Crochet Pattern Reading Workshop
Saturday 23 November | 11.30am – 2.30pm
Learn how to follow a crochet pattern in this fun workshop aimed at all abilities. Master the difference between varying terminologies and take your skills to a new level.
Book | £33 or £30 for Friends
Tastes of Christmas: Festive Fizz
Friday 29 November | 7.30pm – 9.30pm
Are you a prosecco lover, or do you always insist on champagne? What about English sparkling and have you ever tasted the original French fizz? This is an opportunity to taste 6 different sparkling wines and discover your true fizzy favourite. With lightly sparkling festive history from our Curator, tastings led by Keith and nibbles – the ideal way to get one Christmas essential planned early!
Let us know by Sunday 24 November if you have any dietary requirements.
Over 18s only. Leave your car at home as alcohol will be served.
Standard tickets £27
Friends tickets £25.50*
10% discount on any group of 4 or more tickets booked at the same time*
*These ticket offers are available on tickets booked in person or by phone only
Sunday 1 December | 11.30am – 2.30pm
Create your own festive wreath or tree decoration with Julie Hopton of Nature’s Jules. All materials are provided. Dress warmly as some time will be spent outdoors.
Recommended age: 14+
Book l £22
Tuesday 3 December
11 – 11.45am
These reminiscence sessions are an opportunity to meet socially and share stories of the past. These drop-in sessions are free and last about 45 minutes. Each session will be based around a different theme. This session’s theme is ‘Keeping in Touch’. All are welcome.
A Victorian Christmas: Talk
Wednesday 4 December
Join Wycombe Museum’s Keith Spencer for this popular talk and discover what the Victorians did for Christmas. From turkeys to trees and cards to crackers, we owe much of out ‘Traditional Christmas’ celebrations to the Victorians. Find out why celebrating Christmas was so important to the fast-changing Victorian way of life.
In partnership with Extracare.
This is an off-site event, held at Hughenden Gardens Village, HP13 5GA
Book | £4 or £3 for Friends
Sunday 8 December | 1.30 – 6.30pm
Sunday 15 December | 12 – 5pm
Visit Santa in his grotto, explore our Winter Woodland Trail, meet real-life reindeer, decorate gingerbread, browse our local craft stalls, hear carols from local choirs and more! Entry to the fayre is free. Some activities are charged.
Winter Woodland Trail and Santa’s Grotto
Explore our Winter Woodland Trail, meet the reindeer who pull the sleigh and their elf handlers, before making your way into Father Christmas’s grotto to get your special Christmas present. Please select your entry time when booking – this will be when you meet with Father Christmas. You can then spend as much time as you like in our Winter Wonderland Trail.
Tickets £8.50 per child
Friends get 10% off
Max 5 children per time slot
Recommended for children aged 2-10. One ticket corresponds to one gift from Father Christmas. Babes in arms and accompanying adults do not need tickets.
The Winter Woodland Trail and Grotto is part of our Christmas Fayre, which is free to enter and features stalls from local crafters and businesses, festive food and drink, carols and more.
Our Winter Woodland Trail is available at a reduced rate between Monday 9 and Saturday 14 December to explore to trail alone, without meeting Father Christmas and his reindeer. No booking required, just drop in.
Tickets for Sunday 8 December
Tickets for Sunday 15 December