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Christmas at East Riddlesden Hall

Reindeer in the gardens, East Riddlesden Hall, Yorkshire
Reindeer in the gardens, East Riddlesden Hall, Yorkshire | © Sophie Skinner

Find out who will be visiting the Hall this year to spread festive cheer, see the Hall decorated for the season or warm up in the tearoom with a tasty festive treat. Plan your winter visit.

This is what we did in 2023, please check back for Christmas 2024

Please check back for updates later in the year

Festive Storytelling with Mrs Claus

Weekends from 25 November plus 18, 19, 20 December

Mrs Claus will be visiting the Hall this Christmas to tell a festive tale, families can take a seat in the Great Hall and enjoy a Christmas story. Visit our letter to Santa station in the Maids Chamber and write down all of your Christmas wishes for Mrs Claus to take home to the North Pole.

Make your own handprint reindeer to take home in the Discovery Room, or colour in a Christmas picture.

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Christmas Fair

2 & 3 December

Join us in the Airedale Barn for a festive market, including Christmas gifts, homeware and much more.

Find inspiration for the perfect Christmas gifts, filled with local handmade treasures and treats. Including hot chocolates and warm mulled wine served from the fully stocked bar, with Christmas music playing and a wall of glittering fairy lights it's sure to give you that festive feel.

The Voices of Yorkshire will be singing carols in the Great Barn on 2 December, join them for an hour of traditional songs in the beautiful medieval barn.

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Christmas Wreath Workshops

25 November and 9 December - Fully booked

Join expert florists, Rock & Wreath and Walter & Blossom for a festive wreath making work shop, with festive treats like mulled wine and hot chocolates. All wreath making materials will be included.

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Ceilidh Night

24 November - Fully booked

Enjoy a night of dancing and traditional Scottish music in the atmospheric Airedale Barn. With a live band and fully stocked bar, it's sure to be a lively start to the festive season.

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