Join Santa’s Elves as they stumble upon a bag of untouched Christmas letters a few days before the grand celebration


Father Christmas will be stopping off in the Painted Hall this Christmas as he’s heard about the amazing Coalescence artwork and has some fuel for thought!

Come along with your little (or big!) ones for a magical Christmas story, inspired by the sparkling art installation hanging in the Painted Hall, receive a present, and have a photo with Father Christmas.

Upcoming Performances:
- December 2, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 & 17th at 11:00am, 11:35am, 12 noon & 1:35pm
- December 3, 10, 18 & 23 at 11:00am, 11:35am, 12 noon, 1:35pm, 2:00pm & 2:35pm

NOTE: Coalescence will be in the Painted Hall from 9th December onwards, so the first performances will not include access to this exhibition. The storytelling session takes place in the Nelson Room, adjacent to the Painted Hall.

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£12.00 per ticket
Child£8.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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  • Advance booking essential
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


  • Children welcome



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      Father Christmas Storytelling Session

      Type:Christmas - Santa

      Painted Hall - Nelson Room, Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London, SE10 9NN

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      Opening Times

      Storytelling Session (2 Dec 2023 - 23 Dec 2023)
      Sunday10:00 - 16:00


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