The Welbeck Winter Weekend

The annual Christmas event returns over 24-26 November 2017 to celebrate all things hand-made. 100 artisan makers bring you great art, great food and great shopping.

Plus visit two critically acclaimed art galleries, enjoy relaxing cafés, pottery painting and decorations galore at Dukeries Garden Centre.

Download our Artisan Directory for full details of exhibitors

The Art MarketStichelton CheeseThe School of Artisan Food's Pizza Oven

Visitor Information 

Opening Times

Friday 24 November - 10am - 5pm
Saturday 25 November - 10am - 5pm
Sunday 26 November - 10am - 4pm


Free parking. This event is very popular so our attendants will be on hand to aid parking. Please note that you may be directed to our overflow car park, a short walk from the event. We advise suitable footwear for the weather conditions.

We recommend visiting on Friday 24 November to avoid the crowds and for first choice from the stalls!


This event takes place in the newly re-landscaped Courtyard, Harley Gallery, Welbeck Farm Shop, Harley Studios and a marquee situated in the Victorian Kitchen Gardens. The event is approximately 500 meters walk from end to end - from the Courtyard to the Studios.

Food and Drink

You'll be spoiled for choice for refreshments, with snacks-to-go, coffee and homemade cakes and hot main meals available at outlets located throughout the event.


The event is fully wheelchair accessible. Disabled parking bays can be found in the main car park, near to the Garden Centre entrance. Accessible toilets are located in The Harley Gallery, The Portland Collection, The Harley Cafe, The Education Room and The Harley Pottery Studio.

Visiting with Children

Baby changing facilities can be found in The Harley Cafe and The Portland Collection. High chairs are available in The Harley Cafe and The Welbeck Restaurant.

Free children's activities can be found upstairs in The Harley Gallery or you can pick up an Explorer trail in The Portland Collection. For a small charge, visit The Harley Pottery Studio to paint your own Christmas gifts, or visit Santa at Dukeries Garden Centre.

Raffle Tickets

Win our star prize worth £1000 with the Welbeck Winter Weekend Grand Raffle.The lucky winner will recieve a 6ft Christmas tree from Dukeries Garden centre, professionally decorated in your home, all the ingredients for a delicious tradiitonal turkey Christmas Dinner for 6 from Welbeck Farm Shop, and £300 of Christmas gifts from The Harley Gallery.

Additional bonus prizes will also be up for grabs, including two tickets for a beer and cheese tasting session at The School of Artisan Food.

Tickets for the Welbeck Winter Weekend Grand Raffle will be on sale from 6th November until 27th November and cost £2. Buy yours from Dukeries Garden Centre, Welbeck Farm Shop, The Harley Gallery or The Portland Collection.

Tickets may only be sold to persons aged 18 or over. Read the full terms and conditions here.

Additional Information

Please be aware that although card payments are accepted by some exhibitors, there are no cashpoint facilities on site. Our nearest cash point is at Whitwell (approximately 3 miles). Cashback is available at Welbeck Farm Shop.

Dogs are welcome to the outdoor event but must be kept on short leads.

Keep in Touch


The Food MarketThe Harley Open StudiosThe Food Market