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A New England Christmas at Lamb House

Celebrate Christmas with author Henry James at Lamb House in Rye

Be transported to New England in 1900. Henry James, the American author, plays host to his family from New England in this beautiful National Trust Georgian House in Rye.

Lamb House be transformed into a sensory experience for the whole family. Soak in the greenery, beautifully hand-crafted decorations, complimentary Christmas Cards and an exhibition in partnership with Oaks Specialist College.

With plenty of special memories and photo opportunities to take away from your visit, A New England Christmas at Lamb House is not something to miss.

Includes late night shopping hours until 8pm on Friday 2nd December.

Special performances

Friday 2 December – The Hastings Philharmonic Quartet (5:30pm)

Saturday 3 December – The Rye Music Well Singers (2pm) and Wall of Sound Choirs (3pm).

Free for National Trust members. Normal admission applies, please visit for a full breakdown of prices. 

Photo credit: © National Trust Images/Danial Demaine

The event is finished.


Nov 28 2022 - Dec 18 2022


Open Fri-Tue only. Open until 8pm on Friday 2 December
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Lamb House
Lamb House, West Street, Rye


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