Discover how Christmas was celebrated in times gone by as we bring you our popular Christmas Event in digital format this year.
Experience how the house would have been prepared for Christmas by a Jacobean family, from decorating to feasting and the clothing worn to keep the family warm.
We’ll also show you how to get hands on by making your own 17th Century decorations and traditional mince pies or ‘coffins’. And for the panto element, why not try your hand at acting in our copy of a traditional Mummers Play that would have been performed on the doorsteps of households across Leicestershire.
This event will be hosted live on 13th December from 11am and will also give you the chance to hear traditional festive lute music and join in with live festive carolling.
Celebrate all the joys of Christmas pastimes from the comfort of your own home. With crafts, plays and carolling, we’ve got something for all the family to enjoy!
Tickets are £5 per household and can be purchased HERE
SOLD OUT- Wreath Making Workshop
Thursday 7th December, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
A fun and relaxed workshop to make and customise your own Christmas wreath in the traditional surroundings of the medieval barn at The 1620s House & Garden.
Prelude to Christmas Lute Concert
Friday 8th December, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
A concert of songs, music and poems for the Winter season.
Christmas at the Manor
Sunday 10th December, 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Discover how Christmas was celebrated in times gone by! The 1620s House & Garden will be beautifully dressed in Jacobean style decor. See how preparations were made to celebrate the full twelve days of Christmas by the Digby Family.
Join in with festive carols and a mummers play, talk to costumed volunteers about food and feasting, Christmas customs, keeping warm in winter in the days before central heating and all the jobs that had to be done to ensure the holy season ran smoothly.
What’s more, there’ll be festive crafts in the barn and a children’s trail to enjoy!
Normal Admission plus £2. No need to pre-book, just come along on the day.
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