Christmas Market

Friday 24 November to Sunday 26 November 2017
10.30am - 4.00pm

Find that perfect gift and enjoy a great day out at the Museum! Our bustling Christmas Market sees over 120 stands – selling arts, crafts, food, unusual gifts and much more – ‘pop up’ in our collection of rescued historic buildings and houses, in our award-winning Gridshell building and around other locations on the Museum site. Follow the signs and explore!

As well as craft and trade stands, there will be festive music and tasty seasonal treats to sample and buy.

Admission prices

  • £6 Adult (aged 18 and over)
  • £4 Child (aged 5 to 17 years)
  • £Free Child (aged 4 years and under)
  • £Free Registered disabled (includes single helper)

The admission fee includes entry to the Museum and to the Christmas Market, which features stands located within and around our collection of rescued historic buildings. Entry is free for Annual Members. Children aged 4 years and under enter for free. Tickets are available to book online:

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Opening hours & useful information

Due to popular demand the Christmas Market has been extended to take place over three days – from Friday 24 to Sunday 26 November 2017.

The event opens at 10.30am and closes at 4.00pm.

Parking is free, with lots of spaces in our overflow car park fields. Disabled parking is available for those with access needs. Visitors with disabilities are advised to contact the Museum on 01243 811363 in advance of their visit, to discuss the easiest way to access the site.

Dogs on short leads are welcome but the event is very busy. Please note that smoking is not permitted on the Museum site.

Exhibitors & Traders

Please note that we are currently full and are no longer taking bookings for 2017 traders. Bookings for next year’s event open in February 2018.