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.
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
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
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
Sunday 7 December 11am to 4pm
‘Drop in’ sessions throughout the day.
Adults £10, Children £3
Free mince pies and spicy fruit punch