Christmas

Twelve Days of Christmas hails festive success for Castle Howard

Twelve Days of Christmas hails festive success for Castle Howard

Castle Howard’s Christmas opening shared seasonal spirit with over 51,500 visitors this year, marking the busiest ever festive opening for the North Yorkshire stately home, including over 1000 visitors per day in the first ‘Twixmas’ opening between Christmas and New Year.

Twelve Days of Christmas extends to 42 for Castle Howard’s seasonal opening

Twelve Days of Christmas extends to 42 for Castle Howard’s seasonal opening

 With a theme of “The Twelve Days of Christmas”, you might expect Castle Howard’s 2018 festive opening to be shorter than usual, but this year will see the historic house open for longer than ever – 42 days, right up to New Year’s Eve, to enjoy the stunning displays created by theatrical designers, Charlotte Lloyd-Weber and Bretta Gerecke.

Countdown to Christmas opening begins

Countdown to Christmas opening begins

The 12 Days of Christmas at Castle Howard, 17 November to 31 December 2018 - Tickets are now on sale! The countdown has begun to the big day itself, but with the grand opening of Castle Howard’s 12 Days of Christmas opening in just 2 months, tickets have gone on sale for the most exclusive festive experiences, including the Enchanted Evening with Father Christmas which usually sells out in hours!

Help families in need enjoy a Christmas show

Help families in need enjoy a Christmas show

A scheme to provide free theatre tickets at Christmas for families in need is looking for more sponsors. The Pay It Forward Christmas Scheme will enable children and adults to see this year’s seasonal Studio show The Elves and the Shoemakers.