Christmas events around the County
Looking for festive activities to get in the Christmas mood? Here are some events that are taking place around the county.
Santa Special – Llangollen Railway
All aboard for Santa’s Christmas Specials: Santa makes a special visit each Christmas to the Llangollen Railway. Your decorated steam train will transport you in style from Llangollen Station to Carrog (renamed Lapland for Santa’s visit). Santa will give each good boy and girl a special gift on the journey and the adults on board receive a mince pie and a tipple from Santa’s Little Helpers.
Terms and conditions apply – see website for more details.
Tickets: Adult £18, Child £23 (over age of 1), compartment for eight people £200,
Children under 1 go free!
Father Christmas at Loggerheads Country Park
Saturday 9th December, Saturday 16th December, Sunday 17th December and Friday 22nd December
11am, 12pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm and 3.30pm
Come and meet Santa, hear a Christmas story and have a treat to take home with Plas Derw Trust.
To book your time with Santa call 01352 840955 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
North Wales International Concert Series
Wednesday 13th December 7.30pm
Welsh Chamber Orchestra: Artistic Director Anthony Hose, soloist Ellis Thomas, piano. The full programme was not confirmed at time of print but will include J.S. Bach’s D minor piano concerto, played by our local rising star who is currently studying music at the RNCM.
Rhyl Town Hall
Denbigh and District Round Table Christmas Float
Catch a glimpse of Santa as he tours Denbigh and the surroundings areas.
Weeknights (generally) start at 6:30pm
Sundays start at 4:30pm
Thursday 14th December – Myddleton Park
Sunday 17th December – Maes y Goron, Henllan Street, Accer y Forwyn, Bryn Onnen etc
Monday 18th December – Tremeirchion, Bodfari, Aberwheeler
Tuesday 19th December – Henllan
Jazz @ Plas Newydd
17th December 7pm – 9pm
Back by popular demand, Plas Newydd Hosts it’s second Jazz@Plas Christmas; an evening of sultry jazz standards in the beautiful grounds of one of North Wales most treasured heritage sites performed by local musicians Grace Williams (vocals) Pete Beresford (piano) David Alexander (guitar) and Jamie Brownfield (trumpet). The performance will begin at 1900, but arrive at 1830 for mulled wine and a mince pie (included in the ticket price).
You can purchase tickets in advance at Llangollen Tourist Information Centre (01978860828)
Lessons & Carols by Candlelight
17th December 6pm – 9pm
Join us at St Thomas’s Church – Denbigh for the annual Lessons and Carols Service by Candlelight. This is a beautiful Christmas service where familiar carols are sung and the Christmas story is told, and all by Candlelight.
This service will be followed by a Candlelit Supper in support of Christian Aid.
All are welcome – no dress code – no tickets required; just come as you are and celebrate Christmas with us at St Thomas’s Church.
Captain Hook’s Revenge
Monday 18th, Tuesday 19th, Wednesday 20th, Friday 22nd @ 7.30pm
Saturday 23rd @ 1pm and 6pm
Join Denbigh Musical Theatre as they present Captain Hook’s Revenge written by Richard Coleman.
Tickets: £8 Adult, £6 Child & Seniors, £24 Family, £29 Super Family
Book your tickets by calling Mandy pn 01745 812919 or email email@example.com
Ruthin Castle – Christmas Escape
24th December – 26th December
Spend Christmas in a real Castle steeped in history and full of Christmas Sparkle and real fires. Huge beautifully decorated Christmas Trees and fireplaces. Carol singers on arrival, add Christmas Eve Dinner, Christmas Day Lunch to pack your Christmas full of Magical Memories.
From just £110 per room per night based on 2 people sharing.
Call 01824 702664
Roll the Barrel
Tuesday 26th December 10.30am
A Boxing Day tradition in Denbigh. Official start 10.30am at the top of town. The Denbigh and Flint hunt still forms a big part of the proceedings and the crowds watch as dozens of riders parade through the town after receiving the traditional stirrup cup.
Whatever you do this December we all wish you a very Merry Christmas!
(Try not to eat too much Turkey!!)