Christmas at Domkirkeodden

In December you may get the best traditional Christmas feeling here at Domkirkeodden!

  • Julebanner med elementer fra Jul i Løtenbygningen, Lussi og Jul i Hamardomen. (Foto/Photo)
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    Anno Domkirkeodden

Christmas Shopping

We open a special Christmas Shop in the Løten House down by the lake in December 2021. Here  you will get an opportunity to buy traditional Norwegian Christmas decorations, gifts, sweets and hopefully a visit here will help you out with that little extra which you could not find anywhere else.

Open Saturdays and Sundays 12:00 - 16:00
December 4th + 5th
December 11th + 12th
December 18th + 19th

Christmas Feeling in the Glass Cathedral

  • En middelalderkledd ung kvinne tenner levende lys under ruinbuene i Hamardomen. (Foto/Photo)
    Ranveig Nordbryhn / Anno Domkirkeodden

When dusk is falling we light candles and invite you to a calm and restful time surrounded by Medieval ruins in the peaceful glass cathedral. There will be storytelling, singing and music to help you lower your shoulders in a hasty pre-Christmas period, and hopefully you will get the good Christmas feeling.

This event has been a tradition for several years now, and we try to make small changes in form and content to please our regular visitors and make it interesting to attend year after year.

This event takes place at 4:30 pm the same Saturdays and Sundays that the Christmas Shop is open. 

Tickets can be bought in the Museum Shop earlier the same day, or online.

Løtenbygningen - the Christmas House

  • Jylepyntet dobbeltdør med grangirlander og julenek. (Foto/Photo)
    Anno Domkirkeodden

Saturdays and Sundays December 4-19 2021 12:00-4:00 pmwe welcome you to a complete Christmas feeling in the cosy red house down by the lake. Here you find our Christmas Shop, here will be a Mini Christmas Market and a nice Café serving Christmas porridge, coffee etc. Each day there will also be an Arts & Crafts activity or a Baking activity. We guarantee every visitor to get in touch with the true Christmas Spirit!

Lussi - a family musical

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    Halvard Bjørkås

Lussi is an evil fairy from Norwegian tradition. In this musical performed by local children and youths you get to know more about the traditions and what people used to believe in the old days, like why it was important not to perform any work with circular movements the day of winter solstice, or what could happen to those who did not mark their doors and cattle with a cross. The play is in Norwegian, but with lots of nice songs and music, so this can be a good experience even if you do not know the Norwegian language all too well.

  • Lussireia kommer kanskje til deg! (Foto/Photo)
    Halvard Bjørkås

The musical is played on December 4th at 4:00 pm and on December 5th at 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm.

Tickets may be bought online or in the Christmas Shop the same day (if there are any left...)

Christmas concerts 2021

There are several concerts coming up in December:

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Saturday December 11th at 7:00 pm:Christiania Mannskor is a male choir inviting you to attend their Christmas concert in the auditorium.

  • Knut Anders Sørum (Foto/Photo)
    Vidvinkel/ Knut Anders Sørum

Thursdag 16th December at 7:00 pm: Knut Anders Sørum gives a lovely vocal Christmas concert in the auditorium.

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Tuesday 21st December at 7:00 pm: "Ljos"(lights) is an evocative concert by the vocal group Fauna, performed in the Auditorium.