It happens at Skansen in December

By on November 12, 2016

First Advent makes Christmas its entrance at Skansen. Then open the Christmas market stalls up the doors and all the houses are draped and ready. There will be dancing around the Christmas tree, Christmas crafts and shopping with high quality. Skansen also sounds of atmospheric concerts with choirs and musicians around the area.

Christmas market at Skansen
Skansen Christmas market overflows with goodies, food, marmalades and mulled wine, craft, design, toys, and fine gifts. November 26 to 27, 3 to 4 December, 10-11 December, and December 17 to 18 at. 10:00 to 16:00

Dancing around the Christmas tree
No Christmas without games and dancing around the Christmas tree! Join in the dances when Ayla Kabaca or Ulrika Larsson and Christmas Orchestra invite up to dashing christmas games. The dance is led by Ayla Kabaca 3, 4, 17 and 18 December and by Ulrika Larsson, 26, 27 November and 10, 11 December

Christmas crafts and candle making in the forest house
Christmas is a time when both big and small want to get involved – get in the mood in the Christmas workshop in the forest house. Crafts Leader helps with pottering with soft and hard materials – straw crafts, old-gloss paper hearts, candies market or cones. In connection with pottering may also try to re-cast light on the traditional way with experienced light reshaper.
Christmas workshop with Christmas crafts and candle making in the forest house 26 November to 21 December Monday to Friday from 10:00 to 15:00, Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 to 16:00

Music at Christmas
Advent Concerts in Seglora Church and Mission House, fiddle in the houses, choirs and Lucia concerts – there’s a lot Christmas music at Skansen in December.

Caroline af Uggla and Choir for everyone
On 27 November occupies Caroline af Uggla Solliden stage with Choir for everyone. Some 50 singers parade through the market street to end up with the other 800 singers on the Solliden stage 27th of November at 16:00

Seglora church
Advent Concerts will be on 26 and 27 November, 3-4, 10-11, 17 to 18 December at 13:00 and 14:30. Tradtionell performed on 25 and 26 December at. 14:00 New Year’s Concert on December 31 at 22:00

Christmases of the past in houses and farms
Skansen museum educators show and tell about the party and Christmas food before, Christmas trees, Christmas decorations, traditions and games.
A timely succumbed Christmas table display in Delsbo farm from Hälsingland. There, celebrated Christmas with the showbread, beautifully shaped butter, veal roast and instead of plates have bread to each guest. Children play in the straw and maybe someone will come knocking at the door …

On Christmas Eve, gather all in Oktorpsgården around an abundant provided Christmas table . Here are the ham and porridge made at the exclusive rice grain. Christmas of the poor statarfamily in Statarlängan is simple but the Christmas spirit is still. The ham is the finest part of the slaughtered pig as it sells on the square in town. On Christmas dinner is pork shoulder that tastes just as good.

A coffee table and a timely dressed Christmas tree displayed in the Post Office.

Teacher Family in Väla school puts a lot of work on the fine Christmas tree. It will be decorated with crackers and beautiful decorations.

The family of Hardware stores Dwelling preparing for Christmas. This is the 1930s and the advent star is a newcomer in the Swedish windows. It was imported from Germany and quickly became very popular where it lit up the December darkness.

In Boktryckarbostaden celebrate Christmas in the 1840s. Here is a modernitythe Christmas tree. The tradition of decorating a tree for Christmas is originally from Germany and became common in Sweden at this time.

Tuneplay in houses and farms
Tuneplay with Skansen folk musicians are a key element of Skansen’s programming. During the Christmas market weekends in Advent play in Bergsmansgård farm, Delsbo farm, the People’s House and Älvros farm 26 to 27 November, 3-4 December, 10 to 11 December and 17 to 18 December

Lucia celebration will be on Nyloftet, in Ordenshuset Brofästet, in Seglora church and on Solliden stage.

Experience a Lucia procession from the mid-1900s
Skansen offers a Lucia procession with bridesmaids, star boys, gnomes and chimney sweeps. This sort of motley and colorful Lucia Celebrations could see on their work, when younger colleagues lussade for the elderly. It could also look like this when the young people in the district lussade home in the farms, for family and friends. Tickets for Lucia celebration on Nyloftet includes entrance to Skansen, a bowl of rice pudding, coffee, tea or juice, saffron bun and gingerbread. There is limited seating and tickets purchased in advance. If there are tickets left, they are sold directly in the door to Nyloftet in connection with the performance.
10, 11 and 13 December at 11:00, 13:00 and 15:00

Lucia is celebrated as the 1920s
How could it go when Lucia would be celebrated in a local association in the 20’s. Children in Spectrum Choir go in procession and appearing on stage in fine Ordenshuset Brofästet from Tierp 10 and 11 December at 12:00, 13:30 and 15:00

Lucia concerts in Seglora
10, 11 and 13 December at 12:30 and 13:30

Skansen Lucia
Skansen Lucia with entourage singing traditional Lucia songs on Solliden stage. Before the concert played atmospheric Christmas music from around 15:30.
NOTE! The date 11 December at 16:00

Christmas baking
The gingerbread is baked the wood burning stove in Väla school kitchen where it smells of cloves and cardamom 6 to 11 December at 10:00 to 16:00
Gingerbread, struvor, klenät and squirts baked in Hardware stores dwelling 13 to 18 December at. 10:00 to 16:00

Christmas Eve at Skansen
Take a break from Christmas preparations and go to Skansen Christmas Eve. There is free admission all day.
It is held christmas baltic herring prayer in Seglora church at 13.00 with the priest Georgina Fronhammar and organist Ann-Sofi Nordin. The last gift-giving you shop Skansen shop lodge, at Lill-Skansen shop or the Skansen aquarium store. Gubbhyllan buns up with Christmas coffee and soup lunch at 10:00 to 14:00 and Café Nyloftet at Breda Blick is open from 11:00 to 14:00
Great Grey Owls are fed at 12.00 and seals eat christmas baltic herring at 13.00. Lill-Skansen is open from 10:00 to 14:00 and there are pony rides at Bredablick at 11:00 to 13:00.
December 24 at 10:00 to 14:00

Julotta December 25
300 torches light up the road to Seglora church on Christmas morning, where it is celebrated a beautiful and atmospheric julotta at 07.00 since many years. On Restoration Gubbhyllan served since julottekaffe from 8 am, welcome into the warmth. 25 December 07:00

Celebrate New Yearthe stroke of midnight at Skansen
Stockholm’s best New Year celebration dating from 1895. Festive celebration with singing, music and Alfred Tennyson’s poem Ring Out, Wild Bells. After midnight you can see the magnificent fireworks display from Salt Lake with the best views from Skansen. Live broadcast on SVT 23:30 to 00:15.

On the children’s own zoo Lill-Skansen is small wild and domestic animals – from snakes and toads to pigs and cats. Outside there Rabbit Hill and Ormrutschbanan and inside one can crawl into to the rats in the park and see how they have it. In contact paddock are dwarf goats, the pig enclosure, the small mini-pigs and in the bird aviary colorful Lori birds.
Lill-Skansen is open from 10:00 to 15:00 on weekdays and 10:00 to 16:00 weekends and holidays.

Riding tours
Pony rides weekdays 13:00 to 14:00 and 12:00 to 15:00 on weekends, Christmas market weekends 11:00 to 15:00. Price 50:

Talk and food
Feeding of guerezorna patch owls every day at 13:00
Feeding of guerezorna gray seals in the upper sea basin every day at. 14:00
Feeding of guerezorna in Our Africa every day at 15:00
Talk about the white-backed woodpecker at white-backed aviary weekends and autumn leaves at 12:45 pm
Talk about the wolf and wolverine weekends and autumn leaves at 13:00
Farm tour to the animals at Skånegården weekends and autumn leaves at 14.30
Talk about The Reindeer weekends 12:30
Talk about The Elk weekends 14:30

With reservation for changes.

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