Christmas at Trerice
Warm yourself by the fire, remember Christmases past, make decorations for the tree, celebrate with good food and visit a very special Father Christmas. Your guide to the festive season at Trerice.
It wouldn’t be Christmas at Trerice without a visit from Tudor Father Christmas. Visit him in the Great Chamber to hear tales and traditions of Christmas on 2, 3, 9, 10, 16 & 17 December. There’ll be five thirty minute performances daily, tickets are £3.50 for children, £2.50 for adults available on the day through reception.
Make the tree more personal this Christmas and add festive finishing touches to decorations at a craft activity. Take inspiration from a sky of golden stars in the barn restaurant and paint plaster shapes on 2, 3, 9, 10, 16 & 17 December. At £1 for 1, £1.50 for 2 and £2 for 3 it’s perfect for the whole family to make a set together.
Weave willow on 2, 3, 9 & 10 December to decorate your front door with an individual, handmade wreath at £3 each. Or why not have some fun with colour and make lollypop Christmas trees to hang on the tree on 16 & 17 December at £1 each.
Eat, drink & be merry
What better way to celebrate Christmas with friends than over food? On 7 & 14 December tour Trerice ‘put-to-bed’ with the conservation team followed by a traditional two-course Christmas lunch and carolling from the Trerice volunteer choir in the barn restaurant. Suitable for groups, booking is essential, £22.50 per person.
On 24 November, 2 & 15 December travel back in time to Tudor Trerice and join Sir John Arundell for a festive Christmas banquet in his new manor house. It’s an evening of laughter, song and festive food inspired by the Tudor era. Suitable for groups, booking is essential £32.00 per person.
Call 01637 839910 for more information and booking these events.
Wind down this winter with carolling performances at Trerice. Under a sky of golden stars hung in the rafters, enjoy a chorus of festive song and mince pies in the barn restaurant.
The Trerice volunteer choir, formed in 2015, will be returning with three performances on 3, 9 & 17 December (as well as the two Christmas lunches). While the Washaway West Gallery Choir will be singing on Saturday 16 December.