Heritage Events 2014

This is a list of Heritage events for 2014. All details and dates correct at time of publication but are subject to change. For information on disabled access please phone before your visit.  Additional events will be included on this page in advance of the summer opening season.

Christmas Tree Sales at the Castle at Stafford Castle

Saturdays and Sundays 29 November to 21 December 11am to 4pm

Combine a visit to the Castle with choosing your Christmas tree from the dozens of ‘real’ examples on display at the visitor centre. See the wide range of traditional and unusual gifts in the Visitor Centre.
Supported by Greenaways - All trees are from sustainable sources

Toys from Times Gone By at the Ancient High House

2 to 24 December

Another nostalgic look at children’s toys, games, and books from the Victorian period to the late 20th Century.
Supported by Staffordshire Arts and Heritage Service, Newcastle Borough Museum, Windmill Antiques, and local collectors

Christmas through the Ages at the Ancient High House

Saturday 6 December 10am - 4pm

Meet our costumed characters and learn about Christmas in the Tudor, Stuart, Georgian and Victorian periods. Stir a traditional pudding and sing carols in the Victorian Room. Meet Father Christmas and sample free mince pies and hot fruit punch. Children’s Christmas craft workshops and family entertainment.
No booking necessary
Free admission 

Adult holly wreath making and children’s Christmas decoration making workshops at Stafford Castle

Sunday 7 December 11am to 4pm

‘Drop in’ sessions throughout the day.
Adults £10, Children £3
Free mince pies and spicy fruit punch