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Christmas at Seaton Delaval Hall

Aurora Strings perform on the Baroque theatre stage in the West Wing at Seaton Delaval Hall Northumberland
Aurora Strings perform on the Baroque theatre stage in the West Wing at Seaton Delaval Hall Northumberland | © Colin Davison Photography

Christmas 2023 at Seaton Delaval Hall was all about enjoying the simpler side of the festive season, complete with natural decorations, live music and song, seasonal eats and winter walks and the hall was magically lit throughout, indoors and out.

A family enjoys the Christmas tree in the Saloon at Seaton Delaval Hall
A family enjoys the Christmas tree in the Saloon at Seaton Delaval Hall | © Trevor Ray Hart

Robin's Winter Trail, 9 December - 7 Janury

Take part in our festive robin trail this winter as you explore Seaton Delaval Hall's grounds. Can you sing like a robin and complete all the challenges? Wrap up warm and head out into the gardens to find all the clues! Trail is free and included with admission; collect your trail sheet from Visitor Welcome on arrival.

Festive live music

Enjoy seasonal singing from a local choirs and magical musical performances throughout December.

Aurora Strings, the Old Kitchen on the travelling theatre.

Sunday 3rd, 10th & 17th December, 12-2pm.

Join us in the West Wing for festive live music from Aurora Strings, the North East's leading string quartet.

JJ Maloney, the Old Kitchen on the travelling theatre.

Saturday 23rd December, 12-1pm

Join us for a very special performance from rising local star, pianist JJ for a beautiful mixture of Christmas and classical music.

Christmas Choirs, Saturdays in December.

Enjoy your favourite Christmas carols and songs in stunning settings. Join in if you want or just listen!

Saturday 2: Seaton Sluice Singers, 1-1:30pm

Saturday 9: Storiella with musician, Bert Louissen, 12-2pm

Saturday 16 December: Whitley Women's Community Choir, 1-1:30pm

A couple in a winter visit to the Brewhouse Cafe at Seaton Delaval Hall Northumberland
A couple in a winter visit to the Brewhouse Cafe at Seaton Delaval Hall Northumberland | © Trevor Ray Hart

Festive treats from the Brewhouse

There's lots of festive treats to enjoy from the Brewhouse this Christmas, and whether you're looking for turkey sandwiches with the trimmings, a seasonal sweet treat or a warming hot chocolate, the Brewhouse is the ideal location to warm up after your day out... with no washing up at the end!

Opening Times

Until 23 December:

Wednesday – Sunday, 10am – 3pm, buildings open 11am, last admission 2:15pm.

Site fully closed 24 – 26 December

27 December - 7 January:

Open daily, 10am – 3pm, buildings open 11am, last admission 2:15pm. So plan your post-Christmas wanders to walk off those mince pies!

Two people using the boat seat surrounded by flowers and shrubs

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