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Win a family ticket to 'Oh Dickens! It's Christmas' at Chatsworth

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LocalEditorNottingham Wed 01-Nov-17 12:24:16

We are delighted to be able to offer as a prize, a family ticket (entry to the House and Garden for 2 adults & up to 3 children) to 'Oh Dickens! It's Christmas' at Chatsworth, open from 11th November to 7th January.

*Child entry for the house & garden ticket is 4–16 inclusive, and children aged 3 and under are free of charge.

'Join us this festive season as we celebrate some of Charles Dickens’ best loved works. Discover the splendour and squalor of Dickensian London, with Victorian shop fronts, the London Docks, Scrooge's bed and much, much more all dressed for Christmas. Fagin and Miss Havisham will help bring the theme to life delighting all ages.

Plus you'll have the opportunity to try on dozens of character costumes. Don't forget to share your photos with us - #ChristmasatChatsworth!

Christmas at Chatsworth spreads beyond the house to include events in the garden and farmyard such as the hugely popular Christmas market (17 Nov - 5 Dec); wreath making classes; an evening pea and pie supper and a nativity play in the farmyard starring the farm animals.'

Find out more and book tickets at Chatsworth

To enter, please post in the thread below, by midnight on Thursday 9th November, your answer to this question:

What Christmassy character costume (Dickensian or otherwise) would you most like to dress up in?

The winner will be drawn and notified, by Mumsnet PM, on Friday 10th November - please remember to check your inbox.

MillieMaddieMabel Wed 01-Nov-17 21:25:41

The Spirit of Christmas present <3 Who wouldn't want to be a jolly, happy, christmassy, warm, glowing with the essence of Christmas spirit?! "Merry christmas!!!"

SparklingXmas Wed 01-Nov-17 22:20:18

A Robin-classic and timeless

butterflybuns Fri 03-Nov-17 16:58:27

Got to be Father Christmas from Raymond Briggs film 'Father Christmas'.
Love it when he goes on holiday and lives it up in Las Vegas! My kids end up singing tbe theme song "Another Bloomin Christmas"!

readering Fri 03-Nov-17 21:32:25

Scrooge. lol

In the same vein as readering, I quite fancy being the White Witch from Narnia. Not because I hate Christmas but I love the iconic image of Tilda Swinton, all decked out in furs on her sleigh and eating Turkish Delight.

Sleepysausage Sat 04-Nov-17 22:28:19

Id love to dress up as Sally in the nightmare before Christmas, our favourite Christmas film

jan48d Sun 05-Nov-17 17:55:09

The Snowman, magical Christmas character, how great to fly, love the music....

hutchy73 Sun 05-Nov-17 22:56:28

Elsa from frozen -love the dress and to sing let it go even though I can’t sing !

Provincialady Mon 06-Nov-17 13:39:09

Miss Havisham! Party pooper?!

raras Mon 06-Nov-17 14:31:19

Would like to dress like a Victorian lady, but my daughter wants to wear a matching costume as Rudolph the reindeer, oh dear smile.

Lovingauntie Mon 06-Nov-17 16:47:27

Scrooge! Bah Humbug!

hoops120 Mon 06-Nov-17 17:15:04

As we love trains in our household, I'd love to be the conductor from "Polar express"

N0tNowBernard Tue 07-Nov-17 10:32:20

I would be in blue and white striped pyjamas as the boy from The Snowman.

skinnyamericano Tue 07-Nov-17 11:03:47

The Grinch (grumpy today!)

FreddoBaggyMac Tue 07-Nov-17 13:20:58

Any of the ghosts from 'A Christmas Carol'. I love spooky costumes - even better when combined with a bit of Christmas tinsel!

arniep Tue 07-Nov-17 14:29:25

From my favourite Christmas film, John McClane...... From Die Hard smile

plentyofshoes Tue 07-Nov-17 17:42:03

An Elf. The best Christmas film by far!
I would look a delight in Chatsworth House.

Ratbagcatbag Tue 07-Nov-17 18:56:18

My daughter would probably want to go as Macauley culkin from home alone lost in New York. She absolutely loves that film and wants to play in the toy shop once it's closed for the night.

Me - anything Christmassy is fab so I agree with an Elf, great film. ☺️

MrsBungle Tue 07-Nov-17 22:23:04

I'd be a big, shining Christmas star! stargrin

mitalmanda Wed 08-Nov-17 15:22:58

I'm loving the cosy Crimbo jumpers & novelty slippers of Arthur Christmas

SartayMary Wed 08-Nov-17 21:37:25

My daughter would love to dress as Miss Piggy as Emily Cratchet in the muppet Christmas Carol. She'd look fab. Xx

mrsreynolds Wed 08-Nov-17 21:48:45

Oooh!
Mrs fezziwig! She seemed to be happy and kind and jolly - characters like that are few and far between in dickens' novels!
She also likes dancing 😁
I would wear a bonnet and my best dancing shoes.
I read a Christmas carol every Xmas eve ❤

ellaballoo Wed 08-Nov-17 21:54:49

Mrs Claus for me . Feel more like Scrooge today , mind you !

stargayren Wed 08-Nov-17 22:11:54

Miss Piggy from the muppets Christmas carol grin

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