Events for Standen House & Garden

Winter Tree by NEON

Standen House & Garden

East Grinstead, West Hoathly Road, West Sussex RH19 4NE

23rd November 2019 - 5th January 2020

Sat 23 Nov – Sun 5 Jan, 10am-4pm (Closed 24/25 Dec)
As part of Standen’s Christmas celebrations, see the decorated tree in the courtyard by designers NEON that harnesses nature to create a mystical noise, alongside 1930s traditionally decorated Christmas trees throughout the house.

‘This Christmas, NEON will transform the Winter Tree at Standen into a fantastical musical instrument. When people see the tree we want them to feel a sense of joy and wonder,’ Mark Nixon from NEON.

Standen at Twilight

Standen House & Garden

East Grinstead, West Hoathly Road, West Sussex RH19 4NE

23rd November 2019 - 23rd December 2019

Specific dates in December. Sat & Sun 23, 24 & 30 Nov & 1, 7, 8 Dec. Sat 14 Dec – Mon 23 Dec
Last entry 5:30pm, house closes 6pm, property closes 6:30pm
Get into the festive spirit and see a magical view of the house after dark. Make the most of the extended openings during Twilight at Standen and see the musical Winter Tree and the house decorated for a 1930s Beale Family Christmas. Why not browse for Christmas gifts from the shop and enjoy a tasty treat from the café too?

A Beale Family Christmas – NEW FOR 2019

Standen House & Garden

East Grinstead, West Hoathly Road, West Sussex RH19 4NE

23rd November 2019 - 5th January 2020

Sat 23 Nov – Sun 5 Jan, 11am-3pm (Closed 24/25 Dec)
Become a guest of the Beales, experience a traditional 1930s Christmas and explore the house decorated for the festivities with your family. Enjoy twilight openings for a magical view of the house after dark (times vary see website for details).

Image: ©Lawrence Homewood

Storytime with Woodland Santa

Standen House & Garden

East Grinstead, West Hoathly Road, West Sussex RH19 4NE

30th November 2019 - 23rd December 2019

This Christmas our younger visitors can join a storytelling session in our woodland grotto. After a walk through the wintery garden, settle down in the grotto and enjoy a Christmas story. Then meet Santa and receive a small present and a cup of hot chocolate. Child £9. Booking essential on 0344 249 1895

Dates: Weekends 30 Nov – 15 Dec. Wed 18 – Mon 23 Dec
9-10am, 10-11am, 11.30am-12.30pm & 12.30-1.30pm

Everybody attending this event, whether adult or child, needs to purchase a standard day ticket. (Members of National Trust get in for free.) A maximum of two adults may accompany each ticket holder.

Image: ©National Trust Images/John Millar

Christmas carols and cocktails at Standen

Standen House & Garden

East Grinstead, West Hoathly Road, West Sussex RH19 4NE

12th December 2019, 18:30 - 21:30

Put on your best party clothes in 1920s/30s style and enjoy a live musician playing songs from the era, cocktails and canapés plus access to rooms in the house decorated for the festivities. Adult £45. Booking essential on 01342 323029.

Thu 12 Dec, 6:30-9:30pm

Image: ©National Trust

Barking Boxing Day – Bring your dog in festive finery

Standen House & Garden

East Grinstead, West Hoathly Road, West Sussex RH19 4NE

26th December 2019, 10:00 - 16:00

10:30am-12pm
The Beales loved to involve their dogs in the festivities so we are keeping this tradition going at Standen this Boxing Day. Get all the family involved and join in our Barking Boxing Day walk. All dogs wearing a festive costume or accessory get a treat, and the best dressed pooch will be awarded a prize at the end of the walk.
Dogs on leads. Meet at Goose Green.


Image: ©National Trust Images/Arnhel de Serra