Christmas at the Gregson

The lights are twinkling, the fire is roaring and the mulled wine is flowing.

This Christmas period we have an incredible programme of events for you to get stuck into!

See below for a full list of everything ‘Christmassy’ that the Gregson and its incredible community groups are running this December; Music, mince pies, dancing, drinking, crafting and more – there’s something for everyone!

-Wednesday 6th, 13th, 20th 7pm – Festive Jazz

-Sunday 10th 12-3pm – Christmas Mini Market
Get last minuet Christmas presents, decorations and self-gifts from incredible local artists. Hand-carved wooden candlesticks, felted creations, stained glass decorations, Christmas cards and more. In the Cafe Bar

-Sun 10th 1-3pm – Santa’s Grotto
Come and meet Santa! – Ran by the Gregson Festival Group (GFG)

-Sun 10th 1-3pm – Christmas Kids Crafts
Ran by the Gregson Festival Group (GFG)

-Sun 10th, 17th 6pm – Queer Craft Club
Make decorations from recycled materials and air drying clay with Queer by Gum

-Friday 15th 11am-12.30pm – Crafty Kids
Christmas crafts with our under 12s craft club

-Sun 17th 12-1pm – Festive Bookmaking

-Sun 17th 4-6pm – Kids Secret Christmas Film Screening

-Mon 18th 7-9 – Adults Secret Christmas Film Screening

-Tuesday 19th 6.30pm – Carol Singing
With free mince pies and port

-Wednesday 20th 7.30pm – Gladly Solemn Sound Christmas Concert
The Gregson’s resident west-gallery choir

-Thursday 21st 7.30pm – Dark Tales for Winter Nights
A storytelling performance by Jaqueline Harris

-Sunday 24th 7.30pm – Salsa Christmas Eve Party

-Sun 24th 8pm – Carol Singing in the Bar
Join the yearly Greggie tradition

-Sun 31st 7pm – New Queer’s Eve
DIY jukebox selection of queer bops with Queer by Gum


CLOSED – Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day

Open 5-11pm – 27th December – 7th January

Reopen as normal 11am-11pm – 8th January

This event is part of our ‘Gregson 40’ programming – celebrating our 40th year as a community led charity.

If you would like to support the Gregson you can  help us raise £20,000 by making a one off donation or becoming a supporter click here.

Thank you