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Christmas in Plymouth 2021

Christmas always seems to arrive way too quickly, and usually by the time we have even thought of what we would like to do it has already passed. However, this year there are so many amazing events going on around Plymouth that we simply wouldnโ€™t want you (or us) to miss out on. To make sure this year is different, we have put the best of Christmas in Plymouth in one place!

๐ˆ๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ฎ๐ฆ๐ข๐ง๐š๐ญ๐ž โ€“ ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ“๐ญ๐ก ๐ญ๐จ ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ–๐ญ๐ก ๐๐จ๐ฏ๐ž๐ฆ๐›๐ž๐ซ

Head over to Royal William Yard for their magical light art and immersive digital installations. There will be incredible light art, immersive experiences and a host of workshops for people to participate in. Book your tickets here.

๐‚๐ก๐ซ๐ข๐ฌ๐ญ๐ฆ๐š๐ฌ ๐‹๐ข๐ ๐ก๐ญ๐ฌ ๐’๐ฐ๐ข๐ญ๐œ๐ก-๐จ๐ง โ€“ ๐“๐ก๐ฎ๐ซ๐ฌ๐๐š๐ฒ ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ–๐ญ๐ก ๐๐จ๐ฏ๐ž๐ฆ๐›๐ž๐ซ

Kick off your Christmas Calendar this year in the city with the big Christmas Lights being Switched on. Family-friendly entertainment, light display, performances and so much more.

๐‚๐ก๐ซ๐ข๐ฌ๐ญ๐ฆ๐š๐ฌ ๐š๐ญ ๐’๐š๐ฅ๐ญ๐ซ๐š๐ฆ โ€“ ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ—๐ญ๐ก ๐๐จ๐ฏ๐ž๐ฆ๐›๐ž๐ซ ๐ญ๐จ ๐Ÿ‘๐ซ๐ ๐‰๐š๐ง๐ฎ๐š๐ซ๐ฒ

Explore the well-loved story of the Nutcracker with your friends and family this year as it is bought to life within the house. Spectacular rooms including one transformation into a magical fairytale forest and a family trail around the gardens. Donโ€™t forget your warm clothing and bobble hats for this one!

๐๐š๐ซ๐›๐ข๐œ๐š๐ง ๐‹๐ข๐ ๐ก๐ญ๐ฌ ๐’๐ฐ๐ข๐ญ๐œ๐ก-๐จ๐ง โ€“ ๐’๐š๐ญ๐ฎ๐ซ๐๐š๐ฒ ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ•๐ญ๐ก ๐๐จ๐ฏ๐ž๐ฆ๐›๐ž๐ซ

Fill your day with Christmas magic down on the Barbican with all day childrenโ€™s activities, stage performances and the opening of the Christmas trail. There will also be a Christmas parade, plenty of shopping, a jam packed day of festivities and a Best Dressed Window Display competition between the businesses. Eat, Drink and fill up on festive treats!

๐‚๐ก๐ซ๐ข๐ฌ๐ญ๐ฆ๐š๐ฌ ๐š๐ญ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐๐จ๐ฑ

Enjoy โ€˜Breakfast with Santaโ€™ in the Box Kitchen and Bar if you have little ones who likes eating out and canโ€™t wait to meet Santa. He is excited to meet you all and will be on hand to greet you as you arrive. Santa will be available for breakfast every Saturday and Sunday from ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ•๐ญ๐ก ๐๐จ๐ฏ๐ž๐ฆ๐›๐ž๐ซ ๐ญ๐จ ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ—๐ญ๐ก ๐ƒ๐ž๐œ๐ž๐ฆ๐›๐ž๐ซ. From 6pm on Sunday ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ—๐ญ๐ก ๐ƒ๐ž๐œ๐ž๐ฆ๐›๐ž๐ซ, you can explore the galleries out of hours and then wave Santa off before he returns to the North Pole. Book your tickets here.

๐๐ฅ๐ฒ๐ฆ๐จ๐ฎ๐ญ๐ก ๐‚๐ก๐ซ๐ข๐ฌ๐ญ๐ฆ๐š๐ฌ ๐Œ๐š๐ซ๐ค๐ž๐ญ โ€“ ๐Ÿ๐ง๐ ๐ƒ๐ž๐œ๐ž๐ฆ๐›๐ž๐ซ ๐ญ๐จ ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ—๐ญ๐ก ๐ƒ๐ž๐œ๐ž๐ฆ๐›๐ž๐ซ

Soak up all the festive feelings at this yearโ€™s Christmas Market with an open-air festive bar, food and drink, lots of artisan gift stalls, live music and entertainment. Located in the heart of Plymouth City Centre only a short walk away from many other attractions.

๐…๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ๐ข๐ฏ๐ž ๐†๐จ๐จ๐ ๐…๐จ๐จ๐ & ๐‚๐ซ๐š๐Ÿ๐ญ ๐Œ๐š๐ซ๐ค๐ž๐ญ โ€“ ๐Ÿ“๐ญ๐ก, ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐ญ๐ก ๐š๐ง๐ ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ—๐ญ๐ก ๐ƒ๐ž๐œ๐ž๐ฆ๐›๐ž๐ซ

Held in the Melville building at the of Royal William Yard; this market is back and features a selection of the regionโ€™s most exciting independent artisan traders. Go and visit this incredible market for a wide range of locally sourced goods and handcrafted gifts.

๐๐ฅ๐ฒ๐ฆ๐จ๐ฎ๐ญ๐ก ๐๐š๐ฏ๐ข๐ฅ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐ฌ ๐ˆ๐œ๐ž ๐‘๐ข๐ง๐ค

Hurry down and get your skates on at the Ice Rink! All ages and abilities welcome and it is great fun for all of the family. Book your tickets here.

There is something for everyone in Plymouth this festive season and we wait to hear what you are excited about. If you arenโ€™t currently planning on visiting Plymouth this year but donโ€™t want to miss out, why not book a festive getaway with us here at the New Continental to make the most of Christmas 2021.

Plymouth Festive Good Food & Craft Marketย  ย  ย Barbican Lights Switch-on

For more information on any of the events above and credit for the imagery please see Visit Plymouth.

Our Events Team …

Why have one events planner when you can have two?!

Here at the New Continental Hotel, we love it when there is a new addition to the ‘Conti’ family. Not only new members of staff; but when staff have new members of their own families!

Katie returned recently after her 10 months maternity leave. Not only has her family grown but the events team too!

We ask Katie all about her new role as Mum and Events Planning at the New Continental Hotel.

” I have enjoyed every moment of motherhood so far and spending time with my beautiful little boy, but my goodness it feels good to be back at Theย New Continental Hotelย doing the job I feel so passionate and proud of! What’s also amazing is Iโ€™m no longer alone! My colleague Claire and I are now aย wedding andย events team!”

Katie & Claire…

“Many of you will have already met Claire as she has been running events solo in my absence on top of already being a well established member of theย New Continentalย Hotelย team for many years. Now we are a combined force! Our primary goal is to enable each guest to relax and enjoy their special event; ensuring all aspects of their occasion is executed with smooth timing and flawless detail.

We understand that each guest wants their event to showcase their individuality, making attention to detail so important. Being devoted to working together as a team is really important whilst helping customise each event down to the last detail. For both of us, the most important thing is making sure itโ€™s the perfect day, no matter what the event.”

Wedding & Events Coordinators…

“We feel very privileged to be Wedding & Events coordinatorsย at theย New Continental Hotel. The best part of our jobย is the relationships we build with our clients, as some events, like weddings are planned years in advance, so you get to build great relationships.

Weddings…

“It is an absolute honour to be part of one of the most special days in a coupleโ€™s life. We look forward to everyย weddingย we do at theย New Continental Hotel and areย proud to be part of the outstanding service all our team provides for our guests. ย We know that the โ€œperfect weddingโ€ is different for everyone. This is especially true as both Claire and I have each had a very different wedding experience of our own. Very different – but equally magical.ย  Therefore we completely understand how important the planning process is on the build up to your special day. We want to develop a relationship with each couple and their families, discussing their vision whilst keeping a budget in mind.

No matter what the wedding size, we will work together to make each coupleโ€™s dreams come true.

Events…

In addition to weddings, we also help plan the social gatherings and events at theย New Continentalย Hotel.ย No matter what type of event we are coordinating, we thoroughly enjoy being part of each stage of the process and we are especially pleased to see clients and guests enjoying a successful event.ย By having two of us working closely together โ€“ our guests receive twice the understanding, knowledge and guidance to support them in creating their unique event and making your vision a reality.”

Get in touch…

“We are both very excited to be working together and look forward to hearing from you, so please do not hesitate toย contact usย onย 01752 276783ย to let us help you plan your next event.”

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