Christmas In Nottingham


Smooth Radio invites you to enjoy a packed schedule of festivities in Nottingham this Christmas season!

Christmas has truly arrived in Nottingham! Enjoy a huge schedule of events and activity across the festive season; the city truly has Christmas wrapped up!


Christmas At Our Heritage Sites


Our Heritage sites make sure you've got plenty of Christmas spirit to soak up at Newstead Abbey, Wollaton Hall and Nottingham Castle! There will be opportunities to visit Santa before enjoying a Festive Afternoon Tea with great views of the city and Nottinghamshire countryside. Or, if you're looking for thrills, try a Christmas ghost tour and hear spooky tales of Christmas past!


  • Visit Santa - Every weekend from 25 November - 23 December, plus Fridays in December at Wollaton
  • Festive Afternoon Teas - Every weekend in December until the 23rd, plus Fridays at Newstead
  • Christmas Ghosts - 2nd December at Wollaton, 15th December at Newstead and 16th December at Nottingham Castle




As night falls on Nottingham Castle, you can hear all about the Castle's intriguing history as you wander the grounds and descend into the caves by candlelight with a lantern-lit Christmas Cave Tour! Over at Wollaton, A Night Of Dickens invites you to listen to timeless classics bu the fireside. Green's Mill will be hosting a yuletide treat for all the family at the Carols in the Mill Yard event, starring the Nottingham Ukelele club!


  • Lantern-lit Christmas Cave Tours - 3rd and 10th December at Nottingham Castle
  • A Night Of Dickens - 22nd December at Wollaton Hall
  • Carols In The Mill Yard - 16th December at Green's Mill




Christmas at Newstead


Lord Byron's ancestral home invites you to experience the magic of a truly traditional Christmas. All season, Newstead Abbey is opening it's doors to a host of yuletide activity, featuring tree decoration, craft fairs, Christmas concerts and winter workshops! Enjoy a stroll through the halls, decked with impressive displays, treat your loved ones to a Christmas lunch or afternoon tea and find the perfect present or decoration.


  • Tree Decorating - 25th & 26th December
  • Craft Fair - 2-3 & 9-10 December
  • Christmas Concert - 16th December
  • Christmas Carols - 16-17th December
  • Winter Workshops - 9th & 17th December




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