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Christmas at The Whitaker

  • The Whitaker Haslingden Road Rossendale, England, BB4 6RE United Kingdom (map)

What’s on this Christmas at The Whitaker…

21/23/24 Nov - ‘Make It’ Workshops

Join us for some festive fun with our Make It Christmas workshops. There’s one for all ages, including a DIY Elf on a Shelf workshop.

Details to follow.

29 Nov & 6/13/20 Dec - Christmas Party Nights

UPDATE: 29 Nov, 6 & 13 Dec SOLD OUT

Whatever the occasion, be it a works Christmas do or a family get-together, celebrate the festive season with us. Includes a Christmas Buffet (£25 per person) and live music. Minimum group booking of 6.

For further details and to book, contact us on 01706 260785 or email us at

7 Dec & 21 Dec - Winter Fine Dine

Celebrate Christmas in style at The Whitaker. Our Winter Fine Dines include a 5-course taster menu with a choice of seating in our beautiful restaurant (£45 per person) or seating in our period drawing room (£50 per person).

For further details and to book, contact us on 01706 260785 or email us at

30 Nov - Manchester Academy of Fine Arts Exhibition opens

Our Christmas exhibition this year is a group show by The Manchester Academy of Fine Art. Running from 30th November 2019 to 28th January 2020, this is a chance to see some of the best artists working in the North West together in one room.

For more information, click here.

1 Dec - Christmas Lunch Menu

Our festive lunch menu begins 1st December, and this year we have something extra special with bookings now being taken for the Victorian Room.

Details: £25 per person 3 courses. £20 per person 2 courses. Minimum booking 8-12, maximum 14. £100 room hire charge. Served 12pm to 4pm. Menu TBC.

4 Dec - Christmas Acoustic Night

Join us for a night of live music, and expect to hear a good mix of Christmas classics and modern singles.

Bar opens 6pm with the fun kicking off at 7:30pm.

7/8 Dec - Christmas Fair and Father Christmas Visit

Get in the festive spirit this year at The Whitaker's Christmas Fair! There will be stalls run by local artists and artisans, live music, and lots of tasty, festive food (free entry).

We’ll also have a very special visit from Father Christmas himself, offering presents as well as a Festive Treasure Hunt! (£10 per child)

Details to follow. To enquire about booking a stall, contact us on 01706 260785 or drop us an email at

12 Dec - Christmas Quiz

Test your general trivia knowledge with our Christmas Quiz this year. £5 each (team of 5 required for entry).

Further details to follow.

14/15 Dec - Father Christmas Visit & Treasure Hunt

We have a very special visitor this year at The Whitaker. Father Christmas comes to town 14th & 15th of December, handing out gifts to the children of the valley! £10 per child includes a Christmas gift and Festive Treasure Hunt.

23 Dec - Christmas Storytelling Brunch

With Christmas right on the doorstep we’re really getting in the spirit with storytelling extraordinaire, Paul Jenkins. This is a delightful morning for family and friends to come together and enjoy a sumptuous Whitaker Breakfast, after enjoying traditional Christmas tales from our Storyteller whilst sat around the Christmas tree in our Drawing Room.

£15 per adult and £10 per child. 9:30am, 10:30am and 11:30am sittings. Full breakfast served, vegan/veggie options available.

Earlier Event: 6 November
Acoustic Night
Later Event: 21 November
Film Night - PINA