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www.trentham.co.uk


Shop eat relax enjoy Trentham Shopping Village and Garden Centre is the perfect spot for anyone looking for seasonal shopping. Comprising over 60 individual shops, restaurants and cafés housed in charming timber lodges, twinkling with festive ambiance. Bursting with inspirational gift ideas the village hosts a full programme of festive street entertainment as well as late night shopping on the first four Wednesdays in December. By the River Trent there’s a Christmas market and Santa’s Wonderland including his grotto from 13 November to 24 December. Whether you just need to refuel whilst you’re shopping or are looking for a sumptuous feast choose from an array of fabulous eateries. The village has sponsored Signal 1 & Signal 2’s 2010 Christmas appeal - look out for collection points. Welcome in 2011 with our 20-11 offers! Enjoy 20% and 11% promotions in the Shopping Village throughout January.

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Stroll skate sparkle wish Annual ticket costs until 31 Dec 2010 Adult 2 Adults Child (5-15) Family (2a+3c) Family (1a+3c) Concession Disabled Person Carer

£42.50 £72.50 £15.00 £87.50 £60.00 £40.00 As above Free*

*with Disabled Annual Ticket Holder.

Trentham’s Winter Gardens offer up a sparkling architectural display of frosty elegance, with structural planting left standing until January. Enjoy a bracing lakeside walk through the woods and parkland. Go for an exhilarating whirl around the real Ice Rink from the 12 November until the 27 February, or take a miniature steam train ride during December weekends. From 12 November to 24 December take the Christmas Wishing Tree nature trail courtesy of ‘Delicious’ who’ll be serving warming festive treats from the Italian Garden Tearoom and Lakeside Café. Give Trentham Gardens as the gift your loved ones will enjoy all-yearround, purchase Annual Tickets or Gift Vouchers from the Visitor Centre.

Winter Ice Trentham’s real Ice Rink is back in its beautiful lakeside setting from the Christmas Launch on Friday 12 November to the end of half term 27 February - see session times opposite. Each session starts on the hour and lasts 45 minutes. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the session to collect your skates. Sizes from child size 11 (29) to adult size 13 (48.5). Come on give it a whirl!

Fire & Ice Evenings r Nov 12, Dec 3-4, 10-11, 17-23 New for 2010 is ‘Fire & Ice’ with fire performances at the Christmas launch event and selected evenings in December. Half hour evening performances at 5, 6, 7 & 8pm.

Ice Disco ★ Dec 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Every Wednesday in December, from 5-8pm, there’s an Ice Disco with live DJ. What could be cooler! Exclusive: Hire the Ice Rink for corporate, group or school use. From £150 for up to 70 people for a 45 minute session.

Ice Rink Opening Times November Fri Sat Sun Fri Sat Sun Fri Sat Sun

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December Wed Fri Sat Sun Wed Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri

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First Last session session

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7pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-5pm 4pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-5pm 4pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-5pm First Last session session

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5pm-8pm 4pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 5pm-8pm 4pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 4pm-8pm 4pm-8pm 5pm-8pm 4pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-3pm 11am-3pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-3pm

First Last session session

January Sat Sun Fri Sat Sun Fri Sat Sun Fri Sat Sun Fri Sat Sun

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11am-3pm 11am-5pm 4pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-5pm 4pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-5pm 4pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-5pm 4pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-5pm

February Fri Sat Sun Fri Sat Sun Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun

★ Ice Disco r Fire & Ice Evening

Prices

First Last session session

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4pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-5pm 4pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-5pm 4pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm

Adv a Rec Book nce om ing 017mended

646 82 646

Peak (November, December & school holidays) Adult £8.25 • Child (5-15) £6.50 • Concession £7.75 Family (2+3) £28.00 • Spectator £3.00

Off Peak (January & February excluding school holidays) Adult £6.50 • Child (5-15) £4.50 • Concession £5.50 Family (2+3) £21.00 • Spectator £3.00

www.trentham.co.uk

Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult and supervised on the ice. 1 adult per 2 children. Children 9+ must be supervised rink-side by an adult. 1 adult per 6 children. Last sessions start as above and last 45 minutes. Full terms and conditions are available on request.


Stroll skate sparkle wish Annual ticket costs until 31 Dec 2010 Adult 2 Adults Child (5-15) Family (2a+3c) Family (1a+3c) Concession Disabled Person Carer

£42.50 £72.50 £15.00 £87.50 £60.00 £40.00 As above Free*

*with Disabled Annual Ticket Holder.

Trentham’s Winter Gardens offer up a sparkling architectural display of frosty elegance, with structural planting left standing until January. Enjoy a bracing lakeside walk through the woods and parkland. Go for an exhilarating whirl around the real Ice Rink from the 12 November until the 27 February, or take a miniature steam train ride during December weekends. From 12 November to 24 December take the Christmas Wishing Tree nature trail courtesy of ‘Delicious’ who’ll be serving warming festive treats from the Italian Garden Tearoom and Lakeside Café. Give Trentham Gardens as the gift your loved ones will enjoy all-yearround, purchase Annual Tickets or Gift Vouchers from the Visitor Centre.

Winter Ice Trentham’s real Ice Rink is back in its beautiful lakeside setting from the Christmas Launch on Friday 12 November to the end of half term 27 February - see session times opposite. Each session starts on the hour and lasts 45 minutes. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the session to collect your skates. Sizes from child size 11 (29) to adult size 13 (48.5). Come on give it a whirl!

Fire & Ice Evenings r Nov 12, Dec 3-4, 10-11, 17-23 New for 2010 is ‘Fire & Ice’ with fire performances at the Christmas launch event and selected evenings in December. Half hour evening performances at 5, 6, 7 & 8pm.

Ice Disco ★ Dec 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Every Wednesday in December, from 5-8pm, there’s an Ice Disco with live DJ. What could be cooler! Exclusive: Hire the Ice Rink for corporate, group or school use. From £150 for up to 70 people for a 45 minute session.

Ice Rink Opening Times November Fri Sat Sun Fri Sat Sun Fri Sat Sun

12 r 13 14 19 20 21 26 27 28

December Wed Fri Sat Sun Wed Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri

1★ 3r 4r 5 8★ 10 r 11 r 12 13 14 15 ★ 16 17 r 18 r 19 r 20 r 21 r 22 r★ 23 r 24 26 27 28 29 ★ 30 31

First Last session session

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7pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-5pm 4pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-5pm 4pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-5pm First Last session session

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5pm-8pm 4pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 5pm-8pm 4pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 4pm-8pm 4pm-8pm 5pm-8pm 4pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-3pm 11am-3pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-3pm

First Last session session

January Sat Sun Fri Sat Sun Fri Sat Sun Fri Sat Sun Fri Sat Sun

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1 2 7 8 9 14 15 16 21 22 23 28 29 30

11am-3pm 11am-5pm 4pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-5pm 4pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-5pm 4pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-5pm 4pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-5pm

February Fri Sat Sun Fri Sat Sun Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun

★ Ice Disco r Fire & Ice Evening

Prices

First Last session session

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4 5 6 11 12 13 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27

4pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-5pm 4pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-5pm 4pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm

Adv a Rec Book nce om ing 017mended

646 82 646

Peak (November, December & school holidays) Adult £8.25 • Child (5-15) £6.50 • Concession £7.75 Family (2+3) £28.00 • Spectator £3.00

Off Peak (January & February excluding school holidays) Adult £6.50 • Child (5-15) £4.50 • Concession £5.50 Family (2+3) £21.00 • Spectator £3.00

www.trentham.co.uk

Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult and supervised on the ice. 1 adult per 2 children. Children 9+ must be supervised rink-side by an adult. 1 adult per 6 children. Last sessions start as above and last 45 minutes. Full terms and conditions are available on request.


Stroll skate sparkle wish Annual ticket costs until 31 Dec 2010 Adult 2 Adults Child (5-15) Family (2a+3c) Family (1a+3c) Concession Disabled Person Carer

£42.50 £72.50 £15.00 £87.50 £60.00 £40.00 As above Free*

*with Disabled Annual Ticket Holder.

Trentham’s Winter Gardens offer up a sparkling architectural display of frosty elegance, with structural planting left standing until January. Enjoy a bracing lakeside walk through the woods and parkland. Go for an exhilarating whirl around the real Ice Rink from the 12 November until the 27 February, or take a miniature steam train ride during December weekends. From 12 November to 24 December take the Christmas Wishing Tree nature trail courtesy of ‘Delicious’ who’ll be serving warming festive treats from the Italian Garden Tearoom and Lakeside Café. Give Trentham Gardens as the gift your loved ones will enjoy all-yearround, purchase Annual Tickets or Gift Vouchers from the Visitor Centre.

Winter Ice Trentham’s real Ice Rink is back in its beautiful lakeside setting from the Christmas Launch on Friday 12 November to the end of half term 27 February - see session times opposite. Each session starts on the hour and lasts 45 minutes. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the session to collect your skates. Sizes from child size 11 (29) to adult size 13 (48.5). Come on give it a whirl!

Fire & Ice Evenings r Nov 12, Dec 3-4, 10-11, 17-23 New for 2010 is ‘Fire & Ice’ with fire performances at the Christmas launch event and selected evenings in December. Half hour evening performances at 5, 6, 7 & 8pm.

Ice Disco ★ Dec 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Every Wednesday in December, from 5-8pm, there’s an Ice Disco with live DJ. What could be cooler! Exclusive: Hire the Ice Rink for corporate, group or school use. From £150 for up to 70 people for a 45 minute session.

Ice Rink Opening Times November Fri Sat Sun Fri Sat Sun Fri Sat Sun

12 r 13 14 19 20 21 26 27 28

December Wed Fri Sat Sun Wed Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri

1★ 3r 4r 5 8★ 10 r 11 r 12 13 14 15 ★ 16 17 r 18 r 19 r 20 r 21 r 22 r★ 23 r 24 26 27 28 29 ★ 30 31

First Last session session

-

7pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-5pm 4pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-5pm 4pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-5pm First Last session session

-

5pm-8pm 4pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 5pm-8pm 4pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 4pm-8pm 4pm-8pm 5pm-8pm 4pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-3pm 11am-3pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-3pm

First Last session session

January Sat Sun Fri Sat Sun Fri Sat Sun Fri Sat Sun Fri Sat Sun

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1 2 7 8 9 14 15 16 21 22 23 28 29 30

11am-3pm 11am-5pm 4pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-5pm 4pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-5pm 4pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-5pm 4pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-5pm

February Fri Sat Sun Fri Sat Sun Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun

★ Ice Disco r Fire & Ice Evening

Prices

First Last session session

-

4 5 6 11 12 13 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27

4pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-5pm 4pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-5pm 4pm-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm 11am-8pm

Adv a Rec Book nce om ing 017mended

646 82 646

Peak (November, December & school holidays) Adult £8.25 • Child (5-15) £6.50 • Concession £7.75 Family (2+3) £28.00 • Spectator £3.00

Off Peak (January & February excluding school holidays) Adult £6.50 • Child (5-15) £4.50 • Concession £5.50 Family (2+3) £21.00 • Spectator £3.00

www.trentham.co.uk

Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult and supervised on the ice. 1 adult per 2 children. Children 9+ must be supervised rink-side by an adult. 1 adult per 6 children. Last sessions start as above and last 45 minutes. Full terms and conditions are available on request.


M6, J15 The North, Manchester

Christmas Fun at Trentham SV

Christmas Launch

I Nov 12 Join Titan the Robot for the Christmas Light Switch On SW at 6pm. See our real reindeer and meet Santa who will be strolling around the Shopping Village. The Christmas Market will open and there will be late night shopping until 8pm. The Winter Ice Rink will open with a Fire & Ice themed evening. Fire performances in the Shopping Village at 5pm and at the Ice Rink at 7pm & 8pm. LC

Santa & Mrs Claus Grotto

SW Nov 13-14, 20-21, 27-28. Dec 4-5, 11-12, 17-19, 22-24 Visit Santa and Mrs Claus in their wonderland grotto where children can experience the magic of meeting Santa, making a Christmas wish and taking away a gift. Cost: £5 per child Open 11.30am - 5pm. SV

Winter Bushcraft for Families

LA

IG

RG Dec 4 A chance to explore the garden this Winter with a FL guided tour looking at the planting of the moment and all the seasonal highlights with one of Trentham’s resident gardeners. Cost: £10 per person. Annual Ticket Holders and RHS members £5 per person. Limited places available, please book in advance. Call 01782 646646. LC

SW Nov 28 See the real huskies and take a seat in their sleigh. SV

Rudolph on Stilts

SW 1 Dec Ever enthusiastic, Santa’s reindeer want to make sure the sleigh won’t get too heavy! GC

Celebrate Christmas Dec 3 Live music at the Garden Centre with Indecision playing between 6pm and 9pm. Mince pie and mulled wine on arrival. There will also be food tastings, face painting and a free raffle.

Bjorn the Bear

Festive Wreath Demonstration

Keele Bach Choir

Flying Angels

Douglas Macmillan Santa Saunter Dec 11 Enter now to be a part of the Douglas Macmillan Santa Saunter - dress up like Santa to raise money for Douglas Macmillan. Visit www.dmhospice.org.uk for details.

Huskies and Sleigh

SV

Elf on a Toadstool

SW Dec 11 The Elf on a Toadstool will be amusing the passers by with his comedic Christmas banter. IG

Douglas Macmillan Carols & Mince Pies Dec 12 Join us for a Ruddy (Rudolph nose) good sing-a-long at this years open air Carol Concert in the Gardens at 4pm. The concert is a firm family favourite, set in the magical Italian Gardens at dusk. Cost: £2.50 per person. Pre-booking is advised. Visit www.dmhospice.org.uk for info.

Trentham Parish Church Dec 4, 11, 18 Trentham Church will be open for access through the Gardens. There will be a carol service at 2pm each day.

SV

Polar Bear & Elf

SW 15 Dec Meet the costume characters as they join in the festivities. SV

Victorian Weekend

SW Dec 17-19 It’s the last weekend before Christmas and the Victorians will be amongst us bringing with them some traditional festive cheer. There’ll be street urchins, a barrel organ, penny farthing and uni-cyclists, dancers, roast chestnuts, mulled wine - watch out for the Victorian Coppers and don’t miss the carriage and grooms! SV

Reindeer

SW Dec 21-24 Santa’s real reindeer will be here, getting ready for Christmas Eve!

Check out our fun-packed events programme and latest information at

www.trentham.co.uk

A34

KEY AP Adventure Play

SW Dec 8 These amazing gliding angels will be floating around to entertain the Christmas shoppers. LA

B

Dec 4-5, 11-12, 18-22 Get twitching and crafty with the RSPB who’ll be making bird feeders and Christmas cards. 10.30am3.30pm.

5, 19, 24 Dec The Keele Bach Choir will bring the wonderfully atmospheric sounds of Christmas to the gardens with their carol singing. 12noon-2pm.

SV

Car Park

MF LC

B Bushcraft Area GC Garden Centre GT Garden Tearoom

AE SE

I Ice Rink IG Italian Gardens LA Lakeside Activity Area LC Lakeside Cafe MF Monkey Forest

M6, J14 The South, Birmingham

SW Nov 28 Santa Banter is a wonderful comedy street entertainer, out to amuse Christmas shoppers. SV

IG

Tap Dancing Turkeys

Santa Banter

SW

AE Aerial Extreme

Dec 4-5 Practical festive wreath demonstration. Ask our expert gardener how you can recreate the look at home, and purchase all the tools you’ll need. 12noon-1pm and 2pm-3pm.

Jack Frost

SW Nov 27 Live, unplucked and acoustic, touring the land with their festive and feathery combination of tap dance, turkey talk and Christmas shopping tips! SV

IG

PI

SV LA

RSPB

SW Dec 4-5 Bjorn the anamatronic bear is back by popular demand.

SV

VC

Winter Garden Tour

Santa Ted, Inflatable Snowman SW and Elf

SW Nov 20 Jack Frost is a crystal ball manipulating, juggling, living statue!

NE

GT

Dec 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 26 All aboard the Trentham Steam Train for a magical journey down the side of the lake. Cost: £2 per person per return trip. Periodic between 11am and 3.30pm.

SV

SV

GC IG

Steam Train

SW Nov 13 Street performer Musical Ruth will sing, dance and play piano to get you in the festive spirit.

Nov 14 Meet this loveable oversized festive walkabout teddy along with his pals the Inflatable Snowman and Elf.

AP

I

Musical Ruth

SV

SG

Dec 4-5, 11-12, 18-19 Take part in the Winter Bushcraft activities including making a Christmas den for Santa! 11am to 3pm.

Wishing Tree Nature Trail Nov 12-Dec 24 Pick up a leaflet from the Visitor Centre and take the nature trail around the lake, make your wish and hang it on the Wishing Tree, at Lakeside Café, courtesy of ‘Delicious’.

SV

AP

NE North (main) Entrance PI Premier Inn Hotel SE South Entrance SV Shopping Village SG Show Gardens SW Santa’s Wonderland VC Visitor Centre and Main

Admission to Gardens Gardens, Lake & Adventure Play Trentham Parish Church

SV

North Main Entrance to: • Trentham Gardens • Trentham Shopping Village • Trentham Garden Centre • Premier Inn • Restaurants South Entrance to: • Trentham Monkey Forest • Aerial Extreme • Trentham Gardens

2011 Offers Jan 1-31 Lookout for 20% and 11% offers throughout January.

I

February Half Term Fun

B Feb 19-27 Half term is your last chance to ice skate by the lake. LA Join in the family fun in the gardens including Bushcraft MF activities and set sail on the Catamaran. Visit Trentham Monkey Forest for the first time in 2011. AE High rope adventure awaits you at Aerial Extreme. Unless stated otherwise, all events listed are included in the admission charge. Entertainment is periodic throughout the day. All street performances in the Shopping Village are free of charge.


M6, J15 The North, Manchester

Christmas Fun at Trentham SV

Christmas Launch

I Nov 12 Join Titan the Robot for the Christmas Light Switch On SW at 6pm. See our real reindeer and meet Santa who will be strolling around the Shopping Village. The Christmas Market will open and there will be late night shopping until 8pm. The Winter Ice Rink will open with a Fire & Ice themed evening. Fire performances in the Shopping Village at 5pm and at the Ice Rink at 7pm & 8pm. LC

Santa & Mrs Claus Grotto

SW Nov 13-14, 20-21, 27-28. Dec 4-5, 11-12, 17-19, 22-24 Visit Santa and Mrs Claus in their wonderland grotto where children can experience the magic of meeting Santa, making a Christmas wish and taking away a gift. Cost: £5 per child Open 11.30am - 5pm. SV

Winter Bushcraft for Families

LA

IG

RG Dec 4 A chance to explore the garden this Winter with a FL guided tour looking at the planting of the moment and all the seasonal highlights with one of Trentham’s resident gardeners. Cost: £10 per person. Annual Ticket Holders and RHS members £5 per person. Limited places available, please book in advance. Call 01782 646646. LC

SW Nov 28 See the real huskies and take a seat in their sleigh. SV

Rudolph on Stilts

SW 1 Dec Ever enthusiastic, Santa’s reindeer want to make sure the sleigh won’t get too heavy! GC

Celebrate Christmas Dec 3 Live music at the Garden Centre with Indecision playing between 6pm and 9pm. Mince pie and mulled wine on arrival. There will also be food tastings, face painting and a free raffle.

Bjorn the Bear

Festive Wreath Demonstration

Keele Bach Choir

Flying Angels

Douglas Macmillan Santa Saunter Dec 11 Enter now to be a part of the Douglas Macmillan Santa Saunter - dress up like Santa to raise money for Douglas Macmillan. Visit www.dmhospice.org.uk for details.

Huskies and Sleigh

SV

Elf on a Toadstool

SW Dec 11 The Elf on a Toadstool will be amusing the passers by with his comedic Christmas banter. IG

Douglas Macmillan Carols & Mince Pies Dec 12 Join us for a Ruddy (Rudolph nose) good sing-a-long at this years open air Carol Concert in the Gardens at 4pm. The concert is a firm family favourite, set in the magical Italian Gardens at dusk. Cost: £2.50 per person. Pre-booking is advised. Visit www.dmhospice.org.uk for info.

Trentham Parish Church Dec 4, 11, 18 Trentham Church will be open for access through the Gardens. There will be a carol service at 2pm each day.

SV

Polar Bear & Elf

SW 15 Dec Meet the costume characters as they join in the festivities. SV

Victorian Weekend

SW Dec 17-19 It’s the last weekend before Christmas and the Victorians will be amongst us bringing with them some traditional festive cheer. There’ll be street urchins, a barrel organ, penny farthing and uni-cyclists, dancers, roast chestnuts, mulled wine - watch out for the Victorian Coppers and don’t miss the carriage and grooms! SV

Reindeer

SW Dec 21-24 Santa’s real reindeer will be here, getting ready for Christmas Eve!

Check out our fun-packed events programme and latest information at

www.trentham.co.uk

A34

KEY AP Adventure Play

SW Dec 8 These amazing gliding angels will be floating around to entertain the Christmas shoppers. LA

B

Dec 4-5, 11-12, 18-22 Get twitching and crafty with the RSPB who’ll be making bird feeders and Christmas cards. 10.30am3.30pm.

5, 19, 24 Dec The Keele Bach Choir will bring the wonderfully atmospheric sounds of Christmas to the gardens with their carol singing. 12noon-2pm.

SV

Car Park

MF LC

B Bushcraft Area GC Garden Centre GT Garden Tearoom

AE SE

I Ice Rink IG Italian Gardens LA Lakeside Activity Area LC Lakeside Cafe MF Monkey Forest

M6, J14 The South, Birmingham

SW Nov 28 Santa Banter is a wonderful comedy street entertainer, out to amuse Christmas shoppers. SV

IG

Tap Dancing Turkeys

Santa Banter

SW

AE Aerial Extreme

Dec 4-5 Practical festive wreath demonstration. Ask our expert gardener how you can recreate the look at home, and purchase all the tools you’ll need. 12noon-1pm and 2pm-3pm.

Jack Frost

SW Nov 27 Live, unplucked and acoustic, touring the land with their festive and feathery combination of tap dance, turkey talk and Christmas shopping tips! SV

IG

PI

SV LA

RSPB

SW Dec 4-5 Bjorn the anamatronic bear is back by popular demand.

SV

VC

Winter Garden Tour

Santa Ted, Inflatable Snowman SW and Elf

SW Nov 20 Jack Frost is a crystal ball manipulating, juggling, living statue!

NE

GT

Dec 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 26 All aboard the Trentham Steam Train for a magical journey down the side of the lake. Cost: £2 per person per return trip. Periodic between 11am and 3.30pm.

SV

SV

GC IG

Steam Train

SW Nov 13 Street performer Musical Ruth will sing, dance and play piano to get you in the festive spirit.

Nov 14 Meet this loveable oversized festive walkabout teddy along with his pals the Inflatable Snowman and Elf.

AP

I

Musical Ruth

SV

SG

Dec 4-5, 11-12, 18-19 Take part in the Winter Bushcraft activities including making a Christmas den for Santa! 11am to 3pm.

Wishing Tree Nature Trail Nov 12-Dec 24 Pick up a leaflet from the Visitor Centre and take the nature trail around the lake, make your wish and hang it on the Wishing Tree, at Lakeside Café, courtesy of ‘Delicious’.

SV

AP

NE North (main) Entrance PI Premier Inn Hotel SE South Entrance SV Shopping Village SG Show Gardens SW Santa’s Wonderland VC Visitor Centre and Main

Admission to Gardens Gardens, Lake & Adventure Play Trentham Parish Church

SV

North Main Entrance to: • Trentham Gardens • Trentham Shopping Village • Trentham Garden Centre • Premier Inn • Restaurants South Entrance to: • Trentham Monkey Forest • Aerial Extreme • Trentham Gardens

2011 Offers Jan 1-31 Lookout for 20% and 11% offers throughout January.

I

February Half Term Fun

B Feb 19-27 Half term is your last chance to ice skate by the lake. LA Join in the family fun in the gardens including Bushcraft MF activities and set sail on the Catamaran. Visit Trentham Monkey Forest for the first time in 2011. AE High rope adventure awaits you at Aerial Extreme. Unless stated otherwise, all events listed are included in the admission charge. Entertainment is periodic throughout the day. All street performances in the Shopping Village are free of charge.


Admission to Trentham Gardens November 2010 - March 2011 Adult 2 Adults Child (5-15) Family (2a+3c) Family (1a+3c) Concession Disabled Person Carer

Day

Annual from 1 Jan 2011

£5.80 £11.60 £4.50 £19.50 £14.40 £5.00 £3.50 £3.50

£47.50 £84.50 £20.00 £99.50 £70.00 £45.00 As above Free*

*with Disabled Annual Ticket Holder.

Discount for groups of over 12 people. Dogs permitted on a lead. Open: Every day except Christmas Day, Oct 9am-5pm exit by 7pm North Entrance, 6pm South Entrance. From Nov-Mar 10am-3pm exit by 4pm.

Rewards tokens accepted for day or annual tickets to Trentham Gardens. Terms & Conditions apply. Excludes Winter Ice.

Trentham Shopping Village Open: Every day except Christmas Day, Oct-Dec 10am-6pm Mon-Sat. 10am-5pm Sun. Jan-Mar 10am-5pm. Late night til 8pm 12 Nov, 1,8,15,22 Dec. Please note: Individual venue opening times can vary.

Visit www.trentham.co.uk or call 01782 646 646 for further information. Trentham Garden Centre & Hotel www.trenthamgardencentre.co.uk call 01782 646644 www.premierinn.com call 0870 242 8000 Trentham Monkey Forest and Aerial Extreme have separate admission charges and limited winter opening hours. Visit www.monkey-forest.com or www.aerialextreme.co.uk for details.

Stone Road, Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire 5 minutes from J15 M6, Sat Nav Post Code ST4 8JG Call 01782 646646 Email enquiry@trentham.co.uk

www.trentham.co.uk


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