Forthcoming Events

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March 2020

CORONAVIRUS / COVID-19 UPDATE

CORONAVIRUS / COVID-19 UPDATE

21 March - 31 December 2020

PLEASE NOTE: All events listed on this page could be affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Please check with event organisers before booking or attending events and activities. 

December 2020

Wreath Making Masterclass

Wreath Making Masterclass

03 December 2020

Aston Marina, Lichfield Road, A51, Stone, Staffordshire, ST15 8QU
6.30pm to 9pm

Nothing quite says Christmas like hanging a homemade wreath on your front door. Come join us for our Christmas Wreath Masterclass, where after being welcomed with a glass of mulled wine and mince pie, you will spend time decorating your own beautiful festive wreath with expert tuition by local florist Buttercups & Daisies with Love. Enjoy self-service tea, coffee & sweet treats throughout before leaving to adorn your door with your spectacular new wreath. No prior knowledge of floristry is needed and we can guarantee that you will take home something truly magical that will last beyond Christmas Day. All materials provided and included in the cost. Please provide your own apron (if required) and secateurs/scissors.

Christmas Farmers Market

Christmas Farmers Market

05 December 2020

Stone Town Centre
9am to 3.30pm

A festive edition of the Farmers’ Market. The market is held in the Market Square and down the High Street.

Magical Christmas at Amerton Farm

Magical Christmas at Amerton Farm

05 - 06 December 2020

Amerton Farm
Stowe By Chartley, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST18 0LA

Join us this festive season as we embark on a magical journey to see Father Christmas. Along the way you are sure to meet some of our favourite furry friends including a whole herd of Santa’s REAL reindeer and some cheeky elves in their snow forest hideaway.

Help us mix up the magic reindeer food for you to take home as you make your way to knock on Father Christmas’s door and eagerly await the exciting sound of a hearty ‘Ho Ho Ho’ but watch out for flying snowballs, some of our elves are super naughty!

But that’s not all, Father Christmas also has another surprise in store… in his Toy Shop a wonderful array of gifts await and the best bit, is that you can choose any present you would like, YES that’s right… Anything at all, and we haven’t forgotten you grown-ups, while the children choose their presents we will be treating you to a delicious mince pie!

There will be lots of festive photo opportunities along the way for you take your own photos PLUS your ticket includes all the fun of the farm!*

*Please note some parts of the farm may not be open as we continue to do everything we can to keep everyone safe.

Magical Winter Forest

Magical Winter Forest

05 - 06 December 2020

Canalside Farm, Shop and Café
Mill Lane, Great Haywood, Staffordshire, ST18 0RQ

Wander through the maze of freshly cut Premium Nordmann Fir Christmas Trees and pick your favourite to take home with you. There are also fun activities for children including Making Reindeer Food, Helping Santa Find his Lost Reindeer, Letter Writing to Santa (including a letter back from Santa himself) and Farmer Christmas’ Tractor-Sleigh to sit in at the end! Entry is free but some activities will incur a small charge.

Stone Farmers Market

Stone Farmers Market

05 December 2020
Each month, over fifty stalls selling the very best in local produce attracts a loyal following.
 
The monthly Farmers' Markets are held on the first Saturday of every month starting at 9.00am - but get there early as several stalls have been known to be sold out by lunchtime! The market is held in the Market Square and down the High Street.
Wreath Making Masterclass

Wreath Making Masterclass

05 December 2020

Aston Marina, Lichfield Road, A51, Stone, Staffordshire, ST15 8QU
10am to 12.30pm

Nothing quite says Christmas like hanging a homemade wreath on your front door. Come join us for our Christmas Wreath Masterclass, where after being welcomed with a glass of mulled wine and mince pie, you will spend time decorating your own beautiful festive wreath with expert tuition by local florist Buttercups & Daisies with Love. Enjoy self-service tea, coffee & sweet treats throughout before leaving to adorn your door with your spectacular new wreath. No prior knowledge of floristry is needed and we can guarantee that you will take home something truly magical that will last beyond Christmas Day. All materials provided and included in the cost. Please provide your own apron (if required) and secateurs/scissors.

Illuminated Arboretum

Illuminated Arboretum

09 - 19 December 2020

National Memorial Arboretum
Croxall Road, Alrewas, Staffordshire, DE13 7AR

An evening to remember as they light-up the arboretum after hours and begin the festive season with a kaleidoscope of colour. With something to captivate visitors of all ages, this stunning display will take place on a new route for 2020. Follow the illuminated trail through our gardens and woodlands and enjoy the majesty of the Arboretum at night. Booking essential.

Stafford Walking Street

Stafford Walking Street

10 December 2020

Stafford Town Centre
3pm to 9pm

Live music, street food, mobile bars, demonstrations, the arts, late night high street shopping and loads of arts and crafts.

Fairy Lights - An Illuminated Garden Experience

Fairy Lights - An Illuminated Garden Experience

11 December 2020 - 03 January 2021
Trentham Estate, Stone Road, Trentham ST4 8JG
4.30pm to 7pm
 
Trentham Gardens lights up for winter... with a sprinkling of fairy dust!
 
Join us as we #MakeChristmasMagical with an exclusive opportunity to experience Trentham Gardens in a new light with our first illuminated garden trail, Fairy Lights!
 
The gardens will be transformed by sunset into an enchanting illuminated spectacle as we light up our magical fairies, the statue of Perseus and other treasures within The Italian Gardens.
 
We'll be opening our doors to a small number of guests each evening, doors open at 4.30pm and close at 7pm, with last entry at 6pm. Visitors can arrive anytime during these hours.
Christmas Market Weekend

Christmas Market Weekend

12 - 13 December 2020

World of Wedgwood, Barlaston ST12 9ER
10am to 4pm

Over 40 stalls of festive gifts and treats from local producers and artisans featuring delicious street food and live music. Unique handcrafted artisan gifts, Christmas cards and decorations, meats, cheeses, chutneys and festive favourites for your Christmas celebrations.

Magical Christmas at Amerton Farm

Magical Christmas at Amerton Farm

12 - 13 December 2020

Amerton Farm
Stowe By Chartley, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST18 0LA

Join us this festive season as we embark on a magical journey to see Father Christmas. Along the way you are sure to meet some of our favourite furry friends including a whole herd of Santa’s REAL reindeer and some cheeky elves in their snow forest hideaway.

Help us mix up the magic reindeer food for you to take home as you make your way to knock on Father Christmas’s door and eagerly await the exciting sound of a hearty ‘Ho Ho Ho’ but watch out for flying snowballs, some of our elves are super naughty!

But that’s not all, Father Christmas also has another surprise in store… in his Toy Shop a wonderful array of gifts await and the best bit, is that you can choose any present you would like, YES that’s right… Anything at all, and we haven’t forgotten you grown-ups, while the children choose their presents we will be treating you to a delicious mince pie!

There will be lots of festive photo opportunities along the way for you take your own photos PLUS your ticket includes all the fun of the farm!*

*Please note some parts of the farm may not be open as we continue to do everything we can to keep everyone safe.

Stafford Farmers Market

Stafford Farmers Market

12 December 2020

Market Square, Stafford Town Centre
9am to 4pm

Goods for sale often include bread and cakes, oatcakes, plants and flowers, wines, jams and preserves, fresh meat, sausages, bacon, black pudding chicken, eggs and scotch eggs, fruit and vegetables, fish, pastries, jewellery, chocolate, and many more fantastic items.

Traders begin to set up their stalls from as early as 7.30am with the majority being open for trading from 9am, they close at around 4pm or when they have nothing left to sell. 

To book a stall at the Farmers Market please contact the Markets Office on 01785 245935.

Wild Christmas Quiz

Wild Christmas Quiz

12 December 2020

Staffordshire Wildlife Trust
5pm to 6.15pm

Join Staffordshire Wildlife Trust for their virtual Wild Christmas Quiz with special guest host TV presenter and naturalist Mike Dilger from BBC's The One Show! Get in the festive spirit as they test your wildlife knowledge.

With picture rounds and 'what's that sound?' questions plus more! All the family welcome The session is raising funds for Craddocks Moss appeal - the quiz is FREE but donations are welcome.

Sign up and they’ll send you a how-to-guide on creating a Christmas wreath for birds along with the event link to join the session.

Magical Christmas at Amerton Farm

Magical Christmas at Amerton Farm

19 - 24 December 2020

Amerton Farm
Stowe By Chartley, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST18 0LA

Join us this festive season as we embark on a magical journey to see Father Christmas. Along the way you are sure to meet some of our favourite furry friends including a whole herd of Santa’s REAL reindeer and some cheeky elves in their snow forest hideaway.

Help us mix up the magic reindeer food for you to take home as you make your way to knock on Father Christmas’s door and eagerly await the exciting sound of a hearty ‘Ho Ho Ho’ but watch out for flying snowballs, some of our elves are super naughty!

But that’s not all, Father Christmas also has another surprise in store… in his Toy Shop a wonderful array of gifts await and the best bit, is that you can choose any present you would like, YES that’s right… Anything at all, and we haven’t forgotten you grown-ups, while the children choose their presents we will be treating you to a delicious mince pie!

There will be lots of festive photo opportunities along the way for you take your own photos PLUS your ticket includes all the fun of the farm!*

*Please note some parts of the farm may not be open as we continue to do everything we can to keep everyone safe.

Stone Farmers Market Festive Edition

Stone Farmers Market Festive Edition

19 December 2020

Stone Town Centre

Each month, over fifty stalls selling the very best in local produce attracts a loyal following. The monthly Farmers’ Markets are held on the first Saturday of every month starting at 9.00am - but get there early as several stalls have been known to be sold out by lunchtime!

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