A Winter Wonderland at Tissington Hall

  • 15 Nov 2019
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Olaf and Elsa at Tissington? Yes they are coming to Tissington Hall near Ashbourne, the historic home of the FitzHerbert Family, for three weekends this Christmas time. As part of the wonderful ‘Star of Wonder’ exhibition created by impresario David Walker from ‘Edward & Vintage ‘Sweetshop fame.

Come and walk in a winter wonderland celebrating a medley of Christmas music through the ages, dine with Good King Wenceslas, let it snow and dream of a white Christmas this year at Tissington Hall.

Over the last four weeks David and his team of merry helpers have been decorating the Jacobean Mansion to create magical scenes based around popular Christmas Carols that we will be familiar with.

The Holly and the Ivy will be set up in the main hall in a the scene of a ‘Victorian Christmas room".

East Drawing Room portrays a magical  Silent Night, centered  on a large four poster bed with chandeliers at each corner all frosted in white and Crystal White voile drapes and swags.

Carol of the Bells adorns the Pulpit landing ringing out the chimes of Christmas.

In The Bleak Mid Winter and O Holy Night will be set up in other rooms around the Hall.

The wonderful nineteenth century library, home to the FitzHerbert collection of 3000 books hosts  Good King Wenceslas with the  Dining Room established for We Three Kings of Orient are...

But for children, parents ( and grand parents alike) the highlight will be on the top floor where David has created his version of a scene from Frozen the popular Disney animation. Olaf and Elsa are present and the scene will whirl your imagination back to  times past, and times of Christmas.

Tissington Hall will be open the THREE weekends

  • Sat/Sun 23/24 Nov
  • Sat/Sun 30/1 Dec
  • Sat/Sun 7/8 Dec

11-3pm daily.

Tickets are priced at £12.50 adults,£8.50children with a Family ticket £35.00.Under 5's are free.


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