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Christmas at the Mills

December 16, 2023 @ 10:30 am - December 17, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th December 2023 @ Royal Gunpowder Mills

10:00 AM – 17:00 PM

πŸŽ„βœ¨ Discover the Enchanted Elf Adventure at Gunpowder Mills! βœ¨πŸŽ„

Embark on a spellbinding journey to rescue the Gunpowder Mills from mischievous elves and their grumpy leader! This festive extravaganza guarantees three hours of enchantment with engaging activities for all ages. Curious about these mischievous elves? Join us to uncover their antics!

🦌 Rudolph’s Tractor Ride:

Take a whimsical ride on Rudolph’s tractor through a winter wonderland. Keep watch for playful deer and elusive elves causing mischief. Can you count the mischievous troublemakers on the loose?

🎭 Captain Calamity’s Santamime:

Join Captain Calamity for a hilarious Santamime show that will leave you in fits of laughter. This comedic performance promises distraction from the chaos caused by the mischievous elves.

πŸ”¬ Captain Fantastic’s Elf Lab:

Explore the secrets of the elves in Captain Fantastic’s Elf Lab. Hear captivating stories of encounters with these mischievous beings and aid in freeing Captain Fantastic from the grumpy leader’s clutches. Can you unlock the key to restore order?

πŸŽ… Kindness Workshops:

Engage in heartwarming workshops to create acts of kindness that could soften the grumpy leader’s heart. Craft heartfelt messages on beautiful tokens to deposit in his postbox. Remember, we avoid using the grumpy leader’s name as it displeases Santa!

πŸ“ Letter to Santa:

Compose a heartfelt letter to Santa Claus and post it in his box. Share your hopes for a peaceful and joyous holiday season. Who knows? Santa might have a special surprise for you!

πŸ›οΈ Christmas Market Extravaganza:

Explore a festive market brimming with delightful treasures. Enjoy a complimentary hot drink as you browse through the stalls. Keep an eye out for the grumpy leader, who might attempt to swipe decorations!

πŸŽ… Santa’s Grotto:

Step into a magical realm and meet Santa Claus himself! Receive a special gift and capture the festive spirit with a memorable photo.

πŸ‘€ Spot the Grumpy One:Β Keep a lookout for the grumpy character influencing the elves. Catch him red-handed as he tries to pilfer decorations, adding an unexpected twist to your adventure.

πŸ•’ Event Details:

  • Date: December 16-17
  • Session Times: Session One 10:30-13:30, Session Two 13:30-17:00
  • Duration: Each session spans 3 hours.
  • Ticket Price: Starting at Β£15*. Children under 2 enter free with a paying adult.
  • Single entry is available for Β£20. Bundle Pricing:
    • 2 Tickets for Β£36
    • 4 Tickets for Β£60
  • Arrival: Please arrive at least 15 minutes before your ticket start time.

Additional Information:

  • Attendees have all-day access to the site and additional activities beyond the 3-hour session duration.
  • Enjoy extra amusements available for an additional cost, enhancing your adventure.

Immerse yourself in this magical adventure, restoring joy to the Gunpowder Mills. Gather your loved ones for an unforgettable experience blending festive fun, heartwarming activities, and the true essence of Christmas! Secure your tickets now for an unparalleled holiday escapade! 🌟🎁

Event Details:

  • Ages: Suitable for all age groups.
  • Dates: Saturday, December 16th, 2023, and Sunday, December 17th, 2023.
  • Session Hours: From 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Important Information:

This engaging and interactive event is tailored for children. We kindly ask parents and guardians to supervise their children throughout. While JTT Events and Royal Gunpowder Mills uphold stringent safety standards, parents retain responsibility for their child’s safety beyond our venue policies available on our website.


  • Ticket Pricing: Starts at Β£20*.
  • Under 2’s Go Free: Children under 2 attend free with a paying attendee.
  • Bundle Pricing: Special group offers available:
    • 2 Tickets for Β£36
    • 4 Tickets for Β£60


  • Santa’s Grotto: Meet Santa Claus in a magical setting.
  • “Santamime” Adventure: Experience an enchanting Christmas journey.
  • Elf Workshop: Enjoy creative activities with Santa’s helpers.
  • Winter Market: Discover seasonal delights and unique gifts.
  • Story Activity with Captain Fantastic: Engage in captivating stories and activities.

Additional Options:

  • Amusements: Available at an extra cost for more entertainment choices.

Ticket Details:

  • Universal Pricing: Fixed price for all paying attendees.
  • Under 2’s Free: Children under 2 enter free with a paying attendee.
  • Time-Specific Allocations: Tickets assigned to specific timeslots at 10:00 & 13:30.

Entry Disclaimer:

  • Flexibility: JTT reserves the right to delay entry for an inclusive and enjoyable experience for everyone.

Photography Policy:

Capture magical moments but kindly refrain from taking photos of children not in your group or posting them on social media.

Safety Assurance:

All JTT Events team members are DBS-checked and hold Public Liability insurance.

Your safety and joy matter most. For any queries or additional information, please contact us. We’re eagerly anticipating celebrating the festive magic with you at our Christmas Grotto and Workshop event! πŸŽ…πŸŒŸ


December 16, 2023 @ 10:30 am
December 17, 2023 @ 5:00 pm
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