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Christmas at the RAF Museum

15 - 16 December 2018

Your chance to meet Father Christmas!




Christmas Grotto

11.00am - 4.00pm
£7 a ticket

This year our magical Christmas Grotto returns to the RAF Museum. Get into the festive spirit and bring the whole family to meet Father Christmas!Father Christmas is camping out in our Nissen Hut, surrounded by our First World War aircraft. We are very lucky that he’s able to spare the time before he gets too busy for Christmas. Every child will have the chance to meet Father Christmas in his special First World War era grotto. So book your tickets now! 

There will be a special Christmas gift for each child to take home and a chance to take photographs at the end of your visit.

We now have limited availability.
Tickets on sale from shop only in Hangar 1.

 

Christmas Storytelling – ‘Coming Home’

11.00am, 12.00pm and 1.00pm
Free

A brave Robin battles through storms and other dangers in an attempt to reach his mate back in a quiet English garden. After quite an adventure, he arrives just in time for Christmas to find the family who live there who have been looking out for him. 

The mother of the family is a Second World War WAF on her leave who has also rushed home for Christmas, leaving her no time to decorate!

Expect some crafty Christmas participation – making paper chains and homemade snow-flakes, decorating the tree, join in dancing the ‘Hokey-Cokey’ and ‘Knees up Mother Brown’ and singing along to festive Christmas Carols. 

No need to book tickets for storytelling just meet us at the entrance to H3.






Christmas Grotto FAQs


How long do we get to spend with Father Christmas?
We have a maximum capacity per session which enables you to spend quality time with Father Christmas. Most people spend about 3-5 minutes with him.

Can we book in groups?
Yes, book onto the same 30 minute slot and you will be able to go in to meet Father Christmas together. Please note that the grotto isn’t a huge space, and we can only fit a maximum of 5 adults and 5 children.

Will each child receive a present?
Yes each child will receive a Christmas gift, there will be a different gift suitable for under 3s.

Am I allowed to take photos?
Yes, you are allowed to take photos for FREE, you will have a chance to do this after meeting Father Christmas.

Can I buy a ticket on the day?
Yes if there is space, you can buy a ticket on the day in our shop. But we highly recommend booking in advance.

Do adults have to pay for tickets?
No, only children who will meet Father Christmas and receive a gift. Please note that the grotto isn’t a huge space, and we can only fit a maximum of 5 adults and 5 children.

For information about planning your visit to the Museum, please click here.

 


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