Christmas celebrations!

  • Santa welcomes you to Trainworks!

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    Christmas celebrations!

    Santa visits Trainworks!

  • Christmas Markets 2013. Image: James Horan for Sydney Living Museums.

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    Christmas celebrations!

    Christmas Markets 2013. Image: James Horan for Sydney Living Museums.

  • Christmas Truce at Newcastle Museum.

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    Christmas celebrations!

    Christmas Truce at Newcastle Museum.

  • Christmas craft at Elizabeth Farm Photo Image: James Horan for Sydney Living Museums.

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    Christmas celebrations!

    Christmas craft at Elizabeth Farm Photo Image: James Horan for Sydney Living Museums.

  • Making Christmas craft. Image: Sydney Living Museums.

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    Christmas celebrations!

    Making Christmas craft. Image: Sydney Living Museums.

 

Celebrate the silly season with a visit to Santa, a decoration workshop or cheerful Christmas carol event. With Christmas fast approaching, don't miss your opprountity to don your favourite crass Christmas t-shirt, Santa hat or Jiggle Bells earings!

Here's our round up of what's happening this Christmas around the state:

Santa Visits Trainworks
Trainworks

Sun 7, 14, 21 December
11:00am–​3:00pm

Santa visits Trainworks to hear any last minute additions to your little ones wish-list.

 

Christmas Truce
Newcastle Museum

Thu 11 December
5:30–​6:30pm

Commemorating the 1914 Christmas Truce that took place on the Western Front, Newcastle Museum will hold a soccer match between the Trench Caps (Allies) and the Pickelhaubes (Germans).

 

Christmas Carols
Newcastle Museum

Thu 11 December
7:00–​8:00pm

Join Newcastle Museum for an evening of cheerful Christmas carols accompanied by piano and organ.

 

Trench Art Christmas Decorations
Museum of the Riverina Botanic Garden Site

Sat 13 December
10:30am–​12:30pm

See how World War 1 soldiers turned discarded objects in the trenches into beautiful works of art to send home to loved ones.

 

Santa Weekend
Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum

Sat, Sun 13, 14 December
10:00am–​4:00pm

Come and greet Santa and his elf as they arrive in style aboard the historic Sydney Steam Tram.

 

Christmas Craft at Elizabeth Farm
Christmas Craft at Vaucluse House

Sat, Sun 13, 14 December
12:00pm-3:00pm

Make Christmas-inspired paper garlands, hanging decorations and paper plate wreaths to take home.

 

Christmas Fare: artisan food gifts for your festive table
Hyde Park Barracks Museum

18 December
4:00–8:00pm

With a focus on locally sourced artisan food and handcrafted gifts, you’ll find everything you need for your Christmas table.

 

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Newcastle Museum

Hunter Region

NSW Rail Museum

Southern Highlands and Tablelands

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