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December 4th, 2017

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Christmas in County Durham

It’s finally time to play Mariah Carey at full volume and eat as many mince pies as you want, entirely guilt free! We get fully on board with Christmas at Venture, whether it’s making a novelty video (watch this year’s here!), sharing Christmas treats, or decorating our offices. Want to make this Christmas the best one yet? We’ve compiled a list of all the best events in County Durham this festive season, so you don’t have to miss a thing!


Santas Grottos

  • Beamish Museum 18th November – 24th December - Meet Father Christmas and say hello to his friendly reindeer at PockerleyWaggonway!£5 per child includes a small, traditional gift, craft activity, hot chocolate and reindeer food.
  • The Bowes Museum – 13th- 22ndDecember -Meet Santa at his Enchanted Wonderland Grotto! Prices vary on different dates, and may include entry into the Christmas Market, Fair and Museum.
  • Adventure Valley, Durham – 25th November – 24th December – Escorted by a Christmas Elf on a festive journey of around 90 minutes, you’ll get to meet real reindeer, explore a Winter Wonderland, get arty and meet a very special man in a big red suit. Prices vary with dates.
  • Prince Bishops Shopping Centre, Durham – Santa will be in his lodge from Saturday 18th November 2017 and every Friday, Saturday and Sunday until Christmas Eve. This one will make mums and dads especially happy, as it’s free!




Christmas Markets


We hope we’ve given you some festive inspiration for Christmas in County Durham! If you know of any great events that we haven’t included, tweet us at @ventureprop to let us know!