Father Christmas is coming to the South East this Christmas

Things to do this Christmas

A magical festive season awaits you in the South East of England this Christmas. If you live in Kent, Sussex, Hampshire or the Isle of Wight, you can use our calendar to fill your Christmas with events, stories from history and traditional recipes and crafts.

More to explore

  • English Heritage Gift of Membership

    Gift of Membership

    Wrap up 6,000 years of history for friends or family with the Gift of Membership this Christmas and enjoy days out together.

  • Christmas Shop

    Get stocked up now with some Christmas essentials or buy the foodie in your family some mouth-watering treats. Browse our shop for a feast of festive inspiration.

  • See which English Heritage sites are opening this festive season and plan a visit between Christmas and New Year

    Festive Opening Times

    See which historic places are open over the holidays and spend the festive season exploring England's story.

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