Compton Verney hold a host of festive activities including storytelling, crafts and trails.

Storytime with Mother Christmas

Sun 1 & 8 Dec, 11.30am – 12.15pm & 2.30pm – 3.15pm

Gather round as Mother Christmas shares some of her favourite stories.

The Gingerbread Man
Recommended for under 5s.

Mog’s Christmas by Judith Kerr
Recommend for under 8s.

The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
Recommend early years and siblings.

Christmas Paper Crafts

Sun 1 & 8 Dec, 2pm – 4pm, £1

Make festive garlands, floral wreaths, table decorations, hanging advent calendars and cheeky robin tree decorations using a variety of different paper crafts.
Suitable for all ages

Purchase a ticket from the Welcome Centre or Gift Shop

Festive Trail

Sun 1, 8 & 15 Dec

Pick up a trail at the Welcome Centre and find the hidden forest throughout Compton Verney to earn a delicious reward.

£3 per Trail, purchase from the Welcome Centre

Meet Santa and his Reindeer

Sun 1 & 8 Dec, 1pm – 3pm

Father Christmas and his reindeer will be taking time out of his busy schedule to enjoy a couple of days at Compton Verney. Come and say hello!

My Shadow and Me: Shadow Puppetry
By Finger and Thumb Theatre

Sun 15 Dec 12.30pm – 1.30pm & 2.30pm – 3.30pm £5 per person

Watch in amazement as a story unfolds out of nothing but darkness and light. One person (and his shadow) meet and go on an incredible, imaginative, shadowy journey that will astonish young audiences with humour and shadow magic!
Recommended for children aged 4+

BOOK NOW online

or call 01926 645500


Big Bangs & Brass Band

Sun 15 Dec, 2pm – 5pm

On the last day before the venue closes for winter, hear the Royal Spa Brass band perform Christmas classics in the Chapel, before you migrate to the Courtyard for a celebratory fireworks display.

Make a Wish

Sun 1, 8 & 15 Dec

In a celebration of nature, community and festive magic, pick up a decoration when you arrive and write your wish. Hang it on the willow tunnels as part of our collaborative tree decoration and maybe your wish will come true.

Christmas Concert
By Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir

Fri 6 Dec, 12pm – 1.15pm & 2pm – 3.15pm  (SOLD OUT) £15 per person

Following last year’s success, the world-class Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir return to perform a varied programme of choral music, including some traditional Christmas carols in the Chapel.
Directed by Paul Spicer.

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