Join us for a special tour of the Museum as night falls. Warm clothes, sensible shoes and a torch are highly recommended as our expert guide leads you through the Motoring Village, Aircraft Factory, Test Hill and the Members’ Banking.
See the landscape garden transformed with twinkling colourful lights and laser beams. Walk around the magical winter trail to discover glowing follies, amazing reflections and breath-taking illuminations.
As the countdown begins to 2019, the 200th anniversary of Queen Victoria’s birth, discover what it would have been like at a New Year’s Eve party 200 years ago. Follow our trail around the garden learning about famous royal and the parties which they held in days gone by. Booking Not Needed.
Join Santa for stories in his Grotto in the Plant Centre. There will be gingerbread decorating and other craft activities. All details will be on the website. Online booking opens Monday 17th September.
Enjoy the atmosphere of the festive season with the Jigantics light installation around the garden which blooms with magical giant illuminated flowers. Don’t miss the stunning Glasshouse display. Opening from 4pm to 8pm. Last entry 7pm. Closed 24th and 25th.
Join Santa for stories, songs and a present in his Grotto in the Plant Centre. There will be gingerbread decorating and other craft activities. All details on the website and online booking opens Monday 17th September.
Bring the family to enjoy a frosty winter stroll. Explore this seasonal walk full of winter scents, colours and textures. With architectural outlines softened by modern mass plantings, there are many views to enjoy.
The Glasshouse has been transformed into the Woodland Realm of the Elves. These Wood Elves care for all the woodland animals but especially Santa’s reindeer when they are not flying across the world on Christmas Eve. Spot the elven treehouses hung with baubles of plants and sparkling crystal raindrops.
Santa’s reindeer are coming to town in this creative drop-in for all the family.
Suitable for children aged 4+ but all ages are welcome. Younger children may need a bit of adult help and all children must be accompanied by an adult. All materials included.
Add a bit of sparkle to your New Year’s Eve with these creative masks.
Suitable for children aged 4+ but all ages are welcome. Younger children may need a bit of adult help and all children must be accompanied by an adult. All materials included. Please note that you may have to wait if the Education Studio is full.
Cyril Mann (1911-1980) spent his life painting the effects of colour, light and shadow. The result is a body of work including nudes, landscapes and still life. Prodigiously gifted yet constantly troubled, Cyril Mann remains an unsung hero of twentieth century British art.
Over 35s to 50sPlus Party Nights for Singles and Couples with top DJ playing your favourite club classics ’80s to date. These parties are THE place for Over 35s to 50sPlus to drink, dance, socialise and meet new people.
Monthly at Leatherhead Golf Club, Kingston Road, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 0EE.
CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS WITH THE GRUFFALO AT CHESSINGTON
Visit Chessington World of Adventures Resort on selected dates between December 1 to January 2 for the return of Winter’s Tail - now with twilight opening.
We are pleased to announce our Christmas show, Hansel & Gretel, a new festive version written by Ciaran McConville, who returns to the theatre following last year’s successful adaptation of Alice in Winterland, and directed by Rosie Jones.
Rose Theatre Kingston 24-26 High Street Kingston-upon-Thames
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! SANTA’S SITTING ROOM is a unique grotto/theatrical experience recommended for children aged 12 months - 8 years. Purposely orientated for children to embrace the true and magical atmosphere of Christmas past, spending quality time with Santa.
Lost Treasures of Strawberry Hill, Masterpieces from Horace Walpole’s Collection
20 October 2018 – 24 February 2019
This exhibition brings back to Strawberry Hill some of the most important masterpieces in Horace Walpole’s famous and unique collection for a once-in-a-lifetime exhibition.
Strawberry Hill House & Garden
268 Waldegrave Road