Friday 20th December

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

On our twentieth day of Christmas at Haddon, 20th December, the hall will come alive with the joyful music of the Derventio mixed voice community choir.

Carol Hickman, florist, shall be demonstrating how to make all sorts of wonderful floral designs to decorate your table and home and Ida Agnusdei, will be holding a pom pom fairy workshop at Haddon, which will either return you to your childhood or introduce you to a new joyful craft.

The Haddon creative team will be on hand to teach you how to make fragrant pomanders and our educational team shall be found in the Medieval kitchens with all sorts of lovely traditional craft ideas and activities for children to make and do.

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.

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



Children’s Crafts
15 Dec, 19 Dec, 20 Dec, 21 Dec, 22 Dec, 23 Dec
The Derventio Choir
20 Dec
Christmas at Haddon Restaurant
20 Dec and every day until 23 Dec
Candlelight Tour
18 Dec, 19 Dec, 20 Dec, 21 Dec

Carol Hickman – Floristry
17 Dec, 20 Dec
Ida Makes – Pom Pom Fairies
20 Dec
How to make Fragrant Pomanders
20 Dec, 23 Dec
Pop-up Gardener’s Cottage Café
20 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.