3rd - 4th December

A weekend of festive themed activities, with a selection of family-friendly crafts, live music and delicious food and drinks to enjoy from the cafe.

Father Christmas will also be coming to visit for the first time too – we’re so excited!! Look out for more details and times coming soon.

This year’s Frost Fest will include family-friendly cookie decorating, tree decorations and other crafts for children, live music with Julie Wilmore and William Blythe (Saturday 11.30am – 2pm) and Axum Folk Ensemble (Sunday 12pm – 2pm), you can find out more about the musicians in our separate event listings.

There is also a lovely Winter Robin bird walk in the beautiful Derwent Valley, find out more and book via the link.

And of course, not forgetting the fabulous return of our mischievous elf trail – what are they getting up to this year?

On Saturday evening there's even a workshop for the grown-ups to enjoy – our Christmas inspired fused glass workshop, with a glass of wine and nibbles. Find out more and book a space here.

Plan a journey here