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Christmas 2019

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

Festive Wreath Making

Date | Time: Sunday 1 December, 1:30 – 4:00pm
Cost: £15 per person, booking required

Come and design your own festive wreath for your front door with a range of organic and natural products such as pine cones, cinnamon, holly, conifer and berries. Our resident Head Gardener Jo Green will be on hand to help you develop your wreath to take home. Refreshments included.


Father Christmas at Ordsall Hall

Date | Time: Sunday 8 and 15 December, 1:00 – 4:00pm
Cost: £5 per child, booking required

Father Christmas will be taking up residence at Ordsall Hall in his onsite Grotto. Come and spend some time in his Grotto and choose a special gift from the Elves workshop in the Star Chamber. Tickets are to be purchased per child in 15 minute time slots from 1pm to the final visiting at 3.30pm daily.


BBC Philharmonic

Date | Time: Sunday 8 December, 6:00 – 7:30pm
Cost: £5 per person, booking required

Come and get in the festive spirit with the BBC Philharmonic’s annual Christmas Concert in Ordsall Hall’s beautiful Grade 1 listed Great Hall. The performance will be one hour long followed by mince pies and hot refreshments included in the price.


Christmas Dance Theatre Production: Tangled Dance Company presents ‘Frosted by Magic’

Date | Time: Saturday 14 & 21 December – 2:30pm, 4:30pm and 6:30pm
Sunday 15 & 22 December – Performances at 4:30pm, 6:30pm and a magical night time performance at 8.30pm

Cost: £10 Adults, £8 Child (plus booking fee), booking required

Step into the realms of your imagination as Tangled Dance Company unlock the frosted secrets of the majestic Ordsall Hall and it’s enthralling world of witches and wizards. Be swept along by the enchanting melody in a spellbinding promenade dance performance through the rooms of the Hall.

This will be an unforgettable festive spectacle of magic, perfect for the whole family.


Walking Tour of Ordsall Hall

Date | Time: Sunday 22 December, 2:00 – 3:00pm
Cost: £3.50 per person, no booking required

Get into the festive spirit and come and enjoy a historical tour of Ordsall Hall with friends and family this Christmas. The tour will take place between 2-3pm and will finish in the cafe and shop. No pre-booking required, please just add your name to the list and make payment on arrival at the Hall.

Final Festive Day of Museum Opening

Date | Time: Monday 23 December, 10:00am – 4:00pm
Cost: FREE, no booking required

Come and enjoy the start of your festive break with a free visit to our spectacular hall. This will be our final day of opening in 2019 so come and make the most of beautiful free facilities with all the family. The shop and cafe will be open for last minute treats and we will have a free child’s craft session to enjoy.