25th November 2017 - 26th November 2017
SAVE 20% by booking before 12 NovemberBuy Tickets
Saturday 25 – Sunday 26 November
10.30am – 4pm
Children 16 & under go FREE
Enjoy the Artists' Village filled with the sounds & scents of the season: crafts, Christmas carols, festive food and Father Christmas!
Don't miss the Verey Winter Illuminations, lighting up the Artists' Village all winter.
SAVE 20% - Book before 12 November to save on your admission tickets.
Last year's event sold out, so please book early to avoid disappointment.
Storytelling with Father Christmas
Join our Victorian Father Christmas for traditional festive stories.
12 Days of Christmas Trail
Find the twelve days of Christmas, hidden across the Artists' Village.
Performed by local choir groups.
Art for All Christmas Tree
See our Christmas tree trimmed with decorations made by Art for All learning programme participants.
Emma Verey Oak Tree
Admire our Winter Illuminations, lighting up the Artists' Village.
FOOD & SHOPPING
The Tea Shop
Visit our award-winning Tea Shop for a festive menu. Pop-up marquees will serve warming soup, mulled wine and homemade mince pies.
Christmas Shopping & Craft Stalls
Drop into the Watts Gift Shop to buy original gifts and stocking-fillers for all the family. Visit the Craft Stalls by local makers and artisans. Buy affordable art in the Watts Contemporary Gallery.
MAKE FESTIVE CRAFTS
Christmas Cards & Wrapping Paper
Take inspiration from Mary Watts to make stamp-printed Christmas cards and wrapping paper.
Enjoy the festive scent of oranges and cloves while making this traditional Victorian decoration.
Mary Watts taught pottery skills to local people, robins feature in her designs. Make a festive clay robin decoration to take home.
Colour-in a beautiful angel inspired by the Watts Chapel interior.
Snow Dough & Snowscapes
Toddlers will enjoy making a snowman or just having a play with soft and mouldable snow dough and adding to a giant wintery scene of the Artists' Village.
Decorate craft baubles with patterned paper, stickers, glitter and gems, inspired by the ornate baubles favoured by the Victorians.