Christmas at York Castle Museum
Christmas is nearly upon us and York has a plethora of festive events planned. In the article, we detail some of the best events that are sure to be loved by the whole family.
You can try the Father Christmas Experience at York Castle Museum. Here, you will explore the special Christmas Trail and take part in a range of festive activities with gingerbread making and craft activities. The culmination of the event is a visit to Father Christmas himself.
You can join Father Christmas in his elf school where he will await you with a gift.
Tickets are available online or on the day. The event runs from 17 Nov 2018 – 23 Dec 2018.
An Evening Of Eric & Ernie At Christmas
This show is brought to you by the Olivier nominated duo who produced the highly acclaimed West End hit Eric & Little Em.
This show pays tribute to the famous sketches by Morecambe and Wise. It includes Grieg’s Piano Concerto to Mr. Memory! They include the best-loved song, sketched and routines. This show will bring back those memories from times when the whole family would cram around the TV to watch this pair in action!
This is for one night only at the York Theatre Royal on Saturday 1st December. Tickets are £22.
Christmas at Treasurers House
Experience the magic of Christmas at Treasurer’s House. Christmas trees, wreaths and garlands will fill each room and everything is rounded off with twinkling lights, glittering decorations and Christmas cheer. Leave the hustle and bustle of the street and step into an Edwardian Christmas.
We will cater for the whole family – make a wish for the tree, search the house for the naughty gnomes and create your own decorations.
Weekends from the 24 November to 16 December, you can climb the stairs to the attic and find Father Christmas in his grotto ready for you with stories and gifts.
Treasurer’s House festive opening is every Thursday to Sunday, 11 am – 4.30pm from Thursday 15 November to Sunday 16 December.
For any activities in the house, normal admission charges apply, but all the crafts activities are free.
To meet Father Christmas in his grotto it’s £7.50 per child with a free adult place. Booking ahead is recommended on 01904 624247 or drop in and grab a space.