Father Christmas in front of a Christmas Tree


Join Father Christmas and his elves for a fun packed evening of craft, games and Christmas magic! It’s the perfect start to your festive celebrations and all children will head home with a gift!

This event is suitable for ages 4+. 

For useful information, such as how to find us and what facilities Colchester Castle has, we recommend reading our Access information: Access at Colchester Castle | Colchester Museums


Tickets cost £5 per adult and £15 per child, which includes a gift.

A maximum of two adult tickets can be purchased per child ticket.

How To Book

Booking in advance is required for this event. To book your magical experience, call Father Christmas’s helpers at Colchester Castle on 01206 282939. Our lines are open from 10am – 4.30pm.

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An Evening With Father Christmas

Type:Christmas - Santa

Colchester Castle Museum, Castle Park, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UG

Tel: 01206 282939

Opening Times

Season (22 Dec 2022)
Thursday18:00 - 20:00


Colchester CastleColchester Castle Museum, ColchesterColchester Castle is the largest Norman Keep in Europe and houses the town's main museum