Christmas fun at Waddesdon Manor

By Rosanna Holmes,
5th November 2012 - 12:49
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Join H&A for a guided tour of the house, its collections and spectacular English-themed Christmas decorations  

 

Bowler hats, copies of the The Times and swathes of pin stripe are not your usual Christmas decorations. But then nothing about Waddesdon Manor, the magnificent French-style chateau built by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild and filled with his extraordinary collections, could be described as typical. Join us for a fun-filled day in which you’ll tour the collections with a curator and see the house at its most magical, beautifully dressed for Christmas. After a delicious lunch, there’s  a demonstration of how to make a festive table centrepiece in the plant centre and the chance to shop for exciting gifts, too. Come by yourself or with a friend!

 
DATE
Thursday 15th November
VENUE
Waddesdon Manor, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP18 0JH
PROGRAMME
10am Welcome and coffee
11am Introduction to Waddesdon 
11.30am Guided tours of the decorated East Wing and Bachelors’ Wing
12.30pm Two-course lunch with glass of wine and coffee in the Manor Restaurant
1.45pm Coach transfer to the
plant centre
2pm Demonstration of how to make a festive table centrepiece 
3pm Tea and cake
4pm Viewing of the spectacular Bruce Munro light installation in the gardens at dusk
PLUS
Receive 10 per cent off your Christmas shopping in the plant centre and Waddesdon shop, and a goodie bag to take home
 
 
Tickets cost £55. To book call 01296 653226
(lines open Monday to Friday, 10am-3pm)
 
Tickets, directions and the menu will be sent out prior to the event. Places are limited, so please book early to avoid 
disappointment. Please advise us of any dietary requirements or accessibility queries