I love December! I know it is cold but there is still so much going on!
The Bank Holidays are Christmas, Boxing Day and New Years Day. Boxing Day is the UK's Black Friday. So families either go shopping or they usually do sports or go walking and finish the day with a meal with the family.
Jane and I usually the Christmas Eve service at Kings College. If you are going, make sure you dress warmly but we think the wait is worth it!
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Many regular businesses run limited hours between Christmas and New Years so be prepared for that! Please take note of the Christmas markets, many end a few days before Christmas!
Here are a few events that I think you should consider. You can also look at the calendar that I maintain as these are just the few of many things going on. Also if you want to learn more about their holidays go here.
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Here are days of markets near you and the links where I found the information:
Attleborough- Thursday- 8 am-2 pm
Bury St Edmunds
Kings Lynn- Tuesday and Saturday
March- Wednesday and Saturday
Mildenhall- Fridays- 9 am-3 pm
Newmarket- Tuesday and Saturday- 9 am-3 pm
Norwich- Monday-Saturday- 8.30 am to 5.30 pm
Peterborough- Tuesday - Saturday- 8.30am to 4pm
Swaffham- Saturday- 9am-4pm
Wisbech- Monday to Saturday
Pick Your Own Vegetables:
Parkrun- Free timed 5km Run
Parkrun Juniors-Free timed 2km Run
Where to see Father Christmas/Santa
Audley End- TBC
Audley End Miniature Railway- TBC
Blackthorpe Barn- TBC
Blickling Hall- TBC
Bressingham- 1/2, 8/9, 15/16, and 21,22,23,24 December 2018
Bull Inn- TBC
Christmas at Africa Alive! TBC
Christmas at Banham Zoo! TBC
Christmas Celebration- Dinosaur Adventure- 1/2, 8/9, 15/16, and 21,22,23,24 December 2018
Holkam Hall- 15-16, 19-20 December 2018
Jimmy's Farm Santa's Wildlife Grotto- TBC
Kentwell Hall- TBC
La Hogue- TBC
Nowton Country Park- TBC
Oxburgh Hall- TBC
Scottsdale Cambridge- TBC
Shepwreth Park- TBC
Thetford- TBC- Supper with Santa- TBC
Thursford-24-25 November, 1, 2, 8, 9, & 15–23, December 2018.
Wicken Fen- TBC
Where to see Santa's Reindeer