Christmas Shopping in East Anglia

Top 10 Christmas Events in The East of England

Cromer Pier

Cromer Pier Christmas Show

Be entertained at the Cromer Pier Christmas Show at the Pavilion Theatre. This is now the only theatre at the end of a pier that produces an in-house show every summer and winter season. It is fast becoming one of the ‘must see’ family Christmas shows in Norfolk. You will be treated to amazing dance routines, music, comedy, and entertaining acts.

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Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre

Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre

Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre take place between 22 – 25 November 2018 and is one of the biggest fayres in the country. Not only are there crafts and food stalls, there is a fun fair, children’s entertainment, a cookery theatre, and street entertainers. Spread out across the town centre, this annual event provides an opportunity to see the whole of this medieval Suffolk town, with its handsome Cathedral and beautiful award-winning Abbey gardens.

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Anglian Potters

The Anglian Potters Christmas Ceramics Selling Exhibition

Pick up something hand made at The Anglian Potters Christmas Ceramics Selling Exhibition which is on in Cambridge at All Saints Church, Jesus Lane – View works from over 70 local potters, daily from 10 November – 9 December.

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North Pole Christmas

The North Pole Cambridge Festival

Explore the North Pole Cambridge Festival with a festive ice-skating experience at Parkers Piece in the centre of Cambridge. Enjoy a seasonal drink in the Alpine bar and some delicious food from around the world. There is a family fun fair along with stalls and other festive attractions. Open daily from 17 Nov 2018 – 6 Jan 2019.

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Broads Tours

Santa Cruise with Broads Tours

Board the Vintage Broadsman at Wroxham and have fun with Santa and his Pixies for an hour of festive fun on the Broads. The Pixies will serve a range of festive refreshments while the children can take part in quizzes, singing Christmas songs and competitions. Santa will arrive with a sack full of presents for each of the children. Sailings take place between 1 – 24 December.

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Audley End

Audley End Miniature Railway

Enjoy a truly magical Christmas experience at the Audley End Miniature Railway. Rides start on 17 Nov – 24 December. Take the Santa Express deep into the woods of the Audley End Estate where you will arrive at Father Christmas’s Winter Wonderland, watch a crazy Christmas dance and meet the big man himself, along with his cheeky Elves.

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Hippodrome Christmas Show

Hippodrome Christmas Spectacular Circus & Water Show

Great Yarmouth is hosting the Christmas Circus and water Spectacular between 8th December 2018 – 6th January 2019 at the Hippodrome. This brand-new Christmas show is a fast-moving alternative to the family visit to a pantomime. The amazing Water Spectacle has all the Christmas spirit you need, set in the unique atmosphere of the Edwardian Hippodrome. 

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Norwich Christmas Market

Norwich Christmas Market

In the centre of Norwich, situated within atmospheric wooden chalets, you will find the Norwich Christmas Market from 7 - 23 December 2018. Over 40 market stalls offering a host of wares made by craftsmen plus beautiful and unique gifts. Sit back and relax in the tavern, with covered seating and enjoy the lively, festive atmosphere.

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Lavenham Lantern Walk

Lavenham Christmas Lantern Walk

The medieval village of Lavenham is charming any time of year but on a Christmas Lantern Walk it's simple magical. The beautiful timber-framed buildings will come alive as you listen to the history of this hidden gem!

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Hunstanton Christmas Swim

Christmas Day Swim at Hunstanton

Looking for something different to do of Christmas day? How about popping on some fancy dress and braving the icy waters of the Wash from Hunstanton Central Prom. It's certainly not for everyone but it's for a good cause!

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