Christmas at Fulham Palace

Christmas fair evening preview

Friday 2 December  • 18.30 – 20.30
£10.00 (includes a glass of prosecco) • ages 18+

Join the exclusive evening preview of our annual Christmas fair. Sip on a glass of prosecco while browsing over 65 different stalls. Wander the beautifully decorated Palace, stop by the festive photo booth, test your luck with the Christmas tombola and more!

The market

Our Christmas fair market, done in collaboration with Duck Pond Markets, showcases a variety of small business stalls of fine foods and gifts, perfect for buying some thoughtful presents. ​With over 65 stalls, you’re bound to find a gift for everyone on your list!

The Fulham Palace garden stall will be selling handcrafted Christmas wreaths made by our gardeners and volunteers, while the museum shop will also have festive decorations and gifts, with each purchase supporting the Palace.

Gift grotto tombola

Have you been naughty or nice? Find out and test your luck with our gift grotto tombola featuring a variety of prizes from stallholders and local businesses.  All proceeds go towards supporting the Palace.  £3 a ticket or 4 tickets for £10

Christmas family fair

December 3 & 4 • 10.00 – 16.00

The Fulham Palace annual Christmas fair is back for its third year. This year’s event, kindly sponsored by Douglas & Gordon, features a variety of activities and amusements in addition to the small business market. Between browsing the stalls and enjoying mulled wine and minced pies, explore the additional festivities taking place.

The market

Our Christmas fair market, done in collaboration with Duck Pond Markets, showcases a variety of small business stalls of fine foods and gifts, perfect for buying some thoughtful presents. ​With over 65 stalls, you’re bound to find a gift for everyone on your list!

The Fulham Palace garden stall will be selling handcrafted Christmas wreaths made by our gardeners and volunteers, while the museum shop will also have festive decorations and gifts, with each purchase supporting the Palace.

Gift grotto tombola

Have you been naughty or nice? Find out and test your luck with our gift grotto tombola featuring a variety of prizes from stallholders and local businesses.  All proceeds go towards supporting the Palace.  £3 a ticket or 4 tickets for £10

Merrymaking

Children can enjoy a variety of activities and amusements such as free storytelling sessions from ECOhistories, free crafts with Paperbirds and Glue Gang. Plus face painting, swing boats, traditional fairground games, a mini Ferris wheel and more!

Festive photos

Gather your friends and family (or go alone for a personal seasonal glamour photo) for a fun and festive photo from Lifetime Event photography. Photos prints will be available on the day in addition to a digital copy sent to your email. £8.00

Carols in the courtyard

Sing along to your favourite Christmas carols in the historic Tudor courtyard performed by local choirs. Bishop Sherlock’s room will feature more intimate performances from instrumentalists and musicians.

Jolly tuck shop

Looking to sweeten the Christmas experience? Be sure to stop by the Fulham Palace stalls for all the festive favourites, such as candy canes, mulled wine, minced pies, chocolate lollies and more!


Explore additional festive fun

Father Christmas

9 – 11 December

Father Christmas is making a special stop at the Palace to meet with the children in Fulham. Children can share their Christmas lists, take a photo and even receive a special present to open on Christmas day!

Christmas wreath making

Prepare your home for the festive season with a Christmas wreath-making workshop using foliage from the Palace’s garden.

Dates and prices will be announced for Patrons and Friends priority booking at the end of September.

Christmas tour

Discover Fulham Palace’s long history and the different celebrations throughout the years on a guided festive tour.

Dates and prices will be announced for Patrons and Friends priority booking at the end of September.

Sparkling snowflakes

The snow may be falling outside, but inside you can join volunteer Tricia Kern in a festive adult craft workshop. After enjoying complimentary tea and munching on a minced pie, you’ll learn the basics of hand beadwork while creating a completely unique Christmas ornament.