Holiday activities at Orleans House Gallery

Christmas activities will be taking place throughout December.

Book online

December Christmas activities

Get into the festive spirit with our children and family activities throughout December. Work with artists, create crafts and even meet Santa!

Our range of activities are suitable for ages 0 to 11, and as they are family activities, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Activity timetable
Date Time Activity Details Booking
Sunday 3 December 2 to 3.30pm Sunday Afternoon Art - Creative Cards Design and create your own Christmas cards and take inspiration from our Stables Gallery exhibition by artist Katie Sollohub. Suitable for children 4+

£4 first child, £1.50 additional siblings

No booking necessary

Friday 8 and 15 December

10.30am to 12.30pm

See Saw

Two of our weekly See Saw sessions will be entirely Christmas themed! Drop in and have fun making twinkly decorations, enjoy festive collage, mark making, painting, and nursery rhymes with exciting parachute games and a storytime.

Suitable for ages 0 to 5 years


£6 per child, £3 for siblings

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Saturday 9 December 10am to 12 noon Dad Day - Festive Fun

Dad Day is a programme of creative activities for Dads or male carers and their children from babies to 10 years.

Join us for our festive themed Dad Day this December!

£6 for first child, £3 for additional siblings over 6 months

No booking necessary

Sunday 10 December

11am to 12.30pm

2 to 3.30pm

Santa and Festive Family Fun Santa returns for his annual visit to Orleans House Gallery. Join the festive fun, create Christmas activities, and get your gift from Santa in person. Suitable for children aged 4 and above, who must be accompanied by an adult.

£9 per child

Book online for 11am session

Book online for 2pm session


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Updated: 2 November 2017