Friday 13th December

Music and Demonstrations held throughout the day
All included in your admission price
10:30 – 4:00pm

On our thirteenth day of Christmas at Haddon, 13th December, the Belper Singers, a chamber choir with a repertoire of sacred and secular music spanning from the 16th to 21st centuries shall be performing in the Banqueting Hall.

Pam Smart, fine artist, will be creating a beautiful work of art that will be added to our Christmas card to the Queen and you will be invited to participate in the creation of this art under her knowledgeable and talented guidance.

Carol Hickman, florist, will be demonstrating how to make crackers, do wonderful wrapping, and of course how to make lovely Christmas bouquets that can be presented around your home or given as gifts.

Whilst Sarah of Olive Owl Floristry, will be inspiring us with her demonstrations on how to make beautiful flower arrangements with a contemporary twist, how to make your own wire wreath using natural materials and glorious centrepieces. All perfect to decorate your home this winter.

Our restaurant shall be serving delicious festive meals and the Pop Up Gardener’s Cottage Café will be available for teas, coffee, hot chocolate and cakes!

We look forward to you joining us for this fun filled, inspiring day and hope that you will sign your name on our Christmas card to the Queen, which will be found in the Long Gallery.

In the evening, Haddon will be hosting its magical candlelight Tours that can be complimented by a delicious meal in our restaurant to make it an extra special night out.

For more information on each event, please click on the listings below.



A Christmas Card for the Queen
13 Dec and every day until 18 Dec
Belper Singers
13 Dec
Candlelight Tour
6 Dec, 7 Dec, 13 Dec, 14 Dec, 18 Dec, 19 Dec, 20 Dec, 21 Dec
Christmas at Haddon Restaurant
13 Dec and every day until 23 Dec

Candlelight Tour with Dinner
6 Dec, 7 Dec, 13 Dec, 14 Dec, 18 Dec, 19 Dec, 21 Dec
Pam Smart – Fine Art
13 Dec, 17 Dec
Carol Hickman – Floristry
13 Dec, 17 Dec, 20 Dec
Olive Owl – Floristry
13 Dec, 14 Dec

Pop-up Gardener’s Cottage Café
13 Dec and every day until 23 Dec


Our Advent Calendar of Christmas Events


Explore our Christmas events by clicking one of the December dates below.