Illustration by Marcie Cobley

The season is upon us! And we've got lots of events and offers coming up this year at The Lightbox to ease you into the Christmas spirit. 

Win a Christmas Hamper this Festive Season

Throughout the festive period, Seasons Café will be offering a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie for just £4.50. With each purchase of this offer, you will be entered into a raffle to win a special Christmas hamper full of festive delights for you or for a loved one as a gift this Christmas.

Offer runs Sat 1 - Thurs 20 December, winner announced Fri 21 December 2018.
Prize will be available for collection from Sat 22 - Sun 23 December 2018.

Pick up your pie at our festive Arts and Craft Fair to kick off the competition, amongst festive tunes, delicious treats and a holly-jolly atmosphere.

Christmas Holidays Workshops

Christmas Reindeer Decorations
Santa's reindeer are coming to town in this free creative drop-in for the whole family. 
Fri 21 December, drop-in 1.30pm - 4.00pm

New Year's Party Masks
Add a bit of sparkle to your New Year's Eve with these creative masks.
Fri 28 December, drop-in 1.30pm - 4.00pm

Christmas in The Lightbox Shop

We're stocking our Shop to the brim with lots of lovely Christmas decorations and gift ideas for the whole family, all from independent suppliers. So why not support small businesses this Christmas instead of hitting the high street? And keep your eyes on our blog for a gift guide!

Give the Gift of Art

Buy an Annual Pass

For a gift that can be enjoyed year-round, how about a Lightbox Annual Pass? A £7.50 Pass will give the recipient free entry to all our exhibitions for a year!

Buy a Friends membership

For even more benefits, a £30 Friends membership (or £50 for a joint membership) will give your loved one free entry to our exhibitions, discounts on events, the cafe and shop, as well as supporting The Lightbox charity.

Write your Names in Glass

The perfect present for art lovers and Lightbox supporters, your loved one not only gets to make their mark in our award-winning gallery, but will also know that the donation will help to support us as a charity too.

Christmas Opening Hours

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day
All other opening hours remain the same:

Monday closed
Tuesday – Saturday 10.30am – 5.00pm
Thursday 10.30am - 8.30pm
Sunday 11.00am – 4.00pm

See our full events programme

Arts and Craft Fair

The return of our popular Arts and Craft Fair is the perfect time to kick off your Christmas shopping. We've rounded up our favourite local artists, crafters, designers and makers to sell their unique handmade wares, plus the courtyard will be filled with local artisan food stalls (mulled wine anyone?) and the sounds of Christmas music will fill the air. We're feeling more festive already.

Sat 1 December 10.30am – 5.00pm, Sun 2 December 11.00am – 4.00pm
This event is now closed.
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