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Christmas display opens at Windsor Castle from 24th November 2022

Royal Collection Trust / © His Majesty King Charles III 2022.

From 24 November 2022, visitors to Windsor Castle will see the State Apartments transformed with Christmas trees, twinkling lights, festive garlands and a spectacular table display in the Waterloo Chamber, one of the largest and most impressive rooms in the Castle. The Semi-State Rooms, the private apartments originally created for George IV, open for the winter months.

Some of the highlights of Christmas celebrations at Windsor Castle include:

Royal Collection Trust / © His Majesty King Charles III 2022.

A 20-foot-high Nordmann Fir tree in St George’s Hall, grown in Windsor Great Park and dressed with 3,000 lights, hundreds of iridescent jewel-shaped ornaments, and purple velvet and satin ribbons.

Royal Collection Trust / © His Majesty King Charles III 2022.

A resplendent Christmas tree in the Crimson Drawing Room, one of the Castle’s most ornate Semi-State Rooms.

Royal Collection Trust / © His Majesty King Charles III 2022.

A festive table display of decorations and items from the Royal Collection in the Waterloo Chamber, one of the largest and most impressive rooms in the Castle.

Royal Collection Trust / © His Majesty King Charles III 2022.

Spectacular garlands on the Grand Staircase and festive wreaths adorning gates and lampposts in the Castle Precincts, featuring hand-gilded fruits and foliage inspired by the Grinling Gibbons carvings found around the Castle’s State Apartments.

Local school and community choirs performing beneath the Christmas tree in St George’s Hall on 8, 9, 12 and 15 December.

Royal Collection Trust / © His Majesty King Charles III 2022.

Festive family activities on weekends in December and throughout the Christmas holidays, including craft activities and workshops themed around Victorian Christmas traditions.

An online evening lecture on 6 December, which will see Royal Collection Trust Curators delving into the history of royal Christmas traditions and will include an exploration of rarely seen royal Christmas cards and journal entries from Windsor Castle’s Print Room.

A festive menu in the Castle’s Undercroft Café throughout December.

New Christmas products in Royal Collection Trust’s shops, including festive home accessories, charming tree decorations, food hall favourites and luxury hampers.

Royal Collection Trust / © His Majesty King Charles III 2022.

Christmas at Windsor Castle is from 24 November 2022 to 2 January 2023. Windsor Castle is open to the public five days a week, Thursday to Monday, remaining closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

For more information, visit the Royal Collection website here

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