Celtic Christmas Weekend

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30 November 2019 - 1 December 2019
Watts Gallery - Artists' Village

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Celtic Christmas Weekend
Saturday 30 November
& Sunday 1 December
11am - 5pm
Adults £13 | Friends £6.50
Under 18s free

Set against the wintry backdrop of our Watts woodland, start your festive celebrations with the sights, sounds and smells of our Celtic-themed Christmas Weekend, inspired by Mary Watts' Celtic crafts.


Celtic crackers
Create a set of mini crackers using beautiful papers and thread.

Winter wreaths
Make a wreath that will last with sustainable fabric and ribbon.

Christmas cards
Cut and craft a pop-up Christmas card.

Pinecone Christmas trees
Make a miniature Christmas tree dusted with painted snow.

Tartan printed wrapping paper
Create a clan colour and make some tartan wrapping paper to take away.

Clay reindeer
Decorate a terracotta reindeer with glitter and ribbon.

Iced shortbread snowflakes
Ice and decorate a snowflake that's good enough to eat.

Foil embossed stars
Make a chain of stars that catch the light to hang in your home.


Father Christmas
Meet Father Christmas, hear stories and songs and share your Christmas wishes before hanging them on the tree.

Advent Calendar Trail
Search the site to find the hidden Celtic symbols to receive a gift in our giant Advent Calendar.

Carolling, bagpipes and bell-ringers. Performances across the weekend.


Watts Shop & Watts Contemporary Gallery
Drop into our Shop to buy original gifts and stocking fillers for all the family. Buy affordable art in Watts Contemporary Gallery.

Makers' Market
Visit the craft stalls of local makers, producers and artisans.

Food & Drink
Enjoy seasonal food and drink from our award-winning Tea Shop.

Event Details

Our Stallholders

Handmade by Nadia Rose

Embroidery quilts etc.

Flax & Loom

Bags and accessories

Pearl & Moon


HALT Glass

Printed Glass

Wattle & Daub (Sunday Only)


Greyfriars Wine


Kristine Omandap


Caroline Thomson

Silver Jewellery

Henrietta Park (Saturday Only)


Justine Jenner


Rosanna Gethin (Sunday Only)

Leather Goods

Carolyn Wallis


The Grange

Mugs, Tea towels etc.

Art for All (Saturday Only)


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Watts Gallery Trust is a registered Charity. Charity No. 313612. All profits help us to provide excellent educational activities, stage critically acclaimed exhibitions, and maintain our collection, buildings and estate for future generations to enjoy.

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