Christmas at Sutton House and Breaker's Yard
Enchantment awaits you at Sutton House and Breaker's Yard this Christmas as a flurry of festive traditions take centre stage. City Showcase's Christmas market makes picking the perfect present easy as pie whilst the Surreal Santa Sleigh provides a unique way for you to meet Father Christmas himself.
Sutton House will transform into a winter wonderland this Christmas as installation artist Kirsty Harris and community groups bedeck the halls, chambers and cellars of this five hundred year old property with fragments of timeless pantomime tales.
City Showcase Christmas market at Sutton House
Weekends from Saturday 26 November – Sunday 18 December 2016, 12pm – 5pm
Offering a vibrant alternative to the more traditional Christmas markets, City Showcase have handpicked a selection of artisans, artists, designers, ceramicists, and card makers. With a wealth of winter wonders on show it will be simple for you to select a seasonal surprise for that special someone.
Surreal Santa Sleigh
The icing on the Christmas cake. The opportunity for children to meet Father Christmas in a way like no other.
‘The Grange’, a double-decker caravan with historic palace interior provides season sanctuary for Father Christmas this winter. Step inside its lavishly decorated interior and discover what makes reindeer fly. Have you been good this year? You might receive a gift.
Belle, bells, and baubles - Beauty and the Beast with Tea Break Theatre
From 12 to 15 and 19 to 22 December
Tea Break Theatre return to Sutton House this Christmas, bringing the place to life using puppetry, music and drama in an interactive, promenade performance made all the more magical by the healthy dose of Christmas cheer.
Join Belle on an adventure that quickly becomes more dangerous than she could have imagined. Trapped inside a house in which everything is coming to life and is ruled over by a strange and mysterious monster.
There are friends to be made, secrets to be unearthed and a battle to be fought before she can set herself free. Will you follow Belle into this enchanted place and help her break the spell?
A festive feast fit for all with The Art of Dining
Evenings, 14 to 17 and 19 to 22 December
Be transported back to Yultides of yesteryear with this unforgettable festive feast. An unforgettable experience that will see you dining in the lavish style of Henry VIII himself
Chef Ellen Parr leads a culinary adventure through five courses of decadent and mouth-watering food, influenced by symbolic Tudor still-life paintings and real 15th century recipes.