Nov 24 2022

Feeling festive? Take a look at these events taking place at our Egham campus in the run up to Christmas.

Christmas tree

Festive Events

Advent Carol Service - Sunday 27 November at 6pm in the Chapel

Join us for this Advert service with congregational singing and the Jane Holloway Choir. All are welcome. Book your free ticket here.

Christmas market and light switch-on - Thursday 1 December from 12pm- 6pm in Founder's Square

Pop down to our annual Christmas Market featuring gift stands, live entertainment, Hall Life activities, Christmas food, drinks and more. The Christmas tree lights will be switched-on at 5pm with Deputy Principal and Senior Vice Principal, Professor Tracy Bhamra and SU President Maia Jarvis. 

A Festival of Lessons and Carols - Thursday 8 December at 6.15pm in the Chapel

Join us in the Chapel for a Festival of Lessons and Carols for students and colleagues. Booking is essential and entrance is by ticket only. Book you ticket here.

Christmas with the Choir of Royal Holloway - Friday 9 December, 7- 9pm in the Chapel

To get yourselves into the Christmas spirit, join us for an evening of music. There will be something for everyone, including a chance to join in with some favourite carols. Tickets are free for Royal Holloway students please book here.

Festive Food

Crosslands Christmas menu - available until Friday 9 December

You can see the menu here. You can also catch up on all the action from Qatar with all of the World Cup matches screened live from Monday to Friday.

Christmas at the Packhorse - available from Monday 5 December

The Packhorse is opening its doors for a Christmas celebration like no other! Whether you're getting in the spirit with friends, or family, The Packhorse’s festive set menu is fit for a party of any size. To commence the festivities in style, you'll enjoy a tantalising glass of orange fizz or prosecco followed by a hearty buffet meal. From all-time favourites, pigs in blankets, stuffing, and potatoes to newcomers, brie and cranberry burger bites, and Christmas hot dog bites - you can expect Christmas classics with a twist. You'll wash it down with a choice of refreshing drinks from the bar, and finish things off with a selection of mini desserts. Indulge in the comfort of a cosy community pub - just minutes away from campus. To place your booking, simply complete the form, and if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to email The Packhorse.

Christmas lunch - Tuesday 6 December from 11.30am-2.30pm in The Hub 

Take a look at the menu here. Catered students will received their catered Hall discount.

Traditional Christmas dinner - Thursday 8 December from 5-7.30pm in The Hub

Traditional Christmas dinner menu with all of the trimmings. Catered students will received their catered Hall discount.


Last updated: Friday 1 December.