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Christmas at Ordsall Hall

Get in the festive spirit and join us for a programme of great events and activities at Ordsall Hall.

Plaster Gilded Christmas Decorations

Date | Time: Sunday 5 December 2021, 1:00 – 4:00pm
£15 per person, booking required

Get into the festive spirit and enjoy an afternoon session decorating and making plaster tree decorations using moulds and learning decorating techniques such as gilding and painting. You will come away with 6 decorations in total to gift or hang on your tree.

We recommend this workshop for adults but are happy for children aged 12 years + to attend accompanied by an adult.


Christmas Wreath Making

Date | Time: Sunday 12 December 2021, 1:00 – 4:00pm & Monday 13 December, 2:00 – 4:30pm
£20 per person, booking required

Please note: Both workshops are now sold out.

Get into the real Christmas spirit and join our Head Gardener at Ordsall Hall this December as she talks you through creating your own Organic Natural Christmas Wreath.

Use natural evergreen foliage and dried flowers, fruit and herbs to create a vibrant and beautiful wreath for your home in this very special Creative Calm Workshop.

The course will take place in our beautiful Grade I listed Tudor Hall in socially distanced groups of up to 10 persons, with all materials provided. You will have around 90 minutes to create your wreath and will be shown how to reuse your wreath for many years to come and reduce your Christmas waste forever!

Father Christmas in the Great Hall

Date | Time: Sunday 12 & 19 December 2021, 1:00 – 3:30pm
£4 per child, booking required

Meet Father Christmas in Ordsall’s Historic Great Hall.

We are so excited to welcome Father Christmas to Ordsall Hall this year! Children will meet Father Christmas in the beautiful surrounding of Ordsall’s Grade I listed Tudor Great Hall. During their visit they will choose a magical gift from the Elves, and have the option to take part in Christmas themed craft activities based in the Museum Galleries.

A Christmas café will also be serving hot and cold drinks, along with a selection of tasty festive treats and our Museum Shop will be open 1-4 for a bit of last minute Christmas shopping.

Let the magic of Christmas enchant you in our beautiful historic Great Hall, the perfect setting for Father Christmas’ visit.


Festive Crafts: Handmade Soap balls

Date | Time: Wednesday 22 December 2021, 10:00am – 12:00pm & 1:00 – 3:00pm
£3 per person, no booking required

Come down to Ordsall Hall and try your hand at making homemade soap balls, which you can then wrap up in linen and gift to your loved ones this Christmas.

Please note: there will be limited numbers per session and you may be required to wait whilst other visitors complete their activity due to limited capacity in the room.