive season. From Christmas baking days in our historic kitchen, to wreath making workshops with our head gardener. Also, our drop-in craft activities aren't just for children, there's lots for grown-ups too.

Christmas wreath making at Llanerchaeron, ceredigion

Wreath making at Oxburgh Hall 

Join our garden team and discover your creative talents with some Christmas wreath making. With greenery collected from the Estate and finished off with decorative Christmas items – your wreath will surely have pride of place on your front door this Christmas.

Felted soaps and stars made at Chirk Castle craft activities

Felt decorations at Wicken Fen 

Fancy escaping the festive hustle and bustle to spend a few hours exploring your creative side? Looking for something a bit more natural than your standard Christmas bauble? Learn how to make unique felted decorations, beads and baubles for your home or Christmas tree.

A volunteer helps with crafts

Willow decorations at Wicken Fen  

Join one of the festive workshops at Wicken Fen and learn to craft your own decorations for house, tree and table. You’ll be guided by expert basket-maker Nadine Anderson, who will show you how to use rushes and willow branches to make stars, hearts and other traditional rustic decorations.

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