Meet Father Christmas (SOLD OUT)

10/12/2023 - 17/12/2023

Christchurch Mansion

From £9.95

Suitable for Families

Storytelling, Special

About this Event

Saturday 10th December
Saturday 16th December
Sunday 17th December

11 – 11.30am, 11.30am – 12noon, 12noon – 12.30pm, 12.30 – 1pm, 2 – 2.30pm, 2.30 – 3pm and 3 – 3.30pm

Christmas at the Mansion is a special time, and this year is no different. Join Father Christmas in his grotto for this family-friendly, special occasion. Following a group Christmas game, each child will enjoy a short visit with Father Christmas and receive a special gift. Families can join in the other activities before or after their visit. 

Make the most of the day and spend time discovering the rest of the Mansion, admiring the decorated Christmas trees and festive music, or trying out Woolly’s Christmas Trail.

Seasonal refreshments will be available in the tearoom (charged separately).

This is a family activity for children aged 4+. Responsible adults must remain with their children throughout. 
These sessions are located on the ground floor of the Mansion. For useful information, such as how to find us and what facilities Christchurch Mansion has, we recommend reading our Access information: Access at the Mansion
We like to keep our magical grotto a surprise, but we appreciate some visitors need to know exactly what to expect for an enjoyable time on the day. The grotto will be created ahead of the event. If a member of your party has a sensory impairment and would benefit from familiarising themselves with the space before visiting, please email after booking and we can share photographs. 


Tickets cost £9.95 per child and £1 for each accompanying adult (max two adults per child)

How to Book

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