An Evening with Father Christmas and Friends (SOLD OUT)


Colchester Castle

From £10.00

Suitable for Families

Storytelling, Special

About this Event

6 – 8.30pm (doors open at 5.30pm)

Join Father Christmas and his elves for a fun packed evening of craft, games, and Christmas magic! It’s the perfect start to your festive celebrations.

Tickets include:

+ Christmas Games
+ Family Quiz
+ Craft activity
+ Mulled wine/Hot choc & Mince Pie/Cookie
+ Digitised photo memory (sent by email the following day)
+ A chance to meet Father Christmas and tell him your Christmas wish
+ Exclusive Gift for each paying child
+ Entrance to the Castle + a voucher for the family to make a FREE return visit between 2nd Jan and 16th Feb 2024

This event is suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

For useful information, such as how to find us and what facilities Colchester Castle has, we recommend reading our Access information: Access at Colchester Castle


Tickets cost £10 per adult and £15 per child, which includes a gift.

A maximum of two adult tickets can be purchased per child ticket.

For further information, please see our Refund Policy

How to Book

Booking in advance is required. Simply call Father Christmas’ helpers at Colchester Castle on 01206 282939. Our lines are open from 10am – 4.30pm.

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