Costumed tours will not be running on Saturday 18th November - Mill tours will still run at 11am, 1pm and 2:30pm

Family Fun Weekend: Christmas at the Mill

Saturday, December 9, 2017 to Sunday, December 10, 2017

FAMILY FUN: CHRISTMAS AT THE MILL

10am-4pm

FREE ENTRY (there will be a small charge for some activities)

Follow the jingle of sleigh bells to Cromford Mills where Father Christmas and his elves are spreading their festive cheer in this Christmas weekend for all the family.

Meet Father Christmas – Father Christmas will be making a special pre-Christmas Eve visit to Cromford Mills between 1pm-3pm this weekend. Tell him how good you’ve been this year and what you would like for Christmas.

Donkey Rides – Visit the Christmas donkeys between 11am-4pm. There will also be donkey rides during the day around the mill yard (£3).

Christmas Tree Trail – Follow the trail of Christmas trees, solve the puzzle and win a prize! (£1).

Owls and Parrots – Meet a selection of gorgeous owls and colourful entertaining parrots. Discover more about these fascinating birds.

Christmas Games – Join in with a variety of fun themed games for all the family.

Make Your Own Christmas Crafts – Have festive fun making a selection of Christmas themed crafts. Drop in anytime between 11am-3pm. £3 per child (accompanying adults free).

Wirksworth Community Orchestra - Performing Christmas songs - Saturday only

Buxton Studio Choir - Singing Carols and Festive songs in the Mill Yard - Sunday only.

Christmas Fancy Dress ­ Come dressed as one of Santa’s elves or other Christmas character and enter the free prize draw!

Christmas Craft Fayre – Browse a variety of arts and crafts handmade by local craftspeople to find gifts with a difference to ensure Christmas is all wrapped up!

Festive Food – Choose from a selection of Christmassy treats including roast chestnuts, mince pies, chocolate yule logs, holly and ivy cookies and mulled wine.

The Gin Cart - Mobile bar and alcoholic gifts for sale

Scrapes - Artisan rolled ice cream, over 30 flavours and toppings to choose from

Face Painting (£3) – Glitter tottoos (£3) - Guided Tours – Canal Boat Trips (departs 12 noon and 2pm, prior booking only – visit www.birdswood.org to book….and more!

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