Santa’s grotto at Erewash Museum will play host to Mrs Claus in the run-up to Christmas when she drops in to entertain the little ones with three story time sessions.

The first feel-good tales time is this Friday 3 December followed by stories on the 10th and 17th December. There are two sessions a day at 10.30-11am and 11.30am-12noon.

Toddlers and youngsters will enjoy the classic Christmas tales and the magical atmosphere will also include festive favourite sing-a-longs.

Councillor Val Clare, Erewash Borough Council’s Lead Member for Community Engagement, says:

“Our award winning museum is beautifully decorated for Christmas, making it a magical place to visit for all the family. Our Mrs Claus Story Times are a must for youngsters in the build up to the big day. So let the jingle bells jingle all the way!”

The story time events are free and no booking is required.

Erewash Museum is in Ilkeston town centre, a short walk from the Market Place. Admission to the museum building is free. Contact 0115 907 1141, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit the Facebook page.