For the Victorians, Christmas ghost stories became an essential custom of the season. Visit the Throne Room for an atmospheric, candle-lit experience of the Castle with a special reading of ghost stories by internationally acclaimed actor Ian McElhinney.

Ian McElhinney is an actor and director from Northern Ireland. He has appeared in many theatre, film and television productions in a critically acclaimed career spanning more than thirty years; notable appearances include Taggart, Hornblower, Cold Feet and The Tudors. In recent times his best known roles are in Game of Thrones, The Fall, Derry Girls and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
Ticket price includes festive drink on arrival.
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  • Standard £20.00
Fri, 28 Dec 2018

Hillsborough Castle & Gardens

From grand family home to charming royal residence, Hillsborough Castle has welcomed the world and witnessed pivotal chapters in politics.

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Christmas at the Castle

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28 Nov-30 Dec

Visit Hillsborough Castle and Gardens for live music, festive food, family workshops, choral concerts and Christmas ghost stories this Novem...

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