Thursday, 4 December 2014

A Victorian Christmas Festival at The Judges’ Lodgings Museum this weekend

Photo: John Freeman
Lancaster's Judges' Lodgings Museum will be open for "A Victorian Christmas Festival" this coming weekend (6th - 7th December 2014).

The Lodgings - home to the town's Toy Museum on its upper floor - will be decked with holly and filled with cheer so visitors can soak in the sights and smells of a Victorian Christmas.

There will be activities for the whole family to join in with. Enjoy making a pot-pourri Christmas pudding while you listen to the story of Victorian Christmas traditions and get creative making Victorian Christmas decorations.

There will also be carol singing and bell ringing to entertain visitors so come along and join in with our festive entertainments and enjoy the merriest of Yuletides.

Please note that there is no lift in the building, therefore some workshops and rooms are only accessible by the stairs. Bell ringers, Carol singers and Christmas pudding workshop will all take place on the ground floor.

• A Victorian Christmas Festival at The Judges’ Lodgings Museum, 12.00pm – 4.00pm, Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th December 2014 Judges' Lodgings Museum, Castle Hill, Lancaster, LA1 1YSFor further details or to book on the events ring the Judges’ Lodgings Museum on 01524 32808. Email - Web:

• Admission charges - Adults £3.00, Concessions £2.00, Children FREE (accompanied). Christmas events included in the price of admission.  Xplorer passes accepted.Booking for workshops is essential.

• Access for wheel chairs and pushchairs is limited to the ground floor with access into the museum through the side entrance due to steps up to the main entrance.  

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