Feel festive this Christmas

Join us at Shugborough for a magical month of festive treats with carols, lantern parades and workshops.

Come and enjoy at this special time of year, with the entire estate showing off its seasonal best inside and out. Join our lantern parades, workshops and carol services, and wonder at our mansion decorations. Why not finish your visit with a trip to our tea-rooms for some festive treats, and enjoy some late minute shopping?


Lantern Parades.

Join us on a special lantern lit experience of Shugborough Estate.

You will journey across the estate and be immersed in light and sound and learn about what makes Shugborough special, whilst enjoying a festive evening with friends and family. Hold onto a handmade lantern on a pole, and be in awe of the magical story you will be told by entertaining characters. This event will certainly get you in the festive spirit.

Friday 21st December and Saturday 22nd December 4.00pm - 6.00pm

Tickets: Adult: £10 Child: £8 Family ticket: £30
These tickets include admission to the property.

The parade is run by B-Arts, who have over 30 years' experience in creating inclusive, outdoor arts events which celebrate place and community.

Lantern Making Workshops.

You can make your very own lantern with the help of our volunteers. Take it home as a beautiful decoration and bring it back with you on the parades

Every weekend in December leading up to the parades.

Tickets: £5 per lantern.

Carol Evening - Sold Out

Celebrate the festive season with a traditional carol evening in the magical setting of Shugborough's historic Park Farm Yard. Join local choirs with some mince pies and warming drinks, which will be served from Park Farm cafe during the interval.

Make sure you wrap up warm as this event is outside. Assistance dogs are welcome

Friday 7th December, 7.30pm - 10:30pm

Tickets: Adults £10 Children £6

Upcoming events

SOLD OUT - Woodland Photography Walk

Wed 22 May 2019
11:00-12:30
Get a spring in your step and join a member of our Ranger team for this seasonal woodland photography walk.

SOLD OUT - The Big Tree Climb

Tue 28 May 2019
10:00-11:00
Got a head for heights? Come tree climbing to tick off number 1 of the 50 Things To Do Before You're 11 ¾ and get a whole new perspective on nature.

Beginner's Photography Workshop: In Focus

Sat 01 Jun 2019
11:00-12:30
Join a volunteer expert guide for an 'in focus' photography workshop while walking in the footsteps of famous 60's photographer, Patrick Lichfield.

Stone Carving 1-3 Day Courses

Fri 07 Jun 2019
09:30-16:30
Bring home your own piece of Shugborough inspired sculpture after learning basic stone carving techniques on a one, two or three-day course.

Pole Lathe Bowl Turning

Thu 27 Jun 2019
09:30-16:30
Learn the traditional techniques of turning a bowl from green wood using a pole lathe within Shugborough's historic woodland.

Introduction to Watercolour

Sat 13 Jul 2019
10:00-12:00
Take inspiration from the stunning dahlia display in the Walled Garden or our historic livestock breeds while being introduced to the basics of watercolour painting.