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Christmas Holiday Activities Essex

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Christmas Holiday Activities Essex

It might seem a bit early, but have you started planning for Christmas holiday activities? Essex-based Barleylands Farm Park and Craft Village has a number of things to see and do, which will keep the whole family entertained over the festive period.

In addition to our regular animal activities and farmyard attractions, Barleylands will be hosting various Christmas themed events. For example, you’ll be able to pick up a few last minute presents from our Christmas Craft Fair or enjoy an evening of wonderment at our Midnight in Monte Carlo Christmas Party.

Discover more about both events below and don’t forget to book your tickets before it’s too late. Christmas comes but once a year after all!

Christmas Holiday Activities Essex – Midnight in Monte Carlo

This year, Barleylands has teamed up with Best Parties Ever to host an impossibly glamourous event – Midnight in Monte Carlo. You’ll be part of the jet-set as you enter the sophisticated Casino Royale, posing for the paparazzi while you stroll down the red carpet.

The infectious rhythms of a sensational singer provide the perfect backdrop for admiring the ornate columns and marble flooring. Sample the delicious canapés and relax with a drink before sitting down to a superb four-course dinner.

In addition to a resident band playing atmospheric tunes, you’ll also be entertained by incredible fire and pyrotechnic performers alongside amazing aerial silk and hoop acrobats.

After a mesmerising finale, make your way to the opulently furnished casino where roulette and blackjack await. If you last until midnight, you can enjoy a survivors’ breakfast before heading to last carriages to take you home.

The Midnight in Monte Carlo Christmas Party package includes:

  • Spectacular Theming and Scenery
  • Live Singers and Aerial Acrobats
  • Tasty Hot & Cold Canapés
  • Three Course Fine Dining
  • Cheese Buffet
  • Complimentary Dodgems
  • Professional Photographer
  • Charity Casino with Blackjack and Roulette
  • State of the Art Disco featuring Intelligent Lighting
  • Starlit Ceilings and Professional Set Lighting
  • Christmas Crackers
  • Full Event Management
  • On-Site Security
  • Free Cloakroom
  • Free Car Parking
  • Survivors Breakfast

Get in touch with us or visit the Best Parties Ever website to find out more.

Christmas Holiday Activities Essex – Christmas Craft Fair

Our Christmas Craft Fair is the ideal opportunity to shop for the whole family. Our artisan crafters will be working hard to create a wide variety of presents ranging from bespoke personalised items to lovingly handmade gifts.

Regardless of whether you’re on the hunt for something festive or need to buy for a difficult family member, Barleylands Christmas Craft Fair is sure to satisfy your shopping requirements.

As always, we’ll also have our Farmers’ Market on the last Saturday of November and December for Christmas inspired treats along with the usual muffins, bread, pastries, pork, lamb, sausages, honey, pies, chutneys, preserves, fresh fish, cakes, sauces, olives, and more!

Don’t forget that both entry and parking is free.

Visiting Barleylands

Christmas is one of the busiest times of year on the roads. Thankfully, we’re within easy reach of the following towns and cities:

  • Basildon – 10 minutes
  • Brentwood – 15 minutes
  • Chelmsford – 25 minutes
  • Southend-on-Sea – 25 minutes
  • Romford – 25 minutes

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