What’s on this Christmas in Worksop

by | 26 November 2018 | Community Event, Community Focus, Worksop

There’s so much to do in and around Worksop for all the family this Christmas period. We’ve compiled a list of all the great activities going on locally.

Clumber Park
Worksop S80 3AZ
0344 2491895

Breakfast with Elves
5th, 8th, 9th, 12th, 15th, 16th, 19th, 22nd and 23rd December, 9.30am and 11.00am
Breakfast will be held in the morning in the main café before story time with Father Christmas. While breakfast is served our resident elves with be helping to make special reindeer food to take away for the all-important day. Booking is required.
An adult breakfast is £7.95 with one free child breakfast per adult, and an additional cost of £3.00 per extra child

Father Christmas Story Time
8th, 9th, 15th, 16th, 22nd and 23rd December, 10.00am to 3.30pm
Enjoy a magical story-time with Father Christmas in the Parsonage, where children will be read a Clumber Christmas story and be given a present in this traditional event. Children will also be able to write letters to Father Christmas and post them in our special post box; if they leave their details then they will get a response! Booking is required.
£8.00 per child, includes park admission charge, normal admission applies for adults

Meet Santa Paws
9th and 16th December, 9.00am to 12.00pm and 1.00pm to 3.00pm
Dogs and their owners are welcome to meet Santa Paws and his helper at Central Bark in December to find out what their four-legged friend would like for Christmas and receive some treats. Booking not required.
£2.00 per dog, normal admission applies for everyone

Father Christmas Story Time: Toddler Sessions
12th and 19th,December, 10.00am to 12.30pm
Children aged five years old and under are invited with their family to enjoy this magical story-time session with Father Christmas, which includes a craft room prior to meeting the man himself. Booking is required.
£8.00 per child, includes park admission charge; normal admission applies for adults

Family Christmas Dog Walk
Saturday 22nd December, 11.30am to 12.45pm
Take your dog for a group walk around Clumber Park taking in the Christmas sights. Walk starts at 11.30am from Central Bark and will be approximately a one-hour circular walk. Prize for the best dog fancy dress on the day!
This is a free event, but normal park admission charges apply

Clumber Park Quest
Wednesday 26th December – Tuesday 8th January, 11.00am to 3.00pm daily
Join the quest around the pleasure grounds and let your imagination run wild.
This is a free event but normal park admission charges apply

Tinsel Trek
Thursday 27th December, 10.30am to 12.30pm
Blow away the cobwebs with a winter walk around Clumber this festive season. This is a two-hour walk (six to seven miles). Meet in the main car park at 10.00am.
This is a free event, but normal park admission charges apply

Creswell Crags
Worksop S80 3LH
01909 720378

Santa at Creswell Crags
1st, 2nd, 8th, 9th, 15th and 16th December, 11.00am to 4.00pm
Children will receive an age appropriate gift and get to meet the man himself before the big day!.
£4.50 per child

Pre-Christmas Chill
22nd and 23rd December, 10.00am to 4.30pm
This weekend will either get you into a (late!) Christmas Spirit, or help you relax before the big day! There will be live music, lantern making, a lantern parade, an illuminated meadow and a very special guest in Robin Hood’s Cave.

The Acorn Theatre
Worksop S80 2AN
01909 501817

Sunday 2nd to Sunday 9th December
This Christmas, join The Young Theatre Company for the most mystical, magical pantomime you could wish for… Aladdin! Climb aboard our magic carpet for an action-packed adventure with Aladdin, his magical lamp and a cast of crazy characters, in this fun-filled pantomime for the whole family! A spectacular show packed with song, dance and laughter and featuring a cast of 250 talented local youngsters, special guests and none other than the hilarious David Cavell as Widow Twanky.
Tickets £10.00

North Notts Arena
Eastgate, Worksop S80 1QS
01909 480164

Sleeping Beauty
Thursday 27th December, 2.00pm
TaleGate Theatre are back for the pantomime of your dreams, Sleeping Beauty! Help Prince Valentine defeat the evil fairy, Malevola, before waking Sleeping Beauty with true loves kiss. Packed with songs, slapstick, silliness, audience participation and all the fairy-tale magic of traditional pantomime.
Tickets £8.00 adults and £6.00 children

Chesterfield Canal
0114 360 0460

Hugh Henshall Christmas Trips
(departing from Lock Keeper pub, Worksop S81 1TJ)
1st and 2nd December, 11.00am, 12.15pm and 1.15pm
A 30-minute trip with Santa aboard the narrowboat Hugh Henshall. Advance booking is essential.
£7.00 per passenger

Hugh Henshall Christmas Trips
(departing from Shireoaks S81 8LP)
8th, 9th, 15th, 15th, 22nd and 23rd December, 10.00am, 11.45am, 1.00pm and 2.15pm
A 30 minute trip with Santa aboard the narrowboat Hugh Henshall. Advance booking is essential.
£7.00 per passenger

Carlton in Lindrick Civic Centre
Carlton in Lindrick S81 9AP
01909 541127

Children’s Christmas Party
Saturday 8th December, 2.00pm to 4.00pm
A disco with party snacks and Santa in his grotto. Tickets must be booked in advance.

Rufford Abbey Country Park
Ollerton NG22 9DF
01623 821338

Breakfast with Santa
1st, 8th and 15th December, 8.30am to 10.00am
What a brilliant treat for the kids this Christmas, breakfast with Father Christmas himself! Every child will receive a special present from Santa. Booking is required.
£11.50 per person

Santa Paws
2nd, 8th, 9th, 15th and 16th December, 10.30am to 3.30pm
Treat your pooch to a festive experience with a difference. Meet Santa Paws himself and each fur baby will receive a treat. No booking is needed.
£5.00 per visit (a donation will be given to the local dog shelter)

Santa’s Grotto
Every Saturday and Sunday from 17th November until 23rd December, 11.00am to 4.00pm daily.
Visit Rufford Abbey Country Park’s Christmas Grotto to meet Santa and his helpers. Located in the Gallery.
£5.00 per child. (normal parking charges apply)

Sherwood Forest Country Park
Edwinstowe NG21 9HN
01623 823202

Santa Paws
8th and 9th December, 11.00am to 3.00pm
Share some festive fun with your four-legged friends! Bring your besties to meet Santa Paws, enjoy a doggie treat and help raise funds for the wonderful Jerry Green Dog Rescue. Come along any time — no need to book.
There is a minimum donation of £2.00 per dog, car parking charges apply

Festive Forest Corner
Saturday 15th December, 11.00am to 3.00pm
The festive season is in full swing! Enjoy crafts, activities, talks and walks at the craft centre, new visitor centre and out in the forest. Create a decoration for Sherwood’s Christmas tree and enjoy a tasty treat in the cafe.

Festive Forest Corner — Edwinstowe Community Evening
Saturday 15th December, 6.00pm to 8.00pm
Wrap up warm for a cosy, community evening on Forest Corner. The craft centre and visitor centre are partnering up to welcome locals for a festive celebration with music, activities, entertainment.