Christmas Events

Visit Blackwell,The Arts & Crafts House during the cooler months to experience the stunning, crisp winter views over Lake Windermere and the snow-topped Coniston Fells, from one of the most enchanting houses in the Lake District.

This year, there are festive events and activities happening every day at Blackwell during December. Enjoy the celebratory Christmas Craft Fair, with shopping for unique hand made gifts. Blackwell also presents a lively programme of performances such as Christmas music played on the Blackwell piano and guided tours and talks.

Event Advent Calendar

1 - 24 December: Christmas Lunches. Please book in advance.

1 - 17 December, All Day: Paper garland making. Free with admission.

1 - 31 December, All Day: Children's trail with prize. Free with admission.

2 December, All Day: Christmas craft fair with stalls throughout Blackwell.

7 December, 10.30am - 12pm & 12.30pm - 3pm: Christmas decoration embroidery. Drop in sessions, free with admission.

8 December, 2.30pm: Victorian Christmas talk by a Curator, followed by mulled wine. Tickets £12.00 or £7.50 for Friends.

9 and 10 December, 10.30am - 1.30pm: Festive mask making inspired by the flora and fauna at Blackwell. Drop in sessions, free with admission.

13 December, 2pm and 3pm: Christmas Piano music in the Main Hall. Free with admission.

15 December, 2.30pm: Victorian Christmas talk by a Curator, followed by mulled wine. Tickets £12.00 or £7.50 for Friends.

16 December, 10.30am - 12pm & 12.30pm - 3pm: Christmas decoration embroidery. Drop in sessions, free with admission.

17 December, 2pm and 3pm: Christmas Piano music in the Main Hall. Free with admission.

18 - 24 December, All Day: A Christmas photo booth - take a family Christmas selfie with Edwardian props and festive costume.

21 December, 2.30pm: Choir performance in the Main Hall. Free with admission.

22 December, 2.30pm: Victorian Christmas talk by a Curator, followed by mulled wine. Tickets £12.00 or £7.50 for Friends.

23 and 24 December, 2pm and 3pm: Reading of The Night Before Christmas. Free with admission.

Christmas Lunches

Treat yourself to a delicious, home cooked seasonal meal with a traditional festive touch, followed by a selection of indulgent desserts. Afterwards, take time to discover the beauty of the Arts and Crafts house at Christmas time.

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