Northern Christmas Themed Events – Part 1

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2017’s festive season is upon us! Santa will soon be on his way!

For the next month, leading up to Christmas we’ll be sharing some fantastic ‘Northern Christmas Themed Events’ happening throughout the region this year! This is the first part of many so keep your eyes peeled on all of our social media!

 Manchester Christmas Markets, Manchester

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Is there a better event to start with? Perhaps the region’s most iconic and famous of them all; Manchester Christmas Market opens on 10th November. This year’s event will feature nine different zones including an ice rink and fun fair in Cathedral Gardens and the European Christmas Market in Albert Square. The market at Albert Square will open at 10AM, close at 9PM and run until 21st December.

After the year that Manchester has had it’d be great to see people flock from all over the region to support the local Manchester economy and revel in the Christmas spirit together.

Check out the Facebook event here.

Father Christmas Tea Party, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria


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This Northern Christmas Event is one for the family. The ‘World of Beatrix Potter’ is hosting several ‘Father Christmas Tea Parties’ in their especially created winter wonderland. They’ll be showing the Christmas classic, The Tailor of Gloucester whilst serving a delicious lunch.

A ticket for the Tea Party also includes entry into the exhibition from 10AM till 4.30PM.

Tickets will set you back £20 for an adult and £15 for a child. You can find the full list of dates on their website here.

Wynyard on Ice, Wynyward Hall, Stockton-on-Tees

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Ice skating is a Christmas tradition for many families and it’s coming to one of our favourite places in the region, Wynyard Hall. Opening on November 16th, the attraction is offering a picturesque outdoor setting for you and your family to enjoy.

Admission is £8 when booked in advance and £9 on the door but they recommend booking ahead to avoid any disappointment due to their limited capacity.

Admission includes a 45 minute session on the ice with food and refreshments also available on site.

Wynyard Hall has featured in quite a few of our blog posts now which you can check out here.

Christmas Workshops, The Reading Rooms, Crathorne, North Yorkshire

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‘A Still Life’ are hosting unique and artistic mini Christmas Market workshops in ‘The Reading Rooms’, Crathorne. You can purchase some unique, hand crafted gifts as well as getting inspired to create your own.

The workshops are running twice on the dates of 26th November and 10th December. Workshop topics are; Christmas decorations, Christmas candles, modern wreaths and Christmas hand made stationary.

Check out their website to book your place on one of their workshops.

And finally

That’s all for our first selection of Northern Christmas Events happening in the region for the festive season.

Look out for part two coming very soon!


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