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:

Whether approaching Wivenhoe House from London and the South or Ipswich and the North via the A12, take the exit marked Colchester (A133). Follow the A133 towards Clacton, ignore the entrance to the Knowledge Gateway, continue along the A133 then take the B1028 for Wivenhoe before turning right into Boundary Road, then right again 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 the glorious house from the road.

For Sat Nav please use CO4 3FA.

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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.