STEP into a Victorian-era Christmas this December, with an event at Whitchurch Silk Mill. 

A Victorian Silk Mill Christmas will take place at the silk mill on December 2 and 3, with entertainment from community groups in the area.

The mill will also get a seasonal makeover for Christmas with a recreation of Weaver’s Cottage where visitors can make a wish, as well as being decorated to recreate scenes from the past, between 1815 and 2023.

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On Saturday, December 2, entertainment will be provided by the Whitchurch Community Choir and the Newton and Burghclere Hand Bell Ringers, with a harpist, Barfield Handbell Ringers and the Andover Loft Singers on Sunday, December 3.

Mulled wine and hot chocolate will also be available from a stall at the event, in connection with Basingstoke and Deane Rotary.

Colouring, games and crafts will be provided for children.

Tickets are £3 with children under the age of three going free. To purchase tickets and for more information, go to