Nov 30 - Dec 22 2019
  • 10:00 am
  • Available with general admission

Join in the festivities and enjoy the magic of Christmas at Sudeley Castle this December

  • Performances by local choirs, singers, dancers and more*
  • Admire the Dent-Brocklehurst Christmas dinner display
  • Indulge in our seasonal menu
  • Purchase gift vouchers and presents for family and friends

*Performances on selected dates, scroll down for full schedule

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Full Schedule

Dates and times of performances below.

1 December

Shepherd's Crook Folk Choir

The popular Shepherd’s Crook Folk Choir will be opening Christmas at the Castle with a festive concert at 2.30pm. They will entertain visitors with traditional and local carols mixed together with more modern Christmas songs, sung in a fine four-part harmony.

4 December

Winchcombe Community Choir

The Winchcombe Community Choir will sing carols in 'a capella' harmony style guaranteed to get you into the Christmas Spirit. Performance at 10:30am.

7 December

Cheltenham Community Choir

Performing under the experienced direction of NODA award-winning musical director Beverley Whitaker, join the choir in the Church as they perform well known classics and Christmas carols. Performance at 1:30pm.

13 December

Happenstance Border Morris Dancing

Happenstance Border is a mixed Morris Dance side based in Winchcombe performing dances from the English-Welsh border. Their colourful displays are accompanied by a great band of musicians. Performing at 2pm and 3pm.

14 December

Got 2 Sing Choir

A very merry Christmas choir concert performed by Cheltenham's Got 2 Sing Choir. Performing at 11am-12pm & 1:30pm-2:30pm in St Mary's Church.

15 December

Alys Winchcombe, Harpist

Join Harpist Lady Alys for some festive music in the Library, played on her Renaissance harp every hour between 11am-2pm. In between tunes, Lady Alys will gossip about her time at King Henry’s Christmas Court where she was summoned as a companion to Queen Katherine, Catherine, and Katherine, and possibly Anne and Jane, though definitely not the other Anne. There will be tips on choosing the perfect present for the nobleperson in your life, (which may involve cheese and a fountain) and the dishes to prepare for your perfect Tudor Christmas Banquet. All rounded off with a game of ‘How old is this carol really?’ Includes music from the King Henry VIII Songbook. (Always a treat).

Performing on the hour from 11am to 2pm.

21 December

Waytes and Measures

Waytes and Measures will be performing a concert of Medieval and Tudor Christmas music "Now is Yule Come". The colourful and talented group of musicians and singers will sing Tudor songs and entertain you in costume with a variety of period instruments: medieval fiddle, gittern, pipe and tabor, recorders, shawms, hurdy-gurdy, portative organ and percussion. Performaning at 2:30pm.

22 December

Daisy Kane

Local 13-year-old singer songwriter Daisy, will be performing both originals, covers and some Christmas classics on the piano and guitar. Look out for her in The Library at 11am and 2pm.

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