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Christmas Open Evening


Colchester Castle


Suitable for Everyone

Special, After Hours

About this Event

3 – 8pm

As an extra special festive treat, Colchester Castle’s FREE Christmas Open Evening is back for 2021. Come along and soak up the Christmas atmosphere with entertainment and festive fun! You can also meet Father Christmas in his special open evening grotto.  

Make sure you take some time out to discover the Castle’s many nationally important treasures including new exhibition Decoding The Roman Dead, and learn more about life nearly 2,000 years ago in Roman Colchester. 

This event is suitable for all ages.


Entry to the Castle will be free, however if you want to meet Father Christmas and receive a small gift there is a £6 charge.

How to Book

No need to book, just drop in