Christmas at Highgrove
Sprinkle a little Christmas magic this year and enjoy a festive event on the Royal Highgrove Estate. Celebrate with friends and family at Highgrove with one of their exclusive dining experiences.  Start with a Kir Royale before a seasonal lunch or indulge in a delicious afternoon tea in the beautifully decorated Orchard Restaurant – guaranteed to put you in joyful spirits.  Finish off with a visit to the Estate Shop and choose from luxury food and drink to clothing, home accessories and decorations - everything you need for the perfect Christmas gift.
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Live festive music at the Bacon Theatre in Cheltenham
With Christmas just around the corner, enjoy festive films, a Christmas show for the whole family, and three evenings of live festive music including a performance from the award winning Flowers Band at the Bacon Theatre. And – continuing the festive spirit into the new year, Promenade Productions - Cheltenham’s local amateur dramatic group are back with their annual pantomime Robinson Crusoe. 
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Christmas at Blenheim Palace
Escape the bustle of the high street and soak up the atmosphere at Blenheim Palace’s Christmas market and wonderful new Alice in the Palace experience where you can explore the topsy-turvy world of Alice in Wonderland. Don't miss our ever popular Illuminated light trail including the formal gardens which will be lit up in festive colour, brighter than ever before with lasers, projections and thousands of tea-lights.
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Cogges Christmas Market
Celebrate Christmas at Cogges Christmas Market on the 7 and 8 December. You’ll find presents for any stocking from Cotswold makers and crafters at more than 60 stalls.  Warm your cockles with mulled cider and listen to festive music from local choirs. Top it off by picking your perfect Christmas tree, from the forest of Nordman Firs. Father Christmas is also flying in for grotto visits, but this must be booked in advance online. 
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Puss in Boots - the Theatre Chipping Norton Christmas Panto
Chipping Norton Theatre’s pantomime this year is a twist on the old favourite Puss in Boots.  Set in 1950s London, it’s stuffed full of daring escapes, ruthless robberies and frankly spectacular car chases - a fast and furr-ious adventure!  Family friendly from start to finish and with all the sumptuous costumes, great original music and daft theatricality that only comes from the national home of traditional pantomime.  It runs from 13 November to 12 January 2020.
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Christmas at Batsford
Soak up the magic of Christmas at Batsford this year.  Join the Big Batsford Elf Hunt, visit Father Christmas in his cosy grotto, have a go at painting your own Christmas tree decoration, pick up your Christmas tree and wreath, take a wintery stroll through the 56 acre arboretum or simply enjoy a coffee and a mince pie in the Garden Terrace Café!   Batsford is open every day throughout the festive period (except Christmas Day). 
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Christmas at Dyrham Park
Fancy a break from the hustle and bustle of the modern Christmas experience? Why not take some time out to encounter some 17th century winter traditions at beautiful Dyrham Park? Step away from the tinsel and baubles and learn about some historic traditions or stretch your legs, take stock and reconnect with nature.  There’ll be choirs at weekends, costumed storytellers, children's crafts and trails through the parkland, a poetry trail and subtle decorations crafted from dried flowers. 
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Christmas at Chastleton
Enjoy the sights and sounds of a Victorian Yuletide over three weekends at Chastleton this Christmas. Explore the house and gardens and find out about how the Whitmore-Jones family prepared and celebrated Christmas here in the 19th century. Dress warm as the house can be cold! Chastleton is open 23 & 24 November, 30 November & 1 December and 7 & 8 December from 11am to 3pm.  Last entry to the house at 2:30pm.
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