Christmas Eve Boxes

Come and have a sparkly, glittery evening with ARTventurers Colchester

Monday 4th December 7pm-10pm

Start a new tradition in your house and bring back the magic of Christmas by painting and decorating a beautiful wooden Christmas Eve box. Lots of different wooden embellishments and techniques  to choose from with lots of hands on help from us. Once decorated, you can take it home and fill it with special Christmas goodies delivered by ‘Santa’s Elves’ on Christmas Eve!

Think festive; sweets, DVD, special books, slippers, festive pyjamas, candy canes, story book..

Spend some quality time with your girlfriends, enjoy a glass of Prosecco and canapes whilst you relax and catch up in the beautiful, Christmassy surroundings of the stunning ‘Signatures Room’ at Wivenhoe House Hotel.

THIS IS GOING TO BE VERY POPULAR! BOOK NOW or the limited spaces will go!


  • £39.95 per person which includes box , all painting and decorating materials, box topper and other embellishments, glass of Prosecco and canapes

How to book

  • Tickets are available directly from ARTventurers Colchester
  • Book online


find us, however you travel
By car:

When using a SATNAV please enter the location WIVENHOE, Colchester (do not use a postcode as this will direct you to the wrong side of Wivenhoe Park).

Take the exit marked Colchester (A133)
Follow the A133 towards Clacton
Please follow signs for WIVENHOE
You will see a black sign on your right which says, ‘Wivenhoe House & The Brasserie’, turn right here into PARK ROAD
The entrance for Wivenhoe House is shared with the University of Essex, but PARK ROAD leads you through Wivenhoe Park and you will be able to see our beautiful house from the road on your right
CONTINUE to follow the signs for WIVENHOE HOUSE and it will lead you to us.

If you would like any help with directions, please do call us on 01206 863666 and a member of our team will be able to assist you.

By train:

Colchester station, Colchester Town station, Wivenhoe station and Hythe stations are all between 10-15 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Trains run between London (Liverpool Street) and Colchester station every 10-20 minutes. The journey takes around an hour. Also connect with Colchester from Norwich, Ipswich, Felixstowe & Harwich. Some trains from London (Liverpool Street) also stop at Wivenhoe Station. When travelling from the Clacton/Walton direction, alight at Wivenhoe or Hythe Stations.

By plane:

Stansted airport is approximately 45 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Helicopter pad coordinates are 603200/223900.