In the evenings there will be poetry readings from the tutors and an invited guest poet.
Kim Moore’s first pamphlet ‘If We Could Speak Like Wolves’ was a winner in the Poetry Business 2012 Pamphlet Competition.
18.30- Christmas Buffet- After the fantastic lunch join us in the dining room for a Light Christmas Buffet.
Code: 00000 Holiday Type: Arts and Crafts Ensuite Package Price: £335 Hotel: Willersley Castle Hotel Location: Nr Matlock, Derbyshire Dales Contact Tel: 01629 582270 Email: [email protected] Experiment with paper and card to create festive three-dimensional objects.
We will also visit Chatsworth House, where the lower floors are decorated to get everyone in the Christmas spirit.
16.30– Christmas day afternoon tea will be served from the coffee shop.
This will be followed by a visit from the “man in red” himself in the concert hall.
15.00 A Performance of ‘While Shepheard's Watch’ Written by Roger Jones and performed by the Furness Churches United Choir.
Evening– Welcome meeting followed by Carols around the tree. 14.00- Craft Session Join us for a crafting session Session charge applies £3.00, limited space available. Evening A performance of Dick Whittington by Grange Youth Theatre.
Leader(s): Simon Chandler Code: 00000 Holiday Type: Walking Ensuite Package Price: £315 Hotel: Willersley Castle Hotel Location: Nr Matlock, Derbyshire Dales Contact Tel: 01629 582270 Email: [email protected] Exploring on foot is a great way to enjoy the autumnal mix of colours in the landscape at this magical time of the year.
With everything from gentle riverside walks to challenging hikes, this break promises the most impressive scenery.
18.30 Gala dinner Evening For this evenings meal get yourselves spruced up for our “Beauty and the Beast” dinner followed by a fun packed Christmas Party Happy Christmas to all the guests at Abbot Hall, we hope you have a wonderful day.
Morning Join your hosts in the concert hall for an in house service this Christmas Morning.
OR, You will be warmly welcomed by any of the local churches in their services. 13.00- A traditional Christmas Dinner will be served in the Dining Room.