Upcoming Events - Holker Hall

Holker Celebrates Christmas

Join us as we celebrate Christmas.  Visit the beautifully decorated hall, make a festive wreath to take home or bring the children to a fun Christmas circus workshop.  There's something for everyone to enjoy at Holker this Christmas.

Event Date:

From Friday 1st December 2017

See the Hall beautifully decorated for the festive season

Explore the family owned, Victorian home, lovingly decorated for Christmas.  Each of the beautiful decorations and baubles have been handpicked.  Hall open 11am – 4pm, Friday to Sunday.  Entry adult £8.50.  Children up to 15yrs free. 

Take inspiration from the Hall and recreate your own piece of grandeur at home with a variety of baubles to buy in the Gift Shop, most of which you will have seen in the Hall.  The Café, Food Hall and Gift Shop will be open from 10.30am to 4.00pm, Friday to Sunday.


Wreath Making Workshops with Ros Harrison

Friday 1st and Friday 8th December at 10.30am and 2.00pm (includes all materials) £25 per person.  Pre-booking essential.

A pre-booked lunch is available in The Courtyard Café, £8 per person.  Special rate of £5 for entry to the Hall, must be pre-booked.

  • Please note, the pre-booked lunch and special rate hall entry, are for people participating in the Wreath Making Workshops only.


Children’s Christmas Circus Fun

Sunday 3rd and Saturday 16th December 2017

10.30am, 12.30pm and 2.15pm. £15 per child.  Adults £5 (incs unlimited entry to Hall)

Circus Workshop/Show in the School Room, followed by juice & biscuits.

Christmas story time by the fire in Holker Hall and a special visit from Santa with small gift.  Maximum of 2 adults per child.  Pre-booking essential. 

Hall Evening Opening with background music by Palladium Jazz Trio

Thursday 7th December 2017 6pm - 7.30pm  £15 per person.  An opportunity to enjoy the Hall at twilight; take in the festive decorations and roaring fires with background music by Palladium Jazz Trio.  Followed by a light hot supper in The Ilex Bar & Brasserie, 7pm - 9pm.

The Gift Shop and Food Hall will be open between 6pm and 8pm with special offers on purchases made on the evening.

Christmas Buffet Breakfast

Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th December 2017 at 10am. £15 per child. £10 per adult (includes unlimited entry to Hall)

Enjoy a family buffet breakfast, followed by fun biscuit decorating and story time by the fire in Holker Hall, plus a visit from Santa with small gift. Pre-booking essential.

Santa’s Cabin in the Courtyard

Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th December 2017 12.45pm – 2.45pm. £3.50 Visit Santa and receive a small gift.                      

Festive Flower Demonstration by Ros Harrison

Friday 15th December 2017 at 2.30pm

  • £15 per person.  Includes entry to the Hall prior to the demonstration and a jam & cream scone with tea/coffee after the demonstration.


For more information or to book, please contact the Visitor Services Office on 015395 58328 or info@holker.co.uk

Upcoming Events

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Wednesday 14th February 2018

Valentine's Night at The Ilex

 Join us on Valentine's Night and treat your loved one to a delicious 7-course tasting menu.

Sunday 11th March 2018

Mother's Day Sunday Lunch

Treat your mum this Mother's Day in The Ilex Bar & Brasserie.
Friday 16th - Sunday 18th March 2018

Galloway Antiques Fair

A quality antiques and fine art fair set within the Hall.

Nationally known dealers will be selling a wide range of items.


5th & 6th April 2018

Easter/Spring Activities

Various craft and outdoor activities for all the family.