Christmas events near Tuddenham Mill

Christmas in West Suffolk

13th November 2017

Visit West Suffolk this Christmas and enjoy many of the wonderful events and Christmas markets that’ll be sure to get you in the festive spirit. We have shared a few unmissable Christmas activities that are happening this year that are just a short drive away from us here at Tuddenham Mill. After your day of festive fun, join us for a glass of mulled wine and festive goodies in a tranquil setting.

Christmas Gift and Craft Fair
The Athenaeum, Angel Hill, Town Centre, Bury Saint Edmunds IP33 1LU
Date: Sunday 19th November
Time: 10am – 4.30pm
Price: Adults 50p

The Christmas Gift and Craft Fair at The Athenaeumwill feature stalls selling a great selection of crafts and unique gifts. There will be something there for every budget, every present list, and every taste. 

Bury St. Edmunds Christmas Market
Date: Thursday 23rd – Sunday 26th November

The Bury St. Edmunds Christmas Market  will host over 300 stalls in 8 different venues across Bury St Edmunds town centre where you can buy anything from street food to fine arts and local crafts. There will be lots of music and entertainment to add to the festive atmosphere with church choirs, school bands and rock, jazz, and folk acts entertaining the many visitors and the Salvation Army band will close the fayre on the Sunday afternoon. Over the course of the weekend there will be live cookery demonstrations, lots of free activities and things for the kids to enjoy, street entertainment and the funfair rides.

Clare Christmas Fair
St Peter and St Paul’s Church, 19 High St, Clare, Sudbury CO10 8NY
Date: Friday 24th and Saturday 25th November
Time: 5pm – 8pm (Friday), 10am – 4pm (Saturday)

At the Clare Christmas Fair you will find a selection of gifts, decorations, crafts and Christmas produce all in the atmospheric candlelit surroundings of the church in Clare. You will be welcomed with a complimentary glass of something warming to enjoy while you browse the stalls, which will offer a goods such as jewellery, food, candles much more. 

Meet Father Christmas at Moyse’s Hall
Moyse’s Hall Museum, Cornhill, Bury Saint Edmunds IP33 1DX
Date: Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th November
Time: 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm (30 minute slots available between these times)
Price: Children £7

Visit Father Christmas at Moyse's Hall, tell him your Christmas wishes, and have a photo taken with him by one of his friendly elves before he heads off for his busiest day of the year! All children will also receive a small gift. Not only will you be able to meet Father Christmas but also a host of Stormtroopers and other characters in their sci-fi exhibition.

Lantern Walk
Brandon Country Park, Bury Rd, Brandon IP27 0SU
Date: Saturday 2nd December
Time: 3pm-5pm
Price: Adults £8, Child £5, Family ticket £22.50 - includes car parking, hot drink and cake

Visit Brandon Country Park this December and enjoy warming cups of hot chocolate, weave willow and stick colourful leaves onto natural paper to create your very own outdoor lantern. Be sure to wrap up warm ready for the magical twilight walk around the park, guided by your own-made lanterns, the stars and the owls.

Nowton Park Christmas Wreath Workshop
Nowton Park Nursery, Nowton, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5LU
Date: Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd December
Time: 10am-12pm and 2pm-4pm
Price: £10

Meet Father Christmas and his elves as they stop by to Nowton Park this December. Listen to Father Christmas’ stories, help to decorate his grotto with festive decorations and receive a Christmas gift.

Aladdin and his Amazing Lamp Christmas Panto
Haverhill Art Centre, High St, Haverhill CB9 8AR
Date: Wednesday 20th – Sunday 24th December and Wednesday 27th – Saturday 30th December
Price: Adults £14.50, Children £12.50, Family ticket £40

Aladdin will be arriving on his flying carpet to the Haverhill Art Centre this Christmas. That’s Entertainment Productions are returning for their 7th consecutive year. This pantomime will feature dazzling costumes, brilliant scenery, amazing illusions, and fantastic live music.

Bonfire night
Tuddenham Mill, High Street, Tuddenham, Nr Newmarket, Suffolk, IP28 6SQ
Date: Friday 22nd December
Time: 6-10pm

To help you get into the Christmas spirit we are having a . Come along for a magical evening and enjoy our roaring bonfire, mulled wine and be sure to look out for the reindeer in our meadow. 

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