Christmas 2021

Christmas at the Fleece Inn

Enjoy a traditional Christmas here at the Fleece Inn, where you can be sure of a warm welcome!

Vouchers available perfect Christmas presents! Hire our medieval barn for your Christmas party! Contact us for more information.

Christmas by Candlelight

On Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday evenings in December, enjoy a magical dining experience with a festive twist as we ditch the usual lighting for candle & fairylight.

The roaring open fires and twinkling decorations add to the atmosphere, the perfect accompaniment to our festive menu, real ales and fine wines.

Download the menu: Fleece Festive Candlelight Menu. Always popular – Call 01386 831173 or book online.

Festive Folk: Jim Causley

Sunday 5th Dec, 7.30pm, Tickets £12 BOOK NOW

A Causley Christmas’ Join Jim in celebrating the Christmas season as he entertains you with lesser known West Country carols, medieval and secular carols from around the British Isles, his own settings of moving Christmas poems by his relative, the late Cornish poet Charles Causley as well a gurt dollop of festive fun with songs of over-indulgence and even a spot of panto too! If you are feeling a little dismayed with the over-commercialisation of “Christmas present” then join Jim for a journey through Christmas past that will be guaranteed to get you in the festive spirit!

Fleecey Folk: The Furrow Collective ‘We Know by the Moon’

Saturday 11th Dec, 8pm, Tickets £16 – book now 

As the bleak winter nights draw in, The Furrow Collective have chosen a special festive programme to celebrate the dark time of year. Come in, friends, from the howling wind and bitter frost, draw a little closer to the roaring fire and prepare to be bewitched by eerie story-songs and seasonal carols that revel in the strange and wonderful traditions of these isles. With The Furrow Collective’s signature spine-tingling harmonies and masterful storytelling bringing a spark of light into the wintry gloom, this promises to be an unmissable evening to remember.

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards ‘Best Group’

GreenMatthews’ Midwinter Revels

Thursday 23rd Dec, 8pm, Tickets £14 – book now

This duo show is a celebration of Yuletide Past guaranteed to warm the cockles of the most Scrooge-like heart. Featuring Christmas carols, winter folk songs, toe-tapping tunes and a plethora of weird and wonderful instruments, the show is brought to life with GreenMatthews’ trademark wit and humour.

Christmas Eve

Pub open all day, food served 12-7pm
Around 5pm Father Christmas stops in before his busy night ahead and Bretforton Silver Band perform.
The infamous Bretforton Mummers Play can be witnessed late evening.

Christmas Morning

Pub open 12noon –2pm, for drinks only, no bookings.
Bretforton Silver Band perform in the village Cross from 10.30am

Boxing Day

Pub open all day, food served 12-7pm (restricted menu)
As is their annual tradition, Pebworth Morris & Shakespeare Mummers perform in the courtyard at lunchtime.

All are welcome for a folk session afterwards.

New Year’s Eve Fancy Dress Ceilidh

31st Dec – Join the Fleece Inn this New Years Eve for our fancy dress and Ceilidh celebrations.

Fleece favourites the Blue Socks Ceilidh Band will provide entertainment for the evening, so you can dance the night away. The caller will guide you through all the moves so no experience necessary! Ticket prices include entrance to the Ceilidh and a hot supper. The ceilidh starts at 8pm, supper at 10pm.

Children and families are very welcome. This year’s fancy dress theme, in this times of constant reinvention, is : INVENTORS & INVENTIONS.

Tickets £17 including a hot supper: BOOK NOW

Christmas Charity Quiz

Wednesday 29th December

Let’s get Quizzical! Join friends for a festive themed light-hearted pub quiz night with your host & quizmaster Nigel ‘Santa’ Smith.

Each month we’ll be raising funds for a different charity or community group. In December it’s the Caring Hands in the Vale: Food bank donations also welcomed, please bring them with you.

Your team ticket (£15 for up to 6 people)  includes a little Festive refreshment.

Book your Team NOW

We wish you all a very Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!


Saturday 8th Jan, from 6pm
Free Entry

Christmas is over and January sees the return of the Fleece Inn annual Wassail. From dusk the apple orchard becomes alive with cider, singing and Morris dancers! Join us for this pagan tradition of waking the trees to encourage a good harvest in preparation for next years cider, fun for all the family and a brilliant way to dispel those winter blues!