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Storytelling with Mrs Claus

09 December 2023 - 17 December 2023

Be whisked away to a festive winter wonderland in an afternoon of Christmas storytelling with Mrs Claus.


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Wreath Making Workshop

05 December 2023 - 10 December 2023

Join us for a fun filled workshop to create a beautiful willow based wreath to adorn your front door this Christmas time.

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Breakfast with Santa

02 December 2023 - 23 December 2023

Give the kids a special treat this Christmas with a breakfast date they'll never forget – a breakfast with Santa himself.

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Visit Santa

01 December 2023 - 23 December 2023

Santa is coming back to Abbotsford this December! Add a little magic this festive season and come and visit him in his magical grotto.

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Christmas at Witch Corner

01 December 2023 - 31 December 2023

This December, experience our show-stopping folklore sculptures transformed with the sights and sounds of the festive season.

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Christmas in the Historic House

25 November 2023 - 30 December 2023

Step into the story this December and experience a Scott family Christmas at Abbotsford.

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Creative Writing Workshop: Telling and Retelling Supernatural Tales

12 November 2023

Come along to Abbotsford for a creative writing workshop inspired by traditional supernatural tales!

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Friends of Abbotsford Raffle

30 August 2023 - 13 December 2023

Take part in the Friends of Abbotsford raffle for a chance to win some incredible prizes and support us in the process.

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'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print

02 March 2022 - 01 March 2023

This new online exhibition showcases Sir Walter Scott's significant collection of chapbooks.

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Walter Scott 250

14 August 2021 - 15 August 2022

In 2021-22 Scotland celebrates the 250th Anniversary of Sir Walter Scott with a nationwide programme of events and activities Check out the Walter Scott ...

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