A Victorian Christmas at Peckover House, Wisbech, with five-day festival

FINAL touches are being made to festival displays around Peckover House in Wisbech as it prepares for a Victorian Christmas.

The Christmas festival at the National Trust-owned house in North Brink will be open for five days this year following the success of last year’s event. The festival runs from December 10-14 and the house will be open from noon-7pm daily (last admission 6.30pm).

Festive floral arrangements, Christmas trees and a distinctive Victorian flavour will fill the house, while mulled wine and home-made mince pies will be available.

Music performed by Fenland choirs and musicians will enhance the atmosphere, bringing a restful and harmonious feel to those hectic days leading up to� Christmas.

Among the musical entertainment, Wisbech Grammar School will performing on December 10, the Clarkson Singers on December 11 and the Breakout Choir on December 12.


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Entrance to the house during these five days will be �3 for adults, �1 for children.

On December 12 there will also be “A Victorian Christmas”, an ever popular readings of Christmas poems and prose, by Geoff Hales of the Travelling Theatre.

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Tickets for this event, which starts at 7.30pm, will be �10 including refreshments.

For details and tickets contact Peckover House on 01945 583463.

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