What’s on this Christmas in Worksop

by | 19 December 2017 | Community Event, Community Focus, Worksop

There are some fantastic festive events coming up in and around Worksop:

Clumber Park
Worksop S80 3AZ
0344 2491895
clumberpark@nationaltrust.org.uk

  • Clumberland Tales with Father Christmas
    2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th December
    10.00am – 4.15pm
    Settle down and hear a festive Clumberland tale told by Father Christmas himself, right here in Clumber Park. A perfect way for the whole family to enjoy a Christmas activity. You will be welcomed by Father Christmas’s helpers and invited to take a seat for a group story. Once settled Father Christmas will read a wintery Clumberland tale to get you in the Christmas spirit. Once the story has finished all children will receive a small gift from Father Christmas. Booking is required.
    £8.00 per child, includes park admission charge
  • Clumberland Tales for Toddlers with Father Christmas
    6th, 7th, 13th, 14th December
    10.00am – 11.45am
    Settle down and hear a festive Clumberland tale told by Father Christmas himself, right here in Clumber Park. A perfect way for the whole family to enjoy a Christmas activity. You will be welcomed by Father Christmas’s helpers and invited to take a seat for a group story. Once settled Father Christmas will read a wintery Clumberland tale to get you in the Christmas spirit. Once the story has finished all children will receive a small gift from Father Christmas. This session is for pre-school under fives. Booking is required.
    £8.00 per child, includes park admission charge
  • Clumberland Quest
    Saturday 23rd December and Sunday 7th January
    11.00am – 3.00pm daily
    Join the quest and seek out the knaves, and lost treasures of Clumberland. Booking is not needed.
    £1.00 per child, plus park admission charge
  • Tinsel Trek
    Thursday 28th December
    10.30am – 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

The Acorn Theatre
Worksop S80 2AN
01909 501817

  • Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs
    Tuesday 5th to Saturday 9th December
    This Christmas, join Snow White as she battles the magic of the evil queen and meets a mad mob of mini miners in this spectacular pantomime! Featuring a huge cast of talented young performers plus some special guest voices, this wonderfully wicked show is stuffed with sparkling songs and lashings of laughter!
    Tickets £9.00

North Notts Arena
Eastgate, Worksop S80 1QS
01909 480164

  • Father Christmas Comes Up Trumps
    Wednesday 20th December, 6.00pm
    Father Christmas is back, and this time he’s had three helping of sprouts! As he tries to deliver the presents, his tummy rumbles, gurgles and groans, but Father Christmas knows he must keep it in — he doesn’t want to wake anyone up!
    Adults £8.00, concessions £4.00
  • Dick Whittington
    Wednesday 27th December, 2.00pm and 6.00pm
    TaleGate Theatre are back with their Christmas Family Panto Dick Whittington, Join our hero ‘Dick Whittington’ on an adventure to London, where the streets are paved with gold, to seek your fortune.
    All tickets £4.00.

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

  • Children’s Christmas Party
    Saturday 9th December, 2.00pm – 4.00pm
    A disco with party snacks and a visit from Santa. Tickets must be booked in advance.
    £4.50

Rufford Abbey Country Park
Ollerton NG22 9DF
01623 821338

  • Santa’s Grotto at Rufford
    Every Saturday and Sunday until 23rd December
    11.00am – 4.00pm daily
    Bring the little ones to meet Santa and his helpers and every child will receive a gift.
    £5.00 per child. (normal parking charges apply)
  • Family Christmas Crafts
    Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th December, 11.00am – 3.00pm
    Get in the festive mood and keep the youngsters busy with our drop in make-it sessions. All materials supplied. We’ll make willow Christmas wreaths, willow Christmas trees, or maybe even reindeers.
    £5.00 per item made
  • Santa Punch and Judy
    Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th December
    12.00pm – 3.00pm daily
    A special outdoor Christmas theme Punch and Judy show with ever-popular children’s entertainer, Paul Temple. A little close up magic and balloon modelling adds to the fun.
    Free

Sherwood Forest Country Park
Edwinstowe NG21 9HN
01623 823202

  • St Nicholas’ Yuletide Grotto
    Until 17th December
    11.00am – 4.00pm
    The forerunner to Father Christmas, and the traditional bearer of Yuletide gifts, St Nicholas will be in his medieval-style grotto each weekend until Sunday 17th December, ready to welcome visitors. Booking not needed.
    £5.00
  • Yuletide Treasure Trail
    Every Saturday and Sunday until 7th January
    11.00am – 3.00pm
    Enjoy some of the forest’s midwinter magic on this self-guided weekend trail around the Major Oak path, with a ‘sweet’ reward for all those who complete the clues!
    £1.00
  • Dog Grotto
    9th and 10th December
    11.00am – 12.30pm and 2.00pm – 3.00pm
    No we haven’t gone barking mad, but knowing how much so many of our regular visitors love their pooches, we thought it was about time they had the chance to treat their canine companions to their very own visit to Santa Paws! All proceeds will be donated to Jerry Green Dog Rescue. Booking is essential
    There is a minimum donation of £2.00 per dog, which includes a gift
  • Tree Dressing
    Sunday 3rd December
    11.30am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 4.00pm
    A seasonal highlight in Sherwood’s Christmas calendar. Join in the ancient custom of Tree Dressing, and where better to celebrate the wonder of trees than in one of England’s most famous forests. Come along and drop in on any of the sessions to make a decoration to hang on our chosen tree in the Visitor Centre. Whilst the tree is being dressed there will be winter tales and music from Pilgrims and Posies. The Visitor Centre lights switch on will take place at 4.15pm, once the tree has been dressed with all the decorations.
    Free
  • Christmas Eve Walk
    24th December
    11.00am – 12.30pm
    Enjoy a gentle stroll with a ranger through the ancient glades of Sherwood, looking for winter wildlife and discovering more about this legendary forest.
    £3.00 adults and £1.50 children
  • Boxing Day Walk
    26th December
    11.30am – 1.00pm
    If you think you may have overdone the excesses of the festive period, this is your chance to breathe in some fresh air and get your legs working again!
    £3.00 adults and £1.50 children